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Yi

Another Micro Four Thirds camera to consider. On Amazon for £199.99.

http://www.yitechnology.com/yi-m1-mirrorless-camera
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A review from 2017: https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/yi-m1/7

Interestingly the YI M1 has the 20M pixel Sony sensor. We might see further developments from this company.
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Re: Yi

Kai gave his away

It sounds like it may have improved a bit with recent firmware?

$350 20MP 4K Mirrorless Camera - YouTube



I can't see any reason I would go for this but I guess another manufacturer isn't a bad thing.



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https://www.amazon.co.uk/YI-Mirrorle...ustomerReviews

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Re: Yi

So, a £200 Camera with the best Four Thirds sensor available, while Panasonic and Olympus restrict this to their high end models. But I didn’t click Buy... What I value in a camera changes/evolves and what I’ve learned recently is that some cameras are more trustworthy than others.
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£200 with a lens too
It’s quite hard to see how that’s possible but the reported shortcomings of the user interface and focus suggest the kit of parts isn’t the only thing a manufacturer needs to invest in.
It’s interesting none the less.
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Re: Yi

Apparently it's pretty good with the latest firmware. A bargain at £199 including a (rather slow) 12-40 kit lens.
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Re: Yi

I use one of their 4K action cameras (Yi Plus 4K) and it's very good.

They showed their first Micro Four Thirds camera at Photokina in 2016.

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Re: Yi

Offered today on Amazon
YI Mirrorless Digital Camera with Interchangeable Lens 12-40mm F3.5-5.6 Lens / 42.5mm F1.8 Storm

£219.99!


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Coupled with the Holga it could be a marriage made in heaven.
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Re: Yi

Hey Ricoh thanks for the thread,
that one wasn't available,
but another offer was ... I'll post here if it actually exists/arrives.
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Amazon are selling it now with the 12-40 and 45/1.8 for £229.
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Re: Yi

It arrived this morning!
£219 with the kit zoom and the 43mm,
but it is dark so hardly any testing.
It took me a while to find out how to even change the menu to English
so I could format a card in-camera.
Early impressions on IQ : very "sony/fuji" with good high-ISO and too much NR, good detail in the dark though, pleasantly surprised.
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Look forward to seeing the output, please post some up when appropriate.
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Re: Yi

Amazon now selling it for £349.99. They must have seen this thread!
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Amazon now selling it for £349.99. They must have seen this thread!
If Ulfric doesn’t like it he should be able to sell on eBay for a handsome profit
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