Mavic 2 pro vs zoom vs phantom 4

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  1. inchtycoon

    inchtycoon Member

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    Wanted someone with experience in drones opinion between the 4 listed in title. Which of the 3 besides portability is the best bang for buck drone (Besides the obvious portability). Would be used 80% for recreation and some paid work later on.
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Hater

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    Second hand Phantom 4 as far as bang vs. buck goes. One was advertised on here not long ago.
     
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    Aren't there only 3 listed?

    Mavic pro 2 would be my pick, mainly for portabilty but the phantom 4 if you want quality or want to film at nice 4k 60fps.

    I found actually having the drone on you or in the car helps gets a heap more use out of it and that hands down goes to the mavic. I was storing mine(mavic pro 1) in the glove box of my car for a while. Where the phantom was a setup every time it wanted to be used. But the quality of the phantom shat on my mavic pro.
     
  4. Arch-Angel

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    I've got a phantom 4 and a Mavic pro (not the Mavic 2).

    You can't beat a Mavic for portability, but I find the phantom much more stable in high wind locations like beaches and coastlines.

    I also prefer the control of the phantom, it's much larger, but with big hands I find the Mavic controls a little finicky.

    Bang for buck I think you'll find the phantom cheaper. If portability is no concern whatsover, then I think it's the better choice
     
  5. Hater

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    how does the 4K in the phantom compare to the 1080 in the mavic?

    i too am in the market but it's just i have sony action cameras, go pros and an osmo pocket that all do 4K

    but the actual video quality is absolute junk compared even to the ye olde Canon 550D i have

    sensor sizes what do you expect, but y'know who cares about 4K if the actual quality sucks
     
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    That one had an issue with its gimbal sadly
     
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    My bad haha"
    Do you just have the standard phantom 4 or the pro/advanced?
     
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    Standard: https://www.dji.com/au/phantom-4

    That was the one you were asking about in subject?
     
  9. Athiril

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    Best bang for buck is the Xiaomi Fimi X8 that is about to come out, its around $700
     

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