Hubsan X4 (H107L) – Beginner Quadcopter Review

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Emissary Drones

Hubsan X4 (H107L) 4 Channel 2.4GHz RC Quadcopter


The palm sized Hubsan X4 is a great starter Quadcopter for beginners, and while this one is very basic it’s still quite popular as it’s a whole lot of fun!


There’s no camera, but if you want an introduction into the exciting world of Drone flying or are looking for a great gift for the kids, then this is a great choice. The Hubsan X4 is extremely low priced as it’s technically classed as a Toy Drone and well built so will take some bumps and crashes and will still come back for more.


Let’s have a look at what’s on offer with this small Drone;


Hubsan X4


Who Is This Suitable For?


Green Tick   Beginners / Novice
Green Tick   Kids




+ Easy to learn and really great fun to fly

+ Lightweight frame with good durability

+ Good control range (up to 100 meters)

+ Precision 6 axis gyro

+ Great value for money




– No Camera

– No blade protectors


Main Features


  • 6-AXIS GYRO: Latest 6-axis flight control system with adjustable gyro sensitivity


  • SPEED: Very fast and agile


  • ANTI FLIP MODE: Allows you to fly at full rate and won’t accidentally flip


  • FLIGHT MODES: Beginner and Expert modes


  • CONTROL DISTANCE: About 100 meters 


  • BATTERY: Flying time: About 5-7 minutes  / Charging time of approx 45 to 60 minutes


  • LED LIGHTS: Keeps your Aircraft visible if flying at night



Hubsan X4


 What is Included in the Box?


Here’s what you get for your money;

  • Hubsan X4 Quadcopter
  • 2.4 Ghz transmitter with LCD Screen
  • 3.7 v 240 mah battery
  • USB Charger
  • Set of blades
  • Hubsan Wrench
  • Instruction Manual

H107 X4 Box

Our Verdict


If you’re looking for an exciting introduction to Quadcopter flying for the lowest cost possible, then this is the one for you!


This little Drone packs a real punch when it comes to speed and agility, and for beginners learning to fly is the perfect choice as it’s such a low priced Drone, probably one of the cheapest around.


You don’t get a camera, but this is a toy first and foremost, and an introduction to the Drone world, so for the price you get a simple but well built and robustly made Drone.


It’s extremely responsive, super fast and feels like a quality product for its very low price.


Hubsan X4 controller


The controller is quite easy to get the hang of and you should be able to get a good level of control in a short space of time. It has 2 modes – beginner and expert – and in expert mode you can engage the anti flip option.


As always the 6-axis flight control systems is important as it will help keep things stable, which is a required benefit for anyone who is starting out learning to control a Drone.


Due to the short flying time versus charging time, it’s a very good idea to order extra batteries which are quick and easy to swap over to keep the fun going.


In summary, this is a very fast, agile and responsive Quadcopter, which is great fun to fly.


The price is low and very affordable for most people starting out and it’s well put together and can stand some crashing, which as a beginner you will do – a lot !!


What experiences have you had with the Hubsan X4 Quadcopter?



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