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DJI Debuts Osmo Action 4 Camera

Wednesday August 2, 2023 6:00 am PDT by
DJI today announced the launch of the Osmo Action 4, a new action camera that DJI describes as the ultimate companion for adventure enthusiasts and thrill seekers. Designed for capturing action shots, the Osmo Action 4 features an improved 1/1.3" image sensor compared to the prior-generation Action 3. It continues to include an f/2.8 aperture, a 155 degree field of view, and the ability to...
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DJI Launches New Mini 3 Pro Drone

Tuesday May 10, 2022 6:00 am PDT by
DJI today announced the Mini 3 Pro, the newest drone in its Mini series. The Mini 3 Pro weighs in at 249 grams, which means that in the United States, it does not need to be registered with the FAA, and it is compliant with drone policies in many countries in addition to being safe because of its low weight. The Mini 3 Pro is portable and it is able to fold down like other DJI drones, which...
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Hands-On With DJI's Action 2 Camera and Mic

Friday February 25, 2022 9:37 am PST by
Back in November, camera and drone company DJI released its Action 2 Camera, introducing an interchangeable and adaptive magnetic design for accessories, a lighter weight chassis, camera improvements, and other updates for those who want to film their adventures. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In our latest YouTube video, we went hands-on with the DJI Action 2 to...
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DJI Launches New Mavic 3 Drone With Longer Flight Time, Improved Cameras and New Safety Features

Thursday November 4, 2021 7:30 pm PDT by
DJI today announced the launch of the Mavic 3, a followup to the company's Mavic 2 drone. DJI says that the Mavic 3 represents the "most comprehensive improvement" to the Mavic lineup in three years, with performance boosts for every function. A foldable drone like its predecessor, the Mavic 3 features a dual-camera system with a 28x hybrid zoom lens and a 24mm Hasselblad lens with a 4/3...
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DJI Launches New Modular Action 2 Camera

Wednesday October 27, 2021 6:00 am PDT by
DJI today announced the launch of its latest compact camera, the DJI Action 2, which is an update to the original DJI Action. DJI constructed the Action 2 with an interchangeable and adaptive magnetic design that can accommodate a number of accessories for framing, shooting, and monitoring. The Action 2 is smaller and more powerful than the original Action camera, weighing in at 56 grams....

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

Monday May 4, 2020 12:56 pm PDT by
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. 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...
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DJI Announces Mavic Air 2 Drone With 8K Support, Larger Camera Sensors, and Longer 34 Minute Flight Time

Tuesday April 28, 2020 8:52 am PDT by
DJI this week announced the Mavic Air 2, a new foldable drone that features 8K functionality, a larger 1/2" camera sensor for higher resolution photos and videos, and upgraded flight modes. The Mavic Air 2 can also stay in the air longer thanks to better battery life. The company said that this is the first drone in the Mavic family to offer 4K video at 60fps and 120 Mbps. The drone supports ...

DJI Debuts New Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom Drones

Thursday August 23, 2018 9:59 am PDT by
DJI today introduced the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom, two drones that are followups to the popular 2016 Mavic Pro. Both of the two new drones feature an upgraded design that incorporates cameras with DJI's latest three-axis gimbal technology for smooth, stable footage. The drones also feature the same convenient, foldable design that was first introduced with the Mavic Pro. The body...
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DJI Announces Mavic Air Drone to Combine 'Best Features' of Mavic Series With Portability of Spark

Tuesday January 23, 2018 7:50 am PST by
Drone maker DJI today unveiled the "Mavic Air" at an event in New York City, stating that the new drone combines the "best features" of the Mavic series into an ultra-portable and foldable drone in line with last year's Spark model. Mavic Air includes a 4K camera, QuickShot and SmartCapture modes for simpler photo and video capturing, and FlightAutonomy 2.0 with Advanced Pilot Assistance...
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CES 2018: DJI Announces Osmo Mobile 2 With Simpler Controls and Improved Battery Life

Monday January 8, 2018 3:42 am PST by
Camera and drone maker DJI today announced two new camera stabilizers ahead of the first official day of CES 2018, which begins tomorrow, January 9. DJI's reveal centered upon the Osmo Mobile 2 and Ronin-S, a pair of stabilizers made for smartphones and DSLRs, respectively, that allow users to take videos without having to worry about shaky cam disrupting the footage. The Osmo Mobile 2 is the...
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Apple Exclusively Selling DJI's Mavic Pro Drone in Limited Edition 'Alpine White' Combo

Wednesday November 15, 2017 6:46 am PST by
DJI today announced that its popular Mavic Pro drone is now available in a limited edition "Alpine White" combo exclusively through Apple. The combo includes the drone, a remote controller, two extra batteries, two additional pairs of propellers, and an aircraft sleeve—all in a matching "Alpine White" color—for $1,049.95 in the United States. DJI's Mavic Pro, which launched last year in a ...

Gamevice's iOS Gaming Controller Now Supports Sphero SPRK+ and DJI Spark

Monday November 13, 2017 2:57 pm PST by
Gamevice, a company that makes a Made for iPhone gaming controller for iOS devices, today announced that it has partnered with Sphero and DJI to allow the Gamevice peripheral to control the Sphero SPRK+ robot and the DJI Spark drone. When the Gamevice for iPhone or iPad is used with the DJI Spark app, the Spark drone can be controlled using the physical buttons of the Gamevice, which the...

DJI Debuts New Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian Drones

Thursday August 31, 2017 1:30 pm PDT by
At the IFA trade show in Berlin, popular drone manufacturer DJI announced two new drones, which are upgraded versions of its popular Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 drone lineup. The Mavic Pro Platinum is identical to the Mavic Pro, but it comes in a new platinum color and it features both an 11 percent gain in flight time and a 60 percent reduction in noise. With the flight time improvements, the...
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DJI Announces Battery Optimizing Update for Spark and Back-to-School Promotions on Drones

Tuesday August 22, 2017 7:52 am PDT by
DJI this week announced an incoming update for its newest drone, the DJI Spark, which will further enhance the drone's battery management system to "optimize power supply during flight." DJI was unclear by how much this might extend the Spark's flight time beyond its original ~16 minutes of in-air time. Additionally, the firmware update offers better stability for the Spark's Palm Launch...
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DJI Announces 'Local Data Mode' to Fly Drones Without Internet Connection

Tuesday August 15, 2017 5:45 am PDT by
Drone company DJI this week announced a new "local data mode" that breaks any internet connection between the DJI drone and a user's smartphone, which the company said will greatly enhance security and data privacy when users enable the mode (via Reuters). The announcement comes a few weeks after the United States Army ordered its members to stop using DJI drones due to "cyber...
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DJI Reveals $500 Miniature-Sized Personal Drone 'DJI Spark' With Gesture Controls

Wednesday May 24, 2017 9:34 am PDT by
At its "#SeizeTheMoment" event in New York City today, drone maker DJI announced its newest device, called the DJI Spark. The company said that the new drone is its "smallest, smartest, and simplest" drone to date, and was built to capture moments on the go that bulkier drones might miss out on. The drone lifts from the palm of the user's hands and can be controlled through hand gestures,...

DJI Launches Apple TV App for Streaming Drone Footage

Tuesday May 16, 2017 7:41 pm PDT by
Drone maker DJI this week announced the launch of a new Apple TV app, which is designed to allow users to watch aerial content and 4K videos captured from around the world using DJI drones. "We've made flying and capturing aerial footage easy with our drones, and now with the DJI Smart TV App, creators will have more ways to share their work with the world. This is really an opportunity for...

DJI Launches New Mavic Pro Drone, Coming to Apple Stores in November

Tuesday September 27, 2016 9:34 am PDT by
DJI today announced the launch of the Mavic Pro, its latest and smallest drone. The DJI Mavic Pro is designed to be compact, folding down to be put in a bag so it can be used anywhere. When its four arms are folded and the propellers tucked away against its body, the Mavic Pro is "practically the size of a water bottle," making it more portable than most drones. Despite its small size, the...
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DJI Launches $299 Smartphone Camera Stabilization Gimbal 'Osmo Mobile'

Thursday September 1, 2016 7:35 am PDT by
A week after announcing the "Osmo+" handheld gimbal with integrated zoom, DJI today is debuting another member of the Osmo line, called the Osmo Mobile, which acts as a stabilization system for compatible smartphones "that turns them into intelligent, precision camera systems." As with previous products, the iPhone will work with the Osmo Mobile, including the iPhone 5, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and...
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DJI Launches iPhone-Compatible Osmo+ Handheld Gimbal Camera With Up to 7x Zoom

Thursday August 25, 2016 8:58 am PDT by
Drone manufacturer DJI today launched the Osmo+ camera, the company's first handheld gimbal with an integrated zoom camera that delivers "unprecedented stability and image quality for handheld still photography and video creation." DJI's new gimbal system is compatible with iOS and the DJI GO app [Direct Link] and packs in technology that the company compares similarly to its new Zenmuse Z3 zoom...