DJI Phantom 3 Alternative Drones

DJI Phantom 3 Alternative Drones

DJI's Phantom series have been considered to be some of the best consumer drones in the market and have set a standard for what a quadcopter or drone should be like. With their new Phantom 3 drones, the company has taken the next step.

The DJI Phantom 3 is the newest in the range of drones and can be bought in 2 versions – the Phantom 3 Professional that has capabilities of shooting in 4K resolutions, and the Phantom 3 Advanced that shoots in 1080p.

The Phantom 3 Advanced model is priced at £899 or $999, where as the Phantom 3 Professional will cost you £1,159 or $1,259 for the Pro. These do carry a hefty price tag, but they have a plethora of features and amazing shooting capabilities to make up for it.

On the other hand, there is tough competition to the DJI Phantom 3 with the new and upcoming drones in the market, each having a unique and great set of features themselves. 

Alternately, you can also check out our articles about DJI Phantom 2 carry cases and DJI Phantom 3 hard cases to know more about keeping your drones and quadcopter protected properly.

Here are some of the best alternatives for the DJI Phantom 3 drone.

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

Scout X4 with Landing Retracts, LiPo, Charger, Ground Station Bluetooth Module, G-3D Gimbal

Body Size: 

335x335x275 mm

Battery Flight Time: 

Up to 25 minutes

Remote Frequency: 

2.4Ghz and Video at 5.8Ghz

Motor Type: 

Brushless WK-WS-34-002

Weight (KG): 


The Walkera Scout X4 drone seems to have an impressive flight time that is double the amount of most drones in the market and can fly for about 25 minutes on a single charge. Being one of its biggest defining features, this RTF uses a 22.2V 5400mAh LiPo battery and is great for shooting beautiful aerial footage or photos while flying a quadcopter that is smooth and easy to adjust to.

Measuring 13.19 x 13.19 x 6.89 inches and weighing 3.9 pounds, the Scout X4 also doesn’t disappoint when it comes to range. With a range of 3,280 feet you can have a lot of fun flying this aerial...

Drone Features

Body Size: 

18.3"x 18.3" x 7.5"

Battery Flight Time: 

10 to 15 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 


Max Video Resolution: 

1080P 60/30 fps

The Blade 350 QX3 Quadcopter AP Combo is great for aerial video and photography since this quadcopter combines the 350 QX3 quadcopter with Blade's CGO2 GB 16 MP Full HD camera and 3-axis gimbal.

The footage from the camera is saved to a microSD for easy data transferring. Alternately, it is also equipped with a 5.8 GHz Wi-Fi connection for drone fliers to view a live feed, transfer data and operate the drone using a smartphone.

The transmitted is attached with a smartphone clamp to mount your device and keep it in place.

This ready-to-fly (RTF) drone has a GPS-based...

Drone Features

Body Size: 

25 x 8 x 22cm

Battery Flight Time: 

20-25 minutes



Motor Type: 

Brushless Motor

Weight (KG): 


The Walkera QR X350 Premium Drone is the most recent in the range of Walkera drones and is a sizable upgrade from the previous QR X350. Featuring a robust design, this drone has been integrated with a FPV front camera. In addition, there is also the option of attaching a 3D gimbal and GoPro camera.

It has an innovative dual GPS System that helps in overcoming any previous GPS glitches and offers more accurateness and redundancy when the drone is in autopilot mode.

It has a very useful 360° Auto Rotation (Circle Mode) and follow me flight mode for self-recording. It also...

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