Launched as a significant upgrade to its predecessor, the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum redefined the standards of consumer drone technology. With its enhanced endurance and quieter operation, this drone stepped up the game in drone portability, performance, and overall user experience. Retaining the hallmark foldable design, the Mavic Pro Platinum is a perfect companion for travelers, adventurers, and photography enthusiasts. This marvel of engineering boasts a remarkable 30-minute flight time, thanks to improved motor efficiency and propellers. Furthermore, its noise reduction technology makes flights 60% quieter compared to the original Mavic Pro, providing a more enjoyable flying experience. Equipped with a high-resolution 4K camera and versatile intelligent flight modes, the Mavic Pro Platinum ensures every aerial shot is breathtaking. It combines DJI’s trusted technology with significant enhancements, offering users more air time, less noise, and stunning visuals.
|Folded||H83mm x W83mm x L198mm|
|Diagonal Size (Propellers Excluded)||335 mm|
|Weight (Battery & Propellers Included)||• 1.62 lbs (734 g) (exclude gimbal cover)
• 1.64 lbs (743 g) (include gimbal cover)
|Max Ascent Speed||16.4 ft/s (5 m/s) in Sport mode|
|Max Descent Speed||9.8 ft/s (3 m/s)|
|Max Speed||40 mph (65 kph) in Sport mode without wind|
|Maximum Takeoff Altitude||16404 feet (5000 m)|
|Max Flight Time||30 minutes (no wind at a consistent 15.5 mph (25 kph))|
|Max Hovering Time||27 minutes (no wind)|
|ESC(Electronic Speed Controller)||FOC|
|Max Total Travel Distance (One Full Battery, No Wind)||9.3 mi (15 km, no wind)|
|Operating Temperature Range||32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)|
|Satellite Positioning Systems||GPS / GLONASS|
|Hover Accuracy Range||• Vertical:
+/- 0.1 m (when Vision Positioning is active) or +/-0.5 m
+/- 0.3 m (when Vision Positioning is active) or +/-1.5 m
|Operating Frequency||• FCC: 2.4-2.4835GHz; 5.150-5.250 GHz; 5.725-5.850 GHz
• CE: 2.4-2.4835GHz; 5.725-5.850 GHz
• SRRC：2.4-2.4835 GHz;5.725-5.850 GHz
|Transmitter Power (EIRP)||• 2.4GHz
FCC:<=26 dBm; CE: <=20 dBm; SRRC:<=20 dBm; MIC:<=18 dBm
• 5.2 GHz
• 5.8 GHz
FCC:<=23 dBm; CE <=13 dBm; SRRC: <=23 dBm; MIC: -
• Camera & Gimbal
|Sensor||1/2.3” (CMOS), Effective pixels:12.35 M (Total pixels:12.71M)|
|Lens||FOV 78.8° 26 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.2
Distortion < 1.5% Focus from 0.5 m to ∞
|ISO Range||• Video: 100-3200
• Photo: 100-1600
|Electronic Shutter Speed||8s -1/8000 s|
|Still Photography Modes||• Single shot
• Burst shooting: 3/5/7 frames
• Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV Bias Interval
|Video Recording Modes||• C4K: 4096×2160 24p
• 4K: 3840×2160 24/25/30p
• 2.7K: 2720×1530 24/25/30p
• FHD: 1920×1080 24/25/30/48/50/60/96p
• HD: 1280×720 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p
|Max Video Bitrate||60 Mbps|
|Supported File Systems||FAT32 ( ≤ 32 GB ); exFAT ( > 32 GB )|
|Video||MP4, MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)|
|Supported SD Cards||Micro SD™
Max capacity: 128 GB. Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required
|Operating Temperature Range||32° to 104° F ( 0° to 40° C )|
|Gimbal Controllable Range||• Pitch: -90° to +30°
• Roll: 0° or 90° (Horizontally and vertically)
|Gimbal Stabilization||3-axis (pitch, roll, yaw)|
• Battery & Charger
|Battery Type||LiPo 3S|
|Net Weight||Approx.0.5 lbs(240 g)|
|Charging Temperature Range||41° to 104° F ( 5° to 40° C )|
|Rated Power||50 W|
• Radio Controller
|Operating Frequency||2.4 GHz to 2.483 GHz|
|Max Transmission Distance||• FCC Compliant: 4.3 mi (7 km);
• CE Compliant: 2.5 mi (4 km)
• SRRC Compliant: 2.5mi (4 km)
• MIC Compliant: 2.5 mi (4 km) (Unobstructed, free of interference)
|Operating Temperature Range||32° to 104° F ( 0° to 40° C )|
|Transmitter Power (EIRP)||• FCC：<=26 dBm
• CE：<=20 dBm
• SRRC: <=20 dBm
• MIC: <=18 dBm
|Operating Current/Voltage||950mA @ 3.7V|
|Supported Mobile Device Size||Thickness Supported:6.5-8.5mm
Max length: 160mm
Supported USB port types: Lightning, Micro USB(Type-B),USB(Type-C)™
|Vision System||• Forward Vision System
• Downward Vision System
|Obstacle Sensory Range||Precision measurement range: 2 ft (0.7 m) to 49 ft (15 m)
Detectable range: 49 ft (15 m) to 98 ft (30 m)
|Operating Environment||Surface with clear pattern and adequate lighting (lux > 15)|
|Velocity Range||≤22.4 mph (36 kph) at 6.6 ft (2 m) above ground|
|Altitude Range||1 – 43 feet (0.3 – 13 m)|
|Operating Range||1 – 43 feet (0.3 – 13 m)|
• Phone Application Details
|Mobile App||DJI GO 4|
|Live View Quality||• 720p@30fps, 1080p@30fps（Remote Controller）
• 720p@60fps, 1080p@30fps（DJI Goggles）
|Latency||160-170ms (depending on conditions and mobile device)|
|Price in Pakistan||Discontinued|
How to Set Up and Fly DJI Mavic Platinum ?
- Unboxing and Charging: Start by unboxing the Mavic Pro Platinum. Charge the drone and controller with the included charger.
- Install DJI GO 4 App: Download the DJI GO 4 app on your smartphone for flight controls, real-time data, and camera settings.
- Connect Your Smartphone: Link your smartphone to the remote control using the supplied cables, and securely mount it in the phone holder.
- Power On: Briefly press and then hold the power button to turn on the drone and the controller.
- Calibration: Follow the in-app instructions to calibrate the compass before the first flight.
- Take Off: Press the take-off button in the DJI GO 4 app, and the Mavic Pro Platinum will lift and hover at about 1.2 meters.
- Flight Controls: Use the left joystick to ascend/descend and rotate left/right. The right joystick lets you move forward/backward and fly left/right.
- Landing: You can use the landing button in the app or manually land the drone using the left joystick.
- Enhanced Endurance: With an extended flight time of 30 minutes, this drone ensures you capture more of those mesmerizing moments from the skies.
- Noise Reduction: Integrated with advanced noise reduction technology, the Mavic Pro Platinum operates 60% quieter compared to its predecessor, ensuring less disturbance during flights.
- Improved Propellers: Designed for efficiency and reduced noise, the newly designed propellers also contribute to the drone’s extended flight time.
- OcuSync Transmission System: Experience a more extended transmission range with 1080p/720p video streaming, ensuring a clear and live view even at distances.
- Advanced Vision Systems: Equipped with forward and downward vision sensors, the drone can hover precisely indoors or in locations without GPS.
- Intelligent Flight Modes: From “Terrain Follow”, which allows it to fly at a fixed height above the ground, to “Gesture Mode” for hands-free drone selfies, the Mavic Pro Platinum offers versatile flight experiences.
- Precision Landing: Leveraging its vision sensors, this drone can record its takeoff point and land precisely at the same spot.
- Obstacle Avoidance: Ensure safer flights with its advanced sensors that can detect and avoid obstacles in its path.
- High-Resolution Camera: Capture breathtaking moments in 4K video and 12MP photos. The camera also supports Adobe DNG RAW for professional post-production workflows.
- Extended Flight Time: Offering up to 30 minutes of flight, the Mavic Pro Platinum ensures longer aerial adventures.
- Quieter Operations: Advanced noise-reduction technology, coupled with redesigned propellers, leads to a 60% reduction in propeller noise.
- OcuSync Transmission: Enhanced transmission allows for 1080p/720p live video streaming even from far-off distances.
- Advanced Safety Features: With both forward and downward vision sensors, the drone boasts precise hovering and better obstacle avoidance.
- Compact and Portable: Its unique foldable design makes it an ideal companion for travels.
- High-Quality Imaging: A 4K video and 12MP camera, complemented by Adobe DNG RAW support, cater to all your photography needs.
- Intelligent Flight Modes: A suite of smart flight modes makes capturing cinematic shots a breeze.
- Price Point: For hobbyists and casual users, the cost might seem on the higher side.
- Limited Side and Rear Obstacle Detection: While front and downward sensors are present, the drone lacks comprehensive 360-degree obstacle detection.
- Battery Life Variance: Real-world flying conditions might result in flight times slightly less than the advertised 30 minutes.
- Dependency on DJI GO 4 App: Advanced features and settings necessitate a mobile device connection, which some users may find cumbersome.
Who should buy?
Navigating the drone market can be a daunting task. The DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, with its array of advanced features, emerges as a front-runner. But who stands to benefit the most from its capabilities?
- Aerial Photographers: Professionals seeking crystalline 4K videos and 12MP photographs will find the Mavic Pro Platinum’s camera quality unmatched, especially with its support for Adobe DNG RAW.
- Travel Bloggers & Vloggers: With its compact and foldable design, it’s the go-to drone for those who document their journeys and need top-tier visuals without the burden of carrying heavy equipment.
- Outdoor Adventurers: Whether you’re hiking in the mountains or surfing on a beach, the drone’s extended battery life and quieter operation ensure uninterrupted adventures.
- Cinematographers: Intelligent flight modes, from Point of Interest to Waypoint navigation, make capturing cinematic sequences smoother than ever.
- Tech Aficionados: Those who yearn for the latest in drone technology, including reduced noise and enhanced transmission systems, will find the Mavic Pro Platinum a worthy addition to their gadget arsenal.
- Real Estate Professionals: Aerial property views can dramatically increase listing appeal. The drone’s quality imaging capabilities can transform property showcases.
- Environmentalists & Researchers: Monitor terrains, track wildlife, or survey landscapes with precision and minimal disturbance, thanks to its quieter flight.
- Drone Enthusiasts: If you’re transitioning from an entry-level drone and crave more advanced features without compromising portability, the Mavic Pro Platinum is the logical next step.
In conclusion, the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum is a potent blend of technology tailored to cater to diverse needs. Whether you’re diving into the world of aerial photography, conducting research, or just capturing memories from the skies, this drone is a beacon of innovation that promises to elevate your flying experience. Before investing, always align its features with your requirements to ensure it’s the perfect aerial companion for you.
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