The Hawkeye Firefly 7S is the new model of the less renowned Action Cam series “Hawkeye”, which could be synonymous by a good video and picture excellence and good implementation identical with renowned brands. Particularly the Hawkeye Firefly 6S, which does not need a display and therefore weighs only 70g, is very widespread with Quadcopter pilots. The Hawkeye 7S, then again, has, amongst additional things, a 2 inch LCD color display, the weight residual the similar. How the cameras vary and with which cameras of other builders the model 7S is equivalent, we look more carefully in this preview.
Hawkeye Firefly 7S-Display, weight plus size
As by now indicated, the Hawkeye Firefly 7S has a 2 inch LCD color display, which is situated on the back of the housing. The slight front OLED display, which was by now present with the Hawkeye 6S, was moreover maintained through the successor. The size, in addition to the weight of the Action Cam has continued the same as well as is still 59 x 41 x 21mm by a weight of 70g . Therefore, the Action Cameras is attuned with all communal accessories of the Hawkeye Firefly series as well as the SJCAM series.
Image sensor as well as image processor
Regarding the connected hardware has altered so far nothing. There is still a Sony IMX078 image sensor, which decides natively with 12.4 mega pixels and the image processor is still a Novatek 96660 chipset. This blend is moreover used by the SJCAM SJ5000X, which can be anticipated with similar video plus picture quality. Please note, though, that a well optimized firmware in terms of video and picture excellence plays a crucial role. Also the likely resolutions remain the similar with the Firefly 7S. The extreme resolution is 4K at 24 frames per second, at 1080p, even 60 frames per second are likely and 720p is a full 120 frames per second. The showing angle is 120 °.
Gyro plus connections
The Hawkeye 7S has an incorporated gyroscope to stabilize the video records, which steadies the recording on the software side. The links on the side of the housing are a small USB socket for charging otherwise data transmission, in addition to mini HDMI socket. An A / V cable is also comprised in the scope of delivery, where by video and audio signals could be transmitted through the USB socket. The micro SD memory card slot could be used toward store memory cards up to a extreme of 64GB.
WiFi and app
Another exciting feature of the Hawkeye Firefly 7S is remote control through Wi-Fi in blend with the Firefly app . This is accessible for both Android as well as Apple iOS. Already at the precursor the app might convince in numerous test reports through a clean transmission and a splendid function range. In adding to a live image production, various settings, amongst other things to the resolution, the app furthermore offers social media utilities for sharing the shots.