The DJI Mavic 2 drones come with serious camera upgrades

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The long wait for the new DJI drones is over - with the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and DJI Mavic 2 Zoom, consumers have access to unprecedented specs and abilities, all while flying in the sky.

  • Which drones did DJI release in the Mavic series? Today, DJI launched two of their biggest updates for the Mavic series: the DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone with the Hasselblad camera and the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom drone with a high-performance zoom lens.
  • When’s the next DJI event? The AirWorks DJI event in October 2018 will be their next event where they discuss civilian drones and aerial imaging technology.
  • When are the new DJI Mavic drones shipping? Today! Hurry up and reserve yours from DJI’s website.

The much-anticipated DJI event today has helped everyone See the Bigger Picture. The new Mavic 2 drones are a clear gateway into a whole new world of aerial photography. This world boasts more vivid images, seamlessly intuitive functionality, and a design with a focus on portability. If you’re in the market for a new drone, these two should definitely be on your list.

Let’s see what’s new:

DJI Mavic 2 Pro

Armed with a Hasselblad L1D-20c camera, this drone is a flying DSLR camera. It also features Super Resolution which captures stunning 48MP images. Stitching nine photos all inside the drone, it’s a truly seamless photography experience. Likewise, with EHDR (enhanced dynamic range), you can say goodbye to flash shadows and blown out highlights. Instead, you get professional quality images in virtually any lighting conditions.

DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone

DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone

Features to watch:

– Hasselblad camera with iconic image quality

– Up to 5 miles of 1080p HD video transmission

– Flight times up to 31 minutes (longest flight time for consumer drones)

– Omnidirectional optical sensing

– Four modes of Hyperlapse: Free, Circle, CourseLock, and Waypoint

– ActiveTrack 2.0

– Obstacle sensors on all sides of the aircraft

– 3-axis gimbal for a smooth stable footage

– 1-inch CMOS sensor for a more dynamic range and better low-light performance

– 10-bit DLOG-M color profile for more flexibility

– Price: $1449 USD

DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone

Featuring a powerful camera with 2x optical zoom, this new DJI drone changes the way you record. The Zoom version is complete with Dolly Zoom to enable the camera to zoom while flying. This produces additional suspense and drama for every shot as well as the six other Quickshot recording options. You can follow pre-programmed flight paths and use automatic tracking. In addition, the drone comes with Hyperlapse and four more flying modes, all accessible with just a tap.

DJI Mavic 2 Zoom drone

DJI Mavic 2 Zoom drone

Features to watch:

– 2x optical zoom (24-48mm)

– Enhances the parallax effect for a classic cinematic effect

– Higher focus accuracy with an increased focus speed of up to 40%

– Dolly Zoom automatically adjusts focus while flying

– 48MP super-resolution photos (nine images stitched together)

– 5-mile transmission distance and 31-minute flight time

– Four modes of Hyperlapse: Free, Circle, CourseLock, and Waypoint

– Price: $1249 USD

Shots on the new DJI Mavic

Shots on the new DJI Mavic

DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit

And, just to make sure you have everything for your flight, the DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit has it all. The kit features two Intelligent Flight Batteries and each one gives you a 31-minute flight time. As a result, a single outing with your drone gives you 93 minutes of flying time. These smart batteries also report in real-time so you can focus on what’s in front of you. In addition, the kit has a car charger for those who are always on the go. Likewise, there’s a battery charging hub to charge all three batteries in an efficient way.

Price: $464 (Available now at a discounted price of $319)

Fly high with the new Mavic

Fly high with the new Mavic

We can’t wait to see all the footage from #dronestagrammers soon! Are you purchasing one of these drones today?

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Ashley Timms is the Editor in Chief at Gadget Flow where she gets to write about the most incredible products in the world. When she’s not writing, she’s producing fine art dog photography.

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