DJI unveils its new Mini 3 Pro drone with 4K/60 video, 48MP stills, obstacle avoidance sensors and more.
The Mini 3 Pro is available to pre-order starting today in various configurations. If you already have a DJI RC-N1 controller from a previous drone, you can purchase the Mini 3 Pro as a standalone unit for $669. If you need the basic remote control, you can purchase the Mini 3 Pro with an RC-N1 for $759. If you’d like the DJI Mini 3 Pro with the new DJI RC Pro, which has a built-in 5.5″ touchscreen, you can purchase the pair as a kit for $909.
Here are the leaked specifications of the upcoming DJI Mini 3 Pro drone. This will be the successor to the popular Mini 2 drone, which is a highly portable and indeed powerful drone for both photographers and filmmakers.
According to latest DJI rumors, official announcement will be on May 10th, 2022. Here are the details:
The DJI Mini 3 drone will be the successor to the popular Mini 2 drone, which is a highly portable and indeed powerful drone for both photographers and filmmakers. According to latest DJI rumors, official announcement will be in April 2022.
At less than 249 g, the DJI Mini 2 weighs about as much as an apple and fits in the palm of your hand, and it is your ideal travel companion, transforming how you capture your favorite memories.
Here are the rumored specifications of the upcoming DJI Mini 3 drone:
A 1/1.3-inch CMOS sensor
F1.7 large aperture
A gimbal tilted at a large angle allowing you to shoot upwards
Here are the latest rumors and everything we know so far about the upcoming DJI Mini 3 drone. The DJI Mini 3 is expected to be the successor to the DJI Mini 2. According to the release schedule, the DJI Mini 3 will be announced in April 2022. When it comes to the pricing, it is a little trickier to predict. If DJI is planning to launch a standard Mini 3 model we’d expect it to cost between $499-$549. Anyway see below for the DJI Mini 3 Rumored Specs.
DJI officially announced the new DJI Mavic 3 drone. The US price is $2,199 and it is now in stock at major US stores: Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Both the Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Cine feature a Hasselblad-branded L2D-20c dual-camera array that couples DJI engineering with Hasselblad’s proprietary Natural Color Solution (HNCS) technology. Inside the main camera, which can capture 12-bit Raw files, is a 20MP Four Thirds sensor behind a 24mm (full-frame equiv.) lens with a variable F2.8-11 aperture. The secondary camera (the top one in the array) uses a 12MP 1/2″-type CMOS sensor behind a 162mm (equiv.) telephoto lens with a fixed F4.4 aperture. Both lenses combine to offer a 28x hybrid (optical + digital) zoom function.
The main imaging difference between the Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Cine models is that the Cine model can capture ProRes 422 HQ at a maximum data rate of 3,772 Mbps. Aside from ProRes 422 HQ capture, both drones can record 5.1K/50p, DCI or UHD 4K/120p and 1080p/200p footage (200 Mbps with H.264 and 140 Mbps with H.265). Both models offer 10-bit D-Log recording.
DJI has announced the new DJI OM 5 Smartphone Gimbal. The OM 5 boasts a new ShotGuides feature, an upgrade to Active Track 4.0, a built-in extension rod, and upgraded phone clamp. It comes in two colors: Athens Gray and Sunset White.
The US price is $159 and it is now available for pre-order at B&H, Adorama.
DJI OM 5 Smartphone Gimba: $159 at B&H and Adorama.
Sony announced the “Airpeak S1” as the first model in Airpeak line. The drone has been developed with the intention of contributing to the further development of drones and the utmost in value creation.
Airpeak S1 users have the ability to choose between a variety of Alpha cameras to mount on their drone. The Alpha 9, 7S and 7R series are all compatible, as is the FX3. Sony’s Alpha 1, which is capable of shooting 8K video, is also available as an option.
The commercial drone, Airpeak S1 will be the world’s smallest drone able to be equipped with a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens α camera, enabling dynamic and precise flight with high agility by using a proprietary motor, propeller, control system and sensing technology, and supporting the creative expression of its users to the fullest. It also supports the production of high-quality aerial images with a remote controller that can control the aircraft at will, obstacle detection and automatic flight control via sensing, and increased flight safety via cloud management of the aircraft and flight information.
The US price for Airpeak S1 is $9,000. The official release will be in fall 2021.
This Sony Airpeak S1 Professional Drone is now listed at B&H.
DJI has created a top-of-the-line consumer-grade drone with the Air 2S. Here is an excellent video why you need to get the DJI Air 2S drone.
A better image sensor and more AI-powered video smarts make this one of the best drones you can buy. The new DJI product is avaible from major stores in the US. DJI Air 2S Drone: $999 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Looking for the best microSD memory cards for DJI Air 2S drone? Here is our guide for top recommended & fastest microSD cards for DJI Air 2S including UHS-I microSD cards and UHS-II microSD cards.
The DJI Air 2S drone has a single microSD card slot that supports the UHS-I microSD cards up to 256 GB in size. Featuring a 1-inch CMOS sensor, powerful autonomous functions, and a compact body weighing les than 600g, the DJI Air 2S (Amazon, B&H, Adorama) is capable of capturing 20MP photos and up to 5.4K/30p or 4K/60p video and it is the ultimate drone for aerial photographers on the move.