When comparing Halo Drone vs DJI Mavic Air, the Slant community recommends Halo Drone for most people. In the question“What are the best drones capable of shooting 4K video?” Halo Drone is ranked 2nd while DJI Mavic Air is ranked 6th. The most important reason people chose Halo Drone is:
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
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Pro Great video and photo capturing capabilities
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
Pro Extremely portable
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.
Pro Camera can be used without the drone
This drone's camera can be removed and used as a standalone camera.
Pro 7 advanced follow modes
This drone comes with 7 different smart follow modes that you can use to shot video automatically, while the drone follows you, or another target, around.
Pro Good build quality
The Halo drone is made from high quality materials which do not break easily. It's very sturdy and feels great to the touch.
Pro Very stable
Overall, the Halo is a very strong and stable drone that does not lose control under strong winds.
Pro Relatively fast
The Halo Drone can reach speeds of up to 45mph.
Pro Excellent sensor
Built with a Sony IMX377 sensor.
Pro Decent flight times
The battery lasts an average of 22 minutes of flight time. This is a pretty decent battery life, when compared to other drones at this price range.
Pro Great design
The Halo Drone has a sleek, modern design with a grey body and orange highlights.
Pro Very fast
This drone is capable of a maximum speed of 68.4 kph, which is faster than the Mavic Pro or Mavic Pro Platinum.
Pro No image issues due to high stability
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.
Pro Extremely portable
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.
Con Camera settings can't be changed from the app or remote
The camera capture settings can only be set before flying since the app and remote do not have support for changing them.