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Syma X20 vs X21

Syma X20 and X21: Pocket-Sized Fun

Syma has put together two very similar drones in the X20 and X21. They are both pocket-sized drones that have altitude hold. You can opt for the small X21 or the tiny X20. The Syma X21 checks in at 5.3 inches by 5.3 inches (13.5 x 13.5 cm) when measuring to the tips of the…

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TK110HW: Mavic Contender or Pretender?

Ever since DJI introduced the Mavic manufacturers have been scrambling to produce inexpensive clones and copies. The TK110HW is one of those inexpensive copies. Can it compare to the Mavic? Let’s find out. What is the TK110HW? The defining feature of the TK100 is its folding design. It is lightweight and compact when it in…

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best waterproof drone

JJRC H31: The Nearly Indestructible Waterproof Drone

The JJRC H31 may look like a pretty basic drone, but it has some hidden surprises. This little guy can take some serious abuse. The H31 was built to be durable and it’s even waterproof. So have no fear. Fly it. Crash it. Dunk it. The H31 can handle it. This drone is a steal…

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KaiDeng Alpha K130 Drone

KaiDeng Alpha K130: A Mini Egg-Shaped Drone

The KaiDeng Alpha K130 is a unique looking quadcopter. It is an egg-shaped, egg-sized drone designed to be compact enough that you can shove it in your pocket and take it with you. The Alpha K130 has a lot of good features, especially for a drone under $50. Its clever design is definitely a conversation…

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E012

Eachine E012: The Newest and Smallest Micro Ducted Quad

Eachine seems to be releasing a new microdrone on a daily basis. Their newest addition is the Eachine E012. It is a tiny ducted quadcopter. It is very similar to the uber-popular E010, only smaller. What is the E012? The E010 gained popularity as an Inductrix clone that was inexpensive and easily adaptable to carry a small FPV…

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E011 FPV
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Eachine E011: The New Top Dog for Tiny Whoopin’

The New Micro on the Block Eachine just released a very intriguing ducted micro quad dubbed the E011. It looks just like the popular E010, but has two very important differences. First, it comes with a random Lego-like character and second it has larger and more powerful motors. Check the current price of the E011…

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DM002 quad

DIY Drone: Build Your Own Drone Kit for Beginners

The DM002 Mini DIY Drone is a great and inexpensive drone kit. You don’t need serious mechanical skills or even the ability to solder to put it together. It really is a great way to understand the components that go into a drone (hint: there is a lot less to them than you might think)….

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Selfie Drone
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Take Your Selfie with an Elfie

The JJRC H37 Elfie is a light and ultra-portable drone. JJRC claims this to be the world’s smallest folding drone. It has about the same footprint as an iPhone 7 but is about twice as thick and a little bit lighter. The Elfie is designed to take selfies. “Dronie” is actually the new term for…

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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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Dobby and Elfie Selfie Drones
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Dobby and Elfie: A Pair of Selfie Drones

Elfie, the inexpensive selfie drone JJRC has produced a very portable drone for taking selfies. Dubbed the JJRC H37 Elfie it was designed to be an ultra portable drone to use with your smartphone. The purpose of it is to capture the perfect selfie. The arms of the Elfie fold in for easy transport. When…

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