Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Adorama Camera Drones

1. DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Aircraft with 3-Axis Gimbal and 2.7k Camera - Bundle with Spare Ba...

Adorama Phantom 3 First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

It's also important to take your time with the installation. But this Adorama Phantom 3 was a complete and total win from the get go. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Adorama Phantom 3 today. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Aircraft with 3-Axis Gimbal and 2.7k Camera - Bundle with Spare Battery for Phantom 3 4480mAh Capacity, DJI Hardshell Backpack
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter with Gimbal and 2.7k Camera - Intelligent Flight Battery - Remote Controller - Charger - AC Power Cable - 4 Propellers - Spare Set of 4 Propellers - Gimbal Clamp - 4x Vibration Dampers - micro-USB Cable - 2x Anti-Drop Kit - Landing Gear Pad - Propeller Removal Clamp - Sticker Set - 8GB microSD Card - (See Specs for More Included Items)- Bundle Includes: - Spare Battery: 4480mAh Capacity - DJI Hardshell Backpack
  • Additional Included Items: DJI 1 Year Limited Warranty on Central Board, DJI 1 Year Limited Warranty on Remote Control (Transmitter), DJI 6 Month Limited Warranty or 200 Cycle Battery on Flight Battery (whichever Comes First), DJI 6 Month Limited Warranty on Gimbal/Camera, DJI 6 Month Limited Warranty on Motors
  • Max. Ascent Speed: 5 m/s
  • Max. Descent Speed: 3 m/s
  • Max. Speed: 16 m/s (ATTI mode, no wind)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Adorama Phantom 3
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Adorama Phantom 3 Final Thoughts

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

I think Adorama definitely has a potential winner here. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Highly recommend this drone to you all. Highly recommend this drone to you all. I've crashed my Adorama Phantom 3 hundreds of times.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

2. Autel Robotics EVO Foldable Drone with Camera,Live Video Drone with 60FPS 1080P 4K Wide-Angle Lens a...

User Ratings: 83 6

Autel EVO First Impressions

"I am blown away!"

The Autel EVO is well built, and the controls work well. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Really the best Adorama Camera Drone for the money! It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

  • Autel Robotics EVO Foldable Drone with Camera,Live Video Drone with 60FPS 1080P 4K Wide-Angle Lens and Three-Way Obstacle Avoidance (EVO+Extra 1 Battery)
  • SAFETY-AND-STABILITY : Autel Robotics EVO Foldable Drone Camera equipped with dual GPS/GLONASS satellite positioning and ultrasonic sensors and rearward IR sensors, Easily to avoid obstacles .Built-in 3D mapping technology,capture dynamic footage of moving subjects.
  • SUPERIOR-IMAGE-QUALITY : An industry-leading drone camera that captures 4K 60fps Ultra HD camera video, 94°wide-angle lens and 12MP photos mounted on a 3-axis stabilized gimbal.
  • TRANSMISSION-DISTANCE : The mini quadcopter offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range - for as long as 30-minutes,better than wifi FPV Drone- True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage.
  • FLY-WITH-CONFIDENCE : Easy one-touch action buttons allow you to command EVO to return home, automatically take off or land and capture photos & video without taking your hands off the controller.
  • PACKAGE-INCLUDES:A Installed EVO Aircraft(including aircraft battery and gimbal holder,4* Propellers,1* 32G SD Card),1* Remote Control and 2*Control Cable,1* Charger,1* Power Cable,2* Propellers,1* Micro-USB Cable,1* Aircraft battery(Extra),1* 64G SD Card(Extra),1* Crossbody bag.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Autel EVO
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Autel EVO Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Autel EVO today. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

Overall Score
4.7


(85 Points)

3. SNAPTAIN SP600 WiFi FPV Drone with Camera for Adults/Beginners, RC Quadcopter w/ 720P HD Camera, Voi...

User Ratings: 67 12

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"Decent quality."

I could not have made a better purchase. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. I like the functionality of the SNAPTAIN . Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

  • SNAPTAIN SP600 WiFi FPV Drone with Camera for Adults/Beginners, RC Quadcopter w/ 720P HD Camera, Voice Control, Gesture Control, Gravity Control, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, One Key Take Off/Landing
  • Intelligent Voice & Gesture Control: SNAPTAIN drones are the only drones with smart voice control and gesture control. You can speak to control the flying direction, or pose to the camera to trigger photo/video shooting, adding fun to your flight
  • Ultra-Long Flying Time: Capacity of the battery is up to 1600mAh, which provides about 15 minutes ultra-long flight time. Package includes 2 modular batteries, which prolongs the flying time up to 30 minutes and makes it much easier and safer to replace
  • 720P HD WiFi Camera: Integrated with the advanced 120° FOV (Field of view) 720P HD camera, this drone easily captures stunning images and crystal-clear videos. FPV (First-Person View) real time transmission presents you clear and fluent live video feed from up to 200ft away
  • Various Flying Experience: The drone can not only execute voice commands, do 360° flip stunt, but also supports Trajectory Flight and Gravity Control. You can draw customized flying path on your phone or experience video-gaming flying control
  • Easy to Fly: With functions like One Key Take off/Land/Return, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, and 3 Speeds Switch, the drone is super friendly to beginners, teenagers, and even kids. It will auto hover when no command was given. Never out of control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"In no time."

Amazing Adorama Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. SNAPTAIN had also impressed me with their customer service. SNAPTAIN had also impressed me with their customer service. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Picture and video quality better than expected.

Overall Score
4.2


(434 Points)

4. Mavic Air Accessories 8 Pack Combo: 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod, Propeller Stabilizers, H...

asia toy 3216565988 First Impressions

"Grey and black."

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. We've started a collection of asia toy drones now. The asia toy 3216565988 is well built, and the controls work well.

  • Mavic Air Accessories 8 Pack Combo: 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod, Propeller Stabilizers, Higher Landing Skid, Lens Hoold, Lens Cover, Lipo Stafety Bag, Antenna Extender,CNC Thunb Rocker
  • This 8 in 1 combo includes everything you need during transportation, storage and flight. (Mavic Air, Remote Controller, batteries & Phone are NOT included)
  • Package includes: 1set x 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod, 1set (4pcs) x Propeller Stabilizers Holder, 1set (4pcs) x Higher Landing Gears Skid, 1pcs x Lens Hood, 1pcs x Lens Cover, 1pcs (3 batteries storage) x Lipo Safety Bag, 1pcs x Antenna Parabolic Signal Booster Range Extender, 2set (2pcs) x CNC Thumb Rocker Cover
  • Transportation protection: Propeller Stabilizers Holder, Lens Cover, Lipo Safety Bag. - These protection accessories can protect your Mavic Air Camera, Sensor, Propellers and Batteries from collision, dust, vibration during transportation.
  • Additonal feature as Handhold Digitial Camera: 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod - Now, your Mavic Air can be a Handhold Digital Camera with Gimbal.
  • Improvement upgraded: Antenna Parabolic Signal Booster Range Extender improve the singal received. CNC Thumb Rocker Cover is non-slip, stable and secure on Joysticks. Higher Landing Gears Skid safe your drone when landing on Uneven Grounds. Lens Hood prevent glare by stopping parasitic light coming into the lens.
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The asia toy 3216565988
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  • Value For Money
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asia toy 3216565988 Final Thoughts

"He loves it!"

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Besides that though its a great little drone. I like the functionality of the asia toy 3216565988. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

5. DJI Osmo Phone Holder

User Ratings: 88

DJI CP.ZM.000242 First Impressions

"I was right."

I have some really cool ideas for them. Really the best Adorama Camera Drone for the money! You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI CP.ZM.000242. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners.

  • DJI Osmo Phone Holder
  • For Osmo Handheld Gimbal System
  • Use Smartphone as Live View Monitor
  • Rosette Attachment
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.ZM.000242
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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DJI CP.ZM.000242 Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. They made it right by sending a replacement. The camera on this thing is awesome. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button.

Overall Score
4.9


(10 Points)

6. GILOBABY FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Camera Live Video 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter for Kids & Beginn...

User Ratings: 63 15

GILOBABY First Impressions

"Great job!"

Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. The GILOBABY is well built, and the controls work well. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • GILOBABY FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Camera Live Video 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter for Kids & Beginners - Headless Mode, Altitude Hold, One Key Return, 360°Flip, Modular Battery
  • HIGH QUALITY FOR BEGINNER & EXPERTS -- Equipped with REAL-TIME WI-FI transmission and 720P HD camera. Best choice for starting your journey with drone flying. It’s made of premium materials and comes at a fantastic value.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allow you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hover at it's current height. The 6-axis gyro offers extra stability for easy handling and 360° flips.
  • HEADLESS MODE & ONE KEY RETURN: Orientation of the drone is in relation to the pilot, easier to control and fly back when the drone is out of sight, you’ll have total control for a straightforward flying experience. With one key return mode, avoid losing the aircraft with the simple push of a button.
  • MODULAR BATTERY FOR FLYING: The 3.7V 750mAh high capacity battery can support a longer flying time; the modularized design of battery and camera offers more convenience and safety.
  • MOBILE CONTROL: Control the drone with a smart phone App to activate multiple functions such as Gravity SENSOR Mode which allows the user to control the flight by holding and moving the smart phone accordingly. Operate the drone on the App interface.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GILOBABY
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

GILOBABY Final Thoughts

"All good!"

Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I could not have made a better purchase. It seems to do just about everything.

Overall Score
4.0


(26 Points)

7. DJI Phantom 4 RC Camera Drone Part 37 UV Filter(Doesn't Fit Phantom 4 Pro and Adv)

User Ratings: 80

DJI NA First Impressions

"Just my imagination."

The DJI NA is a great deal in this price range and quality. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I like the functionality of the DJI NA. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable!

  • DJI Phantom 4 RC Camera Drone Part 37 UV Filter(Doesn't Fit Phantom 4 Pro and Adv)
  • Spare Part 37 UV Filter for DJI Phantom 4.
  • Geniune DJI Part with Original DJI Package.
  • Protects the Phantom 4 camera lens and reduces the level of ultraviolet light.
  • DJI Phantom 4 - UV Filter.
  • With a Luckybird USB Reader for free.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI NA
  • Video Quality
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  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI NA Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. The DJI NA is a great deal in this price range and quality. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.6


(10 Points)

8. DJI Mavic Air Drone Quadcopter Fly More Combo (Onyx Black) Starters Bundle

User Ratings: 74

DJI First Impressions

"Good sign."

It is super responsive and performs well. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Really the best Adorama Camera Drone for the money! Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

  • DJI Mavic Air Drone Quadcopter Fly More Combo (Onyx Black) Starters 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
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"Battery life."

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. I went directly with the high speed. Great product if you have multiple batteries. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

Overall Score
4.7


(10 Points)

9. FPV Drone with Camera 480P RC Quadcopter WiFi APP Control Gravity Sensor Flying RC Car Air-Ground 2 ...

Monia Imports First Impressions

"Thanks, Monia Imports!"

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Really pleased with the Monia Imports performance. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It is super responsive and performs well. So no complaints here.

  • FPV Drone with Camera 480P RC Quadcopter WiFi APP Control Gravity Sensor Flying RC Car Air-Ground 2 in 1
  • 2 In 1 Control: Equipped with both wheels and blades for driving and flying experience. Light weight drone for quick flights.
  • FPV: First Person View is offered with built in 480P HD camera. It can transmit real time video and take pictures with the help of an APP.
  • Easy Control: Does not need channel adjustment. Can be flew out of box. One key flight, return, land and stunt flips included.
  • Rechargeable Battery Included: The drone is equipped with 750 mah 3.7V rechargeable lithium battery. It also comes with a usb Charger (4 AA batteries for transmitter not included)
  • No adjustment or Wait time: The drone can be driven and fly at no time or adjustments. Just switches from land to air and air to land with controls.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Monia Imports
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Monia Imports Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

Everything worked well right out of the box. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. It will automatically return home if connection is lost.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. DJI Fly More Kit Mavic 2 + Mad Cameras Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

Mad Cameras First Impressions

"This is Fun!"

I have to say, I really like this drone. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. The Mad Cameras is a great deal in this price range and quality. It's well designed and self protected. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

  • DJI Fly More Kit Mavic 2 + Mad Cameras Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • The Mavic 2 Fly More Kit includes two Intelligent Flight Batteries, a Mavic 2 Car Charger, a Battery Charging Hub, a Battery to Power Bank Adapter, Low-Noise Propellers, and a Mavic 2 Shoulder Bag, providing you with comprehensive support during shooting.
  • Both Intelligent Flight Batteries have a capacity of up to 59.29 Wh, and each have a maximum flight time of 31 minutes. With a built-in DJI Intelligent Battery Management System, battery status is monitored and reported in real-time, allowing you to focus less on your power levels and more on having an epic flight.
  • The Mavic 2 Car Charger allows you to charge batteries while driving, and it has a maximum output power of up to 80W and features low-voltage protection technology that ensures the charge will not prevent your car from starting normally.
  • The Battery Charging Hub enhances efficiency by charging batteries in sequence according to their remaining power level, with more fully-charged batteries receiving power first. Thanks to the Battery Charging Hub’s foldable design, it’s easy to take it along wherever you go. You can even enjoy up to four charging ports when you use it with the Car Charger or Battery Charger.
  • Two pairs of Low-Noise Propellers come in the kit as well. These next-generation propellers adopt a brand new aerodynamic design, which results in quieter flight, increased efficiency, and extended flight time.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Mad Cameras
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  • Value For Money
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Mad Cameras Final Thoughts

"As Expected!"

It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. The durability of this Mad Cameras is ridiculous. I think the Mad Cameras app will take some getting used to. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

Overall Score
5.0


(9 Points)

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