Why people love it
  • Excellent photo quality; great for both photo and video capture
  • Both flight and camera stability are amazing
  • Flight app is easy to use and offers both excellent camera and device control

Offers amazing images and video; durable, easy to maneuver, and has agreat range. Very cheap for what you get in value. This DJI quadcopter camera drone can capture high speed sports from never before attempted angles. It features a 4k video recording from the UHD camera and allows you to view live streaming video from the quadcopter. Excellent value for the price! For what you get - this can be considered a cheap camera quadcopter drone. But whatever you do, don't fly this anywhere near the White House!

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Details

Features: If you're looking for a machine that offers crystal clear, no-shake video and images, the DJI Phantom 3 Professional is definitely the drone for you! The 12 MP camera captures amazing quality footage, which is stored on microSD cards built into the drone. Both 1080p and 4K are awesome, but the image clarity is excellent even at 720p. The range on this bad boy is well above average--1.2 miles, compared to the usual 0.5. Some users have even flown it up to 400 feet high!

The flight time for the Phantom 3 Pro hovers between 17 and 18 minutes, well above average. The battery is a 100-watts (compared to the industry standard 57-watts), meaning it has a faster charge time. The machine weighs 2.8 pounds and is very stable even in heavier winds, so it can handle weather conditions lighter drones cannot. The flight control app takes time to learn, but once you master it, you'll find it offers a wide range of functions you don't get with other options. (Definitely worth reading the app's User Manual!)

Users rate the gimbal on this device VERY highly. The gimbal keeps the camera very stable, taking crystal clear images and video without shake or blur. The Pilot app allows you to see what your copter sees, making it easier for you to control the takeoff, landing, and flight. Despite the tricky upgrades, the app offers a wide range of features, including Return-to-Home, Orbit, and Waypoint.

Price: At just under $1,300, this is one of the pricier models around. However, if you want high quality images and video from a copter that's built to last, you won't find a comparable model in the same price range. It's cheap enough for hobbyists to afford, yet it's a professional-grade device!

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