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  1. Longhorn

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    Apple doesn't sell the P3 Pro only the P3 Advanced, P3 Standard and the P4....Looking to buy my 1st bird and was wondering if there is a huge difference between the P3 Standard and the P3 Advanced besides a couple a hundred bucks? For my 1st bird I can't really see myself buying the 4. A friend of mine in the neighborhood had a buddy over yesterday and he had a P3 Pro. He flew it over a mile away to another friends house completely out of site and I was really amazed as he hit the RTH button and 5 mins later it came flying right back to us. Don't know why Apple doesn't sell the Pro model. Would I be happy with the P3 Advanced or should I spend a little more and get the Pro? The only difference I can tell is the option of 4K video over 720. Don't believe it would make that much difference to me and I could save some money on my 1st purchase. My son bought a 3DR Solo a month ago. I can see a huge difference with the Lightbridge technology over the WiFi. Thoughts???
     
  2. msinger

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    You can compare the specs of both Phantom models here.

    As you will see in the specs, Wi-Fi has 1/3 the range of Lightbridge. Is that important to you? Only you can decide.
     
  3. Ibmftw

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    Massive difference between the P3S and the P3A, the "A" has light bridge, the P3A is near identical to a P3P except the A has a lesser quality camera, and used to have a slower charger. The "A" will fly exactly the same as your friends model.
     
  4. Longhorn

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    So the A has Lightbridge like the Pro and only difference is the camera from what I can tell. I will definitely go with a Lightbridge model after watching my son fly his WiFi model Solo. I think I'm leaning towards the A model over the Pro. I might still be able to take advantage of the extra battery program that DJI is running with drones bought through Apple also. Maybe a P3 Pro or P4 next upgrade in a few months. Thnx
     
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    The only differences are the Pro can also shoot 4K video and it has a more powerful battery charger.
     
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