With the increasingly popular of drones, after Phantom 3 Professional, DJI launched another model – DJI Phantom 3 Standard that is specially made for beginners. Compared with the previous advanced and professional versions, this one is much more cheaper, priced at US$780 on Banggood, but the welcomed functions including gimbal, photography, video recording and transmission are not absent.
This time, the DJI Phantom 3 Standard provides more color choices to meet different people’s favors, including red, pink, green and blue. As this is the standard version, to some extent, its configurations are inferior to the previous high-end models like Inspire 1, for example, it is without ultrasonic sensor. But it comes with many other interesting functions to remedy the shortcomings. The Point Of Interest is good to use. It enables the quad to fly according to what you set including height, speed, range and shooting objective, which is cool and suitable for outdoor activities like climbing, and effect is excellent.
Another function that most people like is the Ground Station mode which allows you to preset flight routines and shooting angles. Moreover, DJI Phantom 3 Standard brings Follow Me function, making the drone able to keep track recording even though you are busy with other things. But , of course, there are risks that it may collide barriers.
One important point is that DJI Phantom 3 Standard has enhanced the flight time up to 25 minutes, but some people may mind that the remote control distance is reduced by 1000 meters.
As this version is for beginners, there are many functions to help them get starting. The Course Lock allows people to fly with no need to figure out which side is the front side, making operations convenient. The Home Lock means as long as you send out the return order, it will fly back with the head facing you. Other functions like flight range limited, automatic take-off and land are also included.
With this price and configurations, DJI Phantom 3 Standard are expected to attract many entry-level players. If you are interested in this drone, you could preorder now on Banggood.