DJI Avata, is a new professional drone that, combined with the exclusive pair of glasses from the manufacturer, promises to help filmmakers follow their recordings in real-time in a totally different way. The company describes an “unprecedented immersive flight experience”.
The Avata can be purchased separately or in kits that come with several accessories, including the DJI Goggles 2. The glasses are for viewing real-time video recordings with its OLED screen; and the DJI Motion Controller, an intuitive controller that allows vehicle control using sensors that track hand movement.
DJI Avata Features
Speaking of the drone, we have a 1/1.7” CMOS sensor with 48 MP resolution that supports video recording at up to 4K @ 60 FPS or 2.7K @ 120 FPS with its 155º viewing angle and f-lens aperture. /2.8. Light sensitivity is rated at ISO 100–6400 (automatic range) or 100–25,600 (manual adjustment).
It has an internal memory of 20 GB to accommodate recordings but offers an expansion slot with a Micro SD card of up to 256 GB. Its 2,420 mAh battery promises to deliver autonomy of up to 18 minutes hovering in the air with wind resistance of up to 10.7 m/s. The maximum altitude reached is 5 km and the distance is 11.6 km.
With the DJI Goggles 2 glasses, professionals can immersively see what the drone is recording through the low-latency DJI O3 Plus transmission. With this, at distances of up to 10 km, the glasses will be able to show the content recorded by the drone in real-time through its 144 Hz OLED screen. The accessory’s autonomy is about 110 minutes.