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Imaging Above Everything

Seeing is Believing

4/3 CMOS
Hasselblad Camera

Apple ProRes

Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing

Capture stunning imagery with a legendary Hasselblad camera and enjoy smooth flight with omnidirectional obstacle sensing. Every improvement on Mavic 3 sets a higher standard for aerial photography. Fly with Mavic 3 and discover imaging above everything.

Two Cameras,
Unlimited Possibilities

Hasselblad L2D-20c Camera

4/3 CMOS
Hasselblad Camera

Old Legend, New Chapter

The iconic Swedish brand Hasselblad designed and built the L2D-20c aerial camera just for DJI Mavic 3, embedding a professional-grade 4/3 CMOS in an unbelievably compact space. Rigorous Hasselblad standards are applied to both hardware performance and software algorithms, bringing imaging quality to an entirely new level.



12.8 Stops

Dynamic Range


Adjustable Aperture


Equivalent Focal Length


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Vision Detection Auto Focus Technology

Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution

Dolphins (2021), by Paul Nicklen. Shot on Mavic 3 ©

Mavic 3 features the Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution, the culmination of decades of photographic experience that delivers vivid, natural colors with the simple press of the shutter.

Results that Speak

Create professional imagery with the HasselbladL2D-20ccamera system.

Cappadocia (2021), by Timelab Pro. Shot on Mavic 3 ©

Higher dynamic range allows for more natural transitions between highlights and shadows,preserving rich visual information with a greater sense of depth.

Florida (2021), by Jorge de la Torriente. Shot on Mavic 3 ©

A larger sensor sizekeeps images clean in low light.

Alaska Snow Mountains (2021), by Benjamin Everett. Shot on Mavic 3 ©

Professional Video Specifications

5.1K Video Recording[1]

DCI 4K/120fps[1]

Supports Apple ProRes[2]

10-bit D-Log


Night Shots Video

Mavic 3not only records aerial videos at high resolutions and framerates, it also captures up to 1 billion colors with a 10-bit D-Log color profile. This delivers more natural gradations of sky coloring with more details retained for greater flexibility in post-production.

Mavic 3 Cineprovides extensive options for professional creators. It supports Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, and Apple ProRes 422 LT encoding with a maximum data rate of 3,772Mbps. It also comes with a built-in 1TB SSD [3] and a 10Gbps lightspeed data cable to further facilitate professional filming and creation.

Tele Camera

28x Hybrid Zoom
162 mm, f/4.4

Explore Mode

Activate Explore mode to unlock Mavic 3's second camera – a unique tele camera that lets you effortlessly scout and plan your shots.

When scenes or subjects are far away, use the tele camera to zoom in and save time, or record from a distance without disturbing the subject.

Tele Camera Pro Mode

With Pro mode, the tele camera of Mavic 3 supports manual parameter adjustments and RAW photos.

The tele camera offers unique camera language to make your footage more expressive and dynamic.

Total Flight Performance

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Enhanced Safety

Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing

Mavic 3 helps you to enjoy collision-free flight so you can focus on getting the best shots possible. Multiple wide-angle vision sensors work seamlessly with a high-performance vision computing engine to sense obstacles in all directions precisely and plan a safe flight route that avoids them. [4]

Horizontal Omnidirectional
Vision System

Downward Vision

Upward Vision System

Horizontal Omnidirectional
Vision System

Advanced RTH

Always end on a high note with Advanced RTH. This updated auto-return function enables Mavic 3 to automatically determine the optimal route back to its home point and execute it quickly.

Mavic 3 can fly to a designated altitude and then find a safe and efficient route back to its home point, combining the advantages of Advanced RTH and traditional RTH, allowing users to choose the best option according to their environment.

Don't Just Fly. Enjoy.

APAS 5.0

Mavic 3 makes flight more fun than ever with recording that is no longer interrupted by obstacles along the way. When flying, Mavic 3 continually senses objects in all directions and bypasses them quickly and smoothly.

Enjoy every flight, even in complex environments.

Record smooth footage, even when encountering obstacles.

Control Mavic 3 to fly in any direction without having to continually press the control sticks. This not only makes long-distance flight more effortless, but also helps reduce shakes during manual control for smoother camera movement.


O3+ Transmission and Beyond

46 Minutes

Extended Flight Time [5]

15 km

Video Transmission Range [6]


FHD High-Framerate Live Feed [7]


Positioning Technology

Additional Features

High-Speed QuickTransfer

ActiveTrack 5.0 [1]Watch Video
MasterShots Watch Video


HyperlapseWatch Video
QuickShotsWatch Video

Flagship-Worthy Accessories

  • DJI RC Pro

    With a 1,000-nit display, high-performance processor, and the support of 15km video transmission, the newest DJI RC Pro is an unmatched option for professional creation.

  • DJI 65W
    Portable Charger

    Comes with a 65W USB-C cable to charge Mavic 3's battery. With another USB-A port and a USB-C data cable included in the package, it can also charge the remote controller at the same time.

  • DJI Mavic 3
    Wide-Angle Lens [8]

    Compatible with the Mavic 3 Hasselblad camera to deliver a 108° ultra-wide angle view and capture more in every frame.

  • DJI Convertible
    Carrying Bag

    Featuring an innovative design, this sleek bag can be used as either a shoulder bag or backpack.

  • DJI Mavic 3
    ND Filters Set

    Two sets of ND filters: ND4/8/16/32 and ND64/128/256/512.

  • DJI Cellular
    Dongle [8]

    Enable Mavic 3 with 4G network connection and ensure a stable and reliable video transmission. In environments with strong signal interference, the O3+ transmission works smoothly with the DJI Cellular Dongle to improve transmission quality and ensure safer flight.

  • DJI 10Gbps Lightspeed Data Cable

    Transmit data from the SSD of Mavic 3 to a computer or other device at high speeds.

  • DJI Mavic 3
    Storage Cover

    Protect the gimbal and store the propellers for safe and easy transportation.

Portable Charger
DJI Mavic 3
Wide-Angle Lens [8]
DJI Convertible
Carrying Bag
DJI Mavic 3
ND Filters Set
DJI Cellular
Dongle [8]
DJI 10Gbps Lightspeed Data Cable
DJI Mavic 3
Storage Cover

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* Tested with a production model DJI Mavic 3 in a closed environment in favorable conditions and an unobstructed wireless signal. Actual results may vary depending on environment, usage, and firmware version.

** All videos and photos on this page were taken in strict compliance with local laws and regulations.

1. ActiveTrack is not available at video resolutions higher than 4K or frame rates over 60fps.

2. DJI Mavic 3 Cine supports Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 LT and H.264/H.265 encoding, while Mavic 3 only supports H.264/H.265 encoding.

3. Actual available storage space may be reduced due to system configuration. For more details, see the Mavic 3 specs.

4. DO NOT use the aircraft in severe weather conditions including heavy wind exceeding 13.8 m/s, snow, rain, fog, hail, or lightning. DO NOT fly the aircraft 6,000 m (19,685 ft.) or higher above sea level. DO NOT fly the aircraft in environments where the temperature is below -10° C (14° F) or above 40° C (104° F). DO NOT take off from moving objects such as cars or boats. DO NOT fly close to reflective surfaces such as water or snow. Otherwise, the vision system may be limited. When the GNSS signal is weak, fly the aircraft in environments with good lighting and visibility. Low ambient light may cause the vision system to function abnormally. DO NOT fly near areas with magnetic or radio interference. Common sources of magnetic or radio interference includes Wi-Fi hotspots, routers, Bluetooth devices, high-voltage lines, large-scale power transmission stations, radar stations, mobile base stations, and broadcasting towers. Be careful when taking off in desert or beach areas to avoid sand entering the aircraft. Fly the aircraft in open areas. Buildings, mountains, and trees may block the GNSS signal and affect the on-board compass.

5. Measured with Mavic 3 flying at a constant speed of 32.4 kph in a windless environment at sea level until the battery reached 0%. Data is for reference only. Please pay attention to the RTH reminder on the DJI Fly app during flight.

6. Unobstructed, free of interference, and when FCC-compliant. Maximum flight range specification is a proxy for radio link strength and resilience. Always follow local rules and regulations and fly your drone within your visual line of sight unless otherwise permitted.

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7. Unobstructed and free of interference. Actual resolution may vary depending on the quality of the transmission signal.

8. Sold separately.

9. Unobstructed, typical interferences, and when FCC-compliant. Maximum flight range specification is a proxy for radio link strength and resilience.


How high can the Mavic 3 go? ›

Video of DJI Mavic 3 flying around highest point on earth

The drone reaches a maximum height of 9,233 meters (30,292 feet) above sea level at one point, which is very impressive. Most helicopters can barely reach Mount Everest's base camp.

How do I get rid of altitude limit in Mavic 3? ›

To adjust the height limit on a DJI drone, go to the Main Controller Settings, and there you will see Max altitude. Here you can select a height limit ranging from 20 meters up to 500 meters, or 1640 feet. The default setting is 120 meters.

Is Mavic 3 a professional drone? ›

Mavic 3 Cine provides extensive options for professional creators. It supports Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, and Apple ProRes 422 LT encoding with a maximum data rate of 3,772Mbps. It also comes with a built-in 1TB SSD and a 10Gbps lightspeed data cable to further facilitate professional filming and creation.

Can DJI Mavic 3 be used for mapping? ›

The Mavic 3 Enterprise's high-resolution 20MP camera, support for network rtk, increased flight time and mechanical shutter make it the perfect drone to capture images with DroneDeploy's Flight app to produce high-quality maps.

Can a drone fly to Mount Everest? ›

No chance of any peace, not even at 8,900 metres

Per the Mavic 3's specs, it's only able to fly up to 6,000 meters above sea level - quite a bit lower than Everest's peak. Additionally, the Mavic 3 is only rated to handle temperatures as low as -10°C (14°F), which Everest's peak regularly drops below.

Can you fly a drone above 400 feet? ›

The maximum allowable altitude is 400 feet above the ground, and higher if your drone remains within 400 feet of a structure. The maximum speed is 100 mph (87 knots).

Can you unlock an altitude zone DJI? ›

Custom Unlocks through the DJI Fly Safe portal. If you're planning on flying in a Restricted Zone or above an Altitude Zone, then you will need to request custom unlocking in advance through the DJI Fly Safe portal.

How do I bypass DJI flight restrictions? ›

There are two main ways to bypass DJI's no-fly zones restrictions: Self-Unlocking allows you to bypass geofencing restrictions without having to go through the official unlocking process. DJI Fly Safe Unlocking allows you to bypass geofencing from the restricted zones.

How do I unlock DJI flight restrictions? ›

  1. Go to Camera View.
  2. Select “General Settings”
  3. Select “Unlocking List” in the DJI Go or DJI Go 4 app to confirm that your flight license has been downloaded.

Do you need a license to fly DJI Mavic 3? ›

DJI Mavic 3 becomes the world's first drone to receive C1 classification, reducing flight restrictions. It is now possible to fly the DJI Mavic 3 drone without needing an A2 drone licence.

Can you bring a Mavic 3 on a plane? ›

Yes, you can take a drone on a plane — but there are a few rules. As DJI explains, yes you can take a drone on a plane as either a piece of carry-on luggage, or as a piece of checked luggage, depending on its size. But, no matter what, you must take out the drone's batteries and put those in your carry-on bag.

Does Mavic 3 have thermal imaging? ›

Mavic 3T's thermal camera has 640 × 512 resolution and supports point and area temperature measurement, high temperature alerts, color palettes, and isotherms to help you find your targets and make quick decisions.

Is the Mavic 3 good for photogrammetry? ›

DJI Mavic 3 camera has a brisk 16-millisecond sensor readout speed, no wonder it is capable of 4k120p video capture. For photogrammetry applications, this is good news. 3D scan flights can be reasonably fast without the fear of rolling shutter artifacts.

Can Mavic 3 be used for photogrammetry? ›

The Mavic 3 has a physical switch to change between flight modes – Cine, Normal, and Sport. Cine mode limits the maximum speed to 5 meters per second. This speed happens to be a very suitable speed for photogrammetric scanning at medium and high altitudes.

Can Mavic 3 Do photogrammetry? ›

Mapping & 3D Modeling

The photos you capture with the Mavic 3 can be turned into high resolution 2D maps and 3D models using photogrammetry software you currently use, however you will need to capture the images manually at this time.

How high do military drones fly? ›

A military drone's max altitude and drone altitude limit are impacted by its size and capability. Their nominal operating altitudes can range from 1,200 feet above ground level to over 18,000 feet flight level, while their service ceilings can be between 50 and 60,000 feet.

How fast can the Mavic 3 fly? ›

Maximum Takeoff Weight2.0 lb / 895 g
Maximum Horizontal Speed11.2 mph / 5 m/s (C Mode) 33.6 mph / 15 m/s (N Mode) 47.0 mph / 21 m/s (S Mode)
Maximum Ascent Speed17.9 mph / 8 m/s
Maximum Descent Speed13.4 mph / 6 m/s
Maximum Wind Resistance26.8 mph / 12 m/s
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Can bees fly over Mount Everest? ›

Impressively, only one bee failed to fly above 8000 meters, and two even remained airborne above 9000 meters—more than 100 meters higher than the peak of Mount Everest.

Will the FAA know if I fly my drone over 400 feet? ›

For the most part, compliance with the 400-foot rule is a voluntary matter. There is no existing mechanism for the FAA to monitor if there are drone pilots, licensed or otherwise, who will fly above this altitude limit.

Can the FAA track your drone? ›

Remote ID helps the FAA, law enforcement, and other federal agencies find the control station when a drone appears to be flying in an unsafe manner or where it is not allowed to fly.

Can airport radar detect drones? ›

The radar has a high resolution and a wide field of vision, and it can track many drones simultaneously. Drones are otherwise difficult to spot, because they can be tiny and come from all directions. Moreover, they are often made of plastic materials that do not reflect radar waves very well.

Does DJI limit where you can fly? ›

No flight whatsoever is permitted inside a Restricted Zone. These zones cover airport runways in a rectangular shape that is 1.2 km wide and the length of the runway with 3 km added to each end. An Altitude Zone is an area of restricted flight altitude.

Does DJI report flights to FAA? ›

The DJI Fly application doesn't have the capability to report to CAA or FAA. However, the DJI Fly application will notify or warn you, if you are near a restricted airspace or prevent the drone to fly without authorization in restricted zone for your safety and for the safety of your drone.

Can I fly blue zones DJI? ›

Blue zones indicate areas where flying is risky but up to the discretion of the pilot, and may be flown after completing a Self Unlock. We'll walk you through how to perform a Self Unlock in the next section.

Are DJI drones blacklisted? ›

DJI, which is the biggest drone manufacturer in the world, has been blacklisted by the U.S. Defense Department, due to a claimed ties to the Chinese military. DJI says it will challenge this ban. Read the responses below.

Can you fly a DJI drone without registering it? ›

All drones must be registered, except those that weigh 0.55 pounds or less (less than 250 grams) and are flown exclusively under the Exception for Recreational Flyers. Drones registered under part 107 may be flown for recreational purposes as well as under part 107.

Can you fly DJI without license? ›

You don't need a license or course to fly a drone commercially, however, you may need to do a course to fly in congested areas.

Does DJI automatically register with the FAA? ›

The Federal Aviation Administration now requires every small UAS operator to register before flight. The DJI Mavic Pro Drone unmanned aircraft system (UAS), is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard, controlled from an operator on the ground, and is required to be registered with the FAA.

How do I get a drone unlocking license? ›

How to unlock using DJI Fly Safe
  1. Register an account on DJI Fly Safe. To start, go to the DJI Fly Safe website and click the option to register an account. ...
  2. Authenticate your account. ...
  3. Provide personal and contact details. ...
  4. Device management. ...
  5. Pilot management. ...
  6. Unlock request. ...
  7. Download the approval to your drone.
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Is the Mavic 3 waterproof? ›

Mavic 3 is not completely waterproof. It has some protection from moisture, but this is no guarantee that the inside of the drone will stay dry when you fly in rainy weather. There is a high possibility that water will be able to reach the internal parts of the machine.

Does Mavic 3 broadcast Remote ID? ›

The Mavic 3 also supports AeroScope Remote ID, a kind of license plate for drones. It broadcasts the drone's location, in compliance with an FAA requirement set to take effect in 2023.

Will Mavic 3 be certified? ›

The new firmware update will make the following changes to the Mavic 3 to make it C1 compliant. Meeting a new noise reduction level of 83db. When the ActiveTrack Intelligent Flight Mode is used to film people or objects, the distance from the person/object will be limited to 50 m.

What class is DJI Mavic 3? ›

About the Mavic 3

Launched in November 2021, the 4/3 CMOS Hasselblad sensor capable of 5.1k 50fps video, 28x Zoom Camera, up to 46 minutes of flight time and can now also boast C1 Class certification.

Can you fly a drone in light drizzle? ›

Generally, it's not recommended to fly drones in rain, mist, high humidity, or over water bodies with strong winds. Many drones have venting holes that can expose the electronics inside to moisture. Once water gets inside, short circuits can occur and possibly damage your drone.

Does Mavic 3 have SD card slot? ›

The DJI Mavic 3 will take a single micro-SD memory card up to 2TB in size. While it has 8 Gigabytes of internal memory I would only consider that as a backup or if you're looking to only grab a few photos, otherwise it can be a little tedious pulling shot from the drone itself.

Can Mavic 3 fly waypoints? ›

Does the DJI Mavic 3 have waypoints? Yes! DJI Mavic 3 has a flight mode using waypoints.

Can thermal imaging see through drywall? ›

No, thermal cameras cannot see through walls, at least not like in the movies. Walls are generally thick enough—and insulated enough—to block any infrared radiation from the other side. If you point a thermal camera at a wall, it will detect heat from the wall , not what's behind it.

Can thermal drones see through walls? ›

Thermal imaging devices can't “see” through walls. But pointing a thermal camera at a building still reveals sensitive information about what's going on inside. Thermal cameras read the heat radiating off of an object.

Is Mavic 3 a legacy drone? ›

A Legacy Drone is an existing drone that does not feature the CAA approved certification/class markings (C0, C1, C2, C3 or C4) Examples of Legacy Drones are: DJI Mavic 3.

Is Mavic 3 good for surveying? ›

DJI Mavic 3E: designed for mapping and surveying

The DJI Mavic 3E is designed to make mapping and surveying missions more efficient, without the need for Ground Control Points. Its biggest improvement over competitors is better performance in dim conditions. Among its top features: A 20 MP wide-angle camera.

What is better LiDAR or photogrammetry? ›

If you're surveying land with dense vegetation where light pulses can still penetrate between branches and leaves, lidar yields high vertical accuracy. This is a significant advantage over photogrammetry, as photogrammetric surveying will only produce high vertical accuracy when there is sparse vegetation on site.

Can I use my drone for real estate photography? ›

This means video, virtual staging, twilight shoots, and drone photography can all help you win business more easily, and for a higher rate. Additionally, drones are one of the only realistic ways to cover large properties.

Does Mavic 3 support mapping? ›

The drones in the Mavic 3 Enterprise series are at the centre of an advanced and growing ecosystem of software for drone operations, allowing the aerial platforms to reach their full potential as tools for data gathering, mapping, fleet management and flight operations.

How high can Mini 3 go? ›

* For increased safety, flight is restricted to a height of 98.4 ft (30 m) and range of 164 ft (50 m) when not con- nected or logged into the app during flight. This applies to DJI Fly and all apps compatible with DJI aircraft.

Is Mavic 3 a good drone? ›

The Mavic 3 is easy to use, packs down to a convenient size and produces an image that is second to none. Of course, there's always room for improvements, but, as it stands, there simply isn't a better drone available to consumers - especially now that all of the features are present in the current firmware.

How far can the Mavic 3 zoom? ›

The DJI Mavic 3 has Hybrid Zoom, which is digital and not optical zoom. The 162-millimeter telephoto lens has the impressive capability to zoom in up to 28x!

Do I need a license to fly a DJI Mini 3 Pro? ›

If you want to fly the DJI Mini 3 Pro with the Intelligent Flight battery, you do not need a certificate. After all, the drone weighs less than 250 grams. A registered pilot number is still mandatory.

How far does the DJI Mini 3 go? ›

Instead of using 2 built-in antennas like in OcuSync 2.0, the new version employs 4 of them. This system offers a maximum operative range of 7.4 miles (12 kilometers) and a video quality of 1080p 30 FPS from the aircraft to the DJI Fly app that your device will be running.

Can you fly DJI Mini 3 Pro at night? ›

The 100-6400 ISO range is very impressive from such a small, durable, and articulating flying camera. The Mini 3 Pro's results when flying at night are pretty incredible. It doesn't have much noise, even at a high ISO.

Is DJI Mavic 3 waterproof? ›

Mavic 3 is not completely waterproof. It has some protection from moisture, but this is no guarantee that the inside of the drone will stay dry when you fly in rainy weather. There is a high possibility that water will be able to reach the internal parts of the machine.

Can I fly Mavic 3 indoors? ›

Indoor flight is an option too, and although you won't have GPS to keep the drone steady, downward-facing visual positioning sensors work to keep it in place.

How far can the DJI Mavic 3 fly from controller? ›

The DJI Mavic 3 features a 5000mAh battery that can provide up to a 9.3 mile (15 km) transmission range and up to 46 minutes of flight time. The drone will be able to reach up to 3.72 miles (6 km) in altitude and features the brand new O3+ transmission system for extended range.

Is the DJI Mavic 3 Worth the money? ›

Additional Intelligent Flight Batteries, spare propellers, and ND filters are all invaluable when you're out flying, and the convertible carry bag provides an easy storage solution compared to the default package which does not include a bag. TL;DR: YES! The Mavic 3 Fly More Combo is 100% worth the buy!

How long does Mavic 3 last? ›

With various efficiency improvements and more dense batteries, DJI now reckons you can get a whopping 46 minutes of flight time from a single battery.


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