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SJCAM launches SJ8 Series Action Camera in PH

SJCAM, a China brand action camera maker has launched three new models. The SJCAM SJ8 Series with a competitive price was launched in the Philippines recently.

The three models, the SJ8 Pro, SJ8 Plus and SJ8 Air are geared towards different action camera enthusiasts.


At the launch, SJCAM not only re-assured their relationship with Lazada but opened up more channels by putting up an exclusive Shopee store. There are also select offline partners who attended the event.

SJCAM SJ8 Air

The budget SJ8 series is the Air, it has a 14.24MP Panasonic MN34112PA 1/2.33-inch sensor coupled with 7G 160-degree wide angle lens.

SJCAM SJ8 Air


It can do video recording up to 1269p at 2304×1296 resolution. If you wish to use it as a standard shooter, it can save images up to 12MP.  It has USB Type-C port, 1200mAh battery, WiFi, and micro SD card support up to 128GB.

The SJ8 Air has 2.33-inch IPS touchscreen display with 720×480 resolution and is powered by Novatek NT96658.

SJCAM SJ8 Plus

This action camera has dual screen setup. There’s a a 2.33-inch IPS display with 720×480 resolution and a 0.96-inch 128×64 OLED display. It is also powered by a Novatek chipset NT96683.

SJCAM SJ8 Plus

The SJ8 Plus has Sony IMX117 sensor with 12MP resolution, f/2.8 aperture, and a 7G 170-degrees wide-angle lens.

Furthermore, this action camera records a 4K video and a 12MP photos. It has also 3-axis gyroscope sensor for stabilization, and an electronic image stabilization (EIS).

Like the Air the SJ8 Plus has 1200mAh battery, WiFi, micro SD card support up to 128GB and uses USB Type-C port.

SJCAM SJ8 Pro

The SJ8 Pro has the specs you want to get among the SJ8 series. It will record a 4K video in MP4 format, a 12MP for photos, plus it has 8x optical zoom.

SJCAM SJ8 Pro

There is  Ambarella H22 Chipset that powers the SJ8 Pro and it has Sony IMX377 sensor.

It has the same 1200mAH battery, WiFi, MicroSD support up to 127GB, USB Typ-C. It has also dual screen as the SJ8 Plus.

SJCAM SJ8 Series Specs

Specs SJ8 Air SJ8 Plus SJ8 Pro
Chipset Novatek NT96658 Novatek NT96683 Ambarella H22 S85
Sensor Panasonic MN34112PA SONY IMX117 SONY IMX377
Sensor Resolution 14.24 Mega Pixels 12 Mega Pixels 12 Mega Pixels
Front Screen No 0.96″ OLED 0.96″ OLED
Main Screen 2.33″ IPS Touch Screen 2.33″ IPS Touch Screen 2.33″ IPS Touch Screen
Lens 7 G 7G (2 Aspheric Lens Included) 7G (2 Aspheric Lens Included)
FOV (Field of View) 160° 170° 170°
Aperture F 2.6 F 2.8 F 2.8
Focal Length 3.1 mm 2.8 mm 2.8 mm
Video Resolutions 1296P:1728X1296 30fps
1080P:1920X1080 30fps
720P: 1280X720 30fps
VGA :640×480 240fps
4K :(3840×2160) 30fps
2.7K:(2720X1520) 60fps
1080P:(1920×1080) 120fps
720P:(1280×720) 240fps
4K:(3840×2160)25/30/50/60fps
1440P:(1920×1440) 25/30/50/60fps
1080P:(1920×1080) 24/25/30/50/60/120fps
720P:(1280×720) 240fps
Video Format MP4 (H264) MP4 (H264/H265) MP4 (H264/H265)
Photo Resolutions 14M(4320×3240 4:3)
12M (4032X3024 4:3)
10M(3648×2736 4:3)
8M(3264×2448 4:3)
5M(2595×1944 4:3)
3M(2048×1536 4:3)
2MHD (1920X1080 16:9)
12M (4000×3000 4:3)
10M(3648×2736 4:3)
8M 16:9 (3840×2160 16:9)
8M 4:3(3264×2448 4:3)
5M(2595×1944 4:3)
3M(2048×1536 4:3)
2MHD (1920X1080 16:9)
12MP (4000×3000 4:3)
10M(3648×2736 4:3)
8M 16:9 (3840×2160 16:9)
8M 4:3(3264×2448 4:3)
5M(2595×1944 4:3)
3M(2048×1536 4:3)
2MHD (1920X1080 16:9)
Image Format JPEG JPEG/RAW JPEG/RAW
WIFI 2.4 G 2.4 G/5 G (802.11 a/b/g/n) 2.4 G/5 G (802.11 a/b/g/n)
Gyro Stabilization No Yes (Inner Three-Axis Gyroscope) Yes (Inner Six-Axis Gyroscope)
EIS No Yes Yes
Digital Zoom No Yes Yes (8x)
Battery Duration (Approx.) 130 Minutes for 1080P Video When Wi-Fi off and Screen Closed 100 Minutes for 4K@30fps Video When Wi-Fi off and Screen Closed 90 Minutes for 4K@60fps Video When Wi-Fi off and Screen Closed
Battery Capacity 1200mA Detachable Battery 1200mA Detachable Battery 1200mA Detachable Battery
Weight 80 g 85 g 85 g
Dimension 62.5 mm * 41 mm * 28.8 mm
System windows 7,8X or Above /OS X® 10.8 or Above
Storage supported micro SD—32GB, 64GB and 128GB
Mode Video, Video Lapse, Slow Rec, Still, Photo Lapse, Burst Mode, Video+Photo Mode, Car Mode, FPV Mode
Additional Settings and Options
Language / WIFI / Format / Auto Power off / Screensaver /Keypad Tone / Brightness / Color Temperature /External Microphone / Date Time / Gimbal Control / Frequency / Default Setting /UI / Version

SJCAM SJ8 Series Availability & Pricing

The new action cameras from SJCAM are now available in Lazada, Shopee and select offline stores.

You can buy the SJ8 series from this affiliate link. We will earn a little bit if you buy it from this link.

SJCAM SJ8 Air price is P4,999. 

SJCAM S8 Plus price is P9,899

SJCAM S8 Pro price is P15,999.

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