UDI 818A HD+ RC Quadcopter with HD Camera Review

The UDI 818A HD+ RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera comes with a remote control joystick without the need to download additional apps on your Android of iOS device.

Simply unbox and it’s ready to go with a quick charge of the supplied batteries. It’s easy to setup and provides many hours of fun!


  1. Comes with TWO batteries as well as a rechargeable portable power pack
  2. Camera is great for pictures and videos
  3. Value for money
  4. Records sound
  5. Cool LED lights
  6. 360 degree flip feature
  7. UDI controller has a backlight which allows you to see at night


  1. Automatic return to home mode does not work as easily as expected
  2. Instructions from user manual are hard to decipher
  3. Not as sturdy as it looks in pictures but it can take quite a beating
  4. There is a learning curve. Might be difficult to control for absolute beginners
  5. Battery life is short


UDI U818A HD+ Camera Drone + Flight by USA Toyz


  1. 1 x U818A HD+ RC Quadcopter with 1280x720P HD Camera
  2. 1 x 2.4G Transmitter with LCD Display (4xAA batteries NOT INCLUDED)
  3. 2 x 3.7V 500mAh Li-Po Battery (1 bonus battery included)
  4. 1 x 2200mAh BONUS POWER BANK
  5. 1 x 4GB Micro SD Card
  6. 1 x USB Card Reader
  7. 1 x 2-Ch Battery Charger
  8. 4 x Extra Blades
  9. 1 x User Manual



Quick Summary

  • HD+ HEADLESS MODE / Intelligent Orientation Control (IOC) System:
    Eliminates need to adjust the position of aircraft before flying. Great for beginners as it reduces the steepness of learning curve!
    One key to return function makes it easily for the quadcopter to find it’s way back to you.
    2MP HD video camera (Resolution: 1280 x 720; Framerate: 30 FPS) lets you take high-resolution pictures and videos during flight. Comes with an upgraded 4GB Micro SD Card!
    Extend your play time with two LiPo batteries, a BONUS 2200mAh Power Bank to charge batteries on the go!
    Equipped with the latest 6-axis flight control systems Integrated design guarantees the precise positioning of the aircraft. Strong stability, easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control. Switch between Flight Mode 1 (maximum Gyro-stability for beginners) and Mode 2 (3D expert control for maximum acceleration and maneuvers for expert tricks, including 360° Eversion – do incredible 3D flips and rolls with just the push of a button)


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Quad Aircraft Specifications:

  • Strong powerful motors enable the helicopter to fly much longer and more efficiently.
  • LED running lights
  • Performance is further enhanced by integrated highly elastic plastic protective frame that protects the propellers in flight and acting as anti-collision safety mechanism
  • Low battery alarm from transmitter
  • 2 long-life batteries can be swapped or charged in-place with included USB Power Bank
  • Recharge the batteries with included USB charger
  • Product Size: 13.4 x 13.0 x 2.2 in/ 340 x 330 x 55mm
  • Charging Time: 90-120 mins
  • Flight Duration: 7-9 mins


Remote Controller Specifications:

  • 2 Joysticks move copter in any direction
  • Roll Button for instant 360˚roll
  • Left trigger + right joystick flips 360˚in any direction
  • Right trigger turns signal light on and off
  • 4 CHANNEL function provide stable flying and easy operation. Up/Down, Left/Right, Forward/Backward, 360°flips
  • 4-Channel, 2.4GHz transmitter has LCD screen and displays full flight status
  • Controls for trim, flight mode, power
  • In-flight trim controls for pitch, roll and yaw
  • Remote Control signal light


Camera Specifications:

  • Forward-facing HD camera
  • Removable 4GB Micro-SD card stores enough footage from several flights
  • SD Card Reader – upload your new AVI and JPEG files to Facebook, Instagram, Email


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