You used to have to be a qualified 747 pilot to fly a drone without it looking like someone had put a god in charge of the controls, but DJI’s Phantom 4 is so simple that even a dog could do it. Well, maybe a highly trained one.
If those paws could operate a touchscreen, Jock could also use the Phantom’s new object-tracking system, which locks the camera onto a particularly gnarly subject and lets you concentrate of manoeuvring it into place without having to worry you might miss the killer shot. It’ll even dodge obstacles that it detects in its way.
Once you’ve got the hang of it, you can turn on sport mode and the Phantom 4 can now do over 70km/h. Chuck in the solid 4K video that it shoots along the way, and this is a drone for amateurs and aces alike.
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