Editor's Choice - Our Favorite GEPRC Camera Drones

1. GEPRC GEP-PX2.5 Phoenix RC Racing Drone 600TVL Camera F4 Flight Controller 125mm FPV RC Quadcopter (...

GEPRC First Impressions

"Loads of fun!"

Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I like the functionality of the GEPRC . Really the best GEPRC Camera Drone for the money! I am liking drones and have a few different ones now.

  • GEPRC GEP-PX2.5 Phoenix RC Racing Drone 600TVL Camera F4 Flight Controller 125mm FPV RC Quadcopter (BNF Version)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GEPRC
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GEPRC Final Thoughts

"Arrived next day."

Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

2. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON
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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)

3. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera, comes 2 Batteries, 64GB Extreme Micro SD, P...

User Ratings: 91 3

DJI First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. It seems to do just about everything. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera, comes 2 Batteries, 64GB Extreme Micro SD, PGY ND Filter, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Water Resistant Carrying Case, 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Sold BY DJI Authorized Dealer. Sandisk 64GB Extreme Micro SD, PGYTECH ND Lens Filter, Water Resistant Carrying Case, 30-inch Landing Pad, Signal Booster
  • 2 x DJI Original Mavic 2 Battery in Total
  • DJI Mavic Pro 2 Adjustable Aperture from F2.8 to F11, Up to ISO 12800 for shooting in dark
  • Comes Hasselblad L1D-20c 1" CMOS Sensor Offering Stunning 20.0MP Aerial Photos
  • Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time, 44mph Max Speed, Low Noise Propellers, 3-axis Ggimbal for Steady Shots, 8GB Internal Storage
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Fit perfectly."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. This is our first drone that uses GPS. But overall, I am very happy with the product. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature.

Overall Score
4.8


(32 Points)

4. 4K Foldable RC Drone, SX20 2.4GHz Remote/Phone/Tablet Controlled RTF Quadcopter with 120° Wide-Angl...

TuKIIE First Impressions

"Great skin!"

This is the second TuKIIE Drone I have purchased. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I think TuKIIE definitely has a potential winner here.

  • 4K Foldable RC Drone, SX20 2.4GHz Remote/Phone/Tablet Controlled RTF Quadcopter with 120° Wide-Angle Full HD Camera Video Headless RTH 360° Flip
  • ✈Easy and fun to play: It is easier for newbies or beginners, equipped with functions like Auto Return, FPV, Tap Fly, Headless Mode, One Key Take Off/Landing, With simple press, even little boys and girls can take it under well control.
  • ✈Headless Mode and One-Key Return: This useful feature means that the front of the drone is always the direction that the user is facing, so there is no need to judge which side of the drone is the front. One-key return function allows the drone to return automatically without losing the drone.
  • ✈Foldable Arms& Portable: 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.
  • ✈Perfect Gift for Kids- Mini Quadcopter Drone with cool and beautiful appearance, give you a better experience in flight. The joy of flying with friends and family deepen the relationship between you and your family, friends.It will be a great gift idea for your kids, friends, family.
  • ✈HD Camera FPV Real-time Transmission: The super mini drone equipped with 4K front camera and bottom camera can take aerial photos and videos, With the built-in WiFi module, you can see exactly what your camera sees with a live video on your mobile device by installing the APP.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TuKIIE
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TuKIIE Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

We've started a collection of TuKIIE drones now. This is our first drone that uses GPS. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

5. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON
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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)

6. Syma X5 4 Channel 2.4GHz RC Explorers Quad Copter (Camera Sold Separately)

User Ratings: 53 8

SYMA 61177 First Impressions

"Totally worth it!"

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Controls are smooth and easy to use. It came with a sleek remote control.

  • Syma X5 4 Channel 2.4GHz RC Explorers Quad Copter (Camera Sold Separately)
  • Battery: 3.7V 500 Mah Li-poly, Charging time: About 100 minutes (USB Charging),Flying time: About 7 minutes. Note: Please let the product cool down for at least 10 minutes after each flight.
  • 2.4GHz The excellent frequency & bandwidth, Using Spread Spectrum Technology for Further remote distance, Best anti-interference ability, Least power consumption. You could fly more helicopters at the same time, its reaction speed is 100 times faster than other Radio Control.
  • Blade protector Highly elastic plastic protective circle, preventing the blades in flight Cause wear, anti-collision anti-fall performance further enhanced!
  • Colorful flashing lights,Colorful flashing light, keep your Aircraft at night Flying is quite excellent
  • 360°Eversion 360°Eversion : A key 360°roll,continuous roll for perfect actionand wonderful performance
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA 61177
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SYMA 61177 Final Thoughts

"Lots of parts."

It's well designed and self protected. Really the best GEPRC Camera Drone for the money! There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

Overall Score
4.0


(376 Points)

7. 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
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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)

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. Autel Robotics EVO Foldable Drone with Camera,Live Video Drone with 60FPS 1080P 4K Wide-Angle Lens a...

User Ratings: 83 6

Autel EVO First Impressions

"I am blown away!"

The Autel EVO is well built, and the controls work well. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Really the best GEPRC Camera Drone for the money! It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

  • Autel Robotics EVO Foldable Drone with Camera,Live Video Drone with 60FPS 1080P 4K Wide-Angle Lens and Three-Way Obstacle Avoidance (EVO+Extra 1 Battery)
  • SAFETY-AND-STABILITY : Autel Robotics EVO Foldable Drone Camera equipped with dual GPS/GLONASS satellite positioning and ultrasonic sensors and rearward IR sensors, Easily to avoid obstacles .Built-in 3D mapping technology,capture dynamic footage of moving subjects.
  • SUPERIOR-IMAGE-QUALITY : An industry-leading drone camera that captures 4K 60fps Ultra HD camera video, 94°wide-angle lens and 12MP photos mounted on a 3-axis stabilized gimbal.
  • TRANSMISSION-DISTANCE : The mini quadcopter offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range - for as long as 30-minutes,better than wifi FPV Drone- True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage.
  • FLY-WITH-CONFIDENCE : Easy one-touch action buttons allow you to command EVO to return home, automatically take off or land and capture photos & video without taking your hands off the controller.
  • PACKAGE-INCLUDES:A Installed EVO Aircraft(including aircraft battery and gimbal holder,4* Propellers,1* 32G SD Card),1* Remote Control and 2*Control Cable,1* Charger,1* Power Cable,2* Propellers,1* Micro-USB Cable,1* Aircraft battery(Extra),1* 64G SD Card(Extra),1* Crossbody bag.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Autel EVO
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Autel EVO Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Autel EVO today. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

Overall Score
4.7


(85 Points)

10. Pelican DJI Inspire 2 Drone Case (Travel Mode)

User Ratings: 59

Drone Hangar First Impressions

"Great kit!"

I could not have made a better purchase. Drone Hangar had also impressed me with their customer service. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Really the best GEPRC Camera Drone for the money! This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

  • Pelican DJI Inspire 2 Drone Case (Travel Mode)
  • Authentic Pelican Storm Case
  • Custom Water-Jet Cut Foam Cushioning System to Protect DJI Inspire 2 and Accessories
  • Edge Wheels and Telescopic Handle
  • Airtight, Watertight, and Guaranteed for Life!
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Drone Hangar
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Drone Hangar Final Thoughts

"Great experience."

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

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