GitUp F1C vs Mobius Maxi

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Both the Mobius Maxi and GitUp F1C are matchbox-sized action cameras which have modes and features that make them suitable for dashcam use.

Disclaimers:
I received the F1C from @gitup in July 2019 for testing
I received the Maxi from @Mobius in January 2018 for testing

Dimensions
Maxi - 71 x 35 x 18mm
F1C - 82 x 41 x 23mm

Power
Maxi - Battery or capacitor
F1C - Capacitor. Requires external power to record.

Controls
Maxi - Power, mode & shutter buttons
F1C - Power, mode & shutter buttons + OLED display for changing settings on-camera

Interface
Maxi - mSetup desktop application for setup. WiFi apps for live view and setup. PC webcam mode.
F1C - WiFi app for live view and setup. Bluetooth for remote control.

Lens
Maxi - Lens B (~130deg FOV, F1.5)
F1C - 130deg FOV, F1.8
Both cameras use M12x0.5 lens holders and can accept a wide variety of third-party lenses

Sensor
Maxi - 1/3", specification not stated, max recorded resolution 2704x1524
F1C - 1/2.5" Sony Exmor IMX317, max recorded resolution 3840x2160

Windscreen Mounts
Not supplied as standard. Both cameras have slide-in cradles with a removable 1/4" tripod socket, which allow them to be mounted upside-down from a windscreen mount.

Firmware
Both cameras are running the latest official firmware
 
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Daytime Video Comparison

F1C - 4k 30fps (29.97fps) - Superfine quality - 71.9Mb/s - h264
Maxi - 2.7k 30fps - Extreme quality - 60.1Mb/s - MJPG

Both cameras - No CPL / EV+0 / Default image adjustment settings

Side-by-side videos compiled at 4K resolution, so the Maxi 2.7k video has been upscaled to 4K



F1C has higher resolution, and resolves more detail
Maxi has lower contrast and/or better dynamic range for brighter shadows

100% Crop Samples
F1C
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Maxi
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Maxi
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Night Video Comparisons

F1C - 4k 30fps (29.97fps) - Superfine quality - 71.9Mb/s - h264
Maxi - 2.7k 30fps - Extreme quality - 60.1Mb/s - MJPG



F1C is brighter, but loses highlight detail
Maxi has more noise, but less motion blur
Maxi exposure is more sensitive to bright highlights, at the expense of a darker overall scene

100% Crop Samples

F1C
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Maxi
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