Xiaomi introduced an action camera for active people and animals

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Xiaomi Yi

These days, Barcelona hosts the annual international exhibition of mobile electronics MWC 2015. As part of the event, its new product was introduced by the Chinese company Xiaomi, which is often compared with the American giant Apple.

This time, Xiaomi decided to please the fans of photo and video, announcing the portable Yi camera, which in its characteristics is similar to the action camera GoPro Hero.

Especially for Xiaomi Yi, the company has released a number of accessories. In addition to the helmet mounts and the waterproof cover, attachments will be available on the trunk of the pet. Using them, the user can look at the world through the eyes of his pet – a cat or a dog.

Xiaomi Yi

The camera has a 16-megapixel image sensor Sony Exmor R, a lens with a viewing angle of 155 degrees and an Ambarella A7LS processor for image processing. The camera is capable to shoot video in the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at a speed of up to 60 frames per second. Also Xiaomi Yi is compatible with mobile devices with a special application installed, which are connected via wireless Wi-Fi and Bluetooth interfaces. Thanks to a special application, the smartphone can be used to remotely control camera functions. Also in the equipment of the device includes a battery for 1010 mAh, 64 GB of internal memory and a slot for installing a microSD memory card.

The camera weighs only 73 grams and is presented in two colors: white and bright yellow. It will go on sale in the near future at a price of about 65 US dollars.

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