Today the quadrocopters or just drones are very popular. If a couple of years ago drones were expensive, and only rich people can byt them, then today almost everyone can afford it.
Xiaomi releases not only phones and accessories, but also quadcopters. First, it was Xiaomi Mi Drone 4K – flagship drone with amazing specs and features. Of course, its price is also quite high – about $400.
Then we saw Xiaomi MITU Drone. It is very compact quadcopter for about $70. To be honest, it is not really drone, but only a toy. The third drone from Chinese manufacturer is Xiaomi Funsnap iDol. It looks great, flies well and it easily fits in a backpack or even a bag.
If you always had a desire to fly, while the budget does not allow you to buy something expensive, like DJIA Phantom or the same Xiaomi Mi Drone 4K, then you can look at Xiaomi Funsnap iDol.
It has good specifications and nice price. So, let’s make first review of Xiaomi Funsnap iDol, find out its advantages and main features.
Xiaomi Funsnap iDol: Design
The device on the image below looks very large and cumbersome. But in fact it is a little bigger than A4 sheet.
In the center there is a main control part, on which are fixed: battery, motor, camera and other necessary elements of the drone to fly. To the central area are attached to the right and left two plates, where the propellers are already mounted.
The corners have legs, so that the propellers do not break when the drone will land. Also, it will be easier to take off.
The body of new Xiaomi drone is made of gray material. It looks very stylish and attractive. Moreover, you can fold the drone like a book. Thanks to this design, you do not need to worry about expensive accessories to the gadget. You just throw the device in your backpack and go for a walk. Also, the gray body will be less dirty, and the scratches on it are less noticeable. In terms of design Xiaomi Funsnap iDol is amazing.
Xiaomi Funsnap iDol: Features
I didn’t find something special about specifications of this drone. The camera can only shoot in Full HD resolution at 30 frames per second. The maximum flight time on single charge is 10 minutes. The weight of the drone is 360 grams. It is easy and convenient device for piloting.
Xiaomi Funsnap iDol: Using
It should be understood that every product in this segment has its own purpose. If you need high-quality video shooting, then you should buy drone for about $500-$800.
If you want a drone for long flights (up to 30-40 minutes on a single charge), then it is a much cheaper – about $300-400.
But if you are looking for drone for fun, then Xiaomi Funsnap iDol can be a good option. You went out into the park, flew alone or with children, threw the device into your backpack and went on to do your own business. It is not designed for professional shooting, but you will definitely enjoy the flights.
Xiaomi Funsnap iDol: Conclusion
The price of Xiaomi Funsnap iDol is $140. Of course, this is not the cheapest drone on the market, buy also it is far from expensive options.
The manufacturer made the most convenient and compact body with easy control, while the built quality is great. You can even fly into the wind. There is protection of propellers from damage, so the trees are not so terrible. Also, the built-in camera shoots in Full HD resolution. It is more than enough for amateur videos of interesting moments in your life.