New Drones To Look For In 2016

New Drones To Look For In 2016

With each new year, a new and upgraded range of drones and quadcopters are available in the market, each bigger and better than its predecessor. 2016 was no different and a number of new aerial machines have already been introduced this year thanks to one of the best electronics and gadgets related events.

The Consumer Electronics Show or CES 2016 had many drones to present, some from market favorites like DJI, Hubsan and Parrot, while many new ones finally came to life like the Hexo+ and Airdog.

Here is a list of all the new drones, quadcopters, hexacopters, and other flying aerial machines that you can look forward to this year in 2016! 

Drone Features

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

16.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps

Range: 

500 meters

AEE Technology has revealed their new A20 series of drones, which will have 3 models. They announced their newest aerial machines at the recently held Consumer Electronics Show or CES 2016, held in Las Vegas.

The new drones will be equipped with a 3-axis gimbal and fully integrated 4K camera. It can record at video resolutions of 4K at 30fps and take pictures in 16MP. The media will be stored on a MicroSD card with 64GB of storage.

They will have a maximum control range of 500 meters or 1,640 feet, and will feature an Optical Sensor Positioning System that allows indoor...

Drone Features

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 120/60/30 fps
720P 240/120/60/30 fps

The Autel Robotics X-Star Premium drone is a high-level aerial machine, equipped with amazing features in an easy-to-fly body. It has been created for outstanding aerial imagery and features an intelligent flight control system with autopilot functions.

Autel Robotics X-Star Premium Drone Camera and gimbal

The drone has an integrated 3-axis stabilized gimbal with a 4K camera attached, which can record Ultra HD videos or capture 12 MP pictures. With its 108 degree FOV, it provides a wide-angle perspective, bright color, striking clarity.

Videos can be recorded in 4K...

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

1 Petrone 2 Propeller Guards 1 Lipo battery 1 Battery Charger 1 USB cable 1 User Manual 1 Propeller Remover

Battery Flight Time: 

5 - 8 minutes

Range: 

50 m

Battery Charge Time: 

40 minutes

BYROBOT is the drone and quadcopter manufacturing company that created the world’s first Drone Fighter mini combat quadcopter, and they have now announced their newest drone at CES 2016. The Petrone Drone is a sophisticated and smart drone that is equipped with advanced technology and features like BYROBOT’s patented Turtle Turn Technology, an auto-hovering system, and has been made as a battle game system.

3 in 1

A great new feature of this drone is that its not just one device, but actually 3 in 1! Users can easily turn from a battle drone, to a FPV camera drone as well as a...

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

15 to 18 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

16.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 60/30 fps

Remote Frequency: 

2.4GHz + 5.8GHz

The DJI Inspire 1 Pro is a superior drone that has enhanced aerial imaging. Like it predecessor, the DJI Inspire 1, this quadcopter too is one of the smallest and easiest to use professional aerial filmmaking drones in the market today. The drone puts together DJI’s unmatched advance in aerial technology with topnotch M4/3 imaging abilities.

The DJI Inspire 1 Pro is available in its original white body at the price of USD $4499 , and the drone also has a special Black color edition called the DJI Inspire 1 Pro Black Edition, which features a completely black body as well as a black...

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

25 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 60/30 fps
720P 60/30 fps

Remote Frequency: 

5.8 Ghz

The fourth installment in the well-known DJI Phantom 3 series has been released by the company at CES 2016, in Las Vegas. The new DJI Phantom 3 4K is aimed at aerial videographers who want to record high-quality UHD 4K videos. The company claims that with this new drone "Now anyone can capture amazing 4K aerial images and video in areas with weak GPS signals and even fly indoors."

The previously released models in the series include the DJI Phantom 3 Standard , Professional and Advanced , which have all done extremely well with consumers.

Structure and features

The Phantom...

Drone Features

Body Size: 

7.9 x 13.8 x 3.5 inches

Battery Flight Time: 

25 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

4K 30 fps
1080P 120/60/30 fps

Range: 

3,280 feet (1,000 m)

After the success of their first drone, the Ghost Drone, Chinese drone maker Ehang have released the second installment in the series - the Ghost 2.0. Apart from an upgrade in features and design, the new Ghost drone will support virtual reality goggles and let its fliers experience sights through its 4K camera.

New and improved features

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Giving you complete control of your flying experience, the Ghost 2.0 is equipped with a special and upgraded facing-down motor that provides stronger...

Hexo+

$1,349.00

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

10 to 15 minutes

Range: 

300 Ft

When it comes to autonomous flying, the Hexo+ Drone has got it right! It is a rare camera drone that does not use a handheld remote, but is instead controlled using just a smartphone app. It can record videos with great precision that look like pro aerial cinematographers work and can perform specific camera moves.

These camera moves include pans, dollies, and circular motions that are easy to program using the app and have amazing effects on your recordings. It is completely capable of taking off, flying in the air and landing back on the ground, as well as of course, following...

Drone Features

Accessories In Box: 

1 x Transmitter 1 x Battery 1 x 4GB microSD

Body Size: 

22 x 22 x 7 cm

Battery Flight Time: 

20 minutes

Max Video Resolution: 

1080P 30 fps
720P 60/30 fps

Range: 

300 meters

Remote Frequency: 

2.4GHz + 5.8GHz

Battery Charge Time: 

150 minutes

Motor Type: 

Brushless WK-WS-34-002

Weight (KG): 

0.41

Hubsan has a new quadcopter to offer and has introduced the Hubsan X4 H501S . It is an FPV quadcopter that features a modern and sleek design, along with a plethora of great features.

The quadcopter is equipped with a1080p camera to take great aerial videos and also has a transmitter that uses 5.8Ghz for video transmission. This allows fliers to view what they are recording on the transmitter. With a transmission range of 300+ meters, it can easily be used long distance and its great technology will still provide clear video quality.

Hubsan H501S X4 FPV Quadcopter

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Drone Features

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

12.00

Max Video Resolution: 

1080P 30 fps
720P 60/30 fps

The MiniWing A380 was unveiled at CES 2016, and is a great first choice for amature drone fliers. It is simple to use and configure, easy to fly and a great option for drone hobbyists.

The A380 is equipped with a tri-axis gimbal and features a 12 MP camera, which has the ability to record videos in full HD with 1080p at 30 fps or 720p at 30/60 fps. Users can control the drone very easily as it can takeoff, land and return back by using just one button.

The compatible smartphone and tablet application allows complete control on the drone’s flying, and fliers can use waypoint...

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

12 - 15 minutes

Stills Resolution (megapixels): 

15.00

Max Video Resolution: 

1080P 30 fps

Range: 

20 meters

Weight (KG): 

0.14

Consumer drones are largely divided into 2 categories – inexpensive small or nano drones , and bigger and more expensive quadcopter equipped with a lot of features. But the new ONAGOfly drone bridges the gap between the two and offers a quadcopter that is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, while also featuring HD video, obstacle avoidance and a Follow Me mode.

The ONAGOfly Drone Combines Big Drone Features In A Small Drone Body

The ONAGOfly drone can be controlled using an iOS or Android smartphone through Wi-Fi, and it has a range of up to 20 meters (66 ft). It can also...

The Wingsland K3 is a new drone revealed at CES 2016, in Las Vegas this year. Created using a unique design, the drone has been made with a mix of aluminum alloy and carbon fiber, which allows the body to be durable, safe and strong.

The drone has various functionalities and supports many features. It is equipped with a 3-axis high-precision gimbal and uses a 4K camera to record videos in Ultra HD resolution and take amazing stills.

Wingsland K3

It supports numerous control modes and the drone’s remote controller even has built-in GPS so it can ‘follow you’ around...

Drone-maker Yuneec has created a new drone that can give the DJI Inspire 1 a run for its money, that too at 1/3rd the cost! Their new Yuneec Typhoon H Drone is a high-end UAV, which is available for $1799, as compared to its DJI competition that sells for a whooping $3,000.

The Typhoon H comes with some unique features and professional-level performance due to its hexacopter design of six rotors that are fixed to the drone using collapsible carbon fiber arms. It also features carbon fiber retractable landing gear that provides unhindered footage from its 360-degree rotating gimbal...

Drone Features

Battery Flight Time: 

10 - 20 minutes

Range: 

300 m

Weight (KG): 

1.85

The AirDog is a unique drone equipped with Auto-Follow function that is possible due to their AirLeash technology, which works like a leash for the drone to follow you around using long-range Bluetooth. It ensures that you are always front and center of the video, so the focus stays on you.

It is easy to operate and provides a stable platform to take videos with its special gyroscope stabilized gimbal. You can safely attach a GoPro camera onto it and it also comes with a waterproof case.

Users can also fly it manually with a radio transmitter, using the directional buttons...

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I am a freelance writer who is always on the hunt for cool new gadgets and products on the internet. With never ending love for animals and a new found interest in drones, I enjoy writing about all things Apple, quadcopters and the newest tech accessories.