The $16 Wltoys V272 2.4G 4CH 6 Axis Nano RC Quadcopter Review

Wltoys V272 RC Quadcopter
Wltoys V272 RC Quadcopter

About a month or so ago I picked up a Wltoys V272 RC Quadcopter at a questionable, but desirable price of $16.88.

First, check out this quick video I threw together featuring it in action…

The Wltoys V272 RC Quadcopter showed up at my house in  a small package, regular mail which included a set of spare blades and a USB charger.

Getting prepared to fly was a breeze but being unfamiliar with the transponder and the Quadcopter I came up with a few time saving tips…

  1. To engage the quadcopter do this. First, turn on the V272. There’s a tiny power switch located underneath the body. Second, turn on the transponder. Once both are on, the V272 will blink. If you put the throttle (left vertical switch) up, then down – you’ll hear a beep and shortly after the V272’s lights will turn solid meaning it’s ready to fly!
  2. Calibration – I still don’t get this so good luck if you do!

The V272 Quadcopter is very durable however, I’d recommend (if you can swing it) pick up a few of them because you’ll likely break your first one if you get brave like I did, taking it outside with even a minimal breeze.

After about a dozen flights, I got very comfortable flying this thing. It’s easy to control, very responsive, quick, and sounds cool.

I’ll be posting a full ‘out of the package’ review in a few days but until then, hopefully this answers some basic questions. This thing is highly durable and packed with value – it’s a lot of fun for all ages.

Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

Wltoys V272 Quadcopter

World’s Smallest Wltoys V272 2.4G 4CH 6 Axis Nano RC Quadcopter
$16.88 – Buy here:

Wltoys V272 Transmitter

Wltoys V272 Transmitter for V272 Quadcopter
$18.56 – Buy here:

If you pick up one, let us know what you think!

Features & Specs:

Brand Name: Wltoys
Item Name: 6 Axis RC Quadcopter
Item NO.: V272
Material:ABS Plastic
Color: Black,Yellow,White
Battery for Quadcopter: 3.7V 100mAh(build-in)
Charging Mode: USB
Charging Time: 30min
Playing Time:About 5min
Quantity of Driving Motor: 4 pcs
Functions:Up/down/forwark/backward/left turning/right turning/360 degree flipping in air/crabing

The V272 quadcopter can be bind with WLtoys V222/V202/V212/V262/V252 transmitters.
The 6-axis system allows the quad to be hand launched.
World′s Smallest Quad with most popular mini controller appearance.
Super mini design, light wight and portable.
Full Scale Remote Control with Built-in GYRO System
4 channels function provides stable flying and easy operation
4 Channel, go up and down, forward and backward, right and left, turn right or left, 360 degree eversion.
Strong interference resistance, suitable for indoor / outdoor flight
No need to trim and fly more stably
High capacity battery and strong power moter enable the helicopter to fly much longer and more powerful
USB cable makes charging more convenient
With LED light function.
Remote Control Function: Up/down/forwark/backward/left turning/right turning/360 degree flipping in air/crabing

Package Included: Transmitter is not included
1 x 6 Axis 4CH RC Quadcopter
1 x USB Charger
4 x Blade
1 x Li-Po Battery(build-in)
1 x User Manual


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