DJI New Compact Drone: Mavic Pro

 DJI has just dropped the mic with their announcement of their new of the Mavic drone. Back when Blackberry ruled the smartphone world, there were quite a few companies that were on the heels making similar devices. Well, Apple announced the iphone and the whole smartphone world was sent back to the drawing board. DJI has just sent the entire drone market back to the drawing board. 

GoPro has recently announced their new drone called the Karma. The karma is also an impressive drone. DJI has just demonstrated how far ahead of they are of the competition.

Starting Price $799



Sensor1/2.3” (CMOS), Effective pixels:12.35 M (Total pixels:12.71M)

LensFOV 78.8° 28 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.2
Distortion < 1.5% Focus from 0.5 m to ∞

ISO Range100-3200 (video)
100-1600 (photo)

Shutter Speed8s -1/8000s

Image Max Size4000×3000

Still Photography ModesSingle shot
Burst shooting: 3/5/7 frames
Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV Bias

Video Recording ModesC4K: 4096×2160 24p
4K: 3840×2160 24/25/30p
2.7K: 2704×1520 24/25/30p
FHD: 1920×1080 24/25/30/48/50/60/96p
HD: 1280×720 24/25/30/48/50/60/120

Max Video Bitrate60 Mbps

Supported File FormatsFAT32 ( ≤ 32 GB ); exFAT ( > 32 GB )


VideoMP4, MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)

Micro SD™ 
Max capacity: 64 GB. Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required



Obstacle Sensory RangePrecision measurement range: 2 ft (0.7 m) to 49 ft (15 m) 
Detectable range: 49 ft (15 m) to 98 ft (30 m)

Operating EnvironmentSurface with clear pattern and adequate lighting (lux > 15)

Velocity Range≤22.4 mph (36 kph) at 6.6 ft (2 m) above ground

Altitude Range1 - 43 feet (0.3 - 13 m)

Operating Range1 - 43 feet (0.3 - 13 m)

Operating EnvironmentSurface with clear pattern and adequat

The Mavic is DJI's first compact, personal flying camera. Ultimate image quality and ultimate portability combine in one revolutionary device that will stay with you, whenever you need it to capture that sudden burst of inspiration. Always follow applicable rules and regulations in your jurisdiction.