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DJI Phantom 3 Fact Sheet – everything we know about the DJI Phantom 3…so far.

With shipping underway for the most part, our anticipation of a full-scale release of the amazing DJI Phantom 3 is palpable. We’re booking shoots based on the promised feature set, telling clients how they can expect their videos to improve in the coming weeks. All in all, it’s a great thing.

Ok, before anything else, it’s critical to watch this:

So, what do we know about the latest UAV to hit the airways?

Well….(deep breath)…Here we go.

The DJI PHANTOM 3 comes in either Professional or Advanced models, the main difference being a HD or 4K camera. With the help of DJI’s product fact sheet, let’s take a look at this bad boy and see what it offers:


• Phantom 3 Professional: New 4K camera
• Phantom 3 Advanced: New 1080P HD camera
• Lightweight, compact
• Easy to fly
• Live HD view
• Dedicated mobile app with automatic video
editor, instant sharing, YouTube livestreaming
capabilities, full camera controls, live map, flight
simulator, and flight logs
• Customizable, ergonomic remote controller
with buttons for camera and gimbal control
• Rechargeable Intelligent Flight Battery with
sensors for full battery and cell diagnostics
• Auto-takeoff, auto-landing, and auto-return to
home functionality
• Vision Positioning system
• Enhanced GPS (with GLONASS)
• Built-in 3-axis camera stabilization gimbal
• 94⁰ FOV lens for reduced distortion
• SDK compatible

• Video Resolution:
Phantom 3 Professional: Up to 4K @ 30fps
(4096x2160p 24/25, 3840x2160p 24/25/30)
Phantom 3 Advanced: Up to 1080p @ 60fps
(1920x1080p 24/25/30/48/50/60)
• Photo Resolution: 12 Megapixel
• Video Format: MP4 or MOV
• Photo Format: Adobe DNG RAW and JPEG
• Lens: FOV 94° 20 mm (35 mm format
equivalent) f/2.8, focus at ∞
• Sensor Size: 1/2.3″
• Features: Adjustable White Balance, ISO,
Exposure, Shutter Speed, and Color Filters
• Photo Burst Mode: 3/5/7 shots
• SD Card: 64GB max capacity. Class 10 or UHS-1
rating required
• Gimbal controllable range: Pitch -90° to +30°

• Battery: Rechargeable 4S LiPo, 4480mAh
• Max Flight Time: Approx. 23 minutes
• Max Ascent Speed: 6 m/s
• Max Descent Speed: 2 m/s
• Max Speed: 16 m/s (ATTI mode, no wind)
• Max Altitude Above Sea Level: 6000m
• Hover Accuracy: Vertical: +/- 10cm
Horizontal: +/- 1m
• Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C
• Weight: 1280g (2.8 pounds)
• Diagonal Size (including propellers): 689mm
(2.2 feet)
• Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C

• Operating Frequency: 2.400 GHz-2.483 GHz
• Max Distance (open area): 2km (1.2 miles)
• Transmitter Power: 20 dBm
• Working Voltage: 1.2 A @7.4 V
• Battery: Rechargeable 2S LiPo, 6000mAh
• Mobile device holder for tablet or phone
• USB output

• Max FPV Preview Quality: 720P @ 30fps
• Low Latency: 220ms depending on conditions
• Required Operating Systems: iOS 8.0 or later,
Android 4.1.2 or later
• Recommended Devices:
iOS: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air,
iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2
Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi +
Cellular, iPad mini 3, and iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi +
Cellular. This app is optimized for iPhone 5s,
iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus
Android: Samsung S5, Note 3, Sony Z3 EXPERIA,
Google Nexus 7 II, Google Nexus 9, Mi 3, Nubia
Z7 mini

*Support for additional Android devices available as testing and development continues

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