DJI Mini 3 vs DJI Mini 3 Pro
DJI Mini 3 vs DJI Mini 3 Pro video transcript
– Wow, DJI has released another drone this year. Surprise, surprise. Recently, on December 9th, DJI released details on the DJI Mini 3. And if you’ve been following this channel, you know that I purchased the DJI Mini 3 Pro earlier this year. So now to see that the DJI Mini 3 is available for purchase, let’s talk about some of the differences between the Mini 3 Pro and the DJI Mini 3. If you’re new here, my name is Kim, and I’m the creator of allthingsdrone.com. So make sure you subscribe to this channel for more drone news and drone tips to help you fly more. So let’s get into right off the bat the price point. If you just want the drone plus the DJI remote control in one, this is this control, which you would then put in your smartphone to control your drone. The price point for that is 559 for the DJI Mini 3, and then for the DJI Mini 3 Pro, it’s 759. And as of now, if you don’t want a remote control at all with the Mini 3 Pro, is the time of this video it’s stating that it’s sold out. But if you don’t need the remote control for the DJI Mini 3, then it is 469. You’re still gonna get the same weight that you have with the Mini 3 Pro. There is a difference in the flight time. The DJI Mini 3 stated that, you know, in good conditions you can get 38 minutes in the intelligent flight battery, 34 minutes with the intelligent flight battery on the Mini 3 Pro. Now there is the other intelligent flight battery plus. The regular intelligent battery, it states it’s 249. With the intelligent flight battery plus, it puts it over the 249, which then means you have to technically register the drone. You’re using the battery plus. The battery plus on the Mini 3, you’re gonna get 51 minutes versus 47 minutes on a Mini 3 Pro. There are differences on the ISO range. So you have up to 6,400 on a Mini 3 Pro versus the DJI Mini 3 is up to 3,200. Still have the ability to shoot photos in JPEG or DNG, aka raw footage. Video bit rate is a little bit higher on the Mini 3 Pro, so you have 150 versus 100 on the Mini 3. The color mode is different, whereas on the Mini 3 you have normal color mode versus normal and D-Cinelike on the Mini 3 Pro. D-Cinelike is for those that want to have maybe the capabilities to do a little bit more color grading to the footage. So if that’s something you need, then, you know, you might want to look at the Mini 3 Pro. But if that’s not important to you and you just want to get that footage straight out of the drone, then normal color mode is the option for you. One big difference between the Mini 3 Pro and the Mini 3 is the Mini 3 has only downward sensing capabilities, whereas the Mini 3 Pro is forward, backward, and downward sensing capability. So you’re gonna get that notification that when you’re getting close to obstacles. But if you only have the Mini 3, you’re only gonna get that notification or you only get that sensing on going downward. You have horizontal and vertical shooting capability on both the Mini 3 Pro and the Mini 3, so that doesn’t change. Video resolution on the Mini 3 is capped at 30 frames per second versus on the Mini 3 Pro in 4K it can shoot up to 60 frames per second. And then there’s slow motion where you can go up to 120 frames per second on the DJI Mini 3 Pro. That’s not on the Mini 3. Some other things to note that are different between the Mini 3 Pro and the Mini 3 is that you’re not able to do master shots on the Mini 3 like you are on the Mini 3 Pro. You’re not able to do active track on the Mini 3, but you are on the Mini 3 Pro. Also are not able to do timelapse on the Mini 3 like you are on the Mini 3 Pro. Then another difference is that the Mini 3 has two antennas where the transmission, basically there’s two antennas versus four antennas on the Mini 3 Pro. So that helps with having a stronger transmission between the drone and the controller. So just note that that is a difference between the two drones. But for the price point, you can’t really beat that, and this is just going to even drop down the price of the Mini 2 and the Mini 1 and the Mini. Then there’s a Mini SE, which has limited capabilities. So you really have to understand what is it, what type of footage you’re going for, what are your needs, what are you trying to do with this drone before you plunk money down on a drone. That’s why I have a drone buying guide video as well as a free EF guide to how to buy a drone. Some of the differences that are between the Mini 3 Pro and the Mini 3, you just have to decide if this Mini 3 Pro features are worth the upgrade. You can check out my video where I talk about my Mini 3 Pro review and see some of my Mini 3 Pro footage. My name is Kim, and I’m the creator of allthingsdrone.com. So make sure you subscribe to this channel. Found this video helpful, you can share it out and like it. Thanks for watching.