DJI Osmo Action hands-on: GoPro should be worried
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DJI just announced the Osmo Action, the companys first action camera. Its a direct competitor to GoPros Hero 7 Black, matching it on almost every spec while also offering a few completely unique features like a front-facing selfie screen. It costs $349 and is available now.
While were used to seeing DJIs products in the sky, the companys new camera can be placed on helmets, bike frames, or electric skateboards since it works with almost all GoPro mounts that are already out there. The camera is also built to survive the elements: its waterproof (up to 11 meters), shockproof (up to 1.5 meters / 5 feet), but its still pretty light at about 0.3 lbs.
The Osmo Action has a 12-megapixel camera capable of 4K 60 fps video at 100 Mbps…