DJi Mavic Vs Phantom 4 Vs GoPro Karma: Which Drone Is Better?

Drones are yet to totally cross over into the mainstream, but GoPro andDJI have both helped push things in that direction with their recent offerings. GoPro's Karma , DJI's Mavic Pro and DJI Phantom 4, these three are compact, portable drones, but while the latter has a built-in camera, the former is designed to work with several GoPro cameras. Here are some quick comparison, which drones you might consider buying these days.


DJI Mavic Pro Vs GoPro Karma Vs DJI Phantom 4: Weight

The Mavic Pro weighs 1.62lbs (734g). The Karma weighs 2.22lbs (1006g). The Phantom 4 weighs 3 lbs.

DJI Mavic Pro Vs GoPro Karma Vs DJI Phantom 4: Maximum Speed

The Mavic Pro can fly 40 mph (65 kph) while in Sports mode. The Karma has a maximum speed of 35 mph (56.3 kph) while Phantom 4 has45 MPH.

DJI Mavic Pro Vs GoPro Karma Vs DJI Phantom 4: Max Flight Time

The Mavic Pro can fly for 27 minutes, and the Karma can fly for up to 20 minutes.The Mavic Pro has a built-in camera, while the Karma needs to separate GoPro camera to be able to attach to the front, adding some additional size and weight. Phantom has 28 minutes.
DJI Mavic Pro Vs GoPro Karma Vs DJI Phantom 4: Camera 

Both the Mavic Pro camera and the GoPro HERO5 Black has 1/2.3-inch, 12-megapixel CMOS sensors which are capable of shooting both JPEG and RAW photos as well as 4K video, on the other hand, Phantom Camera 1/2.3" Effective pixels:12 M.

DJI Mavic Pro Vs GoPro Karma Vs DJI Phantom 4: Stabilizer
Both drones feature a gimbal for 3-axis stabilization. The Karma has a range of motion of -90° to 0° up and down. The Mavic Pro has a wider range of motion of -90° to +30° (pitch) and the ability to roll. Phantom 4 has FOV ( Field Of View ) 94° 20 mm ( 35 mm format equivalent ) f/2.8 focus.

DJI Mavic Pro Vs GoPro Karma Vs DJI Phantom 4: Controller

The Mavic Pro remote controller features an LCD screen with essential flight info and can be matched with your smartphone for great auto-flight features and a live 1080p video feed from the drone. Since you can use various phones, the specs of your touch display depend on your usage. The Karma controller is inspired by video game controllers and features a 5-inch, 720p touchscreen with a live video stream.The Phantom 4 remote controller is a multi-function wireless communication device that integrates the video downlink system and aircraft remote control system.

DJI Mavic Pro Vs GoPro Karma Vs DJI Phantom 4: Price

The DJI Mavic Pro costs $749 for the drone (controlled with your smartphone) or $1,000 for the drone comes with a remote controller. While GoPro Karma costs $799 for the drone and controller, but it requires an additional camera. A bundle that includes the GoPro HERO5 Black costs $1,099. lastly, DJI Phantom 4 Drone 4k Obstacle Avoidance White Quadcopter $1,199.00.

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