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
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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. Best Choice Products 2.4G FPV RC GPS Quadcopter Drone w/720P HD Cam, Auto Return, Follow Mode, VR He...

User Ratings: 47

Best Choice Products First Impressions

"They work great!"

The safety features are second to none. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. The camera on this thing is awesome. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

  • Best Choice Products 2.4G FPV RC GPS Quadcopter Drone w/720P HD Cam, Auto Return, Follow Mode, VR Headset Compatible
  • FOLLOW MODE & POSITION HOLD: Follows and records at a distance of almost 100ft (30m), and can hold its position with GPS assistance
  • AUTO RETURN: Automatically returns when the signal is weak or when the battery is low, so you never have to worry about losing it
  • REAL-TIME VIEW & 3D VR COMPATIBLE: Watch your flight in live HD and use your smartphone with a VR headset for a realistic flying experience! The camera has a 120-degree wide angle lens and 75 degrees of angle adjustment
  • MULTIFUNCTIONAL APP: Controls recording, GPS functions (auto-return, follow mode), presetting a maximum range/height/speed, and allows for VR viewing, all from a smartphone
  • HEADLESS MODE: Makes flying easier by eliminating the need to keep track of the orientation of the drone; OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 7.75"(L) x 7.75"(W) x 5"(H)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Best Choice Products Final Thoughts

"I'm impressed!"

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. This is our first drone, never used one before. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

5. HUBSAN X4 Storm Racing 5.8GHz FPV Drone with 720P High Definition Camera, Transmitter Included

User Ratings: 72

HUBSAN X4 Storm Racing First Impressions

"Well made."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I love this AKASO Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

  • HUBSAN X4 Storm Racing 5.8GHz FPV Drone with 720P High Definition Camera, Transmitter Included
  • Hubsan X4 Storm Racing 5.8GHz FPV Drone with 720P High Definition Camera - Transmitter - 7.6V 710mAh Battery - Charger - 4x Blades - Manual - Hubsan 1 Year Warranty (Except Battery)
  • Material: Carbon Fibre
  • Motor: Coreless
  • Battery: 7.6V (2S) 710mAh Lipo
  • Camera: Built-in 720P HD Camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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HUBSAN X4 Storm Racing Final Thoughts

"Or have a life."

The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. We've started a collection of HUBSAN drones now. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I like the functionality of the HUBSAN X4 Storm Racing.

Overall Score
4.7


(2 Points)

6. HUBSAN H501SS X4 GPS Drone with 1080P HD Camera 5.8G FPV RC Quadcopter for Adults Brushless Motor RT...

HUBSAN First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. I have recommended the HUBSAN to my friends. I would definitely buy this one again! Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I would definitely buy this one again!

  • HUBSAN H501SS X4 GPS Drone with 1080P HD Camera 5.8G FPV RC Quadcopter for Adults Brushless Motor RTF
  • 1080P FHD Camera: The upgraded camera lens gives a panoramic view for recording your unforgettable moment. 5.8G image transmission ensures high-speed real time video without delay - ideals for selfie.
  • GPS Positioning: With GPS location, the drone can hover stably and automatically return to Home when its battery is low or the signal is lost. Shot with ease when the drone can follow your path.
  • 20 Mins Max Flight Time: Equiped with 7.4V 2700mAh Li-Po battery yields up to 20 mins flight time. Max flight distance: 400 meters.
  • Brushless Motor: It is quiet but very powerful when running. Breakdown rarely occurs and motor replacement is seldom required, which makes your flight more enjoyable.
  • Main fartures: GPS, Headless mode, Automatic return to home, Altitude hold, Follow me function, Orbiting.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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HUBSAN Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

The controls have zero noticeable lag. This is an essential process for proper flight. Amazing AKASO Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

7. DJI Mavic Air Quadcopter Drone Onyx Black Bundle with 2X 32GB Memory Card, VR Viewer, Equipment Case...

User Ratings: 62 5

DJI First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

Everything worked well right out of the box. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. I love this AKASO Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set.

  • DJI Mavic Air Quadcopter Drone Onyx Black Bundle with 2X 32GB Memory Card, VR Viewer, Equipment Case, Cleaning Kit and 1 Year Extended Warranty
  • DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • The ultraportable Mavic Air features high-end flight performance and functionality for limitless exploration. | 32 MP Sphere Panoramas | Foldable & Portable nearly - the size of a modern smartphone when folded | The most portable DJI drone to house a 3-axis mechanical gimbal
  • Shoots video at an incredible 4K 30 fps, recording at 100 Mbps with UHD quality | 3D Environment Sensing | SmartCapture control mode enables hand gesture commands to launch, follow, photograph, record, push, pull and land without the need for a remote controller | 21-Minute Flight Time | DJI’s first drone with 8 GB of onboard storage and newly-added USB-C
  • INCLUDED IN THE BOX: DJI Mavic Air Drone (Onyx Black) | Remote Control | Intelligent Flight Battery | Charger | Power Cable | Propellers (Pair) x4 | Propeller Guards (set) | RC-to-Lightning Cable | RC-to-Micro USB Cable | RC-to-USB Type C cable | Gimbal Protector | Communication Cable | USB Adapter | RC Cable Sliders (Large & Small) | Carrying Case | Replacement Control Stick Pair | 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: DJI Mavic Air Drone (Onyx Black) | 1 Year Extended Warranty | Drone Landing Pad - 29.5" (75CM) with case, ground spokes, and reflective strips | Small Hard Case with Carrying Handle | Optics Cleaning Kit | SanDisk Ultra microSDHC 16GB UHS Class 10 Memory Card w/ Adapter | VR Vue II Virtual Reality Viewer for 3.5"-6" iPhone & Android
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Work's perfectly."

Really the best AKASO Camera Drone for the money! New drone shows no issues and flies very well. We've started a collection of DJI drones now. Really pleased with the DJI performance. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well.

Overall Score
4.2


(25 Points)

8. DoDoeleph Syma X5UW FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera Live Video Training Quadcopter for Beginn...

User Ratings: 53 4

Acode First Impressions

"OEM product."

The liability insurance is worth it. This is our first drone that uses GPS. The Acode is well built, and the controls work well. Not Only Can You Learn On The Acode . My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

  • DoDoeleph Syma X5UW FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera Live Video Training Quadcopter for Beginners- Altitude Hold Headless Mode Gravity Sensor One Key Return Includes Bonus Battery
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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Acode Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

This is an essential process for proper flight. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

Overall Score
4.1


(69 Points)

9. DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter, with ND, Cpl Lens Filters, Backpack, 64GB SD Card, VR Goggles, wit...

User Ratings: 73 4

DJI MAVIC 2 PRO First Impressions

"Lesson learned."

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. I went directly with the high speed. It's well designed and self protected.

  • DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter, with ND, Cpl Lens Filters, Backpack, 64GB SD Card, VR Goggles, with Hasselblad Video Camera Gimbal Bundle Kit with Must Have Accessories
  • In stock ships today! Sold by koozam DJI authorized dealer with the DJI mavic 2 Pro 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.
  • In stock ships today! Enjoy live view in real time during flight and record 4K videos at higher bitrates with advanced H. 265 compression.
  • In stock ships today! Functions include active track 2. 0, omnidirectional obstacle sensing, Hyper lapse, low-noise design, adjustable aperture, HDR photos
  • In stock ships today! Sold by koozam DJI authorized dealer! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have accessories to the packages. Please see the Description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
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DJI MAVIC 2 PRO Final Thoughts

"Too bad, So sad."

I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

Overall Score
4.5


(51 Points)

10. Holy Stone HS120D GPS Drone with Camera for Adults 1080p HD FPV, Quadcotper with Auto Return Home, F...

User Ratings: 72 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Charges well."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Highly recommend this drone to you all. I went directly with the high speed. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button.

  • Holy Stone HS120D GPS Drone with Camera for Adults 1080p HD FPV, Quadcotper with Auto Return Home, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Tap Fly Functions, Includes 2 Batteries and Carrying Backpack
  • Built for Adventure: The specially designed backpack can carry everything for HS120D, allows you to take this drone anywhere, incredibly convenient for travel and outdoor
  • 1080p HD 120° FOV Adjustable FPV Camera: Capture high definition footage and directly save to the SD card or smartphone; Gesture Control: pose to the camera, you can take automatically generated photos and videos, share it instantly with friends on social media.
  • Smarter Return Home: GPS assisted flight, it can perform automatically return home when the drone lost signal, out of range or low power, never have to worry about flying it away
  • Follow Me, Object Trace, Custom Path: The drone can trace and automatically follow you, let you focus on the moment, take a good selfie. Besides, it will fly as you want once you set a unique path
  • Better Flight Experience: 2 batteries give you up to 36 minutes immersive flying experience, 250g lightweight yet powerful, save you from FAA registry. Headless Mode, Altitude Mode and One Key to Take-off / Land functions make it so easy to operate
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Recommended."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. It's also important to take your time with the installation. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
4.5


(767 Points)

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