While the latest DJI Osmo Action 4 was released in August 2023, we are all eagerly awaiting the new release coming this summer.

However, there aren’t many rumors about it on the internet, so what should we expect?

In this article, you’ll learn about my predictions for the Osmo Action 5 launch, and we’ll take a look at all the DJI Action Camera release dates over the years.

 

DJI Action Camera Release Dates


These are the DJI action camera release dates over the years:

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In the following section, we’ll see how DJI Osmo Action has evolved and what specs and features has been improved from DJI Osmo Action to DJI Osmo Action 4.

Over the years, DJI has launched some durable and action-packed cameras. The first one DJI Osmo Action had a classic design, while DJI Action 2 was compact with a front display that proved to be very convenient but it came with its drawbacks.

The DJI Osmo Action 3 overcomes almost all the main flaws of its predecessor and the design has been rolled back closer to the look of the first model released in 2019.

From design to stabilization system and from battery life to mounting techniques, a lot of improvements and upgrades have been made in the newest model Action 4.

  • Osmo Action 4: Best for low-light with a 1/1.3-inch sensor, offers 4K/120fps video, 10MP photos, and RockSteady 3.0 + HorizonSteady stabilization
  • Osmo Action 3: Budget-friendly, dual-screen design, 4K/120fps video, 12MP photos, and RockSteady 3.0 + HorizonSteady stabilization
  • Osmo Action 2: Unique modular design, smaller 1/1.7-inch sensor, 4K/120fps video, 12MP photos, RockSteady 2.0 + HorizonSteady stabilization.
  • Osmo Action : First model in line, front color display, 12-megapixel sensor, 4K at 60FPS; 1080p at 240FPS, RockSteady stabilization

Find full comparison between Action 4 vs 3 vs 2>>>

 

DJI Osmo Action 5 Release Date


Based on the rumors and speculations, the DJI Osmo Action 5 could be released in the late summer or fall of 2024.

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As for the possible features of the Osmo Action 5,  many users have expressed desires and expectations for improvements and new additions, including:

  • A 1-inch sensor to enhance image quality, particularly in low-light conditions. This upgrade is anticipated due to the demand for better low-light performance and the competition with other camera models, such as the Pocket series.
  • Improved audio quality, as there have been mentions of unresolved audio issues in the Action 4.
  • The introduction of AI processing similar to what is seen in Insta360 Ace cameras, which could offer advanced features and functionalities.
  • HDMI output for easier integration into live event productions, a feature that users have been requesting to make the Osmo Action cameras more versatile and reliable for professional use.

 

DJI Osmo Action 4


DJI Osmo Action 4 Standard Combo - 4K/120fps Waterproof Action Camera with a 1/1.3-Inch Sensor, Stunning Low-Light Imaging, 10-bit & D-Log M Color Performance, Long-Lasting 160 Mins, Outdoor Camera
  • Impeccable Image Quality, Day or Night - Experience stunning image clarity and...
  • Vivid, True-to-Life Colors - Elevate your footage using 10-bit and D-Log M Color...
  • Long-Lasting Power, Even in Extreme Cold - Tackle low temperatures of -20°C (-4°F)...

Design

Similar to its predecessor, the Osmo Action 3, with dimensions of 1.7 by 2.8 by 1.3 inches (HWD) and a weight of approximately 5.1 ounces. It’s waterproof up to 18 meters (59 feet) without requiring housing and features a magnetic and clamp mounting system. It has two color touchscreens: a 1.4-inch front screen and a 2.25-inch rear screen, with three physical buttons for easy operation.

Connectivity and Storage 

Includes a USB-C port and a microSD card slot supporting up to 512 GB.

Image Quality

Features a new 1/1.3-inch sensor with 10 megapixels of resolution, capable of capturing more light and detail, especially in low-light conditions. It can shoot up to 4K video at 120 fps and supports a 10-bit D-Log M color mode for enhanced post-processing.

Stabilization

Offers four stabilization modes: RockSteady 3.0, RockSteady 3.0+, HorizonBalancing, and HorizonSteady, ensuring smooth and steady footage across various conditions.

Other Features

Includes voice control in six languages, webcam functionality, and a swappable 1770mAh battery that offers up to 135 minutes of continuous recording at 1080p/30fps with RockSteady on.

 

DJI Osmo Action 3


DJI Osmo Action 3 Standard Combo, Waterproof Action Camera with 4K HDR & Super-Wide FOV, 10-Bit Color Depth, HorizonSteady, Cold Resistant & Long-Lasting, Vlogging Camera for YouTube
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DJI Osmo Action 3 Standard Combo, Waterproof Action Camera with 4K HDR & Super-Wide FOV, 10-Bit Color Depth, HorizonSteady, Cold Resistant & Long-Lasting, Vlogging Camera for YouTube
  • 4K HDR Video, 1 Billion Colors - HDR video delivers vivid yet natural details, even...
  • Smooth, Level, Incredible - Whether you're skiing, skydiving, or biking around on...
  • Built to Endure - With a 160-min max battery life, and even 150 minutes of continuous...

Design

The camera has a modular design, is waterproof up to 16m, and features dual touchscreens. It’s designed for easy horizontal and vertical mounting and can operate in temperatures as low as minus four degrees.

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Image and Video Quality

Capable of shooting sharp 4K videos at 120fps, with Horizon Leveling for tilts up to 45 degrees at 4K and 360-degree rotation at 2.7K. It also supports hyperlapse and timelapse videos with a super-wide 155° FOV.

Stabilization

RockSteady 3.0 and HorizonSteady features ensure steady and smooth video output, even on uneven terrains.

Battery Life

Improved battery life with a 1,770 mAh battery, supporting fast charging (up to 80% in just 18 minutes).

Intuitive Framing

Dual screens for easy framing and settings adjustment, with an adaptive user interface for horizontal and vertical orientations. The touchscreens also work with wet hands.

Audio

Features three built-in mics with wind-noise reduction, supports external mics via USB-C or a 3.5mm adapter, and includes voice controls and commands for improved accessibility.

 

DJI Osmo Action 2


DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Combo (32GB) WITHOUT Magnetic Protective Case, 4K Action Camera with Dual OLED Touchscreens, 155° FOV, Magnetic Attachments, Stabilization, Underwater Camera Ideal
  • Snap Into Your Environment - Action 2's innovative magnetic design allows you to...
  • Action on the Go - The ultra-compact DJI Action 2 takes up next to no room in your...
  • Footage That Speaks for Itself - Record stunningly smooth 4K/120fps [2] video with...

Design

The Action 2 features a 1/1.7″ CMOS sensor, a single button on top, an expansion port at the base, and a glass housing covering the front with an F2.8 lens offering a 155º field of view. The camera’s bottom is magnetized for easy mounting, and it weighs just 56 grams (~2 ounces) with dimensions of 39 x 39 x 22.3mm.

Interface

It includes a user-friendly interface with a 1.76″ OLED touchscreen on the rear and a single button on top for easy operation.

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Battery

The camera has its own battery and 32GB of internal storage (22GB usable), functioning as a standalone device. Battery life extends from 70 to 160 minutes when shooting 1080/30p with the front touchscreen module, and up to 3 hours with the battery pack.

Stabilization

Features HorizonSteady stabilization mode for maintaining stable horizon lines up to 2.7K resolutions and below, with a minor crop due to digital stabilization. RockSteady 2.0 also minimizes camera shake.

Main Features

Includes significant upgrades like HorizonSteady, Hyperlapse, Timelapse, 8x slow-mo, ‘Lapse Control’, and capabilities for use as a webcam or for live streaming at 1080/30p. The camera manages exposures well, preserving highlights and capturing detailed shadows, with smooth transitions between bright and dark scenes. The dedicated color temperature sensor ensures reliable auto white balance adjustments.

 

DJI Osmo Action


DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145� Angle Black (Renewed)
  • Dual Screens - Osmo Action’s dual screens allow you to capture it all with the...
  • RockSteady - After years of providing advanced, reliable stabilization technology to...
  • More Dynamic Detail with HDR Video - This shooting mode delivers natural transitions...

Design

Measures 65 × 42 × 35 mm and weighs 124g. Features a front color display, differentiating it from the GoPro Hero 8 Black’s monochrome front screen.

Interface

Launched with an intuitive and responsive software interface, receiving positive feedback compared to earlier GoPro models.

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Resolution

Equipped with a 12-megapixel sensor capable of shooting 4K video at 60FPS and 1080p resolution at 240FPS for slow-motion shots.

Stabilization

Features RockSteady stabilization technology to reduce vibrations and ensure smooth footage.

Battery Life

Comes with a 1300mAh battery. Offers up to 135 minutes of video recording at 1080P/30fps (with RockSteady turned off) and up to 63 minutes at 4K/60fps (with RockSteady turned on).

Price

At the time of writing, the DJI Osmo Action is priced at $276.99, slightly lower than its main competitor the GoPro Hero 8 Black priced at $299.00.

Full comparison of DJI Osmo Action vs GoPro Hero 8 in the guide>>>>

 

 

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