DJI Live Event Introduces the Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Professional

DJI never cease to amaze consumers with their product launch events, this one brought two incredible new products to market, the Inspire 2 and the Phantom 4 Professional.

DJI Inspire 2…

The new DJI Inspire 2 builds on the success of the previous model by introducing professionally focused features to this impressive aircraft.


Key enhancements beyond the specification of the original model are as follows:

  • Dedicated 2-axis stabilized FPV camera separated from the core film-camera for pilot navigation.
  • 67mph / 108kph horizontal speed
  • Increased ascent and descent speed.
  • Obstacle avoidance for up to 100ft ahead and downwards.
  • Infrared sensing system for obstructions above.
  • Dual battery design, giving 27 minutes maximum flight time.
  • Fully compatible with custom lens fitment.
  • Removable SSD drive for storing footage (also Micro SD).
  • Master and Slave remotes now have range of up to 328ft apart from each other.
  • New intelligent modes including ‘Spotlight Pro’ and ‘Profile Mode’.
  • 2 new camera profiles.
  • Live streaming broadcast quality at 1080p

The two new cameras now available for the Inspire 2 are shown below.

The new DJI Zenmuse X4S
The new DJI Zenmuse X4S
The new DJI Zenmuse X5S
The new DJI Zenmuse X5S

Click here for more information about the new Inspire 2 via the DJI website.

Phantom 4 Professional…

Not long after the launch of the baseline Phantom 4, this new model enhances the functionality of this market-leading drone even further.dji_phantom_4_professional_inbuilt_screen

Key enhancements beyond the specification of the original model are as follows:

  • F2.8-F11 Mechanical Camera Shutter
  • 4K video at 60fps with higher bit-rates and less compression.
  • 20mpx digital stills without rolling shutter effects.
  • New ultra-bright 5.5″ monitor, brighter than most tablets.
  • Enhanced Active Track with 3 new Intelligent Flight modes.
  • Rear Obstacle Avoidance.
  • IR Obstacle Avoidance on sides.
  • Higher capacity battery giving 30 minutes flight time.
  • Obstacle avoidance now enabled at higher speeds.

The concern for potential consumers of the Phantom 4 Professional will be the price-hike beyond the RRP of the Mavic Pro, the more compact sibling.

Click here for more information about the new Phantom 4 Professional via the DJI website.

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