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Today we’ll be reviewing the TOZO Q1012 X8tw Drone RC Quadcopter. This quadcopter drone has an onboard camera which is controlled via wireless and the video recorder with quality of 720p.
If you are looking for a drone that is less than $100 and can record videos and take photographs then this TOZO drone is worth checking out. We’ll be looking at all of the features offered on this quadcopter drone so you can see if it’s what you’re looking for and we’ll be checking on customer feedback to see how it performs in their eyes.
If you want to compare this drone with another that has an installed camera read our review on the DBPOWER UDI U818A Wi-Fi FPV Quadcopter Drone.
TOZO Q1012 Drone Review
In this TOZO Q1012 review we’ll be looking in detail at the features, including the fact that it is a very stylish black colour which shows up well in the air.
- Phone direct control with transmission OR transmitter control with Smart phone. Apple IOS / Android phones compatible
- Altitude Hold. You can release the throttle stick and the drone will keep the current height. One key take off and landing, super easy to fly & easy to shoot quality images or videos with WIFI Real-Time HD camera.
- Headless Security Mode. The pilot can fly the drone to any location without worrying about which direction the drone is facing. Help beginner to prevent from losing the direction.
- Foldable Design. Bring it anywhere,saves the space with folding size: 122×94×57mm.
- Range: About 80-100 Meters. Flight Tim: About 5-7 Minutes. Charging Time: About 80 Minutes
The TOZO X8tw drone runs on a frequency of 2.4Ghz which is used so there is less interference. It has a flying range if controlled by a IOS/Android cell phone of around 80 meters. if it is controlled by its official remote then its range is 100 meters. It takes approximately 80 minutes to charge the battery and the flight time is around 6-7 minutes.
This drone has light weight of 1.4 pounds and it has a foldable design which can be stored in a folded size of 122*94*57 mm.
88% of the customer who bought the drone have rated it with 5 stars. It’s very easy to carry around with you in it’s folded state with the wings and legs of the drone folded in. The drone is controlled by the included remote control which has all the controls required to do everything with this drone, it also include a detachable phone holder so that you can record when flying. The built-in camera is can be controlled by IOS/Android cell phone via the TOZO drone app which can be downloaded from the Q code on the box. There is a manual included which gives you basic instructions on how to do everything.
The remote control is similar to a game controller, its easy to hold and it has easy button controls. There is a one button take off and a one button land that makes flying for a beginner very easy. This drone has the ability to fly at 3 different speeds and also has an altitude control button so you can hold it steady if you want to take photographs or video. There is the option to turn off the led lights that are on the propeller arms to save battery power, although they are necessary at night to keep sight of your drone.
If you fly your quadcopter drone away from you and lose sight of which side is the front, you have an easy option of the headless mode which is engaged by pressing the throttle control for a couple of seconds and then it’s very easy to bring the drone back to yourself.
The most important feature of this TOZO Q1012 X8tw Drone RC Quadcopter is that if you lose wifi signal as it’s flying away it will stop the motor if it can’t read a signal which should take away the problem of your drone flying off into the sunset.
You can easily fly in WIFI FPV mode which gives a birds eye view and you can see what you are recording on your video or if you want to take an aerial photo. Videos can be saved directly onto your IOS/Android cell phone.
TOZO drones are great for beginners and also just as much fun for more experienced flyers. It would make a cool gift for yourself or a member of your family. It’s recommended for ages 13+ if you are thinking of buying it for a child.
The first thing customers are loving about this quadcopter is the fact that it folds up small enough to put in your pocket and they are happy with the options available for flying especially the flipping. The hover control is also appreciated by customers as it helps with control.
There are very few negatives reported on this TOZO drone mostly about the item not working out of the box or propeller problems although people have said the customer service is excellent from this company so any issues should be able to be resolved.
If you’re looking for a drone that has video capability but easy controls then consider the TOZO Q1012 X8tw Drone RC Quadcopter, it’s reasonably priced for a starter drone and you’ll have great fun flying it around and filming with it for your family and friends. If you want more flying time then consider buying a pack of batteries to charge up and carry around with you.