When it comes to high-quality, consumer-friendly camera drones, the field has been pretty much dominated by DJI since its inception. However, the competition is catching up, and we think some of the best examples of this are the flying machines in Autel Robotics’ lineup.
We’ve been testing out the Evo Lite+, a high-end camera drone that situates itself between the DJI Air 2S and Mavic 3 both in terms of pricing and features.
On paper, the specs are impressive, but can the plucky Autel keep up with the top dogs? Let’s take a look.
Our quick take
The Evo Lite+ performs to an excellent standard on most fronts. It’s stable and easy to fly, and we think the AutelSky app is more intuitive than its main rival in many ways.
Image quality is also great in both photo and video modes, while settings are easy to dial in and the adjustable aperture helps to acquire your desired look.
Positioning the drone between the Air 2S and Mavic 3 is smart, we…