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Mavic Air Vs Mavic Pro and Spark: Which Has the Best Camera?

DJI is turning out ground-breaking consumer, professional, and “prosumer” drones at an impressive rate. Thier latest consumer model, the Mavic Air, is the most compact consumer model yet. There is no doubt that the Mavic Air is groundbreaking, but is it’s camera groundbreaking too? After all, the Air shares very similar specs with the lower-cost…

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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

The Mavic Pro 2 wasn’t released January 23rd, but the Mavic Air was. The specs on the Mavic Air are pretty impressive, but looking closer at them and its price point ensures that DJI is definitely not done with the development of the Mavic. The Mavic 2 is coming and it is going to be…

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Flight Test: JJPRO Hax, Is This the Best Inexpensive GPS Drone You Can Buy?

We finally got our hands on the JJPRO Hax and it was pretty much everything we hoped it would be. This small GPS-enabled drone is impressively stable and takes solid pictures and video. My first flight was in 25 mph wind and it held its own. We’ve also seen this drone branded and sold as…

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Cheerson CX-OF: An Optical Flow Micro Drone

We finally got our hands on one of these tiny little quads and it is a lot of fun to fly. The new Cheerson CX-OF, also sold as the Virhuck V3, is the smallest drone ever to include optical flow technology. The CX-OF may be tiny, but it packs in a lot of features. “Optical…

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19HW: A Good Looking Spark Clone

The 19HW is another small portable drone looking to capitalize on the popularity of the impressive DJI Spark. While it looks a lot like a Spark it is a very different drone. Checking in around $40 that is expected as the DJI Spark starts at $499. It is still a very capable drone with an…

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What is the Best Drone Under $50?

You don’t have to spend a ton of money to enjoy piloting a drone. In fact, we would highly recommend that your first drone be an inexpensive one. You will crash. It happens, and you don’t want to have to worry about a $1000 investment. Start with one of these drones. They all start under…

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What is the Best Drone Under $100?

What is the best drone under $100? There are probably 100s of drones in this price range, so you are going to need some help finding the best options. We’ve picked five of our favorites and we stack them up against each other. Each one of these drones is unique in its own way and…

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White DJI Mavic
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NEW: DJI Mavic Pro Alpine White

DJI announced today a new addition to the Mavic lineup: The DJI Mavic Pro Alpine White. This is a white version of the impressive Mavic Pro and comes with three intelligent flight batteries a protective carrying sleeve, extra propellers and more for only $1049. Sorry for those who were waiting for the Mavic 2. If…

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Holy Stone HS200: A Top-Selling Amazon Drone

The Holy Stone HS200 is the upgraded version of the X400C. It is a solid beginner drone with a handful of nice features. If you are looking for something stable that has a 720p camera then take a closer look at the HS200. You’ll find out why it is a top-selling drone on Amazon. Holy…

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Mavic Pro Platinum: DJI Upgrades their Most Popular Drone

DJI may not have released the Mavic 2, but the Mavic Pro Platinum is not a bad start. You’ll get a quieter Mavic with a longer flight time. The improved performance of the Platinum is due to more efficient ESCs (electronic speed controllers) and some uniquely-shaped propellers. The upgrades extend the flight time of the…

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