Since more than 1 month I received from Feima, the J.me a compact video plateform able to shoot 4K@20fps or 1080p@30 videos during 23min!!!. It’s nothing else than a DJI Spark competitor. Now the official release of the machine is announced here: https://www.banggood.com/Feima-J_ME-Follow-Me-WIFI-FPV-With-UHD-4K-Camera-2-Axis-Gimbal-Obstacle-Avoidance-RC-Quadcopter-p-1161989.html. Please find first informations I collected from my first testings. This article will be updated regulary with new elements.
Actually this is the standard version without the radio control
+ 1 x Feima J.me
+ 1 x Li-on proprietary 3000mah 4S battery
+ 1 x Charger
+ 4 x Spare props (2 CW, 2 CCW)
+ 1 x Prop installer wrench
+ 1 x USB to USB-C cable
+ 4 x Landing pads
+ 1 x Instruction manual (English)
Great bundle quality
Like the dobby, for the standard version we have a pure 2.4G WiFi model controlled by an iOS or Android appz. This setup allows to control and monitor the J.me up to 200m (even 350-400m in open non-urban zones). With the radio control, more than 1km can be achieved.
The main powerbutton can be found centrally on the left. To turn on or turn off, you need first to short press then long press more than 3s.
The ultrasonic sensor is installed rear
while the small camera for visual positionning front. Often when the machine is below 3m of altitude the visial positionning is prefered versus the GPS one
Close to 561g in total … so clearly almost the twice heavier than a DJI spark and close to be three time more than the Zerotech Dobby
Motor and props
Gimbal camera module
UNBOXING, ANALYSIS, AND DEMO FLIGHT
The Feima J.me is a very nice machine offering great videos and super flight time. I really like this machine… but is-it a Spark killer ? no… no until they will upgrade (if possible) the camera to shoot 4K@30, 1080p60 videos (the MTK processor should be able to) and turn on also EIS to fix the left-right jitter (the Spark uses EIS to fix it too).
+ 23min of flight time
+ Powerfull builtin Snapdragon processor
+ Super stable machine
+ 2-axis mini gimbal
+ Good stabilized obtained videos
+ Easy orbit/POI
+ 720p FPV feedback
+ Great bundle quality
– left-right jitter (only a 3-axis gimbal or adding EIS can remove it)
– No 4K@30fps or 1080p@60
– No EIS option
– Obstacles avoidance not yet avaiable
– Application and firmware still under developpement
– Need 300min of flight time to access to all features
– Not (yet) a DJI spark killer
This quadcopter have been courtesy provided by Feima in order to make a fair and not biased review. I would like to thank them for this attitude.
You can find it actually for 460USD at http://www.banggood.com/Cheerson-CX-10C-CX10C-Mini-2_4G-4CH-6-Axis-RC-Quadcopter-with-Camera-RTF-p-989909.html