Whats the best drones?

How much are drones?

What is the best drone? Its a simple question but the answer depends a lot on what you are looking for. If your decision is purely based on cost then here you go :

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As you can see, drone costs vary wildly and it depends really what you want out of your drone. Before you can decide how much you want to spend you need to decide what you want out of it.

Things that make a good drone:

  • Long battery life
  • Reliable and stable flight
  • Durable
  • Trusted and proven technology
  • Good camera
  • Long range

Best drones for beginners

There are lots of different drones. Different manufacturers and different features and prices. But which is the best drone for beginners?

To answer that you need to know what makes a good beginners drone. As a beginner you need a few things from a drone. Your drone needs to be stable and easy to fly. A racing drone probably isn’t your best option as a beginner as they are twitchy, difficult to fly and expensive.

When you just start out you need a drone that is cheap enough to crash but still good enough to be stable in flight.

These are probably the best beginners drones :

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1altair hornetYou get 15 minutes flight time out of this drone and it has propeller protectors for the beginner. A steal at this price.Altair Hornet Drone
2holy stone beginners droneThis is under $50! Also has an incredibly stable flight control system and propeller protectors.Holy Stone HS170
3SYMADesigned for beginners, its bright red and made of durable plastic.Syma X22W

Things to look for in a cheap drone :

  • Easy to fly
  • Cheap
  • Indestructible
  • Spares available

As a beginner you will crash your drone so it may be a good idea to get a cheaper model that you won’t mind replacing…..But too cheap and it will be difficult to fly. Its a balancing act.

what’s the best drone for photography

When you want to take pictures there is really only one manufacturer to look at, DJI Drones. They are by far the best drones for photography and their popularity shows it. There are some of the best DJI drones money can buy.

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1DJI Drones - Mavic 2Smart controller. 31 minutes flight time with an incredible top speed of 58MPH!DJI Mavic 2 PRO
2DJI Spark droneportable drone with full HD camera.Face aware feature and 16 minute flying times.DJI Spark
3DJI Inspire 2auto sensing and avoidance. Intelligent flight modes and 50MPH, 27mph flight times.DJI Inspire 2
4dji phantom droneOnboard 20 megapixel camera. Auto obstacle sensing with 30 minute flight times.DJI Phantom
5dji telloA beginner DJI quadcopter drone with HD camera. Controllable via your phone anywhere. 13 minutes flight time with this little drone!DJI Tello

We have a full article dedicated to this excellent manufacturer at the link above. They are one of the oldest and most respected drone manufacturers, their drones just work. The excellent cameras, stable drones and long flight times make them some of the most useful and reliable drones.