Editor's Choice - Our Favorite iFlight Camera Drones

1. 5'' Lawson FPV Battle Axe Freestyle Frame 250mm 5 Inch Carbon Fiber Quadcopter Frame Kit Multi Confi...

User Ratings: 76 5

iFlight First Impressions

"Flawless drone."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Great product if you have multiple batteries. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. I would definitely buy this one again!

  • 5'' Lawson FPV Battle Axe Freestyle Frame 250mm 5 Inch Carbon Fiber Quadcopter Frame Kit Multi Configuration
  • 250mm true x frame fits uo to a 5.5 inch prop (5 inch with hero 6 or session, 5.5 inch with session only)
  • Multi Configuration (Arms on top for mid mount configuration or arms on the bottom for top mount or bottom mount configuration)
  • Multiple battery configuration, Mounting for toilet tank style and traditional style in top mount and mid mount configuration
  • Interlocking center arms for maximum strength with 4mm threaded spacers to create a tight sandwich for the arms
  • Camera pod with tilt ranges from 0-60 with a 30 degree gopro mount (Can protect up to a Runcam Eagle 2 pro camera)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The iFlight
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iFlight Final Thoughts

"OEM Stuff here."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. This is the second iFlight Drone I have purchased. It is super responsive and performs well. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. I did a lot of reading before choosing it.

Overall Score
4.5


(31 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated iFlight Camera Drones

2. iFlight DC5 HD 5 Inch 230mm FPV Freestyle Frame Kit Carbon Fiber FPV Frame for DJI FPV Air Unit

User Ratings: 67

iFlight First Impressions

"He loves it!"

Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. This arrived earlier than I expected from iFlight. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. The durability of this iFlight is ridiculous. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

  • iFlight DC5 HD 5 Inch 230mm FPV Freestyle Frame Kit Carbon Fiber FPV Frame for DJI FPV Air Unit
  • The iFlight DC5 was designed for the DJI Digital FPV System
  • HD FPV frame is also suited for a 5-inch propeller power system and flight controllers, ensured a super great flying experience
  • Popular deadcat style configuration, No prop in View
  • 5 inch fpv frame compatible with 20*20,30.5*30.5 mounting holes for all flight controllers
  • Soft TPU material helps to protect the camera and antenna in the event of a crash
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The iFlight
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iFlight Final Thoughts

"Great job!"

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My iFlight today. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. This is our first drone that uses GPS.

Overall Score
4.6


(15 Points)

3. iFlight RunCam Split 3 Micro FPV Camera 1080P 60fps HD Recording with WDR Low Latency TV-Out Switcha...

iFlight First Impressions

"I don't fly here."

Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. Really the best iFlight Camera Drone for the money! It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

  • iFlight RunCam Split 3 Micro FPV Camera 1080P 60fps HD Recording with WDR Low Latency TV-Out Switchable 5-20V FOV 130° Recording FOV 165° for FPV Drone Quadcopter Multicopter
  • Functional Aspect: Upgraded RunCam Split 3 Micro M12 Lens Version 1080P 60FPS HD Recording & WDR FPV Camera
  • New Features: stronger flexible ribbon cable, optimize TV-OUT interference to reduce ripple
  • Low Latency: 40ms Ultra low latency, evolution for racing drone; With MIC, suitable for mini drone that cannot be equipped with action cam
  • Modular Design: Replaceable Lens,Manual Focus Supported
  • Easy Installation: Standard mounting bracket / Mounting Dimension:20*20mm / SD card protector
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The iFlight
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iFlight Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. Picture and video quality better than expected. Everything worked well right out of the box. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

4. Drone Hangar Pelican Case for Skydio 2 Drone with Pro Kit Accessories

Drone Hangar First Impressions

"Great kit!"

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one.

  • Drone Hangar Pelican Case for Skydio 2 Drone with Pro Kit Accessories
  • Authentic Pelican Storm Case
  • High quality water-jet sculpted foam interior
  • Custom fit for Skydio 2 Drone with Pro Kit Accessories
  • Custom cutouts fit: Skydio 2 Drone, Controller, Tablet Mount for Controller, Beacon, 4 Batteries, Dual Charger, and Spare Props
  • Additional accessory area (Cables, Lens Filters, SD Cards, Wall Plug, etc.)
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Drone Hangar
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Drone Hangar Final Thoughts

"Works fantastic."

Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. They made it right by sending a replacement. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. I love this iFlight Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera 1” CMOS Sensor Starters Backpack Bundle

User Ratings: 69 10

DJI CP.PT.000500 First Impressions

"They love it!"

Controls are smooth and easy to use. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. I've crashed my DJI CP.PT.000500 hundreds of times.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera 1” CMOS Sensor Starters Backpack Bundle
  • Hasselblad 20MP / UHD 4K Gimbal Camera; 1" CMOS + f/2.8-f/11 Adjustable Aperture
  • 10-Bit Dlog-M + 10-Bit HDR Video; OcuSync 2.0 Transmission Technology
  • Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time; Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing
  • Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Mode; Top Speed of 44.7 mph
  • Enhanced HDR Photos with 14EV; Remote Controller Included
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.PT.000500
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DJI CP.PT.000500 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. This is our first drone that uses GPS. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator.

Overall Score
4.2


(101 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Foldable Quadcopter with DJI Smart Controller Starter Bundle

User Ratings: 60 11

DJI First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. I have to say, I really like this drone. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Foldable Quadcopter with DJI Smart Controller Starter Bundle
  • Hasselblad 20MP / UHD 4K Gimbal Camera; 1" CMOS + f/2.8-f/11 Adjustable Aperture
  • Smart Controller Included; 10-Bit Dlog-M + 10-Bit HDR Video
  • OcuSync 2.0 Transmission Technology; Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time
  • Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing; Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Mode
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. It seems to do just about everything. I have to say, I really like this drone. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I think the DJI app will take some getting used to.

Overall Score
4.3


(11 Points)

7. ARRIS X210S 210MM 5" RC Quadcopter FPV Racing Drone DIY Version W/Flycolor 4-in-1 Tower + Runcam Swi...

ARRIS First Impressions

"Great skin!"

Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. It seems to do just about everything. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. It seems to do just about everything. The ARRIS is a great deal in this price range and quality.

  • ARRIS X210S 210MM 5" RC Quadcopter FPV Racing Drone DIY Version W/Flycolor 4-in-1 Tower + Runcam Swift 2 FPV Camera + VT5804 V2 VTX
  • Note: It's a DIY version, so the receiver, transmitter, battery, charger is not included.
  • ARRIS X210S 210MM FPV racing quadcopter adopts ultra light 5mm carbon fiber frame with high strength aluminum alloy parts ensure the strength of the frame, very resistant to crash.
  • It is assembled with Flycolor raptor S-tower 4-in-1 flight controller, and has built-in F4 flight controller, 30A ESC, PDB and OSD, which is easy to install and maintain.
  • ARRIS newly released X2206 2450KV brushless motor works perfectly with high strength Dalprop T5046C 3-blade propeller, which brings more efficiency and power.
  • The RunCam Swift 2 micro camera comes with the integrated OSD, with this, it can displays the input voltage of the camera or the battery voltage. And the angle is adjustable.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ARRIS
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ARRIS Final Thoughts

"Fast delivery."

New drone shows no issues and flies very well. This is the second ARRIS Drone I have purchased. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. It's well designed and self protected. I've crashed my ARRIS hundreds of times.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. JME App Controlled Drone with 4K Camera 2 Axis Gimbal (Gold)

User Ratings: 63

Focus Camera First Impressions

"Well made."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. Picture and video quality better than expected. I have recommended the Focus Camera to my friends. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap.

  • JME App Controlled Drone with 4K Camera 2 Axis Gimbal (Gold)
  • High integration design, compact and lightweight.Can fly up to 500 Ft.(Check local regulations for allowable height)
  • Long battery life up to 23 minutes.Voice control tilt control and follow me feature
  • 76 degree wide-angle motion lens, F2.0 large aperture, 13 million pixels, 4K video, 32GB flash memory capacity
  • Professional flight control system (Intelligent & Interactive Flight Control System) intelligent and accurate positioning, flight and hover
  • Includes drone ,battery ,battery charger and propellers
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Focus Camera
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Focus Camera Final Thoughts

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

The Focus Camera is a great deal in this price range and quality. I think the Focus Camera app will take some getting used to. Amazing iFlight Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

9. DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera, Bundle with Case, ARC White ...

DJI Mavic Mini First Impressions

"As a first drone."

Controls are smooth and easy to use. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I think the DJI app will take some getting used to. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera, Bundle with Case, ARC White Strobe, 128GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: DJI Mavic Mini Drone | Gimbal Protector | 3x Battery | Remote Controller | 3x Pair of Spare Propellers | 2x Micro USB Cable | 360 Degree Propeller Guard | Two-Way Charging Hub | 3x RC Cable (Micro USB, USB-C and Lightning Connector) | DJI 18W USB Charger | 2x Pair of Spare Control Sticks | Screwdriver | 18x Spare Screw | Carrying Bag | Camera Case | Firehouse ARC White Strobe | 128GB SD Card | Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • KEY FEATURES: 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilized 2.7K HD Camera | 12MP Aerial Photos | Ultralight Drone Weighs Only 249g (8.78oz) | FAA Compliant for Use without Certification | 2.78 Mile (4km) HD Video Transmission and Range | 30-Minute Max Flight Time | Vision Sensor + GPS Precise Hover | Simplified Recording & Editing | Easy and Intuitive User Experience | Quickshot Modes, Which Include Dronie, Circle, Helix, and Rocket | CineSmooth Mode | Service Ceiling 9842 Feet (3000m)
  • Propel your creativity with the new Mavic Mini from DJI. This compact, 250-gram drone allows users to capture footage in areas where larger drones are legally prohibited or need a drone license. The Mavic Mini can support 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K Quad HD videos and has a motorized 3-axis gimbal for superior camera stability, ensuring professional-quality images and footage.
  • This mini drone can sustain continuous flight for up to 30 minutes with a full charge and enables an HD video feed with minimal latency. It is convenient to fly using the DJI Fly app, while the included controller is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones. The app also has SkyPixel, a social media platform that allows you to browse and share about your latest drone shots and ideal photography spots around your area.
  • WARRANTY: DJI Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited DJI 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Mavic Mini
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DJI Mavic Mini Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI Mavic Mini today. Really pleased with the DJI Mavic Mini performance. Controls are smooth and easy to use. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

10. Mavic Air Accessories 8 Pack Combo: 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod, Propeller Stabilizers, H...

asia toy 3216565988 First Impressions

"Grey and black."

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. We've started a collection of asia toy drones now. The asia toy 3216565988 is well built, and the controls work well.

  • Mavic Air Accessories 8 Pack Combo: 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod, Propeller Stabilizers, Higher Landing Skid, Lens Hoold, Lens Cover, Lipo Stafety Bag, Antenna Extender,CNC Thunb Rocker
  • This 8 in 1 combo includes everything you need during transportation, storage and flight. (Mavic Air, Remote Controller, batteries & Phone are NOT included)
  • Package includes: 1set x 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod, 1set (4pcs) x Propeller Stabilizers Holder, 1set (4pcs) x Higher Landing Gears Skid, 1pcs x Lens Hood, 1pcs x Lens Cover, 1pcs (3 batteries storage) x Lipo Safety Bag, 1pcs x Antenna Parabolic Signal Booster Range Extender, 2set (2pcs) x CNC Thumb Rocker Cover
  • Transportation protection: Propeller Stabilizers Holder, Lens Cover, Lipo Safety Bag. - These protection accessories can protect your Mavic Air Camera, Sensor, Propellers and Batteries from collision, dust, vibration during transportation.
  • Additonal feature as Handhold Digitial Camera: 2in1 Handheld Holder & Portable Tripod - Now, your Mavic Air can be a Handhold Digital Camera with Gimbal.
  • Improvement upgraded: Antenna Parabolic Signal Booster Range Extender improve the singal received. CNC Thumb Rocker Cover is non-slip, stable and secure on Joysticks. Higher Landing Gears Skid safe your drone when landing on Uneven Grounds. Lens Hood prevent glare by stopping parasitic light coming into the lens.
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The asia toy 3216565988
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asia toy 3216565988 Final Thoughts

"He loves it!"

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Besides that though its a great little drone. I like the functionality of the asia toy 3216565988. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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