A thorough photo review of the drone 'DJI Mini 4 Pro' packed with a 4K camera and obstacle sensor in a small and lightweight body weighing less than 300g

DJI Mini 4 Pro , a small and lightweight drone that is equipped with a camera that can shoot 4K movies and weighs only 249g including battery, was released on September 25, 2023. Since I was able to borrow such a DJI Mini 4 Pro, I first took a thorough photograph of the exterior of the main unit and transmitter.

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At the time of article creation, DJI Mini 4 Pro comes in ``a set that comes with the DJI RC-N2 transmitter,'' ``a set that comes with the DJI RC 2 transmitter,'' and a ``DJI mini 4 Pro that comes with the DJI RC 2 transmitter, Intelligent Flight Battery Plus, etc.'' There are three types of sets: Mini 4 Pro Fly More Combo Plus. This time I rented the DJI Mini 4 Pro Fly More Combo Plus.

When I opened the box, a shoulder bag appeared.

The shoulder bag is freestanding.

I took out everything inside my shoulder bag. From the top left: DJI Mini 4 Pro, DJI RC 2 transmitter, charging hub and Intelligent Flight Battery Plus, USB cable, replacement propeller, screwdriver used when replacing the propeller, and instructional documents.

◆Check out the appearance of DJI Mini 4 Pro
DJI Mini 4 Pro was stored protected by a propeller holder and gimbal protector.

When you remove the propeller holder and gimbal protector and unfold the arm, it looks like this.

The top part of the front is equipped with an omnidirectional vision system that detects obstacles, and the bottom part is equipped with a gimbaled camera. The camera sensor size is 1/1.3 inch, the focal length is 24 mm in 35 mm format, the maximum still image size is 8064 x 6048 pixels, and the maximum video resolution is 3840 x 2160 pixels (4K).

An omnidirectional vision system is also installed on the upper side.

The opposite side also has an omnidirectional vision system.

At the back is a USB port and microSD card slot.

You can install the Intelligent Flight Battery or the Intelligent Flight Battery Plus with a larger battery capacity in the rear.

The battery can be installed tightly as shown below.

The bottom is equipped with a downward vision system, a 3D infrared sensing system, and an auxiliary light.

The actual weight of DJI Mini 4 Pro with Intelligent Flight Battery Plus is 290g. The weight when equipped with the Intelligent Flight Battery is 249g.

◆Check the appearance of DJI RC 2 transmitter
The DJI RC 2 transmitter looks like this. It has a flight stop button, flight mode switch, power button, and touch screen.

The back side has the C1 button and C2 button, as well as the operation stick.

The control stick is simply pushed in and can be removed without any tools.

To attach the control stick to a surface, simply screw it in with your fingers.

The top has a gimbal control dial, camera control dial, record button, antenna, and shutter button.

The antenna can be deployed as shown below.

The bottom has a microSD card slot and a USB port.

◆Check the appearance of the charging hub
This is what the charging hub looks like.

The charging hub allows you to charge up to three Intelligent Flight Batteries or Intelligent Flight Batteries Plus in sequence.

In addition to the input terminal for charging the battery, the charging hub is also equipped with an output terminal, and can also supply power to external devices like a mobile battery.

In addition, DJI Mini 4 Pro can be purchased at official online shops . At the time of article creation, the set that comes with DJI RC 2 is sold at Amazon.co.jp for 130,130 yen including tax.

Amazon.co.jp: DJI Drone Mini 4 Pro (DJI RC 2 included), [Remote ID compatible], 4K video recording compatible, foldable mini camera drone, lightweight less than 249 g, flight time 34 minutes, maximum video transmission distance 20 km (Japan: 10 km), Omnidirectional Vision Detection System: Home Appliances & Cameras

We have published a review article that actually shoots a movie with DJI Mini 4 Pro.

4K aerial footage that can be shot with the small and lightweight drone 'DJI Mini 4 Pro' looks like this - GIGAZINE

in Review,   Hardware, Posted by log1o_hf