DJI introduced the Phantom Pro 4 drone with an improved camera and Dodge the obstacles [video]
DJI released the new Phantom drone Pro 4 with advanced computer vision and recognition technologies. “Intelligent flying camera” has an improved lens with advanced shooting capabilities, the increased time of Autonomous flight, and maximum speed.
According to the head of DJI Frank Wong, Phantom 4 allows even beginners to shoot professional scenes. The device received inch CMOS-matrix with a resolution of 20 megapixels and 12 stops of exposure. You can record videos in 4K at 60 frames per second. In the mode of high-speed photography can give 14 images per second and record video in slow motion.
Was also modified the system of avoidance obstacle Obstacle Sensing System, the sensors which are attached on the four sides of the drone. It is possible to increase the maximum speed in normal flight mode up to 50 km/h and in sport mode- up to 72 km/h on a single charge, the Phantom Pro 4 will be able to stay in the air up to half an hour.
Phantom Pro 4-equipped systems ActiveTrack and TapFly. The first allows you to control the camera using the DJI mobile app Go iOS or Android smartphone. The drone detects the three-dimensional images and uses machine learning to keep the subject in center of frame, even if it changes shape or rotates. Using TapFly enough to point a finger at the map end point of a route and the Phantom 4 will automatically calculate the best path considering obstacles.
The second novelty was the DJI Inspire drone 2. The device received the camera able to record in resolution of 5.2 K in the format CinemaDNG RAW. Its maximum forward speed is 108 km/h. From zero to 80 km/h, the drone is able to accelerate in just four seconds. Flight time is 27 minutes.
The drone is equipped with an additional camera that always looks forward and is intended for the pilot. The operator, meanwhile, operates the primary camera for shooting with the drone. The choice of the users of the Inspire 2 will be available two cameras: Zenmuse X4S (20 megapixel, matrix 1 inch and 13 stops of exposure) or Zenmuse X5S with the matrix Micro Four Thirds 20.8 megapixels. Drone records СinemaDNG not only RAW, but also such specific formats like Apple ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 4444 XQ.
The Phantom Pro 4 costs $1499 with a standard controller and $1799 with the controller Pro+ is equipped with a display. Drone phantom 2 with the Zenmuse camera X5S and a license key for the recording formats will cost $6199. Only the drone without the kit will cost $2999.