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DJI targets smartphone shooters and professionals with new camera stabilizers

09 January 2018, 01:50 | Camille Rivera

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 can turn your Instagram stories into professional videos

DJI Osmo Mobile 2

Built for smartphones, DSLRs, and mirrorless camera systems, they aim to give consumers, professional videographers and photographers new tools to capture smooth, steady videos and photos wherever they go. Using the DJI GoApp, you can shoot panorama, timelapse, motionlapse, hyperlapse, and slow-mo videos.

DJI, the company best known for making drones, has taken the wraps off the new version of its handheld smartphone gimbal at CES 2018 - the Osmo Mobile 2. One complaint that the company had usually got from many users for the original Osmo Mobile was about the presence of the accessory mount on the side of the hand grip, and finally, that has been pushed to the bottom where it makes more sense.

DJI's original Osmo released in 2015 was essentially a 4K action camera on a stick with a three-axis stabilizing gimbal to smooth out shakes and wobbles.

In addition, a universal screw mount ensures compatibility with a host of photography accessories. High-torque motors help the gimbal support numerous most popular cameras, including the Canon 5D, Panasonic GH, and Sony Alpha.

The gimbal's stabilization system is compatible with both in-camera and in-lens optical stabilization technology, and it compensates for zoom lenses with higher magnification ratios and an external zooming barrel.

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 sports a new internal battery which DJI says lasts close to 15 hours on a single charge as against the 4.5 hours that the original Osmo Mobile's battery was capable of. It comes with support for the likes of the Canon 5D, Panasonic GH and Sony Alpha, and also has controls integrated into the handle that allow you to record, stop and adjust the framing.

The Osmo Mobile 2 retains the three-axis gimbal setup that made the original popular as one of the most stable gimbals available, but is made of "high-strength modified nylon" instead of metal like the original - and it also makes it lighter.

You won't have to wait too long to pick up a second-generation Osmo Mobile, but there's a catch: It'll debut as an Apple Store exclusive on January 23rd before going on sale through DJI and its retail partners in early February. There's also a new Sport mode that allows you to capture fast movements with tight and quick subject following speed.

Alternatively, the DJI Ronin-S offers simple shooting modes including panorama, hyperlapse, and Track and CamAnchor, which allows you to designate specific camera positions and switch between them on demand. Pricing information for the Ronin-S will be revealed prior to availability.

Ronin-S will be available in the second quarter of 2018.



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