Holy Stone HS100, The Newest Released High Functional Drone, Is It The Best Drone?

Holy Stone HS100 is the newest released intelligent RC quadcopter, equipped with many  advanced functions, among which the most attractive function is the GPS system, engineered to locate the drone, never worrying about the drone flying away. The built-in high quality camera allows you to take aerial footage, besides the photographing function, Holy Stone HS100 can automatically follow you along in the air if shift it into follow me mode which keeps the camera centered on you at all times, capturing your every move. With its powerful battery, archive maximum flight times up to 15 minutes, giving you a more extensive flight experience!


Main Features


– Advanced GPS assisted: GPS mode enables precise positioning and prevents losing the drone. The drone will perform a Auto Return when the battery is low or if it loses signal. With this new function, you can have more fun and enjoy safer flight.


– Smart Return to Home (RTH): Press this button when the drone in GPS mode will cause the drone to fly back to the home point that you set as take off. Find back your drone when you fly it out of sight.


– Follow Me Mode: follow to the GPS in your smart phone, ensuring your drone captures you with high precision wherever you go.


– FPV (First Person View) transmission and HD 720P Camera: Full high definition 720P 8G Wi-Fi FPV camera works perfectly, letting you see what your drone sees, ideal for filming a designated spot or simply to look around.


– Altitude hold, Headless Mode, One-Key Take-off / Landing and Emergency Stop: These features are perfect for beginners to fly the drone and reducing the learning curve.


-Longer control distance and flying time: More than 500m remote control distance. Removable 7.4V 2500mAH, high-capacity rechargeable battery with energy-optimized system gives you a vastly improved flight experience. Up to 15 minutes of flight time!


– 4 Glorious LED Lights Assist Night Flight: The bright LED lights made night flying as easy as flying in the day.

Best Drone for Beginners under the price of $50

Holy Stone HS170 is another best classical drone which released in 2015 almost the same time with Holy Stone F181, and then rose to fame because of its outstanding performance among the drones  under the price of $50. It’s an excellent drone for both quadcopter beginner and expert pilot. With its powerful responsive motors and sensitive controller system, the beginners can quickly master the flying skill, and the expert pilots also can sharpen their flying skill by practicing with this high-quality toy drone.

Holy Stone HS170 is designed with outstanding good looking. It is a light tiny drone, with the size of 5.5 inches across and six inches diagonally, weighing 14.4 ounces, designed part arachnid with a pod-like abdomen to carry a small 3.7V 350mAh battery unit which is able to provide up to six minutes of flight time. Since the drone takes off by driving its four rotors, HS170 is equipped with two white blades on the front and two black blades on the rear so that you can easily find out the direction it is facing. In case the drone flies too far away to find out the direction, HS170 is also designed with LEDs which flashes blue light in the front and red light in the rear so that you can find the correct direction even in far away distance. These blue and red LEDs decorated on the blue net pattern sculpted body, cause the illusion that this is a police drone in toy size.

Why does this drone with camera keep popular for a long time?

Holy Stone F181 released in 2015, then it became maybe the most popular drone around the price of $100, it keeps popular in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Now it’s still the best choice if you are looking for a quadcopter packed with competitive specifications and practical feature at the acceptable price. What makes Holy Stone F181 become the most attractive drone? Let’s take a deeper look into this classical drone with camera.

Holy Stone F181 is Easy to fly – Quite friendly for Beginners

If you are a beginner looking for your first drone, or if you are looking for a drone for a flying beginner, Holy Stone F181 is quite a smart choice. It is an excellent useful drone for beginners to learn and practice because of the 6-Axis Gyro, function of Altitude Hold and Headless Mode. The 6-Axis Gyro makes F181 fly steady even in windy environment, and Altitude Hold makes it hover exactly at your commanding height, but please remember don’t fly against the heavy wind on purpose or you may lose your drone forever. Headless Mode will also help you to fly it well even if you lose the direction and you don’t have to find out the drone’s front face.

Holy Stone F181 meets your desire of photographing in the sky

Photographing from the high sky and seeing the picture taken by yourself may be exactly the leading cause why you should own a drone. To satisfy your photographing desire in the sky, Holy Stone F181 is carrying a 2-Megapixels Camera, which is the reason why it’s also called F181C meaning the drone with a camera. This 2MP camera enables F181C to record the pictures at 720P resolution, makes the image quality slightly above the average quality of the same price drones. Besides taking photographs, you also can record videos by F181C, the pictures and videos will be saved on a memory card up to 2GB. From the above you will find Holy Stone F181C one of the best choices when you are looking for a quadcopter with a high-quality camera at affordable price.

Holy Stone F181 with 2.4Ghz Remote Controller

To ensure you enjoy the flying experience, Holy Stone F181 is equipped with a high quality and user-friendly remote controller, you can use the 2.4Ghz Remote Controller within the control distance no more than 120 meters to make your drone take off or land by only one button. This 2.4Ghz Remote Controller has a small LCD monitor which can inform Headless Mode active or not, the LCD monitor can also displays the degree of the drone’s pitch and yaw by percentage data. You can switch it between the degree of 40%, 60%, 80%, and 100%, higher the pitch, harder to control the drone, but on the other hand, the aircraft will fly faster and more skilfully. You can command your drone to perform 360ºflip by click certain button on the controller. You also can take photos, start or stop video recording by clicking other certain buttons on the controller, and if you are holding an F181W, which is a FPV drone, you also can control it by the specific APP on your mobile phone and enjoy the experience of first person vision flying.


As to the critical specification of the flight time, Holy Stone F181 is equipped with a 3.7 voltage 750 mAh battery, which takes around 80 minutes to get fully charged, to provide electricity power for flying between 7 to 9 minutes, within the average performance of the same price drones.