YI Technology M1

bythom yi m1

Young Innovators (YI) is a Chinese company that started with action cams. This camera is an m4/3 rangefinder-style design.

  • Sensor: CMOS 20mp Sony IMX269 sensor, 13 x 17.3mm (m4/3, 2x crop)
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images: 5184 x 3888 pixel JPEG or DNG raw, maximum 5 fps
  • Video:  2060P/30 at 75Mbps, 1080P/60 at 30Mbps, 1080P/30/15 and 720P/60/30/24 at 15 or 10Mbps, MOV file format using H.264 compression, AAC stereo sound
  • Shutter: mechanical 60 second to 1/4000 second
  • Exposure: matrix, center-weighted, spot metering; +/-5 EV exposure compensation, 6 white balance settings plus Auto, ISO 100-25600, 4 white balance presets, WB bracketing
  • Focus: 25-point contrast detect, face detection, manual focus available
  • Display: 3” 1.04k dot fixed touchscreen LCD
  • Flash: hot shoe only, 1/125 flash sync speed, slow sync, red-eye flash
  • Remote: via smartphone
  • Other Notable Features: WiFi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth LTE, timelapse recording
  • Cards: SD, SDXC, SDHC 
  • Battery: BXM-10 (450 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 4.5 x 2.5 x 1.3” (114 x 64 x 34mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 9.9 ounces (280g)
  • Colors: Black, silver
  • Price: US$499 with 12-40mm lens, US$599 with 42.5mm lens, US$699 with both
  • Current Firmware: 3.0 (October 2017)
  • Announced: September 19, 2016
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