* These eight drones are easy for beginners to use
* Capture drone footage on your device
* Choose your flight path and altitude
Looking for a fun Christmas present idea? We’ve found eight awesome drones, all priced under $100. Easy to navigate and fitted with beginner-friendly technology, they’re sure to be a hit under the tree.
1. EACHINE Mini UFO Quadcopter Drone
Fitted with a built-in return system, this drone will automatically locate the remote control and fly back to it, and it will also change its direction based on the position of the remote control. It comes with a USB charging cable, making it easy to power up and get back to flying.
2. Drocon Mini RC Drone
This drone can fold into pocket size, allowing you to bring it with you anywhere. Choose between three speed modes- low, moderate and high- giving you a chance to master your tricks.
DROCON Mini Drone for Kids, Scouter Foldable Beginner drone with Altitude Hold/3D Flips/Self-Rotating/Headless Mode/One-Key Take-Off & Landing/One-Key Return/Speed Adjustment/2 Charge Ways
3. Hasakee Video Drone
Inspired by the black and yellow coloring of a bumble bee, this drone by Hasakee has a FPV wi-fi setting incorporated, so you can attach your iPhone or Android device to capture your drone’s flight. It also comes with an air-pressure sensor, making it easy to monitor height.[caption id="attachment_93035" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image Courtesy of Hasakee[/caption]
4. Force1 Halo Quadcopter Drone
Ideal for beginners, this drone has two easy speed settings to navigate between, and the ability to do a 360 flip. Battery-powered, it can fly up to eighteen minutes, and it’s easy to spot thanks to its bright LED lights.
Force1 Mini Drone for Kids – Halo 3000 Quadcopter Drone w/ Glowing RC Drone Mini LED Lights + Bonus RC Drones Battery and Mini Drone Blades
5. Beebeerun Wi-Fi Quadcopter Drone
Made of ABS, this drone is lightweight and flexible, but also won’t break after a few bumps. Connect it to your phone, and you can fly it backward, left or right depending on the direction of your mobile device.[caption id="attachment_93045" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image Courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
6. DBPOWER Wi-Fi Camera Drone
The WiFii HD camera on this drone allows you to use your device to take high quality photos and videos, capturing a bird’s eye view of all the action. For those younger drone fliers, it also comes equipped with headless mode, meaning you don’t need to keep track of the orientation of your drone during flight.
DBPOWER MJX X400W FPV Drone with Wifi Camera Live Video Headless Mode 2.4GHz 4 Chanel 6 Axis Gyro RTF RC Quadcopter, Compatible with 3D VR Headset
7. Syma RC Drone
Syma’s drone comes with an accompanying app, allowing you to plan and track your route beforehand. The colorful LED lights are also helpful for night flying.
8. Contixo F5 Quadcopter Drone
This drone is designed with VR compatibility, so you can experience the freedom of flying in full effect. It’s also equipped with an altitude hold function, allowing you to set and maintain its height.