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SJCAM M20 – Lightweight Action Camera which Great for Drones

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Why is it interesting?

SJCAM M20 is the lightest camera to date, weight only 55.5g with batteries and dimensions is 1.58×0.903×2.124in (L*W*H). Since very light weight, the M20 is perfect choice for mounting on any drones. It’s also great as an action camera, comes with useful features like Distortion Correction, Gyro Stabilization and Waterproof up to 30 meters (need a waterproof case).

Who should have them?

SJCAM M20 is a great choice for user who wants a portable and lightweight action camera. If you are a drone fan, this M20 action camera will eliminate the recording capabilities limit. There are hard to find built-in drone camera on the market that offers such nice video image, wide field of view, and good audio quality.

SJCAM M20

SJCAM M20

The M20 not only best for mounting on your drones for aerial video/photo recording, but it also works under water too. The SJCAM M20 includes a waterproof which can be used safely up to 30 meters under the water. The waterproof case design is not only smaller in volume, but also lighter and stronger.

Pros

  • M20 has an adjustable FOV allowing you to shoot Wide (166°) Medium and Narrow.
  • It has Distortion Correction to reduce annoying fish-eye effect which making your videos look strange.
  • Gyro Stabilization is useful when shooting video when there is upwards and downwards motion. This feature will make your video much smoother whether you are recording while biking.
  • Support multiple video file formats – .MP4 and .MOV for videos, .JPEG and .RAW for photos
  • Easy TV output, just connecting the SJCAM to the HDMI port.
  • Waterproof which can be used safely up to 30 meters under the water.M20 supports taking pictures in RAW.
  • You can also use the M20 as a dash cam, there’s a dedicated ‘car’ mode, which enables automatic recording when the power is turned on. You have a choice of 3, 5 or 10-minute loop recording, too.
  • A battery is removable (unlike the GoPro Hero Session’s) so, you can swap in a spare when it runs out.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi.
  • App for Android and iOS.

Cons

  • No microSD card is included.
  • No external microphone connection.
  • Lack of sharp details in video.
  • Image quality not as good as expected.
  • 4K is only supported via Interpolation, not capable of recording true 4K video.
  • A battery is thin, only 900mAh.

Value

SJCAM M20 is lightweight action camera with stabilization which perfect as for drone camera. You could find other cameras for your drone, but a lot worse than the M20. There are hard to find the camera at this price that has the gyro stabilization feature. Overall, the video quality is good but lack of sharp details. Image quality not as good as expected but acceptable. Consider the price and features, SJCAM M20 is still worth the money if you looking for a multipurpose lightweight action camera, especially for mounting on your drone.

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* last update: 2017-06-10

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