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
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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
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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. 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)

4. DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Portable Drone 64gb Ultimate Travel Bundle Kit

User Ratings: 63

Woodland Hills m First Impressions

"Hovers good."

This is our first drone that uses GPS. Not Only Can You Learn On The Woodland Hills m. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Portable Drone 64gb Ultimate Travel Bundle Kit
  • Up to 30 Minutes of Flight Time
  • Stream HD Video From up to 2.5 Miles
  • Includes Controller & Flight Battery
  • 12MP/2.7K Quad HD 3-Axis Gimbal Camera
  • Comes with 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Woodland Hills m
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Woodland Hills m Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. But once I put it together it worked like a charm.

Overall Score
4.3


(3 Points)

5. DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter Fly More Combo (Alpine White) with 3 Batteries, Remote Controller, Charge...

User Ratings: 88 7

DJI First Impressions

"So much to do."

So no complaints here. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. This is our first drone, never used one before. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

  • DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter Fly More Combo (Alpine White) with 3 Batteries, Remote Controller, Charger, Charging Hub, Shoulder Bag, Camera Gimbal Bundle Kit with 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 Metal batteries required.
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. I like the functionality of the DJI .

Overall Score
4.6


(51 Points)

6. DJI Mavic Air Quadcopter with Remote Controller - Onyx Black

User Ratings: 79 9

DJI CP.PT.00000130.01 First Impressions

"Cool drone."

This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Highly recommend this drone to you all. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set.

  • DJI Mavic Air Quadcopter with Remote Controller - Onyx Black
  • 32.0MP sphere panoramas - In addition to horizontal, vertical, and 180° panoramas, Mavic Air stitches 25 photos together in just eight seconds to create crystal clear 32.0MP sphere panoramas.
  • Lightweight and compact foldable design - You can take it anywhere with you.
  • Supports 4K video at 30 fps - The 12.0MP camera with Adobe DNG RAW support is ready to shoot. The three-axis gimbal is capable of stabilizing the camera even during high-speed motion for smooth video and sharp photos.
  • Control your drone from up to 6562' away - The Mavic Air Intelligent Flight lithium battery provides up to 21 minutes of flight time per charge.
  • Dedicated remote controller- Features a foldable, low-profile, ergonomic design to hold your smartphone for maximum convenience. The detachable control sticks store inside the remote controller to pack more comfortably on the go.
  • Fly by phone - Set up tracking to shoot a friend, or head skywards for a quick flight using your smartphone instead of controller.
  • Share with your friends - Shoot an incredible scene and edit it with just a few taps in the DJI GO editor, and share it instantly for everyone to see.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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DJI CP.PT.00000130.01 Final Thoughts

"He loves it!"

It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. It's well designed and self protected. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. It came with a sleek remote control.

Overall Score
4.4


(622 Points)

7. DJI Spark, Portable Mini Drone, Alpine White

User Ratings: 68 13

DJI CP.PT.000731 First Impressions

"Simply awesome!"

I went directly with the high speed. So no complaints here. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I like the functionality of the DJI CP.PT.000731. Everything worked well right out of the box.

  • DJI Spark, Portable Mini Drone, Alpine White
  • Intelligent Flight Modes Smart, reliable, and incredibly intuitive Quick Shot Videos with a Tap.
  • Operating environment: Detects clearly patterned surfaces with adequate lighting (lux>15) and diffuse reflectivity (>20%).High-Performance Camera Amazing images and stabilized video Mechanical Gimbal Stabilization Shake-Free Shots
  • Flight Performance Awesome potential, immersive experiences Powerful Propulsion Speed and Precision Control
  • Flight Safety Worry-free flight in the palm of your hand ; Propeller guards are recommended when using these functions.
  • 2-Axis Stabilized Gimbal Camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
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DJI CP.PT.000731 Final Thoughts

"As Expected!"

The camera on this thing is awesome. This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI CP.PT.000731. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth.

Overall Score
4.2


(1253 Points)

8. 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)

9. HUBSAN X4 H501ss Pro Drone GPS FPV with 3M Pixel Camera 5.8G Live Video Transmission Distance 400m R...

User Ratings: 74 12

HUBSAN First Impressions

"Very durable."

But u will have an extra one to exchange. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. I would give it more stars if I could! Not Only Can You Learn On The HUBSAN .

  • HUBSAN X4 H501ss Pro Drone GPS FPV with 3M Pixel Camera 5.8G Live Video Transmission Distance 400m RC Quadcopter Follow me ,Altitude Mode,Automatic Return, Headless Mode Great for Adults
  • HUBSAN X4 H501S Pro Functions:5.8G FPV Real-time Video Transmission,1080P HD Camera,Follow Me Mode,Headless Mode, Altitude mode,Automatic Return,Fail-safe Mode,GPS accurate positioning location
  • Drone with Camera:1080P HD camera and 4.3 inch FPV LCD screen are tuned amazingly to capture stunning pictures and videos from the sky. Built-in GPS(Universal version) positioning system, the accurate positioning location, perfect advanced follower.
  • Power and Distance:The intelligent battery with large capacity extends the flying time last to 20 minutes 5.8G wireless video transmission distance:400m,Max Flight radius:400m(High Version)
  • Structures:Strong stability with 6 Axis Gyro , stronger wind resistance, easier to control. Unmatched Brushless Motor is made by the superb technology, more powerful and more durable.
  • Protection:The drone will enter into the fail-safe mode when the connection is lost from the transmitter. The flight control system will control the quadcopter to return to the home point and land automatically. The fail-safe mode helps to avoid further injuries or damages
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 16 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN
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HUBSAN Final Thoughts

"Lots of parts."

The safety features are second to none. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
4.3


(44 Points)

10. Epic X5 Dji Zenmuse Drone Flyer

User Ratings: 49

DJI SS-DJI-ZX5 First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Picture and video quality better than expected. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

  • Epic X5 Dji Zenmuse Drone Flyer
  • Perfect Purchase for any Hobby
  • Great craftsmanship
  • Must Buy Item
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI SS-DJI-ZX5
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DJI SS-DJI-ZX5 Final Thoughts

"I am blown away!"

Really the best Image Stabilization Camera Drone for the money! It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. I was very excited to receive this DJI SS-DJI-ZX5. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

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