The rumored DJI Mini 3 Professional could include some substantial upgrades over its non-Professional predecessor, together with impediment avoidance sensors and a bigger battery, as indicated by leaked pictures and a video of the brand new drone (through TechRadar).
Self-described DJI investigator Jasper Ellens posted the leaked pictures and video to Twitter. There are two giant sensors on the entrance of the system to assist keep away from obstacles, in addition to two downward-facing sensors to stop floor collisions. If true, this can be a welcome addition to the beginner-friendly drone collection — the DJI Mini 2 solely has floor detection sensors.
That is the brand new #DJI #Mini3Pro. It has a much bigger 2453 mAh battery. Improved 3-axis gimbal and digicam E24 F1.7. Large entrance and floor sensors and … new backwards sensors. Weight: 249g. Time to promote your Mini 2. I anticipate a announcement in a number of weeks. pic.twitter.com/CvW9YfmkRg
— Jasper Ellens – 27 Leaks (@JasperEllens) April 2, 2022
When it comes to its digicam, the leak reveals a lens with a most aperture of f/1.7, which ought to end in a brighter picture and improved low-light efficiency when in comparison with the f/2.8 lens on the DJI Mini 2. The digicam’s mounted to a redesigned three-axis gimbal that’s positioned off to at least one aspect, probably permitting customers to shoot vertical movies appropriate for posting on social platforms.
The DJI Mini 3 Professional could have a barely longer flight time, because the leak signifies an upgraded 2,453mAh battery. For comparability, the DJI Mini 2 has a 2,250 mAh battery and a flight time of 31 minutes, so we may even see a small enchancment with the Mini 3 Professional.
Regardless of the upgrades, the DJI Mini 3 Professional will nonetheless keep its sub-250 gram weight, letting customers fly it with out having to register it with the Federal Aviation Administration. It’s unclear whether or not the DJI Mini 3 Professional will drop its entry-level price ticket for one thing a bit costlier to associate with its new “Professional” label and options, or if DJI plans to launch a non-Professional mannequin as nicely.
Quite a lot of questions nonetheless stay concerning the rumored drone — like its body price or Ocusync 3.0 help — however we could not have to attend for much longer to search out out. Ellens predicts DJI could announce the drone within the subsequent few weeks.