Mavic Mini FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

Mavic Mini FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

By DJI Support -2019-10-29

Mavic Mini drone

The following article contains answers to frequently asked questions about Mavic Mini. From general product questions to those about the DJI Fly app, discover the answers to all your questions here.

General Questions

How much does Mavic Mini weigh?

Weighing under 250 grams, Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone. This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from certain regulations. For example, in the United States and Canada, you can fly Mavic Mini without the need to register your drone with the government.

Does Mavic Mini have any internal storage?

You need a microSD card in order to store your footage. For a full list of recommended memory cards, please visit the website.

Does Mavic Mini have obstacle avoidance systems?

Mavic Mini’s downward sensors (along with it’s GPS) aid with positioning and stability. If you are flying in an area with obstacles, we recommend using Mavic Mini with the 360° Propeller Guard to protect the propellers and fly safely.

Are there any additional accessories I can get?

The Fly More Combo includes the Mavic Mini, a remote controller, an extra pair of propellers, a 360° Propeller Guard, three flight batteries, a Two-Way Charging Hub, two USB cables, and a small carrying bag.

For extra style and functionality, the DJI Mini Bag fits your Mavic Mini, Two-Way Charging Hub, remote controller, other small objects, including products like Osmo Action and Osmo Pocket.

You will also be able to personalize Mavic Mini with a collection of shell stickers and colorful markers with the DIY Creative Kit.

Protect your FlyCam’s propellers en route to your destination with the Mavic Mini Propeller Holder (available in beige and charcoal).

Expand your creative options with the Snap Adapter and attach small accessories such as LED displays or building blocks on top of Mavic Mini.

Finally, ensure your Mavic Mini is always fully charged and ready for flight with the Charging Base, which doubles as a stylish display.

Mavic Mini accesories

Where can I go to find tutorials on how to get the most out of Mavic Mini?

The DJI Fly app contains a variety of tutorials as well as a flight school. Looking for more? Subscribe to DJI Tutorials on YouTube, like DJI Support on Facebook, or follow DJI Support on Twitter

MAvic Mini flying


What camera does Mavic Mini have?

Mavic Mini has a 12MP 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor (24mm-equivalent lens with an ISO range of 100-3200).

Does Mavic Mini support intelligent shooting modes?

Mavic Mini and the DJI Fly app support multiple QuickShots to make it easier to shoot cinematic video with just a few taps. You can also set intervals on the camera for the ultimate selfie.

What video resolution does Mavic Mini support?

You can shoot up to 2.7K/30fps or 1080p/60fps.

Is the footage stable?

With a 3-axis mechanical gimbal, you can shoot incredibly smooth footage.

Mavic Mini flycam

Remote Controller

What size phone fits in the remote controller?

Mavic Mini’s remote controller supports most smartphones on the market, but compatibility may be affected by large phone cases.*

  • Compatible phone sizes: 6.5-8.5mm thick and no more than 160mm long.

Can I connect to my drone using Wi-Fi and use my phone as a remote controller?

You can only control Mavic Mini using the remote controller.

Mavic Mini controller


How long can Mavic Mini fly for?

Fully charged, Mavic Mini offers up to 30 minutes of flight time.

How long does it take to charge?

Using the DJI 18W USB charger, a battery can be fully charged in 90 minutes.

Mavic Mini battery hub


Can I use DJI GO?

No, Mavic Mini only works with the new DJI Fly app.

How do I update Mavic Mini’s firmware?

When you connect to DJI Fly, the app will automatically check the current firmware and alert you if an update is available.

Can I edit Mavic Mini footage within the app?

With DJI Fly, you can easily edit clips and create videos to be shared across your social media channels in just a couple of taps.

How can I find cool places to shoot?

The DJI Fly app has integrated access to SkyPixel. This lets you check out awesome aerial shooting locations near you and can even help give you some inspiration before taking flight.*

*FlySpots is currently only available in Mainland China.


What is the warranty period of Mavic Mini?

Mavic Mini is under the standard DJI warranty. Please refer to the DJI after-sales policy for more information.

You can also purchase DJI Care Refresh, a comprehensive service plan that offers up to two replacement units and covers scenarios such as user error, collisions, and water damage for greater peace of mind. Discover more about DJI Care Refresh.

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