Snaptain SP500 Foldable 1080p GPS Drone

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Snaptain SP500 Foldable 1080p GPS Drone
Key Features
  • Up to 15 Minutes of Flight Time
  • Up to 1080p Video & Photo Capture
  • Built-In GPS & Wi-Fi Support
  • Pre-Programmed Flight Modes
Capture your life's adventures, both big and small, with the SP500 Foldable 1080p GPS Drone from Snaptain. This quadcopter is an ideal choice for beginners looking to have some fun, with its ability to use GPS to digitally fence in the drone's flight boundaries, its support for headless mode operation, and the inclusion of propeller guards. As you fly, you can record everything in stunning Full HD 1080p resolution, with a camera that provides a wide 110° field of view to ensure that it will capture all of the action.
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Snaptain SP500 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Creative Flight Modes
  • 3Gesture Controls
  • 4Headless Mode
  • 5Return to Home
  • 6Additional Features

Capture your life's adventures, both big and small, with the SP500 Foldable 1080p GPS Drone from Snaptain. This quadcopter is an ideal choice for beginners looking to have some fun, with its ability to use GPS to digitally fence in the drone's flight boundaries, its support for headless mode operation, and the inclusion of propeller guards. As you fly, you can record everything in stunning Full HD 1080p resolution, with a camera that provides a wide 110° field of view to ensure that it will capture all of the action.

The SP500 drone can fly for up to 15 minutes at a time on one of the two included 1000mAh batteries. While in the air, you can select from a variety of pre-programmed flight modes to add some creativity to your movies and photos. Controlling the drone is made to be easy. With the included remote and your smartphone, you can use Wi-Fi to pilot from up to 800' away, or you can use gesture controls when the drone is close. Two speed settings let you go slow when just starting out, and a return-to-home safety feature lets you reel the SP500 back in when needed.

Creative Flight Modes

Take more creative and pro-style videos and images by planning routes or having the drone fly a predetermined pattern:

  • Circle Fly: The drone will fly around a center point in a circle with the camera pointed inwards; you can even set your desired height and radius.
  • Follow Me: The drone will lock on and follow a person automatically while taking photos or videos along the way.
  • Lock & Shoot: Who needs a tripod when you can lock the height and location of the drone to have it steadily film or snap a photo while hovering?
  • Plan a Route: Manually set waypoints and camera direction to plot out a predetermined flight path for the drone to follow.
  • Draw a Route: In the app, draw a circle around an object or draw a route for the drone to fly.

Gesture Controls

Operate the drone and engage functions with simple hand gestures, such as making a peace sign to take a picture or starting/stopping video recording by facing your open palm to the camera.

Headless Mode

This mode is designed to make flying the drone a little more straightforward, especially for those without a lot of flight experience. As the drone is flying, its front can turn in different directions, making it hard to orient it in the direction you want to fly it. With Headless mode, the drone is automatically oriented to the controller. For example, regardless of where the front of the drone is pointing in the sky, if you push forward, the drone will fly away from you; pull back on the stick and it will fly towards you.

Return to Home

The SP500 will return to where it took off (provided there are no obstacles in the way) in a variety of scenarios: when you press a single key on the remote, if the power is too low, or if the remote controller experiences signal or power loss.

Additional Features

One-key takeoff and landing
Automatic hover mode
Share your footage on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
Mobile piloting app supports Android (5.1 or later) and iOS (9.0 or later) mobile devices
UPC: 606098236378

Snaptain SP500 Specs

Performance
Flight Ceiling393.7' / 120 m
Maximum Flight Time15 Minutes
Camera
Video Format1920 x 1080p at 25 fps (MP4)
Still Image SupportJPEG
2.0 MP (1920 x 1080)
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC [128 GB Maximum]
Flight Control System
GNSS SupportGPS
Vision System
Vision SystemNone
Remote Controller / Transmitter
Operating Frequency5.8 GHz
Maximum Operating Distance721.78' / 220 m at 5.8 G
App Operating System RequirementsAndroid 5.1 and later
iOS 9.0 and later
Flight Battery
Battery ChemistryLithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
Battery Capacity1000 mAh
Motor
Model8520 Coreless
General
Rotor Configuration4
Overall Dimensions12.9 x 2.2 x 12.9" / 32.8 x 5.6 x 32.8 cm
Weight2 lb / 0.91 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.055 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.9 x 11.3 x 3.5"

Snaptain SP500 Reviews

Awesome for the price!

By Georgiy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-28

Solid build and works like a charm. A bit hard to control for a beginner and I hurt myself a bit, but it's soft enough not to do too much damage.

Exceeds expectations

By Laura
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-29

Definitely more than I expected for a beginner drone. I have crashed this countless times while learning. Tough little drone!

Real good for $100 ( on sale)

By Kris
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-05

A good step up drone for those wanting something better than a toy. Flies with authority and features like geofencing and return to home make it a good value. Also it has 2 batteries.

Waiting on good weather

By Andre
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-04

I have yet to launch the drone, but feel as though it was a fair price, good even.... It appears to be much better than my last drone., all things close to the same and on the same level of operation... I can't wait to operate this drone. Let's correspond in April or May???

Smooth & Easy

By James
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-12-04

Love this drone. Easy to use for a beginner, great controls and smooth operation.

practical

By Jianhua
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-08

practical

Great drone

By Max
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-28

Good drone I am 12 and been flying drones since I was 7

happy new droner

By Michael
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-26

this being my first drone i find it easy to use. it has a lot of technology and a couple of experienced droners gave it a thumbs up for a good entry level drone. i too give it a thumbs up

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Can this drone be operated by the remote only?

Can this drone be operated by the remote only?
Asked by: Robert
Unfortunately no. The application will need to be used with the drone during time of flight.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-11-27

Is this a US drone or a Chinese one?

Is this a US drone or a Chinese one?
Asked by: Rohan
The Snaptain SP500 Foldable 1080p GPS Drone is made in China.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-10-31

will this drone work with iphone 6, which is not ...

will this drone work with iphone 6, which is not 5G?
Asked by: Ian
The drone creates it's own 5G wi-fi hub, and will not require a phone with 5G. The system requirements for the application is, Android 4.4 and later, iOS 9.0 and later. With the following requirements, the Snaptain SP500 is expected to work with the iPhone 6.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-11-02

How do you recharge the flight batteries?

How do you recharge the flight batteries?
Asked by: John
To recharge the flight batteries, you will need to use the included USB charger for flight batteries with a 1-2a USB wall charger.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-11-02

Can additional batteries be purchased for this ...

Can additional batteries be purchased for this drone?
Asked by: John
Unfortunately, we do not carry extra batteries for the Snaptain SP500 Foldable 1080p GPS Drone. .
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-11-17

What is the minimum time required to recharge the ...

What is the minimum time required to recharge the battery?
Asked by: william
It will take 2.5 hrours to recharge the battery of the Snaptain SP500 Foldable 1080p GPS Drone.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2022-01-07

Is the camera at a fixed angle, or can it be ...

Is the camera at a fixed angle, or can it be tilted down?
Asked by: David
The camera will have an adjustable tilt.
Answered by: Whitney H
Date published: 2020-11-02

Where are the picture stored, can you insert an ...

Where are the picture stored, can you insert an SD card in the drone?
Asked by: Nina
According to Snaptain, the SP500 has no internal memory, but you can either save it to your mobile device during operation, or to a microSD card of up to 128GB.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2022-03-17
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