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
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  • Durability
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  • 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)

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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
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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 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
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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)

4. Mini Drone, Potensic D20 Nano Quadcopters with Camera, Altitude Hold, Remote Control, Headless Model...

User Ratings: 61 9

Potensic First Impressions

"Ease of use."

To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots.

  • Mini Drone, Potensic D20 Nano Quadcopters with Camera, Altitude Hold, Remote Control, Headless Model, Small Drones for Kids/Beginners
  • WiFi Real-time FPV Transmission: HD camera with WiFi real-time transmission FPV system helps you capture stunning aerial photo and video footage from a bird's eye perspective, and the view will be shown directly on your phone.
  • Easy to Control: Just one-key to take off or land this mini drone; Headless mode for easy to identify the drone heading direction; Suitable for kids, beginners and amateurs.
  • Stable Flight for Clear Images: With its altitude hold mode, you could just release the stick after taking off, and it will hover stably in the air, shooting no blur and clear pictures.
  • 3-Speed Adjustment: This D20 supports low, medium and high speed mode. You can choose a speed according to your operating proficiency. Learn to play it from low speed to high speed.
  • Ideal Gift for Kids: With high quality and environment friendly material and fun features, D20 RC drone could be your first choice as a birthday, festival, and holiday toy gift for boys and girls.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I was very excited to receive this Potensic . Amazing 35mm Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.1


(228 Points)

5. WiFi APP Control Drones with HD Camera 720P 120° Angle Foldable FPV Drone Altitude Hold Auto Hover,...

User Ratings: 73

HT HONOR . TRUST First Impressions

"Great part!"

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I like the functionality of the HT HONOR . TRUST . Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. The battery is very easy to replace. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

  • WiFi APP Control Drones with HD Camera 720P 120° Angle Foldable FPV Drone Altitude Hold Auto Hover, Gravity Sensor Compatible with VR Headset
  • allows video recordings up to 300 feet away, with a 720P HD video output.Wifi Hotspot was created by the drone and have a wireless video feed.Photo and video could both saved in App and SD card(not included)
  • altitude hold function enable fly at a fixed height and easy to take photos
  • Easy to Fly for Adults Beginners: the function such as Headless Mode,2.4GHZ,4 channels ,auto fly back ,auto hover,makes it easy for beginners
  • Foldable and Portable:smaller and lighter package,easy to carry, save your space and enjoys flying anywhere anytime.
  • Bonus battery and replacement service :two 3.7V 900mah batteries are included,10-12 minutes for one battery.HT offers one year two batteries replacement service
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HT HONOR . TRUST
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HT HONOR . TRUST Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Highly recommend this drone to you all. It's well designed and self protected. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

Overall Score
4.7


(5 Points)

6. Holy Stone FPV Drone with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Pocket Drones with Optical Flow Posit...

User Ratings: 59 11

Holy Stone First Impressions

"So far so good."

Amazing 35mm Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Really the best 35mm Camera Drone for the money! Really pleased with the Holy Stone performance.

  • Holy Stone FPV Drone with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Pocket Drones with Optical Flow Positioning, Handheld Camera Mode, Power Bank Function, Flashlight Mode, Modular Battery, 8GB Card, HS161
  • ⭐OPTICAL FLOW POSITIONING: The technology of optical flow positioning makes the drone hover more stable, and achieve better performance in precise location and photograph.
  • ⭐CAPTURE PERFECT MOMENTS: 1080p HD camera with 60°manual adjustable angle and FPV real-time Wi-Fi Transmission let you experience the fast and clear first person view flight and brings the excellent video and picture for you.( 8GB TF card is included)
  • ⭐BEST TRAVEL PARTNER: HS161 can be used as a hand-held camera to take photo/video, shooting wonderful moments quickly and smooth. And the drone has built in flash lights which are bright enough to help in emergency situations.
  • ⭐POWER BANK FUNCTION: It features a creative design which equipped with a USB port, making the drone as a 1000mAh power bank. Quick charge for iphone 6s plus from 0 to 40%.
  • ⭐EXTREME PORTABILITY: Foldable arms design makes the drone compact and portable, convenient to carry out. Just slip it to your bag and take it with you anywhere. Unfolding dimensions: 10.03*8.66*1.25 IN; Folding dimensions: 7.08*1.57*1.25 IN
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"I am happy I did."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Everything worked well right out of the box. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. So no complaints here.

Overall Score
4.1


(179 Points)

7. Akamino S6 WiFi FPV Drone, RC Quadcopter with 120° FOV 720P HD Camera for Adult, Portable Aircraft ...

User Ratings: 67 7

Akamino First Impressions

"Great 35mm Camera Drone!"

The liability insurance is worth it. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. The battery is very easy to replace. This arrived earlier than I expected from Akamino. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • Akamino S6 WiFi FPV Drone, RC Quadcopter with 120° FOV 720P HD Camera for Adult, Portable Aircraft Toy for Beginners with Trajectory Flight, Gravity Sensor, 3D Flip, APP Control
  • ✈120°FOV HD WIFT CAMERA✈: The drone is equipped with 720P HD 120°FOV camera and capture video or photos from any angle shooting. Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system capture video within a range of up to 100m and the video clips are automatically saved to smartphone and directly share it on social media.
  • ✈GRAVITITY CONTROL & TRAJECTORY FLIGHT✈: A built-in G-sensor is designed to controlling the quadcopter by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone via download the BJ-UFO App. The newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the drone with camera for kids will fly accordingly and shoot easily.
  • ✈MULTI-FUNCTION✈: One key take off/ land and headless mode make it simple to fly and perfect for beginners. 360°flips & rolls also will give you surprising flight experience. To activate multiple functions like camera function and flight in the APP interface.
  • ✈APP Control✈: Install iOS or Android app on your smartphone via the built-in WiFi module, then connect to the drone via Wi-Fi, activate multiple functions, such as camera function and draw route, on mobile device Watch live video of drone flights and share them with your friends.
  • ✈SAFE FLIGHT✈: High quality ABS material and protecting the propeller guards can eliminate your concerns about sudden shocks or drops. Rest assured to pick this gift for teenagers aged 14+ and adults. Includes 2 strong powerful 3.7V 750 mAh LiPo batteries to extend the fun! To avoid being burnt up the USB Charger, it should be used under currents input 0.5A.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Akamino
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Akamino Final Thoughts

"Comfortable!"

I like the functionality of the Akamino . Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. This is an essential process for proper flight. I was very excited to receive this Akamino . Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

Overall Score
4.3


(79 Points)

8. DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter Drone for Adults and Hobbyilists, High-Speed Flyin...

User Ratings: 73 5

DROCON First Impressions

"As a first drone."

I think DROCON definitely has a potential winner here. This is our first drone that uses GPS. I have to say, I really like this drone. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter Drone for Adults and Hobbyilists, High-Speed Flying Drone, Support HD Camera 4K Camera, 15Min Flying Time 300 Meters Long Control Range
  • NEW BRUSHLESS MOTORS – Insist on brushless metal motors! Here’s why: they don’t overheat and melt like plastic, so you get longer flights (15-20 minutes). They don’t fray and spark like brush motors, so they’re far safer.
  • 15 – 20 MINUTE FLIGHTS – Thanks to highly efficient brushless motors, Blue Bugs 3 lasts for 15 minutes at the mid-to-high throttle and up to 20 minutes with conservative use. Bugs flies stable and smooth for beginners.
  • CONTROL FROM 300 – 500 METERS AWAY – Even when your Blue Bugs 3 is a tiny speck in the distance, you retain 100% control. Capture incredible shots of breathtaking vistas. Fly to 1,000 feet and beyond in seconds.
  • FLY AGAINST HIGH-SPEED WIND: Bugs 3 is made of durable Nylon fiber material, It will be powerful enough to enable you to fly a drone whenever you want it, even against the high-speed wind.
  • 3D ROLLS & FLIP: This drone will amaze you by performing a cool 3D flip at the press of a button. Have fun with your Blue bugs 3, we provide 30 days money back grantee and lifetime technical support.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON
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DROCON Final Thoughts

"Nice product!"

Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. It seems to do just about everything. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

Overall Score
4.5


(368 Points)

9. Lykus Titan MM100 Hard Case for DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo, Store Mavic Mini Unfolded with Propel...

User Ratings: 89

Lykus DCP-MM100 First Impressions

"OEM Stuff here."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. The safety features are second to none. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • Lykus Titan MM100 Hard Case for DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo, Store Mavic Mini Unfolded with Propeller Guards On
  • Fit the Mavic Mini, up to 6 batteries, remote controller, charger, charging hub, propellers, filters, and other accessories in the Fly More Combo. Mavic Mini can be folded or unfolded with propeller guards on in the case.
  • CNC precision-cut foam is made of a special type of EVA, which is more elastic than traditional EVA to provide better absorption of pressure and shock
  • SGS certified IP67 rating allow users to carry Mavic Mini to outdoor environments with water
  • High-quality hard case made of PP plastic provides strong protection against physical collision
  • Dimension: 15.16x14.09x5.51 in / 38.5x35.8x14 cm Net Weight: 4.6 lbs / 2.1 kg
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lykus DCP-MM100
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Lykus DCP-MM100 Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. I was very excited to receive this Lykus DCP-MM100.

Overall Score
4.9


(39 Points)

10. DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit with Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: 3X Protective Battery Bag + Lan...

User Ratings: 71 10

DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB First Impressions

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Highly recommend this drone to you all. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. So no complaints here.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit with Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: 3X Protective Battery Bag + Landing Gear Extensions/Stabilizers + Lens Hood + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • For Mavic 2 Pro & Mavic 2 Zoom
  • Turn Batteries into 2x USB Type-A Banks
  • Charge Batteries While Driving or Multiple Batteries in Sequence
  • Low-Noise Design Propellers (2-Pairs)
  • Travel Bag for the Mavic 2 & Accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB
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DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB Final Thoughts

"Just my imagination."

It came with a sleek remote control. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

Overall Score
4.3


(16 Points)

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