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Yuneec Breeze 4K Review - DJI Spark Alternative

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Yuneec Breeze 4K Overview

Yuneec Breeze 4K Review - DJI Spark Alternative

If you are looking for an advanced, powerful, modern, excellent and versatile drone for aerial photography or selfies then we would recommend the Yuneec Breeze 4K. While there are a lot of aerial photography drones currently on the market, this one is very different. Furthermore, it is equipped with a flashlight at the front of the drone that makes it very easy to use at night. It was designed to get even the novice pilot off the ground and into the air in seconds.

Quadcopter captures the image with its 4160 x 3120 pixels resolution HD camera. You can see the small antenna sticking out of the back of the drone, which is used to transmit the captured video or images to your smartphone using wifi. The 117° field of view is an advantage as well, allowing you to capture wider frames and stunning selfies. Audio and video are both clear and contrasty as day even speed control settings are set to High. The Breeze 4K adds live FPV video and some smartphone control features. Now the first thing you will like about the quadcopter is its gaming-style controls that feel as if you are playing a video game. Motors are brushless, which means they're the same type as used by DJI and should last for a good long while.

12 minutes of flight time might disappoint some pilots, but it is most other drones of this size. This drone is packed with 3S 11,1 V 1150 mAh LiPo battery inside, and it is capable enough to offer maximum flight time of 12 minutes. You can enjoy so many advanced features that are enabled with GPS controls like Auto Return Home, Follow Me, Altitude Mode and Headless Mode. Normally FPV drones are also associated with drone racing, so this one is also designed in part keeping that in mind and also named accordingly. The Breeze 4K utilizes altitude hold so you can easily maintain a consistent altitude.

Yuneec Breeze 4K Flight Test

Yuneec Breeze 4K Review - DJI Spark Alternative

Besides, this is an excellent drone for that especially thanks to its shape and forward-looking, modern design. The function keys are very easy to hold onto, which is excellent for beginners or those who are just starting out with aerial photography. The video capture and transmission do take up power, so it would be worth investing in a higher capacity battery. With little more than some clicks and moves on your controller, you can put the versatile Breeze 4K in the air and have it perform a fabulous handful of automated camera moves to grab photos and video clips.

The Breeze 4K was indeed built to be easy to fly a drone for everyone, not just drones enthusiasts. Despite the wind issues, this advanced drone is a very fun drone to fly. It's stable, easy to control and gives you the confidence to fly high and far away. The motors can give out some serious speed, especially in the high-speed mode push the throttle, and watch it fly!. Yuneec wanted people to be able to tell their story using a drone and just made it easier for anyone to do so.

Overall

Yuneec Breeze 4K Review - DJI Spark Alternative

In short, no matter your skill level, you’re sure to find something to like about the awesome Breeze 4K from Yuneec. The Breeze 4K is simple to control, fabulously durable and comes with plenty of outstanding options. If you are looking for a strong and stable drone, then we would recommend the Yuneec Breeze 4K. At this time of writing the Breeze 4K quadcopter is priced at around $179 on Yuneec’s store, but you can find it elsewhere such as Amazon.

Yuneec Breeze 4K Review - DJI Spark Alternative

Yuneec Breeze 4K Specs

General

BrandYuneec
ModelBreeze 4K
Drone TypeAerial
AnnouncedOct 2, 2016
Flight Time12 minutes
Max Speed11 mph (limited by software)
Flight Range100 meters
Motors
Motor TypeBrushless
Propeller5”
MaterialPlastic
Size196 x 196 x 65 mm
Weight385g

Camera

Camera13mp, 1/3.06 CMOS
Lens117°
GimbalNone
SD Card16GB Bult-in
Camera Resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
Video Resolution4160 x 3120 pixels

Remote

Remote ControllerNone (use portable Game Controller + smartphone)
Included GogglesFPV goggles for smartphone
OSD Live datatrue
Charge Time2 - 3 h
Phone AppBreeze Cam App

Battery

Battery3S 11,1 V 1150 mAh LiPo
Charge Time45 minutes

Features

GPStrue
Follow Me Modetrue
Return hometrue
Barometer Altitude Holdtrue
FPV (first person view)true