Leaked video of DJI Mavic Mini shows a potentially revolutionary camera drone

Leaked video of DJI Mavic Mini shows a potentially revolutionary camera drone
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After last week's disappointing rumor that we wouldn't be seeing any new drones over 250g until next year, it looks as if DJI might be about to give camera drone enthusiasts a reason to smile. A new video has been leaked that's purporting to show the DJI Mavic Mini. 

'Mini' is certainly correct, as this new drone is the same size as the hand of the person handling it. However, as suggested by the name, this is not simply a new version of the Spark; it's closest cousin looks to be the Mavic Air, but there's one key difference. 

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