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. GoolRC JJRC X11 GPS RC Drone with 2K HD Camera 5G WiFi FPV Drone Optical Flow Positioning Follow Me ...

GoolRC First Impressions

"She loved it."

This is the second GoolRC Drone I have purchased. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. I think GoolRC definitely has a potential winner here.

  • GoolRC JJRC X11 GPS RC Drone with 2K HD Camera 5G WiFi FPV Drone Optical Flow Positioning Follow Me Altitude Hold Brushless Foldable RC Quadcopter
  • Functions: Up/down, forward/backward, turn left/right, sideward flight, altitude hold, GPS, 5G Wifi FPV, one key takeoff/landing/return, optical flow positioning, follow me, multi-point flight, surround mode, 2K camera, 1600m distance.
  • Adjustable Wide-angle 2K Camera: the upgraded camera with 110° wide-angle lens ensures a panoramic view for recording your unforgettable moment, more importantly, which is able to adjust within 90°; 5G WIFI FPV: let you see what your drone sees, ideal for filming a designated spot or simply to look around. The 5G WIFI real-time transmission distance reaches to 300-800m.
  • Advanced GPS and altitude hold: GPS mode enables precise positioning and prevents losing the drone. The drone will perform a auto return if it loses signal or other conditions happen; Optical Flow Position: The combination of precise location by the vision position system and position hold by the optical flow positioning brings on a stable hovering for aerial shooting.
  • Multi-point flight: click on any point on APP interface, it'll automatically fly according to the assigned point, which allows the pilot to focus on camera control and enables more complex shots.
  • Follow function: Click on the follow mode, the distance between aircraft and the current location of the controller (cell phone or IPAD) is benchmark, where the controller move, where the aircraft fly; One key takeoff/landing/return, it's more convenient to operate the drone when come across unexpected conditions, suit beginners.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoolRC
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GoolRC Final Thoughts

"Other than that."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. It's also important to take your time with the installation. The liability insurance is worth it. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

3. AsiaToy 8 Pack Combo Compatible with Spark Propeller Gimbal Camera Finger Joystick Motor Guard and L...

User Ratings: 73 5

Asiatoy First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

I could not have made a better purchase. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I like the functionality of the Asiatoy . The Asiatoy is well built, and the controls work well.

  • AsiaToy 8 Pack Combo Compatible with Spark Propeller Gimbal Camera Finger Joystick Motor Guard and Lens Hood
  • Spark Accessories Bundle Combo - 8 Pack Combo : 1 x Propeller Guard with Foldable Landing Gear set, 1 x Gimbal Camera Guard, 1 x Lens Sun Hood, 1 x Finger Guard Dam-Board (2pcs), 1 x Remote Controller Joystick Protector Holder, 1 x Remote Controller Signal Range Extender, 1 x Silicone Motor Cap set (4pcs), 1 x Propeller Clip
  • These protection accessories can protect your Spark Camera, Motors, Propellers and remote controller from collision, dust, vibration during transportation and flight
  • New version Propeller guard with landing gear keep your Spark away from accident bump into trees, walls or any other obstacles. And aid flight safety, protecting people from spinning propellers. Also it keep your Spark from dirt, sand and crash damaged since it raises drone
  • Remote Controller Signal Range Extender significantly improves the transmitter and Wi-Fi video connection performance for Spark in the open area.
  • Finger Guard Dam-Board keep your fingers in the safe zone
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Asiatoy
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Asiatoy Final Thoughts

"Arrived next day."

I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. I went directly with the high speed. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

Overall Score
4.4


(33 Points)

4. DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit with Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: 3X Protective Battery Bag + Lan...

User Ratings: 71 10

DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB First Impressions

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Highly recommend this drone to you all. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. So no complaints here.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit with Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: 3X Protective Battery Bag + Landing Gear Extensions/Stabilizers + Lens Hood + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • For Mavic 2 Pro & Mavic 2 Zoom
  • Turn Batteries into 2x USB Type-A Banks
  • Charge Batteries While Driving or Multiple Batteries in Sequence
  • Low-Noise Design Propellers (2-Pairs)
  • Travel Bag for the Mavic 2 & Accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB
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DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB Final Thoughts

"Just my imagination."

It came with a sleek remote control. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

Overall Score
4.3


(16 Points)

5. Blomiky B5W 4K Ultra HD GPS RC Quadcopter Drone with 2160P FPV WiFi Camera RTH Extra 2 Battery B5W 4...

User Ratings: 70

Blomiky First Impressions

"An easy 5 stars."

I've crashed my Blomiky hundreds of times. The controls have zero noticeable lag. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. The liability insurance is worth it. Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • Blomiky B5W 4K Ultra HD GPS RC Quadcopter Drone with 2160P FPV WiFi Camera RTH Extra 2 Battery B5W 4K
  • Drone battery model:SF733485SH15-HV-2S1P 7.6V 2420mAH 18.39Wh. Tutorial youtube video link: https://youtu.be/u7AATVIi0ds .How to set headless and 4K 2160P.Bonus extra 2 Battery, Total include 3 battery, 2160P 4K Ultra HD 5G Wifi camera,2160P(4K) or 1440P(2.5K) record in Micro SD Card, need select 4K in phone APP, default 2.5K,Support Max 720P on phone APP.
  • 4K footage Youtbe video link:https://youtu.be/fe9mB8LA0NE .Waypoint of interest Choose a point on the APP interface, then the Drone orbit follow model will surround this point.
  • 4K GPS RC drone 5GHz FPV WIFI max range 400 meters, Drone control range max 400-500 meters.Flight time 15-17 minutes, and GPS function, can hovering 1 point,not fly away,GPS System: Built-in GPS positioning system for safer fly, the drone will automatically return to home precisely when its battery is low or the signal is weak when flying out of range, never worrying about losing the drone. Spec is same as F20 RC Quadcopter Drone.
  • APP name:M RC Pro. Follow me functioni,the drone will fly follow you or point you choose without operation.
  • MJX B5W upgrade 4K Version GPS RC Quadcopter with HD WIFI 5GHz FPV camera. One key return for safe recall flight Just press one key, your drone will return the takeoff position without complex operation and you won't worry to lose it. The flight becomes safer and easier, especially for new players.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blomiky
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Blomiky Final Thoughts

"Not gonna lie."

I think Blomiky definitely has a potential winner here. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Controls are smooth and easy to use. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.7


(4 Points)

6. World Tech Toys Angry Birds Licensed Squak Copter BOMB Camera Drone 2.4GHz 4.5 Channel Picture/Video...

World Tech Toys 33794 First Impressions

"He had a blast."

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

  • World Tech Toys Angry Birds Licensed Squak Copter BOMB Camera Drone 2.4GHz 4.5 Channel Picture/Video Camera RC Quadcopter, Black, 22 x 4 x 14.5
  • Picture and video camera drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; removable rotor guards
  • 4.5 channel built-in gyro; multi-dimensional flight capability; durable light weight body
  • Speed control; flip stunt modes; 4 main rotors; ready to fly
  • Includes: Angry birds licensed bomb squeak-copter 4.5Ch 2.4GHz RC camera drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; rotor guards; USB memory card adapter; 2 GB memory card; USB charging cable; 4 Spare rotor blades
  • Battery requirements: transmitter: 4 AA batteries (not included); camera: requires micro SD card to record (included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 15 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The World Tech Toys 33794
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World Tech Toys 33794 Final Thoughts

"I am happy I did."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. This is our first drone that uses GPS. The World Tech Toys 33794 is well built, and the controls work well. It is super responsive and performs well. I plan to research other drone accessories built by World Tech Toys.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

7. DJI FPV Air Unit

DJI CP.TR.00000004.02 First Impressions

"So much to do."

So no complaints here. It seems to do just about everything. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Great product if you have multiple batteries. It is really easy to use for me and my kids.

  • DJI FPV Air Unit
  • Ultra-low-latency high-definition digital image transmission
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.TR.00000004.02
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DJI CP.TR.00000004.02 Final Thoughts

"Nice product!"

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It came with a sleek remote control. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. I think the DJI app will take some getting used to. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own.

Overall Score
5.0


(12 Points)

8. FEICHAO Happymodel Mobula7 75mm Crazybee F3 Pro OSD 2S Whoop FPV Racing Quadcopter w/ 700TVL Camera ...

FEICHAO Z26131-A - Z26138-A First Impressions

"Thanks, FEICHAO!"

Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. The controls have zero noticeable lag. This arrived earlier than I expected from FEICHAO. This is our first drone, never used one before. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

  • FEICHAO Happymodel Mobula7 75mm Crazybee F3 Pro OSD 2S Whoop FPV Racing Quadcopter w/ 700TVL Camera BNF Drone with Extra 10 Pairs Propeller (Flysky, Standard Version)
  • New Crazybee F3 PRO Flight controller 1-2s Lipo compatible
  • 2S whoop more powerful and more flight time
  • Betaflight support , multi flight mode: ACRO/AIR/ANGLE
  • New 0802 Powerful and High efficiency Brushless motor and Smooth ESC
  • Smartaudio ready , change VTX bands, channels via OSD DSM2/DSMX and Frsky EU-LBT version are Serial-based receiver, so Smartaudio is not compatible.
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FEICHAO Z26131-A - Z26138-A
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FEICHAO Z26131-A - Z26138-A Final Thoughts

"That's for sure!"

I like the functionality of the FEICHAO Z26131-A - Z26138-A. It came with a sleek remote control. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. The camera on this thing is awesome.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. RunCam Eagle 2 Pro FPV Camera 800TVL 2.1mm FOV 170 DC 5-36V Integrated MIC Global WDR OSD Audio CMOS...

User Ratings: 74

Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Really pleased with the Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro performance.

  • RunCam Eagle 2 Pro FPV Camera 800TVL 2.1mm FOV 170 DC 5-36V Integrated MIC Global WDR OSD Audio CMOS 16:9 4:3 Switchable for Racing Drone Multicopter Orange by Crazepony
  • Function upgrade:COMS 16:9 / 4:3 Switchable on OSD menu,Integrated MIC and OSD
  • Low Latency(Reduced to CCD Level)and Low Illumination matching swift camera
  • Runcam Eagle 2 Pro :Orange,800TVL,Signal System NTSC/PAL Switchable on OSD menu
  • Wide Dynamic Range,High resolution,Horizontal Resolution 800TVL
  • Material:Aluminum alloy shell,make weight lighter than Runcam Eagle 2,only 15g.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro
  • Video Quality
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  • Affordability

Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro Final Thoughts

"I'm impressed!"

It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. The safety features are second to none. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. This is the second Crazepony Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.6


(43 Points)

10. Walkera F210 Professional Deluxe Racer Quadcopter Drone w/ 5.8G Goggle4 FPV Glasses /Devo 7 Transmit...

Walkera First Impressions

"Fast delivery."

The durability of this Walkera is ridiculous. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I have to say, I really like this drone. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack.

  • Walkera F210 Professional Deluxe Racer Quadcopter Drone w/ 5.8G Goggle4 FPV Glasses /Devo 7 Transmitter /700TVL Night Vision Camera / OSD / Ready to Fly Set RTF Mode 2 (Type 1)
  • The latest F3 flight system
  • 700TVL Night Vision 5.8G video Transmission Camera
  • 5.8G Goggle-4 3D Glasses
  • Devo 7 Transmitter
  • With 5.8 G Double Antennas and 40 channels which support real-time HD images transmission
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Walkera
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Walkera Final Thoughts

"Flew perfectly."

Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Really pleased with the Walkera performance. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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