DJI Mini 2 vs Mavic Air 2: Part 2: Pros & Cons | Best Drone for Hiking & Travel

DJI Mini 2 vs Mavic Air 2: Part 2: Pros & Cons | Best Drone for Hiking & Travel

In this video I continue my review comparing the Mini 2 and the Mavic Air 2 by considering the carry weight of each as well as some procs and cons and I choose which one is best for me.
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13 Comments

  1. Arnold Harns on August 4, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    nice vid but not a word about the price……..

  2. MANNY on August 4, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    I live in Scotland so air 2 it is

  3. Cleo & Coal 2022 on August 4, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    I have both and I Fly the mini2 the most to me the images and videos are the same. But the air has more options. I Fly both some days because I have the fly more combo on both I can make a day of it. I started with the mini crashed one but was able to repair it then crashed it again beyond repair lost two more by flying in windy conditions . So I got the mini2 still going after numerous sets of blades and minor repairs. It’s a tough little bird. Don’t hesitate to buy it if you can’t afford the air 2.

  4. G Williams on August 4, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    I decided to get both! I can fit both drones into the MA 2 bag and I only need one remote control. This does not add much weight and it gives me more flexibility when I need to film over villages or people. The Mini 2 is also slightly quieter than the MA 2 . So I film mainly the using the MA 2 but use the Mini 2 in those situations where I cant fly the MA 2 or if I don’t have enough battery to keep it flying. For me Active Track and Spotlight and POI are very useful as is HDR in many difficult light situations I do not use 4K very often as it is so hard to edit and when shown on a TV screen at the usual viewing distance or on Youtube monitor or tablet or mobile, does not really make much difference to the viewer (I do upload to youtube using an upscaled version to 4K as the final result seems to contain more detail than the original 1080p version!). If I want a zoom shot I do it on the drone rather than in the edit! (up to 4 times in 1080p). I always stick to the CAA rules so the Mini 2 does give me that bit of extra flexibilty!

  5. j montoya on August 4, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    I bought the mavic mini and then the mini 2 came out shortly after. I want the MA2 but I am waiting to see if a MA3 is in the works?

  6. Fabian Bohr Media on August 4, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    very nice video, i have the same drone. I uploaded a similar video on my channel👍👍

  7. Eddie Martin on August 4, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    I have a DJI Mavic Air 2

  8. The Walking Lens on August 4, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Awesome review ~!

  9. Backcountry Renegade on August 4, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    For a full comparison of these two drones of the specs and features including price, be sure to check out my PART 1 video. Hope y’all enjoy

    https://youtu.be/T1SUg3zfNEU

  10. Terry Shrives on August 4, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    I choose the mavic air 2. It’s just more stable and reliable. My mini 2 won’t fly a straight line to save my life anyway. Mavic all the way

  11. Sirfranski on August 4, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    Hi. Enjoy your channel. I live out of my rig (by choice) & am into hiking, gear, drones, etc. Do you have any plans on doing a rig/gear vid on your jeep & camp setup, or have I just missed it? Thanx & keep up the good work! ✌

  12. Mils on August 4, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    Mini 2 all the way!!! Can punch way above its weight.

  13. URBN CTRL on August 4, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Thanks for this i an in dilemma over the 2. Now actually might go with the air 2

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