The action camera market is already enchanted with the release of GoPro 10. However, there are many who are looking for a more budget-friendly action camera with impressive features. And good news for them as Akaso has just released a brand new action camera, the Akaso Brave 8.
AKASO Brave 8 Action Camera Review
And in this article, we are going to dive deep into all the significant features and caveats of this action camera. So with that being said, let’s get started.
Sensor and Lens
The Akaso brave 8 is equipped with a half-inch 48 megapixel CMOS sensor, which is larger than the sensor size of GoPro 10. A bigger sensor means an overall boost in performance, particularly in low light situations and at higher ISO numbers. Apart from that, this camera also includes a 16mm f -2.5 lens. Moreover, it includes 9 glass elements that let you shoot sharper images. Besides, there are 4 aspherical glass elements to curb spherical distortion and aberration.
Images and Video Specs
This action camera lets you shoot 48-megapixel images. Additionally, you can shoot in both jpeg and jpeg plus raw format, which is handy when editing in post-production. For shooting in low-light situations, you can increase the ISO value to 3200.As for videos, this camera can record 4k at 60 frames per second. In addition to that, you can also shoot 2.7k videos at 120 frames per second.
And if you are into slow-motion videos and want to crank up the frame rate, you can shoot 1080p at 200 frames per second. And for more extreme slo-mo, you can increase the frame rate upto 400fps to get 16 times slow-motion videos but at a lower resolution. Moreover, it is also capable of shooting 8k timelapse videos. You can increase the ISO number upto 6400, which is helpful while shooting at nighttime.
Waterproof, Battery, Memory
The camera comes with weather-sealed construction and is capable of going as deep as 33 feet underwater. And if you are planning to go even deeper, you can use a case that will let you dive in even 196 feet underwater. Moreover, this action cam incorporates a 1550 mAh battery, letting you shoot 4k videos for about 90 minutes. For flexible storage, this camera comes with an SD card slot, and you can use upto 512gm memory cards on this camera.
Autofocus and Others
The brave 8 comes with AI face metering to keep your subject sharper regardless of the lighting situation. To provide you with even more control, there are also other metering modes, such as Center Average Metering, Metering, Center Metering, and Spot Metering. Besides, brave 8 also features super smooth, which is basically a digital stabilization to make your shaky footage look buttery soft. You can also connect the brave 8 to your phone, which will let you preview, edit and share your videos and images instantly on the go. You can also utilize the remote control that comes with the camera. As for the price, the Akaso brave 8 comes with a price tag of about 280 dollars.
So that was all about the Akaso brave 8. Considering its budget-friendly price point, this action cam has some pretty impressive features. So what are your thoughts about the new Akaso brave 8?