Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Maginon Camera Drones

1. 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 Maginon 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)

2. LEFANT GPS RC Drone Quadcopter with FPV 720P Camera Live Video for Beginners RTF Remote Control Heli...

LEFANT . First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. I can press the button again and continue the flight. This is an essential process for proper flight. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • LEFANT GPS RC Drone Quadcopter with FPV 720P Camera Live Video for Beginners RTF Remote Control Helicopter with GPS Return Home, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, 18 Mins Long Fly Time
  • GPS Enabled Drone: show the accurate positioning details of the drone when flying. Auto Return to Home can avoid losing the rc quadcopter as it will auto return to its take-off location precisely when in low battery or lost signal
  • FPV RC Drone with 720P Wi-Fi Camera: capture high-quality 1280*720 videos and photos. The camera drone lets you see what the aircraft see after the camera is linked to the APP. 4-5 devices can connect to the drone simultaneously and every device can record video or picture separately. The photo transmission range reaches to 190ft(60m)
  • Follow me, waypoint flight, fixed center rounding, gravity sensor features make the GPS drone fly with more fun. The drone will keep following you automatically to record video or picture due to the GPS in your phone. Customized Flying path by assign path on app is also available
  • Easy to start for adults or beginners: Altitude Hold function, 1 key take off/landing, high/medium/low speed switch,headless mode and 1 key return to home function. No need to worry about losing orientation and lost the drone
  • Fly up to 18 mins with included 1200mAh Battery. Transmitter control range up to 650ft and wifi control range up to 197ft gives you more possibility to capture more wonderful moment and scenery
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The LEFANT .
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LEFANT . Final Thoughts

"She loved it."

Really the best Maginon Camera Drone for the money! The controls have zero noticeable lag. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. AsiaToy 8 Pack Combo Compatible with DJI Mavic Pro/Platinum Camera Len Propeller Joystick Motor Guar...

User Ratings: 67

Asiatoy First Impressions

"Too bad, So sad."

This is the second Asiatoy Drone I have purchased. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Everything worked well right out of the box. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

  • AsiaToy 8 Pack Combo Compatible with DJI Mavic Pro/Platinum Camera Len Propeller Joystick Motor Guard Protector
  • This 8 in 1 combo includes everything you need during transportation, storage and flight. (Remote Controller are NOT included)
  • Accessories Bundle Combo - 8 Pack Combo : 1 x Camera Guard with Fixed Lens Protector Cover, 1 x Propeller Guard set, 1 x Landing Gear set, 1 x Lens Hood, 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 set (2pcs)
  • Transportation protection: Camera Guard with Fixed Lens Protector Cover, Joystick Protector, Motor Cap, Propeller Clip - These protection accessories can protect your Mavic Pro Camera, Motors, Propellers and remote controller from collision, dust, vibration during transportation.
  • Flight protection: Propeller Guard, Landing Gear, Lens Hood - These protection accessories keep your Mavic Pro away from accident bump into trees, walls or any other obstacles. And aid flight safety, protecting people from spinning propellers. Also it keep your Mavic Pro from dirt, sand and crash damaged since it raises drone.
  • Signal Improvement: Signal Range Extender - Remote Controller Signal Range Extender significantly improves the transmitter and Wi-Fi video connection performance for Mavic Pro in the open area.
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Asiatoy
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Asiatoy Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

Highly recommend this drone to you all. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. I would give it more stars if I could! There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap.

Overall Score
4.5


(11 Points)

4. 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)

5. Contixo F18 Plus 2K FPV RC Drone with camera for adults - 40 Mins Longer Flight Time Quadcopter with...

User Ratings: 68 22

Contixo First Impressions

"As Expected!"

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I could not have made a better purchase. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. We've started a collection of Contixo drones now.

  • Contixo F18 Plus 2K FPV RC Drone with camera for adults - 40 Mins Longer Flight Time Quadcopter with Brushless Motor - beginners drone for kids - 5G WiFi - Follow Me - 2 Module Batteries with Backpack
  • ⭐2K UHD Camera and 5G FPV Transimission - 2K Ultra HD camera (2048*1152P) catches much more details for after-treatment than a 1080P Camera; 120° FOV angle broadens your view; 5G a less-interrupted frequency ensuring more clear and faster image without delay for up to 1500ft away giving you a superior photography experience.
  • ⭐40-Min Flying Time - Enjoy up to 40-minutes of flight time (20+20) from a single charge (two batteries included). With the modular design, it is easy to exchange and safe to charge. It also has basic functions like altitude hold, headless mode, and Tap Fly Function.
  • ⭐Long-life Brushless Motor - The advantages of it over brushed motors are high power to weight ratio, high speed and electronic control. No burn-out due to internal friction and no maintenance required. Besides, it is quite powerful providing a stable flight. The quick-release propellers run smoothly and powerfully with high efficiency.
  • ⭐Safer Flight with GPS - Assisted with GPS location system, locate the position of the F18 drone precisely at any time. If the drone loses signal, in low power or whenever you press the one key return, it will automatically fly back. Indulge yourself in enjoyment without the fear of losing your F18 Drone!
  • ⭐Smart and Powerful Performance - The newly upgraded F18 GPS Drone now has the following GPS features by App Control: Follow Me and Orbit modes. Free your hands to take ideal selfies while drone automatically follows or is orbiting. It can fly in a directed way you draw on the Contixo Drone app while the Waypoint mode is activated.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contixo
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Contixo Final Thoughts

"She enjoys it!"

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I think the Contixo app will take some getting used to. Not Only Can You Learn On The Contixo . You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

Overall Score
4.0


(15 Points)

6. Ultimaxx’s Deluxe Accessory Bundle for DJI’s Phantom 4 Quadcopter; Includes: Professional Backpa...

Ultimaxx UM-BPDJI-PRO-4 ni mod ni First Impressions

"Battery life."

This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. This is the second Ultimaxx Drone I have purchased. I like the functionality of the Ultimaxx UM-BPDJI-PRO-4 ni mod ni. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Ultimaxx had also impressed me with their customer service.

  • Ultimaxx’s Deluxe Accessory Bundle for DJI’s Phantom 4 Quadcopter; Includes: Professional Backpack for All DJI Phantom Quadcopters, Filter Kit, White Prop Guards, and More
  • -BUNDLE INCLUDES: Backpack for all DJI Phantom Quadcopters, lanyard, 7pc filter kit, white prop guards, car charger, and deluxe set of propellers.
  • -WATER-RESISTANT BACKPACK: Compatible with the Phantom FC40, Phantom 1, 2, 3, & 4. Designed for All DJI Phantoms and similar quadcopters.
  • -7PC FILTER KIT: Includes UV, CPL, and Variable ND2-ND400 filters that have digital multi-coated high quality HD optics.
  • -HIGH QUALITY PROPELLERS: Low Noise Propellers are easy to mount, secure, durable, and well balanced with a powerful thrust.
  • -ALL ACCESSORIES ARE COMPATIBLE WITH DJI’S PHANTOM 4 QUADCOPTER AND ALL SIMILAR QUADCOPTERS.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ultimaxx UM-BPDJI-PRO-4 ni mod ni
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Ultimaxx UM-BPDJI-PRO-4 ni mod ni Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. The camera on this thing is awesome. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. The Ultimaxx UM-BPDJI-PRO-4 ni mod ni is well built, and the controls work well. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. DJI Spark Portable Mini Drone Alpine White (Renewed) (Standard Unit)

User Ratings: 75 14

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

Picture and video quality better than expected. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. The camera on this thing is awesome. The Amazon Renewed is a great deal in this price range and quality. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set.

  • DJI Spark Portable Mini Drone Alpine White (Renewed) (Standard Unit)
  • 2-Axis Stabilized Gimbal Camera; 12MP Still Photos / 1080p/30 Video
  • Gesture and TapFly Control; FlightAutonomy with Obstacle Detection
  • Subject Tracking from Various Angles; GPS- & Vision Position-Based Navigation
  • Top Speed of 31 mph in Sport Mode; Up to 16 Minutes Flying Time, Up to 1.2 Mile Control Range; Control, Edit, Share with DJI GO App
  • ***NO Controller is included***
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
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Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"Almost forgot."

And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. I was very excited to receive this Amazon Renewed . Not Only Can You Learn On The Amazon Renewed .

Overall Score
4.2


(61 Points)

8. DJI Mavic Pro Collapsible Quadcopter: Includes SanDisk 32GB MicroSD Card, eDigitalUSA Card Reader, e...

User Ratings: 75 8

DJI CP.PT.000500 First Impressions

"Had an idea."

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. I was very excited to receive this DJI CP.PT.000500. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own.

  • DJI Mavic Pro Collapsible Quadcopter: Includes SanDisk 32GB MicroSD Card, eDigitalUSA Card Reader, eDigitalUSA Cleaning Kit & eDigitalUSA Microfiber Cleaning Cloth.
  • The Mavic uses SkyAutonomy technology to sense obstacles up to 49ft (15m) away. It can then bypass these obstacles or brake to hover, preventing accidents even when flying beyond visual range.
  • The DJI Mavic Pro folds down as small as a bottle of water, making it small enough to bring with you everywhere.
  • New OcuSync transmission system offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range. Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes.
  • Vision positioning paired with GPS and GLONASS ensures precise positioning indoor and outdoors.
  • ActiveTrack, TapFly and other smart features make professional looking video effortless. True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.PT.000500
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  • Value For Money
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DJI CP.PT.000500 Final Thoughts

"Well packaged."

I would definitely buy this one again! Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. This is the second DJI Drone I have purchased. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

Overall Score
4.4


(38 Points)

9. Geniusidea Drone with Camera

User Ratings: 69 8

Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS First Impressions

"I'm impressed!"

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. This arrived earlier than I expected from Geniusidea. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. I was very excited to receive this Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS.

  • Geniusidea Drone with Camera
  • The Yuneec Q500+ Typhoon quadcopter is a complete ready-to-fly system. For a limited time receive the cgo steady grip handheld gimbal (comes in box) to be used with the camera (removable from the drone) for free- A $150 value. Two batteries, two sets of propellers, and an aluminum case included.
  • 16 Megapixel full HD 1080P 60Fps camera with a redesigned lens to produce lower image distortion.
  • With the "follow me" Feature, the drone autonomously follow the pilot, adjusting its location to the transmitter.
  • A real-time feed from your q500+'s camera is displayed on the 5.5" Touchscreen of the ST10+ personal ground station (transmitter) giving you a perfect view of what the camera sees to frame your shots.
  • Extra-long flight times of up to 25 minutes from the intelligent 5, 200-mah battery (2 included in box)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS
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Geniusidea YUNQ501RTFUS Final Thoughts

"OEM Stuff here."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. I could not have made a better purchase. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. I could not have made a better purchase. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

Overall Score
4.3


(129 Points)

10. Corsa VR Drone Racer with Live Streaming Camera

Protocol 6182-7SN First Impressions

"What can I say?"

And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. We've started a collection of Protocol drones now. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

  • Corsa VR Drone Racer with Live Streaming Camera
  • Live streaming video capability
  • Camera Resolution: 480p
  • Simultaneous video and photo
  • Also can control by free smartphone app
  • Draw your own flight path!
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Protocol 6182-7SN
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  • Value For Money
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Protocol 6182-7SN Final Thoughts

"Great kit!"

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I would definitely buy this one again! You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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