DJI Phantom 4 Review


The Phantom 4 has been completely redesigned from the floor up, and it’s now faster, nimbler, or even easier to fly. The two maximum novel features delivered are collision avoidance and ActiveTrack.  Front-dealing with cameras observed within the landing equipment, along with rear-going through cameras underneath, act to discover while an impediment is in its manner, and keep away from the impediment completely autonomously. And with ActiveTrack, simply highlight the challenge you want to comply with and ActiveTrack will automatically and effects observe the situation with collision avoidance on.

The Phantom 4 also introduces sport Mode, and which is completely ludicrous. Sport Mode permits the Phantom 4 to lean a complete 45 stages to gain most speeds of 45 mph without wind assistance.  Sports Mode is loads of a laugh to use and transforms the Phantom 4 into an animal. GPS assistance is still enabled in sports activities Mode, however due to the fact the Phantom four leans up to 45 stages, collision avoidance is grew to become off.

Collision control adds an entire new detail to introductory flying. The usage of two cameras in front and beneath, the Phantom four can intelligently come across whilst it is approaching an obstacle and needs to prevent. If you throw this quatcopter into harms manner, collision control might alert you about its presence, or even stop you if Its approached inside 10 feet. This type of collision detection it has inside makes anyone confident even as flying, specifically in mountainous terrain.  You might be temtept to intentionally hit anything you spot just to simply look if it really works, but please don't, just try this feuture as an extra insurance to assist keep your drone safe.

Battery lifestyles improves upon his predecessor the the Phantom 3 seasoned and inspire 1, but alas at an average of 20 mins It didn't come near the advertised 28 minutes. It’s difficult to tell how DJI comes up with its metrics, however I by no means felt like flying time had been too short.

The icing on the cake is the top notch 4K pictures. The lens within the Phantom 4 has been redesigned to be sharper around the rims, lessen curvature effect, and additionally lessen chromatic aberration. The photos the Phantom 4 captures is truely notable. The whole area of view is in awareness, colorations are accurate, and i've just as a lot a laugh reviewing my photos as I do flying the Phantom 4.

At $1,399, the Phantom four commands a barely extra premium fee, but it is money properly spent. All of DJI’s adjustments make the Phantom 4 sense more premium, and the new functions, together with collision avoidance, ActiveTrack, and game mode, blew away my expectations right out of the box. I’m happy to mention the Phantom 4 is advanced all around from its predecessors and keeps DJI a few of the beset quadcopters you’ll discover.


Product Features

  • Auto takeoff and auto return home with GPS technology, makes controlling easy. App enables monitoring/camera operation easy
  • Capture 4K ultra HD video at 30 fps, supported resolutions include: 12.0MP (4000 x 3000) photos. The f/2.8 lens with a broad field of view delivers crisp, clear images
  • Gimbal stabilization technology, along with a hover function allows you to capture smooth, clean footage while the camera is in the air
  • Use DJI director software with a built-in video editor to add music, text, and more to your videos.