DJI Phantom 4 Advanced
- Brand: DJI
- Product Code: P4Adv
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- Ex Tax:£1,132.50
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An uprated camera is equipped with a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps video and Burst Mode stills at 14 fps. The FlightAutonomy system includes 5 vision sensors for 2-directions of obstacle sensing and forward-vision obstacle avoidance. The adoption of titanium alloy and magnesium alloy construction increases the rigidity of the airframe and reduces weight, making the Phantom 4 Advanced even lighter than the Phantom 4.
So what's the difference between the Phantom 4 Advanced and the Phantom 4 Pro?
20g lighter, 1368g vs 1388g
No Infrared sensing system
No Backward Vision System
No 5 GHz Operating Frequency on Remote controller
Camera with 1-Inch 20MP Sensor
The onboard camera is equipped with a 1-inch 20-megapixel CMOS sensor. A custom engineered lens made up of eight elements is arranged in seven groups. A mechanical shutter is used to eliminate rolling shutter distortion which can occur when taking images of fast moving subjects or when flying at high speed. In effect, it is as powerful as many traditional ground cameras. More powerful video processing supports H.264 4K videos at 60fps or H.265 4K at 30fps, both with a 100Mbps bitrate. Excellent optical performance, sensors and processors ensure everything is captured with high dynamic range and more image detail needed for advanced post-production.
5 Vision Sensors
Equipped with the FlightAutonomy system made up of 5 vision sensors, dual-band satellite positioning (GPS and GLONASS), ultrasonic rangefinders and redundant sensors, Phantom 4 Advanced is able to hover precisely in places without GPS and fly in complex environments. The dual forward vision sensors can see as far as 30m out in front, and enable auto brake, hover or detour in front of obstacles within 15-meter range.
Draw is a brand new technology for waypoint control. Simply draw a route on screen and the Phantom 4 Advanced will move in that direction while keeping its altitude locked. This allows the pilot to focus on camera control and enables more complex shots. There are two Draw modes that can be used in different scenarios.
Forward: The aircraft follows the route at a constant speed with the camera facing in the direction of flight.
Free: The aircraft only moves along the route when instructed. In this mode, the camera can face in any direction during a flight.
Following fast-moving objects can be very challenging, but advanced image recognition algorithms used by the Phantom 4 Advanced allow it to recognize and track the object while keeping it in frame. This new algorithm also recognizes more subjects, from people to vehicles to animals, and will adjust its flight dynamics accordingly, ensuring smoother shots.
Pilots can now choose between:
Trace – Follow behind or in front of a subject, avoiding obstacles automatically.
Profile – Fly alongside a subject at a variety of angles to get profile shots of the subject.
Spotlight – Keep the camera trained on a subject while the aircraft flies almost anywhere.
Fly in any direction visible on-screen with a simple tap. Tap anywhere on-screen to smoothly adjust the direction of flight while automatically avoiding obstacles * and tap the screen again or use control sticks to change direction. A new AR route function shows the aircraft’s real-time flight direction for reference as its route is adjusted. As it can be difficult to control altitude, course, speed and camera pitch simultaneously using joysticks, TapFly Free allows a pilot to set the direction of flight, allowing them to turn the Phantom 4 Advanced or tilt the gimbal as required without changing the direction of flight. In total, there are now two TapFly modes:
TapFly Forward – Tap to fly in the selected direction.
TapFly Free – Lock the forward direction of the Phantom without locking the camera direction allowing it to turn as it flies.
Return To Home
In its Return to Home mode, the Phantom 4 Advanced can automatically choose the best route to return home depending on environmental conditions. It records its route as it flies, allowing it to return along the same route avoiding obstacles if the control signal is disconnected.
Based on its altitude at the time of disconnection, the Phantom 4 Advanced is also able to adjust its flight path to avoid obstacles it has seen during its flight. At takeoff, the Phantom 4 Advanced will record the scene below and compare its recording with what it sees as it returns, for more precise landing. It can also detect the ground to see whether there is a suitable spot for landing. If any obstacles are found, or there is water on the ground, it will alert the pilot and hover at an appropriate height, helping the aircraft to land more safely.
Using Gesture Mode, selfies can be captured easily using a few gestures without the remote controller. Advanced computer vision technology allows the Phantom 4 Advanced to take instructions through gestures. The subject simply lifts their arms when facing the camera and the aircraft will recognize this movement by locking on and placing the subject in the center of the frame. When ready for a photo, the subject holds their arms out to signal the aircraft. A three second countdown will begin, giving time to strike a pose, allowing moments to be captured without the remote control.
Intelligent Flight Battery
USB OTG Cable
Micro USB Cable
Micro SD Card(16GB)
What are the main differences between the Phantom 4 and Phantom 4 Advanced?
The Phantom 4 Advanced's uprated camera shoots 4K/60 fps video at a bitrate of 100 Mbps and stills at up to 20 megapixels. It can be used with an optional integrated monitor for even more reliable transmission. Operators are empowered with a new suite of Intelligent Flight Modes.The maximum flight speed of the Phantom 4 Advanced is slightly higher than the Phantom 4 when flying in P-mode. The maximum flight time is extended to 30 minutes, the transmission range is extended to 7 km, and the obstacle sensing range is increased from 15 m to 30 m.
What are the main differences between the Phantom 4 Pro and Phantom 4 Advanced?
The Phantom 4 Advanced inherits most of the functions of the Phantom 4 Pro. However, in order to increase affordability, unlike the Phantom 4 Pro the Phantom 4 Advanced does not have rear vision sensors and two infrared sensors in its FlightAutonomy system. Also, its remote controller does not support the 5.8 GHz frequency band and Tapfly Backward has been removed.
What accessories can be used with both the Phantom 4 and Phantom 4 Advanced?
Propellers, Intelligent Flight Batteries, chargers, power cables and micro USB cables can be used with both the Phantom 4 and Phantom 4 Advanced.
Compared to the Phantom 4 camera, what advantages does the Phantom 4 Advanced camera have?
The Phantom 4 Advanced camera is able to record UHD 4K (4096X2160) at 60 fps, at a maximum bitrate of 100 Mbps using the H.265 codec. It also allows you to capture still images while filming. The Phantom 4 Advanced camera sensor is also larger than the Phantom 4 camera sensor, ensuring clearer images.
What are the benefits of the Phantom 4 Advanced's mechanical shutter?
The mechanical shutter eliminates rolling shutter distortion, which can occur when capturing images of fast moving subjects with an electric shutter.
Does the Phantom 4 Advanced's camera support focus adjustment?
Yes. Tap a point on the display to focus at that point after switching from metering to focus mode. Auto focus can also be triggered by half-pressing the shutter button, before fully pressing the shutter to capture an image. Focus can be set between 1 m and infinity.
What makes the Phantom 4 Advanced's camera lens special?
The Phantom 4 Advanced's camera has a wide-angle lens specially designed for aerial photography, with an aperture range of F2.8 to F11 and a 24 mm equivalent focal length. It’s also equipped with a mechanical shutter and auto focus support.
Obstacle Sensing System
What changes have been made to the Phantom 4 Advanced's obstacle sensing system?
The obstacle sensing range of the Phantom 4 Advanced front vision sensor has been increased to 30 m.
What are the ways to conduct a vision system calibration?
You can do a quick vision system calibration via the DJI GO 4 app, or do an advanced calibration by launching the DJI Assistant 2 in your computer.
What changes have been made to the Phantom 4 Advanced remote controller?
Compared to the Phantom 4 Pro, the Phantom 4 Advanced remote controller doesn't support the 5.8 GHz frequency band. The Phantom 4 Advanced+ remote controller has a built-in screen.
What aircraft in the Phantom 4 series are compatible with the Phantom 4 Advanced remote controller？
Currently, the Phantom 4 Advanced controller is not compatible with other Phantom 4 Series aircraft.
What new Intelligent Flight Modes come with the Phantom 4 Advanced?
The new Phantom 4 Advanced Intelligent Flight Modes include Draw, Gesture, an upgraded TapFly, Tripod, Terrain Follow and an upgraded ActiveTrack.
What SD card do I need?
You will need a micro SD card for your drone, it is recommended you get a UHS speed class 3 (30MB/s or higher) if recording in the highest quality and/or FPS with the Phantom 4 pro, if not recording in the very highest settings it will be suitable to go for a UHS speed class 1 (speed class 10) at 10MB/s or higher
If you are filming at the highest quality in 60 or 30 fps aim for 50GBs of free space per hour of filming.
Be aware though that it is recommended to get multiple smaller memory cards so that less recordings will be lost if the drone crashes or the card malfunctions, multiple 32GB memory cards will be suitable as the Phantom 4 pro flies for 30 mins with a camera attached and so you can put in a new SD card after each battery change.
How has the Phantom 4 Advanced's propulsion system been improved?
The maximum flight speed of the Phantom 4 Advanced in P-mode is 14 m/s.
|Diagonal Size (Excluding Propellers):||350mm|
|Weight (Including Battery And Propellers):||1368g|
|Max Ascent Speed:||S-mode: 6 m/s P-mode:5 m/s|
|Max Descent Speed:||S-mode:4 m/s P-mode:3 m/s|
|Hover Accuracy:||Vertical: ±0.1 m (with Vision Positioning) ±0.5 m (with GPS Positioning) Horizontal: ±0.3 m (with Vision Positioning) ±1.5 m (with GPS Positioning)|
|Max Speed:||S-mode: 45 mph (72 kph); A-mode: 36 mph (58 kph); P-mode: 31 mph (50 kph);|
|Max Altitude Above Sea Level:||6000m (19685 feet)|
|Operating Temperature:||0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)|
|Max Angular Velocity:||S-mode: 250°/s A-mode: 150°/s|
|Max Tilt Angle:||S-mode:42° A-mode:35° P-mode:25°|
|Max Wind Speed Resistance:||10 m/s|
|Max Flight Time:||Approx. 30 minutes|
|Max Transmitting Distance:||2.400 - 2.483 GHz (Unobstructed, free of interference) FCC: 7 km (4.3 mi) CE: 3.5 km (2.2 mi) SRRC: 4 km (2.5 mi)|
|Operating Temperature Range:||0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)|
|Operating Voltage:||1.2 A@7.4 V|
|Remote Controller Battery:||6000mAh LiPo 2S|
|Video Output:||GL300E: HDMI GL300C: USB|
|Operating Frequency:||2.400 - 2.483 GHz|
|Mobile Device Holder:||GL300E: Built-in display device (5.5 inch screen, 1920×1080, 1000 cd/m2, Android system, 4 GB RAM＋16 GB ROM) GL300C: Tablets and smart phones|
|Transmitter Power (EIRP):||2.400 - 2.483 GHz FCC: 26 dBm CE: 17 dBm SRRC: 20 dBm|
|Electronic Shutter Speed:||8 - 1/8000 s|
|Max Image Size:||3:2 Aspect Ratio: 5472 × 3648 4:3 Aspect Ratio: 4864 × 3648 16:9 Aspect Ratio: 5472 × 3078|
|Max Video Bitrate:||100 Mbps|
|Mechanical Shutter:||8 - 1/2000 s|
|Photo Formats:||JPEG, DNG (RAW), JPEG + DNG|
|PIV Image Size:||4096×2160(4096×2160 24/25/30/48/50p) 3840×2160(3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p) 2720×1530(2720×1530 24/25/30/48/50/60p) 1920×1080(1920×1080 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p) 1280×720(1280×720 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p)|
|Supported File Systems:||FAT32 (≤32 GB); exFAT (>32 GB)|
|Video Formats:||MP4/MOV (AVC/H.264; HEVC/H.265)|
|Sensor:||1’’ CMOS Effective pixels: 20M|
|Lens:||FOV 84° 8.8 mm/24 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.8 - f/11 auto focus at 1 m - ∞|
|ISO Range:||Video: 100 - 3200 (Auto) 100 - 6400 (Manual) Photo: 100 - 3200 (Auto) 100- 12800 (Manual)|
|Still Photography Modes:||Single Shot Burst Shooting: 3/5/7/10/14 frames Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV Bias Interval: 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60 s|
|Video Recording Modes:||H.265 C4K:4096×2160 24/25/30p @100Mbps 4K:3840×2160 24/25/30p @100Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 24/25/30p @65Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 48/50/60p @80Mbps FHD:1920×1080 24/25/30p @50Mbps FHD:1920×1080 48/50/60p @65Mbps FHD:1920×1080 120p @100Mbps HD:1280×720 24/25/30p @25Mbps HD:1280×720 48/50/60p @35Mbps HD:1280×720 120p @60Mbps H.264 C4K:4096×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p @100Mbps 4K:3840×2160 24/25/30/48/50/60p @100Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 24/25/30p @80Mbps 2.7K:2720×1530 48/50/60p @100Mbps FHD:1920×1080 24/25/30p @60Mbps FHD:1920×1080 48/50/60 @80Mbps FHD:1920×1080 120p @100Mbps HD:1280×720 24/25/30p @30Mbps HD:1280×720 48/50/60p @45Mbps HD:1280×720 120p @80Mbps|
|Supported SD Card Types:||Micro SD Max Capacity: 128GB Write speed ≥15MB/s, Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required|
|Operating Temperature:||0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)|
|Control Angle Accuracy:||±0.02°|
|Controllable Range:||Pitch: -90° to +30°|
|Stabilization:||3-axis (pitch, roll, yaw)|
|Max Controllable Speed:||Pitch: 90°/s|
|Intelligent Flight Battery|
|Battery Type:||LiPo 4S|
|Net Weight:||468 g|
|Max Charging Power:||100W|
|Charging Temperature Range:||5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)|
|App / Live View|
|Mobile App:||DJI GO 4|
|Live View Working Frequency:||2.4 GHz ISM|
|Live View Quality:||720P @ 30fps|
|Latency:||Phantom 4 Advanced: 220 ms (depending on conditions and mobile device) Phantom 4 Advanced +：160 - 180 ms|
|Required Operating Systems:||iOS 9.0 or later Android 4.4.0 or later|
|Recommended Devices:||iOS:iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4 and iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular. This app is optimized for iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus. Android:Samsung S7 edge, Samsung S7, Samsung S6, Samsung S5, Samsung NOTE4, Samsung NOTE3, Samsung tabs 705c, Ascend Mate 9, Ascend Mate 7, Huawei Honor 8, Huawei P8 Max, Vivo X7, Xiaomi 5, MI 3, Google Nexus 6p, Nexus 9, Google Nexus 7 II, LG V20, Sony Xperia Z3, Smartisan T1.|
|Detection Frequency:||Forward: 10 Hz Backward: 10 Hz Downward: 20 Hz|
|FOV:||Forward: 60°(Horizontal), ±27°(Vertical) Downward: 70°(Front and Rear), 50°(Left and Right)|
|Obstacle Sensory Range :||0.7-30m (2-98 ft)|
|Altitude Range:||0-10m (0 - 33 ft)|
|Operating Range:||0-10m (0 - 33 ft)|
|Operating Environment:||Surface with clear pattern and adequate lighting (lux>15)|
|Velocity Range:||≤50kph (31 mph) at 2 m (6.6 ft) above ground|