Phantom 4 Pro Review – Professional quality aerial imaging and flight capabilities

What do you need for incredible aerial imaging?

A brilliant camera, an aircraft you can trust, and the intelligence to make every shot cinematic. The new Phantom 4 Pro has all this, and much more, the Phantom 4 pro camera has an F2.8 aperture, mechanical shutter, and large one-inch sensor, coming together to make brighter more detailed imagery. Record cinematic 4K video at higher bitrates with more advanced compression and a wider dynamic range. 4K 60 frames per second recording gives you stunning detail, slow motion aerial video.

Phantom 4 Pro review

The Phantom 4 pro is as adept at stills as it is with video capturing, every detail at 20 megapixels, it’s mechanical shutter eliminates rolling shutter bending. Grab the perfect moment using burst mode. All of this makes the Phantom 4 pro the most advanced aerial camera ever found in the phantom series. The Phantom 4 Pro is now a huge step forward.

“I’m taking photos of the lava when it’s darker out and the glow of the lava is coming off, the image sensor that’s in this camera now is 1 inch sensor, twenty megapixels, that extra dynamic range allows me to really get everything into one shot, and in the landscape that’s of extreme importance”

Phantom 4 Pro ultra bright monitior

Ultra bright 5.5-inch monitor

See your shot clearly even in direct sunlight with the new ultra bright 5.5-inch monitor that’s more than twice as bright as most tablets. Inside is DJI light-bridge technology, it automatically detects interference and switches from 2.4 to 5.8 Gigahertz transmission at take off, cutting through the noise for more reliability.

“The built-in monitor on the Phantom 4 Pro is so bright, I’m actually able to see in direct sunlight and that’s really allowing me to compose my shot and get what I really want to capture.”

Active track has now been expanded with three new intelligent flight modes,

  1. Profile tracks your subject horizontally from any side.
  2. Spotlight locks the camera on a subject while you flying in almost any direction.
  3. Circle swings 360 degrees around the subject.

Tap fly has also been improved adding reverse Tap fly making it perfect for aerial selfies.

Phantom 4 Pro worry free flight

Worry Free Flight

Flying the Phantom 4 pro is even more worry free, a set of rear visual sensors has been added to existing forward and downward sensors, combined with new infrared obstacle sensors on its sides, the Phantom for pro has five directions of sensing, if image signal is lost it returns home while dynamically avoiding obstacles, and even flies back along its original flight path until signal is regained, every minute in the air counts.

The new high capacity battery flight time has been increased to 30 minutes, when it comes to speed the phantom 4 pro is ten miles per hour faster, with full support of its obstacle sensing systems, with its stunning camera, one inch sensor, ultra bright monitor, obstacle sensing and intelligence, the Phantom 4 Pro brings professional quality aerial imaging and flight capabilities to more pilots around the world.

New Mavic Pro the Personal Flying Drone from DJI

The Slick Mavic Pro Fly Smarter For Longer

The Mavic Pro is a small fold away drone perfect for our busy lifestyle on the go. This powerful yet easy to fly drone has DJI’s latest technology in a sleek, creative package. The Mavic Pro folds away to the size of a water bottle which is perfect for a backpack.

This drone is built for performance and is equipped with a stabilized 4K camera with navigation, a flying range of 7 kilometers with a fantastic 27 minute flying time. Mavic Pro can be operated by the long range transmitter or even with your Smartphone although the range is less.

Mavic pro latest drone from DJI

Mavic Pro Flying Experience

Mavic Pro has the new FlightAutonomy system which is a complex mix of 5 cameras, navigation, GPS, ultrasonic range finders, redundant sensors and all managed by 24 computing core. This makes for an unparalleled stable, maneuverable and safe flying experience.

This drones can position, plan routes and navigate with obstacle avoidance even at speeds of 36 kilometers per hour. This smooth flyer has sports mode with speeds of up to 40 kph and will automatically return to home if you fly out of range or the battery is low, if you let go of the control the drone will hover in that location.

Mavic pro drone

Advance Camera

DJI Mavic Pro camera has auto-focus technology with a shake free 3 axis gimbal that will record 4k video at 30 fps with full HD video at 96fps, with a 12-megapixel picture.

Easy to fly even for beginners.

  • Gesture mode centers you in in frame so you can take perfect pictures or share your video live to Facebook, Periscope or YouTube.
  • DJI ActiveTrack let your drone follow objects such as people, cars, animals from behind, in front or circle.
  • Tripod mode lets you fly indoors safely as the Mavic Pro slows using finer tuned positioning and precision framing.

The price of the Mavic Pro is $999 with the transmitter, $749 on its own with no transmitter. An extra battery is $89. Also available is the complete package for $1,299 which includes the drone, two batteries, extra propellers, charging hub and adapter, car charger plus a drone bag.

Also extra is a 12 month DJI Care Refresh for $99 which covers damage to the aircraft, camera or gimbal in selected countries.