SYMA X8G: Affordable, Easy to Use RC Quadcopter

You can’t be wrong with SYMA X8G quadcopter if you are looking for a complete package to step into the world of unmanned flights at an affordable price. Compared to its predecessor X5, the new model improves on every aspect, including bigger range, a significantly better camera and enhanced stability. X8G has got it all that a beginner needs to start flying right away.


Equipped with an 8MP camera, 6-axis gyro and a transmitter that displays battery status and other important flight information, SYMA X8G is a capable RC quadcopter featuring stabilized flight. Beginners find it easy to operate both indoors and outdoors. With the headless mode, they don’t even need to worry about the direction of quadcopter’s head. If you want to get a little more adventurous, you can also perform 360 aerobatics and impress your friends with some exciting aerial tricks. The bright and colorful LED light allows pilots to fly the quadcopter during nighttime, while the blade protectors keep it protected from casual crashes. The holding case for the camera comes handy for protecting the camera and is like a super-affordable version of a regular mount. The camera also offers a lot better quality than other quadcopters in the same price range and can record in Full HD resolution.


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Parts Specs
Motor type Brushed
Camera 8MP @ 1080p
Transmitter 2.4G Remote Control with build-in LCD for displaying important information, 4 x AA Batteries (sold separately), 4-5 channels
Gyro 6-axis
Battery 7.4V, 2,000 mAH
Charging time ~70 minutes
Flight time 10-12 minutes
Flying distance ~100 meters
Features Headless mode, 360 degree flip, 3D rollover, Forward/backward, Sideward flight, Turn left/right, Up/down, Night Flight
Product weight 1.7Kg
Package Contents 1 x Quadcopter, 1 x Transmitter, 1 x EU Charger, 1 x 8.0MP Camera





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  • Complete package at an affordable price
  • Easy to control and maneuver
  • Headless mode
  • Excellent camera quality
  • Good range
  • Night mode


Pros and Cons

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  • Complete package for starters
  • Decent range
  • Full HD recording
  • 360 degree maneuvers
  • Protection features

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  • Battery life should have been better
  • On the heavier side
  • Limited availability




SYMA X8G would have been a much better quadcopter if it included a better battery, but the decent camera performance compensates for that, while the USB-chargeable battery is also a big plus. X8G is easy to operate and beginners should not get any trouble in flying it right out of the box. X8G is arguably one of the best quadcopters in its price range and is a big improvement over the previous model.

How to Buy

SYMA X8G is available at Gearbest in Silver color. The following link directs to the product page that includes shipping information and answers any queries you might have regarding the quadcopter.

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