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
  • Video Quality
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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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  • Value For Money
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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. Dwi Dowellin 10 Minutes Long Flight Time Mini Drone for Kids with Blinking Light One Key Take Off Sp...

User Ratings: 79 4

Dwi Dowellin First Impressions

"Quality built."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. It seems to do just about everything. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. It's well designed and self protected. I have to say, I really like this drone.

  • Dwi Dowellin 10 Minutes Long Flight Time Mini Drone for Kids with Blinking Light One Key Take Off Spin Flips Crash Proof RC Nano Quadcopter Toys Drones for Beginners Boys and Girls, Extra Battery
  • A Great Gift for Kids: Controllable Blinking Lights, turn off the lights after paired, and fly it close to your kids, then turn it on to give a big surprise. Kid proof design, without worry about your kids get hurt from the falling drone. Meanwhile, protect the propellers and motors better.
  • Easy To Play: 3 speed modes, you can adjust the speed to meet your operation proficiency. The Auto-hovering function enables the drone to hover at current height when you release the throttle stick, more stable to achieve flips and rolls.
  • Lots of Fun: You can start the drone with one key take off button, and perform 3D flip, one key spin and rotation, lots of fun with your kids or friends.
  • Won’t Lose Direction: In headless mode, you will not have to worry what direction the drone is facing, especially when it is fly out of your sight.
  • 20 Minutes Flight Time: Come with 2 drone batteries in the package, your flight time is prolonged up to 20 Minutes. NOTE: Please use the original charging cable to charge the battery, otherwise it may damage the battery or burn out.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dwi Dowellin
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  • Value For Money
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Dwi Dowellin Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Besides that though its a great little drone. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up.

Overall Score
4.6


(109 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Foldable Quadcopter with DJI Smart Controller Starter Bundle

User Ratings: 60 11

DJI First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. I have to say, I really like this drone. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Foldable Quadcopter with DJI Smart Controller Starter Bundle
  • Hasselblad 20MP / UHD 4K Gimbal Camera; 1" CMOS + f/2.8-f/11 Adjustable Aperture
  • Smart Controller Included; 10-Bit Dlog-M + 10-Bit HDR Video
  • OcuSync 2.0 Transmission Technology; Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time
  • Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing; Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Mode
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. It seems to do just about everything. I have to say, I really like this drone. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I think the DJI app will take some getting used to.

Overall Score
4.3


(11 Points)

9. GPS Drones with Camera for Adults, le-idea IDEA10 WiFi FPV Live Video with 1080P Wide-Angle HD Camer...

User Ratings: 60 15

le-idea First Impressions

"Takes practice."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Everything worked well right out of the box. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button.

  • GPS Drones with Camera for Adults, le-idea IDEA10 WiFi FPV Live Video with 1080P Wide-Angle HD Camera and GPS Return Home, Altitude Hold, Easy to Fly for Beginners, Follow Me RC Quadcopter Helicopter
  • ✈【GPS Assisted Flight】: Advanced GPS positioning allows IDEA 10 aircraft to safely hover, and automatically return home, to the same area that it connected to GPS. Low battery? Lost connection? Drone out of sight? No worries, it is programmed to return home! It also features follow me mode and tap fly.
  • ✈【HD FPV Camera 2.4G WiFi】: Drone with 1080P camera live video gives a panoramic view for recording your unforgettable moment. 2.4G WiFi ensures real time image transmission in high quality.
  • ✈【Map Location】: The map location feature can help you find your drone if it gets blown off course by a strong wind. The last location will appear on the map on the app.
  • ✈【Headless Mode and One Key Return Home Function】: Allows players of any level to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance. Just simply press the button to fly the drone back, never worrying about losing the drone.
  • ✈【Foldable and Easy to Carry】: Foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable. Which provides a better and safer flight experience, and you can take it anywhere. ❗❗❗Calibration video of IDEA10 - https://youtu.be/iGiycKkUFfY, If you have any questions, please feel free to contact with our service team - [email protected], we are always here to help you !
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The le-idea
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le-idea Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My le-idea today. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Everything worked well right out of the box. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
4.0


(92 Points)

10. RunCam FPV Camera Phoenix Oscar Edition 1000tvl Super 120dB WDR 2.5mm Lens Mini FPV Camera Support O...

User Ratings: 55 16

Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition First Impressions

"They work great!"

Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. I've crashed my Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition hundreds of times. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I have to say, I really like this drone.

  • RunCam FPV Camera Phoenix Oscar Edition 1000tvl Super 120dB WDR 2.5mm Lens Mini FPV Camera Support OSD FC Control PAL NTSC Switchable for RC FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter
  • This is a micro FPV camera with full size M12 lens designed for day time flying which Oscarliang helped develop.
  • Excellent 1000TVL mini FPV camera with super 120dB WDR, the image quality is absolutely stunning!
  • Joystick Control & UART Control Switchable.
  • Auto D-WDR, Auto Gain Control, Auto Electronic Shutter Speed.
  • Power: DC 5-36V, Current: [email protected] [email protected]
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition
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Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.0


(14 Points)

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