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Xiaomi Yi M1 review: specs and price

Xiaomi Yi M1

Why is Xiaomi Yi M1 better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    22MPvs8.57MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs50027.5fps
  • Weight
    281gvs603.13g
  • Height
    64mmvs88.11mm
  • Thickness
    34mmvs126.46mm
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.83"
  • Volume
    248.06cm³vs7476.43cm³
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.45

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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GoPro Hero (2018)

2.height

64mm

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22mm

3.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

4.volume

248.06cm³

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Panasonic HC-V500

0cm³

5.thickness

34mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

6.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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Sony HDR-PJ650V

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

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JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.has a serial shot mode
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The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

5.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

6.continuous shooting at high resolution

5fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

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Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000

120fps

Optics

1.megapixels

22MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

4.has manual white balance
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With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

5.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

6.has touch autofocus
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The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

3.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

4.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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8

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Canon EOS C700

6.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

2.battery power

950mAh

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Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

2.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

3.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

4.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

6.can be controlled remotely
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Miscellaneous

1.Has Bluetooth
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Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

3. longer battery life

450shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

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