SJCAM SJ8 New Flagship 4K Camera

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On last May, 2018 popular action camera manufacture SJCAM announced their all new camera lineup SJ8 series. This new series comes with three different camera models to suite different users with different budgets.

SJ8 Air is for budgets seekers for uncomprmise quality camera for low price. SJ8 Plus and Pro models are designed for advance and professional users. These SJ8 Plus and Pro models directly compete with popular GoPro Hero 5 and 6 action cameras.

More importantly, SJ8 Pro is SJCAM's first action camera to feature 4K resolution at 60fps. You will only find these kinds of features in top level cameras. with the help of 60fps, 4K videos will look more crisp and smooth and be able to slow down the video speed for professional editing.

 

Now lets take a look at features and full specification of new SJ8 series.

SJ8 Air

Chipset: Novatek NT96658

Sensor: Panasonic MN34112PA

Sensor Resolution: 14.24 Mega Pixels

Front Screen: No

Main Screen: 2.33″ IPS Touch Screen

Lens: 7 G

Field of View: 160°

Aperture: F 2.6

Focal Length: 3.1 mm

Video Resolution: 1296P:1728X1296 30fps
1080P:1920X1080 30fps
720P: 1280X720 30fps
VGA :640×480 240fps

Video Format: MP4 (H264)

Photo Resolution: 14M(4320×3240 4:3)
12M (4032X3024 4:3)
10M(3648×2736 4:3)
8M(3264×2448 4:3)
5M(2595×1944 4:3)
3M(2048×1536 4:3)
2MHD (1920X1080 16:9)

Image Format: JPEG

WiFi: 2.4 G

Gyro Stabilization: No

EIS: No

Digital Zoom: No

Battery Duration(Approx.): 130 Minutes for 1080P Video When Wi-Fi off and Screen Closed

Battery Capacity: 1200mA Detachable Battery

Weight: 80 g

Storage Supported: micro SD—32GB, 64GB and 128GB

SJ8 Plus

Chipset: Novatek NT96683

Sensor: SONY IMX117

Sensor Resolution: 12 Mega Pixels

Front Screen: 0.96″ OLED

Main Screen: 2.33″ IPS Touch Screen

Lens: 7G( 2 Aspheric Lens Included)

Field of View: 170°

Aperture: F 2.8

Focal Length: 2.8 mm

Video Resolution: 4K :(3840×2160) 30fps
2.7K:(2720X1520) 60fps
1080P:(1920×1080) 120fps
720P:(1280×720) 240fps

Video Format: MP4 (H264/H265)

Photo Resolution: 12M (4000×3000 4:3)
10M(3648×2736 4:3)
8M 16:9 (3840×2160 16:9)
8M 4:3(3264×2448 4:3)
5M(2595×1944 4:3)
3M(2048×1536 4:3)
2MHD (1920X1080 16:9)

Image Format: JPEG/RAW

WiFi: 2.4 G/5 G (802.11 a/b/g/n)

Gyro Stabilization: Yes (Inner Three-Axis Gyroscope)

EIS: Yes

Digital Zoom: Yes

Battery Duration(Approx.): 100 Minutes for 4K@30fps Video When Wi-Fi off and Screen Closed

Battery Capacity: 1200mA Detachable Battery

Weight: 85 g

Storage Supported: micro SD—32GB, 64GB and 128GB

SJ8 Pro

Chipset: Ambarella H22 S85

Sensor: SONY IMX377

Sensor Resolution: 12 Mega Pixels

Front Screen: 0.96″ OLED

Main Screen: 2.33″ IPS Touch Screen

Lens: 7G( 2 Aspheric Lens Included)

Field of View: 170°

Aperture: F 2.8

Focal Length: 2.8 mm

Video Resolution: 4K:(3840×2160)25/30/50/60fps
1440P:(1920×1440) 25/30/50/60fps
1080P:(1920×1080) 24/25/30/50/60/120fps
720P:(1280×720) 240fps

Video Format: MP4 (H264/H265)

Photo Resolution: 12M (4000×3000 4:3)
10M(3648×2736 4:3)
8M 16:9 (3840×2160 16:9)
8M 4:3(3264×2448 4:3)
5M(2595×1944 4:3)
3M(2048×1536 4:3)
2MHD (1920X1080 16:9)

Image Format: JPEG/RAW

WiFi: 2.4 G/5 G (802.11 a/b/g/n)

Gyro Stabilization: Yes (Inner Three-Axis Gyroscope)

EIS: Yes

Digital Zoom: Yes (8x)

Battery Duration(Approx.): 90 Minutes for 4K@60fps Video When Wi-Fi off and Screen Closed

Battery Capacity: 1200mA Detachable Battery

Weight: 85 g

Storage Supported: micro SD—32GB, 64GB and 128GB

Whats in the box

As usually, the company provides many accessories with the camera at the time of buying. But this time there is slight change they have done to be more budget friendly. Now there are two package options available when you get a SJ8 series. You can either choose camera only option if you already have the accessories with you or full set option which includes all the necessary accessories.

2 Responses

  1. Price

    • Team HobbyTalks

      Hi Rinaz, Still we have not received SJ8 stocks to confirm the price of it.

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