DJI Osmo Pocket Review – I Wanted to Hate It, BUT…

DJI Osmo Pocket Review – I Wanted to Hate It, BUT…

Review of the DJI Osmo Pocket, 3-axis stabilized handheld camera. Discussing video feautres, low-light, autofocus, gimbal, battery life, & 4K image quality.

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DJI Osmo Pocket at Camera Canada:
DJI Osmo Pocket on Amazon:
Phone Grip for Putting Osmo on Tripod:

Table of Contents:
0:49 – Osmo Pocket Missing Advertised Features (Cinelike, Stories)
1:28 – No USB Micro Type-B Connectivity / No Samsung Phones
1:59 – DJI Activation Process Is Annoying – Mimo App
2:19 – Build Quality – Mostly Good, but why USB on the Bottom?
2:46 – How to Attach DJI Osmo Pocket to a Tripod (Phone Grip)
3:01 – Using a Phone with the Osmo – Pros & Cons
3:25 – Osmo Pocket is Too Small for Big Hands
4:08 – Price Considerations
4:34 – BUT Then I Saw the Image Quality…
5:00 – Outstanding Video Features (Zebras, Histogram, Grid, WB)
5:54 – Great Low-light Performance (ISO 100 – 3200)
5:57 – Osmo Pocket Lens Details – 26mm f/2.0
6:13 – Superfine Is Marketing Nonsense – It’s Just Sharpening
6:42 – No Record Limits + Great USB Power Supply & Battery Life
7:27 – Timelapse Feature Is Good, but Osmo Falls Over Easily
7:57 – Osmo Pocket Carrying Case is Excellent
8:13 – MicroSD – Breaks Up Files into 4GB Chunks Even with exFAT
8:29 – Does it Overheat?
8:45 – Quick Look at the Photo Modes
9:01 – The Gimbal Isn’t Steady Because the Osmo Is Too Light
9:39 – Microphone Test – Audio Is Fine, but Too Easy to Block Mic
9:55 – Autofocus – Sharp, Good Tracking & Face Detection
10:23 – Conclusion: Would I Recommend the DJI Osmo Pocket? 1

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