DJI Phantom 4 Pro Review
Our Analysis and Test Results
What do You Get With the Phantom 4 Pro?
With the Phantom 4 Pro you get the same drone as you would if you bought its Pro+ sibling. This means you get all the high end video quality, gimbal stabilization, and flight performance of our Editors' Choice Award winner. For a more detailed discussion of these attributes see the video quality and flight performance sections of our Phantom 4 Pro+ review.
What do You Miss With the Phantom 4 Pro?
The only disadvantage to opting for the Phantom 4 Pro over the Pro+ is the controller, which lacks the built-in screen of the Pro+'s controller. While we feel the built-in screen has clear advantages in terms of brightness, immersiveness, and convenience, we found that attaching a smartphone the to Phantom 4 Pro's controller is more than adequate for precise maneuvering and framing the perfect shot.
The Phantom 4 Pro offers all of the field leading video quality and flight performance of the Phantom 4 Pro+, but with a stripped down the controller. If you want top notch video and don't mind sacrificing the convenience of a built-in controller screen, the Phantom 4 Pro can save you a decent chunk of change.
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