The Phantom 3 SE (Special Edition) is the last of the Phantom 3 series and a befitting departure for the series with some great features at a great price ($599) for the specs. In this Phantom 3 SE unboxing, we will be taking a close look at the drone and the features that make it an impressive bit of engineering.
Phantom 3 SE Unboxing
The Phantom 3 SE comes in an easy to carry cardboard box that can be used for transporting the drone around.
What’s in the box
In your box, you’ll find 1 Phantom 3 SE, 1 Remote Controller, 1 Intelligent Flight Battery, 2 Set of propellers, 1 propeller bag, 1 battery charger and one manual.
If you’ve seen any of the other Phantom 3 aircraft you’ll instantly recognise the design and spot that the key difference is the gold stripes on the aircraft.
The aircraft’s 4 motors can get you a nippy maximum speed of 57 kph (35 mph) and even keep the Phantom 3 SE flying in strong winds. The propellers are also quick and simple to attach to the aircraft.
The Phantom 3 SE’s camera shoots 4K 30 fps video and 12 MP photos, delivering impressively clear and detailed images. Its custom-engineered lens features a 94° field of view, which is well-suited for aerial imaging and ensures your work always comes to life. The camera’s 3 axis gimbals help it to capture smooth videos and photos.
The gimbal and the camera also come with a gimbal lock and camera cap to make your camera is protected during transport but don’t forget to remove it before flying.
The Remote Controller
With a mobile device mounted to the remote controller, users can monitor their real-time HD live feed while adjusting camera and aircraft settings. An advanced Wi-Fi range extender is built into the controller, so video transmission and connection remain reliable within a 4 km range.*
The mobile device holder is simple to use and can hold a device with a maximum width of 140mm.
The Phantom 3 SE vision positioning system allows it to hover precisely and fly steadily, even without GPS. Allowing you to focus on getting the shot you want rather than worrying about your aircraft drifting.
The battery provides a maximum flight time of 25 minutes in optimal conditions. It can be charged in about 96 minutes with the Phantom 3 SE’s 57W charger. It’s the same design as previous Phantom 3 batteries, so if you already have some Phantom 3 batteries you can use them with the Phantom 3 SE.
Overall, the Phantom 3 SE provides an excellent photo and video platform at a low price, but as always it’s important to protect your investment and with DJI Care Refresh. DJI Care Refresh is an effective, comprehensive warranty for your product that for a small additional charge offers up to two replacement units.
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