Unboxing a DJI Mavic Pro

Unboxing a DJI Mavic Pro is a lot of fun. It’s like unwrapping a private aircraft. This is a quick blog and a video about my experience. I’m trying to keep it short and interesting.

Unboxing a DJI Mavic Pro

So the unboxing is great. They package the drone well. Packaging is fine, but the thing that I like the most is the ability to take a camera from the box and use it 10 minutes later. The DJI Mavic Pro scores pretty well on this scale.

unboxing dji mavic pro - Box

At the end of the day, it’s a really complex device. The fact that they sent me a box and I was able to fly a drone and take 4k video from the sky is pretty amazing.

unboxing dji mavic pro - Controller

Setting it up is not the most intuitive thing ever. It took a bit of focus and I actually had to glance at the instructions for a few minutes to understand how to charge the thing.

unboxing dji mavic pro - Blades

As you can see by the end of the video that it takes a little bit of time to set up once I connect my phone to the remote control. This is annoying because they force you to register for an account with the DJI application. That’s a bit annoying, but at the end of the day, it’s a minor inconvenience.

unboxing dji mavic pro First Flight

Once you get it in the air… wow.

These things are a lot of fun. I’d say it’s easy to fly. Many people warned me that I should practice flying before I use the Mavic Pro. They warned me that I risked crashing it if I didn’t have experience flying a drone. At the end of the day, those warnings were warrantless.

It’s an easy thing to fly. I don’t think anyone needs to practice. Just take off and learn on the fly.

unboxing dji mavic pro Landscape 1

If you’re inspired to get one, Amazon will ship it to you quickly. I mean, you only live once right. Get it here.

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