Editor's Choice - Our Favorite HSTEK Camera Drones

1. HuiShuTek RC Quadcopter RTF Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro with Altitu...

User Ratings: 45

HSTEK First Impressions

"Super durable!"

HSTEK had also impressed me with their customer service. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Everything worked well right out of the box. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth.

  • HuiShuTek RC Quadcopter RTF Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro with Altitude Hold, One Key Return and Headless Mode, Optical Sight Function,for Kids & Beginners ,Foldable
  • Equipped with One Key Return & Headless Security System to assist beginners and help prevent losing the drone
  • APP control system: Operate your drone through an APP after connecting the Wi-Fi to your phone (iOS or Android), offering you real-time image transmission, easy to shoot and read, fun to share
  • Modular and bonus battery: There are 2 powerful 3.7V 1300mAh Modular batteries including 1 bonus, which can provide longer flight time for you and your family, this modular design ensures the safety of charge and storage
  • High school low speed wind mode :speed speed change,switching high-grade speed to output more torque when the wind is big,Aerobatic flight allows the drone to be stable and the aerial picture quality is good!
  • Altitude Hold Function: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows the drone to hover at it's current height after releasing the throttle stick. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HSTEK
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HSTEK Final Thoughts

"Well done!"

This HSTEK takes the cake with utility and functionality. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

Overall Score
4.5


(4 Points)

2. 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
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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)

3. Altair Falcon AHP | Drone with Camera for Beginners | Free Priority Shipping | Live Video 720p, 2 Ba...

User Ratings: 76

Altair Aerial First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Altair Aerial had also impressed me with their customer service. Not Only Can You Learn On The Altair Aerial . The safety features are second to none. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

  • Altair Falcon AHP | Drone with Camera for Beginners | Free Priority Shipping | Live Video 720p, 2 Batteries & Autonomous Hover & Positioning System Easy to Fly, FPV (Lincoln, NE Company)
  • Falcon with AHP - Unique to Altair Drones - Autonomous Hover & Positioning system which keeps the drone in place during flight, eliminating left to right and up and down variations in flight. AHP makes this beginner drone super easy to fly for new pilots.
  • DOUBLE FLIGHT TIME - 2 Batteries included with 8-10 minutes of flight time each. Get to spend more time flying and less time charging your batteries with the Altair Falcon camera drone.
  • LIVE VIDEO CAMERA DRONE - The Falcon carries a 720p live video camera and allows for video as well as still photography with a 120 degree viewing angle. SD Card Not Included! Recommended Class 10 SD Card, Max Size 32 GB.
  • Ready to Fly Right Out of the Box! The Altair Falcon comes fully assembled and ready to go. Just plug in the battery and you're ready to play!
  • The Altair Promise - All Altair products come backed by the Altair promise, out of Lincoln, NE. We believe in taking care of our customers with high quality customer support, including instructional videos and fast responses to your questions. If there is a problem we will take care of you.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 14 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Altair Aerial
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Altair Aerial Final Thoughts

"They love it!"

I have some really cool ideas for them. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. I think the Altair Aerial app will take some getting used to. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. When powered on the blue lights are stunning.

Overall Score
4.7


(52 Points)

4. Hobbypower DIY F550 Hexacopter Frame Kit with Pixhawk Fight Controller+7M GPS +Simonk 30A ESC + 2212...

User Ratings: 49

Hobbypower First Impressions

"Well packaged."

We've started a collection of Hobbypower drones now. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. I have recommended the Hobbypower to my friends.

  • Hobbypower DIY F550 Hexacopter Frame Kit with Pixhawk Fight Controller+7M GPS +Simonk 30A ESC + 2212 920KV Motor
  • This is a DIY HF-F550 Hexacopter kit, it is unassembled,Come with high quality electronic accessories,come with high quality electronic accessories, only need a 3S Lipo battery and a 6CH above radio system to complete.
  • This F550 hexacopter is a very popular machine, it has a strong rack, beautiful appearance, and a stable system for smooth flight, it is very good for fly and FPV.
  • This hexacopter is equip with pixhawk V2.4.8 Flight controller,more flexible than APM flight controller
  • Please be note this kit does not include remote control and battery
  • Important note:Pls add the 6-pin connnector to GPS when you use the pixhawk flight controller
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Hobbypower
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Hobbypower Final Thoughts

"Easy to maneuver."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I plan to research other drone accessories built by Hobbypower. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
4.5


(5 Points)

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
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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. Amazingbuy- FPV RC Quadcopter Foldable WiFi RC Drone Dual 2.0MP HD Camera 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Altitude H...

Amazingbuy First Impressions

"Hovers good."

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. But this Amazingbuy was a complete and total win from the get go. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

  • Amazingbuy- FPV RC Quadcopter Foldable WiFi RC Drone Dual 2.0MP HD Camera 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Altitude Hold Auto Home RC Helicopter,Optical Flow,V-Sign,Double Camera Switch (1 Battery)
  • ✈Built-In WiFi Camera and Electronic Compass, WIFI real time transmission for videos and photos between built-in camera and mobile attached to the remote controller.
  • ✈Both of Android mobile phone and Apple IOS mobile phone are applicable for this FPV drone (programme is available for downloading and installation).
  • ✈6-Axis gyro quad-rotor craft flight, strong stability, can easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control.
  • ✈The quadcopter can fly both indoor and outdoor, Gesture Photographing Optical Flow Positioning Follows HD Dual Camera Switching
  • ✈Function: up/down,left/right sideward fight,forward/backward,turn left/right,with gyro/flash lights,A 360-degree 3D and special functions(continuous rolling), real time transmission of video and photos,Optical flow, Headless mode, Remote control,Auto home,Speed Control,Altitude Hold
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazingbuy
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Amazingbuy Final Thoughts

"Flew perfectly."

Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Besides that though its a great little drone. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. 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
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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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)

8. PolarPro Compact Case for DJI Crystalsky 5.5 inch

User Ratings: 44

PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Highly recommend this drone to you all.

  • PolarPro Compact Case for DJI Crystalsky 5.5 inch
  • Custom molded EVA case protects your 5.5-inch CrystalSky
  • Foam padding on top and bottom provides extreme protection for your toughest adventures
  • Fits with the battery installed on the CrystalSky
  • Compact size fits in any backpack and most camera cases
  • Lifetime warranty with US-based customer support
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. The safety features are second to none. I went directly with the high speed. I have to say, I really like this drone.

Overall Score
4.0


(12 Points)

9. Cheerwing U29S-E Foldable Mini Drone for Kids and Adults WiFi FPV Drone with 120° Wide-Angle 720P H...

User Ratings: 61 12

Cheerwing First Impressions

"Fantastic HSTEK Camera Drone!"

The Cheerwing is well built, and the controls work well. We've started a collection of Cheerwing drones now. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. I think Cheerwing definitely has a potential winner here. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

  • Cheerwing U29S-E Foldable Mini Drone for Kids and Adults WiFi FPV Drone with 120° Wide-Angle 720P HD Camera
  • 720P HD Camera and FPV: Equipped 120° Wide-angle 720P HD Camera, which captures high-quality video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone with the drone, provides you with clear and fluent live video feed.
  • Stable with Altitude Hold Function: The Altitude-Hold function ensures the drone will hover at a certain height when you release the throttle stick, more stable for taking pictures and videos.
  • More Fun to Fly: One Key Take-off / Landing, Headles Mode functions make easier access to kids or beginners. With the built-in Gravity Sensor, you can control the height of the drone simply by moving the phone up or down.
  • Trajectory Flight Mode: Draw your flight plan on the screen and the drone will pilot as the given route. More fun for kids! A Great Gift Toy to play with your kids or friends
  • With Low Battery Power and Out of Range Alarm, would remind you to fly back the drone when in low battery power or trend to fly out of control range. (NO REMOTE CONTROLLER VERSION)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cheerwing
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Cheerwing Final Thoughts

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

Overall Score
4.1


(20 Points)

10. DJI Spark with Remote Control Combo (Yellow)

User Ratings: 80 12

DJI 4335044854 First Impressions

"Great part!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. I would definitely buy this one again! Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

  • DJI Spark with Remote Control Combo (Yellow)
  • DJI Spark Remote Control Combo Includes Remote controller and standard Spark accessory kit (See Details Below)
  • 2-Axis Stabilized Gimbal Camera 12MP Still Photos / 1080p/30 Video Gesture and TapFly Control
  • FlightAutonomy with Obstacle Detection Subject Tracking from Various Angles GPS- & Vision Position-Based Navigation
  • Top Speed of 31 mph in Sport Mode Up to 16 Minutes Flying Time
  • Up to 1.2 Mile Control Range Control, Edit, Share with DJI GO App
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI 4335044854
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI 4335044854 Final Thoughts

"All good!"

I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. I went directly with the high speed. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. I have some really cool ideas for them. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

Overall Score
4.4


(18 Points)

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