The third iteration also returns to the brand’s previous naming conventions, possibly in order to distance this release from its fairly unpopular predecessor.
The front screen is now a touchscreen and can be used to access settings, a bit like the Action 2’s front screen module.
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Another carry-over is the quick-release magnetic mounting system, which has been improved further on this model.
It has a large 1/1.7-inch sensor and supports up to 4K 120 fps video shooting, with a super-wide 155-degree FOV.
DJI‘s excellent RockSteady image stabilisation is built-in and the camera is waterproof at up to 16 meters without additional housing.
It has a 1770mAh battery that should allow for up to 160-minutes of recording time on a charge.
The camera supports fast charging, for the first time, offering an 80 per cent charge in just 18 minutes or a full charge in 50 minutes.
It’s ready for extreme weather and will cope with temperatures as low as -20 degrees celsius, perfect for your next arctic adventure.
The DJI Osmo Action 3 is available today from most DJI retailers, it retails for €359 / £309 in its basic package or €459 / £399 with two additional batteries and a multifunctional charging case.
Writing by Luke Baker.