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DJI Redesigns the World of Action Cams with the New DJI Action 2 Camera

Oct 27, 2021 9:57:13 AM 5 min read

DJI Action 2, More Than Action!

The new DJI Action 2 camera is finally here. At Drone Nerds, we'd like to give you all the "must-know" information on the DJI Action 2. Therefore, we’re covering the DJI Action 2 camera's design, features, specs, accessories, and prices.

What's the DJI Action 2 Camera Design Like?

The Action 2 is not only ultra-versatile; it’s also DJI’s most powerful action camera yet. Featuring a sleek minimalistic look, the Action 2 has a lightweight aluminum alloy body that gives it a smooth and solid high-end feel. The shape and angle of the lens have been crafted for optimal performance and style.

More Action 2 Key Design Elements Worth Noting



Cool DJI Action 2 Features to Power-up Your Creativity 

The Action 2 camera is packed with fun, intuitive features offering industry-leading performance. But what does this mean to you as a consumer? Well, it means you will be able to capture high-quality footage, even in harsh conditions, with ease.

DJI Action 2 Camera New Features 

  • Timelapse - Flex your creative style and skills with jaw-dropping time-lapses on the Action 2 camera. Capture your city’s upbeat lifestyle or storm clouds rolling in with a sped-up passage of time.    
  • 8x Slow Motion - Let’s be honest, videos in slow-mo look epic! The Action 2 camera gives you the ability to slow down footage 8 times! You can enable or disable slow-motion while recording for precise timing and more creative freedom.  
  • Digital Zoom - Add greater depth to your Action 2 footage by seamlessly changing from close-ups to distance shots, even as you shoot!

DJI Action 2 Camera Specs

  • The camera weighs 56g.Email-Banner-Action-2-Body-2
  • Camera dimensions 39x39x22.3 mm
  • 12 MP camera with JPEG and RAW file format options.
  • 1/1.7” CMOS camera sensor.
  • 4000x3000 max. photo resolution.
  • 100 - 6400 ISO range for photos & videos.
  • Super-Wide 155° FOV with a new aspheric lens that sharpens
    edges and reduces image distortion.
  • Shoot slow-mo footage with 4K at 120fps.
    • Video Resolutions: 
      • 4K and 2.7K at 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60, 100 and 120fps.
      • 1080p at 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60, 100, 120, 200 and 240fps.
      • MP4 (H.264 & HEVC) video format files.
  • DJI’s RockSteady 2.0 provides for shake-free Action 2 footage. 
  • HorizonSteady keeps your Action 2 footage leveled at all times.
    • Note: RockSteady 2.0 with HorizonSteady is not supported when recording at 100fps or higher frame rates. Also note, HorizonSteady is only available when recording at 1080p or 2.7K.
  • The DJI Action 2 camera is drop-proof, dustproof, and waterproof up to 10m without a waterproof case and up to 60m with a waterproof case. The touchscreen and the lens are made out of gorilla glass for longer durability.
  • The DJI Action 2 camera battery lasts up to 70 minutes.
    • Extend battery life up to 160 minutes with a Front Touchscreen Module.
    • Extend battery life up to 180 minutes with a Power Module.
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections enabled.
  • The DJI Action 2 camera price starts at  $399.


Best Action 2 Camera Accessories

The DJI Action 2 camera gives consumers many possibilities when it comes to camera accessories. Snapping and pulling accessories is now part of the fun when creating content with the Action 2 camera. This is thanks to the new magnetic design that enables consumers to add or remove modules and accessories. This “free-form” style makes the Action 2 the ultimate multi-functional action camera.

Best Modules & Accessories to Get You Started 

  • Front Touchscreen Module - This Action 2 module was designed with vloggers in mind, giving content creators a front-facing OLED touchscreen with a 4-mic Matrix Stereo to compose videos and capture crips audio, at the same time.
  • Power Module - This module gives a boost to the Action 2 camera’s battery life, giving consumers the ability to film up to 180 minutes along with a microSD card slot.
  • Magnetic Lanyard & Magnetic Headband - These two accessories clap onto the Action 2 camera freeing consumers’ hands. You can wear the Action 2 on your head or chest, giving you the option of filming in FPV and capturing the action from different angles.
  • Magnetic Mounts - Choose between the Magnetic Ball-Joint Adapter Mount or the Magnetic Adapter Mount to place the Action 2 in creative angles. Both have a reusable adhesive base and are compatible with tripods or other third-party accessories.

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