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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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
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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. 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
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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)

4. HOBBYTIGER H301S Ranger Drone with Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home 720P HD Wide-Angle WiFi Cam...

User Ratings: 71 6

HOBBYTIGER First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

This is a great 35mm Camera Drone for the price. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

  • HOBBYTIGER H301S Ranger Drone with Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home 720P HD Wide-Angle WiFi Camera for Kids, Beginners and Adults - Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Long Control Range
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HOBBYTIGER
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HOBBYTIGER Final Thoughts

"Flawless drone."

Controls are smooth and easy to use. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I have some really cool ideas for them. I was very excited to receive this HOBBYTIGER .

Overall Score
4.4


(60 Points)

5. SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV RC Drone with Camera, 720P HD WiFi Live Video Quadcopter w/Long Flight Time, Voic...

User Ratings: 75 6

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"I don't fly here."

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. This is the second SNAPTAIN Drone I have purchased.

  • SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV RC Drone with Camera, 720P HD WiFi Live Video Quadcopter w/Long Flight Time, Voice Control, Gesture Control, APP Support, Trajectory Flight, G-Sensor Mode, Altitude Hold
  • Meet SNAPTAIN SP660 - Excellent appearance with cool LED lights make SP660 RC drone stand apart. Two high-capacity batteries extend flight time up to 40 minutes. Always ready to adventure and travel farther. Headless mode, one key take off/landing and one key return functions make easier access to kids or beginners.
  • Capture Life’s Moments - SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV Drone with 720P HD WIFI camera captures memorable moments. Altitude hold helps to shoot like a pro with clearly photos and more stable videos. Real time transmission enables faster and more fluent FPV views. SP660 drone with camera create happiness for you like never before.
  • Wonderful Outdoor Play - SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV RC Quadcopter follows your voice and gestures. Six voice commands execute essential flying functions, free your hands. Gesture “V Sign” to take photos by 3 seconds countdown, gesture “High Five” to start/ stop recording and save videos. Wonderful outdoor play for the entire family.
  • Alternative Control Options - A rechargeable remote is definitely a Ideal drone companion. No need additional battery and just charged by a USB charger. Alternatively, control SNAPTAIN SP660 smart drone via the App named Snaptain Era(Android/IOS compatible). Dual storage by mobile device and memory card.
  • Explore Diverse Functions - Trajectory Flight: Draw a path on the App interface and the SP660 drone will flying flowing the path you designed. G-Sensor Mode: G-sensor allows you to control the drone by tilting your mobile device. More functions like 3D flips, headless mode and 3 variable speeds, just enjoy yourself to the full!
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"Great job!"

This is the second SNAPTAIN Drone I have purchased. The durability of this SNAPTAIN is ridiculous. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

Overall Score
4.5


(295 Points)

6. Drones with Camera for Adults Long Flight Time, EACHINE E38 WiFi FPV Quadcopter Drone with 720P 120...

User Ratings: 61 14

EACHINE First Impressions

"Super cool."

This EACHINE takes the cake with utility and functionality. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • Drones with Camera for Adults Long Flight Time, EACHINE E38 WiFi FPV Quadcopter Drone with 720P 120°FOV HD Camera Live Video Selfie RC Drone for Kids and Beginners Indoor and Outdoor 2 Pcs Batteries
  • ✈✈Take HD pictures and videos, enjoy FPV function: The E38 drone is equipped wif a 120° Wide-angle 720P HD Camera, which captures high-quality video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone wif the drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, thus enjoy the world above the horizon, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments.
  • ✈✈It's easy for everyone to fly the drone: On altitude hold mode, 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, even a novice, can play dis drone easily. The drone automatically takes off and lands with one click, which is very handy. There is an emergency landing feature to prevent collision with other things.
  • ✈✈3D flip & one key return & Headless mode & Trimming: The E38 Drone includes the new 3D rolling special trick and can be quite the surprise! One-key return function allows the drone to return automatically without losing the drone. The Headless mode option can make the drone's front side the same as the remote control, making it easier to fly to your destination. With the Trimming function,you can adjust according to the tilt direction thus, making the drone stabilize during flight.
  • ✈✈APP controls have super cool functions: Download the APP to control the drone. Click on the gyroscope icon, the drone will fly according to the gravity of the mobile phone. Click the REV icon, the drone can flip the screen 180 degrees. Click on the VR icon to turn on the mobile phone split-screen mode. Wear VR Glasses to experience real-time transmission 3D visualization. Click on the Trajectory flight icon to draw a flight trajectory on the device. The drone will fly follow the trajectory.
  • ✈✈Customer Service: Maybe this is your first drone of aerial. So whether you have questions about our features like how to take a photo, take-off, landing, how to set-up TF card 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 EACHINE
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EACHINE Final Thoughts

"Good sign."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I have recommended the EACHINE to my friends. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though.

Overall Score
4.1


(44 Points)

7. Atoyscasa Drones with Camera Live Video, FPV Foldable RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera 2.4GHz 6-Ax...

Atoyscasa First Impressions

"Very solid."

It will automatically return home if connection is lost. This is the second Atoyscasa Drone I have purchased. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. It seems to do just about everything. I've crashed my Atoyscasa hundreds of times.

  • Atoyscasa Drones with Camera Live Video, FPV Foldable RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter for Kids Beginners with Altitude Hold, Headless Mode (Grey-Black)
  • 【FPV CAMERA & LIVE VIDEO】- View live video of your drone on your Android or IOS device with the first-person view (FPV) Wi-Fi feature. Easily adjust the direction of the camera to take videos and photos. You could see the ground from God’s view.
  • 【ALTITUDE HOLD MODE AND OPTICAL FLOW FUNCTION】- When you release the throttle stick and the drone will be locked at a certain height. And with optical flow function, the drone can automatically identify the environment of the ground or below surface, to set the fixed-point accurately. Which makes controlling the drone much easier.
  • 【HEADLESS MODE AND ONE KEY TAKE OFF/LANDING】- No need to keep eyes on the direction of your drone, the headless mode makes it easier to control for beginners or kids. The drone equipped with one key taking off and landing, which makes it easier to fly and better to control for any level of players.
  • 【AR GAME MODE】- Our design team has incorporated the very popular AR game into APP, get into AR game page, controlled directly by your mobile, fly and shoot your fictitious enemy, the screen of hitting your target, the explosion sound, the vibration sense of being shot, makes you feel you were actually in there, so exciting.
  • 【BONUS BATTERY TO DOUBLE YOUR FLYING TIME】- The drones with camera comes with a powerful 3.7V 800mAh battery that can last you 6-7min fly time on a full charge. And as if one battery isn’t enough, we’ve also provided a bonus spare battery to make sure you’re unstoppable.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Atoyscasa
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Atoyscasa Final Thoughts

"Fantastic 35mm Camera Drone!"

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

8. Potensic A30W FPV Drone with Camera, Mini RC Nano Quadcopter with Camera, Auto Hovering, Route Setti...

User Ratings: 57 10

Potensic A30W First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. This is the second Potensic Drone I have purchased. The Potensic A30W is well built, and the controls work well.

  • Potensic A30W FPV Drone with Camera, Mini RC Nano Quadcopter with Camera, Auto Hovering, Route Setting, Gravity Induction Mode and 500mAh Detachable Battery (red)
  • [720P CAMERA DRONE] Build-in 720P HD FPV camera enable you to take high-quality FPV real-time live video and pictures from the air with a better perspective and clearer image.
  • [EASY AND SAFETY OPERATION] This Potensic A30W with intelligent operation, such as altitude hold mode, one key takeoff /land, emergency stop.. More easy and safe to operate for kids.
  • [THREE SPEED] The mini drone with camera is set to low speed by default. But once expert, you could adjust it between the 3 different speed(low/medium/high) and fly through the obstacle course hoops as you expect.
  • [WI-FI REAL-TIME TRANSMISSION] Connect your drone with the app (iOS and Android) via Wi-Fi to enjoy real-time viewing of the high-definition images, easy operation & much fun and convenient to share.
  • [GREAT GIFTS FOR KIDS] The easy&safety design and portable size with multi-function work make this Potensic A30W a deal mini drone for kids. Take one and start your fun trip with your kids.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 11 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic A30W
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Potensic A30W Final Thoughts

"Super cool."

This arrived earlier than I expected from Potensic. It is super responsive and performs well. I love this 35mm Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It seems to do just about everything. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

Overall Score
4.1


(525 Points)

9. DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo Collapsible Quadcopter Drone Bundle

User Ratings: 73 14

DJI CP.PT.000500 First Impressions

"What can I say?"

Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

  • DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo Collapsible Quadcopter Drone Bundle
  • Fly for miles. From your pocket; Inside the Mavic's pocket-sized remote controller is DJI's brand new OcuSync transmission technology, with a range of 4.3mi (7km) and Full HD 1080p video streaming; No bumps and scrapes When you know what's in front of you, you won't bump into it. The same is true of the Mavic. Using FlightAutonomy it can see obstacles as far away as 49ft (15m) in front, so that it can fly at up to 22mph (36kph) while avoiding the things it sees.
  • Absolute Precision; FlightAutonomy technology means the Mavic can hover precisely in more environments, and automatically land almost exactly where you took off. Stay flying longer; Why fly for 10 or 15 minutes when you can fly for up to 27? With the Mavic you can.
  • Use every single pixel; The Mavic is the only drone of its size to carry an integrated high-precision 3-axis mechanical camera stabilization system, giving you crystal clear photos and smooth videos, without losing a single pixel. True 4K video. No compromises; When you have a 4K sensor, you expect 4K results without compromises. Every shot you take with the Mavic Pro can be up to 4K, captured at 30 frames per second.
  • Photos with altitude; Everyone loves a good photo. Whether you just want to take a snap or are building up your portfolio, the Mavic's 12-megapixel camera with Adobe DNG RAW support is ready to shoot. Get in the frame; Get selfies like you've never seen before with Gesture Mode. With the Mavic in the air pointing at you, a gesture is all it takes to take a photo.
  • Includes: Mavic Pro Quadcopter - Remote Controller - 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries - 5 x 8330 Folding Propellers - Gimbal Clamp - Charger - AC Power Cable - 16GB microSD Card - Micro-USB Cable - RC Cable with Lightning Connector - RC Cable with Micro-USB Connector - 2 RC Cable Slider - Charging Hub - Mavic Shoulder Bag - 32 GB Card - Landing Gear Stabilizers - Memory Card Reader - Cleaning Cloth
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.PT.000500
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DJI CP.PT.000500 Final Thoughts

"Good fly time."

I have some really cool ideas for them. I have to say, I really like this drone. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. I have recommended the DJI CP.PT.000500 to my friends.

Overall Score
4.2


(142 Points)

10. Altair Aerial Blackhawk Long Range & Flight Time Drone w Camera Mount (GoPro Hero3 and Hero 4 Compat...

User Ratings: 69 7

Altair Aerial First Impressions

"As a first drone."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Altair Aerial today. I have some really cool ideas for them. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. This is our first drone, never used one before. This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

  • Altair Aerial Blackhawk Long Range & Flight Time Drone w Camera Mount (GoPro Hero3 and Hero 4 Compatible) Extreme Speed & Handling, Heavy Duty, Powerful Quad, Lincoln, NE Company!
  • ✅SO MUCH FUN - This drone is Different From Your Average Toy, It Flies FAST & It goes FAR, You're gonna LOVE it! .
  • ✅15-17 MINUTE FLIGHT TIME: The Blackhawk Flies for up to 17 Minutes on Medium Throttle Flying.
  • ✅300-500 METER RANGE: Even Out at Far Distances the Blackhawk Handles With 100% Control, You'll be Amazed!
  • ✅6-Axis Gyro And Independent ESCs Built in Automatic Lock Protection Will Help You Avoid Burnout Due to Dead Lock.
  • ✅Action Camera Mount for GoPro Hero 3 and 4 Cameras to Capture Aerial Footage in HD
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 14 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Altair Aerial
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Altair Aerial Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. The durability of this Altair Aerial is ridiculous. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator.

Overall Score
4.3


(67 Points)

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