Drone or Quadcopter are quite famous now. Holy Stone is one of the most well-known and interesting brands at this time, basically due this company produce some of the most interesting drones on the market. The products are more than just affordable, but come with the latest features and supreme build quality. Being released by Holy Stone few times ago, HS100 Drone has emerged with interesting look and features. At first glance HS100 drone body design is similar to DJI Phantom 4 Pro.
The drone body frame is made of durable plastic covered with a black coating. The drone is considered to break segment market for the customer in mid-range level, also it can be a cheap alternative rather than Phantom 4 Pro if you love the design.
HS100 Drone Overview
HS100 drone comes with quite large size of 50cm in width and 20cm in high if we measure it from the landing gear. The large size of the drone that is also supported with powerful motors, enables the device effectively fight winds while flying. At the underneath part of the drone, we can find the camera while the battery should be plugged in through the rear part of it.
HS100 Drone Specs
- Dimensions: 50 x 50 x 17,5 cm
- Weight (Including Battery) ：700 g (FAA is required)
- Battery: Li-po, 7.4V 2500mAh
- Max Charging Time：3-6 hours (Depend on Charging Power)
- USB Cable Voltage：5V Rated Power: ≤10 W
- Flight time: 12-15 minutes
- Flight range: 500 meters, 120m height, 150m FPV
- Camera: Lens：FOV 120°/2.0
- Recording Modes：HD1280 x 720 P
- Supported SD Cards: TF Card 8GB included
- Transmitter: 2.4Ghz with a 500m range and 300mAh Li-po battery
The HS100 features built-in GPS and stabilized camera that makes it quite an interesting drone. Also the LEDs placed under the blade arms of the drone. The LEDs provided function to give you notify that tells about the pairing status between the transmitter and the drone. Moreover, the LEDs can also function to tell you the status of the drone’s battery and GPS lock.
The camera impression of this HS100 comes with wide angle of 720p with decent stabilization which is very great for mediocre camera like this.
Meanwhile, the battery used for the drone has 2500 mAh capacity to enable the drone to fly for about 10 up to 12 minutes. The battery can also provide enough supply of power to the powerful brushless motors since it operates at 7.4 V. For the battery, it will take 3 up to 6 hours to charge it which is considered consumes too much time.
Holy Stone HS100
Holy Stone HS100 comes with interesting supporting items that make it a good choice for you. The transmitter of the device is quite large with a very good quality. If you hold the transmitter with your hand, you will find no bends or creaks with it. The three buttons that you can easily find underneath of the joysticks comes with great functions. With the buttons is able to give power to the transmitter, activate return to the drone’s home function, as well as active the device’s altitude hole.
But there will something you need to keep in mind when using the drone. Just remember to not force the screw in too much when you are about to change landing gear, guards, and blades since it will easily damage the drone.
There are also blade guards that come with the drone. But it will be something optional and you can easily remove them from the drone if you think the blade guards are not necessary to attach. If you compared with other drones available in market now with similar features, this HS100 drone seems better.