DJI is growing its lineup of motorized smartphone video stabilizers with the recently introduced Osmo Cellular 4.
The OM4 retains the similar foldable layout as its predecessor, but it now arrives with two magnetic mounts so you can quickly connect and detach your cell phone without needing to clamp it down and rebalance it amongst shoots. Just one magnetic mount is a clamp which wraps about your cellular phone, although the next just one attaches to the back again of your cellphone and doubles as a finger ring so you can get a superior grip with a person hand.
Apart from holding the foldable design that allow the Osmo Cell 3 shrink down quickly into a bag, OM4 also retains the exact intuitive button structure and the exact 15-hour battery, which can be utilized to continue to keep your phone’s battery topped up about USB-C. DJI also promises the OM4 is marginally lighter and lesser than the Osmo Cell 3 and arrives with upgraded motors, although we’ve in no way heard of its predecessor battling with heaving telephones these as the Iphone 11 Professional Max or Galaxy Observe.
On the software entrance, DJI is introducing a couple of new functions to the OM4 and is enhancing present ones:
- Dynamic Zoom, previously called dolly zoom, will work by digitally zooming in on a topic when walking backward or zooming out even though walking ahead.
- Spin Shot Gimbal Movement spins the digicam in a enjoyable barrel roll impact, nevertheless the cellular phone won’t spin a full 360 degrees due to the fact the gimbal only turns so considerably.
- Clone Me Panorama lets you clone your self or your friends so you appear a number of times in a single shot.
All of these new attributes had been technically doable to execute with past gimbals, but it’s good to see DJI incorporating committed modes to make our life less difficult.
DJI suggests the new gimbal is also improved at tracking people — if, say, you depart it stationary on a table or bench — and can much better differentiate between grownups, youngsters, and animals. And all the other cinematic modes are nevertheless there we experienced a blast striving them out in our earlier evaluate video clip.
The DJI OM4 is obtainable starting up now for $149, about $20 a lot more than the Osmo Cellular 3 charge at launch, but it’s well worth pointing out that the better cost consists of a large amount a lot more components: a magnetic ring holder, magnetic clamp, carrying circumstance, and a tripod in addition to the wrist strap that you’d commonly get in the common bundle with the former Osmo Cell. You can invest in the Osmo Mobile 4 from DJI, Very best Acquire, or Moment now.