The Launch of Mavic Air Drone by DJI in South Africa

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Finally, DJI has launched Mavic Air, a portable camera drone in South Africa. The official global release occurred on January 23, 2018. However, the South African media and consumer event occurred on January 29, 2018, in Cape Town.  DJI’s partner company for the project, Global Concepts Group, sent its representatives for the launch.

DJI remains to be a global leader in aerial imaging and civilian drones. It was found in 2006 and currently commands 85% of drone market globally. The company gets net revenue of approximately $3 billion and Frank Wang; the company founder is the youngest tech billionaire in Asia. The new drone launched has new features since it has Environment sensors and SmartCapture cameras. Besides, one can easily fold and carry the drones as a smartphone.

Those who attended the launch had a chance to see the drone in action for the first time in South Africa. During the Cape Town launch, the Ceo and founder of Global Concepts Group Asia expressed his delight. He also said that the drone has a unique artificial intelligence (AI) system that fits the motto of DJI, ‘The Future of Possible.’

The features of Mavic Air include the ability to control the drone without remote since it senses motion. Therefore, one can steer the device and also take video footage. Moreover, one can start or stop recording, and this feature will give self-stick manufacturers stiff competition. It also has a 4K camera which produces high-quality images. Besides, the drone has FlightAutonomy 2.0 with Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems apart from SmartCapture and intelligent video capturing system.

Global Concepts Group Asia takes charge of distributing Mavic Air. Some selected dealers within South Africa began selling Mavic Air in South Africa from January 29, 2018.


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