Skydio R1

Skydio R1
  • Category

    Hobby

  • Release Date

    2018

  • Max. Speed

    40.2 km/h

  • Max. Range

    0.1 km

Description
The Skydio R1 is a powerful, lightweight drone that can be easily controlled by a smartphone. It has a max speed of 40.2 km/h, a max range of 0.1 km and can stay in the air up to 16 minutes. This drone has Orbit, Follow, Waypoint and Return Home modes that enable you to set a circular orbit around an object, track an object while recording or fly back to its original takeoff spot automatically. The Skydio app makes it easy to control your drone with intuitive gestures and switches between different modes seamlessly.
Specification
Features
One-Key Take Off?
YES
Return Home?
YES
Altitude Hold Mode?
YES
Follow Mode?
YES
One-Key Landing?
YES
No-Screen Controller
YES
MicroSD
YES
Bluetooth?
YES
Orbit Mode?
YES
Controller App?
YES
LED Lights?
YES
Gesture Control?
YES
Waypoint Mode?
YES
Smartphone Mountable Controller?
YES
WIFI?
YES
USB?
YES
Obstacle Avoidance?
YES
Propeller Guards?
YES
Gimbal Stabilizer?
YES
Performance
Max. Flight Time
16 min
Max. Range
0.1 km
Max. Speed
40.2 km/h
Size

Dimensions of the drone come in at 330 × 50 × 406 mm.

Weight
1 kg
Dimensions
330 × 50 × 406 mm
Camera
4k Camera?
YES
Live Video Frame Rate
15 fps
Video Resolution
4K
Live Video Resolution
720p
Video Framerate
30 fps
Live Video Feed?
YES
Overview

The Skydio R1 is a Multirotors drone that was released by Skydio in 2018.

Country of Origin
United States
Type
Multirotors
Category
Hobby
Brand
Skydio
Release Date
2018
Rotor Count
4
Other
Maximum Temperature
35 °C
Minimum Temperature
0 °C
Reviews of the Skydio R1
Rated 3.8 / 5 from 6 Reviews
The ultimate follow-me drone comes at a price
engadget.com
  • - 4.05
Skydio has created something that pushes self-flying drones forward. A drone that can truly navigate on its own, at speed and that's incredibly simple to use. For the action-sports crowd, this is about the best thing on the market right now, if you can afford it. If not, let's hope that Skydio is able to sell enough to scale its operation to the point where it can take on DJI, even if it's still at a premium. We need more competition in the skies, and right now (from the US, at least) and Skydio clearly has the technology, but can it win over buyers?
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Skydio R1 Drone Review
best-quadcopter.com
  • - 4.2
As we showcased in the above review, the Skydio R1 drone is packed with smart and useful features. They can greatly improve your flying experience. The drone is capable of things that none of its cheap competitors can perform. However, such greatness often comes at a price, and so is the case for Skydio R1. The drone retails for around $2000 on most marketplaces. It’s an overall great option if you have the spare money.
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Skydio R1
pcmag.com
The Skydio R1 drone promises smooth, autonomous aerial footage of your outdoor adventures, but it doesn't fully deliver.
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By far the best autonomous flyer around, but outside of autonomous follow shots it can't do much else
techgearlab.com
  • - 3.3
If your absolute top priority in getting a camera drone is the ability to capture footage while still participating in the activity that you're filming (whether it be mountain biking, snowboarding, skiing, or what have you), the Skydio R1 is far and away the best option currently on the market. The camera is serviceable but pales in comparison to those of other, less expensive models. If you're willing to put in time and effort to make the best film possible, the the Mavic 2 Pro would be a much better tool, but if you mostly want something that can film you while you're doing other things, the Skydio is a dream come true.
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The world’s first fully autonomous consumer drone is a peek at the future of robotic aviation
theverge.com
  • - 3.5
The R1, Skydio has proven that the intelligence of its software can really make a difference and turn even the most mundane of outdoor activities into an awesome aerial montage. It’s safe to assume DJI will match Skydio in time, but for now, the R1 is the autonomous drone to beat.
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A mesmerizing, super-expensive self-flying drone
techcrunch.com
For the early adopter who just loves getting the new thing, you’ll be pleased that it actually works and isn’t another half-baked dream on the road to autonomy. If you’re a creator or vlogger who does a lot of solo trips in the great outdoors, this drone could definitely transform how you capture your trips and end up being a great buy — albeit a super pricey one.
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