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P4 Advanced
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Is the Phantom 4 Advanced a Better Deal than the Pro?

DJI recently released a new model in the Phantom 4 line called the Phantom 4 Advanced. Half Chrome has all the news on DJI’s latest offering, with a detailed comparison and our own personal thoughts on which Phantom 4 is the best deal right now. In this article, we’ll also cover DJI’s new “Draw” flight…

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Swellpro Splash Drone
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SwellPro Splash Drone: Take it for a Swim!

The SwellPro Splash drone is one of the first “prosumer” drones that is safe to take with you to the beach or lake. SwellPro has spent a lot of time developing a drone that you can land in the water or fly in the rain. It can carry a high definition camera or you can even…

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Mavic Standard
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DJI Mavic Standard: The Affordable, Portable Drone

There has been a lot of talk recently about DJI’s next version of the Mavic. We’ve speculated about some awesome improvements that might be included in the Mavic 2, but an upgrade to the Mavic Pro may not be the next drone in DJI’s folding drone line-up. It is quite possible that the next Mavic will…

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Mavic 2
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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

The original DJI Mavic was a game-changing drone. Its ability to fold up to the size of a 1-liter bottle paired with its impressive specs made it the most talked-about drone of 2016. So what will DJI do with the Mavic 2 to make this awesome drone even better? We have some ideas. 5 Things…

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Phantom Five
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Phantom 5: What New Features will DJI Include?

There is little doubt that DJI’s Phantom 5 will have some awesome new features. But what does DJI have planned? We have some insights based on what we have seen and what we know about DJI. First, we will go over the features that we are pretty certain the Phantom 5 will include. Then we…

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DJI Mavic Pro
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DJI Mavic – The Ultimate Portable High Performance Drone

The DJI Mavic Pro is an impressive little machine. DJI has basically taken the industry’s best consumer drone, the Phantom 4, and made it more portable, giving it a longer range and making it more affordable. If you can afford it, buy it. If you can’t, then buy it anyway – your friends will envy you…

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Phantom 4 Pro
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Phantom 4 Pro: Is This the Best drone on the Market Today?

DJI has raised the bar yet again with the Phantom 4 Pro. It has taken the already spectacular Phantom 4 and made it even better. The improvements to the Phantom 4 Pro are not just subtle changes. They have improved the camera, collision avoidance systems, remote, flight modes, speed and even the battery. That means…

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The Xcraft XPlusOne Hybrid Drone is in a Class of its Own

Is it a drone? Is it a plane? It’s an XPlusOne! The XPlusOne from XCraft is a plane that can take off, land, and hover like a drone. This type of craft is also known as a VTOL (Vertical TakeOff and Landing) aircraft. In a landscape crowded with quad-copter copycats of the DJI Phantom and…

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Autel X-Star Premium
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Autel X-Star Premium – The Flying Pumpkin

The Autel Robotics X-Star Premium is a high end drone capable of capturing 4K video. It is affectionately dubbed the “flying pumpkin” for its orange color. That orange color helps you spot that pumpkin when it is high up in the sky. You may think the orange color is the only real innovation on this drone,…

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Yuneec Typhoon H: A Unique Hexacopter

The Yuneec Typhoon H is an award winning drone that is capable of taking professional quality video. It picked up the “Best of Class” at the 2016 Consumer Electronic Show (CES). The Yuneec is uniquely designed. Its six propellers set it apart from the standard quadcopters that dominate the market. Unlike competitive drones, like the…

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