In the Xiaomi Yi review we talked about a kit for this action cam with a LCD display, a 2400mAh battery set and a new waterproof case. Now we’ll talk about this kit, cointaining some more accessories, that you can find on gearbest for 37$.
The package contains:
- 1 x Waterproof Case
- 1 x Mount Base, 1 x Long Screw
- 1 x Extensive Backdoor Housing
- 1 x 2400mAh Backup Battery
- 1 x LCD Display
- 1 x USB Cable
- 1 x 1/4 Adapter
- 1 x Lock Buckle for Backup Battery
Take a look at this video to see what the package contains and how to use it:
The display is a 1.5″ TFT-LCD with 262.000 colors. It is not touchscreen, it just allows to watch live what you are recording or shooting at.
To use it you have to update the firmware of camera using the app, and then open AV-out function through the app to use the LCD display.
This LCD screen for Xiaomi Yi is made by Pannovo and can be seamlessly installed into the back of the camera. This is very useful for people not used to action cams, or people using it as a normal video camera, on a trip or taking pictures. Not so usefull during sports, but in that case you can use the battery pack!
The Backup battery has a capacity of 2400mAh and can be seamlessly installed into the back of the camera, extending Xiaomi Yi action camera battery life. The standard battery of the Xiaomi Yi has a capacity of 1010mAh and allows 1h20m of recording, with this new battery you have at least 2h40m of additional recording! It is an unmissable accessory for Xiaomi Yi!
Other characteristics are: Input 5V / 1A, output 3.7V / 2.4A
In the kit you also get a extended waterproof case using high light transmission material, up to 30m diving depth waterproof. It is bigger than the original, to allow the use with Xiaomi Yi + lcd screen, or Xiaomi Yi + backup battery.
Comes with a 1/4 inches adapter, compatible with most sport camera accessories, 1 Mount Base, 1 Long Screw and 1 USB cable.