SPARK & Mavic PRO thorough comparison｜ Which do you recommend if you start drone from now? 【DJI Spark】
DJI “SPARK ” has finally come out and finally!
It is DRYE WALKER’s Yoshitake Hotaka.
May 25th 0:30 Finally there was the announcement of the new DJI “SPARK”! It is!
Various speculations and rumors were flowing in the SNS community and the net, so it was really a brief announcement.
First of all, please see the promotion video released from DJI.
DJI – Introducing Spark
Live from DJI Live | Introducing the DJI Spark (Live Event)
Somehow it is a presentation reminiscent of Apple ‘s Steve Jobs (⌒ – ⌒;)
I am English, so it is unknown what I am talking about (⌒ – ⌒;)
I will introduce the basic spec of DJI “SPARK “!
- Price: 65800 yen
- Fly More Combo: 91800 yen
- 2 Axis Gimbals
- High performance camera with 12 million pixels installed
- Maximum speed: 50 km / s
- Maximum flight time: 16 minutes
- HD video transfer: 2 km
- Aircraft weight: 300 g
Obstacle detection function: Automatically detects obstacles 5 m ahead and stops automatically
Return to Home Function
For DJI goggles
Abundant shooting function: Of course, features that can shoot with Mavic PRO are installed. Quick shot · active track · tap fly · gesture etc.
The basic spec concerned is as described above.
If you really want to know the details, you should also check the website of DJI firmly.
Normal SPARK | 65800 yen
There is no transmitter (propo) (⌒ – ⌒;)
Fly More Combo | 91800 yen
- In a normal set
- Transmitter (propo)
- Peripheral equipment such as charging hub
- Special bag
- It is a touch feeling.
DJI store SPARK (spark) page: http: //store.dji.com/jp/product/spark? From = store_index_banner
Basic specifications of Mavic PRO
- The price is 129,800 yen
- Compact and lightweight: It is lightweight, 743 g, it can be collapsed
- Transmitter: Propo is also compact! Moreover, I can make a smoother a propo.
- Can transmit and receive up to 4 km!
- 4K camera installed
- Excellent safety with obstacle avoidance + maintaining altitude against ground!
- Flight time of 27 minutes maximum: It seems to be about 1 flight real flight approximately.
- Active track: Automatic flight function such as automatic tracking function is also supported
- Number of effective pixels of still image 12 million pixels
It seems that the number of people who start drone will be increased considerably by SPARK !
Well, although this time “SPARK)”, there are also many who think whether to start a drone as a result of this price and performance?
Meanwhile, it is Mavic PRO , which is released from the same DJI company, becoming the object of comparison by becoming the first real drone purchase.
So, this time I would like to compare features with Mavic PRO (Mavic Pro) while introducing the specifications of DJI’s new “SPARK”.
Camera performance | SPARK 12 million pixels! Mavic PRO (Mavic Pro) can shoot 4K movie of 12 million pixels
Two axis gimbals and no image blur
It is easy to understand how much blurring video can be taken if you can confirm the above promotion video.
Compared to the FPV cameras mounted in drone racing etc, I think that you can see the beauty of the image and the splendor of the gimbal that does not blur.
What is the difference between videos that DJI SPARK￥and Mavic PROcan shoot?
Drowon race’s FPV camera | Since there is no gimbal, the image will be blurred due to the inclination of the aircraft.
1 / 2.3 inch camera installed
This is easy to compare with the effective pixel area of iPhone 7.
When comparing the camera function with Mavic PRO, it seems that Mavic PRO 1is going to raise the army as well.
Promotional video of Mavic PRO 1 is also attached so you should check the video as well.
Instagram etc. If you want to enjoy the aerial shooting easily by SNS posting, SPARK, if you want to take a more realistic aerial shoot more Mavic PRO 1
As for the camera absolutely Magic Pro 1 will be raised, so if you want to try full-scale aerial shots, Mavic PRO1 is definitely recommended.
Compare differences in body weight difference | SPARK 300 g Mavic PRO 743 g
Aircraft weight 300 g! Very regrettable in Japan! It is!
First of all, I would like to say that the SPARK aircraft weight is 300 g.
Mavic PRO It is more compact than the Mavic PRO and the camera performance is great, but the machine weight 300 g is very regrettable!
In Japan, “drone over 200 g” will be subject to the restriction of “revised air law” enacted in December 2015.
The degree of freedom to let the drone fly depend on whether it is 200 g or more or not at all.
If you have a high precision camera with a gimbal and you have “drone below 200 g”, it is really the best, but it seems that it is still severe to stuff up there.
The drones themselves are easy to be affected by the weather, but even Mavic PRO with an aircraft weight of 743 g is likely to receive the influence of the wind, probably it will not be able to fly by the wind speed of the day even if it wants to fly Thing.
Even if it is forcibly blown, if the wind speed is strong, there is a possibility that the power of the drone is weak and it can not come back to the takeoff point.
If it is caught only by the apparent airframe specifications and price, the part that is still hard to see on various spots is the weight of the aircraft and the stability of the airframe.
Even Mavic PRO will be influenced by quite the wind, so its impact will be even more noticeable with SPARK (Spark) which is less than half its weight.
Also, if you try to fly drone over over 100 m, the wind speed is quite different in the sky above the sky.
I understand how to grasp the weather feeling by accumulating more than a certain amount of drone flight experience.
It might be a little dangerous for a beginner to skip deeply without thinking.
SPARK (spark) which is a drone of 200 g or more is also difficult to handle a bit from the viewpoint of the weight of the aircraft.
Just SPARK (Spark) is a minor amount, even if it crashes, the damage may be less.
Even a drones that seems to be compact and seemingly handled with a sense of toys at the first glance, obviously have to take responsibility for themselves at your own risk if they crash.
- Maximum speed: 50 km / s
- Maximum flight time: 16 minutes
- HD video transfer: 2 km
- Personally, the aircraft speed is satisfactory, but when you are conscious of a drone race exceeding 100 km / h, you feel a little unsatisfactory.
- Flight time 16 minutes! In this small size the flight time of the threat
Although the maximum time is stated as 16 minutes, it has never been bought DJI’s drone so far until the maximum flight time.
It is an impression that it is about 10 minutes if it is actually used.
Mavic PRO will be up to 27 minutes flying time.
I am always skipping, but here is about 23 minutes per flight.
For maximum flight time, it is advisable to landing on the remaining battery level about 30% for safety.
Fun unique to SPARK | Various color variations are all five colors
SPARK (spark) can be chosen from various color variations, unlike the drones you have ever had.
- Alpen white
- sky blue
- Meadow Green
- Laval Red
- Sunrise yellow
Price difference | SPARK 65800 yen Mavic PRO is 129800 yen
In terms of performance, it will definitely be said that Mavic PRO (Mavic Pro) is higher, but again when comparing its performance and price, it is a place where I am very troubled.
Personal view and summary
What did you think?
What if I started drone now? Is it?
Well, this price difference and performance are very troubling places (⌒ – ⌒;)
Now that I’ve been manipulating various drones such as phantom 4 · Mavic PRO, it is understandable, but in fact Mavic PRO has a lot of anxiety points when you want to do a full-scale aerial photograph for business use.
Even Mavic PRO , one rank of SPARK, will not be enough for a realistic aerial photograph.
In terms of price, if you want to purchase SPARK (Spark) of cheap and reasonable performance and want to do full-scale aerial shooting from there, I think whether the flow of reviewing the purchase of phantom 4 Pro is good.
Even in a good sense or a bad meaning, it seems to be half way halfway SPARK (spark)
Although I explained it even on the way, SPARK (Spark) is not very much below 300 g and 200 g is very halfway place (⌒ – ⌒;)
And half-spec spec as both an aerial camera and a drone for the race! It is!
It is just two of the big flow of how to enjoy drone right now, so it’s a good idea to start drone with SPARK first and find a way to enjoy your own drone from there.
As you compare the price with the price in this way it may be one of the pleasure of Drone to suffer.
SPARK may be a good trigger for people who have not been interested to start a drone?
It is very pleasant that the narrow drone market is getting more and more exciting, but the number of cases that ignorant behaviors about knowing as a law or a dron owner by any means inevitably increases in proportion to the increase of drone users.
Convenience, low price, high performance are really wonderful, but it would be nice if more people understand the rules of Drone including the revised air law which is difficult to interpret.