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
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  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
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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. 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 DEERC Camera Drone for the money! Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. I love this DEERC 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
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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)

3. Contixo F18 Plus 2K FPV RC Drone with camera for adults - 40 Mins Longer Flight Time Quadcopter with...

User Ratings: 68 22

Contixo First Impressions

"As Expected!"

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I could not have made a better purchase. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. We've started a collection of Contixo drones now.

  • Contixo F18 Plus 2K FPV RC Drone with camera for adults - 40 Mins Longer Flight Time Quadcopter with Brushless Motor - beginners drone for kids - 5G WiFi - Follow Me - 2 Module Batteries with Backpack
  • ⭐2K UHD Camera and 5G FPV Transimission - 2K Ultra HD camera (2048*1152P) catches much more details for after-treatment than a 1080P Camera; 120° FOV angle broadens your view; 5G a less-interrupted frequency ensuring more clear and faster image without delay for up to 1500ft away giving you a superior photography experience.
  • ⭐40-Min Flying Time - Enjoy up to 40-minutes of flight time (20+20) from a single charge (two batteries included). With the modular design, it is easy to exchange and safe to charge. It also has basic functions like altitude hold, headless mode, and Tap Fly Function.
  • ⭐Long-life Brushless Motor - The advantages of it over brushed motors are high power to weight ratio, high speed and electronic control. No burn-out due to internal friction and no maintenance required. Besides, it is quite powerful providing a stable flight. The quick-release propellers run smoothly and powerfully with high efficiency.
  • ⭐Safer Flight with GPS - Assisted with GPS location system, locate the position of the F18 drone precisely at any time. If the drone loses signal, in low power or whenever you press the one key return, it will automatically fly back. Indulge yourself in enjoyment without the fear of losing your F18 Drone!
  • ⭐Smart and Powerful Performance - The newly upgraded F18 GPS Drone now has the following GPS features by App Control: Follow Me and Orbit modes. Free your hands to take ideal selfies while drone automatically follows or is orbiting. It can fly in a directed way you draw on the Contixo Drone app while the Waypoint mode is activated.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contixo
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Contixo Final Thoughts

"She enjoys it!"

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I think the Contixo app will take some getting used to. Not Only Can You Learn On The Contixo . You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

Overall Score
4.0


(15 Points)

4. fosa FPV Monitor 5.8GHz 40Channels 7Inch LCD Monitor/Display Screen Receiver Monitor for FPV Drone Q...

User Ratings: 70

fosa First Impressions

"So much to do."

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. This is our first drone that uses GPS. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. It is super responsive and performs well.

  • fosa FPV Monitor 5.8GHz 40Channels 7Inch LCD Monitor/Display Screen Receiver Monitor for FPV Drone Quadcopter with Wireless Receiver 140/120 Degree
  • Built-in dual receiver automatically for best reception automatic antenna switching
  • Can receive 2 different channels at the same time.5 bands and total 40 Channels.Built-in battery, easy to carry for outdoor use
  • With stable performance and clear image quality. A key to automatic signal search, simple and easy to operate. Small size and lightweight, a simple and effective accessory for FPV drone.
  • Note:Please rest assured to buy without worrying about the plug adaption. We will provide an adapter for you according to different country standard and ensure its normal use.
  • Note:If the device is not used for a long time, please charged once every four months in order to protect the battery. we offer 1 year warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The fosa
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  • Value For Money
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fosa Final Thoughts

"Well made."

The fosa is a great deal in this price range and quality. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

Overall Score
4.6


(18 Points)

5. DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1)

DJI FPV Remote Controller First Impressions

"Charges well."

The battery is very easy to replace. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The DJI FPV Remote Controller is a great deal in this price range and quality. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

  • DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1)
  • FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1) - DJI 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Integrated System
  • Improved User Experience
  • 7ms Low Latency
  • 4km Control Distance
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI FPV Remote Controller
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DJI FPV Remote Controller Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. SIMREX X900 Drone Optical Flow Positioning RC Quadcopter with 1080P HD Camera, Altitude Hold Headles...

User Ratings: 74 10

SIMREX First Impressions

"Super durable!"

Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I have some really cool ideas for them. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

  • SIMREX X900 Drone Optical Flow Positioning RC Quadcopter with 1080P HD Camera, Altitude Hold Headless Mode, Foldable FPV Drones WiFi Live Video 3D Flips 6axis RTF Easy Fly Steady for Learning White
  • Phone direct control with transmission OR transmitter contorl with Smart phone. Apple IOS / Android phones compatible.
  • Altitude Hold. You can release the throttle stick and the drone will keep the current height. One key take off and landing, super easy to fly & easy to shoot quality images or videos with WIFI Real-Time HD carmera.
  • Headless Security Mode. The pilot can fly the drone to any location without worrying about which diretion the drone is facing. Help bignner to prevent from losing the direction.
  • Foldable Design. Bring it anywhere, saves the space with folding size: 130×90×45mm.
  • Range: About 80-120 Meters. Flight Time: About 12-15 Minutes. Charging Time: About 90 Minutes.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SIMREX
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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SIMREX Final Thoughts

"He had a blast."

The controls have zero noticeable lag. The durability of this SIMREX is ridiculous. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble.

Overall Score
4.4


(382 Points)

7. SYMA X5UW WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera Quadcopter Drone with Flight Plan Route App Control and Altitude H...

User Ratings: 68 9

SYMA B01LWOGGG2 First Impressions

"In no time."

Great product if you have multiple batteries. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. I could not have made a better purchase. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • SYMA X5UW WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera Quadcopter Drone with Flight Plan Route App Control and Altitude Hold Red
  • ✔ app control: your mobile phone could be used as a remote control to control your drone without transmitter. Install “SYMA go” app in your mobile phone and enjoy the special functions that SYMA brings you, such as one-key takeoff/landing, one-key Star/ stop, track flight and so on.
  • ✔ Wi-Fi FPV with 720P HD camera: 720P HD camera real-time transmits the live image to your phone. Clear and stable. It makes you control the aircraft enjoy taking pictures/video of the pleasure flights.
  • ✔ One key start/ landing: allows players of any level (beginners intermediates experts) to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance.
  • ✔ flight plan: open the "SYMA go" App: Use flight plan at your fingertips. Just draw a route on the screen. The copter will auto pilot as per the given path
  • ✔ automatic altitude hold: powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hover at it's current height. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos. It can be swapped or charged in place Easily via USB
  • Skill Level: beginner
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 12 - 12 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA B01LWOGGG2
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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SYMA B01LWOGGG2 Final Thoughts

"5 stars overall."

I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. I plan to research other drone accessories built by SYMA. I like the functionality of the SYMA B01LWOGGG2. They made it right by sending a replacement.

Overall Score
4.3


(626 Points)

8. DJI Spark Mini Quadcopter Drone Fly More Combo with Free 16GB Micro SD Card, Alpine White

User Ratings: 72 17

DJI First Impressions

"Good quality!"

Really pleased with the DJI performance. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. But this DJI was a complete and total win from the get go. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap.

  • DJI Spark Mini Quadcopter Drone Fly More Combo with Free 16GB Micro SD Card, Alpine White
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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  • Value For Money
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Simply awesome!"

It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. I have recommended the DJI to my friends.

Overall Score
4.2


(30 Points)

9. DJI Tello Quadcopter Drone Boost Combo with HD Camera and VR, comes 3 Batteries, 8 Propellers, Power...

User Ratings: 73 5

DJI First Impressions

"Thanks, DJI!"

The controls have zero noticeable lag. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. This is our first drone that uses GPS. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors.

  • DJI Tello Quadcopter Drone Boost Combo with HD Camera and VR, comes 3 Batteries, 8 Propellers, Powered by DJI Technology and Intel 14-Core Processor, Coding Education, Throw and Go
  • Sold by DJI Authorized Dealer, Tello Boost Combo with VanCityUAV Cleaning Kit
  • Little drone for kids and adults that’s a blast to fly and helps users learn about drones with coding education.
  • VR headset compatibility fly with a breathtaking first-person view.
  • Tello has two antennas that make video transmission extra stable and a high-capacity battery that offers impressively long flight times.
  • Equipped with a high-quality image processor, Tello shoots incredible photos and videos. Even if you don’t know how to fly, you can record pro-level videos with EZ Shots and share them on social media from your smartphone.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"I don't fly here."

This is a great DEERC Camera Drone for the price. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. I can press the button again and continue the flight. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

Overall Score
4.4


(128 Points)

10. Drone for Kids,RC Mini Quadcopter Toy, Potensic A30,One Key Take-Off or Landing, Altitude Hold,Auto ...

User Ratings: 65 8

Potensic First Impressions

"Cool drone."

I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Amazing DEERC Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

  • Drone for Kids,RC Mini Quadcopter Toy, Potensic A30,One Key Take-Off or Landing, Altitude Hold,Auto Hovering,Headless Mode,Boy Kids Toy, Detachable Battery (Black)
  • Feeling released from pressure: Three speed helps you relaxed fly into a bigger sky.The drone with no resistance to being fly away.
  • Perfect mini drones for kids: A strong shell to withstand countless crashes as he finds the way to protect itself.It is a good gift drone for kids and family to enjoy.
  • Absorbed in flying experience: Enjoy the fly immediately by one key take-off or land under headless mode.Easy to master and there are alarm when the drone is out of sight or low power.
  • Fly longer and stable: Altitude hold enables drones to auto hover,equipped powerful sensor of barometer,screw, accelerator and keep a stable flying. The advanced smart chip keeps drone to hover at current height.
  • What you can get: One Potensic RC quadcopter for beginner, one transmitter for nano drone,convenient detachable battery for 6Mins around flight time,one usb cable.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"And the Potensic."

They made it right by sending a replacement. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. Really the best DEERC Camera Drone for the money!

Overall Score
4.3


(287 Points)

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