DJI’s Phantom 2 Vision+ goes up in the air, shoots RAW
For a new perspective, photographers have been using aerial drones and quadcopters since a quite a while and there are a few options out in the market. Now, there is one new aerial drone which helps you capture much better images, it is developed by DJI and is called the Phantom 2 Vision+.
This new aerial drone features a high resolution 14 megapixel camera which can shoot in Adobe DNG RAW format, allowing your images to be more flexible in the post-processing phase. It can also record videos at 1080p at 30fps and at 720p at 60fps.
It uses a stabilised three-axis gimbal to protect it form camera shake once up in the air. The camera can further sweep around 360-degrees and is carefully placed underneath the drone.
The drone comes ready-to-fly right out of the box and it uses a simple radio controller. Users can program in the ordinates for the drone to fly automatically and it can hover in one place as long as the wind is blowing at 25 mph.
This drone has a maximum range of 2,625-feet (800-meters) and it will simply fly back to you without any need of you controlling it. DJI has also released a new firmware for all of its Phantom drones, this allows done pilot to steer clear of airports and other user-generated no-fly zones.
The camera system can be easily controller by the DJI app which is available for iOS as well as Android. Using the phone one can change the orientation of the camera and get live feed right on the smartphones display using Wi-Fi.
The DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ is now available for pre-order and it is priced at $1,299. At the moment, no details on the availability have been revealed but we expect it will start shipping sometime in summer.