Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Hongxin Camera Drones

1. Hongxin Black ABS Hard Shell Backpack Case Bag for Hubsan H501S Quadcopter--Brand New and

Hongxin First Impressions

"Very well built."

It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. I think Hongxin definitely has a potential winner here. This is our first drone that uses GPS. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk.

  • Hongxin Black ABS Hard Shell Backpack Case Bag for Hubsan H501S Quadcopter--Brand New and
  • ❧ Fashion backpack: Ideal for travel or home storage.Lighter, more practical, more suitable for your outdoor sports. Easy to carry your Hubsan H501S Quadcopter, Tough exterior provide maximum protection for your Hubsan H501S Quadcopter and accessories, keep them well organized while traveling or transporting
  • ❧ Waterproof case--If you encounter heavy rain in the wild , you needn't worry about the Hubsan H501S Quadcopter get wet.great perfectly to protection your Hubsan H501S Quadcopter not suffer any damage .Made of PC material,ideal waterproof case, support anti-crash and anti-scratch when in emergency, give your a happy and comfortable trip
  • ❧ Perfect Quality : High quality double zipper design, can be repeatedly pulled more than 100,000 times and the inner tank is thickened with EVA, which is more effective in shock protection and protects aircraft
  • ❧ Note: Please allow 0-3cm difference due to manual measurement. Due to the different monitor and light effect, the actual color of the item might be slightly different from the color showed on the pictures. Thank you for your understanding, nice day!
  • ❧ Risk-free Purchase: 100% brand new and high quality, Suitable for For Hubsan H501S Quadcopter, Note: Just a backpack, not including quadcopters and other objects, If you have any questions, please email us and we will do our best to solve the problem - Hongxin
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Hongxin Final Thoughts

"Only con."

I have to say, I really like this drone. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. I would definitely buy this one again! This arrived earlier than I expected from Hongxin.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

2. Holy Stone HS200 FPV RC Drone with HD WiFi Camera Live Feed 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter with A...

User Ratings: 63 8

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Unbelievable!"

It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. The Holy Stone is well built, and the controls work well. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

  • Holy Stone HS200 FPV RC Drone with HD WiFi Camera Live Feed 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor and Headless Mode RTF Helicopter, Color Black
  • HD FPV CAMERA: First Person View 720P HD REAL TIME Video Camera (2MP, 1280×720 Pixel) enable you to take aerial videos and photos with your iPhone or Android phone device.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allow you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos.
  • MOBILE CONTROL: Control the drone with a smart phone in the App to activate multiple functions such as Gravity SENSOR Mode which allows the user to control the flight by holding and moving the smart phone accordingly. Operate the camera function and flight on the App interface.
  • HEADLESS MODE AND ONE KEY RETURN HOME FUNCTION: Orientation of the drone in relation to the pilot. Great function when the drone is out of sight. The function is dependent on the direction of the user when he pairs the model;One Key Return Home Function: Avoid the drone being lost, and drive the drone back with the simple click of a button.
  • 2.4G 4CHANEL 6-AXIS GYRO TECHNOLOGY: 2.4G technology makes it possible for several models being played at the same time without interference; 6 AXIS GYRO STABILITY: The multi-axis gyro offers extra stability for easy handling and 360° flips.
  • Recommended Age: 13 years and up
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

The camera on this thing is awesome. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

Overall Score
4.2


(93 Points)

3. Hubsan H501S X4 FPV Brushless BNF RC Quadcopter 1080P HD GPS NO Transmitter RTF(H501S-36)

User Ratings: 75 9

HUBSAN First Impressions

"And the HUBSAN."

Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. I have some really cool ideas for them. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

  • Hubsan H501S X4 FPV Brushless BNF RC Quadcopter 1080P HD GPS NO Transmitter RTF(H501S-36)
  • Item: HUBSAN Bare H501S suitable for H901A ,H906A,HT011A transmitter.
  • 1080P HD Camera:The built in HD camera are tuned amazingly to capture stunning pictures and videos from the sky.
  • Unmatched Brushless Motor:Each motor is made by the superb technology, more powerful and more durable.
  • All Hubsan Drones & spare parts are here in JYZ Drone with best price,CA USA Fast Free Shipment.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
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HUBSAN Final Thoughts

"I'm impressed!"

It's also important to take your time with the installation. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. This is an essential process for proper flight. We've started a collection of HUBSAN drones now. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

Overall Score
4.5


(15 Points)

4. Happymodel Mobula6 Quadcopter Indoor Four-axis 1S 65mm Brushless Bwhoop Drone BNF AIO 4IN1 Crazybee ...

HAPPYMODEL First Impressions

"Decent quality."

The safety features are second to none. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. This arrived earlier than I expected from HAPPYMODEL. This is our first drone, never used one before. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

  • Happymodel Mobula6 Quadcopter Indoor Four-axis 1S 65mm Brushless Bwhoop Drone BNF AIO 4IN1 Crazybee F4 Lite Flight Controll Built-in 5.8G VTX Parts Without Remote Controller (19000KV Frsky RX)
  • Flight controller: (Frsky SPI RX version) CRAZYBEE F4 Lite Frsky version Firmware target: CrazybeeF4FR; (Flysky SPI RX version) CRAZYBEE F4 Lite Flysky version Firmware target: CrazybeeF4FS; MCU:STM32F411CEU6 (100MHZ, 512K FLASH); Sensor: MPU-6000(SPI connection)
  • Onboard 4in1 ESC: MCU upgraded to EFM8BB21; Power supply: 1S LiPo/LiPo HV; Current: 5A continuous peak 6A (3 seconds); Support BLHeliSuite programmable; Factory firmware: O_H_5_REV16_7.HEX; Default protocol: DSHOT600
  • OnboardFrsky SPI D8 receiver Version: SPI BUS receiver Frsky D8 compatible; Compatible Non EU transmitter D8 model; Channels: 8ch; Failsafe support; No ground interference ( Transmitter and receiver 1 m from the ground): 100m~200m
  • OnboardFlysky SPIreceiver Version: SPI BUS receiver; Protocol: AFHDS and AFHDS-2A Switchable; Channels: 8ch(AFHDS) or 14ch(AFHDS-2A); No ground interference ( Transmitter and receiver 1 m from the ground): 100~200m; Failsafe support
  • Onboard 5.8g VTX: Output power: 25mw ; Frequency: 40CH; Input voltage: 3.3V 5.5V; Current consumption: 300mA(type) ;Frequency: 5.8GHz 5bands 40 channels; With Race band ; Smartaudio ready
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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HAPPYMODEL Final Thoughts

"Fast service."

I have recommended the HAPPYMODEL to my friends. Not Only Can You Learn On The HAPPYMODEL . The durability of this HAPPYMODEL is ridiculous. I was very excited to receive this HAPPYMODEL . Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

5. HUBSAN X4 H501C Quadcopter GPS Altitude Mode with 1080P HD Camera

User Ratings: 43

HUBSAN HUBSAN H501C First Impressions

"I'm impressed!"

The safety features are second to none. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Not Only Can You Learn On The HUBSAN HUBSAN H501C. I could not have made a better purchase.

  • HUBSAN X4 H501C Quadcopter GPS Altitude Mode with 1080P HD Camera
  • Hubsan X4 H501C built-in 1080P HD camera module ,support SD card recording (take photos or video).
  • Hubsan X4 H501C equip with high efficiency brushless motor, more powerful and more durable .
  • Fuction:GPS location, altitude mode, automatic Return, low power protection.
  • 2700mAh LiPo rechargeable battery support to fly 20 minutes,charging time :210 minutes.
  • Package: drone packaged with a nice box ready for gifting (Hubsan brand and new drone H501C).
  • Batteries: 1 A batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN HUBSAN H501C
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HUBSAN HUBSAN H501C Final Thoughts

"He loves it!"

Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. But this HUBSAN HUBSAN H501C was a complete and total win from the get go. Seems well built and blades are well protected. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.0


(11 Points)

6. PGYTECH Landing Gear Leg Extended with LED Kit for DJI Mavic 2 PRO/Mavic 2 Zoom

User Ratings: 72 8

PGYTECH 5823853990 First Impressions

"Simply awesome!"

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. I would give it more stars if I could!

  • PGYTECH Landing Gear Leg Extended with LED Kit for DJI Mavic 2 PRO/Mavic 2 Zoom
  • ✔ Landing Gear Working - Designed for DJI MAVIC 2 PRO/MAVIC 2 ZOOM
  • ✔ Landing Gear Function - It can avoid dirty fuselage or damage the DJI MAVIC 2 PRO/MAVIC 2 ZOOM drone gimbal when taking off and landing. And it can still take off and land in the uneven environment of the ground.
  • ✔ Landing Gear Feature - The landing gear can effectively increase the height of 1.37inch【3.5cm】
  • ✔ LED light Feature - LED light 4 mode light source, suitable for different scenes. Strong light, medium light, low light, flash.
  • ✔ Package Content - 1 x Increased Landing Gear LED Kit
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
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PGYTECH 5823853990 Final Thoughts

"Great kit!"

Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Seems well built and blades are well protected. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

Overall Score
4.4


(103 Points)

7. BETAFPV HX115 3-4S FPV TBS Crossfire Toothpick Drone with F4 AIO 2-4S Toothpick FC Caddx Kangaroo Ca...

BETAFPV First Impressions

"Well packaged."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. I was very excited to receive this BETAFPV . Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

  • BETAFPV HX115 3-4S FPV TBS Crossfire Toothpick Drone with F4 AIO 2-4S Toothpick FC Caddx Kangaroo Camera OSD Smart Audio A01 25mW 200mW Switchable VTX 1105 5000KV Motor for Micro FPV Freestyle
  • 【Customized Caddx Kangaroo Camera&A01 VTX】Equipped with customized Caddx Kangaroo camera, weights only 3.5g with super WDR, effective resolute the reflection from strong light source. Provides 4ms ultra-low latency, FOV 165 degree, ultra-wide-angle camera for a more expansive field-of-view. 25mW and 200mW switchable output power, Smart Audio function is included. Bringing a strong power experience to pilots
  • 【F4 AIO 2-4S Toothpick FC】HX115 Toothpick drone is the first carbon fiber drone series that installs a new layout AIO Toothpick FC, makes this ideal for tight builds and achieves mini stack height. Possesses high-performance STM32F411CEU processor and tuned Betaflight MATEKF411 (MK41), which provides more power on 2-4S
  • 【HX115 T700 Carbon Fiber Frame】Newly structure design, R0.5 chamfer, and 4.4mm thickness make HX115 T700 carbon unibody frame become ultimate durability and aesthetic while maintaining minimal weight. It has applied upgraded T700 carbon fiber material, stronger crashworthiness compared to the initial T300 frame
  • 【1105 5000KV Motors】Equipped with BETAFPV 1105 5000KV brushless motors with strengthened cable connectors, which is suitable for 3-4S Power. HX115 offers unparalleled execution in thrust and control
  • 【Recommend Battery&Props】HX1105 Supports 3-4S battery. It has plenty of power and punch to do all the tricks and flips you want. Our recommended power combination is that 3030 props with 450mAh 3S battery and 3020 props with 450mAh 4S battery. Note: Please don't use 3030 3-blade props with the 4s battery, it may burn your motor due to increased amp draw
  • Recommended Age: 16 years and up
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BETAFPV Final Thoughts

"Very durable."

The BETAFPV is a great deal in this price range and quality. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. I think BETAFPV definitely has a potential winner here. I've crashed my BETAFPV hundreds of times. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

8. 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
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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)

9. Sky Viper Dash Nano Drone

User Ratings: 63 12

Sky Viper Sky Viper DASH Nano Drone First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

It's also important to take your time with the installation. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Highly recommend this drone to you all. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

  • Sky Viper Dash Nano Drone
  • Improved auto hover allows easier control in between commands
  • Eight one-touch stunts are visually impressive
  • Auto launch and land for one-button stationary hover and a gentle landing
  • Dual flight mode provides choice of Auto and manual mode
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 24 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sky Viper Sky Viper DASH Nano Drone
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Sky Viper Sky Viper DASH Nano Drone Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

Amazing Hongxin Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

Overall Score
4.0


(99 Points)

10. DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo (Flame Red) Drone Combo 4K Wi-Fi Quadcopter with Remote Controller Mobi...

User Ratings: 75

DJI First Impressions

"Only con."

I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI today. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box.

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo (Flame Red) Drone Combo 4K Wi-Fi Quadcopter with Remote Controller Mobile Go Bundle with Backpack VR Goggles Landing Pad 16GB Card and HD Filter Kit
  • 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 (Flame Red | Remote Control | Intelligent Flight Batteries (3) | Charger | Power Cable | Propellers (Pair) x6 | 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 | Battery Charging Hub | Battery to Power Bank Adapter | Travel Bag | 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: DJI Mavic Air Drone Fly More Combo (Flame Red) | Drone Landing Pad - 29.5" (75CM) with case, ground spokes, and reflective strips | Deco Gear Large Photo/Video/Drone Gear Backpack (Grey) | Vivitar Filter Kit (CPL+ND4+ND8) For Mavic Air | 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
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Great range."

Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. It is super responsive and performs well. I can press the button again and continue the flight.

Overall Score
4.8


(10 Points)

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