DJI Mavic Air 2 Unboxing: Ultimate Product Highlights and Features
Inside the Box
Highlights and Features
|10km 1080p Video Transmission||34-Min Max Flight Time|
|48MP Photo & 4K/60fps Video||8K Hyperlapse|
It’s all in the details. Mavic Air 2 gives you stunning camera features for cinematic footage. Let’s take a look at what it can do.
From mountains to shimmering reefs, Mavic Air 2 produces stunning photos thanks to a 1/2-inch image sensor that is supported by Quad Bayer technology. You can capture stunning 48MP photos of your favorite shots in crystal-clear resolution.
Mavic Air 2 offers exceptional video at 4K/60 fps, 2.7K/60 fps, and 1080p/240 fps, which is perfect for a content creator looking to improve their craft. D-Cinelike retains excellent details, letting you transform colors like a pro.
This is where things start to get interesting. Mavic Air 2 comes with HDR video that is supported by high-performance Quad Bayer technology. Thanks to the sensor architecture, HDR ensures you can capture layered images with exceptional detail and color.
Mavic Air 2 features SmartPhoto , which integrates HDR, HyperLight, and scene recognition for a perfectly optimized shot. Hyperlight improves photos taken in low-light situations by combining images and removing noise. Scene recognition optimizes camera shooting parameters based on the recognition of the sunset, sky, grass, snow, and trees. HDR uses advanced algorithms to optimize the dynamic range of your image. SmartPhoto provides an intelligent approach to drone photography that makes it easy to take stunning photos.
For users looking for an ultra-wide epic shot for a social media thumbnail, article cover, or content reel, Mavic Air 2 delivers DJI’s most advanced panorama mode that impresses with vivid colors and details.
Using DJI’s renowned 3-axis gimbal system, Mavic Air 2 gives you cinematic stabilization even in windy and unstable environments. This means you can get perfect footage no matter how demanding your shot may be.
FocusTrack is an incredibly easy-to-use suite of intelligent shooting modes that give you full control over your cinematic aerial experience.
If you are looking for a drone that follows you around at the same time as filming, Mavic Air 2 can do this while avoiding obstacles using ActiveTrack 3.0. Using DJI’s best tracking technology to date, you can re-identify your subject after they’ve been lost in a high-speed scene, using algorithms to predict their position. Both obstacle avoidance and object recognition have been improved.
This intelligent flight mode offers you a hassle-free way to keep your subject in the center of the frame while you fly. Simply select your subject and fly, it’s as easy at that!
Point of Interest 3.0 uses advanced positioning technology to create an automated flight path and a fixed point that Mavic Air 2 flies around, keeping your subject in the center of the frame. POI 3.0 can also track objects like people, cars, and boats, giving you more options for creative filmmaking.
This is an excellent feature for content creators that wish to transform great footage into professional, cinematic scenes. Mavic Air 2 puts time and movement into the palm of your hand, letting you showcase the transition from day to night in the same shot. 8K Hyperlapse is an incredible way to explore your creative narrative, simply select your shooting location, and the app will create an automated scene in seconds!  No post-editing is needed, and the possibilities are endless with four different Hyperlapse modes to choose from.
Every content creator dreams of footage that will light up their social media feed. With just a few taps, QuickShots give you stunning flight sequences that unleash your creative potential. Story templates take everything to the next level with music, special effects, and filters. And thanks to added electronic image stabilization, QuickShots on Mavic Air 2 are smoother and more impressive than ever before.
Flight Performance & Safety
Mavic Air 2 combines a safe flight with impressive flight performance, giving you the confidence to conquer the skies.
The new generation OcuSync 2.0 offers video transmission up to 10 km as well as delivering a 1080p FHD resolution livestream straight from the drone.  The 1080p livestream can be directly edited in the app and shared on social media. There is also reduced interference due to different frequency bands, smoother image transmission with H.265 encoding, and better signal performance compared to previous versions.
For the ultimate flight experience, Mavic Air 2 has forward, backward, and downward sensors. In addition to this, an auxiliary light improves vision and safety in poor lighting conditions and helps you land safely.
Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems (APAS) 3.0
APAS features advanced mapping technology for reliable obstacle avoidance in complex scenarios . The obstacle avoidance is the best DJI currently offers on any of their drones, giving a safer flight experience wherever you are.
Mavic Air 2 is built for any adventure. To improve anti-interference in different shooting environments, 2.4/5.8GHz dual-frequency communication automatically adjusts to a channel with the least interference in real-time during flight. 
Thanks to an upgraded propulsion system, Mavic Air 2 offers up to 34 minutes of battery life, so you no longer have to rush to get the perfect shot. Mavic Air 2 offers a longer battery life than the Mavic Air, which means you can fly longer and extend your creative potential.
DJI Fly App
The DJI Fly app offers an incredibly simple user interface for content creators. You can access camera settings, advanced functions, and creative templates that help you capture and share cinematic masterpieces.
Mavic Air 2 accessories empower creativity in every user.
The remote controller features an upgraded battery life and an ergonomic design for ultimate comfort when you are shooting. You can attach different smartphones easily using the new clamp, and integrated antennas offer the best possible flight experience.
Mavic Air 2 comes with two ND filter sets that let you control exposure for the perfect shot. The ND 16/64/256 set can be purchased as part of the Fly More Combo and is great for adjusting shutter speeds in harsh lighting conditions, while the ND 4/8/32 set is perfect for shooting bright images with low ISO values.
DJI Care Refresh
DJI Care Refresh is a comprehensive protection plan for DJI products, which is now available for Mavic Air 2. For a small additional charge, DJI Care Refresh provides up to two replacement units within one year, and covers accidents like water damage and collisions. You also get free two-way shipping and VIP access to DJI technical support. For a full list of details, find out more here.
Up Your Game
Content creators, social media users, and aerial photographers will be delighted with Mavic Air 2. Compared to its predecessor, Mavic Air 2 features an improved transmission system, flight time, and more, taking your creative work to the next level. So, now that you’ve unfolded your adventure, it’s time to up your game!
1. Photos taken in SmartPhoto mode have a resolution of 12 MP.
2. 8K resolution can only be used in Free and Waypoint modes.
3. Unobstructed, free of interference, and when FCC compliant. Maximum flight range specification is a proxy for radio link strength and resilience. Always fly your drone within your visual line of sight unless otherwise permitted.
4. APAS is are not available while recording in 4K at 60 fps and 1080p at 240 fps. APAS performance is limited while recording in 4K at 50 and 48 fps, as well as 2.7K at 60 fps and 1080p at 120 fps.
5. Due to local policies, some countries do not support 5.8 GHz transmission.