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The Best Drones of 2017 you can Buy Right Now

Call them crazy or cool, there are lot many people out there who are simply in love with the drones. Any drone introduced lately makes them go crazy and they get keen to know everything about the latest drone rolled out. From the specs to looks, unique features and other things; drones surely are there to magnetize people from different corners of the world. ths

If you’re one who wants a quadcopter, as they call in technical terms; there are oodles of them up in the market these days. However, there seems to be no end of ideas and people come with much better and unique products than the existing ones.

I know you people are eager to check out the best drones of 2017 that we have selected to be the part of our list. So without much adieu, let’s begin checking out the best drones of year 2017. Here they are!

1. DJI Inspire 1

The DJI Inspire 1 is a big sized drone that offers full 360° camera rotation posing no restrictions in the view. It’s 3-axis gimbal and camera system that comes with specs like 12 MP camera resolution, 4K at 30 FPS video resolution, 198 minutes maximum flight time, 49 mph (22 m/s) in ATTI mode max speed, dual operator mode, multiple zenmuse camera system. You can buy DJI Inspire 1 drone with one or two controllers. Fly dual-operator mode and it becomes hard to go back to flying solo.

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2. DJI Phantom 3

DJI Phantom 3 is the best-selling drone models of 2015 and 2016. There are four different models viz. standard 4K, advanced and professional. It offers 4K video, 23 minutes of flight time, and 5km control distance. 12MP camera resolution, 4K at 30 FPS video resolution, 23 minutes max flight time, 36 mph (18 m/s) in ATTI mode without wind and lower cost are its cool features.

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3. DJI Mavic

Launched last year this is one small-sized drone is easily portable and powerful. With features like 12MP camera resolution, 4K at 30 FPS video resolution, 27 minutes max flight time, 40 mph (65 kph) in Sport mode without wind maximum speed, portability and good battery life, DJI Mavic is one drone worth checking out. DJI Mavic is great for traveling and professional photography.

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4. DJI Phantom 4

Launched in March 2016, DJI Phantom 4 is the improved version of Phantom 3 series with better battery life, obstacle avoidance and a newly designed camera lens. It’s a lighter magnesium skeleton that lets the Phantom 4 stay up in the air for up to 28 minutes. 12MP Adobe DNG RAW camera resolution, 4K at 30 FPS / 1080p at 120FPS video resolution, 28 minutes max flight time, 45 mph (20 m/s) in sport mode max speed, superb battery life, obstacle avoidance, flight modes being the notable attributes, the DJI Phantom 4 is indeed worth checking out.

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5. DJI Inspire 2

DJI Inspire 2 comes with superior image quality, power and intelligence to meet the needs of professional filmmakers and enterprises around the globe. It was launched in November 2016 and will start shipping this month. Its the newest model which is quite tougher and more powerful than the DJI Inspire 1.

Inspire 2 comes with two different cameras; one being slung underneath the aircraft offering full 360° camera rotation and the other being mounted on the front of the aircraft for better first-person-view (FPV) opportunities. The 2’s dual operator mode, one Remote Pilot-in-Command, 30MP in DNG RAW mode camera resolution, 5.2K at 30 FPS / 4K at 60 FPS video resolution, 27 minutes max flight time, 67 mph in sport mode max speed, dual-operator mode, two cameras, obstacle avoidance are its notable attributes. Its new image processing system, CineCore 2.0, can capture 5.2K video at a whopping 4.2Gbps bitrate. Besides, it has two added an onboard SSD.

6. Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone

Parrot Bebop is a premium yet budget-friendly quadcopter that runs more than the average toy drone at about $230, It’s specs are 1080p camera, capability of HD video, offers 8 GB of built-in storage and has no microSD port.  10 minute flight time, controllable via phone and tablet, standard Wi-Fi, replaceable parts, 4 motors are the additional features that you’ll like.

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7. Yuneec Breeze

Yuneec Breeze is the smallest fun flying drone that comes with a 13MP camera resolution, 4K at 30 FPS video resolution, 12 minutes max flight time, 11 mph (5 m/s) max speed, easy portability, 5 flights modes features.

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8. Syma X5C Explorers

The Syma X5C Explorers is a wonderful drone that comes with a sub-$100 price tag. It is endowed with a 720p HD camera and 4 GB microSD card, interchangeable parts that make it a cool drone.

9. U818A Wifi FPV Drone with Altitude Hold and HD Camera

The UDI 818A   claims altitude-hold and a first-person-view screen, to enable FPV racing freaks or those interested in exploring different aerial photography techniques to get the best shots. 2MP camera resolution, 720p HD video resolution, 10 minutes max flight time, Bonus Battery, VR Headset, Micro SD Card and altitude hold are its cool features.

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10. Yuneec Typhoon H

Yuneec Typhoon H is a high-quality aerial camera that is equipped with six rotors, a 360-degree gimbal camera and retractable landing gear. Superb ultra HD 4K video and stills, 12.4MP camera resolution, 4K at 30 FPS video resolution, 25 minutes max flight time, 43.5 mph (70km/h) in Follow Me mode max speed, better redundancy, obstacle avoidance, 360-degree camera are its specs that work in sync to make Yuneec Typhoon H the worth checking out drone.

Aren’t the best drones of year 2017 listed here cool? Well, I must say, I love all these cool drones. The images and videos do a lot of talking and speak for the cool features of each drone listed.

Rajni Setia is a blogger cum traveller. Talkative by nature she always loved sharing her views and opinions about everything she wanted to. However, often many things are left unsaid. So, she planned to pen them down. Having the blogging experience of 7 years, she is now the co-founder & Editor at VisioFutura.

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  1. That’s a Great Collection of Drones… Would love to have one of them in my collection … DJI Phantom 4 Personal favorite.
    Thanks for Sharing.

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