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Syma X5SW FPV Quadcopter Drone Teen Gift

Syma X5SW FPV Quadcopter DroneSyma X5SW FPV Quadcopter Drone is the most unconventional headless drone you will find on the market in this price range. It’s easy to fly and is suitable for pilots of all abilities. The drone is recommended for 14 years and older. This is an entry level drone which can be used for learning how to fly. Use indoors to start with to get the hang of the controls and then fly it outside on a still day.

The Syma X5SW has a Headless function which lessens the learning curve for this quadcopter. This means the pilot can enjoy flying the drone while learning how it handles.  The 6-axis gyro flight control system means the X5SW FPV can fly very fast yet still remain steady. The controls are also straightforward enough to allow the pilot to perform exciting in-air stunts such as a 360°continuous roll.

This model from Syma has a great First Person View (FPV) video facility. The remote controlled operation enhances your real time video recording experience. The HD camera and First Person View video facility enables you to view and capture aerial pictures from the drone with ease. The Wifi enabled FPV real-time viewing means you can view photos and video while flying. The system supports any IOS and Android phone. The cell phone holder keeps your phone secure all the time.

The drone’s battery lasts up to 6-7 minutes but it comes with 3 batteries so you can do a quick battery change for longer flying time. The remote control range is about 50m and the USB charging facility of the batteries is quick and hassle-free.

What’s in the box

The box contains a white X5SW quadcopter and a remote controlled panel to hover your drone. A USB charger to recharge the Li-po battery  Syma X5SW FPV Quadcopter Droneis included in the set along with four pieces of propellers and a screw driver to fix the propellers to the body of the drone. A phone grip and batteries are also supplied.

  •  X5SW Quadcopter
  • Remote controller
  • USB Charger
  • 4pcs x Propeller
  • 3pcs x 3.7V Battery
  • Phone Grip
  • Screw Driver

You will need to provide 4 x 1.5v AA batteries for the controller as these do not come in the box. Don’t forget to include these if you are giving the Syma X5SW FPV quadcopter drone as a gift

Syma X5SW FPV Quadcopter DroneSyma X5SW FPV Quadcopter Drone Features and Specifications

These are the main features of the Syma X5SW FPV Quadcopter Drone

  • A 6-axis gyro based on 4 channels ensures a stable and fast flight
  • the drone is capable of 360° 3D rolling, and other technical actions.
  •  Supports cellphone control from Android smartphone and iPhone via Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Headless mode avoids the difficulty of identifying the head and tail when you start to fly.
  • The 500mAh battery provides super long flying time.
  • Up to 50-meter long RC distance.
  • Left hand control is ideal for pilots of all skill levels.
  • USB charging offers more convenience.


These are the product specifications for those who want to know such things

  • Quadcopter Size: 31.5 x 31.5 x 10.5 cm.
  • The Helicopter Weighs 119 g / 0.26 lbs.
  • Helicopter battery: 3.7V 500 mAh Li-polymer battery.
  • Controller battery: 4*1.5V AA Battery (not included).
  • Charging time: about 90 – 120 minutes (USB Charging).
  • Flying time: about 6-7 minutes.
  • Control distance: About 50 meters.
  • Support Phone Type: iOS / Android.
  • Real-time shooting function.
  • Headless mode.
  • Camera: 0.3MP.
  • FPV Wifi Transmission: 640*480P / 30FPS

What we think of the Syma X5SW FPV Quadcopter Drone

This quadcopter model is lightweight, simple and straightforward to operate and easy to control. The drone offers beginners who are willing to experiment with this model a great experience. The Syma X5SW FPV Quadcopter Drone is reasonably priced at under £45 and would make a great gift for any teen who wants to get into drone flying.

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