The new DJI Phantom 4 Pro is up to 60% quieter than the old model

Researchers have documented how the buzzing of drone propellers tends to, well, infuriate people. Thankfully, one of the top commercial drone manufacturers has heard the calls, and taken steps to make its newest drone model much quieter. 

DJI announced two new Phantom 4 drone models today, the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 (P4P V2.0) and the Phantom 4 Pro+ V2.0, both of which are available on sale starting today. 

For both models, DJI claims it’s cut down on propeller noise by up to 60%, or about 4 dB, by using “new aerodynamic 9455S propellers and FOC ESC drivers” that offer “improved noise control and sinusoidal current”. 

With a max speed of 45 mph (72 kph), the P4P 2.0 supports 30-minute flights and a 7km (4.3mi) transmission range. 

Plus, its camera has a 1-inch CMOS, compared to the 1/2.3-inch camera found on

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