DJI launches Zenmuse X7 camera with interchangeable lenses

Zenmuse X7 Cinematic Vision Rising - DJI

DJI's 6K drone camera is designed to make movies

DJI's aim for the Zenmuse X7 camera is to be the all in one choice for aerial cinematography by offering this range of resolutions, frame rates and formats that can match with many production cameras.

Recording options include 6K CinemaDNG raw or 5.2K Apple ProRes at up to 30p and 3.9K CinemaDNG raw or 2.7K Apple ProRes at up to 59.94p. "From the large Super 35 sensor to a new mount, lenses, and color system, the Zenmuse X7 gives cinematographers and professional photographers an unmatched set of tools that work seamlessly with the DJI Inspire 2 drone to capture high-quality footage that is easily integrated into projects shot with industry-leading handheld cameras". Created to work with the DJI Inspire 2 drone the Zenmuse X7 uses interchangeable lenses and also has a new DJI Cinema Color System for post production.

The Zenmuse X7 has a new DJI DL-Mount with an extremely short flange distance (distance from the lens to the sensor).

DJI has worked with Technicolor to improve its color science for the Zenmuse 7. There is also a new D-Gamut RGB color space that the camera records in for a wider color range. The 16mm lens consists filter ND4, while the rest lenses tout automatic shutters.

New D-Log Curve and D-Gamut RGB profiles.

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The Zenmuse X7 is equipped with a Super 35 video sensor featuring 14 stops of dynamic range for more detail in low-light conditions.

Weighing in at 631 grams with the smallest lens attached, the Zenmuse X7 attached to the DJI Inspire 2 results in flight times of up to 23 minutes.

As with other cameras, this Zenmuse is designed for use with drones, enabling - in this case - professionals to shoot videos that are suitable for 4K+ displays and professional applications, including cinema footage, promotional videos, and other scenarios where high quality aerial videos are needed. At least you won't have long to wait before you can start on your aerial magnum opus, as the X7 and its lenses start shipping in early November.

The Zenmuse X7 camera is priced at $2,699 United States dollars. Customers can also purchase all four lenses together for $4,299. Let's talk in the comments section.

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