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Smartphone quadcopters and drones. Android and iOS controlled quadcopters. These quadcopters can be remotely controlled with any WI-FI smartphone.

DJI Tello, a super cheap mini drone with 5MP camera

DJI Tello mini drone with 5MP camera
First day of CES 2018 started with an interesting announcement: the $99 DJI drone. Yes, it is not a joke! Shenzhen RYZE Tech startup came up with the DJI Tello drone based on technology from DJI and Intel.Equipped with a high-quality image sensor, Tello's 5MP camera shoots outstanding photos and videos. Thanks to EZ Shots, you can capture circle, 360...

SMRC S1 mini pocket drone with camera

SMRC S1 mini pocket drone
Over the last year, we introduced many pocked drones with different shapes and features. SMRC S1 comes with a square shape like the Eachine E55.Flying cameras are often advertised as “Selfie drones”, but this is a bit exaggerated. The truth is that you can’t buy anything under $500 in compliance with the term.In addition to the HD video recording, the SMRC S1's...

JX 1601HW review: Cheap drone for kids

JX 1601HW Kids Drone Review
When it comes to children, I would seriously recommend you getting a miniature-kid friendly drone like this JX 1601HW, instead of a larger one. Not just because they are affordable, but also because mini drones can't produce them or the surrounding people major injures.Unlike video games, drones will improve not just kids' motor and cognitive skills but will also give...

Best drone with 1080P camera and GPS under $150: Hubsan H216A

Best drone with camera and GPS: Review of Hubsan H216A X4 Desire Pro
Drones with camera and GPS have revolutionized the field of aerial videography. Drones like Hubsan H216A are now accessible to everyone, but they are good enough to record award winning aerials? Let's find out from our review.Hubsan is a well known toy drone manufacturer. Over the years they became very popular due to the higher quality of their products compared...

JJRC H55 Tracker, GPS drone under $100

JJRC H55 TRACKER drone quadcopter
As in 2017 the favorites under $100 were the selfie drones, I think in 2018 it will be the ones with GPS positioning system like this JJRC H55 Tracker.In addition to the common features (like headless mode and alt-hold), the JJRC H55 has precise GPS assisted one key return to home aka RTH. From now on you don't need to...

Eachine E57 drone review: So thin that it can slip everywhere

Eachine E57 quadcopter review
All kidding aside, even if it's ultra-thin, the Eachine E57 probably will not be able to sneak under any door. When it's folded, the thickness of the fuselage is bellow 1 cm, but you know it is very hard to fly this way :). With motors in the flight position, the height of the E57 is about 28 mm.Toy-grade...

JJRC H51 Rocket overview: Features and specs

JJRC H51 Rocket drone overview
Lately, most of the toy drone manufactures began to introduce more and more strange concepts: flying Eggs, Cubes, Christmas threes but, no flying pizzas - why? :D. Adopting "Rocket" shape design, the JJRC H51 seems like to be one of them.Although at first look you could find attractive the design of JJRC H51 Rocket, I don't understood its purpose. It...

XiangYu XY017HW review: All you need from your first drone

XiangYu XY017HW Falcon drone review
At a $50 base price, the XiangYu XY017HW offers many popular features and some extras. Compared to other cheap toy drones, the XY017HW brings more enjoyable 720P WiFi real-time image transmission. Drone's camera also provides much wider field of view (FOV) as most of its competitors.When it comes to newbies, I find it useless to invest more than 100 bucks...

DA MING DM107S APP controlled drone

DA MING DM107S drone
Thanks to the fold-able arms, the DA MING DM107S drone is very portable. When is folded, it measures only 17 X 14.5 X 6 cm.In front of the aircraft is located a 2MP camera which allows to take photos as well as record videos. Using your smartphone you can display the camera's live video feed.For such a small drone, DA...

FQ777 FQ26 drone review: First flying cube

FQ777 FQ26 Miracle drone review
After the flying egg, here is the first flying cube. In folded position you would not think that the FQ777 FQ26 is actually capable to fly, it looks like a cube with four fans. Can be easily confused with an electronic alarm clock or something like that :DThis "Miracle" drone was announced by FUQI Models in two variants. While the FQ26-TX...

Syma X8PRO GPS quadcopter for decent price

Syma X8Pro GPS quadcopter
Finally, Syma came up with their first GPS quadcopter. In order to allow precise auto return to home (RTH), the Syma X8PRO is equipped with high accuracy GPS positioning system.Syma's X8 line became very popular because it was between the first cheap drones able to lift GoPro and alike action cameras.Like its predecessor (read my X8SW review), the X8Pro's...