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DJI Phantom 4 Pro review: DJI Phantom 4 Pro review: So you wanna be a drone photographer?
Automated camera features and slick flight controls make the Phantom 4 Pro the copilot you never knew you needed.
The DJI Phantom 4 Pro feels like it was designed from the ground up to be the perfect assistant for a drone photographer. Expect to pay extra for those "pro" features in the name, but fantastic automated camera functions, robust controls and a frankly ludicrous top speed make it very easy to see where your money goes.
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The bottom line.
- 1388g (3.06 pounds)
- 350mm diagonally (13.7 inches)
- Approx 28 minutes flight time
- Controller with flight and camera controls (optional touchscreen)
- 72kph (45mph)
- Front and rear collision detection
The DJI Phantom 4 Pro sells for for $1,500, AU$2,600 or £1,590 with the standard controller. If you want the high-luminance display controller, you're looking at $1,800, AU$3,100 or £1,820. And based on our test flights, you're gonna want to spring for the screen.
The Phantom 4 Pro also bundles in front and rear sensors for collision detection, underslung sensors for safer landings and infrared systems on both sides that allow the drone to figure out where it is within a space. Coupled with an improved return-to-home mode with a range of 300 metres (984 feet), it's the safest DJI in the sky.
The chunky body of the controller hasn't changed, but it still feels incredibly responsive. The included touchscreen on the pricier Pro Plus model is incredibly bright and easily viewable in direct sunlight, and it puts all your flight and camera settings within easy reach.
The Phantom's chassis itself is pretty much identical to its predecessor, too. It's light enough to comfortably carry in its supplied polystyrene carry case, and the propellers easily clip on to the motors making setup a blissfully simple process. For our troubles, we got close to 30 minutes flight time off the battery, which was a significant step up from the Phantom 3 .
The ultra-bright display works both indoors and outdoors.
- 4K video at 60fps
- Max video bitrate 100Mbps
- 128GB MicroSD
- 20-megapixel, 1-inch CMOS sensor
- Mechanical shutter
- Aperture control f2.8-f11
It's the got usual suite of features you'll find in good camera-equipped drones, like orbital modes and follow modes. But the thing that really deserves commenting on is how good the automated features are.
ActiveTrack, the drone's subject tracking mode, can now handle following a subject's profile by flying sideways or backward in Spotlight mode. TapFly mode, which lets you tap a location on screen to automatically fly to, will now work backward and you can rotate the drone or tilt the camera without changing its path. The software can handle the gimbal's smooth sweeps and tracking better than you can, and that's worth the price of admission for budding drone photographers.
Okay, yeah, the Phantom 4 Pro hits a sweet spot between price and performance, but one thing you really need to account for is how fun and easy it is to fly. There's a beginner mode that caps your top speed and steering, but once you take the training wheels off, you can fang about with top speeds of 45mph (72kmh) in sports mode. Giddy-up.
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The DJI Phantom 4 Pro is the latest in the Phantom 4 series, which has been the standard by which quadcopters are measured since its introduction, and for many reasons. This line of maneuverable drones is competent in every area, with 4K video, image stabilization from a motorized 3-axis gimbal, long range, good flight time, high speed, precise placement, memory features, highly capable flight programs, and obstacle avoidance. So what makes this Phantom 4 worthy of its “Pro” title? Start with the camera. The Phantom 4 Pro is capable of 4K video shot at a fast 60 frames per second. That’s professional-level, TV-quality video that can be edited into smooth slow motion. The P4P’s camera shoots exquisite 20MP stills in 14fps bursts — twice that of earlier Phantom 4 models. And it’s all recorded through a pixel-packed 1-inch sensor. The Phantom 4 Pro adds Intelligent Flight Modes and the improved DJI Go 4 flight control app. And there are more sensors for much safer — and more confident — flight. You’ll be more willing to go for the daring shot when you know you’re in total control. Highlights of the DJI Phantom 4 Pro: Ready To Fly More sensors: 5-way obstacle sensing, 4-way obstacle avoidance, dual compasses, dual Imus Range: 4. 3 miles Maximum flight time: 30 minutes Top speed: 45 mph Big 1-inch sensor4K video @ 60fps12MP stills in 14fps bursts Mechanical shutter that eliminates rolling distortion Dual-frequency transmission to avoid inter
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DJI Phantom 4 Pro review – A superb airframe
As far as drones go, the DJI Phantom line really is the iconic design of the industry. The Phantom 4 Pro+ was as good as it gets for more than a year after the quadcopter was announced.
Note: Our initial review posted in November, 2017. We reviewed the Phantom 4 Pro+ , with the display built into the controller.
Truth is, the Phantom 4 Pro is no longer in production, the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is the drone you want if you need a larger airframe, or something like the DJI Air 2S if you want a 1-inch camera, but not the size of craft. We, otherwise, have nothing new to say about the initial Phantom 4 Pro this update.
New: Phantom 4 Pro V2.0
DJI has released an update to this great drone, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is updated in mostly the same way that the Mavic Pro Platinum improves over the original Mavic Pro . To be specific, new propellers and updated ESCs create more efficient and quieter flight. The big update that many of us are excited for is the inclusion of OcuSync, which adds multi-remote connectivity and a wireless connection to the DJI Goggles .
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Before we dive in, just wanted to point you toward our DJI Phantom drones guide . If you care to see the history and evolution of the Phantom line, this is it.
I’m not sure how in-depth I need to go here, I suspect you’ve seen this drone before. The Phantom 4 Pro is a quadcopter with a rigid design and tall landing gear. A camera hangs centered on the bottom. You can remove the propellers to ease transport, but there is no folding features on this one.
There are two variants of this drone, the Phantom 4 Pro and Phantom 4 Pro+. The Plus model includes a built-in display on the remote control, otherwise, they are the same machine.
The standard color of the Phantom line is white with some grey accents. There is a new Obsidian version available – it looks amazing, but is the same drone on the inside.
Obstacle avoidance sensors are on almost all sides of this drone. When active, the drone will prevent a crash in all directions except upward. The forward and downward sensors can also help maneuver the craft, to skirt around obstacles and for precision landings.
The camera is on a 3-axis gimbal and packs 4K recording in a 1-inch CMOS sensor at 20 MP. One of the best on the market, on a consumer level.
When it comes time to travel, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro does not fold down, you simply install the camera gimbal lock and protector (that’s just one piece) and then quick release the propellers.
Specifications and Features
DJI offers many of the best flying features for the Phantom 4 Pro. There are follow modes and other self-piloting features, but they do not include the Quickshot features you’ll find on the Spark.
The remote control is part of the magic of this drone. Responsive controls are key to a successful flight, as is the low latency FPV on either the built-in display of the Pro+ remote, or your mobile device on the normal Pro model.
A single battery will net you up to 30 minutes of flight, but expect about 24 minutes in the air to be safe. That’s a 5,870 mAh battery hauling around a 3 lb drone at up to 45 mph.
Remember that you cannot legally fly more than 400 feet above the ground, but, the service ceiling on this machine is 19685 feet. You’ll be able to take flight everywhere in North America except the top of Denali in Alaska.
The spec sheet reports the same hover accuracy as the Mavic Pro and other DJI drones. While it does not use Ocusync, it is also rated for connectivity up to 4.3 miles as well, just like the Mavic Pro.
One of the best and most underrated features of the Phantom 4 Pro is the capabilities of the camera. The sensor is good, but the video capture speeds are better. 4K video comes in the form of standard 3840×2160 resolution or Cinematic 4K of 4096×2160, both at up to 30 fps. The kicker, those are at 100 Mbps.
I won’t fully dive into what a 100 Mbps video means today, but rest assured, the image clarity is vastly improved over the 60 Mbps that you’ll find on most other drones. (Also note that YouTube generally tunes down 4K video to 35 Mbps or less, so I may never get to effectively illustrate for you the actual difference.)
Enough with the talk, here are all the details:
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Things to know before you fly
- You must register your drone with the FAA before you fly
- You must affix your drone registration number to your craft
- Coming soon: The FAA will require you to pass a test before you fly your drone
- You must acquire your Part 107 certificate if you are to receive any compensation for your flight
- You must follow all of the FAA’s airspace rules if you are flying outdoors
- Hobby flights have different requirements from commercial flights
- In the eye’s of the FAA, drones are aircraft. Period.
- You need to acquire authorization to fly in controlled airspace
- Almost all drones over 249 grams will need a Remote ID broadcast starting April 21, 2021
The Phantom 4 Pro is a little like a sports car. Not a super car or a race car, just the kind of sporty car you and I can conceivably purchase on a modest budget. It is not super powerful, or super fast, but it’s more than enough to get out of control if you’re not careful.
Back to basics, the Phantom 4 Pro is equipped with obstacle avoidance sensors on four sides and on the bottom. Thanks to this, it is not as pleasant to fly the machine close to the ground, or close to yourself, the remote beeps at you, a lot. The solution is easy, fly. Get away from the ground, get away from yourself or a wall. The logic is sound.
This is a fast drone, it is rated for 45 mph at full tilt, but expect 31 mph while filming. It does accelerate quickly, but it is very smooth about it. Comparatively, the Mavic Pro flies at almost the same speeds, but it is a much more reactive drone. Responsiveness is fun while flying, but can be jerky for video recording.
We have more than a few words to share specifically comparing the Mavic Pro and the Phantom 4 Pro, stay tuned for that.
Despite the smoothness to it, I did find that the default calibration for rotation was very fast. Too fast. It was a little difficult to get a full 360 pan in the sky. I love those pans, but anything more than the slightest pressure on the sticks sends the drone spinning faster than I would have liked. Not too fast for focus, just a personal taste here.
Object avoidance is very helpful with this drone. It is able to detect an issue up to 23 feet away, helping ensure you stay clear of trees or other hazards of the sky. Don’t get me wrong, you can still crash, particularly with smaller things like the bare branches of winter, or another drone, but it’s pretty good at avoiding walls.
Overall, the Phantom 4 Pro is a responsive drone, fast and able to go wherever you point it. As long as you remain within line of sight and under 400 feet. Keep it legal. That said, if your laws are different than mine, you can soar this machine up to 19,685 feet. This is a service ceiling, you’re probably going to want to be 19,000 feet or higher yourself when you launch – very impressive no matter how you look at it.
Controls are easy to use and fairly precise. I put the controller in the hands of Adam Molina of Sound Guys, he’s flown, but is still a new pilot. It took no more than a minute for him to get the hang of it. Some of the footage in the video above is his doing. Good stuff Adam! Then I showed off and effortlessly landed the drone onto its case, wish I would have recorded that.
I do have one tiny complaint about the Phantom 4 Pro performance. Once landed, I find the machine spins up while shutting down the motors. The drone hops up just a tad and spins a little. This is no problem on the ground, but if you’ve landed on the case, it can be just enough to throw the drone over the side. This may be a calibration issue, or just our machine, but please be aware of it for your flights.
The 20 MP shooter on the Phantom 4 Pro is a great little camera. There is no question it produces superior imagery when compared to the Mavic Pro and other sub-$1000 drones. More than anything, the fact that this is a full 1-inch sensor sets the Phantom 4 Pro in a league of its own for drones under $2000.
I must say, I am very impressed with the stability of the camera on this drone. It has been windy around here, not ideal conditions to fly a drone, but it’s a loaner that I have to return soon, so I take what I can get. As I am carefully watching the drone to see it jumping around in the wind, I am more than pleased to get home to the footage to find it as smooth as can be.
Getting propellers in the shot is more common than I had anticipated. I am not put off by this, but I know some of you are.
I recorded everything at full auto settings, this is what you will see straight out of the box. My recordings were all 4K at 30 fps, again full default. Additional video settings include 720p and 1080p up to 120 fps, 2720×1530 up to 60 fps, 4K up to 60 fps and Cinematic 4K up to 50 fps.
Photos are captured in three ratios. 3:2 ratio at up to 5472 x 3648. 4:3 ratio clocks in up to 4864 x 3648 and 16:9 ratio is up to 5472 x 3078. Strangely enough, the default photo capture mode straight out of the box is 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Photo and video samples
As always, we have cropped and compressed the images and video to fit best on your screen, but they are otherwise un-altered. No color corrections, no white balancing, these are just the raw experience using the default settings of the Phantom 4 Pro. The first two images are actual photos taken using the camera mode, the remainder are stills pulled from the video. Enjoy.
If you are flying for pay, or any other form of compensation, you must operate under a different set of rules and possess a commercial drone license. We call it the Part 107, it’s not too hard to get, but it will take some time to learn all the rules. We want to help you learn the rules and get your commercial license, check out our drone pilot training material .
Considering the class of drone here, there is a good amount of competition out there. We do not consider the Mavic Pro, Spark or other smaller folding drones to be competition. To us, competition comes in the form of larger drones that have, if nothing else, a hanging camera setup. The Phantom 4 Pro does not make flight compromises to ease portability, and the price is north of $1000. I think that sets the stage nicely.
From our normal coverage, we consider the Yuneec Typhoon H as one of the top competitors. The Autel Robotics X-Star Premium and GDU Byrd Premium 2.0 also hit the same notes. We just got the 3DR Solo in house as well, it is on a different level than the Phantom 4 Pro, but we’ll put that to the test soon.
Short of actual comparisons at this time, allow us to give our opinion that the Phantom 4 Pro is one of the easiest to fly and produces some of the best aerial videos of all UAS under $2000. There are drones less than $2000 that can beat it, but they then need cameras and peripherals, putting them north of the mark.
If you don’t care about format, just looking for a drone that can pump out similar video from the sky, Yuneec has you covered with the Typhoon H Plus .
Newer aircraft offer some powerful alternatives to the big Phantom series as well. Craft like the DJI Air 2S offer the same size of camera, but with a much newer sensor and software, not to mention the smaller and more agile airfame and lower price tag. No longer is the Phantom series the best if you want a 4K camera in the sky.
Let’s look at some of the top contenders to the DJI Phantom 4 Pro:
We like the DJI Phantom 4 Pro. Particularly the Phantom 4 Pro+. It is a well built, well spec’d and easy to operate machine that produces near-pro level video and some solid still photos. We see why it is still being offered as the leader in the Phantom line of drones. We know a Phantom 5 is coming, and that it will surpass this drone in capabilities, but there are few additions that are actually needed.
I am constantly reminded when using the Phantom 4 Pro that it is not as compact and portable flying machine. Not that it is cumbersome at all, you simply need to plan ahead to transport this machine, unlike the Mavic Pro, which I just grab and go without much concern.
The flight package is convenient, providing the battery and all the necessary cables and connectors for a successful flight. As always, second and third batteries would be great to have, this is a pleasant drone to fly, it’s sad when there’s no more juice.
To answer the question simply, I do not recommend this drone to just anyone. If you are looking to fly as a hobby, and are not as concerned with capturing the very best aerial video, you can spend half the price and will be happy.
The Phantom 4 Pro is a machine that is best suited to those taking drone flight and aerial photography seriously. If that is you, and you have just the right budget for this machine, do it. I truly know of no drone in the $1500 – $2000 range that can best this machine. Indeed, I know of no other competing drone below $2000 with a full 1-inch camera sensor.
As I say, be sure to check out the Yuneec Typhoon H for a drone nearly as capable, but at a lower price. Stay tuned for an in-depth comparison of these two.
Best of all, the original sale price of the Phantom 4 Pro and Pro+ has dropped a lot in the last year. At launch, you needed $1499 and $1799, today you can get into the Phantom 4 Pro for $1,049 and the Phantom 4 Pro+ for $1,499 . (We’re seeing the drone for extremely high prices from time to time. Rarity is not in our favor with the V2.0 update of the drone on the market.)
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I buy the DJI Phantom 4 Pro?
If the price is right, and you do not need OcuSync connectivity, yes, the Phantom 4 Pro is still a great drone. Make no mistake, it is no longer in production and is only getting infrequent updates for critical software patches. The newer Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 usually sells for about the same price, and is still the ‘active’ Phantom unit, so we absolutely recommend the newer drone, if it’s an option for you.
Do I need a drone license to fly the Phantom 4 Pro?
For your flights in countries like the United States and Canada, your operations dictate your need for licensing. It matters not if you fly a small toy drone, a big commercial drone, or this DJI Phantom 4 Pro, if you will be compensated for the flight or any media you capture from the sky, that is a commercial operation that requires licensing. That’s the Part 107 certification from the FAA in the United States. Do I need to register the DJI Phantom 4 Pro? Yes, you will need to register your DJI Phantom 4 Pro with the FAA before you fly. As with any drone that weighs 0.55 lbs or more, you’ll need to either sign up for the basic Recreational Flyer, or for the commercial-level Part 107 certification .
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How to install the dji fly app on android and ios.
There are a couple of extra steps that you might not expect, but don't worry, we'll guide you through the process.
- DJI Fly is the app required for flying DJI consumer drones and provides pilots with essential features such as camera view, settings, and content recording.
- The DJI Fly app is available for iOS users directly from the App Store, but Android users need to download it from the official DJI Download Center due to compatibility issues and the presence of fraudulent apps.
- To download the DJI Fly app on Android, users should visit the DJI Download Center, tap the "Download for Android" button, agree to security pop-ups, and follow the on-screen instructions for their first flight. iOS users can find the app in the App Store or follow the link from the DJI Download Center.
Installing an app is usually a straightforward process - if that app is available through the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. But, if you type "DJI Fly" into the Play Store search, you'll at best come up with no results and at worst, download a fraudulent app.
DJI Fly, the app required to fly the company's current consumer drones , is no longer available from the Play Store. That doesn't mean Android users can't fly DJI drones, but it does mean that even the most tech-savvy new pilots may require a set of instructions on how to install the DJI Fly app.
DJI has recently warned of fraudulent apps taking advantage of new pilots' confusion. For Android users, downloading the DJI Fly app doesn't follow the same intuitive process that most Android users employ dozens of times. Instead, the app is available directly from the DJI Download Center. iOS users, meanwhile, can still access the official app straight from the App Store.
What do new DJI pilots need to know to get their drone up and flying - without downloading the wrong app? Here's how to install the DJI Fly app for Android and iOS users.
What is DJI Fly?
DJI Fly is the interface for flying DJI's consumer drones. Launched in 2019, the DJI Fly app is required for all current model consumer drones from the company. The app is how pilots see what the drone camera sees, change vital settings, record content, and more.
Which drones need DJI Fly?
All current model DJI consumer drones use DJI Fly. Older DJI drones such as the Spark and Phantom Series use the previous apps, DJI Go 4 or DJI Go, which are still available from the DJI Download Center.
However, depending on which controller you purchased, you may not need to download the app at all. The DJI RC 2 and RC Pro have built-in screens and do not require a smartphone to operate. These controllers come with the DJI Fly app pre-installed. Just be sure to power up the controller and drone for the first time when you have internet access, as downloading an updated version or new drone firmware is sometimes required. These controllers are also an alliterative for Android users wary of downloading apps outside the Play Store or those with older, incompatible smartphones.
The DJI RC-N2, which is included in DJI's more affordable bundles, requires plugging in a smartphone as the controller lacks its own screen. Pilots using the DJI RC-N2 will need to install the DJI Fly app on their smartphone before taking off. Both the controllers with built-in screens and the ones requiring a smartphone use DJI Fly, the difference is whether the app is running off the controller itself or a smartphone.
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DJI removed the DJI Fly app from the Play Store. While the company never launched an official statement as to why, DJI administrators in official forums have cited compatibility issues. Instead, DJI uses its own official download center to deliver the app to Android users.
Earlier this year, DJI Support warned of a fraudulent app impersonating the DJI Fly App inside the Play Store that could cause security risks. While the app has since been removed from the Play Store, DJI recommends that Android users only download the app from the official DJI Download Center.
How to download the DJI Fly app on Android
DJI Fly currently requires Android 7.0 or above. To avoid fraudulent apps, only download the DJI Fly app directly from the official DJI Download Center . Follow the steps below to fly with an Android device:
- On your mobile device, head to the DJI Download Center and then the DJI Fly app
- Tap the "Download for Android" or "Download Android APK" button
- Once downloaded, tap the open icon on the download window, or tap the file from your downloads list
- Agree to any security pop-ups, this is a result of the app not coming directly from the Play Store
- Open the app
- Agree to the required app permissions that pop up for location and photo access, or adjust these settings in Settings > DJI Fly > Permissions .
- Log in or create a DJI account, then power up both the drone and controller and follow the on-screen instructions for your first flight
How to download the DJI Fly app on iOS
iPhone users will need to be operating on iOS 11 or later. To avoid unofficial third-party apps, follow the link from DJI's official Download Center or scan the QR code that came with the drone.
- From your iPhone, locate the official DJI Fly app in the App Store or follow the link from the DJI Download Center
- Tap the "Get" icon to download the app
- Once the download is finished, open the app
- Enable the required permissions for location and Camera Roll access in the pop-ups, or adjust the permissions in Settings > DJI Fly
- Create a DJI account or log in; after powering up the drone and controller, the app will then walk you through the first flight tutorials
Fly Safe with DJI — 8 Tips on How to Use Your New Drone
Phantom 3 by Laurie Rubin
Is there anything better than spending time with your family and friends, an open fire crackling nearby, sharing stories from the year gone by? Or the excuse to indulge in some casual gluttony at special Christmas dinner with recipes passed from generation to generation? And let's not forget the all important Christmas tree and the presents underneath!
Many of you are going to be receiving a DJI drone this holiday and we want to make sure you know how to get the best out of your new companion. These eight tips will get you set up and ready so your first flight is as amazing as you've imagined it.
1. Inspect your aircraft and batteries
Before you head out to fly, make sure that the batteries in your remote controller and aircraft including any spares are all fully charged. You never want to have to land just when you've found a beautiful scene to film or photograph, and batteries sometimes are not completely accurate when showing their charged status. To avoid any such worries, charge your batteries over night or wait until they are all fully charge, and then head out and fly.
Check that all propellers are securely mounted to the motors and that none of them are damaged or worn. Inspect the rest of the aircraft and replace or repair damaged parts before flight. In case you need spare parts, they are available from the Official DJI Online Store with quick and safe shipping.
2. Calibrate your compass before taking off
Before you take off from a new site, you should always calibrate your compass. Each location has slightly different electromagnetic profiles and for best performance and most accurate positioning, you should calibrate for each specific location. Calibrating is easy — simply use the DJI GO app and follow the on-screen instructions. This will include how to calibrate the GPS in horizontal and vertical directions by rotating it around each axis.
To take full advantage of DJI’s safety features, including Return Home and position stabilization, wait for a strong GPS connection before taking off. Your take off position will then automatically be recorded as the Home Point and you will be able to use the convenient Return to Home button any time you feel it's time to land.
3. Fly in open, outdoor areas
Always choose a wide open area for every flight, well away from people and property. Head out to a large field or similar open space, with no or few trees and buildings. This way, you can more easily focus on learning to operate your aircraft and take your mind off having to precisely control the aircraft to avoid trees and other obstacles.
4. Do not fly over or near people and animals
Another thing to keep in mind when you choose where to fly is to make sure that it isn't crowded with either people or animals as a measure of safety. Though small and harmless, drones may still scare or irritate people and animals that are not used to seeing them. We want to make sure that our products have a positive impact on everyone they touch, so please be mindful of others when flying.
5. Fly no higher than 400 ft or below structures
In the U.S., the maximum allowed height for flying commercial drones is 400 ft., so as to not interfere with the aircraft in the regular airspace. It is also advised that you do not fly under any type of structures as that may cause magnetic interference that disturbs the compass in your drone. It could also block or degrade the GPS signal and make you lose contact with your aircraft.
6. Maintain your line of sight
Even though the Phantom 3 series of drones are capable of flying distances up to 3 miles (5km), you should still be careful to maintain a line of sight to your drone at all times. If you fly behind obstacles such as buildings or mountains you can easily lose orientation or have difficulty returning home when your batteries start to deplete.
7. Be aware of orientation and maintain full control
To make it easier for yourself, take off with the aircraft oriented with the green lights facing yourself and the camera facing forward. This way, it will be much easier for you to know where the camera is pointed when you want to capture a video or photo. You can also turn on Course Lock to lock the camera's direction, making it even easier to fly and capture footage.
The DJI Phantom and Inspire 1 series are incredibly easy to use thanks to the deeply integrated software and hardware and the smart functionality in the DJI GO app. However, you should still make sure to always have full control over your aircraft, even when using automatic functions such as auto-takeoff and auto-landing. Keep both hands on the control sticks to maintain control throughout each flight.
8. Coming soon: Updated airspace guidance in DJI GO
Our recently announced Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) system that will be included in an upcoming version of the DJI GO app shows live updated information on locations where flight may raise regulatory, safety, or security concerns. Once the new version is launched in the U.S. and Europe, GEO will help you make educated decisions about where and when to fly."
There are many ways to get better at flying. You can subscribe to the DJI Tutorials channel on YouTube to automatically receive new tips and tricks on how to best fly and capture aerial footage. You can also use DJI GO's built-in flight simulator to get to know the controls and functionality of your drone from the comfort of your home, so that you save time and learn even more quickly. Finally, you can practice the maneuvers in DJI’s Pilot Training Guide to perfect your skills and gain confidence in flight.
That's all for now. If you have any further questions on how to operate your new DJI drone, head over to our Fly Safe page or visit the DJI Forum and ask our great community. Have a great holiday and enjoy your new flying camera!
DJI Mini 4 Pro vs. Mini 3 Pro (Here’s My Choice)
DJI has done a great job the past year and a half releasing advanced-level Mini Drones to the masses, all dubbed as Pro.
Both the DJI Mini 3 Pro and Mini 4 Pro are worthy to be classified as advanced , sporting quite a few pro-level options that newbies, enthusiasts, and professionals alike will enjoy.
In this article, we will be looking at the similarities between the Mini 4 Pro and Mini 3 Pro, and the upgrades present on the Mini 4 Pro. We’ll also be considering whether current Mini 3 Pro owners will want or need to upgrade to the Mini 4 Pro, as well as my choice of DJI Mini drone (the 4 Pro or 3 Pro) .
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Pricing & Combo Options
With the Mini 3 Pro and Mini 4 Pro, DJI has continued to make it easy for those on either a particular budget or wanting particular items to decide what options they need or want in their Mini drone.
As with other DJI drones, there are quite a few packages and combos available for the Mini 4 Pro and Mini 3 Pro.
Below are the various available packages and combo options for both Mini drones.
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- DJI Mini 4 Pro Review (Is It Worth to Upgrade?)
Mini 4 Pro (DJI RC-N2)
- 4K HDR Video Camera
- Under 0.549lbs/249g
- 34 Mins Flight Time
- 20 km Max Video Transmission Distance
- Omnidirectional Vision Sensing
- DJI Mini 4 Pro
- DJI RC-N2 Remote Controller
- 1 x Intelligent Flight Battery (Standard)
- USB-C Cable
- Android and iOS Control Cables
- Front Sensor and Gimbal Guard
- Propeller Holder
- 2 Sets of Spare Props and 6 Screws
- Screw Driver
Mini 4 Pro (DJI RC 2)
- DJI RC 2 Remote Controller
Mini 4 Pro Fly More Combo (DJI RC 2/Standard Battery)
- 2 Extra Batteries for 34-Min Flight Time
- 3 x Intelligent Flight Battery (Standard)
- Battery Charging Hub
- Carrying Bag
- USB-C to USB-C PD Cable
- 6 Sets of Spare Props and 18 Screws
Mini 4 Pro Fly More Combo Plus (DJI RC 2/Plus Battery)
- 2 Extra Intelligent Flight Batteries Plus for 45-Min Flight Time
- Omnidirectional Obstacle Avoidance
- 3 x Intelligent Flight Battery (Plus)
Mini 3 Pro RC-N1 Combo
Includes DJI RC-N1 allowing you to pack light and enjoy the creative experience.
- DJI Mini 3 Pro
- DJI RC-N1 Remote Controller
- 1 x Intelligent Flight Battery
- 1 Screw Driver
- 4 Spare Props
- Gimbal Guard
- Connection Cables
Mini 3 Pro DJI Combo
Lightweight and Foldable Camera Drone
- 4K/60fps Video
- 34-min Flight Time
- Tri-Directional Obstacle Sensing, Integrated RC and screen
- DJI RC Remote Controller
Different from most other DJI drone combos, the DJI Mini 3 Pro sells with separate Fly More Combos (not including the drone), these being the standard battery version and the battery Plus version.
Mini 3 Pro Standard Battery Fly More Combo
Includes Two Intelligent Flight Batteries, a Two-Way Charging Hub, Data Cable, Shoulder Bag, Spare propellers, and Screws
- 2 x Standard Intelligent Battery
- 3-Battery Charging Hub
- 8 Spare props
- Shoulder Bag
Mini 3 Pro Plus Battery Fly More Combo
Includes Two Intelligent Flight Batteries Plus, a Two-Way Charging Hub, Data Cable, Shoulder Bag, Spare propellers, and Screws, Black
- 2 x Plus Intelligent Battery
» MORE: DJI Mavic 3 Pro vs. Mini 3 Pro (Here’s My Choice)
Considering the Mini 4 Pro is the next model in the Mini Pro line, its design mostly follows the aesthetics of the Mini 3 Pro.
Both the Mini 4 Pro and Mini 3 Pro are quadcopter foldable designs made popular by the original 2016 Mavic Pro which has since been frequently replicated by the likes of Autel Robotics and Hubson.
Both drones are made from lightweight plastic and may initially feel cheap and toylike to those who have never flown a Mini DJI drone before.
Once taken to the air, though, the Mini 4 Pro and 3 Pro feel anything but cheap.
Because of the lightweight materials used, one of the main standout design features of the Mini 3 Pro and 4 Pro would have to be that they are fully capable pro-level drones under 250g .
This is important to many, as, in the United States , they do not need to be registered with the FAA (Federal Aviation Authority) if flying strictly for recreational use .
Drone pilots in other countries likewise fare well from the Mini 3 Pro and 4 Pro being under 250g, due to those countries’ regulatory mandates.
» MORE: Can I Fly a Drone Under 250g Anywhere I Want?
Amazingly, both Minis have so much new tech packed into such a small and lightweight frame.
When speaking of new tech on the Minis, the Mini 3 Pro was the first Mini DJI drone to have obstacle avoidance onboard, while still retaining a very tiny footprint, compared to larger drones.
This is something that has likewise carried over to the Mini 4 Pro, though greatly expanded and improved, as we’ll touch on shortly.
With obstacle avoidance, both drones benefit by being able to perform many sought-after autonomous functions, more specifically Active Track .
Looking outside of the weight of these Mini drones is the aforementioned tiny form factor. Both the Mini 3 Pro and Mini 4 Pro can easily fit in the palm of a hand.
This form factor is ideal as both drones are perfect for travelers and outdoor enthusiasts who want to document their travels and adventures while packing as light as possible.
A design decision that I absolutely love with the Mini 3 Pro and 4 Pro, as seen in the Mavic 3 series and DJI Air 3 , is the SD card slot being in the rear of the drone.
Previously, DJIs advanced-level and prosumer foldable drones had the SD card slot tucked along the side of the drone’s body, covered by the arms and legs of the drones.
While it only took a few additional seconds to unfold the drone’s arms and legs to remove the SD card, it was inconvenient having to do so repeatedly.
Now this is a thing of the past and highly appreciated.
» MORE: DJI Mavic 3 Pro Review (I have NEVER flown a drone that I enjoyed so much)
While the Mini 3 Pro and Mini 4 Pro both utilize much of the same design, there are a few notable physical differences.
Weight: Under 249 g Dimensions: Folded (without propellers): 148×94×64 mm (L×W×H) Unfolded (with propellers): 298×373×101 mm (L×W×H)
A notable design change on the Mini 4 Pro is the return to its foldable Mavic-like roots with the addition of the front arm landing gear.
As we’ll talk more about shortly, the landing gear has been readded to this iteration of the Mini line to accommodate the additional antennas needed for the new OcuSync 4 video transmission system.
I personally was a fan of the removal of the landing gear on the Mini 3 Pro, for reasons I’ll touch on in the Mini 3 Pro section below.
For many, though, the return of the landing gear is a positive addition, as many have mentioned the Mini 4 Pro is much more stable when landing.
As someone who hand-catches everything (even the larger Mavic 3 Pro and previously the Phantom 4 Pro), the landing gear is not a necessity for me.
Another notable design difference is the look of the front and rear visual sensors.
While not a drastic design change they do look more sleek and streamlined, giving the Mini 4 Pro a slight Air 3 appearance.
» MORE: DJI Mini 4 Pro – Initial Setup (Unboxing to First Flight with Video)
Weight: Under 249 g Dimensions: Folded (without propellers): 145×90×62 mm (L×W×H) Unfolded (without propellers): 171×245×62 mm (L×W×H) Unfolded (with propellers): 251×362×70 mm (L×W×H)
The Mini 3 Pro broke away from the standard Mavic series look when the front landing gear was removed. This drastically changed the look of the Mini 3 Pro only, as the Mini 3 added the landing gear.
The removal of the landing gear had two immediate benefits.
The first is there is no longer a specific folding and unfolding sequence that needs to be followed. The arms and legs of Mini 3 Pro can be folded/unfolded in any order, making for quicker launches.
Secondly , removing the landing gear has also removed an added point for objects like wires, lines, and branches to get caught up on if the Mini 3 Pro, unfortunately, passes by or even through these objects.
Granted, the Mini 3 Pro would probably crash if the props hit these, however, many have reported that sans the landing gear, their 3 Pros have averted getting caught up.
» MORE: DJI Mini 3 Pro – How to Activate and Set Up (Explained for Beginners)
As both the Mini 4 Pro and 3 Pro are almost identical in design, except for a few minor exterior changes/additions, they both fly almost identically, which is a great thing.
What makes both Mini drones so popular in the drone community is that they are very simple to pick up and fly for drone newcomers, and are fun to fly and capable for enthusiasts and professionals alike.
As has been the case for all of DJI’s newer drones, the EXP settings within the DJI Fly app can be changed if the flight controls aren’t to your expectation or liking, which enables you to easily tailor the controls to the way you fly, whether this be smoothly and controlled or fast and aggressively.
Although the Mini Pros have relatively small motors and propellers, compared to the larger Air 3 and Mavic 3 series, they can travel at speeds up to 35/36 mph when in sport mode.
These speeds are appreciated, especially when traveling from one shooting location to the next before the batteries die.
Something I continue to be impressed with is how well both Minis can handle wind , considering their lightweight construction.
When taking side-by-side comparison shots for this article, it was pretty windy by the lake I shot at (gusts around 15mph).
Despite this fact, I was able to put both the Mini 4 Pro and Mini 3 Pro up in relatively close proximity to each other, and they stayed in their relative hover spots during shooting, only moving a couple of inches in any direction during the gusts.
This is because both Minis are rated for 23 mph winds (Level 5) and when in high wind gusts do a good (though not an overly exceptional) job at staying in place when filming.
Regardless, it has to be remembered that the drones are under 250 g, so they will be affected by the wind.
In higher gusts, it is advisable to avoid flying out too far, especially over water, as with the lower power of the motors, there could be difficulty returning home before the batteries run out.
» MORE: DJI Mini 3 Pro and Weather
Battery life is one of those areas where, for a long time, we were used to just dealing with miserable flight times.
The larger Mavic series broke that barrier for DJI drones a while back with the release of the 46-minute flight-timed Mavic 3, bringing us out of 30-minute flight times.
With the release of the Mini 3 Pro, DJI Mini drones were pulled out of the battery dark ages, where barely 30 minutes of flight time was the norm, and pushed into the high 30s and even up to the mid to high 40s, with the Mini 3 clocking in at a maximum 51 minutes of flight time.
These flight times are all possible due to the Mini 3 Pro and 4 Pro both utilizing exactly the same Standard and Plus battery options.
That’s right. If you have a Mini 3 Pro with either battery option , these will work in the Mini 4 Pro and visa versa.
If using the Standard battery version, both Mini Pros will remain under the 250 g threshold.
However, If opting to go with the higher capacity, longer life Plus battery options, the weight of both drones will be pushed past the 250 g mark, thus requiring both to be registered with the FAA if within the United States.
Below are the flight times of the Mini 3 Pro and Mini 4 Pro, utilizing both battery options.
» MORE: DJI Mini 3 Pro Battery – All You Need to Know
A very hot topic of late is a drone’s ability to scan the environment and use obstacle avoidance sensors to bypass these.
Before the Mini 3 Pro, these types of systems were only seen and implemented in much more expensive prosumer and enterprise-level drones.
DJI has, with the release of the Mini 3 Pro back in May 2022, brought these capabilities into the hands of everyday hobbyists and even beginners, using sub 250 g drones, like the Mini 3 Pro.
Obstacle avoidance hasn’t just proven to add a level of safety when flying for various individuals but also allows for the use of more autonomous flight modes, such as tracking subjects and filming various points of interest without operator stick input.
Like the innovative Mini 3 Pro bringing obstacle avoidance to DJI mini drones, the Mini 4 Pro likewise has proven to innovate in bringing full 360-degree obstacle avoidance sensors to a mini drone.
The Mini 4 Pro has omnidirectional sensors meaning it is covered in all directions:
These sensors are a big deal in that they add 360-degree protection against obstacles in the Mini 4 Pros flight path.
This is something beginner pilots will greatly appreciate. However, even with such a system, it is advised never to wholly rely on it, as the Mini 4 Pro might not detect all obstacles in its path due to various factors.
Additionally, having omnidirectional sensing means that the Mini 4 Pro can perform advanced subject tracking, something Skydio had previously perfected.
The Mini 4 Pro is now a viable contender in this space, with the addition of the innovative active track 360.
» MORE: Obstacle Avoidance in DJI Drones (Explained for Beginners)
The Mini 3 Pro was the first DJI Mini drone to include obstacle avoidance, which at the time was quite impressive, considering this had been done all while keeping the Mini 3 Pro under the 250 g sweet spot.
The Mini 3 Pro has 3-way obstacle avoidance:
Although the Mini 4 Pro has omnidirectional obstacle sensing, it should be noted that the 3-way obstacle sensing system in the Mini 3 Pro is still quite impressive as it is present in such a small, lightweight package.
This 3-way system allows those new to flying drones to be able to pick up the Mini 3 Pro and confidently fly knowing there is a degree of protection from environmental obstacles.
Because of these three sensors, the Mini 3 Pro can likewise use many of the active track functions found in the Mini 4 Pro.
Because the Mini 3 Pro does not have 360-degree protection , it does not have all of the advanced active track functions the Mini 4 Pro does, specifically Active Track 360, which allows subject tracking from all sides.
» MORE: What Are Downward Vision Sensors in Drones? (Explained for Beginners)
OcuSync is the DJI proprietary transmission system that communicates between the remote control and the drone. This system has fully evolved over the years starting with O1 and is currently at O4 (OcuSync 4).
Online you may see individuals boasting how far their drone can fly with (insert new OcuSync version here) onboard their drone.
The important thing about the OcuSync transmission system is not how far any particular drone can fly with it, but rather how strong the signal is between the drone and RC, keeping a reliable signal in interference-dense locations.
Mini 4 Pro (OcuSync 4.0)
The upgraded Ocusync 4.0 transmission system enables the Mini 4 Pro to stream video from the drones to either the new DJI RC 2 or RC-N2 remote controller at 1080p/60fps, whereas this is 1080p/30fps with OcuSync 3 on the Mini 3 Pro.
Additionally, due to the upgraded O4 transmission system, DJI advertises that the Mini 4 Pros transmission distance is now 12.4 miles (20 km) , on a much improved and stronger signal.
Because of the new transmission system, as noted and mentioned earlier, the DJI RC 2 remote controller now has 2 additional external antennas, similar to the ones found on the more expensive DJI RC Pro.
» MORE: Why Can Drone Signals Go for Miles? (While My Home Wi-Fi Can’t)
Mini 3 Pro (OcuSync 3.0)
The Mini 3 Pro is running on the slightly older OcuSync 3.0 video transmission system, which can transmit video signals up to a maximum range of 7.45 miles (12km) .
The transmission signal supports 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz frequency bands which continues to provide very strong and reliable anti-interference even in 2023.
This means that the signal is stronger and cleaner, enabling one to fly in urban areas or areas with high interference, such as in a downtown setting or highly populated urban areas confidently.
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Concerning the remote controllers each version of the Mini Pro can fly varies drastically, although they look almost identical (in the case of the RC-N1 and RC-N2).
With the new OcuSync 4 transmission system onboard the Mini 4 Pro, changes needed to be made regarding what remote controllers will work with the new system.
As with the Air 3, the Mini 4 Pro is currently able to work only with the following RCs:
As of this article’s writing, the Mini 4 Pro is not backward compatible, so it will not work with any of the previous OcuSync 3 remote controllers, including the well-built and professional DJI RC Pro .
Time will tell if DJI provides this compatibility or makes a newer OcuSync 4 version of the DJI RC Pro.
As it stands, both iterations of the Mini 4 Pro’s remote controllers work perfectly with the Mini 4 Pro and are well-built.
The Mini 3 Pro might be the older of the two Mini Pro models, but with age comes the ability for it to work with more remote controller options .
Currently, the Mini 3 Pro works with the following RCs:
All three of these remote controllers use the OcuSync 3 transmission system and have been doing so for a couple of years now, flawlessly (with the DJI RC having been released in 2022).
As fully tried and tested controllers, these three RCs, like the newer O4-based controllers, are well-built and perform admirably.
The Mini 3 Pro and 4 Pro both use 12 MP, 1/1.3-inch CMOS sensors with a fixed aperture at f/1.7 , allowing them to take in more light than drones with standard f/2.8 apertures, thus taking better low-light pictures and videos .
Below are two examples of both the Mini 4 Pro and Mini 3 Pro shooting a sunset within feet of each other, during the same time.
Although the editing is slightly varied between the two, both took great evening-time photos.
Something you will inevitably see in both Mini Pros is that when not shooting in night mode, there will be noticeable noise in the shadows, which can be cleaned up in an editor like Lightroom.
Both drones have the option to shoot 48MP photos, using quad-bayer technology.
The pictures shot in this mode do look nice, although on the Mini 3 Pro, the 48 MP option is not present when shooting Burst, AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing), or Timed shots like it is in the Mini 4 Pro, as seen above in the 12 MP AEB photo example.
Being “Pro” level advanced drones, the Mini 4 Pro and Mini 3 Pro not only take RAW photos (in the .DNG format) but take both JPEG and RAW images simultaneously.
Carried over from the Mini 3 Pro to the Mini 4 Pro is Vertical Mode, where the camera physically rotates 90 degrees to take portrait-orientated photos and videos, which is well suited for content creators and those who post regularly to social media.
» MORE: How to Produce Vertical Content with a Drone (That Isn’t the Mini 3)
The biggest difference in camera performance between the Mini 4 Pro and the Mini 3 Pro comes in the video department.
The Mini 3 Pro can shoot a maximum video resolution of 4k 60fps, with slow motion in 1080p at 120fps.
It can also shoot video in two color profiles: Normal and 10-bit D-Cinelike, which is useful for those wanting more flexibility when color-grading their footage.
The Mini 4 Pro, on the other hand, can shoot a maximum video resolution of 4k 100fps, with slow motion in 1080p at 200fps, which, up until now, has been unheard of in a Mini drone.
The Mini 4 Pro also shoots video in two color profiles: Normal and 10-bit D-Log M/HLG.
When viewing the fully edited and color-graded footage from either of these drones, it is hard to tell they were taken from such small devices.
The footage out of both rivals larger, more expensive drones in the DJI line.
» MORE: DJI Mini 3 Pro Camera Settings (Explained for Beginners)
Overall DJI-Listed Differences
Below is a full listing of the “upgrades” the Mini 4 Pro has over the Mini 3 Pro. The list is actually a little longer than expected.
- Omnidirectional obstacle sensing
- 4k 60fps HDR video with 10-bit D-Log M
- DJI O4 FHD Digital Video Transmission System
- Active Track 360, Waypoint Flight, Advanced RTH, Cruise Control
- New image processing platform
- HDR video upgraded from 4k 30 fps to 4k 60 fps
- Low motion upgraded from 1080p to 4k
If I were to go out today and decide between getting the Mini 3 Pro or a new Mini 4 Pro, I would definitely choose the DJI Mini 4 Pro .
The Mini 4 Pro benefits from most of the new DJI technology seen in both the Mavic 3 Pro and Air 3, having been released in 2023.
Not only this, the price difference between the Mini 3 Pro and Mini 4 Pro is not very drastic, meaning you could get the very best technology and hardware in a Mini Pro drone (Mini 4 Pro) without paying much more for it over the price of a 2022 version (Mini 3 Pro).
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Should you upgrade from the Mini 3 Pro?
If you already have a DJI Mini 3 Pro, it is good to consider what are you looking to do with the Mini 4 Pro that you cannot already do with the Mini 3 Pro.
While both the Mini 4 Pro and Mini 3 Pro take the same resolution photos, the Mini 4 Pro does have:
- Omnidirectional obstacle avoidance
- Ocusync 4.0
- D-Log M picture profile
- 4k 100fps video
- Advanced Intelligent Flight Modes – Active Track 360, Waypoint Flight, Advanced RTH, Cruise Control
On the flip side of this, however, if you currently own a DJI RC Pro controller, it will not work with the Mini 4 Pro.
If you want to continue using the RC Pro with a Mini drone, then upgrading to the Mini 4 Pro will render the RC obsolete upon upgrading, unless DJI has some future plan for this.
As it stands now, for many Mini 3 Pro owners, moving to the Mini 4 Pro would be more of a lateral side grade than an actual upgrade.
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Zero Zero Robotics
Hover x1: new 125g self-flying camera drone with follow mode.
ZeroZero Robotics, the Chinese company that caught everybody’s attention with its wild V-shaped bi-copter Falcon drone , is back with a new offering: the Hover X1. The latest version in the Hover series is a self-flying camera drone that weighs less than an iPhone and features several pre-programmed flight modes for cinematic shots.
With its propellers fully enclosed with safety guards, the Hover X1 is designed to take off from and land in your hand. While the 125g drone is already pretty compact, it features a foldable design that makes it even more convenient to carry and store.
The camera specs are pretty basic, but not shabby for capturing hands-free selfies and special moments. The X1 can take 12MP photos and 2.7K/30fps videos . You also get a Burst Mode to ensure you don’t miss out on the perfect shot. Photos and videos are stored using 32GB of onboard memory.
The good part is this drone comes with ZeroZero’s proven triple stabilization hybrid anti-shake technology — a combination of mechanical (pitch axis) and electronic (EIS) stabilization, along with horizon leveling. This tech works across five popular flight modes, including:
- Hover , which frames you from a static position, and is perfect for hands-free selfies or group photos.
- Follow , where the drone follows you from the front or back up to 20km/h. Computer vision algorithms keep you centered in the frame.
- Zoom Out , which gradually includes more of the surroundings for a dramatic effect, making it ideal for capturing the vibe of parties, camping, or backyard barbecues.
- Orbit , where the drone orbits steadily around you, so you can showcase a location or object like your new home, car, or even a new puppy!
- Bird’s Eye , which captures overhead views with just one click, so you can see how even the most complex moments are laid out.
ZeroZero explains that you can customize whether you want to take photos or video clips, as well as adjust the height, distance, and angle of the shots easily from the Hover X1 app. The app not only offers remote control of the drone through virtual buttons, but it also provides a live preview feature for a more immersive shooting experience where you can also adjust the composition and angles in real-time.
A single battery gives you a flight time of up to 11 minutes. The drone combo, available in two colors, comes with two batteries in the package.
The Hover X1, which is safe to fly both indoors and outdoors since its propellers are not exposed, uses advanced Visual Inertial Odometry (VIO) technology and ToF laser altitude determination system to fly with precision. It does not rely on GPS signals.
Hover X1 drone: Price and where to buy
You can buy the Hover X1 pocket drone on Amazon . While the listing price of the drone is $479, you should be able to save $100 through a coupon available on the product page.
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Ishveena Singh is a versatile journalist and writer with a passion for drones and location technologies. She has been named as one of the 50 Rising Stars of the geospatial industry for the year 2021 by Geospatial World magazine.
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