DJI has put a premium on its flagship folding drone, but does the DJI Mavic 3 justify its price hike?
The DJI Mavic 3 is a spectacular piece of equipment, seemingly blasting past the limits of battery length, sensor size, safety and more. The lens is sharp across nearly the entire imaging area, and Hasselblad’s guiding hands have ensured imaging is excellent with or without post-processing. Why not 5-stars then? It could be, when next major firmware update comes in January we’ll finally know, but until then it’s an aerial photographer’s dream which does – in some respects – require a slight bet on DJIRead Full Review Here
DJI's first compact pro drone is on an entirely different level
The new DJI Mavic 3 is the first compact, foldable drone designed for professional use. It’s not cheap, mind, but then how could it be when it’s equipped with a four-thirds camera sensor, a separate tele zoom camera for scouting far-away subjects, obstacle avoidance in every direction and a flight time in excess of 40 minutes? Matchless.Read Full Review Here
An aerial powerhouse with few peers
The DJI Mavic 3 is a leap forward for folding drones, thanks to its excellent video quality and safety features. In many ways, it's everything drone fans could hope for, with an excellent Four Thirds camera, adjustable aperture, boosted battery life, and improved collision avoidance, all packed into a bundle that's lighter than the Mavic 2 Pro. Thanks to firmware updates, it's also now fully featured, but the high price tag remains a cost that non-professionals might find hard to justify.Read Full Review Here
This will get you the best-looking video footage from a consumer drone. It's also tons of fun to fly.
The base model is not exactly cheap at $2,200, but it's more approachable, and it still produces the best quality video footage I've seen from a consumer drone. The long flight time, impressive obstacle avoidance features, and (in theory) ActiveTrack 5 make the Mavic 3 stand well above anything else on the market.Read Full Review Here
A PRICEY DRONE THAT PERFORMS
If you can afford it and know what you will use it for, the Mavic 3 is an easy recommendation. Most people can probably ignore the Cine model — $5,000 is a lot of money, and if you add warranty on top of that, and if you live in a place where you pay sales taxes, that price can go up really quickly. The standard Mavic 3 is also not really for beginners — if you’re a hobbyist or prosumer mostly posting on your social feeds, you can probably get away with an Air 2, 2S, or even a Mini 2. But if this isn’t your first drone, and you’re ready to step up to a new level of image quality, want the best of the best in a relatively small package, and have enough computing power to edit these massive files — you really can’t go wrong with the Mavic 3.Read Full Review Here