Very often, photos of friends and family seem like they have been taken while flying or on top of the roof. Now obviously your friends and family cannot fly. However, such photos are in all likelihood taken by a quadcopter.
What is a quadcopter?
Quadcopters are flying remote controlled airplanes or helicopters that have been upgraded to carrying a camera for photography and video recording. These flying toys with cameras typically have 4 rotors in each arm for stabilizing the level.
Choosing a drone helicopter with camera
In order to choose a particular brand whose drone helicopter is best fit, one may need to do some research. Apart from selecting the brand, one may also consider their budget because everyone would like to have a quadcopter that is of a quality and dependable brand, but also one that can be used for a long period of time.
Since, it is primarily going to be used for taking photos or videos, a drone helicopter with good camera features should be selected. Some may take photos and record videos in High Definition and others may have a lower resolution. Shopping for higher megapixels is the way out.
There are some quadcopters that have bigger engines that tend to make a louder noise, but they provide longer battery life. Extra battery packs and additional accessories are always available if and when needed.
One of the most important features everyone looks for in their drones is the compatibility with their mobile phones. There are several apps in Apple and Google Store that can be used to control and even shoot images from theses quadcopters.
Some of the most popular drones with cameras are as listed below:
- DJI Phantom 3 Professional Quadcopter 4K UHD Video Camera Drone: This drone is very easy to fly. Most drones are used outdoors, but DJI Phantom 3 can also be used indoors. Its feature called Vision positioning has integrated sensors that do not need GPS function and as such, can be used indoors. It has a 4K UHD video camera and can be used for 720p HD digital streaming.
- Yuneec Q500+ Typhoon Quadcopter: This quadcopter has a very unique feature known as ‘Follow Me’. It is very useful if one would like it to be followed and captured during his/her adventures. Its camera has 16 megapixels. The quadcopter also comes with free 32 GB memory and extra battery and propellers.
- DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter with Integrated Camcorder: The DJI Phantom 2 has everything included in the box and ready to use. All one needs to do is charge the batteries and he/she is good to go. It has the ability to take live videos that can be streamed on mobile devices. It has 14 megapixels and 25 minutes of flying time.
- DJI T600 Inspire 1 Quadcopter: DJI T600 Inspire can take quality images with its unrestricted 360 degrees viewing capability. It has 12 megapixels and can take 4K videos. It can fly for 15 – 18 minutes. The Inspire 1 camera is removable for upgrade.
These quadcopters are currently the best available in the market. Go ahead and purchase one of these and fulfil your hobbies.