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Basic specs Price: $ 449384 €343 £50,744 ¥
Metascore
Manufacturer Yuneec
Category Hobby
Type Multi-rotors
Release date 2018
Country China
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Yuneec Mantis Q review

The Yuneec Mantis Q is a 4K camera drone produced by Yuneec, a popular drone manufacturer based in China. They also produce the Typhoon H.

The Mantis Q quadcopter drone is foldable and also features voice control and facial detection, thus the drone is compact and easy to operate. In addition, users can take selfies (“dronies”) through a wave gesture or voice command.

Users can operate the drone via the supplied Mantis Q Remote Controller or a smartphone/tablet (Android or iOS). In addition, the drone pilot can select the Sport Mode, thus experience high-speed drone flying up to 44 mph.

The Mantis Q also features dual sonar sensors and infrared detection for automatic obstacle avoidance.

Multiple flight modes and features are also available to the drone pilot such as Journey, Point of Interest, Return Home, and Orbit Me.

Mantis Q main features

  • Voice command: users can easily control the photography drone through audio commands and hand gestures, to take a selfie without using the remote controller for instance.
  • Facial recognition: the Mantis Q is able to identify users and automatically take pictures and videos.
  • High-quality photos and videos: the Mantis Q is fitted with a 13MP camera and is able to record videos in 4K resolution.
  • Variety of flight modes: Point of Interest, Orbit Me, Journey, Return Home, Follow Me, etc.
  • Obstacle avoidance: this aerial drone boasts sensors and infrared detection to avoid crashes.

Yuneec Mantis Q price

The Yuneec Mantis Q is available at the manufacturer price of $449 (see on Amazon).

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General

Model Mantis Q
Manufacturer Yuneec
Metascore
Price $ 449384 €343 £50,744 ¥
Release date 2018
Country China
Status Available
Category Hobby
Type Multi-rotors

Flight performance

Max. speed 70.8 km/h70.8 mph
Max. range 1.5 km0.9 mi
Max. flight time 33 min
Max. payload/cargo

Flight modes

Orbit (POI) Yes
Follow-me Yes
Waypoint (flight path) Yes
Beginner No
Headless No
Acrobatics/stunt No
FPV No
Altitude hold No

Flight assistance

One key takeoff Yes
One key landing Yes
Return home Yes
Obstacle avoidance Yes

Controllers

Smartphone/tablet only (via app) Yes
Controller w/ built-in LCD No
Controller w/ smartphone/tablet mount Yes
Controller (no screen) No

Hardware

Dimensions 250 × 187 × 58 mm9.84 × 7.36 × 2.28 in
Dimensions (folded) 168 × 96 × 58 mm6.61 × 3.78 × 2.28 in
Weight 480 g16.93 oz
Number of rotors 4
Battery capacity 2800 mAh
Min. operating temp. 0 °C32 °F
Max. operating temp. 40 °C104 °F

Camera

Video resolution 4K
Video frame rate 30 fps
Camera resolution (photo) 13 MP
Live video feed resolution 4k
Live video feed frame rate
Gimbal stabilizer No

Features

Foldable design Yes
LED lights No
Propeller guards No
Robotic arms No
Waterproof No
Live video feed Yes
Facial recognition No
FPV goggles (optional) No
Heavy-lift No
4K camera Yes
Gesture control Yes
Headlamps No

Connectivity

USB Yes
Micro USB Yes
SD Card No
Micro SD Card Yes
Bluetooth No
Radio Yes
4G/LTE No
Wifi No

Yuneec Mantis Q tests and ratings

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