DJI announced that they will now have two new camera systems capable of shooting some extremely high-quality 4K video and ready to fly on the DJI Inspire. The X5 and X5R Inspire 1 add-on will offer a micro four-thirds sensor with interchangeable lenses on a gimbal that will clip onto the Inspire's camera mount. The camera will shoot at 16-megapixels and will increase dynamic range with 12.8 stops total. There will be four different lenses to choose from at launch. Two are 15mm - f/1.7 lenses, there is a 12mm f/2.0 lens and an 18mm f/1.8 lens. The top of the line X5R will offer RAW video to an SSD or microSD card at a bitrate up to 2.4Gbps.

The Zenmuse X5 add-on is priced at $2199, or $4499 with the included Inspire 1 Quadcopter and a 15mm lens ready to fly out of the box. The X5R does not appear be on sale on their website yet.

The DJI Zenmuse X5 Series marks the next evolution of aerial camera technology. The Zenmuse X5 and Zenmuse X5R are designed to work seamlessly with the DJI Inspire 1, so that you're ready to fly and capture professional-level footage in seconds. The large Micro Four Thirds sensor in the Zenmuse X5 Series cameras captures incredibly detailed 16 megapixel photos and 4K video. The Zenmuse X5R also records lossless 4K video in CinemaDNG RAW format and comes with a 512GB mini-SSD drive for media storage.

The Zenmuse X5 Series uses an M4/3 mount that lets you easily change lenses. At introduction, there are two lenses to choose from: an f/1.7 15mm wide angle lens and an f/2.0 12mm ultra-wide angle lens.

Using the DJI GO app, you can see a live HD view and control aperture and focus. Through the close integration of our best products, we make it possible for creators to focus on capturing their own vision of the world. With the Zenmuse X5 Series, it looks better than ever before

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