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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/dji-mavic-2-drone,review-5848.html The good Easy to fly Long battery life Excellent cameras 360-degree obstacle avoidance The bad Expensive Rotor flicker in sunlight Verdict With superb video and photo capture, great features, and long battery life, DJI has not one, but two excellent drones in the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. For the last …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/ryze-tello-drone,review-5725.html The good Small, fast drone Easy to control Comfortable remote control The bad Scratch programming language is difficult to set up Battery life is short Verdict The Ryze Tech Tello is a fun, simple drone to fly, but its programming feature is poorly executed, and its battery life is short. Drones are fun, but …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/gdu-o2-drone,review-5664.html The good Folds into compact package Easy to fly Object avoidance The bad Some jittery video Larger than Mavic Air Verdict The GDU O2 is an easy-to-carry drone that takes 4K video, but we prefer the quality that comes from the smaller and sleeker DJI Mavic Air. Everyone’s playing the portable drone game these …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/zoopa-phoenix-hd-q900,review-5658.html The good Low cost Easy to control Good video quality for the price Two-axis gimbal The bad Software is primitive Propellers are visible in video MicroSD card slot is loose Verdict The Zoopa Phoenix HD Q900 is a solid, low-cost introduction for aspiring drone filmmakers. There’s no reason why a cheap drone has to …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/parrot-anafi-drone,review-5545.html The good Compact, portable package Easy to unpack and fly Excellent video Quiet The bad No collision detection More vulnerable to wind and buffeting than larger drones Verdict Hikers, bikers and outdoor lovers will like the portability and image quality of the Parrot Anafi drone. The Anafi is Parrot’s play for the new category …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/dji-mavic-air,review-5201.html The good Very easy to fly Great photos and video Innovative gesture controls, autonomous flight modes Object avoidance The bad Hard to switch between camera modes in app Verdict Smaller, more compact and less expensive than its predecessor, the DJI Mavic Air still has the same great camera and some new features that make …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/gesturebotics-aura-drone,review-5010.html The good Easy to control Durable design The bad Flimsy battery connectors No power switch on drone Short flight time Verdict You use a unique hand controller to pilot this fun and affordable drone, but don’t expect long flight times. Reach out. Now tell me what you see. Me, I saw the Gesturebotics Aura …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/hobbico-dromidia-kodo-fpv-drone,review-4886.html The good Fun to fly Inexpensive Comes with FPV goggles The bad Video is blocky and jittery, making FPV flight difficult FPV headset doesn’t work with glasses, and is uncomfortable to wear Verdict Kids and other low-budget pilots will like the FPV features the Kodo offers, but the image quality isn’t great. The Dromidia …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/parrot-bebop-2-power-fpv-pack-drone,review-4823.html The good Easy to fly Fast Great value Good video for price The bad No 4K video Not as portable as the Mavic Pro Verdict The Parrot Bebop 2 Power FPV pack offers a lot of features for moviemakers, but no 4K video. The latest version of the Parrot Bebop drone is the Bebop …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/parrot-mambo-fpv,review-4820.html The good Easy to fly Comfortable controller Good price for package The bad Occasionally glitchy connection Verdict This package — which gives you a drone, a controller, a camera and FPV goggles for less than $180 — is a near-steal. In my mini-drone “hangar,” I have a Millennium Falcon and a TIE fighter, but …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/dji-spark,review-4449.html The good Small and portable Easy to fly Stable, clear video Autonomous flight modes The bad Still expensive for most Gesture controls not always recognized No 4K video Verdict While pricey, the DJI Spark is the company’s smallest and least expensive drone, and can be controlled using nothing but your hand. There are hundreds, …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/rise-vusion-house-racer-drone,review-4405.html The good Well-priced Fast Maneuverable The bad FPV headset is of mediocre quality and fit Video gets glitchy at beyond about 20 feet Verdict The Vusion House Racer offers a great range of features for the price, but the video quality leaves a lot to be desired. How you feel about drones buzzing around …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/rova-flying-selfie-drone,review-4325.html The good Simple to set up and fly Takes quality photos and video The bad Battery runs down if you don’t remove it Expensive Buggy software Verdict Egomaniacs and selfie addicts might get a kick out of the Rova Selfie Drone, but it’s too expensive for everyone else. The first military drones were built …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/aerix-black-talon-2.0,review-4238.html The good Fast Maneuverable Improved video quality Verdict Aspiring racers will love the speed and maneuverability of the Aerix Drones Black Talon, but the battery life is frustratingly short. The Aerix Black Talon is a diminutive, but powerful racing drone that offers a low-cost way to get a feel for drone racing. We reviewed …

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http://www.tomsguide.com/us/gdu-byrd-advanced-drone,review-4179.html Drones Review GDU Byrd Advanced Drone Review: Flexible Flier by Mike Prospero Feb 8, 2017, 2:02 PM GDU Byrd Advanced Drone in Best Drones 2017 The good Flies well Folds down to portable package Has interchangeable gimbal Can carry larger cameras with optional gimbal The bad Can’t stop and start GoPro camera recordings remotely …

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