ByJulio Ventura 2017-10-31 1180
A pocket drone to carry around and quickly turn it on when you need to snap a photo or record a video.
It is Singles' Day and you are going out with friends, just slide JYO18 Mini Drone out of your pocket and you are ready to fly and take aerial photos of the group. Thanks to its foldable design, this mini quadcopter fits perfectly in your pocket (6.5 x 14.5 x 3cm when folded).
This drone specs are slightly above average considering other drones within same price range. It has a maximum control distance of 80 meters and a maximum flight time of 6 to 8 minutes.
The drone is controlled via smartphone, you just need to install a free app (available for Android and iOS) and connect to the drone via WiFi. You can also watch real time video being recorded from the 0.3MP camera incorporated inside the drone. On top of all this, the app also gives you easy access to all the drone features.
JYO18 packs some neat features such as G-sensor Mode (the drone follows your smartphone’s movements), Air Press Altitude Hold (a high-precision barometer allows the drone to hover steadily at a specific height) and other more common features as Headless Mode and 360º aerial spin.
A quadcopter with an unique design, capable of 360º aerial photography and many other fun features.
This rocket 360 is ready to fly out of the box. Made to fit a backpack, you can easily carry it around and start flying in seconds. When the arms are folded, the drone is only 13 x 13 x 16.5cm.
JJRC H51 has some very interesting specs. You can fly it as far as 100 meters (however the FPV distance is only 50 meters). The maximum flight time is around 8 to 9 minutes.
Something that enables JJRC H51’s affordable price is the fact that it makes use of the pilot’s smartphone to work as a controller. By connecting via WiFi through a free download app (Android and iOS) the pilot can take full control of the quadcopter and access its features. Besides recording video (720P) and taking photos, this drone is also capable of displaying Live Video directly on the pilot’s smartphone.
If you like to play around with features, you will love JJRC H51. This rocket drones comes with very fun features to use outdoors, such as: Altitude Hold, One Key Return, One Key Takeoff, One Key Landing and One Key Circling. The latter, One Key Circling allows the drone to hover and fly in 360º at a desired altitude and shoot in a wide-angle view. Thus, enabling 360º panoramic aerial photography. Finally, the drone’s app also features waypoints (draw a flight path on the screen and the drone will perform it autonomously.
What a better way to celebrate your singleness then gathering some friends and having an indoor drone race competition!
This racing drone is under the 110mm category, meaning it has 110mm diagonally. It is a very small quadcopter (10.10 x 11.70 x 5.50cm) and only weighs 101g, perfect for indoor races.
Control Range and Flight Time
Rodeo 110 has a maximum control range of 500 meters (thanks to the powerful DEVO 7 remote controller). It uses a 7.4V 850mAh 25C 2S battery that powers up to 6 minutes of flight time. Enough for you to complete the lap, change batteries and get ready for the next race.
Equipped with a 600TVL HD wide-angle camera, you will be able to watch on real time whatever your drone has in front of him. The camera captures the image and transmits the live video directly to the pilot’s FPV screen or FPV Goggles. Image transmission is done via 5.8GHz frequency.
If you want to a gully autonomous drone experience, you’ll be amazed at with this drone can do.
The famous DJI Mavic Pro was one of the first most wanted drones in the market. It excels in portability, when folded is 19.8 x 8.3 x 8.3cm and only weighs 734g. Its arms fold in and easily fold out, it’s ready to fly in seconds. It is the No.1 choice for drone enthusiasts seeking an easy to carry drone for travelling.
If control range and flight time is one of your priorities, you will be very pleased with DJI Mavic Pro. This drone has some of the best specs currently in the consumer drone market, an outstanding maximum range of 7kmand an amazing flight time of 27 minutes! Truly the best choice for a long autonomous flight to celebrate Singles’ Day.
As expected Mavic Pro comes with a high quality stabilized camera with 3-axis gimbal, 12MP and records 4K at 30fps. Capture every shot in true 4K. On top of it, stream the live video directly to the built-in FPV screen on the remote controller. If you are into FPV you can also buy (separately) DJI Goggles and watch First Person View directly streamed on the goggles.
This is where DJI Mavic Pro truly shines! This drone is filled with awesome and useful features that will enhance the flight experience in a way it never did before. Tripod Mode allows for precise and slow flight; Level Headed, enables the drone to maintain same altitude; Swipe & Fly allows you to tap and swipe on the screen and the drone will fly towards that direction; Object Avoidance, Mavic avoids obstacles to prevent hits and crashes. Many other fun features. This drone is a true winner!
Finally, let's have a brief summary about the above four drones' specs:
|Model||JY018||JJRC H51||Rodeo 110>||DJI Mavic Pro|
|Folded size||6.5 x 14.5 x 3cm||13 x 13 x 16.5cm||10.1 x 11.7 x 5.5cm||19.8 x 8.3 x 8.3cm|
|Flight time||6 - 8 mins||8 - 9 mins||6 mins||27 mins|
|Controller||WiFi APP||WiFi APP||2.4GHz transmitter||2.4GHz transmitter|
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