RC Quadcopter, Potensic Upgraded X5C-1 Syma Explorer 2.4GHz 6 Axis Gyro 4CH RC Drone with 2 Megapixels Camera

Potensic has launched the upgraded version of its popular X5C Quadcopter and it is surely an improvement over its predecessor models. With higher power, better flight controls and stronger wind resistance, the Syma X5C-1 is an excellent Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) drone for anyone learning to operate a remote-controlled flight. Its plastic frame is of highly collision-resistant elastic nature; this sturdy product can handle multiple crashes and is ideal for beginners to amateurs learning the art of UAV flight.


Quick Overview

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Inside the Box

Upon opening the original shipping package, these are the items you will find inside.

  • X5C-1 Syma Quadcopter – 1
  • 4GHz Transmitter – 1
  • 2 Megapixels Camera – 1
  • 7V 500mAh Li-Po Battery – 1
  • Landing Skids – 2
  • USB Charging Cable – 1
  • Extra Blades – 8
  • Protection Frames – 4
  • Screwdriver – 1
  • User Manual – 1


The product has a net weight of only 1.5 pounds with a flying distance of 95 feet from the controllers. Your teenage kid will absolutely love its beautiful and aerodynamic design. The Potensic X5C-1 Syma Explorer 2.4GHz 6 Axis Gyro 4CH RC Drone’s dimensions are 17.4”x9.6”x4.3” and it is one power-packed UAV. Its 6-axis flight control offers great performance even in strong winds and it responds beautifully to compensate for every roll, pitch and yaw. The total flight time is 5-6 minutes on a fully-charged battery. The included 2 MP camera fits at the bottom of the device, it provides decent video footage from its high altitude with excellent images under plenty of light.

Just unpack the X5C-1 from its packaging and it is almost ready for operation. Here are a few tips for a proper tune-up for its first flight.

  • Fly without the camera first for better performance testing
  • For testing, put the X5C-1 on a flat surface and switch the remote operator off
  • Turn the ‘Auto’ mode on and let it run till its lights stop flashing then turn on the remote and synchronize
  • Check for trims required before flight

Why This Quadcopter

You will find the X5C-1 a superbly maneuverable and easy-to-control drone. It is an ideal product to have an enjoyable time with your family and friends during outdoor trips. The camera footages are also decent enough even when the X5C-1 is flying through 15-20 miles-per-hour winds. Encourage your teenager kids to assemble the product and they will simply love its easy assembly instructions while creating their own flying machine.

The Potensic X5C-1 Syma Explorer 2.4GHz 6 Axis Gyro 4CH RC Drone comes with a 24-month warranty and becomes even more versatile and re-usable with the spare parts provided along with the original. Extra blades are provided for any sudden irreparable damages to the original set and the protection frame protects the main motor. In the event of motor burnouts, extra ones can easily be ordered separately online for an easy do-it-yourself motor replacement. Potensic also offers world-class customer service through its’ seller sites or its customer care.

Final Verdict

At under $75, the X5C-1 is a great buy – an ideal drone for someone keen on learning to fly one and the enthusiastic amateurs alike.