DJI Inspire 3 takes off in June: start saving up now (you'll need to!)

DJI Inspire 3 with white light from the sky
(Image credit: DJI)

DJI has today announced the long-awaited Inspire 3, six and a half years after the Inspire 2, and the specs are as high as we’d imagined. The drone carries the 8K full-frame Zenmuse X9 cinema camera, sports a new 1080P FPV camera with night-vision, and has built-in support for exacting RTK waypoints for filmmakers to create a “3D dolly.”

“The Inspire 3 is the professional-level aerial platform all filmmakers have been waiting for,” says Ferdinand Wolf, DJI’s Creative Director, and that definitely seems to be the route the company is taking with it. Our Inspire 2 review asked if it was still useful in the 2020s. That drone offered prosumer and pro alternatives, but this time there only seems to be a pro route.

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

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