News Shooter Publishes Comprehensive Review of New DJI Smart Controller

DJI Smart Controller for Mavic 2 Series of Drones
DJI Smart Controller for Mavic 2 Series of Drones

News Shooter published a comprehensive review of the new DJI Smart Controller. DJI announced the controller for the Mavic 2 series of drones at CES recently. If you are or tired of slaving your smart device to your controller with a cable or wedging it into the controller’s socket, read this review here to help you decide if the new integrated controller is right for you.

DJI Smart Controller with Built-In 5.5″ Screen Announced at CES 2019

DJI Product Photo of the Smart Controller for Mavic 2 with built-in screen.

DJI announced a new smart controller with a built-in screen for Mavic 2 Zoom, Pro, and Enterprise models. The new controller allows drone operation without the use of a tablet or smartphone. Further, the display is optimized for use in bright sunlight with a claimed brightness double that of standard smartphones. The controller is priced at $649US and is available today. Read DJI’s press release here.

Rumor Roundup – December 27, 2018


Patent: Canon RF 90mm f2.8L IS Macro — Canon Rumors


Venus Optics Teasing Accessory for DJI Inspire 2 Users — photorumoros


Pixii Raises 95,000 EURO for Digital Camera with Leica-M Mount — Leica Rumors


Nikon Z Noct 5800 f/0.95 lens “coming soon” — Nikon Rumors


New Olympus 150-400mm lens has integrated 1.25x TC and 2X TC — 43rumors

E-M1X Announcement Around January 20, 2019 — 43rumors


Expect a New Sony Camera in January: Perhaps the Much Rumored a7000 — Sony Reconsidered

DJI Launches DJI Pro Website

DJI launched its Pro website targeted at photographers and videographers. Read the full news release here

From DJI’s Website: 

DJI Pro is dedicated to professionals using DJI’s advanced aerial and gimbal technologies, such as the Inspire and the Ronin series. The new website consists of five categories: 

Product Information: Explore DJI products. 

DJI Masters Program: Learn from professional cinematographers with unique insights into the industry as well as the innovative imaging technology they use. 

Showcase: Find out how DJI products are being used on film sets.

Education: Learn about how to setup and use each product.

Events: Get the latest info on DJI, local events, workshops and more.