Best Drones Under 100 Dollars

Here is our top picks for the best drones under 100 dollars. While the drone market is flooded with hundreds of models with thousands of specifications, it is important to select the best drones for  beginners. A good starting price for drones for beginners is 100 dollars. Many of us can afford to have such best drones under 100 dollars and kick start the drone life! However, it can be quite difficult to make a choice among different quadcopter drone models which are available for prices under $100.  You can read this drone review guide to find out the best drones under 100 dollars.

Please note that the prices of drones mentioned here changes frequently, but we will always try to put the updated prices whenever available.

Best Drones Under 100 Dollars (Updated May 2017)

  1. Syma X5C Quadcopter:

    The Syma X5C is the best handling and easiest to fly of any of the entry level quadcopter drones. It is equipped with HD cameras, 2.4G 6 Axis Gyro with a 7 Minute flight time and 100 minute charge time. You can Perform flips at the press of a button with 360 degree eversion. It is Wind resistant and can be flown indoors or outdoors without much hassle. The Syma X5c Quadcopter has Colorful flashing light, which keeps your Aircraft at night Flying quite excellent.

  2. Hubsan X4

    The Husban X4 Quadcopter with FPV Camera  has a Control distance of 50 – 100meters and Live video distance around 100 meters. It is equipped with Latest 6-axis flight control system with adjustable gyro sensitivity. Other features are:
    Lightweight airframe with nice durability
    Instant video preview on transmitter,Battery: 3.7V Voltage, 380mAh li-po battery with auto cut off safety PCB
    Refer page no 23 for troubleshooting steps from user manual below
    6 Axis Gyro Stabilization ,Immersive FPV Flight
    Record Flight Video to SD Card

  3. JXD 509

    The JXD 509W RC Quadcopter drone has WIFI FPV High Hold Mode,  One Key Return and an HD WIFI Camera.

    It has the following features which makes it an important one among the best drones under 100 dollars: 6-axis gyro quad, strong stability, easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control;Full Scale Remote Control with built-in 6 axis gyro system;With 2.4G Transmiter/ Easy Adjust Frequency
    360 degree flips;One key to return function makes it easily to find the way home;With Headless Mode/ no need to adjust the position of aircraft before flying;Automatically set high,not limited height,stable and reliable,simple operation, automatically take-off, a key to land.

  4. Syma X5UW

    Syma X5UW is one of the newest arrivals in the best drones under 100 dollars list. It has some interesting features like altitude hold,mobile app control and FPV. The stability is above average, and build quality is excellent. Don’t worry if you are a first time drone flyer, this one will survive many of the accidental crashes! Other features are:  App control: Unique remote control function of app,enables the users to experience the new fun of flying. To fly your drone even without the transmitter
    HD Wifi Real-Time Transmission Aerial: Quadcopter equipped with HD cameras, lets you control the aircraft enjoy taking pictures/video of the pleasure flights.
    Flight Plan:Open the “SYMA GO”app: Use flight plan at your fingertips. Just draw a route on the screen. The copter will auto pilot as per the given path.
    One key take-off/landing, Video/Photograph/Raise & Down/Forwards & Backwards/Left & Right Turning/Left & Right Flying/Hovering/360 Degree Rotating.Colorful LED light: Suitable for flying in the dark at night
    More new function than syma Drone X5HW and X5HC. 2pcs Battery Included, enjoy a longer flight time!

Conclusion

In this list of Best drones under 100 dollars, we have mainly included brands which are proven to be durable and value for money. You must keep in mind that if you need better camera quality and Pro features, you must go for a drone with higher price. We will soon publish an updated list of best drones under 500 dollars. Stay Tuned.

Thomas