DJI announces the 4K Osmo Action Camera

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The Osmo looks to be as rugged as they come meaning it should stand up to the most extreme situations you put it in.

The 4K DJI Osmo Action Camera is here and it’s gunning for GoPro. The company announced the new Osmo Action Camera this morning and it looks to be a winner. These action cameras are great for those who are into sports and outdoor action footage.

The Osmo looks to be as rugged as they come meaning it should stand up to the most extreme situations you put it in. The 1/2.3 inch sensor records 4K video up to 60fps at 100Mbps and you can get 12MP still shots with it. They even coated the lens with anti-fingerprint coating to give you the clearest shot possible. The coating also helps with glare giving you better options for shooting in bright conditions.

“DJI has always pushed the limits of technology, and the content creators who love our products made clear they wanted us to push the limits of their creative potential too. Osmo Action is our cutting-edge answer to what the creative community demands: Exceptional image quality and stabilization in a unique and durable new form factor, with dual color screens and seamless software integration. For all types of creators who push their gear to the limits, Osmo Action sets the new standard,” said Roger Luo, DJI President. “Whether you are capturing aerial content with Mavic 2, incredibly smooth content with Osmo Pocket, or heart-racing footage with Osmo Action, DJI offers a full suite of products for your creative needs.”

DJI Press Release

Here’s a few of the features and specifications of the new Osmo Action Camera:

  • Slo-mo: 8x slow motion in 1080p 240fps or 4x slow motion in 1080p 120fps creates a visually appealing effect when documenting action-packed scenes.
  • Timelapse: To turn minutes into seconds, Timelapse is perfect for capturing unique content with the effect of the world moving faster.
  • Custom Exposure settings: Shoot for the stars with manual and semi-automatic settings that allow up to 120 seconds of exposure, perfect for capturing the night sky.
  • Camera Frame Kit: Included with Osmo Action,the Camera Frame Kit offers a universal mount for additional accessories and a window for the LED indicator to show camera status in real time while protecting the device.
  • Adhesive Mounts: Attach Osmo Action to flat or curved surfaces including skateboards, bikes, helmets, and more to capture fast-paced moments. Both the curved and flat adhesive mounts are included with Osmo Action.
  • Waterproof Case: Thewaterproof case protects the device at depths down to 60 meters while providing a clear image using high-strength glass.
  • 3.5mm Adapter: The 3.5mm adapter offers users the ability to connect an external mic for professional sound recording.
  • Extension Rod: Capture unique angles using the Extension Rod, which features a rotatable phone holder and a ¼-inch screw adapter.
  • Floating Handle: The Floating Handle offers a comfortable grip for Osmo Action and keeps it floating when shooting in water.
  • Filters: Osmo Action comes withNeutral Density (ND), Polarizer, and underwater filters. ND filters (ND4, ND8, ND16, and ND32) reduce light exposure in various environments, while Polarizer filters reduce reflections and increase color saturation for a more appealing image. Orange Seawater and Purple Freshwater filters restore the natural color of underwater scenes.
  •  Charging Hub: Charge up to three batteries simultaneously in less than 130 minutes.

Osmo Action retails for US$349 USD and will start shipping immediately, pick yours up from the DJI store.

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