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Tello Vs. Toys – How Does DJI’s Tiny Tello Really Stack Up?

On January 8, 2018, DJI and Ryze changed the market for inexpensive quadcopters forever with the release of the $99 Tello. Our first reaction was “oh snap, the toy drone makers are screwed.” There are plenty of good quadcopters under $100 but before the Tello, they all had one huge problem holding them back –…

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DJI Mavic Air compared to DJI Spark
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DJI Mavic Air vs Spark: Which is the Best Small DJI Drone?

The new Mavic Air is an excellent compact quadcopter, but how does it compare to the DJI Spark? There is a lot to like about the Mavic Air, but might the lower cost Spark be the better option for you? Now that DJI makes two small compact quadcopters it is important to understand the differences. We…

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Ryze Tello vs Parrot Mambo: Which is the Best Micro Drone?

The Ryze Tello and Parrot Mambo might just be the two best drones in their class. The Parrot Mambo is an excellent starter drone and probably the closest competitor to the Ryze/DJI Tello. They both are extremely stable and have good cameras. That makes them both excellent option for beginners. When it comes to small…

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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 $400. 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

Let’s take a quick look at some of these drones again. All of them have come down in price the Breeze, Dobby and Wingsland can all be found at times for less than $200. That makes them an excellent choice for a portable drone.  The DJI Spark can be picked up for $399 with a…

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Eachine E012: The Newest and Smallest Micro Ducted Quad

Mini Quad Fun We put the Eachine E012 up against some other tiny drones. They may be small, but they are a lot of fun. Check it out. 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…

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Hubsan Q4 H111 Estes Proto X Nano Drone
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Hubsan Q4 World’s Smallest Quadcopter

This tiny little drone packs quite a punch.  Hubsan claims the Q4 is the world’s smallest quadcopter.  We can’t verify that it takes that record, but it is small and a lot of fun to fly.  This micro drone is smaller and lighter than the more common Cheerson CX-10.  Both of those aspects make it…

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