The Potensic DREAMER PRO is the successor to the Potensic Dreamer 4K and is arguably one of the best drones in the Potensic brand as a whole. I would say the Dreamer Pro is the overall best Potensic drone based on my research and experience.
The Dreamer Pro is suitable for beginners and professionals alike. I hope that through my honest review, you can make an informed decision on whether you want to purchase this drone.
Potensic is a Chinese drone manufacturer known for selling consumer drones at low prices to the general public. I will try my very best to provide you with the best in-depth analysis, features, flight features, and pros and cons.
The Potensic DREAMER PRO is the answer for a lot of customers who are in search of an affordable drone that does not cut back on quality.
The Potensic DREAMER PRO comes equipped with some features that can be found in more expensive drones like a 4K camera equipped 3-axis camera, GPS-enabled flight and altitude holding, brushless motors, and a powerful battery.
In this Potensic DREAMER PRO review, I will go over the features and benefits of this beginner drone to show you if the drone is the right choice for you before you go ahead and purchase it.
- Quick Overview of the Potensic Dreamer PRO
- What’s Inside The Potensic Dreamer PRO Box
- Potensic Dreamer PRO Specifications
- Features and Benefits of the Potensic Dreamer PRO
- Flight Performance and Stability
- Potensic Dreamer PRO Pros and Cons
- Potensic Dreamer PRO Set Up
- Best Alternatives to the Potensic Dreamer PRO
- Final Thoughts on the Potensic Dreamer PRO
- Frequently Asked Questions on the Potensic Dreamer PRO
Quick Overview of the Potensic Dreamer PRO
The Potensic Dreamer PRO has a 4K camera capable of taking quality aerial pictures and videos. the P5 is capable of performing a host of intelligent flight patterns like the Follow me mode, waypoint flight, and orbit flight. The Dreamer PRO comes with a 3-axis gimbal on the camera that ensures camera stability during flight thus producing quality and stable footage.
The Dreamer Pro is a great drone for both beginners and professionals. The Dreamer Pro is advanced enough to compete with other advanced drones in its price category and even some a little bit higher.
The Dreamer Pro’s user interface is not difficult to figure out, and even beginners can easily figure out the setup of this drone. The Dreamer Pro is honestly not a hassle to fly and set up, but if you are a beginner.
Potensic is a well-known name in the drone industry, with a reputation for producing high-quality drones at affordable prices. The Potensic DREAMER PRO is one of their many lines of beginner consumer drones.
The Potensic DREAMER PRO is a dream come true for a lot of customers who may not be financially buoyant enough to afford a more expensive drone. The drone will make an excellent gift for teenagers and close friends. It is not a foldable drone, but it’s pretty compact, so it can easily be carried around.
The first thing that struck me when I unboxed the Potensic Dreamer PRO was how neatly it was wrapped. There was no damage or missing parts, and the drone and all of its accessories were properly wrapped in a strong box.
The drone is well-made and has a premium feel to it, with a stylish appearance that will turn heads.
The Potensic DREAMER PRO’s only flaw is the presence of only one battery in the pack, which means that if you want to extend your flight time, you’ll need to purchase additional batteries.
The Potensic Dreamer PRO is perfect for beginners and professionals. It is easy to fly and handles very well. It can be flown indoors and outdoors (with moderate winds).
What’s Inside The Potensic Dreamer PRO Box
- 1 x Drone and Transmitter;
- 2 x Drone Batteries;
- 4 x Extra Propellers;
- 4 x Spare Screws;
- 1 x USB Charging Cable;;
- 1 x Screwdriver;
- 1 x Instructions for Use;
- 1 x Carrying Box
Potensic Dreamer PRO Specifications
- Camera; 1/3 CMOS 16MP Sony Sensor/ 3-axis gimbal/ 4K camera/ 90° Adjustable angle
- Resolution; 4608×3456(image)/ 3840×2160, 30 FPS(video)
- Max Flight time; 28 Mins / 1 Battery ( Charging Time: about 2 hours）
- Drone Speed; 5m/s (Max. Ascent ), 8m/s (Max. Flying), 2m/s (Max. Descent)
- Max. FPV Distance; 2KM when unobstructed(APP: PotensicPro)
- Size; Size: 350 * 320 * 195mm (13.7 * 12.59 * 7.67in)
- Weight; About 820g ( FAA is Required )
Features and Benefits of the Potensic Dreamer PRO
Let’s go over the features of the Potensic Dreamer PRO and its benefits to users.
Design and Build
The Potensic DREAMER PRO drone has a sleek phantom appearance, it is similar to the Potensic Dreamer Pro. The drone is sturdy to hold and has a 4K camera with a 3-axis gimbal lodged underneath the drone. while the battery is housed at the back of the drone.
The drone’s body is made from high-quality plastic, which is both lightweight and durable. The plastic material used is of high quality, which is why the drone feels solid in the hand. The rotors are also made from high-quality plastic and are designed to withstand minor collisions and crashes.
The Potensic Dreamer PRO may need a bit of assembly out of the box. You have to attach the right propeller blades to the right motor; it is labeled, so it should not be a problem. The drone is not small and compact, but if the propellers are removed, it can be carried around in a bag
Size and weight
The Potensic DREAMER PRO is a compact drone that measures 13.7 x 12.59 x 7.67 inches. It is not lightweight, weighing 820 g.
Given that its weight is above 250 g, you will have to register the drone with the FAA before flying it in public.
Battery Flight Time
The Potensic DREAMER PRO comes with a 15.2V, 3000mAh lithium-polymer battery that gives it a 27-minute flight time, which is different from the 28-minute flight time that’s advertised on the sales page.
After testing, the Potensic DREAMER PRO battery takes around 1-2 hours to charge completely, which is impressive compared with other drones of similar size and battery that usually take 5 hours to charge completely.
You can always have two batteries on hand; that way, you get up to 36 minutes of flight time, so purchasing extra batteries may be the way to go.
To charge the battery, you need to connect it to a USB cable that is included in the package. The charging process is simple and straightforward, and the LED lights on the battery indicate the charging status.
The Potensic DREAMER PRO comes with a 4K camera that adopts a 1/3 CMOS Sony sensor with 16MP. The camera has a low-distortion wide-angle lens that helps improve picture quality.
When recording videos the Dreamer PRO supports a 4K high-definition video at up to 30 frames per second. Camera quality is one of the most important factors in buying a drone, and the Potensic Dreamer Pro does not disappoint.
The Potensic DREAMER PRO’s camera has a wide-angle lens has a 120-degree field of view that can capture maximum details in your shot. While the 90-degree adjustable camera lens can capture photos and videos from different perspectives.
Video and Photo Quality
The Potensic DREAMER PRO’s camera is perfect for capturing beautiful aerial footage and images. However, the video quality is top-notch. There is a chance that videos stored on your SD card attached to the drone will be of higher quality than the ones stored on your phone through FPV.
One of the standout features of the Potensic DREAMER PRO’s has a 3-axis camera which makes it better than all the previous Potensi drone cameras and other drone brands in its price range.
Live Streaming and FPV
The Potensic DREAMER PRO also comes with live streaming and first-person view (FPV) capabilities. You can connect your smartphone to the drone’s Wi-Fi network to view real-time video footage of your flight.
The drone also comes with a remote control that has a built-in smartphone holder, making it easy to view the footage from your smartphone while you fly.
The Potensic DREAMER PRO comes with a portable and well-designed remote controller. The remote is similar to that of Potensic P4. The remote control is easy to use and comfortable to hold. The remote control is not bulky, to be honest. You have to unfold the camera antenna and place the phone holder.
The first thing, you notice is the lack of the usual two joysticks. Well, you will have to do a little bit of assembly. The joysticks are stored in a compartment located on the shoulder of the remote controller. Remove and fix.
On the right-hand side of the remote controller is the power button for switching on the remote controller and the power indicator lights. To the left-hand side of the remote controller is the take-off/ landing button, and the Return to Home button (ensure that the GPS is switched on for this button to work.
The button for switching from standard and sports mode (The Potensic version of the speed button, the sport mode is faster than the standard mode).
Underneath the remote controller is the photograph button, and under this button is the camera adjustment wheel. To the right is the video recording button and under this button is the camera adjustment wheel.
You have to download the Potensic drone app, which is available for both Android and iOS devices, to connect your smartphone to the drone and also utilize the FPV feature.
Flight Performance and Stability
I always look for drones that can provide a smooth and stable flying experience, and the Potensic DREAMER PRO does not disappoint. In this section, we will delve into the flight performance and stability of the Potensic DREAMER PRO drone.
Flight modes and features
The Potensic DREAMER PRO comes with a variety of flight modes that make flying a lot more fun and engaging. With the Altitude Hold mode, you can keep the drone hovering in the air, which is especially helpful when taking photos or videos.
Additionally, the One Key Takeoff/Landing feature makes it easy for beginners to launch and land the drone without any difficulty. Other features include intelligent flight patterns like the Waypoint orbit, Follow me mode, and Orbit mode
Flight time and range
The Potensic DREAMER PRO has a flight time of up to 28 minutes on a single charge, which is quite impressive for a drone in its class. Its range is also impressive, with a maximum range of up to 2km. With its long flight time and range, the Potensic DREAMER PRO is perfect for aerial photography and exploration.
Wind resistance and stability
The Potensic DREAMER PRO is equipped with four powerful brushless motors that provide excellent stability in only moderately windy conditions. Due to its size and the presence of GPS-enabled flight, your drone should be okay to fly in moderate winds.
Potensic Dreamer PRO Pros and Cons
Here, I’ll go over what I like and don’t like about the Potensic Dreamer PRO
Pros: What I Like About the Potensic Dreamer PRO
- User-friendly: One of the best things about the Potensic DREAMER PRO is that it’s user-friendly. It has a straightforward design and comes with easy-to-follow instructions, making it easy for beginners to get started.
- Stable flight: The Potensic DREAMER PRO has a stable flight, which means that it’s easy to control and maneuver. The drone’s GPS positioning and navigation systems ensure that it stays stable in the air, even in windy conditions.
- High-quality camera: The drone’s camera is of high quality, and it can take both photos and videos. The camera is also equipped with image stabilization technology, which ensures that your shots are smooth and steady.
- Long flight time: The Potensic DREAMER PRO has a long flight time, which means that you can enjoy flying it for an extended period. The drone’s battery can last up to 27 minutes, which is impressive compared to other drones in its price range.
- 3-axis gimbal: This help stabilize the camera during flight. Ensuring that you take high-quality aerial pictures and videos and prevent shaky footage.
Cons: What I Don’t Like About The Potensic Dreamer PRO
- App crashes: Another disadvantage of the Potensic DREAMER PRO is that the app can sometimes crash, making it challenging to control the drone. This issue can be frustrating, especially if you’re trying to capture the perfect shot.
- No Obstacle Avoidance capabilities: While the Potensic DREAMER PRO may have several other cutting-edge features, it does not have obstacle avoidance capabilities, so ensure you do fly around trees and electrical poles.
Potensic Dreamer PRO Set Up
I’ll go over some basic setups for the Potensic Dreamer PRO if you’re a beginner drone pilot who doesn’t know how to set up the drone. However, you’ll have to exercise patience so you don’t screw things up.
1. Charging the Potensic Dreamer PRO
The first step is to charge the Potensic Dreamer PRO remote control and the drone battery with the USB cord. Unfortunately, only one USB cable is provided in the package, so you’ll either have to wait for one of them to get full before charging the other or simply buy another USB cable.
2. Assembling the Potensic Dreamer PRO
Putting on the propellers: This shouldn’t be too difficult. Potensic provided a magnetic screwdriver to help in attaching the screws to prevent them from falling off. They also provided extra screws in case you misplaced some while attaching the propellers to the drone’s body.
Install the propeller guards if you want
Insert the charged battery in the battery slot of the drone
The landing gear comes pre-assembled just like the SD card.
3. Pairing the Potensic Dreamer PRO With Your Smartphone
The next step is to pair the Potensic DREAMER PRO drone with your smartphone
1) Download the Potensic app on your phone – free
2) Turn on the controller.
3) Switch on the drone’s battery. The battery’s lights will show the charge level; four lights indicate a full charge. Before successful pairing and calibration, the drone’s lights will flash white and pink/red.
4) Go to the WiFi section of your phone’s settings and choose the Potensic WIFI signal.
5) Click the “Enter Device” button in the app’s first page’s center after launching the Potensic app
D Calibrating the GPS of the Potensic Dreamer Pro
This is the final step you have to take before you can begin flying the drone.
Step #1: Switch on your drone and the remote controller, and flip the joysticks upwards when everything is on.
Step #2: Rotate the drone counterclockwise while it is on the ground by standing above it, looking down at it from above, and rotating it while it is on the ground as if you were turning off a faucet. When this is successful, two of the drone’s lights ought to cease flashing and go blue.
Step #3: Turn the drone 90 degrees so it is on its side, then spin it so that the propeller guards are perpendicular to the ground and rotating in a parallel plane. The second time you correctly spin the drone, the second pair of lights will cease flashing and turn white. So, the drone’s four lights—two of which are white and two of which are blue—are all solid and not flashing.
Step #4: Press the joystick in and flip it down to switch on the propellers. With that, your drone is ready for flight.
Best Alternatives to the Potensic Dreamer PRO
In this section, I’ll share with you three alternatives to the Potensic Dreamer PRO to give you more options:
1. Potensic Dreamer Pro (Best Overall Potensic Drone)
The Potensic Dreamer Pro is my best Potensic drone. It has a 4K camera for taking selfies and landscape photography, a 3-axis gimbal for stabilizing the camera during flight, 28 minutes of flight time per battery, and a ton of awesome features that provides a fun flight.
2. DJI Mavic Mini (Best DJI Alternatives)
The DJI Mavic Mini is my best DJI ALternative to the Potensic Dreamer PRO. The package comes with dual batteries, each having a maximum battery life of 31 per battery. This gives you enough time to explore the sky while capturing your favorite scenes.
3. Potensic T25 (Best Potensic Drone Under 250 Grams)
The Potensic T25 is my best Potensic drone under 250 grams. It saves you from the hassle of registering your drone with the FAA because it weighs less than the minimum weight. Plus, it also has a ton of awesome features without breaking the bank.
Potensic Dreamer PRO Safety Tips
- For your safety and that of the drone, avoid flying near or over obstacles, such as high-voltage power lines, crowds, trees, water bodies, and airports.
- You’re advised to fly in open areas, where you can maintain a line of sight, preferably below heights of 120 meters.
- Be careful with rotating motors and propellers, and keep a distance to avoid ear damage from the drone’s nose.
- Avoid flying in extreme weather conditions like rain, fog, snow, and strong winds.
- Avoid flying the drone when tired, under the influence of alcohol or medication, or in any physical discomfort.
- Keep the drone clean and well-maintained.
- Read the user manual thoroughly before flying the Potensic Dreamer PRO.
- Follow the battery safety rules as outlined in the user manual.
- Fly the drone with a fully charged battery and perform all the recommended pre-flight procedures before take-off
- Follow your local laws on drone flying and avoid flying in No-Fly zones.
- Always check the drone, controller, and battery for damages and correct installation before a flight.
- The onboard compass can be affected by electromagnetic fields near base stations or power lines.
Final Thoughts on the Potensic Dreamer PRO
The Potensic Dreamer PRO is the overall best Potensic drone for a reason. the GPS enabled flight, powerful brushless motors, and high quality just scream advance. this drone is sure to make any buyer satisfied.
Its compact size and portability make it an excellent choice for those who want to take it with them on the go, and its long battery life ensures that you can capture all the footage you need without worrying about running out of power.
You can also check out the best Potensic drones to see reviews of various drones from the Potensic series and know what benefits they have in store for you.
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Frequently Asked Questions on the Potensic Dreamer PRO
What is the maximum range of the Potensic Dreamer PRO?
The maximum range of the Potensic Dreamer PRO is 2km in open areas without any interference.
How long does it take to charge the Potensic Dreamer PRO battery?
It takes approximately 2 hours to fully charge the Potensic Dreamer PRO battery.
Can I fly the Potensic Dreamer PRO indoors?
Yes, you can fly the Potensic Dreamer PRO indoors. However, it’s not recommended to fly it in large and open indoor spaces with enough clearance.
Does the Potensic Dreamer PRO come with a camera?
Yes, the Potensic Dreamer PRO comes with a 4K camera that can capture both photos and videos.
Can I control the Potensic Dreamer PRO with a smartphone?
Yes, you can control the Potensic Dreamer PRO with a smartphone using the Potensic-G app, which is available for both iOS and Android devices.
Is the Potensic Dreamer PRO easy to fly for beginners?
Yes, the Potensic Dreamer PRO is easy to fly for beginners. It has a one-key takeoff and landing feature, altitude hold mode, and headless mode that make it easier to control and maneuver.
What is the flight time of the Potensic Dreamer PRO?
The flight time of the Potensic Dreamer PRO is approximately 28 minutes per fully charged battery.
Does the Potensic Dreamer PRO have obstacle avoidance features?
No, the Potensic Dreamer PRO does not have obstacle avoidance features.
How does the Potensic DREAMER PRO compare to other drones in its price range?
The Potensic DREAMER PRO is one of the best drones in its price range. It offers many features and specifications that are not found in other drones in its class, such as GPS positioning and navigation, image stabilization, and live streaming capabilities.