FIMI Palm 2 - Handheld Gimbal Camera Announced
FIMI Palm 2
Sensor: 12MP 1 / 2.6 Sony CMOS
Wide angle: 128 °
Resolution: 4K / 1080p
Codec: HEVC (H.265)
Bitrate: up to 100 Mbps
Pan: -240 ° - + 60 °
Tilt: -90 ° - + 90 °
Roll: -45 ° - + 45 °
Display Type: Unknown
Display diagonal: Unknown
Display resolution: Unknown
Display brightness: Unknown
* 4-way joystick
* App (WiFi / Bluetooth)
* touch screen
Capacity: 2600 mAh
Runtime: up to 308 minutes (1080p30)
Charging socket: USB-C
Dimensions: 132,5 × 35,5 × 32,5 mm
Weight: 145 g
* 1 / 4 inch thread
FIMI Palm 2
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Model||FIMI Palm 2||FIMI Palm||DJI Osmo Pocket||DJI Pocket 2|
|Sensor||12MP 1 / 2.6 ″ CMOS||12MP 1 / 2.3 ″ CMOS||12MP 1 / 2.3 ″ CMOS||64MP 1 / 1.7 ″ CMOS|
|lens||14mm - 128 ° - F2.4||14mm - 128 ° - F2.4||26mm - 80 ° - F2.0||20mm - 93 ° - F1.8|
|ISO||Video 100 - 3200, photo 100 - 3200||Video 100 - 3200, photo 100 - 3200||Video 100 - 3200, photo 100 - 3200||Video 100 - 6400, Photo 100 - 3200 (6400 16MP)|
|Shutter||30 to 1 / 8.000 s||30 to 1 / 8.000 s||8 to 1 / 8.000 s||8 to 1 / 8.000 s|
|Video||4K UHD 24/25/30|
|4K UHD 25/30|
|4K UHD 24/25/30/48/50/60|
|4K UHD 24/25/30/48/50/60|
HDR 2.7K and 1080p
|Photo||4000 × 3000 pixels||4000 × 3000 pixels||4000 × 3000 pixels||9216 × 6912 pixels|
|Video format||MP4 (H.264 / H.265)||MP4 (H.264 / H.265)||MP4 / MOV (H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC)||MP4 (H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC)|
|bitrate||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||100 Mbps|
|Accumulator||2600 mAh||1000 mAh||875 mAh||875 mAh|
|running time||308 Minutes||240 Minutes||140 Minutes||140 Minutes|
124,7 x 38,1 x 30 mm
|Price||170 Euros||130 Euros||350 Euros||360 Euros|
Price and availability
The FIMI Palm 2 handheld camera is currently still on sale. The shipping should start end of December respectively.