It’s Karma , Baby!

Quadcopter Selfie

GoPro debuted their much talked about quadcopter today – Karma. My first take away after reviewing the videos and tech specs has me wondering how fast I can sell my DJI Phantom 2. Absolutely Amazing!

Here is a quick look at the tech specs taken from GoPro Karma website:

Maximum Speed 35 mph (15 m/s)
Maximum Distance 3280ft (1000m)
Maximum Flight Altitude 14,500ft (4,500m)
Maximum Wind Resistance 22mph (10m/s)
Operating Frequency 2.4GHz
Dimensions (Opened/No Propellers) Length: 12in (303mm)
Width: 16.2in (411mm)
Height: 4.6in (117mm)
Dimensions (Folded/Transport) Length: 14.4in (365.2mm)
Width: 8.8in (224.3mm)
Height: 3.5in (89.9mm)
Propeller Length 10in (25.4cm)
Weight 35.5oz (1006g)

Karma also has preprogrammed flight tools (Auto Shot) such as Cable Cam and Orbit. Oh, this is a sweet flying machine I’d love to get the chance to use.

What are your thoughts on GoPro’s Karma or aerial photography?


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  • Dakota

    Hey 🙂

    Disappointing the Karma is so expensive… Seems perfect! However, I found a bunch of different options when searching other sites! I could really use some help if anyone is up for it. Clearly I’m “hip” and up to date with technology (SARCASM) ha! When looking around, I found a list of drones for sale on Black Friday.

    Thoughts? I was under the impression that black Friday took place on the Friday following Thanksgiving? Regardless, there are some great deals. They seem like top notch drones, don’t get me wrong. I just only have a budget around $200. Does anyone know of some cheaper drones (for kids) that may be on sale? Would really appreciate the help from anyone!!! 🙂


  • The teaser video you posted on FB about GoPro’s Karma in the library a few weeks ago piqued my interest, Tania! Now the cat is out of the bag and it’s a pretty amazing quadcopter and it sounds like the controller simplifies its operation. Neat how it folds up into the case that can be carried in a backpack. The way the camera is mounted eliminates seeing the rotors in the video frame, something that was a pet peeve with your DJI Phantom 2.