DJI Spark Compiled Review List

DJI Spark Drone

How does the DJI Spark drone hold up against reviewers? Here are the compiled results from four independent reviews:

ReviewerScoreNormalized ScoreProsCons
cnet8.2/1082/100Tiny, lightweight design, excellent mechanically stabilized camera, travels well and is great for aerial photos and videoFlight time can be as short as 10 to 14 minutes, app can be frustrating to use, especially on smaller screens, should expect to buy batteries and possibly the optional controller.
Tech radar4/580/100Controller-free gesture controls, Absolutely tiny, Automatic Quickshot modesSpotty Wi-Fi connection with smartphones, Short flight time, Easily swayed by the wind
Trusted Reviews4/580/100Small, lightweight build, Intelligent flight modes, Easy to fly, Good image qualityExpensive in the UK, Gesture mode is a little unreliable, Battery life is short and extras are pricey
PC Mag3.5/570/100Small. Supports gesture controls. Smartphone-controlled flight. Automated shots. Subject tracking. Forward obstacle avoidance. GPS stabilization. Safety features, including return-to-home.Battery nets about 12 minutes of flight time. Limited range and speed when controlling with phone. Video limited to 1080p. No support for 24fps or high frame rate capture. App and video editing features could be easier to use. Dedicated remote control is a pricey add-on.

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  • lightweight design
  • Controller-free gesture controls
  • Intelligent flight modes
  • Smartphone-controlled flight


  • Flight time can be as short as 10 to 14 minutes
  • Spotty Wi-Fi connection with smartphones
  • Battery life is short
  • No support for 24fps or high frame rate capture