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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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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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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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Selfie Drone
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Take Your Selfie with an Elfie

The JJRC H37 Elfie is a light and ultra-portable drone. JJRC claims this to be the world’s smallest folding drone. It has about the same footprint as an iPhone 7 but is about twice as thick and a little bit lighter. The Elfie is designed to take selfies. “Dronie” is actually the new term for…

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Battle Drones: The Cheerson CX-60 is a Blast, Literally!

Let the battle begin! Remember playing laser tag as a kid? How fun would that be if you could do that with a drone? Well, now you can because Cheerson has developed battle drones. The CX-60 is a ducted, infrared-light-shooting, combat drone. These fun drones are sold in pairs and are a blast to fly,…

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Dobby and Elfie Selfie Drones
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Dobby and Elfie: A Pair of Selfie Drones

Elfie, the inexpensive selfie drone JJRC has produced a very portable drone for taking selfies. Dubbed the JJRC H37 Elfie it was designed to be an ultra portable drone to use with your smartphone. The purpose of it is to capture the perfect selfie. The arms of the Elfie fold in for easy transport. When…

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Syma X5UW Altitude Hold FPV Drone Under $100

The Syma X5UW is a feature-packed drone coming in under $90. It is the most feature rich drone in this price range that we have ever seen, with effective altitude hold and good high quality no-lag first person view (FPV) streaming footage on your smart phone. In typical Syma fashion, this little drone takes some…

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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, August 2017 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but really the better question is what is the best drone for you? That depends on a few different things. Why Do You Want a Drone? Do you want something to take breathtaking aerial pictures and photos? Do you just…

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DJI Mavic Pro vs. GoPro Karma vs. Phantom 4

Both DJI and GoPro released new and innovative drones.  You are probably wondering which is better. Some Phantom 4 owners are wondering if they should make the switch. Here at Half Chrome, we decided we’d take a look at these three drones so that you can decide which is best for you. Spoiler alert: Mavic…

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Bebop Drone
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Parrot Bebop A Lightweight Smartphone Controlled Drone

The original Parrot Bebop is a nice option for anyone that wants a drone that can take good pictures and video and is lightweight and portable. There are not many GPS-enabled drones that can boast full 1080p HD video, a 14 MP camera and cost less than $250. The Bebop is a lightweight but durable…

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