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Quicklook Xiaomi Yi Action Camera Review

by on June 9, 2015
Year Manufactured



Video Quality


Battery Drain Issues
Dependence on Smart App
No Native English App


Our review for the exciting Xiaomi Yi Action Camera is finally complete. There is a ton here to go over. Some of the topics we cover are video quality from day-night, how fps effect video quality, wifi, battery life, hardware, specs, photos, and more. We also go over briefly how and why the Yi is priced so cheap and what that means for a international market as the Yi camera goes viral in the action camera market place.

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Xiaomi Yi ActionCam.

Xiaomi Yi Action Camera with Selfie Monopod Stick…

XiaoMi Yi with Selfie Monopod Stick…

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Micro SD Card suggestions
Lexar 633x 64gb XC format U3 Class (newest version):

Lexar 633x 64gb XC format U1 Class:

Lexar 633x 32gb HC format U1 Class (Suggest for GoPro Only):

SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB UHS-I/U3 (Best but slightly Overkill):

(Dated – native App for most devices available now)
Link to English Yi Camera App:

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May 2015

**Important Info**
Firmware Version installed during the creation of this video:

“info version”:”2.0″,
“camera type”:”Hero4 SilverEdition”,

“info version”:”1.00″,
“camera type”:”HeroEdition”,

All of the information in this video is provide to the best of my knowledge in May 2015 at launch of these cameras. These cameras are bound to get continued support over time and some of this information in this video might become inaccurate. I suggest subscribing to this channel to keep up to date on the latest changes or follow us social subreddit community listed below.

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Bottom Line

If you're on a budget and don't mind putting in a little initial extra work, the Xiaomi Yi offers some of the best video quality and options far beyond it's price point. Just know what issues to expect.

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