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LIVE: Watch the DJI Double Up event live here with us – is it the rumored DJI Air 3?

According to various leakers, DJI is expected to launch a new drone with two cameras today. Watch along live

DJI Double Up teaser image
(Image: © DJI)

DJI's big announcement is at 9:00 EDT / 14:00 BST / 23:00 ACT and if all the rumors prove true we'll be seeing a brand new drone. The event will be shown live here.


While we're waiting...

DJI have done nothing to restrain comments on the YouTube page for its live announcement - I suspect the poster expecting to see an Inspire 4 will be disappointed!

Counting down the seconds watching the live chat my favourite suggestions so far have been "This drone will let you ride it" and "a Mini 6," the later from someone who presumably is looking to skip forward into the future. Oh, and "a robot that does the dishes." That'd certainly be a surprise, though I'd be happy with a robot that filled and emptied the dishwasher!
Also some folk out there hoping for a Pocket 3, too. Interesting.

Cue dramatic countdown graphic...

OK, well Air 3. Dual cameras. 70mm. New RC. 46 min flight time. 100FPS slow mo. We've seen all that on screen in the opening moments. And a speedboat. And a hot air balloon. And O4 transmission. Omnidirectional sensors.
Looks a lot like a slightly smaller Mavic 3.

Oh, and that was it? Thousands of us watched live and it was just a three minute video.
Very nice and all, but there wasn't even an announcement of the pricing.
Luckily we do happen to know that here at DCW... 

We can also share some specs...

Weight: 720g
Folded: (without propellers): 207×100.5×91.1 mm (L×W×H)<br>
Unfolded: (without propellers): 258.8×326×105.8 mm (L×W×H)
Max speed: 21m/s (or 19 m/s in EU where the C1 spec is applied)
Cameras: both 1/1.3-inch stacked CMOS sensor 48 megapixel
Flight time: 42 minutes hover, 46 mins forward

The drone also boasts 8GB internal storage, the wide camera has 24mm EFL (slightly narrower than the only camera on the Air 2S's 22mm) at f/1.7 while the tele has a 35˚ field of view or 70mm EFL and f/2.8.

This drone can look up – the gimbal's controllable range is -90 degrees to +60 degrees (and even -5 to +5 pan).

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