Planning to up your selfie game a notch with drones? Good job!
In a world & time, where & when you can visit any place on Earth virtually, sitting on your couch, tap a few times on your screen and have anything delivered to you, sitting on your couch, and earn a hell more than a few bucks online, sitting on your couch, tongue-out-bent-neck-eyebrows-high-close-up selfie from your phone doesn’t suffice.
Get a drone and take a selfie of yourself sitting on your couch on the top of the largest waterfall in the world.
Ok! maybe I went too UP!
The point being, with regular technological advancements and innovative designs, controlling a drone and capturing yourself along with your vicinity is as effortless and easy as taking a mirror selfie.
Not to mention, drones are getting cheaper with every breath you take.
In this article, I have talked about the top 4 selfie drones with extraordinary features that should blow your mind. They blew mine.
What to look for?
Selfie drones are like toy drones: compact and light, but, with good quality cameras. And good quality cameras make the foundation of several convenient features.
A few features to look for in selfie drones:
|LIVE VIEW for frame aesthetics||GESTURE CONTROL for instant selfies||AUTO-FLIGHT for convenient utility|
|GIMBLE for stabilized images||PORTABILITY to take it wherever you want||LONG RANGE for wider selfies|
4 Best Budget Selfie Drones
Here is a detailed comparison of my top picks:
|DRONE||DJI SPARK||ZEROTECH DOBBY||HOVER PASSPORT||YUNEEK BREEZE|
|Camera||12 mp||13 mp||13 mp||13 mp|
|Video||1080p 30fps||1080p 30fps||4k 30fps||4k 30fps|
|Flight Time||16 min||9 min||10 min||12 min|
|Range||2000 m||100 m||20 m||100 m|
|Dimensions (folded)||5.63 x 5.63 x 2.17 inches||5.3 x 2.6 x 1.4 inches||7.1 x 5.19 x 1.2 inches||7.72 x 7.72 x 2.56 inches|
|Weight||0.66 lbs||0.43 lbs||0.53 lbs||0.84 lbs|
|Max Speed||31 mph||24.8 mph||17 mph||11.19 mph|
1. DJI Spark – Best Portable Mini Drone
|Mechanical Gimbal Stabilization||Max 1080p resolution|
|2 km range||Low Wind Resistance|
|Excellent Gesture Control||Dated Camera|
|Auto Fly away and back|
2. ZeroTech Dobby – Best Pocket Selfie Drone
|Extremely Portable||Low battery capacity|
|Budget King||No Mechanical Stabilisation|
3. Hover Camera Passport – Overall Best
|Protective solid frame||Extremely low range|
|Good Portability||No mechanical stabilisation|
|360-degree shot feature|
4. Yuneec Breeze 4k – Best Compact Smart Drone
|4k video||No mechanical stabilization|
|Comes with propeller protections||Comparatively bulkier|
|Pre-programmed shot modes||Expensive w.r.t. features|
Personally, I would line-up the four drones in the same order of preference, as they have been compared. And, I think the reasons for doing so are pretty evident.
Let me know which drone you finalized in the comments below.
And if there is a drone in the affordable price range that you think I am missing out on, do contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Until next time.