Sony Airpeak S1 Professional Drone Announced

Sony announced the “Airpeak S1” as the first model in Airpeak line. The drone has been developed with the intention of contributing to the further development of drones and the utmost in value creation.

Airpeak S1 users have the ability to choose between a variety of Alpha cameras to mount on their drone. The Alpha 9, 7S and 7R series are all compatible, as is the FX3. Sony’s Alpha 1, which is capable of shooting 8K video, is also available as an option.

The commercial drone, Airpeak S1 will be the world’s smallest drone able to be equipped with a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens α camera, enabling dynamic and precise flight with high agility by using a proprietary motor, propeller, control system and sensing technology, and supporting the creative expression of its users to the fullest. It also supports the production of high-quality aerial images with a remote controller that can control the aircraft at will, obstacle detection and automatic flight control via sensing, and increased flight safety via cloud management of the aircraft and flight information.

The US price for Airpeak S1 is $9,000. The official release will be in fall 2021.

This Sony Airpeak S1 Professional Drone is now listed at B&H.

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Insta360 GO 2 Flagship Waterproof Action Camera

Insta360 introduces the Insta360 GO 2 flagship action camera. The brand new, thumb-sized, and ultra-light Insta 360 camera weighes less than 27 grams. Thanks to its stabilization, the 360 2 enables high-resolution, hands-free recordings and allows you to capture extraordinary perspectives while shooting videos.

Insta360 GO 2 is the world’s smallest action camera. It weighs about 6x lighter than your old action cam, with the same sized image sensor, and fits perfectly on your shirt.

The US price is $299.99 and it is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Insta360 GO 2 Flagship Waterproof Action Camera”

GoPro Hero9 Black: Price, Specs, Release date

The new GoPro HERO9 Black action camera announced with a tweaked design and improved specifications for getting more out of your action photos and video.

The US price is $449.99 and it will be released on September 21, 2020. The new GoPro HERO9 Black is now in stock at Amazon. You can also check the availability at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “GoPro Hero9 Black: Price, Specs, Release date”

DJI Matrice 300 Drone Announced

DJI has officailly introduced its “workhorse” inspection drone, the Matrice 300 RTK and the Zenmuse H20.

While the M300 RTK and Zenmuse H20 are both packed with features designed specifically for commercial use-cases, the systems feature a number of groundbreaking technologies and features that will inevitably make their way into more consumer-centric drones. Continue reading “DJI Matrice 300 Drone Announced”

Best Memory Cards for DJI Mavic Air 2

Here are the best microSD memory cards for DJI Mavic Air 2 drone? You can find the top recommended and fastest microSD cards for DJI Mavic Air 2 .

The DJI Mavic Air 2 drone has a single microSD card slot that supports the UHS-I microSD cards. A midrange drone with flagship features, the DJI Mavic Air 2 (B&HAdorama) features new motors, new electronic speed controllers, improved battery technology and enhanced aerodynamics. These combine to provide increased flight speeds of up to 42mph in Sport Mode and a flight time of up to 34 minutes. At the core, Mavic Air 2 is a 48MP 1/2” Quad Bayer CMOS sensor that’s capable of capturing 8K Hyperlapse time-lapse shots, 4K60 video, 240 fps slow-motion 1080p video, and up to 48MP stills. In addition, both photos and video can be captured in HDR for more dynamic results. All your footage can be saved to 8GB of internal storage and on optional SD cards up to 256GB in size. The DJI Mavic Air 2 also features a bevy of new shooting features, including the latest versions of ActiveTrack, Point of Interest, and Spotlight, as well as a full suite of HDR modes and functions. Simply put, the DJI Mavic Air 2 drone is a highly portable and indeed powerful drone for both photographers and filmmakers.

DJI Mavic Air 2 supports a microSD card with capacity of up to 256 GB. So, in order to get the ultra high readspeeds (transfer speed) and write speeds (fast buffer clearing time) to get the best out of your drone, here we list the top recommended and fastest microSD cards for DJI Mavic Air 2 drone based on the speed and price. Continue reading “Best Memory Cards for DJI Mavic Air 2”

DJI Mavic Air 2 Now Available for Pre-order

The newly announced DJI Mavic Air 2 drone is now available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. The US price is $799. Shipping is scheduled to start on May 11, 2020.

The DJI Mavic Air 2 comes with a better camera, more shooting modes, new tracking features, and a longer battery life. The 3-axis gimbal sports a 1/2″ CMOS sensor capable of capturing 8K Hyperlapse time-lapse shots. The Mavic Air 2 features a 48MP 1/2” Quad Bayer CMOS sensor that’s capable of recording 4K video at up to 60 frames per second (fps) with a 120Mbps data rate and 240 fps slow-motion 1080p video. Continue reading “DJI Mavic Air 2 Now Available for Pre-order”

DJI Mavic Air 2 Specifications and Images Leaked

Here are the specifications and images of the upcoming DJI Mavic Air 2 drone. The new DJI Mavic Air 2 drone will be officially announced on April 27, 2020 at 9:30 PM EDT. Continue reading “DJI Mavic Air 2 Specifications and Images Leaked”

Ricoh WG-70 Ultra-Rugged Compact Camera

Ricoh has announced the Ricog WG-70 ultra rugged compact camera.  It is a 16 Megapixel 1/2.3” backside-illuminated CMOS sensor with a maximum sensitivity of ISO 6400. In addition to stills, the camera captures 1080p (Full HD) video.

The new Ricoh WG-70 is waterproof to a depth of 46 feet, shockproof from heights up to five feet, crushproof against weighs up to 100 kilograms of force and freeze-proof at temperatures down to -10C.

The US price for Ricoh WG-70 is $276.95, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “Ricoh WG-70 Ultra-Rugged Compact Camera”

DJI Mavic Mini Drone Officially Announced, Price $399

The previously rumored DJI Mavic Mini drone is now officially announced, an ultra-lightweight folding drone that weighs just 249g.

The Mavic Mini is the smallest and lightest drone DJI has made to date, but despite its compact size, DJI has managed to pack quite a few features found in its more robust drones, such as the Mavic Air and Mavic Pro.

The US price is $399, and it is now available for pre-order at B&HAdoramaAmazon. Continue reading “DJI Mavic Mini Drone Officially Announced, Price $399”