SJCam M20 review



SJcam M20 is a cam that features Novatek 96660 chip and  16 MP Sony IMX206 Exmor sensor. It has a vertical form factor and is really lightweight to be used with drones, just 59g with battery. It has the same chipset used in Elephone Explorer Pro, Git2 , Firefly 7S and SJ5000X Elite and the same image sensor of  Git2 and Xiaomi Yi.

M20 can record 2160p videos, interpolated 4K (from 2880*2160 to 3840*2160) @ 24fps, 2K@30fps and 1080p@60fps. It can shoot 16MP photos.

It also features a gyro stabilizer that proved to work really well, distortion correction and adjustable field of view, from 166° to Narrow view.

It comes with a lot of accessories and a waterproof case up to 30m. There’s also a wrist remote control for M20 available @ camfere for 19$ or @ gearbest for 17$.

Available @ Camfere

Coupon code for M20: M2025OFF, 25% OFF, final price 89€

SJcam M20 reviews

Available @ Camfere

Coupon code for M20: M2025OFF, 25% OFF, final price 89€

Sjcam M20 Overview and Specs

Image Sensor:
Sj M20 features the 16 MP Sony IMX206 Exmor sensor, the same used in the Git2 and Xiaomi Yi.
This sensor is not capable of native 4K recording (only when the picture is interpolated).

It is equipped with Novatek 96660 chip, just like many other action cams, Elephone Explorer Pro, Git2 , Firefly 7S and SJ5000X Elite.

166° with the option to adjusta the field of view: Wide / Normal / Narrow.

Gyro stabilization:

 Gyro stabilization rounds out bumps in the road. Turn Gyro on when shooting video. Gyro is useful when shooting video when there is upwards and downwards motion. Whether you are recording using m20 while biking, FPV or dash cam, Gyro will make your video that much more smooth.

Video Resolution & Frame Rate:

  • 4K – 24 fps (interpolated from 2880×2160)
  • 2K – 30 fps
  • 1080p  – 30 / 60 fps
  • 720p – up to 120 fps

Recording Format:
The SJCAM M20 records .mp4 or .mov videos

Photo Resolution & Format:
Image resolution up to 16.37MP Pixels (4672 x 3500).
The SJCAM M20 is also be able to shoot RAW photos.

SJCAM M20 has a 1,5″ live view LCD display.

900 mAh removable battery, similar to all other SJCAM models.
Battery life will be up to 80 min in 1080p, also depending on use of gyro or wifi.

MicroSD cards up to 32GB, selected cards also up to 64 & 128 GB.

It has built in wifi so you can control the cam with your phone using the SJCAM ZONE app. SJCAM Zone for M20 supports wireless connection with iOS and Android. Preview Control capture and share videos and pictures remotely.

Remote control:
It is also available a remote control for M20 (optional – 19$)

SJCAM remote control

Connectivity & Ports:
SJCAM M20 features microHDMI and microUSB port.
A/V out is available thanks to the HDMI TV-output mode. There’s no possibility to use external microphone.

Waterproof case

M20 comes with a waterproof case which can be used safely up to 30 meters under the water. The new case design is not only smaller in volume, but also lighter and stronger. Thanks to the safe lock implemented, you may be assured that the camera will not open in the water by accident.

Dimension & Weight:
29.75 x 54 x 40mm
Only 55 grams with battery, so perfect for drones

Special features

Distortion Correction
If you’ve ever been an action cam owner you must have experienced the annoying fish-eye effect, making your videos look strange and unprofessional. M20 has a solution for You. Turn on the Distortion Correction and record beautiful, realistic videos with the widest field of view option ON.


M20 can shoot 3 photos in one second in the burst photo mode.
M20 can also shoot in RAW format

Waterproof Housing; Quick Release Buckle; Housing Backdoor with Holes; Handlebar Seat post Mount; Curved & Flat Adhesive Mount; 3-Way Pivot Arm Mount; 1 x Frame Mount; Quick Release Clip for The Frame; Vertical Quick Release J-Hook Buckle;Universal 1/4″ Camera Tripod Mount; Bandage Set; Cleaning Cloth; USB Cable & 900mAh Li-ion Battery.

Available @ Camfere

Coupon code for M20: M2025OFF, 25% OFF, final price 89€


Main Features:
Original SJCAM M20 2160P action camera
16 MP IMX206 sensor
Novatek 96660 chip
Motion detection
166 degree adjustable FOV for wide, normal and narrow
Built-in gyrometer, anti-shake
Feature micro HDMI and micro USB as well as WiFi
1.5 inch live view LCD display
Video resolution: 4K 24fps, 2K 30fps, 1080P 60fps / 30fps, 720P 120fps / 60fps / 30fps, VGA 240fps
Image resolution: 16M (4608 x 3456), 12M (4032 x 3024), 10M (3648 x 2736), 8M (3264 x 2448), 5M (2592 x 1944), 3M (2048 x 1536), 2MHD, VGA (640 x 480), 1.3M (1280 x 960)
Battery: 3.8V 800mAh
Charging time: 3 hours
Working time: 65min (WiFi on) / 75min (WiFi off)
M20 is a 2.5K action camera. 4K is supported via Interpolation.


GeneralBrand: SJCAM
Model: M20
Type: Sports Camera
Chipset Name: Novatek
Chipset: Novatek 96660
StorageMax External Card Supported: TF 32G (not included)
Class Rating Requirements: Class 10 or Above
DisplayScreen size: 1.5inch
Screen type: LCD
PowerBattery Type: Removable
Capacity: 800mAh
Power Supply: 5V 1A
Charge way: USB charge by PC
Working Time: 65min (WiFi on) / 75min (WiFi off)
Primary Info.Wide Angle: 166 degree wide angle lens
ISO: Auto,ISO100,ISO1600,ISO200,ISO400,ISO800
Video/Image/AudioDecode Format: H.264
Video format: MOV,MP4
Video Resolution: 1080P (1920 x 1080),2K(2560 x 1440)30fps,4K (2880 x 2160),720P (1280 x 720),VGA (640 x 480)
Video System: NTSC,PAL
Video Output : HDMI
Exposure Compensation: +1,+1/3,+2,+4/3,+5/3,-1,-1/3,-2,-2/3,-4/3,-5/3,0,2/3
White Balance Mode: Auto,Cloudy,Daylight,Fluorescent,Tungsten
FunctionsWIFI: Yes
Loop-cycle Recording : Yes
Loop-cycle Recording Time: 10min,3min,5min,OFF
WDR: Yes
Interface Type: Micro HDMI,Micro USB,TF Card Slot
Language: Cesky,Danish,Deutsch,English,French,Hungarian,Italian,Japanese,Korean,Polski,Portuguese,Russian,Simplified Chinese,Slovak,Spanish,Traditional Chinese,Turkish
OtherFrequency: 50Hz,60Hz
Dimension/WeightProduct weight: 0.054 kg
Package weight: 0.617 kg
Product size (L x W x H): 5.40 x 4.00 x 2.90 cm / 2.13 x 1.57 x 1.14 inches
Package size (L x W x H): 27.00 x 14.90 x 8.30 cm / 10.63 x 5.87 x 3.27 inches
Package ContentsPackage Contents: 1 x Original SJCAM M20 2160P Action Camera + Waterproof Case + Base Mount + Long Screw, 1 x Quick Release Buckle + Screw, 2 x Curved Adhesive Mount, 2 x Flat Adhesive Mount, 1 x Short Connector + Short Screw, 1 x Short Connector, 1 x Long Connector + Long Screw, 1 x Backpack Clip Mount Shell, 1 x USB Cable (0.9m Length), 1 x Cleaning Cloth, 2 x SJCAM Sticker, 1 x User Manual (English / German / Russian / Traditional Chinese)

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