In search of a good GPS-enabled 4K video drone, we also stumbled across the 4DRC F4S. The technical specs sound promising for just $209.99, so let’s find out what makes this drone attractive for beginner and medium-level users.
The drone also comes with several intelligent flight modes and has a flight time of around 30 minutes. One thing you must note is that the drone weighs more than 500g, which means you will need to register it if you live in the UK, Canada, or the USA.
Like all pro-grade consumer drones, the 4DRC F4S is equipped with brushless motors that allow it to fly more smoothly and hover more accurately and even allow the drone to stay stable if it is windy. The 4DRC F4S a compact foldable design, which makes it great to carry around and an excellent drone to travel with. With folded arms measure just 170 x 105 x 70mm, fitting comfortably inside any backpack.
This quadcopter comes with a 2s 3500mAh battery, and if you like, you can order it with one or two batteries for more extended playtime. Each battery will give you a flight time of about 30 minutes, which is more than decent for its price tag. Since this is a modular battery, it is easy to remove and insert into the drone. It also displays its stats on the screen. For example, you can know the amount of charge remaining.
Pricing and availability
The 4DRC F4S drone can be ordered from Banggood with a starting price of US$209.99 with one battery or $239.99 with two batteries. These prices include an OA module, spare propellers, charging cables, and a shoulder bag.
- 4K large wide-angle 120° adjustable camera with stabilized 3-axis mechanical gimbal
- 360-degree laser obstacle avoidance
- Following Function. GPS smart follow; Image follow: identify the subject and automatically follow the flight
- Route multi-point planning flight: The aircraft flies autonomously according to the pre-set route, and the player focuses on shooting
- Gesture shooting recognition: within 1-3m from the aircraft, make a camera gesture/camera gesture facing the camera.
- One-button remote control to take off/mobile phone to follow/mobile phone map site route flight/landing/return (the camera will be aimed at the operator when returning), which is convenient for the operator to control
- One-key GPS return to the take-off point, low battery and signal loss will automatically return
- Up to 30 minutes of battery life
- 3KM 5GHz WiFI live video transmission