Syma x20

Syma x20 Review

A new compact pocket drone, Syma x20 is launched by the brand Syma toys. Following the success of Syma x86, the company launched Syma X20, a replica of x86, but relatively smaller in size. It is great for those looking for a micro quadcopter to play with indoors. It comes in two colors, black and white. both versions have white propellers and blade protectors. The front design of Syma X20 looks like a camera, but it is not a camera drone.

Syma x20

Syma x20

Features:

The Syma x20 features headless mode, which helps to control the drone easier when you can't see the direction of the drone. It also has the altitude hold function to make the drone maintain its position when the throttle stick is released. 360-degree 3D flips can also be done. The X20 has an amazing feature of automatic take off and landing on a single key, which makes it easier for kids and beginners. The transmitter appears to be small and compact. It is wide enough to hold comfortably. 360-degree 3D flips can also be done.

Flight Performance and Drone Control:

The Syma x20 is great and easy to control for beginners. 3D flips are performed well, despite being in altitude hold mode. It has a battery of 180 mAh, which gives a flight time of 5 minutes. The drone moves Up/down, forward/back, left/right side fly and left turn and right turn. The X20 comes with two speed modes - high and low. The overall flight performance of the X20 is generally good.

Specifications:

  • Model: Syma x20 pocket
  • Color: black and white
  • Channels: 4CH, 6 Axis Gyro
  • Remote: 2.4 GHz, compact
  • Control distance: 20 meters
  • Flight duration: 5 minutes
  • Charging time: 50 minutes
  • Battery: 3.7V 180 mAh Lipo
  • PROS:


  • One key take off and landing
  • Bright led's for night flights
  • Cheap
  • 3D roll
  • No screw propellors
  • CONS:


  • Non-removable battery
  • No camera
  • Conclusion:

    The Syma x20 is a very well-designed, cheap micro quad copter, suitable for indoor/outdoor flights. It has a highly integrated design. The only disadvantage of the integrated approach is the non-removable battery and blade protectors cannot be removed without opening the body. The well-designed transmitter has sliders instead of control sticks. Buyers looking for more features like WiFi FPV camera can go for the Syma x21w which has a 720 pixel HD camera.

    Final Verdict:

    The Syma x20 is an excellent choice for anyone looking for an inexpensive micro quadcopter.

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