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Dive into the viscerally thrilling world of first-person-view (FPV) drone flight—a high-octane realm where the view from above becomes a personal panorama. While FPV can rattle even the tech-savviest with its complex maneuvers, DJI offers a lifeline with its intuitive drones: DJI FPV and DJI Avata. Here, sophisticated flight meets simplicity, ensuring safety and an easy-to-grasp system are well within reach.

 

Enter the latest FPV Drone on the scene, DJI Avata 2. Expect more than just the quintessential immersive FPV buzz; anticipate sharper images, enhanced safety features, and beefier battery life. All the thrill of FPV, now with fewer of the frills of learning it.

 

This post is your guided tour through the significant upgrades that distinguish DJI Avata 2 from its predecessor, DJI Avata. Get ready to explore what's new and improved!

DJI Avata 2 vs DJI Avata: Comparison Overview

DJI Avata 2

DJI Avata

Easy ACRO

Flip, Roll, 180° Drift

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1/1.3″ CMOS Super-Wide-Angle Camera

1/1.7″ CMOS Super-Wide-Angle Camera

4K/60fps HDR Videos[1]

4K/60fps Videos

10-bit D-Log M Color Mode

D-Cinelike Color Mode

Downward/Backward Visual Positioning

Downward Visual Positioning

23-Min Max Flight Time[2]

The drone supports PD fast charging.

18-Min Max Flight Time[5]

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DJI O4 Video Transmission

Max Transmission Distance: 13 km[3]

Max Transmission Bitrate: 60Mbps[4]

DJI O3+ Video Transmission

Max Transmission Distance: 10 km[5]

Max Transmission Bitrate: 50Mbps[5]

46GB Large Internal Storage

High-Speed QuickTransfer

20GB Internal Storage

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With upgrades in safety, imaging, and immersive flight experience, DJI Avata 2 is the go-to choice for those looking to dive into a fresh, exhilarating way to fly with minimal hassle. 

 

Its enhanced safety features, such as integrated propeller guards and advanced positioning sensors, offer peace of mind to pilots navigating complex environments. The drone doesn't compromise on imagery either, boasting stabilized high-resolution video capabilities. Combined with the immersive experience provided by the new DJI Goggles 3 and DJI RC Motion 3, Avata 2 invites users to a novel aerial perspective.

DJI Avata 2 Fly More Combo (Single Battery)DJI Avata 2 Fly More Combo (Three Batteries)

DJI Avata 2 vs DJI Avata: Advanced Controller and Flight Modes

DJI Avata 2

DJI Avata

Easy ACRO

Flip, Roll, 180° Drift

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23-Min Max Flight Time[2]

The drone supports PD fast charging.

18-Min Max Flight Time[5]

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DJI O4 Video Transmission

Max Transmission Distance: 13 km[3]

Max Transmission Bitrate: 60Mbps[4]

DJI O3+ Video Transmission

Max Transmission Distance: 10 km[5]

Max Transmission Bitrate: 50Mbps[5]

 

Pairing Avata 2 with the latest DJI Goggles 3 and DJI RC Motion 3 controller seriously dials up the entertainment factor. The Goggles 3 comes equipped with Real View PiP, a feature that keeps you aware of your physical environment while immersed in flight, enhancing both safety and the experience. Its micro-OLED display delivers crisp visuals and near-zero latency for a vivid, real-time view of your flight.

 

For those looking to snag dynamic FPV shots with minimal hassle, the DJI RC Motion 3's intuitive design turns complex maneuvers into simple, one-push actions. This combo elevates your aerial footage game with remarkable ease.

DJI Avata 2: Upgraded Photo and Videos

DJI Avata 2

DJI Avata

1/1.3″ CMOS Super-Wide-Angle Camera

1/1.7″ CMOS Super-Wide-Angle Camera

4K/60fps HDR Videos[1]

4K/60fps Videos

155° Ultra-Wide-Angle FOV

155° Ultra-Wide-Angle FOV

RockSteady & HorizonSteady

RockSteady & HorizonSteady

10-bit D-Log M Color Mode

D-Cinelike Color Mode

46GB Large Internal Storage

High-Speed QuickTransfer

20GB Internal Storage

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The DJI Avata 2 rolls out with thoughtful improvements that resonate with pros and hobbyists in the imaging world. Its expanded 1/1.3"CMOS sensor and wide-angle optics push image fidelity forward—especially when the lighting is less than cooperative. Capturing 4K/60fps HDR footage, the Avata 2 offers a clear leap in vividness and detail, a notch above the original Avata's capabilities.

 

Color graders note that the Avata 2 embraces a 10-bit D-Log M color profile, paving the way for a broadened color spectrum and nuanced tonal control that shines in post. This evolution gives the Avata 2 top-tier output in demanding production processes.

 

The Avata 2 comes loaded with 46GB of space, a welcome bump from the previous 20GB of Avata. Combine that with High-Speed QuickTransfer, and you've got a formula for brisk file management that won't slow down the creative flow.

DJI Avata 2: Comprehensive Safety

DJI Avata 2

DJI Avata

Downward/Backward Visual Positioning

Downward Visual Positioning

Built-in Propeller Guard

Built-in Propeller Guard

Automatic Return to Home (RTH)

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Turtle Mode

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The Avata 2 features a sleeker integrated propeller guard, shaving off some weight to boost agility—perfect for easily threading through close quarters. It's also kitted out with new binocular fisheye sensors, sharpening its spatial awareness for indoor and low-flying adventures and making for a steadier, safer flying experience.

Is DJI Avata 2 for Beginners?

DJI Avata 2 is a serious contender on beginners' radar with improved imaging, safety, and battery life. The traditional FPV system offers complete manual control for those pros, placing every nuanced capability at your fingertips. But If you value a no-hassle entry into an FPV drone with the flexibility to evolve, the Avata 2 is your go-to, making advanced FPV flight more mainstream than ever.

 

What sets DJI Avata 2 apart from traditional camera drones?

The DJI Avata 2 distinguishes itself as a drone that caters to those who seek a more exhilarating flight experience. In contrast to its traditional counterparts, which excel in capturing expansive, scenic views, Avata 2 offers a different kind of thrill. 

 

Its design prioritizes maneuverability and engagement, featuring integrated prop guards and embracing the immersive world of FPV flying. It's an ideal choice for enthusiasts eager to add an element of excitement to their flying sessions, rekindling a passion for those who crave more than just aerial documentation. While still capable of capturing quality footage, Avata 2's emphasis on fun, dynamic flight could be a refreshing twist for drone enthusiasts looking for a novel aerial perspective.

Top DJI Avata 2 Accessories that Suit Your Strengths

DJI FPV Remote Controller 3DJI Avata 2 Intelligent Flight BatteryDJI Avata 2 ND Filters Set (ND8/16/32)Lexar Professional 1066x 256GB U3 A2 V30 microSDXCDJI 65W Portable Charger

1. HDR video is available in two scenarios: A. EIS is turned off, recording at 4K/2.7K/1080p@60/50/30fps with a 16:9 aspect ratio or at 4K/2.7K/1080p@30fps with a 4:3 aspect ratio. B. EIS is set to RockSteady or HorizonSteady, recording at 4K/2.7K/1080p@30fps with either a 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio. 

 

2. Measured when flying forward at a speed of 21.6 kph in a windless environment at sea level, with camera parameters set to 1080p/30fps, video mode off, and from 100% battery level until 0%. Data is for reference only. Always pay attention to reminders on the goggles' screens during your flight.

 

3. The 13km transmission distance can only be achieved under the FCC standard when measured without interference in an open outdoor environment. The above data shows the farthest communication range for one-way, non-return flights under each standard. During your flight, pay attention to RTH reminders on the goggles screen.

 

4.Tested in an open outdoor environment without interference. The video transmission bitrate varies with the operating environment.

 

5. Data are from DJI laboratories and are for reference only. For specific testing conditions, consult the corresponding product page on the DJI official website.