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DJI Spark

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of DJI Spark. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The size and usability also get good feedback, whereas the battery and price get negative reviews.

portability, usability, size, image quality, design

price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the DJI Spark is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Kevin Lee (techradar.com)

DJI Spark review

 

A mini drone your parents can fly

Controller-free gesture controls ; Absolutely tiny ; Automatic Quickshot modes

Spotty Wi-Fi connection with smartphones ; Short flight time ; Easily swayed by the wind

No larger or heavier than a can of soda, the DJI Spark is the portable drone you’ve been waiting for. Its automatic flight capabilities and ability to recognize hand gestures outshine its few problems.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Richard Easton (trustedreviews.com)

DJI Spark

 

DJI Spark review: DJI's gesture-controlled drone is incredibly fun to fly with lots of automated modes that make it a great first advanced drone.

Small, lightweight build ; Intelligent flight modes ; Easy to fly ; Good image quality

Expensive in the UK ; Gesture mode is a little unreliable ; Battery life is short and extras are pricey

An incredibly fun advanced drone with some seriously clever modes for dramatic footage

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

DJI Spark review

 

Didn't think you wanted a drone? You do now...

Excellent auto-flying modes ; Incredibly small and light ; Crisp and colourful HD video ; Manual options for levelling up

Battery life means you need spares ; Noisy at low altitude ; Expensive, particularly in the UK

A perfect beginner's drone, the Spark has flown down from gadget heaven

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

DJI Spark review

 

You know how Apple sometimes seems to be behind its competition in performance, design or features, only to eventually leapfrog them and take the lead? That's what DJI did with the Spark.

The DJI Spark delivers a tiny, lightweight design; excellent mechanically stabilized camera; USB charging and advanced features like gesture controls and obstacle detection. It travels well and is great for aerial photos and video.

The Gesture mode currently only takes photos. Flight time can be as short as 10 to 14 minutes. The app can be frustrating to use, especially on smaller screens. And you should expect to buy batteries and possibly the optional controller.

The DJI Spark delivers all of the camera drone features most people will ever need in an impossibly small package.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: Jim Martin (pcadvisor.co.uk)

This is the drone you'll actually want to buy

 

A hands-on review of the DJI Spark, which raises the bar again for consumer drones. You can almost fit this in your pocket but it's as smart as the best.

We still need to properly test all the Spark's intelligent and QuickShot modes, plus more thoroughly test its photo and video capabilities before coming to a final verdict. But our initial impressions are that this is a very impressive package. It's...

May, 2017

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (alphr.com)

DJI Spark review: DJI's compact drone is fantastic fun to fly

 

DJI's compact, follow-me drone is packed with tech, but it's not all about the gimmicks

The Spark is a bit of a mishmash. On the one hand, it’s a highly capable drone capable of capturing top-quality aerial video and photos. It flies well, it’s packed with features and it’s incredibly compact for a drone that packs in so many serious...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: Wilson Wong (techgoondu.com)

Goondu review: DJI Spark punches above its weight June 22nd, 2017 | by Wilson Wong Imaging 0 DJI Spark drone. PHOTO: Handout

 

For what the DJi Spark is designed to do, it is punching way above its weight class.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Lance Ulanoff (mashable.com)

DJI's Spark drone is tiny and fast, but will leave you wanting more

 

Small, smart, but not perfect.

Excellent design. ; Filled with intelligence. ; Affordable ; Good camera ; QuickShots simplifies complex flight plans

Flight time too short ; Software hides key features ; Panorama and shallow focus need work ; Base price should include propeller guards ; Quickshots needs refinement to keep the drone from flying too far away.

The DJI Spark drone has so many things going for it, but it needs longer flight time, a better base package, and software polish before we can recommend it.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

DJI Spark review

 

You know how Apple sometimes seems to be behind its competition in performance, design or features, only to eventually leapfrog them and take the lead? That's what DJI did with the Spark.

The DJI Spark delivers a tiny, lightweight design; excellent mechanically stabilized camera; USB charging and advanced features like gesture controls and obstacle detection. It travels well and is great for aerial photos and video.

The Gesture mode currently only takes photos. Flight time can be as short as 10 to 14 minutes. The app can be frustrating to use, especially on smaller screens. And you should expect to buy batteries and possibly the optional controller.

The DJI Spark delivers all of the camera drone features most people will ever need in an impossibly small package.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Flying a DJI Spark by waving your hand isn't as great as it sounds

 

You can fly DJI's Spark by moving your hand, but that doesn't mean you should.

Jun, 2017