SJCAM SJ4000 Action Camera


Don't Let Its Price Trick You, It's Feature Rich

SJCAM SJ4000 Action Camera

The SJCAM SJ4000 is designed for point-of-view style action shooting, It comes in black, silver or white and records 1080p video and captures 12 MP still images. It features an array of mounts to handle just about every situation, including solutions for handlebars, helmets, surfboards, and more.

The camera also includes an underwater housing with a 100' depth rating - is completely safe to take snorkeling or on numerous dives. A 1.5" LCD screen on the back side of the camera lets you to compose your images as well as review the ones you've already captured.

The camera will record to microSD and microSDHC memory cards as large as 32GB capacity. It captures H.264 video in a .mov type file and records 720p, VGA (848 x 480) along with QVGA (640 x 480) files in addition to full 1080p HD. A USB port lets you transfer your movies to a computer, and there is also a streaming function allowing you use the camera as a webcam. Additionally there is an HDMI port allowing you to connect the camera to an HDTV.

Ultra-Wide 170 Lens

The ultra-wide "fisheye" lens helps in ensuring the camera captures everything that's going on in front of the lens Note: The angle of view is not as wide in certain resolution settings

Built in LCD Screen

Compose your images and review what you've already captured using the SJ4000's 1.5" LCD display

Functions as a Web Cam

The camera has the ability to stream video using its USB port so that it can work as a webcam when linked to a computer

Many Photo Modes

The camera can acquire stills with 12, 8, 5, 3, 3, 1.2, and 0.3MP

Replaceable Battery

The camera is powered using a 900mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery that recharges in approximately 3.5 hours. The battery is removable allowing you to keep extras on hand and replace them as necessary

On-Board Microphone

A built-in mic allows the SJ4000 to capture audio along with video, using the PCM format. The microphone may also be used when the camera is in it's housing, although the sound may be muffled

Included Decorative Sticker Set

The stickers that are included allow you to personalize the SJ4000 or to increase the camera's visibility

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Sensor 3 Megapixel CMOS
Effective Pixels 3,145,728 
Maximum Aperture f/ 2.8
Lens Fixed Focus
Angle of View  170
Zoom Digital: 4x

Supported through Composite A/V output

Recording Media microSD/HC Up To 32 GB 
Video Format High Definition
1920 x 1080p / 30 fps
High Definition
1280 x 720p / 60 fps
Standard Definition
848 x 480p / 60 fps
Standard Definition
640 x 480 / 60 fps

720p60 is 30 fps native with frame doubling

Aspect Ratio 16:9
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 12 Megapixel, 4000 x 3000 (4:3)
JPEG: 8 Megapixel, 3264 x 2448 (4:3)
JPEG: 5 Megapixel, 2560 x 1920 (4:3)
JPEG: 3 Megapixel, 2048 x 1536 (4:3)
JPEG: 2 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
JPEG: 1.2 Megapixel, 1280 x 720 (16:9)

5 MP and higher resolutions achieved through interpolation

Audio Format PCM
Sampling Frequency LPCM: 48.0 kHz
Bit Rate LPCM: 16.0-bit
Display Type LCD
Screen Size 1.5"
Resolution 960 x 240
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Waterproof Depth Rating 100.0' / 30.0 m (Waterproof Housing)
White Balance Modes Auto
Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker Yes
Tripod Mount 1/4" - 20

Via included tripod adapter

Outputs 1x HDMI D (Micro)
1x USB Micro-B
Languages English
System Requirements Windows
  • 7
    XP (SP2)
    XP (SP3)

  • OS X 10.4+
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Batteries, 900 mAh,
Providing up to 1.4 Hours per Charge
Charging Method USB
Charging Time 3.5 hours
Power Adapter 5 VDC
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.3 x 1.6 x 1.2" / 59.3 x 41.1 x 29.3 mm with projections
2.3 x 1.6 x 1.0" / 59.3 x 41.1 x 24.7 mm without projections
Weight 1.55 oz / 44 g without battery
2.05 oz / 58 g with battery
Package Weight 1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.7 x 6.3 x 2.5"



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