DJI presented the new flagship drone Mavic 3 Pro. Its main feature is the camera unit, which now consists of three modules.
The main one is a 4/3″ CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20 MP and a variable aperture of f/2.8-f/11, equivalent to 24 mm. It is complemented by two telephoto lenses: a 1/1.3″ 48 MP module with an aperture of f/2.8 and a triple optical zoom, 70 mm equivalent and 1/2″ 12 MP sensor with f/3.4 aperture, 7x optical and 28x hybrid zoom, 166 mm equivalent.
Mavic 3 Pro is available in regular and Cine versions. The latter offers slightly more options for the user, including support for Apple ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422 and ProRes 422 LT formats, a 1TB storage drive, and a cable for data transmission at up to 10 Gbps.
The drone supports the new 10-bit D-Log M format, which records up to 1 billion colors. Video can be shot on the main camera in 5.1K/50fps, 4K/120fps, on telephoto lenses – in 4K60fps. A variety of signature modes and features are also available, such as Hyperlapse, FocusTrack, MasterShots, Panorama and more.
The weight of the Mavic 3 Pro is 958 grams (the Cine version is slightly heavier – 963 grams). Maximum speed – up to 21 m/s, flight height – up to 6 km, flight range – up to 28 km. The battery should last for 43 minutes of flight. Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing and APAS 5.0 systems are provided for flight safety. Video from the drone can be transmitted to the remote control at a distance of up to 15 km with a resolution of 1080p/60fps.
The cost of Mavic 3 Pro starts at $2199. The Fly More Combo kit with additional batteries and other accessories costs $2999. If you add the DJI RC Pro remote control to it, this option will cost $3,889. Well, for the top version Mavic 3 Pro Cine Premium Combo you will have to pay $4799.