DJI has released their DJI Mavic 3 and DJI Mini 3 Pro. Both drones are exceptional pieces of technology with amazing functionalities and drone capabilities for beginners or veteran drone pilots. However, some might be wondering, what are the differences between the DJI Mini 3 Pro and the DJI Mavic 3. After all, these wonderful drones are camera drones and are addressed to individuals wanting to upgrade their drone photography capabilities. As we shall see today, we will look at the DJI Mini 3 Pro and the DJI Mavic 3 and compare their differences.

Price Point

When it comes to pricing, there is a huge significant difference between the DJI Mini 3 Pro (1,119 AU) and the, DJI Mavic 3(2,899 AU). The Mavic 3 is more than 2.5 times the price of the DJI Mini 3 Pro. Now if you are only considering price then look no further. However, a drone’s class and design purpose separate these two completely. By design and specifications, the DJI Mini 3 Pro and DJI Mavic 3 are extremely different like two ends of a spectrum, but there are significant crossovers to consider. Budget wise, the DJI Mini 3 Pro is the obvious winner. If, however, you are not solely considering budget and are properly looking into camera quality, functionality and operation then have a further read down below.

Camera Quality, Operation Functionality and Size

The DJI Mavic 3 has a Hasselblad camera, one of the best cameras to fit on a drone with amazing capabilities that are further enhanced by the additional functionalities the DJI Mavic 3 provides. However, let us consider the DJI Mini 3 Pro. Compared to the mini predecessors the DJI Mini 3 Pro’s camera is by far the most exceptional and capable from previous generations. It just falls short on the DJI Mavic 3’s camera quality. The DJI Mavic 3 comes with better video resolution settings with a max flight time of 46 minutes but is significantly heavier and pricier. The DJI Mini 3 Pro, also has great specifications, just slightly considered a downgrade and significantly smaller than the DJI Mavic 3.

Which Camera is best suited for you?

For many travellers, bloggers, athletes, professional photographers, drone enthusiasts. These options are some of the bests on the market. The DJI Mini 3 Pro is perfect for people looking for a budget, high quality drone with minimalistic tools and features whilst also being lightweight. The DJI Mavic 3 is for individuals who want high quality, absolute best and high-end performance gear for the best shot and an upgrade from their modifications and upgrades. 


The DJI Mini 3 Pro is truly an incredible journey with its new specifications and functionalities implemented into the drone. With plenty of drone enthusiasts looking to secure the DJI Mini 3 Pro, high demand may not come with high supply. That’s why D1 Store is here! The professionally certified DJI store providing DJI authentic drones for Australians and drone lovers. Get your DJI Mini 3 Pro today or contact us for any queries.