The Xiaomi Yi Action Cam offers more camera features and better video and photo quality than you'll typically find at its price. It has a removable battery and a standard 1/4-20-inch tripod mount, and the Micro-HDMI port supports live video output while recording to a microSD card.
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The YI Action Camera has a lightweight compact design and takes outstanding HD videos with crystal clear 16MP photos.
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The instructions and parts of the mobile app are in Chinese, so it'll require some minor guesswork when starting out if you can't read Chinese. No memory card, mounts or housings are included and the Yi isn't waterproof on its own. Battery life could be better.