Best Affordable Drones Available to Buy in Philippines

Drones is said to be the next tech toys to have, according to the report these flying machines will  dominate the sky in the next 5-10 years, the size is expected to reach USD 4.19 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The consumer drone market size last 2015 was valued at USD 355.9 million in 2015 and this will surely go up this 2016 as drone becomes more affordable, you can also attribute the growth of drone to photography as well as FPV racing which is becoming a fad in the U.S and other countries, right now more organization are sponsoring FPV racing as well as photo and video contest for drones.

In the Philippines a developing country, it is starting to get popular, several Facebook page are created for drones fans, pages like DJI and AR drones, do have thousands of fans. The availability of drones in online shopping sites contributed to the sudden popularity of drones in the said country, but still the market is small compared to other countries, this might be due to the fact that most drones are still expensive and not physically available in small Malls and tech stores especially in the Province.

Hello Drone Fans in the Philippines

Anyways here at we will bring you the best affordable drone that you can buy online and other physical tech stores available in the place closest to you country by country.

Note: If you are a newbie it is advisable that you should start first in a basic drone, it cost only a few thousand pesos compared to medium to high end drones that will put a hole in your pocket it cost around 15,000 to 80,000 pesos, depend upon the features and its capabilities.

Below are lists of affordable drones that you can buy, a basic drone to get started, please be informed that these drone are just suggestion and it is still your call whether to get it or not, always check the specs, the video and photo capabilities, does it support WIFI FPV? Does it record a good video? Is it easy to control? How long does the battery last and how long is the charging time? Check the speed, the control range, and of course the availability of accessories that you can buy. A review of other drones will be a big help to let you decide, read articles and watch videos as well.

Anyways here are the lists of affordable drones; price ranges from 1,500 to 5,000 pesos, the list are in no particular order

Syma X5C 2.4G HD Camera Quadcopter Drone 

Syma X5C drone

It is the top drone seller in Amazon this is due to its price and features, it look like a DJI drone and if you want to take photos and videos the Syma X5C delivers it all. Below are its features and specs

360 degrees 3d eversion, comes with propeller protector

  • Flight time: About 8 minutes
    Charging timeAbout 100 minutes
  • Distance: 100 meters
  • Price Range: Php 2,500.00 – Php 2,700.00

Videos from the Web:

BayangToys X5C-1 Quadcopter

BayangToys X5C-1 Quadcopter Drone Review

Said to be the copycat of Syma X5C but with much lesser price, the BayangToys X5C-1, the drone features 360 degree flip, a 720P HD camera, see video below for quality.  With 500 mAh battery provides a 6-7 minute of flight time, charging the battery takes at least 90 minutes. See our review

  • Flight time: About 6-7 minutes
    Charging time:About 90 minutes
  • Distance: 120 meters
  • Price Range: Php 1,550.00 – Php 1,700.00

Videos from the Web:

Syma X5SW FPV Real Time FPV

Syma X5SW Explorers2

The Syma X5SW is the upgraded drone of the popular X5C, still the drone has 3D rolling and other flying features but now with a more sturdy built, better quality materials. It also comes with WIFI FPV support, see a birds eye view right on your smartphone.

  • Flight time: About 6-7 minutes
    Charging time:About 120 minutes
  • Distance: 120 meters
  • Price Range: Php 2,600.00 – Php 3,000.00

Cheerson Small Drones – one of the first drone brands to venture into the small drones, we pick this brand due to its popularity  and positive reviews on its line of small drones, with their small drones measuring 40 x 40 mm, it is so small, almost the size of a penny. Despite its size, the Cheerson drone is packed with flying features that makes it easy for newbies to fly, both indoor and outdoor.

Cheerson CX-10 Drone Review

Cheerson small drones model includes Cheerson CX-10, if you want a camera version check the Cheerson CX-10C, or the WIFI FPV enabled Cheerson CX-10W drone.

  • Flight time: about 5-8 minutes
  • Charging time: 30 minutes
  • Distance: about 20-50M
  • Price Range: Php 1,000.00 – Php 2,000.00

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