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
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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
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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. QWinOut 500mm Multi-Rotor Air Frame Kit S500-PCB with Circuit Board for FPV Quadcopter Gimbal F450 U...

QWinOut First Impressions

"Very solid."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. I would give it more stars if I could! This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

  • QWinOut 500mm Multi-Rotor Air Frame Kit S500-PCB with Circuit Board for FPV Quadcopter Gimbal F450 Upgrade
  • Do Not Included Brushless Motor Gimbal.
  • Buyer Need to Assemble it by Himself.
  • Wheelbase: 500mm
  • Frame Only with Circuit Board, No Electronic Parts.
  • Suit for Gopro Brushless Gimbal FPV (Not Included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The QWinOut
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QWinOut Final Thoughts

"Fast service."

Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter (Alpine White) Elite Bundle with Remote Controller, Portable Charging Sta...

User Ratings: 82 8

DJI First Impressions

"Hovers good."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I could not have made a better purchase. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. The liability insurance is worth it.

  • DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter (Alpine White) Elite Bundle with Remote Controller, Portable Charging Station, 3 Batteries, Charging Station Bag and Must Have Accessories
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Meet Spark, a mini drone that features all of DJI's signature technologies, allowing you to seize the moment whenever you feel inspired. With intelligent flight control options, a mechanical gimbal, and a camera with incredible image quality, Spark empowers you to push your creative boundaries.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Up to 16 minutes flight time (In deal flight condition); Up to 50kM Per Hour flying speed; And a camera stabilized by a 2-axis mechanical gimbal. These are all at your command with just a tap of your finger.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus; Or Android version 4.4.0 or later. Compatible with Samsung S7 edge, Samsung S7, Samsung S6, Samsung S5, Samsung NOTE4, Samsung NOTE3
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have accessories to the pacakges. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Not gonna lie."

There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Really pleased with the DJI performance. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

Overall Score
4.6


(77 Points)

5. Kolibri Hellfire - Best Quadcopter Drone Wide-Angle Camera with Live Video Feed FPV 720P HD Headless...

User Ratings: 54 8

Kolibri First Impressions

"Decent quality."

But once I put it together it worked like a charm. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I love this Image Stabilization Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package!

  • Kolibri Hellfire - Best Quadcopter Drone Wide-Angle Camera with Live Video Feed FPV 720P HD Headless Mode 2.4GHz 4 Channel 6 Axis Gyro RTF with Altitude Hold Function, Great for Beginners.
  • ★ EXCELLENT ACCURATE FLYER WITH GREAT PERFORMANCE - All about dynamic mechanisms, the Kolibri Hellfire Drone has the performance and capability of upper-end drones unmatched on the market today. It allows you to capture everything from wide angle to mid-range shots with perfect accuracy to begin your drone flying career. Enjoy the cutting-edge components from headless security system to HD camera this RC quadcopter has to offer
  • ★ REAL-TIME TRANSMISSION WITH FPV APP VIDEO STREAM - Offering Wi-Fi FPV live video feed transmission via APP on iOS or Android phone, this drone commands better control to shoot and read aerial photos with extreme detail and provides powerful 2.4GHz signal frequency so you can fly in environments with busy signal interference for a safe and uninterrupted flight
  • ★ ULTRA HD 720P / 30 FPS CAMERA FOR EPIC SHOTS - Equipped with an otherworldly 120° wide-angle lens, this hd quadcopter gives you high quality images and videos with an immersive perspective of a cinematic look. With the Fly Kolibri app, you’ll be able to store your stunning footages in both app and mobile album system for further download, editing, and sharing
  • ★ NEVER LOSE YOUR DRONE - The headless mode security system enables drone flyers of any level to fly the quad copter easily regardless of the direction of the drone. It also integrates altitude hold function to properly be suspended in mid air and the auto takeoff and landing feature ensures that your drone flies and return safely
  • ★ STELLAR CUSTOMER SATISFACTION - Backed by our unbeatable customer satisfaction, Kolibri drones comes with a 30-day money back guarantee to ensure your piece of mind. Either get a replacement or return it for a full refund
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Kolibri
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Kolibri Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. But this Kolibri was a complete and total win from the get go. The liability insurance is worth it. The battery is very easy to replace. Highly recommend this drone to you all.

Overall Score
4.0


(38 Points)

6. Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone

User Ratings: 50 8

Redcat Racing CARBON-210 First Impressions

"I am blown away!"

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Amazing Image Stabilization Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone
  • Ready to fly carbon fiber frame racing drone
  • HD camera with real time image transmission (FPV goggles and screen not included)
  • Compatible with all FPV googles and screens available today
  • 11.1V 1500Mah 25C 3S LiPo battery included with charger (flight time 8-10 minutes)
  • Hard shell carrying case included with molded foam for drone protection
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Redcat Racing CARBON-210
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Redcat Racing CARBON-210 Final Thoughts

"I am blown away!"

I love this Image Stabilization Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It's well designed and self protected. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots.

Overall Score
4.0


(26 Points)

7. RunCam FPV Camera Phoenix Oscar Edition 1000tvl Super 120dB WDR 2.5mm Lens Mini FPV Camera Support O...

User Ratings: 55 16

Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition First Impressions

"They work great!"

Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. I've crashed my Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition hundreds of times. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I have to say, I really like this drone.

  • RunCam FPV Camera Phoenix Oscar Edition 1000tvl Super 120dB WDR 2.5mm Lens Mini FPV Camera Support OSD FC Control PAL NTSC Switchable for RC FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter
  • This is a micro FPV camera with full size M12 lens designed for day time flying which Oscarliang helped develop.
  • Excellent 1000TVL mini FPV camera with super 120dB WDR, the image quality is absolutely stunning!
  • Joystick Control & UART Control Switchable.
  • Auto D-WDR, Auto Gain Control, Auto Electronic Shutter Speed.
  • Power: DC 5-36V, Current: [email protected] [email protected]
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition
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Crazepony Phoenix Oscar Edition Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.0


(14 Points)

8. Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro 4 Channels Quadcopter Good Cho...

User Ratings: 62 11

Holy Stone HS170-FBA First Impressions

"In no time."

The durability of this Holy Stone HS170-FBA is ridiculous. The battery is very easy to replace. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro 4 Channels Quadcopter Good Choice for Drone Training
  • Headless security system enables players of any level to fly the drone easily
  • 2. 4GHz technology adopted for anti-interference
  • More stable and flexible with 6-axis gyro stabilization system
  • Good PERFORMANCE of wind-resistant control range: About 30-50 meters
  • Flight time: about 6-8 minutes Charging time: about 45-60 minutes (under currents input 0. 5A-1a)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone HS170-FBA
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Holy Stone HS170-FBA Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Everything worked well right out of the box. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.1


(6420 Points)

9. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Fly Farther Travel Bundle – 3 Batteries, Professional Carrying Case and All-U-Need...

DJI First Impressions

"Or have a life."

Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Really pleased with the DJI performance. The controls have zero noticeable lag.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Fly Farther Travel Bundle – 3 Batteries, Professional Carrying Case and All-U-Need Accessories
  • Extra Luxury Accessories Included: one unique designed Hard case for Mavic 2, Sandisk Extreme SD card and read, Landing Gear, Signal Booster and Propellers Bag
  • Mavic 2 Pro, 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries, 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)
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Mavic 2 Pro, 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries, 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)
  • Extra Dealer's Choice Accessories: Unique Designed Mavic 2 Professional Travel Case, One Set of ND Filter (ND 16, 32 and CPL), 64gb Extreme microSDXC SD card , Mavic 2 Controller and TFSTOYS Propeller Bags
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"OEM Stuff here."

Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. The liability insurance is worth it. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. This is our first drone, never used one before. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

10. DJI Fly More 2 Battery Accessory Bundle for Mavic Includes Case, Car Charger, Charger Hub, Power Ban...

DJI First Impressions

"Other than that."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. This is an essential process for proper flight. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

  • DJI Fly More 2 Battery Accessory Bundle for Mavic Includes Case, Car Charger, Charger Hub, Power Bank Adapter and Extra Propellers
  • ✅2 x Intelligent Flight Battery for Mavic Quadcopter
  • ✅2 x 8330 Quick Release Folding Propellers for Mavic Drone
  • ✅Battery Charging Hub for Mavic Pro, Shoulder Bag for Mavic Pro
  • ✅Power Bank Adapter for Mavic Intelligent Flight Battery, Car Charger for Mavic Pro
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"They love it!"

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Besides that though its a great little drone. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. I have some really cool ideas for them. I could not have made a better purchase.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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