Xiaomi-backed Yi Technologies is all set to launch Yi Action Camera and Yi 4K Action Camera in India exclusively on Flipkart next week on December 17. While the cameras have already been on sale on Amazon India since 2017, this would be an official launch by the company with Flipkart for the Indian market.
The Yi Action Camera and Yi 4K Action Camera will be priced at Rs 4,999 and Rs 9,999 on Flipkart, although at present Flipkart has very high listing price for the ‘coming soon’ placeholder of 4K camera, but it will change to Rs 9,999 next week when it launches officially on the e-commerce platform, first reported by FoneArena.
BGR India has also reached out to Yi Technologies and we will update further details of the launch soon. Yi is one of the popular company for action cameras in the U.S. and is seen as a big competitor to segment leading GoPro Inc.
When we talk about the YI 4K Action Camera, as the name suggests, it is capable of recording 4K videos which can be of 30fps at 60mbps with its 12-megapixel Sony IMX377 image sensor and aperture of f/2.8. It is powered by Ambarella A9SE75 SoC. The YI 4K Action Camera features a 2.19-inch LCD display with Corning’s Gorilla Glass protection. Its connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. The action camera is backed by a 1,400mAh battery and also features dual microphone.
Coming to the starting model of Yi Action Camera, priced at Rs 4,999, it can record 1080p video at 60fps and is not waterproof. Users will have the option to buy a case separately for waterproofing.