DJI Mavic 3 Cine // Best Compact Drone for Pros?

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–Table of Contents–
00:00 Cinematic Drone Footage
1:43 What’s New?
2:43 BTS/Raw Footage
4:30 Camera Specs
5:05 Telephoto Lens “Explorer Mode”
6:23 Battery Test #1
7:35 Future Firmware Specs
9:35 Battery Test #2
11:30 Low-light test
12:21 Pricing
14:00 Conclusion


  1. HansGotIt on December 9, 2021 at 8:08 pm

    Where was this video filmed?

  2. Joshua Siniscal on December 9, 2021 at 8:08 pm

    Great drone for sure! But seriously can’t justify spending 3 times the money to upgrade from my Air 2s fly more combo.

  3. Wayne Higham on December 9, 2021 at 8:08 pm

    Wow….someone honest about the price jump, that’s almost shocking but I’m happy you pointed it out. I couldn’t agree more that the price is just insulting. I’ll be gladly waiting a few years for this thing to be reasonably priced…or something better comes along.

  4. MY USA TRAVELS on December 9, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    Shutterstock not accepted footage. Bad quality in the shadows, too much Noise and Film Grain.

  5. نصر برو Nasr Pro I on December 9, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    فخمة جدا وقوووووووووية

  6. David MacKinnon on December 9, 2021 at 8:13 pm

    I had to jump at it for documentary film making. I don’t need to drag around an inspire.

  7. نصر برو Nasr Pro I on December 9, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    الله يوعدنا بمثلها …

  8. Real Estate Photo Video Shawn Slattery on December 9, 2021 at 8:14 pm


  9. Kenny Williams on December 9, 2021 at 8:18 pm

    Thank you for explicitly stating that it’s not worth it for you even at the 2199 price. That’s very telling for people always going for the “best” products out there. I’ve already decided to roll with my m2p for a bit longer until I really come across a situation that it just can’t handle well.

  10. john cook on December 9, 2021 at 8:18 pm

    That price is outrageous, I’ll stick with my mini 2!

  11. JD Seiver on December 9, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    This drone and a Gh5 would be a killer video kit combination

  12. Shreyas Rai on December 9, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    Hi there from Stefan

  13. Chris DellaPace on December 9, 2021 at 8:23 pm

    I’d love to hear your overall thoughts on the DJI oversharpened image and clunky codec. The prores mode still doesn’t seem to solve the sharpening issue. Is there a setting to turn the internal sharpening down or off? Thanks for your review!

  14. Ian Webb on December 9, 2021 at 8:24 pm

    Awesome video, I just got my M3 Cine in and I can’t find a way to add a monitor LUT when shooting D-Log, am I missing it? Or is it simply not available at the moment?

  15. BadAssOptic on December 9, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Yes! no more smartphone app crap. Hate hooking up the phone to the controller

  16. JayCarl on December 9, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    I bet after dji sees your review they’re going to Captain Drone you.

  17. Carlos2014 Flores on December 9, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Air2s the best drone

  18. Ashraf Shelmani on December 9, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    never mind the mavic 3, what was the camera you were shooting this video with??, the footage looks amazing.

  19. Lizzi on December 9, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    Upgrade the skills before upgrade the equipment, otherwise you will regret anyway.

  20. Taylor J Smith on December 9, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    Love the majority of the video, but it’s tough to gain insight on price-to-value after Landon conceded that he only uses drones 1 percent of the time

  21. Boing777 on December 9, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    What is this place?

  22. RvonA on December 9, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    4/3 not MFT

  23. truthseekers666 on December 9, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    The lack of pro res recording on the non cine version. The 140mbs h265
    data rate which could have been 200mbps like h264… The 1tb non
    removable ssd in the cine version. Makes it a dead duck when it fills up
    and your on a movie set. You have tonnes of downtime getting footage
    off the drone. Just retarded. The controller is way too big. We want the
    same size as the mavic 1 and mavic 2 not this clumsy but bigger mess of
    a controller. Where are the back buttons??? Where is the joystick for
    extra functions. DJI fked up big time. I am never getting one of these.
    Total rip off joke. You cant turn off obstacle avoidance. You are forced to use
    DJI FLY app which is utter crap. Zoom is crap and only available in steps- you could smoothly
    zoom on mavic 2 zoom. This is such a backwards step in functionality. No back side customisable control
    buttons on the remote, nor any 5d joystick for extra customisable buttons on the
    front. This is a joke DJI…. a JOKE…. and one which mavic 2 users will

  24. Jens Eser on December 9, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    Thank you. – It’s one of the rather rare unbiased reviews.

  25. mrAngles on December 9, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    Ridiculous prices

  26. Ronald Allen on December 9, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Honestly this video seems rushed and I don’t think the gentleman’s heart was into it. It’s like someone’s forcing him to do this video.

  27. Harrison Bowie on December 9, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Is it a war, I like the 40 minutes and I love the back pack ,is it a war man great drones, but no I don’t think so.

  28. Andy Hu on December 9, 2021 at 8:38 pm

    "dude looking on his watch" "When will this be over"

  29. Eisenschweinchen on December 9, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    The show must go on!

  30. Big Savage Daddy on December 9, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    Smart controller is a must, ProRes is a must (if you shoot professionally), and the 1TB onboard SSD is phenomenal. Worth the $5k.

  31. BigLama on December 9, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    This was a much better video than the one The Verge did.
    Im glad my Mavic 2 pro is still gonna be good.
    Im assuming the insane prices are because of the chip shortage?

  32. Dick Chan on December 9, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    According to a Chinese channel, the lens on the 4/3 sensor is very likely to have very high distortion, only to be corrected digitally. As a result, the corner noise level is unusually high after correction. I will wait to be sure on everything before making a decision as I would use for photos more, adding that it still doesn’t has genuine manual control for photography at launch. For video, it might not bring huge advantage over Mavic 2 pro or Mavic Air 2S. Watch that from 8:50 to 9:45 in the video.

  33. A-Real photography on December 9, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    2 grands for 1TB ssd card and Latest RC smart controller. as a videographer i think price is perfect n will pay for itself in time.until the next one comes along producer can make quite a few videos and get their money back for sure.

  34. Justin Vachon on December 9, 2021 at 8:47 pm

    Wonder why they picked 5k @ 50 fps?

  35. Steven Louis on December 9, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    In regards to the camera quality, which one is better Mavic 3 Cine or the Evolve 2?

  36. Yerko Hernandez on December 9, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    wow primera vez que veo a un canal siendo sincero y diciendo, para mi no vale la brecha de precio para mi no vale el upgrade, es increíble.
    el espíritu de consumo me hace pensar que necesito el upgrade de mi Mavic 2 pro, y solo busco opiniones que apoyen ese espíritu consumista.
    Gracias por esa honesta opinión, muchos canales de YouTube solo quieren que compres que uses sus enlaces de afiliados y no decir nada que pueda parecer perjudicial para las empresas que les envían productos.
    Saludos buen video.

  37. Viggo Labbé on December 9, 2021 at 8:54 pm

    This seems to be more of a video about him than the drone.

  38. Nicolas Hernandez on December 9, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    The cinie premium combo bruh I rather buy an inspire drone instead. Dji is absolutely crazy with price. It’s not worth that much.

  39. Wolfgang Wagner on December 9, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    unfortunatly no waypoints support planned by dji

  40. Dani de Alpha on December 9, 2021 at 8:57 pm

    Thank you for your honest review! BTW where did you get those banana plants you have on your background? I want 2 for my office.

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  42. OZCAN AKSOY on December 9, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    Thanks for honest review, particularly verifying the total flight time. I was not surprised as DJI marketing their drones with the capabilities ,which could never been achieved by the general users. This was same also for M2P.
    Could you please also test the advertised flight distance (15km) . I guess it can not be more than 7-8 km even in perfect environment.
    Btw , thanks also waking me up and doing a big mistake (I was at the verge to purchase Cine version even I am not pro pilot or photographer but just blindly attracted by SSD and new version of SC )

  43. Ardent Lions on December 9, 2021 at 9:03 pm

    Unless you are a cinematographer I don’t see the reason to purchase this drone unless you just want it for the sake of wanting it.

  44. Ardent Lions on December 9, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    I think DJI is trying to purge the Inspire out of its inventory with this one and it’s not going according to plan. Also you have other brands that are popping up that are getting near DJI level when it comes to resolution quality and camera lense.

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