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 F181G Drone with Camera 5.8G FPV Live Video for Kids Beginners Adults Quadcopter with HD ...

User Ratings: 58 13

Holy Stone First Impressions

"LOTS OF FUN!"

It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. The safety features are second to none. This is our first drone, never used one before. We've started a collection of Holy Stone drones now.

  • Holy Stone F181G Drone with Camera 5.8G FPV Live Video for Kids Beginners Adults Quadcopter with HD LCD Transmitter, RC Helicopter Airplane with Altitude Hold 3D Flip Headless Mode, Modular Battery
  • Clear and Fluent Video: 5.8G high frequency transmission allows you to see FPV (first-person viewing) live video on Equipped LCD Screen, capturing every Wonderful moment. Compatible with VR headsets which can provide a more exhilarating experience and a taste of drone racing during flight. No smartphone required.
  • Optimized 720p FPV Camera: The 120° FOV (field of view) lens captures high-quality video and photos - ideals for selfie. A 120° viewfinder gives a panoramic view for recording unforgettable moments. The very best camera drone!
  • Longer Flight Time: A High-capacity modular battery yields flight time of up to 10 minutes - and it is easily charged and replaced. The drone even has low-power alert.
  • Safe and Stable: An Altitude Hold function allows the drone to automatically and stably Hover at the desired altitude. Headless Mode makes it easy to control the direction of the drone. The easy remote control makes flying Fun for Kids, Beginners & Adults. BTW, doing recalibration before flights ensures no drift.
  • A Great Gift: Your family and friends will love it! Features such as One Key Start/Landing, Emergency Stop, 3D Flips, High-middle-low speed Switch and Luminous LED Lighting assure maximum excitement and flying fun. WARRANTY AVAILABLE. We are here to help you.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Well done!"

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I would definitely buy this one again! Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

Overall Score
4.1


(201 Points)

3. PolarPro Compact Case for DJI Crystalsky 5.5 inch

User Ratings: 44

PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Highly recommend this drone to you all.

  • PolarPro Compact Case for DJI Crystalsky 5.5 inch
  • Custom molded EVA case protects your 5.5-inch CrystalSky
  • Foam padding on top and bottom provides extreme protection for your toughest adventures
  • Fits with the battery installed on the CrystalSky
  • Compact size fits in any backpack and most camera cases
  • Lifetime warranty with US-based customer support
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. The safety features are second to none. I went directly with the high speed. I have to say, I really like this drone.

Overall Score
4.0


(12 Points)

4. DJI Mavic Mini - Drone FlyCam Quadcopter UAV with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS 30min Flight Time, l...

User Ratings: 81 6

DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 First Impressions

"Cool drone."

It came with a sleek remote control. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service. This is the second DJI Drone I have purchased. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator.

  • DJI Mavic Mini - Drone FlyCam Quadcopter UAV with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS 30min Flight Time, less than 0.55lbs, Gray
  • The compact yet powerful Mavic Mini camera drone is the perfect creative companion, capturing your moments in a way that effortlessly elevates the ordinary
  • Weighing less than 0.55lbs / 250 grams, Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone. In the United States and Canada, you can fly this camera drone without the need to register your drone with the government
  • Mavic Mini supports 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K HD videos. A 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability and ensures clear, Ultra-smooth footage
  • Mavic Mini’s weight allows it to stay in the air longer than similar consumer FlyCams on the market. Enjoy up to 30 minutes of flight time with a fully-charged battery
  • DJI Fly App requires iOS v10.0, Android v6.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, Samsung Galaxy S10+, S10, S9+, S9 , S8+, S8, S7 edge, S7, S6, Note9, Note8, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20, P10, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 10, nova 5, nova 4, nova 3e, nova 2, Honor 8X, 10, 9, 20 Pro, Magic 2, Mi 8, MIX 2S, MIX 2, Redmi Note 5, Oppo Find X, R15, Vivo NEX, X27, X21, X20A, OnePlus 7, 6T, 5, Pixel 3 XL, 2 XL, 2, LG V20, LG G6
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000120.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 Final Thoughts

"Grey and black."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I would give it more stars if I could! Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
4.6


(467 Points)

5. PGYTECH Professional Combo Accessories for DJI Mavic 2 Pro

PGYTECH P-HA-056 First Impressions

"Easy to maneuver."

New drone shows no issues and flies very well. I think the PGYTECH app will take some getting used to. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. The camera on this thing is awesome.

  • PGYTECH Professional Combo Accessories for DJI Mavic 2 Pro
  • Carrying case for your DJI Mavic 2 Pro
  • Improve your video quality with the included filter Pack
  • Land and stowe securely with the included landing gear protection
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PGYTECH P-HA-056
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PGYTECH P-HA-056 Final Thoughts

"Loving it so far."

Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. This arrived earlier than I expected from PGYTECH. This PGYTECH P-HA-056 takes the cake with utility and functionality. This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter Bundle with 3 Batteries, Waterproof Hard Carrying Case, Landing Pad...

User Ratings: 85 15

DJI mavic-2 First Impressions

"Fantastic DBPOWER Camera Drone!"

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. It is super responsive and performs well. It is super responsive and performs well. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI mavic-2.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter Bundle with 3 Batteries, Waterproof Hard Carrying Case, Landing Pad, 128GB SD Card Supports 4K Video
  • Free Waterproof Hard Carrying Case for MAVIC 2 (please check Case picture for details)
  • 8GB internal storage, Additional 128GB microSD Card with Adapter included (UHS 3; High-performance for 4K UHD video recording; Brand May Vary)
  • Hasselblad L1D-20c Camera: The Mavic 2 Pro commands a powerful 1-inch CMOS sensor, offering stunning 20-megapixel aerial photos with extreme detail.
  • Supports 4K video at 30 fps: The 20.0MP camera with Adobe DNG RAW support is ready to shoot. The three-axis gimbal is capable of stabilizing the camera even during high-speed motion for smooth video and sharp photos. Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, 907g takeoff weight, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots;
  • OcuSync 2.0 Video Transmission System: Performance is greatly enhanced with improvements made to communication distance, video quality and anti-interference, offering you unprecedented control.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI mavic-2
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DJI mavic-2 Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

7. Holy Stone HS160 RC Drone with FPV Camera 720P HD Live Video Feed 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro Foldable Quadco...

User Ratings: 67 10

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. This arrived earlier than I expected from Holy Stone.

  • Holy Stone HS160 RC Drone with FPV Camera 720P HD Live Video Feed 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro Foldable Quadcopter for Kids & Adults, Selfie Drone with Altitude Hold, One Key Start Function, and Bonus Battery
  • 720P HD FPV CAMERA: Equipped with the newest 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera which captures high-quality images. You can see FPV (first-person-view) live video on your mobile device (iOS or Android). Simple to shoot, fun to share on media.
  • APP CONTROL: By installing the APP and connecting the Wi-Fi sent from the drone, you can operate your drone by phone App. Wi-Fi connection requires password, which free you from worry of drone being connected and stolen.
  • FOLDABLE STRUCTURE: Foldable & flexible propellers make the mini drone portable. Allow you put it on pocket and take it out.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD & HEADLESS MODE: Hover in a certain height even when you release the throttle stick. Players at any level especially beginners can control the drone perfectly. The drone is also able to be stopped immediately on any emergency situation to avoid loss and damaged. This upgraded version equipped with Headless Mode can orient the drone to your direction. Activate Headless Mode function, no worry about the direction even when the drone is out of sight.
  • MODULAR BONUS BATTERIES: There are 2 powerful modular batteries with 2 USB charging cables. You can enjoy longer flying time and easy recharge. A fire-proof battery bag is included so that you can charge batteries with safety.
  • 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

"It was great."

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. I would definitely buy this one again! Amazing DBPOWER Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.1


(53 Points)

8. Blomiky MJX Bugs3 Mini Brushless Racing RC Quadcopter Drone with C5810 FPV 5.8G Camera 2.4GHz Commnu...

User Ratings: 74

Blomiky First Impressions

"Quality built."

I've crashed my Blomiky hundreds of times. I was very excited to receive this Blomiky . Seems well built and blades are well protected. Picture and video quality better than expected. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • Blomiky MJX Bugs3 Mini Brushless Racing RC Quadcopter Drone with C5810 FPV 5.8G Camera 2.4GHz Commnuication Acro and Angel Mode B3 Mini
  • 1306 2750KV brushless motor; 7.4V 850mAh 45C battery,stuck and high temperature protection 4-in-1 ESC , Good RC Drone for beginning player training.
  • Include C5810 Camera,No micro sd card slot, can't record video,need use D43 5.8G display together(D43 not include),Two-direction 2.4GHz technology,weak signal and low voltage remote controller alarm
  • Stable flying test youtube video link:https://youtu.be/wVE3ZqTQsCk ,flying very stable even no headless model,No Altitude Hold mode,
  • Made of anti-collision high quality material.4 Bright LED lights provide wonderful night flying experience.
  • Easy to switch between manual mode and self-stabilizing mode control.There are also alternative speeds for both beginners and experts.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blomiky
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Blomiky Final Thoughts

"Very satisfied!"

Really pleased with the Blomiky performance. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though.

Overall Score
4.6


(16 Points)

9. HOBBYTIGER H301S Ranger Drone with Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home 720P HD Wide-Angle WiFi Cam...

User Ratings: 71 6

HOBBYTIGER First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

This is a great DBPOWER Camera Drone for the price. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

  • HOBBYTIGER H301S Ranger Drone with Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home 720P HD Wide-Angle WiFi Camera for Kids, Beginners and Adults - Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Long Control Range
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HOBBYTIGER
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HOBBYTIGER Final Thoughts

"Flawless drone."

Controls are smooth and easy to use. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I have some really cool ideas for them. I was very excited to receive this HOBBYTIGER .

Overall Score
4.4


(60 Points)

10. DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Cover Shell with LED

User Ratings: 83

DJI P3-30-BOP First Impressions

"I like that."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Amazing DBPOWER Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I have recommended the DJI P3-30-BOP to my friends.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Cover Shell with LED
  • Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Shell
  • Comes with 4 LEDs and Center Battery Compartment
  • Use For P3 Pro/Adv - DOESN'T fit P3 Standard
  • OEM DJI Part - Brand New
  • Made by DJI
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI P3-30-BOP
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DJI P3-30-BOP Final Thoughts

"Cool case."

The durability of this DJI P3-30-BOP is ridiculous. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI P3-30-BOP. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

Overall Score
4.8


(14 Points)

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