DJI Osmo Pocket is touted as the world’s first smallest three-axis hand-held stabilizer and it adopts much of its technology from the likes of drones and gimbals. It’s an attractive bet for sports and video creators as it offers an embedded camera with digital stabilization and a mechanical stabilizer. The DJI Osmo Pocket cost the US $349.00 and it will be available on DJI.com. DJI Osmo Pocket comes with ecosystem of accessories that lets you expand its possibilities and these are a mount that let users attach things cost the US $19, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth supported wireless mount for connecting the camera to your phone cost US $59, a controller wheel for manual control over the camera’s built-in gimbal cost US $59, a set of ND filters, a waterproof case to submerge it, a height extension rod, a 3.5mm adapter to connect external microphones, and a charging case with a battery that lets you to change the Osmo Pocket while stored and you can take it on your next holidays.
DJI Osmo Product Details
The design of DJI Osmo Pocket allows you carry it anywhere without much complication and when you turn it off, the gimbal tilts the camera on end so that the whole system fits into a small case which then easily slides into the pocket. DJI Osmo Pocket is that it can be operated anytime with just one hand and it is touted as the perfect companion during travels and adventures. It measures 121.9 x 36.9 x 28.6 mm, and it weighs only 116 grams.
The DJI Osmo Pocket has a sandstone finish non-slip, sweat-proof handle and sports a 4-inch tall body. The setup packs 1/2.3-inch sensor with 1.55µm pixels, f/2.0 aperture, and an 80-degree field-of-view, the same camera as the Mavic Pro, Mavic Air, and Mavic 2 Zoom drones and it lets you capture 12-megapixel still photos and 4K video at up to 60 frames per second at 100Mbps. The DJI Osmo Pocket also comes with built-in dual microphones that work with the company’s proprietary noise-canceling algorithms and lets you to recording stereo-surround audio while capturing 4K footage.
The Osmo Pocket has a unique design and on one the handle there is a 1-inch touchscreen that provides live view and lets you frame your subjects by picking an appropriate shooting mode or adjust the available settings, and reviewing captured imagery and there are a couple of buttons that let you use the Osmo Pocket completely on its own. The camera is located in the three-axis gimbal that not only compensates for the shake and movement by using a mechanical stabilization but also smooths these motions so you can focus on composition and subject matter. Also, the camera has a universal port under the touchscreen that let you connect your Android smartphone or iPhone using the bundled Lightning and USB Type-C adapters.
The DJI Osmo Pocket comes with a NightShot, a tripod-free night mode with 2-3s handheld long exposures and lets you to capture wide-angle still photos, ideal for large-group selfies. You also have the option for 3×3 panoramas and First-Person video mode follows the gimbal’s orientation to find “thrilling action shots with smooth results”
DJI Osmo Pocket Features
The DJI Osmo Pocket comes with features like ActiveTrack for subject tracking, FaceTRack for face tracking, Timelapse, Motionlapse, FPV Mode (capturing your view instead of a level horizon), 3×3 panoramas with 9 photos, and 180° panoramas.
- ActiveTrack: It is DJI’s image recognition algorithms that allow Osmo Pocket to recognize and automatically follows moving subjects.
- FaceTrack: It takes ActiveTrack one step further and it automatically recognizes a human face and keeps the subject in center of the frame at all times, even as that person starts to move out of frame or looks up and down.
- Motionlapse and Timelapse: You can also record Timelapse and Motionlapse videos. The Motionlapse adds smooth camera movement to a traditional timelapse video.
- FPV Mode: The FPV mode disengages the gimbal to follow your tilt and lean, lets you shoot more lifelike perspective and a couple of panoramic modes for, well, panormaic images.
DJI Osmo Pocket App – Mimo
The DJI’s newest mobile app, called Mimo comes with Pro Mode and Story Mode.
- Pro Mode It automatically detects low light scenes and lets you adjust exposure settings, shoot RAW photos and D-Cinelike videos.
- Story Mode It uses a combination of preset shooting pattern and camera motions help you create a professional-quality video with exclusively designed filters and soundtracks to give a unique finish to your footage.
DJI Osmo Pocket Battery
The built-in battery on DJI Osmo Pocket is of 875mAh capacity and charges from 0 to 100% in 73 minutes. The battery lasts up to 140 minutes while recording 4K videos at 30fps, and if you record 4K videos at 60fps, the battery would last just over 60 minutes.
DJI Osmo Technical Specifications
|Sales Package||Osmo Pocket, Cover, Smartphone Adapter (Lightning), Smartphone Adapter (USB-C), Power Cable|
|Effective Pixels||12 MP|
|Field of View/Angle of View||80°|
|Electronic Shutter Speed||8 – 1/8000 Second (Photo, Video)|
|Photo ISO Range||100 – 3200|
|Video ISO Range||100 – 3200|
|Still Photography Modes||Single Shot|
|Recording Media||1 x microSD (256GB Maximum)|
|Video Format||4K Ultra HD:3840 x 2160p at 24/25/30/48/50/60 fps (100 Mb/s MP4 via MPEG-4)|
FHD:1920 x 1080p at 24/25/30/48/60 fps (100 Mb/s MP4 via MPEG-4)
|Still Image Resolution||JPEG: 12 Megapixel, 4000 x 3000 pixels|
|Audio Output||48.0 kHz AAC|
|Controllable Range||Pan: -230° to +50°|
Tilt: -95° to +50°
|Max Controllable Speed||120°/s|
|Inputs||1 x USB 2.0 Type-C Charging|
|Dimensions||1 x USB 2.0 Type-C Monitoring|
|Scene Modes||Preset: Yes|
|Dimensions||121.9 x 36.9 x 28.6 mm|
|Operating Temperature||0°-40° C (32°-104° F)|
|Operating Time||140 mins|
|Charing Time||73 mins|