best cheap selfie drones under $100

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If you are looking for a drone to take great nice photos or videos with it, play with it (if you are a kid) or even a good gift for the next birthday of your friends or family members, we recommend you to take a look at the list of best cheap selfie drones in 2018 below.

note: the items of this are ordered from highest price to lowest.

The Super star of show: DJI Mavic

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Price: $999 (you may wonder why it is not under $100 (!), well keep reading)

calm down! We know that $999 is not a low price but as in most reviews DJI Mavic has been mentioned as the best selfie drone, we brought it here so you can compare the price and features of cheap ones in this list with a real flagship.

You will wonder how much features you can get with considerable lower prices in other items of the list in comparison with the great super star: DJI Mavic!

Without any doubt, it is the most amazing product of DJI so far.

As a matter of the small size of this friendly device, loss of a number of features is not surprising!

However, excellent imagery, battery life, and autonomous intelligence matching drones will satisfy any user.

  • It can be flown with smartphone instead of using the controller
  •  Live feed to smartphone
  •  Stabilizes itself and hover midair even in windy weather
  • It can hold its position even in the absence of GPS signal by the help of its sensors.
  • 4K videos
  • 12 MP camera
  • Note: it is not as wide angle as Phantom 4.
  • Has forward facing sensors giving it the ability to see obstacles to prevent crushes.
  • Auto focus and  requires you to choose your subject first as it is a selfie drone and not a general drone.

Cons:

  • Little ground clearance
  • Rotors of the quadcopter can get tangled in tall grass
  • Hard control on it in stronger winds (comparing to phantom 4)
  • 4 miles (7 kilometers) range
  • top speed of 40 miles an hour (about 60 KM an hour)

best cheap selfie drones under $100 to purchase in 2018

 

2.   Holy Stone HS160

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Price: about $99.99 (by the time of writing this article)

It is a good choice for both kids and adults (especially for beginners due to ease of use)

  • Camera: HD 720MP FPV for pictures and videos
  • Range:30 meters range (when connected to WIFI)
  • Battery: 3.7 V (500mAh ), charge time: 1 hour // flying time: 7 to 9 mins
  • Speed: NA
  • Night Navigation (LEDs): yes

 

2.    GoolRC T49 Camera Live Video

best selfie drones

Price: about $75.99 (by the time of writing this article)

Beauty mode, 3D flip, ability to rolling in 360 degree, and live video recording that can be saved in a smartphone in real time are some important aspects of is ultra thin drone.

  • Camera: HD 720MP FPV for pictures and videos
  • Range: 30 meters range (when connected to WIFI)
  • Battery: 3.7 V (250mAh built-in ), charge time: 45 minutes // flying time: 5 minutes // Transmitter Battery: 2 * AAA battery (not included)
  • Speed: NA
  • Night Navigation (LEDs): yes

3.   EACHINE E57 Quadcopter

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Price: about $65 (by the time of writing this article)

Especial features: real-time FPV transmission, protection system to protect its motors from damage, 3 dimensional and 360 degrees roll over features, 6-axis gyro

  • Camera: HD 720MP FPV for pictures and videos
  • Range: 80 – 100 meters range (when connected to WIFI)
  • Battery: (450mAh), charge time: 1 hour // flying time: 8-10 minutes
  • Speed: NA
  • Night Navigation (LEDs): yes

 

4.   NoiPosi RC JJRC H47 Elfie

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Price: about $53 (by the time of writing this article)

This is one of my recommended considering its unbelievably low price with great features like anti-shakes, flight-planning button that can cover 250 ft, ability to rotate 360-degree direction in the air and live feed which enables you to see real time video and what exactly the camera sees during filming by an App in your smartphone.

Also the G-Sensor (gravity sensor in the control enables you to handle the control and control the drone with only one hand)

  • Camera: HD 720 MP (according to other sources with optional HD & GoPro sports modes)
  • Range:  40 meters
  • Battery: 3.7V (500 mAh), charge time: 70 minutes // Fly time: 7 minutes
  • Speed: NA
  • Night navigation: yes

 

5.    GoolRC T37

best selfie drones

Price: about $49.99 (by the time of writing this article)

Especial features: BEAUTY MODE, 360 Degree FLIPS, WI-FI FPV REAL-TIME TRANSMISSION and Gravity Sensor. This drone can be controlled by both control and smart phone APP

  • Camera: HD 720MP FPV for pictures and videos
  • Range: 40 meters range (when connected to WIFI)
  • Battery: 3.7 V (400mAh lipo battery * 3), charge time: 60 minutes // flying time: 6-7 minutes
  • Speed: NA
  • Night Navigation (LEDs): yes

6.    TeckEpic H47 Elfie 

best selfie drones

 

Price: about $49.99 (by the time of writing this article)

Especial features: WI-FI FPV REAL-TIME TRANSMISSION, Gravity Sensor

  • Camera: HD 720MP for pictures and videos
  • Range: 80-100m (Remote Control), 30-50m ( WIFI Control )
  • Battery: 3.7 V (500mAh), charge time: 70 minutes // flying time: 7-8 minutes
  • Speed: NA
  • Night Navigation (LEDs): yes

7.      EACHINE E56 Selfie Drone With WIFI

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Price: about $41.99 (by the time of writing this article)

Flight planning, live video, gravity sensor, altitude mode are included in this amazing product.

  • Camera: HD 720MP FPV for pictures and videos
  • Range: 30 meters range (when connected to WIFI)
  • Battery: 3.7 V (500mAh), charge time: 70 minutes // flying time: 7 minutes
  • Speed: NA
  • Night Navigation (LEDs): yes

8.   GoolRC T33

best selfie drones

 

Price: about $26.99 (by the time of writing this article)

BEAUTY MODE is one of GoolRC T33 ‘s excellent features. The remote control is not included in the package and the data of photos and videos will be transferred to the smartphone that controls it in real time. 3D model and G-sensor are included in this product This drone has remote control too which you can buy it separately.

  • Camera: HD 720MP FPV for pictures and videos
  • Range: 40 meters range (when connected to WIFI)
  • Battery: 3.7 V (500mAh ), charge time: 45 minutes // flying time: 6 to 8 mins
  • Speed: NA
  • Night Navigation (LEDs): yes