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Up Your Game with the New Mavic Air 2

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April 28,2020 – DJI a global leader in developing and manufacturing civilian drones and aerial imaging technology for personal and professional use, Announced the best drone for most people, the newest Mavic Air 2.

Mavic Air 2 has a significant upgrade on its predecessor and the new favorite flying camera. It offers improved range, a noticeably longer battery life, excellent 4K/60p video and a whole host of new shooting features, all for the same launch price as its predecessor. Minor niggles aside, it’s a superb choice for both stills photographers and filmmakers.

Mavic Air 2 SPECS:

photo by: store.dji.com

Aircraft

  • Weight – 570 g
  • Size – Folded: 180×97×84 mm / Unfolded: 183×253×77 mm (LxWxH)
  • Diagonal Distance – 302 mm
  • Max Ascent Speed – 4 m/s (S Mode) / 4 m/s (N Mode)
  • Max Descent Speed
    • 3 m/s (S Mode) / 3 m/s (N Mode)
      5 m/s (S Mode sharpescent) / 3 m/s (all modes at elevations over 4500 m)
  • Max Service Ceiling Above Sea Level – 5000 m
  • Max Flight Time (without wind) – 34 minutes
  • Max Hover Time (without wind) – 33 minutes
  • Max Flight Distance – 18.5 km
  • Max Horizontal Flight Speed
    • 19 m/s (S Mode) / 12 m/s (N Mode) / 5 m/s (T Mode)
  • Max Wind Resistance – 8.5-10.5 m/s (Level 5)
  • Max Tilt Angle
    • 35° (S Mode) / 20° (N Mode)
      35° (N Mode under strong wind)
  • Max Angular Velocity
    • 250°/s (S Mode) / 250°/s (N Mode)
  • Operating Temperature Range
    • -10° to 40°C (14° to 104°F)
  • Operating Frequency
    • 2.400-2.4835 GHz / 5.725-5.850 GHz
  • Transmitter Power (EIRP)
    • 2.400-2.4835 GHz: FCC: ≤26 dBm
      CE: ≤20 dBm / SRRC: ≤20 dBm / MIC: ≤20 dBm
      5.725-5.850 GHz: FCC: ≤26 dBm
      CE: ≤14 dBm / SRRC: ≤26 dBm
  • Hovering Accuracy Range
    • Vertical: ±0.1 m (with vision positioning)
      ±0.5 m (with GPS positioning)
      Horizontal: ±0.1 m (with vision positioning)
      ±1.5 m (with GPS positioning)
  • Propellers – Quick release, low noise, folding
  • Satellite Systems – GPS+GLONASS
  • Compass – Single Compass
  • IMU – Single IMU
  • Internal Storage – 8 GB

Battery

  • Capacity – 3500 mAh
  • Voltage – 11.55 V
  • Charging Voltage Limit – 13.2 V
  • Battery Type – LiPo 3S
  • Energy – 40.42 Wh
  • Weight – 198 g
  • Charging Temperature – 5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
  • Max Charging Power – 38 W

Camera

  • Max Photo Resolution – 48 MP 8000×6000 pixel
  • Sensor – 1/2″ CMOS Effective Pixels: 12 MP and 48 MP
  • Lens – FOV: 84° / Equivalent Focal Length: 24 mm
    Aperture: f/2.8 / Focus Range: 1 m to ∞
  • Photo Formats – JPEG/DNG (RAW)
  • Video Resolution and Frame Rates
    • 4K Ultra HD: 3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60 fps
      2.7K: 2688×1512 24/25/30/48/50/60 fps
      FHD: 1920×1080 24/25/30/48/50/60/120/240 fps
      4K Ultra HD HDR: 3840×2160 24/25/30 fps
      2.7K HDR: 2688×1512 24/25/30 fps
      FHD HDR: 1920×1080 24/25/30 fps
  • Color Profiles – D-Cinelike, Normal
  • Video Formats – MP4/MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC)
  • Max Bitrate – 120 Mbps
  • Supported SD Cards – Supports a microSD with capacity of up to 256 GB
  • Supported File Systems – FAT32 and exFAT
  • Zoom – Not available

Gimbal

  • Stabilization – 3-axis (tilt, roll, pan)
  • Mechanical Range
    • Tilt: -135° to 45°
      Roll: -45° to 45°
      Pan: -100° to 100°
  • Controllable Range
    • Tilt: -90° to 0° (Default)
      -90° to 24° (Extended)
  • Max Controllable Speed (tilt) – 100°/s
  • Angular Vibration Range – ±0.01°

Vision System

  • Forward
    • Precision Measurement Range: 0.35-22.0 m
      Detection Range: 0.35 to 44 m
      Effective Sensing Speed: 12 m/s
      Field of View (FOV):
      71° (horizontal), 56° (vertical)
  • Backward
    • Precision Measurement Range: 0.37-23.6 m
      Detection Range: 0.37-47.2 m
      Effective Sensing Speed: 12 m/s
      Field of View (FOV):
      44° (horizontal), 57° (vertical)
  • Available Downward Sensors – Dual Vision Sensors + Time of Flight Sensors (ToF)
  • Downward
    • ToF Measurement Range: 0.1-8 m
      Hovering Range: 0.5-30 m
      Vision Sensor Hovering Range: 0.5-60 m
  • Left/Right – None
  • Downward Auxillary Light – Single LED

Safety

  • Obstacle Avoidance System
    • vanced Pilot Assistance Systems (APAS) 3.0

Video Transmission

  • Transmission System
    • OcuSync 2.0
      2.4 GHz/5.8 GHz Auto-Switching
  • Max Transmission Distance
    • 10 km (FCC), 6 km (CE), 6 km (SRRC), 6 km (MIC)
  • Live View Quality – 720p@30fps/1080@p30fps
  • Latency (depending on environmental conditions and mobile device)
    • 120-130 ms
  • Video Transmission Encoding format – H.265
  • Max Live View Bitrate – 40 Mbps
  • Operating Frequency
    • 2.400-2.4835 GHz
      5.725-5.850 GHz

Remote Controller

  • Remote Controller Transmission System – OcuSync 2.0
  • Supported Mobile Device Connectors
    • Lightning, Micro USB, USB Type-C
  • Max. Supported Mobile Device Size
    • 180×86×10 mm (Height×Width×Thickness)
  • Operating Temperature – -10° to 40°C (14° to 104°F)
  • Transmitter Power (EIRP)
    • 2.400-2.4835 GHz:
      FCC: ≤26 dBm
      CE: ≤20 dBm
      SRRC: ≤20 dBm
      MIC: ≤20 dBm

      5.725-5.850 GHz:
      FCC: ≤26 dBm
      CE: ≤14 dBm
      SRRC: ≤26 dBm
  • Operating Current/Voltage
    • 1200 mA@3.7V (Android)
      700 mA@ 3.7 V (iOS)

Charger

  • Charging Input
    • 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 1.3 A
  • Charging Output
    • Charging Port: 13.2 V⎓2.82 A
      USB Port: 5 V⎓2 A
  • Voltage
    • 13.2 V
  • Rated Power
    • 38 W

What is the difference of Mavic Air 2 from Mavic Air?

According to DJI, The camera performance, intelligent features, flight time, and transmission system have all improved significantly, and the new DJI Fly app provides an even more streamlined flying experience.

Is Mavic Air 2 compatible with Smart controller?

Yes. It will be compatible with the Smart Controller through a future firmware update.

And also take note that Mavic air 2 is not a water proof drone.

The DJI Mavic Air 2 is available for pre-order right now from the DJI store, with shipping expected in mid-May.