The drones market is loaded with different drone models that come with different features and capabilities, going through them alone can be a bit tricky and confusing. Knowing what drones have what features and what do certain features mean exactly. If you’re not a drone expert you certainly can get confused and if you’re you would also need this article to highlight the most important features on this particular model, the
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Build & Design
The drone is a medium-sized drone that’s not very large and not so small in the size of the drone, it is made off ABS plastic material that adds to the robustness of the drone due to the robust properties of the ABS plastic.
The drone also comes with 4 propeller guards that help protect the propellers in the case of the drone crashing into a wall or something.
It comes also with a landing gear that protects the drone from the bottom of the drone and the camera from crashes.
The design of the drone makes it a beginner friendly drone since it’s not very expensive- check the price on Amazon, it’s designed with robust material and has propeller guards and landing gear that will protect the drone from many crashes.
The camera that the
The performance of the
The other thing to mention about performance is that the drone doesn’t respond to the controller after a certain height, around 4m,(probably because of the wind.
Battery & Flight Time
There have been a lot of complaints around the flight time of the battery and many have reported that it’s only 4-5 minutes and that they have never got 7-9 minutes of flight time.
Also many have complained about the long charge time and short flight time making it boring and killing the fun of flying a drone.
Features & Capabilities
The drone up until now have done well in the build and design section and in the camera section and have been stumbling a bit in the batteries section and okay in the performance section, let’s see what it’s going to offer to us in the Features section.
The SNAPTAIN S5C drone offers great features and capabilities and they are:
- Altitude hold
- 3 Speeds
- 360 degree flips
- One key return
- Trajectory flight
- Virtual control
- Headless mode
In this mode, the drone holds its height in the same position as it was last commanded.
The drone comes with 3 speeds in order to allow beginners to get used to flying the drone at the lowest speed and it also offers higher speeds for more advanced drone users.
360 Degree Flips
These are flips that the drone makes that you can do to impress an audience or something.
One Key Return
When you hit that button the drone automatically returns to where the controller is.
This feature allows you to draw a line on your smartphone device in the app of the drone, you draw the line and the drone starts following it.
This is where you can use your phone as the controller.
This is where the driving of the drone shifts from the drones own directions to the controller directions so it is easier for beginners to fly the drone.
The SNAPTAIN S5C is a good drone that suits the beginners due to the robustness of the material that it’s made from, it flies very well indoors but if I were you I wouldn’t fly it in a windy day because it has bad wind resistance.
overall, the pros of this drone are:
- Robust design
- Flies smoothly and responsive while flight
- Comes with propeller guards
- Has 3 speeds
- Has altitude hold
- Comes with 2 batteries
- Has many cool features
The cons are:
- Bad at wind resistance
- Poor battery life
- No low battery warning
- The range isn’t great
- Short flight time & long charge time
In the end, if you want to purchase the
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