Bwine F7 Mini Review 2023 (Everything You Should Know)

David Cassiel

Hello, drone enthusiasts! Welcome to my Bwine F7 Mini review in 2023.

If you are familiar with a lot of beginner mini drones, they are popular for having performance issues, short ranges and poor camera quality. But the Bwine F7 Mini promises to be a mini drone that stands out from the rest of the mini drone.

The Bwine F7 Mini was manufactured by a Chinese drone manufacturer known for creating quality and affordable drones for the public. I will try my best to provide you with the best in-depth analysis, features, flight features, and the pros and cons.

The BWINE F7 Mini is the answer for beginners who want a quality drone they can learn with and not miss out on other quality features.

The Bwine F7 Mini comes equipped with some features that can be found in more expensive drones, like a 4K camera equipped with a one-axis gimbal, GPS-enabled flight and altitude holding, brushless motors, and a powerful battery.

In this Bwine F7 Mini review, I will go over the features and benefits of this beginner drone to show you if the drone is the right choice for you before you go ahead and purchase it.

Quick Overview of the Bwine F7 Mini

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Bwine F7 Mini Review

The Bwine F7GB2 is equipped with a 4K camera that has a one-axis gimbal capable of taking stable aerial pictures and footage. It has a GPS-enabled flight feature and powerful brushless motors for wind resistance. It comes with two intelligent batteries and is capable of several intelligent flight patterns, like waypoints mode, Follow me mode, orbit mode, and lots more

The Bwine F7 Mini is a great drone for those who are beginners and drone enthusiasts and want to cut back on price and familiarize themselves with an advanced drone before moving to a more expensive version.

The Bwine F7 Mini is difficult to fly and set up; even professionals may enjoy flying this drone.

Bwine drones are known to be of high quality and have customer-friendly prices. The Bwine F7 Mini is one of their long lines of beginner consumer drones.

The Bwine F7 Mini is a drone that is suitable for a wide spectrum of consumers, including new flyers, kids, teenagers, beginners, and professionals. It is a foldable drone that is durable.

The only issue that I could find with the Bwine F7 Mini is the lack of a 3-axis camera gimbal. Video footage may sometimes be shaky in the presence of strong winds.


  • It is a foldable drone and compact
  • It is GPS enable which can assist you in flying
  • It does not lag
  • It has a 4K camera
  • Powerful battery


  • No obstacle avoidance feature
  • No gimbal stabilizer

The Bwine F7 Mini is perfect for beginners, kids, and teenagers. It is easy to fly and handles very well. It can be flown indoors and outdoors (with moderate winds).

What’s Inside The Bwine F7 Mini Box

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The first thing that struck me when I unboxed the Bwine F7 Mini was how neatly it was wrapped.

There was no damage or missing parts, and the drone and all of its accessories were properly wrapped in a strong box.

The drone is well-made and has a premium feel to it, with a stylish appearance that will turn heads.

  • 1 x Bwine F7 Mini Drone
  • 1 x Transmitter (built-in battery)
  • 1 x 7.6V 2100mAh Drone Battery
  • 4 x Propeller Blades
  • 1 x Portable bag
  • 3 x User manual
  • 2 x USB cable
  • 12 x Screwdriver 12 x Screw

Bwine F7 Mini Specifications

  • Camera: 4K Camera (Adjusted angle -900 + 00)
  • Picture Resolution: 4K (4096 x 3072P
  • Video Resolution: 2.7K stored on SD card/ 2K on Phon
  • Flight time: 60 minutes( 30n minutes on each battery)
  • Max transmission distance: 1640ft(500m)
  • Max Height: 393ft(120m)
  • Max Supported SD Card: 128GB

Features and Benefits of the Bwine F7 Mini

Let’s go over the features of the Bwine F7 Mini and its benefits to users.

Design and Build

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The Bwine F7 Mini drone has a sleek design; it is similar to a lot of other mini drone designs on the market. The drone is sturdy to hold and has a 4K camera lodged underneath the drone. while the battery is housed at the back of the drone.

The drone’s body is made from high-quality plastic, which is both lightweight and durable. The plastic material used is of high quality, which is why the drone feels solid in the hand. The rotors are also made from high-quality plastic and are designed to withstand minor collisions and crashes.

The Bwine F7 Mini comes already assembled out of the box. The drone is foldable; it is also small and compact, so it can be carried around in a bag. It has durable brushless motors on each arm and camera protection underneath the drone.

Size and Weight

The Bwine F7 Mini is a compact drone that measures 9.92 x 6.06 x 4.53 inches. It is lightweight, weighing 242 g.

Given that its weight is above 250 g, you will have to register the drone with the FAA before flying it in public.

Battery Flight Time

The Bwine F7 Mini comes with a 7.6V, 2100mAh lithium-polymer battery that gives it a 25-minute flight time, which is different from the 30-minute flight time that’s advertised on the sales page.

After testing, the Bwine F7 Mini battery takes around 2-3 hours to charge completely, which is impressive compared with other drones of similar size and battery that usually take 5 hours to charge completely.

You can always have two batteries on hand; that way, you get up to 50 minutes of flight time, so purchasing extra batteries may be the way to go. 

To charge the battery, you need to connect it to a USB cable that is included in the package. The charging process is straightforward, and the LED lights on the battery indicate the charging status.


The Bwine F7 Mini comes with a 4K drone capable of taking crisp pictures and videos in 1080p. camera quality is one of the most important factors in buying a drone and the Bwine F7 Mini does not disappoint, the camera is capable of taking multiple shots and selecting the most focused one.

Camera Specifications

The Bwine F7 Mini’s camera has a wide-angle lens has a 120-degree field of view that can capture maximum details in your shot. While the 90-degree adjustable camera lens can capture photos and videos from different perspectives.

Video and Photo Quality

The Bwine F7 Mini’s camera is perfect for capturing beautiful aerial footage and images. However, video quality comes in two forms. Videos streamed and saved on your phone through the app will be of lower quality than videos saved on the drone’s SD card. This does not apply to photos.

Image Stabilization

One of the standout features of the Bwine F7 Mini’s camera is that it does not have a 3-axis gimbal, which is optimal for image stabilization. The BWINE F7 MINI, however, has a one-axis gimbal for some form of stabilization. Its optical flow sensor also helps in stabilizing the drone’s flight.

Live Streaming and FPV

The Bwine F7 Mini also comes with live streaming and first-person view (FPV) capabilities. You can connect your smartphone to the drone’s Wi-Fi network to view real-time video footage of your flight.

The drone also comes with a remote control that has a built-in smartphone holder, making it easy to view the footage from your smartphone while you fly.

Remote Control

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The Bwine F7 Mini remote is great to handle; it has a similar design to other remote controllers.

The remote control is not difficult to figure out; it’s pretty straightforward, like the power button, take off button, auto take off, speed, camera, and gimbal button.

First, you have to unfold the controller. the phone holder, and at the lower part are the grip handles.

The first things you notice are the dual joysticks and the power button. Then, after opening the central lid, you will discover the auto take-off button on the left, the speed button (for high and low), and at the right, the headless mode button.

At the back of the remote are the gimbal buttons to move your camera up or down, and to the left are the buttons for camera and video recording.

The remote comes with its own battery. You have to download the Holy Stone drone app, which is available for both Android and iOS devices, to connect your smartphone to the drone and also utilize the FPV feature.

Flight Performance and Stability

I always look for drones that can provide a smooth and stable flying experience, and the Bwine F7 Mini does not disappoint. In this section, we will delve into the flight performance and stability of the Bwine F7 Mini drone.

Flight Modes and Features

The Bwine F7 Mini comes with a variety of flight modes that make flying a lot more fun and engaging. With the Altitude Hold mode, you can keep the drone hovering in the air, which is especially helpful when taking photos or videos.

Additionally, the One Key Takeoff/Landing feature makes it easy for beginners to launch and land the drone without any difficulty.

Other features include intelligent flight patterns like the waypoint orbit, Follow me mode, and orbit mode.

Flight Time and Range

The Bwine F7 Mini has a flight time of up to 25 minutes on a single charge, which is quite impressive for a drone in its class. Its range is also remarkable, with a maximum range of up to 383 feet. With its long flight time and range, the Bwine F7 Mini is perfect for aerial photography and exploration.

Wind resistance and stability

The Bwine F7 Mini is equipped with four powerful brushless motors that provide excellent stability, but only in moderately windy conditions. Due to its size and the presence of GPS-enabled flight, your drone should be okay to fly in moderate winds.

Bwine F7 Mini Pros and Cons

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Here, I’ll go over what I like and don’t like about the Bwine F7 Mini

Pros: What I Like About the Bwine F7 Mini

  • User-friendly: One of the best things about the Bwine F7 Mini is that it’s user-friendly. It has a straightforward design and comes with easy-to-follow instructions, making it easy for beginners to get started.
  • Stable flight: The Bwine F7 Mini has a stable flight, which means that it’s easy to control and maneuver. The drone’s GPS positioning and navigation systems ensure that it stays stable in the air, even in windy conditions.
  • High-quality camera: The drone’s camera is of high quality, and it can take both photos and videos. The camera is also equipped with image stabilization technology, which ensures that your shots are smooth and steady.
  • Long flight time: The Bwine F7 Mini has a long flight time, which means that you can enjoy flying it for an extended period. The drone’s battery can last up to 25 minutes, which is impressive compared to other drones in its price range.

Cons: What I Don’t Like About The Bwine F7 Mini

  • Limited range: One of the downsides of the Bwine F7 Mini is that it has a limited range. The drone can only fly up to 500 meters.
  • No Obstacle Avoidance capabilities: While the Bwine F7 Mini may have several other cutting-edge features, it does not have obstacle avoidance capabilities, so ensure you do fly around trees and electrical poles.

Bwine F7 Mini Set Up

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I’ll go over some basic setups for the Bwine F7 Mini if you’re a beginner drone pilot who doesn’t know how to set up the drone. However, you’ll have to exercise patience so you don’t screw things up.

1. Charging the Bwine F7 Mini

The first step is to charge the Bwine F7 Mini remote control and the drone battery with the USB cord. Unfortunately, only one USB cable is provided in the package, so you’ll either have to wait for one of them to get full before charging the other or simply buy another USB cable.

2. Assembling the Bwine F7 Mini

Putting on the propellers: This shouldn’t be too difficult. Potensic provided a magnetic screwdriver to help in attaching the screws to prevent them from falling off. They also provided extra screws in case you misplaced some while attaching the propellers to the drone’s body.

Install the propeller guards if you want

Insert the charged battery in the battery slot of the drone

The landing gear comes pre-assembled just like the SD card.

3. Pairing the Bwine F7 Mini With Your Smartphone

So, you’ve got yourself a Bwine F7 Mini drone, and you’re wondering how to set it up and connect it with your remote control and smartphone. No worries, I’ll guide you through the process step by step.

Setting up the remote control:

·         Make sure the remote control is fully charged and turned on.

·         Insert the included batteries into the drone and turn it on.

·         Press and hold the power button on the remote control until the LED lights start to blink. This means it’s in pairing mode.

Setting up the smartphone:

·         Download and install the Bwine app on your smartphone.

·         Open the app and look for the drone’s name in the list of available devices.

·         Click on the drone’s name and follow the on-screen instructions to connect your phone to the drone’s Wi-Fi network.

Connecting the drone and the remote control:

·         Turn on the remote control and the drone.

·         Once the remote control is in pairing mode, the drone should automatically connect with it.

·         Make sure that the remote control and the drone are successfully paired before flying.

·         Controlling the drone with your smartphone:

Launch the Bwine F7 Mini app on your smartphone.

·         On the app’s home screen, you should be able to see what the drone’s camera sees.

·         Use the on-screen controls to move the drone and adjust its camera.

And that’s it! You’re now ready to take off and capture some incredible footage. Just remember to always fly your drone responsibly and in accordance with local regulations

4. Calibrating the GPS of the Bwine F7 Mini

This is the final step you have to take before you can begin flying the drone.

Step #1: Switch on your drone and the remote controller, and flip the joysticks upwards when everything is on.

Step #2: Rotate the drone counterclockwise while it is on the ground by standing above it, looking down at it from above, and rotating it while it is on the ground as if you were turning off a faucet. When this is successful, two of the drone’s lights ought to cease flashing and go blue.

Step #3: Turn the drone 90 degrees so it is on its side, then spin it so that the propeller guards are perpendicular to the ground and rotating in a parallel plane. The second time you correctly spin the drone, the second pair of lights will cease flashing and turn white. So, the drone’s four lights—two of which are white and two of which are blue—are all solid and not flashing.

Step #4: Press the joystick in and flip it down to switch on the propellers. With that, your drone is ready for flight.

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Bwine F7 Mini Safety Tips

  • For your safety and that of the drone, avoid flying near or over obstacles, such as high-voltage power lines, crowds, trees, water bodies, and airports.
  • You’re advised to fly in open areas, where you can maintain a line of sight, preferably below heights of 120 meters.
  • Be careful with rotating motors and propellers, and keep a distance to avoid ear damage from the drone’s nose.
  • Avoid flying in extreme weather conditions like rain, fog, snow, and strong winds.
  • Avoid flying the drone when tired, under the influence of alcohol or medication, or in any physical discomfort.
  • Keep the drone clean and well-maintained.
  • Read the user manual thoroughly before flying the Bwine F7 Mini.
  • Follow the battery safety rules as outlined in the user manual.
  • Fly the drone with a fully charged battery and perform all the recommended pre-flight procedures before take-off
  • Follow your local laws on drone flying and avoid flying in No-Fly zones.
  • Always check the drone, controller, and battery for damages and correct installation before a flight.
  • The onboard compass can be affected by electromagnetic fields near base stations or power lines.

Final Thoughts on the Bwine F7 Mini

This brings me to the end of the Bwine F7 Mini review.

The Bwine F7 Mini is a spectacular beginner drone that has all the features present in an advanced drone. if you want to learn how to fly a drone before moving to a more expensive drone then the Bwine F7 Mini is the drone for you.

Its compact size and portability make it an excellent choice for those who want to take it with them on the go, and its long battery life ensures that you can capture all the footage you need without worrying about running out of power.

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Frequently Asked Questions on the Bwine F7 Mini

What is the maximum range of the Bwine F7 Mini?

The maximum range of the Bwine F7 Mini is 383 feet in open areas without any interference.

How long does it take to charge the Bwine F7 Mini battery?

It takes approximately 2-3 hours to fully charge the Bwine F7 Mini battery.

Can I fly the Bwine F7 Mini indoors?

Yes, you can fly the Bwine F7 Mini indoors. However, it’s recommended to fly it in large and open indoor spaces with enough clearance.

Does the Bwine F7 Mini come with a camera?

Yes, the Bwine F7 Mini comes with a 1080P HD camera that can capture both photos and videos.

Can I control the Bwine F7 Mini with a smartphone?

Yes, you can control the Bwine F7 Mini with a smartphone using the Bwine drone app, which is available for both iOS and Android devices.

Is the Bwine F7 Mini easy to fly for beginners?

Yes, the Bwine F7 Mini is easy to fly for beginners. It has a one-key takeoff and landing feature, altitude hold mode, and headless mode that make it easier to control and maneuver.

What is the flight time of the Bwine F7 Mini?

The flight time of the Bwine F7 Mini is approximately 28 minutes per fully charged battery.

Does the Bwine F7 Mini have obstacle avoidance features?

No, the Bwine F7 Mini does not have obstacle avoidance features.

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