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 Spark||DJI Mavic Pro|
|Weight||300 g||734 g|
|Size (mm)||55(H)×143(W)×143(L)||83 (H)x83(W)x198(L) (folded)
|Battery||1480 mAh||3830 mAh|
|Max Flight Time||16 minutes||27 minutes|
|Control Range||1.6 km||7 km|
|Max Speed||31 mph in Sport Mode||40 mph|
|Camera Sensor||1/2.3" CMOS |
Effective pixels: 12 MP
Effective pixels: 12.35 M
(Total pixels: 12.71M)
|ISO Range||Video: 100-3200 |
|Video Resolution||FHD: 1920×1080 30p||C4K: 4096×2160 24p|
(Pitch, Roll, No Yaw)
(Pitch, Roll, Yaw)
|Obstacle Avoidance |
|0.2 - 5 m|
Up to 6.7 mph
|0.7 - 15 m.
Up to 22 mph
|Indoor Flight Sensor||Up to 8 m||Up to 13 m|
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.
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?