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    • Sensor: 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor
    • Video resolutions :
      • 4096×2160 @ 24/25/30/50/60fps
      • 3840×2160 @ 24/25/30/50/60fps
      • 2704×1520 @ 24/25/30/50/60fps
      • 1920×1080 @ 24/25/30/50/60/120fps
    • Uses MicroSD cards
    • 875mAh LiPo 7.7V battery

    Box content

    • 1x DJI Osmo Pocket
    • 1x Cover
    • 1x USB-C Smartphone Adapter
    • 1x Lightning Smartphone Adapter
    • 1x Power Cable

    November 28, 2018 -- DJI, the world's leader in creative camera technology, today announced Osmo Pocket, a highly compact three-axis stabilized camera created for everyone. Designed to be incredibly easy to use, Osmo Pocket offers a host of intelligent features to help capture creative videos and photographs in a portable form factor.

    "Innovation is at the heart of every product we create and DJI Osmo Pocket is here to change the way photos and videos are captured, not just by professionals but by parents, couples, adventurers, travelers, and everyone in between," said Roger Luo, President at DJI. "Osmo Pocket is a portable personal camera crew and we can't wait to see how people use it to capture their stories and share them with the world."

    Small yet powerful

    At just over 4 inches tall, Osmo Pocket is DJI's smallest three-axis stabilized camera. It redefines DJI's family of handheld gimbals offering features never before seen in a product this compact. A 1/2.3-inch sensor records 12-megapixel photographs and 4K video up to 60fps at 100Mbps in stunning detail. Osmo Pocket also uses built-in dual microphones and advanced noise-canceling algorithms to ensure you capture high quality audio to match your footage. Furthermore, a battery life of up to two hours shooting video in 4K, 30fps means you can always rely on Osmo Pocket to capture your story no matter where you are at the very best quality.

    Smooth, stable video

    Building on DJI's experience creating gimbal technology, Osmo Pocket helps capture stable video for all of life's moments. The state-of-the-art three-axis mechanical gimbal compensates for movements and smooths these motions so you can focus on composition and subject matter. Whether you are taking videos of your vacation or documenting special holiday moments, Osmo Pocket helps ensure your video comes out smooth.

    Simple and smart

    Designed with ease of use in mind, Osmo Pocket doesn't just let anyone shoot cinematic footage; it empowers creativity. The gimbal camera uses a 1-inch integrated touch screen that provides a high quality live view as well as the ability to toggle through the various shooting modes, adjust settings, review footage and gain access to a full suite of creative features including:

    • ActiveTrack- DJI's image recognition algorithms allow Osmo Pocket to recognize and follow subjects of your choice, perfect for capturing family moments easily with the tap of your finger.
    • FaceTrack- FaceTrack takes ActiveTrack one step further. With enhanced ActiveTrack algorithms, FaceTrack automatically recognizes a human face and locks the subject in center of the frame at all times. It does not identify individual faces, but keeps the camera centered on one. To initiate FaceTrack, simply select selfie mode and the camera will detect your face.
    • Timelapse & Motionlapse- If you're looking to turn minutes into seconds, Timelapse is perfect for capturing unique content with the effect of the world moving faster around you, while Motionlapse adds the dynamic element of camera movement to your Timelapse.
    • FPV Mode- FPV Mode lets you capture your greatest adventures by recording video from your perspective. Instead of locking the gimbal to maintain the horizon, FPV tells the camera to follow your every tilt and lean, shooting dynamic footage exactly as you experienced it.
    • 3x3 & 180° Panorama- For capturing breathtaking wide-angle photos, Osmo Pocket offers two Panorama modes. 3X3 takes an expansive 9 images in total while 180° mode captures 4 images. Osmo Pocket software stitches them together automatically so you can focus on the framing of the scene.

    Unlock the full power of Osmo Pocket

    A universal port under the touchscreen allows users to connect their mobile devices that use iOS Lightning or USB-C. Upon connection, the new dedicated DJI Mimo app will automatically open and serves as a monitor, while in-app menu offers a variety of intelligent features and recording modes:

    • Story Mode -- Bring creative editing to your video with a host of preset music, video transitions and coloring. Choose one of 10 fun templates and Mimo will handle the camera movement for you. After finishing, Mimo automatically generates your very own short story, ready to be shared.
    • Pro Mode - If you want even more control over your content, "Pro mode" gives you access to camera setting adjustments and exposure settings to let you create exactly how you want, from rich video in bright conditions to a perfect handheld long exposure photo at night. Whatever you want to shoot, Osmo Pocket and DJI Mimo let you explore and expand your creativity. Osmo Pocket automatically detects and illuminates low-lit scenes into bright photos. This helps eliminates the need for a tripod, and you can rely on the gimbal to keep the camera still for a shutter speed of up to three seconds. Illuminate the dark, or capture the movement of light in a "light painting." You're only limited by your imagination.

    A versatile tool with a range of accessories

    An ecosystem of accessories unlocks the potential of Osmo Pocket:

    • Accessory Mount- The accessory mount makes Osmo Pocket compatible with action camera accessories so you're able to capture your adventure footage, such as when mounted on a helmet, backpack or your wrist.
    • Wireless Module- The wireless module supports Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth transmission between Osmo Pocket and your smartphone, providing remote access to the camera feed and control of Osmo Pocket; perfect for setting up a Timelapse or Motionlapse on a busy city street.
    • Controller Wheel- The wheel allows you to precisely control gimbal movement (left-right or up-down) enabling you to easily adjust the composition of your shot. Re-center the gimbal or switch to selfie mode easily with dedicated buttons on the handle.
    • Expansion Kit- The expansion kit includes the Accessory Mount, Wireless Module and Controller Wheel.
    • ND Filters Set-** Specifically designed for Osmo Pocket, ND filters attach to the front of the camera to reduce the amount of light entering the sensor. The ND Filter Set offers several levels of filter darkness and allows for more control over the camera's aperture, exposure time, and sensor sensitivity settings.
    • Waterproof Case-** Bring a unique underwater perspective to your footage using the Waterproof Case which can be placed at a depth of 60 meters.
    • Extension Rod-** The Extension Rod attaches to the Lightning or USB-C port and provides 31 inches of reach to Osmo Pocket, opening a world of new creative angles that are normally difficult or impossible to get. A gimbal control joystick and camera button on the handle were designed for remote control when using the Extension Rod and a tripod was added to the bottom for expanded use cases
    • Charging Case-** This dual-purpose case not only protects Osmo Pocket while in transit but charges it as well. Dedicated sections were added into the case for your MicroSD card and ND filters so you can quickly grab your Osmo Pocket and know you're ready to capture those moments and adventures.
    • 3.5mm Adapter-** The 3.5mm Adapter allows you to connect an external microphone if you prefer to capture audio using a separate device.

    Price and Availability

    Osmo Pocket retails for $349 USD and will be available for pre-order at, DJI Flagship Stores, DJI Authorized Retailers and additional retailers beginning today, November 28th 2:15 PM EST. Pre-orders will start shipping in December. For more information on all the new features and capabilities of Osmo Pocket, please visit

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  • I thought GoPro killed the gimbal with the hypersmooth in the Hero7 Black. ;-)

    (And GoPro did to some extent. As long as the scene is in daylight it works pretty good.)

  • @EspenB

    You always need to understand that stabilization (optical, sensor or electronic!) is not replacement for gimbal, especially shitty electronic ones like in GoPro.

  • @Vitaliy_Kiselev - As I use several gimbals I know the difference, but the Hero7 Black is not "shitty" but still only gimbal like (in daylight).

  • Damn, that thing is small!

    It's probably glued together as the Mavic2 gimbals.

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  • If the quality doesn't suck, I'm probably a customer. I'd love to have a tiny integrated gimbal like that!

  • Me too. LOVE to have that level of portability and the IQ from DJI is typically fair enough. As long as it doesn't suck ...and the price isn't silly, I'll cough up some cash.

  • Intelligent Modes such as ActiveTrack, Panorama, and Timelapse give you everything you need for the perfect shot.

    Price is $399.

    Must have 4K 60fps modes, 12Mp stills.

  • Final trailer:

  • The DroneDJ folks managed to get one.


    You can’t plug a microphone directly into the device.

    Also, it isn't mentioned, but I can't see any way that the gimbal doesn't support a wifi connection to the phone. The hardwired adapter looks like a usability and ergonomic nightmare since it would be very awkward to hold the gimbal with the phone sticking awkwardly out the side like that - and since it supports things like motion timelapse and has no tripod mount, there's basically no way to have the gimbal sit on a level surface with the phone sticking awkwardly off the side - plus, hope that a small breeze doesn't come along and catch on the great big sail of a phone sticking off the side while the gimbal precariously balances on a corner.

  • Can I use an external microphone for Osmo Pocket?

    Yes, you can achieve this with the DJI Osmo Pocket 3.5mm Adapter.

  • This is not really a GoPro Hero7 Black killer. It's more of a mobile phone accessory.

    There is no HEVC encoding or 200 FPS. And no wireless controll unless you fork out an additional 59 euro for a wireless WiFi module. Also 25 euro for the additional accessories mount (GoPro style fingers). Or you could get the entire expansion kit package together including the controll wheel with a 32 GB SD card for 109 additional euros.

    I can see that this will appeal more to "family users" than GoPro cameras so GoPro Hero7 xmas sales might be in big jeopardy. Again.

  • A maximum of 2 hours of battery life with a non-replaceable battery is really not great - and unless accessories can be chained together, it won't be possible to use a microphone and wifi at the same time? Or a microphone and the control wheel? Or any of the above and a phone?


  • Ah, the wifi module plugs into the USB plug at the bottom instead of the accessory mount so it could be used along with the the microphone, probably. That's at least better.

    The glamor footage at the beginning of iPhoneDo's review looked nice enough, but oh man. The pocket looked worse than the Osmo+ in his side-by-side and in several of the clips, the footage just looked like pure garbage - like the "David Lynch" shot of his wife outside and in the demo of ActiveTrack where he was completely in the shadows and the building behind him was completely blown out - not the easiest exposure, but the gimbal seemed to have exposed correctly for neither of them. Yuck.

  • @eatstoomuchjam - Microphone adapter also plugs into the USB-C port.

  • DJI is going after the GoPro crowd:

  • An approximately equivalently-priced GoPro Hero 7 Black has...
    - A much better video codec
    - Bluetooth and wifi built-in
    - An external mic adapter available for $49 (I'm guessing DJI's will be comparable)
    - (is) waterproof out of the box
    - Worse image stabilization that doesn't work at all at dusk or later
    - Overly-wide angle lens with annoying distortion

    The more I think about it, the less I'm excited for the Osmo Pocket. I may end up a customer, but almost definitely not on launch day. I bet there will be some really great sales after almost nobody buys it and less positive reviews start coming out from real users... I'm pretty disappointed by iPhoneDo's enthusiasm for it without any meaningful criticism.

  • @eatstoomuchjam Great writeup.

    Also note that the lens on the Osmo has a bigger "lens hood". GoPro is prone to flaring. But this all is down to the wide angle lens I guess.

    The GoPro fisheye lens is what it is, but GoPros own media team does away with the fisheye look using Adobe Premiere lens correction on almost all clips (4K or not). A little bit cheating as the customers shoots will not look like Gopros own marketing material unless you are a seasoned video editor. :-p

    iPhondedo is rather enthusiastic about everything DJI. And not so much for GoPro.

    In any case you notice which "influencers" who gets early reviews samples from GoPro, DJI, etc during these launches.

  • Yes, iPhoneydo did not get an early GoPro but did get an early Osmo. He also complained multiple times about the low bitrate for the GoPro Hero7 Black, not realizing it was using HEVC (twice as efficient). But he does not complain about the low bitrate on the Pocket Osmo - 100 Mbps H264 for 4K 60P, which is the lowest bitrate for that resolution/frame rate of any camera (at H264). Yi 4K+ is 130 Mbps (but can be increased easily to 200 Mbps), the Hero7 is 80 Mbps HEVC, the GH5 is 150 Mbps etc.