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. UDI RC Discovery 2.4GHz 4 CH 6 Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter with HD Camera RTF

User Ratings: 57 7

DAYANCube RC-4 First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

It seems to do just about everything. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Highly recommend this drone to you all. The DAYANCube RC-4 is a great deal in this price range and quality.

  • UDI RC Discovery 2.4GHz 4 CH 6 Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter with HD Camera RTF
  • Upgraded version with HD Camera 1280 * 720 (at 30 frames per second) lets you take HD movies and photos from the sky!
  • 6 AXIS GYRO with posture control - Integrated design guarantee the precise positioning of the aircraft.
  • 4 CHANNEL function provide stable flying and easy operation. Beginner and Expert modes. Do incredible 3D flips and rolls with just the push of a button!
  • High Capacity Battery And Strong Power Motors Enable The Helicopter To Fly Much Longer And More Efficiently.
  • Charging Time is about 120 minutes, while Flight Duration is about 7-9 minutes; Remote Distance is up to 30m.
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DAYANCube RC-4
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DAYANCube RC-4 Final Thoughts

"Great job!"

Besides that though its a great little drone. So no complaints here. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. It seems to do just about everything.

Overall Score
4.1


(249 Points)

6. Potensic D58, FPV Drone with 1080P Camera, 5G WiFi HD Live Video, GPS Auto Return, RC Quadcopter for...

User Ratings: 67 9

Potensic S-D58HP-New First Impressions

"Easy to fly."

I've crashed my Potensic S-D58HP-New hundreds of times. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. This arrived earlier than I expected from Potensic. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one.

  • Potensic D58, FPV Drone with 1080P Camera, 5G WiFi HD Live Video, GPS Auto Return, RC Quadcopter for Adult, Portable Case, 2 Battery, Follow Me, Easy Selfie Beginner, Expert
  • [Carrying Case and Double Batteries for D58]: With a case to hold all your drone and accessories, easy for travelling. Two high capacity batteries provide D58 30-36 minutes max flying time, more fun time.
  • [Drone with GPS Assisted Flight]: Draw the dots on the map on App, fly route as you want; Orbit Mode presents a comprehensive image; Follow Me Mode captures the images you want no matter where you go.
  • [5Ghz WiFi Real-time Transmission & Adjustable 90° & 120° FOV]: 1080P HD camera helps to capture clearly photos and more stable videos. 5G WiFi camera provide you faster but clearer image transmission. One button to adjust camera up and down 90° for multi-angle shootings.
  • [3 Speed Modes & One-key Auto-Return]: One-key to adjust the speed-low / medium / high speed. Different speed meet different people’s drone operating proficiency. RTH for quick operate drone back.
  • [Safe Flight Experience]: Under the GPS mode, when your drone is Lost of Signal or its battery is in Low Voltage or flying Out of Range, the drone can auto-return. And four bright LED lights for night flying.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic S-D58HP-New
  • Video Quality
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Potensic S-D58HP-New Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

So no complaints here. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Picture and video quality better than expected. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going.

Overall Score
4.3


(323 Points)

7. YoungRC F550 Drone Frame Kit 550mm Hexacopter 6-Axis Quadcopter FlameWheel

YoungRC First Impressions

"Only con."

I've crashed my YoungRC hundreds of times. I think the YoungRC app will take some getting used to. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. The YoungRC is a great deal in this price range and quality.

  • YoungRC F550 Drone Frame Kit 550mm Hexacopter 6-Axis Quadcopter FlameWheel
  • ★★What You Can Get: connecting arm x 6, top cover x 1, the next cover x 1, screw x 36.
  • ★Built from quality materials: The main frame is glass fiber while the arms are constructed from ultra durable polyamide nylon
  • ★The added lift capacity of a hex configuration makes this frame ideal for carrying larger payloads such as camera systems and other electronic components.
  • ★F550 also features colored arms (2 white, 2 black and 2 red) which are great for orientation. It helps to keep you flying the right direction without the need for different colored props.
  • ★Assembly is a breeze with pre-threaded brass sleeves for all of the frame bolts, so no lock-nuts are required. It utilizes one size of bolt for the entire build, making the hardware very easy to keep in order and only requiring one size of hex wrench to assemble.
  • Recommended Age: 16 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The YoungRC
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YoungRC Final Thoughts

"She enjoys it!"

It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Really the best 8k Camera Drone for the money! Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It will automatically return home if connection is lost.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

8. HUBSAN X4 H501ss Pro Drone GPS FPV with 3M Pixel Camera 5.8G Live Video Transmission Distance 400m R...

User Ratings: 74 12

HUBSAN First Impressions

"Very durable."

But u will have an extra one to exchange. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. I would give it more stars if I could! Not Only Can You Learn On The HUBSAN .

  • HUBSAN X4 H501ss Pro Drone GPS FPV with 3M Pixel Camera 5.8G Live Video Transmission Distance 400m RC Quadcopter Follow me ,Altitude Mode,Automatic Return, Headless Mode Great for Adults
  • HUBSAN X4 H501S Pro 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
  • Drone with Camera:1080P HD camera and 4.3 inch FPV LCD screen 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:400m,Max Flight radius:400m(High Version)
  • 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.
  • 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: 14 - 16 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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HUBSAN Final Thoughts

"Lots of parts."

The safety features are second to none. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
4.3


(44 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. DJI Mavic Air Drone Quadcopter (Flame Red) 2-Battery Ultimate Bundle

User Ratings: 58 11

DJI First Impressions

"And was lost!"

It will automatically return home if connection is lost. I've crashed my DJI hundreds of times. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. The DJI is well built, and the controls work well.

  • DJI Mavic Air Drone Quadcopter (Flame Red) 2-Battery Ultimate Bundle
  • Capture 4K Video and 12MP Photos; 3-Axis Gimbal-Stabilized Camera
  • GPS- & Vision Position-Based Navigation; 8GB of Internal Storage
  • FlightAutonomy with Obstacle Detection; Top Speed of 43 mph in Sport Mode
  • ActiveTrack Subject Tracking Modes; Up to 21 Minutes of Flight Time
  • Foldable, Portable Body
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Decent quality."

This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost.

Overall Score
4.2


(27 Points)

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