Product Comparison: DJI Mavic Pro vs DJI Phantom 4 PRO


General Specifications
Brand
DJI
DJI
Model
Mavic Pro
Phantom 4 PRO
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The DJI Mavic Pro is a small yet powerful drone that turns the sky into your creative canvas easily and without worry, helping you make every moment an aerial moment. Its compact size hides a high degree of complexity that makes it one of DJI’s most sophisticated flying cameras ever. 24 high-performance computing cores, an all-new transmission system with a 4.3mi (7km) *range, 5 vision sensors, and a 4K camera stabilized by a 3-axis mechanical gimbal, are at your command with just a push of your thumb or a tap of your finger.
An uprated camera is equipped with a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps video and Burst Mode stills at 14 fps. The adoption of titanium alloy and magnesium alloy construction increases the rigidity of the airframe and reduces weight, making the Phantom 4 Pro similar in weight to the Phantom 4. The FlightAutonomy system adds dual rear vision sensors and infrared sensing systems for a total of 5-direction of obstacle sensing and 4-direction of obstacle avoidance.
Key Specs
Indoor Or Outdoor Use
Outdoor
Outdoor
Integrated Camera
Yes
Yes
Integrated GPS
Yes
Yes
Maximum Flight Time
27 min.
30 min.
Wireless Range
262 ft.
22966 ft.
App-Controlled
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter with Remote Controller
  • He tried the sport mode and flew it at 62 MPH!!!!!!! by GPS. All of the features work so very well-object tracking, Terrain follow, return to home, object avoidance-EVERY feature works so very perfectly!
  • The stability and safety offered by the combination of GPS and optical sensors is extremely impressive. Range is dumbfounding. 20+ minute flight time with a live high quality video feed to my docked cell phone is incredible.
  • 27 min battery life is standard and decent. Always worth buying a backup so you can extend your flight times for more fun
  • I also recommend the Fly More combo as battery life is 15-20 min of flight time. It just feels very short and spare batteries are very welcome. Spare rotors are also a welcome addition.
  • This aircraft is well-made, but the software that controls it will let you down about 1 time in 7 flights, by my estimate.
DJI Phantom 4 PRO Professional Drone
  • Amazing image quality for stills and video. Great low light performance. Easy to operate and difficult to crash. Very steady hover.
  • This is an awesome machine. Easy to set up, and configure; and a breeze to fly. It is everything it has been promoted to be.
  • This is a great drone to capture incredible images & explore!!
  • The range is awesome and that's what I've always wanted out of my drones. Good product and would buy again!
  • Some of the software has prompts in Chinese and could be more user friendly. The transmission system is not as robust as with the Mavic. Typically getting some signal drop out at 0.6 to 1 mile.
  • 28 mins flight time, though it's the best available selection in the market, I had to buy two more batteries
Size & Weight
Height
3.26 in.
8.7 in.
Width
7.8 in.
12.8 in.
Depth
3.26 in.
12.8 in.
Weight
1.62 lbs.
3 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter with Remote Controller
  • I love the size and portability but gave it a medium rating because I can not truly evaluate it.
  • This pocket size wonder does everything the big drones do, but it also fits in a small shoebox.
  • What are you waiting for? This is an awesome portable drone. Fit everything you need to fly in a bag the size of your lunch box!.
  • The reason I purchased this was in the size and run times.
  • It folds up to the size of a water bottle. You can put in your backpack and take it out at a moment notice without anyone spotting that you have a drone in the first place.
DJI Phantom 4 PRO Professional Drone
  • The build quality seems to be the best of any Phantom to date!
  • Very sleek design and the video showing it in use sold it!
  • This is such a wonderfully designed device for low altitude aerial photography and video.
  • I'm not one to just make lists, good and bad, this device isn't easy to fly, it isn't simple to setup, it isn't small, or light weight.
  • Build quality is amazing. The weight is substantial, it is a solid machine.
Flight
Autonomous Flight Modes
P-mode (positioning), S-mode (sport), Return to Home
P-mode (positioning), S-mode (sport), Return to Home
Maximum Speed
40 mph
45 mph
Number of Rotors
4
4
Directional Controls
Up, Down, Left, Right, Forward, Backward, Rotate left, Rotate right
Up, Down, Left, Right, Forward, Backward, Leftward flight, Rightward flight
What customers say about "Flight"
DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter with Remote Controller
  • Front-facing obstacle avoidance sensors, so it doesn't smash into something going forwards (it can going backwards).
  • The flights were solid and the camera steady.
  • The intelligent flight modes make it a breeze to fly even for the uncoordinated such as myself.
  • The flight options are excellent, from the intelligent modes to the sport mode and even just the standard flight mode is a great tool for photographers and videographers.
  • Awesome drone! It was loud and easy to fly. It did take a bit of learning to control the camera while flying though. I also wish that the shoulder bag didn’t feel like it was crushing the drone or about to break off the controller sticks.
DJI Phantom 4 PRO Professional Drone
  • Easy to fly: the stabilization in P mode is amazing. The drone doesn't drift and has rock solid shots when hovering.
  • Intelligent flight modes -point of interest is great as you can control camera and distance while it orbits your shot.
  • The new P4 was unstable and the gimble was erratic in operation in perfect flight conditions. Flew for 1 hour 22 minutes... Went through 6 batteries and flight stability continued to degrade as did the gimble.
  • It has registered comming back home speeds up to 86 km / h. Nice camera and a very complete APP which is really easy to use.
  • Second time in flight, lost signal and had to go looking for it.
Features
Camera and Memory
12.35MP camera, Support memory card
20MP camera, 4K video, Support memory card
Landing Gear/Legs Included
Yes
Yes
Additional Accessories Included
Battery Charger, Remote controller, Battery, 16GB microSD, Propeller pairs x3
Remote controller, Battery, Battery Charger, Power Cable, Propeller Pairs ×4, Gimbal Clamp, 16GB microSD, Micro USB Cable, Carrying Case
Intended Use
Professional video shooting & Entertainment
Professional video shooting & Entertainment
Recommended Minimum Age
18
18
Extras
Foldable & Portable, Foldable Remote Controller, FlightAutonomy, 4K Stabilized Camera, Flight Performance, OcuSync Transmission System, DJI Goggles
More powerful video processing, 5-Direction of Obstacle Sensing, 4.3mi (7km) long-range control, Dual Coding
What customers say about "Features"
DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter with Remote Controller
  • Tracking feature is really cool. Previously had to purchase Litchi for this kind of thing, but it's all embedded into it now.
  • Gimbal works great. You can also cheat and use it as a steadycam for normal ground / holding it shooting.
  • This drone is NOT a toy. It is a very professional machine designed to offer even the new flyer HUGE and very usable features that are very easy to master.
  • As mentioned there are exceptions and flying over water is one of them and should only be done with great care. Many of the safety features will not help, especially when launched above water.
  • This is such a fun drone to fly around / record videos with but when I was testing out new features it crashed into a small sign and fell 10ft down.
DJI Phantom 4 PRO Professional Drone
  • Smooth Cinematic Shots: I shoot in 1080P60FPS and get smooth shots not only high up, but close to the ground. You aren't limited to a camera slider, or crane, and have all the control in your hands to frame the perfect shot.
  • DJI Go App records video to your device that you can edit and share in app. Great stuff. User friendly. Intuitive
  • The photo and video quality is superb and unmatched at this price. It has so many smart features. There is a beginner mode that helped me learn very quickly. Highly recommend!
  • Unbelievable functions set, obstacle avoidance, visual & sonar positioning, GPS tracking and navigation, auto go back home, etc all features executed exactly as the manual indicates
  • Although there are a lot of options and customizable features you dont need to do much to just jump right in.
Power
Battery Type
LiPo 3S
LiPo 4S
Charging Interface(s)
USB
USB
Battery Capacity
3830 mAh
5870 mAh
Battery Voltage
11.4 V
15.2 V
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
MSRP
999.00 $
1499.00 $
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