Which Flying Drone Do I Buy?
Had you considered choosing a drone about a couple of years ago, a lot of people could have labelled you as crazy. But nowadays, during the last year definitely, that is what the thrill is focused on. They've been increasing in popularity and even more and a lot more commercial applications are suffering from on their behalf. The two main competitors are Parrot who have now released the 2.0 form of their AR Drone for amateurs, and DJI Phantom which pricing over $1,000 is designed for slightly more serious players in the drone arena.
The AR Drone is priced at about $300 or over based on regardless of whether you choose to go for any other features including GPS based auto-pilot, an extra battery or extra memory available as a USB plug-in stick. Labeling will help you more cost-effective also it may not surprise me if it becomes one of the top Christmas gifts this year!
So which drone can I buy? Say you are a beginner; you watched several drone videos and so are all looking forward to having the ability to fly it around your city and take pictures from perspectives and angles you might not access before.
HD Video One of the more important features nowadays may be the capability to film high-definition video; if you would like display your drone video art to friends, then an is crucial. Fortunately that HD cameras have grown to be increasingly less expensive nowadays and the two Parrot AR Drone along with the DJI Phantom ask them to.
Gps Device As above mentioned GPS is optional for your AR Drone and can be had by buying a 'flight recorder' for about $140 off Amazon. However, the DJI Phantom includes GPS capability and a 'return home' feature built in.
Remote Device Capability Independent of the price difference between these two drones, where did they are controlled will be the next largest difference. Parrot, with help from French scientists have created quite an intuitive app for iOS and Android, called Parrot Freeflight. The AR Parrot 2.0 drone basically provides WiFi hotspot which connects in your smartphone or tablet and this allows it to stream HD video straight to your device. It's also possible to control the drone by tilting your phone forward, backwards, left or right, just as you'd in a racing or flying game around the iPhone. The Freeflight app also lets you directly share the videos to Facebook, YouTube or Vimeo straight from inside app.