Black Friday, officially the day following Thanksgiving Day in the US, the last Friday of November, is the most awaited day of shoppers all around the world. Initially, deals and sales were prepared for this particular day, but as profits grew, marketers decided to make almost all November a sales month. Still, Black Friday is the best day for buying anything and it is best to have a list of things you need prepared beforehand. For all you drone enthusiasts, professional or beginners, here are the top 5 best drones of 2015 for which you’ll find the best Black Friday deals. The focus was on high-end drones with HD cameras included, from affordable to somewhat more expensive, that are already available on sale, before the actual Black Friday.
5. Syma X5C Explorers RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera
Syma Toys Industrial is a Chinese manufacturer that offers top quality products and continuously strives to innovate their technology. The Syma X5C Explorers Quadcopter Drone is no exception for their high-end devices as it is a 2.4 GHz remote controlled drone with a built-in HD camera. X5C Explorers is equipped with a 6-axis flight control system that ensures maximum stability and has a 360 degree eversion that easily performs flips. The quadcopter is wind resistant and has a blade protector so you won’t have to worry about your device’s durability during unwanted crashes. With a 3.7 V 500 mAh Li-Poly battery, the quadcopter offers about 7 minutes of flight and gets charged in about 100 minutes with USB charging.
The Syma X5C Explorers can be purchased at $44.01 with free US shipping and the package contains the quadcopter, a 2.4 GHz controller without batteries, the USB charging cable, 4 Rotating Blades with 4 Protection frames, 2 Landing skids, a screwdriver, the Li-Poly Battery, the User Manual and although the device has a microSD card slot, this particular deal doesn’t include the microSD card.
4. UDI RC 818A Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera
UDI RC Toys is a professional company specialized in the development of Hi-Tech remote control products equipped with the latest technology. The company is known for their sales and deals, and one of their top products on sale for the upcoming Black Friday is The UDI RC 818A quadcopter drone with HD camera. UDI 818A is one of their latest quadcopter equipped with a 2.4 GHz transmitter with an over 98 feet (30 meters) range and a fully assembled airframe. The quadcopter has a 6-axis gyro control system and offers two fight modes for beginner and expert. The quadcopter comes with an 720p HD camera and it is powered by a 3.7V 500 mAh Li-Po battery that offers about 8 minutes of light.
You can save up to $135 with a particular bundle that comes at $64.99 with free US Shipping. The package contains the UDI 818A Quadcopter, the 2.4 GHz LCD transmitter, a 2GB SD card, the USB data cable, a screwdriver, two Li-Po Batteries for more flight, the USB battery charger and the instructions manual.
3. Glimpse FPV Bind-N-Fly Camera Drone
Glimpse FPV Bind-N-Fly Camera drone has one of the most unique design of the drone industry. This particular drone comes fully assembled and with a HD camera integrated. The FPV Bind-N-Fly is manufactured to be a platform for aerial cinematography. The drone records 1280 x 720p videos and offers Team View feature that allows the drone to video stream on multiple iOS or Android devices. The drone is kept stabile by a SAFE technology and can fly for about 8 minutes. Unfortunately, the radio transmitter has to be acquired separately and the manufacturer recommends the Spektrum DX6i multi-channel, multi-function 2.4 GHz radio transmitter.
The Glimpse FPV Bind-N-Fly Camera drone is available at $149.94 and the package contains the fully built drone and one Lithium Metal battery, also the camera is already installed.
2. Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone with Full HD Camera
Parrot has been on the drone market for a relatively long time and every year they’ve offered the best discounts there are for their products. We expect no less for this year’s Black Friday, but until then their prices have already started to drop. The Parrot Bebop Quadcopter drone is a light-weighted, yet robust quadcopter with a 14. MP Fisheye camera integrated that can record 1080p Full HD videos with 180 degrees angle view and with 8 GB internal storage. With the Bebop Drone you can plan your flight and also don’t have to worry about losing it while selecting the Return Home feature. With 3-axes sensors (magnetometer, gyroscope, accelerometer) the drone is incredibly stable and is also controlled by a ultrasound and pressure sensor. Even more, you are always connected to it as it has Wi-Fi connectivity and live stream your videos. Powered by a Li-Po 1200 mAh battery, the quadcopter lasts for about 22 minutes.
The best deals for the Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone available in 3 colors (Blue, Red, Yellow) is in the range of $450 and the package includes 2 Li-Po batteries and the drone which is ready to fly out of the box.
1. DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Drone with 2.7k Video Camera
DJI Phantom 3 Standard is one of the best high-standard drones of 2015 and it already started to drop their prices for the upcoming Holiday season. This drone is the best way of starting aerial photography with no prior experience. The device is equipped with a GPS assisted flight feature that allows you to focus on recording while it takes care of you flight and its stability. You’ll most definitely want to enjoy your video experience as the DJI Phantom has a 2.7K video recording capacity and takes 12 MP still pictures. The Quadcopter can also live stream its flight with the free DJI Go app downloadable on any iOS or Android mobile device or tablet. With a 4480 mAh Li-Po battery the Phantom 3 can fly up to 25 minutes giving you the best visual experience there is.
With its elegant white design and a price drop of approximately $100, deal can be found in the range of $690. It is a lot pricier that the previous drones, but the experience is totally worth it if you can afford it. The deal package contains the drone, a battery charger, two sets of propellers, the radio controller, a 8 GB microSD card, but no battery. The battery can be purchased separately, but we can only hope that by Black Friday the deal will also include the intelligent battery for Phantom 3 drones.