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We have checked reviews from hundreds of real buyers and compared many products from different brands. Each quad copter was rated according to the price/quality ratio so the list features products from various price ranges. Nevertheless, read our buying tips and make your own research if you want to buy the right option for you.

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

Top of Quad Copter of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Drone With Camera Live Video (Editor’s Choice)
The small fuselage contains excellent performance, clever folding design, let you travel light, enjoy the flight fun.
Drone With Camera Live Video
5.0
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2. Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone
Equipped with 720p hd camera to take aerial photos and videos.
Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone
4.5
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3. Mini Quadcopter (Best Transitional Design)
The simple flying of wsad is to boring, and the new 3d rolling special effects surprise all the people.
Mini Quadcopter
4.3
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4. Jjrc H36 Mini Drone 2.4g 4ch 6axis Gyro Headless Mode Remote Control Rc Quadcopter
3d roll.
Jjrc H36 Mini Drone 2.4g 4ch 6axis Gyro Headless Mode Remote Control Rc Quadcopter
4.3
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5. Tozo Q1012 X8tw Drone Rc Quadcopter (Best Versatility Features)
Altitude hold.
Tozo Q1012 X8tw Drone Rc Quadcopter
4.0
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6. Rc Stunt Drone Quadcopter
Quadcopter is durable & crash proof w/ screw reinforced 3 bladed propellers for better thrust and energy efficiency compared to 2 bladed propellers.
Rc Stunt Drone Quadcopter
4.0
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7. Cheerwing Syma X5sw-v3 Fpv Explorers2 2.4ghz 4ch 6-axis Gyro Rc Headless Quadcopter
Equipped with the latest 6-axis flight control systems, 3d lock, more scheduled flight, operating more to the force.
Cheerwing Syma X5sw-v3 Fpv Explorers2 2.4ghz 4ch 6-axis Gyro Rc Headless Quadcopter
3.3
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8. Yi Zhan I Drone I6s Rc Quadcopter (Excellent Warranty Policies)
Allow you to control the i drone to fly safely to places.
Yi Zhan I Drone I6s Rc Quadcopter
3.3
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9. Holy Stone F181c Rc Quadcopter
Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows the drone to hover at it’s current height after releasing the throttle stick.
Holy Stone F181c Rc Quadcopter
2.8
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10. Newest Syma X20 Mini Pocket Drone Headless Mode 2.4ghz Nano Led Rc Quadcopter (Easiest to Adjust)
Once the fuselage direction can not be recognized, it can enter headless mode so as to continue the flight.
Newest Syma X20 Mini Pocket Drone Headless Mode 2.4ghz Nano Led Rc Quadcopter
2.5
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№ 1. Drone With Camera Live Video, Eachine E58 Wifi Fpv Quadcopter with 120 Wide-angle 720p Hd Camera Foldable Drone Rtf, Altitude Hold, One Key Take Off Landing, 3d Flip, App Control, Gravity Sensor
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
5.0
EACHINE 15.4 ounces
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App controls have super cool functions: download the app to control the drone. Click on the gyroscope icon, the drone will fly according to the gravity of the mobile phone. Click the rev icon, the drone can flip the screen 180 degrees. Click on the vr icon to turn on mobile phone split screen mode. Wear the vr glasses to experience real-time transmission 3d visualization. Click on the trajectory flight icon to draw a flight trajectory on the phone. The drone will then follow the trajectory. Take hd pictures and videos, enjoy fpv function: the e58 drone is equipped with a 120 wide-angle 720p hd camera including adjustable angle, which captures high-quality video and clear aerial photos. The wi-fi real-time transmission fpv system can connect to your phone with the drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, thus enjoy the world above the horizon, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments. 3d flip & one key return & headless mode & trimming: the e58 drone includes the new 3d rolling special effects and can be quite the surprise. One-key return function allows the drone to return automatically without losing the drone. The headless mode option can make the drone’s front side the same as the remote control, making it easier to fly to your destination. With the trimming function, you can adjust according to the tilt direction thus, making the drone stabilize during flight. Can be carried around & replaceable drone arm: the small fuselage contains excellent performance, clever folding design, let you travel light, enjoy the flight fun. The drone arm is replaceable, when the motor or drone arm is broken, you don’t need to worry about the drone not performing anymore. Just replace the drone arm and it can fly again.

It’s easy for everyone to fly the drone: on altitude hold mode, you can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient, even a novice, can play this drone easily. The drone automatically takes off and lands with one click, which is very handy. There is an emergency landing feature to prevent collision with other things.

 

 
The good
Take hd pictures
Can be carried around & replaceable drone arm
3d flip & one key return & headless mode & trimming
App controls have super cool functions
The bad
It is absolutely flawless.
 

 

 
№ 2. 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
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Holy Stone 2.6 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches 1.13 pounds
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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. 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. Foldable structure: foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable. Also provides a better and safer flight experience. 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.

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.

 

 
The good
Wi-fi fpv 720p hd camera
One key start/ landing
Foldable structure
App control system
The bad
The manufacturer offers awful customer support services.
 

 

 
№ 3. Mini Quadcopter Drone, Eachine E010 2.4ghz 6-axis Gyro Remote Control Nano Drone for Kids Adults Beginners, Headless Mode, 3d Flip, One Key Return (red)
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
EACHINE E010 3.7 x 3.7 x 2 inches 6.9 ounces
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360 roll-over: the simple flying of wsad is to boring, and the new 3d rolling special effects surprise all the people. Steps to match code: turn on the quadcopter then turn on the controller; push the throttle(left lever) to the top, and then pull it down; when you hear a “beep”, which means the connection was set up successfully, and then you can start to fly your drone. One-key return: with built-in positioning system, the drone can auto locate the remote control, just press the one key return button, the drone will fly back to the remote control’s location. Compass mode: the drone will change its flight direction with the change of the direction of remote control.

 

 
The good
360 roll-over
Compass mode
One-key return
Steps to match code
Any questions
The bad
It is inconvenient.
Cannot be used as a universal product.
 

 

 
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
JJRC 3.4 x 1.2 x 3.4 inches 6.4 ounces
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6-axis gyroscope: 6-axis gyroscope adopted for strong stability, allowing for various flight movements implementation with stronger wind resistance and ease of control. Headless mode, headless mode, a function through which the aircraft will consider the direction opposite to that of the remote control as the correct one by default when it flies to a height where the operator is not able to judge the direction of the aircraft head with bare eyes, so that you can go on with the remaining positions. Function: a key return/ up / down / left turn / right turn / forward / back / left side fly / right side fly / speed file/ 360 flip / headless mode / memory function.

3d roll, just press the button on transmitter, and you get 360-degrees flip, continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance. Led lights: the creatively designed led lights are fitted for night flight possibilities, leaving a beautiful landscape in the night sky.

 

 
The good
Headless mode
6-axis gyroscope
The bad
It works well, but the price matches the quality — it is very high.
 

 

 
№ 5. Tozo Q1012 X8tw Drone Rc Quadcopter Altitude Hold Headless Rtf 3d 360 Degree Fpv Video Wifi 720p Hd Camera 6 Axis 4ch 2.4ghz Height Hold Easy Fly Steady for Learning, Black
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
TOZO 11.8 x 5.9 x 2 inches 1.4 pounds
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Bring it anywhere, saves the space with folding size: 122 94 57mm. Charging time: about 80 minutes. Phone direct control with transmission or transmitter contorl with smart phone. Apple ios / android phones compatible. The pilot can fly the drone to any location without worrying about which diretion the drone is facing. Help bignner to prevent from losing the direction. You can release the throttle stick and the drone will keep the current height. One key take off and landing, super easy to fly & easy to shoot quality images or videos with wifi real-time hd carmera.

 

 
The good
Altitude hold
Foldable design
Phone direct control
Headless security mode
The bad
Not enough value for such a high price.
 

 

 
№ 6. Rc Stunt Drone Quadcopter W 360 Flip: Crash Proof, 2.4ghz, 4 Ch, 3 Blade Propellers, Extra Drone Battery for Extended Fly Time W Practice Landing Pad, 2 Usb Charger and Spare Parts
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Wonder Chopper 7.5 x 1.5 x 7.5 inches 1.1 pounds
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Designed for all users and easy for beginners: 6-axis design makes the gyroscope adjustable & stable. Controller uses 2.4ghz frequency for quicker and improved control while consuming less battery. 360 degree flips, adjustable speed mode function & led lights. Quadcopter is durable & crash proof w/ screw reinforced 3 bladed propellers for better thrust and energy efficiency compared to 2 bladed propellers. Flight time is ~6 minutes with flight distance of 50 feet. Charge time is 60 minutes per battery. Double flight time with 2 fully charged batteries give you a total flight time of ~12 minutes. Drone batteries are li-polymer 3.7v 300mah.

Does not require faa registration for drone as it weights .1lbs. Recommend for beginner/intermediate and indoor flying and for ages 10 & up. 6 aa batteries required for remote controller is not included. Package includes: quadcopter, remote controller.2 li-polymer rechargeable drone batteries.2 usb charger, replacement blades and practice landing pad.

 

 
The good
Quadcopter is durable & crash pro
Package includes
Does not require faa registration
Flight time is ~6 minutes
The bad
Professionals will not find it useful.
 

 

 
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Cheerwing X5SW-V3 12.2 x 12.2 x 3.1 inches 1.6 pounds
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Wifi fpv allows you to view photos & video while flying it supports any ios and android phones. The cell phone holder keeps your phone secure all the time. Equipped with the latest 6-axis flight control systems.3d lock, more scheduled flight, operating more to the force. Equipped with hd camera to take photos and videos while flying. Bring a new perspective to your photos and videos from the air. One key 360 roll, continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance. Usually, the forward direction of a flying multi-rotor is the same as the nose direction. By using headless/ioc, the forward direction has nothing to do with nose direction. This lessens the steepness of the learning curve and allows the pilot to enjoy flight while slowly learning each specific orientation of the quadcopter.

 

 
The good
One key 360 roll
Wifi fpv allows you
Headless/ioc function
The bad
The manufacturer offers awful customer support services.
Was not delivered in time.
 

 

 
№ 8. Yi Zhan I Drone I6s Rc Quadcopter Drone with 2.0mp Hd Camera 2.4g 6 Axis Gyro 3d Rollover One Key Return Hexacopter
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Performance
2/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Yi Zhan i Drone i6s 12.8 ounces
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2.0mp hd camera: take photos and videos for your best memory. 2.4g frequency: allows you to fly your copter with strong signal among the other aircrafts. 6-axis gyro system, strong wind resistance, easier to control. Transmitter with lcd display: it shows more details for your convenience to control this quadcopter. Transmitter with lcd display: it shows more details for your convenience to control this quadcopter. Compass mode: allow you to control the i drone to fly safely to places.

 

 
The good
Compass mode
2.0mp hd camera
2.4g frequency
The bad
The material is not flexible, so it is easy to break.
 

 

 
№ 9. Holy Stone F181c Rc Quadcopter Drone with Hd Camera Rtf 4 Channel 2.4ghz 6-gyro with Altitude Hold Function, Headless Mode and One Key Return Home, Color Black
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.8
Holy Stone F181 12.2 x 3.5 x 12.2 inches 3.9 pounds
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One key 360 4-ways flip (left, right, forward, backward), continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance. Equipped with one key return & headless security system to assist beginners and help prevent losing the drone. Altitude hold function: powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows the drone to hover at it’s current height after releasing the throttle stick. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos. Come with two batteries (bonus battery) for longer flight time. Battery flight time: about 7-9 minutes. Charging time: about 80 minutes.

 

 
The good
Altitude hold function
One key 360 4-ways flip
Come with two batteries
The bad
The manufacturer offers awful customer support services.
 

 

 
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.5
DoDoeleph 4.1 x 4.1 x 1 inches 6.4 ounces
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Headless mode makes easier flight: once the fuselage direction can not be recognized, it can enter headless mode so as to continue the flight. It helps the beginner to get the hang of directional control within several minutes. Syma x20 mini drone is the newest drone upgraded with multi features, this 6-axis gyro quad-rotorcraft flight can easily achieve various flight movements, and easier to control. More stable and more suitable for kids or beginners. This mini drone is very suitable for indoor playing. One key take off / landing: one press automatically taking off or landing, remote control quadcopter will take off or go back to the position where it took off. It helps to protect the drone when it is out of control or low battery power. 360 stunt flip: a key 360 roll, continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance. With the colorful flashing light, keep your aircraft at night flying is quite excellent.

Altitude hold: auto hovering is an altitude holding technology that lets the flying drone stabilize and suspend in mid-air automatically, even when you let go of the controls.

 

 
The good
Syma x20 mini drone is
Headless mode makes easier flight
Altitude hold
One key take off / landing
360 stunt flip
The bad
Professionals will not find it useful.
 

What exactly I should pay my special attention to when choosing a quad copter?

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

How long does the warranty lasts for a decent quad copter?

We highly recommend you to buy quad copterfrom brands that offer prolonged warranty. If something goes wrong and your quad copter breaks down, you will be able to repair it without spending a single penny. Most companies offer a two-year warranty for their products.

What should I do if I receive a wrong item instead of my quad copter?

There is no need to worry since the support team will help you to return your money or replace the wrong item with the chosen quad copter. Simply contact a support agent and describe your situation to get all the required help.

How much money do I need to buy the best quad copter?

Obviously, a good quad copter cannot be very cheap. If you want to buy a decent product, you should not be trying to save money on it. We recommend you to order the best models from our list of the best quad copterif you can afford it.

Is there a way to get my money back for a quad copter?

Shop has a customer-friendly return policy, which means that you will not have any difficulties returning your money. If there is something wrong with your quad copter, you only need to contact the customer support and ask for a refund. However, you should carefully read the item’s description before buying a quad copter.

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