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Eachine E52: A Portable Selfie Drone

The Eachine E52 is another drone in the growing category of small, portable, inexpensive, selfie drones. It reminds us a lot of the most popular one the Elfie. The E52 outshines the Elfie in a couple of different categories, however. E52 Features The E52 is small, about the size of a smartphone. It can easily…

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MJX Bugs 2: The Versatile Bugs 3 Gets an Upgrade

The Newest Bug from MJX MJX has been working hard to expand the Bugs Series of brushless motor quads. In addition to the Bugs 2, which is the focus of this article, MJX is also working on a Bugs 8 and Bugs 6. And let’s not forget the original Bugs 3, one of our favorite no-frills…

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DJI Spark 2- The Spark Pro Ups the Game

The DJI Spark was one of the most anticipated consumer drones ever. A small and portable drone with a mechanical gimbal, the Spark is capable of taking excellent pictures and photos for under $500. So how will DJI up the ante? We have some ideas. Will it be called the Spark 2 or the Spark Pro?…

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best inexpensive mavic
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Best Portable Drones Under $50

The DJI Mavic was a game-changer. Not only is it a full-featured quadcopter with a three-axis gimbal, but it also folds up for portability. Manufacturers have been scrambling to capitalize on this idea and there are plenty of low-cost Mavic copies out there for under $100.  How do they compare to the real Mavic? Spoiler…

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Best Portable Drone Under $500

The DJI Mavic is the best portable drone on the market today, but its starting price tag of $1000 makes it an expensive purchase. There are a lot of inexpensive portable drones under $50, but they lack features like GPS and they typically have poor cameras. There are a handful of small, portable drones with good…

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DJI Drone size comparison
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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. They even have industrial drones for a variety of different applications. Here at Half Chrome,…

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Spark vs Phantom 3
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Spark vs Phantom: Which is Better for YOU?

With the recent release of the Spark, DJI now has two drones under $500. The Phantom 3 Standard and Spark both have a base price of $499. If you are reading this then you already know you want a DJI drone but you don’t have a 4-figure budget. How do you know which of these…

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Cheerson CX-23: A GPS Drone with Good Features and a Low Price

The Cheerson CX-23 CHEER looks to be Cheerson’s answer to the growing trend of inexpensive brushless drones. The specs on the CX-23 are impressive and it looks like you get quite a bit for a drone starting at $199. What is the CX-23 CHEER? The CX-23 is a GPS enabled, brushless motor quadcopter. It has a…

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The New DJI Spark: The Drone for Everyone

DJI has once again changed the game with the release of their latest drone, the Spark. It was designed to get even the novice pilot off the ground and into the air in seconds. You can control it with your smartphone or you can opt to fly it longer distances with a joystick remote. What’s…

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Tianqu XS809W: A Mavic Clone for $50?

Tianqu has built a small drone to look a lot like the DJI Mavic. Not only does it look like a Mavic, but it also folds up like a Mavic. The question is, could this be a low-cost alternative? The XS809W is a foldable drone with a handful of nice features. Aside from its handy fold…

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