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Xiaomi PowerDolphin drone boat for underwater shooting in 4K (6 photos)


Lovers of summer outdoor activities receivedanother gadget from the ubiquitous Xiaomi engineers, who have now gone under the water. The Chinese company brings to AliExpress a unique wireless unmanned aerial vehicle PowerDolphin for underwater shooting in 4K format.


Xiaomi's new device providesthe possibility, both for underwater and for surface shooting using a rotary camera with a rotation angle of 220 degrees. The unmanned vehicle, made in the form factor of the boat, has protection against IPX8 class water, which allows it to remain in underwater position for up to half an hour. In still water, Xiaomi PowerDolphin's speed is 4.5 meters per second.


The technical capabilities of the camera allow you to shootvideo in 4K (3840 × 2160) at a speed of 30 frames per second, in 1080p (1920 × 1080), at a speed of 60 frames per second and in 720p (1280 × 720), at a speed of 120 or 240 frames per second. When photographing, you can get a picture with a maximum resolution of 4000 × 3000.

The storage of captured photos and videos is carried out on a microSD memory card, and can also be transmitted to a smartphone or tablet using a special application.


Floating drone controlPowerDolphi is carried out using a remote control, the autonomy of which is 2 hours. At the same time, the autonomous navigation time of the drone is also 2 hours, and it takes 2.5 hours to fully charge the battery. For lovers of fishing, the function of "delivery" of top dressing for fish in a special container is implemented.


The cost of the PowerDolphin device is quite high and is $ 1277 on AliExpress.