DJI for iOS now goes full screen on iPhone X, new Spark and Phantom 4 Pro drone updates

Good news for DJI drone pilots using iPhone X as your controller’s viewfinder: DJI 4 for iOS now goes full screen on the larger 5.8-inch Super Retina display. DJI’s iPhone app has been letterboxed on the flagship iPhone since it launched in early November.

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iPhone X screen optimization starts on the launch screen and extends to the video editor, community gallery, and profile screen. Both live photo and video feeds from your drone’s camera will still be boxed during flight just like the iPhone X’s Camera app since the capture aspect ratio is different than than iPhone’s display and cropping would omit content from the viewfinder. The update does enhance on-screen control layouts during flight, however, which provides are more full-screen experience when flying.

DJI also highlights changes for both DJI Spark and DJI Phantom 4 Pro drones:

What’s New in Version 4.1.22

– Optimized device connection and activation
– Added support when simultaneously downloading
firmware updates for both the aircraft and remote controller.

Phantom 4 Pro:
– Added Panorama mode (with v01.05.0300 firmware or

For iPhone X users, here’s the before and after you can expect:

Grab the latest version of DJI 4 for iOS on the App Store, and check out DroneDJ for all the latest in drone news!

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