Amazon offers the DJI Mavic Pro drone for $769 shipped. Normally $999, this is the lowest we’ve seen Amazon offer the drone for and just a few dollars above our previous mention. If you’ve been wanting to capture crispy video and photos from an aerial perspective, this is a fantastic option. Rated 4.2/5 stars.
Released just last month, 9to5Toys sister site DroneDJ has teamed up with Wellbots to offer readers an exclusive deal on DJI’s new Mavic Air and the optional Fly More Combo, bringing it to an all-time low of $744(and $944 for the Fly More bundle) with promo code DroneDJAir.
DJI’s Phantom 3 Advanced features a quadcopter design with a built-in 2.7K HD camera on the 3-axis gimbal. It uses Lightbridge digital streaming to beam a 720p feed to your connected iOS or Android device and the included remote offers “full-control” over the drone. It is also capable of capturing 12MP still images. If you’re after long-range control, but 4K isn’t a must, this is the deal for you. The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced is rated 4.5/5 stars by 420 Amazon customers.
A new startup out of Beijing has eyes on pushing its way into this space with a drone called Hover. Zero Zero Robotics is planning on using a few key features to catch the attention of potential pilots, including auto-follow and an ultra portable design. Ultimately, the question is less about capabilities but brand recognition. Does this up-and-comer stand a chance against the dominant DJI? More below.
DJI has become synonymous with consumer and professional-grade drones as we’ve entered the fourth generation of its line of products. While we’re seeing deals on its entry-level Phantom 3 regularly, the high-end models reserved for filmmakers rarely drop in price. The consumer-focused drones are easy to fly but lack some advanced features desired by more advanced pilots.
Today, at the National Association of Broadcaster’s annual show in Las Vegas, DJI announced the Matrice 600. A top-of-the-line model that is loaded with features for filmmaking. With cutting-edge specs like a new video link system and camera-specific adaptation, this isn’t for your average weekend warrior.
Today DJI has taken to the skies to announce the new Phantom 4 that looks to be the biggest upgrade in the history of its consumer-focused line of drones. Aside from its somewhat minor (but welcome) cosmetic changes, this new quadcopter offers impressive technology advances as well. Leading the parade of fresh additions is obstacle avoidance and a camera-based smart follow feature that tracks subjects automatically during flight. So what’s it going to cost? Full details below.
The new DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone is designed with beginner pilots in mind. It has an “intelligent flight system” that automatically keeps the drone in the air. DJI has built-in a 2.7K camera that is capable of taking HD videos and 12MP still photos. The iOS and Android app provide a live 720p HD video feed giving the user a real-time view of what the cameras is capturing. Rated 4.2/5 stars. More details can be found here in our announcement coverage.
CES 2016 kicked off yesterday with a bang across a variety of product categories. Established drone manufacturer DJI announced a new consumer-focused 4K option that increases the availability of ultra-high resolution video to even more users. Late last night, Parrot lifted the veil on a new prototype with a modern take on a classic look.
While quadcopters have largely dominated this space for years, Parrot is using a fixed-wing look with its new DISCO prototype. The throwback design is notable but standout features like 50MPH speeds and 45 minutes of flight time are eye-popping specs. More below.
Seems like drones are a dime a dozen now, but one name continually stands out at the top of the pile in both quality and features. DJI has long been known as the premiere name in the quadcopter game with its advanced software and high quality video.
DJI today announced a new model of its flagship Phantom 3 quadcopter that is designed for beginner pilots that may not be ready to make the jump to the top-of-the-line edition. Head below for full details on features, pricing and more.