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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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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 2 Pro vs. Mavic Pro

With the release of the Mavic 2 Pro now there are three DJI Mavic options to choose from. We will look at how the Mavic 2 Pro compares to the Mavic Pro Platinum. Our goal is to help you decide which is the best drone for you. If you’d like to see how the Mavic…

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The Best Drones for Father's Day
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Happy Father’s Day: What is the Best Drone for Dad?

If you are looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift then look no further – dad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of the man you call “dad.” What Drone is Right for Dad? From videography drones to high-speed racers, there is a drone that the father…

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Visuo XS812 GPS Shark

The Visuo Shark was a popular inexpensive DJI Mavic clone. Now Visuo has improved this popular and inexpensive drone with GPS stability and added features. The version with a 1080p camera comes in at only $93.99. There aren’t many GPS drones out there under $100. Sadly it looks like it has lost its menacing fighter…

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The Best Drone Under $1000

If you have a $1000 budget then you have some really nice options in terms of what you can purchase. Pretty much everything we’ll mention here can take excellent pictures and video. They all have obstacle avoidance of some kind. They all have intelligent flight modes. Really there isn’t a bad choice here. You need…

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DJI Mavic Air: The Newest and Smallest Mavic

DJI has announced what is maybe its most impressive achievement yet, the Mavic Air. They announced the Mavic Air despite the fact that DJI is already dominating the consumer drone market with their existing lineup that includes the best-selling Mavic Pro, top-performing Phantom 4 Pro, and small cute quad, the Spark. With the release of the…

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Evolve With Us – DJI Is Set For Another Anouncement

DJI recently posted on Twitter that they will be making yet another announcement, this time on March 28. The Mavic Pro 2 was originally rumored to be announced in March, but there are some indications that this announcement might be something other than a new Mavic. As we pick apart the details, the possibilities will…

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The Best DJI Drones of 2017

DJI is the uncontested leader when it comes to aerial photography multicopters. Their Phantom 3 was a breakout drone that helped pave the way for the Phantom 4, Mavic and Spark. Their professional Inspire drones are used in Hollywood productions. They even have industrial drones for a variety of different applications. Here at Half Chrome,…

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Mavic Pro Platinum: DJI Upgrades their Most Popular Drone

DJI may not have released the Mavic 2, but the Mavic Pro Platinum is not a bad start. You’ll get a quieter Mavic with a longer flight time. The improved performance of the Platinum is due to more efficient ESCs (electronic speed controllers) and some uniquely-shaped propellers. The upgrades extend the flight time of the…

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