Today I am sharing 10 most expensive Drones which are considered as the best in their industry. They are uses by military and commercial consumer comes with camera. Drones are an easy way to capture image and video footages of inaccessible places. With advancing technology drones have now become a bit more affordable for a wider group of people. But the decreasing cost has affected the camera quality and performance of the drones.
The more expensive drones provide astounding quality of photos and videos. Below is a list 10 most expensive drones from around the world updated in 2016.
Priced at $300,000, this is the most expensive drone available today. Classified as an octocopter it has a maximum flight time of 23 minutes. It is controlled by mobile devices and is commonly used for travel. It is available only in white and has a wingspan of 133.9 inches and weighs 200,000 grams. It has a speed of 28 m/s and can fly up to 3,500 m above sea level.
This drone is priced at $120,000 and has a maximum flight time of 30 minutes. It operates within the range 16,095 m. As the previous one it is also classified as an octocopter. It is controlled by a combination of mobile devices and remote controller, though only one can also be used. It is used primarily for mapping and surveying. It is only in the colour white and has a wingspan of 51.2 inches, and weighs 8,165 grams. It flies up to 55 m above sea level. This drone does not have a built in camera, but supports any external camera which can be attached to it via a compatible stabilization gimbal.
XactSense MAX 8
This is also an octocopter and available in only the colour black. It costs $65,000. Controlled only by an external remote, this drone is used mainly for agriculture, film & photography, and surveying. It has a wingspan of 48 inches and weighs 2,268 grams. It has a maximum flight time of 25 minutes and can fly 121 m above sea level. It does not come with a built in camera but is compatible with external cameras. It can accommodate a DSLR camera as it can carry an additional weight of 9,072 grams. It comes with a 32,000 mAh battery built in battery.
It is a quadcopter priced at $58,000. It is used for film and photography and also surveying. It has a wingspan of 86.2 inches and weighs 6,000 grams. It has a speed of 27.7 m/s and can fly 1,500 meters above sea level. With a built in camera of 16 megapíxels it can shoot at 1080p. It is available in blue and silver.
This drone is a quadcopter priced at $37,000 and is operated by a remote control. It weighs 2,000 grams. It has a maximum flight time of 40 minutes and flies at a speed of 5.0 m/s at a maximum of 900 metres above sea level. The built in 16mp camera can shoot in 1080p. This drone comes with a built in battery of 3,500 mAh and is available in black, blue, and white.
Service-Drone MULTIROTOR G4 Eagle V2 Cargo
This drone costs $35,360 and is used mainly for film & photography, mapping, and surveying. It has a wingspan of 35.0 inches and weighs 2,500 grams. It operates at a range of 2000 m with a maximum speed of 16.6 m/s. It does not come with a built in camera but can be easily connected to an external camera. It is available in black and yellow.
Service-Drone MULTIROTOR Eagle V2 + FREEFLY MoVI M5
It is an octocopter controlled by an external remote. It is priced at $33,940. It has a maximum flight time of 10 minutes and can operate at a range of 1000 m. It doeas not come with a built in camera but is compatible with external cameras.
Service-Drone MULTIROTOR G4 Eagle V2
It is an octocopter priced at $28,260. It is controlled by an external remote and has a maximum flight time of 30 minutes. The wingspan is 34.6 inches and it weighs 2,500 grams. The maximum speed is 16.6 m/s. No built in camera is provided in this drone, but it is compatible with external cameras.
Service-Drone MULTIROTOR G4 Surveying Robot
This drone is priced at $25,420 and is a hexacopter. It is controlled by mobile devices and has a range of 3,000 m. The wingspan is 33.5 inches and it weighs 2,700 grams. It has a maximum flight time of 20 minutes and its maximum speed is 8.3 m/s. No built in camera is provided in this drone.
Allied Drones HL48 “Chaos”
This octocopter costs $20,000 and is controlled by an external remote. The wingspan is 62.0 inches and the weight of this drone is 6,800 grams. It has a maximum flight time of 45 minutes and a maximum speed of 13.4 m/s. The camera has to be external as no built in camera is provided. It has an impressive range of 20,000 m.
|Sr. No.||Drone Name||Cost|
|3||XactSense MAX 8||$65,000|
|6||Multirotora G4 Egale V2 Cargo||$35,360|
|7||Multirotor Eagle V2 freely movi M5||$33,940|
|8||Multirotor G4 Egale V2||$28,260|
|9||Multirotor G4 surveying Robot||$25,420|
|10||Allied Drones HL48 Chaos||$20,000|