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Parrot Anafi
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Parrot Anafi: Parrot Gives DJI a Run in the Consumer Space

Parrot has finally released a quality successor to the Bebop series. The new Parrot Anafi is a lightweight and foldable drone that has a 2.5-mile range and a camera that is capable of taking 4K HDR photos and video. With the ability to look both up and down a full 90-degrees the new Parrot Anafi…

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XK X520: This is the BEST Beginner RC Plane (and it’s under $100)

The XK X520 was an intriguing aircraft the very first time we saw it. If you have been following our website you know we focus primarily on multirotor aircraft. The XK520 is a VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) plane. It isn’t the first VTOL we’ve flown as, we got our hands on the unique XCraft XPlus…

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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 2 zoom vs mavic pro
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Mavic 2 Pro vs. Mavic Pro

With the release of the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom now there are four DJI Mavic options to choose from. We will look at how the latest models compare to the Mavic Pro Platinum. If you own a Mavic Pro then it might just be time for an upgrade. On the other hand, Mavic…

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The DJI Mavic 2 Zoom (It’s Better than the Mavic 2 Pro)

DJI released two versions of the Mavic 2. So inevitably people want to know which one is better. The  Mavic 2 Zoom is the first commercial drone with optical zoom. The Mavic 2 Pro was developed in partnership with Hasselblad to carry a top-of-the-line camera with a 1″ sensor. While both drones are excellent, we…

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URUAV UR65: Tiny FPV Fun

The URUAV UR65 is a small and affordable brushless motor tiny whoop. This tiny micro quad has a 65 mm wheelbase and only weighs 27 grams including its 1S battery. It is powered by 17,000 KV brushless motors. Is it a serious upgrade over the hoards of brushed motor tiny whoops like the Inductrix and E011?…

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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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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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The Mantis Q – Forget Hand Gestures, You Can Talk to This Drone

Yuneec recently announced the latest drone in their consumer lineup – the Mantis Q. This miniature folding quadcopter has a couple of really great qualities and some others that are not so hot. At a price of $599 (currently 499 pounds in the UK), it is positioned between the DJI Spark, at $399 and the Parrot Anafi,…

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Mavic 2 FAQ – Beyond the Specs to Answer Your Questions

This page is a list of the questions people ask about the Mavic 2 along with the best answers we have. We will update this page as we learn more and we are asked more questions. PLEASE submit your questions (or answers) to drones@halfchrome.com. Learn more from DJI about the Mavic 2 Note: We don’t…

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