DJI OM 4 FAQ: Magnetic Design, Battery Life, and More.

What is DJI OM 4? How to use DJI OM 4? What is the battery life of DJI OM 4? Read this DJI OM 4 FAQ to get all the answers.

DJI OM 4 is the newest addition to the DJI Osmo lineup of gimbal products. If you’re a new user and want to find out some more info or have already purchased the DJI OM 4, we’ve got the answers to all your questions here!


DJI OM 4: General Questions

DJI OM 4 Specs

What is DJI OM 4?

DJI OM 4 is a unique smartphone gimbal that produces smooth, stabilized video.

How does DJI OM 4 work?

DJI OM 4 has a 3-axis motorized gimbal that counters unwanted movement from your phone video in three different axes: forward-backward, side-to-side, and left-right. The result – stabilized video, wherever you shoot.

What does DJI OM 4 come with?

DJI OM 4 comes with the gimbal, Magnetic Ring Holder, Magnetic Phone Clamp, Grip Tripod, charging cable, storage pouch, wrist strap, and manuals. For a full look at what’s inside the box, click here.

Is it DJI OM 4 worth it?

Yes. DJI OM 4 is an affordable gimbal that instantly improves your phone video. Along with intelligent features and impressive battery life, the new DJI OM 4 comes with a super portable design and magnetic quick-release function.

What warranty does DJI OM 4 come with?

DJI comes with a standard product warranty. For coverage against accidental damage and water damage, product replacements, extended warranty, and VIP support, get DJI Care Refresh for DJI OM 4.

What phone models does DJI OM 4 support?

iOS:

iPhone 7 to iPhone 11 Pro Max, including the iPhone 8, iPhone X, and iPhone 11 series.

Android:

Samsung: Samsung GalaxyNote9, Samsung GalaxyNote10+, Samsung A50 S, and the Samsung Galaxy series, including the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Huawei: Huawei P20 to Huawei P40 Pro, Huawei mate 9 to Huawei Mate 30 Pro, and Huawei Nova 8X to Huawei Nova 30 Pro.

Xiaomi: Xiaomi Redmi K30, Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro, Xiaomi Mix 2, Xiaomi Mix 2s, and the  Xiaomi Mi series, including the Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro.

OPPO: OPPO R17 Pro, OPPO Find X, OPPO Find X2 Pro, and the OPPO Reno series, including the OPPO Reno3 Pro.

Vivo: Vivo X30, Vivo X30 Pro, Vivo X50, Vivo X27, and the Vivo NEX 3s.

OnePlus: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro.

Google: Google Pixel and Google Pixel 4XL.

For the entire list of compatible phones for DJI OM 4, please click here.

What phone requirements does DJI OM 4 have?

  1. DJI OM 4 utilizes Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0 and works better with phones that have Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0 or above.
  2. Android: Android 7.0 or higher.
  3. iPhone: iOS 11.0 or higher.

Is DJI OM 4 waterproof?

No. If you are looking for a waterproof DJI product, check out the extremely durable DJI Osmo Action.

Can I use DJI OM 4 with a phone case?

It is not recommended to attach the ring holder to a phone case. Phone cases, however, can be used with the magnetic phone clamp.

Does DJI OM 4 require balancing before use?

No. The new DJI OM 4 has improved motors, which means you don’t need to balance the gimbal before using it. When you use the magnetic clamp, please place it in the middle of your phone. If you do encounter any balancing issues, please perform the Gimbal Auto Calibration and the Horizontal Gimbal Adjustment in the DJI Mimo app.

Do DJI OM 4 and DJI Osmo Mobile 3 support the same phone models?

No. DJI OM 4 supports a different set of phone models, which can be found here. In addition, the DJI OM 4 also supports heavier phone models up to 290 g.

What’s the difference between DJI OM 4 and DJI OM3?

DJI OM 4 has a magnetic quick-release design, stronger motors that support heavier phones, and a lighter weight. Click here to compare DJI OM 4 vs DJI Osmo Mobile 3.


DJI OM 4: Magnetic Design

DJI OM 4 Magnetic

Can I detach the Magnetic Ring Holder and attach it to my phone again?

No. The sticker on the back of the ring holder is disposable and can only be used once. The Magnetic Phone Clamp can be mounted onto your phone again.

Will the magnetic design of DJI OM 4 affect my phone?      

No, DJI OM 4 will not affect your phone. Do not place DJI OM 4 near other magnetic objects, such as bank cards, pacemakers, and hard drives.

How to mount the magnetic phone clamp or magnetic ring holder to DJI OM 4?

Attach the magnetic phone clamp or magnetic ring holder to the gimbal. Avoid pinching your fingers and ensure the phone is mounted correctly.

What do I do if the DJI OM 4 gimbal is visible in the frame after attaching a phone?

  1. Adjust the position of the magnetic phone clamp and move it away from the camera until the gimbal is excluded from the camera view.
  2. Try to increase the wide-angle ratio on your phone.

Do you need adhesive to attach the magnetic ring holder to a phone?   

The magnetic ring holder must be used with an adhesive. The sticker on the back of the ring holder is disposable and can only be used once. For detailed mounting instructions, please refer to the DJI OM 4 Magnetic Ring Holder User Guide.


DJI OM 4: Intelligent Modes

DJI OM 4 Intelligent Modes

What Intelligent Modes does DJI OM 4 have?

ActiveTrack, DynamicZoom, Gesture Control, SpinShot Mode, CloneMe Pano, Timelapse, 240° Pano, and 3×3 Pano. Don’t know what all these DJI OM 4 modes are? Learn more.

Does DJI OM 4 support ActiveTrack, Timelapse, and Pano in Portrait orientation?

Yes. DJI OM 4 supports the above intelligent modes in portrait mode.

What’s the difference between DJI OM 4’s ActiveTrack mode when using the front and rear cameras?

While the DJI OM 4’s front and rear cameras perform similarly in terms of tracking, only the rear camera can track a person’s profile and continue tracking them, even if the subject faces away from the gimbal.

Can the DJI OM 4 follow pets and children using ActiveTrack?

Yes, however, the precision of ActiveTrack may vary between different phone models.

What are the differences between DJI OM 4’s Timelapse, Motionlapse, and Hyperlapse modes?  

The DJI OM 4 timelapse mode captures the passage of the time from a fixed mounting position. The Motionlapse mode adds motion to the timelapse, producing more dynamic video. The DJI OM 4 Hyperlapse mode lets you move around with the gimbal as you take a timelapse, providing the ultimate filmmaking flexibility.


DJI OM 4: Battery Life 

DJI OM 4 Battery Life

What is the battery life of DJI OM 4? How long does it take to charge DJI OM 4?

The battery life is up to 15 hours (tested under ideal conditions). A full charge requires 2.5 hours at 5 V/2 A.

Can the DJI OM 4 battery be changed?

No. DJI OM 4 comes with a built-in battery that can’t be exchanged. If you are experiencing any battery issues, please contact our product specialists here.

How to charge the DJI OM 4?

You can charge DJI OM 4 using the Type-C USB charging port on the right side of the gimbal handle. The recommended charging current is 2 A.

Can DJI OM 4 charge a phone?

Yes. DJI OM 4 can charge a phone using the USB port on the right side of the gimbal handle. The maximum current is 1.4 A. 

Can DJI OM 4 charge other electronic devices?

Yes. Connect your device to DJI OM 4; the battery lights will blink when the device is charging.

Can you use DJI OM 4 while it is charging a phone?

Yes.

How can you tell if DJI OM 4 is charging?

The LEDs on the gimbal handle will light up.


DJI OM 4: Accessories

DJI OM 4 Accessories

Can you attach a different tripod to DJI OM 4?

Yes. The mounting hole at the bottom of DJI OM 4 is the standard 1/4″- 20 UNC port, which is compatible with many different tripods.

Can you attach an external lens to your phone when using DJI OM 4? 

Yes. However, larger lenses are not recommended as they affect the weight and stabilization of the gimbal. Please ensure the total weight of the phone and the lens are less than 290 grams.

Is DJI OM 4 compatible with the Osmo Mobile 3 Grip Tripod?    

Yes.

Can DJI OM 4 be stored in the Osmo Carrying Case?     

Yes.

The DJI OM 4 is the newest DJI phone gimbal in 2020. If you are looking for an affordable way to stabilize your phone footage and get impressive results every single time, get the DJI OM 4 today!

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