DJI Mavic Air 2: what we know so far about this $799 48-megapixel drone

DJI Mavic Air 2
The teaser image being used by DJI ahead of its 27 April announcement (Image credit: DJI)

Updated: The Mavic Air 2 has now officially launched. Read our full  DJI Mavic Air 2 review

The DJI Mavic Air 2 is almost certainly arriving on 27 April – and every drone enthusiast is excited about what the latest version of the enthusiast quadcopter will look like. The original DJI Mavic Air was back in January 2018 - and was notable for being the first miniature 4K UAV. But it is now starting to look a bit underspecified, compared to more recent launches.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.