The Mavic 2 Pro: Breaking Down DJI’s Most Powerful Drone

If you’re a drone enthusiast, you’ve probably heard of the DJI Mavic 2 Pro -- DJI’s top tier aerial production drone. We’ve all heard the basic selling points -- it’s one of the fastest, quietest, and most powerful drones on the market today, succeeding even DJI’s Phantom line.


But what does “most powerful” really mean when it comes to the DJI Mavic 2 Pro? Below, we break down the features that truly put the Mavic 2 Pro in a league of its own.


Cinematic Camera 

The Mavic 2 Pro features Hasselblad’s L1D-20c camera with the largest image sensor on a folding drone - a 1 '' CMOS sensor capable of capturing stunning 20 MP photos. The 1” CMOS sensor also drives the Mavic 2 Pro’s advanced video capabilities, allowing for 4K/60fps footage to be recorded in HDR or Hybrid Log Gamma for TV optimisation.

Image Quality: Greater light control

Adjustable Aperture 

The Mavic 2 Pro brings the greatest camera yet to the DJI Mavic series, sporting an adjustable aperture lens that provides a full range of control from F/2.8 - F/11. This is a massive improvement over the previous range of F/2.4 - F/2.8, providing five full stops of aperture control. With this amount of light control, traditional photography principles and techniques can be applied to achieve stunning results, especially in low-light conditions. 

20 MP Photos

The Mavic 2’s industry-leading 1” CMOS sensor delivers stunning 20MP images with a detailed image resolution of 20 million pixels per inch (PPI). This constitutes an 18 million PPI improvement over the original Mavic Pro for incredibly detailed imagery. Plus with the option to shoot in RAW, you have more control than ever before to make fine-tune adjustments and edits to your aerial images.

Flexible Video

10-bit DLog

The Mavic 2 Pro comes ready for professional videographers with 10-bit Dlog colour profile support, exclusive to the Mavic 2 Pro. 10-bit Dlog allows videographers to preserve natural colours in their shots and enables full-colour grade control in post-production, helping produce vivid colours and dynamic results. 

Not into LOG formats? Using the Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution, Mavic 2 Pro captures gorgeous images with fully optimised contrast, colour temperature and colour matching. 

Efficient Codecs

The Mavic 2 Pro Uses the latest H.265 Codec/HEVC Codec 5 compression standards, maintaining 50% more information than H.264/AVC. This results in greater clarity and detail in footage for greater flexibility when it comes time to edit and a better final product.

Intelligent Features 

The Mavic 2 Pro’s GO 4 app is packed full of intelligent features that make capturing complex shots and performing entertaining stunt moves easier than ever. 


Utilising new 3D mapping generated with the Mavic 2 Pro’s camera and obstacle sensors, ActiveTrack is more accurate than ever and can be used to intelligently track subjects whilst they move. With new trajectory projection, the Mavic 2 Pro intelligently predicts subject movement when obscured to plot an accurate tracking path. Use ActiveTrack in Trace, Profile or Spotlight modes to track subjects. 


With four dynamic options - Free, Waypoint, Course Lock and Circle - the updated hyperlapse feature empowers pilots to capture and condense time and movement in one. Hyperlapse gives pilots more control than ever before, with the ability to controls subject, elevation and flight paths. 

Flight Performance

Need for Speed

The Mavic 2 Pro achieves the same maximum speed of 72 kmph as the Phantom 4’s quadcopter design despite shorter propellers and a much smaller form factor. In fact, the Mavic 2 Pro’s new body design reduces drag by 19%, improving flight efficiency. Plus, with 3 unique flight modes, flight speed can be optimised to help achieve even the toughest of shots. 

Intelligent Flight Batteries 

With fully-optimised Intelligent Flight Batteries, the Mavic 2 Pro has a maximum flight time of 31 minutes per battery, with live reporting of battery levels to the DJI GO 4 app at all times. Running low on battery? Smart Return-to-Home functions ensure that the Mavic 2 Pro always lands safely before running out of juice. 

OcuSync 2.0 

The new OcuSync 2.0 HD video transmission system ensures that the Mavic 2 Pro remains connected and delivers HD video to its connected remote controller from up to 10KM away. By intelligently swapping between 2.4 and 5.8 GHz frequencies, OcuSync 2.0 securely transmits HD video and prevents dangerous midflight disconnections. 

Superior Safety 

Sporting a redesigned body to improve flight efficiency, the Mavic 2 Pro is also packed with safety features and protocols that help make your flight is safe and secure.

Obstacle Avoidance 

With omnidirectional obstacle avoidance sensors, the Mavic 2 Pro is fully equipped to dodge, duck and weave around pesky obstacles to ensure a safe and smooth flight experience. Six obstacle avoidances sensors ensure that the Mavic 2 Pro is safe from obstacles no matter which direction they come from. 

Accessory Compatibility 

Elevate the Mavic 2 Pro’s abilities through the use of compatible DJI and third-party accessories designed to improve the Mavic 2 Pro experience. Popular accessories include propeller guards for added safety or ND filters for exposure control. Check out our list of must-have Mavic 2 Pro accessories to find out how accessories can be used to take the Mavic 2 Pro experience to the next level. 

Where do I buy the DJI Mavic 2 Pro?

Excited to join the DJI family with the Mavic 2 Pro? The DJI Mavic 2 Pro is available now in-store and online at D1 Store. Order from our online store to get free shipping within Australia. Check out the Mavic 2 Pro Fly More Combo + to get the ultimate Mavic 2 experience with extra batteries, charging options, ND filters, propellers guards, a safety case and more!  


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