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Eachine E55 Mini-Drone Review

 

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New Eachine E55 Mini is the foldable drone which one can carry easily anywhere they want to. What just started as an invention to use in military acting as a death deliverer in battle fields, has now multiple uses. It will now be used to deliver presents to your doors, thanks to Amazon “Octocopter project”, apart from that it will be used for storm-hunting, 3-D mapping etc.

With the increasing selfie craze, Eachine has designed this machine so as to let one take selfies in any poses they want to without any help. Eachine has tried to make its design as simple, easy to carry and light as possible. It has got foldable arms which can be easily folded and hidden in the body. All of this may sound costly to you but the truth is Eachine has made this selfie drone available at dirtc cheap prices. Eachine is one of the top 10 brands known for delivering affordable drones.

One just shouldn’t go to its small size, it is loaded with plenty of features like WiFi FPV ( hence supporting real time transition) and offers three flying modes: headless mode, hover mode and 360 degree rolling. To sustain long term use, Eachine has improvised the battery as well because with just 40 minutes of charging it can fly up to 6-8 minutes.

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Design:

It has got square shape and measures 2.5cmX6.5cm and weighs 46 grams. On the top of drone, we can see a power button and the logo of the company. Motors are oriented horizontally and to allow the night time usage four LED bulbs are present, two blue color on the front and two red color on the rear.

Flying components incorporate headless mode, drift mode and 360 degrees rolling. Appears as though there is additionally a change on the battery as it just takes 40 minutes of charging for a flying time of 6-8 minutes which is a decent flying time for a little automaton.

How to use?

A QR code is present in the manual and by scanning that code, one can easily install the app either on iOS or android based phone. To control Eachine E55 Mini, two options are available: either use virtual sticks or smartphone app.

While using it through smart phone, one can take selfies, can start or pause video recording as well. Under “Gravity” mode, one can handle the drone single handedly using hand motions. In case drone starts flying abnormally then in such case “AirFun UFO” App to calibrate the sensors.

Camera:

It features 0.3MP rear camera sandwiched between bottom and top plate of the drone. Camera offers resolution of 720X560 pixels and with WiFi FPV,camera’s live video feed can be displayed on the smart phone’s screen.

Pros:

  • Compact size which easily fits your pocket
  • Very stable altitude hold
  • Can be controlled from one hand
  • Replacable battery
  • Good flying capacity: 6-8 minutes
  • Gyro control mode works perfectly
  • Advanced barometer which can easily achieve set height without any limitation

Cons:

  • Live Video quality is good but when saved the quality becomes poor
  • No audio recording feature
  • No Blade protectors
  • Motors are very hard to replace
  • Photos are captures in bm format
  • Battery needs to be removed after flight

Eachine Specification

The new Eachine E55 provides a camera, a 0.3 MP with 720 x 576 pixels. The E55 drone accompanies a remote control with mobile holder, to connect your cell phone that fills in as a view discoverer. It additionally accompanies an extra propeller and a USB charger. Look at the full details below of the Eachine E55 Quadcopter drone.
E-commerce site Bangdood.com is sending us their product Eachine E55 Mini Foldable Pocket Drone With High Hold Mode RC Quadcopter sample to give our opinion. And we are very much excited to review this product so that the audience will have better acknowledgement about this mini-drone

Eachine Features

Brand name: Eachine

Item name: Eachine E55 RC Quadcopter

Frequency: 2.4G

Channel: 4ch

Gyro: 6 axis

Material: Alloy ABS, PEO

Product battery: 3.7V 300mAh 25c(Included)

Charging time: 40mins

Flying time: 6-8mins

R/C distance: about 50m

Camera: 0.3MP (720*576 30FPS)

Product size: 6.5×6.5×2.5cm (the arms are folded)

Package size: 16.5×6.1×21.5cm

Product weight: 45g

Package weight:265g

Transmitter: Mode 2

Transmitter battery:3*AAA(Not included)

Color: Black/ Red

Package Included:

1 x Eachine E55 RC Quadcopter

1 x 3.7V 500MAH battery

1 x USB charger

4 x Propeller

1 x User manual

1 x transmitter

1 x Phone Holder

1 x screwdriver