How to Choose the Best Micro Helicopters Of 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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Micro Helicopters brands constantly compete with each other for the market. Altogether, they provide hundreds of new models every year. Thus, the variety of choices is enormous. Use the top list (and the extended top 30 list) of the best micro helicopters if you do not want to waste too much of your time.

We tested and compared a huge number of micro helicopters. We considered important factors of each product to select top options with the best characteristics. You can use it to save some of your time. However, do not forget to make your own research if you want to be sure that your micro helicopters will satisfy all your needs.

These Are The Top 4 Micro Helicopters of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone 1. Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone
Equipped with 720p hd camera to take aerial photos and videos.
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4.5
Mini RC Drone 2. Mini RC Drone
Just slightly throw your quadcopter into the sky, it will right itself automatically.
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4.3
RCtown ELF II Mini Drone 3. RCtown ELF II Mini Drone
Other features like 3d 360 flip and roll, fix-pointed revolving, one key return, one key landing make your operation experience remarkably intuitive and funny.
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4.3
Sinochip Rc Helicopter 4. Sinochip Rc Helicopter
Indoor/outdoor security stabilisation system provides a durable flight adopted for anti-interference technology.
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№ 1. Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone with 720p Hd Wi-fi Camera Live Video Feed 2.4ghz 6-axis Gyro Quadcopter for Kids and Beginners, Altitude Hold, One Key Start, Foldable Arms, Bonus Battery
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Holy Stone 2.6 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches 1.13 pounds
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Wi-fi fpv 720p hd camera: equipped with 720p hd camera to take aerial photos and videos. Images and videos will be stored in both the app and the mobile album system. Modular and bonus battery: there are 2 powerful 3.7v 500mah modular batteries including 1 bonus, which can support longer flight time for you and your family, this modular design ensures the safety of charge and storage. Foldable structure: foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable. Also provides a better and safer flight experience. One key start/ landing: allows players of any level (beginners intermediates experts) to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance. Offering release date: 2017/8/12.

App control system: operate your drone through an app after connecting the wi-fi to your phone (ios or android), offering you real-time image transmission, easy to shoot and read, fun to share.

 

 
The good
Foldable structure
App control system
One key start/ landing
Wi-fi fpv 720p hd camera
The bad
This product does not have a single defect.
 

 

 
№ 2. Mini RC Drone, Neecooler Ufo Quadcopter Drone Rtf Helicopter 2.4g 4ch 6axis Gyro with LED Lights and Remote Control
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Neecooler 6.9 ounces
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Led lights: the creatively designed led lights are fitted for night flight possibilities, leaving a beautiful landscape in the night sky. Compass mode: the drone will change its flight direction with the change of the direction of remote control which brings much more confidence for the beginners. 3d roll, just press the button on transmitter, and you get 360-degrees flip, continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance. It is doable to house a video cam separately. Flying time: 5-7 mins; charging time: 30-40 mins; effective operating range: about 100 ft(30m). It comes with a rechargeable battery that you can charge via the included usb cord.

One key return: with built-in positioning system, when starting the function of one key returning without other operations, the drone will automatically come back to you. Hand throw: just slightly throw your quadcopter into the sky, it will right itself automatically. With the latest 6-axis gyro flight control system, strong stability, easily implement various flight movements. It takes a good beating and can fly in even the smallest of rooms.

 

 
The good
One key return
Flying time
The bad
Its manufacturer is known to offer many faulty products.
Looks awful.
 

What did you do to create the TOP list of micro helicopters?

We sincerely wanted to help our readers, so our team spent many hours comparing various micro helicoptersfrom different manufacturers. It was not easy, since we had to find a way to include both cheap and expensive micro helicoptersin our rating list. That is why we decided to make the price/quality ratio the determining factor. No matter what your budget is, you can use our guide to choose the best micro helicopters in the preferred price category.

 

 
№ 3. RCtown ELF II Mini Drone for Kids Headless Mode 3d 360 Flips and Rolls Rc Quadcopter One-key Return 4 Channel 2.4ghz 6-gyro Helicopter Remote Control
 

Design
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
RCtown 13.8 ounces
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Led display: the remote control equipped with a led display for reading electric quantity, rubber volume, channel, ect. 2.4ghz wireless remote control.6-axis-gyro, range: about 30-50 meters. Battery run time: about 7-8 minutes. Charging time: about 60 minutes. Other features like 3d 360 flip and roll, fix-pointed revolving, one key return, one key landing make your operation experience remarkably intuitive and funny. Durable material: wifi drone adopts durable abs materials, make it more flexible, not easy to be broken. Headless mode: start the headless mode when eyes can’t identify the orientation of the drone. Under headless mode, forward is whichever way the pilot is facing.

 

 
The good
Headless mode
Durable material
2.4ghz wireless remote control.6-axis-gyro
Led display
Other features like 3d 360 flip
The bad
You will not be able to take it on a plane.
 

 

 
№ 4. Sinochip Rc Helicopter Drone with Camera Rtf 2.4ghz 6 Axis Gyro 4 Channel Quadcopter Easy Fly for Beginners and Drone Training (golden)
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Sinochip 5.5 x 1.6 x 5.5 inches 13.6 ounces
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Headless & one key return model allows pilots to give up worrying about orientation altogether. 3d rolling function and high low speed button add more flexibility for exciting performances. Indoor/outdoor security stabilisation system provides a durable flight adopted for anti-interference technology. Fast charging about 30 mins will get a roughly 8 minutes flight. Equipped with 720p camera with flashing led light to capture photos and record videos in daytime or nighttime.

 

 
The good
Fast charging about 30 mins will get a roughly 8 minutes flight
Headless & one key return model allows pilots
3d rolling function
The bad
Assembling quality is below average.
 

Are there any reasons to buy micro helicopterswith a lifetime warranty?

The recommended warranty period depends on how often you use your micro helicopters, how expensive is it, what company made it, and many other factors. Manufacturers sell their most expensive products with a lifetime warranty, while the least expensive micro helicoptersmight be not guaranteed at all. We think that the best warranty period for a good micro helicopters is five years.

Are there anything special that I should know before buying a micro helicopters?

Thanks to the our site, you do not have to worry about anything. Choosing a micro helicopters on this site is very simple! You can check photographs. read detailed description of any specific micro helicopters and read various user reviews. Learn from the experience of other people!

What warranty should be offered with a decent micro helicopters?

We recommend all our readers to buy micro helicopterswith at least the two-year long warranty period. This is the optimal term for an average micro helicopters. Instead of overpaying for a lifetime warranty, save the money to buy a new micro helicopters later.

What are the price limits for decent micro helicopters?

If you want to buy the best micro helicopters on the market, remember that it does not have to be the most expensive one. Of course, costly models are usually good, but there is always a possibility that you can find an option with better price/quality ratio. If you want to get the most value out of your micro helicopters, choose wisely and consider all its characteristics, not only the price.

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