Funsky 913 Drone Review

Funsky 913 Drone review

Battery Life

12 min

Range

300m

Camera

1080p

Motors

Brushless

The Funsky 913 drone, although it might seem unlucky from the title, is actually pretty well made.

The overall build looks quite a lot like a racing drone and the frame is made from high quality materials.

This drone has a double purpose, it can be a very fun to fly drone while also acting as a capable 1080p GPS camera drone.

It’s the first drone I see capable of flying in sport mode while still in GPS.

Overall you should keep reading if you’re interested in a nimble camera drone that records footage in quite good quality. Its solid build is what you should focus on the most.

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What to look for in A camera drone

Drone stability

Usually, when it comes to more advanced camera drones, they come with a way to stabilize the drone on the spot. I’m talking about GPS or optical flow cameras.

Funsky 913: GPS

Battery life

Battery life for camera drones should be at least 10 minutes per flight.

Take in account spare batteries!

Funsky 913: 12min real life flight (15 min advertised)

Range

Flight range can really change what sorts of images you can capture.

Funsky 913:  300m (make sure you phone works with 802.11 ac wifi)

 

Camera

Camera resolution isn’t everything. Colors, sharpness and bitrate are very important for the overall image.

Funsky 913:  1080p, video sample bellow

Image Stabilization

If I had to pinpoint the most important factor in a camera drone, it would be Image Stabilization. A 4k unstable camera has worse results than a gimbal stabilized 720p one.

Funsky 913: no stabilization (camera can be moved by hand)

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Funsky 913 Price and specs

Considering this drone is a bit more expensive than the Tello, it  competes with drones between $100 and $200  and I consider it to be quite a viable option as a camera drone in this interval.

Although it may not have a gimbal, it still takes pretty stable footage thanks to the stability of the drone itself.

The flight range is also pretty standard, but keep in mind that you need to have a phone that supports 802.11ac wifi!

Else the live feed won’t work!

Specs
Camera Options
With Camera
Camera Resolution: 1080p
Gopro
Features
GPS
Gimbal
Phone Controlled
Transmitter
Motor Type: Brushless
Optical Flow Stabilization
Battery Life: 12
Flight Range: 300
Foldable
Micro SD Card
Under 250g
Drone Types
Beginner
Professional
Indoors
Racing

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Funsky 913 Video Review

In this video, Quadcopter101 reviews the drone while also doing a range test and battery life test.

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Camera quality

The camera can swivel up and down before flight and looks pretty solid and good quality compared to many others on the market.

The image quality is standard 1080p and the framerate is pretty smooth. It’s not something you should compare with drones like the DJI Spark, but it can definitely be good enough for exploring places, recording for fun and posting on social media.

I was pretty surprised with the overall quality of the footage and I don’t think anyone can do better for the price.

There’s also no lag or frames skipped because everything is saved directly on the micro SD card and not on the phone.

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Transmitter

Funsky 913

As you can see on the controller it has a Return to Home button.

The return to home precision is pretty good at maximum of one meter from the starting point.

There’s also the option to put it in sport mode, as we talked about before.

The difference in speed is from 3m/s in base speed to 5m/s in sport mode.

The transmitter also has a built in battery.

One really important factor about this drone is the silent propellers.

I simply love the sound they make, as it’s not loud and annoying like many drones currently on the market.

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9.5 Total Score
Funsky 913 - a really well made brushless GPS drone

For the current price, considering how many features it has and the fact that it's very portable and built with high quality, I''d say it's a pretty good buy. I rated it so high at 9.5 out of 10 because I simply like flying it and it's incredibly silent.

Flight experience
9
Camera Quality
8
Reliability
8.5
PROS
  • precise Return to Home
  • super silent!!!
  • 1080p camera
  • fast flying
  • powerful brushless motors
  • camera can swivel (manually)
  • fun to fly
  • GPS stable flight
CONS
  • really none

I'm a big drone enthusiast, the owner of DronesGator.com and I also make weekly videos on my drone YouTube channel.

1 Comment
  1. You shood look for how drone works..shurly there is an explanation! Drone is very good&nice, shure for the price! Good luck

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