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DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 reviews of DJI Phantom 3 Advanced. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the design and portability are on the whole positive. The reliability and price also get good opinions, whereas views are divided on the image quality. There are some critical views about the size and battery.

usability, price, reliability, portability, design

battery, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the DJI Phantom 3 Advanced is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of DJI Phantom 3 Advanced from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reliability.

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DJI 9 Inch Self-Tightening Thrust Boosted Propellers for Phantom 3 Advanced and Professional UAV Aerial Quadcopter Drone - White (Pack of 2)DJI 9 Inch Self-Tightening Thrust Boosted Propellers for Phantom 3 Advanced and Professional UAV Aerial Quadcopter Drone - White (Pack of 2)

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 user reviews of DJI Phantom 3 Advanced from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The usability and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the reliability, and some have doubts about the size.

price, usability, portability, design

size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone with 1080p HD Video Camera & Manufacturer Accessories + Extra DJI Flight Battery + DJI Propeller Set + Water-RDJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone with 1080p HD Video Camera & Manufacturer Accessories + Extra DJI Flight Battery + DJI Propeller Set + Water-R

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Jim Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

DJI Phantom 3 Professional & Advanced review

 

Latest software update adds autonomous flying modes

DJI has delivered on its bold claims: the Phantom 3 is by far the best consumer quadcopter we've seen. It's stable and produces stunning video footage. Its range goes beyond what most consumers will need and the only extra requirement out of the box is...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced review: A drone that hits the sweet spot for features, performance and price

 

Outdoors or inside, the Advanced is one easy-to-fly drone with full-HD video that more than satisfies.

DJI's Phantom 3 Advanced delivers excellent full-HD video. The convenience and safety features allow beginners to get flying fast. New sensors and an additional satellite navigation make flying indoors and outside more stable than its predecessors....

Battery life, while average for its class, can feel short at 20-ish minutes and extra batteries don't come cheap. The camera is permanently attached to the drone. Android device support is limited.

The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced might still be pricy, but the combination of excellent camera and flight performance and a well-designed app and controller make this simple-to-fly drone an easy recommendation.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

 

The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced is one of the best drones on the market thanks to a bevy of features and 2.7K video recording.

Easy to fly. Very stable in the air. Smooth video capture, even when in motion. 20mm wide-angle lens. 2.7K video. Raw and JPG still capture. High-quality Live View feed. Built-in GPS. Return-to-home function. Automated flight modes.

No 4K support. Limited battery life. Wide-angle lens shows some edge distortion.

Conclusions The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced is a very polished product. It's easy to fly, includes nice safety features, and captures smooth aerial video at 2.7K resolution. At just under $1,000 it's an attractive option, but budget shoppers may be drawn to...

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced review: A drone that hits the sweet spot for features, performance and price

 

Outdoors or inside, the Advanced is one easy-to-fly drone with full-HD video that more than satisfies.

DJI's Phantom 3 Advanced delivers excellent full-HD video. The convenience and safety features allow beginners to get flying fast. New sensors and an additional satellite navigation make flying indoors and outside more stable than its predecessors....

Battery life, while average for its class, can feel short at 20-ish minutes and extra batteries don't come cheap. The camera is permanently attached to the drone. Android device support is limited.

The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced might still be pricy, but the combination of excellent camera and flight performance and a well-designed app and controller make this simple-to-fly drone an easy recommendation.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com.au)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced review: A drone that hits the sweet spot for features, performance and price

 

Outdoors or inside, the Advanced is one easy-to-fly drone with full-HD video that more than satisfies.

DJI's Phantom 3 Advanced delivers excellent full-HD video. The convenience and safety features allow beginners to get flying fast. New sensors and an additional satellite navigation make flying indoors and outside more stable than its predecessors....

Battery life, while average for its class, can feel short at 20-ish minutes and extra batteries don't come cheap. The camera is permanently attached to the drone. Android device support is limited.

The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced might still be pricy, but the combination of excellent camera and flight performance and a well-designed app and controller make this simple-to-fly drone an easy recommendation.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Drone

 

Quality product, looks good and doesn't feel cheap. First time with Dji and very impressed. Only had it a week but flies well and updating was easy even for me 60+

Although the price of this was ok buying parts and extras for it can be expensive from Dji. Only problem I've found up to now is the camera is very low to the ground and in UK we get a lot of rain. I've bought extensions for the legs which work but you...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Dji phantom 3 Advanced.

 

Wanted one of these for ages but the price put me off. Couldn't resist and given up and made the purchase. I can honestly say I am not disappointed. This drone is excellent. Easy to fly, great quality pictures and well worth the money and packed with...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Drone

 

1:10 -10

1:10 -0.00

May, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Drone

 

Fun to fly, easy to learn. iPad lightbridge connection is awesome, flying first person is so easy.

Updating the firmware out of the box, read the instructions first.

May, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Drone

 

Brilliant piece of kit can't go wrong unless you crash it !!!

Nothing

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:4480
Battery capacity (Watt hours):68
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery voltage:15.2
Number of batteries (transmitter):1
Operating time:23
Transmitter battery capacity:6600
Transmitter battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Camera

Camera shutter speed:8 - 1/8000
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:2704 x 1520
Megapixel:12.4
Supported video modes:720p,1080p,1520p
Video formats supported:MOV,MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,2704 x 1520

Design

Product colour:White

Features

GLONASS:Y
GPS compatibility:Y
Horizontal hover accuracy:1.5
Maximum ascent speed:5
Maximum descent speed:3
Maximum Operating Distance:6000
Maximum speed:16
Number of axis:3
Number of rotors:4
Vertical hover accuracy:0.1

Management features

Moving control functions:Backward, Downward, Forward, Turn left, Turn right, Upward

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory card slot(s):Y

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Manual:Y
Transmitter:Y

Power

AC adapter output voltage:17.4
AC adapter power:57

Transmitter

Operating Frequency:2400 - 2483
USB ports quantity:1

Weight & Dimensions

Weight (including battery):1.28