DJI, the world leading drone maker, has always been the cause of rumors and speculations about its next product. Thousands of users and fans from all over the world wait with bated breathes the next innovation by the renowned Chinese commercial drone designers.

After the launch of the mini super drone, DJI Spark, the company is rumored to be launching an efficient and innovative version of its Phantom series drones.

DJI Phantom 5 rumors

There is extensive and exhaustive rumors strife all over the internet regarding the next Phantom drone from DJI. We scoured the web and compiled some speculations that our team of experts agree are likely to be true about the rumored DJI Phantom 5 drone.


When is it coming and what will it cost?

The new drone is expected to be launched sometime by the end of this year or the beginning of the next year. The price seems to be in the range of $2,200 or so. Several sources indicate that the price of the new drone will be significantly higher than others.


What kind of battery back-up will it provide?

Speculations affirm that the battery is likely to be 1.2 LiPo, or it could even be a completely revolutionary technology in LiPo batteries. The overall usage time is expected to be around 30 minutes in total which will give it a superior flight time as compared to other drones. However, this also means that the charge time for this battery will also be slightly higher than the 1 hour it usually takes to charge the battery of the Phantom 4 completely.

The charger is also expected to be innovative and improved in numerous aspects, so let’s hope that the battery charging time will be lessened.


How good is the camera?

The camera of the Phantom 5 is obviously expected to be better than the Phantom 4 or others of the class. Some say that DJI will introduce an innovative 360˚ gimbal which will let you capture the best quality videos at the optimum flying speed of the drone (around 50 m/hr).

Speculations also predict that the new camera might be an advanced camera with a 20 mp lens, which provides 4k video quality at 30 fps, slow motion videos at 240 fps and optimum 1080 p HD quality videos.


Although these are supposed to be only rumors, there is a large number of these that are eerily predictive when it comes to guessing the latest offerings from DJI.

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