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. Spark Remote Controller GL100A Part - Main Circuit Board, Use for DJI Spark, OEM

RotorLogic GL300L main board First Impressions

"Camera is great!"

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. The controls have zero noticeable lag. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Really the best Low Light Camera Drone for the money!

  • Spark Remote Controller GL100A Part - Main Circuit Board, Use for DJI Spark, OEM
  • Original OEM Remote Controller GL300L Main Board
  • Brane New Replacement Part - Never Installed
  • Authorized DJI USA Dealer
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RotorLogic GL300L main board
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RotorLogic GL300L main board Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

Picture and video quality better than expected. Seems well built and blades are well protected. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Highly recommend this drone to you all. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. Hobbypower DIY F450 Quadcopter Kit with APM2.8 Flight Controller+ 7M GPS + 920KV Brushless Motor & S...

Hobbypower First Impressions

"This is Fun!"

It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Hobbypower today. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

  • Hobbypower DIY F450 Quadcopter Kit with APM2.8 Flight Controller+ 7M GPS + 920KV Brushless Motor & Simonk 30A ESC
  • This is a DIY HJ-F450 Quadcopter kit, it is unassembled. Come with high quality electronic accessories, only need a 3S Lipo battery and a 6CH above radio system to complete.
  • Please be notice this kit does not include remote control, and battery, we have the AT9 radio system in stock, if you need it, you can find them in my store.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Hobbypower
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Hobbypower Final Thoughts

"Flies Great!"

I think Hobbypower definitely has a potential winner here. Besides that though its a great little drone. The camera on this thing is awesome. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. ARRIS X210S 210MM 5" RC Quadcopter FPV Racing Drone BNF W/Flycolor 4-in-1 Tower + Foxeer Arrow Mini ...

ARRIS First Impressions

"Very satisfied!"

The safety features are second to none. This is the second ARRIS Drone I have purchased. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature.

  • ARRIS X210S 210MM 5" RC Quadcopter FPV Racing Drone BNF W/Flycolor 4-in-1 Tower + Foxeer Arrow Mini Pro Camera + VT5804 V2 VTX
  • ARRIS X210S 210MM FPV racing quadcopter adopts ultra light 5mm carbon fiber frame with high strength alluminum alloy parts ensure the strength of the frame, very resistant to crash.
  • It is assembled with flycolor raptor S-tower 4-in-1 flight controller, which has built-in F4 flight controller, 30A ESC, PDB and OSD, which is easy to install and maintain.
  • ARRIS newly released high end X2205 V2 2300KV brushless motor works perfectly with high strength Dalprop T5045C 3-blade propeller, which can offer best efficiency and power.
  • Foxeer Arrow Mini pro fpv camera comes with 2.5mm lens, the FOV-D is 140°, and it can bring you lighter color, more natural, better saturation images.
  • The quadcopter comes with ARRIS VT5804 V2 48CH VTX, and you can switch it among 0mw/25mw/100mw/200mw/400mw/600mw. It is only 6g, but it has stable output power, long transmission range ([email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]).
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ARRIS
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ARRIS Final Thoughts

"Ease of use."

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I love this Low Light Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! The durability of this ARRIS is ridiculous. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Rage RC RGR3000 Century Wi-Fi FPV Drone Toy with HD Camera

User Ratings: 72

Rage RC RGR3000 First Impressions

"Great range."

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. I went directly with the high speed.

  • Rage RC RGR3000 Century Wi-Fi FPV Drone Toy with HD Camera
  • High definition video and still photos
  • live video streaming via Wi-Fi to your smartphone or tablet
  • Control your drone right from the app using your smartphone or tablet
  • One-button take off and landing with multiple flight modes for pilots of all skill levels
  • Everything you need is in the box-no; additional purchase necessary
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 16 - 16 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Rage RC RGR3000
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Rage RC RGR3000 Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. The battery is very easy to replace. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.7


(2 Points)

6. SNAPTAIN SP350 Mini Drone for Kids/Beginners, Portable Throw'n Go RC Quadcopter with 3 Batteries, Ci...

User Ratings: 82 2

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"And the SNAPTAIN."

Really the best Low Light Camera Drone for the money! The safety features are second to none. I plan to research other drone accessories built by SNAPTAIN. The camera on this thing is awesome. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button.

  • SNAPTAIN SP350 Mini Drone for Kids/Beginners, Portable Throw'n Go RC Quadcopter with 3 Batteries, Circle Flying, 3D Flip, Speed Adjustment & Altitude Hold, Great Gift/Toys for Boys & Girls
  • ✈️[Throw flying function] no remote control required to take off. Just put this mini drone in hand, then gently toss it into air to get a quick start. Super easy to learn.
  • ✈️[Excellent air show] With circle fly function, this little drone will hover in a circle at high speed, bringing kids new exciting experience. Besides, speeds can be adjusted at will (low/medium/high), and great fun can be found in a cool 3D flips and rotation.
  • ✈️[Easy operation] altitude hold enables drone to hover automatically, providing a more stable flight. Just through a simple tap, kids can easily finish One key take off/landing, one key return, headless mode and emergency stop of this drone. Easy for kids and beginners.
  • ✈️[Triple flight time] with 3 powerful batteries, The flight time of the drone can be prolonged up to 21 mins. Have more fun anytime and anywhere for its portable mini size. Bright LED will give more indications about directions, without fear of losing control.
  • ✈️[Durable quality assured] multiple protections can greatly avoid some problems like excessive motor consumption, loss or out of control, extending service life of the drone. 4 guard rings protect the propellers from Collision, long-lasting and safe flight.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"Fantastic Low Light Camera Drone!"

This is the second SNAPTAIN Drone I have purchased. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. It's well designed and self protected. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.7


(416 Points)

7. DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Drone FlyCam Quadcopter Bundle with SD Card and More

DJI First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

Seems well built and blades are well protected. We've started a collection of DJI drones now. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Drone FlyCam Quadcopter Bundle with SD Card and More
  • Weighing under 250 grams, Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone. This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from certain regulations.
  • In the United States and Canada, you can fly Mavic Mini without the need to register your drone with the government.
  • Mavic Mini supports 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K Quad HD videos. A 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability and ensures clear, ultra-smooth footage.
  • Mavic Mini comes equipped with a 360° Propeller Guard that fully protects the propellers and improves flight safety. Thanks to advanced sensors, Mavic Mini can also hover precisely.
  • The new DJI Fly app offers a simple and intuitive user experience, enabling you to create cinematic shots with just a few taps. It even has Flight Tutorial, a feature to help you get started with Mavic Mini quickly and safely.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI today. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

8. Dwi Dowellin 10 Minutes Long Flight Time Mini Drone for Kids with Blinking Light One Key Take Off Sp...

User Ratings: 79 4

Dwi Dowellin First Impressions

"Quality built."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. It seems to do just about everything. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. It's well designed and self protected. I have to say, I really like this drone.

  • Dwi Dowellin 10 Minutes Long Flight Time Mini Drone for Kids with Blinking Light One Key Take Off Spin Flips Crash Proof RC Nano Quadcopter Toys Drones for Beginners Boys and Girls, Extra Battery
  • A Great Gift for Kids: Controllable Blinking Lights, turn off the lights after paired, and fly it close to your kids, then turn it on to give a big surprise. Kid proof design, without worry about your kids get hurt from the falling drone. Meanwhile, protect the propellers and motors better.
  • Easy To Play: 3 speed modes, you can adjust the speed to meet your operation proficiency. The Auto-hovering function enables the drone to hover at current height when you release the throttle stick, more stable to achieve flips and rolls.
  • Lots of Fun: You can start the drone with one key take off button, and perform 3D flip, one key spin and rotation, lots of fun with your kids or friends.
  • Won’t Lose Direction: In headless mode, you will not have to worry what direction the drone is facing, especially when it is fly out of your sight.
  • 20 Minutes Flight Time: Come with 2 drone batteries in the package, your flight time is prolonged up to 20 Minutes. NOTE: Please use the original charging cable to charge the battery, otherwise it may damage the battery or burn out.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dwi Dowellin
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Dwi Dowellin Final Thoughts

"Simply amazing."

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Besides that though its a great little drone. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up.

Overall Score
4.6


(109 Points)

9. Holy Stone HS270 GPS 2.7K Drone with FHD FPV Camera Live Video for Adults, Portable Selfie Quadcopte...

User Ratings: 72 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"In no time."

I could not have made a better purchase. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

  • Holy Stone HS270 GPS 2.7K Drone with FHD FPV Camera Live Video for Adults, Portable Selfie Quadcopter for Beginners with Auto Return Home, Custom Flight Path, Follow Me, Long Control Range, Auto Hover
  • 2.7K Camera & 5GHz Image Transmission -- HD camera catches incredible clarity in the photos (3840*2160) ; 5GHz transmission ensures beautiful scenes are sent back to the phone, frequent and clear; 90°adjustable angle enables broader views. You may also share it on social media from Holy Stone App page directly and easily. 2.7K saved on App.
  • GPS Auto Return & Follow Me -- Equipped with GPS positioning, the drone can automatically follow the pilots. When it is losing signal or power, or you press one key return, it will and fly back to take-off point automatically. Beside, you will have a easy start with functions like altitude hold, headless mode. Get worry free flight and have better shots!
  • Easy to Use Custom Flight -- The drone can do auto-hovering. Design a flight path by tapping several points or make it fly in circle with camera always against the same point by setting a point on App screen, which help you dedicated yourself on more creative and amazing photography. It can fly to where you are unable to reach.
  • Foldable & Rechargeable -- Lasts 18 Mins. Both drone arms and propellers are foldable. Made of solid material There can always be surprises on the journey with HS270. Help you take great selfie or panoramic views looking down from the sky. Explore the word with the help of it! Unfolded:16.85*11.61*3.15in / Folded: 7.68*4.10*3.15in
  • Unlock More Play Ways with Endless Fun -- It’s quite wind-resistant for outdoor fights. FPV transmission range up to 1300 Ft, control range up to 1968 Ft. The intelligent battery with LED lights displaying remaining power can work for 18 minutes. You may take it outdoor for fishing, hiking etc.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"They work great!"

I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. I love this Low Light Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! This is the second Holy Stone Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.5


(418 Points)

10. Contixo F22 Plus Foldable GPS Drone with Camera for Adults - 40 Mins Max Flight Time - 1080p HD FPV ...

User Ratings: 68 11

Contixo First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. I like the functionality of the Contixo . But once I put it together it worked like a charm. It is super responsive and performs well.

  • Contixo F22 Plus Foldable GPS Drone with Camera for Adults - 40 Mins Max Flight Time - 1080p HD FPV Gimbal Quadcopter - Multiple GPS Functions for all experience levels - 2 Batteries and Carrying Case
  • ✔ GPS ASSISTED FLIGHT WITH TONS OF FEATURES: With GPS location, the drone can hover stably and automatically return to Home precisely when its battery is low or the signal is lost. Shoot with ease when using the follow Me, Orbit Mode or just set the drone to fly in a circle along the path you set. Also it includes Selfie Mode /Gesture Control, Headless Mode, Auto Hover, First Person View, 1-Key Takeoff/ Landing.
  • ✔ BUILT-IN ADJUSTABLE WIDE-ANGLE 1080P HD WiFi CAMERA - Be the Videographer, the Contixo F22 drone allows you to both take pictures or record live video. Edit and upload your videos clips to Social Media using your iphone or ipad. Use our free downloadable app to fly and operate your F22 RC Remote.
  • ✔ PRE-ASSEMBLED GPS FOLDABLE DRONE WITH COMPACT DESIGN – The Contixo F22 comes ready to fly right out the box. No need to put the drone together! It's a small, compact, foldable drone with a super portable design that makes it fun and easy to take everywhere you go, The Popular F22 is one of the Best Drones for Adults and for kids alike.
  • ✔ CUSTOM STORAGE CASE INCLUDED- The exclusive carrying case made specifically for the Contixo F22 Drone, allows you to safely store and transport your Foldable GPS Drone. Never worry about removing the propellers or taking your new hobby apart. This carrying case makes it safe and convenient to transport your unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) everywhere!
  • ✔ VIDEO TRANSMISSION WITH A WIFI RANGE OF 750 FEET. The Contixo F22 Drone provides video transmission within a range of up to 750 feet. You can capture Pictures and Videos while flying for up to 15 minutes allowing you to fly farther. Get still images and stream Live HD footage and then upload it to social media from your iPhone or iPad. The video clips are automatically saved to the Micro SD card in 1080P Quality.
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contixo
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Contixo Final Thoughts

"Easy to fly."

It's well designed and self protected. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. It seems to do just about everything. But this Contixo was a complete and total win from the get go. It is really easy to use for me and my kids.

Overall Score
4.2


(777 Points)

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