DJI Mavic Mini: Reviews, specs, best pricing on 249g ultra-light drone Overview Updated December 4, 2019

DJI Mavic Mini: Reviews, specs, best pricing on 249g ultra-light drone

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August 2019 - December 2019

DJI Mavic Mini features

  • It only weighs 249 grams and therefore does not require FAA registration when flown recreationally.
  • Shoots 12MP stills with a 1/2.3-inch sensor and 2.7K video at 30fps
  • Has a 3-axis gimbal-stabilized camera
  • Comes with a remote controller


The Mini’s camera also packs some major upgrades:

The DJI Mavic Mini’s high-grade camera captures compelling footage in 2K high definition, and its new DJI Fly app’s suite of creative features seamlessly transforms photos and videos into professional-quality productions. Its enhanced, stable flight performance provides more opportunities to explore using one of the longest flight times for a drone of its size. Users can unleash their imagination with Mavic Mini’s exciting accessories, including a DIY Creative Kit and a 360° Propeller Guard for added safety.

Price and availability

The DJI Mavic Mini (from DJI or Amazon) comes in two different versions. The Standard version includes the Mavic Mini, remote controller, one battery, extra propellers, and all necessary tools and wires for $399 USD. The Mavic Mini Fly More Combo includes all of the components from the standard version with the addition of the 360-degree Propeller Cage, Two-Way charging Hub, three batteries in total, three sets of extra propellers, and a carrying case for the price of $499 USD. You can add DJI Care Refresh for an additional $39 USD. Shipping will start on November 11.

Read our review, first impressions and other news on the DJI’s latest drone.

DJI Mavic Mini Stories December 4

Today, DJI released a new firmware update for the DJI Mavic Mini (DJIAmazon). The Mavic Mini firmware update is version v01.00.0300 and it delivers a number of improvements that make the drone operate even more smoothly. DJI states that it has increased flight stability, optimized the performance during take-off at high elevation, and optimized gimbal control among other things. All the release notes are listed below as well as an additional video from Billy with his first impressions and thoughts of this new Mavic Mini firmware update.

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DJI Mavic Mini Stories December 2

The DJI Mavic Mini is the latest drone to come from DJI to join the famous Mavic line. The Mavic Mini’s low price tag means beginners and younger pilots will be flying for the first time, and what better way to fly than with a customizable drone. The DJI Mavic Mini DIY Creative Kit is the perfect addition adding a unique and fully custom look to your Mavic Mini.

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DJI Mavic Mini Stories November 29

In this video, two of DJI’s smallest drones go head-to-head: the DJI Mavic Mini (DJI, Amazon) versus the DJI Mavic Air (DJI, Amazon). Definitely worth watching as the outcome may surprise you. And especially, if you’re considering getting one of these drones during this Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. expand full story

DJI Mavic Mini Stories November 28

Amazon is littered with cheap drones. Here’s a list of what we think are the best drones that are available on Amazon today. They include all-time favorites such as the DJI Mavic 2 Pro, DJI Mavic 2 Zoom, DJI Mavic Air, DJI Mavic Mini, Parrot Anafi, Autel Evo, and even the Ryze Tello. Check it out below, before or after you have had your Thanksgiving dinner.

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DJI Mavic Mini Stories November 27

In a group on Facebook dedicated to the new DJI Mavic Mini (from DJI or Amazon), photos were shared that show the inside of the latest mini-drone from DJI. Now seeing the inside of this little aircraft is interesting for sure as it shows the length to which DJI went to bring the weight down to 249 grams. However, these photos also contain a clue. One of the photos shows an Ambarella processor inside the Mavic Mini and that is indeed very promising for the DJI Mavic 3 Pro, the successor to the very popular Mavic 2 Pro that is expected to be released in January 2020.

The article has been updated with new photos showing the processors inside the DJI Mavic Mini and the DJI Mavic 2 Pro.

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Not long ago at all, we reported on this video in which a DJI Mavic Mini (from DJI or Amazon) was taken apart. However, the good people from RC Geeks in the UK took things one step further and let us see inside the DJI Mavic Mini remote controller and let us examine some of the chipsets and processors being used in this mini drone.

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