SJCAM SJ7 new firmware update brings massive changes

The Sjcam SJ7 Star action cam is an amazing camera which captures high-quality 4K Videos & picture for an affordable price. Interestingly you’ll get the entire necessary feature in the Sjcam SJ7 at a price that’s half of the high-end GoPro Hero5 Black.

The SJ7 Star made up of an attractive two-tone design with the aluminum finish frame. The SJ7 supports 4K capture at 30fps. The camera also comes with gyro stabilization for smooth video recording but only available in 1080p at 30fps or lower resolutions.

It packs a 1000mAh lithium ion battery pack and support SD card upto 64GB. It also have the features like motion detection. Recently, SJCAM SJ7 has got v1.18 firmware update & changelog which has added new features and solves some bugs.

SJCAM SJ7 Star v1.19 Changelog:

  1. Optimizes even the APP real time data transfer issue
  2. Optimizes motion detection sensitivity
  3. Rotation supported on [email protected]
  4. Optimize the preview of photos and videos, the operation is smoother

SJCAM SJ7 Star v1.17 Firmware Changelog

  1. Adds Rotation function for video and photos – IQ improvement in progress. Removed for now
  2. EV values adjusted to correspond with menu values.
  3. Fixes FOV wide icon on 1080P 30fps and 60fps resolutions.
  4. Fixes Russian language
  5. Fixes Portuguese language
  6. After restoring factory settings all 3 leds should flash.
  7. Optimizes long exposure mode
  8. Fixes touch calibration on the set time/date menu
  9.  Scene Mode added: Normal / Flash / Night / Sports / Landscape / Portrait / Sunset / Fireworks / Water / Indoors / Night  Removed for now

Effect Mode added: Normal / Art / Sepia / Negative / B&W/ VIVID / 70Film  Removed for now

  1. Improvements on 120fps Slow motion quality (in progress)
  2. Video Lapse Mode optimized. When long exposure is selected, timestamp will….(confirming)
  3. Fixes when camera is in default camera mode, camera displays incorrect remaining memory card capacity amount.
  4. Fixes the Wide FOV icon when camera is recording in 1080P 30fps and 60fps resolutions.
  5. Removes black link on the left side of screen when browsing full screen photo album as well during shutdown.
  6. Resets the camera’s default system time to the current month of latest firmware release.

(The current fw date is 2017/08/01)

  1. Adds Auto Low Light support for all resolutions. Auto low light mode turned on by default.
  2. Adds transmission mode to APP
  3. Adds SJCAM logo watermark
  4. Fixes when resolution is selected in the short-cut menu, the camera will now return to the correct UI interface.
  5. Fixes when car mode is turned on, the camera will not turn off when unplugged from power bank. Connect the computer to select the U disk mode and unplug the data cable. The camera will not turn off
  6. Fixes when in dashcam mode, change mode to photo mode and turn off camera; When power is removed and connected, camera goes into timelapse function (no longer does this).
  7. Fixes the problem of 720P120 frame distortion
  8. Increases touch screen sensitivity
  9. Fixes Loop Recording bug
  10. Removed press OK button down to turn on Wifi shortcut

V1.18 Beta Tester Link: SJ7 V1.18  

Buying link – SJCAM SJ7 Star