DJI drones, probably the best camera drone in the market today, as to it produces a great aerial images and videos. But, the company today just released their new camera, specifically for drones, after few leaks. This camera is the Zenmuse X7, the first ever Super 35 digital camera, which is a milestone by the company itself and to the whole industry. This new camera is created to work with DJI’s Inspire 2 drone.
The Zenmuse X7 camera is for professional use, as to it comes also with a crazy price tag too. The camera itself packs with other features such, a massive 14 stops of dynamic range, which is great for taking video in low-light setting. Users can record videos in 6K CinemaDNG RAW, 5.2K Apple ProRes at 30fps, and 3.9K CinemaDNG RAW or 2.7K ProRes at 59.94fps.
This camera works on DJI’s DL-mount, boasting a very short flange focal distance. DJI also offers a variety of compatible lenses with focal lengths ranging from 16mm to 50mm with a max aperture of f/2.8. All the lenses for this camera, are made with carbon to ensure durability and low weight.
For 16mm lens, it can access an integrated ND 4 filter while other lenses (24mm, 35mm and 50 mm) will sport a mechanical shutter. Also, DJI introduced its DJI Cinema Color System, which aims to make the new Zenmuse camera suitable for commercial production that includes TV shows and movies. The overall weight of Zenmuse X7 gimbal 631 grams/ 22.3 oz, when using the 16mm camera.
The Zenmuse X7 camera will cost about $ 2,699 USD. For lenses, the 16mm, 24mm and 35mm cost at $1,299 USD each, while the 50mm lens is priced at $ 1,199 USD. However, a professional want to get all the four lenses, can get it for bundle price at $ 4, 299 USD. Shipping on the camera begins next month, and it will arrive at DJI stores worldwide then, as well.