sjcam 4At its grand launch event today, SJCAM through its local distributor Lucky HR Technology launched three new action cameras, covering every price range, and packed with features that make them attractive choices for adventurers. Meet the SJCAM SJ8 Air, SJ8 Plus, and SJ8 Pro.

sjcam 1The SJ8 Air is for those who want a capable yet affordable action camera. At only PhP4,999, it has a 2.33-inch touch screen for accessing all of its features, and has an IP68 rating for water and dust protection. It also supports up to a 128GB microSD card, and sports a removable 1,200mAh Li-Ion battery. It can record Full HD videos at 30fps.

sjcam 2The SJ8 Plus on the other hand, offers more advanced features such as a .96 inch secondary OLED display, a 170 degree wide angle lens, and uses a Sony IMX117 sensor. It’s also capable of 4K 30fps video recording and is priced at PhP9,989.


sjcam 3The high-end model, the SJ8 Pro, uses a Sony IMX377 sensor, and features anti-shake and time lapse capabilities. Like the Plus, it also has two screens. Its 1,200mAh Li-ion battery allows it to last up to 3 hours on standby and is also removable. But perhaps the most notable feature of this model, is its ability to record videos in 4K 60fps. It retails for PhP15,999.

Specifications and Pricing
 SJ8 AirSJ8 PlusSJ8 Pro
ProcessorNovatek NT96658Novatek NT96683Ambarella H22 S85
SensorPanasonic MN34112PASony IMX117Sony IMX377
Video Resolution1080p 30fps4K 30fps, 1080p 120fps4K 60fps, 1080p 120fps
Display2.23" IPS Touch Screen2.33" IPS Touch ScreenIPS 2.33" Touch Screen
Secondary DisplayNo0.96" OLED0.96" OLED
Field of View160°170°170°
Gyro StabilizationNoThree-AxisSix-Axis
Digital ZoomNoNo8x
Video FormatMP4 (H264)MP4 (H264/H265)MP4 (H264/H265)
MicroSD Card SupportUp to 128GBUp to 128GBUp to 128GB
Battery Life (Approx.)130 mins. (1080p video) Wi-Fi OFF, Screen OFF100 mins. (4K 30fps video) Wi-Fi OFF, Screen OFF90 mins. (4K 60fps video) Wi-Fi OFF, Screen OFF

All three models are now available in Lazada.


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.