GoPro Finally announced its new Karma drone. Its a sleek, compact and foldable quadcopter designed to fit into most any backpack. The device also comes with a controller with built in gaming like controller. The bundle including a Hero5 will cost you $1,099. If you would like a cheaper option you can have it bundled with a Hero5 Session for $1000, or if you have your own Go Pro camera you can just buy the quadcopter and controller for $799. The Karma drone is expected to go on sale at the end of October. Read up on the specs along with a nifty comparison chart from Phandroid to see how it stacks up to some of the competition below:

Drone specs

  • Maximum Speed: 35 mph (15 m/s)
  • Maximum Distance: 3280ft (1000m)
  • Maximum Flight Altitude: 14,500ft (4,500m)
  • Maximum Wind Resistance: 22mph (10m/s)
  • Operating Frequency: 2.4GHz
  • Dimensions (Opened/No Propellers): Length: 12in (303mm), Width: 16.2in (411mm), Height: 4.6in (117mm)
  • Dimensions (Folded/Transport): Length: 14.4in (365.2mm), Width: 8.8in (224.3mm), Height: 3.5in (89.9mm)
  • Propeller Length: 10in (25.4cm)
  • Weight: 35.5oz (1006g)

Controller specs

  • Screen Size: 5in (12.7cm)
  • Screen Resolution: 720p
  • Screen Brightness: 900 nits
  • Battery Life: 4 hours
  • Operating Frequency: 2.4GHz
  • Weight: 22oz (625g)


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