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DJI Pocket 2 video review: Creator Combo takes vlogging to new heights

By Zachary Chan - 21 Mar 2021
Launch SRP: S$729

DJI Pocket 2

Note: This review was first published on 9 Mar 2021.

DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo. Source: DJI

DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo: Complete video creation in a box

Yes, it's easy to shoot video these days. Everyone has a smartphone, and even entry-level smartphones can record in at least Full HD 1080p. But if you're even semi-serious about kickstarting your YouTube and vlogging career, then you're most likely hunting for a proper camera setup. And I'm here to tell you that unless you're already a professional with very high-end technical needs for your videos, then the DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo is almost impossible to beat.

The Pocket 2 camera itself is a major upgrade to the original Osmo Pocket. It still shoots up to 4K/60fps video, but it's got a larger image sensor (1/1.7-inch vs 1/2.3-inch), brighter lens (F1.8 vs F2.0), wider field-of-view (93° vs 80°) improved Hybrid 2.0 AF, HDR video, and 64MP photo support. It also has more mics (4 vs 2), higher zoom (up to 8x photo and 4x video) and better slow-mo (8x vs 4x)

Pocket 2 with Do-It-All Handle. Source: DJI

But as Zach finds out, it's the Creator Combo bundle that truly steals the show. You get a wireless mic, a mini tripod, an ultra-wide angle lens (15mm equivalent, 110° fov) , a nifty joystick controller, and the Do-It-All Handle, which itself adds speaker, mic/headphone jack and Wi-Fi/BT capabilities to the Pocket 2. Watch the full review here:-

You can get the DJI Pocket 2 camera only for S$529, or the full Creator Combo Kit for S$729 at DJI's online store, as well as DJI's flagship stores on Lazada and Shopee.

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  • Performance 9
  • Design 9
  • Features 9.5
  • User-Friendliness 9
  • Value 9
The Good
Complete vlogging kit
Ultra compact
4K stabilized video
Great mics
The Bad
ActiveTrack loses target too easily
No H.265 support
HDR video limited to 2.7K
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