DJI’s competitor, Yuneec, unveiled the H850-RTK drone . This commercial class drone is prepared as a challenger to the DJI Matrice 300 RTK with a cheaper selling price and can fly longer.
Yuneec H850-RTK Features
The Yuneec H850-RTK comes with a hexacopter drone design. To fly this drone relies on a system of six propellers. Like other hexacopter drones, the design includes two foldable legs.
Designed as a commercial drone, the Yuneec H850-RTK is claimed to be able to carry an additional load of around 3.8 kg. Enough to transport goods or a compatible camera system.
The Yuneec H850-RTK can be installed with Yuneec’s commercial drone camera ecosystem. Among them are the Yuneec E90X camera system which carries a 1-inch CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels, the Yuneec E30Zx which comes with a lens capable of 30x optical zoom and the E20TVx camera with a special sensor for thermal imaging.
For its flying ability, the Yuneec H850-RTK can fly at a maximum speed of up to 72 km/hour. The duration of the flight can be up to about 65 minutes relying on two batteries. Slightly longer than its closest competitor, the DJI Matrice 300 RTK , which can fly up to around 55 minutes. Not to forget the Yuneec H850-RTK is also equipped with navigation system support that relies on GPS, BeiDou and Galileo sensors.
With its newest remote, the T-1 smart controller, the Yuneec H850-RTK can fly up to 8 km. This remote controller runs the Android 10 operating system and is equipped with a 7-inch screen. The screen brightness level is up to 1000 nits. So, it is ideal for outdoor use. For energy intake, this remote relies on a rechargeable battery that can be used for up to 7 hours.
Yuneec H850-RTK Price
The Yuneec H850-RTK will be available in August 2022. Prices for the Yuneec H850-RTK start at US$9204. Cheaper than the DJI DJI Matrice 300 RTK which starts at US$10,000.