Mad_angler1's blog View Details
Archive for January, 2020
Posted by Mad_angler1 | Jan 13, 2020 @ 02:02 PM | 23,270 Views

Last week at CES Autel announced the Evo 2 drone, this new model is going to be available in 3 versions, a Standard model, Pro and Duel.
The Standard Model according to Autel has a 1/2" 48MP 8K resolution HDR camera. The Pro is fitted with a 1" 20MP Variable Aperture and the Duel model has a FLIR Boson coupled to the same sensor as the Standard model.

What is interesting about this release is the Standard model camera appears to be a massive step ahead of pretty much every other drone by a long way yet its cheaper than the Pro model thats got less mega pixel. So while the Autel spec says this is a massive step forward is this the whole truth ? In the video I explore whats really going on and its apparent Autel are using some tricks some of the phone manufactures tried last year.

I made a video explaining this in more detail

Autel EVO 2 Series Drone 48MP 8K - But Is It Really 8K ? (16 min 19 sec)

Not all things are equal

On the Evo 2 Standard Autel appear to be using the Sony IMX586 Sensor, this is fitted a Quad Bayer Filter and is the reason for this 48MP number for the sensor resolution, however this is not as clear cut as it seems.

...Continue Reading