Advanced technology like gopro and drone makes photography simple to capture the amazing landscape view. Nowadays drone which can fly over the area becomes one of the essential photography tools. It is good for you to the specification of a drone before buying or renting for travel.

Many technology companies are selling drone recently, such as DJI, Gopro Karma, Yuneec, Parrot, and so on. Among these different brand, DJI has caught our eyes as two of its model, DJI Spark and DJI Mavic Pro have topped the ranking of best drone.

DJI Spark is a very compact and portable drone. You don’t have to learn how to fly a two-stick controller to get results. You can launch and land it from the palm of your hand and use gestures to move it around and snap photos. With the tap of a button in the app, you can initiate more complex maneuvers for more dramatic shots or set the drone to follow a particular subject. It’s very friendly for beginner at the same time not missing out any of the signature features from DJI.

DJI’s Mavic Pro is portable as well and more powerful. It’s capable of collapsing down to as small as a bottle of water, DJI Mavic Pro is a fantastic choice for longer flight time and better image quality. For those more technical savvy, we have compiled a table for your comparison.

 DJI SparkDJI Mavic Pro
Weight300 g734 g
FoldableNoYes
Size (mm)55(H)×143(W)×143(L)83 (H)x83(W)x198(L) (folded)
3.5 x12x11
Diagonal Distance
(propellers excluded)
170 mm
Battery1480 mAh3830 mAh
Max Flight Time16 minutes27 minutes
ControllerRC controller;
Smartphone;
Gesture control
RC controller;
Smartphone
Control Range1.6 km7 km
Max Speed31 mph in Sport Mode40 mph
Camera Sensor1/2.3" CMOS
Effective pixels: 12 MP
1/2.3” (CMOS)
Effective pixels: 12.35 M
(Total pixels: 12.71M)
ISO RangeVideo: 100-3200
Photo: 100-1600
Video: 100-3200
Photo: 100-1600
Image Size 3968×29764000×3000
Video ResolutionFHD: 1920×1080 30pC4K: 4096×2160 24p
StabilizationTwo-axis
(Pitch, Roll, No Yaw)
Three-axis
(Pitch, Roll, Yaw)
Obstacle Avoidance
& Sensors
0.2 - 5 m
Up to 6.7 mph
0.7 - 15 m.
Up to 22 mph
Indoor Flight SensorUp to 8 mUp to 13 m
UseEnthusiasticProfessional

Most DJI products are sold as Standard Set, or Combo Set that comes with additional accessories. For a typical drone rental package, additional accessories will be provided. A Rent Calculator will help you to decide whether it’s worthy to buy yourself a brand new drone or rent instead. The results differ depending on your personal needs. If it turns out buying to be a better option for you, let us know and we may link you up with our partner.

We have listed down additional accessories that are included in a Standard Set or Combo Set for these two DJI drones for comparison.

  • Price

    as of Dec 2017

  • AircraftAircraft
  • Intelligent Flight BatteryIntelligent Flight Battery
  • ChargerCharger
  • Power CablePower Cable
  • Micro USB CableMicro USB Cable
  • PropellersPropellers
  • Storage BoxStorage Box
  • Remote ControllerRemote Controller
  • Propeller GuardsPropeller Guards
  • Shoulder BagShoulder Bag
  • Battery Charging Hub Battery Charging Hub
  • Gimbal CoverGimbal Cover
  • Gimbal ClampGimbal Clamp
  • Micro SD Card (16 GB)Micro SD Card (16 GB)
  • RC Cable (Lightning connector, Standard Micro USB connector, USB Type-C connector)RC Cable (Lightning connector, Standard Micro USB connector, USB Type-C connector)
  • RC Cable SliderRC Cable Slider
  • Car chargerCar charger
  • Battery to Power Bank AdaptorBattery to Power Bank Adaptor
  • DJI Spark

    Standard Set

  • S$599

  • Aircraftyes
  • Intelligent Flight Battery1
  • Chargeryes
  • Power Cableyes
  • Micro USB Cableyes
  • Propellers4
  • Storage Boxyes
  • Remote Controllerno
  • Propeller Guardsno
  • Shoulder Bagno
  • Battery Charging Hub no
  • Gimbal Coverno
  • Gimbal Clampno
  • Micro SD Card (16 GB)no
  • RC Cable (Lightning connector, Standard Micro USB connector, USB Type-C connector)no
  • RC Cable Sliderno
  • Car chargerno
  • Battery to Power Bank Adaptorno
  • DJI Spark

    Combo Set

  • S$849

  • Aircraftyes
  • Intelligent Flight Battery2
  • Chargeryes
  • Power Cableyes
  • Micro USB Cableyes
  • Propellers8
  • Storage Boxyes
  • Remote Controlleryes
  • Propeller Guards4
  • Shoulder Bagyes
  • Battery Charging Hub yes
  • Gimbal Coverno
  • Gimbal Clampno
  • Micro SD Card (16 GB)no
  • RC Cable (Lightning connector, Standard Micro USB connector, USB Type-C connector)no
  • RC Cable Sliderno
  • Car chargerno
  • Battery to Power Bank Adaptorno
  • DJI Mavic Pro

    Standard Set

  • S$1299

  • Aircraftyes
  • Intelligent Flight Battery1
  • Chargeryes
  • Power Cableyes
  • Micro USB Cableyes
  • Propellers4
  • Storage Boxno
  • Remote Controlleryes
  • Propeller Guardsno
  • Shoulder Bagno
  • Battery Charging Hub no
  • Gimbal Coveryes
  • Gimbal Clampyes
  • Micro SD Card (16 GB)yes
  • RC Cable (Lightning connector, Standard Micro USB connector, USB Type-C connector)yes
  • RC Cable Slideryes
  • Car chargerno
  • Battery to Power Bank Adaptorno
  • DJI Mavic Pro

    Combo Set

  • S$1499

  • Aircraftyes
  • Intelligent Flight Battery3
  • Chargeryes
  • Power Cableyes
  • Micro USB Cableyes
  • Propellers10
  • Storage Boxno
  • Remote Controlleryes
  • Propeller Guardsno
  • Shoulder Bagyes
  • Battery Charging Hub yes
  • Gimbal Coveryes
  • Gimbal Clampyes
  • Micro SD Card (16 GB)yes
  • RC Cable (Lightning connector, Standard Micro USB connector, USB Type-C connector)yes
  • RC Cable Slideryes
  • Car chargeryes
  • Battery to Power Bank Adaptoryes

Information extracted from official DJI website (Spark and Mavic Pro) & is up to date as of writing.

As a summary, DJI Spark is more portable and user friendly hence it’s suitable for amateur or traveler. DJI Mavic Pro on the other hand is suitable for professional photographer or film maker.

It is really fun playing drone and cool to operate it using hand gesture. If you are hesitating on whether to buy a drone or not due to its high price, why not give yourself a try by renting with us?

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