So when I spotted the Lidl Li-Ion "Parkside" in the week for £15 it was a bit of a no brainer.
Upsides, seems well made, comes in a nice solid plastic box. Enough torque for most domestic jobs (i.e. not fencing or decking).
Downside, ghastly lilac/pink case and tool. The supplied bits don't seem particularly high quality.
Biggest issue though is the lack of "soft start", in contrast to the very nice fine control which you get from the Makita. That might even be why the bits feel flimsy, the hard start means you get cam-out more readily and hence damage them.
I'd wondered if you get soft start with (e.g.) the £35 Bosch, but it doesn't look like, from Amazon. Does anyone know if there *is* a soft start one out there?
Potentially a really handy tool but TBH I don't think I'd recommend it for non-serious DIY people; probably OK for building flat pack though.