Top Consumer Drone Companies in Market 2019
Consumer Drone companies are expanding fast since last 2 years. There are currently more than 100 noticeable drone manufacturers. But still, only a few drone brands are dominating the market. Some brands are known for reliable & cheap price drones. Some are best known for making drones that can provide superb stability, handling and longer flight times. These high-end drones are perfect for travel, cinematic videography. We are going to focus on some top drone companies which are loved by people.
DJI (Dà-Jiāng Innovations) is a Chinese drone company. Its headquarters are in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China’s Silicon Valley). The company was founded in 2006. Today their offices can found all over the world. As it is a private owned company, DJI focuses on their own vision, supporting creative, commercial, and nonprofit applications of their technology.
Professionals from all types of fields like filmmaking, agriculture, search & rescue, conservation use DJI drones. These drones have a great camera, sensor, obstacle avoid capability, fast speed up to 40-60km/hr.
The best thing about DJI drones is from beginners to professionals anyone can operate drones easily. They have special tracking features, sports mode etc. DJI is constantly adding value to their products through new accessories and software features.
This is a popular French drone company. Parrot is expanding its market in drones category. Parrot’s headquarter is in Paris. This company currently employs more than 800 people worldwide and generates the majority of its sales overseas.
ANAFI, BEBOP series, Mambo are popular drones created by Parrot. Parrot’s acquisition of companies, such as senseFly, AIRINOV, MicaSense, and PIX4D has contributed to making it one of the leading players in the drone hardware, software, and services market.
Parrot is best known for its cylindrical BEBOP drone. They are on to the next Bebop now and adding value to it through software offerings and additional accessories.
Yuneec is old drone manufacturing company founded in 1999. The headquarter of the company is in China. With additional offices are in North America, Asia & Europe.
This is really Unique drone company. In 2014, Yuneec introduced the world’s first ready-to-fly (RTF) out-of-the-box drone, The Typhoon Q500 quadcopter. In 2015 they added a 4K camera to Typhoon series. New Yuneec Breeze is also popular among travelers.
4. 3DR (3D Robotics)
Founded in 2009, 3D Robotics is an American company headquartered in California. In 2015, 3DR launched Solo. Solo has the largest sensor on a drone under 5 pounds. Civil Engineers use drones for Site Scan which creates accurate maps and data for surveying and construction.
The 3DR company offers drone technology products such as solo, site scan, consumer drones, and ready-to-fly quadcopters. Several industries including construction, mining, utilities, telecom, and surveying use 3DR drones. The drones are primarily used for applications like data analytics, mapping, and 3D modeling.
5. POWER VISION
Power Vision is going to dominate marine drone world in the future. Yes! They make both aerial and marine drones. The marine drones are powerful enough to go 5m/s in a High-speed mode in Underwater!!
Power Dolphin, Power Ray, Power Seeker are marine drones. Power Dolphin has 215°dual-joint rotation camera which captures above and underwater 4K shooting. Aerial drone includes Power egg and Power eye.
Walkera was established in 1994. the factory is located in China. They make AR drones, Racing Drones.
AiBao, Furious 215, Rodeo, Runner, Voyager, Vitus Starlight are popular drones of Walkera.
Their best drone – the Voyager, is employed by police forces for surveillance and more. The high-quality 4K camera with a monster zoom lens puts an eye in the sky the way only a full-size helicopter could do before.
SYMA Toys is located in China. This company is famous for its remote controlled helicopters. though they have recently active in the drone market with popular X5C (Upgraded version) X5C-1 Explorer 2015 Version. It is one of Amazon’s best selling product.
The drones are for basic level people/beginners who want to learn how to fly a quadcopter.
Hubsan’s main headquarter is in China. The company is well known for drones for professional and beginners. X4 Air, X4 JET, X4 STORM, X4 Desire-Pro are popular Hubsan drones.
Lower power fail-safe, Accurate GPS positioning, HD video recording, Features like ‘Follow Me’ makes this drones nice gadgets for beginners and professionals.
9. UDI RC
UDI RC is making affordable and nice products for consumers. UDI RC established in 2010. It came into the Radio control market by providing RC helicopters and vehicles, toys. As their company grew, they noticed the increasing demand for more creativity and durability in R/C Flight. Now the company focuses on the drones and other remote controlled products.
10. AUTEL ROBOTICS
They strive to provide assured quality, innovative and cost-effective products to people.
X-Star premium, Evo, Kestrel are famous drones created by Autel Robotics.