CES 2020: Autel Robotics showcases evo 2 series 8K drone

At CES 2020, we saw Autel Robotics’ upcoming 8K drone new EVO 2, which is expected to compete with manufacturers such as Daji. Despite the strict regulatory constraints, the consumer-grade drone market is inevitably breaking out. For enthusiasts, drones can be seen as an interesting pastime. In addition, drones can provide many conveniences, such as providing a unique perspective for video creators or helping landowners investigate the state of their property.

CES 2020: Autel Robotics showcases evo 2 series 8K drone

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Autel Robotics has completed the development of evo 2 and made its debut at CES 2020. As a foldable drone, the EVO 2 supports 8K cameras, long range, and high flight speeds.

In addition, Autel Robotics offers a Pro model with a 6K camera, as well as a Dual version with FLIR thermal imager.

DJI dominates the consumer-class drone market, but manufacturers such as Parrot have launched their own competitions after being reluctant.

As for the EVO 2 of Autel Robotics, it is available in a 6K/8K model with a 0.5-inch CMOS sensor and up to 8000 x 6000 resolution.

CES 2020: Autel Robotics showcases evo 2 series 8K drone

The EVO 2 Pro model has a lower resolution, but features a 1-inch CMOS sensor, complemented by F2.8 to F11 aperture lenses, supporting 5472 x 3648 resolutions and 120Mbps bit rates.

The EVO 2 Dual model comes with the same camera as the EVO 2 standard, but with another thermal imager from FLIR to handle more use scenarios.

CES 2020: Autel Robotics showcases evo 2 series 8K drone

Autel Robotics adds many advanced features to the EVO 2 product line, including 12 computer vision sensors, a pair of sonar sensors, and two landing lights.

The drone can fly at 45 mph (72 km/h) and can last up to 40 minutes in a single flight. In addition to detecting up to 64 objects at a time, it also supports barrier avoidance and resistance to level 8 wind speeds. Unfortunately, the company has not yet announced the sale price and launch date.