The DJI Mini 3 Pro was my favourite drone of 2022, and possibly my favourite drone ever. It’s compact and lightweight, which makes it great to travel with, and it’s small enough that it doesn’t come off as intimidating to those passing by. At the same time, it offers great image fidelity and enough professional features to be used for serious video work.

Now, though, its successor has arrived, and it promises to be even better. While it’s not a drastic departure from the last generation, it adds omnidirectional obstacle avoidance, improved video features and a few quality-of-life features to refine the experience.

I’ve been flying with it for the last week or so to see what it’s like to live with. Here’s how I got on.

DJI Mini 4 Pro


DJI Mini 4 Pro

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The DJI Mini 4 Pro is all about refinement, rather than reinvention. It adds omnidirectional obstacle avoidance, better slow-motion capabilities, waypoint flights and D Log M to our favourite drone. The Mini 3 Pro…