DJI Inspire 2 Review – Aerial Cinematography Royalty

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DJI Inspire 2


Filming and Photography


Video & Image Quality


Flight Modes


Portable Drone







  • Filming and Photography
  • Video & Image Quality
  • Flight Time
  • Supreme Speed
  • Safe and Sound
  • Real Reliability
  • Light and right


  • Very Expensive
  • No backward compatibility with other components
  • Missing some sensors



Even though it is also newbie-friendly, most DJI Inspire 2 aficionados are advanced drone users who have experienced using different kinds of drones and have references for comparison. This drone gives you ease and efficiency in flying the drone, in keeping it safe, and in capturing the images or the aerial videos that you need for your project. Compared to other drones within the same price range, the DJI Inspire 2 has better features which make it the best choice both for drone amateurs and for drone pros.




Launched in 2016, a lot of people were waiting for this DJI offering. Many drone fans welcomed its innovative features especially its greatly improved cinematography. Years after it was launched, it is still one of the most popular drones available in the market today. Just one look at the specs will make you understand why and watching videos and seeing photos taken with the DJI Inspire 2 will make you want to own this drone.


What makes the DJI Inspire 2

the best professional drone?

Professionals rave about the stunning stills as well as videos that they take with the DJI Inspire 2. Because of the smooth videos that it takes despite quick movements, it has become one of the highly preferred drones for taking aerial shots in action movies specifically with fight sequences. The great thing about it is that it is not exclusively for taking aerial shots only. It is also a reliable device to use for ground shots. Aside from the usual filming and photography, it is also efficient for other purposes such as photogrammetry and 3D mapping. Its flexibility is yet another one of its strongest features.


The DJI Inspire 2 ensures that you will not encounter any of the following:

  • Excessive bulk
  • Blurry motion videos
  • Short battery life 


DJI Inspire 2 Features



  • DJI Inspire 2 light and right

It has the perfect weight for portability at 7.58 lbs. which already includes the weight of its propellers as well as a couple of batteries. With camera and gimbal added, still, it only weighs 9.37 lbs. which is still relatively light compared to other high-power drones.


  • Flight fight

This drone can stay in the air for more than twenty minutes when used with the Zenmuse X7 which gives you ample time to take shots for your project. Using the drone with Zenmuse X4S will give you four more minutes. It also has a self-heating features to makes sure that the drone will always be in its best condition despite extreme weather conditions.


  • Supreme Speed

With max speed of 94 km/h, it is one of the most impressive drones in terms of speed. It can ascend at up to 6 meters per second while it can descend at up to 4 meters per second. This comes in handy for various effects for your shots. You do not have to worry because its stability is ensured even when moving at its maximum speed.


  • Go the Distance

Experience excellent transmission for as far as 7 kilometers. This means that you can get more coverage resulting to more options to ensure that you will get the best shot for your project.


  • Safe and Sound

The DJI Inspire 2 keeps itself safe from bumps through its elite obstacle detection feature which can detect all kinds of obstacles from as far as 30 meters. Also, you do not have to worry about using it indoors or flying it under bridges and other similar structures because it can also detect obstacles as far as 5 meters above the drone.


  • DJI Inspire 2 Pro Modes

Its intelligent modes allow you to be as creative as possible. It allows capture of otherwise complex shots and it enables you to take beautiful, dramatic photos. Its intelligent mode allows it to lock on your chosen subject no matter what direction it is heading and where it is from as well as its speed. It does the hard work so you can focus more on your ideas that the DJI Inspire 2 executes perfectly for you. You can choose between composition mode, wherein you will set a tracking position and your subject. Once your chosen subject enters the frame, the drone will lock on to the subject and quick mode which simply locks onto your subject instantly. You can also explore other modes namely Waypoint, Point of Interest, and TapFly.


  • DJI Inspire 2 Reliability.

When making your ideas come to life, nothing should stop you – not even a dead battery. That is why this drone is equipped with dual batteries. Just on case one gets drained or malfunctions, you still have another battery for your drone to keep on going. This greatly improved reliability is a product of extensive professional research and testing.  Drone charging time is 90 minutes which is for charging both batteries while the remote control battery charging time takes three hours so you can use it non-stop for four hours.


What’s in the DJI Inspire 2 box ?


Aside from the DJI Inspire 2, you will also find its remote controller, its batteries, four battery charging hub, USB cable which has Double A Ports, a carrying case to keep it safe and secured, mounting plates for the drone’s propellers, battery insulation, four pairs of propellers, a battery charger, a power cord, Micro SD Card, three Gimbal Damper, a calibration plate for the drone’s vision system, and four manuals.



There are many other reasons for you to love DJI Inspire 2. Aside from the reasons stated above, you will also love this drone because of its excellent app functionality and more. It is built with function and style in mind. It looks like a sleek quad copter with carbon fiver arms while its magnesium aluminium parts make it look beautifully modern and high end. This ensures strength and durability and it speaks volumes of your sense of style as well. Its aluminium shell acts like a bulletproof vest, ensuring the safety of the drone.

Start creating magic with DJI Inspire 2’s magnificent aerial cinematography!


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Written by Adrian Smith

Adrian is a freelance writer and editor how brings a passion for technology wherever he goes, whether it's for drone industry, mobile technology, or pretty much anything that requires tech trends and innovation.


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