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Yuneec Mantis Q held folded in hand

The Mantis Q – Forget Hand Gestures, You Can Talk to This Drone

Yuneec recently announced the latest drone in their consumer lineup – the Mantis Q. This miniature folding quadcopter has a couple of really great qualities and some others that are not so hot. At a price of $599 (currently 499 pounds in the UK), it is positioned between the DJI Spark, at $399 and the Parrot Anafi,…

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Wingsland S6: 4K, GPS, EIS for Under $200 (Is it Too Good to Be True?)

The Wingsland S6 is a small, foldable GPS drone with a handful of smart modes, and a 4K camera with electronic image stabilization (EIS). Once costing over $300, this little quad can now be picked up for less than $200 and sometimes even less than $150. How does it compare to similar quads like the Dobby,…

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Funsnap iDol Drone

The Funsnap iDol drone is a folding GPS drone that carries a 1080p camera and uses brushless motors. It seems like a  solid deal with a price tag of under $200. How does it compare to the Dobby or Breeze? Let’s take a look. Order an iDol Drone The iDol drone isn’t super small, even…

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Holy Stone HS100 GPS Drone with remote

Holy Stone HS100 GPS Drone – Is it Worth the Money?

At over $200, the Holy Stone HS100 is not cheap. The HS100 is in a small category of GPS drones in the $100 to $300 category. It completes with drones like the MJX Bugs 5W, the Hubsan H501S, and the Syma X8 Pro. If nothing else, the H100 has some of the best reviews on Amazon. So…

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We Found the Best Selfie Drone

Everyone loves a good selfie and there is no better selfie than a dronie – a selfie taken from a drone. Nothing beats the unique perspective that you can get from the air. With the right drone, you will likely be the only one of your friends posting pics from above. We have done the…

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Best Drone Under $300

From time to time people ask us what is the best drone under $300, and honestly, there aren’t a whole lot of noteworthy options in the $200 to $300 range. If you are willing to spend a little more money, then the DJI Spark is the clear answer. However, if your budget really is $300 we…

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AEE Sparrow

AEE Sparrow – Is AEE’s First Selfie Drone Any Good?

AEE put on quite a spread at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017. I was very impressed with the quantity and apparent quality of their drone offerings. I found it curious that such a well-polished company was not selling outside of China. Almost a year and a half later you can finally buy the AEE…

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Best Drones Under $200

Not all drones are created equal. Some are faster, while others are more stable. Some drones have advanced features and high-definition cameras, while others are more affordable. If you are looking for a drone that meets your needs, but don’t want to spend a small fortune, then you are in luck. We’ve done extensive testing and research…

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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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