Blackview should be expecting a call from GoPro’s lawyers with their new action camera range


blackview hero action camera

The success of GoPro has seen Chinese brands enter the action camera market, from SJCAM to Xiaomi and now Blackview.

Blackview have been slowly building up a more visual presence online with their range of smartphones, and now they have gone out on a limb to take on the action camera market too.

Two models of action camera will be available from the phone maker, both of which appear to be re-branded versions of the popular SJCAM models that have been on sale from China for some time.

Blackview have, dangerously, named their cameras the Blackview Hero 1 and Blackview Hero 2. The Hero 1 a Sony IMX 206 sensor, WIFI, electronic image stabilisation, 1080 video and an f2.0 aperture. The Hero 2 boasts similar specifications with the additional of an included remove with built-in screen with live WIFI preview.

blackview hero action camera

Pricing hasn’t been announced but both models come with plenty of mount options for fitting to your helmet, chest or anywhere else you plan to made a video from.

More details can be found over on the Blackview website.

[ Blackview Hero 2, Blackview Hero 1 ]
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6 Comments

  1. Clara0620
    April 22, 2015

    you can buy this on efox.com.pt, i bought my there last week

  2. VH
    May 24, 2015

    Which one has better video quality? Hero 1 or Hero 2?

    • Jordan Holman
      May 29, 2015

      That’s a good question. I’ve only seen the Hero 1 in comparison to the SJ5000 plus..The SJ5000 + looks better with low light sensitivity. The Hero 2 has an Image Sensor: OV4689 from Omnivision, which is good news…really curious on how it looks. I’m holding off on buying any sports cam right now until I see the difference.

      • Jordan Holman
        May 29, 2015

        I like the RF feature on the Hero 2 as sometimes wifi with phones can be unreliable with other products. I’m not sure what the difference with Ambarella A7LS75 or the Ambarella A7LA50 . If anyone knows, I would like to hear

        • VH
          May 31, 2015

          I gues that someone from gizchina should answer this. They should know the difference if they want to write about it…

  3. pgmcore core
    June 21, 2015

    hero 2

    This camera can record 1280 * 720 120fps?