Editor's Choice - Our Favorite DBPOWER Camera Drones

1. Drones with Camera-DBPOWER U818A Discovery FPV 720P HD WiFi Camera Drone,RC Quadcopters UAV for Begi...

User Ratings: 70 4

DBPOWER DP818A WIFI First Impressions

"Super durable!"

The camera on this thing is awesome. It is super responsive and performs well. Really the best DBPOWER Camera Drone for the money! Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. I love this DBPOWER Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package!

  • Drones with Camera-DBPOWER U818A Discovery FPV 720P HD WiFi Camera Drone,RC Quadcopters UAV for Beginners & Kids/Adults with 2 Batteries,Altitude Hold,Headless Mode,3D Flips,One Key Take Off/Landing
  • HIGH DEFINITION 720P WI-FI CAMERA: Equipped with a 720p HD camera, you’ll get to capture stunning aerial photos and video footage from a birds-eye perspective. You can enjoy a real-time viewing of your flight directly from your own mobile device
  • BONUS BATTERY TO DOUBLE YOUR FLYING TIME: There are two large capacity batteries which can each last up to 6~9 minutes on a full charge. [CHARGING TIPS: Please charge the battery directly via a computer USB port or with a 5V/0. 5A adapter]
  • REAL-TIME, FIRST-PERSON VIEW OF YOUR FLIGHT: Let this drone be your eyes as you see exactly what your drone camera sees straight to your phone or tablet using the iOS and Android app 'FLYINGSEE'. Go on a virtual flight and see your surroundings from a different perspective
  • HEADLESS MODE/ALTITUDE HOLD: Thanks to headless mode, you’ll never get confused about which direction the drone is facing as the forward direction is always the direction the user is facing. Whilst the altitude hold function keeps your drone stable at the same height so you can capture breathtaking shake-free video both in the air and on the ground
  • TWO-SPEED MODES: Whether you’re a beginner or a skilled pilot, there is a speed that will suit you. Plus, automatic one-button takeoff and landing means that with the simple press of a button your drone will rise to a height or land, thus helping first-time pilots to fly with confidence
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DBPOWER DP818A WIFI
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DBPOWER DP818A WIFI Final Thoughts

"Well packaged."

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DBPOWER. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. It is super responsive and performs well. I've crashed my DBPOWER DP818A WIFI hundreds of times.

Overall Score
4.5


(783 Points)

2. Holy Stone 2K GPS FPV RC Drone HS100 with HD Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home, Large Quadcopter...

User Ratings: 69 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Very solid."

Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. This arrived earlier than I expected from Holy Stone. I can press the button again and continue the flight. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

  • Holy Stone 2K GPS FPV RC Drone HS100 with HD Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home, Large Quadcopter with Adjustable Wide-Angle Camera, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, 18 Minutes Flight, Long Control Range
  • The Largest & Wind-Resistant: Large body and powerful motors keep drone hovering stably in wind. Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and One Key Takeoff and Landing for easier operation. Perfect for beginners. Size 19.2*19.2*6.5 IN
  • 2K Optimized 120° FOV FPV Wi-Fi Camera: 90° Adjustable angle, captures high-quality video and aerial photos. You can enjoy the Real-Time Viewing right from your remote control. Ideal selfie done, catching every moment of your vacation from a birds-eye perspective.
  • Easy to Assemble & Carry: The foldable propellers are pre-assembled. Just insert camera, landing gears and battery. Then, get it take off. Besides, the foldable propellers makes it easy to keep the drone or take it out.
  • GPS Assisted Flight: Provides you with accurate positioning details of your drone. Built in Return-to-Home (RTH) function for safer fly, the drone will automatically return to home precisely when its battery is low or the signal is weak when flying out of range, never worrying about losing the drone. Follow Me Mode: The drone will automatically follows and captures you wherever you move. Keeping you in the frame at all times, easier to get complex shots, provides hands-free flying and selfie
  • Flying Time Up to 18 Mins / Longer Control Distance: Capacity of 3500mAh high performance battery and reaching up to 1968FT control distance giving you a more extensive flight experience. BLADES ARE UNDER THE FOAM BOX
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Other than that."

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. This is our first drone, never used one before. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

Overall Score
4.4


(2546 Points)

3. SNAPTAIN SP600 WiFi FPV Drone with Camera for Adults/Beginners, RC Quadcopter w/ 720P HD Camera, Voi...

User Ratings: 67 12

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"Decent quality."

I could not have made a better purchase. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. I like the functionality of the SNAPTAIN . Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

  • SNAPTAIN SP600 WiFi FPV Drone with Camera for Adults/Beginners, RC Quadcopter w/ 720P HD Camera, Voice Control, Gesture Control, Gravity Control, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, One Key Take Off/Landing
  • Intelligent Voice & Gesture Control: SNAPTAIN drones are the only drones with smart voice control and gesture control. You can speak to control the flying direction, or pose to the camera to trigger photo/video shooting, adding fun to your flight
  • Ultra-Long Flying Time: Capacity of the battery is up to 1600mAh, which provides about 15 minutes ultra-long flight time. Package includes 2 modular batteries, which prolongs the flying time up to 30 minutes and makes it much easier and safer to replace
  • 720P HD WiFi Camera: Integrated with the advanced 120° FOV (Field of view) 720P HD camera, this drone easily captures stunning images and crystal-clear videos. FPV (First-Person View) real time transmission presents you clear and fluent live video feed from up to 200ft away
  • Various Flying Experience: The drone can not only execute voice commands, do 360° flip stunt, but also supports Trajectory Flight and Gravity Control. You can draw customized flying path on your phone or experience video-gaming flying control
  • Easy to Fly: With functions like One Key Take off/Land/Return, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, and 3 Speeds Switch, the drone is super friendly to beginners, teenagers, and even kids. It will auto hover when no command was given. Never out of control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"In no time."

Amazing DBPOWER Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. SNAPTAIN had also impressed me with their customer service. SNAPTAIN had also impressed me with their customer service. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Picture and video quality better than expected.

Overall Score
4.2


(434 Points)

4. DJI Mavic Air, Flame Red Portable Quadcopter Drone

User Ratings: 77 8

DJI DJI4847 First Impressions

"Super cool."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI DJI4847 today. It's well designed and self protected. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. We've started a collection of DJI drones now.

  • DJI Mavic Air, Flame Red Portable Quadcopter Drone
  • 32 MP Sphere Panoramas, Foldable & Portable
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • 21-Minute Flight Time
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJI4847
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DJI DJI4847 Final Thoughts

"That's for sure!"

This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Amazing DBPOWER Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. This is the second DJI Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.5


(27 Points)

5. DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo with DJI Care Refresh Portable Quadcopter Drone (Arctic White)

DJI First Impressions

"Great experience."

DJI had also impressed me with their customer service. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo with DJI Care Refresh Portable Quadcopter Drone (Arctic White)
  • Foldable & Portable
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera,32 MP Sphere Panoramas
  • 21-Minute Flight Time
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • During DJI Care’s period of validity, if accidental damage occurs during normal use, repair fees and related costs will be covered by DJI.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Quality build."

This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. DJI Mavic Mini Two-Way Charging Hub Charger Drone Accessory - Charge 3 Batteries

User Ratings: 80 11

DJI CP.MA.00000141.01 First Impressions

"OEM product."

I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. The DJI CP.MA.00000141.01 is well built, and the controls work well. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Two-Way Charging Hub Charger Drone Accessory - Charge 3 Batteries
  • Conveniently charge multiple battery packs with the Two-Way Charging Hub for Mavic Mini from DJI.
  • This hub can hold up to three Mavic Mini battery packs and charge them all in sequence. That means that one battery will fully charge, then the next, then the next; until all three are fully charged. If you use MB2-2400mAh-7.2V packs, it will take up to 4.5 hours to charge all three packs, but if you use MB3-1100mAh-7.6V batteries, all three will charge in up to 2.5 hours.
  • Charge Devices with USB Type-A Port
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000141.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000141.01 Final Thoughts

"I'm impressed!"

The safety features are second to none. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI CP.MA.00000141.01. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. This is a great DBPOWER Camera Drone for the price. The battery is very easy to replace.

Overall Score
4.5


(26 Points)

7. BETAFPV Beta65S Frsky Whoop Drone 1S Brushed FPV Quadcopter with F4 FC SPI Frsky Receiver Z02 Camera...

User Ratings: 67 10

BETAFPV . First Impressions

"Quality build."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. It came with a sleek remote control. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Everything worked well right out of the box.

  • BETAFPV Beta65S Frsky Whoop Drone 1S Brushed FPV Quadcopter with F4 FC SPI Frsky Receiver Z02 Camera OSD Smart Audio M01 VTX 25mW 19000KV 7X16 Motor for Tiny Whoop FPV Racing
  • Upgrade with F4 FC brushed SPI Frsky receiver and M01 AIO FPV camera. The default configuration from factory is Frsky D16 mode (FRSKY_X). Built in Frsky receiver is compatible with Taranis, Taranis Plus, X9E, Horus X12S, XJT Modules. In Betaflight Configuration, it should be set as FRSKY_D receiver (aka Frsky D8 mode) or FRSKY_X receiver (aka Frsky D16 mode) in SPI RX mode.
  • This is a SPI Frsky receiver. Binding easier than before, no need to click the bind button when power on. Manual: https://betafpv.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/27000021366-how-to-bind-your-radio-transmitter-brushed-fc-board
  • F411 Processor can reach to 100MHz, much faster than the F3 Flight Controller with 72Mhz. Integrated with Frsky receiver.
  • More punch on throttle with faster 19000KV 7x16mm motors and 3-blade propellers.
  • Some basic guidance and typical FAQ, please check it here : https://betafpv.freshdesk.com/support/solutions
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BETAFPV .
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BETAFPV . Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. I've crashed my BETAFPV . hundreds of times.

Overall Score
4.2


(78 Points)

8. DJI Mavic Mini Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS, 30-Minutes Flight Time, B...

User Ratings: 83

DJI Mavic Mini First Impressions

"They love it!"

Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI Mavic Mini today. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS, 30-Minutes Flight Time, Basic Bundle with Case, 32GB microSD Card, Landing Pad, Cloth
  • KIT INCLUDES: DJI Mavic Mini Drone | Gimbal Protector | Intelligent Flight Battery | Remote Controller | Pair of Spare Propellers | Micro USB Cable | 3x RC Cable (Micro USB, USB-C and Lightning Connector) | Pair of Spare Control Sticks | Screwdriver | 6x Spare Screw | Lowepro Format 160 Camera Bag | SanDisk 32GB Extreme microSDHC Class 10 U3 Memory Card | FS Labs 36-inch Waterproof Foldable Landing Pad | Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • KEY FEATURES: 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilized 2.7K HD Camera | 12MP Aerial Photos | Ultralight Drone Weighs Only 249g (8.78oz) | FAA Compliant for Use without Certification | 2.78 Mile (4km) HD Video Transmission and Range | 30-Minute Max Flight Time | Vision Sensor + GPS Precise Hover | Simplified Recording & Editing | Easy and Intuitive User Experience | Quickshot Modes, Which Include Dronie, Circle, Helix, and Rocket | CineSmooth Mode | Service Ceiling 9842 Feet (3000m)
  • Propel your creativity with the new Mavic Mini from DJI. This compact, 250-gram drone allows users to capture footage in areas where larger drones are legally prohibited or need a drone license. The Mavic Mini can support 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K Quad HD videos and has a motorized 3-axis gimbal for superior camera stability, ensuring professional-quality images and footage.
  • This mini drone can sustain continuous flight for up to 30 minutes with a full charge and enables an HD video feed with minimal latency. It is convenient to fly using the DJI Fly app, while the included controller is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones. The app also has SkyPixel, a social media platform that allows you to browse and share about your latest drone shots and ideal photography spots around your area.
  • WARRANTY: DJI Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited DJI 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Mavic Mini
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DJI Mavic Mini Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I went directly with the high speed. Picture and video quality better than expected. I love this DBPOWER Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package!

Overall Score
4.8


(35 Points)

9. SNAPTAIN A15H Foldable FPV WiFi Drone w/Voice Control/120°Wide-Angle 720P HD Camera/Trajectory Flig...

User Ratings: 50

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"Fast service."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. I can press the button again and continue the flight. I think SNAPTAIN definitely has a potential winner here.

  • SNAPTAIN A15H Foldable FPV WiFi Drone w/Voice Control/120°Wide-Angle 720P HD Camera/Trajectory Flight/Altitude Hold/G-Sensor/3D Flips/Headless Mode/One Key Return/2 Modular Batteries/App Control
  • 【Foldable and Easy to Carry】Foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable, let you travel light, enjoy the flight fun.
  • 【HD pictures & Videos and FPV Function】120°Wide-angle 720P HD Camera including adjustable angle, which captures high-quality video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone with the drone.
  • 【Intelligent Voice Control Drone】Control your drone hands-free with simple voice commands like "take off", "landing", "left", "right", "forward", "backward". The drone beats any near competitors with this smart voice control and is indeed the best gift choice ever.
  • 【Appealing Fly-by-Trajectory】Draw a path in your app interface, and the drone will fly following the path accordingly, which is the newest technology.
  • 【Multiple Flight Modes & Double Flight Time】Altitude Hold Mode, gravity sensor mode, 360°flips & rolls, headless mode, one key start/landing/return, emergence stop and 3 speed mode adjustment, 2 modular batteries can support longer flight time for you and your family, which makes your flight more exciting and interesting.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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  • Value For Money
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"Works fantastic."

I have recommended the SNAPTAIN to my friends. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. But overall, I am very happy with the product. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

10. 5'' Lawson FPV Battle Axe Freestyle Frame 250mm 5 Inch Carbon Fiber Quadcopter Frame Kit Multi Confi...

User Ratings: 76 5

iFlight First Impressions

"Flawless drone."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Great product if you have multiple batteries. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. I would definitely buy this one again!

  • 5'' Lawson FPV Battle Axe Freestyle Frame 250mm 5 Inch Carbon Fiber Quadcopter Frame Kit Multi Configuration
  • 250mm true x frame fits uo to a 5.5 inch prop (5 inch with hero 6 or session, 5.5 inch with session only)
  • Multi Configuration (Arms on top for mid mount configuration or arms on the bottom for top mount or bottom mount configuration)
  • Multiple battery configuration, Mounting for toilet tank style and traditional style in top mount and mid mount configuration
  • Interlocking center arms for maximum strength with 4mm threaded spacers to create a tight sandwich for the arms
  • Camera pod with tilt ranges from 0-60 with a 30 degree gopro mount (Can protect up to a Runcam Eagle 2 pro camera)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The iFlight
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iFlight Final Thoughts

"OEM Stuff here."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. This is the second iFlight Drone I have purchased. It is super responsive and performs well. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. I did a lot of reading before choosing it.

Overall Score
4.5


(31 Points)

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