DJI Spark is the new mini selfie drone #SeizeTheMoment

DJI Spark is the new mini selfie drone #SeizeTheMoment

Just when you thought Mavic was the easiest and most consumer friendly drone, DJI has outdone itself again with the introduction of the DJI Spark Drone. At 143×143×55 mm and 300 grams, the Spark is the smallest and lightest drone that DJI has ever produced. If you have ever flown a drone, you would know how troublesome it is to simply get the drone flying. Besides calibrating the drone, you would need your mobile phone as a controller etc. To give you a sense of how small the Spark is,…

DJI ushers in the Lunar New Year with a flying Phoenix

DJI ushers in the Lunar New Year with a flying Phoenix

It’s a rooster, it’s a phoenix, it’s DJI’s new Phantom 4 Chinese New Year Edition drone! This Lunar New Year, DJI is celebrating this joyous occasion in true chinese fashion: with an auspicious CNY edition of its Phantom 4 Drone. Designed by Martin Sati – an internationally renowned illustrator and designer from spain – the Phantom 4 Chinese New Year Edition drone’s design “drew inspiration from the four basic elements of nature: air, fire, water and earth” to the create this unique design of a flying phoenix in the sky. Besides being a symbol…

New DJI phantom 4 Pro gives you 360 obstacle avoidance protection 

New DJI phantom 4 Pro gives you 360 obstacle avoidance protection 

After the successful announcement of the DJI Mavic (arguably its best portable drone) which instantly sent the GoPro’s Karma drone to its grave and created a demand which the company could not meet, what else could DJI announce just before the Christmas selling season? A lot apparently. When the DJI Mavic was released, the fate of the Phantom 4 was in a limbo. The USD $1,199 drone cost a good USD $200 more than the Mavic, yet it was bulkier and had a similar feature set including the frontal obstacle…

Xiaomi soars to new heights with it first Mi Drone

Xiaomi soars to new heights with it first Mi Drone

Xiaomi – the Chinese smartphone giant – has been teasing its drone announcement for weeks. Today, the company finally introduces its first quad-copter, the Mi Drone. Design-wise, the Mi Drone looks very similar to the DJI’s Phantom series of drones. It will come in two variants; a HD 1080p version for S$525 (2,499 yuan) and a 4K version for S$630 (2,999 yuan). The Mi Drone has a detachable 3-axis gimbal, equipped with a Sony 12.4 megapixel camera. The 1080p cam shoots in 1920 x 1080 p resolution at 60fps while the 4K cam shoots…

DJI announces the Phantom 4 – now with obstacle avoidance!

DJI announces the Phantom 4 – now with obstacle avoidance!

When DJI introduced the Phantom 3 series in early 2015, it basically created a category of drones that can be easily operated, with an onboard gimbal camera that was capable enough to capture stunning HD quality aerial footages. Yet, despite the ease of use, there was still a steep learning curve for beginners and it’s not uncommon to hear of frequent drone crashes which in most cases render the drone useless due to the extend of the damage (DJI has since introduced its DJI Care – its version of the…