Snap vs Mavic comparison

So, the two most portable drones. The long awaited Vantage Robotics Snap versus the suddenly arrived DJI Mavic Pro. How do their specs compare? Have a look in Mediarenas side-by-side comparison.

  • Aircraft

  • Dimensions
  • Folded
  • Weight
  • Max Speed
  • Max flight time
  • Propellers protection
  • Camera

  • Sensor
  • FOV
  • Focal length (35 mm equivalent)
  • Aperture
  • Distortion
  • Focus
  • Max image resolution
  • Max video resolution
  • Photo file formats
  • Max video bitrate
  • Video file formats
  • ND filter compatible
  • Gimbal stabilization
  • Gimbal range (controllable)
  • Controller

  • Dedicated controller
  • Wifi only option (Android and iOS)
  • WiFi range
  • Max range
  • Obstacle avoidance
  • List price
  • Vantage Robotics
  • Snap

  • mediarena-snap
  • 353mm × 317mm × 63mm
    (14″ × 12.48″ × 2.48″)
  • 350mm × 230mm × 50mm
    (14″ × 9″ × 2″)
  • 620 grams (1.37 lbs)
  • 15 m/s - 54 km/h - 33.5 mph
  • 20 minutes
  • Sony Exmor IMX 377 1/2.3”
  • 80 degree
  • 21 mm
  • ƒ2.8
  • Less than 1%,
    corrected to 0%
    with software.
  • Focus from 0.5 m to ∞
  • 4000×3000 pixels (12 MP)
  • 4096×2160p @ 30 fps
  • JPEG, RAW
  • 60 Mbps
  • MP4
  • 2-axis mechanical
    + electronic image stabilization
  • -90 degrees to 0 degrees
  • 150 meters
    (optional 1 km booster
    accessory planned)
  • 1 km (with DSM controller)

  • (add-on planned)
  • $895
  • Pre-order Snap at Vantage Robotics
  • DJI
  • Mavic Pro

  • mediarena-mavic
  • 335 mm diagonal (excl. props)
  • H83mm × W83mm × L198mm
  • 743 grams (1.64 lbs)
  • 18 m/s - 65 km/h - 40 mph
  • 27 minutes
  • 1/2.3” (CMOS)
  • 78.8 degree
  • 28 mm
  • ƒ2.2
  • Less than 1.5%
  • Focus from 0.5 m to ∞
  • 4000×3000 pixels (12 MP)
  • 4096×2160p @ 24 fps
  • JPEG, DNG
  • 60 Mbps
  • MP4, MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)
  • Coming
  • 3-axis (pitch, roll, yaw)
  • Pitch: -90° to +30°
    Roll: 0° or 90°
    (Horizontally and vertically)
  • (optional)
  • 50m (altitude), 80m (distance)
  • 7 km
  • $749
    (without controller)
  • $999
    (with controller)
  • Buy at Amazon

Sources: Vantage Robotics, DJI

Update October 3, 2016: FOV, focal length, optical distortion, focus, WiFi range and optical avoidance updated with new specs from Vantage Robotics.