Follow-Me Drones

Follow-me drones are ideal for individuals who want to capture their every action when doing adventure sports like snowboarding, skiing, cycling, or surfing. Thanks to the Follow Me feature, the drone can tail you every where you go. Definitely the coolest thing to have when going on an adventure.

If you’re planing to obtain one and are on a quest of finding the best follow-me drones available, unfortunately we can’t answer you because the market is so saturated of drones that it’s so difficult to pick just one. What we’re going to do is give you a list of what we think are the ten excellent drones with Follow Me feature and you decide which one will best fit your needs.

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10) DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone
DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone

Best feature: the 2.7K HD and 12 MP camera that takes great photos and videos.

Other key features:

  • Provides live footage from the drone as far as half a mile and viewable on cellphone or tablet using free DJI Go app
  • Intelligent battery can give flight time of up to 25 minutes
  • Its GPS capability allows you to focus on taking great shots while the drone hovers above your preset area
  • Availability of various advanced camera perspective with Follow Me, Point of Interest, and Waypoints mode through an app
  • Various accessories included in the package: 1 battery and charger, 2 full sets of propellers, radio controller, and an 8GB micro SD card

9) Skyreo FX1 Drone
Skyreo FX1 Drone

Best feature: portable, can be compressed down to 9.84 x 7.87 x 3.93 inch

Other key features:

  • Follow Me—this function gives you freedom of movement without worrying about your desired angles of images as the drone is already pre-programmed by you to capture all your activity
  • Auto Takeoff—this function will prompt your quadcopter to turn on its power and fly to a pre-defined height. It will hover above you until you send your next command.
  • Failsafe—in case your drone runs out of battery or loses its GPS connection with the controller, it will automatically return to its launch point and land safely
  • Auto-return Home—using GPS, the quadcopter can return to its take-off location with just a press of a button

8) Muzeli Foldable Aerial Quadcopter Drone
Muzeli Foldable Aerial Quadcopter Drone

Best feature: controllable using a smartwatch

Other key features:

  • Foldable up to 25*20*6 cm(9.8*7.9*2.4 inch)
  • Lightweight, only 1.1 kg
  • Great for any sporting event with flight speed up to 10 m/s
  • With built-in GPS and compass altimeter technology
  • Low voltage required
  • Easy to fly and has a Return Home feature (one press of a button)
  • Have 5 different smart modes for various scenes: Automatic Follow Me mode, Circle Shooting mode, Hover Shooting mode, One Key Take Off mode, Pan-Shot mode

7) Ghost Drone (iOS)
Ghost Drone (iOS)

Best feature: its long distance reach and the devoted phone app

Other key features:

  • It’s easy to fly, user friendly, and is best for first-time users.
  • Four launch modes available: Waypoint mode, Follow Me mode, Hover mode, and Return to Launch mode
  • Just the small G-Box plus Android or iOS smartphones connected to a mobile network or Wi-Fi are needed for the Ghost to function
  • A single charge allows the drone to stay on air up to 30 minutes at half-a-mile distance range
  • Highly weather resistant and stable
  • Can be upgraded to carry a 3-axis gimbal and landing gear accessory kit

6) 3DR Solo Drone
3DR Solo Drone

Best feature: smart drone, powered by dual computer

Other key features:

  • Well designed and feels good device
  • Simple to operate, ideal for newbies
  • Short battery charging time of approximately 1.5 hours
  • Smart computer system allows adjustment of angle, distance, and perspective options while the Solo is flying
  • Can start, pause, or stop recording midair
  • Availability of HQ HDMI port in the controller to allow connection to any screen from the Solo

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Trevor Wilson