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YI M1 with 42.5mm F1.8 Lens - Ice Silver
YI M1 with 42.5mm F1.8 Lens - Ice Silver
YI M1 with 42.5mm F1.8 Lens - Ice Silver

YI Technology

Part # YI95016

MFR Part # 95016

YI M1 4K/30fps 20 MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with Interchangeable Lens 42.5mm F1.8 ISO up to 25,600 3-inch LCD touch screen MFT mount system SONY IMX269 Sensor Master Guide BLE & Wifi Connection Ice Silver More
MSRP: $599

Phenomenal Quality
YI M1 uses 20 effective megapixel SONY IMX269 image sensor, the highest standard in MFT (Micro Four Thirds system), to deliver the most accurate color and finest image detail. 4K/30fps HD video recording is supported.

Master Guide: Shoot Like a Pro
Master Guide templates - easy guideline with set up parameters. Make your photos professional.

LCD Touch Screen
3" LCD Touch Screen and easily configure manual parameters such as shutter speed, ISO, focus, and more.

Easy Sharing: Impressive Connectivity
Built-in Wi-Fi and BLE Bluetooth for stable connection and fast sharing in social media. YI M1 App supports automatic Date/Time synchronizing. Quick firmware upgrades through the app to keep your camera and lens up-to-date. 

Minimalist Design
YI M1 Mirrorless Digital Camera keeps the number of buttons to a minimum and let touch functions take the front row seat making it one of the best cameras for photography.

The YI M1 gives you the feeling of having both the best point and shoot digital camera and professional mirrorless camera all in one.

Mirrorless Camera vs DSLR

Photography made easy with the YI M1 mirrorless camera compared to a conventional DSLR camera. Professional photography made easy for every one.

YI-M1 Mirrorless Digital Camera



Product Name: YI-M1 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Category: Interchangeable Lens Camera

Lens Mount: MFT

35mm-equivalent Focal Length: Approx. 2x the lens focal length

Effective Pixel Aspect Ratio

Effective Pixels: Approx.20.16-megapixel

Total Pixels: Approx.21.77-megapixel(5280x3956)

Aspect Ratio: 1.33 (4:3)

Image Quality

Optimal Resolution: 20M (5184x3888 pixel)

Resolution Options: 50M, 20M, 16M, 8M, 3M, VGA

File Format: RAW, JPEG (Compression rate: SHQ 1/2.7, HQ 1/4,Normal1/8), EXIF v2.3


Focusing Mode: Contrast Detection Auto Focus

AF: Single AF (S-AF), Continuous AF (C-AF), Touch Screen Focus & Shoot

Manual Focus: Supported (Focus Peaking & Manual Focus Zoom)

AF Luminance Range: -4EV~20EV

AF Points: 81 Points


LCD Screen Size: 3 inch, approx. 1.04MP

Resolution: 720RGBx480

Touchscreen: Supported

Brightness Control: Supported


Exposure Control

Shutter Speed: Vertical-travel, mechanical, electronically controlled focal-plane shutter, 1/4000s~60s

Exposure Mode: AUTO, Programmed Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S), Manual (M),

Bulb, Time, Panorama, SCENE, Super Professional guide

Metering Mode: Spot Metering, Evaluative Metering, Center-Weighted Average Metering

ISO: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600

Scene Mode: Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night Scene Portrait, Candle,Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow

Exposure Compensation: ±5 EV

Bracketing: AE bkt, WB bkt

HDR: Supported


External Flash: Supported

Flash Mode: Auto、ON、OFF

Flash Sync Speed: 1/125s

Drive Mode

Drive Mode: Single, Sequential, Timer (2s, 10s)

Sequential Shooting Speed: 5 images/sec

Video Parameters

Video Resolution

Video Format

Audio Format

4K                                 3840×2160 30fps



2K                                 2048×1536 30fps



FULL HD                1920×1080 60fps,30fps,24fps



HD                              1280×720 60fps,30fps,24fps



VGA                            640×480 240fps



Microphone: Stereo

Speaker: Monaural speaker


Recording Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC (max 512g)

Recording Media Setting: Delete All, Format


USB: USB 2.0

HDMI: Supported (Micro HDMI)

Wireless: Supported (2.4G)

Bluetooth: Supported (BLE 4.1)

Remote Control: Support(Download latest APP)

Playback Settings

Playback Functions

Photo: Single Image Display, Information Display, Index Display, Magnified Display

Video: Normal Speed, Fast Forward, Reverse, Pause

Audio Control: Supported

Image Editing

RAW to JPEG, Color to B&W, Protection, Delete Single Image

Other Attributes

Battery: Lithium Battery, Shoot up to approx. 380 images (base on CIPA standard)

Camera Size: 113.5mm(W)×64.3mm(H)×33.6mm(D) (Protrusions excluded)

Time Lapse Recording: Supported (can be automatically generated)

Image Aspect: 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1

Panorama: Supported

Firmware Upgrade: Upgrade camera firmware through YI-M1 app, upgrade lens firmware through both app and camera


                            YI 12-40mm F3.5-5.6 Lens                                                                                                                                    YI 42.5mm F1.8 Lens

Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Mount

Focus Length: 12-40mm (35mm equivalent focal length with 24-80mm range)

Maximum Aperture: F3.5-5.6

Angle: 84.1°-30.3°

Form: 9 sets of 11 optical glasses

Aperture Range: F3.5-22

Shooting Range: 0.35m-∞

Focus Mode: AF, MF

Diameter x Length: Ø58.3mm x 63mm

Lens Hood Installation: Mount (lens hood sold separately)

Filter Caliber: 49mm

Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Mount

Focus Length: 42.5mm (35mm equivalent focal length with 85mm range)

Maximum Aperture: F1.8

Angle: 29°

Form: 6 sets of 6 optical glasses

Aperture Range: F1.8-22

Shooting Range: 0.5m-∞ (Normal), 0.25m-∞ (Macro)

Focus Mode: AF

Diameter x Length: Ø56.5mm x 61mm

Lens Hood Installation: Twist (lens hood sold separately))

Filter Caliber: 49mm

Operating Temperature/Humidity

Operation: -10 ~ +40°C, 30-90%RH

Storage: -20 ~ +60°C, 10-90%RH

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