Drones Under $500

Details about the best drones you can buy for less than $500

ARRIS X-Speed 280 V2 Racing Drone
The ARRIS X-Speed 280 is a racing drone. It looks, feels, handles and races like a racing drone should. If you love the thrill of racing a powerful and fast drone, this is the perfect one for you. The price is good; the drone comes full assembled from the...
You will love the HS700 FPV drone. And by that, we mean you will love everything about it, from the packaging to the way it flies. Holy Stone HS700 FPV Drone is referred to as the HS flagship. You will see just why in this short review. Ok, the drone...
The 2017 Redot Design Award winning drone – Hover Camera Passport Self-flying drone will blow you away with its incredibly good features. With the industry in a time race to produce a drone for practically anything, having a selfie drone was bound to happen eventually and it did happen....
The DJI Phantom 3 Standard was once the gold standard for drones with several of its current competitors in this list closely imitating its basic appearance. This indicates the kind of influence that the DJI brand has had over the other drone manufacturers. Obviously, DJI has been busy...
The Hubsan brand is widely respected for the overall quality of their drones. The level of craftsmanship here is clearly evident with ergonomic design and some advanced features. The Husban H109S comes in two versions: a high and a standard version. One of the main differences with the...
The Traxxas 7909 Aton doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but this is a GoPro-optimized drone that offers some exciting features. The three cell Li-Po 5,000 mAh battery drives the flight duration of 25-minutes, with a capable distance of 1km. Flying is exciting with this drone because it...
The 3DR Solo continues to be a best-selling drone for simple flights and using a GoPro camera to capture shots. The model comes with two batteries to easily swap them to get back into the air quickly after landing when the first battery has run down. The Solo...
The Upair One comes in two versions (2K and 4K camera) with the more expensive model being the most desirable. The latter model comes with a 7-inch LED to use with their navigation system as an FPV real-time control system. The controller uses the unobstructed 5.8Ghz frequency for...
The AP10 Pro drone is easily mistaken for a DJI Phantom model if it wasn’t for its black stripes across the top of the body. From other perspectives, it would be difficult to tell the difference visually. Many manufacturers have had considerable success-aping the appearing of the DJI...
The Walkera F210 drone has an unusual appearance that’s part drone, part spider. It is intended to be primarily used for its racing abilities, rather than for aerial observation. The body of the F210 has been hardened to improve upon the robust strength of the Walkera Furious 320...