Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Image Stabilization Camera Drones

1. Holy Stone HS720 Foldable GPS Drone with 2K FHD Camera for Adults, Quadcopter with Brushless Motor, ...

User Ratings: 74 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Very well built."

Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. The camera on this thing is awesome. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. This is an essential process for proper flight.

  • Holy Stone HS720 Foldable GPS Drone with 2K FHD Camera for Adults, Quadcopter with Brushless Motor, Auto Return Home, Follow Me, 26 Minutes Flight Time, Long Control Range, Includes Carrying Bag
  • 2K FHD Camera with Image Stabilization: The optimized full HD Camera built with Shock Absorption holder ensures shooting 2048 x 1152P high resolution images and videos without camera vibration. 5GHz FPV transmission and 90°adjustable lens enables you to see the word from different angle.
  • GPS Assisted Intelligent Flight: Never lose the drone. It returns automatically whenever battery is low, signal is lost or you press one key return. Also, it is so smart to fly at your will, following you automatically, flying along a path you set, or fly around a point in circles. You may focus on your photography and creation.
  • Configuration Upgrade: The intelligent battery works for 26 Mins for each charge; the long-life Brushless Motors have lower power consumption and give you a quieter flight; the foldable design and well-fitted carrying case make it easy to take the drone outdoor. PRODUCT SUPPORT AVAILABLE!
  • Simple Operation: Equipped Multi Sensors guarantee hovering with great stability and high quality pics taken under different flying environment; Optical Flow Positioning makes great effect when GPS signal is lost or weak. Functions, like one key start/stop, emergency stop, altitude hold and electric fence, keep it simple to control for even beginners.
  • Considerate Controller: The control range of 2.4GHz transmitter reaches to 3000 feet high range; battery level and GPS signal shown on the LED screen; a button to turn on or off the drone light is added; right hand throttle mode is available for left-hander. Remember to remove the scratch-proof film from the controller and the camera before use.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Quality built."

The controls are easy to master and intuitive. This is a great Image Stabilization Camera Drone for the price. Besides that though its a great little drone. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

Overall Score
4.5


(1585 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Image Stabilization Camera Drones

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

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)

3. DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo with DJI Care Refresh Portable Quadcopter Drone (Arctic White)

DJI First Impressions

"Great experience."

DJI had also impressed me with their customer service. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo with DJI Care Refresh Portable Quadcopter Drone (Arctic White)
  • Foldable & Portable
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera,32 MP Sphere Panoramas
  • 21-Minute Flight Time
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • During DJI Care’s period of validity, if accidental damage occurs during normal use, repair fees and related costs will be covered by DJI.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"Quality build."

This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. Syma Toys X5C-1 Explorers 4 CH Remote Control Quadcopter, 2015 Version

User Ratings: 62 11

SYMA FBA_X5C-1 First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

This SYMA FBA_X5C-1 takes the cake with utility and functionality. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. The durability of this SYMA FBA_X5C-1 is ridiculous. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

  • Syma Toys X5C-1 Explorers 4 CH Remote Control Quadcopter, 2015 Version
  • X5C has a high degree camera and a unique look, Easy to use.
  • Equipped with the latest 6-axis flight control systems
  • Highly elastic plastic protective circle, preventing the blades in flight Cause wear, anti-collision anti-fall performance further enhanced
  • Battery: 3.7V 500 Mah Li-poly Charging time: About 100 minutes (USB Charging) Flying time: About 7 minutes
  • 2.4GHz remote control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA FBA_X5C-1
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SYMA FBA_X5C-1 Final Thoughts

"Work's perfectly."

Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. This is our first drone, never used one before. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes.

Overall Score
4.2


(648 Points)

5. Potensic D60, GPS Drone with Camera for adults, 1080P HD FPV 110° FOV Quadcopter, 5G WiFi, Follow M...

User Ratings: 64 7

Potensic First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

Not Only Can You Learn On The Potensic . The Potensic is a great deal in this price range and quality. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. The safety features are second to none.

  • Potensic D60, GPS Drone with Camera for adults, 1080P HD FPV 110° FOV Quadcopter, 5G WiFi, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Auto Return Home, Upgrade Brushless Motor-White
  • [POWERFUL BRUSHLESS MOTORS] - Compare to other drones, this D60 GPS drone adopts the advanced Brushless motors to ensure stable flight at high speed and long-distance with low consumption. It may not suitable for kids under 14 or beginners but ideal drones for adults.
  • [DUAL GPS NEVER LOST] - Integrates the latest technology with dual GPS to keep accurate positioning detail of your drone. The Return-to-Home function enables this camera drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range. No worry about the lost.
  • [1080P CAMERA] - Built-in advanced one-Axis mechanical gimbal and 1080P high-quality camera to capture the smooth, cinematic HD video you've expected. Note: 1080P content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • [MULTIFUNCTION DRONE] - Combine the function of one key takeoff/landing, headless mode, altitude hold, follow me, fly-by-trajectory, GPS auto-return-home, fast speed with up to 20min playtime... meet all your requirements for a high-end camera drone.
  • [WIDE COMPATIBLITY]- With both 5G WIFI transmission, this Potensic D60 camera drone is wide compatible with all the 5G WIFI-enabled phones, fast transmission and convenient to share. PS: Potensic provides 12 months hassle-free warranty to ensure the enjoyment of your purchase.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
  • Video Quality
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

But u will have an extra one to exchange. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! I think the Potensic app will take some getting used to. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

Overall Score
4.4


(100 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with DJI Care Refresh Combo Bundle

User Ratings: 74 11

DJI DJIMAVIC2PRO-CARE First Impressions

"I was right."

The controls have zero noticeable lag. I would give it more stars if I could! I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with DJI Care Refresh Combo Bundle
  • Please update the firmware version of your Mavic 2 to 01.00.00.00 or above via the App tips or DJI Assistant 2 on a computer before using. After upgrading, you can use the new feature such as “Hyperlapse” to experience the super amazing shooting effect of Mavic 2.
  • See the Bigger Picture: Equipped with a Hasselblad L1D-20c camera with a 20MP 1” CMOS Sensor, the Mavic 2 lets you capture gorgeous aerial shots in stunning color detail.
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, 907g takeoff weight, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, SD card support up to 128 GB
  • DJI Care Refresh: Provides two replacement units for a small additional charge in one year and covers kinds of accidents, such as water damage and collisions, giving you peace of mind. DJI Refresh Care can only be registered within 48 hours of the activiation of the drone.
  • What you get: Mavic 2 Pro, Intelligent Flight Battery, Gimbal Protector, Remote Controller, 3x Propellers (Pair), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C), USB Adapter, Spare Control Sticks (Pair), RC Cable (Lightning connector), RC Cable (Standard Micro USB connector), RC Cable (USB Type-C connector) and DJI Care Refresh Card
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIMAVIC2PRO-CARE
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DJI DJIMAVIC2PRO-CARE Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. I went directly with the high speed. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.3


(32 Points)

7. DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo: Foldable Propeller Quadcopter Drone Kit with Remote, 3 Batteries, 16GB...

User Ratings: 75 10

DJI CP.PT.000642 First Impressions

"Cool drone."

Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set.

  • DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo: Foldable Propeller Quadcopter Drone Kit with Remote, 3 Batteries, 16GB MicroSD, Charging Hub, Car Charger, Power Bank Adapter, Shoulder Bag
  • What's in this combo: MAVIC PRO Original Package, 2 Extra batteries, 2 Extra propellers, 2 charging hub, 1 car charger, 1 battery to power bank adaptor and a shoulder bag
  • The DJI Mavic Pro folds down as small as a bottle of water, making it small enough to bring with you everywhere.New OcuSync transmission system offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range.
  • Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes.True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footageActive Track, Tap Fly and other smart features make professional looking video effortless.
  • Obstacle Avoidance combined with sensor redundancy increases flight safety and reliability.
  • Vision positioning paired with GPS and GLONASS ensures precise positioning indoor and outdoors.Fly by Phone over Wi-Fi for even easier flight
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.PT.000642
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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DJI CP.PT.000642 Final Thoughts

"Well done!"

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. I've crashed my DJI CP.PT.000642 hundreds of times. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
4.3


(166 Points)

8. DJI FPV Air Unit

User Ratings: 84

DJI CP.TR.00000004.01 First Impressions

"What can I say?"

The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. It is super responsive and performs well. They made it right by sending a replacement. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

  • DJI FPV Air Unit
  • DJI FPV Air unit
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.TR.00000004.01
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DJI CP.TR.00000004.01 Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Everything worked well right out of the box. Great product if you have multiple batteries. They made it right by sending a replacement. The camera on this thing is awesome.

Overall Score
4.8


(21 Points)

9. DJI Mavic Mini Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS, 30-Minutes Flight Time, B...

User Ratings: 83

DJI Mavic Mini First Impressions

"They love it!"

Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI Mavic Mini today. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS, 30-Minutes Flight Time, Basic Bundle with Case, 32GB microSD Card, Landing Pad, Cloth
  • KIT INCLUDES: DJI Mavic Mini Drone | Gimbal Protector | Intelligent Flight Battery | Remote Controller | Pair of Spare Propellers | Micro USB Cable | 3x RC Cable (Micro USB, USB-C and Lightning Connector) | Pair of Spare Control Sticks | Screwdriver | 6x Spare Screw | Lowepro Format 160 Camera Bag | SanDisk 32GB Extreme microSDHC Class 10 U3 Memory Card | FS Labs 36-inch Waterproof Foldable Landing Pad | 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
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Mavic Mini Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I went directly with the high speed. Picture and video quality better than expected. I love this Image Stabilization Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package!

Overall Score
4.8


(35 Points)

10. Dromida Vista FPV Ready-to-Fly 251 mm Electric Drone with Tactic DroneView 720p Wi-Fi Mini Camera, R...

Dromida DIDE04GG First Impressions

"Great job!"

Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. The liability insurance is worth it. I was very excited to receive this Dromida DIDE04GG. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up.

  • Dromida Vista FPV Ready-to-Fly 251 mm Electric Drone with Tactic DroneView 720p Wi-Fi Mini Camera, Radio, Micro Memory Card, Batteries and Charger (Green)
  • One cool, complete camera drone!
  • Capture exciting footage and photos with the Tactic DroneView 720p Wi-Fi camera. Take full advantage of the camera’s features by downloading the free DroneView Mobile app online.
  • Easy for anyone to fly, with a rugged, impact-resistant airframe.
  • Designed to remain stable and level in a hover, deliver pro-perfect flips on command and adapt instantly to your flying skills.
  • Includes camera, 2.4GHz radio, 4GB micro memory card, batteries, charger, smartphone holder, a set of extra rotor blades and a screwdriver.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dromida DIDE04GG
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Dromida DIDE04GG Final Thoughts

"Fantastic Image Stabilization Camera Drone!"

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I can press the button again and continue the flight. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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