DJI Osmo Action Camera breaks cover!

DJI Osmo Action Camera

DJI is such a big name in drones that everyone is going to sit up and take notice when it launches an action cam. DJI wants to cover every creative angle, so it’s go aerial content taped with the Mavic 2, for example, it’s got the Oslo Pocket for super-smooth video and now the DJI Osmo Action is here to tackle your toughest adventures.

We’ll need to try one out properly to see if it deserves to make it on to our list of the best action cams you can get right now, but the signs are good. The DJI Osmo follows the regular form factor of action cams, with a tough, rectangular body, 4K video capture and 12-megapixel stills, but throws in a few neat twists of its own that promise to give even the best GoPro cameras a run for their money.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at