DJI is the undisputed market leader in commercial drones and even professionals, they also did a fantastic job with mobile stabilizers with Osmo Mobile 2, and now they want to attack a new segment: action cameras, but this time they are focused on both sports and video creators .
DJI Osmo Pocket This is an attractive rate from the Chinese to offer not only a camera with a digital stabilizer, but also mechanical stabilization, thereby introducing this technology to almost anyone easily and without complications. But the most attractive thing about this is that everything is included in a tiny device just over 12 centimeters and 116 grams in size, ready to be operated with only one hand.
DJI Osmo Pocket Datasheet
DJI Osmo Pocket
121.9 x 36.9 x 28.6 mm
Sensor 1.2 / 3 "CMOS with a resolution of 12 MP, F2.0 and 80 degrees
Single shot, panorama, timeline, movement
4K Ultra HD: 3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50 / 60p
FHD: 1920×1080 24/25/30/48/50 / 60p
Via microSD up to 256 GB
Panning: from + 50 ° to -230 °
Inclination: from + 50 ° to -95 °
Rotation: ± 45 °
LiPo 875 mAh (theoretical autonomy for 140 minutes)
Mechanical stabilization for all
We face the smallest manual stabilizer that DJI madeThe Osmo Pocket adapts most of the technology that we saw in our unmanned aerial vehicles and stabilizers for this small and light device. Its design allows you to wear it without much complexity, and yes, it reminds us a lot of GoPro.
The most important difference from GoPro is that here we have both a camera and a stabilizerwhich is also a three-axis mechanical. And in the case of GoPro, in order to have a similar experience, we would need to purchase Karma Grip, which is sold separately, heavier and not particularly cheap.
Its design allows you to save it in one piece, which due to its size is ideal for carrying in your pocket, without fear of damaging the camera lens. This camera, located in the tricycle cardan, and which cannot be dismantled, has 1/2, 3-inch sensor and can shoot video at a resolution of up to 4K at 60 frames per second at a speed of 100 Mbps,
Osmo Pocket is also capable of shooting up to 12 megapixels and has two microphones for recording audio to video. According to the company, its autonomy will be up to two hours while we record in 4K at 30 frames per secondand if we raise to 60 frames per second, then autonomy will be reduced to just over an hour.
Tracking, 4K at 60 frames per second and touch screen
Osmo Pocket includes a small touch screen, which is said to be used with only one hand and this will allow us to alternate between different modes and options. Here, like its drones and stabilizers, we have a tracking function with which we can select an object for the camera to follow at any time. Something perfect for anyone writing a vlog or other content.
But how to control this small screen can be difficult for some people, DJI thought about an accessory that will allow connect our iPhone or Android (as long as it has USB-C)to have a larger screen through a new company application: DJI Mimo.
Actually, DJI Mimo This is what the company lacked, because it is an application for editing video in various formats, where you can add text, animation, transitions and much more. Everyone is ready to share the video with friends or family or on social networks.
Osmo Karman arrives with a modular port that will allow us to connect a large number of accessories to expand capabilitiesHere we have WiFi controllers, filters for the lens, waterproof case for immersion, a height extension, 3.5 mm adapter for connecting external microphones and even a case with a battery and a built-in charger.
Price and Availability DJI Osmo Pocket
The DJI Osmo Pocket card can be booked today from the manufacturer’s website, its price is 349 dollars and will be available in the first days of DecemberAs for accessories, some of them will be launched at the same time at a price that will be announced later, while others, such as the case for batteries, will arrive in early 2019.