From palm-sized mini drones to 4K advanced quadcopters, it’s never been easier to take to the skies. Drones have certainly advanced over the years and with a wide range in every shape and size on offer, they are becoming more accessible and enticing for those who are searching for a bird’s eye view of the world. Their popularity, much like that of Lucky Nugget Casino Canada doesn’t seem to be fading anytime soon but what’s on the horizon for drones in 2018? We’ve compiled a list of the most exciting drones that are slated for release this year.
Entry-level drones don’t have the best wrap- they often lack advanced features, are difficult to control in the air and are flimsy as hell. What else would you expect from a drone that costs less than $100? Well make way for Tello, retailing for just $99, it outclasses every single drone in its price category with its high-end functionality. Tello features include flight stabilization from DJI, a 360 degree camera and an Intel vision processing chip along with some pretty decent battery life.
First launched on Kickstarter in 2016, Airselfie is back with its second rendition-the new and highly improved Airselfie 2. Massively improving on its original design, the latest version boasts a 12 megapixel camera up from its original 5 megapixels, which adds an extra 85 degrees to the camera’s field of view and doubles its battery life. In all forms, looks and functionality, the Airselfie 2 is a great new addition to the selfie drone category.
With selfie drones gaining increasing popularity, be sure to check out AEE’s latest offering, the Selfly. This quadcopter sports an ingenious design that allows it to fold up neatly and fit inside a smartphone case. With this nifty drone, you’ll never have to worry about being stuck in a situation without your camera, as it’s always attached to the back of your phone.
Yuneec Typhoon H Plus
One of the most anticipated drones to be released this year comes from Yuneec with their Typhoon H Plus. The new and improved version boasts some exciting upgrades that will make any drone-lover’s heart sing and give them a new perspective of the world below. We’re talking impressive upgrades to its camera rig, more robust obstacle avoidance and much quieter motors, to name just a few. All the things that make huge impacts on the overall handling and functionality of a drone of its class. Due to hit the market later this year, we’re pretty sure it’s going to give drone giant DJI’s Phantom 4 Pro some stiff competition.
Uvify is best known for their flagship racing drones and although their newest release, the Oori, might be their smallest, don’t be fooled in thinking that it means you’ll have to take a knock on speed. This feisty powerhouse zips through the air at over 60 miles per hour and comes with a dedicated controller that boasts a first person view display. The Oori packs a punch for a little guy and is a load of fun to fly.