YI Technology (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon offers its 4K Action and Sports Camera for $85 shipped when you clip the on-page coupon. Normally up to $120, this is a new all-time low that we’ve tracked and is the best available. This camera can capture 4K30 video, making it a great budget-friendly alternative to GoPro’s more expensive Hero lineup. Rated 4/5 stars.

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We also spotted the YI 4K+ Action and Sports Camera for $159.99 shipped when the on-page coupon has been clipped. That’s about $50 off the typical rate and is among some of the lowest pricing that we’ve tracked. If you’re looking for an option that can shoot 4K60, this is definitely an option worth considering. It charges via USB-C and offers up to 70 minutes of battery life. Rated 4+ stars from 70% of reviewers.

You can extend your recording time by picking up a 2-pack of spare batteries for less than $15 shipped at Amazon. This would be great for long video sessions and fun days at the beach.

YI 4K Action Camera features:

  • Records 4K/30fps (100mbps), 2.7k/60fps, 1080p/120fps, 720p/240fps video, and 12MP raw image with build-in Sony IMX377 image sensor and Ambarella dual-core A9SE75
  • High capacity rechargeable lithium-ion battery records up to 120mins of 4K/30fps video with a single charge
  • Built-in 2.2” high responsive LCD touchscreen with 640 X 360 high resolution for easy setting, previewing and shooting
  • Built-in Bluetooth and high speed 5GHz/2.4GHz Wi-Fi support for wireless remote control and the YI Action App for instant photo and video editing, sharing and live streaming to social media


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