The DJI Mavic 3 is the leader of the pack when it comes to high quality consumer-level drone cinematography. We gave it full marks in DJI Mavic 3 review at the tailend of last year, noting that it’s an exceptional machine with a specs list as long as your arm, and a premium price point to match. In fact, our only issue with the Mavic Drone 3 is the sky-high cost. If you’re looking for other drones without quite the same price tag, have a gander at our guide to the best drones around.
Shoppers in Australia can lower that cost by a tasty AU$200 for the Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Combo by using code SAVE200 during checkout (opens in new tab) on Amazon. Doubling down on savings, if you’re keen on the professionally geared Cine version of the Mavic 3 you can use the code SAVE400 (opens in new tab) to lower the price to AU$6,799 from the budget-breaking listed price of AU$7,199.
Visiting this page from the US? There's a deal for you too – head to Walmart where you can grab a DJI Mavic 3 creator bundle with US$261 off (opens in new tab). That bundle includes FPV goggles, so you can explore the skies from a first-person perspective.
This is the first time we’ve seen a discount on the newest member to the DJI drone family, so if you’ve been holding out to save the pennies up, now is a great time to hop onto this solid offer from Amazon. It’s unlikely that any better offers will be popping up on this quality machine until at least Amazon Prime Day or Black Friday 2022 roll around, and even then it’s not guaranteed that you’ll see a lower price.
AU deal: DJI Mavic 3 |
AU$3,099 AU$2,899 with code SAVE200 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$200)
If you can afford the asking price, this drone provides the goods. The quality of the video footage and stills from the Hasselblad camera – and the three-axis gimbal it’s attached to – easily rival the quality of lesser terrestrial cameras. For the price you’re getting a four-thirds sensor capable of shooting in 5.1K at up to 50 frames per second, 4K at up to 120fps and 1080p at up to 200fps.
The upgrade to the Mavic 3 Combo gets you a slew of additional goodies (carry bag, backup propellers, storage covers and more), chief of which is three flight batteries and a charging hub, instead of the single battery with the standard package. With a flight time of only 46 minutes per battery, this is an easy step up to make and you’re still keeping AU$200 in your pocket.
AU deal: DJI Mavic 3 Cine |
AU$7,199 AU$6,799 with code SAVE400 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$200)
If you’re a budding professional, or are looking to break into the space, the 1TB storage of the Mavic 3 Cine is essential to allow you to get a full day's shoot easily saved onto your drone. It removes the need to constantly wrangle footage from the 8GB card in the Mavic 3. Additionally, compressing with the built in Apple ProRes 422 HQ allows for even more of that 1TB to be utilised than you might expect. The SAVE400 code is your friend here to justify the huge cost attached to the Cine.
US deal: DJI Mavic 3 Content Creator bundle: was US$2,459.99, now US$2,199 at Walmart (save US$261) (opens in new tab)
Shopping from the US? Head to Walmart to save on the Content Creator Bundle. That includes the DJI Mavic 3 drone and all its accessories, but also a travel backpack, landing pad, and VR goggles.
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