The new DJI Mini 3 Pro is the best drone you can buy that weighs less than 250 grams. That 250-gram weight limit is an important number in the United States and other countries because lighter drones have fewer regulations. Putting the weight limit aside the DJI Mini 3 Pro is still one of the best drones you can buy on the market today. You’ll get three-way obstacle avoidance, a 4K camera, 34 minutes of flight time, and a range of up to 12,000 meters, that is almost 7.5 miles!
What is the DJI Mini 3 Pro?
This tiny foldable drone has some impressive features. The camera on the Mini 3 is a 1/1.3″ sensor, making it able to capture better images in low-light situations. The overall photography experience is made even better by the large f/1.7 aperture and dual native ISO. The Mini 3 is capable of taking 48 MP stills and can shoot 4K video at 60 fps.
The camera on the DJI Mini 3 Pro is capable of shooting in both landscape and portrait mode. This allows creators that film for platforms like Instagram or Tiktok the ability to get better images without having to crop the photos and videos in post-production. The video feed is sent back to the pilot using DJI’s state-of-the-art O3 system so the pilot can view crystal clear 1080p images in real-time using an app on their phone or on the new DJI Smart controller that can be purchased with the Mini 3. The Mini 3 Pro and DJI RC smart controller package will cost $909, compared to the $749 with the standard remote or $659 without a controller.
Mini 3 Flight Time
The Mini 3 has a flight time of up to 34 minutes on a standard battery. Pilots can choose a larger capacity battery and increase flight times up to 47 minutes. The larger battery however will put the drone over the 250-gram limit, so pilots will have to be aware of the regulations that come with using the larger battery.
DJI Mini 3 vs Mini 2
The DJI Mini 3 is no doubt a better drone than the Mini 2. The Mini 3 has a longer flight time (34 to 31 minutes) a better range (15,000m to 10,000m) and a better camera (larger sensor and aperture on the Mini 3.) The Mini 3 is also DJI’s first sub 250-gram drone with obstacle avoidance. These added features come at a cost. The Mini 2 can be purchased for around $450. The DJI Mini 3 Pro however will cost consumers between $700 and $1000 depending on the version they select. The Mini 2 is still an excellent drone and worth considering for its incredible value.
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