DJI has been one of the premiere companies making drones with cameras mounted to them. The drone craze was really in high gear a few years ago, almost every content creator was using a drone. These days, drones are still a popular way to capture video footage, but with drone prices coming down, it is more common than ever. Drones like the DJI Mini 4 Pro are getting smaller and more affordable, allowing all types of content creators an opportunity to experience this form of video capture.
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Today, DJI officially announced the DJI Mini 4 Pro and says it “redefines the boundaries of mini-camera drones, setting a new benchmark for capturing and sharing exhilarating moments.” The company says the new DJI Mini 4 Pro was made to “elevate the user’s creative toolkit.” Here’s some of what the DJI Press Release had to say about the latest addition to the DJI line of drones.
DJI Mini 4 Pro
Weighing under 249g, the Mini 4 Pro is meticulously engineered for effortless portability. Its lightweight design not only ensures ease of transport but also aligns with drone regulations in a majority of countries and regions, granting you the freedom to take flight with almost no limitations.
The Mini 4 Pro offers cutting-edge imaging with a 1/1.3-inch CMOS sensor, New Image-Processing Platform and dual native ISO fusion—a hallmark of cinema-grade technology. Its f/1.7 aperture, 48MP image resolution, 4K/60fps HDR video, and Slo-Mo shooting at 4K/100fps capture moments in breathtaking detail. 2.4μm pixels2 and an enhanced noise reduction algorithm in Night Shots video mode delivers clear, cleaner footage even in low-light conditions.
Additionally, the Mini 4 Pro empowers your creativity with True Vertical Shooting, optimized for social media and smartphone playback. A 60° large-angle tilt for fluid camera motion unleashes cinematic possibilities, while digital video zoom bolsters your storytelling abilities by magnifying photos up to 2x and videos up to 4x.
The DJI Mini 4 Pro allows you to achieve professional-grade post-production control with 10-bit D-Log M recording, granting access to more than a billion colors. No matter where you publish your content, HLG ensures the natural colors and brightness remain true-to-life without adjustment or format conversion due to its high dynamic range. Preserve intricate nuances with 48MP RAW and SmartPhoto technology3, an ingenious fusion that harmonizes HDR imaging, scene recognition, and more, resulting in images that truly captivate.
The DJI Mini 4 Pro enhances safety with omnidirectional obstacle sensing, utilizing multiple wide-angle and a pair of downward vision sensors to detect obstructions from all directions. Complemented by an Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems (APAS), the drone features automatic braking and obstacle bypass, elevating in-flight security.
The DJI Mini 4 Pro not only offers three intuitive methods for capturing shots—Spotlight, Point of Interest, and ActiveTrack 360°, which allows users to bypass obstacles and achieve smoother, more stable tracking thanks to omnidirectional obstacle sensing—but also enhances creative possibilities with innovative features. By harnessing the follow intelligent features, users can achieve professional-level results with every flight:
- MasterShots: Delivers dynamic camera movement templates tailored for portrait, close-up, and long-range shots, ensuring you nail every shot!
- QuickShots: Provides Dronie, Circle, Helix, Rocket, Boomerang, and Asteroid modes for more stylish results.
- Hyperlapse: Provides Free, Waypoint, Circle, and Course Lock modes with unlimited shooting time, and supports compositing while shooting.
- Panorama: Supports shooting 180°, Wide Angle, Vertical, and Sphere panoramic photos to capture magnificent landscapes.
- QuickTransfer: Quickly transfer photos and videos to your smartphone without linking the remote controller. Your creations will be instantly ready to share.
The DJI Mini 4 Pro is available now on the company’s website and starts at $759. See the link below for purchase.
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