Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Entry Level Camera Drones

1. Foldable Drone with 720P HD Camera for Adults, FPV WiFi RC Quadcopter, 120° Wide-Angle Live Video C...

User Ratings: 86 14

shimu First Impressions

"Hovers good."

Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. The battery is very easy to replace. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. I have to say, I really like this drone.

  • Foldable Drone with 720P HD Camera for Adults, FPV WiFi RC Quadcopter, 120° Wide-Angle Live Video Camera, Altitude Hold, APP Control, One Key Return, Easy to Fly for Beginners, 2 Batteries
  • 720P HD DUAL CAMERAS WITH IMAGE STABILIZATION - The foldable drones with camera for adults have 720P Front Camera with 40°adjustable angle catches incredible clear and broader photos; 480P Bottom Camera enables you to see the word from different angle.
  • EASY TO FLY - One Key Return to Home function will fly the rc drone back to you automatically. Functions, like one key start/stop, altitude hold and headless mode make the drones with camera for kids easy to control for entry level pilots. Get worry free flight and have better shots!
  • FPV REAL TIME TRANSMISSION - 2.4GHz transmission ensures beautiful scenes are sent back from the starter drone to your phone, frequent and clear, letting you share it on social medias by HFun App directly and easily.
  • INTELLIGENT FLIGHT BY TRAJECTORY - Design a flight path on the screen, which help you dedicated yourself on more creative and amazing photography. The blade 720 drones with camera can fly to where you are unable to reach.
  • FLY MORE STABLE AND LONGER - The foldable hd drone for boys or girls is quite wind-resistant for outdoor fights. The 2 intelligent batteries can work for 20 minutes in total. Battery level and drone signal shown on the LED screen; You may take it outdoor for wedding, rafting, fishing, hiking etc. Enjoy Leisure Time!
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The shimu
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shimu Final Thoughts

"Loads of fun!"

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My shimu today. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

Overall Score
4.4


(10 Points)

2. DJI Mavic Air Quadcopter Drone Onyx Black Bundle with 2X 32GB Memory Card, VR Viewer, Equipment Case...

User Ratings: 62 5

DJI First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

Everything worked well right out of the box. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. I love this Entry Level Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set.

  • DJI Mavic Air Quadcopter Drone Onyx Black Bundle with 2X 32GB Memory Card, VR Viewer, Equipment Case, Cleaning Kit and 1 Year Extended Warranty
  • DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • The ultraportable Mavic Air features high-end flight performance and functionality for limitless exploration. | 32 MP Sphere Panoramas | Foldable & Portable nearly - the size of a modern smartphone when folded | The most portable DJI drone to house a 3-axis mechanical gimbal
  • Shoots video at an incredible 4K 30 fps, recording at 100 Mbps with UHD quality | 3D Environment Sensing | SmartCapture control mode enables hand gesture commands to launch, follow, photograph, record, push, pull and land without the need for a remote controller | 21-Minute Flight Time | DJI’s first drone with 8 GB of onboard storage and newly-added USB-C
  • INCLUDED IN THE BOX: DJI Mavic Air Drone (Onyx Black) | Remote Control | Intelligent Flight Battery | Charger | Power Cable | Propellers (Pair) x4 | Propeller Guards (set) | RC-to-Lightning Cable | RC-to-Micro USB Cable | RC-to-USB Type C cable | Gimbal Protector | Communication Cable | USB Adapter | RC Cable Sliders (Large & Small) | Carrying Case | Replacement Control Stick Pair | 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: DJI Mavic Air Drone (Onyx Black) | 1 Year Extended Warranty | Drone Landing Pad - 29.5" (75CM) with case, ground spokes, and reflective strips | Small Hard Case with Carrying Handle | Optics Cleaning Kit | SanDisk Ultra microSDHC 16GB UHS Class 10 Memory Card w/ Adapter | VR Vue II Virtual Reality Viewer for 3.5"-6" iPhone & Android
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Work's perfectly."

Really the best Entry Level Camera Drone for the money! New drone shows no issues and flies very well. We've started a collection of DJI drones now. Really pleased with the DJI performance. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well.

Overall Score
4.2


(25 Points)

3. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, Must Have Bundle, 128GB SD Card, Polares 4 f...

User Ratings: 88 12

DJI First Impressions

"An easy 5 stars."

I could not have made a better purchase. So no complaints here. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, Must Have Bundle, 128GB SD Card, Polares 4 filter set (CPL, ND8, ND16, ND32), and More
  • Latest Flagship Drone: Powered by Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Better Flying Experience: Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, low noise propellers, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, SD card support up to 128GB
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Live Streaming: Enjoy live view in real time during flight and record 4K videos at higher vibrates with advanced H.265 compression
  • The DJI Smart Controller is designed to maximize your outdoor flying experience with the Mavic 2 or other aircraft equipped with OcuSync 2.0. 1 A 5.5-inch built-in screen displays clear, bright images, even under challenging conditions. Intuitive controls and pre-installed features like SkyTalk and the DJI GO 4 app get you up in the air quicker, clearer, and more conveniently than ever before.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Totally worth it!"

So no complaints here. I love this Entry Level Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! I went directly with the high speed. I went directly with the high speed. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost.

Overall Score
4.5


(11 Points)

4. Drone with Camera - Drones with Camera for Kids, WiFi FPV Drone w/ 720P HD Camera/Voice & APP Contro...

User Ratings: 63 5

ATTOP First Impressions

"Fast shipment!"

It's well designed and self protected. This is the second ATTOP Drone I have purchased. But u will have an extra one to exchange. Amazing Entry Level Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots.

  • Drone with Camera - Drones with Camera for Kids, WiFi FPV Drone w/ 720P HD Camera/Voice & APP Control/Trajectory Flight/Altitude Hold/Gravity Sensor, VR Game, RC Drone for Adults & Kids
  • ✈USER-FRIENDLY & DESIGNED FOR BEGINNER✈ ATTOP drone with camera is easy to control. Simply press one button to take off and land and return. One button takes off, smart voice control, altitude hold mode, the fascinating 360° flips & rolls, make sure you can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting. No worries about drone newbies.
  • ✈FOLDABLE DRONE with 120° WIDE-ANGLE 720P HD CAMERA✈ The drone with camera for adults is equipped with a 120° wide-angle 720P HD camera, which captures high definition video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone further than 164 feet with the camera drone. You can enjoy the view directly on your phone with your drone with camera for extraordinary moments.
  • ✈GRAVITY CONTROL & TRAJECTORY FLIGHT✈A built-in G-sensor is designed to allow controlling the beginner drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone via the XT GO App which is available in iOS and Android App market. Trajectory Flight function is the newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the drone with camera for kids will fly accordingly and shoot easily.
  • ✈AR GAME MODE & GET MORE FUN✈Our design team has incorporated the very popular AR game into APP, get into AR game page, controlled directly by your mobile, fly and shoot your fictitious enemy. You can control your camera drone with the remote or APP control or simple voice commands like “take off", "landing", "forward", "backward", "left side", "right side", enjoy more fun with the beginner drone.
  • ✈HEADLESS MODE & SAFE FLIGHT✈ The Headless mode option can make the front side of the camera drone for beginners the same as the remote control, making it easier to fly to your destination. And with headless mode for easy direction control, you can focus on camera control and more complex shots. High-quality ABS material to free your worries of a sudden shock or drop, making the drones with camera for beginner safer to fly.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ATTOP
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ATTOP Final Thoughts

"Just my imagination."

It's well designed and self protected. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. Really pleased with the ATTOP performance. The liability insurance is worth it. I've crashed my ATTOP hundreds of times.

Overall Score
4.3


(161 Points)

5. DJI Mavic Pro 4K Quadcopter with Remote Controller, 2 Batteries, with 1-Year Warranty - Gray

User Ratings: 73 11

DJI Mavic Pro First Impressions

"And the DJI."

I would give it more stars if I could! It's well designed and self protected. I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • DJI Mavic Pro 4K Quadcopter with Remote Controller, 2 Batteries, with 1-Year Warranty - Gray
  • Mavic Pro + 1 Extra New Battery
  • Offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range - Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes - True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage - Fly by Phone over Wi-Fi for even easier flight
  • Gimbal-Stabilized 12MP / 4K Camera
  • OcuSync Transmission Technology
  • See description below for a list of included accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Mavic Pro
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DJI Mavic Pro Final Thoughts

"Ease of use."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Controls are smooth and easy to use. I can press the button again and continue the flight. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. But this DJI Mavic Pro was a complete and total win from the get go.

Overall Score
4.3


(122 Points)

6. DJI Phantom 4 PRO V2.0 Quadcopter Drone with 1-inch 20MP 4K Camera KIT, 3 Total DJI Batteries, 128 g...

User Ratings: 67 13

DJI DJI phantom 4 pro First Impressions

"Thanks DJI."

Really pleased with the DJI DJI phantom 4 pro performance. We've started a collection of DJI drones now. Really the best Entry Level Camera Drone for the money! Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • DJI Phantom 4 PRO V2.0 Quadcopter Drone with 1-inch 20MP 4K Camera KIT, 3 Total DJI Batteries, 128 gb Micro SDXC Card, Reader Must Have Bundle
  • Headless mode: headless mode simplifies flying by elimination to the transmitter, no matter where the quadcopter points, It will follow the forward, left, right and back of the transmitter.
  • One key 360°flips mode: with the latest technology of 6-Axis gyro flying control system, You could press down the roll bottom. Choose the direction button to flip your Mini quad copter. (Leftward, rightward, forward, backward 360°flip)
  • 3D FPV real time transmission: camera equipped with 0. 3MP and the Wi-Fi FPV Video is streamed to an app on your phone where the video is also recorded. Wi-Fi FPV is notoriously difficult to use since there is always a little bit of video delay, This is overcome by including altitude hold with the quadcopter which keeps throttle stable.
  • You can set the quadcopter height control. In this mode, according to the pressure set high flight. Due to its high-precision barometer, UAV has always maintained the same height in the air. Easier to control the pressure set high function.
  • Unique propeller guard setup: the overall design of this quadcopter is pretty nice looking and the most notable feature is how it set up the propeller guards. Rather than wrap around the propellers individually, there is a single plastic frame that protects the props from all sides, The bottom, and the top of the quadcopter.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJI phantom 4 pro
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DJI DJI phantom 4 pro Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

I like the functionality of the DJI DJI phantom 4 pro. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. The DJI DJI phantom 4 pro is a great deal in this price range and quality. The DJI DJI phantom 4 pro is a great deal in this price range and quality. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk.

Overall Score
4.1


(156 Points)

7. Waymine HJ806 RC Boat High Speed 35km/h 200m Control Distance RC Boat Racing (Red)

Waymine First Impressions

"Good sign."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

  • Waymine HJ806 RC Boat High Speed 35km/h 200m Control Distance RC Boat Racing (Red)
  • ★ With 540 motor. Strong power. With water cooling equipment when driving
  • ★ There have protection function when boats broken by super electricity
  • ★ Distance indicator. There will have warming when the boat be controlled over distance
  • ★ Automatic flip function can lead the boat runs again when it overturning.
  • ★In 2.4g frequency. Can multiple boats play together
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Waymine
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Waymine Final Thoughts

"Or have a life."

Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

8. ROWEQPP SG907 GPS Drone with 4K 1080P HD Dual Camera 5G WiFi RC Quadcopter Optical Flow Positioning ...

ROWEQPP First Impressions

"Battery life."

Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. New drone shows no issues and flies very well.

  • ROWEQPP SG907 GPS Drone with 4K 1080P HD Dual Camera 5G WiFi RC Quadcopter Optical Flow Positioning Foldable Mini Drone VS E520S E58 Storage Bag 4K Two-Battery
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ROWEQPP
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ROWEQPP Final Thoughts

"Camera is great!"

Not Only Can You Learn On The ROWEQPP . It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. This arrived earlier than I expected from ROWEQPP. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. ScharkSpark Drone with 720 HD Adjustable Camera Detachable WiFi FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter with Al...

User Ratings: 66 7

ScharkSpark First Impressions

"Works fantastic."

The ScharkSpark is well built, and the controls work well. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. I plan to research other drone accessories built by ScharkSpark. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

  • ScharkSpark Drone with 720 HD Adjustable Camera Detachable WiFi FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, One Key Take Off/Landing, Headless Mode, Gravity Sensor
  • ✈ WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Adjustable Camera:The camera drone is equipped with an adjustable 720P HD camera, which captures high definition video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect your phone with the drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments.
  • ✈ Detachable & DIY Drone: Detachable drone with all parts like fuselage, motors ,blades, protection cover, landing gear and camera. While learning the structure of the quadcopter, you can also enjoy connecting the pieces and the success of completing the work!
  • ✈ Easy to Carry & Replaceable Arm : The small fuselage containing carrying bag and detachable design, let you travel light, enjoy the flight fun. The drone arm is replaceable, when the motor or drone arm is broken, you don't need to worry about the drone not performing anymore. Just replace the drone arm and it can fly again.
  • ✈ Altitude Hold: High-precision orientation sensors steadily help the drone with camera for a steadier flight. You can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient. More clear photos and videos could be easily obtained.
  • ✈ Customer Service: ScharkSpark drone comes with an assurance of 3-year extended warranty. Maybe this is your first drone of aerial. So whether you have questions about our features or general maintenance and repairs. Feel free to contact us and we are always at your side. Our dedicated customer service representatives will solve your flying problem in time.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ScharkSpark
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ScharkSpark Final Thoughts

"Recommended."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. I have some really cool ideas for them. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The durability of this ScharkSpark is ridiculous. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
4.2


(23 Points)

10. KO-ON Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Helicopter Quadcopter with LED Lights, Altitude Hold, Headless...

User Ratings: 67 13

KO-ON First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I think the KO-ON app will take some getting used to. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

  • KO-ON Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Helicopter Quadcopter with LED Lights, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, 3D Flips, One Key Take Off/Landing and Extra Batteries Toys for Boys and Girls
  • ✈【LONGER FLIGHT TIME】With 2 rechargeable batteries equipped in the drone and 3 batterise for the transmitter, your flight time can be prolonged up to 24 minutes. Enjoy your flight, don't worry about battery life.
  • ✈【ALTITUDE HOLD】Altitude hold mode enables drone to be locked in the air at a certain height. Super suitable for kids and beginners, easier to control.
  • ✈【ONE KEY TAKE OFF/LANDING/RETURN】You can operate these functions by only pressing one button. The drone can emergently stop by long pressing the landing button. It's easier for kids to operate the drone. It will surprise you all!
  • ✈【DAZZLING LED LIGHTS】The drone has 28 lamp beads, which make your drone brighter and more dazzling. And when the drone is at low battery status, the LED indicator would slowly flash.
  • ✈【HEADLESS MODE】You can fly to any location without worrying about what direction the drone is facing. You won’t lose direction any more! More fun to play!
  • Batteries: 3 AAA batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KO-ON
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KO-ON Final Thoughts

"As a first drone."

This is an essential process for proper flight. The liability insurance is worth it. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. The controls have zero noticeable lag.

Overall Score
4.2


(145 Points)

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