Karma Drone From GoPro Recalled After It Keeps Losing Power Midflight

By: | November 11th, 2016


GoPro has announced it is already recalling its Karma drone as result of reports of the $799 vehicle randomly losing power during operation.

Since only 2,500 units have been sold since October 23rd, GoPro decided to go ahead and nip the problem in the bud while there have been no injuries or accidents as a result of the malfunction.

At the moment, your Karma drone can only be returned for a full refund and not a working model as GoPro is still working to solve the issue.

“We are working in close coordination with both the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Federal Aviation Administration,” said CEO Nick Woodman in a statement from tonight’s press release. “We are very sorry to have inconvenienced our customers and we are taking every step to make the return and refund process as easy as possible.”

Obviously, this not a welcome sign for GoPro’s first drone and is a bit of a setback when it comes to challenging industry leader, DJI.



Marshall Smith

Technology, engineering, and design enthusiast.

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