Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 8mm Camera Drones

1. DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with 24-48mm Optical Zoom Camera 3-Battery 64GB Ultimate Bundle

User Ratings: 70 8

DJI First Impressions

"So far so good."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. I went directly with the high speed. Picture and video quality better than expected. Amazing 8mm Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with 24-48mm Optical Zoom Camera 3-Battery 64GB Ultimate Bundle
  • 12MP 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor; 2x 24-48mm Optical Zoom + Dolly Zoom
  • 48MP Super Resolution Photos; OcuSync 2.0 Transmission Technology
  • Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time; Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing; Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Mode
  • Top Speed of 44.7 mph; Enhanced HDR Photos with 13 EV; Remote Controller Included
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Just my imagination."

I have some really cool ideas for them. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. It seems to do just about everything. I love this 8mm Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! I like the functionality of the DJI .

Overall Score
4.3


(50 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated 8mm Camera Drones

2. DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with Dolly Zoom Camera, comes 2 Batteries, 64GB Extreme Micro SD, ...

User Ratings: 83 9

DJI First Impressions

"Well made."

It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Besides that though its a great little drone. This is an essential process for proper flight. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with Dolly Zoom Camera, comes 2 Batteries, 64GB Extreme Micro SD, PGY ND Filter, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Water Resistant Carrying Case
  • Sold BY DJI Authorized Dealer. SanDisk 64GB Extreme Micro SD, PGYTECH ND Lens Filter, Water Resistant Carrying Case, 30-inch Landing Pad, Signal Booster
  • 2 x DJI Original Mavic 2 Batteries in Total
  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Camera 12MP 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 24-48mm Optical Zoom + Dolly Zoom
  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom ActiveTrack 2.0, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Mavic Zoom 2 Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time, 44mph Max Speed, Low Noise Propellers, 3-axis Ggimbal for Steady Shots, 8GB Internal Storage
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The safety features are second to none. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI.

Overall Score
4.6


(40 Points)

3. nidici FOXEER Falkor FPV Camera 1200TVL 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC Switchable 5V-40V Wide Voltage Support Cam...

User Ratings: 64

FOXEER First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

Not Only Can You Learn On The FOXEER . I think FOXEER definitely has a potential winner here. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • nidici FOXEER Falkor FPV Camera 1200TVL 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC Switchable 5V-40V Wide Voltage Support Camera Remote Control G-WDR OSD for FPV Racing Quadcopter Drone
  • ★New fpv camera:foxeer falkor fpv camera support camera remote control with 4:3 / 16:9 switchable, pal/ntsc switchable
  • ★High quality image: good performance on led environment flying. harness video & osd separated
  • ★Low latency: resolution 1200tvl,image sensor cmos 1/3, all-weather camera with auto environmental adapting, low latency to provide high quality image
  • ★Dimensions: 28mm×26mm(W*L) lens:1.8mm weight: 13.5g color: black
  • ★The camera have G-WDR (global wide dynamic range),support 5 ~40v input
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FOXEER
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FOXEER Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

Overall Score
4.6


(12 Points)

4. DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with 24-48mm Optical Zoom Camera Video UAV 12MP 1/2.3 inches CMOS ...

User Ratings: 56

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"She enjoys it!"

Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Besides that though its a great little drone. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. I was very excited to receive this Amazon Renewed . A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Amazon Renewed today.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with 24-48mm Optical Zoom Camera Video UAV 12MP 1/2.3 inches CMOS Sensor (US Version) (Renewed)
  • This Certified Refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic box. Only select sellers who maintain a high performance bar may offer Certified Refurbished products on Amazon.com
  • See the Bigger Picture: Powered by a 1/2.3 inch CMOS 12MP sensor with up to four-times zoom, including a two-times optical zoom (24 - 48mm).
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, 905g takeoff weight, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, SD card support up to 128GB
  • Enjoy live view in real time during flight and record 4K videos at higher bitrates with advanced H.265 compression.
  • Functions include Active Track 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, Hyper lapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
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Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"Great 8mm Camera Drone!"

I have some really cool ideas for them. It seems to do just about everything. I would give it more stars if I could! It came with a sleek remote control. This is the second Amazon Renewed Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.3


(10 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling 8mm Camera Drones

5. Foxeer Predator Micro 1000TVL 1.8mm 110 Degree M8 Lens Super WDR FPV Camera with OSD DC5V-40V Low La...

User Ratings: 50

FOXEER FOXEER-PREDATOR-MICRO First Impressions

"Charges well."

Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

  • Foxeer Predator Micro 1000TVL 1.8mm 110 Degree M8 Lens Super WDR FPV Camera with OSD DC5V-40V Low Latency
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FOXEER FOXEER-PREDATOR-MICRO
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FOXEER FOXEER-PREDATOR-MICRO Final Thoughts

"OEM product."

There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. But overall, I am very happy with the product. I would definitely buy this one again!

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

6. My Toots XIANGYU XY017HW WiFi FPV with 2MP Wide Angle Camera High Hold Mode Foldable Arm RC Drone Qu...

My Toots First Impressions

"What can I say?"

I went directly with the high speed. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. This arrived earlier than I expected from My Toots. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. I like the functionality of the My Toots .

  • My Toots XIANGYU XY017HW WiFi FPV with 2MP Wide Angle Camera High Hold Mode Foldable Arm RC Drone Quadcopter
  • Description: Brand name: XIANGYU Item name: XY017HW WIFI FPV RC Quadcopter Frequency: 2.4G Channel: 4ch Gyro: 6 axis Motor:3.7V*8620 (?8mm*L20mm) Product battery: 3.7V 900mAh (Included) Charging time: About 2h Flying time: About 12mins R/C distance: 80m Color:White, Black Camera: 2MP 720P wide angle Quad's size: 36*35*7.3cm Package size: 25*19*10.5cm
  • Features: - With altitude hold mode function provides stable flight. - With wifi function can be connected APP, APK system to take pictures, video, real-time transmission through the phone camera image. - With 2.0MP 720P wide angle camera give wide range high denfinition pictures and video. - With 0.3MP camera capture pictures and record woderful moments.
  • - With 3.7V 900mAh battery, the fly time up to 10 mins. - With Headless Mode,no need to adjust the position of aircraft before flying . - With One key to return function makes it easily to find the way home. - 2.4GHz Technology Adopted for Anti-Interference. - 4 Channel which can do ascend, descend, forward, backward, left sideward fly, right sideward fly and rolling 360?.
  • - 6-axis gyro which can have more stable flying and be easy to control. - It have 3-level flight speed to switch that can make more fun with the flying. - It can realize 3D tumbling 360?rolling in four directions with 4 LED lights. - Adopt special plastic body, strong toughness, strong resistance to fall - this product is suitable for indoor / outdoor flight
  • The quadcopter fuselage is made of high strength and resistant engineering plastics,lightweight and durable resistance. Function: Up/down, Forward/backward, Turn left/right, Sideward flight, LED Light, Headless Mode, One Key Automatic Return Package Included: 1 x XIANGYU XY017HW RC Quadcopter 1 x 3.7V 900MAH Battery 1 x USB Cable 4 x Propeller 1 x User Manual 1 x Transmitter
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The My Toots
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My Toots Final Thoughts

"Totally worth it!"

This is the second My Toots Drone I have purchased. It seems to do just about everything. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. I've crashed my My Toots hundreds of times.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Potensic D80 GPS Drone with Camera for Adults, 2K FHD Camera, 2Battery 40Min Quadcopter with Brushle...

Potensic First Impressions

"Almost forgot."

I would definitely buy this one again! I love this 8mm Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It seems to do just about everything. Picture and video quality better than expected. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

  • Potensic D80 GPS Drone with Camera for Adults, 2K FHD Camera, 2Battery 40Min Quadcopter with Brushless Motor, Auto Return Home, Follow Me, Long Control Range, Includes Aluminum Carrying Case-Sliver
  • [5G WiFi 2K FPV CAMERA] - Upgraded 2K with 5G WIFI design to captured more smooth, cinematic HD video you've expected with fast transmission. Note: 2K content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • [2BATTERY FOR 40MIN] - Come with 2pcs 1800mAh batteries& elegant aluminum Case to extend your playtime up to 40 minutes and better protect this Potensic D80 drone.
  • [MULTIFUNCTION AND MUCH FUN] -Equipped with functions like Auto Return, FPV, One Key Take Off/Landing, Altitude Hold, Follow Me and Tap Fly, perfect drone to catch your surfing, skating, parkour and other exciting moment.
  • [POWERFUL BRUSHLESS MOTORS] - Compare to other drones, this D80 GPS drone adopts the advanced 4 brushless motors to ensure stable flight at high speed(40km/h at most) and long-distance(up to 500-1000m) with low consumption. It may not suitable for kids under 14 but ideal drones for adults.
  • [DUAL GPS NEVER LOST] - Integrates the latest technology with dual GPS to keep accurate positioning detail of your drone. The Return-to-Home function enables this camera drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range. No worry about the lost.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"Loving it so far."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. I think Potensic definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
5.0


(5 Points)

8. Mitesro VISUO XS816 4k Drone FPV WiFi Foldable RC Quadcopter Dual Camera Optical Flow Headless Mode ...

Mitesro First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. I have recommended the Mitesro to my friends. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button.

  • Mitesro VISUO XS816 4k Drone FPV WiFi Foldable RC Quadcopter Dual Camera Optical Flow Headless Mode Gesture Drone Selfie Smartphone APP
  • ✔️ APP QR Download for Smartphone - Create Stunning Video and be Amazed at the Quality! Smartphone APP for Easy Set-up. Fine Tuning - helps correct the flight attitude if the drone loses its flying angle. Optical Flow Positioning System provides for a more Stable Flight. Headless Mode Operation - In this mode you do not need to know which way the drone is pointed.
  • ✔️ Fly FPV (First Person View) From Your Phone +G Sensor Control - Control the flying direction just by tilting your phone. Record Video - Take Pictures - Waypoint Mode - Plan your flightpath on the APP interface!
  • ✔️ Gesture Video or Pictures Mode - Hand Gestures - Take photos just with one gesture without a complex operation. Follow Me Mode - In this Mode, the drone will follow the action to capture the moment! Take a Selfie!
  • ✔️ One Button Return - Press one key and the drone will return to starting point. No Lost Drone! 3 Speeds - High/ Med / Low Speed to help you control your drone better. Dual Camera - Transmits in Real Time , Support View switch : Front Lens, lower lens, picture-in-picture, split screen, angle of camera is adjustable! Long Flight! -20 min Flight Time!
  • ✔️ 360 Degree Flips! - Press one button to see a flip! Aerobatic Flight
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 0 months and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Mitesro
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Mitesro Final Thoughts

"Fast shipment!"

So no complaints here. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. I was very excited to receive this Mitesro . Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. ETbotu MJX B3 Mini Drones Quadrocopter 2.4G 6Axis Dron Brushless Quadcopter Remote Control Rc Helico...

User Ratings: 42

Studyset First Impressions

"Works fantastic."

Could not get the remote camera controls to work. This is an essential process for proper flight. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. The durability of this Studyset is ridiculous. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners.

  • ETbotu MJX B3 Mini Drones Quadrocopter 2.4G 6Axis Dron Brushless Quadcopter Remote Control Rc Helicopters
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Studyset
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Studyset Final Thoughts

"Super fun!"

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.1


(5 Points)

10. Meiyiu SJRC Z5 GPS Foldable RC Drone 5G WiFi FPV with 1080P Camera Double GPS Dynamic Follow RC Dron...

User Ratings: 40

Meiyiu First Impressions

"Very satisfied!"

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. They made it right by sending a replacement. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. I plan to research other drone accessories built by Meiyiu.

  • Meiyiu SJRC Z5 GPS Foldable RC Drone 5G WiFi FPV with 1080P Camera Double GPS Dynamic Follow RC Drone Quadcopter
  • GPS assisted flight: Provides you with accurate positioning details of your drone.
  • 1080P Wifi FPV Camera: 90° Adjustable angle, captures superior video and aerial photos.
  • Follow Me Mode: The drone will automatically follows and captures you wherever you move.
  • Simple control: Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and One Key Takeoff and Landing for easier operation.
  • Orbit mode: Orbit mode let the drone fly in a circle around a set waypoint and make sure you will get panorama pictures and video.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Meiyiu
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Meiyiu Final Thoughts

"Great skin!"

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. But this Meiyiu was a complete and total win from the get go. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

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