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DJI Mavic 3 vs. Mavic 2 Pro spec sheet

For those considering a DJI Mavic Pro 2 vs. the newly announced Mavic 3, we’ve put together a comparison of the specs. The big differences are in flight time at 31 mins for Mavic 2 vs 46 for the Mavic 3, a whopping >50% improvement (!) multiple lenses on the Mavic 3 and of course ProRes on the Cine version (which weighs 4 grams more). Lots more little details in the numbers below…

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DJI teases ‘Mavic 3’ in new launch page, scheduled for Nov 4 10 p.m. ET

The DJI Mavic 3 launch teasers keep coming from inside and outside the company. DJI Global just teased the Mavic 3 launch event with a teaser including a blurred “Mavic 3″…

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DJI Mavic 3 pricing previewed and oh boy I hope you are sitting down

The DJI Mavic 2 Zoom and 2 Pro debuted in 2018 at  $1,249 and $1,449 respectively (the Pro was updated to $1499 a month later). So even with the global chip shortage, inflation, and everything else, the DJI Mavic 3 should pull in pretty close to that, right? Uhh well, you might want to have a seat…

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DJI Air 2S live discussion: Join DroneDJ and special guests 9:45ET

Hey all, you might have heard that DJI launched the Air 2S today ($999) and of course in addition to a launch review, we’re going to go on Youtube and Facebook to answer some of your questions as well as highlight some of the finer points of the new drone.

The video links are embedded below or here for YouTube and Facebook.

Edit: That’s a wrap but if you want to watch the 45 minute video recap, click either of the above links!

https://dronedj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2021/04/DroneDJ-04-15-2021.mp3

SD Card $30+ Gold Box: Fill your drone, camera, Android, etc with up to 1TB

Today only as part of its Gold Box, Amazon offers 23%+ off on one of the biggest selections of SD cards we’ve seen, crossing brands like Samsung, SanDisk, Lexar and more, starting at $29.99. Some standouts:

  • SanDisk 1TB Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I 120MB/s Memory Card with adapter: $139.99 ($10 off all time)
  • Nintendo branded: Sandisk 256GB: $38.99, 512GB: $97.99. Lexar:
  • SanDisk 400GB MicroSD: $38.99
  • Bonus: SanDisk 256GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive: $25.99

See the whole selection here.

Skydio 2 follow autonomy impresses in first snowboarding run (Video)

We’re big snowboarders in my family and I was finally able to get my hands on a Skydio 2 before the season ended for us this weekend. The fine folks at our favorite hill, Bromley Mountain in Southern Vermont told us we could do one run, away from ski lifts after shut down as ski patrol was heading down the mountain. The only problem (besides the slightly slushy snow)? I had just got the Skydio 2 and only flown it once. Would I be able to get it ready for the one run in just a matter of hours?

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