Final 12 months’s DJI Mavic Mini dominated the marketplace for small inexpensive drones, however lacked the excessive vary and 4K video of its competitors. Now, the newly-announced DJI Mini 2 improves on each side of the Mavic Mini and prices simply $50 extra at $450. The DJI Mini 2 is on sale today, simply in time for Christmas.
The DJI Mini 2 appears almost similar to its predecessor however now sports activities a 4K 30FPS video decision and may seize RAW images for skilled enhancing. Its predecessor, the Mavic Mini, has a most decision of two.7K 30FPS and solely processes stills as JPG.
Notably, the DJI Mavic Mini makes use of the brand new OcuSync 2 wi-fi protocol to realize 2.5 occasions the vary of the unique Mavic Mini. Its new motors additionally speed up quicker than the Mavic Mini’s, and attain a brand new prime pace of 35.8 MPH—almost 6 MPH quicker than the unique Mavic Mini. DJI says that the up to date motors provide elevated wind-resistance, so you may fly by 24 MPH gusts (up from 18 MPH).
The DJI Mini 2 is offered now for $450. It prices $50 greater than the fundamental Mavic Mini, however hey, that’s the value for higher cameras, motors, and wi-fi connectivity. You possibly can choose to pay an additional $50 for the Fly More combo, which incorporates two further batteries, a charging hub, and a carrying case.