Which is the best Quadcopter?

Which is the best quadcopter?
Taft question: Which is the best first Quadcopter? Buying the second quadcopter is a much easier decision, you already have some basic knowledge and term of comparison. You know that you want something more performing with more features and you will invest in your hobby as much as your budget permits it. No doubt, the hardest thing is to find your best first quadcopter.When I started my own blog...

September’s quadcopter reviews

September's quadcopter reviews on www.firstquadcopter.com I'm planning to have an entertaining beginning of autumn testing two new quadcopter models and one gimbal, before the closing of outdoor flying season. I'm very curious regarding the XK Detect X380 model which will be my first GPS quadcopter that I test. I also plans to equip it with a brushless gimbal and a camera to make some quality...

HiSKY HMX280 racing quadcopter

HISKY HMX280 racing quadcopter
HiSKY HMX280 mini review Looking at the pictures with the HISKY HMX280 racing Quad we may think that we are dealing with a waterproof aircraft, but attention, this quadcopter is NOT waterproof at all!The designers from HiSKY have done a good job when they engineered this model. The overall look of this racer is definitely different from the one other multi-rotors have and inspires "SPEED". Unfortunately, the airframe is made from plastic, not from...

Syma X8C user manual

SYMA-X8C User Manual
Syma X8C user manual download page This Syma X8C Quad became very popular after several owners successfully installed their GoPro alike cameras and made few awesome aerial videos. Although nothing is mentioned about this possibility in the X8C's user manual, they proved that the quadcopter has enough power to lift any small action camera.Regarding the size and weight, it’s much bigger than other drones under $100, so probably it has a better wind resistance...

Syma X5C quadcopter Giveaway

x5c quadcopter giveaway
X5C Giveaway - Win your first quadcopter! It has passed one year since I started my own blog. Surprisingly, it become very popular, especially the news from multi-rotor world and the quadcopter reviews. I thank you all my readers for this and I hope I will never let you down.With this occasion I would like to start a small contest having a quadcopter as a prize....

Keyshare Glint GPS Quad

Keyshare Glint Quadcopter
Keyshare Glint latest GPS FPV quadcotper Through my FirstQuadcopter FaceBook page I found from Meihong Pan about this Keyshare Glint quadcopter. On the first look it seems to be a very promising quadcopter and a fearless alternative of the DJI Phantom series. This model will be available in at least 3 different packages, the base package will include only the Keyshare Glint with the remote controller. The most expensive deluxe...

Eachine H8 3D Mini Quad

Eachine H8 3D Mini with up-side-down flight mode This Eachine H8 3D Mini is an upgraded version of the word's cheapest quadcopter the H8 Mini. The main new feature of this model is the inverted flight mode, which is interesting but also costs. The price of the H8 3D Mini qudcopter is almost double compared to the older model. To be more attractive, this new...

Phantom 3 standard is here!

DJI Phantom 3 standard
DJI Phantom Standard 3 smart quadcopter for every one! The Chinese DJI quadcopter manufacturer announced another model of their popular Phantom 3 series. This new Phantom 3 standard comes with video resolution up to 2.7k (1520p) and 720P video downlink for live image transmission. In case of the PH3 Standard, the range of the FPV system is limited to around 500 meters.Frank...

SHENGKAI D97 WIFI quadcopter

SHENGKAI D97 Quadcopter
SHENGKAI D97 affordable FPV quadcopter Another X5C clone was just listed on GearBest's website, the SHENGKAI D97 with 2MP Wi-Fi first person view camera. The design of these two quadcopters are almost identical but they use a completely different remote controller.The biggest advantage of the SHENGKAI D97 quadcopter is the 2MP first person view camera that can be connected to any iOS and Android based...

JD168 quadcopter with HD camera

JD168 quadcopter
JD168 quadcopter with Headless mode and RTH This JD168 quadcopter looks exactly like the JJRC H8C, which was a very popular model, also called the "Syma killer". The biggest disadvantage of that model was the 7.4 battery that burned out prematurely the quadcopter's motors. On the D168 model this issue was corrected by replacing the 7.4v battery with a 3.7v one.Another difference compared to...