Editor's Choice - Our Favorite AKASO Camera Drones

1. AKASO A200 Drone with Camera 720P FPV Drones Live Video 6-Axis Gyro 2.4GHz Altitude Hold Foldable Ar...

User Ratings: 60 12

AKASO . First Impressions

"I was right."

This is the second AKASO Drone I have purchased. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I've crashed my AKASO . hundreds of times. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. AKASO had also impressed me with their customer service.

  • AKASO A200 Drone with Camera 720P FPV Drones Live Video 6-Axis Gyro 2.4GHz Altitude Hold Foldable Arms RC Drones for Kids Beginners Adults - (New Version Controller)
  • 3D FLIP & ROLLS: A200 folding drone controller comes with the latest technology of 6-Axis Gyro flying control system offer strong stability. When it's stable, you can get it doing more tricks: up/downward, left/rightward, 360 degree rotate, etc. (New Version Controller)
  • ALTITUDE HOVER FUNCTION: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allow you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos.
  • 720P HD FPV CAMERA: Equipped with adjustable 720P HD camera to record high quality video or take clear images. Capture your friends and family from aerial view shots and see the world from a new angle.
  • ONE KEY RETURN & HEADLESS MODE: With one key return mode, avoid losing the aircraft with the simple push of a button. Tips: You must be in Headless mode to use this. When you hold the one-key return button, the drone will return and land near the transmitter.
  • FOLDABLE QUADCOPTER DESIGN: Using foldable aerofoil technology to protect the arms;the AKASO A200 drone is easy to take with you anywhere.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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AKASO . Final Thoughts

"Fast delivery."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

Overall Score
4.1


(411 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated AKASO Camera Drones

2. AKASO A300 Foldable Drone with Camera 1080P Camera FPV Drones Live Video Altitude Hold One Key Take ...

User Ratings: 64 8

AKASO First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. The controls have zero noticeable lag. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well.

  • AKASO A300 Foldable Drone with Camera 1080P Camera FPV Drones Live Video Altitude Hold One Key Take Off/Landing RC Drone Best Gift for Boys and Girl Drone for Beginners Adults Kids
  • HD Camera FPV Real-time Transmission: The super mini drone equipped with 1080P front camera and bottom camera can take aerial photos and videos, With the built-in WiFi module, you can see exactly what your camera sees with a live video on your mobile device by installing the APP.
  • Optical Altitude Hold One Key Take Off Landing : On altitude hold mode, you can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient, even a novice, can play this drone easily. The drone automatically takes off and lands with one click, which is very handy.
  • 3D Flip One Key Return : The A300 drone includes the new 3D rolling special effects and can be quite the surprise! One-key return function allows the drone to return automatically without losing the drone.
  • Headless Mode Trimming :In Headless mode, the drone will move forward, backward, and side to side relative to the original orientation of the drone when the button is pushed, instead of relative to the front of the drone. This makes joystick control of the drone much easier, especially when out of sight. The trimming function allows you to make small adjustments to the tilt of the drone to enable steady hovering even in light wind.
  • Foldable Easy to Carry:The foldable pocket drone is easy to carry, light weight. Maybe this is your first drone of aerial, do not worry, this drone is very easy for beginners to play. The flight time is about 8-14 minutes per full charged batteries.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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AKASO Final Thoughts

"Fit perfectly."

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. It is really easy to use for me and my kids.

Overall Score
4.3


(276 Points)

3. AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids,...

User Ratings: 67 10

AKASO US-A31 First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Not Only Can You Learn On The AKASO US-A31. Besides that though its a great little drone. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids, Bright LED Light, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode - Easy to Fly Gift Toy for Boys and Girls
  • HD Camera Real-Time FPV (First Person View) Transmission, and Bright LED Light : The AKASO A31 Drone comes equipped with a 1080P HD camera for taking stunning aerial photos and videos. And with built-in WiFi capability, you can see exactly what your drone’s camera sees after installing the accompanying app from the App Store or Google Play. Also included is a colorful LED light attachment for impressive night flying.
  • Simple Take Off Landing Altitude Hold :Simple Take Off / Landing + Altitude Hold – Take off and land with the simple press of a button. Using the altitude hold option, you can accurately lock your drone’s height and location to enable steady pictures and videos from any angle. These features, along with many others, make flying easy for pros and beginners alike.
  • Stunts and Auto-Return : Show off your piloting skills with the A31’s in-air barrel roll feature. Auto-Return helps the drone return automatically to its initial starting position
  • Headless Mode and Trimming :In Headless mode, the drone will move forward, backward, and side to side relative to the original orientation of the drone when the button is pushed, instead of relative to the front of the drone. This makes joystick control of the drone much easier, especially when out of sight. The trimming function allows you to make small adjustments to the tilt of the drone to enable steady hovering even in light wind.
  • Easy to Use: First time flying a drone? Do not Worry, this drone is very easy to handle for beginners.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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AKASO US-A31 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. They made it right by sending a replacement. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.2


(139 Points)

4. DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Kit Combo Bundle

User Ratings: 71 11

DJI K3.2018082121 First Impressions

"Very cool."

This is a great AKASO Camera Drone for the price. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I have to say, I really like this drone. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! But once I put it together it worked like a charm.

  • DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Kit Combo Bundle
  • See the bigger picture: equipped with a Hasselblad l1d-20c camera with a 20MP 1” CMOS sensor, The Mavic 2 lets you capture gorgeous aerial shots in stunning color detail.
  • Please Update the firmware version of your Mavic 2 to 01.00.00.00 or above via the app tips or DJI assistant 2 on a computer before using. After upgrading, you can use the new feature such as “Hyper lapse” to experience the super amazing shooting effect of Mavic 2.
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, 907G takeoff weight, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, SD card Support up to 128 GB
  • Functions include active track 2.0, omnidirectional obstacle sensing, Hyper lapse, low-noise design, adjustable aperture, HDR photos
  • With fly More kit: comes with 2 extra intelligent Flight batteries, Mavic 2 car charger, battery charging hub, battery to power bank adapter, 2x low-noise propellers (pairs), Mavic 2 shoulder bag.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI K3.2018082121
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DJI K3.2018082121 Final Thoughts

"Almost forgot."

Besides that though its a great little drone. I have to say, I really like this drone. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots.

Overall Score
4.3


(53 Points)

5. Holy Stone HS110G GPS FPV Drone with 1080P HD Live Video Camera for Adults and Kids, RC Quadcopter w...

User Ratings: 66 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

Everything worked well right out of the box. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. I went directly with the high speed. I have recommended the Holy Stone to my friends. It will automatically return home if connection is lost.

  • Holy Stone HS110G GPS FPV Drone with 1080P HD Live Video Camera for Adults and Kids, RC Quadcopter with GPS Auto Return Home, Auto Hover and Follow Me Mode, Long Flight Time, Easy to Fly for Beginners
  • Catch Your Moment -- With 1080 HD 110°Field-of-View camera and First Person View transmission, it has a higher image quality and wider range of shooting angle than common 720P camera drone. Enjoy beautiful real time view with Holy Stone App on your PHONE connected to flying quadcopter camera!
  • GPS Auto Return -- GPS positioning help HS110G drone hover stably to catch clearer images, and return to home precisely whenever battery is low, signal is lost or you like to get it back. Worry-Free Flight! Great gift for your father, mother, boyfriend or son!
  • Intelligent Flight -- It can fly at your will by using Follow Me mode or Drawing a Route on the Holy Stone App control page, so you can free your hands and focus on capturing photos and videos and get outdoor fun.
  • Longer and Further -- The a maximum of 13-min flight time allows you to fly longer and view further. The real time view reaches up to 492FT away and the control distance is up to 984FT, giving you a wider visual enjoyment.
  • User-friendly -- It is easier for newbies or beginners, equipped with functions like GPS sateline positioning hover, altitude hold, headless mode, one key take off/landing, emergence stop, low battery alarm and visiable LED lights. With simple press, even little boys and girls can take it under well control.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Camera is great!"

Everything worked well right out of the box. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

Overall Score
4.3


(450 Points)

6. Snake River Prototyping i1 Series ND16/CP Filter for DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter

User Ratings: 59

Snake River Prototyping Filtre i1 Series ND16/CP First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Besides that though its a great little drone. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. This is our first drone, never used one before. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

  • Snake River Prototyping i1 Series ND16/CP Filter for DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter
  • Snake River Prototyping i1 Series ND16/CP Filter - Snake River Prototyping 1 Year Warranty
  • Compatibility: DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter
  • Weight: 9.5g / 0.34oz
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Snake River Prototyping Filtre i1 Series ND16/CP
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Snake River Prototyping Filtre i1 Series ND16/CP Final Thoughts

"Decent quality."

I plan to research other drone accessories built by Snake River Prototyping. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

Overall Score
4.6


(6 Points)

7. DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery Replacement for Mavic 2 Zoom, Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter 38...

User Ratings: 86 5

DJI CP.MA.00000038.01 First Impressions

"Good for flight."

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I would definitely buy this one again! Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery Replacement for Mavic 2 Zoom, Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter 3850mAh Accessory
  • Compatible with Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom drones.
  • The Mavic 2's Intelligent Flight Battery has a capacity of up to 3850mAh, and provides 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.
  • What you get: DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery
  • Charge Temperature- (-10) -60℃. Discharge Temperature- 5-40℃
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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DJI CP.MA.00000038.01 Final Thoughts

"So much to do."

Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. It seems to do just about everything. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service.

Overall Score
4.7


(666 Points)

8. World Tech Toys Striker-X HD Camera Drone 2.4Ghz 4.5Ch HD Picture/Video Camera RC Quadcopter Vehicle...

User Ratings: 64 12

World Tech Toys 33042 First Impressions

"Easy to maneuver."

Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I plan to research other drone accessories built by World Tech Toys. This is our first drone, never used one before. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. The battery is very easy to replace.

  • World Tech Toys Striker-X HD Camera Drone 2.4Ghz 4.5Ch HD Picture/Video Camera RC Quadcopter Vehicle, Red/White, 12 x 12 x 2.75
  • Striker-x HD camera drone 2.4GHz 4.5Ch HD picture/video camera RC quadcopter
  • 2.4GHz; 4.5 channel; flips upside-down
  • 3D control; LED lights; indoor/outdoor
  • HD camera included - video and pictures
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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World Tech Toys 33042 Final Thoughts

"And flies great."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I have recommended the World Tech Toys 33042 to my friends. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes.

Overall Score
4.1


(168 Points)

9. Drone with 1080P HD Camera, Potensic T18 GPS FPV RC Quadcopter with Adjustable Wide-Angle WiFi Camer...

User Ratings: 67 8

Potensic First Impressions

"Ease of use."

Could not get the remote camera controls to work. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Highly recommend this drone to you all. I think Potensic definitely has a potential winner here. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Potensic today.

  • Drone with 1080P HD Camera, Potensic T18 GPS FPV RC Quadcopter with Adjustable Wide-Angle WiFi Camera, Auto Return Home, Altitude Hold, Follow Me, 2 Batteries and Aluminum Carrying Case
  • [SMART & SMOOTH AUTONOMOUS FLIGHT] -Follow Me Mode and Fly-by-Trajectory technology that is now proven and matured over the years works beautifully together to enable smooth flight with easy piloting controls. Smart and smooth than ever.
  • [1080P CAMERA & WiFi TRANMMISSION] - Built-in advanced 9-Axis mechanical gimbal and 1080P high-quality camera to captured the smooth, cinematic HD video you've expected. Note: 1080P content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • [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 the T18 drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range. No worry about the lost.
  • [APP ONE-KEY SHARE] -With the “Potensic-G” App, it allows you seamlessly connect to your smartphone, share your real-time pictures and videos directly to YouTube or Facebook. Start your trip and spread your joyful moment to your friends.
  • [MORE ENJOYMENT AND BETTER PROTECT] - Come with 2 exchanged batteries& elegant aluminum case to extend playtime&enjoyment and better protect this Potensic T18 drone. PS: Potensic provides 12 months hassle-free warranty to ensure the enjoyment of your purchase.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 13 years and up
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"Cool case."

It's also important to take your time with the installation. It's well designed and self protected. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. It's well designed and self protected. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.3


(381 Points)

10. DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone with 2.7K HD Video Camera (Renewed)

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"Only con."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. I have to say, I really like this drone. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. It is super responsive and performs well.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone with 2.7K HD Video Camera (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
  • up to 2.7K HD video recording with fully stabilized 3-axis gimbal
  • Lightbridge digital streaming allows live viewing of 720p video (full resolution video is simultaneously recorded on the internal micro SD card)
  • Vision Positioning system allows stable flight indoors
  • Included flight battery and rechargeable remote controller means this system is ready to fly out of the box
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
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Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"Fast delivery."

Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. It seems to do just about everything. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I can press the button again and continue the flight.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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