The wraps are finally off on DJI’s 24 May event that fans could watch live. As predicted after the recent leaks of DJI Spark, the company did in fact release a new drone, one that fans have been very eagerly waiting for and were not disappointed!
The DJI Spark, a small and portable drone, is now DJI’s smallest and cheapest drone yet. Priced at $499, it costs about half that of the DJI Mavic Pro and comes with some great feature filled into that tiny body.
Weighing only 0.6 pounds, the new drone comes equipped with a 2-axis gimbal and has the ability to take videos in 1080p as well as pictures in 12-megapixel.
It also comes with intelligent flight controls such as ActiveTrack and TapFly, as well as cool gesture controls to fly the drone in any direction. Alternately users have the option of using their smartphone to control the drone till 109 yards away or purchase a separate remote controller that is part of an accessories package for an additional $200.
The tiny drone can provide a flight time of around 16 minutes on a full charge and can be charged using a Micro USB on the go. It features onboard sensors to dodge obstacles and has a maximum top speed of 50 km per hour.
The DJI Spark can be bought in 5 colors – Alpine White, Sky Blue, Meadow Green, Lava Red, and Sunrise Yellow, and the drones are expected to ship on June 15th, available for preorder here now.