The DJI Osmo Mobile 6 (OM6) smartphone gimbal with five major upgrades from its predecessor has been released in China. It is a new generation of anti-shake smartphone gimbal with an optimized design and more intelligent functions than the OM5. It sports a foldable body, simple and efficient buttons, and a magnetic quick-release design. It also features DJI’s three-axis gimbal stabilization technology.
The Osmo Mobile 6 has several intelligent shooting modes and comes in a dark rock gray color different from its predecessor. The device remains on when unfolded and the DJI Mimo will automatically pop up when connected to the phone. There is also a new status display panel for checking battery status and system indicators, and you can activate the PTZ mode at any instant. Four PTZ modes can be deployed including follow, tilt lock, FPV, and rotate shooting. Another upgrade is the Intelligent follow-up which is more stable and smooth with a longer following distance.
The OM6 has a new side dial that now allows for the manual focus of the device. You can switch focus and zoom in with a single click, as well as adjust the blur. The new feature also allows for the focal length to be altered. The DJI Osmo Mobile 6 smartphone gimbal weighs 309g while the magnetic mobile phone clip weighs 31g. The tripod is 138mm long and weighs about 32g. The gimbal can rotate within a range between -161 and 174 degrees for translation. For roll, the device rotates between -120 to 212 degrees while the maximum control speed is 120 degrees/ minute.
The Osmo Mobile 6 has a 1000mAh battery which can last for up to 6 hours and 24 minutes. DJI has also launched a replacement protection plan for the device. The Osmo Mobile 5 smartphone gimbal will retail in China for 999 yuan (~$140) for a limited period. The one-year care plan is priced at 49 yuan (~$7).