DJI is live tweeting from the Phantom 4 Pro event, and there is a lot to digest here. Some drone users were hoping for an Inspire 2 (which they got!), but what they also received was a very enticing Phantom 4 successor that introduces some outstanding new features, like a screen built into the controller, 4K at 60 frames, adjustable aperture and mechanical shutter (to limit rolling shutter issues), and obstacle avoidance sensors that work in five directions while the drone is flying at a blistering 31 miles per hour.

The Phantom 4 Pro now packs a 20MP 1-inch sensor that can capture not only great photos, but insane video. It shoots at a 100Mbps bitrate at both 4Kp60 or 4Kp30, which is a huge improvement over the 60Mbps in the Phantom 4, not to mention the increased frame rate.

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The flight time was also increased a bit, to 30 minutes, as well as a 4.3 mile (7 KM) flight range.

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The controller also no longer requires you to use an iPhone or iPad, but now comes with a built-in screen that should make getting your drone up and in the air faster and easier.

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The Phantom 4 costs $1,499, or if you want the built-in screen on the controller, $1,799. It’s available now on the DJI website and will start shipping next week.

Here are some of the tweets from their event:

https://twitter.com/DJIGlobal/status/798607374126759936