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DJI Spark Review, Specs & Price

The DJI Spark is the smallest DJI drone featuring gesture controls and a 1080p camera focused on ease of use.

  • Gesture Controls
  • 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor and stabilized 1080p
  • 16 minutes of flight time
  • Starting at $499
  • Flies up to 31mph 

Spark General Info

Release Date

2017-06-14

Launch Pricing

Accessories

Propeller guards, extra props, charging hub

Case Included?

Storage box included, fly more bundle includes a shoulder bag.

Spark Drone Specs

Weight

0.66 lbs (300 g)

Size

6.7 in (170 mm)

Firmware Update Method

USB from laptop or phone/tablet.

In The Box

Spark

  • DJI Spark
  • 4 propellers + pair of extra props
  • Battery
  • Charger
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Storage Box

Spark Fly More Combo

  • DJI Spark
  • Remote Controller
  • 4 propellers + 2 pairs of extra props
  • Prop guards
  • 2 Batteries
  • Battery charging hub
  • Charger
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Storage Box
  • Shoulder bag

Spark Flying Specs

Battery Life

16 minutes, 1480 mAh

Flight Range

0-98 ft (0 - 30 m)

Max Speed

31 mph (50 kph)

Satellite Positioning Systems

GPS/GLONASS

Obstacle Avoidance

Front

Return To Home

Yes, with obstacle avoidance

Flight Modes

  • Coordinate
  • Direction
  • QuickShot mode
    • Rocket
    • Dronie
    • Circle
    • Helix
  • Gesture Mode
    • PalmControl
    • Follow
    • Beckon
    • PalmLand

Operating Frequency

2.4 GHz & 5.8 GHz

Video Transmission

720p 30 fps.

Landing Gear

On the bottom of the drone

Compatible Video Devices

DJI GO 4 App

  • iOS 9.0 or Later (DJI Software more stable overall)
  • Android 4.4 or Later (DJI Software less stable overall)

Spark Camera Specs

Lens

25 mm

Sensor Size

1/2.3" CMOS

Media Storage Method

Micro SD card

Filters

Gimbal Stabilization

2-axis mechanical - pitch & roll

ISO

Video: 100-3200, Photo: 100-1600

Aperature

f/2.6

Shutter Speed

Electronic shutter 2-1/8000 s

Image Size

  • 3968×2976
  • 1440×1080 with ShallowFocus
  • 2300×1280 with Pano (horizontal) 
  • 960×1280 with Pano (vertical)

Photo Modes

  • Single Shot 
  • Burst Shooting: 3 frames 
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV bias
  • Interval: 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60 s

Photo Formats

JPEG

Video Codec

H.264

Video Recording Resolution

  • 1920×1080 30p

Zoom Capabilities

The DJI Spark cannot zoom

Other Notable Camera Features

App

DJI GO 4

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