The real name for the drone is Unnamed Aerial Vehicle (UAV). It is an aircraft that has no human pilot. It is a flying robot that is controlled through software using sensors and GPS. Drones have good quality video cameras, heat or temperature sensors that allow proper surveillance. Drones today are used for capturing parties, live concerts, marriages, etc. It is used to capture aerial views beautifully.
Top 10 Drone Brands
Here are some of the top drone brands used today.
1. DJI Mavic 2 pro
It is well equipped with an L1D-20c camera, which can capture beautiful 20-megapixel aerial shots with beautiful colour detailing. It has a 1-inch CMOS Sensor. It has a sensing capacity better than the original one. It will also give better performance in low-light areas. It can record over a billion colours and gives a beautiful texture to the images captured. When plugged in a 4K TV, it will play it with the right colour tones. It has an adjustable aperture from f/2.8 – f/11. This property gives stunning quality both in low and high- light environments.
2. DJI Mavic Air 2
It has ½ inch CMOS sensor. It can capture images upto 48 MP. It has a feature called smart photos, which gives us the best recognition of five categories : sunset, skies, grass, snow, and trees. Its panorama mode gives so many accurate colours. It has a 3500mAh battery. It has 8 GB of storage in it.
3. Autel Robotics Evo
It comes with GPS, ultrasonic , IMU. It can take single shots as well burst shooting and supports normal pictures in the video. It contains a 4300 mAh battery. Its flight time is about 30 minutes. The recording speed is 100 Mbps. It has a 3.3 inch OLED screen that can capture 720p HD video.
4. Parrot Anafi
It is foldable, light-weight, and easy to carry. It is designed to work even in extreme conditions. It has a battery life of approximately 30 minutes, with the capacity to get charged in 1.5 hours. It can be charged using a USB cable. We can use the drone by simply using an app called FreeFlight 6. It can follow a specific point continuously. It weighs about 320 g. It has a 21 MP camera which clicks good quality pictures.
5. DJI Mini 2
It is a lightweight drone weighing 249g. It comes with a controller, and its camera resolution is 12 MP. The battery size is 2250 mAh. It is suitable to buy because it has a compact size, and long battery life, and is easy to control. But the only drawback is that it is costly.
6. Ryze Tello
It is a light and affordable drone. It is the eBay choice for those who are using drones for the first time. It serves the flight time for about 13 minutes. It has not so great camera quality of 5 MP, which gives distorted video quality. But it can give 720p HD video quality. Theoretically, it ranges 100 m. Since it is very light at about 80g, it is unstable at the time of winds.
7. DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0
It is a 1375 g drone. It comes with a controller with a camera resolution of 20 Megapixels. It has a great battery life of 6000mAh. It ranges about 8 km. It has a large sensor of about 1-inch. It has a fast and steady speed, and also it can take videos at 100mbps of 4K quality. But its drawbacks are that it is very bulky and heavy, costlier, and has a more complex structure than foldable drones.
8. PowerVision PowerEgg X
It weighs about 530 g. It has a controller, and its camera resolution is 12 MP. The battery size of PowerVision is 3800mAh. It can range upto 6km. Its f/2.8 sensors can’t even match with those of DJI’s. It can make 4K videos in bright areas. It can fly as well as it can land on water. One can also use it as a handheld camera. The disadvantage is that it lacks raw video mode.
9. DJI Mavic Pro
It weighs about 735g. It has a camera resolution of 12.35MP. It has a battery size of 3850 mAh. It can range upto 7 km. It can fly for approx 25 minutes. It is highly portable and works with the help of remote control. It gives the best pictures in good lighting areas, but in low-light, taking pictures could be trickier.
10. DJI Mavic 2 Zoom
It is a controlled drone with a 12 MP camera resolution. It weighs 905g. The battery size is about 3950 g and ranges upto 8 km. It has a fixed aperture of f/2.8, which makes it good for professional use. Its small 12 MP sensor with an optical zoom lens of about 24-48 mm. It is easy to fly and control it. The problem it faces is that it can’t handle noise above ISO 100.
This is all about the best drones, which can be used for professional as well as personal purposes. Some are heavy but have terrific specifications, while some are small with fewer features and vice versa. It depends on the updates we get from time to time in technology. I hope this will help you find the best-suited drone for use.