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The Dobby: An Affordable GPS Drone Under $200

The Zerotech Dobby was an impressive drone when it was released a couple years ago, but the price tag was a little high. Many drone enthusiasts initially cringed at the idea of a “selfie drone” but with other small flying cameras gaining popularity (like the DJI Spark), the idea is now more mainstream. We took…

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Say Hello to the DJI Tello!

UPDATE March 4, 2018: The Tello is now also available on DJI.com and Amazon. Pick one up today! See how the size of the Tello compares to larger drones from DJI DJI has decided to enter the lower-cost brushless quadcopter market with Tello. DJI and Ryze teamed up to create this small marvel. Tello is a…

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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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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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Tello Vs. Spark: Which DJI Starter Drone is Right For You?

Despite appearances, the Tello and Spark are two very different drones. The Spark is a powerful flying machine in a pint-sized package. It includes advanced features and sensors, not the least of which is GPS guidance. The Tello is a true beginner drone designed for kids of all ages. At just $99 it blows the low-price…

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