Until now, consumer drones have been primarily marketed towards hobbyists and filmmakers. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday, DJI revealed their latest drone line, the Matrice 200. These sensor-laden quadcopters are designed with commercial and industrial applications in mind. Waterproof, industrial-grade and ready to fly in all sorts of conditions, DJI’s…READ ARTICLE
DJI Introduces the Matrice 200 Series
A growing number of companies are looking at the viability of airborne, autonomous taxis as a way to ease urban congestion and transportation, but the city of Dubai could leapfrog those with a plan to deploy a passenger-carrying drone, The Ehang 184, as early as this summer. Uber and other transportation companies are still talking…READ ARTICLE
In case you missed it, the GoPro Karma was recalled last year due to sudden loss of power which would cause the drone to crash mid-flight. GoPro CEO Nick Woodman says the company is planning to relaunch its Karma drone in 2017. Karma’s malfunction was due to a “basic battery retention issue,” according to…READ ARTICLE
Announced within a week of each other, the GoPro Karma and the DJI Mavic Pro are the hottest drones. They both fold up and they both shoot stabilized 4K video but which one is the best? Both represent significant advancements in both drone technology and portability, and are set to change the media landscape…READ ARTICLE
The new Inspire 2 is now available in South Africa. It’s been a few years now since DJI has come out with a new drone for high end filming. The Inspire 2, a newer, much better version of the Inspire 1 and has a sleek build with tons of added features, and also a…READ ARTICLE
Almost three months after its demonstration, the world’s first commercial drone pizza delivery has finally became a reality. Domino’s in New Zealand took their delivery service to a whole new level when they partnered with Flirtey to deliver the first pizza with a drone in November 2016. The unmanned aerial vehicle, DRU Drone by…READ ARTICLE
Time to compare the Phantom 4 Pro vs Phantom 4. It has been only 8 month since DJI announced their bestseller Phantom 4 and already we see the release of the Phantom 4 Pro. A lot of folks expected it to be Phantom 5 next March but DJI released the update on the middle of…READ ARTICLE
Disadvantages of ordering directly from abroad - DJI or another supplier
- There are import duties of 7.5% - The Tariff heading for drones is "9503.00 90" (If the drone has a camera)
- Estimated courier cost back to Dji is between R2000 - R2500 and then there's a 8 week delay for receiving your drone back.
- New Airfreight regulations in 2016 means it is impossible for you send a lithium battery back to the manufacturer under warranty for a replacement.
Advantages from buying from Droneworld.co.za
- Customer peace of mind and convenience.
- Full local South African 12 month DJI warranty.
- 8 AM–5 PM Monday to Friday telephonic tech support.
- Seven day exchange for a new drone.
- We are also your support for all warranty/repairs which becomes a very costly exercise if you have to deal with DJI and send your drone back.
- After the seven days, and during the 12 month warranty, we submit to DJI on your behalf in the unlikely event of a breakdown, DJI will decide whether we should send the drone back to them for repair, or they will authorise Droneworld to give you a brand-new drone from our stock.
- Immediate replacement of component or entire drone for some of the following reasons:
- Battery dead on arrival.
- Battery charger dead on arrival.
- Drone not connecting to remote control.
- Gimble/camera not responding.
- Drone will not start on activation.
- Dead on Arrival (DOA) - meaning if your drone is received and can not switch on it will be an immediate exchange.
Please check out the real world Dead on Arrival Battery issues below
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I’d just like to say thanks for the great service that you gave me. I received my drone today and I have not yet checked that all the content is there but I am sure it will be. Thanks so much for your quick delivery and great packaging. It has truly been a pleasure working with you and I will recommend you to anyone that enquirers about drones or where I got mine fro
It was a pleasure
Thank you again for your continuous update during this whole time. It was a pleasure doing business with you all at Drone World. Just let me know when I can expect the arrival of the item in Mariental.
Chris is the man
I want to thank Drone World for a very rare situation that left me pleased, their customer service. One call and Chris immediately assisted and the speed of delivery is amazing. Thank you for the Phantom 3 that I purchased, it is a wonderful product and so much fun.
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I would like to take this opportunity to Personally thank you for the excellent service.Please note that i will defiantly recommend drone world to all of my friends and any one i get in contact with. I appreciate all your time and effort in getting my product to me.
I’m really hooked
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Fast delivery and great service
Phantom 2 with zenmuse gimbal Thanks Hana for all your support, it has been very helpful. It took only 6 days for the parcel to arrive in Angola. Your fast service and delivery is the best!
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They answered all my emails in minutes and solved all my doubts. They also have a super-fast delivery [when you consider it has to go from South Africa to Mauritius ]and keep you informed at all times of where your parcel is. I am very pleased with them and will continue shopping from them.
Great service A really informative and patient service from the lady I spoke with. Very knowledgeable and gave me every confidence to place an order there and then.
I would like to thank all of you at drone world for such an excellent customer service, advice on equipment, what to buy, technical support, delivery information, and all the fantastic unhurried, friendly and just amazing service that you have and continue to provide every time I deal with you.
Hi Charlie I would just like to thank you for your excellent service. In the end it was and is still worth the while. Will recommend Drone World and you as an sales lady to anyone. Thank a lot I’m enjoying this piece of technology.
Friendly and Efficient
I really want to commend you on your service when purchasing one of your drones. Product aside, Charlie was friendly and efficient and also has some product knowledge. I pushed for an answer regarding delivery, and while an estimate was given, it was 100% correct. The Drone arrived around 10:30 on the third working day. Thank you for a hassle-free shopping experience!
A Happy Customers
Well, after a couple of glitches I finally flew my Phantom 4 at 5pm today. A special word of thanks to Lee for her professional service as well as a vital asset to Drone World for her enthusiasm to provide an experience that is sorely lacking in the business world today. Thanks again to you all. Blue Skies.