Autel Evo 2

autel evo 2

Autel EVO 2

This drone is the World’s first 8K resolution foldable drone!

EVO 2 Release Date

The Autel EVO 2 drone from Autel Robotics has just been announced that the EVO II range of drones is in production.

When you are searching for news on this drone, most people use EVO 2 or EVO2 and not the official EVO II (roman numerals).

For sure there will a ton of unboxing videos posted soon after it starts shipping.

EVO 2 Pricing

EVO 2 price is $1,495

EVO 2 Pro price is $1,795

EVO 2 DUAL price is by an application. There are some special rules for buying a FLIR camera.

Autel EVO 2 VS DJI Mavic 2 VS Skydio 2

You can expect drone pilot reviews to compare the Autel EVO 2 VS DJI Mavic 2 VS Skydio 2 in upcoming comparison review videos.

We will create a playlist and publish it here when they are available.

In the meantime, you can watch our EVO 2 YouTube Playlist.

Autel Evo 2 Trailer

EVO 2 YouTube Introduction Video

Autel Evo 2 Specifications

Operational Range

  • 9 km  / over 5.5 miles video transmission

We will post any EVO 2 Range Test videos here once the long-range tests are available.

Keep in mind when making a buying decision that the Drone Laws in the United States require that you keep your drone within your line of sight.

I wonder if that is why they painted it a bright orange color? It certainly will help you to see it in the sky, compared to a DJI Mavic Mini which is hard to see due to its diminutive size a light grey color.

On a grey sky day, it almost disappears!

Maximum Speed

  • 45 mph

Battery Life

  • 40 minutes in forward motion
  • 35 minutes in a hover
  • 7100 mAh rechargeable battery
  • Battery ejection prevention technology, for hard maneuvers and landings

Obstacle Avoidance

EVO 2 presents an all-new sensor and storage package and omnidirectional obstacle avoidance with 12 computer vision sensors, 2 sonar sensors, and 2 LED landing lights.

Sensor Camera Locations

autel evo 2 obstacle avoidance

  • Omnidirectional obstacle avoidance
  • 12 computer vision sensors (forward / side / up / down)
  • 2 Sonars
  • Detect hazards 30 meters / 100 feet away
  • AI Learning


  • recognizes 64 subjects

Autel’s patented Dynamic Track 2.0™ and watch as AI technology creates smart flight paths in real-time.

Dual-core powered object detection recognizes up to 64 subjects at once including people, vehicles, and animals.

Internal Storage

  • 8 Gb

EVO 2 Series

All models use the same air-frame, only the camera is different.

Different Models

    • EVO 2 is equipped with an 8K camera capable of 48MP stills
    • EVO 2 Pro is equipped with a 1″ 6K camera with an adjustable aperture of f/2.8 – f/11
    • EVO 2 Dual is equipped with a FLIR Boson sensor and our EVO 2 8K camera capable of simultaneous recording

EVO 2 Camera Sensor Resolution

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Typically 8K resolution is 7,680 x 4,320 px

  • 1/2″ CMOS sensor
  • 48 MP (Million Effective Pixels)
  • ISO Range: 100 to 3200
  • Maximum Resolution: 8,000 x 6,000 px
  • 4 x camera zoom

EVO 2 PRO Camera Sensor Resolution

The PRO camera is 6K with a 1″ camera sensor and adjustable aperture will give much greater image quality and camera control for Aerial Photography.

autel evo 2 pro

  • 6K resolution
  • 1″ CMOS camera sensor
  • 20 MP (20 Million Effective Pixels)
  • ISO range 120 to 12800
  • Maximum Resolution: 5472 x3648
  • Adjustable Aperture: f/2.8 to f11
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Bitrate 120 Mbps

EVO 2 DUAL Camera Sensor Resolution

Likely use for Emergency Services, Search & Rescue.

autel evo 2 dual

  • 1/2″ CMOS + FLIR LWR
  • ISO Range: 320 to 3200
  • Maximum Resolution: 8000 x 6000 Visual +
  • 650 x 512 IR
  • Bitrate 120 Mbps
  • 10-Bit

Example FLIR image


Who is Autel Robotics?

Autel Robotics is based outside Seattle, WA.

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Autel EVO 2 Review Videos

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FCC Links

  1. Autel EVO 2 User Manual (65 pages)

  2. Test Report (99 pages)

  3. Test Setup Photos

  4. Internal Photos

Autel Forum Discussions