10 reasons to buy the DJI FPV drone now – and four against

Editor’s note: If you are new to First Person View drone flight, or would like a refresher on safety tips and drone regs, please read our story on the topic here.

It’s been one day since the release of DJI’s innovative new FPV drone, and many people have already ordered the product. We take a look at some of the main reasons why this might be the perfect fit for someone wanting to get into the world of First Person View flying – and a couple outlining why it might not be a fit for others. Let’s hop in.

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Professionals praise Skydio 2’s AI in webinar featuring two case studies

Skydio held its last webinar of this unusual year on December 22. It featured panelists from the Enterprise and First Responder sectors, as well as more details about Skydio’s optional Autonomy Enterprise Foundation software and its Skydio Academy for pilots. Overall, the focus was the Skydio 2’s AI, and what that means for professionals.

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(UPDATE: Sale, giveaway) The best drones to put under the Christmas tree this year

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We have now hit November, which means Black Friday is approaching, and there are less than 60 days until Christmas. So, it’s time to start gift shopping. Here are a few of the best drones to put under the tree this year for the tech junkie in your life or yourself.

UPDATE: DJI’s holiday sale is currently active with some pretty great deals on some of its latest drones. You can learn more about it here. Here at DroneDJ, we are giving away a brand new DJI Mavic Mini drone to one lucky winner in North America. You can enter here.

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My journey from pro to hobbyist

Craig Issod's kit

I know what you are thinking: Don’t most articles detail the exact opposite? I’d say you are correct in that more people are interested in moving up — learning more, doing more, and perhaps even making income from their drone operations. However, in a sense, my short tale is more indicative of where the average drone consumer might want to do — that is to have and use these tools on occasion in order to see the world from a different perspective and to share this work and art with others. 

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Insta360 releases ONE X2 with touch screen, larger battery, improved audio

Insta360 ONE X2

Insta360 has released its latest camera, Insta360 ONE X2, with a larger battery, a new touch screen display, and an improved microphone array. The Insta360 ONE X2 looks to be more of a version 1.5 with no additional video or photo resolutions added to the camera.

The Insta360 ONE X2 can be picked up right now from Insta360’s online store, Adorama, or Amazon for $429.99.

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