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P4 Advanced
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Is the Phantom 4 Advanced a Better Deal than the Pro?

DJI recently released a new model in the Phantom 4 line called the Phantom 4 Advanced. Half Chrome has all the news on DJI’s latest offering, with a detailed comparison and our own personal thoughts on which Phantom 4 is the best deal right now. In this article, we’ll also cover DJI’s new “Draw” flight…

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Swellpro Splash Drone
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SwellPro Splash Drone: Take it for a Swim!

The SwellPro Splash drone is one of the first “prosumer” drones that is safe to take with you to the beach or lake. SwellPro has spent a lot of time developing a drone that you can land in the water or fly in the rain. It can carry a high definition camera or you can even…

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Mavic Standard
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DJI Mavic Standard: The Affordable, Portable Drone

There has been a lot of talk recently about DJI’s next version of the Mavic. We’ve speculated about some awesome improvements that might be included in the Mavic 2, but an upgrade to the Mavic Pro may not be the next drone in DJI’s folding drone line-up. It is quite possible that the next Mavic will…

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Mavic 2
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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

The original DJI Mavic was a game-changing drone. Its ability to fold up to the size of a 1-liter bottle paired with its impressive specs made it the most talked-about drone of 2016. So what will DJI do with the Mavic 2 to make this awesome drone even better? We have some ideas. 5 Things…

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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. First, we will go over the features that we are pretty certain the Phantom 5 will include. Then we…

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DJI Mavic Pro
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DJI Mavic – The Ultimate Portable High Performance Drone

The DJI Mavic Pro is an impressive little machine. DJI has basically taken the industry’s best consumer drone, the Phantom 4, and made it more portable, giving it a longer range and making it more affordable. If you can afford it, buy it. If you can’t, then buy it anyway – your friends will envy you…

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Syma X8SW
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The New Syma X8SC and X8SW. Is the Upgrade Worth It?

The new Syma X8SC and Syma X8SW are definitely upgrades to the X8 lineup. The new S models have some subtle, but important differences. All of the new S models have a redesigned controller, quick assembly features, auto-takeoff / landing, and altitude hold. The style and paint schemes are slightly updated, but overall the new…

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Phantom 4 Pro
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Phantom 4 Pro: Is This the Best drone on the Market Today?

DJI has raised the bar yet again with the Phantom 4 Pro. It has taken the already spectacular Phantom 4 and made it even better. The improvements to the Phantom 4 Pro are not just subtle changes. They have improved the camera, collision avoidance systems, remote, flight modes, speed and even the battery. That means…

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XPlusOne Iso

The Xcraft XPlusOne Hybrid Drone is in a Class of its Own

Is it a drone? Is it a plane? It’s an XPlusOne! The XPlusOne from XCraft is a plane that can take off, land, and hover like a drone. This type of craft is also known as a VTOL (Vertical TakeOff and Landing) aircraft. In a landscape crowded with quad-copter copycats of the DJI Phantom and…

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Syma Vs. MJX

MJX X102H, a viable competitor to Syma?

Here at Half Chrome we have tested countless Syma models including the X8W and the X8HG. We find them to be reliable drones that are simple to fly and are free of major flaws. Our Syma X8W has been crashed more times than we can count. Despite our best efforts we can’t break the thing….

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