DJI Mini 2 Review: Unboxing, Features, Highlights
Fly farther to capture stunning 4K aerial videos with the Mini 2 from DJI. Utilizing DJI's OcuSync 2.0 2.4/5.8 GHz wireless transmission technology, the Mini 2 can be operated from up to 6.2 miles away while still providing you with video of what the drone sees. The Mini 2 can also be flown as high as 2.5 miles and withstand 19 to 24 mph winds, all while maintaining a compact, foldable design that weighs only 8.8 oz. It's small and light enough to take with you almost anywhere.
With so much available to photograph and record right out of the box, DJI ensured high-quality results with a 3-axis gimbal that supports up to 4K30 video and 12MP stills captured in JPG or raw for easier editing. You also gain the luxury of flying farther back from your subjects with support for up to 4x digital zoom. Thanks to the DJI Fly app and intelligent recording options, such as pre-programmed QuickShot flight paths and multiple panorama options, the Mini 2 can deliver creative pro-quality shots with a tap.
When it comes to piloting the Mini 2, DJI provides multiple intelligent capabilities and features to make it easier, such as automatic takeoff, precise hovering, and a smart return-to-home function that uses GPS to return the drone safely back to its takeoff point. DJI even has you covered before you fly with Fly Spots, a DJI Fly app ability that lets you plan out your itinerary in advance. While in the air, the Mini 2 can achieve flight speeds up to 36 mph and flight times up to 31 minutes, giving you ample time to reach, explore, and record distant locations.
Built-In Photo Optimization
Create and share footage quickly with editing templates in the DJI Fly app.
DJI Mini 2 is a compact, ultralight mini drone that is perfect for traveling as well as recording everyday life. Mini 2 features 4K/30fps video, 12MP photos, a whole range of intelligent options like QuickShots and Panorama, as well as impressive wind resistance.
DJI Mini 2 Unboxing: What’s Inside the Box
DJI Mini 2 comes with several accessories to ensure you’re up among the clouds in no time flat!
|Accessory||DJI Mini 2||DJI Mini 2 Fly More Combo|
|DJI Mini 2 Intelligent Flight Battery||× 1||× 3|
|DJI Mini 2 Propellers (Pair)||× 1||× 3|
|RC Cable (Standard Micro-USB Connector)||× 1||× 1|
|RC Cable (USB Type-C Connector)||× 1||× 1|
|RC Cable (Lightning Connector)||× 1||× 1|
|Control Sticks (Pair)||× 1||× 1|
|Mavic Mini Screwdriver||× 1||× 1|
|DJI Mini 2 Screws||× 6||× 18|
|Mavic Mini Gimbal Protector||× 1||× 1|
|Communication Cable-USB-C||× 1||× 1|
|DJI Mini 2 Propeller Holder||/||× 1|
|DJI Mini 2 Manuals||× 1||× 1|
|DJI Mini 2 Two-Way Charging Hub||/||× 1|
|DJI 18W USB Charger||/||× 1|
|DJI Mini 2 Shoulder Bag||/||× 1|
The DJI Mini 2 Fly More Combo is more valuable for your money, as it comes with extra intelligent flight batteries, spare propellers, and a propeller holder. It also comes with the 360° Propeller Guard, Two-Way Charging Hub, and an incredibly convenient shoulder bag.
DJI Mini 2: Make Your Moments Fly
Incredible Flight Performance
DJI Mini 2 has a max flight time of 31 minutes and can resist winds up to 28-39 kph, making it easier to fly in varying locations and conditions. With an upgraded propulsion system, Mini 2 is a compact yet powerful drone perfect for taking on any adventure, whether you’re exploring a gorgeous mountain range or enjoying a drive along the coast with your family.
Impressive Camera Performance
DJI Mini 2 may be small, but it packs a powerful punch. 4K/30fps video ensures that friends and family can also enjoy your vacation to Hawaii, complete with vivid colors and stunning details.
Thanks to 10kmOcuSync 2.0 video transmission, you can fly farther and see clearer than ever before.
4x Zoom gives you much more flexibility when shooting from a distance. Taking a snap of wildlife from afar or capturing your kids playing in the sandbox can now be done easily and safely.
Not a professional videographer? No problem! DJI Mini 2 has five QuickShots for you to choose from, allowing you to create cinematic masterpieces with just a tap. Select the shot you want, and let Mini 2 do the rest.
Have you ever climbed to the top of a mountain and been completely awestruck by the view? Now you can capture the entirety of any glorious scene, complete with dazzling details. Mini 2 has 3 Panorama modes for you to take advantage of: Wide, 180°, and Sphere.
Enhanced Photo is a brand-new feature that grants automatically vivid colors and stunning image quality with a single tap. You no longer have to worry about accurately capturing the splendor of a sunrise peeking over the ridge from your latest hike.
QuickTransfer is another new feature unique to Mini 2 that simplifies downloading the stunning content you record from above. When your phone is close to DJI Mini 2, you can automatically download photos and videos at a speed of 20 MB/s. And the best part is that you don’t even have to be connected to your remote controller.
Yet another incredibly convenient feature is Trimmed Download, a function that allows you to select the best clips from all your footage and download it to your phone, saving space.
Not super sure what to create? The DJI Fly app has a variety of creative templates that make crafting a masterpiece a walk in the park. Stun family and friends with short videos of your favorite memories and most exciting adventures.