DJI Releases the Mini 2: The Latest Beginner Drone

DJI Releases the Mini 2: The Latest Beginner Drone

November 04, 2020


DJI Releases Mavic Mini 2: The Latest Beginner Drone


DJI has released the brand new DJI Mini 2, a 4k micro drone and the latest version of the Mavic Mini. The DJI Mini 2 is DJI’s best beginner drone, a perfect blend of easy-to-use controls and powerful intelligent features that make this perfect for beginners and experts alike. The Mavic Mini 2 is incredibly affordable, giving you the ability to shoot fun and high-quality videos at a fraction of the cost of the more advanced drones.



The Mavic Mini was a revolutionary new DJI drone when it was first released, giving you a flight time of up to 31 minutes and 4km HD video transmission. The Mini 2 is just as revolutionary, expanding upon the Mavic Mini with a longer flight time, a wider video transmission range, and smart features that ensure the safety and smoothness of every flight. If you loved the original Mavic Mini, you’ll be sure to find the Mini 2 a worthy upgrade.

Like the original Mavic Mini, the DJI Mini 2 is set apart from other DJI drones thanks to its compact, lightweight nature. The Mini 2 weighs only 249 grams, which means it falls under the 250g weight limit set by Transport Canada and doesn’t require a license or a registration to fly. If you’re looking for a simple and affordable drone to capture life’s little moments, the DJI Mini 2 is the perfect fit.


SIMPLIFIED


One of the biggest standout features of the DJI Mini 2 is the way it simplifies the flight experience, making it easier to operate for experienced and novice users alike. The DJI Mini 2 carefully optimizes user experience through intelligent features such as Smart Return to Home, which you can trigger when you tap the RTH button on your remote or in the app. This instantly starts the drone’s flight back to its home point, and can easily be stopped anytime with the Flight Pause Button or the Stop icon in the app.

The Mavic Mini 2 also boasts intelligent features such as automatic takeoff and precise hovering, making operation more streamlined and safer than ever. With automatic takeoff, the Mini 2 does all the work of lifting the aircraft off the ground and beginning the flight. This takes the pressure off of beginners who aren’t used to handling a drone. Precision hovering also makes it easy to keep the aircraft at a stable level, allowing you to capture smooth footage without it being shaky.



Biggest Upgrades


UPGRADED 4K CAMERA

The DJI Mavic Mini 2 features several powerful upgrades from the previous Mavic Mini, giving you a 4K micro drone that can fly farther, faster, and shoot higher quality video than ever before. The most noticeable upgrade is the camera, which has 4K 30 frames per second video capability as well as 4x digital zoom (when shooting in 1080p). This allows you to capture breathtaking footage with ease as you navigate the Mini 2.

The camera also shoots 12-megapixel photos in jpeg as well as DNG raw format, not only giving you the ability to capture professional-looking photographs, but also ensuring the easy transfer and storage of data.


UPGRADED VIDEO TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

The Mini 2 features an upgraded OcuSync 2.0 transmission system providing an impressive 10 km range. While the 4 km range of the Mavic Mini was impressive for a drone of that size, the new 10 km range is an even more outstanding development that puts this drone on the map with some of the bigger and more advanced drones on the market.

OCUSYNC 2.0

The new OcuSync 2.0 transmission system is a welcome upgrade to the DJI Mavic Mini 2, boosting the 4k micro drone’s transmission distance up to 10 km. Many beginner drones are hindered by short transmission distances that limit the area you can cover while filming. The 2.4/5.8 GHz Dual Frequency ensures a reliable signal and smooth flight experience, and the OcuSync 2.0 further improves range performance by featuring 2.4/5.8 GHz auto-switching to cut through interference. Thanks to DJI’s optimized algorithms and protocols that cut interference and signal fading more than ever, OcuSync 2.0 gives you more freedom in your flight.

UPGRADED WIND RESISTANCE

The DJI Mini 2 was also built to last, featuring an upgraded wind resistance of up to 37.8 km/h. Wind resistance is important in flying any aircraft, but it’s especially important when flying a drone as lightweight and compact as the Mini 2. This upgrade protects the Mavic Mini 2 from inclement weather to ensure the safety of the drone and the quality of your footage.


NEW REMOTE CONTROLLER

The DJI Mavic Mini 2 comes with a brand new remote controller that’s similar to the Mavic Air 2 remote. DJI Mini 2’s new remote controller boasts an impressively long battery life that ensures the safety of the aircraft and allows you to take your time to capture the perfect shot. The new remote also features an ergonomic design for a more comfortable grip, giving you a more comfortable flying experience as you navigate the Mini 2. The remote even comes with a new clamp that makes attaching smartphones faster and easier, while its integrated antennas greatly improve user experience.


USB-C for DATA TRANSFER AND CHARGING

Data transfer is made even easier with the USB-C port that can be used both to transfer data to your computer and to charge the drone. The DJI Mini 2 easily connects to either a power source or your computer to quickly charge the drone and get you powered up for a long flight. By connecting it directly to your computer, you can easily upload images and videos to edit and share.

HIGHER MAXIMUM FLIGHT SPEED

The Mini 2 also has a higher maximum flight speed of up to 57.6 km/h, allowing you to quickly get into place to capture your shot without wasting precious minutes of flight time. The combination of high flight speeds and a long flight time means that you can spend more time exploring and searching for the perfect footage without worrying about the battery dying.

QUICK TRANSFER

While the remote control makes flying the Mavic Mini 2 a more comfortable and easier flying experience, the Mini 2 gives you the ability to download footage directly onto your phone from the aircraft without needing to connect to the remote controller at all. With the use of QuickTransfer, you can use Split Video and download footage from the Mini 2 at 20 MB/s directly onto your phone, allowing you to download one QuickShot video in as little as 2 seconds.

TRIMMED DOWNLOAD

Filming with a drone can be a frustrating experience when you have to comb through 31 minutes of footage to find the shot you’re looking for. Trimmed Download is an awesome new feature that lets you easily cut out a segment of your footage to edit and download. Not only does this eliminate the annoying need to hunt down your favorite shot, but it also gets rid of concerns regarding insufficient storage. With Trimmed Download, you’ll get only the footage you need and nothing else.



DJI FLY APP


Flying DJI drones or other aircraft can seem intimidating for beginners who have never flown a drone before. The DJI Mavic Mini 2 gives first-time fliers the ability to operate the drone as easily as the most experienced fliers thanks to the DJI Fly app. The DJI Fly app has easy-to-use and intuitive controls as well as built-in tutorials that teach you how to fly the drone. This app not only ensures a safe and simple flight, but its editor makes capturing, editing, and sharing images a breeze.


QuickShots


The DJI Mavic Mini 2 goes one step further in making it easy for newbies to capture high-quality videos thanks to its QuickShots feature. With just a few taps, the DJI Mini 2 automatically records and shoots professional-level videos to share directly on social media. These QuickShot modes cause the Mavic Mini 2 to fly with an interesting and dynamic preset motion while recording a video, giving you a unique effect that would be next to impossible to achieve manually. Whether you’re a beginner or a more experienced flier, the DJI Fly app has soundtracks and filters that help you produce results so impressive your friends will be astounded.



BOOMERANG

The Boomerang mode is named after the movement of a boomerang, as it involves the Mini 2 starting out close to you before flying backward and then returning to you. This QuickShot mode can easily elevate any average selfie into a mind-bending and attention-grabbing video.


DRONIE

The Dronie is one of the simplest QuickShot modes, but it’s also one of the best effects for upping your selfie game. With the Dronie mode, the Mavic Mini 2 will hover horizontally near you before flying back and up. This has the cool effect of showing you up close before pulling back to reveal the landscape behind you.

HELIX

The Helix is another dynamic QuickShot mode that’s a little more complex. With the Helix mode, the DJI Mini 2 will start out close to you before flying backward while rising up and circling you. This effect can give you a stunning shot that even the most experienced fliers would have a hard time achieving manually.


ROCKET

The Rocket mode is so named because it gives your video the effect of looking like it’s filming beneath a rocket as it takes off into the sky. This QuickShot mode operates by having the drone fly straight up with the camera facing straight down. The bird’s eye view of the Rocket mode can make for some pretty cool videos whether you’re standing on a mountaintop or in the middle of the suburbs.

CIRCLE

The Circle is another QuickShot mode that gives you a pretty unique effect. The Circle mode works by keeping the subject in the middle of the frame while slowly circling the camera around. This gives the video the effect of making it seem like the world is spinning while the subject stays still.


PANORAMA


The DJI Mavic Mini 2 comes with three panorama modes that can help you create unique photos that stretch the capabilities of most cameras. With the wide-angle mode, you can stitch together multiple photos to create one long wide-angle image. The 180-degree mode goes one step further by stitching together 21 photos to help you create breathtaking and expansive landscape shots.

Lastly, the sphere panorama mode will take multiple spherical images and stitch them together to create one giant spherical photo. This has the dynamic effect of making the shots look like one large globe, giving you professional-level and artistic images. Whether you’re taking landscape shots or creating a spherical masterpiece, just select whichever panorama mode suits your needs and the Mini 2 will do the rest.



DJI Mavic Mini 2: Smaller, Lighter, Better


DJI drones run the gamut from advanced RTK modules with multispectral imaging systems to 4K micro drones. The DJI Mavic Mini 2 provides beginners with an affordable, easy-to-use drone that can do anything from shoot a 180-degree panorama of a landscape to film a dynamic selfie for social media. With the help of intelligent features and the editing tools of the DJI Fly app, you’ll be making professional-level videos in no time.

Like the Mavic Mini, The DJI Mini 2 features a fold-down design that fits in the palm of your hand, making it perfect for traveling. If you’re headed on vacation in the Caribbean or hiking the frosty mountains, you can easily pop the Mini 2 in a bag and bring it along for the ride. And despite its tiny size, this 4k micro drone can easily handle windy conditions. With a powerful 4K camera and an upgraded OcuSync 2.0 transmission system, The DJI Mini 2 truly is smaller, lighter, and better.