Nowadays, more and more people look for a drone that can be easily carried. For this reason, many drone companies started to focus on foldable drones. Most of this type have arms that fold towards the middle, but the GDU O2 has arms that slides in. Being the first quad to do such a thing, GDU company is serious to win real ground in the quad industry. In this GDU O2 Foldable drone review I’ll explain how cool this quad can get.
The drone itself can be compared to the DJI Mavic Pro, which is $900. The O2 however, is a little cheaper, $732. Just like its rival, the O2 comes with a lot of technology that is stored in a small drone.
The GDU O2 Folding Drone has many features, including a tiny 3-axis stabilized 4k camera. Another strong characteristic is the dual mode location system that allows it to connect to 20 satellites. Besides this global positioning, it also has visual positioning that makes the drone to avoid obstacles. This feature can be set to avoid objects from a distance of 60 cm to 15 meters.
The camera has a time-lapse and slow motion function, which is not something common among quadcopters. Additionally, follow me mode is also present and the O2 can automatically take a selfie with just a V-shape gesture.
It has 3 different speed modes, the fastest mode making the quad fly with over 50 km/h. If you’re a beginner pilot, don’t get scared of its fast movements. This quad has a Return to Home Button and can also give you assistance for a smooth landing.
Specifications of the GDU O2
- Dimensions: 18 x 5 x 9.3 cm
- Weight: With Battery 700 grams
- Max Speed 54 km/h
- Flight Altitude 3500 meters
- Max Ascend Speed 18 km/h
- Flight Time 20 mins (without prop guards)
- Firmware Update: Update Through App
- Operating Temperature 0°C – 40°C
- Max Wind Speed Resistance 20 km/h
- 4000mAh Drone battery
- Charger for controller
- Extra propellers
The O2 is a drone that has a lot of technology and is ready to compete with the DJI Mavic Pro at any time. If you were thinking to buy a Mavic, make a deep check on this drone first.