The Zenmuse X4S is different from the Zenmuse X3 in the following ways:
a. The image sensor on the Zenmuse X4S has been upgraded to 1-inch and 20 megapixels, meaning less noise, higher dynamic range and more powerful colour expression. In comparison, the Zenmuse X3 features a 1/2.3-inch, 12 megapixel sensor.
b. The Zenmuse X4S’s high-resolution lens is ultra-compact and equipped with a manually adjustable aperture, quick Auto Focus and a Leaf Shutter.
c. In addition to 20 megapixel photos, the X4S can also shoot oversampled video at 4096×2160/60fps and supports a maximum bitrate of 100Mbps as well as H.265 encoding for superior image quality.
While both cameras capture 20 megapixel photos, the X4S features a 1-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor and a fixed prime lens specially designed to fit the sensor and the imaging engine. Additionally, the X4S captures 4K video in the H.264 and H.265 formats.
The Zenmuse X5S features a M4/3 sensor and an interchangeable lens mount for M4/3 lenses. Combined with the Inspire 2’s internal CineCore 2.0 image processing system, the Zenmuse X5S can capture video H.264 and H.265 formats as well as CinemaDNG and Apple ProRes and is suitable for a wide range of professional filmmaking and television production applications.
No. The Zenmuse X4S must be used with the Inspire 2. It will be supported on additional products in future.
No. The lens hood protects the lens from dirt and damage.
Equipped with a quick AF function, the Zenmuse X4S has a focus range of 1m to infinity. For best results, we recommend that you focus before shooting. To do this, open the DJI GO app and tap the screen to focus (you might need to change Focus or Metering modes first). Focusing on a patterned area makes AF quicker and more accurate.
The X4S features an adjustable aperture and supports four exposure modes: Program (P), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S) and Manual (M).
No. The Zenmuse X4S does not support optical zoom.
H.265 is the new video compression standard that follows H.264. H.265 has 50% more information, better compression performance and a lower bandwidth utilisation ratio. Please be aware that you will need an upgraded device to play or decode H.265 video.
The Zenmuse X4S’s Leaf Shutter will automatically engage when the shutter speed is below or slower than 1/2000s. The Zenmuse X4S’s Leaf Shutter will automatically engage when the shutter speed is below or slower than 1/2000s. The Leaf Shutter cuts out electronic rolling shutter distortion and prevents motion blur when shooting fast moving objects.