Introducing the brand new Zenmuse X7, the most powerful imaging solution DJI has made so far:
Super 35 Sensor
The Zenmuse X7 is a compact Super 35 camera with a 23.5×15.7 mm sensor. In comparison with Zenmuse X5S’s sensor, Zenmuse X7’s 24 MP CMOS sensor offers a higher light sensitivity and 14 stops of dynamic range — much wider than the 12.8 stops featured on the X5S.
DJI DL-Mount System
Taking advantage of new FSI-Cu technology, the X7’s sensor features thinner interconnection. This enables a more compact lens mount to be used on this sensor while maintaining excellent image quality. Such a compact mount means that the X7 weighs only about 630 g with a lens included. Together, the X7 and Inspire 2 weigh around just 4 kg with the ability to capture the same challenging shots as more heavy-duty setups weighing up to 40 kg.
DJI offers four prime lenses for the DL-Mount system, with focal lengths ranging from 16 to 50 mm and resolutions of up to 8K(DJI DL-S 16mm F2.8 ND ASPH,DJI DL 24mm F2.8 LS ASPH,DJI DL 35mm F2.8 LS ASPH and DJI DL 50mm F2.8 LS ASPH). Made of lightweight carbon fiber and designed by world-leading optics teams, the lens weighs only 180g.
The 16 mm lens is equipped with a built-in ND filter. You can turn it on or off in DJI GO 4 according to your needs. The 24 mm, 35 mm, and 50 mm lenses are equipped with leaf shutters which can effectively solve the jello effect in aerial photography.
In addition, DJI also introduced ND dimmer package, including dimmer filters ranging from ND4 to ND128, and a flat mirror to protect the lens. If you need a higher degree of dimming, you can remove the lens hood and use double filters to get a stronger dimming effect.
6K Cinema DNG
Zenmuse X7 supports RAW output at 6K/30 fps and 3.9K/59.94 fps. It offers both 6K CinemaDNG and 5.2K Apple ProRes. Owners of CinemaDNG or Apple ProRes licence, don’t have to purchase the licence again.
X7 introduced a brand new EI Mode which can record high-quality footage at various levels of sensitivity. This further reduces image artifacts and noise, preserving more details while adopting an improved dark level correction system for pro-level cinematic images. In EI mode, D-log or Cine Rec.709 is directly applied to the image cache and to the SD card. When recording ProRes video, you can also use D-log.
DJI Cinema Color System
The brand new DJI Cinema Color System consists of a new D-Log curve and a D-Gamut RGB color space. With professional cinematography in mind, the D-Log can encode 15 stops of dynamic range, which is 2 stops higher than the X5S. Even in low light environments, the X7 can still preserve stunning details in shadows and highlights, leaving more room for post-production creativity. D-Gamut also offers optimized skin tone adjustment by moving these tones to their most suitable chromaticity, ensuring vivid colors are reflected from every inch of skin.
It’s very likely that when you use gimbal camera with interchangeable lenses for outdoor shooting, the camera sensor may get bits of dust on it. To tackle this problem, DJI has integrated an ultrasonic cleaning function. By turning on this function in DJI GO 4, you can clean the sensor easily in a few steps.
Zenmuse X7 keeps the 3-Axis stabilization feature of the Zenmuse series, providing a rock solid shooting platform for the aerial photography. (Controllable Range Tilt: +40°to -125°, Pan: ±300°, Roll:±20°)
In order to meet the X7’s excellent image processing performance, the latest version of DJI GO4 has a color oscilloscope function to assist the color recognition and management in aerial photography.
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