DJI phantom is undoubtedly one of the most popular drone series available on the market. Well, if somehow they don’t impress you or if you are looking for another option, we have got the thing for you. Yuneec International, Chinese aircraft manufacturer and world leader in electric aviation have unveiled the latest model of Typhoon Q500 drone which can shoot in 4K. The Q500 4K drone is capable of capturing 4K high definition videos and stills at 30 frames per second. A perfect solution for amateur as well as professional drone pilots and photographers, Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K drone comes with a 12 megapixel camera which can also capture slow motion videos at 1080p at up to 120fps.
Ready to fly, the quadcopter comes with a standard ST10+ personal ground station (remote control) that has a 5.5 inch built-in touchscreen and runs on Android. Stability is offered by 3-axis anti-vibration CGO3 gimbal camera and smooth videos and crisp images are captured the optimized fixed focus lens. All this data is stored to an internal memory card and is streamed to the ST10+ screen in real-time. Users can control the video resolution and white balance from the remote control whereas light exposure, ISO and shutter speed can be controlled either automatically or manually.
The SteadyGrip handheld device makes sure that ground shots are as crisp as aerial shots. The CGO3 mobile app allows the Steady Grip user to capture images, shoot videos and control the CGO3 gimbal camera. The Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K drone is packed with a 5400mAh 3S 11.1V LiPo battery which offers a flight time of up to 25 minutes.
Besides that, the Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K drone comes with some smart features such as Follow me, Watch me, Dynamic Return Home, No Fly Zones and Smart Circle. The device is priced at $1,299 and is expected to be available by end of the month.