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Xiaomi MiTu: A Tello Competitor for Less

The Xiaomi MiTu is a small drone that was built to compete with the Ryze Tello. The MiTu has a 2 MP HD camera, optical flow, and some interesting flight modes. The MiTu offers onboard video storage. Will these things be enough to compete with the game-changing Tello? Keep in mind the MiTu also checks…

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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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Tello 2

The Ryze Tello was a game-changing drone in a few ways. Right now it is possibly the best drone you can buy for less than $100. It is incredibly stable and with electronic image stabilization and a 5 MP camera you can get pretty darn good pictures and video for the price. With the Tello, Ryze…

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Mavic Air Vs Mavic Pro and Spark: Which Has the Best Camera?

DJI is turning out ground-breaking consumer, professional, and “prosumer” drones at an impressive rate. Thier latest consumer model, the Mavic Air, is the most compact consumer model yet. There is no doubt that the Mavic Air is groundbreaking, but is its camera groundbreaking too? After all, the Air shares very similar specs with the lower-cost…

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Best Drone Under $400

People want to know what the best drone under $400 might be. Really the answer is pretty simple. It is the DJI Spark. We have some other options, but really it is hard to beat the DJI Spark when it comes to portability and functionality when you are limited to a budget of $400. Let’s…

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360° Camera Drones Are Coming!

360° Cameras have been around for several years now, but they have yet to be implemented in a commercially successful drone. These cameras capture everything in the world around them. There are a few reasons for the slow adoption of these cameras, but that is changing as technology improves. The cameras and software that supports…

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Mavic Air vs Phantom 4 Pro

The new DJI Mavic Air is a compact marvel, but how does it stack up against DJI’s original drone design, the Phantom? We’ve already compared the Mavic Air to the Mavic Pro and the Spark, but how does it compare to the flagship DJI drone, the Phantom 4 Pro? What about the Phantom 3? What…

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DJI Mavic Air vs Spark: Which is the Best Small DJI Drone?

The new Mavic Air is an excellent compact quadcopter, but how does it compare to the DJI Spark? There is a lot to like about the Mavic Air, but might the lower cost Spark be the better option for you? Now that DJI makes two small compact quadcopters it is important to understand the differences. We…

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DJI Mavic Air: Predictions

Leaked Mavic Air Pictures We’ve found a few leaked images of the upcoming Mavic Air. It looks like it is confirming what we thought all along. DJI is making a smaller Mavic to slide into the consumer lineup between the Spark and the Mavic Pro. We were initially a bit depressed when we saw what…

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DJI Spark 2- The Spark Pro Ups the Game

The DJI Spark was one of the most anticipated consumer drones ever. A small and portable drone with a mechanical gimbal, the Spark is capable of taking excellent pictures and photos for under $400. So how will DJI up the ante? We have some ideas. Will it be called the Spark 2 or the Spark Pro?…

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