DJI Mavic Mini: Reviews, specs, best pricing on 249g ultra-light drone Overview Updated October 21, 2020

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

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58 'DJI Mavic Mini' stories

August 2019 - October 2020

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 October 21

It’s no secret that DJI has been spinning up an all-new Mavic Mini 2 this year after the successful launch of their cheapest drone in 2019. Now DroneDJ has a solid preview of how much you should expect to pay for the successor to the affordable everyday flycam. DJI’s Mavic Mini 2 appears to cost a little more than the original, but the upgraded hardware will still be competitive with mid-range model prices.

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DJI Mavic Mini Stories October 15

According to a Chinese website, the latest DJI Fly app update has improved the range of the smaller Mavic Mini drone by almost double. The official release notes from DJI don’t say anything about the improved range.

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DJI Mavic Mini Stories October 6

That corner of the internet where all the drone geeks hang out is going bananas today. There’s been an abundance of DJI news. In the latest twist, we have word from a Russian website that the Mini will jump from 2.7k video to 4k in the next generation.

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There’s a lot of speculation today that DJI may be gearing up for a Mavic Mini 2. There’s a relevant patent, and some other pretty convincing evidence to back up the theory — even an official but blurry look at the new drone.

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DJI Mavic Mini Stories September 25

Want to get the best deal possible on a Mavic Mini? Order it from inside Canada. You’ll pay $349 US instead of $399 – a price that is higher due to US tariffs imposed against the Chinese-made product.

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DJI Mavic Mini Stories June 25

When ND filters were first released for the DJI Mavic Mini, they didn’t have much use as the DJI Fly app didn’t let you change the shutter speed when capturing video, meaning the drone would automatically change the settings. After an update that fixed this, we got our hands on the Tiffen ND & polarizer filter kit for the Mavic Mini.

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