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  1. fhagan02

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    After a crash (100% my fault) I was anxious to buy another P3P and get back in the air. (I do tutorials for color and grading Phantom footage on my YouTube channel.) With rumors of a “special announcement” by DJI coming in a few weeks…I waited. Enter Phantom 4. It's cool…you bet…absolutely. But the same camera. Really? Honestly "the camera" is the only reason I started flying quads.... four quads ago.

    So…I can get back in the air for $999 shooting the same quality footage. Or (after extra batteries, hardshell case, etc.) I can get back in the air for about $2300…shooting the same quality footage? No thanks. I'm good.

    Well written article that made be feel even more confident in my decision to reluctantly forego the P4.
    Feeling bad about your Phantom 3? read this!
     
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    Maybe it's just me, but it seems that article is secretly trying to get people to buy the Phantom 4 :)
     
  3. fhagan02

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    Yep could be but that's why I appreciated the article. No bashing or crazy talk. Just some honest facts. If the P4 was my first leap into the drone/video world... I'd have been $1400 in debt... yesterday!
     
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    I already sold my P3P to my neighbor and ordered a Phantom 4 from Apple.
     
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    I hope it will be worth it Khyber ....
     
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    I sold my p3a and Inspire 1 for the new yuneek typhoon H :)
     
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    And still have cash left over
     
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    I own both the P3A and the P4....for the money, and unless you need collision avoidance, the P3A is a much, much bigger bang for the buck. Battery endurance on the 100gm heavier P4 is way overrated in my opinion. Based on my flying habits, the P4 amounts to about 2 extra minutes in reality.
     
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    Well then, want to trade your P4 for a new P3P?
     
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    @fhagan02 Are you the one with the great YouTube tutorials?
     
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    I could have went with the P3P for 799 brand new. This was my first professional drone purchase. I went with the P4! :)
     
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  12. fhagan02

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    I do have a channel with Phantom aerial video tutorials. Color correction, grading, tips etc. As far as "great" goes I'm not sure... people seem to enjoy them. :)
    Frederick Hagan
     
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    I would have kept the Inspire myself... I'm not a fan of Yuneek's optics unless you buy the high end.
     
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    I sold my P3P with all of its accessories and bought my P4 with the same accessories and now I'm only out an extra $700, feels fair to me.
     
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    You are too Modest..... Your tutorials are awesome!
     
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    Yikes... selling the P3A for the hex makes sense, but also selling the inspire as well! What were you thinking? ;)
     
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    Love my inspire...would lov to see a side by side gps hovering comparison between the yunigeek and the inspire.
     
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