Numerous drones could easily vie for the title of “Best quadcopter for aerial video,” however one offers the best footage for the best value. Ideal for those still new to personal drone use but want to step up their aerial video game, the Phantom 3 4k professional is the “grown up” version of the original Phantom. Let’s check it out:

Built-In FC40 Camera 

The Phantom 3 4k features its very own smart camera. The camera offers a HD 4k video support, as well as Android or iOS app control. Camera image quality is frequently reviewed as “great,” and FPV (first person view) makes it possible to see what the camera sees…in other words, you have a literal bird’s-eye view. The FPV “experience” range is up to 100m. 

Ready to Fly

Highly portable, the Phantom 3 4k easily slips into a backpack and comes ready to fly. It also includes a new 5.8GHz remote control “which will not interfere with the 2.4G Wi-Fi when flying.” 

Companion App

This personal drone features its own aforementioned app so you may remotely control the 3 4k camera installed on the DJI Phantom 1. Features include video recording, photo capturing, album management, and other nifty stuff.

Additional Features

Additional specifications for the Phantom 4k include 10x digital zoom function while flying in first person view, low latency live preview, and a takeoff weight of <1200g. It also comes with a built-in 700 mAh Li-on battery.


Hailed as a “stepping stone” for more advanced multirotor drones, the DJI Phantom 3 is perfect for anyone with budget limitations who still wants a quality quadcopter. Use it to film landscapes, assorted events, travel experiences, your own neighborhood, and much more.