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Syma X25 Pro: A GPS Drone for Under $100?

The new Syma X25 Pro is a mid-size GPS drone that looks like a great buy. It features a 720p camera with an adjustable angle and GPS for less than $100. Is it too good to be true? Spoiler alert: YES. The good news? We have some better alternatives – keep reading to learn more….

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What is the Best Drone Under $100?

You don’t have to break the bank to get a good drone under $100. We’ll show you five solid options and you can decide for yourself which one is best for you. Best Beginner Drone: Ryze Tello The Ryze Tello is probably the best drone you can buy for any beginner. It is small, lightweight…

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What is the Best Drone Under $50?

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a good drone. In fact, there are a handful of excellent beginner drones that you can pick up for less than $50. We highly recommend you start with one of these before you trade up to a DJI or Yuneec drone. In no real order here…

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GPS Drone

Syma X8 Pro: GPS and an HD Camera

The new Syma X8 Pro is the first drone in the X8 lineup with GPS capability. We love the Syma X8 lineup, so adding GPS must make this quad a winner, right? Well not so fast. Great Idea, but… You might be thinking this is an awesome drone. GPS on one of the best Syma…

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The Best Drones for Father's Day
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Happy Father’s Day: What is the Best Drone for Dad?

If you are looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift then look no further – dad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of the man you call “dad.” What Drone is Right for Dad? From videography drones to high-speed racers, there is a drone that the father…

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Congrats Grad: You Deserve a Drone

If you are looking for the perfect graduation gift then look no further – your hardworking new grad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of your proud graduate. Whether it was high school or college, what better companion to take along to the next stage of life…

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Upgrade Your Drone with a 360° Camera

The latest trend in photography is 360° cameras. Drone pilots are thirsty to see this technology put up in the air where it belongs. There are some complete systems that you can already buy for drones, but they will set you back several hundred dollars and they are typically dedicated to a single drone model. We…

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Want to Build a Phantom Alternative for Less Than $200?

Do you want to create a drone that can take steady videos and sharp photos similar to those from more expensive drones like the Phantom 4 Pro, but spend less than $200? That’s what we did. Check out our footage from the beautiful Maya Rivera. We might just have a solution. If you already have…

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The New Syma X8SC and X8SW. Is the Upgrade Worth It?

What’s New on the X8S Models? The new Syma X8SC and Syma X8SW are definitely upgrades to the X8 lineup. The new S models have some subtle, but important differences. All of the new S models have a redesigned controller, quick assembly features, auto-takeoff / landing, and altitude hold. The style and paint schemes are…

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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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