Best Drones to take on Holiday
We all love taking holiday snaps when we’re away, and what better camera to take away with you than a brand-new drone!
But which drone is best to buy for your travels? Well that depends on what you specifically want it for. But fear not there is a drone out there for everyone – whether it be for taking in the scenery or for taking awesome selfies.
Here we break down three of the best drones to take away with you – and their different strengths.
Released early this year, DJI’s most adventurous drone yet features a 3-Axis Gimbal, Stabilised 4K Camera and a 7 Camera Vision System, the creative possibilities are endless. It can reach speeds of up to 42.5 mph and includes all the Intelligent Features like ActiveTrack, QuickShot, SmartCapture and Flight Autonomy 2.0.
Small but mighty, it has 21 minutes of flight time and is DJI’s most portable drone to have a 3-axis gimbal.
The camera is a 1 /2.3” 12-megapixel CMOS sensor which has a 24mm focal length on for high-quality photos and videos, while the aircraft also has a number of DJI’s Intelligent features including ActiveTrack, QuickShot, SmartCapture and Flight Autonomy 2.0.
For more information on how to use the Mavic Air’s Intelligent Flight Modes, check out our step-by-step guide.
One of DJI’s smallest yet most powerful drones The DJI Mavic Pro is extremely light weight and portable but still has a full arsenal of additional features.
Its improved technology allowing it to hover and hold position like a pro and not compromise when trying to capture images or film, while it also has a 27-minute flight time with a maximum range of 4.3 miles.
Similar to the Mavic Air, the Mavic Pro comes with a range of intelligent flight modes including Trace, Profile and Spotlight.
Phantom 4 Pro V2.0
The DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 has been refined with OcuSync HD transmission technology and features angle-tipped propellers to create a 60% noise reduction – so you don’t affect other holidaymakers on your travels!
Its on-board camera allows you to film in high resolution 4k/60fps and burst mode still at 14fps, while it is also the first DJI camera to eliminate rolling shutter distortion using mechanical aperture, which will help you to take top-quality images when flying at high speed or when taking images of objects moving at speeds.
The phantom 4 pro v2.0’s on board obstacle sensor scans in 5-directions and it also adds dual rear vision and a 4-direction obstacle avoidance to help you fly safer.
Similar to the other two drones this also comes with a range of intelligent flight modes, which include Draw, ActiveTrack, TapFly, Return To Home (which has been upgraded) and Gesture Mode.
Now (hopefully) you’ve got all the information that you need to decide on which drone will take your holiday to that extra level.