The last year saw an unbelievable number of drones being sold around Christmas time all over the country – and this year it could be the same. Drones are fun and can be a great hobby. It is also used for professional reasons, but you can even try your hands on one.
Beginners should go for cheaper drones which are essential, and can then eventually graduate to complex ones. This quick mini drone review is brought to you by Amateurs de Drones – drones miniatures.
Here’s a list of top drones perfect for beginners.
1. UDI U818A HD+
The drone is used commonly for training purposes. It has a camera to take HD pictures and videos of 720p/1280*720p respectively at 30 frames per second. The controller displays full flight status on the LCD screen of the controller. It can perform a 360-degree roll and comes with an extra battery.
2. Byrobot Drone Fighter GX100
The cool and trendy mini-drone features 2.4GHz RF 2-way communication with six channels. It does not have a camera, but you can enjoy exciting drone games with your friends. Using infrared transmitters, you can use multiple models to make the team. Then it’s warfare with infrared “hits” which is expressed by a vibrating controller.
3. Hubsan X4 Quadcopter
This mini-drone fits in the palm of your hands and great for its lightweight and durable build. It sends an instant video preview of the controller which makes flying more fun. This model is highly recommended for beginners.
4. Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider
Did you ever want a drone that could climb on walls and ceilings? Parrot MiniDrone has two detachable wheels which make it roll on the ground or scale walls or ceilings apart from normal flying. It has a vertical camera to take aerial shots and can be controlled by an app on your smartphone.
5. Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone
If photography is your passion, go for Parrot Bebop. It offers a 14-megapixel camera which can take HD 1080p videos at 180 degrees wide angle. It is agile and very stable thanks to the multiple 3-axis sensors.
When you’re looking for a drone, look out for the different features it has. You need one with a sturdy design because chances are your drone would bump into something sooner than later. The first few hours when you’re running a drone for the first time can be challenging, as you would need time to get used to the controls.