Can DJI's Mavic drone fly with the pros?

We find out how well DJI’s tiny new Mavic Pro drone copes with a professional video shoot on a racetrack.

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50 Comments

  1. Axutin on September 4, 2020 at 10:38 am

    0:59 NO! Please put your antennas like they should be =D

  2. Just Harry Johnson on September 4, 2020 at 10:39 am

    the mavic actually has a better flight time while flying forward at around 15 mph it’s designed to be more efficient in forward flight. if you are hovering then you will notice the flight time will be reduced to around 18 to 20 mins

  3. Jitter Flicks on September 4, 2020 at 10:40 am

    We really enjoyed watching this video. The MAVIC PRO is AWESOME! We had to get one too. SMASHED THAT LIKE!

  4. Sergeant Shultz on September 4, 2020 at 10:41 am

    you’re complaining about the flight time!? wow.

  5. Wilhelm Jacob on September 4, 2020 at 10:41 am

    GREAT VIDEO Review! I bought mavic pro platinum, and i am very exited flying with it. :))  on same day i made my first video, and its not so difficult to fly but also man need some skills :))) ALL recomendation !!!  Without FLY MORE COMBO pack its not worth it , its must to have. Have u tested filters from Neewer ? Greeting from Cologne

  6. African Drone Rookie on September 4, 2020 at 10:42 am

    Go with the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum with the Fly More pack & add some ND filters. Sorted…

  7. landypaule on September 4, 2020 at 10:42 am

    The panning always seems a bit harsh and fast with the Mavic: e.g. 2:23
    Is the panning done only by turning the drone or does the gimble pan as well? Is there a way to smoothen the movement?

  8. Adam Craig on September 4, 2020 at 10:42 am

    get 4 batterys, that lasts 2hrs ish, and you can charge 2 of the ones you used before the first ones run out in the car so 3 hrs flight time.

  9. Dr.Kickass on September 4, 2020 at 10:43 am

    great way to check the traffic

  10. Rough And Wretched R.A.W. on September 4, 2020 at 10:43 am

    I’ve watched the reviews and flight time of an aspire. No doubt it’s bigger and has a better camera. But i doubt you’d be going out with batteries for one flight either. Then if you consider charging time and cost for extra batteries? Hmm. Mavic has a place in any arena. Mavic has Assets and limitations. The Aspire has assets and limitations. They all do. I am not a photographer or videographer. But I can say this without reservation. I just bought a Mavic pro platinum fly more combo. The Mavic takes better daytime video than any camera I have ever owned even at 1080.

    I seriously don’t get people. A year and a half ago everyone was tripping over themselves to get out pro Mavic reviews. How good and how portable how amazing. Then DJI come out with phantom 4 pro and Aspire 2 so the Mavic is bottom shelf all of a sudden. Lol. it’s just as amazing now as the day it came out.

    The camera does what it’s supposed to do. The drone does what it is was designed to do. If folks want to criticize anything??? how about some serious criticism of the app? Dji can create hardware and software for government that can track your drone and pull serial number, identity and home point out of your drone in mid air at distance but they can’t make a reliable app? lol… And they tell you it’s passive monitoring. Passive monitoring isn’t monitoring that communicates internally with your hardware. Do folks have a single app of any kind that crashes as much? Game app programmers can make their app work on multiple levels of Android and apple but DJI can’t? If the drone performed like the app everyone would call them crap. What upsets me is all these reviewers are such kiss butt for manufacturer freebies that they don’t come close to giving the criticism DJI deserves. It was the consumer market that made DJI giants of the industry. The reward for that is offering government better more stable on screen real time tracking of your drone than you have. Everyone remains silent so they might be one of the first to get and review new hardware with software that crashes or requires thousands of dollars more to run reliably. Just wow! If folks would quit selling out to personal greed for the carrot they dangle the entire sport and hobby wouldn’t be in the state it is.

  11. Hmm No on September 4, 2020 at 10:46 am

    I think the Matrice 600 would be a real movie drone or inspire 2

  12. Alfredo Wilsonn on September 4, 2020 at 10:47 am

    Wut abo the dji spark?

  13. DARRYL SMITH on September 4, 2020 at 10:49 am

    WHAT?, it alwayz has!…

  14. Joey Oliver on September 4, 2020 at 10:50 am

    You’re doing a review for CNET and you have one battery????

  15. Evol Daking on September 4, 2020 at 10:54 am

    Great drone horrible customer service .. I move been waiting a month for my replacement from DJI care .. would r even let me pay for expedited shipping .. so I’m drone is repaired just sitting waiting to be shipped .. that DJI GO 4 app crashes often too . Don’t lose sight of your drone

  16. Niels Bos on September 4, 2020 at 10:57 am

    Greatest drone for travelling and making social media content. I agree it is not suitable for making Hollywood quality films but as long a you are not Steven Spielberg this is the best drone for easy accessible, portable and high quality film making. Buy the fly more combo and maybe some other accessories and you are good to go.

  17. Jarod One on September 4, 2020 at 10:58 am

    When i see how you throw the mavic in your bag, and the dirty coffee cups, i think you have no high regard for this stuff. I think it isnt even yours…

  18. Blomiky on September 4, 2020 at 10:58 am

    How about the carry case with 4 propeller, AMazon ASIN:B06XDJKPR1

  19. Charlie Ching on September 4, 2020 at 10:59 am

    #1000 likes

  20. Derek Chavez on September 4, 2020 at 11:03 am

    i Have an extra battery and almost get an hour of flight time make sure the batteries are warm before flying in the cold. I absolutely love my mavic and do professional real estate videos for my clients and of course for fun its a blast to fly. very intricate for beginner or expert.

  21. Mogen Cheng on September 4, 2020 at 11:03 am

    Why didn’t you fly in sport mode

  22. Taz Mavic on September 4, 2020 at 11:04 am

    Sorry but your dirty coffee cups in the console turned me off at 1:40. Then I saw your beard and was imagining the mornings coffee festering in that jungle. My mind was totally drawn away from the Mavic.

  23. SN Cuts on September 4, 2020 at 11:05 am

    I thought this was a race.

  24. Chris Parayno on September 4, 2020 at 11:06 am

    4k with tweaks great, non 4k…sadly no.

  25. Qflick on September 4, 2020 at 11:07 am

    Total of 6 battery’s will do me

  26. Garry Andrews on September 4, 2020 at 11:08 am

    You obviously don’t understand aerodynamics😳

  27. Kevin Zhou on September 4, 2020 at 11:10 am

    Tell me this guy does not sound like Kai W lolol

  28. Alex Burnside on September 4, 2020 at 11:12 am

    Regarding the battery thing where you waited on the car for an hour or so for it to charge: that’s why you get two or three. Most drones come with two these days and three seems like a great number to have if you’re a little more serious but still don’t mind 15 minutes down time between the first one charging and draining the third one. With four you can almost fly nonstop. But I wouldn’t consider your poor choice of only owning one battery a drawback of this drone 😂

  29. Jong Medina on September 4, 2020 at 11:16 am

    Is it the voice of Kai Wong from DigitalRev?

  30. wkw on September 4, 2020 at 11:17 am

    Terrible review!….and you only had one battery on hand! LOL!

  31. Lama Volant on September 4, 2020 at 11:17 am

    I want to do a video « Mavic Air VS Mavic pro – Epic Footage » but for this I need amazing videos, and your video is wath I search, I will say your name on the videos, it’s cool if you can give a answer.
    Good job men 😁

  32. DEtector CR on September 4, 2020 at 11:19 am

    This review REALLY SUCK! This guy doesn’t appreciate the awesome MAVIC PRO.

  33. JD AroundTheWorld on September 4, 2020 at 11:21 am

    The mavic is an awesome bit of kit. Perfect for amateurs like myself but I’m not sure the quality is there for Pro footage.

  34. Swintnation on September 4, 2020 at 11:22 am

    Love my mavic especially the tracking feature for making motovlogs, I have became a one man power house.

  35. Spencer Boaz on September 4, 2020 at 11:22 am

    My 810mm camera drone is mostly collecting dust after I got my Mavic . 90% of the time now I use my Mavic Pro . I do have to say I don’t get as many WOW’s !!! with the Mavic Pro . Those extra battery’s are only $90 instead of $200 to $300 for a 10k to 20k 6S ma for the 810mm . Footage , real close , where I see the difference is in fast panning . But I love my Mavic maybe more than any of the other 6 drones I have . Few bugs in the DJI Go 4 app yet but their working on them . Have to say DJI got this one almost perfect .

  36. mPky1 on September 4, 2020 at 11:25 am

    Terribly simplistic review… so the inspire is better than the mavic, because ? A few words would be a reasonable expectation… —

  37. Sasver on September 4, 2020 at 11:27 am

    not useful

  38. Paul Sandoval on September 4, 2020 at 11:27 am

    Mavic air is better

  39. Daniel R on September 4, 2020 at 11:28 am

    love that c class coupe edition…

  40. michael madani on September 4, 2020 at 11:29 am

    what color profile do you recommend?

  41. Hawbesh Tarik on September 4, 2020 at 11:29 am

    Looks Awsome,
    Check my first video with my DJI mavic pro

    https://youtu.be/dsJPeF_ZyIw

  42. brother mike on September 4, 2020 at 11:30 am

    it flys with pros! and me too hoes!

  43. NissanHyoryuLyfe on September 4, 2020 at 11:31 am

    Was looking for a review on maybe following cars at a track but can’t find anything lol was so wondering if it could keep up and get good shots also.

  44. F15Ranger on September 4, 2020 at 11:31 am

    Sport mode doesn’t help your battery either dude ! lol

  45. Charlie Rheinberg on September 4, 2020 at 11:32 am

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WZlpBOO9fs&t=2s

    SOME OF THE BEST DJI MAVIC PRO FOOTAGE YOU WILL SEE. AFRICA!!!

  46. Zap on September 4, 2020 at 11:32 am

    this was in my reccomended for like 10 years

  47. Deer Will on September 4, 2020 at 11:33 am

    Give me that w204 bs vs w205 edition 1 video

  48. Reidy to Drone on September 4, 2020 at 11:33 am

    The fact Apple phone is used has put me off buying it

  49. Forrest Allison on September 4, 2020 at 11:35 am

    god damn classic CNET. No footage comparison of camera quality

  50. aleksandras varec on September 4, 2020 at 11:37 am

    If you need to be such a pro, just buy 10 batteries!!!

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