DJI Phantom 1.1.1 for $299 – Deal Alert

DJI Phantom

B&H has the first-gen DJI Phantom with the version 1.1.1 firmware update for $299 (reg. $349). The deal includes a free AA batter charger and 4AA rechargeable batteries (for the transmitter) and a spare LiPo battery for the Phantom. They are back-ordered at the moment but you can still place your order to get in on the deal while it lasts. (They’re back listed in stock.) Check it out here at B&H Photo.


Game of Drones: DJI New Investments Could Value the Company at $10 Billion

DJI Phantom 3

DJI has singlehandedly launched the drone market into the stratosphere. The DJI Phantom is instantly recognizable and synonymous with the word “drone.” It is nearly a household name. Just last week, we saw one at the center of a sequence on Big Bang Theory.

Right now, you can order a DJI drone to be shipped to your door in a day or two at prices ranging from $350 for a base-model Phantom 1 to over $6000 for a DJI S1000 that can haul heavy-duty camera. And there are models at nearly every price point in between. There is much and more for everyone in DJI’s lineup. [Read more…]