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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 Pro V2
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Phantom 4 V2.0 (What Will It Be?)

Leaked images of the Phantom 4 V2 have been circulating and we have new confirmation that DJI has applied for an FCC license for the “Phantom 4 Pro V2.0.” We have some pretty good clues about what upgrades the latest Phantom might include and when we might get an official announcement. One thing is for…

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Mavic 2 Mavic SE
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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

The Mavic Pro 2 wasn’t released January 23rd, but the Mavic Air was. The specs on the Mavic Air are pretty impressive, but looking closer at them and its price point ensures that DJI is definitely not done with the development of the Mavic. The Mavic 2 is coming and it is going to be…

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DJI Drone size comparison

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 look alike

Attop XT-1: It’s a Spark-sized Mavic Clone

The Attop XT-1 is a small foldable drone built to look like the Mavic, but smaller. While it may look like a Mavic and be the size of a Spark, it is a drone that is very different from both. What is the Attop XT-1? The XT-1 is one of the better-looking Mavic clones we’ve seen. It…

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Best Christmas Drone
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Best Drones for Christmas 2017

There might not be a better gift to give this Christmas than a drone. They are a blast to fly, fun to race and can take awesome pictures and video. But finding the right drone to buy with confidence isn’t so easy. We thought we’d help you find the perfect drone for that special someone…

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Is this the next Phantom from DJI
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DJI Is Building a 360° Camera Drone, When Will We See It?

The 360-degree camera revolution has arrived but so far no commercially successful drone has implemented a 360° camera. We already have some clues that DJI is planning something big – the DJI 360° Drone is coming. What features will it include? What will it look like? When will we see it? All will be answered. The Big “Surprise”…

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DJI 360° camera drone
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DJI Phantom X: Fact or Fiction?

In November 2015 DJI “announced” the Phantom X. They published a YouTube video promoting the new drone, using actors and technology insiders to discuss the fictitious drone. Two years later the Phantom X still isn’t a product, but some of its features have already started to creep into other DJI Drones. We will walk you…

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New DJI Mavic
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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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Black Friday Drone
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Save up to 50% this Black Friday on Drones

Black Friday from DJI DJI is running some great deals this Black Friday. Whether you are looking for an awesome professional quality Inspire 2, a super portable Mavic, a versatile Phantom 4, a tiny Spark or a high-value Phantom 3, DJI has it all and they are chopping prices this Black Friday. Save $100 off the Spark…

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