Syma X5C - best drones under $100

There are two main reasons to buy the Syma X5C: If you are interested in drone photography but want to learn the system with a drone cheaper than a DJI Phantom – or if you want a cool gadget to play with occasionally, then the Syma X5C is perfect for you.

The X5C is an Amazon bestseller. Whether you are looking for a ‘practice’ drone or a cheap quality drone, the Syma X5C is one of the best drones that you can get for your money. With Syma X5C you are able to create extremely impressive videos while cycling, surfing, running, or even if you want to get a bird’s eye view footage. The drone is in fact equipped with a high definition camera, this allows the drone to film while flying. The drone is also controlled by a 6 gyro axis that makes it incredibly easy to stay in control. The drone records on an SD card, allowing the user to obtain the footage directly from a PC computer. Syma X5C Explorers enables the user to perform impressive air tricks and acrobatics including a 360-degree somersault. 
It also includes 4 LED lights (two green and two red), this ultimately allows the user to know the wherabouts of the front and back of the drone in the dark or while flying at high latitudes.

The Syma X5C is cheap – and robust – enough so that you can fly the drone without fear of breaking the bank, if something goes wrong. This drone is a very suitable to begin with and the user will aquire what it feels like to pilot a quadcopter before investing in a drone that is higher in price, and better quality. It is extremely lightweight but solidly built. When you pick it up, you will be amazed at how well made it feels. Unlike many cheap products, nothing rattles or shakes when you hold it. The propellers turn freely and are perfectly balanced. One of the X5C’s key function is the 4 channel control. The 4 channel control gives you the opportunity to fly the drone up, down, forward, backwards, left, right and sideways.

The Syma X5C is equipped with the latest 6-axis flight control systems, that make the air-craft much more stable and flexible when flying.

The drone can be flown both indoors and outdoors. The weather becomes a great factor if you are buying a more affordable drone like the Syma. The X5C drone is made of plastic, and though the quality is good, it does not go well with bad weather. Ultimately you will get the most out of these kind of drones on calm days without drastic changes in weather conditions.

Model Description Drone type  Flying
Model Name  Syma X5C
Series  X Series
Steering and Maneuvering Controlled By  Remote Control
Range  30 meters
Flight Time  7 minutes
Return to Base Function  No
Frequency  2.4 GHz
6-Axis Gyro Stablization System  Yes
Functions Camera  Yes
Bracket for External Camera  No
Video Recording  Yes
Video Resolution  720p
Built-in GPS  No
Camera Control With Smartphone/Tablet  No
General Specs Battery Type  LiPo
Battery Capacity  500 mAh
Charging Batteries  Yes
Charge Time  100 minutes
Color  White
Dimensions  12.2 x 12.2 x 3.1 inches – 31 x 31 x 8 cm
Weight  96 g
Recommended Age 14+
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