Contrary to how most adults tend to behave, play is an essential part of resetting your mind and mood. Whether you do that on the weekends enjoying games with your kids or trying out new hobbies, it's important to revive some sense of childish exploration that helps you relieve stress and be joyful. Honestly, we can't think of a better way to explore than to take flight — and these six high-tech drones will let you zip through the skies (at a wonderfully discounted price).
Whether you're a newbie to drones or an experienced pilot looking for an affordable drone, this Ryze Tech Tello Quadcopter is made for a consistently good flight experience each time. It's engineered with electronic image stabilization, auto takeoff/landing, and low-battery protection — making it a safe choice for anyone newer to flying. Plus, you can control it through your smartphone (stunts too!).
Futuristic looking enough that you can live out the spaceship-driving dreams of your youth, this TRNDlabs Spectre Drone delivers an unprecedented level of control and stability, with four high-speed propellers and an HD camera. It features an impressive 50-meter range so you can explore the world around you using the live feed — or record all your high-octane stunts.
Buy it here: Usually, this TRNDlabs Spectre Drone is $149.99, but you can get it for the newly reduced sale price of $59.99
Perfect for a quick break at the office, this Wingsland S6 4K Pocket Drone packs the power of flight in a petite package. It fits easily into your pocket, produces incredible 4K HD views and includes intelligent flight control modes as well as intuitive control right from your smartphone. That means you can take a spontaneous flight whenever you need a quick mental escape from your surroundings!
Buy it here: Usually, this Wingsland S6 4K Pocket Drone is $499.99, but you can get it here for $249.99
Customizable and designed for 3D flight, it doesn't really get more advanced than this Micro Drone 3.0 Combo Pack. This lightweight drone was an Indiegogo hit for a good reason: it reaches speeds of up to 45mph and is capable of flips and inverted, upside-down flying — plus, it delivers incredible 720p video streaming onboard.
Buy it here: Usually, this Micro Drone 3.0 Combo Pack is $215, but you can get it here for $145
Bond with your kiddos (or embrace your inner child) with this Force Flyers DIY Building Block Fly 'n Drive Drone: encourage the development of STEM skills with this playful drone. It's fun for all ages to fly, and teaches you aerodynamics principles, weight distribution, and other important physics subjects.
Buy it here: Usually, this Force Flyers DIY Building Block Fly 'n Drive Drone is $49.99, but you can get it here for $39.99
It's a bird, it's a plane — well, technically, it's both. This Bionic Bird: The Furtive Drone is a must-have for nature and tech geeks: not only does it look like a bonafide bird, but it's also made to strict quality control standards based on a prototype that can be expertly controlled directly from your smartphone. It even finds its perch on a portable charging egg.
Buy it here: Usually, the Bionic Bird: The Furtive Drone is $149.95, but you can get it here for $99.95