Is the DJI Phantom 4 obsolete?

By Jonathan FeistDecember 2, 2019. DJI has issued the end-of-life notice for the Phantom 4, it was officially discontinued on April 30, 2017.

Is there going to be a DJI Phantom 5?

September 1, 2021 Sally French 0 News, There’s a new DJI product launch set for September 8, 2021 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time.

Is DJI discontinuing the Phantom?

However, in April 2019, DJI announced that the Phantom 4 Pro V2. 0 would be discontinued until further notice. It turned out that there was a shortage of parts from a supplier, so DJI couldn’t manufacture any more of these drones.

What will replace the Phantom 4?

DJI Mavic 3 Pro to replace Phantom 4 Pro and likely also Inspire 2 drone. As we have said before, the new DJI Mavic 3 is likely to arrive in two versions. A ‘regular’ Mavic 3 as well as a larger Mavic 3 Pro. The Pro version will not only replace the Phantom 4 Pro but is also likely to replace the aging DJI Inspire 2.

Is Phantom 4 good?

The Phantom 4 costs $1,399, so if you own an older Phantom model or another quadcopter drone and are looking to upgrade, this is almost certainly the drone for you. If you’re new to flying drones, but want a well-built product and have the cash to spend, then, again, this is probably the one for you.

Is the Phantom 4 better than the Mavic pro?

Mavic allows you to fly for 31 minutes of flight time with a single battery, while the Phantom has a battery life of 30 minutes. The Mavic has a slight advantage. The drones can travel at 45 mph, so there is no winner. The Mavic’s range is 8km, while the Phantom’s range can be reached at 7km.

What does DJI stand for?

DJI in Chinese means“ Da-Jiang Innovations”. “Da大” means big and “Jiang疆” means boundray.It comes from a Chinese phrase “大志无疆”,which means “Great ambitions has no boundries”. So DJI stands for great innovation without limmits.

Is DJI coming out with a new drone?

It looks like it’s going to be a big year for DJI. Releasing potentially three new drones, the Mini 3, FPV Mini, and Inspire 3, and 2 updates to their cinematography accessories. The Mini 3 is allegedly scheduled for release in April, with the FPV Mini following in July, and the Inspire in September.

Is the Phantom 4 Pro V2 discontinued?

Many, including myself, were expecting the announcement last week to be the rumored and awaited Phantom 5, but this was still a welcome notice. The Phantom 4 Pro V2. 0 was originally discontinued due to a shortage of parts being available to keep up with the orders and demand.

Is DJI owned by Apple?

Apple does not own DJI. There has been speculation that Apple is buying DJI but in fact, Apple does not have any direct role in this company whatsoever. However, DJI emulates Apple’s ecosystem, and Apple has in fact started selling DJI drones as a simple partnership between the two companies.

What is the difference between Phantom 4 and Phantom 4 Pro?

The Phantom 4 Pro comes with an additional set of stereo vision sensors in the rear, that when coupled with the same sensors in the front and infrared sensors at the sides, will do a better job of ensuring you don’t mistakenly hit obstacles. For that feature, alone, the Phantom 4 Pro is tops.

When did the DJI Phantom 4 come out?

Phantom 4 Series

In May 2016 DJI released the next drone in their Phantom series that would further revolutionize the industry, the DJI Phantom 4.

Will there be an Inspire 3?

Insiders expected DJI to announce both the Mavic 3 and Inspire 3 in 2020. But then the pandemic changed the world as we knew it, and tech supply chains have never been the same again. The Mavic 3 finally came out in November 2021. And the progress on Inspire 3 finally seems to be picking up in 2022.

When was inspire 3 released?

According to a leaked product timeline from within DJI, the new DJI Inspire 3 will be released in September 2022.

What replaced Mavic 2 Pro?

The Mavic 3 Pro will replace the Mavic 2 Pro.

How old is the Phantom 4 Pro?

DJI Phantom 4 Pro, released in November 2016, has a three-axis stabilized camera with a 1-inch (25 mm) 20 MP CMOS sensor FC6310. It upgrades its obstacle avoidance with five directional sensors.

How long does a Phantom 4 battery last?

Battery Lifespan

In general, with proper battery care and following recommended storage and charging procedures, you can expect that a single Phantom 4 Pro battery will last approximately 300-400 charge cycles, or approximately two years on average.

How many phantom 4 models are there?

DJI now offers three models in its Phantom 4 camera drone product line. The new Advanced version offers a mid-range in price and functionality between the Pro and standard 4 versions.

How far can the DJI Phantom 4 advanced fly?

4.3 mi

Operating Frequency2.400 – 2.483 GHz
Max Transmission Distance2.400 – 2.483 GHz (Unobstructed, free of interference) FCC: 4.3 mi (7 km) CE: 2.2 mi (3.5 km) SRRC: 2.5 mi (4 km)
Operating Temperature Range32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Battery6000 mAh LiPo 2S

What is the difference between Phantom 4 Advanced and Pro?

The difference between the Advanced & Pro is not only due to the addition of sensors for the anti-collision systems, but also because there are insignificant differences. The Advanced drone remote control communicates only in the 2.4 GHz frequency band. The DJI Phantom4 Pro can also transmit at 5.8 GHz.

What country makes DJI drones?


Headquarters at the Skyworth Semiconductor Design Building in Shenzhen
FounderFrank Wang (Wang Tao)
HeadquartersShenzhen, Guangdong , China
Area servedWorldwide
ProductsUnmanned aerial vehicles Camcorder Camera stabilizer Flight platform Gimbal Flight controller Propulsion system Robotics

Is DJI made in China?

DJI, founded in 2006 by CEO Frank Wang when he was a student at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, is one of just a few Chinese technology brands to claim global dominance in high-end consumer hardware over the past decade.

Where is DJI manufactured?

DJI makes them out of a warehouse in Cerritos, Calif, though DJI itself is, of course, a Chinese company. Of course, there are many more American drone companies out there, and this is far from a comprehensive list.

What is DJI releasing next?

DJI is all set to come out with a successor to their wildly successful flagship drone, Mavic 2 Pro. To be released in January 2021, the Mavic 3 will come with 4K60 and ADS-B receivers.

Is DJI coming out with a Mavic 3?

DJI Mavic 3 release date and price

The DJI Mavic 3 is available to order today and in one of three kits. As always, there’s a Standard version, plus a Fly More Combo that offers a range of useful accessories (including two extra batteries) for a lower price than buying everything separately.

Is Mavic air discontinued?

Mavic Air is not available anymore, batteries are not available anymore…

When did the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2 0 come out?

The Phantom 4 Pro V2. 0 was introduced in May 2018. There isn’t much difference from the previous model in the Phantom 4 series except for the addition of an OcuSync transmission system and low-noise propellers.