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A couple of other recommendations in similar range include:
1) 3D Robotics 3DR IRIS+ Multicopter
Discount link for it – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NWXY076/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00NWXY076&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=HST544T5CSEXQSXR
2) Walkera QR X350 RTF Drone Quadcopter
Obviously, drones are the hottest Xmax gift for anyone. Analyzing your scenario, I could recommend the DJI Phantom Aerial UAV Drone Quadcopter. This model is slightly more than your budget, but, yet it is very much suitable compared to other models. It comes quadcopter only without the camera so, since you have a GoPro it is fine. Also, because you have sufficient space to fly, this drone covers up well and even can steer clear of woods or trees with user-friendly controls.
Also, because of black Friday and cyber Monday deals this model has15% discount on list price. Therefore, better to purchase one immediately since deals do not last long. Click this link to buy this model with 15% discount on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AGOSQI8/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00AGOSQI8&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=AJOK5XZ7OKUHHSVT
I am more than happy to help you to select the best quadcopter you are searching for. This is not a problem if you are not familiar technical specifications as I can help you over that. Analyzing your needs, I recommend the DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter.
Even though, it slightly exceeds your budget yet the most appropriate drone. It can carry a maximum payload of 1000 grams. It offers 25 minutes of continuous flight duration which is much ahead of your expectation. As long as you don’t mind spending out of your pocket a bit, this is an awesome investment. There are a best quadcopter reviews for this model so make sure to go through the reviews menu.
Check more information about the DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter on Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00H7HH6QU/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00H7HH6QU&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=OBJAOIKKIZX2VIWU
Follow this link to learn how to build your own DIY quadcopter yet this can take much time and effort – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=how+to+build+diy+quadcopter
The Phantom 3 Advance is a state-of-art quadcopter with unbelievable features. I feel sorry for your bad experience. DJI has been busy in past few weeks in giving support to various customers. This is because people raise questions about their latest releases.
You can Contact DJI from this link – http://www.dji.com/contact
You can also post your questions, statements or clarify doubts on DJI’s official forum – http://forum.dji.com/forum.php?lang=en
Also, make sure to go through their after-sales service policies to be clear of their terms and conditions – http://www.dji.com/service
Do not worry because DJI is a customer-oriented company so their priority is always helping the beloved customers. Just keep trying and you will receive support. Try all the options I suggested.
The Cheerson cx 20 is one of the ideal quadcopter to own. This has some awesome features you won’t find on competitive models. However, let us not forget the fact this is outweighed by expensive RC products on the market. It is quite common to pick up problems with the Cheerson products since you can see previous comments were also about minor problems.
Finding spare parts for this model is a tedious task. Follow this link if you are looking for the CX-20 ESC Light Control System – http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&field-keywords=XGW_ESC%20VER2.4b&linkCode=ur2&tag=secdooforhom-20&url=search-alias%3Daps&linkId=STXI5X4PY56DBGPD as this hyperlink takes you to three different types of ESC parts.
In case you need to look at all current CX-2O spare parts available follow this link – http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&field-keywords=cx-20%20parts&linkCode=ur2&tag=secdooforhom-20&url=search-alias%3Daps&linkId=KJM4F5TDY5BZR5R7
It may be not possible to create a chart with all the RC quadcopters. Ultimately, the reason for the chart is to present only the top four to five models.
The Syma X5C without first-person-view (FPV) settings to steer home with no remote image, losing this quadcopter in the sky may cause problems. The DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter has an integrated fpv camcorder.
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Yeah, DJI Quadcopters are awesome and everyone should own one. This is the drone one cannot skip especially if they like to use radio control toys. In fact, I own all the phantom models on the collection. However, these does not come cheap. This is practical the best ones are always expensive.
Analyzing your scenario, your budget will not allow to buy DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, but I recommend DJI Phantom Aerial UAV Drone. This currently does not exceed your price range. This offers 15 minutes of flight time. It also a range of 980 feet. I think this may be not dream, but possible.
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First, thanks for your kind words about my site. I am always here to help buyers to buy best quadcopter on the market. My hard work to run this site is massive so it is nice to get appreciation from readers.
Both the Syma X5C and the UDI RC U818A are head-to-head competitors on the market. Both models have its own ups and downs. As you said, both these released the “NEW” version of the original product. These updates were carried out to improve the features and capabilities to the next level. Both new versions are successful.
I have flown the New Version SYMA X5C-W, but not the new edition of UDI RC U818A. The UDI RC U818A’s new one was not so popular among buyers compared with Syma’s new version. UDI’s old version was a massive hit though. Some of the improved features on UDI’s new one are improved camera, high capacity battery and increased flight time.
Since I tested new version Syma recommend this model for you. This is very much popular among buyers. It also had many features improved. I felt much more comfortable while hovering this over the sky. It has better stability, precision, maneuverability, control, wind resistance and so on. On top of that, this is much more user-friendly and easy to fly. Thanks for reading my best quadcopter reviews.
You can find many solutions for this problem on YouTube. There are a lot of useful videos posted by drone experts, CX-10 owners and so on. Follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cx-10+accelerator+calibration
I did not review any of the NINE EAGLES products on this site therefore in-depth information may be not known completely. The Nine eagle galaxy visitor 3 has an Auto-Return GPS feature to help to protect the quadcopter from lose of control. I am not sure whether it has an unique key for GPS Function. Maybe you can take a closer look at the transmitter or share your doubt on Customer Questions & Answers
section on Amazon, thus receive support from previous buyers. This drone has main features like 2 MP HD Camera, normal setting, altitude hold feature, “Auto-return” feature, Brake function and so on.
The Galaxy Visitor 6 model is similar to the Visitor 3 model. However, this does not currently have any customer reviews on Amazon. Make sure to check those before buying. I think jjrc h12 doe not have a dedicated GPS function, but it includes an automatic return feature.
Refer to my below comment to get the answer for this question.
DJI lines of quadcopters has their own ups and downs. However, overall they have been really dominating the quadcopter market. DJI is well-known for its popular Phantom Series which has evolved over years. Current customer reviews and/or user rating on my site for the Dji Phantom 3 does not reflect the user’s opinion after using the product as this is not yet released. These ratings are given by readers based on their expectations and dissatisfaction of product.
As I said earlier, some people do not prefer DJI Phantom 3 over the previous phantom models. This is quite common with any product launch. A lot simply don’t like to change things when everything is going as expected. Users opinion may differ after some months once this model is released. In that case we could see an increased rating. However, those scores are completely dedicated to our readers and those doesn’t reflect our opinion.
The reason why we recommend DJI drone has the best of the best is it includes useful functions and features that you cannot notice in earlier models like much improved camera, stability etc.. You can find more of this in our preview. We are in this market and think this truly is a game changer. However, this might take some time for people to understand this. Hope we have given a nice clarification over this doubt.
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As far as I know, the cheapest gps quadcopter on the market currently is the “Nine Eagles Galaxy Visitor 3 F12 GPS” Quadcopter. The brand produced this model is NINE EAGLES. They haven’t got so much customer reviews compared to expensive gps drones.
However, I think this may best suit your budget. It is normally cost you $300, but currently it is available on Amazon for just $180. This means you could save almost 40%. I don’t know how long this offer will stay, but make sure to bounce on it if you like. Probably this may be the cheapest solution for your need.
First, it is nice idea to buy Best GPS Quadcopter on the market. Analyzing your scenario, Iris+ seems a fair decision. This specific drone can fulfill all your mentioned needs. However, I recommend to check-out the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ V3.0 Quadcopter (link for this model: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P309MZ6/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00P309MZ6&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=2YE5OYKX4JQXGNPB).
The reasons why I prefer DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ V3.0 Best Quadcopter compared to Iris+ will stated below.
1) Though, it is a bit on the expensive side compared to Iris+, yet this offers advanced GPS function and technology. Some outlined one’s are return-to-take-off place and auto-pilot.
2) This includes built-in 1080p video camera with First-Person-View. You can record almost anything with this camera quality.
3) It has an increased flight duration so you can fly for an extended period before having to recharge the battery.
& many more
I hope you take these advises into consideration before buying. All the best to buy the best quadcopter!
The Hubsan x4 and rc helicopter are ideal drones out there on the market. I appreciate your idea to buy gps quadcopter drone. However, these do not come cheap. GPS is a main function built-in professional, expensive and advanced drones. GPS function can do a variety of tasks like auto-pilot, follow you, return back to take-off place, record videos etc…
Some popular GPS drones on the market are Quanum Nova FPV GPS, Cheerson CX20 GPS, Parrot Bebop, 3D Robotics IRIS+ and DJI lines of quadcopters. As I mentioned earlier, these are out of the ball park for your budget.
Since finding a gps drone for $150 is not realistic I recommend to invest in another beginner drone and/or quadcopter like SYMA X5C or WL TOYS V959. For full information refer our article on these products (http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/best-beginner-quadcopter-for-rc-starters/). This write-up will help you select the best quadcopter on the market.
Yeah the quadcopter I recommended for you below doesn’t exceed your budget.
The Blade MQX is one of the best quadcopter for beginners and there is a review for it on our site. It is nice to hear that you want to upgrade to a more professional quadcopter. Analyzing all your needs and expectations, I may recommend the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ V3.0 Quadcopter. Dji is the largest quadcopter producer who are the market leader. They produce models ranging from 1000 to 4000 dollars and even more. The version I suggested for you cost less than $1000 so this does not cross your budget.
DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ V3.0 edition is ideal for outdoor flight and this can compensate wind while reaching high speeds. This also comes with GPS flying capabilities and extra functions like First-Person-View (FPV), improved motors and powerful propellers. It has an integrated FPV HD Video Camera with built-in FPV connection.
This model is an easy-to-customize best quadcopter. There are many accessories and spare parts available online for this drone. I am not familiar with DIY Kits therefore would not be able to advise on that. It is appropriate to buy off-the-shelf Best Quadcopter available on Amazon.com.
Here is the link to check-out the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ V3.0 Best Quadcopter directly from Manufacturer’s Amazon store: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P309MZ6/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00P309MZ6&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=LVW7IF6H5WNNLNUF
I hope this information could be useful for you to make a wise decision. If further help needed, feel free to drop a quick comment.
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I normally do not recommend an advanced Best Quadcopter like DJI Phantom 2 for first-timer or beginner. However, if you have the skill to operate it then there is no problem. Yes, DJI Products itself easy to run and smooth in operation. With a little caution, you can fly it over the sky and even capture aerial videos and/or photos. Feel free to check-out our review on this model: http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/dji-phantom-2-reviews/. We also have an article for best beginner quadcopter. In case you change your mind that write-up could be useful. I hope these details are sufficient for you to make a decision. Comment again if further help needed.
Yes UDI U818A Quadcopter has First Person View (FPV) support. There are two versions available which are Old Edition and New Version. Both models support FPV, but new version has enhanced FPV Support. If you prefer a FPV Setup, I recommend the upgraded version of the previous UDI U818A Quadcopter. Yes you can remotely see what this quadcopter is recording from the display’s screen on the transmitter. To understand more about what is FPV? How to use it? why is it useful? check this Wikipedia url: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First-person_view_%28radio_control%29
If you are interested to see the New Version UDI U818A Quadcopter on Amazon check this link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RGT0GVQ/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00RGT0GVQ&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=W6DXCMLZPFO66VVR
I hope this solves your doubt. If further help needed, feel free to post a comment and possibly you could be guided. Our aim is to help buyers like you to buy the Best Quadcopter on the market.
Thanks for sharing your experience on how to cope with this problem. I think this could be helpful for others struggling with CX-10. Sometimes little solutions can be game changer.
Here is the link given by BHUNTER736 – http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/?attachment_id=1386
The Cheerson manufacturer is a well-recognized quadcopter producer, yet the customer service is not so great compared with other models. They have been lately producing products such as the revamp of CX 20 and the prices are declining significantly. By the way can you confirm that’s the official launch period of CX-20? If Yes? can you validate the source? just to make sure our readers get the accurate information as much as possible. Post with updates if you got any.
I recommend you to look at our DJI Phantom model comparison chart. These are high-end, professional quadcopters that can be used for one or more useful purposes. Analyzing your scenario, real estate video need to be captured on a Best Quadcopter that is able to offer better range, stability (AKA Gimbals), quality and flight time. DJI line of quadcopters possess most of these characteristics.
As per as the models wise, I would advise to see the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ V3.0 Quadcopter (latest version) or perhaps DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter (the old edition). Both are able to record high-definition, good quality, smooth real estate footage. However, make sure you comply with FAA laws in regards to use of drones for commercial purposes. Anyways, let us know if you need any further clarification over this question.
Hi Alan Liu,
We only Review Quadcopter products from Amazon and may earn an adequate commission when customer buys from one of our link. Our intention is to recommend the best products on the market instead of just promoting the sponsored one’s. Anyways, thank you for the offer. However, we may be not interested since we have no real need on specific RC parts. It might be possible we may consider your offer in case all your products are listed on Amazon online marketplace. I hope you understand this and all the best for the future!
I feel sorry for your bad experience with Cheerson CX-20 Quadcopter. This edition of Cheerson release has it’s own ups and downs just like other consumer drones. Analyzing your scenario, this is a common problem that many buyers come across. This problem can cause jerky, unstable flight and sometimes won’t take-off. You may refer this video to find a solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8b_BlphZjM
Let me know if problem still persist after you followed that video. If so, I may contact my drone colleagues and help you out.
It seems a lot of people are having problem with the take-off. Try to follow the remedy I suggested for Simon and if problem still persist reply here back and we’ll figure something out as a permanent solution maybe a dedicated article etc.
Thanks for sharing your opinion.
Hi Diogo o,
It is my pleasure that you liked our Reviews and appreciate my hard work towards this site. I am always here to help people like you to select the Best Quadcopter available in the market. The Hubsan 4x 107C is a little cheap beginner quadcopter, but as an alternative I would recommend Syma X5C Explorers Quadcopter. Your father will definitely like this quadcopter. It is the same price range as the Hubsan 4x 107C Quadcopter. Once again heads up for the appreciation.
Maybe it’s not just the right quadcopter for your needs. This can happen in the event customer is unhappy with the product or doesn’t have any luck. Why don’t you try any other quadcopters we’ve reviewed? http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/category/quadcopters-reviews/ maybe be Phantom Vision or FC40 etc..
Make sure to check the customer reviews, ratings and price before buying a best quadcopter on the market.
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Analyzing your scenario, I recommend you to buy Hubsan X4 (H107C HD) Quadcopter. This is one of the Best Quadcopter for intermediate/beginner flyers. It feature 2 MP 720p video recording module, offer reasonable range and durable. I think this will suit your budget.
Analyzing your scenario, the DJI Phantom Aerial UAV Drone is compatible with the Go Pro Camera. It is only a Base Quadcopter Only (camera not included). You can integrate your camera in it and should be able to record video in First-Person-View (FPV).
It could be purchased for less than $500 which does not exceed your budget. Further if you’re looking to buy a quadcopter with an integrated camera I recommend DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter with Zenmuse for GoPro. It is the Best Quadcopter that comes with integrated FPV Camera.
Only the time will be the solution for this problem. Let’s hope it is not so on near future.
It is a great idea to present quadcopter as a gift for your husband’s birthday. While Husban X4 H107D may has the disadvantages you listed, it still remain as the go-to-choice when looking to buy a First-Person-View (FPV) Quadcopter. The price could be a concern, but taken all features into consideration; it is a great gamble. If I were in your situation I might get deep into pockets and get the Husban X4 H107D.
However, if not I recommend you to CX-30 W FPV Quadcopter. It is a cheaper alternative, but not superior to the H107D model. The quality of the FPV compatibility and ability determine the quality of output produced on the remote control screen. However, it is advisable to fly within short-range if you are using a small FPV Quadcopter.
The distance is not a problem when you buy a more expensive FPV Quadcopter such as the Dji Phantom Vision Quadcopter. Unfortunately, those models does not come cheap.
Here is the link to check the CX-30 W FPV Quadcopter on Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00QTHQWAA/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00QTHQWAA&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=D2NFBLHINQQ7L7WI
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First, it is an interesting idea to get a quadcopter for the birthday. The evaluation of drones have doomed over a couple of years especially for outdoor activities (in your situation for hiking outdoors). Analyzing your scenario, the decision is very complicated. It may be not practical to find the “Best” that tick all the criteria need of yours. Taking your points into consideration, I would either recommend Dji Phantom Vision (It does not come cheap as you know) or Parrot BeBop Drone (if you can spend extra 100; it is a great fortune). I may not recommend you an alternative drone within a 400$ budget because it might not tick all your requirements especially the FPV.
Following are the features of the Parrot BeBop Drone
Full HD 1080p “fisheye” Camera – You only expected 720p video recording since the video quality is much higher.
Flight period – 8 to 10 minutes on an aggressive flight course, around 12 minutes on a normal flight routine. You only expected around 10 minutes since it is slightly higher.
First-Person-View is supported by the Parrot Skycontroller and has HDMI compatibility.
Considering all the factors, investing in the Parrot BeBop could be the most preferable option.
Click this link to directly check Parrot BeBop from Manufacturer’s Official Amazon Store – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OOR90J2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OOR90J2&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=H7QXUDSJAYTTVG2T
You can also read the Parrot BeBop Drone I’ve published on my site – http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/parrot-bebop-drone-review-fisheye-camera-quadcopter/ (for when if you need).
Let me know if you have any other questions and don’t forget to share this site with your friends as-well. Wish you a happy birthday in advance!
The answer for this question was published as one of the articles in indiegogo recently. I am not sure of the article link, maybe you can find it by quick Goggling.
Yeah it is always fun to customize the off-the-shelf quadcopter with better upgrades found on the market.
There are only a handful of First-Person-View Quadcopters on the market compared to normal one’s. Hubsan H107D is now the go-to-choice for FPV Quad. However, it might not be the racing type flying machine you could expect. It is good, but not at high speed. As an alternative, I recommend you to to look at the Walkera QR W100S FPV Quadcopter. It might not be popular as H107D, but might exactly the right one for your flying attitude.
Here is the link to buy it at the cheapest price on Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CZ5RNLW/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00CZ5RNLW&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=VPDYSDA7CXW3BPYO
you can also consider buying dji lines of quadcopters if budget is not a bother. They offer the best FPV experience and ideal for aggressive flying,
This comparison chart section is divided into 2 sections.
1. First section is the comparison of top 4 DJI line of quadcopters
2. Second section is the top 4 quadcopters in no particular order
so a total of 8 models are recommended in this comparison chart for readers.
We are working on the next button and this will be achieved by adding more models to the list in future.
With the table plugin we’re using it would be not possible to put up a vertical scroll list, but we have already enabled horizontal scrolling. (this could help up to an extend). However, we may implement that on near future if multiple people request that feature.
Anyways, thanks for your suggestions.
Syma x5c is not the most durable quadcopter out there, especially without propeller guards. It might break off if you wasn’t able to control it as much as you would have liked. Considering your budget, I recommend Hubsan H107D FPV X4 Mini RTF Quadcopter. It is a much more durable model which packs a punch for any quadcopter lover.
Here is the link to buy it at the cheapest price on Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GSNWB5K/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00GSNWB5K&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=BAROSKZ3COTXYS62
It depends on your expectations and there is no such thing as “Best”. Each model has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. However, we can classify the perfect one using this comparison chart. For example in Dji chart my choice for the best is “DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter”, but opinion may vary a bit. Make sure to go through the side-by-side comparison chart to find the perfect one for you.
While you can buy the Cheerson CX-10 for cheapest price, it is vulnerable to crashes (in worst scenario even it may break off). This is the gamble with buying a smallest unit of quadcopter like this. It may be suitable for a beginner or a person who is adventured into a first-time flight, but not so for an expert. Anyways, better get a CX-10 Propeller Blade and check-out whether it takes off or not. If not, try clean up the motor. If problem still exist better contact the seller from which you bought the unit either for replacement or refund.
Yeah Cheerson CX-10 Quadcopter is an excellent quadcopter for beginners and first time-flyers. Anyways, thank you for sharing your opinion on this model. I might add a few of your mentioned points on a later date when there is a free time.
You can buy the Cheerson Cx-10 Propeller Main Blade here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ONZMB00/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00ONZMB00&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=ISLIBMHN6OUSY4OR
Thanks for sharing your experience with the Cheerson CX20 Quadcopter. These are really useful facts and hope everyone note it along with my review.
The Cheerson CX-10 Quadcopter is worth the investment and it does not get better than crashing it. It is always recommended to buy a new set of propellers (as you did now) since it is prone to crash. You should be able to fly the quadcopter if remote controller is connected properly.
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Analyzing the scenario, I can understand your frustration. Anybody does not like to fly a Quadcopter, which is not in their comfort level in context of manual, flight, hover, maneuverability etc.. The Walkera QR X350 Drone itself has mixed customer reviews and ratings on Amazon. It can prove to be a great model for some, but could cause problems if not understood and used properly. Ultimately, nothing is perfect including this one. I had some of my friends flying one of these without any problems, except small, easy-to-fix issues.
Did you ordered the unit from the official manufacturer store or from an unknown re-seller? because there is lot of fakes on the market. Anyways, it is good that you got a full refund since it is not the right drone for your needs.
If you are looking to get deep into aerial photography; hence budget isn’t a concern, then go for the Dji line of quadcopters (like Dji Phantom Vision 2) as you mentioned. Here is the link to the review : http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/dji-phantom-2-reviews/
Let me know if you need further clarification on any of the area which you are not expertise. I hope everything is fixed and have a good day!
Yeah I agree with your statement and thanks for sharing it. I think 2015 is the year of “Drone” undoubtedly.
Alone if you read this instruction manual you will know how to perform a 360 degree flip or shift among Intermediate, Advanced and Junior flight mode.
This manual contains also a few safety evaluation and measurement about the usage of high-capacity lithium batteries. The Cheerson CX-10 Quadcopter operates on an integrated (3.7V 100mAh Li-Po) battery which enables you a up to 7-8 minutes of flight.
You can download the Cheerson CX-10 user manual in this download page – http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/?attachment_id=1167
First drone purchase is always exciting and fun. It could turn out to be a great experience, but could be also the worst nightmare if you are unable to make a wise decision. Since you want to buy a Best Quadcopter that can be professionally used for weddings, consider buying a higher-end drone. For example the Dji Phantom Vision or Phantom Vision Plus. You can also consider the “Parrot Bebop Drone” or “Walkera QR X350” Quadcopter which can take high-definition videos and still pictures.
These are my recommendation for your question. Check-out the rest of comments on this post if necessary. Let me know if you need any further clarification on this advice.
It is difficult to make up the mind while selecting the first quadcopter. I recommend Syma X5c Quadcopter for first-time flyers like you. I have discussed why to select this model so many times in my earlier comments. It is advisable to refer back to those comments.
You find those comments of just pressing Ctrl+F and type the name I provided in the below bracket.
Check the reply I gave to “Heidi” Comment on December 5, 2014
Check the reply I gave to “Pablo” Comment on January 27, 2015
The Blade 350 QX Quadcopter comes in two different varieties, which are BNF (Bind-and-Fly) and RTF (Ready-To-Fly). At the moment, BNF version cost you around $380 and RTF version in the neighborhood of $430 on Amazon. For the BNF model you need to buy a DSMX or DSM2 5+ channel compatible transmitter that cost somewhere between $30-100.
Here is the link to check the DSM2 HP6DSM 6-Channel Transmitter – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0017R086Q/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0017R086Q&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=DAXLHO3O4US7HA5S
There are no possibility of Dji Innovations introducing a cheaper Best Quadcopter for $250 range capable of mounting a GoPro Camera. They mainly target large-drone consumer market.
I am not sure on how much it cost to make the gopro into a fpv on iPad Screen or iPhone. You can clarify it from online manufacturers or sellers on Amazon marketplace.
I hope this information helps and share this site with your friends if you like to support my site.
Thanks for the suggestion on what are the Best Quadcopters from your point of view.
It is difficult to buy a Best Quadcopter in the neighborhood of 250$, where you can mount a GoPro Camera. Yes, to an extend Dji is a little pricey if budget is a problem. The ideal alternative model for Dji is CX-20 Auto-pathfinder FPV RC Quadcopter. Although, CX-20 slightly exceed your budget par, but it features a GoPro camera mount in which you can mount your GoPro Camera. Remember the camera is not included.
Click this link to directly check CX-20 model from Manufacturer’s Official Amazon Store – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00N77KH5G/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00N77KH5G&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=DJLGRG3EN4FBXSS3
Click this link to read my Cheerson CX-20 Review – http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/cheerson-cx-20-review-on-the-auto-pathfinder-model/
I’m in the process of making a separate quadcopter comparison chart page especially for mobile phone users. It basically has the same contents as this page, but the layout is different. Hopefully, this might solve the problem of not being able to see the entire categories while on a mobile phone such as Galxy s4 phone or whatever.
Anyways, thanks for the heads up and will update the link once it is ready 🙂
My reply in Spanish
Es difícil decidir entre Syma X5c y HUBSAN h107c Quadcopter. Estos dos son las mejores Quadcopter en el mercado hoy. Ambos modelos tienen una definición de imagen fija de 2 megapíxeles. Dado que usted es un hombre de la cámara, le recomiendo comprar Syma X5c Quadcopter por las siguientes razones,
1) Tiene 6 ejes sistema de estabilización de Gyro para un vuelo flexible y estable
2) lata resistente al viento adecuado para el vuelo de interior y al aire libre
3) La tecnología de espectro ensanchado para mejor capacidad anti-interferencia y bajo consumo de energía
4) la cámara de HD
Esto no quiere decir que HUBSAN h107c es una mala opción, pero no es superior a la otra, teniendo en cuenta su situación y necesidades.
Espero que esta información ayuda y comprobar Opiniones Quadcopter sección para más artículos Mejor QuadCopter.
My reply in English
It is tough to decide between Syma X5c and Hubsan h107c Quadcopter. These both are Best Quadcopter on the market today. Both these models has a still frame definition of 2 MegaPixel. Since you are a camera man, I recommend to buy Syma X5c Quadcopter for the following reasons,
1) It has 6-axis Gyro stabilization system for a flexible and stable flight
2) wind-resistant can suitable for indoor and outdoor flight
3) spread spectrum technology for best anti-interference ability and low power consumption
4) HD Camera
This does not mean that Hubsan h107c is a bad choice, but it is not superior to the other one, considering your situation and need.
Hope this information helps and check Quadcopter Reviews section for more Best Quadcopter articles.
The Hobbypower X525 Quadcopter is not assembled,just a kit. It comes with the following things.
1. X525 V3 fordling frame
2. brushless motor with adapter and propeller
3. Esc Multicopter
4. ARF Kk Flight Board
6. Brushless 30A ESC
7. ESC Connect Board
8. Heat shink tube
9. Reinforced Protection cover
& so on
Analyzing the parts included, I think you have everything to build and to fly the quadcopter. You can control it using your remote controller. The instruction on how to use the transmitter is included in the link you pasted on this article (check the description details).
Analyzing the scenario, I recommend you to buy a Bind-and-Fly (BNF) quadcopter instead of Ready-To-Fly (RTF) version. The best model for your budget will be Blade BLH7680 Nano QX (Transmitter not Included).
for more information about this Best Quadcopter (BNF) follow this link – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CYHZTDK/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00CYHZTDK&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=C5Y4CFZABUIBN5S7
or if you need to build a drone from the ground to base, then check-out this model (Note: this quadcopter cost more than your budget) – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NWEORIC/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00NWEORIC&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=YLTOUVIEILWYUAJ3
Yes there are not -genuine or fake dji phantom , cheerson cx-20 quadcopters on internet. However, you can avoid buying fake products by purchasing products from reliable online marketplace such as Amazon. All of the links in my site are served by Amazon.
I am glad that you made the right decision and do not forget to bookmark this site if you want to read information/reviews on drones and quadcopters.
Parrot bebop drone is one the track to compete with other Best Quadcopter on the market. It is a good decision to buy Parrot bebop drone, but let me answer your question. Although, it may be almost impossible to find a similar product with same capabilities. Anyways, it is still possible to find a similar product with integrated camera for around the same price or so. My alternative suggestions are as of below;
1. Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Power Edition Quadricopter
2. DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter
I might have recommended Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Power Edition to you if Parrot bebop drone was not released on the market. The bebop drone is the new or (V2) of the existing 2.0 Power Edition model. Anyways, the DJI Phantom FC40 remain as one of the ideal alternative if you change your mind on the decision. In conclusion, if I were in your situation, I might buy the Parrot bebop drone over other recommended choices. This is one of the Best Quadcopter for money. The choice is yours and all the best.
To close my answer, below I’ve shared the Review and Special Discounted Link of Parrot bebop drone
I recommend Phantom 2+ over Yuneec Horizon W500 tyhoon quadcopter. Phantom 2+ is superior to the one you mentioned in terms of flight duration, GPS function, stability, performance and so on.
You can check out the interactive comparison chart to compare different types of Dji products.
The flight duration information is mentioned in the comparison chart itself
Thank you so much for your appreciation
In order to see the Camera View in the remote control, you need to buy Best Quadcopter that supports FPV (First-Person-View). In common, FPV Quadcopters are not super affordable, but not very expensive either. I recommend you to consider “Hubsan H107D FPV” Quad. It is one of the popular and best-selling FPV drone on the market. Alternatively, you may also consider Dji Phantom Vision+ FPV model, but is very expensive. You can read the Quadcopter Reviews of both these models in this site.
Hi Don W,
I recommend you to buy Dji Phantom Vision+ instead of 350 QX3. Although, the 350 QX3 Quadcopter is a bit cheaper and small, but it is not superior as the Phantom. Dji line of quadcopters comes with various functions and features that Blade 350 model might not have. Dji models are considered as the Best Quadcopter out there on the market. If I were in your situation, my choice is definitely Dji Phantom Vision+ Quad. However, this does not mean that Blade 350 qx3 is not a bad quadcopter, but it is just the fact Dji is better than it in head-to-head comparison.
Here is a special offer link for the Dji Phantom Vision – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AGOSQI8/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00AGOSQI8&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=IFE3VEHK5QDMS7VW
Here is my review on this quadcopter – http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/dji-phantom-2-review-vision/
Cheerson CX-10 is one of the easy to fly mini quadcopter out there on the market. Enjoy the maximum and have a ton of fun and excitement. All the best!
Cheerson is a Chinese Quadcopter Manufacturer. There may be a few fake Cheerson CX-10 look alike models out there on various online marketplace. In my opinion, Skeye Nano looks like a rip-off of cheerson cx-10, but it is just my thought. According to sources, it is also not happen to be the official cheerson redistributor. The odds are more likely to make it a fake and not a genuine product. I recommend you to buy Cheerson CX-10 from any if the link given in this review article. All of it point to the official Cheerson CX-10 manufacturer description page on Amazon. Thank you
The Cheerson CX-10 is not the durable RC Best Quadcopter out there, but do aware it is the current World’s Smallest Quadcopter. The nano-sized motor, design, body construction and battery may impact the quality of the product to an extend. Yes it may be true that it only last for a reasonable period even after little crashes, but not a permanent replacement to enjoy the most out of a quadcopter.
However, I recommend you contact the supplier from which you bought and ask for a replacement if it has one. If not, I recommend you to buy Hubsan x4 line of quadcopters. These are perfect alternative to Cheerson CX-10, but very durable and withstand simultaneous crashes. Below I shared the link of review for that model
I would like to share my thoughts on your question, but what do you meant by “Twister Drone”? is it a commercial available quadcopter? because I have not heard of it. However, I can share my opinion on dji vs parrot bebop drone. I prefer you settle either with bebop or dji, but let me know whether you want the opinion or not.
The theme is responsive and compatible with all devices, but it might be the layout frame mistake. Anyways, from which phone did you checked this site? so I may check over the problem.
Yes I too agree with your choice of Best Quadcopter for beginners.
Thank you for sharing your opinion on this Best Quadcopter article. Your choices of Quadcopter with Camera are interesting, but I think Dji Phantom line of quadcopters are best when it comes to camera. However, Syma x5C is best for a beginner or intermediate flyer looking for a resonable quality camera.
If you could raise your budget to $200 from the 100$ it would be a good idea. For this budget, I recommend you the following quadcopters. These are the most ideal models for your current budget, but this is just an opinion.
Hubsan H107D X4 Quadcopter
Syma X5C Quadcopter Drone
Heli-Max 1SQ Quadcopter
UDI 818a is one of the Best Quadcopter on the market with over 1,064 Customer Reviews. Most of the reviews are good along with minor complaints from the consumers. However, there are no clear proof that says all the buyers are facing a bad motor from UDI 818a according to the reviews received so far for this product. You may have received a faulty product by chance or it could have been a defect piece of product.
I assume that ordering another 818a maybe a good choice unless you do not want to take another risk. If this problem continue, you may go for the Syma xC5 Quadcopter which is pretty similar to UDI in features and advantages, but much cheaper in price.
Link for Syma X5C – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KI03U8Q/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00KI03U8Q&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=JQA7YN4IMB3FI3GY
I am glad to answer your comment and good to hear that you want to buy the Best Quadcopter on the market within your budget. Your budget seems to be a bit reasonable considering all the possible opportunities and features up for the grab when you buy a model within the £150-£200 limit. If I were in your situation, the top three choices of Quadcopters are as of follows:
Hubsan H107D (suitable if you want FPV support, built-in camera and Immersive flight experience)
Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 (suitable if you want to control this best quadcopter with any Android Devices or Apple Devices instead of traditional remote transmitter. It comes with free piloting app to share and record pictures or videos. There is also an on-board camera).
Traxxas 6608 (suitable if you do not like any of the above recommended Quadcopters. It is much cheaper compared with those, but lack a few crucial features. However, it has built-in LED light and high-capacity LiPo battery).
These are my recommendations when it comes to selecting the Best Quadcopter for the £150-£200 budget. With that being said, you can click the Quadcopter Reviews menu on below the header for more information on these quadcopters. You can click the link gave below if you want the best deals on all the top-selling quadcopters available on Amazon.
First, thank you for the interest in this site and I would be glad to answer your question. Your 100$ budget is a bit steep, but it still could cover up to an extend regardless of the variety of models out there. If I were in your situation the probable choices maybe UDI U818A Quadcopter or Syma X5C Quad or a WL Toys V959 Quadcopter which comes with an On-board Camera too. There are other choices, but these really fit your budget and offer the best flight experience, features and advantages for the money.
I hope this information is useful and let me know if you have any other questions. You can read the reviews of all these three models in the review section on the menu. You can also find it with the help of search button on the widget.
Traxxas 6608 LaTrax Alias is one of the ideal entry-level quadcopter for both RC Beginners and Intermediate Flyers. It is good to see that you have the right idea of what to exactly buy.
In my opinion, Latrax Alias is a best RTF Quad that comes with extraordinary features such as auto-leveling 6-axis flight technology, built-in LED lights, 2.4GHz radio system and 650mAh LiPo battery for increased flight duration. This model has a quite a bit of minor drawbacks about the motor, but the advantages simply outweigh this reason. It is suitable for both indoor and outdoor flight as long as you have a reasonably large space.
With that being said, although I did not write a separate review for this, but still it is one of the good quadcopter for the money. The price is also reasonably good for its features and flying capacity. Soon there will be a review on this model.
Here is a special Amazon discounted link for the Latrax Alias model – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GJBLMCE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00GJBLMCE&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=IBESFYQ7JKGVE3TL
Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Quadcopter is one of the very few Quadcopter in the market that does not come with a Real Transmitter. Even though you have a remote transmitter, but it may be not compatible with the Parrot Ar Drone. This drone is designed to be only controlled by iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and android Devices. The basic concept is more of a stimulation flight where you lively control the quadcopter by just using the user interface of those devices. I think ”mc guiver” kit will not be a solution for this problem.
Alternatively, I would recommend you to buy either Dji Phantom Vision or FC40 Model which can be controlled by a remote controller. I hope this information helps and let me know if anything needed.
It is nice to hear that you are looking for quadcopters for your two boys. It is a great way to enjoy this holiday season.
For the 9 year old one I recommend to consider either Estes 4606 Proto X Quadcopter or Syma X11 R/C Quadcopter. Since both of them are savvy with controllers these couple of quadcopters relatively have less complex controls and comparitvely easy to control compared with other types of quads. These are also known to be durable and ready to fly right out of the box.
For the 13 year old one I recommend to consider either The Hubsan X4 H107L Quadcopter or Syma X5 Explorers Quad Copter. These both quadcopters are not the most easiet to control, but since you said this boy can handle a bit complexity, it will be all right. These also support outdoor flight maybe.
These are some of my ideas on what to present to your boys. You can go through my site to read reviews of all the quadcopters mentioned here.
Nice to hear that you are trying to buy an entry-level quadcopter for your brother and yourself too. First-Person-View offers great RC flying experience even for the beginner, but Hubsan X4 H107D FPV system is a bit complex, thus need adequate knowledge. For your budget, I would recommend you to have a look at the Lilliput Quadcopter. This model comes with the Fat Shark Receiver for Hd Fpv Monitor. It is more of a quadcopter designed especially for superior FPV Experience. This also fit within your budget.
Link for the Lilliput Quadcopter – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00F2O3PY2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00F2O3PY2&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=Q6OYW7BOIDLR3NLS
Thank you so much for your appreciation and all the best with your company to become succesful in near future. Feel free to browse around for useful information on different types of quadcopter batteries.
It is fun and exciting to get a quadcopter in this holiday season. Nothing gets better than enjoying those funny and crazy RC flight experience, regardless of the epic crashes and fail landings Hehe. The couple of quadcopters you had in the mind are just perfect. As you said, both support FPV, HD Camera and increased flight duration. If I were in your situation, I will definitely go with the Hubsan X4 H107D Quadcopter. It happen to be the world’s smallest FPV Quadcopter, that is capable of supporting FPV, taking high-quality aerial photos and videos. This model is also well under yor 300 dollars budget. You can check my article on the FPV Quadcopter.
Here is it : http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/fpv-quadcopter-top-ready-to-fly-models/
It explain everything you need to know about a perfect FPV Quadcopter with HD Camera
First, thank you so much for visiting my site. The Phantom v3.0 Quadcopter is ideal for expert RC Flyers or Professionals, but since your husband is beginner, I might not recommend it so. Dji lines of quadcopters can be protected by buying extra accessories such as Prop Guards and Self-Tightening Propeller separately. As protection plan concerned, there is a Canopy 2-Year Electronics Accidental Protection Plan (need to be bought separately). Overall, getting a Dji v3.0 can be very expensive for your budget. Considering all your need of camera, fpv and flight duration, I would recommend you to buy Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Quadcopter.
Camera Specification – HD Camera 1280×720 | 60 fps vertical QVGA camera | 720p 30fps
You can control it with devices such as iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, and Android Devices. It basically not limited to only wi-fi or android, but supports all platform.
The flight duration is much higher compared with other types of quads available on the market today.
Here is the detailed review of Parrot Ar Drone – http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/parrot-ar-drone-review-2-0-models/
You can also buy a set of Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Propellers to survive from crashes – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007HZLO8S/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B007HZLO8S&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=X2WQWSTARDQCA6AR
If you think this is not a good choice of quadcopter, I would alternately recommend you to check-out the Hubsan X4 H107d Quadcopter. You can find detailed review of it here : http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/hubsan-x4-h107d-review-h107d-fpv-quadcopter/
Hi Wendy Osborn,
It is so nice to see a lot of people including you having ideas to present a Quadcopter or Drone for this xmas season. This is one of the best way to surprise almost anyone. Coming back to your question, there are only a few drones available for less than $250 or so. There are mid-expensive drones available such as Dji Phantom Aerial UAV Drone and Parrot Ar Drone, but those cost more than 500$ or so. I would recommend the following three drones for your current budget. These are really great, cheap drones.
Link For Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Quadricopter – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FS7SSD6/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00FS7SSD6&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=W6UK5ISVLWZEECLC
Link For Syma X5C Quadcopter Drone – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OGRMU38/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OGRMU38&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=CRXDAQUTKHYYTRVQ
Link For Dromida Ominus UAV Quadcopter – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NHLAL58/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00NHLAL58&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=U2ZSWCKWIFLR43DA
These are some of the best toy list ideas for this xmas season. I hope you found this information useful and bookmark the site to check future updates.
It looks like everyone is busy presenting gifts to their GF and BF in this Christmas season. I previously answered for this similar type of question above. Yeah the third link was a case, because the other 2 links were the quadcopter. I just want to also recommend to buy a case since it is useful if you own a Dji Phantom lines of quadcopter.
Coming back to your question, Dji quadcopter is really suitable for your BF since it can be customized in hundreds of possible ways. However, it is expensive and cost you more than a grand or so that is nowhere near to your budget of $150 or less. Since he want something to tinker around and expand the experience, I would recommend one of the following quadcopters.
Hubsan H107D FPV X4 Mini RTF Quadcopter – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GSNWB5K/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00GSNWB5K&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=2735QYFRMFW5UR6C
Review Link: http://www.bestquadcoptersreviews.com/hubsan-x4-h107d-review-h107d-fpv-quadcopter/
Syma X5C Quadcopter Drone – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OGRQXJU/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OGRQXJU&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=EPZMH7JYB43GVWOW
These quadcopters are not equal to the Dji could be tinkered, but offfers some sort of ways to experience a good flight and allow the freedom to expand the knowledge. It also lies between your budget. You can also browse my other quadcopter reviews to decide.
First, it is very good idea to present a Quadcopter for your son. Although I did not write a separate review for the JJRC H8C RC Quadcopter on this site, but know some information about that particular model. JJRC H8C is not the very popular model, but has a decent amount of features compared with other small quadcopters. It is comparatively big in size and look moreover like a RC Drone.
It comes with a 2 million pixels HD Camera, LCD Monitor on the controller (For First-Person-View), 4 light plastic covers to protect the blades, 6-axis gyro system for super stable flight and flashing LED for night flight. It is operated by a 3.7V 500mAh high performance Lithium Battery. It is suitable for both indoor and outdoor flight. So my concern is to buy this model since it has a tons of exciting features. However, it is still not very popular on the market for some reason, maybe lack of promotions or advertising.
Here is the link where you can buy the JJRC H8C with discounted price – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P61UNXC/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00P61UNXC&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=Y5U2ZOCY3ZQZ2AJZ
You can also browse my other quadcopter reviews to compare different models before making your final decision.
I agree completely with your recommendation. It is better to just get all accessories together for a perfect flight experience. Dji Phantom are too good to kick off the Christmas holidays.
I agree with your points and that is what we recommend for our readers in this site. If you are an expert RC Flyer go for the Phantom 2 Vision+. If you are kind of a person with low-budget go for either Hubsan x4, UDI or Syma x5c. As you said micro quads such as these could take a beating, but they come along with crash pack, extra set of prop guards to protect against a collision or crash. Anyways, thank you for appreciating the article.
You are most welcome for appreciating our efforts to run this site successfully
First of all thank you for the reply, as we always like to answer to every single doubts of our readers. We must say that Hubsan x4 (107c) and Smya x5c Quadcopters are equally competitive and popular. These both are entry-level models suitable for both intermediate and novice RC Flyers. Below I have given a head-to-head comparison of features such as Camera, Stability and Flight Duration.
Hubsan x4 (107c) Quadcopter
The camera is 0.3 MP that comes with an included video recording module. (You need to buy a Micro SDHC card seperatly). The quality of the camera is considerably low if you want to take high-quality aerial photos, videos or footages.
For the stability it has the popular 6-axis flight control system that comes with adjustable gyro sensitivity feature. This is the industry standard feature that a good quadcopter posses. This prove that the Hubsan x4 (107c) is stable during the flight and very user-friendly to control while on the sky.
The flight duration is appromixately about 6-7 minutes depending on how often you land or crash. You can buy a Hubsan x4 crash pack that comes with extra set of batteries, prop guards and so on.
Smya x5c Quadcopter
It comes with an integrated HD Camera that allow to take high-quality Aerial Photos or Videos. Although the MP of the camera is not specificed by the manufacturer, but it is better compared with Hubsan x4 (107c) Camera.
For the stability it has a standard build-in 6 axis gyroscope that offer ultra super-stable flight. This make it’s reaction speed 100 times faster than other RC Quadcopters.
The flight period is about 6-10minutes which is slightly more than what Hubsan X4 is capable of.
Overall, If I were in your place, I would settle with Smya x5c Quadcopter. You can use these points and make your decision.
I recommend to buy any of these in Amazon since there are a lot of seasonal discounts on these models.
Link for Hubsan X4 H107C – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EXBDYPK/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00EXBDYPK&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=OJ4EPCBPE4LYYWRG
Link for Syma X5C Explorers Quad Copter – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KI03U8Q/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00KI03U8Q&linkCode=as2&tag=secdooforhom-20&linkId=JQA7YN4IMB3FI3GY
First of all it is a great idea to present a Quadcopter to your brother as a christmas present. It is a great way to kick of the christmas celebration. I understand your confusion. It could be always a tough call between Hubsan X4 H107C and Syma lines of quadcopters. Considering all the features side-by-side I would recommend you to buy Hubsan X4 H107C.
Hubsan is more of a functional quadcopter with great features such as Camera and very easy to fly. It could be ideal for your brother. With that being said, Syma X5C Explorers Quad Copter is also ideal if your brother like to own a more advanced model with complex features. The choice may depend on how easy he can handle a RC Quadcopter. Anyways, both are good for a perfect christmas present. I recommend to buy any of these in Amazon since there are lot of sesonal discounts on these models.
All the best and have happy holidays 🙂
-Best Quadcopter Reviews.com Senior Editor-
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First thanks contacting the site and buying hd quadcopter can very good gift idea for your husband. From looks of your message it looks like your husband is into more professional device than some kids brand.
I have 2 great suggestions which will meet your need (both are professional with hd camera)
these above 2 will be perfect for your need if you have any more questions feel free to ask.
First thanks for contacting and i understand your confusion.
both of these brands are good but since you already have used a quadcopter before i recommendation to you would be to get the UDI U818A
if just check the features itself you can see it better than other one you mentioned mate it’s close call though but if I am in your position I would definitely get UDI U818A
First of all buying quadcopter idea was a good one since boys are digging quadcopters. when comes to buying a product i would recommend you buying it in amazon since they discounts very good in holiday sessions. i currently have three recommendations i can give you
in the first 2 you can buy the quadcopter and the additional 2 kits i have recommended which makes quadcopter editing easy.
In my opinion the 3 rd one is the best it has written nerd all over the box but however it’s bit over you budget but if you can adjust the budget this will be perfect for your guy.
I hope you can make a decision and if still problems feel free to contact us again.
Good Luck on your relationship and happy holidays
-Best Quadcopter Reviews.com Senior Editor-