The DJI Mini 3 Pro has just been lifted into flight, but rumor has it that the king of drones will already be sticking to it with a compact, room-friendly. DJI FPV model.
According to leaks from @DealsDrone and @OsitaLVwhich used to be reliable sources of DJI rumors, the DJI Avata will be a much smaller version of the DJI FPV, which is a first-person drone that you control with a headset.
Some early rendering of the drone (below), which seems to be based on the DJI patent, showcases a drone with great guards and a completely different design from the DJI FPV. This suggests that it will be a so-called “cinewhoop” drone, which is known for being small, mobile and ideal for shooting indoors.
The @DealsDrone report claims that the “Avata is compact and weighs about 500g”, that “it can fly indoors” and “the photo quality is much better” than the DJI FPV, with a camera that can be on the Mini 3 Pro field. This drone has a relatively large 1 / 1.3-inch CMOS sensor that can be useful for a drone that is mostly designed for shooting indoors in low light.
Avata is compact and weighs about 500 g. Can fly indoors. Photo quality is much better (assume the Mini 3 Pro is the same) Significantly improved battery life. Manual mode is not supported. WUqpjXXEnKMay 15, 2022
Some of the other features are rumored to suggest that the DJI Avata will be aimed at relatively beginners rather than experienced pilots. Obviously, there will be a “head chase mode” that may apply to item tracking, as well as “glasses” that can be connected to your smartphone.
Interestingly, @DealsDrone says that “manual mode is not supported”, which would be unusual for an FPV drone. The DJI Avata will also likely have “significantly improved battery life”, which is expected to apply to DJI FPV’s relatively limited 20-minute flight time.
If you like the idea of shooting indoor movies, such as the recent Tesla virus show at the Giga factory in Berlin, the next DJI drone could be an exciting, new option for professionals. And it seems we won’t have to wait long for it to land, and @DealsDrone predicts a release date sometime between July and August.
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From spans for bowling impresses Tesla Gig factory promoover the past couple of years, small FPV drones have been behind several impressive viral videos on social media, so DJI will finally make the cinewhoop model comfortable for indoor use.
The current DJI FPV is very interesting, but quite large and is designed more for shooting videos outdoors, and its DJI Digital FPV system is an application for existing drones. DJI Avata, meanwhile, seems to be a cinewhoop-style drone with a compact design and guards that make it safer for indoor flights.
Importantly, he is rumored to bring a camera similar to the one we recently saw on DJI Mini 3 Pro. One of the big problems with indoor shooting is the relative lack of light, so FPV drone pilots often use GoPro cameras (or their smaller versions) to shoot.
GoPro has actually made a special FPV version of its Hero 10 Black action camera for this purpose, as you can see in our hands-on activities GoPro Bones Review. So it seems that GoPro and DJI may meet again in the space of drones.
The difference between GoPro Bones and DJI Avata seems to be the audience they target. The GoPro camera is highly designed for DIY masters of the FPV drone community who like to control their drones manually.
But if the DJI Avata really lacks manual mode, according to rumors, it may be aimed more at beginners and amateurs who want to shoot events such as weddings without the need for impressive piloting skills needed for traditional FPV drones.