GoPro Karma Drone Review: Does It Stand A Chance Against Mavic Pro?
The GoPro Karma drone has undergone a series recall and relaunches following its US debut, finally made it to European shores. The compact Karma quadcopter is a product the company is proud of producing and hopes to make it to the top of the drone market. However, it was outshined by The DJI Mavic Pro which came out stronger than the two.
When you purchase the product, you'll get a starter kit, which includes the drone, a Hero5 camera, and the Karma Grip. The accessories help a lot in creating silky smooth video shots with or without the drone. Its retail price is 1,200 pounds, or about $1,500, which is about 100 pounds ($120) less than its strongest rival, the Mavic machine from drone giant DJI.
According to Digital Trends, although both diminutive and equally foldable, the GoPro Karma Drone is slightly behind the DJI Mavic Pro in terms of its features and performance. Focusing on its design, the Karma's features are a folding design, with arms and landing gear that tuck into the body for storage and transport. It has a nose-mounted gimbal and measures 4.6 by 16.2 by 12.0 inches unfolded, and 3.5 by 8.8 by 14.4 inches when folded.
This drone weighs 2.2 pounds, so a FAA registration is required before flying. The DJI Phantom drone is bigger, but Karma is not anywhere near as svelte as DJI's compact Mavic Pro. According to the PC Mag, the Karma's propellers have to be screwed on before using and removed after use in order to fit in its case for transport.
In this way, the GoPro Karma drone is not as convenient as the DJI Mavic Pro, which has always-on, folding propellers. The DJI Phantom 4 even has more modern twist-and-lock props. According to the PC Mag, in terms of performance, the Karma is behind the Mavic Pro as it lacks obstacle avoidance, has downside ultra-wide GoPro field of view, and has no automated follow mode.
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