DJI Phantom 4k Professional Quadcopter Camera Drone Review

How to find a drone well worth looking into is a valid question when looking for a quality quadcopter with camera. And when we did our research, we found the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter Camera drone as an absolutely viable drone as one of the best drones currently available in this priceclass.

Of course chosing a quadcopter with or without a camera is first of all a question of preferences as well as experience, what you want to do with your drone and not to forget the price point.


Quadcopter with Camera Especially Designed for Stunning Aerial Photography and Cinematology

While not necessarily the cheapest options out there, the DJI Phantom 4 is particularily designed for and with high-quality aerial photography and cinematography in mind. And for people who are looking for capturing and shooting great aerial footage, this drone would easily be a great choice for you.

It’s a great Quadcopter for the price and not least the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter Camera Drone is one of the easier Camera Drones available for under $2,000.

Well. In fact, there are several options (kit-options and what have you) available for both above and below the mentioned price point, all depending on your choice, desires and preferences. And as a matter of fact, some of these kits and options are pretty decent and interesting if you’re a serious Quadcopter with Camera enthusiast or want to be!;-)

Entry-Level and Easy of Operation and Most Important Area of Use:

The Phantom 4 Quadcopter Camera Drone is first of all designed for professional high-resolution aerial photography and film making.  You’ll get a full fledged Camera Quadcopter with a good 4K camera, a controller, a gimbal, as well as integrated software to go.  It’s easy to use and your drone is ready to go right out of the box. In short: Fast. Simple. Easy to do.

The Phantom 4 Quadcopter Camera Drone is equipped with dual-mode GPS+GLONASS receivers made for reliable autopilot redundancy.  The Camera Quad also is fully equipped with a pretty cool vision navigation system.

This unique navigation system makes it supereasy to navigate close to the ground and even inside buildings just like that, making it a dream to shoot perfect imagery whenever you need and want!

What are the Biggest and Most Important Pros about The DJI Phantom 4 ?

First of all, the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter Camera droneis very Easy to use and flies like a dream and you get among others:

  • Live HD video streaming on the go
  • Amazing and high performance endurance
  • You simply get One of the smallest portable aerial video platforms available with this Quadcopter!
  • Excellent flight range so you can have long video and flight session before having to land
  • Automatic collision avoidance making it possible to focus on your camera sessions instead of unnecessary worrying about navigating this thing while shooting your best pictures and videos. Pretty cool actually!

Are there any major Cons to the DJI Phantom 4 Camera Quadcopter?

The only thing we really found with the Phantom 4 with any importance to mention is that the DJI Phantom drone is sensitive to rain, thus limiting your mode of operation from doing too much flying in rainy weather. But besides from this, we didn’t find much worth mentioning and actually this Professional Camera Quadcopter Drone is getting rave reviews all over the place!

So What About Obstacle Detection and Ease of Use?

One of the biggest and most important improvements to the Phantom 4 Camera Quadcopter is the obstacle detection. The Quadcopter has a new optical sensor unit along with a 3D vision system making the drone fully capable of automatically detecting as well as avoiding whatever obstacles it encounters while you’re flying around.

Whenever there is an “unexpected” obstacle in it’s way, the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter drone will either change its course (if it is able to) or come to a full stop. The equipped obstacle detection and collision avoidance it is safe even for beginners to easily use this quadcopter camera drone.  Navigating any area whatsoever makes navigating your drone, shooting your pictures and movies far more easier than ever before.

Pretty Much a Huge Improvement

If you look at the Phantom 4 and compare it with the Phantom 3, you’ll find that there are some pretty big improvements in this new version.

More Advanced Flight Modes With The New DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter

This drone is pretty cool with its new and advanced camera and flight automation mode system making any kind of leisure as well as professional filming and photography easier than ever before.

With the new controller software, you have the following camera modes among others:

  • Automatic Return to Home Function
  • GPS Waypoints for Easy Navigation
  • Follow Me Function
  • Course Lock
  • Gesture Mode
  • Point of Interest

And more…


The DJI Phantom 4 Camera Quadcopter lets you follow most any fast-moving object automatically.  It’s pretty easy actually, and all you need to do to make it happen is to tap the “Live View option” and your videocamera will instantly and automatically focus on your chosen target.  While in the air you can also let your camera drone set up the inbuilt vision system to automatically detect several targets and objects as you go along.

Setting UP Your Flight and Flight Route

You can easily set up your desired flight route by drawing it so to speak directly on your flight screen. Your DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter Camera Drone will follow whatever flight route you’ve entered and it will always make sure it’s staying within your chosen proper altitude.

There are two inbuilt draw modes to chose from in general: – The Manual mode and The Standard mode.

Manual mode lets you, the operator stay in full control at all times of the camera as well as the speed.

By chosing Standard mode the Camera Quadcopter Drone will take care of the flight by itself or by your preferences. You can set it to maintain constant speed so that you can focus on taking and shooting pictures or video with ease while making sure at the same time that your safety is taken care of.

Overall Conclusion about the DJI Phantom 4k Professional Quadcopter Camera Drone:

Now your next question would probably be whether this Quadcopter 4k Camera Drone IS WORTH YOUR time and investment of your hard earned money? Well. If you’re looking for an excellent Camera Quadcopter with an excellent 4k camera option to go that is under $2000 (at the time of this review), then the DJI Phantom 4 Camera drone absolutely should be a fully viable option for you to consider!

Th DJI Phantom 4 quad drone is a perfect choice for beginners who want to learn, as well as for professionals who want a Quadcopter Camera device that is fully capable of taking some amazing aerials whether it be professional videos or professional still photographies.

Comparing the DJI Phantom 4 Camera drone to the Phantom 3, the Phantom 4 is not only a faster quadcopter (45 mph), it also weights a little more making it more stable and safe to fly even when there is a little more windy. Also worth to mention is that the DJI Phantom for is designed and made so that it is able to stay up in the air a few minutes longer as well (approximately 28 minutes of flying time).


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