DJI launch dwell: we count down to take-off for its rumored new Mavic drone



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If you are new to DJI drones, this is a fast primer on its present lineup. Despite some contemporary competitors from the likes of Autel, DJI remains to be by far the largest maker of shopper flying cameras – and its vary is now break up into 4 sub-brands.

DJI’s small, entry-level drones are the ‘Mini’ collection, headed by the DJI Mini 3 Pro. Just above from them is the mid-range ‘Air’ collection, which regardless of the title are barely greater and have cameras with bigger sensors (just like the 1-inch DJI Air 2S, which beforehand topped of our information to the most effective drones you should purchase ).

But above each of these is the ‘Mavic’ collection, which began again in 2016 with the DJI Mavic Pro. The DJI Mavic 3, which packs a big Four Thirds sensor into its folding physique, is the non secular successor to that unique mannequin. But with a US$2,199 / £1,879 / AU$3,099 price ticket, it is not precisely low-cost – therefore the rumors a few DJI Mavic 3 Classic launching right now.

Buzzing round parallel to these three essential species of DJI drone is a new FPV mannequin known as the DJI Avata. It’s a super-fun intro to FPV flying, however a bit extra area of interest than what we’re anticipating to see right now.


How are you able to tune into right now’s DJI launch? There’s now a placeholder on DJI’s official YouTube channel above, which is the place the announcement will happen right now at 9am EDT / 1pm GMT. If you are in Australia, that works out as 12am AEDT on November 3.

That means we’re now lower than 5 hours away from the official lift-off, which provides us loads of time to dig into these Mavic 3 Classic rumors and work out whether or not all of it provides up to a compelling potential Christmas current. As somebody who purchased a DJI Mini 3 Pro earlier this 12 months, I’ve some ideas on that.


Hello, I’m Mark (TechRadar’s Cameras editor) and I’ll be your co-pilot for right now’s large DJI launch. I’ve coated and examined DJI drones for years going all the best way again to the unique DJI Spark in 2017, so I’m wanting ahead to seeing precisely what lands right now.

The occasion’s ‘Explore Vivid’ does not give away an enormous quantity, however that Hasselblad digital camera within the teaser poster does level in the direction of a new drone, just like the rumored DJI Mavic 3 Classic. So in the event you’re available in the market for a new flying digital camera (or are simply enthusiastic about the place they’re gliding to subsequent), pull up a seat and be part of us as we count down to take-off.


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