DJI releases the 6K Zenmuse X7
Oct11

DJI releases the 6K Zenmuse X7

It’s confirmed. The Zenmuse X7 cinema camera is the product being released at the DJI Reflections Event held today. Several leaked images are circulating the web, we have all the info for you below. Earlier last week we reported the teaser video DJI released. Find that video here: DJI Reflections Event Teaser. Pricing information will be available here: Zenmuse X7 Zenmuse X7 (The Zenmuse X7) Lenses The brand new Zenmuse X7 camera and gimbal is designed for professional filmmakers. There is no doubt about it. The Zenmuse X7 boasts up to 6K video recording at 30fps, a 35mm sensor and a compatibility with 4 DL-Mount lenses. The lenses supported: 16mm (built-in ND filter) 24mm (leaf shutter) 35mm (leaf shutter) and 50mm (leaf shutter) Comparison to the existing X5S The sensor size of the x7 allows an increased resolution and pixel size delivering higher quality images.   The X7 is the highest resolution camera in the DJI catalog, and shrinks the requirements in terms of aircraft when requiring such high-resolution footage. Where earlier you required a matrice or Spreading Wings platform you can now utilize drones such as the Inspire 2. The Zenmuse X7 integrates with CineCore 2.1, so currently it is only compatible with the Inspire 2. DJI promises future compatibility with other products. Can we say OSMO 2 anyone?! Specs: Super 35mm (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sensor incrased pixel size to 3.91 micrometers DL Lens Mount captures RAW video at up to 6K @30fps or 3.9K @ 59.94fps photos at up to 24MP (Raw DNG) up to 14 stops of dynamic range image processing for Cinema DNG/Apple ProRes in CineCore 2.1 3 Axis Stabilized Gimbal & Camera recording formats Cinema DNG Apple ProRes h.264 h.265 DNG & JPG for still images To make the Zenmuse X7 more stable and compact for aerial shooting DJI integrated a DL lens mount. This shortens the focal distance to only 16.84mm. The DL mount also reduces the size and weight of the camera while keeping the image cinema grade. Initially, the Zenmuse X7 will be compatible with four DL prime lenses. The maximum aperture will be f/2.8. The leaf shutter in the lenses (besides the 16mm) allow for shutter speeds in single shot mode of up to 1/1000s. These are designed to reduce or eliminate rolling shutter completely....

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DJI product launch Oct 11th – DJI Reflections
Oct04

DJI product launch Oct 11th – DJI Reflections

Well, that came as a surprise. DJI just posted a teaser video for an Oct 11th Event. The video is available below. The teaser shows cinematic shots both from an aerial platform and a land-based system. This could point to a new Osmo 2, a brand new drone which features a camera which you can remove and mount on a stabilizing device such as an Osmo (think gopro Karma but good). We’re fairly certain this product is more in the prosumer if not professional space as the shots in the video are filled with really high-end shots, beautiful bokeh, what you would expect from a professional level camera. The end of the video shows a close-up of a camera lens. Perhaps the Hasselblad partnership has had an impact on a combined product between DJI and Hasselblad. UPDATE: The Zenmuse X7 is confirmed! Details to the Zenmuse X7 on our Zenmuse X7 release page For more check out the DJI Site here. (At the time of publishing this initial article there wasn’t anything to be seen on DJI’s site directly…Yet.)   Subscribe below to not miss out on leaks & rumors regarding this new DJI...

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DJI Mavic Pro Platinum leaked!
Aug29

DJI Mavic Pro Platinum leaked!

[Confirmed: Mavic Pro Platinum is real] It looks like not only Apple will make a splash with the new iPhones in the coming weeks. We have just gotten word that DJI is rumored to release a DJI Mavic Pro Platinum. Pre-order the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum >Click HERE!< DJI Mavic Pro Platinum confirmed! Be sure that you see the leaked images throughout the page. UPDATE 4: Newly leaked images of the Mavic Pro Platinum The following images were just leaked: (The DJI Mavic Pro Platinum showcased in leaked product photograph) (The rumored ESCs are listed in this product page excerpt) The text reads: “New FOC sinusoidal driver ESCs and 8331 propellers mean that up to 4 dB (60%) of aircraft noise has been lowered during takeoff and landing, and the Mavic Pro Platinum’s maximum flight time has been extended to 30 minutes, providing a quieter and more enjoyable flight experience. UPDATE 3: Mavic Pro Platinum specs We know the new Mavic Pro Platinum will be announced tomorrow during the IFA DJI Announcement we mentioned in the Update 1 below. What will this drone have, to separate itself from the normal Mavic? This new drone will feature: 3 minute longer flight time newly designed ESC’s (electronic speed control) The drone will be quite a bit quieter. 60% quieter during takeoff and landing. new advanced propellers that allow for this extra flight time and quieter flight characteristics new color only available to the Platinum edition UPDATE 2: Mavic Pro Platinum prop found on DJI’s Site! Would you look at that, the propellers found in the leaked Mavic Pro Platinum images are on an official DJI Page! Check the leaked propeller yourself HERE! “A new Adventure unfolds” the image reads. UPDATE 1: The Mavic Pro Platinum is coming! DJI is holding a Press Conference tomorrow on August 31st at the IFA Conference in Berlin, Germany. The Press Conference will take place at 17:00 local time which is 11:00 ET (NY) Time. The official DJI Press Release will be available here!  Details are thin but the following two images give the rumors some credit. From the first glance, the newly designed propellers stick out as a new change. Surely you can just purchase the propellers separately after launch so there has to be more to the platinum version of the mavic pro. Note the redesigned propellers and Mavic Pro Platinum on the front left arm of the drone     This is a developing story so stay tuned. Join our email list below to never miss out on DJI drone...

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The DJI Spark is here!
May24

The DJI Spark is here!

DJI just announced the much rumored and leaked DJI Spark! The Spark is a brand new mini drone from the leader in drones, DJI. The feature packed little package offers a lot of the features found in DJIs larger more expensive drones. The DJI Spark allows you to capture images and video in the moment, as you can control it and capture images with just gesture controls. No phone or remote control required! Let’s dive into the exciting features of the Spark: (Available in 5 different colors) DJI Spark Features Camera   Mechanical Gimbal The 2-axis mechanical gimbal in addition to UltraSmooth technology reduces shake and rolling shutter. This allows your images and video to be stable and sharp. Powerful Lens Images are sharp, vivid due to its f/2.6 wide-angle lens with a 25mm equivalent focal length. The lens also has been designed to reduce color aberration and distortion. The lens features 5 lens elements. 1/2.3″ Sensor A larger camera sensor than in an iPhone 7 allows you to capture stabilized video at 1080p and stills at 12MP. The large sensor allows for use of larger pixels which improve low light performance and color accuracy. The camera also allows you to take automatic panorama photos as well as ShallowFocus pictures. This is a similar feature to the iPhone 7 plus’ Portrait mode where the background of the image gets magically blurred allowing for that professional look.   Flight Performance The DJI Spark will fly up to 50 km/h (31mph) in sports mode (RC required) 2km HD Wi-Fi Video Transmission 16 minute max flight time 1480 mAh 3S LiPo (Lithium Polymer) intelligent batteries are monitored using 12 protection functions FPV flight possible with DJI Goggles FlightAutonomy Sparks Systems include the main camera Vision Positioning System (VPS) 3D Sensing System Dual Band GPS (GPS/GLONASS) Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) 24 powerful computing cores Return-to-home (RTH) All these systems allow the DJI Spark to hover accurately anywhere while utilizing its VPS assistance up to 30m (98ft) and sense obstacles from up to 5m (16ft) away. Interactive Features Quick Launch – With “Face-Aware” Spark lifts off directly from your hand once it recognizes your face. It will then hover in place seconds after being turned on. Simple Control – This allows you to use gesture control to move the drone as well as take pictures. No more asking strangers to take a picture of your group! Create with Ease using QuickShots – Intelligent flight modes allow you to capture videos like a professional drone pilot. Create cinematic footage right away. Quick Shots Rocket – The Spark will ascend with the camera facing downward creating an amazing zoom out...

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DJI Spark leaked – FPV Racer
Mar30

DJI Spark leaked – FPV Racer

UPDATE: Release Announcement Invitations are out! Check the latest leaked images of the DJI Spark. The latest DJI drone, the DJI Spark has been leaked. The drone will be even smaller than the Mavic Pro and will be more oriented towards FPV racing. It will still be able to capture smooth 4K video and even have some of the obstacle avoidance we have become used to. Everything we know about the leaked DJI Spark is available below. Update 11: The DJI Spark is here! The DJI Spark has been revealed! It launched at the NY Release Event at Grand Central Station. Our rumors & leaks were spot on. Check out a detailed look on our Spark Release Page. Check out the DJI Spark HERE!   Update 10: The DJI Spark Countdown! The time has come! The DJI Spark Release is around the corner. You will be able to follow along the Announcement by following this link during the Announcement: DJI Spark Announcement Update 9: Official DJI Spark Teaser released! DJI today released an official teaser video for the May 24th “Seize the Moment” Event. Check out below:   Update 8: Spark Release Invitations are out! DJI has sent out invitations for a May 24th Event in New York City. The timeline of the FCC filings, leaked images which you can check out below and the fact that the Spark wasn’t released at NAB point to an announcement at this event. Stay tuned for further updates regarding the DJI Spark release! Update 7: Further leaked DJI Spark images leaked In the image below you can for the first time get a glimpse of what the remote control for the DJI Spark will look like. At first glance, it appears very similar to the remote control of the Mavic Pro. You can see that the built-in LCD screen has been left out, most likely for cost saving reasons. The normal smartphone holders appear to fold down just as they do on the Sparks bigger brothers remote control, the Mavic Pro. Additionally visible are three batteries with the new quad contact points for the rumored charging station. The battery on the left appears to have a fake shell surrounding a harder battery enclosure, this could of course point to a prototype version. (DJI Spark remote control and batteries leaked) Update 6: DJI Goggles are released The long awaited DJI Goggles are now available for limited pre-order. They are rumored to be compatible with the DJI Spark! Update 5: NAB Event didn’t release DJI Spark DJI just completed the Create your Legacy event in Las Vegas. The latest rumors of the DJI Spark coming next month...

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DJI announces the Matrice 200 commercial drone
Feb26

DJI announces the Matrice 200 commercial drone

DJI just announced their latest drone the Matrice 200. There were rumors of a new drone arriving during the Mobile World Congress starting tomorrow. The Matrice 200 is aimed at commercial users. Check out the details of the Matrice 200 below. (More info about the Matrice 200 here) Matrice 200 – 3 Variants The Matrice 200 is available in 3 different Variants (M200, M210 & M210-RTK). All variants feature 17″ propellers and DJI 3515 motors. The M200 is only able to be flown with one single bottom facing camera. The M210 allows the mounting of dual bottom cameras or one top facing camera. The M210-RTK allows both mounting options and includes dual external RTK GPS Units for centimeter level accuracy. The Matrice 200 is compatible with the following gimbals: X4S X5S Z30 XT Upward Gimbal Dual Gimbals     Here you can see the flight time based on which combination of gimbal is mounted to the Matrice 200. More details about the Matrice 200 are available...

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