The GoPro brand has long reigned in the action camera segment. But many people do not want to invest up to around € 400 in an action camera. Its direct competitor is DJI Osmo Action. It offers 4K video, image stabilization, two screens, all at a much lower price.
The lowest price ever
The DJI Osmo Action action camera is available from the popular international retailer Banggood. Even if it is in a Chinese warehouse, thanks to the EU Priority Line postage you will not pay any fees and the camera will be delivered to you by a courier.
DJI Osmo Action
There is no extra charge for EU Priority Line.
We recommend choosing the EU Priority Line, where you will not pay extra. Customs fees and any VAT will be handled directly by you. Shipping can be selected in the cart after entering the delivery address. EU Priority Line delivery typically takes approximately 15 days, but may take longer.
You can't buy it anywhere else for such a low price. Now it really pays off.
Quality image and video stabilization
DJI Osmo Action offers maximum resolution 4K pri 60 fps. It is here 1 / 2.3 " CMOS sensor with resolution 12 MPx, viewing angle up to 145 ° and f / 2.8 aperture.
The lens consists of three layers that can effectively eliminate heat from the sun or any other distortion. You can also shoot videos directly against the sun.
The camera is very compact, its dimensions are only 65 x 42 x 35 mm and weighs 124 g.
Image stabilization named RockSteady combines electronic stabilization with a complex algorithm, thus guaranteeing quality stabilization without shocks in the video.
You don't even need a gimbal for this camera and the video will be beautifully stabilized.
The action camera is waterproof up to 11 m. You don't even need a waterproof case for it, as it used to be with older action cameras.
Two screens and a slow motion video
The DJI Osmo Action camera was one of the first to bring color screens from both sides of the camera. The main display on the back is a touch screen.
The front display makes it easier for you to shoot selfie videos.
The camera has up to 8-fold by slowing down the video, the so-called slow motion. It is available at the highest resolution of 1080p with up to 240 fps.
You can also take photos of the night sky with it, thanks to the exposure, which you can set for up to 120 seconds.
Other creative modes such as time-lapse or HDR video are also available.
Battery and charging
DJI Osmo Action has 1300 mAh a battery that is sufficient for 135 minutes of recording at 1080p / 30fps or 63 minutes at 4K / 60fps. GoPro cameras are almost as durable.
You charge the battery in about 90 minutes.
Don't forget to get a high-quality memory card with fast writing. The maximum supported capacity is up to 256 GB. Of course, you can also pair the camera with your smartphone. The application is used for this DJI Mimo.
This action camera is worth a try. For half the price of a GoPro, you get comparable quality. As for accessories, various helmet holders or body straps, these are available at low prices and also fit those of GoPro cameras.