DJI recently announced Zenmuse X5/ X5R, two custom aerial cameras for their Inspire 1 drone. With its powerful micro four thirds sensor, the cameras allow you to capture awesome 4K aerial video.
The Zenmuse X5 is a premium, custom compact mirrorless camera dedicatedly designed for DJI’s Inspire 1 flying drone. As we can see from the images, the aerial camera shows off an ultra compact design and it’s manufactured with high-grade magnesium alloys in order to deliver a durable body and a longer session for aerial photography.
The aerial mirrorless camera features a micro four thirds sensor that brings you high quality and high sensitivity image recording at an ISO range of 100-25600. This mean you can use it to capture 16MP stills or 4K video at up to 30fps with clear and sharp imaging and rich colors.
Zenmuse X5 utilizes standard MFT mount which provides you more free to enjoy various advanced lenses from major lens manufacturers. And the camera also features a reliable 3-axis gimbal that automatically stabilizes your camera based on the fighting status of your drone in order to produce silky smooth videos and sharp photos.
Moreover, DJI GO app lets you use your smartphone or tablet as its viewfinder and give you full control for focus, ISO, aperture, shutter speed and more. In addition, an optional precise focus control offers you an more intuitive and accurate focus control experience.
The Zenmuse X5 with DJI MFT 15mm, f/1.7 ASPH lens is priced at $2,199 USD. If you’re interested, jump to DJI for its more details.