DJI OSMO ACTION - FIRST LOOK & COMPARISON

Published on May 15, 2019
First look at the NEW DJI Osmo Action! Is this the best action camera available? Showing the Osmo's features and comparisons against the GoPro hero 7 black.
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  • What do you guys think?! Would you buy Osmo Action Over GoPro Hero 7 Black?

    • The DJI OSMO 👍

    • I am saving up for a osmo right now!

    • Nice sebenza Peter !

    • I'm still debating on getting this or not. I have a mountain holiday for two weeks on 1st July. I'm debating on just getting the PolarPro iris ND filters for my iPhone XS as I already have the Zhiyun gimbal for that. Or whether it's worth the investment to get the Osmo action with all of the ND filters from Freewell and memory cards... which come to about £550 lol I did Scafel Pike Mountain here in the English Lakes Districts and my iphone footage was pretty good except I couldn't do the 180 degree rule due to no ND filters so the footage was stuttery. If you anyone else has any thoughts on this and help me to decide to get the PolarPro Iris collection for £200 or just go all out and get the Osmo action haha I only have just over 3 weeks to decide :O

    • Gopro over DJI just because in action cams you need(I need!!) the FOV..

  • Hey Peter, which one can you recommend someone to buy between Go Pro Hero 7 and DJI Osmo Action since you have used both of them!

    • You have seen these 2 cameras side by side. I would recommend the Dji Osmo Action, though I like the colors better of the Gopro hero 7 black. But that is easy to fix! I hope I could help you a little bit though I'm not him😅.

  • Fantastic camera. Thanks for sharing 👍

  • Makes me regret buying the gopro

  • Are the numbers on the moraine lake shot in the intro the co ordinates? P.S I frickin love your stuff man!

  • i vote for hero 7 and design wins to Osmo

  • is this shoot straight video - No fisheye right.

  • Okay Chocolates are not FREE I accept. but how to get these kinds of stuff from these companies like DJi and More others.

  • I used to be so discouraged about gopros prices because I thought they were way too expensive for the size of the camera. But when you compare what these action cameras can do to point n shoots of the same price- I think it’s clear that action cams like gopros or the osmo are the way to go. So Glad dji is making action cams- they excel at everything!

  • Peter we need your help I have bought one of these action cameras and found it completely usable for mountain biking because of the field of view is too small compare to go pro can you help us with your contact with Polar pro and see if they can put an additional wide angle lens to give you the same field of view as the go pro ??? I think I would make a lot of money selling these if I could pull it off. Hoping you can help many thanks.

  • Did you find that the subjects as viewed through the camera seem so far away. It seems to get a realistic shot you have to be with 3 feet or zoom in using post production. Is that a fair comment?

  • I bought the Dji Osmo Action after watching this review it's a seriously well made bit of gear absolutely love it! Cheers from Australia.

  • of course the GoPro footage might look a bit weird cuz he's shooting in wide and not linear

  • if there is a mini mic attachment option oh boy game changer ......new vlog camera with a gimble life of a blogger dammmm

  • Hello !!! I bought Osmo Action under the influence of your film, but I'm not satisfied with the cleanliness of the picture. The image appears to be more contaminated / grainy compared to GoPro Hero 6 Black. Even at a maximum of ISO 800, there is grain in the dark parts. I will omit the HDR mode in general because here there is absolutely nothing to compare even with Hero6Black ... Have you noticed it? Is your movie a purely marketing film focused on Osmo Action in the form of a new gadget ???

  • the gopro camera got water on its lens and you kept the footage for comparison??? that's not very fair man...

  • Pwhat's up Pete ! Could you review the DJI Osmo pocket ? I would love to have your opinion on that. Keep up the good work, Man !

  • The skin tones looks more natural on the action. Rocksteady looks awesome.

  • DJI make drones and image stabilisation. Here they have reinvented the wheel; a solution to a problem that does not exist. The answer to the problem is and has always been GoPro. Buy a GoPro.

  • DJI be like we introduced gimbal because nobody is using it... Few years later... We don’t need gimbal since everyone is using it

  • Anyone tested this in winter/snow/icy conditions? Cmon south globe step up :)

  • Hey Pete! Would you mind making a video tutorial on how to use these cameras as a normal person trying to film maybe kids by the sea on family vacation? I guess it's not only me who could use some inspiration without backfilps and sky diving😀

  • Great video. Quick question. I just bought the Osmo Action cam...my first go-anywhere camera. I'm looking for a bag/body strap. Do I have to get one specific to the Osmo action or do GoPro accessories work as well? Any recommendations?

  • sooo just make a color correction in post and i have a wayy better camera than go pro, THAT'S BEATIFUL INSANE !!

  • I love the changeable battery, that's the biggest problem I have with gopro 7. is it still functionable without the app? how does the audio sound when the wind is blowing? is it waterproof? can I take it into the jungle for weeks with me? DOES IT FREEZE UP LIKE MY GOPRO DOES?

  • The fact that you have a nerf closet is the most amazing thing ever. I want to work for you.

  • Does the Dij has less fish eye than the GoPro?

  • Go pro's are junk(getting better, but still junk).... Can you compare it to the Garmin virb line?

  • @Peter McKinnon I'm still debating on getting this or not. I have a mountain holiday for two weeks on 1st July. I'm debating on just getting the PolarPro iris ND filters for my iPhone XS as I already have the Zhiyun gimbal for that. Or whether it's worth the investment to get the Osmo action with all of the ND filters from Freewell and memory cards... which come to about £550 lol I did Scafel Pike Mountain here in the English Lakes Districts and my iphone footage was pretty good except I couldn't do the 180 degree rule due to no ND filters so the footage was stuttery. If you anyone else has any thoughts on this and help me to decide to get the PolarPro Iris collection for £200 or just go all out and get the Osmo action haha I only have just over 3 weeks to decide :O

  • i feel like this is a bit biased: yes the hero 7 has 'worse' stabilisation, but, the osmo action is too stable imo, also theres 1/2 second of lag due to the processing, making actually framing your shots kinda impossible- depends on whether you want to actually frame your shots or just set it and forget, also the gyroscope data is actually recorded in the hero 7 and in the software 'real steady go' you can adjust the smoothing in post to make it as smooth as the osmo action, but you cant unsmooth the osmo action. Buying into the hype of the osmo action just because it has apparantly smoother footage is the equivalent of going to best buy and picking the most saturated and contrasty TV

  • Hi Peter, my daughter (Putro Neyma) is 6 years old and really likes your Channel ... "it’s is cool pa" she said ..always :-), She also really likes your intro channel and want her intro channel to be like yours, because I love her, I ask permission from you to imitate your Channel intro for him and of course with different nuances and music

  • Merci ;-) Thank a lot !

  • DJI is just another chinese knock off company..

  • My favourite thing about this video is his $800 off white prestos!

  • Me - I’m having a bad day Peter - 3:42

  • OMG yes. I was just talking about this. I am excited to see what happens in the future. The war has begun. brace yourself guys. Winter is coming.

  • 2:00 - 2:45 That is my free time in nutshell...

  • The image from this camera is... Disgusting! People seem to love horrendously over sharpened footage these days!

  • When I first saw a pic of the Osmo Action I thought "Ah, the new GoPro! They remembered how to innovate! I can finally justify upgrading from my H5". Then found out it's DJI?!.. Oof, talk about beating you at your own game. Glad I don't have GoPro stock.

  • Features that considers customers need...not just what companies dictate you need. DJI is killing it!!

  • But can you film in Dlog or flat?

  • Amazing video as always Peter!

  • Does that guy in the coffee shop look like Messi or is it just me???

  • exactly same face at 5:03 lol

  • I don’t trust your reviews 🚫

  • Osmo action for sure brother, if i have kaching kaching😃😃😃

  • Doesn't matter...DJI is gonna be banned very soon....I'll stay with my gopro

  • Time to sell my gopro 7, keeps crashing all the time and i have to remove the battery... Dunno about fusion, has been a letdown so far.

    • Alexandre Franquinho yeah I’m selling my GoPro 7 black too

  • Wow, great comparison. I would love to try them side by side mountain biking

  • 349!!!! What that’s a good deal ! It looks way better then the GoPro !!! I’m sold on this for Surfing !! And FPV when it’s on my hat mount ... they just need to make a small one like the GoPro session ! That’s my favorite cam to use why surfing .. problem I have with GoPro it does not justice on the waves it makes them look way smaller then what they are and at times it looks like I’m not even on a wave so the footage becomes junk 🤦🏽‍♂️.

  • DJI pulling our pants down here in the UK 🇬🇧 (as usual) $349 Dollars in US. In UK selling at $416 (that’s £329 Sterling) 😡

  • Pete, I thought you would know that a sharper image doesn't equal more detail.. The oversharpening of the Osmo looks like crap.

  • I returned my go pro hero 7 after 2 days at bestbuy cause it was freezing, unresponsive, heating up, and even just changing the settings in the menu it was decreasing the battery life. All the wifi, and high settings were on! Hopefully the Osmo Action will not disappoint, since I put in an order already!

  • Im in love 😍😍😍😍 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • 👍 Great comparison for the real world 👌

  • Looks like an interesting camera I have a much older GoPro that I am not that familiar with but my one big question is what about the underwater housing?

  • Great Comparison Video! Thanks Pete! Loved the side by side run and low light performance test

  • Just out of curiosity, does the DJI mount fit any GoPro attachment mount?

    • @Casey Lance Cheers! Thank goodness for that! Definently going to look into getting one of these! 👌

    • Yea, I looked into that right away, because I already have a ton of GoPro gear, and luckily people online says it works :D

  • Would you ever do a comparison of a dji osmo pocket and the dji osmo action? They are marketed to different people but I could still see the overlay for having a steady camera shot.

  • What About stabilization in 7:31 ? Look worst than Gopro’s ? 🤔

  • Hey Pete, have you checked out the horrendous video lagging of the osmo action?

  • Anybody know exactly what the filed of view is with Rocksteady on and Dewarp on? Seems like quite a crop and id be interested to know the exact angle.

  • I bought the Osmo Action last week, today just made a comparison video of my own with the GoPro! hands down the RockSteady is better

  • You just talked me out of a Hero 7.

  • I own a gopro hero 5. Still happy.

  • Can you try on dog?

  • Pete, I, too, think the price is great for the Osmo. I'm going to buy one and attach it to my helmet or handle bars when I go mountain biking. Thanks.

  • What mount do you use that you can use the front screen. It seems it will only come in handy when you are vlogging. Or am I missing something.

  • Very satisfying 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Osmo Action: better stabilisation, better metering. Hero 7: better colour (yes, I'm from the UK) science, WAY better sound quality from internal mic. Will be looking at one of these in June (Osmo Action not out here yet) and whatever is cheapest then will more than likely win out. GoPro currently £50 ($63 USD, $85 CAD) more expensive

  • Sell all the GoPro stocks right now.

  • I just made my first youtube vlog. It's a short one. Would appreciate if you guys give it a watch! Thanks!

  • go pro seems good stabilization good with go pro.

    • you need eye surgery. Been owning go pro all my life. ...time to change that.

  • The thing i miss from the old action cams as a Motocyclist is that the Wind noises are making big backsteps ... They try to make small cases and more microphones over the camera and then fix it with audio corrections BUT what was actually pretty good in gopro hero 3 and 4 i believe is that you had a mic on the back and together with the plastic case you had very good engine sounds with almost no wind sound... My solution to that would be they should make 2 mic or more: front and back and let you choose in the Menu wich one you want or all and automatic.... + they need cases with maybe small windfilters or something...

  • small detail makes the difference.. you are sending a clear message to "FORD" by just wearing that cap! LOL

  • Few things have inspired me the way that nerf closet just did

  • Can anybody please don’t make negative comment about the GoPro,they make cameras as well as the Osmo company,if we can’t make a camera then don’t judge the people who made it they are doing this to make camera footage better not to take revenge and not to take a war against another company.

  • wHY IS HE WEARING a Ford hat?

  • DJI is starting to earn the fruits of buying GoPro I think :D

  • why did ma laptop vibrated when i started this video

  • DJI OSMO K.O'D GOPRO

  • Got 3 of the first to hit our shores down under........anyone in the market for a couple of dozen GoPro's

  • Hey I’m going to Hawaii in a few weeks, you should totally let me borrow one to give it a whirl

  • I've got a GoPro for sale

  • Ok ok i`ll buy it..

  • Honestly the hero 7's only reason to buy was its stabilization if you had a hero 3-4-5 black. The DJI clearly has better picture quality and image stabilization. Sold.

  • wow i'm trying hard to not like the DJI but this video is pretty convincing. the stabilization is dam good, and the lowlight is awesome. The go pro has better color OOB...

  • The front screen is honestly a game-changer! As someone that vlogs on a Hero 4 Silver---I need this camera

    • and that stabilization brought a tear to my eye

  • GoPro, what do you say to this cheaper and better action camera? GoPro: I guess we the new snapchat

  • NEED to see a low light test at a fixed ISO

  • not sure if i missed this but what about flat color profiles etc?

  • Sell NASDAQ: GPRO

  • Looks up price in a danish store... damn it, only a few dollars cheaper than the go pro :/

  • Should I regret getting the hero 7 black?

  • Im still going for gopro hero 7. For drones go for dji. For action camera. Tried and tested gopro hero 7 black.

  • Im still going for gopro hero 7. For drones go for dji. For action camera. Tried and tested gopro hero 7 black.

  • Finally some GOPRO competition!!!!

  • Just got mine, and I'm not getting NEARLY as good of results with RockSteady than what you show here. Any tips or suggested settings/resolutions to get the best performance?

  • OM Friggin G! Seriously?! GoPro is going to have to up the game even more! Fantastic review! Look forward to seeing what you've done with it.

  • Great, thorough review! Just what I was looking for. Thanks dude!