Editor's Choice - Our Favorite DROCON Camera Drones

1. 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)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated DROCON Camera Drones

2. DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter High Speed Flying Gopro Drone for Adults and Hobby...

User Ratings: 77 7

DROCON B3 First Impressions

"Very cool."

I would give it more stars if I could! I love this DROCON Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! The DROCON B3 is well built, and the controls work well. The battery is very easy to replace. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

  • DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter High Speed Flying Gopro Drone for Adults and Hobbyilists, Blue
  • Updated Brushless motor: Brushless motor won't overheat and melt like plastic, so you get longer flights (15-20 minutes). They don't fray and spark like brush motors, so they're far safer.
  • Fly up to 15-20 minutes: Blue bugs 3 lasts for 15 minutes at mid-to-high throttle, and up to 20 minutes with conservative use. Bugs 3 flies stable & smooth for beginners and faster for expert.
  • Long distance control remote control alarm: ven when your Blue bugs 3 is a tiny Speck in the distance, you retain 100% control. Fly to 1, 000 feet and beyond in seconds and capture incredible shots of breathtaking vistas. Don't worry, low power alarm and weak signal alarm will keep the drone always under control.
  • Fly against high speed wind: bugs 3 is made of durable nylon fiber material and the weigh T is up to 1. 4 kg. It will be powerful enough to enable you to fly a drone whenever you want it, even against high speed wind.
  • 3D rolls & flip: this drone will amaze you by performing a cool 3D flip at the Press of button. Have fun with your Blue bugs 3, we provide 30 days money back grantee and life time technical support.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON B3
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DROCON B3 Final Thoughts

"She loved it."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. The battery is very easy to replace. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. It's also important to take your time with the installation. But once I put it together it worked like a charm.

Overall Score
4.5


(851 Points)

3. DROCON Ninja Drone for Kids & Beginners FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera, Quadcopter Drone wit...

User Ratings: 58 9

DROCON First Impressions

"Well made."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. But u will have an extra one to exchange. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

  • DROCON Ninja Drone for Kids & Beginners FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera, Quadcopter Drone with Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, Foldable Arms, One Key Take Off/Landing, Blue
  • 720P FPV HD WI-FI CAMERA: The sky’s the limit with this 720p/30fps HD camera. Get an awesome perspective from the air and record wonderful moments. The 120-degree wide-angle lens captures the true color and panoramic views that will amaze. Great for travel, parties, sports, and adventures.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD MODE FOR EASY CONTROL: Equipped with an advanced barometer, this drone can perform altitude hold for more stable flight. Beginners can easily get to grips with it and be taking stunning pictures and video from the sky in no time!
  • APP CONTROL: Operate your drone through the app after connecting it with your phone via Wi-Fi, offering you real-time image transmission so that you can easily shoot fun videos and pics to share with your friends and family.
  • FOLDABLE DESIGN: Foldable and flexible blades make this drone small and portable. It is easy to take with you so that you can create your own little air show anywhere you like.
  • NEW TO DRONES? NO PROBLEM: The headless mode function, one-key take-off/landing and altitude hold function truly allow for easier operation, which makes flying this drone a breeze for any level of player.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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DROCON Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I plan to research other drone accessories built by DROCON. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

Overall Score
4.2


(828 Points)

4. DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter Drone for Adults and Hobbyilists, High-Speed Flyin...

User Ratings: 73 5

DROCON First Impressions

"As a first drone."

I think DROCON definitely has a potential winner here. This is our first drone that uses GPS. I have to say, I really like this drone. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter Drone for Adults and Hobbyilists, High-Speed Flying Drone, Support HD Camera 4K Camera, 15Min Flying Time 300 Meters Long Control Range
  • NEW BRUSHLESS MOTORS – Insist on brushless metal motors! Here’s why: they don’t overheat and melt like plastic, so you get longer flights (15-20 minutes). They don’t fray and spark like brush motors, so they’re far safer.
  • 15 – 20 MINUTE FLIGHTS – Thanks to highly efficient brushless motors, Blue Bugs 3 lasts for 15 minutes at the mid-to-high throttle and up to 20 minutes with conservative use. Bugs flies stable and smooth for beginners.
  • CONTROL FROM 300 – 500 METERS AWAY – Even when your Blue Bugs 3 is a tiny speck in the distance, you retain 100% control. Capture incredible shots of breathtaking vistas. Fly to 1,000 feet and beyond in seconds.
  • FLY AGAINST HIGH-SPEED WIND: Bugs 3 is made of durable Nylon fiber material, It will be powerful enough to enable you to fly a drone whenever you want it, even against the high-speed wind.
  • 3D ROLLS & FLIP: This drone will amaze you by performing a cool 3D flip at the press of a button. Have fun with your Blue bugs 3, we provide 30 days money back grantee and lifetime technical support.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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DROCON Final Thoughts

"Nice product!"

Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. It seems to do just about everything. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

Overall Score
4.5


(368 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling DROCON Camera Drones

5. DROCON Ninja Drone for Kids & Beginners FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera,Quadcopter Drone with...

User Ratings: 62 9

DROCON First Impressions

"She enjoys it!"

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. The controls have zero noticeable lag. The safety features are second to none. I did a lot of reading before choosing it.

  • DROCON Ninja Drone for Kids & Beginners FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera,Quadcopter Drone with Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, Foldable Arms, One Key take Off/Landing, White
  • 720P FPV HD WI-FI CAMERA: The sky’s the limit with this 720p/30fps HD camera. Get an awesome perspective from the air and record wonderful moments. The 120-degree wide-angle lens captures true color and panoramic views that will amaze. Great for travel, parties, sports and adventures.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD MODE FOR EASY CONTROL: Equipped with an advanced barometer, this drone can perform altitude hold for more stable flight. Beginners can easily get to grips with it and be taking stunning pictures and video from the sky in no time!
  • APP CONTROL: Operate your drone through the app after connecting it with your phone via Wi-Fi, offering you real-time image transmission so that you can easily shoot fun video and pics to share with your friends and family.
  • FOLDABLE DESIGN: Foldable and flexible blades make this drone small and portable. It is easy to take with you so that you can create your own little air show anywhere you like.
  • NEW TO DRONES? NO PROBLEM: The headless mode function, one-key take-off/landing and altitude hold function truly allow for easier operation, which makes flying this drone a breeze for any level of player.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON
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DROCON Final Thoughts

"For example."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. I went directly with the high speed. So no complaints here. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. I did a lot of reading before choosing it.

Overall Score
4.3


(293 Points)

6. [Upgraded Big Size] DROCON Drone with Camera,720P 120°FOV FPV Real-time Video, Quadcopter Designed ...

User Ratings: 69 4

DROCON First Impressions

"I am happy I did."

So no complaints here. This is the second DROCON Drone I have purchased. It seems to do just about everything. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

  • [Upgraded Big Size] DROCON Drone with Camera,720P 120°FOV FPV Real-time Video, Quadcopter Designed for Beginners with a 15-min Flight Time Modular Battery, Altitude Hold, 4GB TF Card Included
  • ✈Wi-Fi FPV REAL-TIME TRANSMISSION✈: Let the drone be your eyes as you take to the skies in total control. You’ll get a high-definition aerial view of your flight direct to your mobile device. Then, be the envy of your friends as you share these pictures and video on social media.
  • ✈120° WIDE-ANGLE 720P HD CAMERA✈: The sky’s the limit and you can view it all through the 120-degree wide-angle lens. This camera restores true color and provides a wonderful panoramic view. It’s great for traveling, parties and sports events.
  • ✈ALTITUDE HOLD MODE✈: Equipped with an advanced barometer to perform altitude hold and obtain stable flight. Beginners need not fear and can be immediately take-off with confidence, all while capturing stunning HD pictures to share with your family.
  • ✈15 MINS FLYING TIME✈: Unlike most other drones that last for just 5-8 minutes, our Traveler drone utilizes hollow cup motor conversion technology which uses less energy than conventional drone motors. This, plus the extra long-life battery gives you a flying time of up to 15 mins. Chocks away!
  • ✈FUNCTIONS FOR EASY CONTROL✈: The one-key take-off and landing feature of this drone makes it an excellent choice for novices or children. Additional features that make it great for those new to drone flying include; headless mode, emergency stop, low power & out-of-range alarms.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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DROCON Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors.

Overall Score
4.5


(267 Points)

7. Altair Aerial AA300 GPS Beginner Drone with Camera | Free Priority Shipping | 1080p FPV Video & Phot...

User Ratings: 66 9

Altair Aerial First Impressions

"Other than that."

I've crashed my Altair Aerial hundreds of times. Really pleased with the Altair Aerial performance. The Altair Aerial is a great deal in this price range and quality. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. But u will have an extra one to exchange.

  • Altair Aerial AA300 GPS Beginner Drone with Camera | Free Priority Shipping | 1080p FPV Video & Photography Remote Control Camera Drone w/ Auto Return Home, RC Drone for Kids & Adults (Lincoln, NE)
  • GPS FLIGHT MODE: The AA300 Quadcopter has Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) connectivity allows for an easier flight and great stability for aerial photographers
  • VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY: 1080P High Definition: Live action video in first person view and high resolution photos with barometer altitude hold. SD Card Not Included! We recommend a Class 10 SD Card, Max Size 32 GB.
  • TONS OF FEATURES: Altitude Hold and One-Touch Take-Off and Landing. You'll be able to grow with your drone as you become more experienced
  • 3 RETURN-TO-HOME FUNCTIONS: Has Point of Interest and Follow-Me Mode in the App and streams live footage up to 100 meters away
  • Altair Customer Warranty Promise: At Altair we believe in taking care of our customers with high quality support, including instructional videos and fast response to your questions, If there is a problem we will take care of you.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Altair Aerial Final Thoughts

"Hovers good."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Altair Aerial today. I love this DROCON Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! They made it right by sending a replacement. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I think Altair Aerial definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
4.2


(39 Points)

8. Potensic T18 GPS Drone, FPV RC Quadcotper with Camera 1080P Live Video, Dual GPS Return Home, Follow...

User Ratings: 62 7

Potensic . First Impressions

"Camera is great!"

I think Potensic definitely has a potential winner here. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Potensic had also impressed me with their customer service.

  • Potensic T18 GPS Drone, FPV RC Quadcotper with Camera 1080P Live Video, Dual GPS Return Home, Follow Me, Adjustable Wide-Angle Camera, Altitude Hold, Long Control Range -Black
  • [1080P HD Wi-Fi Camera] Equipped with 1080P HD camera and 75° adjustable angle, the drone can capture high-quality video and aerial photos, and can also provide high-speed picture transmission without delay(1080P camera needs 16/32G SD card).
  • [Longer Flying Time & Control Distance] Up to 10 min flying time and 300m control distance, giving you a more pleasant flight experience.
  • [Dual GPS] GPS positioning + GLONASS positioning provide you with accurate positioning details of your drone. It can also provide automatic return, low power return and no signal return.
  • [Follow Me Mode] Follow to the GPS in your smartphone to make sure your drone automatically follows and captures you wherever you go.
  • [All-Round Functions] Headless mode, altitude hold and one key takeoff / landing for easier operation, no need to worry about orientation. With a simple press on the button your drone will rise to a height or land, perfect for beginners. Note:GPS drone needs to calibrate GPS signal before taking off.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic .
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Potensic . Final Thoughts

"All good!"

This is our first drone, never used one before. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. The Potensic . is a great deal in this price range and quality.

Overall Score
4.2


(408 Points)

9. Q9 Drones for Kids,RC Drone with Altitude Hold and Headless Mode,Quadcopter with Blue & Green Lights...

User Ratings: 63 12

HASAKEE First Impressions

"Very solid."

It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. The battery is very easy to replace. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • Q9 Drones for Kids,RC Drone with Altitude Hold and Headless Mode,Quadcopter with Blue & Green Lights,Propellers Full Protect and Double Batteries,Easy to Fly Gift Toy for Boys and Girls
  • 【LIGHT UP THE SKY】Bright LEDs on the Q9 drone emit vibrant neon GREEN & BLUE light throughout its entire frame, providing you with a powerful illuminating effect and a vivid flight experience.It also has three different display modes for lighting. We believe that it will surprise you all!
  • 【SAFE & DURABLE】The structured style and FOUR sturdy propeller guards ensures a safe flight which protects your kids to avoids body injury from spinning propellers. High quality ABS material to withstand countless crashes or drop. Very durable and safe drone for Kids and Beginners.
  • 【User Friendly】1:You can simply take-off / land / return the drone with one button. 2:Three speeds for you to choose, No matter beginners or skilled players. 3:You have no worry about identifying directions Under headless mode. 4:The altitude hold feature allows your drone to hover automatically in the air. (Even if you do not do anything with the controller) All these features make the drone extremely beginner-friendly.
  • 【18 Minutes flight Time】Comes with two batteries,Your flight time is up to 18 minutes. (9 minutes per battery)
  • 【Multiple Operating Tricks】Featuring with 360 degree Flips and Auto-Rotation Functions to enrich your flying experience.
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HASAKEE
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HASAKEE Final Thoughts

"Recommended."

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I plan to research other drone accessories built by HASAKEE. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Besides that though its a great little drone. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
4.2


(133 Points)

10. SSE Lightweight Aluminum Water Resistant Travel Carry Case for DJI Mavic Air

SSE First Impressions

"Charges well."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. But u will have an extra one to exchange. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. The SSE is well built, and the controls work well. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • SSE Lightweight Aluminum Water Resistant Travel Carry Case for DJI Mavic Air
  • DESIGNED FOR DJI MAVIC AIR: Hard shell case created specifically for the DJI Mavic Air drone and its accessories.
  • WATER RESISTANT: Thick, fitted rubber sealing ring ensures airtight protection for your drone against water, dirt, dust and other invasive particles.
  • STORAGE SPACE: Features custom cut compartments for assembled drone body, remote, charger, 4 batteries, props, prop guards and more.
  • HEAVY DUTY: Outer shell made of high-quality aluminum for an easy lightweight carry.
  • EASY CARRY HANDLE: Transport your drone confidently and comfortably with a built-in handle.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SSE
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SSE Final Thoughts

"Very well built."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. We've started a collection of SSE drones now.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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