Best 4k Camera Drones For Sale 2017

Best 4k Camera Drones For Sale 2017

Drones and quadcopters have come a long way since they were first used by flying enthusiasts. Now, drones aren’t just a hobby but also a way to make a profession that is fun and practical.

There is a huge variety of drones available in the market with a variety of camera options to choose from. Whether you want to record yourself having some fun, a cool adventure you are on or want to use the drone’s camera for professional filming, you are sure to find a drone for your choice.

Why use a 4K camera drone?

There are many reasons to invest in a drone that has a 4K recording camera. While there are drones that perform well even with a lesser resolution camera, a 4K one can make your recording look amazing.

With 4K recording, users get a high resolution to record with, so the videos are smooth and clear, allowing you to capture any moment to perfection. Camera drones also offer great professional opportunities and allow people to earn from their spectacular footage and pictures.

Features to look for

Go over some of these features to make sure you get the best drone to suit your needs.

Small camera with good quality

Choose a 4K camera that is small and light, or else it will put extra weight on your drone, dragging it down. Look at camera features that drones come with to make professionally shot footage even better.

Gimbal and stabilization

Without stabilization, the camera wouldn’t be able to record videos that are smooth and stable. For clearer and less shaky pictures ensure that the camera mount has flexible movement and gyro stabilization.

Fliers needed to fly the drone

Some professional drones that come with 4k recording resolutions need to be manned by 2 people, one to fly the drone and one to monitor the camera. Ensure what level of professional footage you are looking for before choosing one of the two options.

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Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

28 minute

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 120/60/30 fps

Range: 

3.1 miles (5 km)

DJI has added yet another drone to their Phantom lineup with the new DJI Phantom 4 , which features automatic obstacle avoidance and enhanced camera and flying options. Equipped with a 12MP sensor and F2.8 lens, this quadcopter can shoot Raw stills and take videos in 4K/UHD at 30p. It has a flight time of 28 minutes, with an increased price of $1399, as compared to the previous Phantom 3 Professional 's $1259 price tag.

The DJI Phantom 4 will be sold on DJI and Apple on their online and flagship stores until April 1 2016, and all orders are going to start shipping by March 15....

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

Gimbal+Camera x1 Drone Battery x1 Drone battery charger x1 RC battery x1 RC battery charger x1 Remote controller+FPV Monitor x1 Propeller x2 set User Manual x1 Quick start guide x1

Body Size: 

18.9 x 14.4 x 9.4 inches

Battery Flight Time: 

25 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 60/30 fps
720P 120/60/30 fps

Range: 

1000 m

Remote Frequency: 

2.4 and 5.8 GHz

Product Specifications: 

Upair One 4K Drone

The Upair One 4K Drone is a quadcopter researched by GTEN Innovation Company and is equipped with a built-in flight control system, a gimbal and a camera. It has been made using special PVC composite materials that as been innovatively used in the fuselage and the U-shape anhedral design provides more stable shooting and better GPS signal accessibility.

The camera uses SONY (1/2.3 inches) lens with Backside Illumination CMOS. It can take stills in 12 Megapixel and videos can be recorded in 4K at 24 FPS. It is capable of taking continuous 11 12-Megapixel...

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

27 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps

Range: 

4.3 miles (7km)

The DJI Mavic Pro is the newest release by the leading drone manufacturers, and is a compact yet powerful drone, created to meet the consumers’ needs. Even though it has a small size, it possesses features as powerful as the DJI Phantom 4 , if not better.

Body and design

DJI has taken all their expertise of creating spectacular unmanned aerial vehicles, and applied that knowledge into a compact, sleek and foldable body. The drone was created with portability in mind, and with this foldable design the drone becomes as small as a water bottle with the arms and propellers safely...

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

CGO3-GB, ST10+ Ground Station for Q500/Q500+ Quadcopter, 2 x 5400mAh 3S LiPo Flight Battery for Q500 Quadcopter, Balancing Connector Lead, SC 3500-3 DC LiPo Balancing Charger, AC Adapter for Charger, Car Adapter for Charger, USB Interface / Programmer for Q500 Quadcopter, 8GB microSD Card with SD Adapter, Motor Holder / Prop Installation Tool, 4 x CW and CCW Propeller Pairs, CGO Steady Grip for CGO2-GB Camera / Gimbal, Aluminum Hardshell Carrying Case for Q500 / Q500+ (No Foam), Limited 6-Month Warranty

Body Size: 

Height: 9.4"/240 mm, Width: 16.5"/420 mm

Battery Flight Time: 

Up to 25 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 120/60/30 fps

Range: 

Up to 984.3'

Remote Frequency: 

2.4GHz + 5.8GHz Video

Weight (KG): 

1.10

The Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K is a ready-to-fly (RTF) drone that comes factory-assembled along with a transmitter or radio controller included. It’s a lot more than just a flying machine, and is made for advanced aerial photography and videography with its integrated CGO3-GB camera and gimbal.

The drone comes with two 5400mAh batteries, which can provide up to 25 minutes of flying time each, on a complete charge. The drone also comes with an aluminum case that can safely store it and makes transportation easy.

Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Quadcopter Camera Specs

The drone’s...

Drone Features

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 120/60/30 fps
720P 240/120/60/30 fps

The Autel Robotics X-Star Premium drone is a high-level aerial machine, equipped with amazing features in an easy-to-fly body. It has been created for outstanding aerial imagery and features an intelligent flight control system with autopilot functions.

Autel Robotics X-Star Premium Drone Camera and gimbal

The drone has an integrated 3-axis stabilized gimbal with a 4K camera attached, which can record Ultra HD videos or capture 12 MP pictures. With its 108 degree FOV, it provides a wide-angle perspective, bright color, striking clarity.

Videos can be recorded in 4K...

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

25 minutes

DJI has been a leader in drone production for a while and they have recently released the upgraded version of their previous DJI Inspire 1 with a high-end model aimed for professional filmmaking, called the DJI Inspire 2.

The Inspire 2 has been made using magnesium-aluminum that makes the drone sturdier than the previous. Other upgrades include an increased speed from 50 miles per hour to 67 mph, and a battery life that is now 25 minutes instead of 18 minutes.

DJI Inspire 2 Drone

You can also fly the drone very high since it has a service ceiling of 16,400 feet...

Drone-maker Yuneec has created a new drone that can give the DJI Inspire 1 a run for its money, that too at 1/3rd the cost! Their new Yuneec Typhoon H Drone is a high-end UAV, which is available for $1799, as compared to its DJI competition that sells for a whooping $3,000.

The Typhoon H comes with some unique features and professional-level performance due to its hexacopter design of six rotors that are fixed to the drone using collapsible carbon fiber arms. It also features carbon fiber retractable landing gear that provides unhindered footage from its 360-degree rotating gimbal...

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I am a freelance writer who is always on the hunt for cool new gadgets and products on the internet. With never ending love for animals and a new found interest in drones, I enjoy writing about all things Apple, quadcopters and the newest tech accessories.