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Complete Review for DJI Phantom 2 Vision +

The DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ device although is no longer being produced, it used to be one of the best products from DJI. It is well recognised for its built in type high definition camera, stabilized shooting mode, advanced GPS positioning system and transmitter. In simple words, this quadcopter contains all that a drone lover would need to make his flight experience memorable. You will be glad to know about its Wi-Fi booster feature that makes it able to fly high as compared to other RC type drones.

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Complete Review for DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus

Pros and Cons

Pros:
  • Impressive build quality.
  • Three axis type brushless gimbal.
  • Controls are highly responsive.
  • The autonomous features are really useful.
  • It is much easier to upgrade Phantom 2 Vision +.
Cons:
  • It offers awkward controls for gimbal.
  • Takes too long to charge.
  • Package includes only one battery.

Verdict:

The DJI Phantom 2 Vision + drone offer compact design with a sturdy look. It can be called as a serious kind of UAV that can capture impressive footage even while flying too high in the air.

Features and Specs:

Phantom 2 Vision is a device with remarkable appearance due to its all high end features. People love to spend hours with this device as it offers impressive 3 axis type gimbal stabilizer to hold camera perfectly, has longer transmission range for videos and can shoot videos with much impressive details. This is a perfectly geared device for aerial filmmakers, professionals as well as hobbyists. The built in type GPS helps this UAV to maintain all location related details updated. Videos can be captured with 1080p resolution level whereas stills are recorded with 14MP capabilities. The gimbal keeps camera stable in air so that all recordings can be produced with much smoother and stable details.

Designs:

Vision Plus looks elegant and impressive with its unique construction. The white body makes it look more expensive and stylish whereas the two red strips on its prongs with a red logo mark in the middle make it classy choice for professionals. This product cannot be rated as a compact drone because its dimension goes up to 12.5x8.1x7 inches and the overall weight is observed to be 2.2 pounds. The best thing is that this design leads to much better manoeuvrability and flying time. If we talk about the top view, you will find this aircraft X shaped with the bladed rotors. This copter sits on two white legs of square shape and the inner components are also placed in a perfectly designed frame that is strong enough.

Battery Life:

This model contains a 5200 mAh battery that allows total flight time of 25 minutes; it is quite higher than other competing models in market. However, if you organise flights in windy conditions or process is at very high speeds then power level will decay faster. It is possible to swap batteries in order to avail longer flight time; you simply need to buy an additional battery that is compatible with your DJI Phantom 2. This combination of batteries can help your drone to stay in air for about 50 minutes. The Li-Ion technology based battery takes about 2 hours to get fully charged via a wall charger.

Flight Performance:

This vision plus drone is rated as a ready to fly unit with multifunctional abilities. The 2.4 Ghz remote can control its movements in air with ease. It can spend maximum 25 minutes in air and the flight performance is quite impressive. It claims top speed of about 15 meters/second and the maximum ascent speed offers can go as high as up to 6 meters/second.

Control Range:

Most of people are satisfied with the flight performance of Vision Plus and further its control range give satisfactory results. All controls of this drone unit can be adjusted from smartphone application. Users can change shot angles immediately when their device is in air and they need not to use joystick or physical dial to perform this task, just app is capable enough to perform these operations. DJI with this drone has implemented all interesting features that beginners as well as professionals always demand from a drone. Simply tap the arrows on your screen to obtain view of your shots in air and the build in accelerometer will help your drone to get all details with every next movement. Professionals call it a new generation drone but with little problematic gimbal adjustment ability. Those who want to use their drone for aerial videography may need another controller with much powerful features.

Camera (Video and Camera Image):

This quadcopter drone is well equipped with inbuilt camera that can capture videos with 1080p resolution level and other switching option is 720p. The supported frame rate goes up to 30 fps with 1080p resolution and 60fps with 720p mode. You will be able to capture all the stills at 14MP. Users can avail maximum field of view up to 110 degrees with its wide angle lenses. And the 3 axis gimbal is responsible for highly smooth video recordings.

App:

This drone allows easy connection with iOS devices, tablet and android smartphones via specially designed application. Users can map all their flights before takeoff and hover can be adjusted to maximum fixed point value as per your pre assignment. The app supported return to home feature makes it easier to call drone back before battery die completely.

Nov 09,2017 9:18 am