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. Contixo F20 RC Remote App Controlled Quadcopter Drone | 1080p HD WiFi Camera, Follow Me, Auto Hover,...

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"I like that."

Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Seems well built and blades are well protected. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • Contixo F20 RC Remote App Controlled Quadcopter Drone | 1080p HD WiFi Camera, Follow Me, Auto Hover, Altitude Hold, GPS, 1-Key Takeoff/Landing Auto Return Includes Storage Bkpk (Renewed)
  • ADVANCED FEATURES FOR ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE - Includes Follow Me, Automatic Hovering (Auto Hover) / Altitude Hold, First Person View (FPV), 1-Key Takeoff & Landing / Auto Return, TapFly (Fly by Tapping via Smartphone & App), Point of Interest (360° Following Rotation, Auto Hover in Circular Rotation), Fail-Safe Return To Home, & More!
  • BUILT-IN, INTEGRATED 1080P HD WiFi CAMERA - Allows you to both take photos or record live video. Use your smartphone and free downloadable app to fly and operate your Contixo F20 RC Remote & App Controlled drone, live stream video during flight for First Person View (FPV), Bird's Eye View, etc. Comes with adjustable 5.8 GHz 1080P 30fps Wi-Fi HD camera (300m, approx 984 ft FPV distance). Works with both iPhone iOS and Google Android devices.
  • PRE-ASSEMBLED & COMPACT DESIGN - No need to assemble or put together the drone. It is ready to fly right out of the box. The small, compact, and extremely portable design makes it fun to take it anywhere and everywhere you go.
  • INCLUDES CUSTOM STORAGE CARRYING CASE - Made for the Contixo F20 RC quadcopter drone, this exclusive carrying case allows you to safely store and transport your new hobby toy. Never worry about removing and/or uninstalling the propellers or disassembling the drone again. This carrying case makes it safe and very convenient to carry your flying RC vehicle around.
  • US-BASED CUSTOMER SERVICE & TECHNICAL SUPPORT - Should you ever run into any problems or need assistance, we are here to help! We offer 24/7 e-mail support and are available for phone calls Monday-Friday between the hours of 9 am - 4 pm PST. Providing outstanding customer service is our number one priority. Includes 1-Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty against defects.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
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Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"I was right."

This is the second Amazon Renewed Drone I have purchased. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Amazon Renewed today. But u will have an extra one to exchange. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. New drone shows no issues and flies very well.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Littleice Battery Charging Base Charger Dock Station Accessories for DJI Mavic Mini Drone (AS Show)

User Ratings: 50

Littleice Drone First Impressions

"Ease of use."

I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. This is a great 8mm Camera Drone for the price. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

  • Littleice Battery Charging Base Charger Dock Station Accessories for DJI Mavic Mini Drone (AS Show)
  • Aluminium alloy + EVA
  • Imported
  • Besides charging the aircraft, the Charging Base holds and displays Mavic Mini.
  • Displays Mavic Mini while charging.
  • Match with DJI 18 W USB charger and Mavic Mini standard power cord
  • Operating Temperature: 5° to 45℃ (41° to 113°F)
  • Input: 5V/3A 9V/2A 12V/1.5A,Output: 5V/3A 9V/2A 12V/1.5A
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Littleice Drone
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Littleice Drone Final Thoughts

"Work's perfectly."

The controls have zero noticeable lag. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. So no complaints here. We've started a collection of Littleice Drone drones now.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

9. Mateksys Flight Controller F722 Wing Built in OSD High Precision Current Sense for RC Airplane Fixed...

Makerfire First Impressions

"It was great."

But overall, I am very happy with the product. It is super responsive and performs well. Picture and video quality better than expected. The durability of this Makerfire is ridiculous. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Makerfire today.

  • Mateksys Flight Controller F722 Wing Built in OSD High Precision Current Sense for RC Airplane Fixed Wing Mounting 30.5 x 30.5mm
  • Mateksys Flight Controller F722-Wing,STM32F722, MPU6000, BMP280, OSD, SD Blackbox, 5x UARTs, I2C, 2x Motors 6x Servos, 4x BEC, High precision current sense, 28S supported, Camera power switcher, Dual Camera image switcher.
  • FC Firmware : INAV Flight/BetaFlight ,Target: MATEKF722SE
  • PDB: Input voltage range: 936V (36S LiPo) w/TVS protection,2x ESC power pads,Battery Voltage Sensor: 1:10 (Scale 1100),Current Senor: 132A, 3.3V ADC, Scale 250
  • Mounting: 30.5 x 30.5mm, Φ4mm with Grommets Φ3mm,Dimensions: 54 x 36 x 13 mm, Weight: 25g
  • For more info ,please check : http://www.mateksys.com/?portfolio=f722-wing
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Makerfire
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Makerfire Final Thoughts

"Work's perfectly."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. I've crashed my Makerfire hundreds of times. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

10. Potensic D80 Drone with Camera for Adults, GPS Drone 2K FHD Camera, Brushless Motor Quadcopter, Auto...

User Ratings: 72 9

Potensic US-D80 First Impressions

"Super fun!"

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. I would definitely buy this one again! The battery is very easy to replace.

  • Potensic D80 Drone with Camera for Adults, GPS Drone 2K FHD Camera, Brushless Motor Quadcopter, Auto Return Home, Follow Me, 20Min Flight Time, 25mph High Speed, Includes Aluminum Carrying Case-Sliver
  • [POWERFUL BRUSHLESS MOTORS] - Compare to other drones, this D80 GPS drone adopts the advanced 4 brushless motors to ensure stable flight at high speed and long-distance with low consumption. It may not suitable for kids under 14 but ideal drones for adults.
  • [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).
  • [FAST SPEED & WIDE RANGE] -Thanks to highly efficient brushless motors, this Potensic D80 camera drone enable you flight high speed at 40km/h with wide RC range at 800m(Up to 1000m when no signal interfere), perfect drone to catch your surfing, skating, parkour and other high-speed sport moment.
  • [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.
  • [MORE ENJOYMENT AND BETTER PROTECT] - Come with 1800mAh batteries& elegant aluminum Case to extend your playtime up to 20 minutes and better protect this Potensic D80 drone. PS: Potensic provides 12 months hassle-free warranty to ensure the enjoyment of your purchase.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 11 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic US-D80
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Potensic US-D80 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. I love this 8mm Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. This is a great 8mm Camera Drone for the price.

Overall Score
4.4


(384 Points)

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