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DJI Mini 3 Pro in practical test: professional drone in hobby format?

DJI Mini 3 Pro in practical test: professional drone in hobby format?
Written by insideindyhomes

With the new Mini 3 Pro, DJI not only does product maintenance, but also delivers some good improvements that could be interesting even for owners of the previous model. We already tested the DJI Mini 3 Pro.

With the Mini 3 Pro, DJI has introduced a new, lightweight drone with a high-resolution camera that, when folded, is barely larger than the palm of your hand. The new features of the Mini 3 Pro are quite impressive: the camera with a 1/1.3-inch sensor can now film in 4K at 60 frames per second (fps). The previous model only achieves 30 fps here. In addition, for the first time it is possible to rotate the camera by 90 degrees – which should be of particular interest to vloggers (Instagram, TikTok, etc.). In the first practical test, the camera made a very good impression in both photo and video mode. How good the pictures actually are in detail – and where they stand in comparison to the competition – remains to be seen. Because the DJI Mini 3 Pro is currently still in our test laboratory for a detailed image quality check.

Other highlights include front, rear, bottom, and focus track obstacle sensors and a pilot assistance system that automatically detects obstacles during flight and finds a safe path around them. The new controller is also interesting because it has an integrated touch display – so you no longer have to rely on your smartphone. If you want, you can also use the controller of the predecessor.

The flight behavior of the DJI Mini 3 Pro is very good, the obstacle detection is great – this safety feature is only deactivated in sport mode. Depending on the mode, the battery lasts for around 23 minutes.

Prices and Availability

The DJI Mini 3 Pro costs around 739 euros in the basic package, or 999 euros with a high-quality RC remote control. The DJI Mini 3 Pro can be ordered now. According to the manufacturer, delivery will take place from May 17th.

Good to know: The DJI Mini 3 Pro weighs 249 grams, staying under the magic 250 gram mark. Because heavy drones require a drone driver’s license. Nevertheless, insurance and registration are also required for light drones. You can find more information at the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt.

The best drones in the test

In the following table we show you the most exciting drones that have completely passed our test course. If you are looking for more information about the tested drones as well as general tips and information that you absolutely must consider when buying a drone, you should take a look at our extensive buying guide.

Below you will also find our list of the best drones.

Drone with camera in the test

test winner price tip Price tip DJI

model

DJI Mavic 3

Parrot Anafi

DJI Air 2S

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overall grade

1.0 (Very good)

2.4 (Good)

1.5 (very good)

Dual camera with wide angle and telephoto
Excellent photo and video quality
Very good flight behavior
Enduring battery
A little heavy
Very expensive
Crisp, sharp 4K videos
Very light and compact
Including transport box
No obstacle detection
Mixed photo quality
2 axis gimbal only
Photos with excellent sharpness
Videos with up to 5.4K resolution
Batteries and accessories cheaper
weaker battery
Wide-angle optics only
Aperture not variable

Image sensor (resolution/size)

20MP / 4/3 inch

21MP / 1/2.4 inch

20MP / 1 inch

Focal length (KB equivalent)

24mm / 162mm

23mm

22mm

Maximum video quality

5.1K/60fps

4K Cinema / 24 fps

5.4K / 30fps

Weight / battery life 4K

895 g / 33 min

320 g / 25 min

595 g / 25 min

Obstacle detection / return

Yes / Yes

no Yes

Yes / Yes

Most Popular Store

from €2,099

TO THE SHOP
(Amazon)

from €699

TO THE SHOP
(Amazon Marketplace)

from €949

TO THE SHOP
(Amazon)

Cheapest store

from €1,859

TO THE SHOP
(mind factory)

from €600

TO THE SHOP
(CHECK24 comparison portal Shopping GmbH)

from €929

TO THE SHOP
(mind factory)

Compare prices

price comparison

price comparison

price comparison

In the following list you can see the 15 best drones in the test – sorted by the overall rating. You can find all tested drones in our complete leaderboard.

Camera drones in the test

  • DJI Mavic 3

    DJI Mavic 3
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/Image Quality (1.0)

    • Battery (1.0)

    • Amenities (1.0)

    Price

    away 1,858.97

    price assessment

    Acceptable (3.2)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (mind factory)

    For price comparison

  • DJI Air 2S

    DJI Air 2S
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.2)

    • Battery (2.3)

    • Amenities (1.8)

    Price

    away 928.85

    price assessment

    Very cheap (1.3)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (mind factory)

    For price comparison

  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom

    DJI Mavic 2 Zoom
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.8)

    • Battery (2.1)

    • Amenities (1.4)

    Price

    away 997.00

    price assessment

    Acceptable (2.9)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (expert)

    For price comparison

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro

    DJI Mavic 2 Pro
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.5)

    • Battery (2.3)

    • Amenities (2.1)

    Price

    away 1,499.00

    price assessment

    Expensive (3.8)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (Apple)

    For price comparison

  • Parrot Anafi

    Parrot Anafi
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.9)

    • Battery (2.3)

    • Amenities (3.1)

    Price

    away 599.85

    price assessment

    Very cheap (1.0)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (CHECK24 comparison portal Shopping GmbH)

    For price comparison

  • Yuneec Mantis G

    Yuneec Mantis G
    Offer from BestCheck

    overall grade

    3.4

    Satisfactory

    • Video/image quality (4.3)

    • Battery (2.1)

    • Amenities (3.0)

    Price

    away 385.42

    price assessment

    Cheap (1.9)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (digital)

    For price comparison

  • Potensic Dreamer Pro

    Potensic Dreamer Pro
    Offer from BestCheck
    • Video/image quality (4.1)

    • Battery (2.8)

    • Amenities (4.4)

    Price

    away 299.99

    price assessment

    Expensive (4.0)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (Amazon Marketplace)

    For price comparison

#DJI #Mini #Pro #practical #test #professional #drone #hobby #format

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DJI Mini 3 Pro in practical test: professional drone in hobby format?

DJI Mini 3 Pro in practical test: professional drone in hobby format?
Written by insideindyhomes

With the new Mini 3 Pro, DJI not only does product maintenance, but also delivers some good improvements that could be interesting even for owners of the previous model. We already tested the DJI Mini 3 Pro.

With the Mini 3 Pro, DJI has introduced a new, lightweight drone with a high-resolution camera that, when folded, is barely larger than the palm of your hand. The new features of the Mini 3 Pro are quite impressive: the camera with a 1/1.3-inch sensor can now film in 4K at 60 frames per second (fps). The previous model only achieves 30 fps here. In addition, for the first time it is possible to rotate the camera by 90 degrees – which should be of particular interest to vloggers (Instagram, TikTok, etc.). In the first practical test, the camera made a very good impression in both photo and video mode. How good the pictures actually are in detail – and where they stand in comparison to the competition – remains to be seen. Because the DJI Mini 3 Pro is currently still in our test laboratory for a detailed image quality check.

Other highlights include front, rear, bottom, and focus track obstacle sensors and a pilot assistance system that automatically detects obstacles during flight and finds a safe path around them. The new controller is also interesting because it has an integrated touch display – so you no longer have to rely on your smartphone. If you want, you can also use the controller of the predecessor.

The flight behavior of the DJI Mini 3 Pro is very good, the obstacle detection is great – this safety feature is only deactivated in sport mode. Depending on the mode, the battery lasts for around 23 minutes.

Prices and Availability

The DJI Mini 3 Pro costs around 739 euros in the basic package, or 999 euros with a high-quality RC remote control. The DJI Mini 3 Pro can be ordered now. According to the manufacturer, delivery will take place from May 17th.

Good to know: The DJI Mini 3 Pro weighs 249 grams, staying under the magic 250 gram mark. Because heavy drones require a drone driver’s license. Nevertheless, insurance and registration are also required for light drones. You can find more information at the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt.

The best drones in the test

In the following table we show you the most exciting drones that have completely passed our test course. If you are looking for more information about the tested drones as well as general tips and information that you absolutely must consider when buying a drone, you should take a look at our extensive buying guide.

Below you will also find our list of the best drones.

Drone with camera in the test

test winner price tip Price tip DJI

model

DJI Mavic 3

Parrot Anafi

DJI Air 2S

https://www.bestcheck.de/img/1000000/1022000/1022130_4c104d505477d6b61670a7ee154cd797ea39685bb327dc3258e3e5a9c9a2cb53.jpg
https://www.bestcheck.de/img/800000/801000/801638_07d17998125d1dbb1e14cda78fbb98ac427fc7c8f5ec71c850295827c46d19b2.jpg
https://www.bestcheck.de/img/900000/989000/989589_2479309fa386df319e3b7d64b0acc6acd88264b6d3e6f58e968efb0932d6ba28.jpg

overall grade

1.0 (Very good)

2.4 (Good)

1.5 (very good)

Dual camera with wide angle and telephoto
Excellent photo and video quality
Very good flight behavior
Enduring battery
A little heavy
Very expensive
Crisp, sharp 4K videos
Very light and compact
Including transport box
No obstacle detection
Mixed photo quality
2 axis gimbal only
Photos with excellent sharpness
Videos with up to 5.4K resolution
Batteries and accessories cheaper
weaker battery
Wide-angle optics only
Aperture not variable

Image sensor (resolution/size)

20MP / 4/3 inch

21MP / 1/2.4 inch

20MP / 1 inch

Focal length (KB equivalent)

24mm / 162mm

23mm

22mm

Maximum video quality

5.1K/60fps

4K Cinema / 24 fps

5.4K / 30fps

Weight / battery life 4K

895 g / 33 min

320 g / 25 min

595 g / 25 min

Obstacle detection / return

Yes / Yes

no Yes

Yes / Yes

Most Popular Store

from €2,099

TO THE SHOP
(Amazon)

from €699

TO THE SHOP
(Amazon Marketplace)

from €949

TO THE SHOP
(Amazon)

Cheapest store

from €1,859

TO THE SHOP
(mind factory)

from €600

TO THE SHOP
(CHECK24 comparison portal Shopping GmbH)

from €929

TO THE SHOP
(mind factory)

Compare prices

price comparison

price comparison

price comparison

In the following list you can see the 15 best drones in the test – sorted by the overall rating. You can find all tested drones in our complete leaderboard.

Camera drones in the test

  • DJI Mavic 3

    DJI Mavic 3
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/Image Quality (1.0)

    • Battery (1.0)

    • Amenities (1.0)

    Price

    away 1,858.97

    price assessment

    Acceptable (3.2)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (mind factory)

    For price comparison

  • DJI Air 2S

    DJI Air 2S
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.2)

    • Battery (2.3)

    • Amenities (1.8)

    Price

    away 928.85

    price assessment

    Very cheap (1.3)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (mind factory)

    For price comparison

  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom

    DJI Mavic 2 Zoom
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.8)

    • Battery (2.1)

    • Amenities (1.4)

    Price

    away 997.00

    price assessment

    Acceptable (2.9)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (expert)

    For price comparison

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro

    DJI Mavic 2 Pro
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.5)

    • Battery (2.3)

    • Amenities (2.1)

    Price

    away 1,499.00

    price assessment

    Expensive (3.8)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (Apple)

    For price comparison

  • Parrot Anafi

    Parrot Anafi
    Offer from BestCheck

    Review

    • Video/image quality (1.9)

    • Battery (2.3)

    • Amenities (3.1)

    Price

    away 599.85

    price assessment

    Very cheap (1.0)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (CHECK24 comparison portal Shopping GmbH)

    For price comparison

  • Yuneec Mantis G

    Yuneec Mantis G
    Offer from BestCheck

    overall grade

    3.4

    Satisfactory

    • Video/image quality (4.3)

    • Battery (2.1)

    • Amenities (3.0)

    Price

    away 385.42

    price assessment

    Cheap (1.9)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (digital)

    For price comparison

  • Potensic Dreamer Pro

    Potensic Dreamer Pro
    Offer from BestCheck
    • Video/image quality (4.1)

    • Battery (2.8)

    • Amenities (4.4)

    Price

    away 299.99

    price assessment

    Expensive (4.0)

    For price comparison

    to the shop

    (Amazon Marketplace)

    For price comparison

#DJI #Mini #Pro #practical #test #professional #drone #hobby #format

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