Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Night Vision Camera Drones

1. Walkera F210 Professional Deluxe Racer Quadcopter Drone w/ 5.8G Goggle4 FPV Glasses /Devo 7 Transmit...

Walkera First Impressions

"Fast delivery."

The durability of this Walkera is ridiculous. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I have to say, I really like this drone. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack.

  • Walkera F210 Professional Deluxe Racer Quadcopter Drone w/ 5.8G Goggle4 FPV Glasses /Devo 7 Transmitter /700TVL Night Vision Camera / OSD / Ready to Fly Set RTF Mode 2 (Type 1)
  • The latest F3 flight system
  • 700TVL Night Vision 5.8G video Transmission Camera
  • 5.8G Goggle-4 3D Glasses
  • Devo 7 Transmitter
  • With 5.8 G Double Antennas and 40 channels which support real-time HD images transmission
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Walkera
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Walkera Final Thoughts

"Flew perfectly."

Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Really pleased with the Walkera performance. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

2. DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Aircraft with 3-Axis Gimbal and 2.7k Camera - Bundle with Spare Ba...

Adorama Phantom 3 First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

It's also important to take your time with the installation. But this Adorama Phantom 3 was a complete and total win from the get go. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Adorama Phantom 3 today. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Aircraft with 3-Axis Gimbal and 2.7k Camera - Bundle with Spare Battery for Phantom 3 4480mAh Capacity, DJI Hardshell Backpack
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter with Gimbal and 2.7k Camera - Intelligent Flight Battery - Remote Controller - Charger - AC Power Cable - 4 Propellers - Spare Set of 4 Propellers - Gimbal Clamp - 4x Vibration Dampers - micro-USB Cable - 2x Anti-Drop Kit - Landing Gear Pad - Propeller Removal Clamp - Sticker Set - 8GB microSD Card - (See Specs for More Included Items)- Bundle Includes: - Spare Battery: 4480mAh Capacity - DJI Hardshell Backpack
  • Additional Included Items: DJI 1 Year Limited Warranty on Central Board, DJI 1 Year Limited Warranty on Remote Control (Transmitter), DJI 6 Month Limited Warranty or 200 Cycle Battery on Flight Battery (whichever Comes First), DJI 6 Month Limited Warranty on Gimbal/Camera, DJI 6 Month Limited Warranty on Motors
  • Max. Ascent Speed: 5 m/s
  • Max. Descent Speed: 3 m/s
  • Max. Speed: 16 m/s (ATTI mode, no wind)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Adorama Phantom 3
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Adorama Phantom 3 Final Thoughts

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

I think Adorama definitely has a potential winner here. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Highly recommend this drone to you all. Highly recommend this drone to you all. I've crashed my Adorama Phantom 3 hundreds of times.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

3. DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, with ND, CPL lens Filters, Backpack, 64GB SD...

User Ratings: 66

DJI First Impressions

"It was great."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Great product if you have multiple batteries. We've started a collection of DJI drones now. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

  • DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, with ND, CPL lens Filters, Backpack, 64GB SD Card, 64GB SD Card with Hasselblad Video Camera Gimbal Bundle Kit with Must Have Accessories
  • IN STOCK SHIPS TODAY! SOLD BY Koozam DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER with the DJI Mavic 2 pro See the Bigger Picture: Equipped with a Hasselblad L1D-20c camera with a 20MP 1” CMOS Sensor, the Mavic 2 lets you capture gorgeous aerial shots in stunning color detail.
  • BUILT IN MONITOR MODEL, IN STOCK SHIPS TODAY! SOLD BY Koozam DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER with the DJI Mavic 2 pro See the Bigger Picture: Equipped with a Hasselblad L1D-20c camera with a 20MP 1” CMOS Sensor, the Mavic 2 lets you capture gorgeous aerial shots in stunning color detail.
  • IN STOCK SHIPS TODAY! Enjoy live view in real time during flight and record 4K videos at higher bitrates with advanced H.265 compression.
  • IN STOCK SHIPS TODAY! Functions include ActiveTrack 2.0, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, Adjustable Aperture, HDR Photos
  • IN STOCK SHIPS TODAY! SOLD BY Koozam DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have accessories to the packages. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"Very well built."

Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I have some really cool ideas for them. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Controls are smooth and easy to use. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

Overall Score
4.3


(4 Points)

4. Shift RED, Drone enables Easy & Free Flight with Patented one-Handed Controller, Hovering Quadcopter...

User Ratings: 58 13

Shift First Impressions

"5 stars overall."

I have to say, I really like this drone. It is super responsive and performs well. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

  • Shift RED, Drone enables Easy & Free Flight with Patented one-Handed Controller, Hovering Quadcopter, FHD Camera for Kids & Adults, Seamless SNS Video MGMT, Follow me, 4 LV Speed Modes, Altitude Hold
  • [One-Hand Controller] Flying with two hands is a thing of the past. Zigzag through the air with our patented intuitive controller. Flying becomes second nature once you experience our one-handed controller.
  • [4 different modes] From casual flying to extreme racing, Shift has them all. Change the settings for different occasions to make the most out of your drone experience
  • [Emergency Stop] With the Shift Red’s “Emergency Stop” function, you’ll never have to worry about losing control. Once it gets out of range, the Shift goes into automatic hovering mode until it re-connects with the controller
  • [Lezero Pilot Mode] Forget about controlling altogether and enjoy the moment with the “Lezero Pilot Mode.” Following, Orbiting, Dollying In & Out, Horizontal Tracking, Yaw Tracking, Hero Mode are available at your fingertips
  • [Ultra-portability and instant upload] Weighing less-than-100g, the shift is exempt from the mandatory drone registration in North America. Instantly upload your content to your favorite SNS using our Application without having to remove the SD card / Compatible with iOS 10.0 or later and Android 4.4 (Kitkat) or later / Please update to the latest firmware version for optimal flight experience
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Shift
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Shift Final Thoughts

"Well packaged."

There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. I think the Shift app will take some getting used to. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

Overall Score
4.1


(16 Points)

5. Backpack PRO II for All DJI Phantom QUADCOPTERS

User Ratings: 60

Ultimaxx 738676507072 First Impressions

"Fast service."

It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I love this Night Vision Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package!

  • Backpack PRO II for All DJI Phantom QUADCOPTERS
  • DESIGNED FOR ALL PHANTOM Quadcopters: Backpack is compatible with the Phantom FC40, Phantom 1, Phantom 2, Phantom 3 & Phantom 4 series.
  • ULTRA STRONG: Withstands external shock with tear-resistant fabric and an ultra-lightweight protective design.
  • STORAGE SPACE: Large inner space for quadcopter and all accessories.
  • WATER-RESISTANT: Includes rain cover to keep your drone and its accessories protected from rain and accidental moisture.
  • CONVENIENT CARRY: Can be carried as either a shoulder bag or backpack and has six outside pockets for convenience.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ultimaxx 738676507072
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Ultimaxx 738676507072 Final Thoughts

"Great range."

It is super responsive and performs well. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Controls are smooth and easy to use. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove.

Overall Score
4.3


(11 Points)

6. Potensic D58, Drone with Camera 1080P, GPS Quadcopter 120° Wide Angle 5G WiFi FPV, Remote Control, ...

User Ratings: 66 9

Potensic First Impressions

"5 stars overall."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. It's well designed and self protected. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Not Only Can You Learn On The Potensic . Excellent Price for a Drone like this one.

  • Potensic D58, Drone with Camera 1080P, GPS Quadcopter 120° Wide Angle 5G WiFi FPV, Remote Control, Follow Me, Orbit Mode, 18mins
  • [5G WiFi Real-time Transmission with 1080P 120° Wide Angle HD Camera]: See clearly what’s your drone shooting, and record memorable experience and beautiful scenery. And 90° adjustable lens for more types of photographs
  • [GPS Drone with Follow Me Mode, Orbit Flight & Draw the Dots]: Best for travelling, following your step no matter where you go; shooting for a cool surround video and fly the drone as your designed route.
  • [Auto-Return Home for Safe Flight]: D58 has safe assured function, when it is lost of signal or in low voltage or flying over the limited distance, the drone can auto fly back.
  • [Suit for Drivers with Different Operational Proficiency]: There are 3 speed modes for choose, low speed for kids and beginners, medium speed for adults and high speed for person good at flying.
  • [Basic Functions Make Operation Easy]: One key to take off / landing, one-key return and altitude hold, all these functions make flying a drone easily.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Potensic Final Thoughts

"As a first drone."

Controls are smooth and easy to use. Picture and video quality better than expected. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. Amazing Night Vision Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

Overall Score
4.3


(326 Points)

7. Jettime 720P Drones with Camera for Adults and Kids with Trajectory Flight,2 Lipo Batteries,360° Fl...

User Ratings: 73

Jettime First Impressions

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. The Jettime is a great deal in this price range and quality.

  • Jettime 720P Drones with Camera for Adults and Kids with Trajectory Flight,2 Lipo Batteries,360° Flip,RTH,Follow Me,Altitude Hold (SR926)
  • Super User-friendly ---Just need to press one button,SR-926 will automatically take off ,return and land. Gravity sensor enables the drone more precise to adjust the vertical and horizontal position which definitely suitable for both beginners and amateurs.
  • Dual FPV Cameras & Optical Location ---Equipped with 720P+50P Dual HD camera,this drone can capture your every unforgettable moment. You can also one-key upload your photos and videos to social media.Optical and atmospheric pressure Location make it really stable at the fixed height.
  • Dynamically Follow Me & Foldable Design ---Distinguish from other drones,this drone is easier to target the goal it will follow with Dynamically Follow Me mode.Foldable design makes it more portable to carry,no need to carry a big backpack but put it in your pocket.Play it anytime and anywhere.
  • Intelligent Gesture Control & 360° Flip ---This drone can recognize 3 types of gestures.It's more intelligent compare to the drone at this price.And it rare for a drone with camera to flip.You can put on your VR glasses and flip the drone to see what will happen.Really funny.
  • Powerful with All-around Functions ---This drone is definitely cost-effective with all-around functions.Such as Trajectory Flight , APP control(IOS or Android) ,Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and so on.Absolutely the best choice for gift giving. Let's give a surprise to them !
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Jettime
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Jettime Final Thoughts

"He had a blast."

The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. But overall, I am very happy with the product. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

Overall Score
4.5


(5 Points)

8. GILOBABY RC Quadcopter Drone 2.4Ghz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro, Night Light Mode, 12-15 Min Long Time Flying, O...

User Ratings: 61 15

GILOBABY First Impressions

"Other than that."

I went directly with the high speed. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. The GILOBABY is well built, and the controls work well. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I can press the button again and continue the flight.

  • GILOBABY RC Quadcopter Drone 2.4Ghz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro, Night Light Mode, 12-15 Min Long Time Flying, One-Key Return, Headless Mode, Altitude Hold, 3D Flips, Good for Beginners, Adults & Kids
  • 【Ultra-long flying time】the battery can provide a 12-15 minutes ultra-long flying time after 60 minutes charging. Comes with built-in battery.
  • 【Stable flight & altitude hold mode】drone altitude specified a flight mode. With the 6-axis gyro flight control system, This drone will fly stably. The quadcopter can do 360° circle and fly at high speeds, offering you a special and exciting feeling.
  • 【One key take off/ landing】allow beginners to easy to fly the drone without any skill. One Touch down function is most important to protect the drone when it is out of control or low battery power, The drone will fly down slowly and land on the ground automatically before the motors stopping.
  • 【Headless mode】 in headless State, the operator just needs to control the aircraft in accordance with the direction of remote Control's operating Rod. Drone size: 15*15*2.8inch/38*38*7cm
  • 【Great Christmas gift idea】it is user-friendly for beginners and hobby users. A great idea to share with your children or friends as a birthday gift or christmas gift.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GILOBABY
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

GILOBABY Final Thoughts

"Totally worth it!"

I would give it more stars if I could! Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. I like the functionality of the GILOBABY .

Overall Score
4.0


(54 Points)

9. 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
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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)

10. DJI Mavic Pro Bundle with Shoulder Bag, Props, Car Charger and 2 Extra Batteries

User Ratings: 70 11

DJI CP.PT.000642 First Impressions

"Great range."

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. This DJI CP.PT.000642 takes the cake with utility and functionality. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. I have some really cool ideas for them.

  • DJI Mavic Pro Bundle with Shoulder Bag, Props, Car Charger and 2 Extra Batteries
  • What's in this combo: Mavic Pro [US Version], 2 Extra batteries, 2 Extra propellers, 1 charging hub, 1 car charger, 1 battery to power bank adaptor and a shoulder bag
  • 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.True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footageActive Track, Tap Fly and other smart features make professional looking video effortless.
  • Obstacle Avoidance combined with sensor redundancy increases flight safety and reliability.
  • Vision positioning paired with GPS and GLONASS ensures precise positioning indoor and outdoors.Fly by Phone over Wi-Fi for even easier flight
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.PT.000642
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI CP.PT.000642 Final Thoughts

"Too bad, So sad."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

Overall Score
4.2


(468 Points)

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