Recently dubbed “toy of the year,” the quadcopter has taken the nation by storm and while there are many people who want one, there are others who claim they absolutely need one. Quadcopters offer a unique experience, are relatively inexpensive, and provide lots of entertainment for teens and adults. Owning a quadcopter makes it possible to do cool things like flying hundreds of feet in the air and take photos or video of things you can’t normally get close to. If you’re not sure where to start when buying your own quadcopter, here are the top 10 best sellers.
1. Syma X5C 2.4G 6 Axis Gyro HD Camera RC Quadcopter with 2.0MP Camera
For those who are just starting out with a quadcopter, the Syma X5C is a great one for beginners. This quadcopter comes with a camera, 2GB memory card, and a 6-axis Gyro stabilization system. It can be flown indoors or outdoors and is wind-resistant. With a 7-minute flight time, and the ability to do flips by simply pressing a button, this quadcopter is fun to fly.
2. Cheerson CX-10 Mini 29mm 4CH 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro LED RC Quadcopter
The 6-axis design promotes flying stability and makes it possible to adjust the gyroscope. Flight time on the quadcopter ranges from four to eight minutes and is powered by a rechargeable 3.7V 100mAh lithium battery. The Cheerson CX-10 has integrated speed control, a control distance of 40 meters, and an adjustable speed flip function. Available in four colors, this cool-looking quadcopter is great for beginners.
3. UDI 818A HD+ RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera, and Headless Mode – 2.4GHz 6 Axis RTF
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced flyer, this quadcopter will provide lots of fun and entertainment. The bonus battery and power bank makes extended fly times possible, and the HD camera takes high-resolution pictures and videos while in flight. The 6-axis gyro designs provides plenty of stability, makes it resistant to strong winds, and offers easy maneuverability. The Return Home function makes it easy for the quadcopter to make its way back home.
4. Hubsan X4 (H107C) 4 Channel 2.4GHz RC Quad Copter with Camera – Red/Black
With a lightweight airframe, superior flight stability, a 6-axis flight control system, and the ability to flip four ways, this quadcopter has it all. The quadcopter also comes equipped with a 0.3 MP video recording module that provides great camera quality. Considered a small but mighty machine, the Husban X4 is great for older kids and teens.
5. QCopter QC1 Quadcopter Drones with HD Camera LED Lights Green DroneBONUS BATTERY 2X FlightTime
The bonus battery that’s included makes it possible to get 30 minutes of flight time with the QCopter QC1. This quadcopter also comes equipped with a 2 MP HD photo and video camera and bright red lights that makes it possible to fly at night. This quadcopter is sure to provide plenty of fun for the entire family.
6. Holy Stone F181 RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera RTF 4 Channel 2.4GHz 6-Gyro Headless System Black
With a flight time between seven and nine minutes and a range of 50-100 meters, a key return, and a headless security system, the Holy Stone F181 RC is a great one for those just learning to fly. The black color makes it easy to spot while in flight and the camera makes it possible to get some great shots. A bonus battery is also included allowing for a longer flight time.
7. RC Stunt Drone Quadcopter w/ 360 Flip: Crash Proof, 2.4GHz, 4 CH, 3 Bladed Propellers w/ Practice Landing Pad, 2 USB Charger & Spare Parts
The reinforced three-bladed propellers on the RC Stunt Drone allows for better thrust and energy efficiency on this durable and crash proof quadcopter. Flight time is about six minutes but it can be doubled with use of two fully charged batteries. Designed for all user levels, this quadcopter does 360-degree flips, has an adjustable speed mode function, and contains LED lights.
8. AKASO X5C Quadcopter 2.4GHz 4 CH 6 Axis Gyro RC Drone HD Camera Bundle with Battery and Charger
Easy to control, wind resistant, and strong stability make this quadcopter fun to use for both beginners and experienced users. Simply press the key and it does a 360-degree flip. The LED flashing lights make it fun to fly at night and the high quality blade frames protects it in case of collision. An HD camera is also included.
9. EACHINE E010 Mini UFO Quadcopter Drone 2.4G 4CH 6 Axis Headless Mode Remote Control Nano Quadcopter RTF Mode 2
For those looking for their first quadcopter, this little drone is perfect as it is small enough to fly indoors. The built-in positioning system allows the quadcopter to automatically find its remote control with just the push of a button. Four LED lights located on the outside of the 4-axis stabilizer blade make it easy to spot while flying at night. Flight time is about five minutes and the range is 30 meters.
10. 3DR Solo Quadcopter Bundle with Gimbal, Backpack, Battery, and 8 Propellers
Thanks to computer-assisted Smart Shot modes, this quadcopter can literally fly itself which allows you to focus on taking perfect pictures or videos. The 3DR Solo offers live streaming from your GoPro (sold separately) to your mobile device. Considered the world’s smartest drone, the pushbutton flight makes it super easy to fly.