2016 Best Drones

Are you planning to buy a drone? Choose one of the 2016 best drones with features that fit your purpose. We have here a list of the latest and 2016 best drones and quadcopters. However, since most of these models are upgraded version of its predecessors, it means these are not for amateurs.

Note: quads that are suitable for beginners are marked with *.

See video at the end

Best Drones

EZ Drone Reviews

Brands like 3D Robotics, OnagoFly, and Walkera, as well as nano-sized quadcopters, are not recommended for new users. Same goes with the previous Parrot models and any crowdfunded projects. The issue is reliability.

If you buy a model, it’s advisable to also buy an extra battery and spare parts, like motors, just in case.

2016 Best Drones

Models under $100

Micro-sized—ordinarily as big as your palm, including the propellers

*Hubsan X4 H107L

Hubsan X4

Action Gear

  • Upgraded version of the trendy micro-beginners should buy the alternative prop guard.

*Dromida Verso

Dromida Verso

Hobby Express

  • Fixed prop guards and reliable
  • Small-sized, about 10 in² and is very light

*Syma X5

Syma X5

DRONEISTA

  • Affordable, reliable, quality materials, and knowledge availability
  • X5c model has a camera

Syma has recently launched the X 11 model, with a size that is between a micro and a mini. It has a good review and it’s recommended for a first or second quadcopter.

*WL Toys v636 Skylark

Skylark Drone

UJToys

  • A latest and more advanced “toy grade” mini

*WL Toys v959 (new)

WL Toys v959

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  •  A standard quadcopter upgraded with superior stabilization system with a built-in camera for taking video and photos. New users can get rid of the camera once they master flying the V959.

*Dromida Ominus

Dromida Ominus

Skilled Flyer

  • Another great toy grade quadcopter! This is a bit similar to the WL Toys v636—but better.

This is just the first part. Don’t forget to read the second part of 2016 Best Quadcopters.

Watch the video below

 

Emily Moore

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