DJI Air 2 drone with 1-inch camera sensor, 5.4K shooting capability launched
Weighing 595 grams, the DJI Ari 2S has a maximum flight time of up to 31 minutes, which is possible with a 3500mAh battery.
Popular drone maker DJI has launched its new drone in the market called Air 2S. Being the newest in the Mavic Air series, the Air 2S has a 1-inch camera sensor as the key feature, which is bigger than other more powerful DJI drones. You can find the 1-inch sensor only in Mavic 2 Pro and Phantom series. It is priced at $999 and is available in the US.
There is also a DJI Air 2S Fly More Combo that is priced at $1,299 that has additional batteries, ND filters and a shoulder bag as well.
On the specifications front, the DJI Air 2S, besides a 1-inch sensor, has 2.4um pixel size and can shoot 5.4K resolution video. What's more is the 3-axis mechanical gimbal with better stabilisation. Air 2S also introduces O3 (Ocusync 3.0) that can offer a range of up to 12kms.
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It borrows some of the features from the Osmo line of drones as well including Proximity, Portrait, and Landscape modes in MasterShots. The 20-megapixel camera can give you 3x zoom at maximum resolution whereas at 4K, 2.7K and FHD you get 4x zoom, 6x zoom and 8x zoom.
In addition, you can shoot RAW format photos with a dynamic range of up to 12.6 stops. It also supports HDR shooting. You get 8GB of inbuilt storage as well. Weighing 595 grams, the DJI Ari 2S has a maximum flight time of up to 31 minutes, which is possible with a 3500mAh battery.
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