Surely by now, with the way drones have taken us by storm over the last couple of years, you have seen the incredible videos that these drones produce. Assuming you have, you are probably thinking, “Wow! I have to get me one of these!” Which ultimately begs the question of which one you should get.
In an effort to make your decision making process a wee bit simpler check out this brief rundown of all of the DJI Phantom models. For your viewing pleasure.
Phantom 2 Vision+:
Usually you save the best for last, but not in this case. The DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ deserves first mention in this class. Top-of-the-line model in the DJI Phantom series the Phantom 2 Vision+ is a fast and easy setup, offers user-friendly flying abilities, extended battery life and best of all comes with everything necessary to shoot photos of professional quality and the most stable of videos.
Phantom 2 Vision:
The older of the Vision models, offering exceptional photo capabilities and extended battery life. Though the Vision does take great photos, they are slightly subpar as compared to the Vision+ and the camera itself also has about a 400m less shooting range. However, the Vision offers an affordable price point for a drone capable of taking some remarkable photos.
The selling point on the DJI Phantom 3 is its exceptional built in video camera. This drone offers the stability of the 3-axis (pitch, roll, yaw) gimbal and built in camera that shoots 2.7K HD videos and 12 Megapixel photos. The Phantom 3 is recommended for intermediate to expert drone flyers or those who are comfortable flying with little assistance and whose main priority is to capture incredible video footage.
Phantom 3 4K Professional:
The DJI Phantom 3 4K Professional is a step above the rest. Similar to the Phantom 3, the 4K professional model has a 3-axis (pitch, roll, yaw) gimbal but has a built in camera that shoots 4K HD videos at 30 frames per second and 12 Megapixel photos. This drone is also safe to use indoors with new GPS free Vision Positing technology.
All in all, as you go up the line of DJI Phantoms you will be getting a better more advanced drone. DroneFly.com recommends starting off with a Phantom 2 and see if you like flying a drone. If you are already a drone enthusiast and want the top of the links model then the Phantom 3 4K Professional is the right drone for you.