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Best Drones Under $200

Not all drones are created equal. Some are faster, while others are more stable. Some drones have advanced features and high-definition cameras, while others are more affordable. If you are looking for a drone that meets your needs, but don’t want to spend a small fortune, then you are in luck. We’ve done extensive testing and research…

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Best drones now
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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, November 2018 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but it is actually impossible to answer. A better question is, “What is the best drone for you?” The answer to that question depends on what you are looking for. With Christmas around the corner be sure to check out…

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DJI Mavic 2 Pro with Mavic 2 Zoom folded
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The DJI Mavic 2: Zoom and a 1-Inch Sensor Arrive on a Pair of Folding Drones

The Mavic Pro is touted by DJI as the best-selling drone of all time. Now DJI has made that already excellent drone even better. DJI put a slight twist on the release of the Mavic 2 by releasing two different drones at the same event, the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. You…

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Half Chrome Best Drones For Kids

Best Drone for Kids

What kid doesn’t want a drone? They are a blast to fly for sure but not all drones are created equal. Some are better for kids than others. We have tested countless drones, and we picked a few that we think would be ideal for kids to learn on. These drones are much safer and easier…

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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 its camera groundbreaking too? After all, the Air shares very similar specs with the lower-cost…

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FPV Furibee
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FuriBee DarkMax: A Ready-to-go Racer

Furibee recently released the well-equipped and angry-looking DarkMax FPV racing drone – we were lucking enough to get our hands on one. The Furibee DarkMax is a low-cost prebuilt racer. It looks mean and it can rip 7.4-volt 2S batteries all the way up to whopping 22.2-volt 6S LiPos. All that power on a drone weighing under 300…

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Phantom Five
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Phantom 5: What New Features will DJI Include?

There is little doubt that DJI’s Phantom 5 will have some awesome new features. But what does DJI have planned? We have some insights based on what we have seen and what we know about DJI. DJI has scheduled an announcement July 18. Will we see its release then? If you don’t want to wait…

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There is a DJI Drone For Everyone
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Which DJI Drone is the Best for You?

DJI is the uncontested leader when it comes to aerial photography multicopters. Their Phantom 3 was a breakout drone that helped pave the way for the Phantom 4, Mavic and Spark. Their professional Inspire drones are used in Hollywood productions. Now you can even pick up a quad under $100 with DJI technology. They even…

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Stowable 360 degree camera drone
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Is this Drone a Realtor’s Worst Nightmare?

A new patent from Half Chrome outlines a real estate drone that will make virtual tours of homes better and much cheaper to produce. Your next home may be fully mapped and imaged, both inside and out, in a matter of minutes. With footage from a semi-autonomous drone, you may never again need to visit a house…

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JJRC JJPRO X3 Hax
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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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