Yuneec Q500 4K Review

Yuneec Q500 4K Review


In this Yuneec Q500 4K review, you’ll learn everything you need to know about this popular consumer drone from Yuneec, a company that has already made a name for itself as a top rated maker of RC model planes and ultra-light manned aircrafts. The Yuneec Q500 4K Typhoon is the company’s very first quadcopter and competes directly with the likes of DJI Phantom 3.

As you’ll find in this Yuneec Q500 4K review, the Q500 4K has been designed with a lot of thought and attention to detail. The sheer quality of the Q500 4k should surprise no one because although it is Yuneec’s first consumer drone, the company has been involved in the aviation industry for over 25 years – so there is a lot of experience there.


Yuneec Q500 4K Review – What to Expect?


First, let’s discuss the price – the Yuneec Q500 4K sells for $1299.99. That’s not cheap. But there’s a lot you get for this amount. First, let’s see what you get with the box. You get the drone itself, a gimbal withYuneec Q500 4K Review camera attached, replacement propellers, 16GB MicroSD card, two 5400 mAh batteries with charger, a SteadyGrip pistol-style holder that allows for handheld shooting using a detachable 4K camera, an ST10+ controller that comes with an integrated tablet screen, and spare parts that you’ll need for any rough landings. Phew! You get a lot with Yuneec Q500 4K and we strongly believe the $1299.99 price is justified. Let’s discuss its features….

ST10+ Controller


The ST10+ controller is based on the Android operating system. It is a large device packed with features such as a 5-inch touch screen, buttons and control sticks. It is easy to handle, simple to use and allows you to control the Q500 4K with absolute ease.


Yuneec Q500 4K Review



Video and Image Quality


The Yuneec Q500 4K  camera captures video at several resolutions, starting from 1920 x 170 pixels at Yuneec Q500 4K Review24 fps to 4096 x 2160 pixels at 25 fps.  The video quality is very good with strong attention to detail. There are some who feel that the videos are slightly over saturated, but that depends on your point of view. The cameras are very sensitive to light and capture videos, even when the light isn’t all the good.


Flight Modes


The Yuneec Q500 4K  comes with 3 different flight modes – the Smart Mode, Angle Mode and Home Mode. The Smart Mode is meant for beginners who find it hard to know which way the drone is pointing.

So regardless of where the drone’s nose is pointing at, the Smart Mode ensures that it always moves in the direction where the control stick is pushed. The Angle Mode is for experienced drone flyers and the Home Mode ensures that you don’t have to worry about losing the drone if you lose control of it, as it always flies back to home base.

There is also a Follow Me function included with the Smart Mode where the drone follows you wherever you go. There are several built-in safety features as well. You don’t have to worry about entering no-fly zones near airports, because the Yuneec Q500 4K will know that all but itself and make adjustments to its flight automatically. This is an important feature to have and every drone will soon be required to have it.


Yuneec Q500 4K Review – Here’s What We Really Think…

The Yuneec Q500 4K is not cheap. But it is a very sophisticated, technologically advanced drone that comes with a plenty of great features. It makes for a great entry-level drone as it is ready to fly from the moment you get it out of the box and the controls are so simple that you’ll be able fly it like an experienced pro in no time at all. We definitely think that the Yuneec Q500 4K is worth it.

You can buy the Yuneec Q500 4K  here

I wish you all the best, and remember that if you have any questions or comments you can post them in the comments section at the bottom of any blog post. It’s great to hear from you.

Kind regards,

Founder of All Best Drones


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8 thoughts on “Yuneec Q500 4K Review

  1. Dhinesh

    Nice review! – Seems like you’ve covered all the pros and cons, and definitely justified the price for the user friendliness you get.

  2. Ronn

    I am very impressed by this website. You have an interesting and unique niche. You made a good point about the new built-in safety features that make adjustments for the drones so they will not fly into no-fly zones. This makes perfect sense to me that it will become a requirement for every drone. I would like to learn more about the do’s and don’ts and legalities involved in drone operation.

    1. Emanuel Post author

      Hi Ronn, I´m glad to know that you liked my website.

      I´m planning in a near future, write an article about the do’s and don’ts, and legal issues involved in drone operation.

      Stay tuned.

      I really appreciate your comment.

      Thanks Ronn.

  3. Raphael

    I want one! I can’t afford it, but it’s something for me to look forward to. I’ve been fascinated by drones for a while now, and this one has my interest big-time!

  4. Jernej

    Wow what I just read about this drones makes me want to buy one. This is probably a lot of fun to fly. I will definitly order one because it will probably wake up the child in me. Thanks a lot for this review it’s very detailed and well written.
    Jernej 🙂

    1. Emanuel Post author

      Hi Jernej, I´m glad that you enjoyed my Yuneec Q500 4K review.

      If you really want to buy the Yuneec Q500 4K, you won’t regret it.

      You will have a lot of fun flying this Yuneec Q500 4K drone, and a wonderful 4K camera to shoot your videos.

      I really appreciate your comment.



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