The Xiaomi Fimi X8 SE 2020 is an excellent looking foldable drone and it should compete directly with the DJI Mavic Mini, Parrot Anafi and Hubsan Zino 2. The new 2020 edition of the Fimi X8 SE features a new 4K camera on a full three-axis gimbal. This new edition of the X8 has a longer flight time, longer range, an improved camera and a few new tricks up its sleeve. With a variety of intelligent GPS flight modes, the newest Fimi drone from Xiaomi looks to be some serious competition for DJI. With the preorder price of $399, this looks like a DJI killer. Plus we have some coupon codes to save you an additional 8-13% off your order at the bottom of the article.
Xiaomi Fimi X8 SE 2020 edition
What’s new on the 2020 edition of the Fimi X8SE?
The camera and its new modes are probably the most exciting thing about the new Xiaomi Fimi X8SE 2020. It is now capable of capturing 4K HDR pictures and videos. It also has added a Night Mode to help capture better images in lower lighting situations. You can now capture footage using the H.265/HEVC codec. The flight time on the 2020 edition has been increased from 33 minutes to 35 minutes. The range has also been increased to 8000 meters from the previous 5000 meters. This version even claims to be rainproof.
The Xiaomi X8 SE features a 8000-meter range and a 35 minute flight time. It is capable of 4K video at 30 fps with a 100 Mbps. It, of course, can also capture 2.7K at 60 fps, 1080p at 90 fps and 720p at 120 fps. It also capable of shooting F-log and DNG raw. The 12 MP camera has a 1/2.6″ sensor.
It has a plethora of intelligent flight modes including timelapse, panorama, image tracking, and waypoints. The X8 also has a handful of Cineshots including circle, rocket, dronie and spiral. It is also capable of 3x digital zoom.
The Xiaomi is an ultraportable drone that weighs less than 2 pounds (765 grams). When folded up it is only slightly bigger than a large smartphone. It promises to be quieter and more capable than Xiaomi’s original 4K Mi drone.
Should you order the Xiaomi Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition?
Let me start here by saying I did order one. The specs on this drone are amazing for the $399 preorder price. Do I think it will deliver on all of the lofty promises? No, but I need to find out for myself. Range and battery life are always stated under perfect conditions. Should the range and battery life be close I’ll be a happy camper. HDR video is a big win and having a good 4K camera drone for less than $400 would be an absolute steal. Will I be testing out the rainproof design? Well, I’m not certain about that. Either way this is direct competition for the DJI Mavic Mini. Don’t forget about the coupon codes below. They expire at the end of the month. I’m using the extra cash to add an extra battery to my Fimi X8.
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