DJI Osmo Action 4 is now released - everything we know about it

The new benchmark action camera is now for sale - presenting the all new Osmo Action 4

DJI OSMO Action 4 released

The DJI Osmo Action 4 is a compact and powerful action camera that's designed to capture all your adrenaline-pumping adventures with stunning clarity. Whether you're diving into the depths of the ocean or conquering challenging terrains, this action camera promises to be your ultimate companion.

Compact and Rugged Design

The Osmo Action 4 boasts a pocket-friendly form factor, measuring 70.5×44.2×32.8 mm and weighing a mere 145g. This lightweight design makes it effortless to carry around during your escapades. The camera is built to withstand the elements and is waterproof up to an impressive 18 meters without the need for an additional case. 

For more extreme underwater shooting, it can even dive to depths of 60 meters when equipped with the Waterproof Case. It's essential to seal the battery compartment and USB-C port covers tightly, and install the Glass Lens Cover to maintain the camera's integrity. With an IP68 waterproof rating, you can trust it to handle tough conditions, but avoid using it in corrosive or extreme underwater environments.

Enhanced Audio Experience

Equipped with three microphones, the Osmo Action 4 captures immersive and crystal-clear audio. The high-quality sound recording elevates the storytelling in your videos, ensuring your viewers can feel every moment of the action as if they were right there with you.

Dual Touchscreens

The camera features dual touchscreens, with a 1.4-inch front screen and a 2.25-inch rear screen. The front screen comes with a 323 ppi resolution and a size of 320×320, allowing you to effortlessly frame your shots, especially in selfie mode. Meanwhile, the rear screen sports a resolution of 326 ppi and 360×640 pixels, ensuring that you can easily review your footage and navigate through the camera's settings.

Impressive Image Quality

The Osmo Action 4 houses a 1/1.3-inch CMOS sensor and a wide-angle lens with a 155° field of view and an aperture of f/2.8. These specifications enable the camera to capture stunning photos with a maximum resolution of 3648×2736 pixels. Whether you're shooting in bright daylight or low-light conditions, the camera's ISO range of 100-12800 ensures optimal image quality and low noise levels.

Versatile Video Capabilities

With the Osmo Action 4, you can record your adventures in stunning 4K resolution at various frame rates, including 24/25/30/48/50/60fps. Alternatively, you can opt for the cinematic 4K 4:3 aspect ratio for a unique perspective. 

The camera also supports slow-motion shooting at 1080p resolution with frame rates of up to 240fps, allowing you to capture breathtaking moments in incredible detail. Additionally, the Hyperlapse and Timelapse modes open up creative possibilities for capturing mesmerizing time-lapse sequences.

RockSteady 3.0 Stabilization

The Osmo Action 4 comes equipped with RockSteady 3.0, a powerful electronic image stabilization (EIS) technology that ensures smooth and steady footage, eliminating unwanted shakes and jitters. However, it's worth noting that EIS is not available in Slow Motion and Timelapse modes.

Long-Lasting Battery Life

Powered by a LiPo 1S battery with a capacity of 1770mAh, the Osmo Action 4 offers an impressive 160 minutes of operating time at room temperature and 1080p resolution with RockSteady turned on, Wi-Fi off, and the screen off. This battery life ensures that you can capture extended video sessions without worrying about running out of power.

Seamless Connectivity

The camera supports Wi-Fi connectivity across multiple frequencies (2.4GHz and 5GHz) with 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac protocols. It also features Bluetooth 5.0 for seamless pairing with your mobile devices and other compatible accessories.

DJI Osmo Action 4 - full product specifications

Dimensions70.5×44.2×32.8 mm (L×W×H)
Weight145 g
Waterproof18 m without Waterproof Case, 60 m with Waterproof Case
Number of Microphones3
Front Screen1.4-inch 323 ppi 320×320
Rear Screen2.25-inch 326 ppi 360×640
BrightnessFront/Rear Screen: 750±50 cd/m²
Supported SD Cards
microSD(up to 512 GB)
Recommended microSD Cards
SanDisk Extreme Pro 32GB V30 A2 UHS-I Speed Grade 3
Kingston Canvas Go!Plus 64GB UHS-I Speed Grade 3
Kingston Canvas Go!Plus 128GB UHS-I Speed Grade 3
Kingston Canvas React Plus 64GB UHS-II Speed Grade 3
Kingston Canvas React Plus 128GB UHS-II Speed Grade 3
Kingston Canvas React Plus 256GB UHS-II Speed Grade 3
Lexar Pro 512GB SDXC UHS-I V30 R160/W120 (1066x)
Lexar Pro 256GB SDXC UHS-I V30 R160/W120 (1066x)
Sensor1/1.3-inch CMOS
LensFOV: 155°, Aperture: f/2.8, Focus Range: 0.4 m to ∞
ISO RangePhoto: 100-12800, Video: 100-12800
Electronic Shutter SpeedPhoto: 1/8000-30 s, Video: 1/8000 s to the limit of frames per second
Max Photo Resolution3648×2736
ZoomDigital Zoom, Photo: 4×, Video: Max 2×
Slow Motion/TimelapseNot available
Still Photography Modes
SingleApprox. 10 MP
CountdownOff/0.5/1/2/3/5/10 s
Standard Recording
4K (4:3)3840×2880@24/25/30/48/50/60fps
4K (16:9)3840×2160@100/120fps, 3840×2160@24/25/30/48/50/60fps
2.7K (4:3)2688×2016@24/25/30/48/50/60fps
2.7K (16:9)2688×1512@100/120fps, 2688×1512@24/25/30/48/50/60fps
1080p (16:9)1920×1080@100/120/200/240fps, 1920×1080@24/25/30/48/50/60fps
Slow Motion
4K4× (120fps)
2.7K4× (120fps)
1080p8× (240fps), 4× (120fps)
Intervals0.5/1/2/3/4/5/6/8/10/15/20/25/30/40 s
Duration5/10/20/30 mins, 1/2/3/5 hours, ∞
EISRockSteady 3.0, RockSteady 3.0+, HorizonBalancing, HorizonSteady
Max Video Bitrate130 Mbps
Supported File System
Photo Format
Video Format
MP4 (H.264/HEVC)
Built-in Storage CapacityThe camera does not have built-in storage, but storage capacity can be expanded by inserting a microSD card.
Audio Recording
Audio Recording48 kHz 16-bit; AAC
TypeLiPo 1S
Capacity1770 mAh
Energy6.8 Wh
Voltage3.85 V
Operating Temperature-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Charging Temperature5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)
Operating Time160 minutes (Tested at room temperature (25° C/77° F) and 1080p/24fps (16:9), with RockSteady on, Wi-Fi off, and screen off. This data is for reference only.)
Wi-Fi Operating Frequency2.400-2.4835 GHz, 5.150-5.250 GHz, 5.725-5.850 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Transmitter Power (EIRP)2.4 GHz: < 15 dBm (FCC/CE/SRRC/MIC), 5.1 GHz: < 16 dBm (FCC/CE/SRRC/MIC), 5.8 GHz: < 14 dBm (FCC/CE/SRRC)
Bluetooth Operating Frequency2

DJI Osmo Action 4 - video


The DJI Osmo Action 4 is a feature-packed action camera that combines excellent build quality, powerful imaging capabilities, and advanced stabilization technology. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie seeking to capture your wildest moments or a creative content creator looking to tell engaging stories, this action camera is ready to deliver outstanding results. 

Its rugged design and waterproof abilities ensure it can handle extreme conditions, making it an ideal choice for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers. 

With the Osmo Action 4 by your side, you'll be able to relive your exhilarating experiences and share them with the world in stunning detail.

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