The Syma X1 is a very popular quadcopter that is available on the market today. They are known for being trustworthy and reputable, along with being a lot cheaper than other models. This is a great model for the beginning flyers.
Granted, the Syma X1 Quadcopter might not have all the technologically advanced features like the Auto Pilot System and the GPS Tracking, like what is available on the more expensive models, but this gives you an enjoyable experience flying with less stress on your wallet.
The Syma X1 Quadcopter is available in three separate models. You have your choice of the UFO, Bumblbee, or the Spacecraft. Each one of these models are available for under $100.00 retail. This is a great choice for those on a budget but still looking for an awesome looking quadcopter.
The Syma X1 models are mainly for the purpose of flying indoors but some can also be used for the purpose of flying outside as well. Keep in mind that when flying indoors, you must be extremely careful due to the blades can leave marks and scratches on your walls if you happen to fly them into it. It is normal for it to take a bit to learn to fly one of these quadcopters. Do not get discouraged. The Syma X1 is a great choice to learn on.
Below, please find a more in-depth look into all three models that the Syma X1 is available in. Each model has similarities but you will also find differences as well.
- Spacecraft Model: The Spacecraft Model comes with a 3.7V, 350mAh Lithium Polymer battery. The charging time on this battery is an estimated 40 minutes. It runs on a 2.4G frequency and has four channels. Flying time is estimated at five to six minutes. It is controllable for around 40 meters. This model is one of the most popular one that is purchased. It is enabled with a 3 way precision controller, 2 separate modes of flying and an eversion of 360 degrees. This model can be flown outside, however, high winds can interfere.
- UFO Model: This UFO Model comes with a 3.7V, 350mAh Lithium Polymer battery. The charging time on this battery is an estimated 40 minutes. It runs on a 2.4G frequency and has four channels. Flying time is estimated at five to six minutes. It is controllable for around 40 meters. This model is close to the Spacecraft model, so is popular as well. Wind will also cause issues if you try to fly it outside.
- Bumblebee Model: This Bumblebee Model comes with a 3.7V, 350mAh Lithim Polymer battery. The charging time on this batter is an estimated 40 minutes. It runs of a 2.4G frequency and has four channels. Flying time is estimated at five to six minutes. It is controllable for around 40 meters. This model is great for both experts and beginners. It has a bit of a funny looking design, but definitely worth the money. It has excellent user friendly controls. It is important to know that with this model, GoPro is not compatible. The motor and blade is made to assist in faster spinning, more flight stability, and a more lift power.
No matter which model you choose, you are sure to have a great time with it and not regret spending the money to purchase it. With it being so affordable, it is great to learn on and you can always upgrade to a more expensive model in the future if you find that you have become addicted to flying.