Holy Stone’s F182 Quadcopter Drone is just one of the many consumer grade flying devices you can pick up today for less than a Benjamin, and it’s definitely no slouch. Offering 6-axis gyro control, with a 2.4-GHz transmitter and shock / vibration resistant design. Sure, the integrated camera won’t win you any film festivals, but the captured video is more than enough to keep friends and family entertained, especially over exotic locations. We’ve rounded up three more cool, camera-equipped drones that you can pick up today for under $100. Product page. Continue reading to see them all.
3. Hubsan X4
Hubsan’s X4 (H107C) is a palm-sized quadrotor drone that features a 2.4 GHz, 4-channel transmitter and an integrated HD camera. With a prop-to-prop wingspan of just 5.75″, it still has room for a forward-mounted camera, located on the nose bottom. To record video, simple insert a microSD or microSDHC into the memory card slot and just hit the conveniently located button just next to the card slot. Product page.
2. Syma X5C
Syma’s X5C is basically a 4-channel quadcopter drone that utilizes a 6-axis gyro for stability and agility. Flying it is even simpler, equipped with an HD camera to let you capture your every flying adventure. With the use of 2.4GHz technology, this model’s radio transmitter is capable of longer control distances and boasts strong anti-interference technology for both low power consumption as well as lightning quick response times. Product page.
1. UDI U818A Quadcopter Drone
UDI’s 818A Quadcopter Drone features a 6-axis gyroscope for precise control, complete with 4-channel movement to ensure stability during flight. Its high-capacity battery (120-minutes of continuous flying when fully charged), strong motor and modular design guarantees durability as well as easy repair should anything go wrong in flight. The integrated camera has SD card expansion if one needs longer recording time. The UDI U818A is controlled by a state of the art 2.4GHZ transmitter. You can switch between flight modes by pushing a button on the remote. When you get comfortable with how the quad handles and feels, pushing one button on the transmitter switches the quad to high performance mode for high speed flight. Product page.