Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Low Light Camera Drones

1. PGYTECH Landing Gear Leg Extended with LED Kit for DJI Mavic 2 PRO/Mavic 2 Zoom

User Ratings: 72 8

PGYTECH 5823853990 First Impressions

"Simply awesome!"

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. I would give it more stars if I could!

  • PGYTECH Landing Gear Leg Extended with LED Kit for DJI Mavic 2 PRO/Mavic 2 Zoom
  • ✔ Landing Gear Working - Designed for DJI MAVIC 2 PRO/MAVIC 2 ZOOM
  • ✔ Landing Gear Function - It can avoid dirty fuselage or damage the DJI MAVIC 2 PRO/MAVIC 2 ZOOM drone gimbal when taking off and landing. And it can still take off and land in the uneven environment of the ground.
  • ✔ Landing Gear Feature - The landing gear can effectively increase the height of 1.37inch【3.5cm】
  • ✔ LED light Feature - LED light 4 mode light source, suitable for different scenes. Strong light, medium light, low light, flash.
  • ✔ Package Content - 1 x Increased Landing Gear LED Kit
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PGYTECH 5823853990
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PGYTECH 5823853990 Final Thoughts

"Great kit!"

Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Seems well built and blades are well protected. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

Overall Score
4.4


(103 Points)

2. Potensic D58, FPV Drone with 1080P Camera, 5G WiFi HD Live Video, GPS Auto Return, RC Quadcopter for...

User Ratings: 67 9

Potensic S-D58HP-New First Impressions

"Easy to fly."

I've crashed my Potensic S-D58HP-New hundreds of times. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. This arrived earlier than I expected from Potensic. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one.

  • Potensic D58, FPV Drone with 1080P Camera, 5G WiFi HD Live Video, GPS Auto Return, RC Quadcopter for Adult, Portable Case, 2 Battery, Follow Me, Easy Selfie Beginner, Expert
  • [Carrying Case and Double Batteries for D58]: With a case to hold all your drone and accessories, easy for travelling. Two high capacity batteries provide D58 30-36 minutes max flying time, more fun time.
  • [Drone with GPS Assisted Flight]: Draw the dots on the map on App, fly route as you want; Orbit Mode presents a comprehensive image; Follow Me Mode captures the images you want no matter where you go.
  • [5Ghz WiFi Real-time Transmission & Adjustable 90° & 120° FOV]: 1080P HD camera helps to capture clearly photos and more stable videos. 5G WiFi camera provide you faster but clearer image transmission. One button to adjust camera up and down 90° for multi-angle shootings.
  • [3 Speed Modes & One-key Auto-Return]: One-key to adjust the speed-low / medium / high speed. Different speed meet different people’s drone operating proficiency. RTH for quick operate drone back.
  • [Safe Flight Experience]: Under the GPS mode, when your drone is Lost of Signal or its battery is in Low Voltage or flying Out of Range, the drone can auto-return. And four bright LED lights for night flying.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic S-D58HP-New
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Potensic S-D58HP-New Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

So no complaints here. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Picture and video quality better than expected. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going.

Overall Score
4.3


(323 Points)

3. YoungRC F550 Drone Frame Kit 550mm Hexacopter 6-Axis Quadcopter FlameWheel

YoungRC First Impressions

"Only con."

I've crashed my YoungRC hundreds of times. I think the YoungRC app will take some getting used to. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. The YoungRC is a great deal in this price range and quality.

  • YoungRC F550 Drone Frame Kit 550mm Hexacopter 6-Axis Quadcopter FlameWheel
  • ★★What You Can Get: connecting arm x 6, top cover x 1, the next cover x 1, screw x 36.
  • ★Built from quality materials: The main frame is glass fiber while the arms are constructed from ultra durable polyamide nylon
  • ★The added lift capacity of a hex configuration makes this frame ideal for carrying larger payloads such as camera systems and other electronic components.
  • ★F550 also features colored arms (2 white, 2 black and 2 red) which are great for orientation. It helps to keep you flying the right direction without the need for different colored props.
  • ★Assembly is a breeze with pre-threaded brass sleeves for all of the frame bolts, so no lock-nuts are required. It utilizes one size of bolt for the entire build, making the hardware very easy to keep in order and only requiring one size of hex wrench to assemble.
  • Recommended Age: 16 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The YoungRC
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YoungRC Final Thoughts

"She enjoys it!"

It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Really the best Low Light Camera Drone for the money! Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It will automatically return home if connection is lost.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

4. Quadcopter Kit,Dartphew 1Pcs [ 1/10 RC Car Accessory Aluminum Front Rear Axle Housing ] Compatible w...

Dartphew Quadcopter Kit First Impressions

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

Seems well built and blades are well protected. It is super responsive and performs well. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

  • Quadcopter Kit,Dartphew 1Pcs [ 1/10 RC Car Accessory Aluminum Front Rear Axle Housing ] Compatible with TRX-4 Crawler- Perfect parts for your favor RC car(Orange,Length: 7.48 inch)
  • 【SAFE MATERIAL】 - Made of High Quanlity Aluminum alloy ,very durable and good quality!
  • 【PRODUCT FEATURES】 - Beautiful shape and colors, perfect for your toy car. Made your car more attractive and cooler.
  • 【SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR】 - Lightweight upgrade instantly enhances overall performance in handling and durability.
  • 【PACKAGE INCLUED】 - 2 x RC car axle housing (front + rear) Compatible with TRX-4 Crawler
  • 【 QUALITY GUARANTEE 】 - 12 Month Warranty and Caring Customer Service. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with the product, we will offer you a full refund, no questions asked.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dartphew Quadcopter Kit
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Dartphew Quadcopter Kit Final Thoughts

"Takes practice."

It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Dartphew Quadcopter Kit had also impressed me with their customer service. The Dartphew Quadcopter Kit is well built, and the controls work well. But this Dartphew Quadcopter Kit was a complete and total win from the get go. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

5. Foldable Drone, SYMA X56W RC Quadcopter with Camera, 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro, WiFi FPV Live Video, Altitu...

User Ratings: 73 9

SYMA First Impressions

"Too bad, So sad."

It's also important to take your time with the installation. But u will have an extra one to exchange. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

  • Foldable Drone, SYMA X56W RC Quadcopter with Camera, 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro, WiFi FPV Live Video, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, One Key Start, Easy to Fly for Beginners, Kids, White
  • [Foldable Design&Easy Carry] Compared with unfoldable 14*14*2.17 inch, foldable size is7.48*5.91*2.17 inch which is samller fitted to pocket package. It is very convenient to carry or store.
  • [With Flash light to Guide】Quadcopter with Flash Light and lighting the light to identify director at night which supports you fly at any time and place.
  • [2 Batteries with Longer Flight Time] A longer flight time will be offered as it has 2 pcs Batteries, you can enjoy the flight continually for a good time with your family, friends and then share them to your social platform.
  • [Great Gifts for Beginners with Multi-function】Drone with these functions:Headless mode:to help to fly without thinking the director. Altitduce Hold:to help keep the Height without controlling the height. One key start or landing:to help to fly and easy to operate i t . One key return:to help to back flying point without other opetare and so on.
  • [Qualifited with several certificates]-- FCC, CE, ROHS, EN71, EN62115, EN60825, R&TTE, PAHS, HR4040, 6P, ASTM,REACH. Compatible with US standard. It is very safety for Beginners and kids playing.
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA
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SYMA Final Thoughts

"They love it!"

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Highly recommend this drone to you all. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. I think the SYMA app will take some getting used to. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

Overall Score
4.4


(11 Points)

6. SNAPTAIN H823H Mini Drone for Kids, RC Nano Quadcopter w/Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, 3D Flips, One...

User Ratings: 71 7

SNAPTAIN H823H First Impressions

"Easy to fly."

The controls are easy to master and intuitive. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. I would give it more stars if I could! Excellent Price for a Drone like this one.

  • SNAPTAIN H823H Mini Drone for Kids, RC Nano Quadcopter w/Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, 3D Flips, One Key Return and Speed Adjustment
  • ✈【Altitude Hold】The drone will hover at the certain height when you release the throttle stick. Easy operation with extra fun.
  • ✈【3D Flips Stunt】The robust and fantastic 360°flips & rolls stunt reveals effortlessly with the 6-Axis Gyro flying control system.
  • ✈【Headless Mode】You are the pilot of the drone in headless mode. Orients the drone from your perspective to avoid the common direction chaos.
  • ✈【One Key Return】The drone will instantly take off/land/return by a simple push of one single button. Fair idiot-proof with ultra-responsive motor.
  • ✈【3 Speed Control】3 speed control to meet the needs for beginners, intermediate and experts. Mini pocket size makes it ultra portable.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN H823H
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SNAPTAIN H823H Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Really the best Low Light Camera Drone for the money! New drone shows no issues and flies very well. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My SNAPTAIN H823H today.

Overall Score
4.4


(1871 Points)

7. SIMREX X300C Mini Drone RC Quadcopter Foldable Altitude Hold Headless RTF 360 Degree FPV Video WiFi ...

User Ratings: 61 11

SIMREX First Impressions

"I like that."

I think the SIMREX app will take some getting used to. I think SIMREX definitely has a potential winner here. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. We've started a collection of SIMREX drones now. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

  • SIMREX X300C Mini Drone RC Quadcopter Foldable Altitude Hold Headless RTF 360 Degree FPV Video WiFi 720P HD Camera 6-Axis Gyro 4CH 2.4Ghz Remote Control Super Easy Fly for Training (White)
  • Phone direct control with transmission OR transmitter contorl with Smart phone. Apple IOS / Android phones compatible
  • 360 Degree Flips & Rolls. One key 3D rolling special effects. Flip in 4-Ways Flip(left,right,forward,backward). Continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance.
  • Headless Security Mode. When eyes can't identify the orientation of the drone, the Headless Mode can help to control easier and prevent from losing the direction.
  • Equipped with the latest 6-axis Gyro flight control systems, provide better and safer using experience.
  • Range: About 30-45 Meters. Flight Tim: About 8-10 Minutes. Charging Time: About 60 Minutes
  • Batteries: 1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SIMREX
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SIMREX Final Thoughts

"Fast shipment!"

The battery is very easy to replace. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. I went directly with the high speed. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. It seems to do just about everything.

Overall Score
4.1


(558 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Care Refresh, Comes with 3 Batteries, PGY ND F...

User Ratings: 84

DJI First Impressions

"Easy to maneuver."

The camera on this thing is awesome. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. It came with a sleek remote control. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Care Refresh, Comes with 3 Batteries, PGY ND Filters, Pad Holder, 128GB Extreme Micro SD, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Extra Waterproof Hard Case
  • Sold BY DJI Authorized Dealer. Sandisk 128GB Micro SD, Smatree Water-Proof Hard Case, 75cm Landing Pad, Signal Booster
  • 3 x DJI Original Mavic 2 Batteries
  • DJI Refresh Card(Warranty) for Mavic 2(Only Registered Within 48 Hours After The Drone Activation)
  • DJI Original Fly More Kit, PGYTECH Authentic Accessories, PGY Filter and Pad Holder
  • Hasselblad L1D-20c 1" CMOS Sensor Offering Stunning 20.0MP Aerial Photos
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Only con."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. It is super responsive and performs well. Everything worked well right out of the box. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
4.6


(24 Points)

9. DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1)

DJI FPV Remote Controller First Impressions

"Charges well."

The battery is very easy to replace. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The DJI FPV Remote Controller is a great deal in this price range and quality. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

  • DJI FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1)
  • FPV Remote Controller (Mode 1) - DJI 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Integrated System
  • Improved User Experience
  • 7ms Low Latency
  • 4km Control Distance
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI FPV Remote Controller
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DJI FPV Remote Controller Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. Altair Outlaw SE GPS Drone with Camera | 1080p HD 5G WiFi Photo & Video FPV Drone | Free Priority Sh...

User Ratings: 69 12

Altair Aerial First Impressions

"Had an idea."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. We've started a collection of Altair Aerial drones now. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one.

  • Altair Outlaw SE GPS Drone with Camera | 1080p HD 5G WiFi Photo & Video FPV Drone | Free Priority Shipping | Adults & Teens, GPS, Auto Return Home & Follow Me, Easy to Fly! (Lincoln, NE Company)
  • GPS FLIGHT MODE: The Outlaw Se remote control drone has Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) connectivity allows for an easier flight and great stability for aerial photographers
  • VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY: The Outlaw rc camera drone has a 1080P High Definition live video action camera and works in first person view to take high resolution photos, but no phone is required to fly the drone. SD Card Not Included! We Recommend a Class 10 SD Card, Max Size 32 GB.
  • TONS OF FEATURES: Headless Mode: Altitude Hold and One-Touch Take-Off and Landing. The Outlaw Se has all the most recent drone tech upgrades which makes it a great beginner drone for pilots ages 14+.
  • 3 RETURN-TO-HOME FUNCTIONS: This autonomous follow me drone has Fail Safe Return Home features to prevent loss as well as Point of Interest and auto Follow-Me Mode in the App streams footage up to 300 meters range.
  • Altair Customer Warranty Promise - At Altair we believe in taking care of our customers with high quality support, including instructional videos and fast response to your questions, If there is a problem we will take care of you.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Altair Aerial
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Altair Aerial Final Thoughts

"Easy to fly."

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

Overall Score
4.2


(54 Points)

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