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. HUBSAN Zino Pro 4k Drones with Camera and GPS for Adults,4KM 5G WiFi Live Video RC Quadcopter with 3...

User Ratings: 65 8

HUBSAN First Impressions

"Grey and black."

Picture and video quality better than expected. They made it right by sending a replacement. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. The safety features are second to none. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

  • HUBSAN Zino Pro 4k Drones with Camera and GPS for Adults,4KM 5G WiFi Live Video RC Quadcopter with 3-Aix Adjustable Gimbal,Panorama,Auto Return Home,Image Tracking,23Mins Flight Time Brushless Motor
  • [Functions] 4K UHD Camera,Panorama Shooting,GPS+GLONASS, Vision Auxiliary Landing, Orbiting,Headless,Waypoints,line fly mode,Image Tracking, Automatic Takeoff/Landing, Automatic Return Home, Low Power Failsafe Mode, Flight Control Failsafe Mode, 4km Flight distance, Detachable Filter, Brushless Motor.
  • [Camera] 3-axis gimbal(pitch,roll,yaw), 4K UHD 3840*2160 resolution 30fps, panorama shooting, Removable Lens, can be equipped with filters to reduces the amount of light coming into the sensor, giving you the freedom to create your own work by allowing more control of the camera's aperture, exposure time and sensor sensitivity settings.
  • [Stronger & Stable GPS Signal] Advanced Image transmission system Least 1.0 increase Live Video Transmission Range up to 4km (low delay, anti-interference, strong receiving ability, high receiving sensitivity) Fast and no delay 5G WiFi real-time transmission lets you enjoy a FPV experience.
  • [Safety] Automatic return home and Search apron, loss control failsafe and lower battery failsafe.When the aircraft battery level is low,the flight control system automatically determines if the aircraft can return to the take off point,greatly reduces the possibility of crash and loss of aircraft.
  • [Powerful] Brushless motor and 11.4V 3000mAh battery provide the done 23mins flying time and give you a forceful and powerful flying experience.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN
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  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HUBSAN Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I could not have made a better purchase.

Overall Score
4.2


(75 Points)

3. DRONE-CLONE XPERTS Drone X Pro AIR 4K Ultra HD Dual Camera FPV WiFi Quadcopter Follow Me Mode Gestur...

User Ratings: 74

Drone-Clone Xperts First Impressions

"Fit perfectly."

I could not have made a better purchase. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. The Drone-Clone Xperts is well built, and the controls work well. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

  • DRONE-CLONE XPERTS Drone X Pro AIR 4K Ultra HD Dual Camera FPV WiFi Quadcopter Follow Me Mode Gesture Control 2 Batteries Included (White)
  • 4K Ultra HD 8MP DUAL CAMERA: This edition has 2 cameras, one on the front and one on the bottom. Split-Screen and Picture in Picture mode shows real-time transmission from both cameras, allowing you to RECORD footage of both camera views SIMULTANEOUSLY! The UHD video then instantly and wirelessly transfers to your smartphone photo album. This amazing quadcopter was specifically engineered for extreme photo/video versatility, high dynamic range capability, and ultra-high definition pictures/video
  • TOTAL FLIGHT TIME: 24-30mins -Each battery will provide approximately 12-15 mins of flight time (2 total drone batteries included) Want EXTRA BATTERIES? Enter this code: B07S3S4ZF6 in Amazon's search bar. WiFi FPV Real-Time Transmission allows you to view and record everything straight on your smartphone's screen! You can even use your phone to control the flight of the drone if you'd like (but also comes with a Remote Control).
  • TOTAL FLIGHT TIME: 24-30mins -Each battery will provide approximately 12-15 mins of flight time (2 total drone batteries included with THIS 4K UHD Dual Camera Drone. WiFi FPV Real-Time Transmission allows you to view and record everything straight on your smartphone's screen! You can even use your phone to control the flight of the drone if you'd like (but also comes with a Remote Control).
  • Want a CARRYING CASE? Just enter this code into Amazon's Search Bar: B07R3CCK1K .. Extra PROPELLER BLADES enter this code: B07VH1BN7M and for Extra USB CHARGING CABLES: B07VMHLGD2
  • PERFECT Drone for BEGINNERS and INTERMEDIATE drone pilots! Functions such as One Key Take-Off/Landing, Emergency Stop, Altitude Hold and Optical Flow Positioning, keep it simple to control for all skill levels, especially new drone flyers.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Drone-Clone Xperts
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  • Affordability

Drone-Clone Xperts Final Thoughts

"And flies great."

Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. I have some really cool ideas for them. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! I would give it more stars if I could! Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

Overall Score
4.5


(5 Points)

4. SIMREX X11 Upgraded GPS Drone with 1080P HD Camera 2-Axis Self stabilizing Gimbal 5G WiFi FPV Video ...

User Ratings: 73 11

SIMREX X11 First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I think SIMREX definitely has a potential winner here.

  • SIMREX X11 Upgraded GPS Drone with 1080P HD Camera 2-Axis Self stabilizing Gimbal 5G WiFi FPV Video RC Quadcopter Auto Return Home with Follow Me Altitude Hold Headless Brushless Motor Remote Control
  • Drone with GPS Location & Auto Return Assisted Flight:Provides you with accurate positioning details of your drone.When your drone is Runaway or in Low Power, the drone can auto-return. Never worrying about losing the drone.
  • 1080P HD 108°FOV Adjustable FPV Camera: Captures high-quality video and aerial photos for the memorable moments. See the world through the eyes of a bird on your phone.
  • Headless Mode: Orientation of the drone is in relation to the operation, when eyes can't identify the orientation of the drone, the Headless Mode can help to control easier and prevent from losing the direction.
  • Ultra-Long Flying Time: Capacity of the battery is up to 3150mAh, which provides about 22 minutes ultra-long flight time. And it can reach up to 500m control distance giving you a more extensive flight experience.
  • Easy to fly: With functions like One Key Take off/Land/Return, Altitude Hold Mode, Headless Mode, and High/Low Speeds Switch and Trajectory Flight. Best choice with enough fun for beginners.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SIMREX X11
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  • Value For Money
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SIMREX X11 Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. I think the SIMREX app will take some getting used to. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have.

Overall Score
4.3


(382 Points)

5. DJI Battery Charging Hub for Phantom 3 Quadcopter

User Ratings: 76 9

DJI DJI-PH3-P53 First Impressions

"Had an idea."

We've started a collection of DJI drones now. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. The liability insurance is worth it. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

  • DJI Battery Charging Hub for Phantom 3 Quadcopter
  • Genuine Phantom 3 - Battery Charging Hub for Multi Smart Battery Charging (Compatible with Phantom 3 Part 15 100W Battery Charger)
  • Country of Origin:United States
  • Model Number:DJI-PH3-P53
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJI-PH3-P53
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DJI DJI-PH3-P53 Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone.

Overall Score
4.5


(84 Points)

6. Maginon RTF RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera (1280 x 720p) – 2.4ghz – 6 Gyro Flying with Altit...

User Ratings: 72 9

Maginon First Impressions

"Fast shipment!"

Besides that though its a great little drone. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

  • Maginon RTF RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera (1280 x 720p) – 2.4ghz – 6 Gyro Flying with Altitude Hold Function, Headless Mode, and One Key Return Home
  • ONE KEY RETURN & HEADLESS MODE: Assists beginners and helps prevent a lost drone
  • ALTITUDE HOLD FUNCTION: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows the drone to hover at it's current height after releasing the throttle stick. Easy for you to capture quality images or videos with the integrated 2MP camera and 1280x720p high definition video camera
  • ONE KEY 360° FLIP AND 3 FLIGHT MODES: Pilot on beginner, intermediate, or advanced modes. Our lightweight drone is equipped with a mode which makes all of the forward/backward/right/left command decisions simple and easy, making this remote control drone a perfect choice for beginners and children.
  • 6-AXIS GYROSCOPE: This Quadcopter features a 6 Axis Gyro Flight System which ensures stability and easy maneuvering throughout all flights. Makes it possible for excellent performance of flips and rolls by a simple push of the button.
  • 3 YEAR WARRANTY Satisfaction is guaranteed. In fact, we back our belief in the quality of our products by offering a 3 year warranty on all Maginon products
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Maginon
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Maginon Final Thoughts

"Nice Low Light Camera Drone!"

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. The safety features are second to none. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

Overall Score
4.3


(17 Points)

7. Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with 1080P HD Camera Live Video 120° Wide-Angle WiFi Quadcopter with...

User Ratings: 65 7

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Cool case."

Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. But this Holy Stone was a complete and total win from the get go. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. The controls have zero noticeable lag. I think the Holy Stone app will take some getting used to.

  • Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with 1080P HD Camera Live Video 120° Wide-Angle WiFi Quadcopter with Altitude Hold Headless Mode 3D Flips RTF with Modular Battery, Color Black
  • 1080P FOV 120° HD FPV CAMERA: You can capture memorable moments with distortion-free and view images on your phone from the wide-angel lens. The app enables you to expand your creativity further and share it on social media with ease.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: When you focus on shooting images, you may set your hands off the joystick and the drone still suspend in mid-air with locked altitude. A perfect drone for beginners, kids, starters, or newbies to have a easy and stable flight experience.
  • HEADLESS MODE: The pilot will feel easier to control, especially when the drone is out of sight, under headless mode while the orientation of the drone is in relation to the pilot. The drone are also equipped with 3D flips to make your day.
  • MOBILE CONTROL: Through the APP, multiple functions, Voice Control, Gestures Control, Trajectory Flight and Gravity Sensor Control can be activated. Instruct the camera to take photos by gestures of Scissor and videos by Paper.
  • MODULAR BATTERY: The 3.7V 1000mAh high capacity battery can support a 10 Minutes flight which makes it easy to replace battery and safe to charge battery.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer 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

"Fast delivery."

But this Holy Stone was a complete and total win from the get go. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Everything worked well right out of the box. I could not have made a better purchase.

Overall Score
4.3


(1455 Points)

8. Cheerwing U29S-E Foldable Mini Drone for Kids and Adults WiFi FPV Drone with 120° Wide-Angle 720P H...

User Ratings: 61 12

Cheerwing First Impressions

"Fantastic Low Light Camera Drone!"

The Cheerwing is well built, and the controls work well. We've started a collection of Cheerwing drones now. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. I think Cheerwing definitely has a potential winner here. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

  • Cheerwing U29S-E Foldable Mini Drone for Kids and Adults WiFi FPV Drone with 120° Wide-Angle 720P HD Camera
  • 720P HD Camera and FPV: Equipped 120° Wide-angle 720P HD Camera, which captures high-quality video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone with the drone, provides you with clear and fluent live video feed.
  • Stable with Altitude Hold Function: The Altitude-Hold function ensures the drone will hover at a certain height when you release the throttle stick, more stable for taking pictures and videos.
  • More Fun to Fly: One Key Take-off / Landing, Headles Mode functions make easier access to kids or beginners. With the built-in Gravity Sensor, you can control the height of the drone simply by moving the phone up or down.
  • Trajectory Flight Mode: Draw your flight plan on the screen and the drone will pilot as the given route. More fun for kids! A Great Gift Toy to play with your kids or friends
  • With Low Battery Power and Out of Range Alarm, would remind you to fly back the drone when in low battery power or trend to fly out of control range. (NO REMOTE CONTROLLER VERSION)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cheerwing
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Cheerwing Final Thoughts

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

Overall Score
4.1


(20 Points)

9. DJI Mavic Pro Platinum Fly More Combo Collapsible Quadcopter Drone Bundle, Additional SD Card, 2 Ext...

User Ratings: 83 5

DJI First Impressions

"She loved it."

I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. Seems well built and blades are well protected. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up.

  • DJI Mavic Pro Platinum Fly More Combo Collapsible Quadcopter Drone Bundle, Additional SD Card, 2 Extra Battery, Landing Kit and More
  • The Mavic Pro Platinum features a sleek design and compact body that is both powerful and alluring.
  • A new and improved 30-minute flight time coupled with 60% noise reduction makes the Mavic Pro Platinum DJI’s best portable drone yet.
  • New FOC sinusoidal driver ESCs and 8331 propellers mean that up to 4 dB (60%) of aircraft noise has been lowered during takeoff and landing, and maximum flight time has been extended to 30 minutes, providing a quieter and more enjoyable flight experience.
  • The 8331 propellers have a brand new aerodynamic design giving the Mavic Pro Platinum an impressive noise control performance, and new FOC ESC drivers offer sinusoidal current for increased stability.
  • We make the factory package more by adding some unique accessories to the packages. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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  • Value For Money
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Not gonna lie."

Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. The camera on this thing is awesome. I would give it more stars if I could! Controls are smooth and easy to use. The liability insurance is worth it.

Overall Score
4.6


(34 Points)

10. PowerTRC Q333 - B 2.4GHz 4CH 6 Axis Gyro WiFi FPV RC Quadcopter RTF Aircraft With 0.3MP Camera

User Ratings: 64 20

PowerTRC First Impressions

"It was great."

Highly recommend this drone to you all. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. The liability insurance is worth it. I would definitely buy this one again!

  • PowerTRC Q333 - B 2.4GHz 4CH 6 Axis Gyro WiFi FPV RC Quadcopter RTF Aircraft With 0.3MP Camera
  • Unique Design: It has the advantages of modular structure, firmness, stability, simple assembly as well as convenient assembly and dis-assembly.
  • 6-Axis Gyro Control System: With built-in 6D gyro system, this quadcopter has the characteristics of stable fight and easy operation.
  • One Press Automatic Return: Pressing headless mode button 2 seconds, the remote control occur by bit noise, aircraft tail light flashes quickly, the aircraft began to return. Make it easier to find the way home.
  • Headless Mode: You just need to control the transmitter, the aircraft can be arbitrary direction forward, backward, turn left, turn right, no need to worry about it lose of control.
  • 360 Degrees Roll Function: The quadcopter will flip forward / backward / leftward / leftward / rightward according to your instructions.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PowerTRC
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PowerTRC Final Thoughts

"It was great."

Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. It is super responsive and performs well. I've crashed my PowerTRC hundreds of times. Amazing Low Light Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall.

Overall Score
4.0


(27 Points)

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