APEMAN A77 Action Camera 2020 Latest Updated Review

APEMAN A77 Action Camera 2020 Latest Updated Review

The Apeman A77 is a GoPro alternative from the brand of Apeman with an affordable price and decent video quality that  lets you take photos up to 16MP with 4K recording, and allows you to use other cool features

Overview

The Apeman A77 is a GoPro alternative and very impressive for its price. Apeman is a successful action camera brand that most people don’t know about, this model, It is one of the most sold action cameras, in this review we discover why it’s so popular.

It offers 4K quality and 16MP pictures.The definition, focus, and detail is good quality.

It comes with a multitude of accessories so you can use it to get better footage.well as record underwater with the case and use the many accessories it comes with.

Design

The Apeman A77 is well built with good quality plastics and it has a black color. It feels pretty durable and with the waterproof housing, it can go underwater up to 30m (100feet).

All attachments are sturdy and the waterproof case is made of high-quality plastic which makes its waterproof level up to 100 feet and protects the camera from damage in normal use.

On the front, we can see the lens and the power on-off button. On the upper side, there is the start recording button similar to most cameras, on the left side, there is the microSD compartment slot and the settings button and on the right side

The dimensions of it are 2.4 x 2 x 0.8 inches and it’s weight is 1.1 pounds

Specs

Sony sensor with the Hisilcon Hi3559 chipset. It can record 4K 30fps and 20MP photos using a 170° super wide-angle 7G lens with an opening of F1.8.

Uses advanced gyro stabilization function (EIS) that supports 4K gyro anti-shake.

It also comes with a smartphone app and Wifi and enjoys hands-free control of your camera via simple voice commands or conveniently controls your action camera 4K remotely.

In the back we can find the IPS LCD 2 ″ screen of 320 x 240px resolution, the screen is pretty good but it’s not a touch screen.

Here we can also find two other extra LEDs, which will mark the power of the camera and whether or not it is recording video.

 The Battery

The Apeman A77 uses a 1050mAh 3.7V battery which is quite good, not having a touch screen or front LCD panel, it will save us battery.

The battery can last up to 180 minutes recording 1080p Full HD video, with the WiFi and screen turned off. In the case of capturing 4K video, battery life will drop dramatically.

The Apeman A77 comes with 2 batteries so you can change them quickly and keep recording whenever the first one runs out.

Stabilization

The Apeman A77 uses Electronic Image Stabilization, built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) that detects the position and motion changes when the camera moves or shakes, which is impressive to gets rid of the horrible jerky jumping most action cameras have.

The sensors use a cross-border image compensation algorithm to compensate for the change and shooting of glass and stable images when the camera moves or shakes.

The (EIS) stabilization can go up to resolutions from 1080p FHD to 4K video, being the first models of cheap sports cameras that can stabilize 4K video.

Video Capture

It’s capable to record up to 4K full HD to 30 frames per second, and it’s able to record for 180 minutes.

The Apeman A77 can record in native 4K Ultra HD which is amazing for a low-budget action camera, it uses a 170° super wide-angle 7G lens to provide video and 16MP photos even in low light.

The Apeman A77 also comes with some video features to get better footage, for example, single shooting, to photo burst, to time-lapse, to self-timer, to slow motion, to aqua mode, to long exposure, to distortion correction.

The video resolutions of the Apeman A77 are the following:

  • 4K a 30fps
  • 2.7K a 30fps
  • 1080P FHD a 60fps/30fps
  • 720P HD a 240fps/120fps/60fps/30fps )

Performance

When it comes to durability the A77 stood up to more than most and survived, which was definitely impressive.

Finally back home with the intact A77 and it was time to review the footage and here there were a few surprises in addition to what I had otherwise expected.

When filming I’d been impressed by the small LCD screen although it’s viewing angle is pretty limited.

Unusually when the footage was transferred from the camera to computer the vibrancy and clarity from the small action camera screen transferred well to the big screen.

Why You Should Get it

This is one of the best medium-budget action cameras, with great quality on its pictures and videos.

It can record up to real 4K and 30fps which is amazing for a medium-budget camera along with many other great features.

The Apeman can also have multiple ways of control to enjoying a hands-free control of your camera via simple voice commands.

Or conveniently control it remotely. Moreover, you can edit and share your special-effect pics with ThiEYE Cam App on your Android or iOS devices instantly.

It’s compatible with most accessories like all of the GoPro accessories. It uses pretty cheaply but decent quality batteries which can last up to 180min.

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