Renowned drone maker, DJI, has upgraded its tiny gimbal digital camera for bloggers as we speak. The firm has launched the DJI Pocket 2, a successor to the unique Osmo Pocket and it’s still as pocketable as before. You now get an upgraded sensor, improved audio recording, and a new modular design.
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DJI Pocket 2 Specifications
First up, DJI Pocket 2 features a larger 1/1.7-inch 64MP sensor as in comparison with the 1/1.23-inch 12MP sensor aboard the original. This is a significant improvement and permits you to click 16MP or full-size 64MP pictures. The maximum video resolution stays the same, i.e 4K @ 60fps, however, you now have HDR support.
This gimbal digicam additionally supports as much as 8x zoom in 64MP mode and as much as 4x lossless zoom in 16MP mode. Another main improvement must be the new audio recording hardware. DJI has fully reworked the audio system and it now contains 4 microphones, whose placement is such that they won’t be blocked by your hands when holding the grip.
The microphones are backed by features, such as Direction Audio (enhanced sound recording), Audio Zoom (capture audio from a particular area when zooming in), and an optional wind noise reduction option. DJI Pocket 2 supports a wide range of shooting modes, together with panorama, timelapse, hyper-lapse, Active Track 3.0, and more. These tiny vlogging tools even support a Pro Mode for more management over camera settings.
DJI Pocket 2 brings along a new modular design as well. The base of the handle will be changed with a wide range of equipment. The company will allow you to connect a micro tripod, do-it-all handle, speaker, wireless microphone receiver, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module, and more. You can learn how the DJI Pocket compares to the Osmo Pocket right here.
Price and Availability
DJI Pocket 2 has been priced at $349 for the usual kit, together with a Mini Control Stick and tripod mount. You must shell out $499 to get additional equipment, a micro tripod, and a wide-angle lens. This small vlogging digicam is now up for sale on the DJI web site and approved retail companions.