There is a lot of anticipation in the drone world for the release of the DJI Spark drone. As of May 24, 2017, you can pre-order this small drone for the price of $499 ($699 Spark Fly More Combo). The DJI Spark Drone is designed to fit in the palm of your hand, and take off from the palm of your hand. It is small enough to fly indoors, and rugged enough for the outdoors.
The drone flies up to 50 KPH (31 MPH), have live video connection 2 KM away from you, 16-minute max flight time. You can experience all of this with FPV (first person view) flight experience. In Sport Mode, it can fly steadily in winds up to 50 KPH (31 MPH).
There are so many intuitive features about this drone. It has a feature called FaceAware, which recognizes your face, and launches from your hand. Power it on and watch it hover right in front of you.
This drone’s creation focuses on its camera, to take beautiful pictures and clear video. The technology of this drone reduces shaking and rolling shutter effect for high quality images. The mini drone’s camera has an f/2.6 wide-angle lens with a 25 mm equivalent focal length.
The camera drone has many different features for different modes of picture and video taking. It has Pano mode which shoots horizontal or vertical panoramas. It has ShallowFocus which uses 3D vision technology to create photos with a shallow depth of field.
The DJI drone is a selfie drone, and is so easy to use this feature, you don’t even need a controller or a phone.
Use hand gestures and your drone responds by taking photos.
The DJI GO 4 app allows you to edit your drone images and share them on social media right away.
Even after all of this, there are still more features for the drone’s camera. DJI’s named features are Rocket, where you ascend with the camera pointed down, Circle, where you can circle your target, Helix, where the drone flies upward and spirals around the subject, and Dronie, the drone flies backward and upward with the camera locked on the subject. All you do is tap your phone.
The mini drone holds just as many impressive flight mode features as it holds camera features. TapFly lets you tap a point on your phone screen to the exact place you want your drone to fly. The DJI Spark drone maintains altitude and direction. The mode ActiveTrack automatically recognizes different objects of varied shapes and sizes and tracks them based on what they are and how they are moving, making tracking easier and more reliable.
You can leave your phone and controller at home and use PalmControl mode. Control Spark’s movement by hand with simple hand motions. The FPV flight works with a pair of DJI goggles, immersing you in aerial views. There is secured Wi-Fi for you to receive and view video transmission in real time from up to 2 km (1.2 mi) away. T
he design of the DJI Spark drone is light, aerodynamic, and sleek. It has a RTH (return to home) feature, so if your battery starts to run low, or connection is lost, push the RTH button and Spark flies back to the preset home point, avoiding obstacles on its journey home.
The battery will let you know when it needs to start returning to the ground before it runs out. It has a built in GEO system which lets you know if you are heading towards safety zones, such as airports. The drone is safe and responsible.