Photo of DJI's upcoming Mavic 2 leaked online hints at swappable cameras

Mavic Pro 2 first published by DroningON

Other tidbits tipped in the leak hints at improved 360-degree obstacle avoidance technology, which is a big feature if you are using the drone to record video in an environment with lots of obstacles like trees overhead and brush down low.

We have just received this photo of what would appear to be the first credible photo of the DJI Mavic Pro 2 in the wild, at this time we can not confirm its authenticity but it looks pretty convincing. While the NYC DJI Launch Event was announced as being postponed from the original July 18, this leak gives many drone fans a possible glimpse into what the brand has been working on.

Website DroneDJ was the first to publish the image of the new drone, which displays the name "Mavic 2" printed on a foldable propeller arm.

The camera and gimbal have been fully revised in a similar fashion as the Mavic Air but the interesting element is the potentially replaceable nature of the camera, suggested by the secondary camera module circled bottom-left of the photo.

What Will The DJI Mavic 2 Offer? The photo appears to show a GoPro Karma-style removable gimbal that would let you swap cameras, with at least two options (notice the smaller black gimbal hiding on the side?) that may include a larger-than-normal sensor.

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Update, 4:35 p.m. PT: DJI has confirmed it planned a July 18 event in NY that has since been postponed. And given DJI's sell for its postponed event mentioned "the bigger picture", it seems logical that the other key addition could be a wide-angle lens.

Sounds like we're going to have to update our Mavic Air vs. Mavic Pro vs. DJI Spark guide pretty soon.

We've reached out to DJI for comments on the leak, but are yet to receive a response.

The Mavic 2 might also be helpful for budding aerial cinematographers. DroneDJ published this photo that is now circulating the web, along with some speculation on how the new drone might compare to the ones we already know.

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