Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama Action Camera Review

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Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama Action Camera  is a 360 degrees Camera from Gearbest which we will review today.  The Xiaomi Mijia camera has an Ambarella A12Chipset with two fisheye lenses. Those two lenses make  a 360-degree image made by the IMX 206 sensor.

The Xiaomi Mijia camera has a 3.5K video resolution with a built-in 1600mah battery which can be used entirely to make some great 360 degrees videos with an excellent resolution. If you are searching for asome high end 360 cameras it will be worth reading the full review.

Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama Action Camera- Specs

  • Ambarella A12 chipset
  • Dual IMX 206 1/2.3 inch sensor, 16MP
  • 3.5K video resolution, which can bring you high HD video enjoyment
  • Dual 190 degree wide angle lens, F2.0 large aperture, ensure excellent shoot vision and retains more realistic scene
  • 360 degree panoramic view, catadioptric lens, reduce the blind area
  • 3 shooting modes: flat, sphere, planet
  • 6-axis anti-shaking, perfect for shooting while doing extreme sports
  • Support time-lapse, loop recording function
  • Support TF cards up to 128GB maximum ( not included )
  • Built-in 1600mAh 3.8V Li-ion battery that support 75 minutes shooting time at 3.5K with WiFi, support QC2.0 quick charge
  • IP67 waterproof and dustproof
  • Mini appearance, portable to carry
  • The APP “mihome” support video clip, adding background music, sharing videos, etc

If you look at the specifications you can conclude that this is a high-end product which can be compared with big brands like Samsung, 360FLY, Go Pro and Ricoh.

Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama – Design and Package

The Xiaomi Mijia 3.5K Panorama has a very elegant design. There is a small Xiaomi Mihome logo on the front, this camera is only available in black.  It has a rectangular format which can be easily carried in your hand dimensions: 7.80 x 6.80 x 2.20 cm and a weight of 108 grams.

The edges has some resistant aluminum coating since those zones are frequently the most harmful parts.  Some extra features: IP67 waterproof and dustproof, the xiaomi mijia can work between -10 to 45 degree centigrade.

At the top, you will find three buttons, power, wifi and a recording or photo capturing button. On the left side there is an USB connection and a microSDcard (up to 128GB). At the bottom you will find a thread to use any tripod(a small tripod included). As Xiaomi does with al their products this comes in a cardboard box as well. The box contains the following parts: 1 x Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama Action Camera, 1 x USB Cable ( 93cm ), 1 x Tripod 1 x Pouch.

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Xiaomi Mijia 3.5K Panorama – Usage

This camera is straightforward to use, you just have to charge the battery, put an SD card inside and press the power button. After that you can use it already by pressing the power button quickly for changing photo capturing or recording, after that just press the recording button and you will make some  360 photos or recording 3.5K videos.

By downloading the original Mi sphere Camera, you will be able to to use the WIFI for recording through your Android device, at the moment it is not compatible with an IOS device. This application can’t be downloaded from te Playstore, since it is hard to find I  have put the QR-code  and the link below.

If you would like to download the Mi sphere camera  just use the QR-code below or click here


Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama- Video Quality and Photo Quality

The mountain biking images made are from very nice, and high quality the quality is like  Xiaomi says, click  here to see the result of an image I took by myself.

Each lens capture as 16 mexapixel image, combining those lensen will have a 360 picture of 23.88 Mexapixels with a resolution of 6912 x 3456.  You can swith between the flat mode, sphere mode and planet mode. Videos I made with the 360 camera are excellent quality as well, but unfortunately, this is very hard to upload on any website without decreasing the quality.

The resolution of the video is 3456X1728 pixels at a rate of 30 images per second, choosing 60 fps the resolution will reduce the quality (2304X1115 pixels). The Xiaomi Mijia 3.5 Panorama has added a system of an six axes electronic stabilizer for maintaining a fixed image. It merges the video clips of each lens without having any problems of destabilized videos and unclear videos.



Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama- Video

This is the Xiaomi 360 degrees Panorama Action Camera video promotion of Gearbest

Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama – Conclusion

In summary this camera has some great functions, first of all the main reason to buy the xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama has an excellent quality of video recording and image capture. Unlike many other 360 camera’s this one has an application which can be used for editing your images (and probably also your videos) without interfering with a computer.

The application is mainly in chinese but is very clear how to use. The Xiaomi Mijia has a smal and attractive design which you can easily that it with you. Other pro’s are the battery duration and the camera is water and dustproof.

You can use it for some sport activities like kayaking or mountain biking or what so ever. The price is quiet good for a 360 degree action camera although it is a $250+ product.

Gearbest gave us this opportunity for this review, you can buy the Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama Action Camera for *$244.99 at the moment of writing.

Xiaomi mijia 3.5K Panorama

Upsides Downsides
  • Small and attractive design
  • Excellent video quality
  • Usage through Android Device
  • Price (Affordable)
  • Battery Duration
  • Water and dustproof
  • App is not yet compatible with iOS
  • Sharing 360 degrees video


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