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DJI Phantom 3 (Standard)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 536 reviews of DJI Phantom 3 (Standard). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the image quality and durability are on the whole positive. The reliability and price also get good comments, but reviews about the color and battery are different.

usability, price, reliability, durability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the DJI Phantom 3 (Standard) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for DJI Phantom 3 (Standard)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 user reviews of DJI Phantom 3 (Standard) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design and image quality. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical comments about the durability. Reviews about the color and size are different.

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durability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DJI Phantom 3 Standard DroneDJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for DJI Phantom 3 (Standard)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 user reviews of DJI Phantom 3 (Standard) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the memory. The usability also gets good feedback, but many are less positive about the durability.

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durability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DJI 2.7K, HD Video Recording DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Drone with 2.7k Video CameraDJI 2.7K, HD Video Recording DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Drone with 2.7k Video Camera

Oct, 2018

Expert review by (t3.com)

Hands on DJI Phantom 3 Standard review: Premium drone at an affordable price

 

It's fast, stable, and so simple a dog could fly it

Simple to fly and great camera ; Fast and Stable ; Great value

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Expert review by (stuff.tv)

DJI Phantom 3 Standard review

 

The budget Phantom camera drone jettisons some functionality, but its core greatness remains

Maintains many of its pricier brethren’s abilities ; Easy to fly ; Superb photo and video quality

Limited range compared to other Phantom 3 drones ; Simplified controller

Pretty fly for a cheap DJI

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Ali Jennings (techradar.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Standard review

 

DJI's new quadcopter makes high quality aerial footage both accessible and affordable

Value for money ; Great for those just starting out ; Simple design and operation ; Easy to fly

Uses Wi-Fi rather than Lightbridge ; Lacks the positioning cameras of the Advanced and Pro

If you were thinking about getting the Phantom 3 Pro or Advanced but were put off by the price, then the Phantom 3 Standard should make your mind up once and for all! It's affordable, easy to fly and has a good camera.

Aug, 2015

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

DJI Phantom 3 Standard review

 

A much more affordable Phantom 3, the Standard is an ideal quadcopter for beginners and has some great features, as well as a great camera. Here's our DJI Phantom 3 Standard review.

The intelligent flying modes may not be the easiest to use, but they do allow you to get smooth shots that would be near impossible with a Phantom 2. The Go app is also a huge improvement, but the biggest gains are crucially in photo and video quality....

Mar, 2016

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

DJI Phantom 3 Standard review

 

DJI's ready-to-fly Phantom 3 Advanced and Professional camera drones are remarkably simple to operate, which makes them great for people entering the hobby. What's not so great: their prices.

The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is a ready-to-fly quadcopter with a built-in camera that captures good 2.7K-resolution video that's very stable thanks to an excellent integrated three-axis gimbal. It has the Intelligent Flight Modes found on the company's...

The camera can't be removed or upgraded; landing gear doesn't collapse and isn't easily removed for travel.

For its $499 sale price, the DJI Phantom 3 Standard is the best beginner quadcopter you're going to find for the money. If and when the price jumps back to its original $799, the Standard will be a much tougher sell against DJI's other excellent models...

Jan, 2016

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

DJI Phantom 3 Standard review

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The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is one of the Chinese company's more affordable drones. Has quality been sacrificed with the lower price, or is it a brilliant and more budget-friendly buy? You'll have to read our full review to find out how smoothly this...

Jun, 2017

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Standard

 

The DJI Phantom 3 Standard delivers the safety, reliability, and video quality you expect from a Phantom at a price that appeals to entry-level pilots.

Very stable in the air. Easy to fly. Smooth 2.7K video capture. 20mm wide-angle lens. Raw and JPG still capture. Relatively affordable. Built-in GPS. Return-to-home function. Automated takeoff and landing.

Propellers intrude into footage. Battery requires more than an hour to recharge. Requires Android or iOS device.

Conclusions You're not going to find a better drone for $500 than the Phantom 3 Standard. It delivers the stability, reliability, and safety features that you expect from a Phantom, and all of the same automated flight modes as its more expensive...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

DJI Phantom 3 4K

 

The Phantom 3 4K captures stable ultra high-definition video from the air and includes all of the safety features you expect from a DJI drone.

Very stable in the air. Easy to fly. Smooth 4K video capture. 20mm wide-angle lens. Raw and JPG still capture. 22-minute flight time. Built-in GPS. Return-to-home function. Automated takeoff and landing. Attractive price.

Limited operating range. Propellers intrude into footage. Battery requires more than an hour to recharge. Requires Android or iOS device.

Conclusions The DJI Phantom 3 4K is the least expensive option for potential drone buyers who want to take advantage of the resolution benefits delivered by the 4K format, but don't want to break the bank. It offers the benefits you get from a Phantom,...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Standard review: A great entry-level drone if the price is right

 

The Standard is easy to recommend as an entry-level camera drone, and it's also an outstanding deal at its current $499 (£449 and AU$859) price.

The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is a ready-to-fly quadcopter with a built-in camera that captures good 2.7K-resolution video that's very stable thanks to an excellent integrated three-axis gimbal. It has the Intelligent Flight Modes found on the company's...

The camera can't be removed or upgraded; landing gear doesn't collapse and isn't easily removed for travel.

For its $499 sale price, the DJI Phantom 3 Standard is the best beginner quadcopter you're going to find for the money. If and when the price jumps back to its original $799, the Standard will be a much tougher sell against DJI's other excellent models...

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced review: A drone that hits the sweet spot for features, performance and price

 

Outdoors or inside, the Advanced is one easy-to-fly drone with full-HD video that more than satisfies.

DJI's Phantom 3 Advanced delivers excellent full-HD video. The convenience and safety features allow beginners to get flying fast. New sensors and an additional satellite navigation make flying indoors and outside more stable than its predecessors....

Battery life, while average for its class, can feel short at 20-ish minutes and extra batteries don't come cheap. The camera is permanently attached to the drone. Android device support is limited.

The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced might still be pricy, but the combination of excellent camera and flight performance and a well-designed app and controller make this simple-to-fly drone an easy recommendation.

Aug, 2015