Photo of DJI’s upcoming Mavic 2 leaked online hints at swappable cameras
But the biggest takeaway from the image might be what it doesn’t show
At the same time, you can see what looks like another gimbal with a smaller camera and sensor lying on the lower left corner of the table, implying that there may be two different models with different cameras.
Another major takeaway from the photo -- avoidance cameras on the side of the drone. We can’t see whether there are rear cameras, but many observers believe the new drone may come with 360-degree obstacle avoidance.
Until this year, consumers had a choice between the Mavic Pro and Spark. There were clear differences between the two: The Mavic Pro could shoot 4K video and had a longer range, but was also bigger and significantly more expensive.
But the arrival of the Mavic Air made things far less clear. It delivered much of what the Mavic Pro could do at a lower price. So the Mavic 2, if it doubles down on pro-level features, could be DJI’s way of enticing people to spend more.
As always, it’s worth pointing out that we cannot independently verify these leaks, and many online were understandably skeptical -- like this Twitter user:
It also seems DJI fans will have to wait even longer before anything is officially announced.