FIMI X8 SE First Flight | Good Budget Beginner Drone?

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In this one of my most ambitious videos to date, we take a look at one of the most talked about capable budget drones that I know of, the Xiaomi FIMI X8 SE. This can be had for as little as $399.00 when on sale or when googling a coupon.

Does it make for a good first time drone? How easy is it to fly? Is there a catch? Check out the first flight video, and decide for yourself!

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
Unboxing 1:43
Start of Flight Footage 5:52
First Tests 6:45
Drone Footage 12:23
Return to Home Test 14:18
Orbit Function Test 21:50
Taking a Picture 27:12

MUSIC IN VIDEO:
Quincas Moreira – Fantasyland

WANT TO GRAB ONE?
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BEST PRICE FOR XIAOMI MI DRONE 4K

XIAOMI Mi Drone 4K WiFi FPV RC Quadcopter
330,- Euro / 399 US$
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Mi Drone 4K Quadcopter Spare 17.4V 5100mAh Battery 
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XIAOMI Mi Drone 3-in-1 + 2x USB – Battery Fast Charger 
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XIAOMI Mi Drone Gimbal Lens Cover – 
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Foldable Leather Mobile Phone / tablet Sunshade – WHITE (multiple sizes: for phone and tablets)
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FIMI X1BH – 3-axis Brushless Gimbal Camera Handle
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PGYTECH Transmitter Rocker Protector – needs some thick foam tape on back to fit!
Buy from Banggood – https://www.banggood.com/PGYTECH-Transmitter-Rocker-Protector-Anti-Scratch-Screen-Protector-For-DJI-Spark-p-1206421.html?p=SW261510355666201704

Original Xiaomi 17L Classic Business Style Men Laptop Backpack – BLACK
Low profile – Fits everything including up to 4 batterys!
Buy from Banggood – https://www.banggood.com/Original-Xiaomi-26L-Laptop-Backpack-Business-Travel-Rucksack-Men-Women-Casual-UAV-Daypack-p-1172842.html?p=SW261510355666201704

Review: Xiaomi classic backpack, urban professional (4 min 25 sec)

 

Quick demo Xiaomi bag (2 min 0 sec)

Alternative backpacks:

Nylon backpack

Buy from Gearbest – https://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopter-parts/pp_668324.html?lkid=13569697

Linen Backpack GRAY
Buy from Gearbest – https://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopter-parts/pp_635178.html?lkid=13569702

CADeN W8 Travel Backpack
Buy from Gearbest – https://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopter-parts/pp_543278.html?lkid=13569709