DJI Avata 2 & Goggles 3 Leak

Last Updated: 12:08, 9 April 2024
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Community Buzz: Reactions to the DJI Avata 2 Leak

Screen capture of Leak on Instagram

Leaked photos of the DJI Avata 2 have stirred quite a buzz in the drone community. Enthusiasts are keenly discussing its new features, especially the improved signal transmission capabilities in high-obstacle areas. But the anticipation doesn’t stop at the drone; there’s also a sense of excitement surrounding the DJI Goggles 3. Will it live up to the expectations set by its predecessor and the new leak?

Advanced Imaging Capabilities

With its enhanced imaging capabilities, the DJI Avata 2 is poised to redefine the drone world. Its 1/1.7-inch CMOS sensor with an effective 48MP resolution promises better low-light performance and a wider dynamic range. What does this mean for drone enthusiasts? A world of possibilities in capturing high-quality aerial footage.

Beyond its impressive image resolution, the DJI Avata 2 also shines in its versatility. It supports a variety of video resolutions up to 4K at 60fps, 2.7K at 120fps, and even includes slow-motion recording at 1080p up to 240fps. The single-axis gimbal capable of electronic roll axis correction and a mechanical range promotes dynamic shot capture, ensuring stable and smooth video recording. And with the inclusion of D-Cinelike color mode, creators can achieve professional and cinematic quality in their aerial footage through advanced color grading in post-production.

Extended Flight Dynamics

Leaked picture of DJI Avata 2

Apart from capturing stunning visuals, the Avata 2 also promises an extended and dynamic flight experience. Imagine having up to 27 minutes of flight time when operated with the RC Motion 2 controller. That’s an impressive amount of time in the air, allowing for more exploration and creativity.

Furthermore, the DJI Avata 2 has the following features:

  • It can reach a top speed of 27 m/s in Manual mode, allowing for precise maneuvers with the DJI FPV Remote Controller 2.

  • It has a wind resistance capability of up to 10.7 m/s (level 5), ensuring stability in various flying conditions.

  • It has a robust design that promises longer and more dynamic flight experiences.

New Specs and Boosted FPV Experience

With the Avata 2, DJI elevates FPV experiences. It’s designed for seamless compatibility with both DJI Goggles 2 and DJI FPV Goggles V2, ensuring an integrated and immersive flying experience. The DJI FPV Goggles V2, in particular, offers 810p/120fps live view with under 28 ms latency and 810p/60fps with under 40 ms latency in an open outdoor environment.

The Avata 2’s O3+ video transmission system and 2T2R omnidirectional antennas offer a responsive FPV control experience, especially in areas with interference. Imagine the possibilities when using the DJI Motion Controller for intuitive hand-motion flight controls. The DJI Avata 2 is not only about upgrading drone technology; it’s about boosting the overall FPV experience to new heights.

DJI Goggles 3: The Window to Your Drone's World

Googles 3 with two front facing cameras

Shifting focus to its companion, the DJI Goggles 3 appears to be a noteworthy upgrade to DJI’s acclaimed goggles series. However, uncertainty looms around whether the DJI Goggles 3 will be a standalone product or bundled with the upcoming DJI Avata 2 drone model.

Enhanced Visual Clarity

DJI Googles 2, without front facing cameras
DJI Googles 2, without front facing cameras

Designed to close the gap between you and the drone’s world, the DJI Goggles 3 enhances your aerial experience. Users can record in-flight experiences in full HD resolution at 60 fps directly from the goggles. The feature of O4 technology ensures a seamless and lag-free high-definition video transmission experience.

But visual clarity is not just about resolution; it’s also about the fluidity of the image. The DJI Goggles 3 offer a 100Hz refresh rate, providing a fluid and clear FPV experience. This means you won’t just watch the drone’s world; you’ll dive into it with the utmost clarity.

User-Centric Design Features

Beyond delivering high-quality visuals, DJI Goggles 3 also prioritize user comfort. The goggles offer:

  • Accommodation for users with different visual needs, including those who wear glasses

  • A personalized and comfortable fit with an interpupillary distance range of 58 – 70 mm

  • Custom-made myopia lenses

Moreover, with a diopter range of -8D to +2.0D, the goggles allow users with different eyesight strengths to view clearly without wearing additional prescription glasses. DJI Goggles 3’s total weight, when combined with the headband, focuses on balancing durability with user comfort, conducive to long-duration usage.

Augmented Reality Aspirations

DJI Goggles 3 with augmented reality features

Equipped with front-facing cameras, the DJI Goggles 3 hints at augmented reality (AR) features, sparking anticipation and curiosity about AR integration in FPV flying within the drone community.

The incorporation of a gyroscope, accelerometer, and proximity sensor in the DJI Goggles device could potentially be leveraged for augmented reality features, offering a more interactive and responsive flying experience. Additionally, the ability to adjust the interpupillary distance (IPD) allows for proper alignment of AR visuals with the user’s eyes, which is critical for an immersive AR experience.

DJI Goggles 3’s front-facing cameras could enable a feature where users can see ahead while wearing the goggles, potentially paving the way for AR applications that provide real-time information overlays or enhance spatial awareness during flight.

Enthusiast Excitement

Enthusiast wearing goggles

Brand loyalty and satisfaction with DJI’s previous drone performances have been prevalent among drone enthusiasts. There is an eagerness among the drone community to purchase the DJI Avata 2 based on expectations that it will continue the excellent flight characteristics of the DJI FPV.

Enthusiasts have expressed approval for the anticipated similarity in physical design of the DJI Goggles 3 to previous models, valuing the compatibility with existing accessories. Speculation and hopes among enthusiasts for the Avata 2 include desires for a drone that is:

  • smaller

  • more powerful

  • faster

  • fully user-repairable.

Skeptic Views

Despite the mounting excitement, there exists some skepticism about substantial future updates to DJI’s larger FPV drones. Some drone users prefer a hybrid feature set combining elements of the DJI FPV and Avata drones, reflecting a cautious but optimistic view of potential advancements.

Possibilities Unlocked: How DJI Avata 2 Changes the Game

DJI Avata 2 drone with AR capabilities

The DJI Avata 2 and DJI Goggles 3 represent more than just advancements in drone technology; they signify the unlocking of new possibilities. Integrating AR capabilities into drones could create exciting new opportunities for immersive experiences. It has the potential to completely transform the way we interact with this technology..

And its hard not to get caught by the hype as people share their thoughts on twitter, the anticipation grows stronger.

Just look at the Apple Vision Pro. If this AR tech which seems really cool does become something normal and affordable, imagine the possibilities with AR-compatible Googles.

So it could prove to be a major move by DJI to adapt early.

Creative Expression

Potential enhancements in video transmission and image quality on the DJI Avata 2 could lead to clearer visuals and more details in the videos. This means that we’re not just looking at a new drone; we’re looking at a tool that could revolutionize FPV drone photography and videography.

With support for D-log M on the DJI Avata 2, professional-grade color grading is made possible, elevating creative possibilities in post-production.

Industry Adaptation

In addition to fostering creative expression, the DJI Avata 2 could also significantly drive industry adaptation. It offers the following benefits:

  • Real-time, first-person visuals that enhance situational awareness

  • Quicker location of individuals in distress

  • More informed decision-making during search and rescue missions

The DJI Avata 2’s ability to be rapidly deployed and navigate complex environments can drastically improve the effectiveness and safety of urgent search and rescue efforts, such as locating lost hikers or during natural disaster relief.


In summary, the DJI Avata 2 and DJI Goggles 3 are set to bring a new era of drone experience. From enhanced imaging capabilities and extended flight dynamics to the potential integration of AR, the DJI Avata 2 and DJI Goggles 3 are not just another drone and accessory; they’re potential game-changers.

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Benjamin Wilson
Benjamin, with a background in naval architecture, is passionate about RC boats. From sailboats to speedboats, he's sailed them all. Based in Florida, he's our anchor when it comes to all things aquatic in the RC world.
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