Phantom 3

DJI Phantom 3 Special Edition Review And Specifications

Phantom 3 SE Review 

The drone is perfect for beginners and experienced drone operators, the Phantom 3 SE features the reliability, intuitive controls, excellent image quality, and powerful flight performance that make the Phantom series so iconic. With its 4K camera, 4 km control range, vision positioning system, and 25-minute flight time, users can experience the thrill of flying with incredible ease. This drone is quite easy to operate basically became a good pilot watching videos off youtube. I will move gradually to the other various functions of the drone but today I will whet your appetite with the intelligent flight.


  The aircraft has a take off the flight of 1236g max ascent and descent speed at  5 m/s and 3 m/s respectively. The maximum speed is 16m/s while maximum service ceiling above sea level is 6000m, operating temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)  the drone uses GPS/GLONASS as Satellite Positioning Systems.




Capacity 4480 mAh

Voltage 15.2 V

Battery Type LiPo 4S 

Energy 68


Net Weight 365 g

Charging Temperature Range 41° to 104°F (5° to 40°C)

Max Charging Power 100 W







phantom 3se cameraSensor 1/2.3” CMOS

Effective pixels: 12M

Lens FOV 94° 20 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.8 focus at ∞

ISO Range 100-3200 (video)

100-1600 (photo)

Electronic Shutter Speed 8 – 1/8000 s

Image Size 4000 x 3000

Still Photography Modes Single Shot

Burst Shooting: 3/5/7 frames

Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV Bias


Video Recording Modes C4K:4096 x 2160 24/25p

4K:3840 x 2160 24/25/30p

2.7K:2704 x 1520 24/25/30p

FHD:1920 x 1080 24/25/30/48/50/60p

HD: 1280 x 720 24/25/30/48/50/60p

Supported SD Cards Micro SD Max capacity: 64 GB

Max Video Bitrate 60 Mbps

Supported File Systems FAT32 (≤32 GB); exFAT (>32 GB)


Video MP4, MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)

Special Task Phantom 3 se Can Perform

  •  Course Lock
    The drone will fly in a straight line (i.e the course) no matter what the orientation is or rather where it is facing. This is more lie the only mode that gives unique shooting opportunities, with a lot of camera mobility, Stretching your phone or camera
  •  out of an airplane to take a shut
  • Home Lock
    This era of losing your drone due to loss of control is over. All you need to do is pull the right lever towards you and the drone will come back to you no matter where it is or what direction it’s facing. That is taking total control of your drone even when you are no longer in control.
  • Follow Me
    Follow me mode as the name implies your drone will follow you. However GPS signal must have a wireless signal on your device for this to work This is a great mode for anyone doing sports or any activity and wants an automated directed positioning of want to concentrate on a specific position.
  • Point Of Interest
    You choose and object and your Phantom 3se will orbit around it while keeping the camera pointed at it at all times. Of course, you would normally want slow sweeping arcs for nice video or else you will have it all muddled up you can make some circles with this option.
  • Waypoints
    The best till last. We waited long enough for this and DJI didn’t. Rather than adding points on the map, you fly to a point and press a button on your controller/screen to set the point. You can then fly to the next point, and press then button again to set a 2nd, then 3rd.. point, etc. The copter will then fly between the points at a speed of your choosing. The camera can see in an arc between points or can be pointed forward at all times. It works very well and you can adjust the gimbal while flying.




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