Today, DJI quietly releases the new Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. It is no surprise really, as we have been reporting on this new quadcopter from the Chines drone maker for some time now. The P4P V2.0 retails for $1,499, or more depending on options, and is available for purchase starting today. Here are all the highlights.

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0

First off, the new DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 does come with the noise-reduction propellers we first saw in the FCC filing. According, to the Chinese drone maker that reduce the noise of the unmanned aerial vehicle by 4Db, which may not sound like much but will make a significant difference.

The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 has the same 1-inch 20MP Exmor R CMOS sensor with a mechanical shutter, a flight time of 30 minutes and smarter features. It has a range of 4.375 miles, shoots video in 4K at 60fps and burst mode at 14 fps. Its FlightAutonomy system includes dual rear vision sensors and infrared sensing for a combined 5 directions obstacle sensing and 4 directions of obstacle avoidance with a 100 feet sensing range. The new drone features an OcuSync HD transmission system, that supports automatic dual-frequency band switching and connects to the DJI Goggles wirelessly. The ‘old’ Phantom 4 Pro used LightBridge instead. The remote controller of Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is not compatible with the Phantom 4 Pro. Other accessories such as batteries, chargers, and ND filters are compatible with both models.

The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 also features an upgraded propulsion system with FOC sinusoidal driver ESCs and 9455S quick-release propellers that reduce noise and make the drone more aerodynamic.

The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 and Phantom 4 Pro propellers are cross-compatible. However, Phantom 4 Pro propellers (9450S) are less aerodynamic and louder than Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 propellers (9455S propellers). It has the same maximum flight time and maximum speed as the Phantom 4 Pro.

The DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is available in 3 configurations:

  • standard controller $,1499
  • Controller with built-in 5.5″ monitor $1,799
  • with DJI Goggles Racing Edition $2,198

DroneDJ’s take

All in all, it seems that the new DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is a very minor upgrade to the old Phantom 4 Pro. The new model has a better transmission system with DJI’s OcuSync, connect to your DJI Goggles wirelessly, is quieter with the low-noise props, weighs slightly less, and costs the same as the current model. Other than that it is really the same quadcopter. So, if you’re in the market for a DJI Phantom 4 Pro than by all means get the V2.0. However, if you already own a P4P than there really is no reason to upgrade. Just buy the silent props once they become available in the DJI store.

Specifications

AIRCRAFT

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Weight (Battery & Propellers Included) 1375 g 1388 g
Diagonal Size (Propellers Excluded) 350 mm 350 mm
Max Ascent Speed S-mode: 6 m/s P-mode: 5 m/s S-mode: 6 m/s P-mode: 5 m/s
Max Descent Speed S-mode: 4 m/s P-mode: 3 m/s S-mode: 4 m/s P-mode: 3 m/s
Max Speed S-mode: 45 mph (72 kph) A-mode: 36 mph (58 kph) P-mode: 31 mph (50 kph) S-mode: 45 mph (72 kph) A-mode: 36 mph (58 kph) P-mode: 31 mph (50 kph)
Max Tilt Angle S-mode: 42° A-mode: 35° P-mode: 25° S-mode: 42° A-mode: 35° P-mode: 25°
Max Angular Speed S-mode: 250°/s A-mode: 150°/s S-mode: 250°/s A-mode: 150°/s
Max Service Ceiling Above Sea Level 19685 feet (6000 m) 19685 feet (6000 m)
Max Wind Speed Resistance 10 m/s 10 m/s
Max Flight Time Approx. 30 minutes Approx. 30 minutes
Operating Temperature Range 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Satellite Positioning Systems GPS/GLONASS GPS/GLONASS
Hover Accuracy Range Vertical: ±0.1 m (with Vision Positioning) ±0.5 m (with GPS Positioning) Horizontal: ±0.3 m (with Vision Positioning) ±1.5 m (with GPS Positioning) Vertical: ±0.1 m (with Vision Positioning) ±0.5 m (with GPS Positioning) Horizontal: ±0.3 m (with Vision Positioning) ±1.5 m (with GPS Positioning)

Vision System

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Vision System Forward Vision System Backward Vision System Downward Vision System Forward Vision System Backward Vision System Downward Vision System
Velocity Range ≤31 mph (50 kph) at 6.6 ft (2 m) above ground ≤31 mph (50 kph) at 6.6 ft (2 m) above ground
Altitude Range 0 – 33 feet (0 – 10 m) 0 – 33 feet (0 – 10 m)
Operating Range 0 – 33 feet (0 – 10 m) 0 – 33 feet (0 – 10 m)
Obstacle Sensory Range 2 – 98 feet (0.7 – 30 m) 2 – 98 feet (0.7 – 30 m)
FOV Forward: 60°(Horizontal), ±27°(Vertical) Backward: 60°(Horizontal), ±27°(Vertical) Downward: 70°(Front and Rear), 50°(Left and Right) Forward: 60°(Horizontal), ±27°(Vertical) Backward: 60°(Horizontal), ±27°(Vertical) Downward: 70°(Front and Rear), 50°(Left and Right)
Measuring Frequency Forward: 10 Hz Backward: 10 Hz Downward: 20 Hz Forward: 10 Hz Backward: 10 Hz Downward: 20 Hz
Operating Environment Surface with clear pattern and adequate lighting (lux>15) Surface with clear pattern and adequate lighting (lux>15)

Camera

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Sensor 1’’ CMOS Effective pixels: 20M 1’’ CMOS Effective pixels: 20M
Lens FOV 84° 8.8 mm/24 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.8 – f/11 auto focus at 1 m – ∞ FOV 84° 8.8 mm/24 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.8 – f/11 auto focus at 1 m – ∞
ISO Range Video: 100 – 3200 (Auto) 100 – 6400 (Manual) Photo: 100 – 3200 (Auto) 100- 12800 (Manual) Video: 100 – 3200 (Auto) 100 – 6400 (Manual) Photo: 100 – 3200 (Auto) 100- 12800 (Manual)
Mechanical Shutter Speed 8 – 1/2000 s 8 – 1/2000 s
Electronic Shutter Speed 8 – 1/8000 s 8 – 1/8000 s
Image size 3:2 Aspect Ratio: 5472 × 3648 4:3 Aspect Ratio: 4864 × 3648 16:9 Aspect Ratio: 5472 × 3078 3:2 Aspect Ratio: 5472 × 3648 4:3 Aspect Ratio: 4864 × 3648 16:9 Aspect Ratio: 5472 × 3078
PIV Image Size 4096×2160(4096×2160 24/25/30/48/50p) 3840×2160(3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p) 2720×1530(2720×1530 24/25/30/48/50/60p) 1920×1080(1920×1080 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p) 1280×720(1280×720 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p) 4096×2160(4096×2160 24/25/30/48/50p) 3840×2160(3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p) 2720×1530(2720×1530 24/25/30/48/50/60p) 1920×1080(1920×1080 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p) 1280×720(1280×720 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p)
Still Photography Modes Single Shot Burst Shooting: 3/5/7/10/14 frames Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV Bias Interval: 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60 s Single Shot Burst Shooting: 3/5/7/10/14 frames Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV Bias Interval: 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60 s
Video Recording Modes H.265 C4K:4096×2160 24/25/30p @100Mbps 4K:3840×2160 24/25/30p @100Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 24/25/30p @65Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 48/50/60p @80Mbps FHD:1920×1080 24/25/30p @50Mbps FHD:1920×1080 48/50/60p @65Mbps FHD:1920×1080 120p @100Mbps HD:1280×720 24/25/30p @25Mbps HD:1280×720 48/50/60p @35Mbps HD:1280×720 120p @60MbpsH.264 C4K:4096×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p @100Mbps 4K:3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p @100Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 24/25/30p @80Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 48/50/60p @100Mbps FHD:1920×1080 24/25/30p @60Mbps FHD:1920×1080 48/50/60 @80Mbps FHD:1920×1080 120p @100Mbps HD:1280×720 24/25/30p @30Mbps HD:1280×720 48/50/60p @45Mbps HD:1280×720 120p @80Mbps H.265 C4K:4096×2160 24/25/30p @100Mbps 4K:3840×2160 24/25/30p @100Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 24/25/30p @65Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 48/50/60p @80Mbps FHD:1920×1080 24/25/30p @50Mbps FHD:1920×1080 48/50/60p @65Mbps FHD:1920×1080 120p @100Mbps HD:1280×720 24/25/30p @25Mbps HD:1280×720 48/50/60p @35Mbps HD:1280×720 120p @60MbpsH.264 C4K:4096×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p @100Mbps 4K:3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p @100Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 24/25/30p @80Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 48/50/60p @100Mbps FHD:1920×1080 24/25/30p @60Mbps FHD:1920×1080 48/50/60 @80Mbps FHD:1920×1080 120p @100Mbps HD:1280×720 24/25/30p @30Mbps HD:1280×720 48/50/60p @45Mbps HD:1280×720 120p @80Mbps
Max Video Bitrate 100 Mbps 100 Mbps
Supported File Systems FAT32 (≤32 GB); exFAT (>32 GB) FAT32 (≤32 GB); exFAT (>32 GB)
Photo JPEG, DNG (RAW), JPEG + DNG JPEG, DNG (RAW), JPEG + DNG
Video MP4/MOV (AVC/H.264; HEVC/H.265) MP4/MOV (AVC/H.264; HEVC/H.265)
Supported SD Cards Micro SD Max Capacity: 128GB Write speed ≥15MB/s, Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required Micro SD Max Capacity: 128GB Write speed ≥15MB/s, Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required
Operating Temperature Range 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)

CHARGER

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Voltage 17.4 V 17.4 V
Rated Power 100 W 100 W

APP / LIVE VIEW

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Mobile App DJI Go 4 DJI Go 4
Live View Working Frequency 2.4 GHz ISM, 5.8 GHz ISM 2.4 GHz ISM, 5.8 GHz ISM
Live View Quality 720P @ 30fps, 1080P @ 30fps 720P @ 30fps, 1080P @ 30fps
Latency Phantom 4 Pro V2.0: 220 ms (depending on conditions and mobile device) Phantom 4 Pro + V2.0:160 – 180 ms Phantom 4 Pro V2.0: 220 ms (depending on conditions and mobile device) Phantom 4 Pro + V2.0:160 – 180 ms
Required Operating Systems iOS 9.0 or later Android 4.4.0 or later iOS 9.0 or later Android 4.4.0 or later

 

GIMBAL

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Stabilization 3-axis (pitch, roll, yaw) 3-axis (pitch, roll, yaw)
Controllable Range Pitch: -90° to +30° Pitch: -90° to +30°
Max Controllable Angular Speed Pitch: 90°/s Pitch: 90°/s
Angular Vibration Range ±0.02° ±0.02°

INFRARED SENSING SYSTEM

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Obstacle Sensory Range 0.6 – 23 feet (0.2 – 7 m) 0.6 – 23 feet (0.2 – 7 m)
FOV 70° (Horizontal), ±10° (Vertical) 70° (Horizontal), ±10° (Vertical)
Measuring Frequency 10 Hz 10 Hz
Operating Environment Surface with diffuse reflection material, and reflectivity > 8% (such as wall, trees, humans, etc.) Surface with diffuse reflection material, and reflectivity > 8% (such as wall, trees, humans, etc.)

REMOTE CONTROLLER

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Operating Frequency 2.400 – 2.483 GHz and 5.725 – 5.850 GHz 2.400 – 2.483 GHz and 5.725 – 5.850 GHz
Max Transmission Distance 2.400 – 2.483 GHz (Unobstructed, free of interference) FCC: 4.3 mi (7 km) CE: 2.5 mi (4 km) SRRC: 2.5 mi (4 km) 5.725 – 5.850 GHz (Unobstructed, free of interference) FCC: 4.3 mi (7 km) CE: 1.2 mi (2 km) SRRC: 3.1 mi (5 km) 2.400 – 2.483 GHz (Unobstructed, free of interference) FCC: 4.3 mi (7 km) CE: 2.5 mi (4 km) SRRC: 2.5 mi (4 km) 5.725 – 5.850 GHz (Unobstructed, free of interference) FCC: 4.3 mi (7 km) CE: 1.2 mi (2 km) SRRC: 3.1 mi (5 km)
Operating Temperature Range 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Battery 6000 mAh LiPo 2S 6000 mAh LiPo 2S
Transmitter Power (EIRP) 2.400 – 2.483 GHz FCC: 26 dBm CE: 20 dBm SRRC: 20 dBm MIC: 17 dBm 5.725 – 5.850 GHz FCC: 26 dBm CE: 14 dBm SRRC: 20 dBm MIC: – 2.400 – 2.483 GHz FCC: 26 dBm CE: 20 dBm SRRC: 20 dBm MIC: 17 dBm 5.725 – 5.850 GHz FCC: 26 dBm CE: 14 dBm SRRC: 20 dBm MIC: –
Operating Current/Voltage 1.2 A@7.4 V 1.2 A@7.4 V
Video Output Port GL300K: HDMI GL300L: USB GL300K: HDMI GL300L: USB
Mobile Device Holder GL300K: Built-in display device (5.5 inch screen, 1920×1080, 1000 cd/m2, Android system, 4 GB RAM+16 GB ROM) GL300L: Tablets and smart phones GL300K: Built-in display device (5.5 inch screen, 1920×1080, 1000 cd/m2, Android system, 4 GB RAM+16 GB ROM) GL300L: Tablets and smart phones

INTELLIGENT FLIGHT BATTERY

  Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Phantom 4 Pro
Capacity 5870 mAh 5870 mAh
Voltage 15.2 V 15.2 V
Battery Type LiPo 4S LiPo 4S
Energy 89.2 Wh 89.2 Wh
Net Weight 468 g 468 g
Charging Temperature Range 41° to 104°F (5° to 40°C) 41° to 104°F (5° to 40°C)
Max Charging Power 160 W 160 W

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