Editor's Choice - Our Favorite DEERC Camera Drones

1. Holy Stone HS120D FPV Drone with Camera for Adults 1080p HD Live Video and GPS Return Home, RC Quadc...

User Ratings: 71 7

DEERC First Impressions

"Very satisfied!"

I think DEERC definitely has a potential winner here. I have some really cool ideas for them. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

  • Holy Stone HS120D FPV Drone with Camera for Adults 1080p HD Live Video and GPS Return Home, RC Quadcotper Helicopter for Kids Beginners 18 Min Flight Time Long Range with Follow Me Selfie Functions
  • Better Pictures and Steadier FPV Views: 1080p Full HD camera with 120° FOV and 75° adjustable wide angle helps to capture clearly photos and more stable videos. (SD Card Included)
  • Smart and Fun: Follow Me Mode frees your hands, while drone can automatically follows wherever you move. With Tap-fly, you can design the drone flying path. Gesture Control: pose to the camera to trigger photo/video shooting, great for selfie!
  • Safer Flying: GPS positioning enables the drone to automatically return to home when battery is low, signal is weak, or lost.
  • Quick and Easy: Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and One Key Start/Landing functions make easier access to kids or beginners.
  • 18 Min Powerful flight: Double flight time to same level drones. More pleasures and possibilities! With 300M control range, you can go farther and see broader.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 20 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DEERC
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DEERC Final Thoughts

"As Expected!"

I have to say, I really like this drone. I love this DEERC Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. I went directly with the high speed.

Overall Score
4.4


(1133 Points)

2. Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro 4 Channels Quadcopter Good Cho...

User Ratings: 62 11

Holy Stone HS170-FBA First Impressions

"In no time."

The durability of this Holy Stone HS170-FBA is ridiculous. The battery is very easy to replace. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro 4 Channels Quadcopter Good Choice for Drone Training
  • Headless security system enables players of any level to fly the drone easily
  • 2. 4GHz technology adopted for anti-interference
  • More stable and flexible with 6-axis gyro stabilization system
  • Good PERFORMANCE of wind-resistant control range: About 30-50 meters
  • Flight time: about 6-8 minutes Charging time: about 45-60 minutes (under currents input 0. 5A-1a)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone HS170-FBA
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Holy Stone HS170-FBA Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Everything worked well right out of the box. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.1


(6420 Points)

3. Potensic Upgraded A20 Mini Drone Easy to Fly Even to Kids and Beginners, RC Helicopter Quadcopter wi...

User Ratings: 66 10

Potensic US-A20-Green First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Besides that though its a great little drone. It is super responsive and performs well. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going.

  • Potensic Upgraded A20 Mini Drone Easy to Fly Even to Kids and Beginners, RC Helicopter Quadcopter with Auto Hovering, Headless Mode, Extra Batteries and Remote Control-Green
  • Having Fun for More Time : 2 detachable batteries and 3 adjustable speed levels deliver exciting flight experience for amateurs and advanced pilots alike.
  • Fast & Agile: You could control the drone fly toward any directions by Remote Controller. Once expert, you could adjust it to the high speed and fly through the obstacle course hoops by Eagle Pro.
  • Easy to Fly: With Altitude Hold, Headless Mode and One Key Taking-off / Landing, you could fly it without worrying about the direction and control it easier.
  • Portable: It’s the width of an iPhone 5”. Besides, it’s extremely lightweight and easy to carry.
  • Worry-saving & Convenient: It covers 12 months warranty and does not have to register FAA in the USA.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic US-A20-Green
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Potensic US-A20-Green Final Thoughts

"Easy to maneuver."

So no complaints here. So no complaints here. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. I plan to research other drone accessories built by Potensic. This Potensic US-A20-Green takes the cake with utility and functionality.

Overall Score
4.2


(2207 Points)

4. Holy Stone Mini Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Nano Quadcopter Indoor Small Helicopter Plane with A...

User Ratings: 69 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

So no complaints here. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Controls are smooth and easy to use. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

  • Holy Stone Mini Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Nano Quadcopter Indoor Small Helicopter Plane with Auto Hovering, 3D Flip, Headless Mode and 3 Batteries, Great Gift Toy for Boys and Girls, Blue
  • 3 Batteries Extend Flight Time -- Flight time is up to 21 Minutes. Never be disappointed by a died battery or waiting for charging!
  • User-friendly -- The Altitude Hold function enables itself to hover at fixed height stably; under Headless Mode, directions is always relative to where pilots face; offering care-free fly for kids, beginners, newbies, etc.
  • Much Fun -- The drone can perform 3D flips; kids love it! The speed can be changed to fit pilots’ flight proficiency. And the low battery power alarm spare of concerns of any loss or damage due to low power.
  • Mini & Portable -- This buddy brings players great fun everywhere for party, school, fishing, hiking, long journey etc. Definitely a great birthday gift for kids or friends!
  • Full Protection -- Propellers are isolated by the protection guard, which protects kids from spinning propellers and protects drone from damage. No crying toddlers!
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Or have a life."

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. The durability of this Holy Stone is ridiculous.

Overall Score
4.4


(552 Points)

5. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Hasselblad Camera, 3 Batteries, PGY ND Filters...

User Ratings: 91 4

DJI First Impressions

"I was right."

Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. I can press the button again and continue the flight. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. So no complaints here. The camera on this thing is awesome.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Hasselblad Camera, 3 Batteries, PGY ND Filters & Pad Holder, 128GB Extreme Micro SD, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Waterproof Hard Carrying Case
  • Sold By DJI Authorized Dealer. Comes Free SanDisk 128GB Micro SD, Smatree Water Waterproof Hard Carrying Case, 75cm(30-inch) Landing Pad, Signal Booster, USB 3.0 Card Reader
  • 3 x DJI Mavic Pro 2 Batteries in Total, DJI Mavic 2 Pro Fly More Kit, PGYTECH ND Filter and Pad Holder
  • Mavic Pro 2 Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time, 44 mph Max Speed, 2 lbs Takeoff Weight, 3-Axis Gimbal for Steady Shots, 8GB Internal Storage, SD card Support Up to 128GB
  • Mavic Pro 2 Functions Include ActiveTrack 2.0, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, Adjustable Aperture, HDR Photos
  • Enjoy Live View in Real Time During Flight and Record 4K Videos at Higher Bitrates with Advanced H.265 Compression. Operating Temperature Range: -10°C to 40°C. Input - 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 1.8A
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.8


(122 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 DEERC 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
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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. ATTOP Drone for Kids Drones with Camera for Kids & Beginners, AR Game Mode RC Mini Drone w/App Gravi...

User Ratings: 61 12

ATTOP First Impressions

"Works fantastic."

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. The ATTOP is a great deal in this price range and quality. They made it right by sending a replacement. I was very excited to receive this ATTOP . Adds some professionalism look to a spectator.

  • ATTOP Drone for Kids Drones with Camera for Kids & Beginners, AR Game Mode RC Mini Drone w/App Gravity/Voice Control/Trajectory Flight/Altitude Hold 360°Flip Kids Drone Foldable & Portable
  • 【MINI DRONE WITH CAMERA & FVP EXPERIENCES】When you and your children are trapped at home caused by the epidemic and dare not go out while you want to have some look outside. Attop drone with camera offers you a precious experience of enjoying the view in the air with awesome perspective. The 480P camera drone capture true color & panoramic views. By connecting your phone with Attop drones, the view will be shown directly on your phone, providing you fantastic FPV (first person view) experiences.
  • 【EASY OPERATION: ONE KEY TAKE OFF / LANDING & ALTITUDE HOLD】The one-button take off and landing feature our drone with camera for kids have means that with the simple press of a button, then your get your kids drone rise to a height or land. On altitude hold mode, you can accurately lock the height and location of the rc drone , stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making sure that Attop drone with camera is easy to opearate even for your youngest child.
  • 【GRAVITY TRAJECTORY FLIGHT & APP CONTROL】A built-in G-sensor our Attop drones with camera for kids have are designed to allow controlling App. Trajectory Flight function is the newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the RC drone for kids will fly along the path you set and shoot easily. This humanized design of this drones with camera for kids can reduce the difficulty of operation and make drones with camera for kids easier to control.
  • 【AR GAME MODE & VOICE CONTROL】Our technology department has incorporated the popular AR game into the APP of drone for kids . Get into AR game page, controll the rc drone directly by your mobile, fly and shoot your fictitious enemy. You can control your fpv drone hands-free with simple voice commands like “take off", "landing", "forward", "backward", "left side", "right side", enjoy the flight fun. Hope your child will fall in love with the games apply to mini drone we design.
  • 【FOLDABLE & PORTABLE DESIGN】The size of the X-2 drone with camera for kids is quite small and can perfectly fit in your palm. The Attop mini drone is foldable with folding arms. This humanized design makes this kid drone possible to fit the drone for kids perfectly into the controller, which makes kids drone easy to pack up and gives you the freedom to take Attop drone with you anywhere. Just take your children to explore the wider world and broaden their horizon!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ATTOP
  • Video Quality
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  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

ATTOP Final Thoughts

"Great experience."

The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Picture and video quality better than expected. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
4.1


(351 Points)

8. 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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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)

9. Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with 1080P HD Camera Live Video 120° Wide-Angle WiFi Quadcopter with...

User Ratings: 65 7

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Cool case."

Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. But this Holy Stone was a complete and total win from the get go. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. The controls have zero noticeable lag. I think the Holy Stone app will take some getting used to.

  • Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with 1080P HD Camera Live Video 120° Wide-Angle WiFi Quadcopter with Altitude Hold Headless Mode 3D Flips RTF with Modular Battery, Color Black
  • 1080P FOV 120° HD FPV CAMERA: You can capture memorable moments with distortion-free and view images on your phone from the wide-angel lens. The app enables you to expand your creativity further and share it on social media with ease.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: When you focus on shooting images, you may set your hands off the joystick and the drone still suspend in mid-air with locked altitude. A perfect drone for beginners, kids, starters, or newbies to have a easy and stable flight experience.
  • HEADLESS MODE: The pilot will feel easier to control, especially when the drone is out of sight, under headless mode while the orientation of the drone is in relation to the pilot. The drone are also equipped with 3D flips to make your day.
  • MOBILE CONTROL: Through the APP, multiple functions, Voice Control, Gestures Control, Trajectory Flight and Gravity Sensor Control can be activated. Instruct the camera to take photos by gestures of Scissor and videos by Paper.
  • MODULAR BATTERY: The 3.7V 1000mAh high capacity battery can support a 10 Minutes flight which makes it easy to replace battery and safe to charge battery.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Fast delivery."

But this Holy Stone was a complete and total win from the get go. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Everything worked well right out of the box. I could not have made a better purchase.

Overall Score
4.3


(1455 Points)

10. Holy Stone FPV Foldable Drone with Camera for Kids and Beginners, RC Quadcopter with 720P HD, 2 Flig...

User Ratings: 54 15

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. Highly recommend this drone to you all. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Highly recommend this drone to you all.

  • Holy Stone FPV Foldable Drone with Camera for Kids and Beginners, RC Quadcopter with 720P HD, 2 Flight Modes, APP Control, 3D Flip, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, 2 Modular Batteries, Carrying Case,Red
  • ⭐WIFI FPV TRANSMISSION: The real-time transmission is seamlessly transmitted over a stable 2.4GHz frequency. As the drone takes to sky, watch the video on your mobile device and record video or take photos, as well as convenient to share your wonderful moments to your social media.
  • ⭐EXPERIENCE MORE: Features 2 flight modes, providing you a more stable performance when folded in, as well as altitude hold, headless mode, multiple speed modes, LED lights, low-battery alarm and one-key star/landing. You can also experience more excellent features like FPV camera function, 3D flips in extended mode.
  • ⭐LONGER FLIGHT TIME: 2 Modular batteries of drone and transmitter are interchangeable which support a longer flight time and extend the fun for you and your family.
  • ⭐SAFETY PROTECTION GUARDS: Foldable design with soft 360° propeller guards make it safe enough for the beginner, expert especially kids. What’s more, the durable rubbery plastic and protection guards protect the propeller from collision. Keep flying safety.
  • ⭐EASY TO CARRY OUT: Compact body with the portable carrying case, bring you a lot of convenience. Allow you to organize your drone and accessories in this portable case. You can take the drone to anywhere.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

Overall Score
4.0


(48 Points)

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