In this post, we compile some of the best drones & quadcopters made by the Drocon brand. This is a brand that has grown wonderfully in the past year and has appealed to the beginner and novice flyer.
One of the best things about Drocon is that none of their drones need to be FAA registered. Instead, Drocon specializes mainly in the product of small, miniature, and even foldable quadcopters. This makes the drones by Drocon, a great drone to practice with.
They are also great for flying indoors and for bringing these drones wherever you go. As we go up in price, we will also see how much more desirable each Drocon drone becomes and the more features that are added. Without further or due, here are Drocon’s best drones & quadcopters for 2018!
7. Drocon Scouter Foldable Mini RC Drone
Similar in many ways to the Holy Stone HS190, the Drocon Scouter drone will hold a special place in your heart. That’s because unlike most drones, the Drocon Scouter not only fits in the palm of your hands, but can be folded up and transported in the transmitter itself.
The Drocon Scouter is a beautiful looking drone that pairs nicely with its transmitter. It is also a drone that is filled with great features like – headless mode, altitude hold, one key return, and more. This makes it a perfect option for the beginner and for those who simply love drones that can fold up.
Its ability to spin automatically and perform 3D flips is just one more reason you will love the Drocon Scouter. The drone, which even includes 3 switchable speed modes will allow you to graduate from a beginner to expert pilot in no time!
- Flying Time: 5 to 7 minutes
- Flying Distance: 30 to 50 meters
- Charge Time: 40 minutes
6. Drocon Hacker Drone
If you’ve been looking for a miniature nano drone, with a hidden 720p HD camera, then the Drocon Hacker is the drone for you. This neat little quadcopter allows beginners to sneakily fly around the drone (in first person view) to capture the most amazing HD videos and images.
The Drocon Hacker additionally offers features like headless mode so that you never need worry about the quadcopter’s orientation.
The other thing you should know though that the Hacker drone by Drocon is TINY.. I mean really small, and is probably no larger than your very thumb. With that being said, it’s a very fun and enjoyable drone to fly.
It also makes the Drocon Hacker one of the smallest drones ever to have a 720p HD camera. If you’re looking something unique and really want to fly something right in your own home while taking videos of its surroundings, then this drone is a great bet!
- Flying Time: 5 to 6 minutes
- Flying Distance: 30 to 50 meters
- Charge Time: 50 minutes
- Size: 4 x 2 x 1.8 CM (weighs 19 g.)
5. Drocon Cyclone X708 Drone
If you’re looking for a more average-sized drone that appeals greatly to starters and beginners, then the Cyclone X708 is a drone that will suit you. It is a drone that is simple, light-weight, and easy for starting fliers to grasp.
Keep in mind that while the Cyclone X708 does not have a camera, there are some nice features to be aware of. The first is its pretty long 80 meter transmission distance and the fact it can be flown for almost 9 minutes on a single, full-charged battery. Of course, more Drocon batteries can be purchased.
Cyclone X708 also offers two different speed modes allowing you to improve upon your skills and learn how to fly at faster speed levels. Additional features like headless mode and one-key return also helps the individual from losing his or her quadcopter. All in all, the Drocon Cyclone X708 is an exceptional drone for its price that does well, even in the absence of overly advanced features!
- Flying Time: 8 to 9 minutes
- Flying Distance: 80 meters
- Charge Time: 60 to 80 minutes
- Size: 19 x 19 x 6 CM (weighs 105 g.)
4. Drocon Cyclone X708W Drone
If you’re looking to up your drone game and are happy with what the original Drocon Cyclone offers, then try the upgraded X708W. This is also considered to be the more popular version of this drone, as we’ll see why.
In the case of the X708W, the upgraded feature is a 720P HD camera, also capable of FPV or first person view. This allows you to fly the Drocon Cyclone by using the Drocon app on your smartphone (iPhone or Android), hopefully giving way to a much more enjoyable flight experience.
In addition to FPV, the X708W also offers 3D VR mode capability, perhaps giving an even more preferable first person flying experience. While a separate VR headset is not included, one may be purchased by Drocon separately. The Cyclone X708W, which is an excellent choice for FPV also comes with its own phone placeholder, attachable to the transmitter and ready for all your FPV needs!
- Flying Time: 7 to 9 minutes
- Flying Distance: about 80 meters (give or take)
- Charge Time: 60 to 90 minutes
- Size: 12.6″ x 12.6″ x 2.4″ in inches
3. Drocon U31W Navigator Drone
Those looking for a drone that offers many capabilities and caters to all levels of experience must try the Drocon U31W. This feature-filled, superb looking drone will allow you to do more than fly, but allow you to take your own selfies. Yes, the U31W is a selfie drone, and then some!
The U31W Drocon wide-angle, 720P HD camera offers a complete 120-degree purview that allows you to capture all those priceless moments. Its camera-capabilities are further complemented by features like FPV, VR compability, and an altitude hold mode giving way to a hovering and stable drone for better image taking capability.
This is only a glimpse at what the U31W however. Other features such as headless mode, custom flight route, and one button takeoffs and landings really help put the final and finishing touch on the Drocon U31W Navigator.
- Flying Time: 7 minutes
- Flying Distance: 80 meters
- Charge Time: approximately 60 minutes
- Size: 18.3 x 19.8 x 4.3 CM (weighs 85 g.)
2. Drocon U818Plus
The U818Plus is a drone that excels on many levels, but perhaps its best feature of all is the fact it can be flown for 15 minutes at a time. The fact you don’t need to replace the battery every 7 minutes is definitely convenient and brings a lot of value to the U818Plus drone by Drocon.
That’s not all the U818Plus offers however. This drone is excellent when it comes to feature and great at shooting clear images with its 720P HD, wide-angle adjustable camera. Features like altitude hold mode also allow for more stable imagery.
Other features of the U818Plus include custom flight route, headless mode, and one-button takeoffs and landings. The Drocon U818Plus further comes with three speed modes, making the drone perfectly suitable for beginners to experts alike.
Low battery alarm on the transmitter also tells you when its running out of batteries, while its emergency stop feature lets the drone stop and fall in place to prevent you from losing it. All in all, we would say the Drocon U818Plus is a great drone to practice with. Just make sure to choose the appropriate speed level!
- Flying Time: 15 minutes
- Flying Distance: 150 meters (60 meter wifi distance)
- Size: 33.5 x 33.5 x 12.7 CM (weighs 248 g.)
- FAA registration not required.
1. Drocon Bugs 6 Brushless Racing Drone
If you want to get into drone racing, then the Drocon Bugs 6 is the drone for you. Those still learning to fly or simply looking to fly casually should choose one of the Drocon quadcopters above. But those looking for Drocon’s fastest drones of all should try the Bugs 6.
The Bugs 6 drone is beautiful, especially for a drone that can race. One of its best features include brushless motors, which makes your flight powerful, and gives way to more durability and stability The drone also comes with a long flight time extending up to 12 minutes per battery.
Safety features like high temperature protection, a low voltage, and signal alarm keeps the drone safe and under control. The Drocon Bugs 6 is a great and affordable drone to race with, also providing na excellent flight distance of 300 meters.
Its separately sold C5830 FPV camera, and 5.8G antenna will allow you to race, properly, while its bright LED lights allow for any late night racing as well. The drone which is made of a beautiful fiber nylon material is capable of reaching top speeds of 80 km/h, or an incredible 50 MPH!
- Flying Time: 12 minutes
- Flying Distance: Up to 300 meters
- Upgrade-able to FPV.
Thanks for checking out 2018’s top drones and quadcopters by Drocon. We hope you find the perfect drone by this awesome drone manufacturer. If you have any questions regarding any of the drones above, let us know in the comments below!