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)

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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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO
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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 Pro Fly More Combo Collapsible Quadcopter Drone Bundle

User Ratings: 73 14

DJI CP.PT.000500 First Impressions

"What can I say?"

Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

  • DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo Collapsible Quadcopter Drone Bundle
  • Fly for miles. From your pocket; Inside the Mavic's pocket-sized remote controller is DJI's brand new OcuSync transmission technology, with a range of 4.3mi (7km) and Full HD 1080p video streaming; No bumps and scrapes When you know what's in front of you, you won't bump into it. The same is true of the Mavic. Using FlightAutonomy it can see obstacles as far away as 49ft (15m) in front, so that it can fly at up to 22mph (36kph) while avoiding the things it sees.
  • Absolute Precision; FlightAutonomy technology means the Mavic can hover precisely in more environments, and automatically land almost exactly where you took off. Stay flying longer; Why fly for 10 or 15 minutes when you can fly for up to 27? With the Mavic you can.
  • Use every single pixel; The Mavic is the only drone of its size to carry an integrated high-precision 3-axis mechanical camera stabilization system, giving you crystal clear photos and smooth videos, without losing a single pixel. True 4K video. No compromises; When you have a 4K sensor, you expect 4K results without compromises. Every shot you take with the Mavic Pro can be up to 4K, captured at 30 frames per second.
  • Photos with altitude; Everyone loves a good photo. Whether you just want to take a snap or are building up your portfolio, the Mavic's 12-megapixel camera with Adobe DNG RAW support is ready to shoot. Get in the frame; Get selfies like you've never seen before with Gesture Mode. With the Mavic in the air pointing at you, a gesture is all it takes to take a photo.
  • Includes: Mavic Pro Quadcopter - Remote Controller - 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries - 5 x 8330 Folding Propellers - Gimbal Clamp - Charger - AC Power Cable - 16GB microSD Card - Micro-USB Cable - RC Cable with Lightning Connector - RC Cable with Micro-USB Connector - 2 RC Cable Slider - Charging Hub - Mavic Shoulder Bag - 32 GB Card - Landing Gear Stabilizers - Memory Card Reader - Cleaning Cloth
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.PT.000500
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DJI CP.PT.000500 Final Thoughts

"Good fly time."

I have some really cool ideas for them. I have to say, I really like this drone. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. I have recommended the DJI CP.PT.000500 to my friends.

Overall Score
4.2


(142 Points)

5. DJI Mavic Mini Portable Drone Quadcopter Ultimate 128GB Bundle - CP.MA.00000120.01

User Ratings: 67 9

DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 First Impressions

"Easy to fly."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 today. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. Highly recommend this drone to you all.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Portable Drone Quadcopter Ultimate 128GB Bundle - CP.MA.00000120.01
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Up to 30 Minutes of Flight Time
  • Stream HD Video From up to 2.5 Miles
  • Includes Controller & Flight Battery
  • 12MP/2.7K Quad HD 3-Axis Gimbal Camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000120.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 Final Thoughts

"Great kit!"

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The controls have zero noticeable lag. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Seems well built and blades are well protected. The durability of this DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 is ridiculous.

Overall Score
4.2


(59 Points)

6. HGLRC Parrot120 Pro 2.5inch BNF Toothpick FPV Racing Drone F411 FC 1106 6000KV Brushless Motor FD13A...

User Ratings: 43

HGLRC First Impressions

"Had an idea."

And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. The durability of this HGLRC is ridiculous. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors.

  • HGLRC Parrot120 Pro 2.5inch BNF Toothpick FPV Racing Drone F411 FC 1106 6000KV Brushless Motor FD13A 4 in 1 ESC Micro VTX Transmitter Flight Stack Turbo Eos2 FPV Camera DIY Race Quad with Frsky XM+
  • 【BNF RC Drone 】120mm small size toothpick carbon fiber drone but with tons of power for its size , the fastest more than you can imagine .This item is not fit for newers and will not come with battery or remote controller .
  • 【Ultra Light 】Durable and light carbon fiber frame. Total weight of 75g gives whoop a good balance of weight and nice punch on 2S 3S 4S battery, which leads to awesome flight performance.
  • 【New cable connectors】 Whole drone no soldering or tinkering necessary. Powerful HF1106 6000KV motors with strengthened cable connectors. Cables are thicker which are harder to break off. Just plug and play.
  • 【Powerful picture transmission FD VTX Micro】 You can get the picture transmitted by the fastest picture, because its power can reach 400mW, and you can switch to meet your competitive needs!
  • 【Note 】 A beginner needs to practice more in the DRL Simulator before flying out and this drone will not come with battery or remote controller.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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HGLRC Final Thoughts

"He loves it!"

Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Amazing AKASO Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. I was very excited to receive this HGLRC . It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. But this HGLRC was a complete and total win from the get go.

Overall Score
4.0


(23 Points)

7. PowerTRC Q333 - B 2.4GHz 4CH 6 Axis Gyro WiFi FPV RC Quadcopter RTF Aircraft With 0.3MP Camera

User Ratings: 64 20

PowerTRC First Impressions

"It was great."

Highly recommend this drone to you all. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. The liability insurance is worth it. I would definitely buy this one again!

  • PowerTRC Q333 - B 2.4GHz 4CH 6 Axis Gyro WiFi FPV RC Quadcopter RTF Aircraft With 0.3MP Camera
  • Unique Design: It has the advantages of modular structure, firmness, stability, simple assembly as well as convenient assembly and dis-assembly.
  • 6-Axis Gyro Control System: With built-in 6D gyro system, this quadcopter has the characteristics of stable fight and easy operation.
  • One Press Automatic Return: Pressing headless mode button 2 seconds, the remote control occur by bit noise, aircraft tail light flashes quickly, the aircraft began to return. Make it easier to find the way home.
  • Headless Mode: You just need to control the transmitter, the aircraft can be arbitrary direction forward, backward, turn left, turn right, no need to worry about it lose of control.
  • 360 Degrees Roll Function: The quadcopter will flip forward / backward / leftward / leftward / rightward according to your instructions.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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PowerTRC Final Thoughts

"It was great."

Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. It is super responsive and performs well. I've crashed my PowerTRC hundreds of times. Amazing AKASO Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall.

Overall Score
4.0


(27 Points)

8. HUBSAN H501SS X4 Drone Without Controller (H501S-36)

User Ratings: 66 9

HUBSAN H501S-36 First Impressions

"She enjoys it!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by HUBSAN. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. I love this AKASO Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! They made it right by sending a replacement. I've crashed my HUBSAN H501S-36 hundreds of times.

  • HUBSAN H501SS X4 Drone Without Controller (H501S-36)
  • Attention :1 * black drone only ( without controller,battery,charger, user manual).
  • Hubsan brand and new H501S BNF drone , brushless motor .
  • Function : GPS ,headless mode ,RTH,altitude mode ,follow me.
  • Equipped with 1080P HD camera ,camera resolution- 1920*1080P.
  • 6 axis fly control system ,make it fly more smoothly .
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN H501S-36
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HUBSAN H501S-36 Final Thoughts

"I don't fly here."

It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. The HUBSAN H501S-36 is well built, and the controls work well. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Seems well built and blades are well protected. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

Overall Score
4.2


(89 Points)

9. SNAPTAIN SP300 Mini Drone, Hand Operated RC Quadcopter w/Throw’N Go, Multiple Remote Controls, G-S...

User Ratings: 73 7

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"Super durable!"

Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. The durability of this SNAPTAIN is ridiculous. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Really the best AKASO Camera Drone for the money!

  • SNAPTAIN SP300 Mini Drone, Hand Operated RC Quadcopter w/Throw’N Go, Multiple Remote Controls, G-Sensor Mode, 3D Flips, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, Speed Adjustment, One Key Return
  • THREE REMOTES, TRIPLE HAPPINESS - Meet SNAPTAIN SP300, a mini drone comes with three control remotes - standard mini remote, G-sensor watch remote and water-drop-shaped remote, three remotes bring you triple happiness.
  • STUNNING LIGHT SHOW - Lighting the night up with SNAPTAIN SP300 RC drone as loading with bright LED strips, which add luster to high-speed rotation, circle fly and any other functions. Two detachable batteries fulfill a longer journey up to 16 minutes.
  • HAND OPERATED DRONE - Infrared motion sensors to detect obstacles and the SP300 hand operated drone will fly in the opposite direction. Just put down the remotes and try a new way to control the mini drone in the palm of your hands.
  • EVEN MORE COOL - A gentle toss to get started the SP300 with self-flying and keep self-rotation. G-sensor watch remote - a new control way make SP300 a more cool hand operated RC drone. Just wear the watch and the drone will flying as your wish.
  • SMALL BODY WITH ROBUST FUNCTIONS - Headless mode and three speed levels fulfill more flight possibilities. One key operation - one key take off / landing and one key return functions make it more easier to all flyers, no matter kids, beginners or skilled users.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"They love it!"

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. It's well designed and self protected. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I would definitely buy this one again!

Overall Score
4.5


(214 Points)

10. YKS WLtoys V666 4 Channel 6 Axis 5.8Ghz RTF FPV Quadcopter +HD Camera (Colors Vary)

YKS First Impressions

"She loved it."

Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. I have to say, I really like this drone. Besides that though its a great little drone. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

  • YKS WLtoys V666 4 Channel 6 Axis 5.8Ghz RTF FPV Quadcopter +HD Camera (Colors Vary)
  • ✅ FPV monitor, HD camera with vibration absorber, FPV 5.8G real time image transmission, Support missile launcher,water connon,hook&basket and bubble blower
  • ✅ Large and lightweight airframe with nice durability, Full Scale Remote Control with built-in 6 axis gyro system, Switchable transmitter,can switch between mode 1 and mode 2 Ideal FPV Video Platform
  • ✅ The ideal platform for budget-minded customers in the market for a large quad to take high-quality FPV video. The large size of theV666 FPV makes it easy to see in flight and the 6-axis Flight Stability System (FSS) gives it the control you need to get the quality footage you want.
  • ✅ High Quality FPV Video: A high-quality camera that films 720p HD video at 30 FPS comes installed on the V666 FPV along with an Anti-Vibration Mount that helps hold the camera steady so you can avoid shakes and bumps in your video footage. The signal from the camera is sent to the LCD screen that mounts directly to the transmitter and receives the live feed.
  • ✅ 1080p Camera Option: Available separately is a high quality HD camera that films 1080p HD video at 30 FPS or 720p HD video at 60 FPS. The camera attaches to the same Anti-Vibration Mount that comes with the Ethos FPV and provides clear 1080p footage that you’ll want to add to your permanent video library.
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YKS Final Thoughts

"As Expected!"

Really the best AKASO Camera Drone for the money! I have some really cool ideas for them. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. This arrived earlier than I expected from YKS.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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