On April 13th, DJI released the latest Phantom drone family member, the Phantom 4 Advanced. The now iconic Phantom series has become a major cornerstone of DJI’s product line as well as the drone market itself.
The Phantom 4 Advanced is aerial photography personified with an advanced imaging system. Its 1-inch 20 megapixel sensor is capable of shooting 4K/60 fps video, and all the camera specs are on a par with the Phantom 4 Pro. The Phantom 4 Advanced is only shy of the Phantom 4 Pro when it comes to obstacle avoidance. Otherwise, the flight systems are all the same. To learn the details, you can check out our article on: Phantom 4 Advanced vs Phantom 4 Pro: 4 Differences You Need to Know
The flight system of the Phantom 4 Advanced will satisfy most buyers, and it is more affordably priced ($1,349 USD) than the Phantom 4 Pro ($1,499 USD). Now photography enthusiasts have a new option of a high-end drone with professional-level camera capabilities.
So what does it look like? Does it even look like the Phantom 4 Pro? Let’s dive into the box and find out!
What’s in the Box?
▲ Retail outer-box.
▲ An airline carry-on sized grey foam hard case.
▲ In the box, find the P4A remote controller, P4A aircraft, 2 sets of 4 propellors in a soft bag, micro USB cable, USB OTG cable, charger, and warranty/instructional guide.
▲ Warranty, instructions and DJI Care Refresh information are documents that will definitely come in handy.
▲ The white shelled Phantom 4 Advanced is built with a titanium and magnesium alloy, keeping the airframe both rigid and light. It comes integrated with a 3-axis gimbal and 20 MP 1″ CMOS camera.
▲ The optimized propulsion system gives it a maximum speed of 45 mph in S-mode.
▲ The details of aircraft arm.
▲ The dual forward vision sensors can see as far as 30 m out in front, and enable auto brake, hover or detour in front of obstacles within a 15-meter range.
▲ Heat emission holes in the body
▲ The “eyes” in the center are the downward vision system, which helps the drone hover precisely in complex environment
▲ It is equipped with the same camera as the Phantom 4 Pro.
▲ A 1-inch 20 megapixel sensor for professional level photography.
▲ A 3-axis gimbal for optimal stabilization.
▲ The Intelligent Flight Battery has a 5870 mAh capacity.
▲ It powers the aircraft with up to 30 minutes of flight time.
▲ Four pairs of propellers.
▲ Install the propellors with ease.
▲ The Phantom 4 Advanced remote controller comes with a clamp for your mobile device or tablet.
What’s the same with Phantom 4 Pro?
▲ Front appearance is the same.
▲ Appearance from above is the same.
▲ The Intelligent Flight Battery of both aircraft is the same.
What’s the differences with Phantom 4 Pro?
▲ The Phantom 4 Advanced has no infrared sensing systems on both sides.
▲ The appearance on the two sides of both aircraft is different.
▲ The Phantom 4 Pro has infrared vision sensors on its sides, while the Phantom 4 Advanced does not.
▲ The Phantom 4 Advanced is not capable of rear obstacle avoidance.
▲ From this angle, the difference in appearance of both aircraft are visible.
Well, this is the first look of Phantom 4 Advance. Thanks for reading！