DJI may very well be about to announce a brand new smartphone gimbal known as the Osmo Cellular 4 — now abbreviated “OM 4” — based on a new report from WinFuture. A video quick posted to Twitter by WinFuture’s Roland Quandt exhibits two new magnetic mounting mechanisms that allow you to rapidly snap your smartphone into the mount, an enormous enchancment over the earlier mannequin.
If this trailer is correct, it might imply the brand new Osmo has addressed one of many greatest complaints we had in regards to the Osmo Mobile 3 when we tried it out last year. Beforehand, you needed to slide your smartphone right into a claw mount, however now it seems to be such as you pre-attach a magnetic disk or claw to the again of your telephone, letting you rapidly snap the handset into the gimbal with the assistance of magnets.
WinFuture has additionally printed a pair of photos of the 2 mounts, alongside a bunch of different photos of the gimbal.
In any other case, the trailer spends most of its run-time on the OM 4’s software program options. It exhibits off a cool dynamic zoom function, which seems to mechanically zoom out as you progress the digicam forwards to create the traditional Dolly zoom effect first popularized by Alfred Hitchcock. Different options, like gesture management and hyperlapse, are getting back from the Osmo Cellular 3.
The Osmo Cellular Four can reportedly be powered for as much as 15-hours by a 2,450mAh battery that may be charged over USB-C. WinFuture says the Osmo Cellular Four will retail for just below €150, and is because of launch quickly.
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