Olfi 4K HDR Action Camera Review
Essential Olfi 4K HDR Action Camera
Introducing a new affordable 4K action camera from UK, Olfi 4K HDR Action Camera. This tiny camera is fitted with a Sony Exmor R Back-illuminated sensor, offering 4K UHD video recording at 24fpd and 60fps slow-motion at Full HD. If you’re thinking of shooting 120fps super-slow motion, the resolution dropped to 720fps.
Although there are several similarities between Olfi and GoPro Hero4 Black, Olfi cannot be taken lightly as well.
Olfi is very easy and straight forward to use. In fact, it only has few manual options available. It’s designed to enable you to capture those action easily while having fun. However, GoPro takes the video option to another level, which also mean you got to pay the premium for it.
If you’re looking for an all-rounded action camera but do not wish to spend a premium on it, Olfi is the best best right now.
• Excellent built and quality
• Great footage quality
• Good selection of accessories
• Unnecessary lights near buttons
What makes the camera so great is the built-in gyro stabilizer which is great when you have to mount your camera onto ant moving object like the car or your helmet.
Thinking of capturing High Dynamic Range video? It’s also possible with Olfi as it retail more details in the brightest and darkest area of the image. This setting is perfect for professional who are looking to colour grade their edits. It’s also great for beginnering who are pushing their filmmaking limits. Olfi is also waterproofed up to 30 meters and a battery life up to 2 hours in Full HD or 20 minutes in 4K.
Olfi 4K HDR Action Camera Features
- 4K UHD at 24fps
- Up to 120fps Slow Motion in 720p
- Gyro Stabilisation
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) Video
- 30m Waterproof
- Powerful 1600 mAh Removable Battery
- Priced at £150 (around $220 US)
Olfi 4K HDR Action Camera Video Resolutions/Frame Rates
- 4K/24fps at UHD 3840×2160
- 2.5K/30fps at 2560×1440
- 1080p/60fps at 1920×1080
- 720p/120fps at 1280×720
- 480/30fps at 640×480
Olfi 4K HDR Action Camera Specification
- Camera – 75g
- With waterproof case – 130g
- Camera – 41 x 59 x 28mm
- With waterproof case – 72 x 72 x 38mm
- Black with blue LED indicator lights
- Back illuminated Sony Exmor-R CMOS sensor.
- Up to 30 metres with included waterproof housing.
- Automatically creates a time lapse video from images taken at set intervals.
- Intervals: 0.5, 1, 3, 5, 10, and 30 seconds.
- Continuously records in 5 minute sections, overwriting the oldest files when the memory card is full. This mode is ideal for evidential use.
- Adds a time and date stamp over video clips and photos. This feature is recommended for evidential use only as the time stamp cannot be removed from the file.
USB Auto On
- Camera will power on and start recording when power is detected.
USB Auto Off
- Camera will automatically power off when the USB power supply is cut.
- 16MP (4609×3456 pixels)
- 8MP (3264×2448 pixels)
- 5MP (2592×1944 pixels)
- Takes 11 photos in 1 second
- Takes a sequence of photos over set intervals.
- Intervals: 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 seconds.
- Gyro image stabilisation – reduces shake and makes for clearer images.
- High Dynamic Range Video – Captures more detail in the image’s highlights and shadows.
- Choose from “Standard” and “Vivid” colour profiles. “Standard” is recommended for professionals looking to colour grade their final videos and edits.
- ISO is set to “Auto” as default, adjusting this setting is recommended for professional users.
- Limits can be set at 100, 400 and 1600 ISO.
- Choose from high, medium and low sharpness settings.
- Field of view can be adjusted between medium and wide modes.
- Adjust light frequency between 50HZ and 60HZ to reduce flicker from artificial lighting.
- Removable 1600mAh Li-ion
- Up to 2 hours in 1080p at 60fps.
- Up to 1 hour 20 minutes in 4K at 24fps.
- Internal mic captures audio in all video modes. Tip – Try using the waterproof housing to reduce wind noise.
- Mini USB
- Charging and data transfer.
- Micro HDMI
- Video output.
- Compatible with class 10 or higher MicroSD cards up to 64GB
- Compatible with the Olfi app for iOS and Android – Use the Olfi app to control your camera and review and share you footage.
Official Website: Olfi