The DJI Phantom features simple setup, ease of flying and is available at a relatively low price. It has set new benchmarks for quadcopters because of its unique and versatile features. The addition of 4K video recording from its stabilized camera makes it a top-notch gadget.
Like all the previous Phantom models, the Phantom 3 is also good-looking. Its structure contains the plastic body, fixed narrow legs and four rotors. It is extremely light weighted and when its rotor blades are unscrewed, its size decreases to, much extent that it can get fit into a backpack. It is light-weighted and can be carried in just one hand. Its build quality is good enough that it can withstand the strike into a wall or small crash during its flight.
The only part of Phantom 3 that you need to assemble is the rotor blades. If you get any problem with the rotor blades, then they can be easily replaced. What you have to do is unscrew the blades from the motors that are located on the four corners of the drone and assemble the new ones.
The controller of Phantom 3 contains a clamp and 2 sticks that can be used to hold a tablet. When you hold your tablet in this clamp, the drone’s camera can use it as a display by using a DJI Pilot app. It also contains the brackets that can be used for holding a smart phone. The app of the DJI can be optimized with iPhone 5S and 6 Plus. By using the tablet, you can use this small buttons of the app in effective manner. The other supported devices are Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3, Google Nexus 9, Sony Xperia Z3 and Xiaomi Mi 3.
The camera can be operated by using the buttons that are located on the corners of the controller. These buttons can be used to start and stop the recording; for making the other changes like angle of view and exposure. The physical control is easier than the minute on-screen controls especially when the drone is airborne.
It is extremely easy to use the Phantom 3 drone. You just need to charge its battery and controller with the help of a supplied lead. After that, download the app i.e. DJI Pilot app on your Android or iOS device. Once the components are charged, switch on the drone and the controller; place your tablet or phone in the bracket by connecting it to the controller. No need to worry if you are using it first time, the app will guide you for using it in the right way. When using it first time, try to fly it in the open space and just perform the simple functions on your first ride on this amazing drone toy.
As per the conference hosted by NASA, more than ten thousand companies have already applied to get permission for drones. From traffic cops to real estate agents, everybody is waiting to get a drone for their personal as well as official use. The DJI Phantom is perfect for people who enjoy flying or are either interested in aerial photography. Though there are various striking features, that set the drone apart
from its competitors, however, the most notable feature is, you can trust it and it will follow your commands. The DJI phantom has ability to work with GLONASS, a Russian counterpart to GPS.
When flying indoors, you are not able to find a satellite signal; the P3 makes use of a visual positioning system which is enabled by a downward facing camera. However, if you are flying over a surface, the P3 gets stable and will return to its position when pushed. It may not work well, when you fly over a surface with uniform texture or color.
P3 is available in several models, which all have same body and flight controllers, but with different cameras. The video captured, looks much like as it is captured on tripod, when you leave the drone to hover. The only drawback is the incredible stabilization.
The experts have worked hard on improving the performance of the drone and it is expected to get improved battery performance over its predecessor. As the battery is upgraded, therefore, it is not compatible with older versions of the drone or charger and you may require extra batteries on previous phantom. To charge the battery to full, you may require 40 to 50 minutes and charger can be used to power up the battery and remote control. The remote control features advanced video downlink system, which is integrated directly inside called LightBride. You do not need to worry about having Wi-Fi extender or need to charge separately.
The P3 features takeoff and landing with the push of a button or swipe inside the app. You could also return to where it took off, by using the home function. This feature is highly beneficial for beginners, as it provides control to them. There are times, when you lose sight or feel nervous, you can simply press the button and it will head back to its actual direction.
Basically, there are three models of phantom available. The standard model is the cheapest of all and is available at $799. With its latest model, you will get a better camera, better range, improved battery, better remote and access to applications that work well with P3. It would cost you around $800 to $1000. The phantom 3 is the best combination of price, power and ease to use.
Simple to set and flexible to use, the DJI Phantom 3 drone is accessible to all including the ones who have a little knowledge of the technology. The 4K resolution has improved the image quality of the camera and there are no exposure or jerkiness issues as the earlier models of DJI. With all the excellent features, Phantom 3 is the best choice especially for the flyers who want extra resolution. No matter whether you are using this device for professional purposes or for recreational purposes, this product is worthwhile purchase.