Best Drones Under 100 Dollars

We already reviewed best drones under 50 dollars for the total beginners who want to save some money on the crashes. Let’s face it if you are new to the drone world you will probably have few crashes. And then it is best to cut your expenses by destroying a cheap drone or at least drone for which repair will not cost a fortune.

But now we decided to give you the option to use more advanced drones than those bellow 50 dollars. We will show you best drones under 100 dollars as well as above 50 dollars.

Don’t worry about destroying them, they are more robust than those under 50 drones, and you will need to crash from high altitude to crash these drones. That’s why it is important that you take it slowly with less expensive drones, to learn how to act when drone loses control, when the battery dies or when random events like lost signal occur. That kind of experience you can only get by flying drones.

Best Drones Under 100 Dollars List

Hubsan H107D+ Quadcopter with HD Camera
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.0

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Pros:

  • Lots of amazing features
  • 720P HD Camera
  • Technology to take great pictures
  • Controller with 4.3″ included for First Person View

Cons:

  • Requires some skills at flying drones
Hubsan X4 H107D+ Drone

Hubsan X4 H107D+ Drone with FPV

Hubsan is a well-known company that produces some amazing drones. Hubsan X4 H107D+ comes packed with some great features.

Wifi First Person View and 6 Axis Gyro

You can monitor where you fly on small screen and by that avoid some nasty crashes. But you need to know that monitoring FPV screen and drone in the sky requires some skill. And that is another reason why you should first train with low-cost drones. Some help you will get by drones 6 Axis Gyro Stabilization. But don’t get over excited, 6 Axis Gyro is there to help you fly and have more control over the drone, but if you are not experienced pilot you will still have some troubles.

Headless mode is one of those amazing features that make this drone much easier to fly. You don’t need to bother with front or back direction; the drone can fly in any direction.

HD camera is installed on the drone with 720P resolution. And Altitude Hold Equipped technology will make sure drone gets stable at taking pictures.

Flight Time of Hubsan H107D+ is kind of little, only 5-6 minutes, maybe 7 if you get lucky. And control range is 100 meter which is enough for new pilots.

JXD 509W with High Hold Mode
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.1

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Pros:

  • HD WiFi Camera
  • Strong stability and higher wind resistance
  • Lots of functions that will help new pilots
  • WiFi Phone Control

Cons:

  • the package does not contain any extra bonus
JXD 509W Drone

JXD 509W with headless Mode

JXD 509W is coming at just a few coins above 50$ and by that is a very affordable drone that will provide you excellent flying experience. But 509W also comes with great features.

JXD 509W Features

  • 6 Axis Gyro Stabilization
  • 2.4G Transmitter with easy adjusting frequency
  • 360-degree flips
  • Return home function
  • Headless mode
  • Set high mode
  • WiFi phone control

JXD 509W have all the pro features like big drones have. But if you crash 509W you won’t get broke because the drone is very affordable and if you broke few parts, you could easy replace them.

Control range is somehow small at only 50 meters and flight time of JXD 509W is only 6 minutes.

JJRC H8C Explorers Drone
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.2

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Pros:

  • Reliable battery
  • Great control distance of 300 meters
  • Good flight time
  • Has Liquid Crystal Display
  • May be used indoors or outdoors
  • Very useful for aerial photography

Cons:

  • Batteries ar not included in remote control, but that’s not such a big deal
JJRC H8C Quadcopter

JJRC H8C Explorers Drone

JJRC have many drone models, but we have chosen H8C to get on the list because he is very affordable and comes with all the essential features you need to have flying fun and taking great pictures.

JJRC H8C is more advanced than previous drones in flight time with 8 minutes. Control distance is also fantastic for this drone and is averaging 300 meters. JJRC can thank this features to his strong battery with 500mAh.

JJRC H5P - Longer Flight Drone
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.3

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Pros:

  • Powerful battery
  • In the package is another battery as the bonus
  • Lots of features
  • Very Durable
  • Very Affordable
  • Good looking design

Cons:

  • No FPV
JJRC H5P Drone

JJRC H5P Quadcopter Drone

Like the title say JJRC H5P will give you long flight time. Around 14 minutes per battery and they deliver extra bonus battery. That means you can have up to 30 minutes flight time before going to recharge.

H5P have all standard features like other drones except his power comes from a really powerful battery that allows him to stay in the air for a longer time. Operating range is also good, and you can control the drone in 80 meters range. In the package, you will get many spare parts together with the screwdriver. The transmitter has small display which will for sure someone find helpful at flying.

WLToys V686G Quadcopter Drone with 2MP Camera
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.4

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Pros:

  • Extended control range
  • Average flight time of 8 minutes
  • Breathtaking design
  • 4GB SD Card included in package
  • First Person View
  • Very Affordable

Cons:

  • If you crash you may break propellers
WL Toys V686G Drone Toy

WL Toys V686G Drone with Headless Mode

WLToys is a well-known company that builds toys for kids and adults. But V686G is far from the toy. This baby is really sturdy and comes with all the features one drone ned to have. Features like: 6 Axis Gyro, One key return function, wind resistance, 2.4G anti-interference technology, hovering and many other fancy features. Another great feature is FPV; not many drones have this feature.

WLToys flight duration is 8 minutes which is not bad for a drone in this price range. Control range of WLToys V686G is 150 meters which is a very useful feature. WLToys will give you many spare parts in the package as well as 4GB Micro SD .

Blade Inductrix BNF
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easiness
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.5

Summary

Pros

  • Uses the 3.7 v battery which is readily available and cheap
  • The drone is remarkably powerful
  • Stable, wind-resistant thanks to the safe technology
  • Quite responsive
  • Indoor-friendly
  • Extremely Durable
  • Beginners Friendly Drone
  • Very cute and sweet design
  • Good indoors and outdoors
  • First Person View

Cons

  • You will need to give few coins more for Inductrix BNF
  • BNF means that transmitter is not included
Nano Drone Inductrix FPV BNF

Inductrix FPV BNF Nano Drone

Probably one of the best drones for new pilots. Inductrix FPV BNF has some important features for new pilots, and most important feature is propeller protection. Propeller protection is done so well that you will hardly destroy them even if you have massive crashes. Easy to fly and self-leveling technology will for sure help new pilots to stay safe in the air.

Inductrix BNF is nano drone, and you can fly him indoors and outdoors. BNF is a small drone but very cute and with led lights, you will have a fancy toy to fly. Flight time is not great, but people say they manage to get 8 minutes of flight time. But the most important feature of Blade Inductrix is durability, you will not destroy it easy and nothing will land you. This little drone stays in the air no matter what.

MJX X600 Hexacopter with Headless Mode
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.5

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Pros:

  • High-quality drone
  • Hexacopter with lots of features
  • Good flight time
  • Extremely Affordable
  • Stable flying even in the windy conditions

Cons:

  • No camera included in the package
  • Missing FPV
MJX X600 Hexacopter

MJX X60o Drone with Auto Return Feature

MJX X600 is a drone that is maybe not best for new pilots. Don’t get me wrong, you can get it, and if you go slowly with the flying and master the skills, you will not have problems. But this hexacopter have 6 motors and standard propeller protectors which mean if you have big crashes you may destroy propellers.

Headless mode, one key return, 2.4G transmission and 6 Axis Gyro may help even new pilots to stay in the air for a longer time.

Maximum flight time is around 9 minutes, and control range is around 100 meters.

Holy Stone HS200 with Lots of Cute Features
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.5

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Pros:

  • Amazing features
  • FPV can be hook to smartphones
  • Excellent for new pilots
  • Fantastic design makes this drone one of the coolest drones on the list
  • Propellers are protected
  • Altitude Hold will help you lock in the air for taking steady and sharp pictures

Cons:

  • Maybe flight time may be better
Holy Stone HS200 Quadcopter

Holy Stone HS200 with HD Camera

One of the best on this list. Holy Stone HS200 have everything one drone need to have. Features like HD FPV Camera that will give you real time first person view in high definition. Altitude holding function will help you in shooting amazing videos and images. HS200 is also beginners friendly because it has propeller protection (not so good protection like Inductrix BNF). 6 Axis Gyro stability, headless mode, and one key return home functions are things that every new pilot will love to have. You can hook first person view to your Android or iOS phone and stream live videos.

Flight time is not bad; you can have 7 – 9 minutes of flying. Control range is 100 – 120 meters. With this amazing features you will have lots of fun.

MJX X101 Quadcopter with Gimbal and 3D VR Headset
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.9

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Pros:

  • 3d VR Headset compatibility
  • 720P camera
  • Lots of features every drone need to have
  • Big drone but with lots of beginners friendly features
  • Package contains lots of spare parts

Cons:

  • Expensive, but you get a decent drone with lots of power
MJX X101 Quadcopter

MJX X101 Drone with Gimbal HD Camera

We are coming to the best drones in best drones under 100 dollars category. And MJX X101 is one of the amazing drones. You won’t believe this beast is under 100 dollars.

X101 is not a small drone, and maybe it is not recommended if you are just starting to fly drones. But playing time with X101 is over 15 minutes. Control distance is 100 meters. Beginners may be happy with throttling limit mode which will make drone flying easier for new pilots. There are total 4 modes, and you can switch between them very fast.

We must say that X101 is compatible with 3D VR headset for making drone flying as realistic as possible. I am sure you will have lots of fun using virtual reality headset with X101. Unfortunately, VR headset is not included in the packages which is expected because the price for VR headsets is probably higher than the drone itself.

UDI U818A with Live Camera Feed
  • Features and Specifications
  • Remote Control Easienest
  • Design
  • Battery Life
4.9

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Pros:

  • Extra spare parts in the package
  • Magnificent Camera with 720P high definition shooting
  • Extra battery and power bank to increase playing time
  • First Person View compatibility with smartphone
  • Automatic route flying
  • Virtual reality headset compatibility (not included in package)

Cons:

  • Maybe expensive, but if you look what you get for the money it may be very affordable
UDI U818A Quadcopter

UDI U818A FPV Drone with Live Camera

Just like X101, UDI U818A is having VR headset compatibility feature. The 720p camera helps this drone to shoot amazing photos and videos. The most interesting feature is routed flying. The drone will fly the route you plot on the smartphone automatically. You don’t need to do anything; he will fly on its own.

UDI 818A can be easily paired with your phone. First person view with high definition camera will make your flight time even more excited.

The flight time of UDI 818A is fantastic. You can get up to 7 – 9 minutes per battery. But with extra second battery and power bank that are included in the package, you will get extremely long flight time. Another fantastic bonus in the package is 4GB Micro SD.

UDI 818A is the drone we recommend for everyone who wants to buy the best drone under 100 dollars. There are many reasons for UDI choice. UDI 818A have all the features just like the second contender MJX X101. But UDI 818A have propeller protection just like Inductrix BNF, and just like Inductrix BNF, 818A can’t be forcefully landed and even if you crash you will most probably not destroy anything on the drone. And even if propellers get destroyed there are 4 spare propellers int he package.

Conclusion

It is hard to rank all these drones and include only the best on the list. Our primary goal was to include drones that are costing more than 50 dollars but not more than 100 dollars. There were many candidates, but only these 10 drones made a list. Unfortunately, the more money you spend on the drone, more options, quality and flight fun you will get. That why first two drones UDI 818A and MJX X101 are our choices for best drones under 100 dollars. But everyone has its own needs, and maybe some other less expensive drone will fit your needs. We really hope that this list will help you choose the best drone for you.

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