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Things has really improved lately for DJI Go 4 on the Google Pixel!
191 8 2017-7-16 05:56:21
StigNygaard
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Thanks DJI, things has really improved for DJI Go 4 and my Google Pixel.

We complain all the time, so I thought I better also give DJI some credit when good things happen. And I have noticed a clear improvement with latest firmware and app versions on my Google Pixel. App disconnects now seems to be a thing of the past, and I only remember a single app crash since the introduction of firmware .0800 and .0900 and the app versions that has followed. Okay, I don't get the change to fly every week, but things has definitely improved a lot. Thanks, and please keep it up, DJI! :-)

But it is almost impossible to post here without complaining at least a little bit:
* I hope soon to see a fix for the much to aggressive noise-reduction when using 0 or negative sharpening values. The often named "watercolouring effect" without details in video and jpgs looks so ugly. And I can see from my DNG photos that all that noise reduction is completely unnecessary!
* Also very annoying the app keeps forgetting my settings, like for example that I want to shot JPG+DNG with bracketing when taking photos. I'm not sure what triggers settings to be reset. I think app updates is one kind of events, but not the only one?
* Also please let camera settings be independent for photos and video. They have their own settings dialogs, but (most?) settings are not independent! (Examples: camera profile and white balance).
2017-7-16 05:56:21
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gnirtS
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Ive found that if you use Active Track it (i) resets photo to JPG only and (ii) Doesn't put it back when you exit the mode.  There maybe other bugs like that.
2017-7-16 07:20:35
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StigNygaard
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Maybe the launch of DJI's own Android based "tablets" (Crystalsky devices) has motivated DJI to do a little extra work on stability of the Android app in general?...

Regarding forgetting settings. If it is by design that camera changes to JPG-only when for example choosing Active Track mode, I think DJI should document it.
2017-7-17 03:09:04
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Angelo26
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Lucky You ............. mine gets worse and worse with every update .................. video-transmission lag/pixelated of 30 seconds after 5 minutes of flying, corrupted active track after 3 minutes of flying etc. etc.
2017-7-17 03:40:42
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StigNygaard
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Angelo26 Posted at 2017-7-17 03:40
Lucky You ............. mine gets worse and worse with every update .................. video-transmission lag/pixelated of 30 seconds after 5 minutes of flying, corrupted active track after 3 minutes of flying etc. etc.

Really? Also a Pixel?
2017-7-17 07:47:30
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Krevvy
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Pixel xl owner here... It's so bad on pixel I actually bought an iPad mini 4 and I really don't like apple!
2017-7-17 13:29:06
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StigNygaard
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Krevvy Posted at 2017-7-17 13:29
Pixel xl owner here... It's so bad on pixel I actually bought an iPad mini 4 and I really don't like apple!

Have you tried your Pixel XL again lately?
2017-7-17 22:22:26
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Willik
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+1 here!
I would say - stabile apk should be a standard - not something I should thank for.
Very rare crashing - only from obvious reasons (lets say - like full phone memory etc.)  may be excused.

Luckily with my particular phone (SGS 5Neo) the Go4 is somehow stabile - but what I read here for other people must be a nightmare.
I agree also with other issues:
- Blurry edges till the FW .550,
- Red hot spot and Watercolor till the FW .700,
IMHO the best FW ever (.700) was unfortunatelly replaced in a second (OK not a second, it was two weeks or so?) again by very disappointing DNG compression issues and watercolor effect back again!

Please DJI, do your "Wherever you go - The Future of Possible" - better!
2017-7-17 23:38:53
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Angelo26
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No, SG Note 4 ....................

and yesterday when flying in broad daylight (summer here) it got so blazing hot, that it stopped working at all, but only with DJI GO4, no problem with other processor-hungry apps ..............
2017-7-18 04:56:12
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