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DJI Mavic Air: The Newest and Smallest Mavic

DJI is set to make a big announcement January 23rd and we think it just might be the Mavic Pro 2 and the Mavic Air. We know that DJI is holding an event in New York at 10 am EST. We have intel suggesting potentially two new drones. The invite below suggests big changes to…

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DJI Spark vs Tello
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Tello Vs. Spark: Which DJI Starter Drone is Right For You?

Despite appearances, the Tello and Spark are two very different drones. The Spark is a powerful flying machine in a pint-sized package. It includes advanced features and sensors, not the least of which is GPS guidance. The Tello is a true beginner drone designed for kids of all ages. At just $99 it blows the low-price…

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Mavic 2 Mavic SE
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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

DJI is set to announce something big January 23rd. Will it finally be the Mavic 2? We are guessing they were waiting for Autel and Yuneec to show their cards at CES then jump in and demolish the competition. We know they are going to unveil something foldable and portable. Our guess is there will…

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DJI brushless quadcopter
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Say Hello to the DJI Tello!

DJI has decided to enter the lower-cost brushless quadcopter market with Tello. DJI and Ryze teamed up to create this small marvel. Tello is a small brushed quadcopter with some exciting features. Like other DJI drones, Tello brings quite a bit to the table. This $99 drone looks like the real deal. There aren’t any sub-$100 drones…

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Stowable 360 degree camera drone
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Is this Drone a Realtor’s Worst Nightmare?

A new patent from Half Chrome outlines a real estate drone that will make virtual tours of homes better and much cheaper to produce. Your next home may be fully mapped and imaged, both inside and out, in a matter of minutes. With footage from a semi-autonomous drone, you may never again need to visit a house…

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DJI Mavic Air
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Spark vs. Mavic: Which One Is the Best For YOU?

The small compact DJI Spark is billed as the drone for everyone. It is small, lightweight and easy to use. It packs in features like GPS, advanced flight modes and an HD camera stabilized on a two-axis gimbal. The DJI Mavic Pro is a marvel of engineering. It too is small, and it folds up…

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Is this the next Phantom from DJI
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DJI Is Building a 360° Camera Drone, When Will We See It?

The 360-degree camera revolution has arrived but so far no commercially successful drone has implemented a 360° camera. We already have some clues that DJI is planning something big – the DJI 360° Drone is coming. What features will it include? What will it look like? When will we see it? All will be answered. The Big “Surprise”…

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DJI 360° camera drone
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DJI Phantom X: Fact or Fiction?

In November 2015 DJI “announced” the Phantom X. They published a YouTube video promoting the new drone, using actors and technology insiders to discuss the fictitious drone. Two years later the Phantom X still isn’t a product, but some of its features have already started to creep into other DJI Drones. We will walk you…

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is DJI making a racing drone?
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Is It Inevitable That DJI Creates a Race Drone? Yes It Is!

DJI recently released the DJI Goggles RE (Race Edition). This is just DJI’s most recent foray into the hobbyist racing drone market. With the Goggles announcement came a fun promotional video, more on that below. Like the Phantom X video before it, the latest promotional video gave us a teaser, this time for the Phantom…

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Goggles RE
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New: DJI Goggles RE (Race Edition)

DJI has released the new Goggles RE just in time for the holiday season. These Race Edition goggles are built to work with DJI drones, race drones, DIY drones and fixed-wing aircraft. These all-in-one goggles might just be the best goggles on the market and they also tell us something about the direction DJI is going. Does…

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