Review of the Yuneec Mantis Q

Yuneec introduced the Mantis Q drone that has an integrated 4K camera, electronic image stabilization, and voice control. This drone can be used either indoor or outdoor with its down-facing dual sensor and infrared detection, helping it navigate even inside buildings. According to Yuneec, the Mantis Q is an adventure-ready drone that is controlled via mobile device or remote. You can bring it with you when you go hiking or camping.

The Yuneec Mantis Q Drone is perfect for different types of people. First, it is perfect for travel bloggers because it is very easy to bring when you travel. Next, it is perfect for casual photographers and video makers because it can capture extremely impressive photos and videos in 4K resolution easily. And lastly, it is perfect for adventurous people who love the great outdoors. The Mantis Q can capture the entire experience seamlessly while you enjoy your favorite outdoor activities.

Yuneec Mantis Q Specifications

Size: 250 x 187 x 58 mm (LxWxH) / 168 x 96 x 58 mm (LxWxH, folded)

Takeoff Weight: 480 grams

Fly time: 33 minutes in no wind environment and at a constant speed of 25 km per hour

Battery: 3S 2800mAh, changeable

Range: 800m

Photo Resolution: 4:3 (4160×3120); 16:9 (4160×2340)

Video Resolution: 4K: 720P: 1280 x 720 @60fps (with image stabilization)

Remote: 10 channels with 7V 3000mAh Li-Ion battery

When you purchase the Mantis Q drone, it comes with a remote controller, battery charger, drone battery, two propeller sets, and a USB cable. It means that it comes with everything you need to ensure long-term sufficiency when using it.

The Yuneec Mantis Q can be controlled at a range up to one mile without losing signal. And under standard operating conditions, it can fly for over thirty minutes without having to recharge its battery.

The video quality of the Mantis Q is also great. It can make the recording for digital social media platforms such as Twitch and YouTube very easy, making it a really great choice for travel vloggers and outdoor enthusiasts.

When it comes to taking pictures, it can capture images at 4160×3120 and 4160×2340 in JPEG format which are both extremely high quality, making it work great for professional photographers. The images taken can be transferred to mobile devices and computers through its USB cable.

Features

The Yuneec Mantis Q drone indeed has a lot of great specifications but those are not all it has. It’s because it also has a lot of great features that drone enthusiasts will surely love. Here are some of its best features.

  • Foldable

Mantis Q is a foldable and convenient travel drone which you can take with you on small and big adventures. It can be folded up and packed with ease, making it a great choice for traveling video creators and photographers.

  • Voice Control

The Yuneec Mantis Q drone also listens to you with its voice control feature. In fact, it is Yuneec’s first camera drone that can be controlled by voice command. You can use commands such as “Come back” and “Start recording” whether starting, landing, or taking photos and videos.

  • Face Detection and Instant Sharing

Aside from voice control, the Mantis Q also has face detection and instant sharing features. Therefore, you can make it your daily companion when traveling because it allows you to post photos and videos directly from the app to social media sites. And with its face detection feature, all you have to do is smile because it will automatically take a picture of you as soon as it sees your face in a distance of up to 4m.

  • Intelligent Flight Modes

The Mantis Q is also equipped with automatic and intelligent flight modes for cinematic camera flights. These include Journey Mode, Point of Interest, and Return Home.

On Journey Mode, depending on your desired setting, the drone will fly upwards on a linear path then return home automatically, helping you get the perfect shot. On Point of Interest, you will be selecting an object and then the drone will circle that object automatically. The Return Home flight mode will enable the Mantis Q to return to a point near the takeoff area and land by your side with just one push of a button.

  • Reliable Software and Data Security

With the Yuneec Mantis Q drone, you will be sure that there will be no video, photo, or telemetry data that will be transferred unintentionally to an external server. And its controller is extremely stable and reliable as well, making it very safe to use.

  • Intuitive Control

The Mantis Q can maintain its position and altitude independently and it can also be controlled without prior training. All of its settings and software updates are carried out via your smartphone.

  • Sport Mode

The Mantis Q also has a sport mode where it can reach top speeds of 72km/h while flying with the agility of a real racer. You can also view the live image with a latency of less than 200ms on your smartphone. It does not only bring back beautiful memories but it is also a lot of fun with this feature.

The Yuneec Mantis Q drone is an extremely impressive drone and it has all the features that photographers, enthusiasts, and content creators could possibly want with their drone. It is one of the best and most advanced options when it comes to drones but of course, it will still depend on what you need and what you’re looking for.