SJ R/C F11 brushless GPS drone with camera

SJRC F11 GPS drone quadcopter

Only few days ago I introduced the SJRC Z5 brushed GPS quad and now I’m back to write you about the SJ R/C F11, a GPS enabled brushless drone. Adopting similar design, these two can be easily confused. Even their remote controllers are about the same.

Brush-less motors, compared to brushed ones, offer not just better flight performance, but they are also more reliable. This is why all professional grade multi-rotors are using this type of motors.

Frankly, the lack of an optical image stabilization makes me a bit skeptical regarding the image quality. From the many quadcopter reviews I made, I didn’t obtained any smooth aerial footage without a gimbal. Anyway, at least the SJ RC F11 Pro has remote camera angle adjustment.

SJ R/C F11 drone features & specs

  • Compact size with foldable arms;
  • 1806 type brushless motor;
  • Dual satellite positioning system (GPS & GLONASS);
  • On-board full HD camera (1920×1080) w/ 120° wide angle lens;
  • Remote camera angle adjustment;
  • 5G WiFi real-time image transmission (FPV);
  • Precise one key return to home (RTH);
  • Intelligent flight modes (Follow me, Orbit and Gesture photo/video);
  • About 600 meters control distance (free interference and no occlusion);
  • Up to 25 minutes flying time.

According to the advertised specs, the 3s/2500mAh LiPo battery allows an impressive of up to 25 minutes flight autonomy.

SJRC F11 drone versions

The F11 will be released in 3 versions, the main difference between them will be the FPV range and camera type:

  • F11 Basic 1080P-500m: 1920 x 1080 video recording and 500meters FPV transmission distance;
  • F11 Pro-500M: 2592 x 1520 video recording and 500meters FPV transmission distance;
  • F11 Pro-800M: 2592 x 1520 video recording and 800meters FPV transmission distance.

SJ R/C F11 remote controller

SJ RC F11: Remote controller

The included transmitter comes with dual-antenna system and foldable phone holder. It features built-in 300 mAh LiPo battery and up to 600 meters control range.

On front panel, besides the usual control sticks, there are only 4 buttons and few status LEDs (behind the phone holder). Auto return button can be found near the throttle stick (mode 2). Take-off/Landing button is positioned in the up-right corner of the remote controller.

SJ R/C F11 price

SJRC F11 Price & Availability

While you can already place your order for the SJ R/C F11 quadcopter, first batch will be shipped out by TomTop only starting with October 20th. Pre-order price is US$159.99 and includes duty free shipping.

SJ R/C F11 drone design

Included accessories with the SJRC F11 quadcopter

  • Remote Controller w/ foldable phone holder;
  • 3s/2500mAh flight battery;
  • Battery charger;
  • 1 set of spare propellers;
  • User Manual.

Last update on 11/29/2018


  1. Why can’t I find any good videos on how this drone can fly in windy conditions? I live at the beach and the winds are always at least 8 mph to 12 on a average day.

  2. Thanks bro but my camera freezes together with distance/height after drone reaches between 400m-471m and even though drone’s still accelerating, I’m unable to tell which distance covered. Any help please?

    • Range is widely depending on receptor (mobile), radio interface, trees, building, etc. IMHO, If you reach 400 meters from such toy drone is good. For example my P3A is up y 3KM rated, and it start to freeze after 500-600 meters.

      • Thanks Robert but is there a way we can independently continue tracking the distance and height as we accelerate further even after the image freezes at the FPV mode?


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