DJI Mavic Air 2 Announced – Comes with 48MP camera sensor and longer flight time
Exactly after, two years and a half, when the first Mavic Air was launched, it totally made a splash at the market with its amazing features and design. With the promise of more improvement and upgrades, DJI is back again to rock the market with its new features.
According to the latest revelation of The Mavic Air 2, it seems to be larger and heavier than its predecessor, along with its increased weight of 570 g (up from 430 g) comes with a larger battery of 3,500 mAh. It comes with a bigger image sensor, ditches Wi-Fi in favor of DJI’s own OccuSync Transmission technology, has up to 37 minutes of flight time, and is packaged with a completely redesigned controller.
DJI also touts this as its smartest and safest drone, yet. Since, it comes with the preprogrammed scene detection modes for photos that include sunrise, sunsets, snow, trees, grass, and blue skies along with the flying modes are updated as well.
The Mavic Air 2 has a half-inch “Quad Bayer” sensor which means it is similar to the 48-megapixel sensor that is available in the smartphones for the past year or two. By default, it captures a 12-megapixel image, but it’s possible to snapshots using the full resolution. The sensor behind is a fix 28mm i.e. f/2.8 lens.
Talking about the video, it can shoot 4k video footage up to 60 fps. It also has HDR capabilities of capturing the 4k at 30 fps and HDR panorama photos. With which it is also capable of capturing time-lapse videos of 8k, however, it is not possible for all the modes.
It is the first drone to be equipped with the technology of AirSense (which helps the drone to detect and warn about the nearby aircraft). It also has the obstacle sensors at the front and the rear to help avoid collisions along with the auxiliary lights to help the landing low light. But, the controller doesn’t have visible antennas out on the top of the controller.
According to the news, it is believed that it is available for the preorder at $799 and will begin its shipping on May 11th in the USA.