Propel Atom 1.0 Micro Drone Review

Propel Atom 1.0 Micro Drone Review

Battery Life

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The Propel Atom 1.0 Micro Drone is a very simple, beginner oriented quadcopter with a great looking design and spectacular flight stability.

It doesn’t come with a camera, or any fancy return to home stuff, and that’s no problem, since as you can see, the price on amazon is insanely low.

This quadcopter is perfect for beginners, but surprisingly enough, it can also face wind better than any similar sized drone I’ve played with before, like the Cheerson CX series, for example.



What to look for in A Beginner drone

Drone stability

Most drones these days have gyro calibration when flying, more expensive ones even come with GPS.

Atom drone: 6 axis gyro

Battery life

Battery life really depends on the drone size too. A very small drone can’t fly for long.

Atom drone: 5 minutes


Range for small drones should be in maximum line of sight.

atom drone: 50m


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Propel Atom 1.0 Price and specs

The price is the most important factor in this equation, which means we can’t have many expectations with the drone considering what you’re paying for it.

It comes with a simple, well designed transmitter, a shiny body with good paint on it and a very durable overall frame.



Camera Options
With Camera
Camera Resolution: ~
Phone Controlled
Motor Type: Brushed
Optical Flow Stabilization
Battery Life: 5
Flight Range: 50
Micro SD Card
Under 250g
Drone Types

Here’s a daily price history, so you know if now is the right time to buy it.

Price history for Propel Atom 1.0 Mini Pocket Drone | Small Remote Control RC Micro Quadcopter | Long-Range (100+M) Nano Toy Helicopter| Beginner to Advanced Pilots | Adults Kids Boys Age 10 and Up| Silver
Latest updates:
  • $23.75 - November 22, 2019
  • $17.63 - November 20, 2019
  • $17.62 - November 18, 2019
  • $19.99 - November 17, 2019
  • $19.98 - November 15, 2019
  • $17.62 - November 12, 2019
  • $17.63 - November 4, 2019
  • $17.64 - November 2, 2019
Since: June 21, 2019
  • Highest Price: $42.41 - July 25, 2019
  • Lowest Price: $17.62 - November 12, 2019

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Atom 1.0

$23.75 $39.99 Buy It Now

The transmitter is a simple one, but comes with a better than standard one. It’s a modernized, slimmer version to that bulky fat one we’ve seen in both the older model of micro drone from propel: the Air Micro Drone and the Cheerson CX10, which also has a fat bulky controller.

Otherwise, the trimming buttons and the on and off button are still there.

You can also do flips with this one, which is pretty fun for kids.


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8.5 Total Score
Propel Atom 1.0 Micro Drone - an excelent cheap beginner flyer

A really simple and easy to use quad, but with great flight controlability and a pretty unique tri-blade look to it.

Flight experience
Build quality
  • 3 bladed props
  • great flier
  • awesome colors
  • very durable
  • super portable drone and controller
  • can do flips
  • battery can't be replaced
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