Drone Buying Guide 2018 | Aerial Guide

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Drone Buying Guide 2018

"When is the best time to buy a drone?" When will the new one come out? While there is no way to tell for sure when new tech will come out, but looking at past data can help you make a more informed purchase. For a comparison of drones, check out our DJI Drone Comparison page.

We're always trying to add new stuff to our drone buyers guide, do you have a drone you're looking for and don't see it on the list? Contact us and we'll add it to the list!

Phantom 4 Pro Front Angle

The Phantom 4 Pro is a huge improvement over its predecessor, the Phantom 4. It features a better camera, more obstacle avoidance features and slightly better battery.

Phantom 4 Pro Review

Phantom 4 Pro Released

756 Days Ago

Days Between Previous Releases

Phantom 4 Pro & Phantom 4 Advanced
Nov 14, 2016 & Apr 29, 2017

166 Days

Phantom 4 Advanced & Phantom 4
Apr 29, 2017 & Mar 14, 2016

411 Days

Phantom 4 & Phantom 3 Pro
Mar 14, 2016 & Apr 29, 2015

320 Days

Phantom 4 Pro & Phantom 3 Pro
Nov 14, 2016 & Apr 29, 2015

564 Days

Phantom 4 Advanced & Phantom 3 Advanced
Apr 29, 2017 & Apr 24, 2015

736 Days

Phantom 4 & Phantom 3 Standard
Mar 14, 2016 & Aug 14, 2015

213 Days

Phantom 4 Pro & Phantom 1
Nov 14, 2016 & Dec 31, 2012

1414 Days
Mavic Air Front

The DJI Mavic Air expands on the foldable drones, gaining gestures and a better camera. The Mavic Air is focused on portability but is able to still achieve great looking 4K video.

Mavic Air Review

Mavic Air Released

317 Days Ago

Days Between Previous Releases

Mavic Air & Mavic Pro
Jan 27, 2018 & Oct 14, 2016

469 Days

Mavic Air & Mavic Pro Platinum
Jan 27, 2018 & Aug 30, 2017

149 Days

Mavic Air & Mavic Pro Alpine White
Jan 27, 2018 & Nov 15, 2017

73 Days

Mavic Air & Spark
Jan 27, 2018 & Jun 14, 2017

226 Days
Mavic Pro Un Folded

The Mavic Pro is DJI's ultra-portable, foldable drone that is capable of shooting 4K footage.

Mavic Pro Review

Mavic Pro Released

787 Days Ago

Days Between Previous Releases

Mavic Pro & Mavic Air
Oct 14, 2016 & Jan 27, 2018

469 Days

Mavic Pro & Mavic Pro Platinum
Oct 14, 2016 & Aug 30, 2017

320 Days

Mavic Pro & Mavic Pro Alpine White
Oct 14, 2016 & Nov 15, 2017

396 Days

Mavic Pro Platinum & Mavic Pro Alpine White
Aug 30, 2017 & Nov 15, 2017

76 Days
Dji Spark Front

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

Spark Review

Spark Released

544 Days Ago

Days Between Previous Releases

Spark & Mavic Air
Jun 14, 2017 & Jan 27, 2018

226 Days

Spark & Mavic Pro
Jun 14, 2017 & Oct 14, 2016

243 Days

Spark & Mavic Pro Platinum
Jun 14, 2017 & Aug 30, 2017

77 Days

Spark & Mavic Pro Alpine White
Jun 14, 2017 & Nov 15, 2017

153 Days

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