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Why would you buy a Phantom 4

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Discussion' started by Photofun, Mar 5, 2016.

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  1. Photofun

    Nov 1, 2015
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    Lets take quick look at the why you will upgrade from your P3 Advanced or P3 Professional to the Phantom 4?

    In my mind there are absolutely NO difference between the camera units used on these three products. The Gimbal units are different, yes that is true. Apart from the color (white to silver) the actual camera hanging from the gimbal are the same. The sensor on the P4 might be different but what was really required was to do a worthy camera upgrade, better optics and light path control inside the camera unit. Added a simple mechanical aperture control and a mechanical shutter would also make a huge difference..... So for all practical aspects the only difference are probably software and the sensor.......

    In terms of flying probably a huge upgrade or difference. In terms of quality on the shell.....from the images it seems the really horrifying experience P3 owners had are now history.

    So if you interested in a new flying experience with new flying automated functions then the P4 is for you.

    If you desperately need better image and video control / quality your choices are Inspire / X5 or wait for the first drone manufacturer to spot this need.......my advice are look out for those manufacturers that partner with a Nikon, Go Pro or Olympus.........you cannot go buy that experience or "marketing" it away.....
  2. Hovtech

    Mar 27, 2014
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    God Almighty, how many threads are we going to have about why we shouldn't buy a P4? It's deja vue all over again. 1 year ago it was the same posts about why we shouldn't upgrade our P2's for a P3. If you don't have the $1400, just enjoy your P3. Stop all the 'sour grapes' stories.
  3. eaglegoaltender

    Jan 13, 2016
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    There will always be negative comments regardless of what product comes out as to the "why we shouldn't buy "x" product............most of em are from people who only "wish" they could afford to purchase whatever it is.

    Bang on Hovtech - enjoy your P3 whatever the model!
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  4. ianwood

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    Jan 7, 2014
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    Lost Angeles
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