2018's Best Micro Helicopters Of 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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Our team has been working on this list of the best micro helicopters for many days. We had to compare many models from various brands. In the end, we selected 10 micro helicopters with the highest price/quality ratios.

Do not have any idea about micro helicopters? You will not need to waste your time and compare hundreds of models by yourself! Simply read our buying guide and select a product from our top list of the best micro helicopters.

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.

 

 
Pro
Foldable structure
App control system
One key start/ landing
Wi-fi fpv 720p hd camera
Con
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.

 

 
Pro
One key return
Flying time
Con
Its manufacturer is known to offer many faulty products.
Looks awful.
 

Is Amazone.com a good place to buy a micro helicopters?

Nowadays, online shopping is completely safe. In fact, it might even be safer than regular shopping, since you do not have to leave your home to buy products you need. There is nothing dangerous in buying micro helicopters. After all, you can always get a refund if you will not like the model you bought or you received it in a malfunctioning condition.

 

 
№ 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.

 

 
Pro
Headless mode
Durable material
2.4ghz wireless remote control.6-axis-gyro
Led display
Other features like 3d 360 flip
Con
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.

 

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

How did you create this rating list with the best micro helicopters?

During the creation of this buying guide, we had to look through hundreds of micro helicopters. Our team compared many products from various brands in order to find the most optimal model with the best price to quality ratio. The goal was to determine micro helicoptersthat offer the most value for their money, and we think that we have achieved it.

What should be my main choice criteria when buying a micro helicopters?

One of the most important factor of any micro helicopters is its material. It has to be durable and easy to clean. If you want to find a micro helicopters that will serve you for many years, you will have to buy an expensive model made out of the best materials.

I am wondering if buying a micro helicopters online is safe

Buying micro helicoptersonline is absolutely safe! In fact, it might be even safer than buying them in a local store, since you do not need to leave your house. Moreover, if you get a malfunctioning item you can always get a refund or a replacement.

What exactly did you take into consideration while making the list of the best micro helicopters?

We considered so many factors that it is nearly impossible to tell you about all of them. Believe us, we did not forget about anything. Price, material, user score, and other characteristics of micro helicopterswere used to create this TOP list. We tried our best to help you choose the best micro helicopters!

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