DJI FPV Combo review

DJI has always given the FPV market breathing room; now it wants to rule the roost. Is the DJI FPV going to do it?

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Digital Camera World Verdict

The DJI FPV is a spectacular device that seems to have come along at just the right time; when we’re starting to think of doing something social again. It’s definitely not for everyone – it’s not built with photography and videography at the top of its agenda – but for those who have always wanted to dip their toes into this space, and have the budget (and access to the physical space) this is friendly, and visually rewarding way to dip much more than a toe into FPV.


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    Amazing 4K/60fps

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    High Def FPV

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    Collision sensors

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    Fast and Fun

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    Goggle Battery dangles

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    Flight battery limited life

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    Need a spotter to fly with

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    No phone mount

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The DJI FPV Combo rewrites DJI's rules of engagement in the drone world. To the casual observer, DJI seems to rule the drone world – making many of the best drones for every type of pilot. But there is one niche – piloting through First Person View (FPV) goggles (a bit like Virtual Reality) – which they’ve never been quite at home with. When DJI arrived, with the Phantom series, it seemed to be bringing the ease of use associated with phone apps into the drone market and driving a wedge between photographers and traditional drone pilots more interested in acrobatics and racing.

The other side of that divide were more than happy with DIY, and enjoyed swapping frames, motors, propellors and other components on a regular basis. They also understood that analogue video provided the least latency and crackle-free shareable video could easily be captured with a GoPro.

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook