DJI finally released its rumored portable drone the “DJI Mavic Pro” quadcopter drone. Now being dubbed as the GO Pro dream killer, as it is being compared to recently unveiled Go Pro Karma drone, the unveiling of the DJI Mavic Pro might put a halt to the possible success of the Go Pro Karma Drone. The drone is portable, it’s lightweight and packed with flying features that you can find in the Phantom 4 drone. Well let’s have a review/preview of the DJI Mavic quadcopter drone.
Design – it is very obvious, the Mavic drone is compact lightweight drone weighing only 743 grams, less than a kilo, it has a foldable arms including the propeller itself, and just tossed it in a bag, bring it anywhere, anytime. In the front is its HD 4K camera capable of shooting quality photos, it is also able to provide full HD 1080p video streaming, stabilized by a 3-axis mechanical gimbal.
Controlling the Drone –just like its big brother DJI Phantom 4, the Mavic Pro is loaded with flying features making it easy to fly. Some of its features are 27 minutes of flying time with speed of up to 40 mph. It also has obstacle avoidance system with its five camera vision system, autonomous flying, follow me mode by using its accurate recognition system. DJI also added a gesture control, just wave to the drone and it easily recognize a pattern like follow me mode or selfie.
Features and Accessories – DJI made the Mavic Pro not just a small compact drone but a small powerful drone, it is loaded with cool features such as flight autonomy with this it can position, navigate, and plan routes for the Mavic Pro, additional features include activetrack as well as taking selfie in gesture mode which is a good addition to the Mavic Pro. If you are planning to get one, there are two options the DJI Mavic Pro only or the DJI Mavic Pro Combo with additional accessories such as Mavic Car Charger, Mavic Battery to, Mavic Shoulder, and Mavic Battery, Mavic propeller.
DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter Drone Specs
Folded: H83mm x W83mm x L198mm
Diagonal Size: (Excluding Propellers) 335 mm
Weight: (including battery and propellers) 1.62 lbs (734 g) (exclude gimbal cover)
1.64 lbs (743 g) (include gimbal cover)
Max Ascent Speed: 16.4 ft/s (5 m/s) in Sport mode
Max Descent Speed: 9.8 ft/s (3 m/s)
Max Speed: 40 mph (65 kph) in Sport mode without wind
Max Service Ceiling : Above Sea Level 16404 feet (5000 m)
Max Flight Time : 27 minutes (0 wind at a consistent 15.5 mph (25 kph))
Max Hovering Time: 24 minutes (0 wind)
Overall flight time: 21 munites ( In normal flight, 15% remaining battery level )
Max Flight Distance: 8 mi (13 km, 0 wind)
Operating Temperature : 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
GPS Mode: GPS / GLONASS