How DJI Mavic Pro is better than GoPro Karma?
Action camera manufacturer GoPro which last week unveiled its first drone the GoPro Karma and in the other corner No.1 drone manufacturer DJI responded by unveiling Mavic Pro on Tuesday. However, now there is competition between DJI Mavic Pro and GoPro, so how these similar drones compare and how they are different from each other?
Basically both are similar both drones shooting 4k, both drones fold so that they can be easily stored and transported, both drones have 3-axis stabilization, but when we dig deeper into the specs, DJI Mavic Pro is almost one.
Mavic Pro is lighter than Karma; the Mavic Pro is 734 grams (1.62 lbs) while the Karma is heavier 1006 grams (2.2 lbs). Both folds their arms inwards, but Mavic is smaller than Karma.
In Mavic Pro camera is attached, but the Karma doesn’t. It requires you to purchase the camera, which add to the size and weight, and can cost an extra $400. Both have 12-megapixel CMOS sensor and can shoot 4K video. The Karma’s range of motion is 90 degrees to 0 degrees up to down while the Mavic Pro benefits from a wider movement range 90-degree to +30 degrees (pitch) with ability to roll.
The DJI Mavic Pro has a top speed of 40 miles per hour, while the GoPro is slightly slower at 35miles per hour. The all-important flight time of a drone is determined by the battery installed. On the Karma you get a 20-minute battery life, and the DJI Mavic Pro has a 27-minute of battery life. DJI Mavic Pro wins in almost every feature.
The Mavic Pro costs $749 without the controller (it can be controlled from a Smartphone not necessary to purchase the controller), or 999 with the controller. The Karma costs $799 but you don’t get a camera at that price, if you were to add the GoPro Hero 5 Session the price will be $1,000, and if you choose the GoPro Hero 5 Black it would be $1,100.
So you can determine the difference between of those drones. So which would you choose?