DJI Air 4 Rumors Heat Up: What We Know So Far

Rumors are swirling about a possible new DJI Air 4 drone hitting the market early this summer. Igor Bogdanov from Quadro_News tweeted about it, and the speculation has only grown since.

Let's dive into what's being said about the potential features of the DJI Air 4 and what it could mean for drone enthusiasts.

What We Know So Far

Rumored Features DJI Air 4 drone

According to early rumors, the DJI Air 4 might come packed with impressive features:

  • Better Flight Time: Slightly longer flight times thanks to larger capacity batteries.
  • 1-Inch Sensor: Improved image quality with a larger sensor for both cameras.
  • Mechanical Shutter: Enhanced aerial mapping, videography, and photography capabilities.
  • Variable Aperture: Greater flexibility in different lighting conditions.
  • Improved 360 Obstacle Avoidance: Safer flying with better obstacle detection.

Igor Bogdanov's tweet included a photo showing four drone batteries, hinting at the Air 4's improved power capabilities.

An industry insider and friend of DroneXL confirmed having heard similar rumors about the DJI Air 4 drone, echoing the increased sensor size, mechanical shutter, and improved obstacle avoidance capabilities.

We have not heard any rumors indicating improved video transmission capabilities for the DJI Air 4 drone.

We expect the DJI Air 4 to be competitively priced along the lines of the current pricing.

Comparing to DJI Air 3

The DJI Air 4 is expected to replace the Air 3, which is known for its dual-camera setup. Here's a quick look at the Air 3's main features:

  • 24mm Wide-Angle Camera: 1/1.3″ CMOS sensor, 48MP, f/1.7 aperture.
  • 70mm Telephoto Camera: 1/1.3″ CMOS sensor, 48MP, f/2.8 aperture, 3x optical zoom.
  • Max Flight Time: 46 minutes.
  • Transmission Range: 12.4 miles with O4 video transmission system.
  • Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing: APAS 5.0 for smoother avoidance.
  • Foldable and Compact: Easy to transport and use.

DJI Air 3 Promotions

Bogdanov also shared a screenshot of a DJI Air 3 in . These promotions often clear out old inventory ahead of new product launches.

The promo offers significant discounts, with the Standard Control Single Unit priced at approximately $782.32, down from $978.32, and the Fly More Combo at $950.32, down from $1,188.32.

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The Bigger Picture

Potential Impact

The DJI Air 4, with its rumored upgrades, could be a game-changer for aerial photographers and videographers. The combination of a 1-inch sensor, mechanical shutter, and variable aperture would make it a versatile tool for various shooting conditions. Improved obstacle avoidance would also make it safer and easier to use, even in complex environments.

Industry Reactions

Industry insiders are already buzzing about the potential release. The upgraded features suggest DJI aims to solidify its position as a leader in the drone market, catering to both hobbyists and professionals.

DroneXL's Take on DJI Air 4 rumors

The rumored DJI Air 4 promises exciting advancements that could push further. Better flight times, enhanced camera features, and improved safety systems would make it a valuable addition to any drone enthusiast's toolkit. As we await official announcements, the anticipation underscores the rapid evolution and growing capabilities in the .

Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to a possible summer release.


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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

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