Waterproof HawKeye Firefly 8S 4K Sports Camera For $133.16

Chinese manufacturers, HawKeye has produced some amazing HD sports cameras over the last few years. Their products usually come with acceptable prices, and that’s why the HawKeye Firefly Q6 was ranked the second to Xiaomi Yi 2 on the list of cheapest cameras in 2016. HawKeye Firefly 8S 4K Sports Camera is another amazing product which is going for cheap on Gearbest.

HawKeye Firefly 8S

Design & Appearance

HawKeye Firefly 8S 4K Sports Camera uses the traditional rectangular shape. It comes in black color with most of the ports placed on the left and right sides of the device. This device comes with a 1200 mAh removable battery which is placed beneath the camera. Its battery has a 1h 30min working time, 5h standby time, 2h 30min charging time and it can be charged using USB cable via PC. There is a Waterproof Case, J-shaped Mount, Connectors, 360 Degree Rotation Adapter, Metal Cable Tie, and an AV Cable in the box. It is pretty sleek and portable with dimensions of 5.90 x 2.10 x 4.10 cm and will weigh about 0.0700 kg.

HawKeye Firefly 8S

Hardware & Performance

The HawKeye Firefly 8S 4K camera sports the Ambarella A12S75 chip and IMX 117 image sensor which can shoot high-quality 4K videos at 30 FPS thereby enabling fast and accurate motion capture. Regarding its visual angle, the Firefly 8S ships in two varieties which are the 90 degrees HD visual angle version which captures immersive views with no distortion and the 170-degree FOV model.

HawKeye Firefly 8S

Display & Functions

This device sports a 2.0-inch LCD screen with 640 x 480 resolution. The action HawKeye Firefly 8S camera, no distortion version offers six-axis gyro video stabilization that can produce very stable video image without losing any view angle. With the 90 degrees lens, the sports camera can shoot more realistic and vivid images even in low-light environments without any distortion thereby restoring the details of the beautiful scenery.  The HawKeye Firefly 8S camera is waterproof up to a 20m depth, and it supports aerial photography and anti-shake.


Regarding connectivity, there is a Bluetooth WiFi, 1 USB port, and an HDMI port. Using these ports, the camera can be connected to an external HDD, PC, and USB Drive. The HawKeye Firefly 8S sports camera supports Bluetooth remote controller and external microphone which will help you record a high-quality voice.

Specification Sheet

General Brand: Hawkeye
Model: Firefly 8S ( No Distortion Version )
Type: Sports Camera
Type of Camera: 4K
Chipset Name: Ambarella
Chipset: Ambarella A12S75
Function: Remote Control,Waterproof,WiFi
Application: Aerial Photography,Extreme Sports,Ski,Underwater
Storage Max External Card Supported: TF 128G (not included)
Display Screen size: 2.0inch
Type: LCD
Resolution: 640×480
Power Battery Type: Removable
Battery Capacity (mAh): 1200mAh
Charge way: USB charge by PC
Working Time: 1.33h
Standby time: 5h
Charging Time: 2.5h
Primary Info. Wide Angle: 90 degree wide angle lens
Lens Diameter: 12mm
Video/Image/Audio Video format: MP4
Video Resolution: 1080P (120fps),1080P(60fps),2.5K (60fps),2.7K (30fps),4K (3840 x 2160),720P (240fps)
Video Frame Rate: 120fps,240fps,30FPS,60FPS
Image Format : JPG
Functions WIFI: Yes
WiFi Distance : 10m
Waterproof: Yes
Water Resistant: 20m ( with waterproof case )
Night vision : No
Camera Timer: Yes
Auto Focusing: No
Anti-shake: Yes
Aerial Photography: Yes
Dimension/Weight Product weight: 0.0700 kg
Package weight: 0.6500 kg
Product size (L x W x H): 5.90 x 2.10 x 4.10 cm / 2.32 x 0.83 x 1.61 inches
Package size (L x W x H): 27.00 x 15.00 x 10.00 cm / 10.63 x 5.91 x 3.94 inches
Package Contents Package Contents: 1 x FIREFLY 8S 4K WiFi Sport HD DV Camera, 1 x Waterproof Case, 1 x J-shaped Mount, 1 x Long Connector + Screw, 2 x Short Connector + Screw, 1 x Bike Handlebar Seatpost Pole Mount, 1 x 360 Degree Rotation Adapter, 2 x Mount, 2 x Adhesive, 1 x Metal Cable Tie, 4 x Plastic Cable Tie, 1 x Cleaning Cloth, 1 x Clip, 1 x Clip Case, 1 x AV Cable, 1 x English / Chinese Manual

Where to buy the HawKeye Firefly 8S sports camera

You can buy HawKeye Firefly 8S sports camera at Gearbest at a discounted price of $133.16.  Depending on your location and preferred shipping option, this product may be brought to you for FREE.


Efe Udin

I have been a strong follower of Android devices since the release of Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Right now, Chinese tech completely fascinates me because they are probably the only manufacturers who tries to merge budget and specs.

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