Oh, snap: Watch a croc chomp on documentary crew’s DJI Mini 2 drone

croc drone video

A brand-new DJI Mini 2 suffered the full force of a croc attack when a saltwater crocodile snapped at the drone mid-air, clearly unhappy about being filmed. The mangled drone was then discovered two weeks later, with the dramatic footage from its maiden flight having miraculously survived the assault.

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Leaked photo shows new sub-250-gram Autel Nano mini drone

Speculation has been rife about Autel Robotics bringing out a sub-250-gram drone to compete with the ever-popular DJI Mini 2 for a while now. But today, a leak on Chinese social media seems to confirm that the Autel Nano mini drone is indeed under development and would likely feature three-way obstacle avoidance.

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Grab this Mini 2 firmware update ASAP to fix battery issue

If you own a DJI Mini 2, now would be a good time to drop whatever you’re doing and grab this critical firmware update. DJI has finally released a fix for the issue where some Mini 2 users’ intelligent batteries were not auto-discharging when left inside the drone or in the charging hub.

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DJI makes Mini 2 compatible with Smart Controller

Okay, you all can go back to discussing the rumors about the Mavic Pro 3 or the Mini SE later. For now, let’s take a moment to celebrate this awesome news: You can now fly a Mini 2 with DJI Smart Controller!

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DJI’s $299 MINI SE is a bargain – but which controller ships with it?

We wrote earlier about the MINI SE, which by the specs seems to be the original Mavic Mini repackaged for big-box bargain stores. But there appears to be some confusion around the controller. Specifically, which one do you get at that rock-bottom price?

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DJI ‘MINI SE’ shows up on Walmart. But is it really new?

A new DJI offering has appeared online at Walmart. It’s got a new name: The MINI SE. But is it really a new drone?

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