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DJI Mini 4 Pro Vs Mini 3 Pro Deep Detailed Features Comparison

With the release of Mini 4 Pro, DJI has, no doubt, achieved a landmark by giving us the best drone of their line up. We all know that DJI has been having a roller coaster ride of success with every single release lately, despite the tough competition of various drone manufacturers in 2024, we are excited to see some of the greatest releases soon. But, hang on, in this post we are going to compare DJI mini 4 pro’s features against their very own– the DJI Mini 3 Pro.

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#1 The Ultimate Design Comparison

Both drones share a small and lightweight folding design, making them highly portable. The Mini 4 Pro doesn’t deviate significantly from the Mini 3 Pro in terms of design. If you’re upgrading from the Mini 3 Pro, you’ll find the design quite similar.

#2 Features and Performance Comparison Mini 4 Pro Vs 3 Pro

(a) Omnidirectional Obstacle Avoidance

  • Mini 4 pro comes with an advanced omnidirectional obstacle avoidance system, a significant upgrade from the Mini 3 Pro’s basic sensors while the mini 3 pro comes with pretty basic obstacle avoidance features

(b) Cameras of Mini 3 Pro Vs 4 Pro

  • Both models utilize an impressive 1/1.3inch sensor for excellent image quality.
  • The Mini 4 Pro has slight improvements in lowlight performance due to its larger sensor

(c) Flight Modes

  • Mini 4 pro offers features like Active Track, Slow Motion, Vertical Shooting, Waypoints, and Precision, on the other hand the mini 3 pro lso includes automated flight modes.

#2 Camera Comparison of Mini 4 VS Mini 3 Pro in Detail

Here is the detailed camera specifications for both the DJI Mini 4 Pro and the DJI Mini 3 Pro:

(i) Sensor Size

Both drones feature a 1/1.3inch CMOS sensor, which is larger than what you typically find in consumer drones. This larger sensor size contributes to better image quality, especially in challenging lighting conditions.

(ii) Resolution

  • Mini 4 Pro offers a maximum photo resolution of 20 megapixels (5472 x 3648 pixels) while the mini 3 pro provides a maximum photo resolution of 12 megapixels (4000 x 3000 pixels).

(iii) Video Output Quality

  • Mini 4 Pro can record video in 4K at up to 60 frames per second (fps).
  • Supports H.265 (HEVC) codec for efficient compression.
  • Mini 3 Pro records video in 2.7K at up to 30 fps
  • Uses the H.264 codec.

(iv) Bitrate and Compression

  • The Mini 4 Pro generally has a higher bitrate, resulting in better video quality.
  • Both drones use microSD cards for storage.

(v) Stabilization

  • Both models feature a 3axis gimbal for stable footage.
  • The Mini 4 Pro’s gimbal may offer slightly better performance.

(vi) Photography Modes

  • Both drones support various photography modes, including Single Shot, Burst, and AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing).

(vii) ISO Range

  • The Mini 4 Pro has a wider ISO range (1003200) compared to the Mini 3 Pro (1001600).

#3 Remote Controller

Here are the specifications of the remote controllers for both the DJI Mini 4 Pro and the DJI Mini 3 Pro:

(a) DJI Mini 4 Pro Remote Controller

  • Operating Frequency: 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz
  • WiFi Support: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax with 2×2 MIMO
  • Transmitter Power (EIRP): 2.4 GHz: ≤26 dBm (FCC), ≤20 dBm (CE/SRRC/MIC)/5.8 GHz: ≤26 dBm (FCC/SRRC), ≤14 dBm (CE)

(b) DJI Mini 3 Pro Remote Controller

  • Operating Frequency: 2.4 GHz and 5.7 GHz
  • Transmitter Power (EIRP): 2.400-2.4835 GHz: <23 dBm (FCC), <20 dBm (CE/SRRC/MIC)/5.725-5.850 GHz: <23 dBm (FCC/SRRC), <14 dBm (CE)

(c) Control Range

The maximum control range for the DJI Mini 4 Pro is approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), while the DJI Mini 3 Pro offers a slightly shorter range of around 8 kilometers (5 miles). Keep in mind that environmental factors and interference can affect actual performance.