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The Karma doesn’t have any obstacle avoidance or downward sensors, relying solely on its GPS signal. This means it may drift randomly in the air if the GPS signal isn’t strong enough. At worst, it may cause collisions with objects in its path. Fortunately, the controller can somehow compensate this effect. See More
As of July 2017, there is no tracking mode where the drone can follow an object around. This feature would have been useful when you want the drone to follow a subject doing outdoor sports or driving a vehicle. GoPro has promised to add this in a future update. See More
This drone's controller only has a few intuitively placed buttons, which are easy to learn. There’s no need to attach a smartphone, since the controller comes with a built-in touchscreen. The information layout on the screen is simple and won’t overwhelm you. See More
The Halo Drone comes equipped with a great 4K camera capable of capturing high-quality photos and videos. It comes with a lens that has a 115 degrees FOV and that can take smooth videos and pictures with little to no shakiness. It can record videos at different resolutions and framerates. However, the max. framerate depends on the resolution the video is being captured in: 4K up to 30FPS UHD up to 60FPS FHD up to 60FPS HD up to 120FPS See More
The Halo Drone is very portable and can easily be taken anywhere with you. It weighs around 1.3kg and has a diagonal length of 430mm. What's more, is that all four arms are foldable which greatly decreases the size and lets you put it in a normal backpack easily. The foldable design also protects the delicate parts of the drone and keeps them from getting damaged when carrying the drone around. See More
With the Zenmuse X5S lens, it is possible to film in CinemaDNG and ProRes format. These are professional video formats that require a lot of data storage and powerful hardware to edit, but provide the best quality, wide editing and correction options. See More
Although it is possible to buy only the drone, as a standalone, choosing this option means you won’t be able to capture anything: to fully utilize the drone’s capabilities, you’ll need to spend a lot of money on additional accessories. See More
This drone has a dedicated live feed camera stabilized with a two-axis gimbal and two remotes, allowing one user to fly the drone while the other user controls the filming camera. This allows you to safely fly and monitor the drone’s flight (using the front-facing camera), while another operator takes shots with the filming camera. The only flaw is that the controllers need to be within 100 meters of each other to work. See More
This drone is great for action shots and smooth movements: its processing power allows capturing videos in 4K quality at 60 FPS. You can also shoot FullHD quality videos at 120 FPS, so you can produce slow-motion videos in post-production. See More
This drone can fly as high as 2,500 m or even 5,000 m, if using special high-altitude props, and the flight range can reach 7 km. The live feed videos does start to have transmission loss at about 800 meters in urban areas, but it should still be more than enough to cover a large filming area. See More
DJI offers a wide range of additional accessories, including high speed storage (up to 480GB), remote focus control, battery charging stations, and much more. Unfortunately, they are quite pricey, so purchasing them represents a heavy investment. See More
When set to Sports mode, this drone can reach a top speed of approximately 67 mph: way faster than almost any other drone. Even in P-mode, the drone can fly up to 40 mph, which is still enough to follow bikes or cars. These speeds are helpful when shooting sports scenes or when following fast vehicles. See More
This drone's cameras offer very smooth picture, even in strong winds or when doing sharp maneuvers. There's gimbal stabilization for both of the cameras: the live view camera has a 2-way gimbal while the main camera has a 3-way stabilization system. See More
The Air has several features that make it easy to carry around. It folds into a very compact size ( 83 × 49 x 168 mm ) and can be conveniently carried inside an included case. During transportation, the gimbal is covered with a protective plastic part. The remote control is also small enough to be handy to carry in a backpack, without its sticks getting in the way, since they can be unscrewed and stored inside the remote. See More
The Mavic Air's camera is attached to a 3-axis gimbal that ensures high stability when filming/photographing. This means that the pilot doesn't need to worry too much about being careful while maneuvering or ensuring a smooth flight route to attain good results. See More
This drone is made to work in its own, automatically, while you're practicing your sport. When you turn on the drone, it will offer various sports modes to optimize the drone’s behavior for the best results. For example, it will follow your exact trajectory downhill and will land next to you when a sport like snowboarding or mountain biking is selected. For windsurfing, it will take a wider filming approach and will return to the starting point instead of landing with you. The list of sports is constantly being updated. See More
The included controller is wearable on your wrist and it acts as a beacon to tell the drone where you are. Additionally, it has a couple of sensors to send data to the drone about your speed, position and altitude among others. It is waterproof and even allows you to change a few settings while in the middle of the action. See More
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