Initial DJI Avata reviews praise FPV drone, with price reservations
With excitement not even beginning to wane in the wake of DJI unveiling its much-anticipated Avata FPV drone, reviews of the new CineWhoop are already piling up with information pilots of different skill levels and flight priorities will need to shape their purchasing decisions.
Not surprising with a new DJI product, reviews of the Avata are generally positive, albeit with one common, nearly universal complaint about the $629 starting price being rather steep for what’s intended to be an entry-level, beginner-friendly FPV drone.
That segues into another not infrequent critique: that basic package coming with an Intuitive Motion Controller – standard and RC Pro versions being sold separately. That wrist-controlled navigation device, many reviewers say, is too sensitive and flighty for FPV neophytes and even some seasoned pilots unacclimated to it.
Indeed, several reviews feature accounts or actual scenes of DJI’s spanking new FPV drone…