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Review DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wifi FPV 720P HD Camera Quadcopter Drone

The Syma X5UW is the latest addition to Syma’s popular X5 line of mini quadcopters and is currently the flagship X5 model. It also features the most advanced WiFi FPV camera that any X5 has seen to date.The X5UW, along with its non-FPV sibling — the X5UC — represent a huge improvement in design and features when compared to earlier X5 models. For a start, the X5UW features a completely new body and has a number of design features that are different when compared to earlier X5 models. Even the transmitter has a completely new design, looking more like a DJI Phantom 4 transmitter. At the top of the body is a neat power button which is easier to access compared to the power switches that were located at the bottom on earlier models.

I’m quite impressed with the overall look of the body. Its candy red color and other fine details such as the circular chrome motif and vents give it a premium look and feel. What I’m not impressed with is that Syma has chosen to stick with hard plastic for the body instead of softer and more flexible plastic which are less likely to break or crack when exposed to impact.

LED lights are located directly below the motors which is great for orientation. Earlier X5’s had their LED lights underneath the motor arms and because they’re closer to each other, orientation can be a bit difficult over long distances. The X5UW’s lights are round and spaced further apart, making it easier for you to discern front from back.

The X5UW features a proprietary battery design which slots into the rear of the body. Gone is the battery door and the new battery comes with no connector wires. It is a lot easier to use and looks neat too. You no longer need to fidget with connector wires and stuff them into the bay before closing the battery door which can sometimes lead to wires getting clipped and damaged. With the new design, you just slide the battery in and it will click in place securely.

The transmitter is something worth talking about as well. It features a pebble-shape design and although it has a body made entirely of plastic, it actually feels very comfortable. Fine touches such as the red chrome rings around the control sticks give the transmitter a premium look. It’s nice to see Syma get rid of the old transmitter design that came with earlier X5’s. I’ve never been a fan of how they looked.

One of the most impressive features of the Syma X5UW is its camera. Not only does it feature HD 720P video and a much better image sensor, it also has a completely new body with a twist-to-lock design. Syma has also found a new way to conceal the camera wire from view by hiding it inside the locking mechanism. This approach creates a very tidy overall look.Syma’s older WiFi FPV camera does not have a memory card slot for recording videos and photos. It instead relied on the Syma FPV app to record the files on a smartphone. This wasn’t the best method as latency lags were also recorded by the app. To solve this problem, Syma has added a micro SD card slot in its latest WiFi FPV camera. Image quality is also significantly better when compared to the earlier model.

Product specifications:

  • Item: X5UW
  • UNIQUE BATTERY DESIGN : Easy to replace
  • HD Wifi Real Time Transmission: 1MP(picture) 720p (video)
  • Frequency: 2.4Ghz
  • Accessories: one 4GB Card and one card reader
  • Color: White
  • Charging time: About 130 minutes
  • Flying time: about 5-10 minutes
  • Controlling distance: About 50-100 meters
  • Battery: 3.7v 500mah Li-ion (included)
  • Product size: 12.6”x12.6”x2.75”
  • Transmitter power: 4 AAA batteries (not included)
  • File format: JPEG/MOV
  • Camera resolution: 1MP stills (1280 x 720) and HD 720P
  • video @ 15fps
  • Weight: 118g (with battery and camera/without prop guards)

What’s in the box?

  • 1 x Syma X5UW quadcopter drone
  • 1 x Remote Control
  • 4 x Main Blade
  • 4 x Protective Gear
  • 1 x Screwdriver
  • 1 x Memory Card
  • 1 x Card Reader
  • 1 x USB Charger
  • 1 x Mobile Phone Retaining Clip
  • 2 x 3.7V 500mAh Lithium Battery
  • 1 x Instructions
  • 1 x IRON COMMANDER Steel Helicopter developmental toys

I love that the remote has a spot for your phone. It fits a good variety of phones, so you don’t need to worry about yours not fitting. I would definitely buy this again for the price. The extra battery is also a great addition, as most drones don’t come with that. The flight is very smooth because of the way the motor is set up, and the memory card on the camera holds a lot of film.

The price of $80 may be a deterrent for some folks, but I happen to think it is worth it.

Final Conclusion:
I really like this drone. I think it is great for both beginners and pros, and I would not hesitate to purchase it again. The design is modern and cool, so I know there is not a ton of people out there with the same drone as me. It is easy to see in the sky, and I have yet to lose it.

Review Parrot Bebop 2 FPV drone

The Parrot Bebop 2 is a smartphone-controlled drone with a 14-megapixel camera which offers 1080p video recording. The successor to the original Parrot Bebop model, it features a fisheye lens which allows for surprisingly judder-free footage and even boasts user-serviceable rotors.
Paired with the Parrot Skycontroller 2 and the Parrot Cockpitglasses, your Parrot Bebop 2 drone reveals new capabilities. Embark on long-distance courses combining extreme piloting precision and ultra-real viewing! By flying with the FPV goggles, you’re totally immersed: explore previously inaccessible places like never before and capture high-quality pictures perfectly.
The Parrot Bebop 2 Power can be considered more of a revision than a sequel to the original Bebop 2. It now comes in a two-tone black colour for a slightly more aggressive look and offers improved flight time, allowing for up to 30 minutes from a single charge.
The Parrot Bebop 2 is sturdy and reliable. Designed to fly indoors and outdoors, it’s the first leisure drone weighing less than 500 g with a 25-minute battery life. With the Parrot Cockpitglasses, discover FPV (First Person View) and view all your flights as if you were in the cockpit! Designed to be easily transported, the Parrot Bebop 2 will go with you wherever and whenever you want for you to capture your best moments from the sky.
There are two batteries included – meaning up to an hour up in the air – as well as the improved Cockpitglasses 2 FPV goggles and a remote control.
The USP of the Bebop 2 is the optional FPV pack, which includes a headset and professional-style flight controller, complete with sticks and buttons. Using this setup it’s possible to get a first-person view of what the drone is actually seeing, which is a surprisingly immersive experience.
It delivers more than 20 minutes of flight time on a single charge, boasts a 14-megapixel camera that can capture 1080p video, and is rated for a maximum range of 300 meters. At that price point it doesn’t have a 4K video camera, HD live stream, or two-stick remote control. But none of those things are necessary for someone who is just getting started.
Flight has been upgraded with a number of automated modes for more cinematic shots and easy piloting.
It makes the Parrot Bebop 2 Power FPV an enticing package overall.
The catch is that, when you add the cost of the FPV pack to the price of the Bebop 2 itself, you’re rapidly approaching the kind of sum you’d normally expect to splash on a more capable drone.
The Bebop is almost the perfect starter drone: lightweight, low cost, and a good enough camera. Unfortunately, in my testing, the Bebop 2 suffers from the same critical flaw as its predecessor: a very unreliable Wi-Fi connection that frequently drops, leaving your drone stranded in mid-air. That makes it really hard to recommend, even for a novice drone pilot.
The Bebop 2 Power is great fun to fly, offers excellent battery life and lots of useful automated functions that let you concentrate on capturing video or images. However, the actual image quality lets it down slightly. Between the Bebop 2 Power and DJI Spark, the Parrot drone is the more fun to fly, whereas the DJI Spark captures the better footage.

Product specifications:

  • Brand: Parrot
  • Manufacturer’s Product Type: Bebop 2 FPV
  • Category: vehicles
  • Subcategory: vehicles – drones
  • High-level Tag: vehicles
  • Low-level Tag: drones
  • Package Content: 8 propellers, Parrot Cockpitglasses,
  • SKYCONTROLLER 2, USB cable, battery, charger, power
  • adapter, propeller assembly tool
  • Outdoor: yes
  • Power Source: battery
  • Remote Control: 8 GB
  • Max Vertical Velocity: 20 feet per second
  • Max Horizontal Velocity: 52.5 feet per second
  • Interface: Wi-Fi
  • Supported Protocols: IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE
  • 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  • Wi-Fi Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
  • Max View Angle: 180 degrees
  • Camera: included
  • Sensor Resolution: 14
  • Capture Formats: H.264
  • Still Image Formats: DNG, JPEG, RAW
  • Video Recorder Resolutions: 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
  • Rechargeable Battery: rechargeable
  • Capacity: 2700 mAh
  • Run Time (Up To): 25 min
  • Width: 15 in
  • Depth: 12.9 in
  • Height: 3.5 in

What’s in the box?

  • 1 Bebop 2
  • 1 High-capacity battery
  • 1 Charger
  • 1 Charger
  • 1 Parrot Skycontroller 2
  • 1 Smartphone and tablet mount
  • 1 Parrot Cockpitglasses


  • Nimble and easy to fly
  • Stable flight performance
  • Good value
  • Great battery life
  • Approachable app and controls
  • FPV accessories work well


  • Disappointing image quality
  • Video is glitchy at long distances
  • Only 7GB of available storage (no microSD)
  • Fisheye camera suffers from lens flare
  • Autonomous functions cost extra
  • No storage case

Final Conclusion:
The Bebop 2 Power is a fun, easy-to-fly drone – but its image quality is a little lacking.
On its own the Parrot Bebop 2 is a likeable smartphone-controlled drone that captures good-quality stills and video, but it’s the addition of the FPV kit which really makes it stand out, offering a better control experience and an amazing perspective on the world from above.

Review Tomzon T25 Drone RC Quadcopter with Camera

The Tomzon T25 Drone have become popular and are no longer just unmanned vehicles for military purposes. Its concept has been used so that any user can have pleasure with them, especially lovers of photographs and video. The problem is that there is yet still some ignorance. Which model is the the majority of suitable for each individual need? Is it difficult to commute a drone? Do you have to have a wonderful permit? If you have doubts we will tell you everything you need to have to comprehend ahead of buying a drone.

Unlike the some other toy grade drones,there won’t be a need to have to practice on the throttle controlling,because of the Altitude handle mode,the drone will be straightforward and easy to hover on the altitude once the throttle stick returns to the middle.Also unlike the some other complicated remote controls,the one for navigator is much significantly more straightforward along with only 4 function buttons:Headless Mode Button,One Button bring Off/Landing Button,L/H Mode Switch Button,and TRIM Adjust Button,you will never acquire confused on many function buttons anymore.

If you have done a lot of searches for a beginner or kid drone, you will see a lot of people today asking for Headless Hold, Low Power/Out of array Alarm, and Emergency Stop Functions, Navigator gives you all.

If you are a beginner who has a little requirement on cameras and FPV functions, Navigator won’t be a bad preference for you, unlike the normal drones along with so called HD cameras, it is equipped along with real 720P HD and 120 Degree Wide-Angle Camera, the Live View of quality reaches 720P/20fps, the performance, if not being compared to the complex drones, will be beneficial enough.

FPV Drone With 720P Hd Digital Camera – Navigator Fitted With A Hundred And Twenty° Wide-Angle Hd Digital Camera, Thanks For The Altitude Cling Mode And Vr Mode, It Can Truly Meet Your Selfie And Vr View Demand. No Be Counted Mountain Climbing, Outings, Or Household Events, It Can Support You Trap Every Everlasting Second.

Altitude Cling Mode – Under This Mode, You Could Make The Drone Flying Within The Default Top And Hover, Easy To Shoot Pictures From Any Perspective, More Correct For Novices To Handle.

Headless Mode – As A Amateur Or Child, You May Problem About Course Determine (Especially Non-Sensitive In Regards To The Course Ones), Then You Can Set Off Headless Mode In The Starting Of Flight, Thus No Should Distinguish The Drone’S Course, And Which You Could Fly The Drone Effortlessly.

One Button Take Off/ Landing/ Emergency Cease – If You Think Complex To Delivery And Land The Drone, You Can Use ” One Button Take Off / Landing” Button Without Delay, The Drone Will Take Off Immediately And Hold A Definite Altitude/ Land On The Floor Softly. When Emergency Condition Occurs, Press Down The Emergency Cease Button, The Motors Will Cease Working And The Drone Will Drop Down Without Delay.

Out Of Latitude Alarm – When The Drone Goes To Exceed The Flight Latitude, Then The Transmitter Will Sound Beep Didi…Didi…To Alarm, You Should Fly Again The Drone In Controllable Enviornment, Otherwise The Drone May Be Out Of Handle And Misplaced. Button,L/H Mode Switch Button,And Trim Adjust Button,You Will Never Acquire Confused On Many Function Buttons Anymore.

Important tips:

  • Mobile App: Flyingsee.Support iOS 8.0+/ Android 4.1.2+. A wide variety of flight mode control, as wel camera and video.
  • The design incorporated battery along with its cover, which causes plug in and out become significantly more hassle-free as clearly as charging.
  • The plug-in guards protect the propellers against the crash, and is beneficial for your defense use. You can bring them off if pursue stronger power.

What’s in the box?

  • 1 × Tomzon T25 Quadcopter
  • 1 × 2.4GHz remote controller ( 4 AA electric batteries are not included)
  • 1 × 7.4V Drone Battery(only one)
  • 1 × USB Charge
  • 4 × Blades
  • 1 × User Manual
  • 1 × SD Card Reader(4G TF Card)

I think it is well worth it. While it isn’t the most expensive drone out there, it also isn’t the cheapest. The fact that it comes with a camera at such a good price is what sold me. When it came, I was really impressed with the quality construction and the look of the final product. It looks very sleek, and it impressed me immediately. I like the features it has, but I especially like the return to me in one button feature. It has helped me multiple times I am embarrassed to admit.

Nothing too big, but I wish it would have a clearer camera. I would rather attach my GoPro, but that’s not an option

Final Conclusion:
Honestly, for the price, you are not going to find something better. To me, that’s less than I spend on a week of dinners, so I knew this was going to give me enough enjoyment to justify the price. If faced with the decision again, I would buy this once more.