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Phantom 3 SE World Wide Release Unboxing.
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We are pleased to announce the release of the DJI Phantom 3 SE: the newest member of the Phantom series, perfect for new or beginner pilots. The Phantom 3 SE is a reliable, intuitive drone with excellent image quality and powerful flight performance – all features that make DJI’s Phantom series the iconic camera drone it is. With incredibly easy controls, a 25-minute flight time, 4K camera, 4 km transmission range, and vision positioning system, the Phantom 3 SE soars above its predecessors in almost every way, inspiring users to experience the thrill of flight.


See an unboxing of the Phantom 3 SE here.





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2017-8-8 17:51:53
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Finally Phantom 3 SE released for global sales.
2017-8-8 18:26:37
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Damn, they saw me posting about it on forums and that I had bought one in Shenzen.  Now global release lol.

2017-8-8 21:47:40
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blackcrusader Posted at 2017-8-8 21:47
Damn, they saw me posting about it on forums and that I had bought one in Shenzen.  Now global release lol.

Why you can't wait till they release for global sales......
2017-8-8 22:05:00
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The link says 'not available in your region'. I guess not so worldwide then.
2017-8-8 23:01:59
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Looks good!
2017-8-9 02:22:22
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blackcrusader Posted at 2017-8-8 21:47
Damn, they saw me posting about it on forums and that I had bought one in Shenzen.  Now global release lol.

OK blackcrusader because I am a lazy sod and would've to read the specs, where does this fit in to the range? Replacement for P3P?
2017-8-9 03:18:09
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Its available right now
2017-8-9 05:55:05
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I wonder what version of firmware they come with.
2017-8-9 05:54:01
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Odd.....seems like this would undercut Phantom 4 sales. Why pay the extra money for P4 when you could get this? Discontinue P4 and create a new P3? Strange......seems regressive to me.
2017-8-9 06:09:31
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Looking for the French user's manuel now !
2017-8-9 06:13:09
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Nelsonlee Posted at 2017-8-8 22:05
Why you can't wait till they release for global sales......

Well I just happened to be in Shenzen in China so went to the DJI Store.  Saw lots of nice drones.  

The P3S SE looks good with all the specs.  
2017-8-9 06:36:21
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sky wombat Posted at 2017-8-9 03:18
OK blackcrusader because I am a lazy sod and would've to read the specs, where does this fit in to the range? Replacement for P3P?

Its the P3S on Drone Steroids.
2017-8-9 06:33:24
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This seems to me like DJI had a bunch of P3 laying around and they didnt want to discard them so they added a couple of sensors and are selling them as "the new thing". I bet everything is still the same inside. The price is good though
2017-8-9 07:29:45
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PimpDawg Posted at 2017-8-9 06:09
Odd.....seems like this would undercut Phantom 4 sales. Why pay the extra money for P4 when you could get this? Discontinue P4 and create a new P3? Strange......seems regressive to me.

It looks like more of an update/replacement for the Phantom 3 Standard. As I can see it doesn't use Lightbridge technology unlike the other Phantoms and the remote is also the same as for the Standard, only with a tablet holder added.
2017-8-9 07:51:42
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Asainz320 Posted at 2017-8-9 07:29
This seems to me like DJI had a bunch of P3 laying around and they didnt want to discard them so they added a couple of sensors and are selling them as "the new thing". I bet everything is still the same inside. The price is good though


Coming soon: Phantom 2 Pro.
2017-8-9 07:51:44
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Zsolti Posted at 2017-8-9 07:51
It looks like more of an update/replacement for the Phantom 3 Standard. As I can see it doesn't use Lightbridge technology unlike the other Phantoms and the remote is also the same as for the Standard, only with a tablet holder added.

But there's already a replacement for the Phantom 3. Its called the Phantom 4
2017-8-9 07:54:26
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PimpDawg Posted at 2017-8-9 07:54
But there's already a replacement for the Phantom 3. Its called the Phantom 4

I said replacement for the " Phantom 3 Standard" not the whole Phantom 3 range
2017-8-9 07:54:04
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Zsolti Posted at 2017-8-9 07:54
I said replacement for the " Phantom 3 Standard" not the whole Phantom 3 range

Understood. But there is the P3 Advanced and P3 Pro that I thought replaced the P3 Standard?

It just seems odd to me for a company to have already made the next iteration of a product, discontinued that next iteration (P4), then circled back focus energy to develop a new iteration of an old product line. Very strange.... I don't understand the logic.
2017-8-9 08:11:38
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PimpDawg Posted at 2017-8-9 07:51
Coming soon: Phantom 2 Pro.

lol!!!

When I saw this post I thought it was a joke. Why would DJI go back to Phantom 3? Thats like Apple coming out with an iPhone 4X or Samsung with a Galaxy S3 F lol
2017-8-9 08:26:04
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PimpDawg Posted at 2017-8-9 08:11
Understood. But there is the P3 Advanced and P3 Pro that I thought replaced the P3 Standard?

It just seems odd to me for a company to have already made the next iteration of a product, discontinued that next iteration (P4), then circled back focus energy to develop a new iteration of an old product line. Very strange.... I don't understand the logic.

I see your point, but the 4K, Advanced and Pro are equipped with lightbridge and a more advanced controller and have higher prices. The SE is basically a Standard with vision positioning and 4K added. Even the camera looks exactly like the Standard camera, with no changeable filters on the lens or extra ventilation on the gimbal.
2017-8-9 08:41:38
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Proven tech, greater reliability, low entry price?  
2017-8-9 08:38:12
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And where is the Mavic Special Edition?
2017-8-9 09:58:57
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Whats the point?
2017-8-9 12:23:10
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I really don't see the point of P3SE when you have a P4, P4A and P4P.
2017-8-9 12:53:14
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Congrats on new release Phantom 3 SE !
2017-8-9 14:45:51
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I've had one of these for a week or so now, imported to the UK from tomtop.  You guy's seem to be missing the added distance (4km) for wireless and live feed video.
Camera is 4K video. 2.8 aperture.

Amazing piece of kit for the price. My first drone, well pleased with it so far.

Dougie.
p.s. some forums are suggesting the reason as 'getting rid of the old stock spare parts', most likely true = 80%


2017-8-9 15:16:42
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It don't comes with lightbridge..its another upgrade from p3s..
2017-8-9 19:56:15
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PimpDawg Posted at 2017-8-9 08:11
Understood. But there is the P3 Advanced and P3 Pro that I thought replaced the P3 Standard?

It just seems odd to me for a company to have already made the next iteration of a product, discontinued that next iteration (P4), then circled back focus energy to develop a new iteration of an old product line. Very strange.... I don't understand the logic.

Because, concurent like the french Parot (bebop drone) by example is cheaper than the P3 Pro Advanced and 4K.
2017-8-10 01:28:50
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Would have been smarter to keep the Inspire 1 in production. I can't get past the looks of the phantom, design hasn't changed yet, and the props seem to always make it into the shot.
2017-8-10 17:26:04
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Looks like it replaces the p3 4k which might have been getting confused with the p4 line.
2017-8-11 11:28:20
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looks like the Phatom 3 pro but with better price.....yes
2017-8-11 15:13:45
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Thank you, this post has helped a lot
2017-8-12 06:53:56
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Thank you, this post has helped a lot
2017-8-12 06:50:30
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DJI is completely bonkers..What a joke..
2017-8-13 06:05:01
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looks like a lot of fun to fly
2017-8-14 06:07:12
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What about Litchi?  Back in April they said "Phantom 3 SE is not yet supported, we are waiting new DJI SDK supporting this aircraft."  Will DJI be releasing the necessary SDK so the aircraft will work with Litchi?
2017-8-14 08:47:10
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Asainz320 Posted at 2017-8-9 07:29
This seems to me like DJI had a bunch of P3 laying around and they didnt want to discard them so they added a couple of sensors and are selling them as "the new thing". I bet everything is still the same inside. The price is good though

i'd have to agree.
2017-8-14 19:53:59
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Seems to me that they want to sell you a new product vs. fixing the firmware issues.
2017-8-15 06:46:24
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Having owned a P3SE in the UK for a month or so now I can happily say it's a great machine, there has been teething issues which I've worked out but it's a good little machine for the price. Example, I got 5km range last night before losing feed, that in itself was pretty awesome!
2017-8-15 23:35:56
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