Akaso V50 Pro Review

Akaso V50 Elite product view

People who are interested in high quality action cameras are well aware of Akaso. They challenged the position of GoPro action cameras. There is a wide range of Akaso cameras available in market in affordable prices with as amazing features as GoPro.

Akaso throws high quality action cameras in market without steep price tags. The prices of these cameras are so pocket friendly i.e. EK 7000 camera price id starting from $59.99. Despite low prices Akaso do not compromise on feature and quality.

Product overview:

One of the best action camera introduced by Akaso for hobbyist is Akaso V50 Elite. This action camera makes it so easy to capture professional quality videos and pictures for videographers, hobbyist, as well as amateur. Either you’re cycling or exploring nature, diving in sea or hiking on mountains, your boon companion Akaso V50 Elite is here to capture your moments as fine as possible beside providing you ease with tremendous features.

It is featuring 4k at 60 frames per second (FPS), voice control, built in Wi-Fi, waterproof casing, 2” IPS screen, 20MP picture shots and much more. At such a price it is a very wise investment. Not only wise but this investment can bring you the joy which you can achieve with highly priced action cameras available in market.

With ¼ inches tripod thread and weight of only 76g the 2.4”×1.6”×1.2” it is also for daily use and occasional camera beside being action camera. More and more benefits in reasonable pricing.

A lot of complementary accessories comes with Akaso V50 Elite. Best feature of these accessories are that these can be used with other action cameras such as GoPro. Accessories includes 6 mounds and waterproof casing too.

 

Akaso V50 Elite accessories coming with the camera

 

Akaso V50 Elite captures 4k videos beautifully. A person can go with number of resolutions with this camera. These resolutions are; 4K/60fps, 4K/30fps, 2.7K/60fps, 2.7K/30fps, 1080p/120fps and 720p/240fps video. 20 megapixels still pictures can be captured by this action camera. This camera is capable of capturing these pictures in both RAW and JPEG format. Results are excellent when images and videos are captured in good lighting. Contrast of images and videos, colour scheme and details of them turn out amazing in good amount of light.

This camera has premium quality sound capturing feature as well as it can take high quality pictures and steady many videos without putting much effort by spending little amount. Spending little fraction of cost to get hands on features of V50 Elite can be the wisest spending of a person.

There are two batteries with this camera. Forget about missing out your moments because battery of your action camera died. Second battery is here to rescue. Charger which comes with package is also dual battery charger.

This camera captures higher FPS and resolution i.e. 4k/60FPS. This resolution and quality is as best as quality of action cameras of GoPro.

2” IPS display adds up in Akaso V50 Elite. Not only there is feature of touch screen but you can also operate your camera through its buttons present on its side. But this touch screen has not many positive reviews. Many people complain that this screen is very small to operate effectively. Also, screen elements are always present on touch screen. This do not allow the full view on screen hence it acts as a turn off for videographer.

Advanced Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) feature is built in Akaso V50 pro. It ensures steady videos no matter how bumpy conditions are. You can also go hands free with this camera by using number of commands. You can use this action camera hands free by saying commands such as “Camera turn off” “Action Photo” “Action start video” and “Action stop Shooting”

This camera isn’t waterproof itself but it comes with a waterproof casing. With this casing you can use this camera up to 40 meters deep inside water. Akaso is here to make sure that you don’t miss capturing your moments of adventure even when you’re underwater. Talking about this action camera being waterproof there’s one drawback. This camera lacks native water resistance. You can’t use this camera in simple cases such as rain. Remote controller for this camera which comes with package is also not waterproof hence on risk.

Without waterproof cover this action camera only weigh around 76g. This camera is so lightweight to carry anywhere with you either it’s your friends birthday party, bbq with family or your hiking adventure in mountainous region.

 

Akaso V50 Elite action camera

 

Generally Akaso V50 Elite is easy to operate but Akaso company tried to add value in this ease. They provide the number of mounts in each packaging. There’s providence of mounts for bicycles, helmets. You name a place and there’s mount for this action camera available for you in packaging. Not only you can use these mounts to operate this camera but other cameras to such as GoPro Action Cameras. Being useful with other action cameras too is very great feature of accessories in packaging of Akaso V50 Elite.

One of the accessory within the box is wireless remote control. This remote adds ease to controlling your camera. You can fit it on your wrist and control your camera through its buttons. It’s only drawback is that it isn’t waterproof. The remote control feature not only make V50 Elite easy to use but also make sure of personal safety. Operating with remote control on wrist is much safer option when you are on go.

8x slow motion video can introduce you to new world of videography. You can slow your video up to 8 times on high fps rate of 720p and reminisce moments of your adventure. There’s also amazing distortion free option available which removes around of lens adding up in this wide 170° wide angle lens.

Capture your precious moments and share them instantly with built-in Wi-Fi of Akaso V50 Elite. This Wi-Fi enable your action camera to connect with your smartphone from where you can share, play and download your videos without any trouble.

This action camera is indeed a decent budget and pocket attempt keeping in mind the high prices of GoPro. It has great core features, camera results and usability. Not as good as GoPro products but this action camera is very economical choice if you’re low on budget keeping in mind all features it is offering.

Product specification:

  • Display: 2” IPS screen
  • Dimensions: 2.4×1.6×1.2 inches
  • Sensor: SONY IMX 078
  • Video resolution: 4k (60fps)
  • Video format: MOV
  • Picture resolution: 20MP shot
  • Picture format: JPEG
  • View field: 170°
  • Weight: 78gm
  • Multilingual
  • Storage: micro SD card
  • Battery life: approximately 1 hour at 4k (60fps)
  • Input/output: HDMI/ micro USB
  • Chipset: iCatch V50
  • Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz to 2.4835GHz


What’s inside box ?

Need to take amazing pictures? Akaso V50 Pro is here with everything you need for your photography journey. Whatever you’re planning, it is your best companion with its whole bunch of accessories. Not only that but this bewildering accessories kit is compatible with most cameras even GoPro.

Box includes:

  • 1x AKASO V50 Elite Action Camera
  • 1x Remote Control
  • 2x 1050mAh Batteries
  • 1x Waterproof Case
  • 1x Battery Charger
  • 1x Bicycle Stand
  • 6x Mounts including bicycle mounts
  • 2x 2-Sided Tape
  • 2x Helmet Mounts
  • 1x Bandages
  • 5x TethersRape
  • 1 x Protective Backdoor
  • 1x USB Cable
  • 1x Lens Cloth
  • 1x Quick Reference Guide

Pros:

  • Best quality footage at 4k 30FPS and 1080P 120FPS.
  • Good built in audio quality
  • 8x digital zoom (video mode)
  • Whole range of video resolutions: 4k/30FPS, 2.7K/60FPS, 2.7K/30FPS, 1080P/120FPS and 720P/240FPS video
  • Voice control feature
  • 40 meters under water camera
  • Ultra convenient control through remote control
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use
  • Spontaneous touch screen and buttons
  • Bundle of accessories complementing product including batteries, various mounts and waterproof case.
  • High action in smaller fraction of cost.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi feature
  • Excellent JPEG and RAW photos
  • Tripod thread
  • Spare battery




Cons:

  • No Bluetooth
  • Micro SD card not included in packaging
  • No image stabilization in 4k/60FPS.
  • Camera heating up a little and video freeze issue in 4k/60FPS format
  • Large space requirement for video format of 4k/60FPS
  • No audio pick up in waterproof casing
  • No native water proofing i.e. can not be used in case of rain etc
  • Screen elements are always on while recording
  • Very small touch screen
  • Slow Operating system (OS)

Final thoughts:

Superfluity of amazing features and abundance of complementary accessories makes Akaso V50 Elite a must buy. It is priced in a budget as well as user-friendly way. Excellent features including waterproof casing and high resolution options in this price makes it most economical choice present in market.

This is going to be your best companion in your adventures without spending bundle of bucks. No matter what adventure you’re in, this camera is going to capture your moments perfectly. Akaso V50 Elite is the best alternative available to accompany you in your adventures than cameras with heavy price tags.

 

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