DJI Tello overview

The DJI Tello is an affordable beginner mini-drone made by DJI, a manufacturer based in China. DJI is one of the most popular drone manufacturers.

The DJI Tello is made in partnership with China-based Ryze Tech and is therefore also known as the Ryze Tello.

The Tello quadcopter drone boasts numerous features. However, it is also easy to use for beginners and users with less experience. In addition, a number of flight modes are available, such as throw-and-go, 8D flips, and bounce mode.

Users can operate the drone via the available Tello app. It’s also possible to control the drone through a headset to enjoy an FPV experience.

The Tello drone can be used for educational purposes and to train users on how to operate a drone. Users can also program the drone.

Tello main features

  • Gesture control: thus, users can simply control certain movements of the drone.
  • Camera and video: users can take images or videos with a 5-megapixel camera and 720p video. Users can also make use of several camera modes e.g. Circle, 360, and Up & Away.
  • Tello app: allows for easy user interaction via a smartphone.
  • FPV Goggles: the drone is compatible with goggles for an immersive first-person-view user experience.

DJI Tello price

This advanced mini-drone is available at the manufacturer price of $99 (see on Amazon). DJI also produces the DJI Spark and Mavic Pro.

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