Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Autel Camera Drones

1. 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 Autel 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
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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)

2. Potensic A30W FPV Drone with Camera, Mini RC Nano Quadcopter with Camera, Auto Hovering, Route Setti...

User Ratings: 57 10

Potensic A30W First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. This is the second Potensic Drone I have purchased. The Potensic A30W is well built, and the controls work well.

  • Potensic A30W FPV Drone with Camera, Mini RC Nano Quadcopter with Camera, Auto Hovering, Route Setting, Gravity Induction Mode and 500mAh Detachable Battery (red)
  • [720P CAMERA DRONE] Build-in 720P HD FPV camera enable you to take high-quality FPV real-time live video and pictures from the air with a better perspective and clearer image.
  • [EASY AND SAFETY OPERATION] This Potensic A30W with intelligent operation, such as altitude hold mode, one key takeoff /land, emergency stop.. More easy and safe to operate for kids.
  • [THREE SPEED] The mini drone with camera is set to low speed by default. But once expert, you could adjust it between the 3 different speed(low/medium/high) and fly through the obstacle course hoops as you expect.
  • [WI-FI REAL-TIME TRANSMISSION] Connect your drone with the app (iOS and Android) via Wi-Fi to enjoy real-time viewing of the high-definition images, easy operation & much fun and convenient to share.
  • [GREAT GIFTS FOR KIDS] The easy&safety design and portable size with multi-function work make this Potensic A30W a deal mini drone for kids. Take one and start your fun trip with your kids.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 11 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic A30W
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Potensic A30W Final Thoughts

"Super cool."

This arrived earlier than I expected from Potensic. It is super responsive and performs well. I love this Autel Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It seems to do just about everything. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

Overall Score
4.1


(525 Points)

3. SNAPTAIN S5C WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Camera, Voice Control, Gesture Control RC Quadcopter for Be...

User Ratings: 72 4

SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY First Impressions

"As Expected!"

Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. They made it right by sending a replacement.

  • SNAPTAIN S5C WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Camera, Voice Control, Gesture Control RC Quadcopter for Beginners with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor, RTF One Key Take Off/Landing, Compatible w/VR Headset
  • ✈USER-FRIENDLY✈ SNAPTAIN S5C drone is user-friendly. Simply press one button, it will take off, land or return to your command. Smart voice control, headless mode, and the fascinating 360° Flips & Rolls come handy even for the drone newbies.
  • ✈FARTHER & CLEARER✈ The SNAPTAIN S5C provides video transmission within a range of up to 80m. Edit and upload instantly your videos on Social Media by iPhone or a 720p video transmission signal up to a scale of 80m, allowing you to fly farther. Edit HD footage and directly upload it to social media from your iPhone or iPad. The video clips are automatically saved to the Micro SD card.
  • ✈POWERFUL & SAFE✈ Protective Propeller Guards to ensure a safe flight. High quality ABS material to free your worries of a sudden shock or drop. Best choice with enough fun for beginners.
  • ✈STEADY & TRACKABLE✈ Altitude-Hold function ensures a steady hover in the air at a certain altitude. Great aerial pictures and videos are feasible thanks to this function. Trajectory Flight function is the newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the drone will fly accordingly. Pure fun awaits.
  • ✈GRAVITY CONTROL✈ A built-in G-sensor is designed to allow controlling the drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone via the Snaptain Era App downloadable on iOS and Android App market.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY
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SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY Final Thoughts

"Hovers good."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Picture and video quality better than expected.

Overall Score
4.5


(4439 Points)

4. Mavic Mini Drone Carrying Case-Waterproof Hard-Shell EVA Portable Travel Case Fit for DJI Mavic Mini...

User Ratings: 75

Pemalin First Impressions

"Well made."

Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. This is our first drone that uses GPS. This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

  • Mavic Mini Drone Carrying Case-Waterproof Hard-Shell EVA Portable Travel Case Fit for DJI Mavic Mini Quadcopter Drone, 3X Batteries, Remote Controller, Charging Hub, Propellers and Other Accessories
  • · Storage case fits for DJI Mavic Mini Drone
  • · Material: Nylon-EVA-Hardshell , Waterproof, shockproof, wear resistant and durable
  • · Storage capacity: for Mavic MINI x 1, Remote control x 1, Battery x 3 , Charging butler x 1, Charging plug x 1, USB cables, blades and protection rings, others accessories.(The Foam can be remove when you need for other storage.)
  • · Exterior: the drone mavic mini case measures 31*22*16 CM,Weight:790g
  • · Double zipper design,an adjustable shoulder strap and a side handle to conveniently carry by two ways
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pemalin
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Pemalin Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

Overall Score
4.8


(5 Points)

5. Holy Stone HS110 FPV RC Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopt...

User Ratings: 65 9

Holy Stone First Impressions

"I am blown away!"

It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. The controls have zero noticeable lag. It's well designed and self protected. I have to say, I really like this drone. This is the second Holy Stone Drone I have purchased.

  • Holy Stone HS110 FPV RC Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, One Key Return and Headless Mode Function RTF, Color Green
  • HD FPV CAMERA: First Person View 720P HD REAL TIME Video Camera (2MP, 1280×720 Pixel) Enable You to Take Aerial Videos and Photos With Your iPhone or Android Phone Device.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height. Easy for you to shoot high-quality images or videos.
  • MOBILE CONTROL: Control the drone with a smart phone in the 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 camera function and flight on the App interface.
  • HEADLESS MODE AND ONE KEY RETURN HOME FUNCTION: Great functions when the drone is out of sight. The 2 functions depend on the direction of the user when he pairs the model. One Key Return Home Function: just press a key, the drone will fly back to you.
  • 2.4G 4CHANEL 6-AXIS GYRO TECHNOLOGY: 2.4G technology makes it possible for several models o be played at the same time without interference; 6 AXIS GYRO STABILITY: The multi-axis gyro offers extra stability for easy handling and 360°flips.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"So much to do."

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I would give it more stars if I could! This is a great Autel Camera Drone for the price. The camera on this thing is awesome. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.2


(118 Points)

6. SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV RC Drone with Camera, 720P HD WiFi Live Video Quadcopter w/Long Flight Time, Voic...

User Ratings: 75 6

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"I don't fly here."

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. This is the second SNAPTAIN Drone I have purchased.

  • SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV RC Drone with Camera, 720P HD WiFi Live Video Quadcopter w/Long Flight Time, Voice Control, Gesture Control, APP Support, Trajectory Flight, G-Sensor Mode, Altitude Hold
  • Meet SNAPTAIN SP660 - Excellent appearance with cool LED lights make SP660 RC drone stand apart. Two high-capacity batteries extend flight time up to 40 minutes. Always ready to adventure and travel farther. Headless mode, one key take off/landing and one key return functions make easier access to kids or beginners.
  • Capture Life’s Moments - SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV Drone with 720P HD WIFI camera captures memorable moments. Altitude hold helps to shoot like a pro with clearly photos and more stable videos. Real time transmission enables faster and more fluent FPV views. SP660 drone with camera create happiness for you like never before.
  • Wonderful Outdoor Play - SNAPTAIN SP660 FPV RC Quadcopter follows your voice and gestures. Six voice commands execute essential flying functions, free your hands. Gesture “V Sign” to take photos by 3 seconds countdown, gesture “High Five” to start/ stop recording and save videos. Wonderful outdoor play for the entire family.
  • Alternative Control Options - A rechargeable remote is definitely a Ideal drone companion. No need additional battery and just charged by a USB charger. Alternatively, control SNAPTAIN SP660 smart drone via the App named Snaptain Era(Android/IOS compatible). Dual storage by mobile device and memory card.
  • Explore Diverse Functions - Trajectory Flight: Draw a path on the App interface and the SP660 drone will flying flowing the path you designed. G-Sensor Mode: G-sensor allows you to control the drone by tilting your mobile device. More functions like 3D flips, headless mode and 3 variable speeds, just enjoy yourself to the full!
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"Great job!"

This is the second SNAPTAIN Drone I have purchased. The durability of this SNAPTAIN is ridiculous. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

Overall Score
4.5


(295 Points)

7. Amcrest A4-W Skyview WiFi Drone with Camera HD 720P FPV Quadcopter, Training Drone for Beginner & Ki...

User Ratings: 59 10

Amcrest A4-W First Impressions

"Great job!"

I think the Amcrest app will take some getting used to. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I think the Amcrest app will take some getting used to. I've crashed my Amcrest A4-W hundreds of times. I think Amcrest definitely has a potential winner here.

  • Amcrest A4-W Skyview WiFi Drone with Camera HD 720P FPV Quadcopter, Training Drone for Beginner & Kids, RC + 2.4ghz WiFi Helicopter w/Remote Control, Headless Mode, Smartphone (White)
  • HD FIRST PERSON VIEW - Put yourself in the pilot seat and fly the drone in First Person View using the Amcrest Sky View app available on Google Play and App Store. Capture all the action with the Drone’s 720p HD camera. Great Drone for beginners, kids, hobby users, and adults.
  • ULTIMATE STABILITY - The Amcrest RC Drone is equipped with Auto-Calibration and Trimming features to keep the drone exactly where you want it. The built-in Altitude Hold function automatically detects air pressure to maintain steady altitude.
  • MAXIMUM CONTROL - The Headless Mode feature allows you to travel in the direction you want, no matter which direction the drone is facing. Record incredible HD footage using the Stunt Flip feature. Fly faster with 3-speed options to adapt to any environment.
  • LONG DISTANCE COMMUNICATION RANGE - The Amcrest Skyview WiFi Drone has a maximum communication range of 328 feet (100 meters) so that you can easily keep track of your drone. Operating Temperature: -10°C ~ +40 °C (14°F ~ 104°F).
  • FLIGHT TIME - Stay in the air for up to 7 minutes on a full charge with the included Drone battery. Charging Time: 90 minutes for a full charge. Additional Drone batteries and remote control batteries sold separately. Additional Batteries ASIN: B07K8RHZ2M.
  • Batteries: 1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 14 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amcrest A4-W
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Amcrest A4-W Final Thoughts

"Just my imagination."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I have some really cool ideas for them. Picture and video quality better than expected. I could not have made a better purchase. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now.

Overall Score
4.1


(199 Points)

8. Force1 Drones with Camera for Adults - U49WF - FPV Drone 720P HD Live Video RC Drone, 360 Flips and ...

User Ratings: 65 5

Force1 First Impressions

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. Amazing Autel Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Not Only Can You Learn On The Force1 . I've crashed my Force1 hundreds of times. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • Force1 Drones with Camera for Adults - U49WF - FPV Drone 720P HD Live Video RC Drone, 360 Flips and Easy to Fly Quadcopter, Compatible with VR Headset
  • MAKE MEMORIES Wi-Fi FPV REAL-TIME TRANSMISSION - RC drone with camera snaps photos, records footage and can stream live video on your mobile. It is perfect for capturing the stunning HD holiday pictures to share with your family
  • HD CAMERA DRONE WITH ALTITUDE HOLD-  720P 120° Wide-angle HD Wifi Camera on remote control drone for kids and adults. ALTITUDE HOLD makes it easy for you to shoot images and video as the drone hover
  • EASY TO FLY DRONES FOR BEGINNERS with 1-Key Lift/Land, 6-Axis Gyro, Headless mode 2.4GHz remote and stronger wind resistance. Fly safely with an out of range alarm and bumpers
  • VR DRONE WITH LONGER FLYING TIME: Use compatible VR goggles with your mobile device to fly your rc drone in virtual reality. This selfie drone flies in a 150-meter range for up to 25 minutes with 2 rechargeable drone batteries and comes in original U49W Blue Heron packaging
  • QUALITY ASSURED: Fly happy with these portable drones with camera for beginners and pros; We’ll provide a full refund if you’re not completely satisfied with these RC drones
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Force1
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Force1 Final Thoughts

"It was great."

It's well designed and self protected. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. It came with a sleek remote control. So no complaints here. This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

Overall Score
4.4


(158 Points)

9. Blomiky GPS SJRC F11 Foldable Brushless Motor RC Quadcopter Drone with 1080P 5GHz WiFi FPV Camera an...

User Ratings: 67

Blomiky First Impressions

"I was right."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. It is super responsive and performs well. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. I've crashed my Blomiky hundreds of times. Picture and video quality better than expected.

  • Blomiky GPS SJRC F11 Foldable Brushless Motor RC Quadcopter Drone with 1080P 5GHz WiFi FPV Camera and Carry Case F11 Black
  • Notice:We use new carry case package instead original box package.SJRC F11 RC Quadcopter Drone bonus 1 hand-carry travel case. Brushless GPS 1080P WIFI FPV RC Quadcopter drone with 5GHz Wifi Fpv 1080p Camera.Auto Return, Follow Me, Altitude hold hvoering Mode, User-defined Flight Plan
  • SJ RC F11 RC Quadcopter Drone with brushless Motor and 11.1V 2500mAh 3S rechargeable Li-ion Battery,Max 25 Mins Max Flight Time.
  • Advanced GPS: GPS mode enables precise positioning and helps to prevent losing the drone. This drone will alarm and return automatically to the initial location when it fly out of max control area, if the drone lose the remote control signal or when the drone battery is low. With the GPS function, you can enjoy a safe controlled flight.
  • F11 (F24) RC Quadcopter Drone size: 450 x 425 x 83mm (unfolded) 192 x 130 x 83mm (folded).Weight:515g. Follow Me Mode: The drone will automatically follow you wherever you move. Keeping you in the video at all time.
  • Folding Body: The small, compact, and extremely portable design makes it can be carried anywhere, and they can be launched easily and quickly.You can take the drone out of your bag very quickly.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blomiky
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Blomiky Final Thoughts

"Fast service."

It seems to do just about everything. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. It's well designed and self protected. Great product if you have multiple batteries. It seems to do just about everything.

Overall Score
4.4


(14 Points)

10. DJI Mavic Pro 4K Quadcopter with Remote Controller, 2 Batteries, with 1-Year Warranty - Gray

User Ratings: 73 11

DJI Mavic Pro First Impressions

"And the DJI."

I would give it more stars if I could! It's well designed and self protected. I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • DJI Mavic Pro 4K Quadcopter with Remote Controller, 2 Batteries, with 1-Year Warranty - Gray
  • Mavic Pro + 1 Extra New Battery
  • Offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range - Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes - True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage - Fly by Phone over Wi-Fi for even easier flight
  • Gimbal-Stabilized 12MP / 4K Camera
  • OcuSync Transmission Technology
  • See description below for a list of included accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Mavic Pro
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DJI Mavic Pro Final Thoughts

"Ease of use."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Controls are smooth and easy to use. I can press the button again and continue the flight. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. But this DJI Mavic Pro was a complete and total win from the get go.

Overall Score
4.3


(122 Points)

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