Xiaomi Yi Action Camera – The strongest rival of Go Pro Hero – A Good Bargain!

While much attention were paid in the new Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge or HTC One M9. We can not deny the attraction of the new Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera which is guessed to be another potential hot cake when it hits the shelves. Xiaomi has just introduced their new Xiaomi Pro Camera for only 399 Yuan, 64 USD or PHP 2,821. Although its price is truly much higher than our expectation of 99 Yuan but still at a lower price than the Go Pro Hero.Xiaomi-Yi-Action-CameraTheir official name is the Yi Action Camera (Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera) and it can record 1080p videos as well as sporting 16MP Camera with Sony’s high quality Exmor R BSI CMOS image sensor.  Although its device is cheaper than the Go Pro Camera but it packs a higher mega-pixel camera. In fact, the Go Pro Hero comes with a 5MP Camera and 30fp in FHD or 60fp in HD. The Yi Action Camera Ambarella-A7LS-Processor is able to record 60fps in Full HD or even 120fps in HD, or even 240fps in 480p. Wifi and Bluetooth 4.0 connection are surely available. Sounds really great in paper and we’re eager to experience in real.


Not stop at a higher quality camera, the Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera can also beat the Go Pro Hero in other parts, including storage built-in and weight, battery capacity. Compared to 111 gram of the Go Pro Hero, 72 gram of the Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera is much lighter. Besides, the device also comes with 64GB of on-board memory which doubly features than the Go Pro Hero. Another real plus of the camera is about their water resistance. Therefore, the Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera can go underwater up to 40 meters.

As for price department, the Xiaomi Mi Pro will officially arrive without case or other remarkable accessories. Moreover, “Travel Edition” seems a good option for us adding a Selfie Stick Mount that popularity appears in Asis market.

More interesting, the Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera can totally stick to everything, everywhere you want. You can stick it on a cat, a ride, motorbike, etc. That’s really convenient. Hopefully Xiaomi will launch their protective case, specially the Action Sports version.


Another convenience is users can manage the device via an Xiaomi Android App, such as: The Air Purifier and other current Xiaomi products.

Needless to repeat once again bout its price well, the Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera will be priced at 399 Yuan, 64USD or PHP 2821. At this mentioned price as well as some above listed specs, its camera is definitely a real rival of the Go Pro. For the Xiaomi brand as well as their price range, the Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera is worth to try getting on our hands.

Some pics of the Xiaomi Mi Pro Camera in official launching





Updated: We have some first below Xiaomi Yi Action Camera Video Samples and Pictures. Be noticed that the device is cost only PHP 2821. Good deal for us.