Simply days after DJI unveiled its revamped Mini drone within the type of the Mini 3 Professional, information has dropped that the corporate could possibly be about to launch its second FPV (first-person view) drone, solely this one appears to be like to be even smaller and designed to fly indoors.
The information comes through two sources with an honest status for getting it proper with DJI-related rumors.
OsitaLV suggested the upcoming machine can be a “mini FPV drone” known as “Avata,” geared towards aerial pictures somewhat than racing.
The leaker additionally posted an image that appeared to point out the Avata’s mannequin quantity as WM169, only one digit beneath the WM170 mannequin quantity linked to DJI’s FPV quadcopter.
The opposite leaker, DealsDrone, posted what look like renderings (beneath) of the rumored machine displaying a Cinewhoop-style quadcopter.
Cinewhoops are diminutive, zippy, and extremely versatile FPV drones designed particularly for capturing steady, high-definition video. Best for flying indoors and thru tight areas, such a tool was used to seize the unimaginable bowling alley video that went viral final 12 months. As the pictures present, the so-called Avata drone consists of cages that shield the propellers, one other frequent function of Cinewhoop drones.
Avata is compact and weighs about 500g
Can fly indoors
The photograph high quality is significantly better (guess that the Mini 3 Professional is identical)
Vastly improved battery life
Guide mode shouldn’t be supported
Head chase mode
Touchpad for glasses menu
Glasses can connect with telephone pic.twitter.com/WUqpjXXEnK
— 航拍世家 打手 (@DealsDrone) May 15, 2022
DealsDrone additionally recommended that the machine weighs round 500 grams and options comparable picture high quality to that of the lately launched Mini 3 Professional drone. Nevertheless, the leaker stated it will not function guide mode, which looks as if a curious omission for an FPV drone as it will stop the pilot from flying the machine with full freedom.
DealsDrone added that DJI may unveil the quadcopter in July or August this 12 months, however there was no info on pricing.
Whereas many pilots assemble their very own Cinewhoops from elements, DJI could possibly be trying to launch such a drone for people who merely need to have the ability to seize a flight-ready model straight from the field, eliminating the necessity to supply elements and construct the machine.
As talked about earlier, Cinewhoop-style drones have gained rising consideration lately, popularized by some unimaginable items of labor that make the most of the compact measurement of the flying machine and its capability to carry out tight maneuvers. If the rumors are proper, DJI seems to desire a piece of the pie.