4k action cameras are becoming more and more common among users. Many companies that work with cameras have understand it and one by one they are presenting their 4k camera model. GoPro announced the new GoPro Hero 5 Black, Xiaomi the Yi 4k that sold a lot in just 2 months, Sony already had the X1000 and is now releasing the X3000 with optical stabilizer, Eken H8 Pro was just announced, Andoer C5 that we reviewed here was just released and now SJCam is entering in the 4K market with SJCAM SJ7 STAR.
SJCAM SJ7 STAR is made out of metal with stable structure for shock-resistance, when the previous model, SJ6 was made of plastic. SJ7 features a 2″ live-view touch display on their backside and you can hook an external microphone.
SJCAM tries SJ7 Star to look as a premium action cam, so it has this cool and elegant design with the full metal body. The display with the touchscreen option is a new feature for SJcam, very useful in order to be able to change options and navigate in the menu.
The SJ7 can also use an external microphone as we said, something also new for SJCAM. SJ7 STAR comes with a 30M waterproof abilitywith the included case, built-in Wi-Fi, and with the relative APP remote control of the cam. The camera comes in Rose Gold and weights 74 grams. It’s dimensions are 5.8 x 4.0 x 2cm
SJCAM SJ7 STAR features an Ambarella A12S75 as chipset with a 12MP Sony IMX117 sensor.
The lens are 166°HD wide-angle, with a narrow/middle/wide for option. The video resolution that the camera supports is 4K(3840*2160)30fps, 2160P(2880*2160)30fps, 2.7K(2704 * 2028)30fps, 1080P(1920*1080)120&60&30fps, 960P(1280 * 1080)120&60&30fps, 720P(1280*720) 240fps&120&60&30fps.
Records in MP4 format with H.264 codec. The resolution of the photos is16M(Interpolated), 14M, 12M, 8.3M, 5M and 3M. The camera can shoot in Single Shot, Photo Lapse (3s / 5s / 10s / 20s), Burst Mode(3 photos / 5 photos / 10 photos) and Delay Capture(3s / 5s / 10s) in jpeg format. The camera is equipped with Gyro Sensor, Playback, Slow Motion, Video Lapse and supports WiFi connection.
Supports loop recording, so you can use the camera in a car as DVR or use it in your home for security.
SJCAM SJ7 STAR comes with a detachable 1000mAh battery to use. Battery life is about 100 minutes in 1080P use
SJCAM SJ7 STAR is the first opit of SJCAM for a real 4k action camera. The cameracan really shoot in 30fps, so is a 4k camera.