9 drones under $50 that your kids will love


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There’s a lot of cool stuff you can do with drones. Whether it’s flying a tiny trinket over to your neighbor’s house or getting those gorgeous aerial shots, let’s face it, they’re a ton of fun. But when it comes to the kids in our lives, we can be hesitant to hand over the controls of a $500 machine.

If you’re a drone enthusiast, you probably know that few are designed to crash. While some drones in the $500 range can avoid obstacles and return home at the press of a button, you don’t want to watch a super expensive machine get stuck in a tree. So, we decided to put together a list of affordable drones for the little ones in your life.

2. This drone is pretty safe to fly indoors

Potensic is one of our favorites here at Reviewed. On the surface, this drone is basically the Eachine quadcopter from above. However, what’s different about this one is the altitude hold feature and a front-facing camera (there’s also an option without the camera). As mentioned above, altitude hold makes it a lot easier to fly, especially indoors where there’s a ceiling to contend with.

This drone comes with a bunch of awesome features, too. Headless mode aligns the drone’s movements with the controller, and one key take off and landing ensures that the beginning and end of the flight are easy and safe. Plus, when paired with a smartphone, gravity induction mode allows you to control the drone by tilting your smartphone left and right.