Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 35mm Camera Drones

1. ScharkSpark Drone with 720 HD Adjustable Camera Detachable WiFi FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter with Al...

User Ratings: 66 7

ScharkSpark First Impressions

"Works fantastic."

The ScharkSpark is well built, and the controls work well. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. I plan to research other drone accessories built by ScharkSpark. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

  • ScharkSpark Drone with 720 HD Adjustable Camera Detachable WiFi FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, One Key Take Off/Landing, Headless Mode, Gravity Sensor
  • ✈ WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Adjustable Camera:The camera drone is equipped with an adjustable 720P HD camera, which captures high definition video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect your phone with the drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments.
  • ✈ Detachable & DIY Drone: Detachable drone with all parts like fuselage, motors ,blades, protection cover, landing gear and camera. While learning the structure of the quadcopter, you can also enjoy connecting the pieces and the success of completing the work!
  • ✈ Easy to Carry & Replaceable Arm : The small fuselage containing carrying bag and detachable design, let you travel light, enjoy the flight fun. The drone arm is replaceable, when the motor or drone arm is broken, you don't need to worry about the drone not performing anymore. Just replace the drone arm and it can fly again.
  • ✈ Altitude Hold: High-precision orientation sensors steadily help the drone with camera for a steadier flight. You can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient. More clear photos and videos could be easily obtained.
  • ✈ Customer Service: ScharkSpark drone comes with an assurance of 3-year extended warranty. Maybe this is your first drone of aerial. So whether you have questions about our features or general maintenance and repairs. Feel free to contact us and we are always at your side. Our dedicated customer service representatives will solve your flying problem in time.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ScharkSpark
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

ScharkSpark Final Thoughts

"Recommended."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. I have some really cool ideas for them. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The durability of this ScharkSpark is ridiculous. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
4.2


(23 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated 35mm Camera Drones

2. DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo Drone - Quadcopter with 64gb SD Card - 4K Professional Camera Gimbal ...

User Ratings: 62 14

DJI First Impressions

"Just my imagination."

The camera on this thing is awesome. Everything worked well right out of the box. The liability insurance is worth it. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo Drone - Quadcopter with 64gb SD Card - 4K Professional Camera Gimbal – 4 Battery Bundle - Kit - with Must Have Accessories (Onyx Black)
  • The ultraportable Mavic Air features high-end flight performance and functionality for limitless exploration.
  • The portable Mavic Air houses a 3-axis mechanical gimbal with an angular vibration range reduced to 0.005° and is equipped with dampeners that help ensure steady shooting
  • The Mavic Air can shoot 4K video at 30 fps and record footage at 100 Mb/s
  • The Mavic Air's onboard camera integrates a 1/2.3" 12MP CMOS sensor and an f/2.8 lens with a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 24mm to shoot high-quality photos and videos
  • You are getting a complete bundle here so you dont need to add anything to your flying experience
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"Super fun!"

It's well designed and self protected. This is the second DJI Drone I have purchased. Really pleased with the DJI performance. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

Overall Score
4.2


(20 Points)

3. DJI Spark Fly More Drone Combo (Alpine White) with Custom Hard Case, 64GB High Speed Card, Corel Pai...

User Ratings: 63 15

DJI 4335045352 First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I could not have made a better purchase. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. So no complaints here.

  • DJI Spark Fly More Drone Combo (Alpine White) with Custom Hard Case, 64GB High Speed Card, Corel PaintShop Pro X9, High Visibility Pro Guards, Cleaning Cloth, and One Year Warranty Extension
  • This BEACH CAMERA EXCLUSIVE Bundle Presents The DJI SPARK FLY MORE COMBO (Alpine White)
  • With FACEAWARE, Spark Lifts Off From Your Hand By Recognizing Your Face
  • Take AMAZING AERIAL PHOTOS Using ONLY HAND GESTURES
  • INCLUDED IN THE BOX: DJI SPARK Drone | Remote Control | Propellor Guard | Charger | Power Cable | Battery Charging Hub | Extra Battery | Bag | 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: DJI Spark Fly More Combo | Custom Hard Case | 64GB High Speed Memory Card | Corel PaintShop Pro X9 Digital Download | High Visibility Pro Guards | Cleaning Cloth | 1 Year Warranty Extension
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI 4335045352
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI 4335045352 Final Thoughts

"Camera is great!"

Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

Overall Score
4.0


(23 Points)

4. AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids,...

User Ratings: 67 10

AKASO US-A31 First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Not Only Can You Learn On The AKASO US-A31. Besides that though its a great little drone. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids, Bright LED Light, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode - Easy to Fly Gift Toy for Boys and Girls
  • HD Camera Real-Time FPV (First Person View) Transmission, and Bright LED Light : The AKASO A31 Drone comes equipped with a 1080P HD camera for taking stunning aerial photos and videos. And with built-in WiFi capability, you can see exactly what your drone’s camera sees after installing the accompanying app from the App Store or Google Play. Also included is a colorful LED light attachment for impressive night flying.
  • Simple Take Off Landing Altitude Hold :Simple Take Off / Landing + Altitude Hold – Take off and land with the simple press of a button. Using the altitude hold option, you can accurately lock your drone’s height and location to enable steady pictures and videos from any angle. These features, along with many others, make flying easy for pros and beginners alike.
  • Stunts and Auto-Return : Show off your piloting skills with the A31’s in-air barrel roll feature. Auto-Return helps the drone return automatically to its initial starting position
  • Headless Mode and Trimming :In Headless mode, the drone will move forward, backward, and side to side relative to the original orientation of the drone when the button is pushed, instead of relative to the front of the drone. This makes joystick control of the drone much easier, especially when out of sight. The trimming function allows you to make small adjustments to the tilt of the drone to enable steady hovering even in light wind.
  • Easy to Use: First time flying a drone? Do not Worry, this drone is very easy to handle for beginners.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO US-A31
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

AKASO US-A31 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. They made it right by sending a replacement. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.2


(139 Points)

5. DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1)

DJI FPV Remote Controller First Impressions

"Charges well."

The battery is very easy to replace. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The DJI FPV Remote Controller is a great deal in this price range and quality. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

  • DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1)
  • FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1) - DJI 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Integrated System
  • Improved User Experience
  • 7ms Low Latency
  • 4km Control Distance
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI FPV Remote Controller
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI FPV Remote Controller Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. SNAPTAIN SP300 Mini Drone, Hand Operated RC Quadcopter w/Throw’N Go, Multiple Remote Controls, G-S...

User Ratings: 73 7

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"Super durable!"

Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. The durability of this SNAPTAIN is ridiculous. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Really the best 35mm Camera Drone for the money!

  • SNAPTAIN SP300 Mini Drone, Hand Operated RC Quadcopter w/Throw’N Go, Multiple Remote Controls, G-Sensor Mode, 3D Flips, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, Speed Adjustment, One Key Return
  • THREE REMOTES, TRIPLE HAPPINESS - Meet SNAPTAIN SP300, a mini drone comes with three control remotes - standard mini remote, G-sensor watch remote and water-drop-shaped remote, three remotes bring you triple happiness.
  • STUNNING LIGHT SHOW - Lighting the night up with SNAPTAIN SP300 RC drone as loading with bright LED strips, which add luster to high-speed rotation, circle fly and any other functions. Two detachable batteries fulfill a longer journey up to 16 minutes.
  • HAND OPERATED DRONE - Infrared motion sensors to detect obstacles and the SP300 hand operated drone will fly in the opposite direction. Just put down the remotes and try a new way to control the mini drone in the palm of your hands.
  • EVEN MORE COOL - A gentle toss to get started the SP300 with self-flying and keep self-rotation. G-sensor watch remote - a new control way make SP300 a more cool hand operated RC drone. Just wear the watch and the drone will flying as your wish.
  • SMALL BODY WITH ROBUST FUNCTIONS - Headless mode and three speed levels fulfill more flight possibilities. One key operation - one key take off / landing and one key return functions make it more easier to all flyers, no matter kids, beginners or skilled users.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"They love it!"

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. It's well designed and self protected. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I would definitely buy this one again!

Overall Score
4.5


(214 Points)

7. Lowepro DroneGuard BP 450 – A Commerical Drone & Quadcopter Backpack For DJI Phantom, 3DR Solo, & ...

User Ratings: 74 4

Lowepro LP36990 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The liability insurance is worth it. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • Lowepro DroneGuard BP 450 – A Commerical Drone & Quadcopter Backpack For DJI Phantom, 3DR Solo, & Similar Drones
  • Fits DJI Phantoms or 3DR Solo, up to 10-inch tablet, props, battery, RC/transmitter, cables, manual, tools, and other essentials (like sunglasses, flashlight, light jacket, keys, smartphone).
  • Customize the pack for a secure gear fit and optimized workflow with our modular Drone Guard interiors.
  • An ActivZone suspension provides breathable and supported comfort with a perforated EVA back panel, contoured shoulder straps, sternum strap and hip belt.
  • Form Shell armored construction provides a structured frame, protecting the gear inside, and a Form Shell molded top pocket offers easy access to sunglasses, headphones and other essentials. Molded and removable battery boxes keep critical gear organized.
  • A built-in All Weather AW Cover may be deployed from a zippered pocket at bottom of pack for extra protection from rain, snow, dust and sand.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lowepro LP36990
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Lowepro LP36990 Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.4


(63 Points)

8. REMOKING RC Drone with 720P FPV Wi-Fi HD Camera Live Video Racing Quadcopter Headless Mode 360°flip...

User Ratings: 71 7

REMOKING First Impressions

"So much to do."

This is our first drone that uses GPS. I've crashed my REMOKING hundreds of times. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Amazing 35mm Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall.

  • REMOKING RC Drone with 720P FPV Wi-Fi HD Camera Live Video Racing Quadcopter Headless Mode 360°flip 4 Channels Altitude Hold Indoor and Outdoor Sport Game Gifts for Kids and Adults
  • 720P FPV Wi-Fi HD Camera: 90° Adjustable angle, captures high-quality video and aerial photos. You can enjoy the Real-Time Viewing right from your remote control. Ideal selfie done, catching every moment of your vacation from a birds-eye perspective.
  • Innovative design:Lightweight body,Powerful motivation,Stable flight condition,longer flight time,It is a good choice for you.
  • 6-axis gyro quad-rotorcraft flight:Strong stability,can easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control.
  • One button to take off/land: Press one of the buttons on the remote to achieve automatic take-off and landing, ideal for kids and new players. Suitable for indoor and outdoor.
  • Can be presented as a holiday gift to children or friends:Comes with a detailed manual that provides Accurate Instructions about its Function and Usage.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The REMOKING
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

REMOKING Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. This arrived earlier than I expected from REMOKING. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

Overall Score
4.4


(52 Points)

9. Best Choice Products 2.4G FPV RC GPS Quadcopter Drone w/720P HD Cam, Auto Return, Follow Mode, VR He...

User Ratings: 47

Best Choice Products First Impressions

"They work great!"

The safety features are second to none. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. The camera on this thing is awesome. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

  • Best Choice Products 2.4G FPV RC GPS Quadcopter Drone w/720P HD Cam, Auto Return, Follow Mode, VR Headset Compatible
  • FOLLOW MODE & POSITION HOLD: Follows and records at a distance of almost 100ft (30m), and can hold its position with GPS assistance
  • AUTO RETURN: Automatically returns when the signal is weak or when the battery is low, so you never have to worry about losing it
  • REAL-TIME VIEW & 3D VR COMPATIBLE: Watch your flight in live HD and use your smartphone with a VR headset for a realistic flying experience! The camera has a 120-degree wide angle lens and 75 degrees of angle adjustment
  • MULTIFUNCTIONAL APP: Controls recording, GPS functions (auto-return, follow mode), presetting a maximum range/height/speed, and allows for VR viewing, all from a smartphone
  • HEADLESS MODE: Makes flying easier by eliminating the need to keep track of the orientation of the drone; OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 7.75"(L) x 7.75"(W) x 5"(H)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Best Choice Products
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Best Choice Products Final Thoughts

"I'm impressed!"

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. This is our first drone, never used one before. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

10. HUBSAN H501SS X4 GPS Drone with 1080P HD Camera 5.8G FPV RC Quadcopter for Adults Brushless Motor RT...

HUBSAN First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. I have recommended the HUBSAN to my friends. I would definitely buy this one again! Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I would definitely buy this one again!

  • HUBSAN H501SS X4 GPS Drone with 1080P HD Camera 5.8G FPV RC Quadcopter for Adults Brushless Motor RTF
  • 1080P FHD Camera: The upgraded camera lens gives a panoramic view for recording your unforgettable moment. 5.8G image transmission ensures high-speed real time video without delay - ideals for selfie.
  • GPS Positioning: With GPS location, the drone can hover stably and automatically return to Home when its battery is low or the signal is lost. Shot with ease when the drone can follow your path.
  • 20 Mins Max Flight Time: Equiped with 7.4V 2700mAh Li-Po battery yields up to 20 mins flight time. Max flight distance: 400 meters.
  • Brushless Motor: It is quiet but very powerful when running. Breakdown rarely occurs and motor replacement is seldom required, which makes your flight more enjoyable.
  • Main fartures: GPS, Headless mode, Automatic return to home, Altitude hold, Follow me function, Orbiting.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HUBSAN Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

The controls have zero noticeable lag. This is an essential process for proper flight. Amazing 35mm Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

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