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FIMI Palm 2 - Handheld Gimbal Camera Announced

by Timo9. December 2020
The FIMI Palm 2 is this year's new edition of the compact "FIMI Palm" handheld camera. In the following article we take a first look at the new functions and specifications of the inexpensive DJI Pocket alternative.
Overview
Manufacturer/Model

FIMI

Product

FIMI Palm 2

Specifications

camera
Sensor: 12MP 1 / 2.6 Sony CMOS
Wide angle: 128 °
Resolution: 4K / 1080p

Codec: HEVC (H.265)
Bitrate: up to 100 Mbps

Gimbal
Pan: -240 ° - + 60 °
Tilt: -90 ° - + 90 °
Roll: -45 ° - + 45 °

Display
Display Type: Unknown
Display diagonal: Unknown
Display resolution: Unknown
Display brightness: Unknown

control
* 4-way joystick
* App (WiFi / Bluetooth)
* touch screen

Accumulator
Capacity: 2600 mAh
Runtime: up to 308 minutes (1080p30)
Charging socket: USB-C

other
Dimensions: 132,5 × 35,5 × 32,5 mm
Weight: 145 g
mounting:
* 1 / 4 inch thread
*Eyelet

FIMI Palm 2

All-in-one design

A few weeks after the DJI Pocket 2 was released, FIMI followed suit and presented the FIMI Palm 2. At first glance, the Design done quite a bit. The case has been redesigned and is no longer reminiscent of its predecessor or the expensive DJI brand competition. With rounded corners and a rubberized surface, FIMI promises a more pleasant feel. In Size (132.5 x 35.5 x 32.5 mm) and Weight (145g) the FIMI Palm 2 is slightly larger and heavier than its predecessor.

FIMI Palm 2 joystick and selfie button

The FIMI Palm 2 can be operated with just one hand. One LED touch display shows a picture preview and provides information on the camera settings. Below is a 4-way joystick, via which the 3-axis gimbal can be controlled. That is new Selfie buttonthat enables a quick 180 ° swivel. About a 1 / 4 inch thread The camera system can be attached to a tripod on the flat underside. There is an external one in the upper part of the rear of the case 3.5mm microphone connector.

FIMI Palm 2 1/4 inch thread and MIC audio jack

New image sensor

The new 12MP Sony CMOS (1 / 2.6 inch) with f / 2.4 aperture According to FIMI, it should have a particularly large dynamic range and can even cope with difficult lighting situations. By the Wide-angle lens With a short 14mm focal length, the FIMI Palm 2 captures a 128 ° image section. How the smaller sensor of the FIMI Palm 2 fares in terms of video quality compared to its predecessor will be shown in the test.

FIMI Palm 2 handheld camera gimbal

Videos are in maximum 4K30 resolution and in the format MP4 as well as optional H.264 / H.265 (HEVC) Coding saved. On reduced 1080p resolution are video recordings with up to 90 pictures-per-second possible. The bit rate is up to 100 Mbps, depending on the resolution and coding. The handheld camera can be used for data transfer and advanced control via WiFi (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) connect to the smartphone.

FIMI Palm 2 technical data

Special shooting there is also. These include panorama shots, motion lapse, timelapse, hyperlapse and slow motion. Digital zoom is possible with up to 3x magnification. Prefabricated Story modes help with video editing. One noise reducing microphone prevents unwanted noise from being picked up.

3-axis stabilization and battery

The stabilization capabilities of the FIMI Palm 2 have also been revised, according to FIMI. In particular the stabilization algorithm works even more precisely when compensating for the smallest wobble. Smart tracking facilitates the tracking of people and objects in real time. Once aligned, the FIMI Palm 2 remains on the targeted target even while moving.

FIMI Palm 2 3-axis stabilization

Through the lush 2600 mAh battery can do up to with just one charge 300 Minutes be filmed in one piece. The running time varies depending on the resolution and recording modes.

Comparison FIMI vs. DJI

Here are the differences between FIMI Palm 2 vs. FIMI Palm vs. DJI Osmo Pocket vs. DJI Pocket 2.

ModelFIMI Palm 2FIMI PalmDJI Osmo PocketDJI Pocket 2
Sensor12MP 1 / 2.6 ″ CMOS12MP 1 / 2.3 ″ CMOS12MP 1 / 2.3 ″ CMOS64MP 1 / 1.7 ″ CMOS
lens14mm - 128 ° - F2.414mm - 128 ° - F2.426mm - 80 ° - F2.020mm - 93 ° - F1.8
ISOVideo 100 - 3200, photo 100 - 3200Video 100 - 3200, photo 100 - 3200Video 100 - 3200, photo 100 - 3200Video 100 - 6400, Photo 100 - 3200 (6400 16MP)
Shutter30 to 1 / 8.000 s30 to 1 / 8.000 s8 to 1 / 8.000 s8 to 1 / 8.000 s
Video4K UHD 24/25/30
2.7K 24/25/30/50/60
1080p 24/25/30/50/60/75/90
4K UHD 25/30
2.7K 25/30/50/60
1080p 25/30/50/60
4K UHD 24/25/30/48/50/60
2.7K 24/25/30/48/50/60
1080p 24/25/30/48/50/60/120
4K UHD 24/25/30/48/50/60
2.7K 24/25/30/48/50/60
1080p 24/25/30/48/50/60/120/240
HDR 2.7K and 1080p
Photos4000 × 3000 pixels4000 × 3000 pixels4000 × 3000 pixels9216 × 6912 pixels
Video formatMP4 (H.264 / H.265)MP4 (H.264 / H.265)MP4 / MOV (H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC)MP4 (H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC)
bitrate100 Mbps100 Mbps100 Mbps100 Mbps
Accumulator2600 mAh1000 mAh875 mAh875 mAh
running time308 Minutes240 Minutes140 Minutes140 Minutes
Dimensions
132,5 35,5 × × mm 32,5
127,0 30,5 × × mm 22,7
121,9 36,9 × × mm 28,6
124,7 x 38,1 x 30 mm
Weight:145g120g116g117g
Price170 Euros130 Euros350 Euros360 Euros

Price and availability

The FIMI Palm 2 handheld camera is currently still on sale. The shipping should start end of December respectively.

Price history

Current prices

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10-30 working days
155,90€
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189,16€

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