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DJI Pocket 2 tech specs: Megapixels: 64MP | Body weight: 0.26 pound | Digital zoom: 8x | Video resolution: 4K | Frames per second: Up to 60fps

The DJI Pocket 2 is a popular option for vlogging, and rightly so. ZDNET author Josh Slate was shocked at how this small camera could capture better content than his iPhone.

Weighing at just over a quarter of a pound, this $349 vlogging option is easily portable and can capture high-movement videos with excellent smoothness due to its three-axis gimbal. Along with the smooth continuity, your subject will be kept in the shot with ActiveTrack 3.0 technology.

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Despite its small size, the DJI Pocket 2 can take up to 8x zoom photos on its 64MP camera. But this camera doesn’t need you to zoom in to get the best shots. The combination of the upgraded 1/1.7-inch sensor and the 20mm f/1.8 lens creates a wide view to capture panoramic shots, large-group selfies, and amazing time-lapses.

“Now having put the DJI Pocket 2 through its paces, I can say it’s impressive,” says David Ciccarelli, the tech-savvy entrepreneur behind He recently used the camera at a tech conference and was struck by how it kept up with his activity. “I was in constant motion, meeting people, exploring booths, and even giving a speech. The Pocket 2’s stabilization feature worked a treat, capturing smooth footage while I moved around. The object tracking feature also proved useful, keeping me in focus as I was walking and talking.”