DJI Drones

DJI is the world-leading manufacturer of camera drones and stabilisers. DJI technology offers a reliable, versatile and easy-to-use solution - enhancing safety and efficiency for commercial and professional operations, and maximising enjoyment for hobbyists.

DJI Drones

A decade of success, innovation, and groundbreaking technology.

Who Are DJI?

DJI is the world leader in drone development and manufacture, marrying high-performance and high-precision software with advanced hardware engineering, ushering a new era of aerial content creation and data capture.

Over the past 10 years, DJI has continued to push the boundaries of innovation and redefine what is possible, producing ground-breaking aircraft such as the foldable Mavic Series and the iconic Phantom range - named as one of the gadgets of the decade by several influential websites, including TIME and The Verge.

A truly household name, DJI has also pioneered intelligent drone platforms which have transformed the world of work, helping businesses and organisations collect crucial data quickly, efficiently, and safely.

As the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, DJI has become the safety leader for the industry. Last year, it committed to installing airplane and helicopter detectors - known as DJI AirSense -in new consumer drones, as part of a 10-point plan to ensure the world's skies remain safe in the drone era.

Why Order From HELIGUY.com™ Rather Than DJI? 

HELIGUY.com™ is a trusted and reliable DJI Partner providing you with a shield of service and supply that you couldn't achieve directly from the manufacturer or high-street shops. Operating from the UK and the US, HELIGUY.com™ stocks the full range of DJI tech, and our expert team is on-hand to provide quick support and advice, should you need it. As a one-stop-shop and with more than 10 years in the industry, HELIGUY.com™ can support every step of your drone journey, from training through to drone purchasing, rental and leasing; finance and warranty options; and an in-house DJI-authorised repair centre.

Who Founded DJI?

Frank Wang founded DJI (Da-Jiang Innovations) in 2006, running the company out of his dorm room at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.

From those humble beginnings, DJI has grown into a truly global empire, valued at $21 billion.

With reported sales in excess of $2 billion, and swallowing up more than 70% of the consumer drone market, DJI drones, cameras and gimbal stabilisers are sold in more than 100 countries and regions around the world.

According to Forbes, Wang owns an estimated 40% of DJI - a privately owned and operated company - and has accumulated a net worth of $4.8billion.

In 2015, DJI benefited from a $75m investment from Accel, partnering with the company to form the SkyFund, a UAV-focused seed fund empowering application-level entrepreneurs in the UAV and robotics space.

In 2017, DJI acquired a majority stake in leading Sewdish camera manufacturer Hasselblad, and the camera featured on the pioneering Mavic 2 Pro, which was released a year later.

Where Is DJI Based?

The company is headquartered in Shenzhen, nicknamed China's Silicon Valley.

Its HQ address is: 14th Floor, West Wing, Skyworth Semiconductor Design Building, No.18 Gaoxin South 4th Ave, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China, 518057.

DJI also has offices in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, and employs more than 14,000 people, including president Roger Luo, marketing director Swift Xie, and chief engineer, Po Lee.

Having teamed up with renowned architects Foster + Partners, work is underway to construct a new futuristic DJI HQ in Shenzhen, pictured, right. The building is designed to resemble a 'floating community in the sky', and will feature twin towers connected by a sky bridge and drone flight testing labs unique to DJI.

This impressive new HQ epitomises DJI's standing as a global industry leader.

Does DJI Offer Commercial Drones?

While DJI has spearheaded the consumer drone market, the company has also engineered drones for commercial purposes - redefining industries and helping professionals accomplish their tasks safer, faster and with greater efficiency than ever before.

Today, DJI aircraft are an integral part of commercial drone programmes, used for everything from filming of the latest Hollywood blockbusters, to monitoring farmlands, inspecting critical infrastructure, and aiding public safety response.

What Are The Best DJI Drones?

Among its most popular drones are the Mavic Mini, Mavic Air 2, and the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom, while the innovative commercial eco-system comprises drones such as the M300 RTK, M200 Series V2, Mavic 2 Enterprise, and Phantom 4 RTK.

DJI FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about DJI

What does DJI stand for?

DJI stands for Da-Jiang Innovations.

What started DJI?

DJI was founded in 2006 by Frank Wang.

Who owns DJI?

iFlight Technology Company Limited is the holding company of SZ DJI. DJI was founded by Frank Wang.

Where is DJI based?

DJI is headquartered in the Nanshan District, of Shenzhen, China. DJI also has offices in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

How many people does DJI employee?

DJI employs more than 14,000 people

What was DJI's first drone?

DJI's first consumer drone was the DJI Phantom 1. It was released in 2013.

Why are DJI so successful?

DJI's ethos centers on innovation. Indeed, with the release of the Phantom 1, the company made and defined the modern drone. Since then, DJI has produced drones which are user-friendly and out-of-the-box solutions.

Thanks to this innovation, DJI has created drones which meet the needs of a wide range of pilots, from hobbyists and recreational flyers to commercial operators.

DJI has also empowered customers with choice, offering different versions for different types of users. For instance, the Phantom 3 was available in three different models - Standard, Advanced, and Professional - while enterprise pilots can choose from the M200, M210 or M210 RTK V2, or even the Mavic 2 Enterprise and Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual.

This enables customers to get the right drone for them, based on their needs and ambitions.

Where are DJI drones made?

DJI's factories in Shenzhen include highly sophisticated automated assembly lines, including portions where drones under construction 'take off on their own by the hundreds, performing a series of maneuvers over the course of two minutes, then land and continue moving down the manufacturing line'.

What is the cheapest DJI drone?

The cheapest DJI drone is currently the Mavic Mini.

Which is the best DJI drone?

This depends on what sort of drone you are after.

If you are a beginner, then the Mavic Mini or the Mavic Air 2 are ideal options. The Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom have become popular with content creators, and some professional pilots.

For commercial drone programmes, various options are available, depending on your requirements. Drones in the enterprise category include the Inspire 2, Mavic 2 Enterprise, M200 Series V2, M300 RTK, Phantom 4 RTK, and the M600 Pro.

How can I repair my DJI drone?

The simple answer is don't try to do it yourself. For safety, efficiency and the required expertise, send your broken drone to an authorised dealer, such as Heliguy. As the UK's leading drone specialist, and with in-house technicians trained by DJI, we can repair your drone quickly and properly. Our experienced team will always be available to offer you ongoing support and consultancy.

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