Do you know modern technology has offered extremely capable smartphones in your pocket and many manufacturers look to use it for multiple ways? Do you know you can control quadcopter style drones with your smartphone or tablet?
Higher-end drones can be managed by a dedicated remote for actual flight controls, but many such drones fly using nothing more than an app and a WiFi or Bluetooth connection.
Here are the top 6 fun drones you can connect with your smartphone:
1. DJI Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro
Released in August 2018, the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro are one drone, in terms of their integration with smartphones. Although they have different cameras, with different modes for different shooting patterns, they are the very best drones that DJI has launched. You can put this done on air using DJI GO 4 application, or other apps like AirMap and Litchi.
2. DJI Mavic Mini
DJI Mavic Mini is of the most popular drone that was introduced in 2019. It’s a compact, folding drone that is unique. It works and is manufactured like the larger Mavic drones, with a simpler set of features and limited specifications. You can check out the DJI Mavic Mini for $399, and the upgraded version of DJI Mavic Mini Fly More combo is available for $499 to get extra batteries, prop guards and more.
3. Skydio 2
Skydio 2 is a powerful tool with Nvidia computer on-board to enable easy navigation which takes things to an altogether new pedestal for obstacle avoidance. This 4K flying tool flies itself. You need to use your smartphone to control it to take off and follow you, then head on down the road. It’s damn impressive, especially the tiny body.
4. Yuneec Mantis G
It is a compact and folding drone largely exploded for consumer class machines, and Yuneec produces this offering to the market. The Mantis G is the variant that is popular targeting camera enthusiasts. It can easily be controlled with your phone which could make it the most fun around. You will find voice control into this drone also. You can talk into your phone and it will translate your words then transmits the controls to the drone.
5. DJI Mavic Air
You might have heard that DJI has introduced the new Mavic Air, a compact, folding drone that is equipped with the best of the Mavic Pro and Spark into one. You can fly this quadcopter by hand gestures and using the mobile app.
6. DJI Mavic Pro
This DJI Mavic Pro can also be controlled via smartphone using the controller and smartphone in combination. Its WiFi mode lets you control it using just your phone. With limited range, capabilities are not all utilized, but you can do it. The best part is the folding design is unrivaled today, especially as it is capable of a 4K video recording drone with excellent autonomous features.
These are some of the most revolutionary compact drones that you can control using your smartphone without any hassle.