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DJI have intorduced a new Obsidian version of their Phantom 4 Pro drone. For professionals who demand excellence while capturing images and video for a commercial client or documenting a wedding, the Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian has a large 1” CMOS sensor and a 4K 60fps recording capability. In addition, the Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian offers H.265 video compression, which substantially improves video quality at a maximum bit-rate of 100mbps. The DJI Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian will retail for 1,589 GBP (1,699 EUR) and will be available later this month.
DJI Press Release
DJI to Showcase Two New Drones and Introduce Unique Sphere Mode At IFA 2017
Quieter Mavic Pro Platinum, Obsidian Colour Phantom 4 Pro, and new ‘Sphere’ mode for the Spark make aerial photography more fun and enjoyable
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced two new drones, the Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and announces the ‘Sphere’mode for the Spark at IFA 2017 in Berlin.
“DJI continuously look for ways to improve its products and introduce new features, many of which are the result of the positive feedback and requests we received from customers around the world,” said Paul Pan, DJI Senior Product Manager. “Starting with our Osmo Mobile Silver handheld stabilizer, DJI has been expanding its product variations to meet the different lifestyles and needs of consumers. Similarly, we’ve done the same with two of the most iconic DJI drone products, the Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 Pro. The Spark’s newly added ‘Sphere’mode will also introduce a new way for people to experience the fun of aerial photography.”
The New and Improved Mavic Pro Platinum
The DJI Mavic Pro Platinum takes all of the advanced features of the Mavic Pro which revolutionised personal flight and builds on them. It is ideal for travellers, amateur photographers and outdoor sports enthusiasts.
With an 11 percent gain in flight time taking it up 30 minutes coupled with a 60% noise power reduction, the Mavic Pro Platinum provides the best portable drone experience yet. Additionally, the drone’s compact and powerful body has also been created with an attractive platinum coloured shell.
The increased flight time and quieter operation has been achieved by integrating new electronic speed controllers (ESC’s) and freshly designed propellers which are also compatible with the current Mavic Pro.
Furthermore, pilots of the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum benefit from a portable, powerful and easy-to-use camera drone that features a 4K stabilised camera, 4.3 mile (7km) range, innovative FlightAutonomy technology to sense obstacles up to 49ft (15m) away and a range of intelligent flight modes that make it extremely fun and easy to fly.
For more info about the Mavic Pro Platinum: www.dji.com/mavic-pro-platinum
DJI Spark: Capture Stunning ‘Sphere’ Panorama Images
Spark is an easy-to-use, fun-to-fly mini camera drone that lifts off from the palm of your hand to capture and share those special moments on the go. Spark is the first consumer drone that users can control by hand gestures alone, whether it's sending it up and away, taking a selfie or shooting a video, or calling it back.
With the newly introduced Sphere mode in the Panorama photo feature, users now have more ways to enjoy the Spark and can easily produce a panoramic photo with a fisheye lense effect. This ‘Sphere’can then be shared directly to social media sites, some of which already support interactive images. The new feature will be included soon in the forthcoming DJI GO 4 mobile app and Spark firmware updates.
This mode joins the following recently announced firmware updates which allow Spark users to get the best flying experience with easy to use photo and video functions:-
· A new gesture to start and stop video recording
· Enhanced QuickShot video features for more cinematic control
· A 180-degree photo shooting mode and improved photo image resolution
· Full integration with the DJI Goggles
· Optimisation of the PalmLaunch function for better stability after takeoff
· Improved control accuracy under the QuickShot Dronie mode
For more info about the Spark: http://www.dji.com/spark
DJI Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian: The professional drone photographer’s perfect tool
The iconic Phantom 4 Pro drone which made professional aerial imaging easier for everyone is back with a new professional appearance; a sleek matte-gray Obsidian colour shell featuring a magnesium, electroplated and anti-fingerprint coated gimbal which requires a higher standard manufacturing technique.
For professionals who demand excellence while capturing images and video for a commercial client or documenting a wedding, the Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian has a large 1” CMOS sensor and a 4K 60fps recording capability to ensure a professional outcome in any situation.
The Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian offers intelligent performance and a powerful imaging system for any serious drone photographer.
For more info about the Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian: http://www.dji.com/phantom-4-pro
Price and Availability
With a retail price of 1,119 GBP (1,299 EUR), the Mavic Pro Platinum is available for pre-order immediately at store.dji.com and will begin shipping in September. The Mavic Pro Fly More Combo will be available at a later date with a retail price of 1,459 GBP (1,599 EUR). Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian will retail for 1,589 GBP (1,699 EUR) and will also be available in September at store.dji.com and at DJI Flagship Stores and authorized dealers worldwide.
DJI at IFA 2017
Visit the DJI booth at IFA to experience the new devices and see DJI’s entire lineup of handheld and aerial imaging products. Located at Messe Berlin inside Exhibition Hall 3, Level 2, Booth #105, the DJI booth is open daily from 10:00-18:00, Sep 1st-6th.
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DJI is a global leader in developing and manufacturing civilian drones and aerial imaging technology for personal and professional use. DJI was founded and is run by people with a passion for remote-controlled helicopters and experts in flight-control technology and camera stabilization. The company is dedicated to making aerial photography and filmmaking equipment and platforms more accessible, reliable and easier to use for creators and innovators around the world. DJI’s global operations currently span across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and its revolutionary products and solutions have been chosen by customers in over 100 countries for applications in filmmaking, construction, emergency response, agriculture, conservation and many other industries