DJI, the China-based leader in unmanned aerial vehicles such as drones has launched the second version of it Phantom 4 Pro. The first Phantom 4 Pro was launched back in November 2016. According to the product description, the company has updated the new Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 by ensuring that the propeller noise is reduced by 60 percent.
A 60 percent reduction in noise is significant considering how noisy and distracting the drones can be. The newer version also uses newer DJI OcuSync HD transmission system instead of the Lightbridge video transmission system in the older version. OcuSync allows a high-resolution video transmission at low-latency. This connects with DJI Goggles RE without any wires along with support for automatic dual-frequency band switching.
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With all these updates, DJI has managed to keep the core functionality of the new version same as the older version. Phantom 4 Pro V2 will come with 30 minutes of flight time, 7 km of transmission range, 5-direction obstacle sensing, 1-inch CMOS sensor with 20-megapixel resolution, mechanical shutter, 4K video recording at 60 frames per second in H.264 codec or 4K at 30 frames per second in H.265 codec and a burst mode that can shoot images at 14 frames per second. Even with improved transmission functionality and almost similar functionality, the new version is slightly lighter in weight.
In addition to the Phantom 4 Pro V4 V2.0, DJI has also introduced Phantom 4 Pro+ V20 that comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p resolution screen that is built into the remote. People interested in buying the newer version of Phantom 4 Pro can head to the DJI store to purchase the latest and greatest from DJI. The company has priced V2.0 for $1,499 (Rs. 1,00,875 at the time of writing) and it comes with the drone, remote controller, four pairs of propellers, power cable, gimble clamp, battery charger, battery, microUSB cable, microSD card, and a carrying case. The Phantom 4 Pro+ V2.0 has been priced at $1,799 (Rs. 1,21,063 at the time of writing).