DJI Mini 4K Perfect Entry-Level Drone Set to Launch on April 29

As DJI, the world's leading drone manufacturer, is gearing up to release its latest consumer drone, the DJI Mini 4K, on April 29, 2024, at 13:00 UTC, Igor Bogdanov from Quadro_News releases a trove of images and information. This affordable and feature-packed mini drone is expected to be the perfect entry-level option for drone enthusiasts and beginners alike.

Updated with comparison table on 4/26.

READ MORE: DJI UNVEILS MINI 4K DRONE AS AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE TO MINI 4 PRO

Upgraded Camera and Strong Performance

The DJI Mini 4K boasts an impressive array of features, including a 3-axis gimbal and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) for smooth and stable footage. With a 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor and the ability to shoot 4K video at 30 frames per second, the Mini 4K offers a significant upgrade from its predecessor, the SE, which could only capture 2.7K footage.

Dji Mini 4K Perfect Entry-Level Drone Set To Launch On April 29

Despite its compact size and weight of under 249 grams, the Mini 4K delivers strong performance. It offers an ultra-long video transmission range of 10 km, up to 93 minutes of optional max flight time with three batteries, and wind resistance of up to 38 kilometers per hour (level 5), thanks to its powerful brushless motors.

Dji Mini 4K Perfect Entry-Level Drone Set To Launch On April 29

Comparison with Other DJI Models

When compared to other DJI models, the Mini 4K stands out as an excellent value for money. While it may lack some advanced features found in higher-end models like the Pro, such as omnidirectional obstacle sensing and advanced Return-To-Home (RTH) functionality, the Mini 4K still offers an impressive set of capabilities at a more affordable price point.

FeatureDJI Mini 4KDJI Mini 2 SEDJI Mini 4 Pro
Customer Reviews3,7112,7732,038
Price$251.27$527.04$1,062.60
Weight<249 g<249 g<249 g<249 g
Max Flight Time31 mins31 minsOptional 38/51-min flight timeOptional 34/45-min flight time
Wide-Angle Camera Sensor1/2.3-inch CMOS1/2.3-inch CMOS1/1.3-inch CMOS1/1.3-inch CMOS
Video Resolution4K/30fps2.7K/30fps4K/30fps HDR4K/60fps HDR
True Vertical Shooting
Max Transmission DistanceDJI O2, 10km, 720p/30fpsDJI O2, 10km, 720p/30fpsDJI O2, 10 km, 720p/30fpsDJI O4, 20 km, 1080p/60fps
Obstacle SensingDownwardOmnidirectional
RTHSmart RTHSmart RTHSmart RTHAdvanced RTH
Take Off/Land with One Tap
Note: The dashes (—) indicate that the data was not provided or not applicable in the comparison chart. Also, “RTH” stands for Return-To-Home, a feature for drones to return to their takeoff point automatically.

Beginner-Friendly Features

The DJI Mini 4K is designed with beginners in mind, offering a range of features to help new drone pilots get started. These include beginner tutorials, QuickShots for boosting creativity, and in-app templates in LightCut, an editing software. The drone's foldable body and regulation-friendly weight also make it easy to transport and fly in various locations.

Here in the , the DJI Mini 4K will not have to be registered with the FAA as long as you fly it recreationally. As soon as you use the budget-friendly DJI mini drone for commercial purposes, you will need to register it.

What's in the Box

The DJI Mini 4K comes with everything you need to get started, including the drone itself, a remote controller (DJI RC-N1C), two intelligent flight batteries, cables, a screwdriver, and spare propellers. The only additional item you may need to purchase separately is a battery charger.

Dji Mini 4K Perfect Entry-Level Drone Set To Launch On April 29

Mark your Calendars!

With its impressive camera capabilities, strong performance, and beginner-friendly features, the DJI Mini 4K is set to become the go-to entry-level drone for aspiring aerial photographers and videographers. As Igor Bogdanov's leaked photos reveal, this affordable and feature-packed drone is poised to make a big impact when it launches on April 29, 2024.

Dji Mini 4K Perfect Entry-Level Drone Set To Launch On April 29

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

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