Top 10 Best Professional Drones – 2017

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Looking to buy the best professional drone? The drone market is full of cheap drones that can be used for fun. However, if you want to treat yourself with the best professional drone available on the market – look no further. We’ve rounded up the best professional drones available on the market right now in our list of the Top 10 Best Professional Drone you can purchase in 2017.

10) DJI Phantom 2 V2.0 Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • Easiest-to-fly drone in the world, requires only an Android or iOS device and a small G-Box to fly Ghost Drone (G-Box included)
  • Fly for up to 25 minutes on a single charge with over a half mile (1 kilometer) range
  • No training or practice necessary – Waypoint Mode, Companion Mode, Avatar Mode, and Flight Planning Mode are all available with a single tap on the screen with the free EHANG Play App
  • Best in industry NO FAULT warranty coverage provides hassle free repair or total replacement protection for up to three events and covers shipping costs both ways
  • The Ehang 4k sports camera provides 4 different resolution settings (4k@24fps, 2.5k@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@120fps) and includes Cycle Recording, Wide Dynamic Range, Burst Mode and Time Lapse

9) Ehang GHOSTDRONE 2.0 Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • Easiest-to-fly drone in the world, requires only an Android or iOS device and a small G-Box to fly Ghost Drone (G-Box included)
  • Fly for up to 25 minutes on a single charge with over a half mile (1 kilometer) range
  • No training or practice necessary – Waypoint Mode, Companion Mode, Avatar Mode, and Flight Planning Mode are all available with a single tap on the screen with the free EHANG Play App
  • Best in industry NO FAULT warranty coverage provides hassle free repair or total replacement protection for up to three events and covers shipping costs both ways
  • The Ehang 4k sports camera provides 4 different resolution settings (4k@24fps, 2.5k@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@120fps) and includes Cycle Recording, Wide Dynamic Range, Burst Mode and Time Lapse

8) DJI Phantom P3-STANDARD Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • View a live image streamed from the drone up to a half mile away on the free DJI Go app using your mobile phone or tablet
  • GPS assisted flight features let you concentrate on getting great images while the drone helps you fly safely. You can achieve advanced camera perspectives with the Point of Interest, Follow Me and Waypoints modes (pending app feature availability)
  • Fly up to 25 minutes with the included intelligent battery. A range of accessories is included:1 battery and charger, 2 full sets of propellers, radio controller, 8GB micro SD card
  • Take stunning 2.7K HD videos and 12 Megapixel photos with the integrated aerial camera and update the remote control first before use.

7) DJI Phantom 3 Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • View a live image streamed from the drone up to a half mile away on the free DJI Go app using your mobile phone or tablet
  • GPS assisted flight features let you concentrate on getting great images while the drone helps you fly safely. You can achieve advanced camera perspectives with the Point of Interest, Follow Me and Waypoints modes (pending app feature availability)
  • Fly up to 25 minutes with the included intelligent battery. A range of accessories is included:1 battery and charger, 2 full sets of propellers, radio controller, 8GB micro SD card
  • Take stunning 2.7K HD videos and 12 Megapixel photos with the integrated aerial camera and update the remote control first before use.

6) YUNEEC Q500 4K Typhoon Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • Designed for Aerial Photo and Video; Capture Up to 4K / 1080p120 Video
  • Take Up to 16 MP Still Photos; 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizes Camera
  • ST10+ Ground Station / Transmitter; 5.5″ Touchscreen to View/Operate Camera
  • OSD Overlay of Flight Telemetry Data; No-Fly Database
  • Battery Lasts up to 25 Minutes

5) Autel Robotics X-Star Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • 4K Ultra HD video camera with quick-release 3-axis gimbal stabilizer
  • HD Live View up to 1.2 miles away and autonomous flight modes via the free Starlink app for iOS or Android (mobile device sold separately)
  • Dual GPS/GLONASS outdoor navigation, SecureFlyTM magnetic interference protection, and the Starpoint Positioning SystemTM
  • Intuitive remote controller with LCD display and one-touch action buttons
  • Included accessories: Premium hard case, 64-GB MicroSD card, intelligent battery, 1-hour fast charger, spare propellers and small parts

4) DJI Mavic Pro Drone

Key Features:

  • The DJI Mavic Pro folds down as small as a bottle of water, making it small enough to bring with you everywhere.
  • New OcuSync transmission system offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range. Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes.
  • ActiveTrack, TapFly and other smart features make professional looking video effortless. True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage
  • Obstacle Avoidance combined with sensor redundancy increases flight safety and reliability.
  • Vision positioning paired with GPS and GLONASS ensures precise positioning indoor and outdoors.

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3) Yuneec Typhoon H UHD 4K Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • Comes with ST16 all-in-one controller (7 inch Android touchscreen), CGO3+ 4K camera. The Typhoon H is ready to fly and record video and pictures out of the box, nothing else needed.
  • FAA compliant no-fly zone, 6 rotor safety with 5 rotor fail-safe, and ultrasonic collision prevention keep you safe.
  • GPS stabilized flight control, with 8 smart flight modes, automatic return to home, auto takeoff and auto land. No experience needed.
  • 4K Ultra High Definition video, 12 megapixel photos, full 360° anti-vibration gimbal, retractable landing gear for 360° filming
  • Quick disconnect props for speedy removal, each rotor arm easily folds down from its flight position to a resting position against the drone for easy and compact transportation.

2) DJI Inspire 2 Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • Compatible with 5.2K Gimbal Cameras; CineCore 2.0 Image Processing
  • Supports CinemaDNG and ProRes Recording; Dual-Battery Design
  • Accelerates to 50 mph in 4 Seconds; 67 mph Maximum Velocity
  • Advanced Obstacle Sensing
  • 2-Axis Stabilized FPV Camera

1) DJI Inspire1Pro-X5 Quadcopter with Zemuse X5 Professional Drone

Key Features:

  • Integrated X5 camera features 3-axis stabilization and records 4k video in h.264 and 16MP stills in both .JPG and .DNG raw
  • Included 15mm f/1.7 lens features remote aperture and focus control and can be exchanged for select MFT lenses, available separately
  • Controller features integrated light bridge for live 720p streaming of video and still images to your phone or tablet
  • Advanced flight modes including Waypoints and Point of Interest make capturing professional images easy and consistent
  • All the features from the Inspire 1 including indoor positioning and retractable landing gear arms are retained