The world’s smartest drone is also the easiest to fly. With features like pushbutton flight and computer-assisted Smart Shots, Solo makes it easy for anyone to get professional aerial photos and video. Solo is powered by two 1 GHz computers for the best and smoothest aerial photography experience imaginable, including many world-first technologies and a host of built-in safety and support features. And it’s the only all-in-one drone to offer wireless video streaming in vivid HD from your GoPro® directly to your mobile device—at ranges up to half a mile.

World-first features
The first consumer drone with a brain, Solo is powered by twin computers

  1. Only drone to stream wireless HD video from GoPro direct to iOS/Android devices
  2. Powerful Smart Shot technology makes capturing incredible cinematic footage easy and automatic
  3. First with in-flight GoPro access: Start/stop recording and adjust camera settings from the ground (with Solo Gimbal)

Hardware features

  1. Revolutionary, intuitive video game-style controller
  2. Solo Gimbal (sold separately) delivers smooth footage, GoPro power and control, HDMI video and intelligent camerawork
  3. The smart drone gets smarter: Concepts under development include LiDAR for super stable indoor flight; ballistic parachute system; flight rewind and more

Software features

  1. Full-featured app for iOS and Android puts total craft control at your fingertips
  2. Unique safety features like pause and “safety net” mean you can fly with confidence
  3. Take to the air in seconds with effortless pushbutton flight
  4. Follow mode enables Solo to automatically track and film a subject
  5. Free software and feature updates ensure your Solo grows and adapts with advancements in technology


  1. Up to 25 minutes of flight time (20 with camera and Solo Gimbal)
  2. HD video streaming to mobile
  3. Top speed: 55 mph
  4. Max altitude: 400 ft, per FAA rules
  5. Weight: 1500 g; 1800 g with Solo Gimbal and GoPro
  6. WiFi range: up to half a mile, depending on environment
  7. Controller with color screen and live flight data
  8. Pixhawk 2 flight controller
  9. APM fully-autonomous flight control software
  10. Customizable color LEDs for orientation
  11. Solo Battery: 14.8 V LiPo (5200 mAh)
  12. Rechargeable controller battery: 2600 mAh / 7.2 Vdc; lasts 4 hours (8 hours with optional extendable battery)
  13. 10×4.5” self-tightening props
  14. 880 kV motors
  15. Plug and play with 3-axis Solo Gimbal from 3DR (sold separately)
  16. Works with GoPro® HERO3, 3+ and 4 cameras (sold separately)

Will you pick up one though 3DR are no longer making the drone?