Drone Faceoff: Mavic Pro vs Phantom 4

Drone enthusiasts know a lot has changed since the DJI Phantom 4 (now the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0) and the Mavic Pro first hit the shelves. There have been multiple upgrades to both drones, and we intend to break down some important differences between DJI Phantom 4 and DJI Mavic Pro for you.

Mavic Pro & Phantom 4 Comparison

Mavic Pro Phantom 4
Price Base $1,099.00 $1,399.00
Extra Battery $89.00 $169.00
Waterproof Case $119.00 $239.00
Flight Flight Time 22-27 minutes 26-30 minutes
Live Streaming OcuSync transmission technology, for use w/ DJI’s FP Racing Goggles OcuSync transmission technology, for use w/ DJI’s FP Racing Goggles
Wind / Speed Holds position against wind

Top Speed: 40 MPH / 65 KPH

Drifts up with wind

Top Speed: 42.5 MPH / 68 KPH

Camera Sensor 1-inch 20-megapixel / 4K 30fps 1-inch 20-megapixel / 4K 60fps
Aperture 2.2 2.8 – 11
Storage 126 GB 126 GB


Which Drone is for You?

There are many more features that differentiate these two drones, but the main questions you should ask yourself when trying to determine which drone to buy are:

Will you need extra power to lift heavy objects? 

Do you need to get the highest video quality possible from a consumer drone? 

How important is portability to you? 

Is money an issue? 

Do you want to take full advantage of the DJI Goggles?


There are lots of options when it comes to drone models. If the Mavic Pro or Phantom 4 aren’t for you, no fear! Shop all of the drones VeryDrone has to offer or check out our monthly deals to get inspired!