Why the Mavic 3 Classic is a dumb idea
Rumors are out and about that DJI could release a Mavic 3 Classic to reach a lower price point. However, stripping down an already great drone just to get it into more hands limits what could be possible if DJI just made the Air lineup more competitive with the Mini 3 Pro.
The cheapest Mavic 3 comes in at $2,049 and packs a Micro 4/3 Hasselblad sensor and a 28x zoom camera in one drone. While yes, you have to throw in an extra $3,000 for the Mavic 3 Cine that offers Apple ProRes 422 and a 1 TB internal SSD. The standard Mavic 3 is a phenomenal drone and fits that high-end enthusiast to the professional market very well.
What makes the Mavic line of drones who they are? No compromises, packing everything DJI can into a manageable size drone that folds up into your backpack. The Mavic 3 Classic would break that first rule, making compromises. Yes, the 28x zoom on the Mavic 3 isn’t the most popular item on the drone, but for those that need it or know how to use…