Xiaomi introduced an action camera for active people and animals

These days, the annual international exhibition of mobile electronics MWC 2015 is taking place in Barcelona. As part of the event, the Chinese company Xiaomi presented its new product, which is often compared to the American giant Apple.

This time, Xiaomi has decided to please fans of photography and video by announcing the Yi portable camera, which is similar in characteristics to the GoPro Hero action camera.

The company has released a range of accessories especially for Xiaomi Yi. In addition to helmet mounts and a waterproof cover, pet torso mounts will be available. Using them, the user can look at the world through the eyes of his pet - a cat or a dog.

The camera has a 16-megapixel Sony Exmor R image sensor, a 155-degree lens and an Ambarella A7LS image processor. The camera is capable of shooting video in a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at up to 60 frames per second. Xiaomi Yi is also compatible with mobile devices with a special application installed, connecting to which is carried out via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless interfaces. With a dedicated app, the smartphone can be used to remotely control camera functions. The device also includes a 1010 mAh battery, 64 GB of internal memory and a slot for installing a microSD memory card.

The camera weighs only 73 grams and is available in two colors: white and bright yellow. It will go on sale shortly at a price of about $ 65.