DJI Phantom 3 Professional Quadcopter Drone with 4K UHD Video Camera Review

Whether you’re a an Avid Filmmaker that’s exploring Aerial Video recording options or a new Drone Pilot, the DJI Phantom 3 Professional Quadcopter Drone with 4K UHD Video Camera is a crowd pleaser that’s packed with heaps of fun and control at your fingertips.

PROS:

  1. The Professional Model has a Higher quality video footage versus the DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone.
  2. Return to Home Button is an excellent feature in case you’ve lost your drone’s location.
  3. The live video stream from your camera is automatically saved on your mobile device for easy preview and editing later.
  4. Safety Beginner Mode for FIRST-TIME PILOTS.

CONS:

  1. Pricey.
  2. Numerous Unsatisfactory customer service during post purchase support.
  3. Batteries lasts for about 20 to 25 mins of flying.
  4. Display screen on the remote is from connecting via your own phone or tablet, not included in package. Phone/tablet sold separately. (Compatible phones and tablets: iOS 8.0 or later.
    Android 4.1.2 or later)

 

DJI – Introducing the Phantom 3 Advanced & Professional by DJI

 
SET INCLUDES:

  1. Aircraft Body (1)
  2. Remote Controller (1)
  3. Propeller Pairs (4)
  4. Intelligent Flight Battery (1)
  5. Battery Charger (1)
  6. Power Cable (1)
  7. Phantom 3 Professional / Advanced Safety Guidelines and Disclaimer (Manual)
  8. Phantom 3 Professional / Advanced Intelligent Flight Battery Safety Guidelines (Manual)
  9. Phantom 3 Professional Quick Start Guide (Manual)
  10. Gimbal Clamp (1)
  11. Vibration Absorbers (4)
  12. 16GB Micro-SD Card (1)
  13. Micro-USB Cable (1)
  14. Anti-drop Kit (2)
  15. Landing Pads (4)
  16. Propeller Wrench (1)
  17. Stickers (5 – Gold, Silver, Red, Blue, Pink)

 

 

Quick Summary

  • The Phantom 3 Professional comes with a 4K camera while the Phantom 3 Advanced shoots 2.7k HD.
  • Included flight battery and rechargable remote controller means this system is ready to fly out of the box
  • Vision Positioning system allows stable flight indoors
  • DJI Pilot app for iOS and Android allows live viewing and complete camera control
  • Lightbridge digital streaming allows live viewing of 720p video (full resolution video is simultaneously recorded on the internal microSD card)
  • Includes GPS navigation with auto takeoffs and auto landings
  • A built-in safety database of no fly zones

Full information at: http://www.dji.com/product/phantom-3/feature

 

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Did You Know?

That you’ll need to connect your DJI Phantom 3 drone with a phone or tablet with an app?

Introducing the all-new DJI GO mobile app by DJI

Complete power is at your fingertips. Control the camera and change flight settings, all from your mobile device.

  • Compatible With Most DJI Products
  • Live HD View
  • Instant Video Downloading
  • Easy Video Editor
  • Comprehensive Media Library
  • Sharing and Connecting Creativity
  • Live Map and Radar
  • Detailed Records and Achievements
  • Manage Your DJI Account

 
Download the DJI GO APP for iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/dji-pilot/id943780750?mt=8
Download the DJI GO APP for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=dji.pilot

More information at: http://www.dji.com/product/goapp

 

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Quad Aircraft Specifications:

  • Weight (Including Battery And Propellers): 1280 g
  • Diagonal Size (Including Propellers): 590 mm
  • Max Ascent Speed: 5 m/s
  • Max Descent Speed: 3 m/s
  • Max Speed: 16 m/s (ATTI mode, no wind)
  • Max Altitude Above Sea Level: 6000 m
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C
  • GPS Mode: GPS/GLONASS

 

Remote Contoller Specifications:

  • Operating Frequency: 2.400 GHz-2.483 GHz
  • Max Distance: 2000m (outdoors and unobstructed)
  • Video Output Port: USB
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C- 40°C
  • Battery: 6000 mAh LiPo 2S
  • Mobile Device Holder: For tablet or phone
  • Receiver Sensitivity (1%PER): -101 dBm ±2 dBm
  • Transmitter Power (EIRP): FCC: 20 dBm | CE: 16 dBm
  • Working Voltage: 1.2 A @7.4 V

 

Camera Specifications:

  • Sensor: Sony EXMOR 1/2.3” Effective pixels: 12.4 M (total pixels: 12.76 M)
  • Lens: FOV 94° 20 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.8, focus at ∞
  • ISO Range: 100-3200 (video) 100-1600 (photo)
  • Shutter Speed: 8s -1/8000s
  • Image Max Size: 4000 x 3000
  • Supported SD Card Types:
    Micro SD
    Max capacity: 64 GB. Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required
  • Max Bitrate Of Video Storage:
    Phantom 3 Professional
    60 Mbps
    Phantom 3 Advanced
    40 Mbps
  • Supported File Formats:
    FAT32/exFAT
    Photo: JPEG, DNG
    Video: MP4, MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C
  • Still Photography Modes:
    Single Shot
    Burst Shooting: 3/5/7 shots
    Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3/5
    Bracketed Frames at 0.7EV Bias
    Time-lapse
  • Video Recording Modes:
    Phantom 3 Professional
    UHD: 4096x2160p 24/25, 3840x2160p 24/25/30
    FHD: 1920x1080p 24/25/30/48/50/60
    HD: 1280x720p 24/25/30/48/50/60

Full specs are available at at: http://www.dji.com/product/phantom-3/spec

 

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