How to Buy a Drone this Spring
After a strong holiday season, the consumer drone market is expected to grow even faster as the snow melts and flying conditions become optimal. If you have been waiting to jump into the drone game, now is the time.
People will be using drones this spring to catalogue their vacations, help rent a vacation home, or even map out a golf course. And with more people flying and more models to choose from than ever before, there is no shortage of resources or enthusiasm for the drone revolution.
In fact, it can be a little overwhelming.
To make your drone buying experience as easy as possible, DroneLife has compiled a list of the prices of Amazon’s most popular drones, manufacturer specific deals and our very own buying guides right here for your convenience.
If you think you have an idea of what you are looking for in a drone, we encourage you to utilize the Dronelife drone configurator where you can search for drones by price, experience level, and capability.
Dronelife’s Buying Guides:
And if you really want to do your homework, check these out:
Drones by Manufacturer
For spring 2015, DJI is running sales up to 20% off select items every day.
The sale includes Phantom and Spreading Wings UAVs as well as accessories and the Ronin handheld stabilization gimbal.
Amazon is also price matching most of DJI’s offers.
Other DJI drones:
Excellent for beginners.
Perfect for technical tinkerers who want to learn their drone inside and out.
A very user-friendly alternative to the Phantom.
Eschew traditional control schemes.
The training wheel drones.
Did we miss any great drone deals? Let us know in the comments!
Alan is serial entrepreneur, active angel investor, and a drone enthusiast. He co-founded DRONELIFE.com to address the emerging commercial market for drones and drone technology. Prior to DRONELIFE.com, Alan co-founded Where.com, ThinkingScreen Media, and Nurse.com. Recently, Alan has co-founded Crowditz.com, a leader in Equity Crowdfunding Data, Analytics, and Insights. Alan can be reached at alan(at)dronelife.com