Apple Now Selling DJI's New Mavic Air 2 Drone in Online Store

DJI in late April debuted the Mavic Air 2, a foldable drone that includes upgraded flight modes, longer battery life, a larger camera sensor, 4K video recording and 8K Hyperlapse video capabilities.

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As of today, Apple is selling the Mavic Air 2 in its online store, offering the drone on a standalone basis ($799.95) and in a combo package ($989.95) that also includes a carrying case, two extra batteries, a charging hub, and extra propellers.

The Mavic Air 2 is DJI's first Mavic drone able to capture 4K video at 60fps and 120Mb/s, supporting HDR video, 4x to 8x slow motion video, and 48-megapixel image capture.

It features a 3-axis gimbal, and its new motors, electronic speed controllers, refreshed aerodynamic design, and updated safety features make it easier to fly and increase flight time to up to 34 minutes. The drone can be used with either an iPhone or an Android smartphone, and it offers a long list of notable features, as outlined by DJI:

  • HDR photos: Mavic Air 2 automatically captures seven varying exposures of the same photograph, merging them together to bring out a highly dynamic image.
  • Hyperlight: Hyperlight is designed for low-light scenarios, taking multiple photographs and merging them to bring out a clear image with less of the noise which usually occurs in low-light scenes.
  • Scene Recognition: Mavic Air 2 can recognize five categories of scenes including sunsets, blue skies, grass, snow, and trees, then optimize settings to make the photograph pop by bringing out the highest degree of color, detail, and tones.
  • ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject for Mavic Air 2 to automatically follow. The third iteration of ActiveTrack uses state-of-the-art mapping technology and new flight path algorithms to offer improved subject tracking and obstacle avoidance, along with the ability to quickly re-engage the subject if it temporarily moves behind an object.
  • Point of Interest 3.0: Set an automated flight path around a specific subject. The updated iteration improves surface recognition to better dynamically track subjects.
  • Spotlight 2.0: Found in professional DJI drones, Spotlight locks a subject in the frame while the user has free operation of the drone's movement.

The Mavic Air 2 can be purchased from Apple as of today and will arrive on May 12th at the earliest. DJI is also accepting orders on its own site for the same bundles.

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Top Rated Comments

JoeInMilwaukee Avatar
30 months ago
Will it deliver itself to your door? :)
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
aloyouis Avatar
30 months ago
DJI is Chinese Communist Party controlled. Stay away. Google It.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bryan Bowler Avatar
30 months ago
I completely understand casual enthusiasts being turned off by regulations, but as a content producer, drones are invaluable assets for me. I am also a Part 107 operator and thoroughly understand the U.S. National Airspace System and abide by the rules at all times. I love the way technology is marching forward. Filmmakers have tools at their disposal that one could only fantasize about just a few years ago.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
stockcerts Avatar
30 months ago
These drones are made in China and there is a bill to have them banned for use by law enforcement. We really need to get our manufacturing out of China!
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cpnotebook80 Avatar
30 months ago
There was a time when Drones were a thing and everyone one including grandma was flying them..now, alongside mine in the box, with regulations etc... not sure the point unless your a drone enthusiast or biz that needs them.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tangfish Avatar
30 months ago
There was a time when Drones were a thing and everyone one including grandma was flying them..now, alongside mine in the box, with regulations etc... not sure the point unless your a drone enthusiast or biz that needs them.
This ^^

Some of the new drones look awesome, Mavic Air 2 included. However with the complexity of the regulation landscape ever changing, I don’t even know where I’d fly it so not interested in a new drone.

The days of the drone flying wild west are over, which is probably for the best, but as a result someone like me who was a moderate enthusiast, not a hardcore one, I’m no longer interested in drones at all.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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