Bright Future for Recreational Drones despite an Expected Decline in the Global Market

The “Consumer (Recreational) Drones Global Market Report 2020: COVID-19 Growth and Change” shows that a bright future is in the offing for recreational drones despite an expected decline in the global market. The main factor for the decline is the current COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world. Here is an excerpt:

The global consumer drones market is expected to decline from $2.47 billion in 2019 to $2.33 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -5.60%. The decline is mainly due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of industries and other commercial activities. The entire supply chain has been disrupted, impacting the market negatively. The market is then expected to recover and reach $3.27 billion in 2023 at CAGR of 12.00%.  – Read full story.

As also gleaned in the report, the market will recover in 2023. Recreational or hobby drones are popular among photography enthusiasts. Aerial photos taken by drones are stunning and magical, so it is no wonder why drones have easily become a household item in the past few years.

The DJI Mavic Pro leads the pack of the best hobby drones, according to this article. The DJI Mavic Pro is best for those who want an extra level of oomph, power-packed with full HD and 4K resolution outputs.

If you are a beginner drone flyer, watch the video below:

To find out which is better, DJI Mavic Air 2 or the Mavic 2 Pro, check out this comparison review. It really depends on what you’re looking for in a drone, for as this review says, DJI, the drone giant has provided a real conundrum for anyone who’s buying their first flying camera, or simply adding a new model to their fleet.

Meanwhile, one article suggested a few months back at the height of lockdowns, that parents should buy drones for their kids as a way to cope with the pandemic. One reason is, according to the article, drones can give you a new perspective on your photography. When you’re cooped up in and around the house to avoid getting sick, flying a drone (within visual line of sight, per FAA rules of course) can give you another look at the things you’ve seen all the time. – Read full story.


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