Geekam Action Cam Test: 4K Camera and 2.4G Remote

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Today we bring you another camera – Geekam Action Cam with 170 degree wide angle lens, 2 batteries and 2.4G remote control. The scope of delivery also includes 16 accessories.

In the store, you can choose a camera in different versions. You can choose between k3r, S9R or w9. Here the resolution values ​​and, in particular, the quality of the photosensor differ.

In this report, we present the Geekam Action Cam Type S9R. The camera can be used in a variety of ways, including rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing, diving, and more.

In the menu, you can set different values ​​of resolution and frame rate. The package also includes 2 1050 mAh batteries.

You can attach your camera anywhere with the appropriate accessories.

It also has a variety of recording modes including burst mode that can be used in many different ways. There is also a photo mode, burst recording, time-lapse shooting and loop.

The supplied case is waterproof to a depth of approx. 30 meters.

Technical data and facts about the camera

With one battery, you can easily record over 1 hour. It is also possible to connect a TV or other screens to view the recordings.

The kit also includes a multi-mode remote control, the red button is used to start photos and the gray button is used to start or stop video recording. You can tie the remote to your wrist and make the controls a lot easier!

This makes video recording and cropping especially convenient. Unfortunately, the remote is not waterproof, you should definitely pay attention to this!

Among other things, the model has loop recording, although 4K resolution is not supported here. You can also use Geekam Action Cam very well as a DVR!

Then time-lapse recordings follow, which can be divided into the following time segments: 2s / 3s / 5s / 10s / 20s / 30s and 60s.

You can see the images in real time on the 2.0-inch display, they are great and impressive.

Integrated Wi-Fi is also an advantage, thanks to which you can send images from the camera to your smartphone in real time. It also makes it possible to share your posts on social networks and friends.

To do this, you need to download the appropriate app, namely the EZ icam app for Android 4.0 or higher. Alternatively, you can also use the app with Apple IOS 10!

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Design

Even this camera model itself is not much different from other action cameras in this price segment. The outer surfaces are slightly ribbed to help the Action Cam grip better.

There is an HDMI and USB output on the side. Here you can connect a TV or other screen, or drag and drop files from the camera to your computer.

On the back there is a display measuring about 2.0 inches. On the front is a 170-degree wide-angle camera with 12MP resolution.

The camera body is waterproof, transparent. The camera can also be controlled using three buttons.

Camera sensor, recording, resolution, etc.

The Geekam Action Cam has an excellent photo sensor with a resolution of about 12 MP. This sensor has a 170 degree wide angle lens. Thanks to the lens, the blind spot is kept to an absolute minimum when used as a DVR!

In the camera menu, you can make various settings. Among other things, you can also set the resolution quite well here. You have the choice to use the following values:

  • 4K video recording at 10fps
  • 1080P @ 30fps
  • 720P @ 30fps

Pictures are saved in JPG format and videos are saved in MOV format. A class 10 micro SD card is used for this. Note, however, that you can only use 16GB or 32GB memory cards if you want to shoot in 4K!

Battery and usage time

Each battery lasts about 1 hour. However, the maximum viewing time also depends on the resolution in which the movie is shot.

However, the package contains 2 rechargeable batteries, each with a capacity of 1050 mAh.

We recommend that you fully charge the batteries before using them for the first time!

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scope of delivery

The kit contains all the parts you need to use the camera in various ways.

These are the following elements:

  • 5x different brackets
  • 1x high quality USB cable
  • 1x user manual in different languages
  • 1x charging station to charge two batteries
  • 2x helmet mounts for camera attachment
  • 2 batteries 1050 mAh for 1 hour each
  • 1x handlebar / rack mounts
  • 1x waterproof camera bag for easy transport
  • 1x Geekam S9R 4K Action Camera 1x 2.4G Remote Controller (Splash Proof Only)

Pros and cons

The Geekam Action Cam has many advantages, but there are also disadvantages. We have clearly presented the most important data and facts to you so that you do not lose sight of everything so quickly, and it is easier for you to make a purchase decision.

Privileges:

  • 2 x 1050 mAh batteries included
  • Includes 5 different brackets and other accessories
  • There is a waterproof camera that can withstand a depth of 30 meters.
  • Photo resolution 12 MP
  • Various recording functions such as slow motion or burst mode
  • Multi-mode remote control for quick and easy photography
  • 170 degree wide angle lens – therefore also very useful as a DVR
  • 2-inch LTPS LCD
  • Wi-Fi function for easy image transfer

Disadvantage:

  • Standard design camera.

Conclusion

If you are looking for a functional action camera with stable Wi-Fi and high resolution, Geekam Action Cam with 4K resolution is your best choice.

The waterproof case should be of particular interest to divers and water sports enthusiasts.

Also in the menu it is possible to set different resolution values.

The camera can be used in a variety of ways, be it a dash cam, surfing, rock climbing or hiking.

Here on the Amazon store you can buy the Geekam Action Cam 4K for a pretty low price! *

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