A well-known manufacturer of action cameras Hawkeye presented on Gearbest its novelty: Firefly 8SE with support 4k and optical stabilization. Among the abundance of devices of this class, the novelty distinguishes low price, a powerful processor, a new antireflective lens and a small surprise for lovers of Selfie. This is the Hawkeye Firefly 8SE model, and in the next few days it will be on sale at the e-shop Gearbest, so it’s definitely worthwhile to look at it, so if you’re thinking about something similar to a holiday.
At the heart of the camera is a 12-megapixel sensor SONY IMX117 and an Ambarella A12S75 processor. In addition to sufficient for fast recording performance, the processor is equipped with support for an extended dynamic range. For the clarity of the image, a new 170-degree lens with a French antireflection coating for more accurate color reproduction and a unique blue filter that eliminates unwanted lens flare in bright sunshine meets the Hawkeye’s clarity.
The maximum video resolution is 4K, 30 frames per second. Also supports shooting 2K and FullHD at 60 frames / s. The camera can shoot Time-Lapse and Slow Motion video at a frame rate of up to 240 (for HD) or 120 (for full HD). For shooting dynamic scenes, the Firefly 8SE is equipped with a stabilization, eliminating the defects of shooting in motion. If necessary, you can use a regular protective box.
The camera is controlled both with a standard set of buttons and with a 2-inch touchscreen IPS-screen with support for moving to the menu. In addition to this, the user can use the companion application for the smartphone, which communicates with the camera via a direct Wi-Fi connection. Optional wireless Bluetooth-controller.
The range of wireless communication allows you to recommend a camera for use with quadrocopters. Although using a separate cable, you can connect the Firefly 8SE to remote RC receivers directly, bypassing the smartphone. Among the interesting features of the Firefly 8SE is worth mentioning the presence of a connector for connecting an external microphone. Also, the camera is equipped with a standard 1/4 “connector for mounting a tripod or a self-stick.
Fans of Selfie will love the unique mirror on the front of the camera, with which you can control the shooting and know exactly what fits in the frame. The functionality of Firefly 8SE is not limited to simple video shooting. The camera shoots 12-megapixel photos, can work as a surveillance camera or an auto-registrar. For the last 2 functions, it is equipped with a motion detector, which starts the camera after detecting movement in the field of view of the camera.
In lightning-fast sales at the Gearbest, you will find the 4K action camera Hawkeye Firefly 8SE for only $139.99, the action will take place from 2 to 8 July. The first 50 customers will even get a Bluetooth remote control bonus. Not every day at 9:00 UTC (at 11:00 AM) there will be just three pieces for $99.99.
Update on July 4, 2018
Here is coupon code: Firefly8SE to grab Hawkeye Firefly 8SE action camera at only $129.99 , 29 pcs left.