Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Caddx.us Camera Drones

1. Caddx Baby Ratel Mini FPV Camera 1200TVL 1/1.8'' Starlight HDR 0.0001 LUX Super Night Version 1414mm...

User Ratings: 49

Caddx.us First Impressions

"An easy 5 stars."

Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. This is our first drone, never used one before. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together.

  • Caddx Baby Ratel Mini FPV Camera 1200TVL 1/1.8'' Starlight HDR 0.0001 LUX Super Night Version 1414mm for FPV Racing Drone
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Caddx.us
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Caddx.us Final Thoughts

"Almost forgot."

Really the best Caddx.us Camera Drone for the money! This is a good Selfie or Video drone. It is super responsive and performs well. Caddx.us had also impressed me with their customer service. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

2. DJI Phantom 4 Advanced White (CP.PT.000689)

User Ratings: 62 12

DJI CP.PT.000689 First Impressions

"So far so good."

I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • DJI Phantom 4 Advanced White (CP.PT.000689)
  • Plastic
  • Imported
  • 30 Minute Flight Time, Flight Speed Up 44 Miles Per Hour
  • 20MP Camera, 4K Video, 4.35 Mile Range, Lighter Than Phantom 4 Pro
  • Flight Autonomy System with 5 Vision Sensors, Obstacle Avoidance
  • Remote Control, Satellite Positioning (GPS and Glonass). Intelligent flight battery. Battery Capacity-5870 mAh. Battery Type-LiPo 4S. Max Charging Power-160 W
  • Active Track allows Phantom 4 Advanced to recognize and track objects while keeping it in frame. This new algorithm also recognizes more subjects, from people to vehicles to animals, and will adjust its flight dynamics accordingly, ensuring smoother shots.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.PT.000689
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DJI CP.PT.000689 Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. I love this Caddx.us Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. This is our first drone, never used one before. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

Overall Score
4.0


(34 Points)

3. Holy Stone HS370 FPV Drone with Camera for Kids and Adults 720P HD WiFi Transmission, RC Quadcopter ...

User Ratings: 67 9

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Camera is great!"

Not Only Can You Learn On The Holy Stone . The liability insurance is worth it. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

  • Holy Stone HS370 FPV Drone with Camera for Kids and Adults 720P HD WiFi Transmission, RC Quadcopter for Beginners with Altitude Hold, One Key Start/Land, Draw Path, 3D Flips 2 Modular Batteries
  • Built-in 720P HD camera with 60 degree wide angle lens: Provides incredible photos and videos that automatically saved to your phone; Using Gesture Control to take a selfie, simply hold your hand extended in front of the screen
  • Intelligent and Fun: You can fly the drone by moving smartphone up or down with Gravity Sensor or simply say the command, like “Take of” or “Landing”; “Tap-Fly” Mode enables the drone fly along with the path you draw on the phone.
  • More Stable: The Altitude-Hold function ensures the drone remains at the altitude you set, resulting in great pictures and videos. Together with Headless Mode and One Key Start / Landing functions this bird is very simple and fun to fly, for both kids and adults, ideal gift for Christmas.
  • Worry Free Flying: Pressing the one key return button commands the drone to automatically fly back to the take-off point. An emergency stop function is provided to protect your drone from a sudden shock or from flying away if you lose control.
  • Better Play Experience: Included accessories enhance the flying experience: Two optimized modular batteries provide up to 24 minutes of flying time.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Very durable."

Everything worked well right out of the box. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone.

Overall Score
4.3


(410 Points)

4. Potensic U42 WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Camera , 360°Flip, RTF Remote Control Drone for Beginners ...

User Ratings: 64 3

Potensic First Impressions

"Super durable!"

It seems to do just about everything. Besides that though its a great little drone. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Potensic today. I think Potensic definitely has a potential winner here. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

  • Potensic U42 WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Camera , 360°Flip, RTF Remote Control Drone for Beginners with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor, Healess Mode, One key Take Off/Landing, Compatible with VR Glass
  • [No FAA Registration] This quadcopter does not require any registration on FAA, ready to fly out of the box.
  • [First Person View] Featuring HD WiFi camera, watch real time videos and save all beautiful pictures and aerial videos directly on your smartphone, sharing them with families and friends.(Download and Install “Flyingsee” in Google Play)
  • [Hover / Barometer Set Height Function] Built in ALTITUDE-HOLD Technology: The Air pressure sensor helps hold the flight stably at a certain height, so you can get high quality stable videos and photos, great for starters beginner to intermediate players.
  • [One key take off and landing] The quadcopter will take off and hovers at a certain altitude or land gently on the ground automatically by pressing the button, makes the drone easier to fly and control for any level of players.
  • [Low Battery Alarm] Equipped with a 3.7V 500mAh rechargeable battery,  When the drone in low battery, the transmitter will beep constantly to remind the user to land the drone as soon as possible. The flip function will turn off automatically when the drone in low battery.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 15 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"Other than that."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Seems well built and blades are well protected. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. I could not have made a better purchase. I've crashed my Potensic hundreds of times.

Overall Score
4.5


(88 Points)

5. DROCON Drone for Beginners X708W Wi-Fi FPV Training Quadcopter with HD Camera Equipped with Headless...

User Ratings: 63 6

DROCON 1 First Impressions

"And was lost!"

There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone.

  • DROCON Drone for Beginners X708W Wi-Fi FPV Training Quadcopter with HD Camera Equipped with Headless Mode One Key Return Easy Operation
  • ✈LIVE VIDEO DIRECT TO YOUR DEVICE✈: Thanks to the built-in live video HD camera, you’ll get a high-definition aerial view of your flight direct to your mobile device so you can view the amazing footage your drone captures.
  • ✈REAL-TIME WI-FI TRANSMISSION✈: The real-time transmission is seamlessly transmitted over a stable 2.4GHz frequency. As the drone takes to the sky, watch the video on your mobile device and record video or take photos – even from a distance.
  • ✈HEADLESS MODE & ONE-KEY RETURN✈: When the drone is flying in headless mode, simply press the one-key return button and the drone will fly back to you. With these functions, you can easily control this drone and you’ll never lose it.
  • ✈IN-APP CONTROL✈: Install the iOS or Android app on your smartphone then connect to the drone via Wi-Fi to watch real-time video of your drone’s flight and share with friends.
  • ✈360° 3D FLIP MODE✈: Press the function button and push the right-hand stick in any direction; the drone will flip accordingly. You can continuously perform these rolls for great action and fun.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON 1
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DROCON 1 Final Thoughts

"Works fantastic."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I think DROCON definitely has a potential winner here. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone.

Overall Score
4.3


(892 Points)

6. 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 Caddx.us 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Work's perfectly."

Really the best Caddx.us 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)

7. Hover Camera Passport Self-Flying Drone, 4k Video & 13MP Photography, Auto-Follow, Facial Recognitio...

User Ratings: 49 11

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"All good!"

Really the best Caddx.us Camera Drone for the money! I went directly with the high speed. Really pleased with the Amazon Renewed performance. This is a great Caddx.us Camera Drone for the price. It's well designed and self protected.

  • Hover Camera Passport Self-Flying Drone, 4k Video & 13MP Photography, Auto-Follow, Facial Recognition (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
  • Auto-Follow: Using face and body detection technology, the Hover Camera can accompany your journey hands-free with video recording and photo taking while cycling, running, surfing, or even hang-gliding
  • No FAA Registration Required: Fly confidently and right out of the box without having FAA limitations and restrictions like other drones and operating temperature is 5 degree Celsius-35 degree Celsius (41 degree Fahrenheit-95 degree Fahrenheit)
  • Carbon Fiber Cage: Hover Camera is crafted out of carbon fiber making it extra durable to falls and accidents; The Passport’s propellers are enclosed in a cage providing the highest standard of safety
  • Gesture Control + Owner Mode: With owner mode you just scan your face into the app and the Passport will automatically find, follow, and record you. You can also snap photos with a quick gesture to the camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
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Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"Flew perfectly."

I would give it more stars if I could! I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

Overall Score
4.1


(21 Points)

8. Geniusidea Drone with Camera

User Ratings: 69 8

Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS First Impressions

"I'm impressed!"

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. This arrived earlier than I expected from Geniusidea. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. I was very excited to receive this Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS.

  • Geniusidea Drone with Camera
  • The Yuneec Q500+ Typhoon quadcopter is a complete ready-to-fly system. For a limited time receive the cgo steady grip handheld gimbal (comes in box) to be used with the camera (removable from the drone) for free- A $150 value. Two batteries, two sets of propellers, and an aluminum case included.
  • 16 Megapixel full HD 1080P 60Fps camera with a redesigned lens to produce lower image distortion.
  • With the "follow me" Feature, the drone autonomously follow the pilot, adjusting its location to the transmitter.
  • A real-time feed from your q500+'s camera is displayed on the 5.5" Touchscreen of the ST10+ personal ground station (transmitter) giving you a perfect view of what the camera sees to frame your shots.
  • Extra-long flight times of up to 25 minutes from the intelligent 5, 200-mah battery (2 included in box)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS
  • Video Quality
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Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS Final Thoughts

"OEM Stuff here."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. I could not have made a better purchase. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. I could not have made a better purchase. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

Overall Score
4.3


(129 Points)

9. Potensic D50, GPS Drone with Camera for adults, 1080P HD FPV Live Video Quadcopter for beginner, GPS...

User Ratings: 60 9

Potensic First Impressions

"He had a blast."

Amazing Caddx.us Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Amazing Caddx.us Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. I've crashed my Potensic hundreds of times. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. The liability insurance is worth it.

  • Potensic D50, GPS Drone with Camera for adults, 1080P HD FPV Live Video Quadcopter for beginner, GPS Return Home, Follow Me, Long Range Control drone , 5G WiFi Transmission, Great Gift-White
  • Advanced 5G wifi : upgraded 5.0G hz Wi-Fi transmission enables you to enjoy fluent and clearer live video without video lag or delay.( please make sure your cellphone can support 5G wifi transmission)
  • Dual GPS&RTH : Dual GPS positioning locate your drone more accurately and fly more stable. One key Return-to-Home function enables the camera drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range.
  • 1080P Camera: Capture the amazing view and record your happy moment. Note: 1080P content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • Follow Me mode: automatically follow and capture you wherever you move when flying the drone.
  • Draw the DOT: simple drone dots on screen, The Potensic drone D50 will move as schedule while keeping its altitude locked.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Potensic Final Thoughts

"Good fly time."

I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. But this Potensic was a complete and total win from the get go. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.1


(290 Points)

10. World Tech Toys Angry Birds Licensed Squak Copter BOMB Camera Drone 2.4GHz 4.5 Channel Picture/Video...

World Tech Toys 33794 First Impressions

"He had a blast."

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

  • World Tech Toys Angry Birds Licensed Squak Copter BOMB Camera Drone 2.4GHz 4.5 Channel Picture/Video Camera RC Quadcopter, Black, 22 x 4 x 14.5
  • Picture and video camera drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; removable rotor guards
  • 4.5 channel built-in gyro; multi-dimensional flight capability; durable light weight body
  • Speed control; flip stunt modes; 4 main rotors; ready to fly
  • Includes: Angry birds licensed bomb squeak-copter 4.5Ch 2.4GHz RC camera drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; rotor guards; USB memory card adapter; 2 GB memory card; USB charging cable; 4 Spare rotor blades
  • Battery requirements: transmitter: 4 AA batteries (not included); camera: requires micro SD card to record (included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 15 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The World Tech Toys 33794
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World Tech Toys 33794 Final Thoughts

"I am happy I did."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. This is our first drone that uses GPS. The World Tech Toys 33794 is well built, and the controls work well. It is super responsive and performs well. I plan to research other drone accessories built by World Tech Toys.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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