uprated camera is equipped with a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor capable of
shooting 4K/60fps video and Burst Mode stills at 14 fps. The adoption
of titanium alloy and magnesium alloy construction increases the
rigidity of the airframe and reduces weight, making the Phantom 4 Pro
similar in weight to the Phantom 4. The FlightAutonomy system adds dual
rear vision sensors and infrared sensing systems for a total of
5-direction of obstacle sensing and 4-direction of obstacle avoidance.
CAMERA WITH 1-INCH 20MP SENSOR
onboard camera has been redesigned to use a 1-inch 20-megapixel CMOS
sensor. A custom engineered lens made up of eight elements is arranged
in seven groups, it is the first DJI camera to use a mechanical shutter,
eliminating rolling shutter distortion which can occur when taking
images of fast moving subjects or when flying at high speed. In effect,
it is as powerful as many traditional ground cameras. More powerful
video processing supports H.264 4K videos at 60fps or H.265 4K at 30fps,
both with a 100Mbps bitrate. Advanced sensors and processors ensure
everything is captured with more image detail and the image data needed
for advanced post-production.
FIVE-DIRECTIONS OF OBSTACLE SENSING
is expanded with an additional set of high-resolution stereo vision
sensors placed at the rear in addition to the pair placed at the front
as well as infrared sensing systems placed on the left and right sides.
This network creates a total of five-directions of obstacle sensing and
four-directions of obstacle avoidance, protecting the Phantom 4 Pro from
more obstacles and giving filmmakers the confidence to capture more
REMOTE CONTROLLER WITH BUILT-IN SCREEN
Phantom 4 Pro controller integrates an upgraded Lightbridge HD video
transmission system that adds 5.8 GHz transmission support. The ability
to choose between 2.4Ghz and 5.8Ghz allows pilots to cut through
interference and eliminates image lag caused when flying in an area with
extensive 2.4Ghz frequency use. Normally, Wi-Fi video transmission
systems use a 2.4GHz frequency to work with a controller using a 5.8GHz
frequency as this prevents interference that can occur when both use the
same frequency. To perform normally, the video transmission system and
the controller will interfere with each other causing image lag,
especially if both use the same frequency. The use of two different
frequencies has drawbacks in terms of flight performance. For example,
flight performance will be affected when either of the two frequencies
Lightbridge HD video transmission system used in the Phantom 4 Pro uses
TDM (Time Division Multiplexing) to transmit signals, allowing it to
send controller signals and receive video transmission signals at the
same frequency. As the 2.4GHz frequency band is often affected by Wi-Fi,
4G cell towers, and other types of interference in urban areas, a
5.8Ghz band will increase transmission reliability. When switched on,
the Phantom 4 Pro evaluates local signal levels, automatically choosing
the transmission frequency with the lowest level of interference. This
ensures the optimum range of a maximum video transmission of 4.3mi
5.5in 1080p screen integrated with the Phantom 4 Pro+ offers 1000 cd/m2
of brightness, more than twice as bright as conventional smart devices.
It makes bright, vivid colors easily visible in direct sunlight. With
this screen, a mobile device is not required, simplifying pre-flight
preparations. As the DJI GO app is built into the screen, hardware and
software can be fully optimized, further reducing video lag. Integration
of an HDMI port, Micro-SD card slot, microphone, embedded loudspeaker,
and Wi-Fi connection allow images to be edited inside DJI GO to be
shared almost instantly. Lastly, a five-hour battery life makes the
Phantom 4 Pro + a complete aerial imaging solution.
*Unobstructed, free of interference, when FCC compliant.
Draw is a
brand new technology for waypoint control. Simply draw a route on screen
and the Phantom 4 Pro will move in that direction while keeping its
altitude locked. This allows the pilot to focus on camera control and
enables more complex shots. There are two Draw modes that can be used in
The aircraft follows the route at a constant speed with the camera
facing in the direction of flight. Free: The aircraft only moves along
the route when instructed. In this mode, the camera can face in any
direction during a flight.
Phantom 4 Pro automatically recognizes subjects, follows and captures
them as they move, making it easier to get complex shots.
Following fast-moving objects can be very challenging, but advanced
image recognition algorithms used by the Phantom 4 Pro allow it to
recognize and track the object while keeping it in frame. This new
algorithm also recognizes more subjects, from people to vehicles to
animals, and will adjust its flight dynamics to match, ensuring smoother
Pilots can now choose between:
Trace – Follow behind or in front of a subject, avoiding obstacles automatically.
Profile – Fly alongside a subject at a variety of angles to get profile shots of the subject.
Spotlight – Keep the camera trained on a subject while the aircraft flies almost anywhere.
Fly in any
direction visible on-screen with a simple tap. Tap anywhere on-screen
to smoothly adjust the direction of flight while automatically avoiding
obstacles * and tap the screen again or use control sticks to change
direction. A new AR route function shows the aircraft’s real-time flight
direction for reference as its route is adjusted. As it can be
difficult to control altitude, course, speed and camera pitch
simultaneously using joysticks, TapFly Free allows a pilot to set the
direction of flight, allowing them to turn the Phantom 4 Pro or tilt the
gimbal as required without changing the direction of flight. In total,
there are now three TapFly modes:
TapFly Forward – Tap to fly in the selected direction
TapFly Backward – Tap to fly in the opposite direction of the tap, i.e.
tap in the bottom right corner of the screen to fly backward towards the
TapFly Free – Lock the forward direction of the Phantom without locking the camera direction allowing it to turn as it flies.
*Obstacle Avoidance is not available with TapFly Free
Return to Home
upgraded Return to Home mode, the Phantom 4 Pro can automatically choose
the best route to return home depending on environmental conditions. It
records its route as it flies, allowing it to return along the same
route avoiding obstacles if the control signal is disconnected.
its altitude at the time of disconnection, the Phantom 4 Pro is also
able to adjust its flight path to avoid obstacles it has seen during its
flight. At takeoff, the Phantom 4 Pro will record the scene below and
compare its recording with what it sees as it returns, for more precise
landing. It can also detect the ground to see whether there is suitable
spot for landing. If any obstacles are found, or there is water on the
ground, it will alert the pilot and hover at an appropriate height,
helping the aircraft to land more safely.
Gesture Mode, selfies can be captured easily using a few gestures
without the remote controller. Advanced computer vision technology
allows the Phantom 4 Pro to take instructions through gestures. The
subject simply lifts their arms when facing the camera and the aircraft
will recognize this movement by locking on and placing the subject in
the center of the frame. When ready for a photo, the subject holds their
arms out to signal the aircraft. A three second countdown will begin,
making time to strike a pose, allowing moments to be captured without
the remote control.
Phantom 4 Pro features dual compass modules and dual IMU units, making
it more reliable when compared to many hexacopters and octocopers.
Compasses and IMUs are important sensors to ensure a stable flight and
the Phantom 4 Pro constantly compares the data it receives through both
pairs. This data is run through advanced algorithms to check accuracy
and any inaccurate data is simply discarded without affecting flight,
keeping flight steady and reliable.
aerial imaging benefits from longer flight times. The Phantom 4 Pro has
a maximum flight time of 30 minutes, providing more time in the air to
capture the perfect shot. The DJI GO app shows battery lifetime and
calculates remaining flight times according to distance traveled and
more. It will give alerts when it reaches a minimum safe amount required
for a safe journey back to the takeoff point. An advanced battery
management system is also in place to prevent overcharging and over
draining. When placed in longer term storage, batteries will discharge
power to maintain good health.
shooting aerials, the remote controller is responsible for most physical
controls including piloting and capture. However, more challenging
shoots require a real-time video feed, vital flight statistics and
advanced settings. These are traditionally handled through a smart
device, making the smart device essential to aerial imaging. The DJI GO
app is optimized for aerials and is updated along with the aircraft to
ensure all features are supported. It can be used on smart devices and
is available to be integrated into the DJI Crystalsky monitor, providing
simple and convenient control.
DJI GO app, a large number of Intelligent Fight Modes are available. It
also provides access to full manual camera controls, including ISO,
aperture, shutter speed, image formats, and more. Any changes in DJI GO
will appear almost instantly on-screen. Vital flight data and video
transmission status are easy to check in-app, further enhancing control
efficiency and convenience.
includes editing features for quick editing and sharing to social media
and even live streaming. After each flight, flight routes and data are
automatically recorded and synchronized to the attached DJI GO account,
keeping it readily accessible for you to review. Both flight logs and
data are easy to record and review.