All about DJI Avata; The Best FPV Drone

Test run of DJI Avata in Flight

DJI Avata, with Goggles 2 or V2 and Motion Controller, flies elegantly when it comes to navigating indoor spaces, amidst crowds, or squeezing into tight spots. With a very moderate weight, it finds itself dancing between the lighter FPV and the slightly weightier 249-gram Mini 3 Pro. It’s the trailblazer with its prop guards that protect it even if it brushes against anything.

Prepare to be amazed, because the DJI Avata defies all expectations set by its fellow consumer drones.  This is not your average flying companion.

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Designed with a flexible connector to cushion the blow of crashes, it’s got your drone’s back. DJI promises a remarkable 18 minutes of flight time, yet real-world tests tend to reveal around 10-12 minutes in the air, especially if you decide to push it to the limit in terms of speed. It’s simply technology at its best.

Why is DJI Avata worth purchasing?

When it comes to FPV drones, most hang around the 10-minute mark, so the Avata is certainly soaring above the crowd. The Avata’s battery is a fast and effecient, taking just about 45 minutes to juice up for another round of flights. 

Whether you’re indoors or exploring the great outdoors, DJI Avata is your best shot at to shooting steady, jaw-dropping 4K stabilized videos that will leave you in awe. It has a cinewhoop design that’s both revolutionary and practical. This means you can venture into the heart of the action—indoors, around objects, and even people—without worrying about collisions causing chaos. 

Imagine filming through tight spaces, getting close to your subjects, and capturing shots that seemed impossible before. And if by chance the Avata brushes against something, don’t fret—it’ll simply bounce back and keep soaring, ready for more action-packed shots. Pair it up with the included Goggles 2 or V2 and the FPV Motion Controller, and you’ll step into a world of true cinematic magic. 

DJI Goggles 2

 

DJI Goggles 2

DJI Motion Controller

 

DJI Motion Controller

DJI Avata Specifications

All right, enough with the teaser! Let’s take you to the depth and heights of DJI Avata’s specs. Here’s everything you need to know about DJI Avata.

Note: All information provided here is accurate and taken from the makers of Avata itself.

Camera Specifications

The DJI Avata comes equipped with a 1/1.7-inch CMOS sensor, delivering an impressive 48 MP effective pixel count. Its lens offers a 155° field of view (FOV) and an equivalent focal length of 12.7 mm. The aperture stands at f/2.8, ensuring sharp and vibrant images even in challenging lighting conditions. The focus mode is fixed focus (FF), and the focus range spans from 0.6 meters to infinity

ISO Range and Shutter Speed

The ISO range varies from 100 to 6400 in Auto mode, and from 100 to 25600 in Manual mode. When it comes to shutter speed, for both videos and photos, it ranges from 1/8000 to 1/50 seconds

Photography and Video Capabilities

The Avata supports single-shot still photography, capturing images at a maximum size of 4000×3000 pixels in JPEG format. Video enthusiasts will find themselves immersed in high-quality content creation. When paired with the DJI Goggles 2, the Avata can achieve video resolutions of 4K@30/50/60fps, 2.7K@30/50/60/100/120fps, and 1080p@30/50/60/100/120fps. With the DJI FPV Goggles V2, the same video resolutions are attainable. 

Gimbal and Stabilization

The Avata’s gimbal ensures smooth shots. It offers a mechanical range of -95° to 75° for tilt. The controllable range for tilt extends from -80° to +65°. Stabilization is achieved through a single-axis (tilt), maintaining a maximum control speed of 60° per second. Angular vibration remains minimal, with a range of ±0.01°. The electronic roll axis enhances footage quality, even though real-time screen correction during recording is unavailable (but can be done with the recorded footage. 

Aircraft Specifications

With a takeoff weight of approximately 410 grams and dimensions measuring 180×180×80 mm, the Avata is designed for maximum maneuverability. It offers different modes for varying speeds: Normal Mode allows for a maximum speed of 8 m/s, Sport Mode boosts it to 14 m/s, and Manual Mode pushes it to an impressive 27 m/s. The Avata is capable of ascending and descending at a speed of 6 m/s in both Normal and Sport Modes. 

Transmission and Connectivity

The Avata features strong communication frequencies, including 2.400-2.4835 GHz and 5.725-5.850 GHz. Its maximum video transmission bitrate reaches 50 Mbps. The drone can transmit video up to 10 km (FCC), 2 km (CE), and 6 km (SRRC) using these frequencies. 

Intelligent Flight Battery and Power

The Avata relies on a 2420 mAh Li-ion battery with a voltage of 14.76 V. It offers a charging voltage limit of 17 V and boasts a discharge rate of up to 7C. With an approximate weight of 162 g, the battery can be charged within a temperature range of 5° to 40° C. Its energy capacity stands at 35.71 Wh@0.5C

Video Transmission and DJI Goggles

The Avata’s video transmission features communication frequencies of 2.400-2.4835 GHz (RX only) and 5.725-5.850 GHz (RX and TX). The live view quality and latency depend on the connected goggles. With DJI FPV Goggles V2, video transmission latency can be as low as 28 ms for 810p/120fps and 40 ms for 810p/60fps. DJI Goggles 2 offer similar low-latency options. 

DJI Goggles 2 and DJI FPV Goggles V2

The DJI Goggles 2 provides a stunning visual experience with a 0.49-inch screen and a resolution of 1920×1080. Its refresh rate reaches up to 100 Hz. The interpupillary distance range is 56-72 mm, with a diopter adjustment range of -8.0 D to +2.0 D. The DJI FPV Goggles V2 offer a broader FOV, adjustable from 30° to 54°. Their screen size is 2 inches, with a screen resolution of 1440×810 and a refresh rate of 144 Hz

DJI Motion Controller and Remote Controller

The DJI Motion Controller offers intuitive flight control, communicating over frequencies of 2.400-2.4835 GHz and 5.725-5.850 GHz. Its operating time extends to approximately 5 hours. The DJI FPV Remote Controller 2 is designed for extended flights, with an operating time of around 9 hours. It communicates over the same frequency bands as the motion controller. 

Conclusion

DJI Avata is our vote and should be yours too by the end of this blog. It makes flight smooth, rich, and accessible with the goggles and motion controller. You can experience the thrill of total immersion with unmatched safety and control. With DJI Avata, you can be spontaneous without anxiety! For those of you born to fly, soar higher than your imaginations with this drone.

You can enjoy next-level comfort and convenience with DJI Goggles 2. Now smaller, lighter, and equipped with Micro-OLED screens, so you experience outstanding clarity as you navigate the sky. DJI Avata also supports DJI FPV Goggles V2. With the DJI Motion Controller, intuitive flight is in your hands. Squeeze the trigger and bolt forward or turn a corner with the swivel of your wrist. The controls are easy to use and provide a totally unique way to fly.

Tap into the power that comes with DJI’s Avata and create wonders!

FAQs about DJI Avata
How much will DJI Avata Cost?

Based on the package you’re buying, the cost can range between US$629- US$1,428. You can check DJI Avata’s detailed pricing at its official website.

How to Land DJI Avata

You can land your DJI Avata either by holding down your Motion Controller Lock button or activating the RTH with both RC.

How far can the DJI Avata fly?
JI Avata has a maximum range of 10 km, without any obstruction or interference.

Does DJI Avata have obstacle avoidance?
No.

Does DJI Avata have follow me mode?
No.

Does DJI Avata need to be registered?
Yes. All drones over 0.55 pounds need to be registered under the Exception for Limited Recreational Operations.