Small drones are on the rise.
With the release of DJI’s Mavic Mini, a few questions have risen. Since the Mini is 249 grams – 1 gram below the minimum regulation requirements. This means anyone can fly the Mini without needing a permit or registration to their name.
Small Drone, Big Potential
For many people, that can be the selling point that convinces them to get smaller drones. Without the need for annual fees, registrations, and online testing, it is an easier route to go.
So does this mean that smaller drones are the future of this market? The appeal of simplicity and legality can outweigh the benefits of heavier drones. True, smaller drones can only carry so much on them before going over the weight limit. But with technology improving daily, it is not an improbable thought. If tech turned towards lighter hardware, then small drones will take over.
The Brilliance of the Mini
The Mavic Mini is turning heads because of its size combined with its specs. It can give larger drones a run for their money in terms of battery life and reach.
It is also affordable, with a starting price of $399. The Mini combines a variety of factors that make it a very flexible tool for any job. The longer life and high definition cameras on board can help any business.
A Trend Worth Watching
Will drones follow this trend? The appeal is there; smaller drones are easier to control. They are also very viable for those trying to learn the ropes. It can fly indoors without causing any damage. They do not cause a lot of noise when they are in flight. A lot of smaller drones are safer around children and pets. Most of these drones even have extensions that protect the spinning blades.
What do you think? Are we seeing the future right before our eyes?