DJI today introduced two additions Mavic drones – Mavic 2 Pro, the world’s first drone with an integrated Hasselblad camera, and Mavic 2 Zoom, the world’s first foldable consumer drone with optical zoom capability.
DJI’s Global Director of Communication Kevin On flew in to give us a tech briefing on the new Mavic 2 drones. Check it out!
Updated @ 2018-09-17 : Added new US and Malaysian prices and purchase links.
Originally posted @ 2018-09-07
The DJI Mavic 2 Pro + Zoom Tech Briefing + Q&A
The Mavic 2 (Price Check) is DJI’s most advanced camera drone ever built, designed for professionals, aerial photographers and content creators.
Incorporating the iconic folding design of the Mavic Pro, the Mavic 2 features new gimbal-stabilized cameras and advanced features like Hyperlapse and ActiveTrack for easier and more dynamic storytelling.
With an impressive flight time of up to 31 minutes and a more stable video transmission system, the Mavic 2 offers an expanded flight experience for capturing even more epic shots.
DJI is offering two variants – the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom.
The DJI Mavic 2 Pro : Superior Image Quality with Hasselblad
Co-engineered with Hasselblad, the Mavic 2 Pro is the world’s first drone to feature a Hasselblad camera. The Hasselblad camera features a 1-inch CMOS sensor with a 10-bit Dlog-M colour profile that allows it to capture four times the colour levels per channel of the Mavic Pro camera.
Its camera can also capture 20 MP photos using Hasselblad’s Natural Colour Solution (HNCS) technology, with an adjustable aperture from f/2.8 to f/11. It also records 4K HDR videos with 10-bit colour and Hybrid Log-Gamma.
We will have a preview of the DJI Mavic 2 Pro out shortly.
The DJI Mavic 2 Zoom : Optical and Digital Zoom
The Mavic 2 Zoom is DJI’s first foldable consumer drone with optical zoom. Its camera combines a 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor with a 24-48 mm lens, with 2X digital zoom. This allows it to simulate a 96 mm telephoto lens capable of capturing lossless video in full HD resolution.
Exclusive to the Mavic 2 Zoom is a new Dolly Zoom Quickshot mode that creates an incredible perspective by automatically zooming in, as it flies away from its subject. This keeps the subject the same size while the full background of the scene is revealed. This feature used to be reserved to professional cinematographers with serious resources and time to setup the shot.
For more information, catch take a look at our DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Preview!
DJI Mavic 2 Price + Availability
The DJI Mavic 2 Pro is priced at RM 6,599 (including SST) / ~US$ 1,649. The package will consist of the drone, battery, remote controller, charger, and four pairs of propellers.
The DJI Mavic 2 Zoom is priced at RM 5,699 (including SST) / ~US$ 1,425. The package will consist of the drone, battery, charger, remote controller and four pairs of propellers.
A Fly More Kit, which consists of two additional batteries, a multi-battery charging hub, a car charger, a battery to power bank adapter, two pairs of propellers and a carrying bag, will retail at RM 1,399 (including SST) / ~US$ 350.
A gimbal replacement service for both variants will be available at a later date.
Here are some purchase links for your convenience :[adrotate group=”2″]
- Mavic 2 Pro Kit : RM 6,699 (Web | App)
- Mavic 2 Pro Fly More Combo Bundle : RM 6,999 (Web | App)
- Mavic 2 Zoom Kit : RM 5,699 (Web | App)
- Mavic 2 Zoom Fly More Combo Bundle : RM 6,999 (Web | App)
- Mavic 2 Fly More Kit : RM 1,399 (Web | App)
In the United States, you can get them at these links :
- Mavic 2 Pro Kit (US Version) : $1,499
- Mavic 2 Pro Fly More Combo Bundle : $1,878
- Mavic 2 Pro Fly More Combo + DJU Care Refresh Bundle : $2,017
- Mavic 2 Zoom Kit (US Version) : $1,249
- Mavic 2 Zoom + DJI Care Fresh Combo : $1,388
- Mavic 2 Zoom Fly More Combo Bundle : $1,568
- Mavic 2 Fly More Kit : $319
- Mavic 2 Battery (3,850 mAh) : $139
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