Ever since DJI turned heads with its folding Mavic Pro and Mavic Air drones, other drone makers have been trying to imitate its design. French drone maker Parrot is responding with its own collapsible drone that can take photos and record video in 4K. Arriving on July 1 (available for pre-order now) for $699, we checked out the Anafi, whose abilities could make it a threat to DJI’s dominance.
The body of the all-black Anafi is dominated by its battery, which the company says will provide up to 25 minutes of flight time, a few minutes longer than the Mavic Air.
Similar to the Mavic Air, the four arms of the Anafi fold up against the drone’s body for transport. In this mode, the drone is about the size and length of a cheesesteak. It also comes with a gray