SJCAM SJ x1000 – Review And Overview

SJCAM SJ x1000 – Review And Overview



Max Video Resolution: 

1080P 30 fps
720P 60/30 fps
480P 60/30 fps



Battery Life: 

90 min on 1080P

Weight (KG): 


Waterproof (Meters) : 

30 meters

Camera Features

LCD Disply

LCD Display Size: 

2 in
Mobile App
Wireless Connectivity

Accessories In Box: 

1 x Original SJcam x1000 WIFI DV; 1 x Waterproof Housing; 1 x Quick Release Buckle

1 x Housing Backdoor with Holes; 1 x Handlebar Seatpost Pole Mount

1 x Curved Adhesive Mount; 1 x Flat Adhesive Mount; 1 x 3-Way Pivot Arm Mount

2 x 3M Adhesive Tape; 1 x Frame Mount; 1 x Quick Release Clip for The Frame

1 x Vertical Quick Release J-Hook Buckle; 1 x Universal 1/4″ Camera Tripod Mount

1 x Tripod Mount Adapter; 1 x Bandage Set; 1 x Stainless Steel Safety Iron Tether

4 x Nylon Cable Ties; 1 x Cleaning Cloth; 1 x USB Cable

1 x 900mAh Li-ion Battery; 1 x Multi-language Manual 2 x Sjcam Sticker 

One of the three new cameras released by SJCAM is the SJCAM SJ1000x, and it has been announced along with the SJCAM SJ5000x and SJCAM SJ5000x Elite.

What sets these apart is that the 3 new cameras will only be available for a particular time and are limited edition, as each has been produced only in a small specified quantity. The SJCAM SJ 1000x has only 5000 pieces available from the first produced batch, but the company claims that later batches of these cameras will also be created for sale.

The SJCAM SJ5000x is very similar to SJCAM SJ4000 Wi-Fi and all the basic features are the same, except for a few upgraded ones.

This new action camera features a Novatek 96655 chipset to support the amazing features. It uses a 12.0MP CMOS sensor and a 170 Degree HD wide-angle Lens with Lens f= 2.99mm and F= 2.8.

All image resolutions include 12 MP (4000 x 3000), 8 MP (3264 x 2448), 5 MP (2560 x 1920), 3 MP (2048 x 1536), 2 MP (1920 x 1080) and 1.2 MP interpolated resolutions (1280 x 720).

It features multiple photo shooting modes – single Shot, self timer (2s, 3s, 5s, 10s, 20s, 30s, 60s) and continuous (2 seconds, 5 seconds to 10 seconds).

When it comes to video recording, the SJ x1000 can record in maximum resolutions of 1080P. All video Resolutions include 1080P (1920 x 1080) at 30fps, 720P (1280 x 720) at 60fps, 720P (1280 x 720) at 30fps and VGA (640 x 480) at 60fps.   

It stores video in MOV format and compressed format of videos in H.264. The frequency of optical source is 50Hz/ 60Hz.

The SJ x1000 has a sporty design that is stylish and very compact, making this lightweight camera only 64g. It is also waterproof till 30 meters underwater, but needs a waterproof case.

It features a 900mAh li-ion rechargeable battery that is removable and can be replaced. It can be charged using a USB cabled connected to a laptop or computer, or wall socket. When recording at 1080P, the camera will work for up to 90 minutes and has a charging time of about 3 hours.

The camera also has a 2.0″ LTPS TFT LCD screen at the back for you to review what you are recording, and footage can be shared via Wi-Fi. It supports storage cards up to 32GB that are Micro SD Card Class 4 and above. It also uses HDMI HD output function as well as AV out while recording with certain USB-to-AV cable.

It is available in 7 color options – Black, White, Silver, Gold, Blue, Red and Yellow.


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