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Pick of the Camera Reviews

(Click the pictures for reviews & links) 


Yi 2 - Best Budget 4K 

Gitup Git2 (My Pick)

Xiaomi Yi


DR02 D - Best Budget Dual Cam

Yi Ultra 2.7K
Mobius (also works as a Dashcam)
Polaroid Cube+
Drift Ghost X

My favourite USB battery power Pack

This is the excellent USB power pack I use when I travel.

2 x 2.1amp outputs. 8400mAh capacity.

Two digit Led display shows battery level


What SD CARD should I buy?

If you want an SD Card for your camera - these are the ones I use and recommend. 

I'd strongly recommend not to buy any SD cards off ebay - I've heard about too many issues with counterfeit cards - often sold on by unwitting resellers. My inbox regularly gets messages from people who bought a £150 camera then cheaped out and bought a £3 memory card on ebay - Then when it doesn't worth they blame the camera! It doesn't make any sense. Good memory is cheaper than it's ever been - see the links above.

A lot of HD cameras will not work properly with cards larger than 32GB (cards over 32GB are usually SDXC rather than the SDHC standard used by 32GB cards. SDXC cards use the ex-FAT system rather than FAT32 - in short they are a different standard). - so don't just buy the biggest card you can afford - read the specs in the manual to see what it accepts.


RECOMMENDED CARDS (for action cams - see dashcams below)

CLASS 10 UHS-1 CARDS (For HD Cameras)


U3 CARD (For 4K cameras)




The SD card in a dashcam is re-written over, more frequently than in other types of cameras. Some manufacturers void their guarantee if an SD card was used in a dashcam. So, no surprise, there are special High Endurance SD cards made just for's some.


VERY IMPORTANT. These links take you to the product, however Amazon have three different ways of selling. There's Amazon Direct - This means that you are only dealing with Amazon themselves, then there's other sellers that use Amazon's facilities - these show as Fulfilled By Amazon and finally there's Market Place sellers that advertise on Amazon, but operate independently.  I strongly recommend that you only use the first...the Amazon Direct - Sold By Amazon option. Even if it appears that you are paying a couple of £/$ more it is more than likely you are comparing the price of a real item against the price of a fake.

To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

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At last it's the Real SJ4000 WiFi Review

Here at last, is my review of the SJ4000 WiFi review. Whilst there isn't a massive amount of difference between this and my original non-wifi version, somehow I've managed to stretch this out into a half hour video.

If you just want to know about the WiFi function and whether there are any other differences between this and the older models, you'll find your answer in the first few minutes, so no point skipping to the end. 

In this video I also take a minute to explain why you should think twice before ordering the SJ5000 camera that's doing the rounds at the moment.

My video review is below.


Downloadable Samples 

 Click the link above to download my original sample clips recorded with the SJ4000 WiFi Camera.

Now after watching that if you would like to buy one - here are some links

Purchasing Links  Foxoffer(Ebay Store) (My camera was supplied by Foxoffer)

Other ebay sellers (Click your country).

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Amazon UK

Amazon US

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Reader Comments (273)

Does the SJ4000 have a app for the Amazon Fire phone?

October 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDave

Does the SJ4000 have a app for the Amazon Fire phone?

October 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDave

@janeq, you can find the latest firmware on now.
@J. Grace, I suggest you charge the battery via the separate desktop battery charger, so you will know when the charger is finished.
@Dave, now only APP for the Android and IOS platform, there will be update for the app in 2 weeks.

October 25, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterbill

Is it amy different between sjcam sj4000 and sjcam sj4000 wifi, beside the Wifi function?

October 27, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBrian


October 27, 2014 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Cannot find this answered anywhere: can the phone app turn on the TV out option? I use the original SJ4000, gimbal mounted in a quadcopter, and in order to turn the TV out option I must unmout the camera, change the setting, then remount. And this must be done every time the camera is used because that setting is not remembered through an off/on sequence. If the phone app could take care of this operation I could leave the camera mounted in the gimbal and all would be joy.

October 29, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPlowak

Hey Techmoan! Whats the battery life on your SJ4000 wifi? I just got mine and was using it over wifi for about 5 minutes and the battery dropped a bar.. I charged 4 hours before this tho and it was according to what the seller recommended. What do I use to charge my camera? because you recommended that we dont use the chargers provided.

October 29, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMichael C

Kust to let you know that SJCam recently has a direct URL to their firmware:

October 29, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterredhouse

Just to let you know that SJCam recently has a direct URL to their firmware:

October 29, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterredhouse

@Plowak, it is a good suggestion, I have reported it to the manufacture.

October 30, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterbill

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