DJI has launched a new cinematic drone called Avata the Avata a palm-sized FPV (first-person view) drone that’s designed for both beginners and pro fliers who want to shoot some impressive aerial fly-throughs both indoors and out.
You can buy it with the current DJI FPV Goggles V2 or if you’re feeling flush, the new DJI Goggles 2, which brings micro-OLED screens and compatibility with DJI’s new O3+ transmission. DJI RockSteady and DJI HorizonSteady stabilization technologies to keep footage sharp “even during high-pressure aerial maneuvers” – though electronic image stabilization can be disabled if preferred and can shoot in 4K at 60fps, as well as “2.7K” at 50/60/100/120fps. Its battery can last for up to 18 minutes before needing a recharge. The Avata is equipped with a stabilized camera that has a 1/1.7-inch CMOS sensor with 48 million effective pixels, an f/2.8 aperture, and an ultra-wide-angle lens. users can shoot quite a bit of footage before worrying about space since it has 20GB of internal storage.
DJI Avata a Vs DJI FPV
|DJI Avata||DJI FPV||Other FPV drones|
|Flight modes||Normal, Sport, Manual||Normal, Sport, Manual||Angle, Horizon, Acro|
|Obstacle avoidance||Obstacle detection on bottom of the drone||4 stereoscopic sensors + an auxiliary light||No|
|Camera||48MP, Type 1/1.7 (7.6×5.7mm) CMOS sensor||12MP, Type 1/2.3 (6.3×4.7mm) CMOS sensor||Depends, but a typical camera starts at $400|
|Assembly||None||None||Requires in-depth knowledge of parts, radio frequencies, ESCs, motors, assembly, soldering|
|Flight Assistance||Return To Home, Emergency Brake and Hover||Return To Home, Emergency Brake and Hover||None|
|Auto-stabilization||Available for ‘N’ and ‘S’ modes||Available for ‘N’ and ‘S’ modes||None|
|Flight Time||Up to 18 minutes||Up to 20 minutes||3–10 minutes|
|Battery Type||Intelligent Flight||Intelligent Flight||Lithium Polymer (LiPo)|
|Transmission||Live digital video feed at 1080p/100p, low-latency||Live digital video feed at 810/120p, low-latency||Typically analog, short-range, lower quality|
DJI Avata Prices
The DJI Avata is available today from DJI’s online store for $629 by itself, or $1,388 bundled with the DJI Goggles 2 and the DJI Motion Controller. You can also pick it up alongside the DJI FPV Goggles V2 and DJI Motion Controller for $1,168. A kit containing two batteries and a battery charging hub can be yours for $279.