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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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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 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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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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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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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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Hubsan H507A Star Pro: GPS, Follow Me and HD under $100

Intelligent Flight Modes for Under $100 Hubsan is releasing a new HD-capable drone that has GPS, Waypoints, Follow Me, Orbit Mode and more, all for a price under $100. Advanced flight modes aren’t typically found for under $100 and Hubsan has found a way to do that with their new X4 Star Pro H507A. Learn…

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HiteHome Blimp

HiteHome 16011 AirBag Quadcopter:

The HiteHome 16011 AirBag Quadcopter is one of the most unique drones on the market right now. It is being marketed toward kids with the idea that it is a safer alternative to the open propeller designs of most drone. An “AirBag” Quadcopter? This is different. We certainly can’t argue with that. The blimp style…

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FPV Hornet

FPV Hornet: A Solid Beginner with 5.8 GHz FPV

The Force1 FPV Hornet is an excellent starter drone with some high-end features. It has a good design and is a durable drone.  The included propeller guards allowed us to bump objects in flight without crashing the drone. The Hornet has altitude hold which makes this a very stable drone. It also will flip with…

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