Chinese technology company DJI, popular for its Drones and Camera Stabilizers has launched the Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) handheld Gimbal stabilizer for smartphones at a price tag of US $129 (₹ 10,999). The Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) available on DJI.com, BestBuy.com, Geekbuying.com, Adorama.com, Amazon.in.
The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) has a new design along with a redesigned set of control buttons and made up of using the high-strength composite material. It also features a more powerful inbuilt battery, and the two-way mobile clamp lets users shift between portrait and landscape modes. Additionally, the DJI Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) works for the front-facing camera as the rear-facing camera when streaming.
The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) is a handheld smartphone gimbal stabilizer which is specifically designed to help users to capture moments with cinematic movement. The Osmo Mobile 2 comes with built-in sensors and brushless motors that enable the Active Track feature and ensures maximum stability. Additionally, the two-way mobile clamp let users shift between portrait and landscape modes. The Osmo Mobile 2 make sure that the footage captured remains steady even when you are on a skateboard or jumping around.
The Osmo Mobile 2 comes with many features like Timelapse, Motionlapse, built-in zoom slider, portrait mode, and landscape mode. The Timelapse feature let users capture moments like blooming of flowers & rolling clouds while the Motionlapse feature lets you create similar videos while you move with the camera. The built-in zoom slider feature lets you control your smartphone camera directly from the handle and it can be used for seamless zooming between the shots. Finally, if you wish to capture landscape, architecture or portrait, you can use the Panorama feature, it lets users capture multiple photos and then combine them together to create one single image.
The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) is compatible with smartphones measuring between 58.6 – 85mm in width and thickness under 8.9mm. The maximum load Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) can take is 202 grams. In terms of dimensions, the Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) measures 295 x 113 x 72 mm and weighs 485 grams. The DJI’s Live View app is compatible with iOS devices running 10.0 or later and Android smartphone running Android 4.4 KitKat or later versions.
The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) fuelled by a 2600mAh battery and according to company claims it lasts up to 15 hours of battery life on a single charge. Additionally, you can use Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) as an emergency power bank to charge your smartphone through the USB port. To fully charge the battery of Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) again you have to wait for somewhere around 2.5 hours by using the 10W charger.
DJI Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170) Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer Technical Specifications
|Model||Osmo Mobile 2 (OM170)|
|Compatibility||Physical: 58.6 – 85 mm|
iOS: 10.0 or later
Android: 4.4 or later
|Wireless||Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0|
|Warranty||1 year manufacturer warranty|
|Box Content||1 x DJI Osmo Mobile 2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal|
|Consumption||1.2W (under ideal conditions with the gimbal fully balanced)|
|Controllable Range||Pan: ±160°|
Tilt: ±155° (landscape orientation)
|Mechanical Range||Pan: ±170°|
Roll: -90° to +70°
|Max Controllable Speed||120°/s|
|Width of Compatible Phones||58.6 – 85 mm|
|Thickness of Compatible Phones||≤8.9 mm|
|Maximum Load||202 grams|
|Dimensions||295 × 113 × 72 mm|
|Charging Temperature||5 – 40°C|
|Operating Temperature||0 – 40°C|
|Operating Time||15 hrs (under ideal conditions with the gimbal fully balanced)|
|Charging Time||2.5 hrs (Measured with a 10W charger)|