Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 8k Camera Drones

1. Holy Stone GPS Drone FPV Drones with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Drone for Beginners, RC Qu...

User Ratings: 63 10

Holy Stone First Impressions

"And flies great."

I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • Holy Stone GPS Drone FPV Drones with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Drone for Beginners, RC Quadcopter with GPS Return Home, Follow Me, Altitude Hold and 5Ghz WiFi Transmission Live Video, HS165
  • ⭐Upgraded 1080P HD Camera and Fluent Transmission:The advanced camera with 90° FOV (field of view) lens captures high-quality video and clearer photos. 5Ghz wifi 800ft transmission ensure the high-speed real-time image.
  • ⭐Safer Flight: Equipped with gps,protect your every flight. With just one button,send the drone to return.It can also automatically return home when on low battery or signal loss in GPS mode.No worry about losing it.
  • ⭐Enjoy Your Flight: It will follow you automatically to take photos or videos with "Follow Me Mode".You can even use the app to set circling around an object and plan a desired route.
  • ⭐Foldable Design: HS165 is an foldable and portable drone that is compact and lightweight with the folded size only 10 IN*6.5 IN*2 IN. It's easy to put in backpack.
  • ⭐Easy to Learn: With just one button, it will take off/land or return home.The drone provides altitude hold, headless mode, emergency stop and 2 different speeds functions,super easy for beginners,adults even kids.
  • 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 blown away!"

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. Really pleased with the Holy Stone performance. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Great product if you have multiple batteries. The Holy Stone is well built, and the controls work well.

Overall Score
4.2


(619 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated 8k Camera Drones

2. DJI Phantom 4 PRO V2.0 Quadcopter Drone with 1-inch 20MP 4K Camera KIT, 3 Total DJI Batteries, 128 g...

User Ratings: 67 13

DJI DJI phantom 4 pro First Impressions

"Thanks DJI."

Really pleased with the DJI DJI phantom 4 pro performance. We've started a collection of DJI drones now. Really the best 8k Camera Drone for the money! Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • DJI Phantom 4 PRO V2.0 Quadcopter Drone with 1-inch 20MP 4K Camera KIT, 3 Total DJI Batteries, 128 gb Micro SDXC Card, Reader Must Have Bundle
  • Headless mode: headless mode simplifies flying by elimination to the transmitter, no matter where the quadcopter points, It will follow the forward, left, right and back of the transmitter.
  • One key 360°flips mode: with the latest technology of 6-Axis gyro flying control system, You could press down the roll bottom. Choose the direction button to flip your Mini quad copter. (Leftward, rightward, forward, backward 360°flip)
  • 3D FPV real time transmission: camera equipped with 0. 3MP and the Wi-Fi FPV Video is streamed to an app on your phone where the video is also recorded. Wi-Fi FPV is notoriously difficult to use since there is always a little bit of video delay, This is overcome by including altitude hold with the quadcopter which keeps throttle stable.
  • You can set the quadcopter height control. In this mode, according to the pressure set high flight. Due to its high-precision barometer, UAV has always maintained the same height in the air. Easier to control the pressure set high function.
  • Unique propeller guard setup: the overall design of this quadcopter is pretty nice looking and the most notable feature is how it set up the propeller guards. Rather than wrap around the propellers individually, there is a single plastic frame that protects the props from all sides, The bottom, and the top of the quadcopter.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJI phantom 4 pro
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DJI DJI phantom 4 pro Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

I like the functionality of the DJI DJI phantom 4 pro. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. The DJI DJI phantom 4 pro is a great deal in this price range and quality. The DJI DJI phantom 4 pro is a great deal in this price range and quality. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk.

Overall Score
4.1


(156 Points)

3. SereneLife WiFi FPV Drone with HD Camera and live Video. Headless Mode Quadcopter, Altitude Hold, 1-...

User Ratings: 55 10

SereneLife SLRD42WIFI First Impressions

"She loved it."

Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. I would definitely buy this one again! Picture and video quality better than expected. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I could not have made a better purchase.

  • SereneLife WiFi FPV Drone with HD Camera and live Video. Headless Mode Quadcopter, Altitude Hold, 1-Key Takeoff/Landing, Bonus Battery, Low Voltage Alarm, Custom Route Mode, 15 Minutes Flight Time
  • ★ TAKE HD VIDEOS & PHOTOS - Experience outstanding views at a high altitude up to 650+ ft and take amazing shots and videos in 720p High Definition (1280 x 720 Pixels @ 30fps). You can benefit from this SereneLife Drone as a beginner or expert flying steadily at any field for up to 15 minutes
  • ★ EXCEPTIONAL MANEUVERABILITY - Our Quadcopter exceeds great performance that goes beyond expectations when it comes to actual flight, maneuverability, power and speed. It is equipped with 2.4Ghz wireless controller frequency technology and solid drone remote control one-button operation. You can take videos and photos with WiFi connectivity with REAL-TIME FPV Video Transmission distance of up to 200+ ft
  • ★ HEADLESS MODE FUNCTIONALITY - What makes our drone the BEST choice for beginners and intermediates is our integrated headless mode which allows you to worry less about the drones orientation and direction, this means the direction will be the same as your transmitter.
  • ★ 15 MIN DRONE FLIGHT TIME AND EXTRA BATTERY: Unlike your average camera drones & gadgets, this one has been engineered to stay in the air for extra long 15 minute intervals. The longer flight time and extra battery allows you to see, record & survey more land or scenery for 30 minutes!!!
  • ★ ENJOY THE AERIAL VIEWS OR YOUR MONEY BACK - Our product is backed by 100% Money Back No Questions-Asked Guarantee so you can buy with confidence. If for any reason you’re not happy with your quadcopter, ship it back to us for a replacement or we’ll refund every penny
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SereneLife SLRD42WIFI
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SereneLife SLRD42WIFI Final Thoughts

"Good fly time."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It's also important to take your time with the installation. I have to say, I really like this drone.

Overall Score
4.1


(100 Points)

4. 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)

5. Hubsan Zino Pro 4K Drone UHD Camera 3-Axis Gimbal FPV RC Quadcopter with Carrying Bag, 5G WiFi Trans...

User Ratings: 64 9

HUBSAN First Impressions

"Or have a life."

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. The safety features are second to none. I went directly with the high speed. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. Great product if you have multiple batteries.

  • Hubsan Zino Pro 4K Drone UHD Camera 3-Axis Gimbal FPV RC Quadcopter with Carrying Bag, 5G WiFi Transmission Brushless Motor GPS Return to Home Foldable Arm RTF
  • Equipped with 4K Ultra HD camera mounted on a 3-axis gimbal camera stabilizer that offers smooth and stable footage.
  • Up to 4KM 5G Wi-Fi video transmission; With brushless motor; Max flight time (no wind): 23 minutes. GPS Auto Return to Home: One-button RTH / Low Batery RTH / Failsafe RTH
  • Two batteries and carrying bag included. Lightweight and compact foldable design allows taking it anywhere with you, a must-have for your travel.
  • Detachable Filter: it allows you more leeway in selecting an aperture and shutter speed by preventing overexposure and gives you more creative control over your shots. NOTE: the ND filter is NOT included.
  • Functions: 4K UHD camera /3-axis gimbal /GPS /follow me /headless mode /auto return to home /image tracking /waypoint /line fly mode /detachable filter /Vision auxiliary landing /orbiting mode.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN
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HUBSAN Final Thoughts

"LOTS OF FUN!"

HUBSAN had also impressed me with their customer service. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. I plan to research other drone accessories built by HUBSAN. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack.

Overall Score
4.2


(81 Points)

6. DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo (Renewed)

Amazon Renewed CP.PT.000642-cr First Impressions

"And was lost!"

The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Amazon Renewed had also impressed me with their customer service. But this Amazon Renewed CP.PT.000642-cr was a complete and total win from the get go. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo (Renewed)
  • Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed CP.PT.000642-cr
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Amazon Renewed CP.PT.000642-cr Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

I would give it more stars if I could! Highly recommend this drone to you all. We've started a collection of Amazon Renewed drones now. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

7. HUBSAN H501S Drone GPS FPV with 1080P HD Camera 5.8G Live Video RC Quadcopter Follow me ,Altitude Mo...

User Ratings: 60

HUBSAN H501S+Battery standard black First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. I think HUBSAN definitely has a potential winner here. I think the HUBSAN app will take some getting used to.

  • HUBSAN H501S Drone GPS FPV with 1080P HD Camera 5.8G Live Video RC Quadcopter Follow me ,Altitude Mode,Automatic Return, Headless Mode Great for Adults with Two of Drone Batteries(Upgraded Version )
  • HUBSAN H501S Functions:5.8G FPV Real-time Video Transmission,1080P HD Camera,Follow Me Mode,Headless Mode, Altitude mode,Automatic Return,Fail-safe Mode,GPS accurate positioning location
  • Structures:Strong stability with 6 Axis Gyro , stronger wind resistance, easier to control. Unmatched Brushless Motor is made by the superb technology, more powerful and more durable
  • Drone with Camera:5.8G FPV with 1080P HD camera are tuned amazingly to capture stunning pictures and videos from the sky. Built-in GPS(Universal version) positioning system, the accurate positioning location, perfect advanced follower.
  • Power and Distance:The intelligent battery with large capacity extends the flying time last to 20 minutes 5.8G wireless video transmission distance:300m,Max Flight radius:300m(Standard Version)
  • Protection:The drone will enter into the fail-safe mode when the connection is lost from the transmitter. The flight control system will control the quadcopter to return to the home point and land automatically. The fail-safe mode helps to avoid further injuries or damages
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN H501S+Battery standard black
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HUBSAN H501S+Battery standard black Final Thoughts

"Fast shipment!"

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. I would give it more stars if I could!

Overall Score
4.6


(12 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Care Refresh, Comes with 3 Batteries, PGY ND F...

User Ratings: 84

DJI First Impressions

"Easy to maneuver."

The camera on this thing is awesome. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. It came with a sleek remote control. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Care Refresh, Comes with 3 Batteries, PGY ND Filters, Pad Holder, 128GB Extreme Micro SD, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Extra Waterproof Hard Case
  • Sold BY DJI Authorized Dealer. Sandisk 128GB Micro SD, Smatree Water-Proof Hard Case, 75cm Landing Pad, Signal Booster
  • 3 x DJI Original Mavic 2 Batteries
  • DJI Refresh Card(Warranty) for Mavic 2(Only Registered Within 48 Hours After The Drone Activation)
  • DJI Original Fly More Kit, PGYTECH Authentic Accessories, PGY Filter and Pad Holder
  • Hasselblad L1D-20c 1" CMOS Sensor Offering Stunning 20.0MP Aerial Photos
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Only con."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. It is super responsive and performs well. Everything worked well right out of the box. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
4.6


(24 Points)

9. FPV Camera Caddx Vista KIT 720P CMOS 2.1mm Lens 150 Degree Mini Cam with 5.8GHz FPV Transmitter VTX ...

Crazepony First Impressions

"5 stars overall."

So no complaints here. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. It's well designed and self protected. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap.

  • FPV Camera Caddx Vista KIT 720P CMOS 2.1mm Lens 150 Degree Mini Cam with 5.8GHz FPV Transmitter VTX 4km Max Range AIO Digital System for D-JI FPV Goggles Remote Controller Whoop Drones Airplane
  • [Super Wide Angle] 150 degree wide angle with 28ms ultra-low-latency , can enter high-definition digital image, no distortion, recording more wide and beautiful scenes
  • [Save time and money] Has Embedded Remote Controller Receiver. Can wirelessly connect the Vista Kit for FPV Remote Controller, without having to purchase additional receivers to reduces flight preparation time
  • [Single-Antenna structure] The Vista Kit use single antenna, max range is up to 4 kilometers.Saving weight for drones and making DIY much easier
  • [8 Channels, 8 Drones] The VISTA system allow up to 8 drones to fly simultaneously. Each operator has an exclusive channel. This helps to reduce cross-interference and provide an optional racing experience
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crazepony
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Crazepony Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Picture and video quality better than expected. Really pleased with the Crazepony performance. Highly recommend this drone to you all. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. PGYTECH Crystalsky Mounting Bracket Controller Monitor Bracket Clip Holder Aluminum Compatible with ...

User Ratings: 66

PGYTECH First Impressions

"They love it!"

The controls have zero noticeable lag. The PGYTECH is well built, and the controls work well. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. I would give it more stars if I could! Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners.

  • PGYTECH Crystalsky Mounting Bracket Controller Monitor Bracket Clip Holder Aluminum Compatible with Mavic 2/Mavic AIR/Mavic PRO/Spark Drone
  • Works for the remote control of DJI Mavic 2;Mavic Air;Mavic Pro;and Spark.
  • Adjustable angle with low looseness.
  • Precision fitting for Crystalsky 5.5 and 7.85 inches screns.
  • Not included:Crystalsky and Remote controller and other accessories!!
  • Crystalsky mounting bracket for mavic and spark remot controller;Snap every fantastic aerial moment.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PGYTECH
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PGYTECH Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. The battery is very easy to replace. It will automatically return home if connection is lost.

Overall Score
4.7


(3 Points)

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