DJI Announces the More Affordable Phantom 4 Advanced Dylan Duarte April 13, 2017 News Remote-controlled drones have made me feel like a kid again. No, I don’t have a drone, but I feel like I did when I was a kid and we were poor and everyone but me had the hot new toy. With the arrival of DJI’s new Phantom 4 Advanced drone, maybe it’s my time to shine (but probably not). The Phantom 4 Advanced is a budget version of last year’s Phantom 4 Pro, with many of the same features at a portion of the cost. You’ll get a new camera that can shoot 4K video at 60 fps, different automatic flight modes, better internal storage (it can take a 128GB microSD), and better battery life – up to 30 minutes. Unlike the Phantom 4 Pro, it only has obstacle avoidance in the front, as opposed to all four sides. The drone is available in a Plus variant that comes with a controller with a 5.5-inch 1080p display. The Phantom 4 Advanced will officially replace the original Phantom 4 on April 30th and go on sale for $1,349. The Plus variant will cost $1,649. Now just throw in folding arms like the GoPro Karma or DJI’s own Mavic Pro and everything will be perfect. Share This With The World!