The newest MJX Bugs drone is the B20 and this looks like it could be a game-changer for MJX. It looks to be very similar to some of the other GPS Bugs drones but there is one huge difference. This drone has electronic image stabilization, also known as EIS. Without image stabilization, video footage looks shaky and often is unusable. This is a big development as there are very few reliable drones in the $200-300 range that offer any type of image stabilization. MJX has some of the best cameras in the budget drone space and the development of EIS is something we have been waiting for.
MJX Bugs B20 with EIS
The Bugs 20 is a GPS drone with a 4K camera. You will be able to record video in two different resolutions, either 3840×2160@30fps or 1080p@60fps. The camera isn’t on an active gimbal, but can be adjusted from the remote. The level of EIS is still to be determined but it should help to produce much better video.
The Bugs B20 looks to have a 22 minute flight time. The range should be between 400-600 meters. The FPV feed will be provided via a WiFi connection between the drone and your smartphone. They call it 5G, but it really the AC protocol. You’ll need a newer smartphone to connect to the app. The drone uses GPS as well as optical flow sensors to help with stability. The drone will use 1306, 2750KV brushless motors. The battery is a 7.6v 3400 mah battery.
Bugs 20 EIS flight modes
The new Bugs 20 will have a handful of intelligent flight modes. You will be able to use tap to fly, follow me and return to home. It should also have an orbit mode and you can turn off the GPS and rely on the optical flow sensors if you want to fly indoors.
While we haven’t yet tested the B20 we do have a unit on the way. We will put this drone through the paces, so make sure you check back soon.
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