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Updated DJI Fly app now supports full feature set of Mini 3 Pro drone

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While getting your hands on the latest DJI Mini Pro 3 (opens in new tab) drone might currently be difficult due to backed-up pre-orders, if you do happen to have one, DJI has updated its DJI Fly app so that the sub 250g Mini Pro 3 is now supported. Thanks to a firmware update, all of the features that were promised at the DJI Mini 3 Pro launch (opens in new tab) are now available too.

Read more: The best DJI Mini Pro 3 deals in May (opens in new tab)

The new firmware version (01.00.0100) ensures the support for Hyperlapse, True Vertical Shooting, FocusTrack, Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems (APAS) 4.0, MasterShots, QuickShots, QuickTransfer, Panorama capture and more.

You'll need to ensure that your controller is also updated to the correct firmware.

A new DJI RC remote was launched at the same time as the Mini 3 Pro and this uses the DJI O3 video transmission system. The DJI RC has a 5.5-inch touchscreen and the DJI Fly app already integrated which means that you don't have to connect it to a phone. doesn’t require connecting to a phone. 

If you're using the DJI RC-N1 remote controller, you'll need to have the firmware version 04.14.0117, while the DJI RC needs to be version 01.00.0100.

The DJI Mini Pro 3 (opens in new tab) is arguably the best entry-level, highly portable drone that's excellent for hobbyists and beginners – so no wonder it's sold out already. If you're looking for the best price on the DJI Mini Pro 3 or just looking to find out where you can actually buy one, keep checking our deals page here (opens in new tab).

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Lauren is the Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, having previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer (opens in new tab) magazine, a practical-focused publication that inspires hobbyists and seasoned pros alike to take truly phenomenal shots and get the best results from their kit. 


An experienced photography journalist who has been covering the industry for over eight years, she has also served as technique editor for both PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine (opens in new tab)PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine and DCW's sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine (opens in new tab)


In addition to techniques and tutorials that enable you to achieve great results from your cameras, lenses, tripods and other photography equipment, Lauren can regularly be found interviewing some of the biggest names in the industry, sharing tips and guides on subjects like landscape and wildlife photography, and raising awareness for subjects such as mental health and women in photography.