Chandrakant 'CK' Isi
21st Oct 2017The drone craze is reaching the Indian shores. Shops such as Hamleys are prominently displaying this product category. The problem is that these products are prohibitively expensive in India. But now with many websites directly shipping its products to India, you can get these products at a reasonable price. So depending on your budget and enthusiasm for drones, here are a couple of suggestions:Price: $16 (approx Rs Rs 1100) including shippingThis is as affordable as a quadrocopter can get. The JJRC H48 is a perfect flying machine for beginners. Equipped with 6 axis, it offers a stable flight.The JJRC H48 is compact and can easily fit in your pocket. The fuselage is made of high strength engineering plastics. It is powered by coreless motors, which means that the rotor lacks an iron core.The quadrocopter supports standard manoeuvres along with 360° roll. Its control distance is about 15 metres. Its 100 mAh battery takes around 30 minutes to fully charge.Price: $49 (approx Rs 3200) including shippingVisuo XS809HW looks a lot like the Karma drone from GroPro. But, the similarities end right there. For starters, the Visuo XS809HW is dirt cheap compared to the GoPro's offering. It is equipped with a 2 MP camera. You can control this drone from the bundled remote control or via your smartphone.The drone offers 10 minutes flight o a single charge. It features 6-axis flight control system for stable flight. If you are not sure about your landing skills, the drone has a one-key return function. The operating distance is about 100 m.The on-board camera has a 120° FOV. Apart from taking snaps, it can also record 720p videos. With Wi-Fi connectivity feature, it can transmit data to your phone or a tablet.These deal are from RCMoment.com. The portal is dedicated to remote controlled toys. It offers RC cars, quadcopters, helicopters, and even accessories at an affordable price. It is one of the few websites to offer free shipping to India.
Affordable Quadrocopters For Drone Enthusiasts
Move over RC cars, the drones are here.
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