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
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • 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
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • 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. Hover Camera Passport Self-Flying Drone, 4k Video & 13MP Photography, Auto-Follow, Facial Recognitio...

User Ratings: 49 11

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"All good!"

Really the best Image Stabilization Camera Drone for the money! I went directly with the high speed. Really pleased with the Amazon Renewed performance. This is a great Image Stabilization Camera Drone for the price. It's well designed and self protected.

  • Hover Camera Passport Self-Flying Drone, 4k Video & 13MP Photography, Auto-Follow, Facial Recognition (Renewed)
  • This Certified Refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic box. Only select sellers who maintain a high performance bar may offer Certified Refurbished products on Amazon.com
  • Auto-Follow: Using face and body detection technology, the Hover Camera can accompany your journey hands-free with video recording and photo taking while cycling, running, surfing, or even hang-gliding
  • No FAA Registration Required: Fly confidently and right out of the box without having FAA limitations and restrictions like other drones and operating temperature is 5 degree Celsius-35 degree Celsius (41 degree Fahrenheit-95 degree Fahrenheit)
  • Carbon Fiber Cage: Hover Camera is crafted out of carbon fiber making it extra durable to falls and accidents; The Passport’s propellers are enclosed in a cage providing the highest standard of safety
  • Gesture Control + Owner Mode: With owner mode you just scan your face into the app and the Passport will automatically find, follow, and record you. You can also snap photos with a quick gesture to the camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"Flew perfectly."

I would give it more stars if I could! I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

Overall Score
4.1


(21 Points)

4. Drone with Camera for Kids, Potensic A30W RC Mini Quadcopter with 720P HD Camera, One Button Take Of...

User Ratings: 66 6

Potensic First Impressions

"She loved it."

The Potensic is well built, and the controls work well. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Picture and video quality better than expected. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

  • Drone with Camera for Kids, Potensic A30W RC Mini Quadcopter with 720P HD Camera, One Button Take Off/Landing, Route Setting, Gravity Induction and Emergency Stop-Dual Battery
  • [ Better FPV views] HD FPV camera enable you to take high-quality FPV real-time live video and pictures from the air with better perspective.
  • [Smart and Fun] Through the APP Control and the Gravity Induction Mode, you can fly Potensic A30W forward/backward, left/ right and along the direction you indicate with your phone. APP compatible with Apple iOS/ Android phones.
  • [Creative and safe] with custom flight route mode and alarm protection, draw your flight plan and design your fly path with easier control and without losing direction.
  • [Easy to fly] one key start/ landing, the quadcopter will ascend & hover at a fixed altitude or land gently on the ground with the press of a button. Even the beginners can fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance.
  • [Fly longer] with the removable and chargeable battery, the drone with camera can Support longer flight time by replacing a battery. A perfect gift for your family and friends.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Potensic Final Thoughts

"Only con."

Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. It's well designed and self protected. I think Potensic definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
4.3


(93 Points)

5. DJI Spark Portable Mini Quadcopter Drone Alpine White Bundle with Sandisk 32GB Memory Card, 16GB Fla...

User Ratings: 88

DJI First Impressions

"I'm impressed!"

Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. I have to say, I really like this drone.

  • DJI Spark Portable Mini Quadcopter Drone Alpine White Bundle with Sandisk 32GB Memory Card, 16GB Flash Drive, Camera Bag for DSLR and Paintshop Pro 2018
  • This BEACH CAMERA EXCLUSIVE Bundle Features The DJI SPARK Quadcopter Drone
  • With FACEAWARE, The Spark Lifts Off From Your Hand By Recognizing Your Face
  • Take AMAZING AERIAL PHOTOS Using Just Hand Gestures - NO REMOTE NEEDED
  • INCLUDED IN THE BOX: DJI SPARK Quadcopter Drone (Alpine White) - DJI Spark Drone Remote Controller - CP.PT.000792 - Propellers (6) - Intelligent Flight Battery - Charger - Micro-USB Cable - Storage Case - 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: DJI Spark Quadcopter Drone - 16GB USB Flash Drive - Corel PaintShop Pro X9 Digital Download - Deluxe Carry Case - 32GB SD Memory Card - Cleaning Kit - Beach Camera Microfiber Cloth
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"Well done!"

Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. It seems to do just about everything.

Overall Score
4.9


(14 Points)

6. AsiaToy 8 Pack Combo Compatible with Spark Propeller Gimbal Camera Finger Joystick Motor Guard and L...

User Ratings: 73 5

Asiatoy First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

I could not have made a better purchase. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I like the functionality of the Asiatoy . The Asiatoy is well built, and the controls work well.

  • AsiaToy 8 Pack Combo Compatible with Spark Propeller Gimbal Camera Finger Joystick Motor Guard and Lens Hood
  • Spark Accessories Bundle Combo - 8 Pack Combo : 1 x Propeller Guard with Foldable Landing Gear set, 1 x Gimbal Camera Guard, 1 x Lens Sun Hood, 1 x Finger Guard Dam-Board (2pcs), 1 x Remote Controller Joystick Protector Holder, 1 x Remote Controller Signal Range Extender, 1 x Silicone Motor Cap set (4pcs), 1 x Propeller Clip
  • These protection accessories can protect your Spark Camera, Motors, Propellers and remote controller from collision, dust, vibration during transportation and flight
  • New version Propeller guard with landing gear keep your Spark away from accident bump into trees, walls or any other obstacles. And aid flight safety, protecting people from spinning propellers. Also it keep your Spark from dirt, sand and crash damaged since it raises drone
  • Remote Controller Signal Range Extender significantly improves the transmitter and Wi-Fi video connection performance for Spark in the open area.
  • Finger Guard Dam-Board keep your fingers in the safe zone
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Asiatoy
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Asiatoy Final Thoughts

"Arrived next day."

I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. I went directly with the high speed. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

Overall Score
4.4


(33 Points)

7. World Tech Toys Striker-X HD Camera Drone 2.4Ghz 4.5Ch HD Picture/Video Camera RC Quadcopter Vehicle...

User Ratings: 64 12

World Tech Toys 33042 First Impressions

"Easy to maneuver."

Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I plan to research other drone accessories built by World Tech Toys. This is our first drone, never used one before. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. The battery is very easy to replace.

  • World Tech Toys Striker-X HD Camera Drone 2.4Ghz 4.5Ch HD Picture/Video Camera RC Quadcopter Vehicle, Red/White, 12 x 12 x 2.75
  • Striker-x HD camera drone 2.4GHz 4.5Ch HD picture/video camera RC quadcopter
  • 2.4GHz; 4.5 channel; flips upside-down
  • 3D control; LED lights; indoor/outdoor
  • HD camera included - video and pictures
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The World Tech Toys 33042
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

World Tech Toys 33042 Final Thoughts

"And flies great."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I have recommended the World Tech Toys 33042 to my friends. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes.

Overall Score
4.1


(168 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter Bundle with 3 Batteries, Waterproof Hard Carrying Case, Landing Pad...

User Ratings: 85 15

DJI mavic-2 First Impressions

"Fantastic Image Stabilization Camera Drone!"

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. It is super responsive and performs well. It is super responsive and performs well. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI mavic-2.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter Bundle with 3 Batteries, Waterproof Hard Carrying Case, Landing Pad, 128GB SD Card Supports 4K Video
  • Free Waterproof Hard Carrying Case for MAVIC 2 (please check Case picture for details)
  • 8GB internal storage, Additional 128GB microSD Card with Adapter included (UHS 3; High-performance for 4K UHD video recording; Brand May Vary)
  • Hasselblad L1D-20c Camera: The Mavic 2 Pro commands a powerful 1-inch CMOS sensor, offering stunning 20-megapixel aerial photos with extreme detail.
  • Supports 4K video at 30 fps: The 20.0MP 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. Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, 907g takeoff weight, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots;
  • OcuSync 2.0 Video Transmission System: Performance is greatly enhanced with improvements made to communication distance, video quality and anti-interference, offering you unprecedented control.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI mavic-2
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI mavic-2 Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

9. HGLRC Arrow3 4S FPV Drone 1408 3600KV Brushless Motor 45A Blheli32 4 in 1 ESC Caddx Ratel Camera FPV...

User Ratings: 76

HGLRC First Impressions

"Fit perfectly."

I've crashed my HGLRC hundreds of times. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up.

  • HGLRC Arrow3 4S FPV Drone 1408 3600KV Brushless Motor 45A Blheli32 4 in 1 ESC Caddx Ratel Camera FPV Racing Drone Hobby RC Quadcopters Multirotors ( Frsky XM+ receiver)
  • 【BNF Version Drone 】Arrow3 BNF Racing Drone with Frsky XM+ receiver , A new popular 4S 3inch Racing Drone with 3K Carbon Fiber 4mm aircraft frame , beautiful appearance and stable structure for smooth flight , it is the best choice for FPV Racing , make the racing more attractive and joys , the fastest more than you can imagine .
  • 【Latest components】come with NEWEST mirco F4 Flight Controller , Forward 45A BLheli32 4 in 1 ESC , Forward mini VTX Video transmitter with Caddx Ratel FPV Camera , New technology 1408 3600KV brushless motor ,support 3S 4S battery , but note this not included battery and receiver
  • 【Caddx Ratel FPV Camera】 FPV Rc Drone , Caddx Ratel , 1200TVL , 1.66mm Lens , 180 degree , 16:9 & 4:3 (changeable) , Much more clear than ELF camera ,better video quality ,provide better vision experience for FPV hobby racer
  • 【 Arrow3 Hybrid Frame Kit 】rear motors and propellers receive less turbulent airflow , increases the stability and efficiency of the quadcopter
  • 【Note 】 A beginner needs to practice more in the DRL Simulator before flying out and this drone will not come with battery or remote controller.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HGLRC
  • Video Quality
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  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HGLRC Final Thoughts

"Great kit!"

This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. But this HGLRC was a complete and total win from the get go. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. It's well designed and self protected. I have to say, I really like this drone.

Overall Score
4.5


(11 Points)

10. DJI Mavic 2 Pro

User Ratings: 87 6

DJI CP.MA.00000019.01 First Impressions

"Battery life."

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. This is our first drone, never used one before. Highly recommend this drone to you all. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro
  • For Mavic 2 Pro & Mavic 2 Zoom
  • Charge Batteries While Driving
  • Turn Batteries into 2 x USB Type-A Banks; Operating Temperature Range: 0℃ - 40℃
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000019.01
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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DJI CP.MA.00000019.01 Final Thoughts

"I'm impressed!"

Amazing Image Stabilization Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
4.6


(55 Points)

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