MGCOOL Explorer 1S first real video sample released

MGCOOL Explorer 1S

MGCOOL have finally showed us how their latest Explorer 1S action camera actually shoot videos. Now, we aren’t sure at which resolution or frame rates they have recorded these videos, but here it is:

The MGCOOL Explorer 1S packs a NT96660 chipset and adopts the 20 mega-pixel Sony IMX078 sensor, which allows it to record 4K video at 24 frames per second (QuickTime player required) and capture 20MP still images.

Beside that, it also supports shooting 2K (2560*1440)@30fps, Full HD@60fps and 720P@120fps, they all use H.264 encoding. An additional neat feature of the Explorer 1S is that it has four viewing angles: 70°, 110°, 140° and 170°, which can be seen as some kind of built-in zooming (at 70°).

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The MGCOOL Explorer 1S is on sale over at Gearbest for $49.99. You’ll find more info about the camera on MGCOOL’s website.

Have you guys watched the video? What do you think about it? Let us know in the comments below.

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  1. Julio Pedregosa
    March 17, 2017

    The result seems pretty decent.

  2. Emilio Calvo
    March 17, 2017

    Every time I am more convinced to buy it.

  3. Emi Geek
    March 17, 2017

    4K at 24 fps is stable?.

  4. Jonathan dos Santos
    March 17, 2017

    I prefer black color.

  5. Armando Jaleo
    March 17, 2017

    What about the battery life?.

  6. Nicolas Marshall
    March 17, 2017

    It’s good enough but nothing exceptional. It’s a bit grainy and it’s going to need some retouching and smoothing to produce some truly beautiful videos. The price is quite attractive though !

  7. willysson
    March 17, 2017

    Apparently it’s NOT the Sony IMX078 but rather the IMX179.