2021 DJI market share takes a huge hit on commercial side

2021 DJI market share takes a huge hit on commercial side Drone News

DJI won't be the behemoth it as soon as was — no less than on the business facet. The 2021 DJI market share of enterprise drone merchandise noticed an enormous nosedive this yr, down 15 factors from 2020 to 54%.

Still, 54% remains to be a majority market share and — relative to most different tech industries — nonetheless monumental. But it’s effectively beneath the market share figures north of 70% that DJI has seen in yr’s previous. That’s based on the newest DroneAnalyst 2021 Drone Market Sector Report, which was launched right this moment.

The report was based mostly on a web-based survey that garnered over 1,800 respondents, representing 39 industries throughout 110 nations, and a collection of qualitative interviews.

2021 DJI market share
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The No. 2 firm by market share was Autel, which first rose to the scene with its ‘copycat’ Autel X-Star drone that every one however mirrored the DJI Phantom, albeit in a brilliant orange shade slightly than the Phantom’s iconic white mildew. And even nonetheless, Autel has only a measly 7% market share.

It’s onerous to say if there's even a real “runner-up,” as manufacturers lumped beneath “Other” rose from 10% of purchases in 2020 to 19% right this moment. That might be excellent news for the newest crop of American drone companies bobbing up, as there are more and more extra small corporations moving into area of interest markets with mission-specific drones popping onto the scene. In truth, U.S. drone producers rose 9 factors from final yr’s knowledge to take up 16% of drone gross sales, whereas China fell from 77% to 64%.

American drone corporations to notice of late embody corporations like Montana-based Skyfish which have designed a drone to hold Sony cameras, or Los Angeles-based A2Z, which makes the RDSX delivery drone. There are numerous others.

Here’s the present 2021 drone model market share by nation of origin:

DJI drone market share by country
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Other nations that notably standout embody France, which is house to one of many first gamers within the client drone area, Parrot (although Parrot has since pivoted to largely concentrate on the enterprise market) and Switzerland, which is more and more rising as a hub for drones.

What’s the 2021 DJI market share for the buyer facet?

That stated, DJI far and away wins in terms of market share on the buyer facet. The firm, which makes easy-to-use, client pleasant drones designed for newbies just like the Mini 2 or the Mavic Air 2, has a whopping 94% market share, based on DroneAnalyst 2021 Drone Market Sector Report.

There are few American drone corporations making consumer-focused drones. GoPro and 3D Robotics each tried to make a hobbyist-friendly digital camera drone — and failed. In truth, all however one of many drones in our “Best Drones for Photographers” shopping for information is a DJI drone.

Can DJI retain its crown as prime business drone producer in 2022? Will different corporations come onto the scene within the client facet? Leave your ideas beneath! And, try the completeDroneAnalyst 2021 Drone Market Sector Report right here.

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