A $399 CINEMATIC DRONE FROM DJI

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DJI recently launched a brand new budget, but a cinematic drone. It calls DJI Mavic mini. It is only $399, and fly more combo is $100 more. DJI has more times fo drones, 

  1. DJI spark – $499 drone with no free remote controller, low range of 2 kilometers, only two-axis gimbal, and only 1080p record 
  2. DJI Mavic air – $799 drone, range of 4 kilometers, three-axis gimbal, with 4k record 
  3. DJI Mavic 2 – $1729 drone, HDR recordings and photos, a big range of 8 kilometers, Three-axis gimbal, and 4k record 
  4. DJI Phantom 4 v2 – $1729 drone, HDR recordings and pictures, a big range of 8 kilometers, Three-axis gimbal, and 4k record 
  5. and much more 

What $400 DRONE can do, 12-megapixel camera with a Three-axis gimbal with 4km of range, can record video up to  2.7k video up to 30fps and 1080p videos up to 60fps, including with remote controller. Also, this is the lightest and best-valued drone ever made by DJI.

Remember that buyers won’t have to register it with the Federal Aviation Administration. That is a good thing too.

Camera

This drone has a 12Megapixel sensor, and it can record 2.7k, 1080p videos. This drone can shoot 4000×3000 pictures. Mavic mini has a three-axis gimbal and its upgraded version of DJI spark’s two-axis gimbal. This drone includes four quick shot modes,

  1. Dronie
  2. Rocket
  3. Circle
  4. Helix

Specs

Camera Sensor

  • 1/2.3″ CMOS
  •  12 MP

Camera Lens

  • Field of view: 83°
  • 35 mm Format Equivalent: 24 mm
  • Aperture, f/2.8
  • Focus Range: 1 m to infinity

ISO Range

In Video Mode –100-3200 (Auto)

In Photo Mode – 100-1600 in auto mode and 100-3200 in manual mode

Shutter Speed

  • Electronic Shutter: 4-1/8000s

 Image Size

  • 4:3 ratio (4000×3000)
  • 16:9 ratio (4000×2250)

Photography Modes In Drone

shot from dji mavic mi
Shot from DJI Mavic mini
  • Single-shot Mode
  • Interval Mode (2s/ 3s /5s /7s /10s /15s /20s /30s /60s )

Video Resolutions in Drone

  • 2.7 K Mode (2720×1530) 25fps /30fps 
  • FHD Mode (1920×1080) 25fps /30fps /50fps /60fps

Max-Stream Video Bitrate 

  • 40 Mbps

Supported File System

  • FAT32(below 32 GB)
  • exFAT(above 32 GB)

Photo Format

  • JPEG
  • NO raw Support in this drone

Video Format

  • MP4 (H.264 /MPEG-4 AVC )

Range, speed, and safety, 

This drone can fly 4km of range with a 1080p record. And it has 46.8 kilometers per hour speed. When talking about safety, this drone had two downside sensors only. There is no safety in front, back, or at the top, but this drone has a very durable drone.

this tiny 249g drone can fly with 40kmph wind, and it is stable as hell

 Weight of drone

  • 249 g

size (LxWxH)

  • Folded: 140×82×57 mm 
  • Unfolded: 160×202×55 mm 
  • Unfolded (with propellers): 245×290×55 mm 

Diagonal Distance

  • 213 mm

Max Ascent Speed

  • 4 m/s (S Mode)
  • 2 m/s (P Mode)
  • 1.5 m/s (C Mode)

Max Descent Speed

  • 3 m/s (S Mode)
  • 1.8 m/s (P Mode)
  • 1 m/s (C Mode)

Max Speed (near sea level and no wind)

  • 13 m/s (S Mode)
  • 8 m/s (P Mode)
  • 4 m/s (C Mode)

Max Service Ceiling Above Sea Level

  • 3000 m

Max Flight Time

  • 30 minutes (measured while flying at 14 kph in windless conditions)

Max Wind Speed Resistance

  • 8 m/s (Scale 4)

Max Tilt Angle

  • 30° (S Mode)
  • 20° (P Mode)
  • 20° (C Mode)

Max Angular Velocity

  • 150°/s (S Mode)
  • 130°/s (P Mode)
  • 30°/s (C Mode)

Operating Temperature Range

  • 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

Operating Frequency

  • Model MT1SS5: 5.725-5.850 GHz
  • Model MT1SD25: 2.400-2.4835 GHz, 5.725-5.850 GHz

Transmission Power (EIRP)

  • Model MT1SS5
  • 5.8 GHz: <30 dBm (FCC); <28 dBm (SRRC)
  • Model MT1SD25
  • 2.4 GHz: <19 dBm (MIC/CE)
  • 5.8 GHz: <14 dBm (CE)

Hovering Accuracy Range in DJI Mavic mini

  • Vertical:

    ±0.1 m (with Vision Positioning), 

   ±0.5 m (with GPS Positioning)

  • Horizontal: 

   ±0.1 m (with Vision Positioning), 

   ±1.5 m (with GPS Positioning)

 Price

This drone with one battery and controller is just $399, and Drone with fly more combo is cost you $499. The fly more combo includes another 2 batteries and battery charger, another two sets of propellers, 360-degree propeller guard, two-way charger with 18w adapter, carrying case and some extra cables.also this all package includes some cables for connectivity and some extra screws, in the same time you can get​ DJI CARE REFRESH​ package is just $39 only. Its include water damage warranty and it can give two replacement with one year.

 You can use the DJI fly app to connect your phone and drone. The app is available in ios and android. According to the play store and app store, android APP is 243MB, and IOS APP is 226MB, but according to the main DJI site app is only 118 MB. also app includes an excellent set of tutorials to beginners. 

Also, this is made by DJI. DJI is the best drone manufacturer in the whole world, and DJI is the largest drone maker in society. DJI makes industrial, professional, toy drones and camera equipment such as action cameras like go pro, gimbals also toy robots for kids.

According to all the stuff above, this is a great beginner drone, and it can produce great cinematic shots, but you need to care because it has only two down-firing sensors. But the drone is still durable. You can buy a great camera and superb gimble and a normal drone with a big range of just $400. 

Power and battery

This drone has a 2400mah battery. It means the drone can fly 30min with constant 22.5kmph. The remote has a 2600mah massive battery. Also, it can deliver power to an ios or android device. This remote has USB type c 24w charging, and the drone has 18w fast charging. This drone can hover around 30 minutes.

Remote Controller & Video Transmission

Operating Frequency

  • Model MR1SS5: 5.725-5.850 GHz
  • Model MR1SD25: 2.400-2.4835 GHz, 5.725-5.850 GHz

Max Transmission Distance (unobstructed, free of interference)

  • Model MR1SS5
  • 5.8 GHz: 4000 m (FCC); 2500 m (SRRC)
  • Model MR1SD25
  • 2.4 GHz: 2000 m (MIC/CE)
  • 5.8 GHz: 500 m (CE)

Operating Temperature Range

  • 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

Transmission Power (EIRP)

  • Model MR1SS5
  • 5.8 GHz: <30 dBm (FCC); <28 dBm (SRRC)
  • Model MR1SD25
  • 2.4 GHz: <19 dBm (MIC/CE)
  • 5.8 GHz: <14 dBm (CE)

Battery Capacity

  • 2600 mAh

Operating Current/Voltage

  • 1200 mA 3.6 V (Android)
  • 700 mA 3.6 V (iOS)

Supported Mobile Device Size

  • Max length: 160 mm
  • Max thickness: 6.5-8.5 mm

Supported USB Port Types

  • Lightning, Micro USB (Type-B), USB Type-C

Video Transmission System

  • Enhanced Wi-Fi

Live View Quality

  • 720p/30fps

Max. Bitrate

  • 4 Mbps

Latency 

  • 170-240 ms

depending on environmental, conditions and mobile device

 

Charger

  • Input – 100-240 V, 50Hz / 60Hz, 0.5A
  • Output – 12V 1.5 A / 9V 2A / 5V 3A
  • Rated Power – 18 W

Intelligent Flight Battery

  • Capacity – 2400 mAh
  • Voltage – 7.2 V
  • Max Charging Voltage – 8.4 V
  • Battery Type – Li-ion 2S cell
  • Energy – 17.28 Wh
  • Net Weight – 100 g
  • Charging Temperature Range – 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
  • Max Charging Power – 24 W

    DJI Mavic MIni Battery
    DJI Mavic Mini Battery

Intelligent Flight Battery (1100 mAh)

  • Capacity – 1100 mAh
  • Voltage – 7.6 V
  • Max Charging Voltage – 8.7 V
  • Battery Type – LiPo 2S
  • Energy – 8.36 Wh
  • Net Weight – 50 g
  • Charging Temperature Range – 5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
  • Max Charging Power – 18 W

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