The Phan­tom 4's lofty ask­ing price may prove out of reach for most peo­ple, but for oth­ers it's the best money can buy with­out spilling over five dig­its.

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Max Speed 20 m/s (Sport mode) // Max Al­ti­tude Above Sea Level 6,000m // Range 5km // Hover Ac­cu­racy Ver­ti­cal: +/- 0.1m (when Vi­sion Po­si­tion­ing is ac­tive) or +/- 0.5 m, Hor­i­zon­tal: +/- 0.3m (when Vi­sion Po­si­tion­ing is ac­tive) or +/-1.5 m // Di­ag­o­nal Size (Ex­clud­ing Pro­pellers) 350 mm // Weight 1,380g // War­ranty 1-year // Con­tact ECS As­tar Sdn Bhd // Tele­phone (03) 6286 8222 // URL The Phan­tom 4 is lauded as the most in­tel­li­gent Phan­tom drone DJI has ever pro­duced. It's not meant to re­place the Phan­tom 3, and it comes with a hefty price tag, but does the latest it­er­a­tion of one of the best con­sumer drones to­day jus­tify its RM6,000+ price tag? We're here to find out.

The Phan­tom 4 is the first of the Phan­tom drones to come in a sty­ro­foam car­ry­ing case. This is a big deal as its pre­de­ces­sors ar­rived in card­board boxes. Al­though the car­ry­ing case is not wa­ter­proof, it is cer­tainly durable and se­cure.

At a glance, the Phan­tom 4 re­tains the ba­sic look of the Phan­tom se­ries, but in re­al­ity, the Phan­tom 4 is more aero­dy­namic in de­sign, com­plete with smoother lines. While the pre­vi­ous Phan­tom units look like an en­thu­si­ast's gad­get, the Phan­tom 4 looks like a pro­fes­sional tool.

For those familiar with the Phan­tom se­ries, fly­ing the Phan­tom 4 is like rid­ing

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