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DJI Spark launches. Seize the moment!

This looks amazing. The new DJI Spark. Smaller than your average smartphone:

Meet Spark, DJI’s first ever mini drone. Signature technologies, new gesture control, and unbelievable portability make your aerials more fun and intuitive than ever before. With five different colors, there’s a Spark for everyone.

Casey Neistat and Marques Brownlee have already taken a look:

The Spark costs just $499 and is available for order today in the US for shipping on 15th June.

Whilst other DJI drones may be more capable – the Spark only has a 2-axis gimbal compared to the Mavic’s 3-axis, and only shoots 1080p video –  the price and size of the Spark looks very persuasive…

Stuart McIntyre is a Senior Strategist at Fostering Community Limited. He curates a number of product-focused news sites, is a lapsed podcaster, founded the Social Connections user group and regularly speaks at conferences and events. This blog represents his own slightly-eccentric and usually-controversial opinions!