by John Smith
It’s easy to have fun and immortalize amazing moments when you have advanced equipment at your disposal. 4K is the latest and most appreciated technology when it comes to filming and watching high-quality videos. This is the main reason why most filmmaking enthusiasts prefer to buy 4K quadcopters that offer unique views.
Quadcopters with built-in video cameras are incredibly useful and can be used in a variety of situations. Either you choose to use it during a concert, a conference, sports, competitions or just to capture unique city views, 4K quadcopters are just the right tools for aerial filming.
They are stable and safe and unlike conventional video cameras that can be used while flying in helicopters, they can be controlled from the ground.
If you are looking to buy a 4K quadcopter but you are not sure which one is best for your needs, maybe our top 3 will help you make a final decision.
Here are the 3 best 4K quadcopters for filming:
- DJI Phantom 3
This flying camera is by far one of the best 4K quadcopters the market has to offer. The Phantom 3 from DIJ has been tested over and over again and has demonstrated its filming abilities in all sorts of situations.
It was designed for advanced and professional use, being able to fly 1.2 miles from the control station’s location.
Its capturing abilities include 4K and 2.7K HD filming, real-time display, intuitive controls and many more. Its design is simply gorgeous, inspiring those who are passionate about photography and cinematography to capture impressive images, landscapes, panoramas etc.
Thanks to its crystal clear, stabilized camera, 12 MP and the Lightbridge technology, this quadcopter is preferred by those who are looking to impress wide publics.
- DJI Inspire 1
The second product on our top is another 4K quadcopter from DJI that comes to impress filmmaking professionals. The Inspire 1 only weighs 2.9 kg, has a maximum 35-degree tilt angle, and a maximum descend speed of 4m/s, while its ascend speed is 5m/s and its maximum speed in good weather conditions is of 22m/s.
The DJI Inspire 1 can fly for approximately 18 minutes, 4500 meters high. It is detachable and can be controlled from the ground through its advanced station. HD, FHD and 4K resolutions are available when filming with this quadcopter. Its 20 mm lens are suitable for all types of aerial photograhy.
It is made of strong carbon fiber, highly resistant in all weather conditions. Its ability to spin 360 degrees and its aspherical element that offers extreme clarity offer professional users the opportunity to create unique materials.
- YUNEEC Q500 4K Typhoon Quadcopter with CGO3-GB Camera
Although DJI is on top of everything when it comes to high-quality quadcopters, Yuneec brings a beautifully designed 4K device that is equipped with a GCO3-GB camera. This device is meant to be used for aerial photography and videos and is able to capture both 4K and HD videos. Its 16MP camera can take amazingly still photos.
The 5.5 inches touchscreen allows the operator to view aerial images in real time and see clear aerial images. Being equipped with GPS features, this device has 3 flight modes and a no-fly database that helps the user avoid airports and other similar areas. It can fly for about 25 minutes at 400 meters height above ground level.
If you are one of those people to whom the image and video quality means everything, then this 4K quadcopters are just what you are looking for.
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