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Upgrade before and after
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Syma X8 Camera Upgrade

The Syma X8 drones are a favorite platform for an action camera drone upgrade. In very little time you can put your favorite action camera up in the air on a Syma Drone. We like these drones so much that we have reviewed two of them already, the X8HG and X8W. If you already have an action camera like…

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X5UW drone
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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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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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Phantom 3 Standard
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DJI Phantom 3 Standard: The Best Value in Advanced Drones

The DJI Phantom 3 Standard might be the best overall value in fully-featured drones, especially for new pilots. It is a great drone to take breathtaking video or high-quality aerial photos without breaking the bank. DJI makes some high-quality drones – they can be more expensive than some of the other drones we have reviewed, and…

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Eachine H8S
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Eachine H8S: An Awesome Drone for Less Than $25

The Eachine H8S 3D Mini Inverted Flight Drone is a fast and fun stunt drone for any user. Maybe you are a beginner or maybe you are an expert who runs a fleet of DJI Phantom drones – It does not matter, you need this drone! It is just too fun and too inexpensive not to…

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UDI 818A HD+ FPV
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UDI 818A FPV A Fun, Stable and Durable Drone

The UDI 818A HD+ with FPV is an excellent drone for the beginner or intermediate drone pilot.  It is very stable and extremely durable.  The FPV works via WiFi by connecting your phone to the drone then opening an app on the phone. You phone rests snugly in the holder on the transmitter. The FPV works reasonably…

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MJX X400

Holy Stone/MJX X400C -An Entry Level FPV Drone

The Holy Stone X400C is an entry level FPV drone.  It is good for beginners that want something inexpensive and durable. The FPV works by live streaming video from your drone to your phone via WiFi using a free app that you can download for either iOS or Android. The drone itself is fairly quick and responsive….

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yk019
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Holy Stone HS170 Predator: A Top Selling Amazon Drone

The Holy Stone HS170 is a fast and agile small drone. It is one of the best selling and top reviewed drones on Amazon. What is the secret to its success? Simplicity. It is fun to fly and an easy drone to learn on. The Holy Stone HS170 is an excellent beginner drone. The Holy…

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