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First reviews of the Phantom 4 are positive

First reviews of the Phantom 4 are positive

The first reviews for DJI’s new Phantom 4 have been positive overall. It has been noted the object avoidance won’t necessarily see thin objects like wires or branches and that the tracking can lose its subject; for most people these are relatively small niggles but potential buyers should be aware the new features are not fool proof. Gizmodo managed to crash their Phantom 4 whilst testing it, albeit their reviewer was flying in sports mode where the collision detection doesn’t […]

DJI disqualifies “cheaters” in Phantom video competition

DJI disqualifies “cheaters” in Phantom video competition

DJI recently set up a competition (http://www.dji-innovations.com/phantom-video-contest) to encourage Phantom owners to submit videos, the winners were supposed to be the top 10 based on likes.  Unfortunately YouTube can be abused and there are websites where likes can be purchased, this tactic however was given away when some entries had far more likes than views. For videos with more likes than views, Danny Zheng at DJI (according to the Phantom User’s Facebook page) has said those videos will be disqualified. […]