5 Best DJI Spark Alternatives for Sale 2017

5 Best DJI Spark Alternatives for Sale 2017

The DJI Spark is the latest to be added to the spectacular line up of drones and quadcopters by DJI. It is the smallest and cheapest one till now for the company and comes packed with a number of genius and advanced flying features, something you can definitely expect from the company!

While the Spark (currently priced at $499)  is a user favorite at the moment, there are many other drones on the market that can match its features and maybe even give you a cheaper price.

How to compare drones to the DJI Spark?

Camera and recording

It features a 2-axis mechanical gimbal and UltraSmooth technology and is capable of recording videos in 1080p as well as taking pictures in 12MP.

Most drone cameras these days are trying to improve the picture taking and recording quality, so you can find drones that may have a higher resolution of 4k as well.

Flight features

The Spark has been created to provide speed and precision while flying, with minimal wind resistance. Intelligent features provide the best in class performance and it has various intelligent modes like QuickShot, TapFly, ActiveTrack and Gesture Mode.

It is hard to come by such cool features in such a small drone, but make sure to compare and check what kind of features the drones have in comparison to the Spark, and which can make flying and recording easier.

Battery performance

The Spark has a flight time of up to 16 minutes on a complete charge, which is not the longest but it is a comfortable time for a drone of its size. When picking a drone ensure to check if the batteries can be replaced so you can charge and fly by changing batteries and increasing your flight time.

Research

This may seem basic, but it is always a necessity to check online reviews and research user opinions when buying a drone. This is useful especially when you are just starting out and it will help you pick up on features you need to examine in order to get the best drone for yourself.

Compare models and check specifications to ensure what choices you have. The Spark is a small sized and portable drone packed with advanced flight functions and you can easily find sample footage and reviews of it online.

Here’s a list of the top drones that make great alternatives for the DJI Spark!

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

2 Batteries Charger Charging cord Propellers Propeller Guards USB cable Product Guide Travel Case

Body Size: 

196 x 196 x 65 mm

Battery Flight Time: 

12 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

13.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps

The Yuneec Breeze 4K Flying Camera Drone is a compact and convenient to use drone that features a camera capable of capturing videos in 4K Ultra High Definition, as well as taking pictures in 13MP. With a 1/3.06 CMOS sensor and 117° FOV, it delivers stunning quality pictures and media provided, so users can now capture all their special and precious moments!

Ease of use comes in the form of drone control using your smartphone or tablet, with the app available for both iOS and Android. Users can also view live 720p video transmission of what the done is recording. The app even...

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

1 x Transmitter 1 x Battery 1 x 4GB microSD

Body Size: 

22 x 22 x 7 cm

Battery Flight Time: 

20 minutes

Max Video Resolution: 

1080P 30 fps
720P 60/30 fps

Range: 

300 meters

Remote Frequency: 

2.4GHz + 5.8GHz

Battery Charge Time: 

150 minutes

Motor Type: 

Brushless WK-WS-34-002

Weight (KG): 

0.41

Hubsan has a new quadcopter to offer and has introduced the Hubsan X4 H501S . It is an FPV quadcopter that features a modern and sleek design, along with a plethora of great features.

The quadcopter is equipped with a1080p camera to take great aerial videos and also has a transmitter that uses 5.8Ghz for video transmission. This allows fliers to view what they are recording on the transmitter. With a transmission range of 300+ meters, it can easily be used long distance and its great technology will still provide clear video quality.

Hubsan H501S X4 FPV Quadcopter

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Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

1 x Charger 4 x Blade 1 x manual

Body Size: 

Unfolded:135mm×145mm×36.8mm, Folded:135mm×67mm×36.8mm

Battery Flight Time: 

9 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

13.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 30 fps

Range: 

100 meters

Weight (KG): 

0.20

The ZEROTECH Dobby Pocket Selfie Drone is the newest entrant in the selfie drone race, created by Chinese UAV manufacturer ZeroTech. The drone makes taking selfies much easier as it features high portability, something that was missing from previous such drones and quadcopters.

The fragile and delicate parts like the propellers have always been a concern when travelling since they can break easily, but the Dobby comes with a unique foldable design that is compact and has foldable propellers, allowing it to fit in a bag or pocket! The drone is also super light at just 199 grams,...

Drone Features

Body Size: 

12.2 x 12.2 x 2.2 inches

Battery Flight Time: 

15 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

13.00

Max Video Resolution: 

1080P 30 fps

The Xiro Xplorer Mini Drone features smart and compact technology, allowing you to take your aerial companion with you anywhere. It has a compact design and is lightweight at just 410 grams. It is super portable due to its foldable design, which is the newest must-have feature in all drones.

Users can record HD stable video with its camera that is capable of 1080p at 30fps and can also take 13MP pictures. It features Fisheye lens imaging, as well as electronic image stabilized (EIS) technology for no shake during high movement.

Xiro Xplorer Mini Drone

Equipped with...

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

1 x USB charging cable 4 x spare blades 1 x User Manual 1 x Bag case

Body Size: 

13.5 * 6.5 * 2.5

Battery Flight Time: 

8 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

0.30

Max Video Resolution: 

720P 30 fps

Range: 

40m

Battery Charge Time: 

120 minutes

The JJRC H37 Elfie Pocket Selfie Drone has been designed as an aerial companion capable of taking some amazing selfies of you. It features a 0.3MP camera that can take pictures and videos in 720 x 576 pixels.

It is equipped with a 6-axis gyro calibration function for stable flight and smooth footage. The drone’s foldable design makes it convenient and portable, allowing you to travel with it easily.

JJRC H37 Elfie Pocket Selfie Drone

It can be controlled using a smartphone or tablet with Wi-Fi for iOS and Android. Users can also view a live stream of what the drone...

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