4 best affordable drones with camera under $100 on GearBest

ByJulio Ventura 2017-12-26 5417

This has been an amazing year for the drone industry! We have seen many outstanding drones ranging from all prices. Today, we focus on the 4 affordable drones under $100 available here on GearBest.

 

A Tiny Whoop FVP Grasshopper Drone FuriBee H801 for $26.99


Taking the shape of a little grasshopper, this beautiful looking quadcopter performs as great as it looks. Priced at just $26.99, it is absolutely the most inexpensive drone available on market.

Design

The design of FuriBee H801 is a mix between the Tiny Whoop and the Walkera Rodeo 150. It is the smallest toy drone ever in FuriBee with measurement of 3.54 x 3.54 x 2.36 inches. Featuring ducted motors and a fully enclosed canopy design, the drone offers improved efficiency of the propellers, and more importantly, it makes the drone safe for children.

Control Range and Flight Time

FuriBee H801 supports two kinds of control method - 2.4GHz transmitter control and APP control. 2.4GHz transmitter allows up to 100 meters of maximum range, while WiFi APP controls just about 30 - 50 meters. Thanks to its 3.7V 260mAh battery, the quadcopter has a flight time of about 5 minutes and takes 90 minutes to fully charge.

Camera

The built-in camera is placed inside the drone’s canopy for an adequate protection. The camera has a resolution of 2MP and is capable of shooting 720P video and good quality photos. The small wire coming out from the fuselage indicates that the FuriBee H801 drone features WiFi FVP image transmission.

Features

More amazing features come along with the drone: Headless Mode (no need to adjust the position of the drone; ideal for beginners), Automatic Return, LED lights, 6-axis Gyro, 3D Rollover and Sideward Flight.


Amaze the Crowd with the Hubsan X4 H502E for $58.99

Manufactured by one of the most popular drone brands in the entire market, Hubsan X4 H502E is a very affordable entry to any beginner looking for a cheap and yet amazingly fun quadcopter.

Design

Hubsan X4 H502E, as very standard design, resembles most quadcopters. The canopy of the quadcopter is lightweight and resistant to most crashes and hits, therefore making it deal for newcomers. It only comes in one set of colors: white and red.

Control Range and Flight Time

This might surprise you, but Hubsan H502E has a maximum control range way past the average for drones within its price range. It can fly as far as 200 meters! Perfect for anyone that prioritizes control distance. Its flight time is also quite amazing, once again above average for other similar drones, we are talking about an amazing 12 minutes of pure flight performance; battery takes around 150 minutes to completely charge.

Camera

The built-in camera is placed inside the drone's canopy and it can not be removed. It supports 720P video and takes good quality photos. Ideal for those aerial shots at the park. The media is saved on a memory card and can be later saved on the computer, supports up to 32GB memory cards.

Features

This amazing quadcopter also comes with a nice set of features such as: GPS Positioning and Altitude Position Hold (precise positioning and lock the drone height in air autonomously) Automatic Return to Home, LED lights, 6-axis Gyro (makes drone more stable) and of course 360º aerial stunt.


Affordable Complete FPV Package RTF JXD 510G for $81.20

If you are looking for a complete First-person View drone experience at a very low price, you will love this quadcopter with all you need to fly right out of the box.

Design

JXD 510G has a very interesting design, it resembles a spacecraft and is available in black and green colors. It weighs 750g, considerably heavier than most drones but it’s capable of enduring most crashes and hits. In terms of size the quadcopter is 31.60 x 31.60 x 10.60 cm.

Control Range and Flight Time

This quadcopter comes with very nice specifications, especially if we consider its low price. The 2.4Ghz remote controller allows up to a maximum control range of 100 meters, while the 3.7V 600mA lipo battery powers up to 10 minutes of flight time and takes around 1 hour to fully charge.

Camera and FPV Transmission

One of the features that distinguishes this quadcopter from the rest, is the Live Video transmission. The quadcopter comes with a 2MP camera that transmits Live Video in 5.8GHz frequency directly displayed to a FPV monitor (included in the package) with 720P / 30FPS video resolution. All you need to fly FPV right of the box, no extra parts are needed.

Features

Surprisingly, on top of all the great specifications and hardware included with this drone, it still comes with a wide set of features such as: Headless Mode, Air Press Altitude Hold (a high-precision barometer allows the drone to hover steadily at a specific height), LED lights, 6-axis Gyro, One-key Return, 360º aerial stunt and of course Live Video transmission.

 

Most Affordable Micro Racing Drone for Beginners Wingsland X1 for $99.00


If you are looking for a complete drone racing experience but don’t have a big budget to invest, you will be very happy to know one of our best drones is a breathtaking FPV micro brushed racer.

Design

Wingsland X1 is a micro racing drone that only weighs an amazing 0.07g! Very tiny and lightweight it is ideal for both indoor and outdoor racing. It only comes in one set of color, black and orange. It comes with a swiveling prop guard design, making it very compact and therefore easy to transport (12cm).

Control Range and Flight Time

Wingsland X1 doesn’t come with a transmitter. Instead, it makes use of the pilot’s smartphone to function as the remote controller. This is done by installing a free app (available for Android and iOS) that connects to the drone via WiFi and allows pilot to control the drone. This WiFi connection allows a 100-maximum control range. In terms of flight time, the 3.7V 600mAh LiPo battery powers up to 7 minutes of flight time.

Camera and FPV Transmission

Wingsland X1 comes with a built-in 640 x 368 resolution camera that can be manually tilted in 30º for different view angles. The FPV transmission is done via WiFi to the pilot’s smartphone screen, it displays Live Video in fairly good quality. Camera is also capable of recording video and taking photos.

Features

A great thing about this racer is the Optical Flow Positioning feature, the optical flow sensor allows the pilot to let go off the commands and drone won’t drift away (accurate hovering). Other features are: 360º aerial stunt, One Key Takeoff and One Key Landing.


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