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Drones For Sale – Ultimate List and Best Buying Guide in 2020

Hello fellow drone lovers, today we bring you a very exciting article. You asked for it and here it is! A Drones for Sale Ultimate List and Guide! Would you like to buy a drone and get the best value for your money? Are you worried about spending your money on a bad drone? If so, worry no longer, because we at DronesWorld have compiled the bestmost informative, and most accurate list and guide of the best drones for sale during the year of 2017.

 

As always, it is our aim at Drones World to provide you the most informative and viable drone-related information on the web. After searching, analyzing, and comparing, practically every single drone on the market, we bring you this Ultimate List and Guide of Drones for Sale. First, it is important if we discuss what we should expect from a drone on this list. We also have written a Drone Glossary to help beginners understand some terms and features of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles).

Price Range Average Control Range Average Flight Time
1. Drone Glossary – Explaining Terms and Features
2. 10 to 100 dollars 50 meters 5 minutes
3. 100 to 300 dollars 150 – 300 meters 7-10 minutes
4. 300 to 500 dollars 1000 meters 20 minutes
5. Over 500 dollars 1500 meters 25 minutes
6. Certified Refurbished Drones

Finally, we move on to discuss the Best Drones for Sale. At the end of this article we have a surprise waiting for you, the deals of a lifetime! You too can acquire a high-budget drone (such as DJI Phantom 4) for a lower price than normal. How? Read our article and find out in our last topic: Certified Refurbished Drones.

A Very Request Article(!)

Many readers contact us either by leaving a comment or email, requesting us a list of drones for sale. Therefore, we have compiled a list of affordable drones currently available in the market. Besides the list, we have also written a guide to help you get started in case you are a beginner or are just looking for a drone to offer someone else. By the end of this article you will surely know each drone best fits your needs while still getting a great value for your money. Enjoy the article!

What should you expect from a drone on this list when compared to other drones within the same price range?

  1. Very Affordable Price- As expected, hence we are discussing drones for sale, the biggest requirement is for it to have a current price below the usual assigned price on the market. Now I know what you are thinking, it’s a discount. Yes and no. Each drone has been selected due to one (or more) of the three following reasons:
  • The Drone has frequently been in discount.
  • It belongs to an older generation of drones thus the price has gone down.
  • The manufacturer has designed the drone focusing on price reduction.

Throughout the article, we will justify why we have considered each drone to be under the drones for sale category.

Competitive Features
Competitive Specifications
Good quality material
Ease of use

Drone Glossary – Explaining Terms and Features

Quadcopter
Headless Mode
Altitude Hold
Return to Home / One-Key Return
One-Key Take Off and Landing
Follow Me Mode
FPV (First Person View)
360º Aerial Stunt
ABS Plastic
Carbon Fiber
Flight Time
Control Range

What is the Average Control Range and Flight Time?

For you to be aware of the specifications you should expect from the average drone within a specific price range, we have elaborated a table to you. This will help you compare the specifications to other drones. Keep in mind that it’s an estimation, within a budget range the maximum range and flight time can range a lot. For example there are JJRC drones within the  100 to 200 dollars with a maximum range of 300 meters.

Note: This is our view of the market, you may have a different opinion, share it with us on the comment section.

What can I do with a Drone?

Generally, our readers are looking for drones for learning and practicing or to record aerial photography and videography. But there is much more you can do with a drone. Nowadays, drone racing is becoming widely popular and you too can begin racing with your own drone! Or perhaps you are seeking a lightweight and fast drone to perform aerial acrobatics tricks. If that’s the case, well, you too will find the ideal drone for you on this list. For those looking for a drone to take photos and record video indoors or at the park with your friends and family, we have taken you into consideration as well and selected good image quality drones.

Can a Beginner Fly a Drone?

Of course, there are many drones aimed at beginners. Stable and smooth flyers which can hover steadily without any hassle. Throughout this article we mention which drones are viable to fly indoor and outdoor, and we also inform you if a drone is a good fit for beginners or not.

Best Drones For Sale (low to high price)

Holy Stone HS190 – A Small and Powerful Toy Drone for Sale

Holy Stone HS190

Our first drone on this list is an extremely affordable mini drone. Ideal for any parent looking for a drone to buy for their kid, or any casual flyer looking for a toy drone to learn and practice. Holy Stone HS190 can be flown indoor and outdoor, although it performs much better indoors. By analyzing and comparing Holy Stone HS190 features and specifications, we consider it to be a great value for your money. If you are looking for a cheap toy mini drone, you will surely be very pleased with Holy Stone HS190. This mini drone has slightly above average control distance and flight time (when comparing to other price range mini drones). Maximum control range is around 30 to 50 meters and flight time is 7 minutes (only takes about 40 minutes to charge). BUT WAIT, what makes Holy Stone HS190 truly great is its set of features. This drone comes with Headless Mode, Auto-Take Off and Landing, Altitude Hold, One-Key Return and 360º aerial stunt. Please check Drone Glossary on top of this article for more detailed info regarding each feature. On top of all this, Holy Stone HS190 is also extremely easy to carry, besides the small size of the drone, its arms can also be folded in, making it even easier and safer to carry around in your pocket or backpack. The drone’s remote controller also acts as a case and transport device (as seen on the image).

Specifications: Features
50-meter control range (164ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
7-minute flight time Headless Mode
11.43 x 11.43 x 3.04cm (4.5 x 4.5 x 1.2 inch) Auto-Take Off and Landing
Altitude Hold
One Key Return
360º Aerial Stunt

Cheerson CX-10WD-TX – FPV Toy Drone at the lowest price in the market

Cheerson CX-10WD-TX

Most likely you have already heard about Cheerson, one of the most renowned drone manufacturers in the market, mainly due to two products: the Cheerson CX-20 and CX-10. On this list we talk about the new version of CX-10 model: The Cheerson CX-10WD-TX, a very cheap FPV drone solution to beginners. If you wish to experience FPV flights with a toy grade drone for a very low price, you will love this one. Cheerson CX-10WD-TX is a nano toy drone, and it comes with all you need to fly FPV right out of the box. This drone doesn’t come with a FPV monitor, instead it makes use of the pilot’s smartphone device to display the Live Video. The drone connects via WiFi to the pilot’s smartphone through a free to download application, available for both Android and iOS users. Cheerson CX-10WD-TX comes with a built-in 0.3MP (640×480 resolution) camera (non-removable). The drone’s 2.4Ghz remote controller also functions as a transport case. Cheerson CX-10WD-TX has average specifications and a nice set of features. First let’s list the features, 10WD-TX comes with: Altitude Hold, 3 flight speeds, Auto-Takeoff and Landing, 360º aerial stunt. Please check Drone Glossary on top of this article for more detailed info regarding each feature. Regarding specifications, the drone has a flight time of 5 minutes and a control range of 20 meters (it is an indoor door mainly).

Specifications: Features
40-meter control range (130ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
5-minute flight time 0.3MP Camera
2.5 x 4.2 x 4.2cm (0.98 x 1.65 x 1.65 inches) Auto-Take Off and Landing
Altitude Hold
360º Aerial Stunt

WLToys V686G – The Cheapest Drone with a Complete FPV Package

WLToys V686G

Another great drone manufacturer, WLToys has been around for a while now, and they have released a great deal of products. We are going to talk about V886G, a quadcopter released back in 2015 but that is still one of the best and most affordable drones to buyWLToys V686G is FPV drone with a full FPV package (including monitor) with all you need to fly right out of the box. If you are looking for a FPV package which includes also a FPV monitor and antenna instead of making use of your smartphone, you will love the quality and price of WLToys V686G. This drone is also ideal for beginners. The drone comes with a 2MP camera and the antenna that transmits Live Video via 5.8Ghz frequency directly to the FPV monitor placed on the 2.4Ghz remote controller (all included). Regarding specifications WLToys V686G has an above average control range of up to 120 meters and a flight time of 8 minutes! V686G has a small set of features (keep in mind it was released back in 2015 and the aim of the drone is to provide FPV experience at a low price): Headless Mode, One-Key Return and 360º aerial stunt.

Specifications: Features
120-meter control range (400ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
8-minute flight time 2MP Camera
19.8 x 19.8x 9.1cm (7.8 x 7.8 x 3.6 inches) 5.8GHz FPV
One-Key Return
360º Aerial Stunt

JJRC H16 – Perfect Drone for Beginners for a Very low Price

JJRC H16

Also known has Tarantula X6, it is one of my personal favorite drones and one of the very first I used to learn and practice. Why? Well, besides its very low price, JJRC H16 is an amazingly easy to control drone, very stable and smooth flyer, and on top of all that it has an astonishing control range. If you are looking for a drone for sale with excellent ease of use and above average control range, then JJRC 16 is the drone for you. There are three different package versions of this drone, one doesn’t include a camera, the other includes a 2MP camera and the last a 8MP camera. So if you don’t have a camera we advise you the camera version, otherwise if you already own an Action Camera (even the GoPro) or are not interested in recording aerial footage chose the non-camera package. Tarantula X6 has an amazing maximum control range of 300 meters (yes, well above average!), and a flight time around 8 to 11 minutes (depending on the weight attached to the drone). JJRC H16 has an interesting set of features, such as: Headless Mode, IOC (Intelligent Orientation Control), One-Key Return and 360º aerial stunt. On top of all this, the design is great, different from the standard looking drone, Tarantula X6 actually looks like a tarantula flying over your head, it will amaze everyone at the park. It is a great indoor and outdoor drone, extremely stable and responsive.

Specifications: Features
300-meter control range (984ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
8 to 11 minute flight time 2MP or 8MP Camera
47.5 x 25.3 (18.7 x 10 inches) Headless Mode
Intelligent Orientation Control (basically an inner Compass)
One-Key Return
360º Aerial Stunt

Syma X5HW-I – A Cheap Quadcopter for Beginners

Syma X5HW-I

Most likely you have also already heard of Syma before, one of the most active a renowned toy drone manufacturers. They have produced a great deal of products at a very affordable price, widely known. Syma X5HW-I is a low-cost toy drone packing useful features and WiFi FPV Live Video. If you want a cheap drone to record aerial video, take photos and experience FPV, you will be happy with Syma X5HW-I. The drone comes with a non-detachable 0.3MP camera that transmits Live Video directly to the pilot’s smartphone or tablet, via WiFi, through a free to download application (available for both Android and iOS). Syma X5HW-I also features a small set of such as: Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and 360º aerial stunt. This drone has a maximum control range of 50 meters and a flight time of 7 minutes. Syma X5HW-I is aimed at beginners on a low-budget that want a cheap FPV experience and Altitude Hold feature. A very fun toy quadcopter which has already made many families happy.

Specifications: Features
50-meter control range (164ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
7-minute flight time 0.3MP WiFi Camera
33 x 33 x 11 (13 x 13 x 4.3 inches) Headless Mode
Altitude Hold
360º Aerial Stunt

Hubsan X4 H107D+ – Best Toy Drone with Complete FPV Package

Hubsan X4 H107D+

Hubsan X4 H107D+ is one of Hubsan’s best products so far and one of their best sellers is this little drone. Besides its amazing design and ease of use, Hubsan X4 H107D+ performs very well and provides a good quality FPV transmission video thanks to its built-in camera. The drone comes with a complete FPV package including the 4.3” FPV monitor, in fact the monitor is built-in on the 2.4Ghz remote controller. Since we have already done an in-depth review of Hubsan X4 H107D+, we won’t get into much detail. Please go here to read the full review.

Specifications: Features
50 to 100 meters control range (164ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
7-minute flight time 2MP WiFi Camera
13.5 x 13.5 x 3.8 (5.3 x 5.3 x 1.5 inches) Headless Mode
Altitude Hold
360º Aerial Stunt

JJRC JJPRO X2 –  The Most Affordable Brushless Quadcopter

JJRC JJPRO X2

JJPRO X2 is the upgraded version of the widely popular JJRC X1, the best and cheapest toy grade brushless drone. It is not common for drones within this price range to feature brushless motors (D1806 2280kv), but JJRC has decided to design one specifically aimed at this market. Brushless motors are much more durable and higher voltage, being far better than most brushed motors. JJPRO X2 performs extremely well and is an excellent stable flyer. Powerful enough to carry an action camera, but the package does not include a camera. JJRC JJPRO X2 has an astonishing control range of 350 meters (way above average for drones within its price range) and a flight time of 10 minutes. JJRC JJPRO X2 does not feature any functions, that’s the negative side to it. However, having brushless motors and such a long control range compensates for the lack of features. This is the most affordable toy drone you can buy that has four brushless motors.

Specifications: Features
350-meter control range (1148ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
10-minute flight time 2MP WiFi Camera
30 x 30 x 12.5 (11.8 x 11.8 x 5 inches) 360º Aerial Stunt

Walkera RODEO 110 – A FPV Racing Drone for Sale made by Walkera

Walkera RODEO 110

The only racing drone on our list. If you are looking for a beginner’s racing drone with a complete package, you will love Walkera RODEO 110, designed especially for beginners, RODE 110 comes with all you need to start racing. It is a mini drone, ideal for learning and practicing. The drone comes with a built-in 600TVL camera with a 40 channel FPV transmitter. So you can watch the live video during a race, enhancing your experience and truly bringing out the best of FPV drone racing. A very fun and entertaining experience made available on a very cheap package. The drone makes use of a very well-known transmitter, the DEVO F7, a powerful 2.4Ghz remote controller. The drone has a module design, meaning you can easily remove parts and to fix or replace them. Walkera RODEO 110 has a flight time of 7 minutes, powered by the 7.4v 850mah 25c 2S lipo battery (also included). If you are looking for an affordable racing drone with all you need to fly right out of the box, this is it!

Specifications: Features
7-minute flight time DEVO F7 transmitter
10-minute flight time 600TVL Camera
10 x 11.7 x 5.5 (3.9 x 4.6 x 2.1 inches)

Blomiky I8HG – A Low-Cost Drone with 12MP Camera

Blomiky I8HG

If you are looking for a good photography and videography drone at a low price, you will love Blomiky I8HG. The focus on the quality of the camera (note: this drone is not aimed at beginners). This very affordable quadcopter comes with a 12MP camera with a 170º Wide-angle (for wider shots) and a Gimbal that holds the camera and gives the exact handle for you to record aerial video or take photos. On top of this, Blomiky I8HG is also able to transmit Live Video directly to the pilot’s smartphone device via WiFi through a free to download app (available for Android and iOS). The 2.4Ghz transmitter (included in the package) comes with a phone holder for you to place your smartphone, making it easier to fly FPV. Blomiky I8HG also comes with some useful feature such as: Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and One-Key Return. This drone does have a slightly below average control distance of other drones, but we have decided to add to the list for the readers looking for a drone with a goof quality camera at a reasonable price. Maximum control range is only 80 meters, but it does have a flight time of 8 minutes. As I said, if your priority in a toy drone is having an above average quality camera, than you will be pleased with Blomiky I8HG.

Specifications: Features
80-meter control range (262ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
8-minute flight time 12MP WiFi Camera
48 x 48 x 16 (18.9 x 18.9 x 6.2 inches) Headless Mode
Altitude Hold
One-Key Return

UPair One – A High-Budget Quality Drone for Sale

UPair One

Have you ever wanted to own a DJI Phantom but never had the money to buy one? Well, we bring you an amazing alternative for a low price. We are talking about UPair One an amazing drone, perfect for aerial photography and videography for an affordable price. UPair One comes with a 12MP 4K SONY camera, yes, it is a SONY camera and shots 4K video. So you are a drone enthusiast looking for a cheap drone to get that one perfect aerial shot, you will find UPair One is a great alternative to high-cost drones. Besides the SONY camera, UPair One also features GPS Dual Compass, Failsafe (when battery runs low the drone returns to pilot), Headless Mode, Return to Home and Altitude Hold. Besides this useful and fun to use features, UPair One also has an amazing maximum control range of 1000 meters (1km!) and an above average flight time of 22 minutes. There are three different package versions of UPair One, one comes with a 2.7K camera and a 7” FPV Monitor, other comes with a 4K camera and the 7” FPV monitor and a third one with no FPV monitor. UPair One is the ideal photography and videography drone for beginners for looking to learn and practice while still being able to record good quality image. The drone is also able to transmit Live Video (via 5.8Ghz frequency) directly to a 7” FPV monitor attached to the remote controller.

Specifications: Features
1000-meter control range (3 280ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
22-minute flight time 12MP 4K (or 2.7K) Sony FPV camera
47 x 23 x 34 (18.5 x 9 x 13.3 inches) Headless Mode
Altitude Hold
Return to Home
GPS Dual Compass
Failsafe

DJI Phantom 3 Standard – The One and Only DJI Phantom for Sale

DJI Phantom 3 Standard

The best-selling line of drones in the world is without any doubt Phantom by DJI manufacturer. All of us have surely come across one of these aerial beasts. Most recently DJI has released the version number 4 of Phantom line. What does that mean? Well, it means DJI Phantom 3 is now cheaper! Yes, we can now buy the amazing DJI Phantom 3 for a reasonable lower price. Even though the newer version is out already, Phantom 3 remains to this day one of the best drones out there in the market. For sake of price we have picked the Standard version of this drone. An amazingly powerful drone with an outstanding camera and packing automated features. DJI Phantom 3 Standard comes with a 12MP 2.7K FPV camera manufactured by DJI itself, in fact it was the first camera released by DJI, prior to this model they used to cheap Gimbals compatible with the GoPro. Besides being able to record amazing aerial footage and transmitting it Live to the FPV monitor; DJI Phantom 3 Standard comes with a very fun and useful set of features, including automated functions. Such features are: Mission Planer (auto-pilot through waypoints), Intelligent Flight Modes, GPS Assisted Hover, Automatic Takeoff and Landing, Return to Home and Failsafe. Yes, you read it well, this drone can fly automatically, you just must pre-program the flight path on an app and the drone will fly by itself. Another amazing thing about DJI Phantom 3 is the maximum control range, an outstanding 5000 meters and the flight time of up to 23 minutes. Ideal for both beginners and experts, you can now buy your own DJI Phantom 3 Standard for a low price.

Specifications: Features
5000-meter control range (16 404ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
22-minute flight time 12MP 2.7K FPV camera
43.8 x 45.1 x 30.1 (17.2 x 17.8 x 11.9 inches) Auto-Pilot
Intelligent Flight Modes
Return to Home
GPS Assisted Hover
Failsafe
Auto Takeoff and Landing

Certified Refurbished Drones

Brief Explanation: In case you don’t know a Certified Refurbished is a product which had a manufacturing flaw and was sent back for repair. In most situations, it is just a minor flaw and manufacturers are quickly able to fix the problem. However, they can’t send the product back to the stores. Consequently, they sell the fixed product to Certified Resellers with High Authority. Amazon allows highly reputable sellers to sell these products, always ensuring the client gets a top-quality product, fully working, brand new. All of this for often almost half the price. This is a great opportunity and alternative for people with a low budget looking for a high-budget product. Myself have bought several Certified Refurbished Drones, they work perfectly as any other drone but I was able to save money. These products also come with insurance, therefore you are always guaranteed full satisfaction with your Certified Refurbished Drone.

Now that we got that out of the way let us move on to discuss what are the best drones for sale available in the market for half the price:

Parrot Bebop (Certified Refurbished)  The Widely Famous Parrot Bebop 2 at an Amazingly Low Price

Parrot Bebop (Certified Refurbished)

You surely are aware of the existence of Parrot Bebop 2, it is one of the most widely sold drones in the market. For very and easy to use, it is a best-seller among families. Great to fly both indoor and outdoor, it comes with a built-in 14MP camera with a fish eye lens, amazing features such as FlightPlan and FPV transmission. Although this drone is usually much more expensive, we bring you a great opportunity, the opportunity to acquire one of this amazing drones for a very low price. You won’t be able to find a cheaper drone with a 14MP camera, Flight Plan feature, 25-minute flight time, a camera with a fish eye lens for amazing aerial footage. The drone also transmits HD Live Video directly to the pilot’s smartphone. In fact, we have already published an in-depth review of this amazing drone, read it here. This is a very well-known drone, one of the top choices for casual pilots.

Specifications: Features
300-meter control range (984ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
25-minute flight time HD FPV 14MP 3072P 30fps camera with Fish Eye Lens
48 x 48 x 16 (18.9 x 18.9 x 6.2 inches) App Features

Parrot AR.Drone 2 – Refurbished Parrot Drone for a Very Low Price

Parrot AR.Drone 2

Parrot AR.Drone 2 is a widely known drone, in fact it’s our 1# drone on our Top 10 Drones Under 200$ article. Parrot AR.Drone 2 has one of the best designs I’ve ever seen in a drone, is a very fun quadcopter with a set of fun features. Parrot AR.Drone 2 does not come with a remote controller, instead it makes use of the pilot’s tablet. The drone connects via WiFi through a free to download app (available for both Android and iOS) to the tablet. Pilot can than control the drone through the tablet while watching in real-time whatever the drone’s camera is recording. The Live Video is transmitted directly to the tablet’s screen. The drone has a Built-in 720p HD FPV camera with a wide-angle lens. The app can be updated the drone’s firmware and allows the pilot to quickly upload videos and photos. Parrot AR.Drone 2 has a maximum control range of 130 meters and flight time up to 10 minutes. Parrot AR.Drone 2 is a great fit for beginners as it maintains a protective ABS plastic and foam cover on the drone, while it to be more durable and resistant to crashes and collisions. The drone comes in three different designs: Snow, Jungle and Sand.

Features: Specifications:
Built-in 720p HD FPV Camera Remote: Android or iOS Device
Return Home Function Control Distance: 130 meters
3 axis gyroscope 2000°/second precision
3 axis accelerometer +-50mg precision
3 axis magnetometer 6° precision
Flight Time: up to 10 minutes
1GHz 32 bit ARM Cortex A8 processor
Ultrasound sensors
1GB DDR2 RAM at 200MHz
Charging Time: 170 minutes
Drone size: 77.7 x 38.3 x 12.5 cm

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced – Officially Refurbished by DJI itself

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

We have already talked about Standard version of DJI Phantom 3, however if you prefer a more advanced version of the drone you can always opt for buying DJI Phantom 3 Advanced. Basically, the Advanced version as the same features as the Standard and it also comes with a 2.7K camera (instead of Professional which comes with 4K), so why should you buy the Advanced? Well, because the range, reliability, and video streaming quality of the Phantom 3 Advanced is far better due to a technology called Lightbridge. The Standard version does not make use of this technology.

Specifications: Features
5000-meter control range (16 404ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
22-minute flight time 12MP 2.7K FPV camera
43.8 x 45.1 x 30.1 (17.2 x 17.8 x 11.9 inches) Auto-Pilot
Lightbridge Technology
Intelligent Flight Modes
Return to Home
GPS Assisted Hover
Failsafe
Auto Takeoff and Landing

DJI Phantom 4 – The King of All Quadcopters, Officially Refurbished by DJI

DJI Phantom 4

Yes, the real DJI Phantom 4, the best consumer drone currently available in the market, also a best-seller. This is the drone everyone dreams about, a fully autonomous quadcopter capable of flying automatically without the need for pilot input, returns to home safely and accurately, can begin flying towards a direction with just the Swipe of a finger on the touch screen. Without a doubt DJI has surpassed everyone’s expectations when they released this drone. DJI Phantom 4 is one of the most expensive consumer drones in the market, however you can get your own fully functional DJI Phantom 4 for a reasonable price. If you would like to read more about this amazing quadcopter please check our in-depth review of the DJI Phantom 4.

Specifications: Features
5000-meter control range (16 404ft) 2.4 Ghz transmitter
28-minute flight time 12MP photo, 4K and HD video, 94º FOV
35cm Diagonal (13.7 inches) Auto-Pilot
Obstacle Sensors
Visual Tracking
Smart Return to Home
Dual Satellite Positioning System
Tap to Fly
Failsafe
Auto Takeoff and Landing

Who Should Buy a Drone for Sale?

We are gradually entering a new era where Unmanned Aerial Vehicles become not only useful but necessary. If you think drones are a luxury product, you are wrong, nowadays everybody can own a drone. The right drone for you is out there. Our site focus on always finding the best drones and best deals for our viewers. Therefore, if you:

  • Are looking to get a great value for your money- We assure you all the drones listed on this article are among the best within their price range. You will get the best product your budget can buy.
  • Are looking for a trusted seller- All the sellers we suggest have high-authority and are 100% trustworthy. Most provide Free Shipping and Amazing Customer Support.
  • Want to start flying right out of the box- All the drones listed on our Drones for Sale article are ready to fly out of the box, no assembly needed.

 

It is time for you to buy a drone. Thanks to the on-growing drone industry, nowadays, more than ever, drones are very affordable. Ranging from 20$ to over 500$ you can get the drone which best fits your needs. If you have any further questions, please feel free to leave a comment below. We will gladly respond to it. As drone enthusiasts, ourselves, we too are always looking for new drones being released in the market, and we too wish to always get the best deal. We pride ourselves to always bring you the most updated and informative drone related content on the web. What do you think of our Drones for Sale list? We hope to have helped you find the drone that best fits your needs and budget. Let us know in the comment section below which drone are you going to buy and which drones should we add to the list. Don’t forget to share this article with your drone enthusiast friends. Happy flying fellow drone lovers!

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Best Drones for Kids – An extensive guide for parents + Top 10 Drones List

Hello and welcome to another article here on DronesWorld.net. Today we focus on our younger audience, they too deserve to experience the wonders of flying a drone. This is our Best Drones for Kids extensive guide for kids and parents. Our technology is developing faster and wider, branching to different kinds of robotics. One technology which has recently started to amazed the crowd is the drone. An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle capable of going places humans cannot, while recording and taking photos. Contrary to what many people think, drones are not just aimed at professional use. Everybody can experience the fun of flying a drone, recording aerial video, taking aerial selfies, performing stunts. We are not just restricted to fly the drone, there are many things you can do with it. However, and because our topic today is for the youngsters and their parents, we would like to discuss safety before we review the Top 10 Best Drones for Kids.

 

We at DronesWorld believe our readers should always be informed, specially parents when looking for a toy drone to buy for their kid. Worry not, drones are not dangerous and they are easier to control then you expect. If you read our guide, by the end of it you will know how to act accordingly and choose what is the best drone for your kid.

Note: All drones that require FAA Registration are of course prohibited to children.

Things to Consider Before Buying a Drone:

1.       Is it a toy grade drone?

First, and most obvious, make sure you buy a toy drone for your kid. Although drones like DJI Phantom and Parrot Bebop have autonomous functions which make them easy and safe to fly. These are much more powerful drones, larger and heavier, they are not a good fit for children. Choose a simple toy grade drone, with low margin of error, one which uses protective frames and is ideal to learn and practice.

2.       Is the drone suitable for indoor or outdoor flying?

Contrary to what many people may think, drones, are not always fit to fly both indoor and outdoor, some drones only support one environment. A good indoor drone needs to have a stable hovering, a responsive control and it doesn’t particularly need to endure the wind. Most drones can fly both indoor and outdoor. However, if you prefer your kid to fly indoors, pick a drone that has a stable hover and preferably with a protective frame around its motors and propellers. Depending on the area you are flying the drone it could either be a small or large drone. Be aware that a larger and heavier drone will cause more damage on the inside. Drones with a high yaw (faster rotating motors and consequently propellers) will be more difficult to control, specially indoors. If you are looking for an outdoor drone, make sure it has enough power to fight the wind, many small drones are not able to do this. During this article, we will let you know which drones are suitable for indoor, outdoor, or both.

3.       Does it have a stable hovering?

This is very important, if stability is hard to maintain the drone will be harder to control. If the drone has an unstable hovering, it will require more command input by the pilot to maintain the drone steady in the air. A good drone for learning and practicing will have a stable hovering, even when facing some wind, thus requiring less command input for the drone to be steady. Therefore, drones have a Gyro system, to ensure the drone has a good balance and won’t fly away or become uncontrollable. However, some drones have a more efficient Gyro, making them ideal to learn and practice. On this article, we only mention drones with an above average Gyro built, for our kids to fly the most efficient drones available in the toy drone market. Keep in mind that weather conditions will affect the stability of the drone, if flying outdoors make sure your drone is suited to fly on the current weather conditions (avoid strong wind).

4.       Is it resistant and lightweight?

Your kid you will crash the drone. We all do, that’s why we learn and practice. Your kid will be no exception, he will eventually (most likely right away) crash the drone. This is not a problem, and crashing the drone is part of the fun! As parents, we want to value your money, and that means the drone must last. You and your kid will want to fly as many times as you want without the drone getting damaged or worse. It is important for the drone’s frame to be durable. Most toy drones are made of ABS Plastic, a cheap and lightweight kind of material, as the one used on LEGOS. It’s a material that won’t damage anything when crashing or colliding into something or someone. The material will resist most crashes and collisions. However, and as always, take care of your drone, fly it wisely, don’t dive it into water, don’t fly it on the rain, don’t fly it near car traffic.

5.       Is it controlled via a 2.4Ghz remote controller or WiFi smartphone?

On this list, we have drones that are controlled via a standard 2.4Ghz remote controller or through a smartphone. Usually a 2.4Ghz (or 5.8Ghz) controller is preferable, but if your kid already owns a smartphone or you don’t mind borrowing him yours, you can choose to buy a drone that connects to the smartphone via WiFi through a free to download app (available for both Android and iOS in most cases). The drone provides its own WiFi to which the smartphone connects to. I believe that for learning and practicing purposes a 2.4Ghz remote controller is always better, however, if your kid is used to handle a smartphone, these types of toy grade drones work just as fine. Often the drones that make use of the pilot’s smartphone to function as a controller, are cheaper as the manufacturer doesn’t have to provide a controller.

6.       What features does it have?

Features are important. Why? Because some make the drone easier to control, while others enhance the fun you can have with it. One of those features that will make the drone easier to pilot is “Headless Mode”. We will discuss this feature on the “Brief Explanation of the Features” section of this article. When you see a drone with “Headless Mode” feature, if it functions correctly you will know you found a drone with an “easier option” to be controlled.

Before your Kid Starts Flying:

·         Adult Supervision

Indoor or outdoor, doesn’t matter. If your kid is younger than 14 years old, make sure you are nearby when he’s flying a drone. Although the toy drones on our list are harmless and easy to control, it is always important to have safety as a priority.

·         Check Surroundings

If you are indoor make sure there’s enough space for the drone to move around. If it’s a smaller drone with a stable hovering, you won’t have any problem flying the drone in a living room or even in the bedroom. Prevent the drone from flying close to areas where you can’t reach afterward in case you lose control and crash. Remove fragile objects from the area. In case you are flying a large and heavier drone, accordingly extend the free area, therefore avoiding collisions against people or objects.
If you are outdoor, don’t fly near lakes, rivers, or a beach. Don’t fly in crowded parks if you still don’t control the drone 100%. Don’t fly near car traffic.

·         Bind the Drone

You need to bind the drone to the remote controller. Turn on the remote controller. Place the drone on a plane surface, push the throttle down and then upwards and then down again. The drone is now bound to the remote and you can start flying (some drones may not require this).

Brief Explanation of the Features:

·         Live Video

A self-explanatory feature, drone’s camera transmits live video to an LCD monitor or smartphone screen. There are drones which transmit video through 5.8Ghz frequency directly to a LCD monitor generally included in the package. Other drones transmit the live video through an app directly to the user’s smartphone. The pilot can watch on real time (may have latency in some cases) whatever the drone’s camera is capturing.

·         Headless Mode

To better understand this feature, first we must discuss how a drone orientation works. Like any vehicle, every drone has a front and a rear, however, sometimes it’s hard to tell which is which due to the often-symmetrical design of drones. To solve this issue, many drone makers design their drones with different color propellers, so the pilot is aware of the front. However, when flying the drone to a longer distance, the pilot can’t tell which is the front and which is the rear. This causes an orientation problem. With Headless Mode enabled, the drone’s front and rear are irrelevant. The drone will respond to commands despite where is pointing at (left is left and right is right). If Headless Mode is enabled and your drone’s front is pointing to your face, if you push forward the drone will fly in your direction instead of going forward. When enabling Headless Mode, there is something you must do before taking off, the drone must be positioned in a way that its front is your front. Headless Mode must always be activated before flight, and never during flight.

·         360º Spin

Basically, the drone does a 360º spin in any direction. Smaller and faster drones will do this very quickly without losing practically no altitude, it’s a neat trick. Larger and heavier drones can also do a 360º aerial stunt but they aren’t as quick and they lose a slight altitude because they take longer to spin. To do this you just must press a button on the remote controller or smartphone app. It’s a hassle free fun acrobatic.

Now, finally, our Top 10 Best Drones for Kids list:

10- Cheerson CX-10

Cheerson CX-10

Cheerson CX-10 is one of the most renowned nano toy grade drones in the market. Besides being amazingly cheap (one of the cheapest, if not the cheapest) toy drones currently available. It is great for beginners, a stable flyer (not the most stable though), a great fit for beginners considering its low price. It’s a very simple drone, easy to transport, easy to control, so small and lightweight that it can’t damage anything. It doesn’t come with a protective frame around its propellers, but the drone is so tiny and harmless that it won’t cause a problem. The drone has a short range of 20 meters, a flight time of 5 minutes (only takes around 30 minutes to charge and it can be charged via USB). The cheapest and most simple drone you will find in the market. Cheerson CX-10 is available in four different colors: blue, green, orange and pink. The package includes all you need to fly right out of the box, including 2.4Ghz remote controller.

9- World Tech Toys Marvel Captain America Drone

World Tech Toys Marvel Captain America Drone

Marvel officially licenses this toy drone manufactured by World Tech Toys. It comes in two different designs Captain America style or Spiderman. Let your kid pick his favorite hero, both drones have the same specifications and functions, only the design is different. The drone itself is very standard, ideal for children, very basic and easy to handle, in fact watch this video of a kid flying the drone. The drone is mainly for outdoor flying due to its size, however, if you have enough room you can also fly it indoor. The package comes with all you need to fly right out of the box, including the 2.4Ghz remote controller. The drone has a lightweight durable foam body, making it a very safe drone for learning and practicing. This drone can perform 360º aerial stunts with just the push of a button. The drone can fly as far as 50 meters for a period of up to 12 minutes (per battery charge, battery and charger are included in the package). Without a doubt a simple and yet very fun drone for children and parents. If your kid loves drones and super heroes, this is a great combination.

8- Space Trek

Another amazing toy drone. Space Trek is a mini quadcopter (four motors, just like the rest of the drones on our list). Space Trek is an amazing indoor flyer and the ideal mini-drone if safety is a big concern for you. Why? Well, this mini drone is completely encircled by a protective frame that prevents the drone from causing damage or be damaged. As you can see on the photo this 360º cover allows the drone to keep on flying even after colliding with an object. This also prevents the propellers from hurting or damaging anything, even though the propellers don’t rotate at a speed which could hurt anyone. Having the extra security might be important for parents. The drone comes ready to fly right out of the box, with all you need (except the batteries for the 2.4Ghz remote controller). This mini-drone can be flown both indoor and outdoor. Watch a video here of this drone flying indoor, just watch how smooth and stable it is. The drone has a maximum control range of 100 meters (advertised) and a flight time ranging between 5 to 8 minutes. It has two different control speeds (high and low) and can perform 360º aerial spins with just the push of a button on the remote controller.

7- Eachine E010

Eachine E010

This tiny drone is perfect to fly indoor. Very safe and stable flyer, easy to handle, it has a protective frame around its motors and propellers. Even if it bumps into an object, wall or ceiling, it will keep on flying. A great little toy drone to have and fly inside. On the other hand, it is not a good drone to fly outdoor, mainly because it doesn’t have enough power to fight the wind, so you won’t be able to control it easily. More experienced flyers might be able to fly outdoor even in windy conditions, but we don’t advise it to a kid or some unexperienced. It has some fun and useful features such as Headless Mode, One Key Return (drone flies backwards) and of course 360º aerial stunt. It is a very simple and cheap toy drone. It has a maximum control range of 30 meters and a flight time of 5 minutes. Eachine E010 is available in green and red color.

6- JXD 512V aka Blomiky 512W

JXD 512V aka Blomiky 512W

This mini toy drone is a clone of the widely famous Parrot Bebop. It’s a clone only in design, because while Parrot Bebop is a higher cost drone, Blomiky 512W (also known as JXD 512V) is a cheap toy grade drone. This little drone is very fun to play with, especially if you have never tried an FPV drone. This drone has a built-in 0.3MP camera capable of transmitting live video directly to the user’s smartphone. You just need to install a free to download app (available for both Android and iOS) on its smartphone, connect to the drone via WiFi, and then you will be able to watch in real time the live video on your screen. The 2.4Ghz controller comes with a phone holder, so you can attach your smartphone while you flying and watching live video (see image). This mini drone is good for both indoor and outdoor flying. It comes with a protective frame around its motors, ensuring it doesn’t damage anything or gets damaged. It features Headless Mode (check beginning of the article for explanation) and 360º aerial stunt. Although some shops advertise this drone as having One Key Return and Altitude Hold features, it doesn’t. Blomiky 512W has a short control range of 20 meters and a flight time of 4 minutes. It is a great drone for flying indoors or in the backyard, a simple little toy drone with a great design. The drone is available in two different colors: yellow and blue.

5- JXD 515W

JXD 515W

This mini drone is one of the safest to control. An ABS plastic protective frame completely covers its motors and propellers, ensuring it won’t hurt anyone or get damaged by crashing and colliding. JXD 515W has a very neat design, resembling a spacecraft. This is a very fun drone, besides having its own built-in 0.3MP camera capable of recording video and taking photos. JXD 515W also has a wide set of useful and fun features. This features include: Altitude Mode (the aircraft maintains a consistent altitude while allowing roll, pitch, and yaw to be controlled normally), Headless Mode, One Key Take Off and Land (One button automatically land or take off, drone will take off or go back to the position where it took off), and of course 360º spin. If one of your priorities when buying a drone is to get as much features as you can, then JXD 515W is an excellent choice. Another great thing about this quadcopter is the capability to transmit live video via WiFi. Install a free to download app (available for both Android and iOS) on its smartphone, connect to the drone via WiFi, and then you will be able to watch in real time the live video on your smartphone or tablet screen. JXD 515W has a maximum control range of 50 meters and a flight time of 6 minutes. This drone can be flown both indoor and outdoor. JXD 515W can be controlled via the 2.4Ghz transmitter (included in the package) or through the same app that enables the live video.

4- Syma X11C

Syma X11C

If you are looking for a stable and safe drone that also has a camera, this is a great choice! Syma X11C is great for you and your kid to record aerial photo and take photos. This mini drone comes with a built-in 2MP camera. To record video and take photos you just have to press the respective buttons on the 2.4Ghz remote controller (included in the package). Syma X11C comes with a protective frame around its motors and propellers, therefore it won’t damage or be damaged (see photo). This drone can be flown both indoor and outdoor. It is manufactured by one of the most known toy drone companies, Syma. The drone comes in a package with all you need to fly right out of the box. It has a maximum control range of 100 meters and a flight time ranging between 6 to 8 minutes. A perfect toy drone to learn and practice while recording decent image quality video and photos. The drone comes in three different colors: red, white, and black.

3- Syma X5C

Syma X5C

Most likely you have already heard of this drone before. It is one of the most widely known toy drones, it can be found in any drone or toy shop nowadays. X5C was Syma’s big first hit on the toy drone market. This drone is so affordable and ideal for beginners that it became a best seller in many stores. Because we have already reviewed this drone, we won’t get into details on this Top 10 list. If you wish to read more about Syma X5C, check our review.

2- JJRC H36

 

JJRC H36

This drone is very similar to Eachine E010 (also on our list). JJRC H36 is a safe and stable flyer, easy to handle, it has a protective frame around its motors and propellers. Even if it bumps into an object, wall or ceiling, it will keep on flying. The perfect toy drone to fly indoors, in the living room or in the bedroom. It is not suited to fly outdoor, mainly because it doesn’t have enough power to fight the wind, so you won’t be able to control it easily. It is a very simple and yet highly maneuverable drone. You may be wondering why is JJRC H36 in second place on our Top 10, when it doesn’t even have a camera or above average specifications or features. Well, it’s in second place due to its quality price ratio. JJRC H36 is amazingly cheap and amazingly fun to fly. A great fit for beginners, one of the most bought small toy drones in the market. It has a maximum control range of 30 meters and a flight time of 5 minutes. A very fun little drone, durable, a great value for your money. It comes with all you need to fly right out of the box.

1- Haktoys HAK907

Haktoys HAK907

Now for the number one drone on our Best Drones for Kids Extensive guide for parents + Top 10 Drones List. We believe Haktoys HAK907 deserves to be number one for various reasons. First, it has a great quality and price ratio, meaning it is a great value for your money. Secondly, it is an extremely safe drone, the entire drone has a protective frame made of foam around it. This structure absorbs all the impact when colliding and crashing, therefore ensuring that the drone doesn’t get damaged or won’t damage something or someone. Thirdly, it is a very fun and stable drone, ideal for beginners, good to fly both indoor and outdoor. It is a large drone, so when flying indoor make sure you have plenty of room around you. It is a great looking drone and it will amaze anyone at the park. As previously mentioned, Haktoys HAK907 has a stable hovering and is easy to control through its 2.4Ghz transmitter (included in the package). The drone doesn’t come with a camera; however it is camera ready, meaning you can easily attach a camera (bought separately). Haktoys HAK907 doesn’t have any fancy features, neither it should, the purpose of this drone is to learn and practice while having a lot of fun doing it. It won’t be a problem if you crash or collide, it is highly durable due to its foam structure. This is a drone that will last and last, it is a great investment, your kids will learn quickly, they will have fun, and they won’t break it easily. Haktoys HAK907 has a maximum control range of 100 meters and a flight time of 10 minutes. The drone has 3 different speed levels, adjust accordingly to your flight experience. The drone has a 6-axis built-in gyroscope with auto stabilization, so it will be easier to control. Haktoys HAK907 is a great value for your money. If you prefer a drone with more features or a complete package with a camera, you may prefer another drone from this list, it’s up to you my friend.

We have come to the end of our Best Drones for Kids- An extensive guide for parents + Top 10 Drones article. We hope to have given you the necessary information and tips for you to be able to decide which drone best fits you and your kid. If you have any question or suggestion, please leave a comment below, we at DronesWorld are always happy to read your comments. Happy flying fellow drone lovers!