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DJI Phantom 3 SE Firmware Update Released – V1.5.40

DJI just released a new firmware update for the DJI Phantom 3 SE. No word on the Phantom 4 series yet.

What’s new for the DJI Phantom 3 SE?

  • Fixed an issue where the screen could blur when scrolling through videos in the Editor.
  • Fixed an issue where the progress bar displayed incorrectly during firmware updating.
  • Added working frequency and channel settings for the remote controller.
  • Improved firmware updating stability.


  • DO NOT turn off the remote controller and aircraft or exit the DJI GO app during the update process.
  • Restart the aircraft and remote controller after the upgrade is complete.
  • If the firmware upgrade fails, restart aircraft, remote controller and DJI GO, and retry.



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Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Main Writer at DroneDJ, where he covers all drone related news and writes product reviews. He also contributes to the other sites in the 9to5Mac group such as; 9to5Mac, 9to5Google, 9to5Toys and Electrek. Haye can be reached at or @hayekesteloo