The DJI Mavic Mini (and it’s successor, the Mini 2) is a very competitive product. It doesn’t have much competition in its class, the one that skips federal regulations in several jurisdictions due to its weight. More importantly, it has very little credible competition. Which is why I was excited to see more drones with similar specs enter the sub 250g space. Hubsan announced the Zino Mini Pro.
Hubsan makes a lot of toy drones, and have a different approach to the Zino mini pro. While DJI started off from making larger drones and miniaturizing them, Hubsan started from the bottom - making toy drones more robust and packing them with features and tech that the consumer drone market wants.
The company launched the drone in a livestream this week, but things didn’t go quite according to plan, as Dronedj notes -