We used to thing that cheap means bad and the higher is the price of the product, the better is its quality. Actually, in many cases it is true, but some products can be a good example of combination of affordable price and good quality. Drones that will be described in our article are the perfect example of such combination. Here we are going to present you best 10 drones that are equipped with all necessary features, have a good quality and the main thing … affordable price. Ready? Let’s start!

Simple secrets for choosing a good drone

Nowadays the number of drones increases very rapidly. New options appear every day and all of them are different in size, type, price and features set. So, how not to lose your head wile choosing the most appropriate one that will satisfy all your requirements? Here you will find the most important moments to put your attention on while choosing the drone.

           
#1: Camera
#2: Time of Flight
#3: Type of Controller
#4: Flight Range
#5: Returning Home feature
#6: Drone’s Speed
 The majority of new drones are equipped with camera but there are still a lot of options that don’t have it, so if you are interested in making amazing photos from above and it is the main reason for you to buy a drone, then check this feature in order to be sure that your new purchasing will be equipped with good camera.  The time of your drone’s flight most of all depends on its battery. In this case it is recommended to consider options with stronger batteries if you want to enjoy your drone’s flight as long as it’s possible. Also you can use additional batteries to use them while the battery of your drone will be charging.  Modern drones usually are equipped with either remote controlling system or ability of controlling through the app on your tablet or smartphone. It is up to you which type to choose, we think that both of them are good. It fully depends on your preferences and tastes.  Range in this case means the length of the distance during which you can control your drone. If fly further than this range, most likely you will lose contact with it. In this case “the longer is the range the best is the drone”. If you are interested to use your drone on long distances pay your attention of this feature.  This feature is very useful both for beginners and experienced drones’ owners. It allows your drone to return back to you in a case when you lost it out of sight or understood that something go wrong. Good feature for convenient piloting.  The most attractive feature while choosing the drone. All drones are different in their speed levels, so firstly you should decide how fast you need your drone to be and then choose among options with corresponding speed level in order not to waste your time on unsuitable options.

Are you ready for taking off? Welcome to our guide of TOP 10 cheap drones

Finally we got to the most interesting part of our article, we hope you are still here. In this list you will find ten best affordable drones which can boast of really good quality for such price range. All options listened here will not disappoint you, so you will never regret about your decision. The one and only thing you need to do is to think through which drone’s features are the most important for you and then consider more deeply options with corresponding characteristics. Ready? Start!

         
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 28 minutes
Type of Controller Phone/Tablet
Flight Range 1000 feet
Returning Home Function Yes
Drone’s Speed 45mph

The number one drone in our list is not the cheapest option but it offers the top-notch characteristics. The most exciting features of the Phantom 4 drone is its time of flight that is equal to the twenty eight minutes (that is incredibly long period for drones) flight range which is equal to the one thousand! feet. You are also able to purchase additional batteries and enjoy piloting the drone even during longer period. Of course, you can find options wich price will be much lower, but If you are really interested in premium-class drone with ability of making professional photos and videos, and with the finest quality of all details then this option is for you. Integrated GPS system, returning home feature, automatic take-off, ability to avoid obstacles…here is not the complete list of all features that this done can offer to you. Model is definitely recommended for people who are experienced with drones.

           
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 15 minutes
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 328 feet
Returning Home Feature No
Drone’s Speed 15mph

Second option in our list is the drone which price is much cheaper in comparison with the previously described drone. The drone Qcopter QC1 doesn’t have as much astonishing features as the previous option, but it still has everything that beginners need and can please you with really affordable price. Current drone is equipped with the HD camera wich can joy you with amazing shots from above, LED lighting and good duration of time of flight. With the bright LED light it is very easy to find where is the drone even in foggy weather or in the dark. Fifteen minutes of flight, good quality and reasonable price- excellent set of necessary drone’s characteristics.

           
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 9 minutes
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 328 feet
Returning Home feature Yes
Drone’s Speed 60mph

The next drone in our list is the Holy Stone F181 RC Quad Copter which can boast of very good flight range in comparison with other option at the same price tag. The flight range of this drone is more than three hundred feet that is very good feature. Beside this, current drone has automatic feature that allows its returning to the owner in case of necessity. Actually, this option can suit not only beginners, but also experienced flyers. Good maneuverability, simple controlling and reasonable price are perfectly united in this model. With this drone you can enjoy professional piloting without any efforts.

           
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 7 minutes
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 328 feet
Returning Home Feature No
Drone’s Speed 10mph

Next option created by the Hubsan manufacturer can boast of the long flight range, as well as the previously mentioned option. The main difference between these two models is that current drone is able to make perfect pictures and record high-quality video. It is also able to stream video to the remote controller. This drone isn’t equipped with the returning home feature, but it has quite high speed comparably with some other options and can provide you with seven-minutes flight. With the light weight and durable construction, the flight of the drone is stable and smooth. Everyone can pilot it even in windy conditions without worrying that it can change the course or landing hard.

           
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 9 minutes
 
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 328 feet
Returning Home feature Yes
Drone’s Speed 22mph

Current drone represents the ideal combination of topnotch features together with affordable price tag. Can’t believe it is, right? But it is real. This drone will provide you with excellent photos or record first-class video from the above. Good maneuverability level due the light weight will please you together with smooth and at the same time stable flight. Returning home feature, qualitative camera and other first-class features will satisfy not only the beginners but advanced flyers as well. And of course don’t forget about affordable price tag, which always is a good advantage.

           
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 7 minutes
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 328 feet
Returning Home feature No
Drone’s Speed 44mph

The main distinctive feature of this drone is its durable rugged guards for the drone’s propellers which significantly increase safety of the drone’s blades and are able to decrease drone’s damages in case of unsuccessful landing. Small size and light weight of the Akaso drone add maneuverability to its flight and make its piloting so simple, that even kid can do it without any efforts. Reliable built will not let you down after the first hard landing while flight range will please its owners with more than three hundred feet that mean that they can pilot the drone in comparably long distances.

           
Camera No
Time of Flight 8 minutes
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 131 feet
Returning Home feature No
Drone’s Speed 31mph

The next drone in our list is made of durable plastic and is well-protected from damages. A lot of positive reviews in the Internet made this drone very popular among other options in this price tag. The Cheerson drone has light weight and small size but despite this, it is much more stable during the flight due to the integrated six-axis gyro that makes its flight smooth and add stability even in windy weather conditions. Actually this comparable cheap drone is a good option for beginners, it doesn’t have a set of topnotch features but it is equipped with everything that is necessary for beginners to start from.

           
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 7 minutes
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 164 feet
Returning Home feature No
Drone’s Speed 25mph

Being operated with the remote control, this drone is also able to stream videos or photos either to your smartphone or to the tablet. This option is quite popular among youth nowadays. There are a lot reasons for this, and first of them is, of course, drone’s price. This affordable option can surprise you with the set of good characteristics, such as HD camera, compatibility with both the Android and the iOS operating systems and durable construction. Basically, you will not find any extra features here, only necessary ones that will suit perfectly to the beginners, while low price will definitely please you.

 
       
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 25 minutes
Type of Controller Remote + Phone
Flight Range 1000 feet
Returning Home feature Yes
Drone’s Speed 38mph

The most astonishing thing in all features of the Parrot Bebop 2 Quad Copter is its time of flight. This drone will provide you with twenty five minutes of stable and smooth flight that is very long period of time for drones in such price category. Beside this feature, this drone also has ability to record full HDvideo and to create excellent photos. You are able to control it with the smartphone or remote control, it depends only on your preferences. High-quality battery, durable body, low price and perfect quality of aerial survey are more than enough reasons to buy this option.

           
Camera Yes
Time of Flight 7 minutes
Type of Controller Remote
Flight Range 164 feet
Returning Home feature No
Drone’s Speed 32mph

The last option in our list is this small and stylish guy from the SYMA manufacturer. This drone has also stable flight thanks to the 6-axis, while its high-quality HDcamera and simple controlling system make you able to enjoy perfect-quality pictures from above and pilot it without any efforts. You can also make different air tricks with this drone due to its good maneuverability. Seven minutes of smooth flight and easy piloting make this option being very popular among beginners. This option is worth your attention thanks to the low price range and good characteristics.