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DJI Mavic 2 Pro with Mavic 2 Zoom folded
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The DJI Mavic 2: Zoom and a 1-Inch Sensor Arrive on a Pair of Folding Drones

The Mavic Pro is touted by DJI as the best-selling drone of all time. Now DJI has made that already excellent drone even better. DJI put a slight twist on the release of the Mavic 2 by releasing two different drones at the same event, the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. You…

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Parrot Anafi
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Parrot Anafi: Parrot Gives DJI a Run in the Consumer Space

Parrot has finally released a quality successor to the Bebop series. The new Parrot Anafi is a lightweight and foldable drone that has a 2.5-mile range and a camera that is capable of taking 4K HDR photos and video. With the ability to look both up and down a full 90-degrees the new Parrot Anafi…

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The DJI Mavic 2 Zoom (It’s Better than the Mavic 2 Pro)

DJI released two versions of the Mavic 2. So inevitably people want to know which one is better. The  Mavic 2 Zoom is the first commercial drone with optical zoom. The Mavic 2 Pro was developed in partnership with Hasselblad to carry a top-of-the-line camera with a 1″ sensor. While both drones are excellent, we…

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The Mantis Q – Forget Hand Gestures, You Can Talk to This Drone

Yuneec recently announced the latest drone in their consumer lineup – the Mantis Q. This miniature folding quadcopter has a couple of really great qualities and some others that are not so hot. At a price of $599 (currently 499 pounds in the UK), it is positioned between the DJI Spark, at $399 and the Parrot Anafi,…

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Mavic 2 FAQ – Beyond the Specs to Answer Your Questions

This page is a list of the questions people ask about the Mavic 2 along with the best answers we have. We will update this page as we learn more and we are asked more questions. PLEASE submit your questions (or answers) to drones@halfchrome.com. Learn more from DJI about the Mavic 2 Note: We don’t…

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DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom
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Mavic 2 Pro vs Mavic 2 Zoom

The Mavic Pro has been ready for a refresh for a while now. Rather than simply replace it, DJI decided to release TWO new Mavic 2 models. Both the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom are excellent, game-changing drones. They share a lot in common but have two very different cameras. We were in NY…

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dji phantom 4 v2
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Phantom 4 V2.0 (Is it the BEST DJI Phantom to Date?)

DJI has finally released the Phantom 4 Pro Version 2.0. Yes, it is the most advanced and best Phantom that DJI has created. However, it is not a huge upgrade over the first version of the Phantom 4 Pro. If you are looking for the best, then the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is the drone for you….

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mavic enterprise payload
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Mavic Enterprise

It looks like DJI has more than one Mavic planned for release. We have seen leaks of the upcoming Mavic 2 and now we see the Mavic Enterprise. The Mavic Enterprise definitely has a different camera than the Mavic 2 and also the option for carrying different and specialized payloads. This first picture is quite…

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Yuneec Typhoon H+ vs. Original Typhoon H

Yuneec recently released an updated version of their impressive hexacopter, the Typhoon H. The new Typhoon H Plus has some impressive features. Is it worth upgrading from the original Typhoon? We have already discussed why the Typhoon series is in many ways superior to the Phantom series from DJI and you can read about that…

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skydio r1

Skydio R1

The Skydio R1 is the most impressive autonomous drone on the market today. It uses 13 different cameras to see obstacles in every direction. Those cameras communicate with a 256-core AI supercomputer, the NVDIA Jetson, to map areas around it. The 3D map allows the MIT-designed Skydeo to avoid obstacles in its way. The R1…

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