DJI Mavic Air Drone NEW Firmware release – Version: v

Today, DJI released a new firmware update for the DJI Mavic Air. The new version has been numbered to  V1.0.1.0



  • Aircraft Firmware: v1.0.1.0
  • Remote Controller Firmware: v1.0.0.0
  • DJI GO 4 App iOS: v4.2.5
  • DJI GO 4 App Android: v4.2.4

What’s New?

  • Added SmartCapture.
  • Optimized the Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems performance.
  • Added Boomerang and Asteroid for QuickShot.
  • Added Panorama shooting modes.
  • Added support for DJI Goggles (requires DJI Goggles firmware v01.04.0200 or above).
  • Optimized compass calibration.
  • Shorten the time for recognizing propeller guards.
  • Increased the maximum ascend speed to 4 m/s and maximum descend speed to 3 m/s in Sport mode.
  • Improved the flight stability and obstacle detection.
  • Improved accuracy for recognizing the subject in Intelligent Flight mode.
  • Improved image quality.
  • Optimized the video transmission.


  • Once the firmware has been updated, it cannot be downgraded to a former version. Restart the aircraft and remote controller after the upgrade is complete.
  • If the firmware upgrade fails, restart aircraft, remote controller and DJI GO 4 or DJI Assistant 2, and retry.

How To Upgrade DJI Mavic Air Firmware

 Before Upgrading Your Mavic’s Firmware

  1. Download the very latest DJI Go App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Make sure your mobile device has a fully charged battery.
  3. Ensure that your phone or tablet is connected to the Internet.
  4. Ensure that your phone or tablet is connected to the aircraft and the remote controller.
  5. Finally, make sure that you have a fully charged Mavic aircraft and remote control.

Update Mavic Firmware With DJI GO App

To update the firmware on your Mavic Air Aircraft please follow these steps:

  1. Launch the DJI Go app from your phone or tablet.
  2. Click the ‘Upgrade Now’ button at the top right of the screen, highlighted in red.
  3. Click the blue ‘Download Now’ button to download the latest firmware directly from DJI.
  4. After the firmware file has finished downloading, click the blue ‘Start Update’ button that appears on the screen.
  5. Once the upgrade process has finished, you’ll be shown a prompt telling you so. Click the blue ‘Complete’ button at the bottom of the screen to finish the process.
  6. Then, to update the Mavic Air controller, unplug the aircraft from your mobile device and plug your mobile device into the controller. Then repeat steps 1 – 5 above.