DJI (Mavic) Mini 2 drone now with 4K and OcuSync 2.0

The Mavic Mini successor is here, now with 4K video and improved image transmission tech

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DJI announces the new DJI Mini 2 foldable drone, now with a 4K camera, and OcuSync 2.0 wireless transmission technology. Dropping the Mavic moniker from its official name, the new Mini 2 is the successor to the popular DJI Mavic Mini. 

And keeping up with the predecessor, the new DJI Mini 2 drone is featherweight at just 249g, which means you don’t have to register it. 

Improved Image Transmission – OcuSync 2.0

The new Mini 2 comes with some excellent upgrades to vital flight performance features compared to Mavic Mini. This includes OcuSync 2.0, which ensures stable performance over long distance with a reliable connection between the remote controller and the drone.

Furthermore, dual-frequency technology automatically switches between channels to help against interference.

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Increased Transmission Range

DJI Mini 2 has a maximum transmission range of 10km (around 6 miles) which is a 150% increase compared to the Mavic Mini. Moreover, the DJI Mini 2 comes with upgraded motors and a 31 minutes of flight time. The new foldable drone can also accelerate faster and also withstand winds up to 24mph.

DJI Mavic Mini 2 – 4K Camera, Frame Rates, and Sensor Size

In the video department, the big improvement is the new 4K video capabilities. And while the sensor is quite small, measuring at 1/2.3-inch, it can capture vivid 12-megapixel photos and record 4K/30p video at 100Mbps.

Additionally, you the drone can capture either JPEG or RAW images, while the camera is housed in a 3-axis gimbal, for shake and wind compensation.

Quick Shots and Panoramas

DJI Mavic Mini 2 Pre-programmed modes include QuickShots and Panoramas, which you can explore further below.

  • QuickShots include: 
    • Dronie: the drone flies backward and upward tracking your subject
    • Helix: drone flies up and away, spiralling around your subject. 
    • Rocket: flies straight up into the air with the camera pointing downward following your subject. 
    • Circle: circle around your subject at a constant altitude and distance.
    • Boomerang: a boomerang-like oval flight path around your subject, starting and stopping video in the same place.
  • Panoramas:
    • Sphere: automatically captures 26 images and stitches them together.
    • 180 degrees: 7 photos for sweeping landscape images.
    • Wide-Angle: a wide 3×3 image consisting of 9 images.
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Pricing and Shipping

The new DJI Mini 2 is available in two options.

  • Standard package – $449 USD includes:
  • Fly More Combo$599
    • 3 x batteries, 1 x charging hub,
    • Carrying case and 1 x remote controller
    • Pre-order at B&H 

For more info and full specifications head over to DJI’s website here.

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