Zhiyun Smooth XS super-mini phone gimbal

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Photo of Zhiyun Smooth XS gimbal
Zhiyun-Tech, one of the most popular phone stabilizer brand, has just released their new Smooth XS gimbal. Like its predecessor, it provides to 2-axis mechanical stabilization for smartphones. Despite that, the new Smooth XS is actually even smaller, it has the same excellent battery life and pack of features. Zhiyun Smooth XS is available in four colors (Ivory White, Pearly...

JJRC X16 review, ratings and sample footage

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JJRC X16 review
The JJRC X16 is an affordable excellent looking foldable drone that weighs less than 200 grams. Find out from our hands-on review whether a $100 drone can compete with the four-times more expensive DJI Mavic Mini. On paper, the JJRC X16 drone looks extremely promising, it has dual-GPS positioning, 6K camera, and up to 25 minutes of battery life. Based...

BETAFPV X-Knight 5” Toothpick FPV drone

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Photo of BETAFPV X-Knight drone
BetaFPV's X-Knight claims to be the first sub-250 grams 5" 6S FPV racing drone on the market. Its toothpick style T800 carbon fiber frame weighs just 27 grams. With all the hardware on top, the scale shows only 150 grams, so you still have up to 100g for the battery in order to be compliant with FAA's weight rules. At...

Foxeer 4K split camera for FPV drones

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Foxeer, RunCam, and Caddx's biggest rival just announced a new split type 4K camera designed for small racing FPV drones. The Foxeer 4K features a high-performance Ambarella A12 imaging processor and Sony IMX117 1/2.3" CMOS sensor. If I remember correctly, similar hardware had the older Legend 3 camera, but in a different form-factor. The camera can be configured in multiple...

HGLRC Veyron 3 review, ratings and guide

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HGLRC Veyron3 review
This would be my second attempt of publishing my HGLRC Veyron 3 review. The draft of my previous article was lost together with 6 months of hard-working (drone reviews, quadcopter news, and lots of uploaded user manuals) due to messing up my blog's database. While Oscar Liang and Half Chrome were more focused, in their Veyron 3 CineWhoop review, on...

Osmo Mobile 4 gimbal with magnetic mount

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Photo of Osmo Mobile 4
DJI's 4th generation phone gimbal, the Osmo Mobile 4 comes with innovative quick-release magnetic mounts. One is a clamp type magnetic mount that wraps around your mobile device and a second one attaches to the back of your smartphone and doubles as a finger ring for a better grip. Like its predecessor, the DJI OM4 is also controlled by the...

ZLRC SG906 Pro 2: 4K camera with 3-axis gimbal

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Photo of ZLRC SG906 Pro 2
Equipped with PTZ 3-axis 4K gimbal and featuring up to 26 minutes of flight time, the new upgraded ZLRC SG906 Pro 2 seems to be right now the best Mavic Air 2 alternative under $200. In addition to the frontal 4K camera, there is a second one on the belly which serves as an optical-flow positioning sensor. The ZLRC Beast SG906...

KF611 Mini: Cheapest 4K foldable drone

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Despite its small size and friendly price tag, the KF611 Mini drone comes with lots of beginner-friendly features like precise altitude hold and headless flight mode. Furthermore, it has triple flight speed rates and removable blade protectors.  KF611 Mini has two versions, one equipped with camera ($29.99) and another without ($19.99). Both are available with 1, 2, or 3 flight...

Coming soon: Eachine Tyro79S

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Eachine Tyro79S
Although I'm very busy with recovering the lost drone reviews by server failure, I couldn't miss writing a few words about this upgraded version of Eachine Tyro79S. The new edition comes ready to fly (in RTF package) with included transmitter and two or four flight batteries. At the end of each 3mm thick arm, there is a powerful 1607 type...

AuroraRC DEMON: Little devil on the sky

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AuroraRC DEMON
The AuroraRC DEMON features CineWhoop style design with devil-like canopy. For good impact resistance, the 100mm size carbon fiber frame comes with a sponge protection ring. Its onboard FPV camera is also well protected by a 3D printed lens-hood. Adopting CADDX Vista HD digital video transmission system, it can be used with DJI FPV goggles. The lifting power is generated...