Vlogger extraordinaire, Casey Neistat, just got his hands on the new DJI Osmo and declares it a vlogging camera from the future. Check out his first impressions as he opens up the box and starts playing with the Osmo in his vlog from today below.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L_5fjCJ7rM&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]
Lots of great points in there and a market I hadn’t considered for the Osmo. In addition to the basic 4K version that Casey talks about, you can buy a version of the Osmo that works with the Zenmuse X5 RAW camera/gimbal for higher-end cinematic productions.
Whenever the MōVI was announced, many potential customers were appalled at the high price tag. Even the lower end MōVI carried a retail price of $5k, which many folks still considered too high.
DJI was expected to ship its MōVI competitor, the Ronin, for $4500 next month. Now, it seems that DJI wants to get an even bigger edge on the market with an entry price of $2999 for the Ronin. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
One of the cool things about going to trade shows is meeting the people who create products we use. And it’s a bonus when you catch them their first year off of a new product launch that we may or may not know where it’s going. The booths are smaller. The crowds aren’t quite as large. And, you can have some longer, uninterrupted conversations.
Adding to the handheld gimbal stabilizers after last year’s Movi introduction, DJI has ventured into the market with the Ronin. It is designed to deliver stabilization for a number of cameras ranging from the Red Epic to Micro Four Thirds Cameras. [Read more…]