DJI Mic 2 review: Hands and ears on experience with the robust vlogger's mic

The wireless mic is back, and this time it's personal. New features, new colors, and a knob. Should Røde be on the run?

DJI Mic 2
(Image: © Future)

Digital Camera World Verdict

Taking what was already a premium-quality product and pushing further, the DJI Mic 2 – especially in the full combo – feels excellent, with the only real worry being that it is overkill. The case is strong and safe, the device is good quality, anyone will be able to use it and pros should be happy to.


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    Long-lasting battery

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    32-bit float and safety channel options

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    Beats the Røde Go II on features

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    USB-C, Lightning (and wireless) for phone


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    Not cheap (but competitive against the Røde Wireless Pro)

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    Phone mounts can be quite a tight fit

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As the name suggests, this isn't DJI's first foray into the microphone market, but it does follow very similar lines. The original DJI Mic dates back to 2022, and at the time offered a similar proposition to the Røde Wireless Go II system which emerged a year before that.

DJI Mic 2 Spec

DJI Mic 2

(Image credit: DJI)

Pattern: Omnidirectional
Channel: Mono or Dual
Noise Cancelling: AI (new to Mic 2)
Gain adjustment: +/- 12
Range: 250m (USA) / 160m (EU/UK)
AOP: 120db (up from 114dB on Mic 1)
RX: Lightning/Type-C/Bluetooth to smartphone


The Røde Wireless Pro lacks DJI's rugged charging case, nor is it quite so chummy with phones, but it has a slightly longer battery life and does bring with it 32-bit float plus better on-board storage so 

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