DJI Mavic 3 Specifications

DJI Mavic 3 in Air


The DJI Mavic 3 stands as a testament to the drone industry’s phenomenal growth and innovation. This high-end consumer drone is a marvel of engineering and design, showcasing a perfect balance between advanced features and user-friendly functionality. One of the most striking features is its dual-camera setup, offering both a wide-angle and a telephoto lens, ensuring that aerial photographers and videographers have more creative options than ever before. With a robust flight time, the Mavic 3 ensures you remain in the air longer, capturing those critical shots.

Its obstacle avoidance system is a cut above the rest. By using a comprehensive set of sensors, the Mavic 3 can navigate complex environments with ease, making it safer for both beginners and professionals. The O3+ Transmission system guarantees a stronger, more stable connection between the drone and controller, even in environments filled with interference. Furthermore, its compact and foldable design ensures portability without compromising on the features. Overall, the DJI Mavic 3 is not just an incremental update; it is a giant leap forward, setting new benchmarks for what consumer drones can achieve.

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• MultiCopter

Takeoff WeightMavic 3: 895 g Mavic 3 Cine: 899 g
Dimensions (Folded/Unfolded)• Folded (without propellers) 221×96.3×90.3 mm (Length×Width×Height)
• Unfolded (without propellers) 347.5×283×107.7 mm (Length×Width×Height)
Diagonal Length380.1 mm
Max Ascent Speed• 1 m/s (C mode)
• 6 m/s (N mode)
• 8 m/s (S mode)
Max Descent Speed1 m/s (C mode) 6 m/s (N mode) 6 m/s (S mode)
Max Flight Speed (at sea level, no wind)5 m/s (C mode) 15 m/s (N mode) 21 m/s (S mode) No faster than 19 m/s in EU regions.
Max Service Ceiling Above Sea Level6000 m
Max Flight Time (no wind)46 minutes *
Max Hovering Time (no wind)40 minutes * * The flight time was measured in a controlled test environment.
Specific test conditions are as follows: No wind, at sea level, constant flight speed of 32.4 kph, APAS off, AirSense off,
camera parameters set to 1080p/24fps, video mode off, and flying from 100% battery to 0% battery.
Results may vary depending on environment, usage scenario, and firmware version.
Max Flight Distance30 km
Max Wind Speed Resistance12 m/s
Max Tilt Angle• 25° (C mode)
• 30° (N mode)
• 35° (S mode)
Max Angular Velocity200°/s
Operating Temperature-10° to 40° C (14° to 104° F)
GNSSGPS + Galileo + BeiDou
Hovering Accuracy Range• Vertical: ±0.1 m (with Vision Positioning); ±0.5 m (with GNSS Positioning)
• Horizontal: ±0.3 m (with Vision Positioning); ±0.5 m (with High-Precision Positioning System)
Internal StorageMavic 3: 8 GB (available space is approx. 7.9 GB) Mavic 3 Cine: 1TB (available space is approx. 934.8 GB)

• Camera (Hasselblad)

Sensor4/3 CMOS, Effective pixels: 20 MP
LensFOV: 84° Format Equivalent: 24 mm Aperture: f/2.8 to f/11 Focus: 1 m to ∞ (with autofocus)
ISO RangeVideo: 100-6400 Still Image: 100-6400
Shutter SpeedElectronic Shutter: 8-1/8000 s
Max Image SizeMain Unit: 5280×3956
Still Photography Modes• Single shot: 20MP Photos
• Automatic Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 20 MP, 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV
• Burst shooting: 20 MP, 3/5/7 Timed: 20 MP, 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60 s
Video ResolutionApple ProRes 422 HQ Apple ProRes 422 Apple ProRes 422 LT 5.1K: 5120×2700@24/25/30/48/50fps DCI 4K: 4096×2160@24/25/30/48/50/60/120*fps 4K: 3840×2160@24/25/30/48/50/60/120*fps H.264/H.265 5.1K: 5120×2700@24/25/30/48/50fps DCI 4K: 4096×2160@24/25/30/48/50/60/120*fps 4K: 3840×2160@24/25/30/48/50/60/120*fps FHD: 1920×1080@24/25/30/48/50/60/120*/200*fps * Framerates above are recording framerates. Videos will be played as slow-motion videos. Only the Cine version supports ProRes recording.
Max Video BitrateH.264/H.265 Bitrate: 200 Mbps Apple ProRes 422 HQ Bitrate: 3,772 Mbps Apple ProRes 422 Bitrate: 2,514 Mbps Apple ProRes 422 LT Bitrate: 1,750 Mbps Only the Cine version supports ProRes recording.
Supported File FormatsexFAT
Photo FormatJPEG/DNG (RAW)
Video Formats• Mavic 3: MP4/MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265)
• Mavic 3 Cine: MP4/MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265) MOV (Apple ProRes 422 HQ/422/422 LT) Only the Cine version supports ProRes recording.

• Camera (Telephoto)

Sensor1/2-inch CMOS
Shutter SpeedElectronic Shutter: 2-1/8000 s
LensFOV: 15° Format Equivalent: 162mm Aperture: f/4.4 Focus: 3 m to ∞
ISO RangeVideo: 100-6400 Still Image: 100-6400
Max Image Size4000×3000
Photo FormatJPEG/DNG (RAW)
Video FormatsMP4/MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265)
Still Photography Modes• Single shot: 12MP Photos
• Automatic Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 12 MP, 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV
• Burst shooting: 12 MP, 3/5/7 Timed: 12 MP, 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60 s
Video ResolutionH.264/H.265 4K: 3840×2160@25/30/50fps FHD: 1920×1080@25/30/50fps
Digital Zoom7-28x

• Gimbal

Stabilization3-axis motorized (tilt, roll, pan)
Mechanical Range• Tilt: -135° to 100°
• Roll: -45° to 45°
• Pan: -27° to 27°
Controllable RangeTilt: -90° to 35° Pan: -5° to 5°
Max Control Speed (tilt)100°/s
Angular Vibration Range±0.007°

• Battery & Charger

Capacity5000 mAh
Voltage15.4 V
Charging Voltage Limit17.6 V
Battery TypeLi-ion 4S
Energy77 Wh
Weight335.5 g
Charging Temperature5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)
Charger Input100-240 V AC, 47-63 Hz, 2.0 A
Charger – USB-C OutputUSB-C: 5.0 V⎓5.0 A/9.0 V⎓5.0 A/12.0 V⎓5.0 A/15.0 V⎓4.3 A/20.0 V⎓3.25 A/5.0~20.0 V⎓3.25 A
Charger – USB-A outputUSB-A: 5 V⎓2 A
Charger Power Rating65 W
Charging Hub – InputUSB-C: 5-20 V⎓5.0 A max
Charging Hub – OutputBattery: 12-17.6 V⎓5.0 A max
Charginging Hub Power Rating65 W
Charging Hub TypeCharges three batteries in sequence.
Charging Hub – Temperature Range5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)
Car Charger – InputCar Power Input: 12.7-16 V⎓6.5 A, rated voltage 14 V DC
Car Charger – OutputUSB-C: 5.0 V⎓5.0 A/9.0 V⎓5.0 A/12.0 V⎓5.0 A/15.0 V⎓4.3A/20.0 V⎓3.25 A/5.0~20.0 V⎓3.25 A USB-A: 5 V⎓2 A
Car Charger Power Rating65 W
Car Charger – Charging TimeApprox. 96 minutes
Charging Temperature Range of Car Charger5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)

• Radio Controller – DJI RC N1

Remote Controller Transmission SystemWhen used with different aircraft hardware configurations, DJI RC-N1 Remote Controllers will automatically select the corresponding firmware version for updating and support the following transmission technologies enabled by the hardware performance of the linked aircraft models: a. DJI Mini 2/ DJI Mavic Air 2: O2 b. DJI Air 2S: O3 c. DJI Mavic 3: O3+
Max Supported Mobile Device Size180×86×10 mm (Length×Width×Height)
Operating Temperature0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Transmitter Power (EIRP)2.400-2.4835 GHz: <26 dBm (FCC), <20 dBm (CE/SRRC/MIC) 5.725-5.850 GHz: <26 dBm (FCC), <23 dBm (SRRC), <14 dBm (CE)
Battery LifeWithout charging any mobile device: 6 hr; when charging mobile device: 4 hr
Supported USB Port TypesLightning, Micro USB, USB-C

• Radio Controller – DJI RC Pro

Video Transmission SystemO3+
Live View QualityRemote Controller: 1080p@30fps/1080p@60fps
Operation Frequency• 2.400-2.4835 GHz
• 5.725-5.850 GHz
Max Transmission Distance (unobstructed, free of interference and aligned with controller)2.400-2.4835 GHz; 5.725-5.850 GHz FCC: 15 km CE: 8 km SRRC: 8 km MIC: 8 km
Signal Transmission Ranges (FCC)Strong Interference (urban landscape, limited line of sight, many competing signals): Approx. 1.5-3 km Medium Interference (suburban landscape, open line of sight, some competing signals): Approx. 3-9 km Low Interference (open landscape abundant line of sight, few competing signals): Approx. 9-15 km Data is tested under different standards in open areas free of interference. It only refers to the maximum, one-way flight distance without considering Return to Home. Please pay attention to RTH prompts in the DJI Fly app during actual flight.
Max Download BitrateO3+: 5.5MB/s (with RC-N1 remote controller) 15MB/s (with DJI RC Pro remote controller) Wi-Fi 6: 80MB/s* * Measured in laboratory environments with little interference in countries/regions that support both 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz, and the footage is saved in the built-in SSD or internal storage. Download speed may vary depending on actual conditions.
Latency (depending on environmental conditions and mobile device)130 ms (with RC-N1 remote controller) 120 ms (with DJI RC Pro remote controller)
Antennas4 antennas, 2T4R
Transmitter Power (EIRP)• 2.4 GHz: ≤33 dBm (FCC); ≤20 dBm (CE/SRRC/MIC)
• 5.8 GHz: ≤33 dBm (FCC), ≤30 dBm(SRRC), ≤14 dBm(CE)

• Obstacle Avoidence & Sensors

Sensing SystemOmnidirectional binocular vision system, supplemented with an infrared sensor at the bottom of the aircraft
Forward• Measurement Range: 0.5-20 m
• Detection Range: 0.5-200 m
• Effective Sensing Speed: Flight Speed ≤ 15m/s
• FOV: Horizontal 90°, Vertical 103°
Backward• Measurement Range: 0.5-16 m
• Effective Sensing Speed: Flight Speed ≤ 12m/s
• FOV: Horizontal 90°, Vertical 103°
Lateral• Measurement Range: 0.5-25 m
• Effective Sensing Speed: Flight Speed ≤ 15m/s
• FOV: Horizontal 90°, Vertical 85°
Upward• Measurement Range: 0.2-10 m
• Effective Sensing Speed: Flight Speed ≤ 6m/s
• FOV: Front and Back 100°, Left and Right 90°
Downward• Measurement Range: 0.3-18 m
• Effective Sensing Speed: Flight Speed ≤ 6m/s
• FOV: Front and Back 130°, Left and Right 160°
Operating EnvironmentForward, Backward, Left, Right, and Upward: Surface with a clear pattern and adequate lighting (lux>15) Downward: Surface with a clear pattern and adequate lighting (lux >15). Diffuse reflective surface with diffuse reflectivity>20% (e.g. wall, tree, person)

• Supported SD Cards

Recommended microSD Cards• Lexar 1066x 64GB V30 A2 microSDXC
• Lexar 1066x 128GB V30 A2 microSDXC
• Lexar 1066x 256GB V30 A2 microSDXC
• Lexar 1066x 512GB V30 A2 microSDXC
• SanDisk High Endurance 64GB V30 microSDXC
• SanDisk High Endurance 128GB V30 microSDXC
• SanDisk High Endurance 256GB V30 microSDXC
• Kingston Canvas Go! Plus 64GB V30 A2 microSDXC
• Kingston Canvas Go! Plus 128GB V30 A2 microSDXC
• Kingston Canvas Go! Plus 256GB V30 A2 microSDXC
• Kingston Canvas Go! Plus 512GB V30 A2 microSDXC
SSD Specs• Mavic 3: 8 GB (available space is approx. 7.2 GB)
• Mavic 3 Cine: 1 TB (available space is approx. 934.8 GB)
Price(3,399$) with Fly More Combo. Amazon
Price in Pakistan(538,000 Rs.)

How to Set Up and Fly DJI Mavic 3 ?

  1. Unbox and Charge: Begin by taking the drone and its accessories out of the box. Charge the battery fully before the first flight.
  2. Install DJI Fly App: Download and install the DJI Fly app on your smartphone. This app will be your primary interface for controlling the Mavic 3.
  3. Connect the Controller: Extend the controller’s arms and mount your smartphone. Using the provided cable, connect your smartphone to the controller.
  4. Deploy the Drone: Unfold the Mavic 3’s arms until they lock into place. Remove the gimbal protector.
  5. Power On: Press and hold the power button on both the drone and the controller. Wait for them to connect.
  6. GPS and Calibrations: Ensure that the drone has a strong GPS signal. You might need to calibrate the drone’s compass or IMU if prompted by the app.
  7. Launch DJI Fly App: Open the app on your smartphone. Check for any firmware updates and install if necessary.
  8. Takeoff: When you’re ready, press the takeoff button on the app. The Mavic 3 will ascend and hover a few feet above the ground.
  9. Flying Controls: Use the left joystick to control altitude and rotation. The right joystick will move the drone forward, backward, left, and right. Always maintain line-of-sight with the drone.
  10. Landing: When you’re done, press the landing button in the app or guide the drone back manually and then lower it to the ground using the left joystick.

Key Features

  • Camera System: Dual-camera setup with a 4/3 CMOS sensor, allowing for 5.1K video and 20MP stills.
  • Flight Time: Impressive 46-minute maximum flight time, ensuring longer aerial sessions.
  • Transmission: O3+ Transmission System for reliable and extended range control.
  • Safety Features: Advanced obstacle sensing in six directions and APAS 4.0 for safer flight in complex environments.
  • Intelligent Modes: Features like ActiveTrack 4.0, Point of Interest 4.0, and QuickShots enhance user experience and creative possibilities.


  1. Stunning Image Quality: With its powerful dual-camera system, users can capture professional-grade photos and videos.
  2. Extended Flight Time: Among the longest flight times in its category.
  3. Safety First: Multi-directional obstacle sensors and intelligent flight modes make it one of the safest drones to fly.
  4. Portable Design: Despite its advanced features, it retains a compact, foldable design.


  1. Price: Premium features come with a premium price tag.
  2. Learning Curve: With so many features, beginners might need some time to utilize its full potential.
  3. Size: Slightly larger than its predecessor, which might matter to some users looking for ultra-portability.

Who should buy?

The DJI Mavic 3 is ideal for advanced drone enthusiasts, professional videographers, and photographers who demand top-notch image quality and performance. While beginners can use it, they might find it a bit overwhelming at first. However, with its enhanced safety features, even they can grow into it. If you’re in the market for a high-end, feature-packed drone and budget isn’t a constraint, the Mavic 3 is an excellent choice.


The DJI Mavic 3 isn’t just another drone in the market; it’s a testament to where drone technology is headed. Packed with an array of advanced features and boasting a design that emphasizes both function and form, it is undeniably a top-tier choice for drone aficionados. While the price might be a barrier for some, the sheer performance and capabilities of the Mavic 3 justify the investment for professionals and enthusiasts alike. If quality, performance, and cutting-edge features rank high on your list, the DJI Mavic 3 is the drone to consider.


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