DJI Introduces A Smart Remote Controller

DJI Introduces A Smart Remote Controller With Built-In Display at CES 2019

Remote Lets Pilots Fly Newest Mavic Drones Without A Mobile Device

PHILIPPINES – JANUARY 9, 2019 – DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, continues its tradition of making aerial technology accessible to everyone by introducing a powerful new remote controller for its drones at CES 2019. The Smart Controller features an ultra-bright display screen and controls optimized for DJI drones, allowing pilots to fly the newest drones without using a smartphone or tablet. DJI will also be exhibiting its full lineup of consumer drones and handheld imaging products at its booth at CES 2019, including the new Osmo Pocket, stabilized camera, and will host exciting workshops, hands-on product demonstrations and more.

Smart Controller Expands Pilot Options

The DJI Smart Controller expands the ecosystem of accessories built around DJI’s industry-leading drone technology. Using a crisp 5.5” screen built into the controller itself, the Smart Controller allows pilots to quickly get their drone in the air without the need to connect a mobile device. It can be paired with DJI’s newest drones including Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro[1] which use DJI’s OcuSync 2.0 video transmission system, displaying vivid images in Full HD resolution.

Drone pilots can take advantage of its compact, highly portable design that has been optimized for use in direct sunlight. It features an ultra-bright display with an output of 1000 cd/m2, twice the brightness of standard smartphones. A customizable Android dashboard supports DJI GO 4, DJI Pilot[2], along with various third-party apps such as editing programs. The DJI GO 4 app also touts several new features including SkyTalk, that allows pilots to live stream the drone’s camera feed to social channels including Facebook, Instagram and WeChat so that anyone can experience the thrill of flying a drone. Another new feature is DJI GO-Share which easily transfers imagery from the Controller to your mobile device. The DJI Smart Controller brings a new level of reliability when flying, with 2.5 hours of battery life and the ability to operate in adverse temperatures as cold as -4° Fahrenheit and as hot as 104° Fahrenheit.

Price and Availability

The new Smart Controller will be available for purchase beginning January 8th, 2019 for the retail price of $649 USD. Combination packages of the Smart Controller with Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom will be available as well. Images of the Smart Controller can be found here, and detailed information can be found at www.dji.com/smart-controller.

In theory, the DJI’s Smart Controller sounds like a very useful tool for both professional and amateur drone flyers. those who desire better precision in their flight, more than what their phone and touch screen can give them. But with all of the technology packed in a small package, the controller will pack a big battery a 5000 mAh battery for that matter. DJI claims that the battery lasts 2.5 hours on a full charge, and it will take two hours to recharge the non-removable battery. For more Tech Lifestyle News and Features Visit us at Techbeatph.com and Visit and Subscribe to our Youtube Channel here.

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