DJI Pocket 2 FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

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What is DJI Pocket 2? From battery life to features, check out this DJI Pocket 2 FAQ to get all the answers to your questions.

DJI Pocket 2 is the newest pocket-size handheld camera. It features significant upgrades from the original DJI Osmo Pocket, enabling you to start shooting in seconds, take better selfies, and shoot any time of the day. Let’s find out more!

DJI Pocket 2: General Questions

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What is DJI Pocket 2?

DJI Pocket 2 is a mini handheld camera that stabilizes all your footage with a 3-axis gimbal. In addition to smooth footage, DJI Pocket 2 offers exceptional camera quality, surround-sound audio recording, and a whole load of features that make it the ultimate mini camera for any adventure. Say goodbye to shaky, amateur footage and start capturing magical moments today!

What are the differences between DJI Pocket 2 and DJI Osmo Pocket?

DJI Pocket 2 offers huge upgrades compared to DJI Osmo Pocket. To start with, it features a Fast Wake feature that lets you start shooting in seconds, a larger 1/1.7-inch sensor so you can shoot in all types of lighting conditions, a wider FOV lens for better selfies, an entirely new DJI Matrix Stereo system for surround-sound audio, and loads more! Check out the full DJI Pocket 2 vs. Osmo Pocket comparison for the full lowdown.

DJI Pocket vs. DJI Osmo Pocket

What are the differences between DJI Pocket 2 and the DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo?

DJI Pocket 2 is undeniably an incredible filmmaking tool that you can take with you anywhere. For content creators, vloggers, or as a gift for a budding filmmaker, the DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo steps up a gear with accessories like the Do-It-All Handle, Wireless Microphone, Wide-Angle Lens, a tripod, and much more. If you are looking for a complete handheld filmmaking package, the DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo is a fantastic option.

What’s the difference between the DJI Pocket 2 Exclusive Combo
(Sunset White) and DJI Pocket 2 (Classic Black)?

Besides the color and the accessories in the box, the two gimbal cameras have the exact same functionality. DJI Pocket 2 (Classic Black) can be either purchased independently or with other accessories in the Creator Combo, while DJI Pocket 2 (Sunset White) is only available in the Exclusive Combo.
DJI uses the unique Sunset White color option for the first time to give DJI Pocket 2 a modern and stylish look. The contents of the DJI Pocket 2 Exclusive Combo (Sunset White) include DJI Pocket 2 along with a Do-It-All Handle, Cover, Mini Control Stick, power cable, Sling Strap, Wrist Strap, Smartphone Adapter (Lightning), and Smartphone Adapter (USB-C).
Apart from the product color, there are some differences between the original DJI Pocket 2 (Classic Black) standalone version and the new Sunset White combo. The most notable difference is that the Sunset White combo includes extra accessories, such as the extremely popular Do-It-All Handle and a newly designed DJI Pocket 2 Sling Strap for expanded application scenarios.
When compared to the DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo (Classic Black), the DJI Pocket 2 Exclusive Combo (Sunset White) includes a lightweight combination of accessories that are perfect for new vloggers, striking the perfect balance between functionality and portability. From daily life recording to creative videography, DJI Pocket 2 Exclusive Combo (Sunset White) is your powerful vlogging tool with intuitive operation.

DJI Pocket 2 Sunset White Exclusive Combo

What devices can be connected to DJI Pocket 2?

DJI Pocket 2 can be connected to smartphones with a Lightning or USB-C smartphone adapter, the Do-It-All Handle, Osmo Pocket Wireless Module, and more.

Is DJI Pocket 2 waterproof?

DJI Pocket 2 isn’t waterproof, but you can buy the DJI Pocket 2 Waterproof Case, which lets you use the device underwater at depths of up to 60 m! If you’re a watersport fan or a vlogger that doesn’t mind riding a wave or two, this is a fantastic accessory to help you capture beautiful footage.

What is the warranty of DJI Pocket 2?

DJI Pocket 2 comes with a standard product warranty. If you wish to cover your device against accidental damage, you can purchase DJI Care Refresh in either a 1-year or 2-year plan. The 2-year plan offers 3 replacements in two years, which means you can have your product replaced for a small additional cost if an accident occurs. The replacement units are brand-new products or equivalent to brand-new products in performance and reliability. Accidental damage is covered by the replacement service, including collisions and water damage. With the exclusive International Warranty Service provided by DJI Care Refresh, you can have access to replacement or repair services at any DJI authorized repair center across the globe after confirming the product eligibility.

DJI Pocket 2: Photos & Videos

What’s the photo quality like on DJI Pocket 2?

Even though DJI Pocket 2 looks quite similar to the original DJI Osmo Pocket, there are huge differences. For one, DJI Pocket 2 can pull off 64MP photos, making it one of the most powerful cameras of its size on the market. That’s larger-than-life images from a device that can fit in your pocket!

What’s the video quality like on DJI Pocket 2?

DJI Pocket 2 offers better video quality than ever thanks to a brand-new 1/1.7-inch sensor. The increased sensor size makes a huge difference when you’re shooting in low-light conditions, such as just after sunset or a cityscape at night. Instead of grainy video, you get impressive video that can showcase your adventures night or day.

The improvements in video quality don’t stop there either.

In addition to 4K Ultra HD video at 60fps, DJI Pocket 2 offers 8x Slow Motion that delivers crystal-clear footage when you need to slow things down a little (or a lot).

DJI Pocket 2 Photo 64MP 2

What is Hybrid AF 2.0?

This nifty feature lets you autofocus more quickly and accurately on a subject. It makes a world of difference when you’re tracking something and want clear footage between transitions and scene changes.

What Minimum Object Distance (MOD) does DJI Pocket 2 support?

DJI Pocket 2 requires at least 10 cm for photos and 20 cm for videos.

What intelligent shooting functions can I use with DJI Pocket 2 independently, without connecting to DJI Mimo?

Without connecting to DJI Mimo, DJI Pocket 2 can take a Single Shot, Pano, Timelapse, Motionlapse, Hyperlapse, Slow Motion (1080p @ 120/240fps), HDR Video (V1.1 firmware version or higher), and use Story mode.

Does DJI Pocket 2 support Glamour Effects for both photos and videos?

Yes. You can either enable this function with DJI Pocket 2 alone or connected with DJI Mimo app for more options and adjustments.

What is the DJI Pocket 2 D-Cinelike mode?

D-Cinelike is a color mode that provides better shadow details, offering excellent image quality without grading. It is the same with the Cine-like color mode in Osmo Pocket.

Can I take photos or video with DJI Pocket 2 when no SD card is inserted?

DJI Pocket 2 requires an SD card.

How do I stitch a panorama in DJI Mimo?

After capturing panorama photos while connected to DJI Mimo, each photo will be saved and stitched into a panorama. The final panorama will only be saved on your phone.
If you shoot panorama photos with DJI Pocket 2 independently, you can view the panorama in Playback using DJI Mimo. If you don’t find the panorama on your smartphone, download the panorama again.

DJI Pocket 2: Audio

DJI Pocket 2 Sunset White photo quality

What is DJI Stereo Matrix?

DJI Pocket 2 takes audio recording to the next level with DJI Matrix Studio, a made up of four microphones, offering more immersive audio that transforms your footage. Stereo recording provides surround-sound audio, and SoundTrack adjusts the audio according to the direction of the camera.

How can I enable SoundTrack on DJI Pocket 2?

SoundTrack is automatically enabled.

In what direction does the DJI Wireless Microphone Transmitter record?

DJI Pocket 2 can record sound from all directions.

DJI Pocket 2: Battery life

DJI Pocket 2 StoryMode

What is the battery life of DJI Pocket 2?

DJI Pocket 2 has a battery life of up to 140 minutes.

How long does it take to charge DJI Pocket 2?

The battery life is up to 140 minutes (tested under ideal conditions). A full charge requires 73 minutes at 7.7 V

Is the battery of DJI Pocket 2 interchangeable?


Can I use DJI Pocket 2 while charging?

DJI Pocket 2 can be used while charging, but we recommended to fully charge the battery before using the device. You can also purchase the DJI Pocket 2 Charging Case for extended operating time.

DJI Pocket 2 charging case

Can I use DJI Pocket 2 to charge my phone?

DJI Pocket 2 cannot charge iOS phones. When connected to an Andriod phone with a smartphone adaptor, DJI Pocket 2 will keep charging the phone at 5 V/500 mA. As a result, the operating time of gimbal will be shortened. To ensure long-term use, it is recommended to connect DJI Pocket 2 with the Do-It-All Handle instead of a phone.

Can I charge the DJI Wireless Microphone Transmitter with a charger higher than 5 V/0.5 A? Will it affect the service life of the transmitter?

No. Any charger supporting voltage/current higher than 5 V/0.5 A will be limited within this value.

DJI Pocket 2: Accessories

DJI Pocket 2 Accessories

What accessories are compatible with both DJI Pocket 2 and Osmo Pocket?

Please refer to the DJI Pocket 2 and Osmo Pocket Accessory Compatibility List.

Are the accessories for the two colors cross-compatible?

Yes. Besides the color and the accessories in the box, the two gimbal cameras have the exact same functionality.

Can I use the power port of DJI Pocket 2 to export real-time footage with an HDMI cable?


What accessories can be stored inside the DJI Pocket 2 Cover?

The DJI Pocket 2 cover contains two smartphone adapters, a wide-angle lens, micro tripod, wireless microphone, the Mini Control Stick, and Do-It-All Handle.

Do I have to use the DJI Pocket 2 Cover every time with the gimbal?

DJI Pocket 2 has delicate and sophisticated components, so it is strongly recommended to place it inside the cover to protect damage. Please insert the gimbal in the right direction, as illustrated in the Quick Start Guide.

Can I install DJI Pocket 2 in the waterproof case and use it with the wide-angle lens at the same time?


What should I pay attention to when using the DJI Pocket 2 Charging Case?

The charging case has left enough space for users to take DJI Pocket 2 out. However, if a third-party sticker or screen protector is attached to DJI Pocket 2, it will increase its thickness and make it difficult to remove after charging. Therefore, we suggest users remove all the third-party accessories before putting DJI Pocket 2 into the charging case.

What functions does the DJI Pocket 2 Do-It-All Handle enable DJI Pocket 2 to do?

The DJI Pocket 2 Do-It-All Handle is designed to be used with Pocket 2 and includes wireless image transmission, wireless audio reception, and an external speaker. The 3.5mm audio port supports an external microphone, and the 1/4″-20 UNC port at the bottom is compatible with traditional tripods, as well as the DJI Pocket 2 Micro Tripod.

DJI Pocket 2 do it all handle

How do I update the firmware of the Do-It-All Handle?

The Do-It-All Handle must be attached to DJI Pocket 2 for firmware updates. Do not turn off the gimbal or disconnect with the handle during a firmware update.

What is the USB-C port in the Do-It-All Handle for?

The USB-C port is used to charge DJI Pocket 2 or transmit data.

Will the Do-It-All Handle charge DJI Pocket 2 after connected to it?

No. The Do-It-All Handle doesn’t have a battery, so it will not charge any device when connected to it.

DJI Pocket 2: Other Questions


How does DJI Pocket 2 split the recording into different videos?

Similar to DJI Osmo Pocket and DJI Osmo Action, DJI Pocket 2 will automatically split the recording without damaging quality when it reaches 4GB.

Can I check the remaining microSD card storage when shooting with DJI Pocket 2?

Yes. When taking photos or videos, you can check the top left corner of the screen to see how much space you have left for photos or videos.

You can also check the remaining storage in the following situations:
(1) In video mode: Remaining storage is displayed when available video duration is more than 100 minutes; available video duration is displayed when it is below 100 minutes.
(2) In photo mode: Remaining storage is displayed when available photos are more than 1000; available photos are displayed when it is below 1000.

Buy DJI Pocket 2

DJI Pocket 2 is an incredible pocket-sized camera that gives you everything you need to shoot magical moments. This portable mini camera is perfect for traveling, vlogging, content creation, and just about every situation you can think of! Get it today at the DJI Online Store.

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