Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Outside Camera Drones

1. ATTOP Drone for Kids Drones with Camera for Kids & Beginners, AR Game Mode RC Mini Drone w/App Gravi...

User Ratings: 61 12

ATTOP First Impressions

"Works fantastic."

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. The ATTOP is a great deal in this price range and quality. They made it right by sending a replacement. I was very excited to receive this ATTOP . Adds some professionalism look to a spectator.

  • ATTOP Drone for Kids Drones with Camera for Kids & Beginners, AR Game Mode RC Mini Drone w/App Gravity/Voice Control/Trajectory Flight/Altitude Hold 360°Flip Kids Drone Foldable & Portable
  • 【MINI DRONE WITH CAMERA & FVP EXPERIENCES】When you and your children are trapped at home caused by the epidemic and dare not go out while you want to have some look outside. Attop drone with camera offers you a precious experience of enjoying the view in the air with awesome perspective. The 480P camera drone capture true color & panoramic views. By connecting your phone with Attop drones, the view will be shown directly on your phone, providing you fantastic FPV (first person view) experiences.
  • 【EASY OPERATION: ONE KEY TAKE OFF / LANDING & ALTITUDE HOLD】The one-button take off and landing feature our drone with camera for kids have means that with the simple press of a button, then your get your kids drone rise to a height or land. On altitude hold mode, you can accurately lock the height and location of the rc drone , stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making sure that Attop drone with camera is easy to opearate even for your youngest child.
  • 【GRAVITY TRAJECTORY FLIGHT & APP CONTROL】A built-in G-sensor our Attop drones with camera for kids have are designed to allow controlling App. Trajectory Flight function is the newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the RC drone for kids will fly along the path you set and shoot easily. This humanized design of this drones with camera for kids can reduce the difficulty of operation and make drones with camera for kids easier to control.
  • 【AR GAME MODE & VOICE CONTROL】Our technology department has incorporated the popular AR game into the APP of drone for kids . Get into AR game page, controll the rc drone directly by your mobile, fly and shoot your fictitious enemy. You can control your fpv drone hands-free with simple voice commands like “take off", "landing", "forward", "backward", "left side", "right side", enjoy the flight fun. Hope your child will fall in love with the games apply to mini drone we design.
  • 【FOLDABLE & PORTABLE DESIGN】The size of the X-2 drone with camera for kids is quite small and can perfectly fit in your palm. The Attop mini drone is foldable with folding arms. This humanized design makes this kid drone possible to fit the drone for kids perfectly into the controller, which makes kids drone easy to pack up and gives you the freedom to take Attop drone with you anywhere. Just take your children to explore the wider world and broaden their horizon!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ATTOP
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

ATTOP Final Thoughts

"Great experience."

The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Picture and video quality better than expected. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
4.1


(351 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Outside Camera Drones

2. Ultimate Accessory Bundle Mavic Pro Platinum

User Ratings: 60 7

SSE First Impressions

"So far so good."

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Controls are smooth and easy to use. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Picture and video quality better than expected. This is our first drone that uses GPS.

  • Ultimate Accessory Bundle Mavic Pro Platinum
  • Hardshell carrying case, fits the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, remote controller, charger, batteries, cables, propellers and other accessories.(Case Only, drone and accessories are not included.)
  • Gimbal cover protects the camera from dust, scratches and collisions during flight and during transportation.
  • Tablet stand holder can be foldable to iPhone size, convenience to carry outside with other Mavic accessories together.
  • Protects gimbal and camera from waggling, collision, dust and water during transportation and storage; needs to be removed before flight.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SSE
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SSE Final Thoughts

"All good!"

The SSE is well built, and the controls work well. I have recommended the SSE to my friends. I would give it more stars if I could! Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. New drone shows no issues and flies very well.

Overall Score
4.1


(37 Points)

3. 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 Outside 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)

4. Potensic D60, GPS Drone with Camera for adults, 1080P HD FPV 110° FOV Quadcopter, 5G WiFi, 20mins F...

User Ratings: 72 3

Potensic First Impressions

"Good for flight."

I plan to research other drone accessories built by Potensic. This is a great Outside Camera Drone for the price. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying.

  • Potensic D60, GPS Drone with Camera for adults, 1080P HD FPV 110° FOV Quadcopter, 5G WiFi, 20mins Flight Time, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Auto Return Home, Upgrade Brushless Motor-Navy
  • [POWERFUL BRUSHLESS MOTORS] - Compare to other drones, this D60 GPS drone adopts the advanced Brushless motors to ensure stable flight at high speed and long-distance with low consumption. It may not suitable for kids under 14 but ideal drones for adults.
  • [DUAL GPS NEVER LOST] - Integrates the latest technology with dual GPS to keep accurate positioning detail of your drone. The Return-to-Home function enables this camera drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range. No worry about the lost.
  • [1080P CAMERA] - Built-in advanced one-Axis mechanical gimbal and 1080P high-quality camera to capture the smooth, cinematic HD video you've expected. Note: 1080P content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • [MULTIFUNCTION DRONE] - Combine the function of one key takeoff/landing,altitude hold, follow me, fly-by-trajectory, GPS auto-return-home, fast speed with up to 20min playtime... meet all your requirements for a high-end camera drone.
  • [WIDE COMPATIBLITY]- With both 5G & 4.2G WIFI transmission, this Potensic D60 camera drone is wide compatible with all the WIFI-enabled phones, fast transmission and convenient to share.PS: Potensic provides 12 months hassle-free warranty to ensure the enjoyment of your purchase.​
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Potensic Final Thoughts

"Easy to fly."

This is our first drone that uses GPS. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Amazing Outside Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

Overall Score
4.5


(134 Points)

5. Altair 818 Hornet Beginner Drone with Camera | Free Priority Shipping | Live Video Drone for Kids & ...

User Ratings: 68 7

Altair Aerial First Impressions

"5 stars overall."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Altair Aerial today. I would definitely buy this one again! Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth.

  • Altair 818 Hornet Beginner Drone with Camera | Free Priority Shipping | Live Video Drone for Kids & Adults, 15 Min Flight Time, Altitude Hold, Personal Hobby Starter RC Quadcopter for All Ages
  • LONG FLIGHT TIME - The Altair 818 Hornet remote control beginner drone gets 15 minutes of flight time per battery and comes with 2 batteries in the box which gives you twice the flight to enjoy with your friends and family before recharging!
  • STABLE FLIGHT, DURABLE CONSTRUCTION - This customized 818 Drone for kids and adults is very stable in the air because it has altitude hold and 1 button take off and landing to keep things simple so it's great for kids, beginners & the whole family!
  • EASY TO FLY - The 818 Hornet has 3 controller skill settings so you can adjust to the pilot, take turns flying with brand new pilots and they'll love it! It's a great indoor drone as well so the fun never has to stop due to weather!
  • AFFORDABLE CAMERA DRONE - Take live video and photography in first person view FPV with an fpv headset or your phone or tablet! (SD Card Not Included! Recommend Class 10 SD Card, Max Size 32 GB.) The under $200 dollar price makes the Altair 818 Hornet camera drone one of the best drones for the money.
  • THE ALTAIR PROMISE - The Altair brand based in the USA out of Lincoln, Nebraska stands for quality, integrity and service. We stand by our products with service and make sure spare parts are available. For Under $200 you're getting a great drone!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal 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

"Excellent frame."

Could not get the remote camera controls to work. Highly recommend this drone to you all. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

Overall Score
4.3


(115 Points)

6. Goolsky Compatible with Drone Syma X5UW Drone WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera with Barometer Set Height Func...

User Ratings: 38

Goolsky First Impressions

"Cool case."

New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. I have to say, I really like this drone. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • Goolsky Compatible with Drone Syma X5UW Drone WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera with Barometer Set Height Function and One Extra Battery RTF RC Quadcopter
  • 720P HD camera for fantastic video/picture taking.
  • 2.4G 4CH transmitter and 6-Axis gyro for your easy and stable control.
  • High density air pressure sensor which can precisely hold the height; Headless mode, no need to adjust the position of aircraft before flying.
  • H/L speed mode and 3D eversion function for you to experience cool flying play; Equipped with low-voltage and overcurrent protection functions that can make sure the security of the drone.
  • WiFi real-time images transmission system offers you much more convenient aerial experience; Two batteries for the quadcopter are included that will give you a more wonderful flying feeling.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Goolsky
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Goolsky Final Thoughts

"Loving it so far."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. This arrived earlier than I expected from Goolsky. Besides that though its a great little drone. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone.

Overall Score
4.2


(8 Points)

7. 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
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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)

8. HOBBYMATE X130 FPV Racing Drone Mini Quadcopter Combo - Carbon Frame W/ 1306 Motor, BLHeli_S 20A ESC...

User Ratings: 59

HOBBYMATE HB130COP First Impressions

"They work great!"

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. But u will have an extra one to exchange. So no complaints here. Great product if you have multiple batteries.

  • HOBBYMATE X130 FPV Racing Drone Mini Quadcopter Combo - Carbon Frame W/ 1306 Motor, BLHeli_S 20A ESC, 3030 Tri-Blades, Battery Strap
  • 1. HOBBYMATE 130 FPV Racing Quadcopter Drone Combo
  • 2. Full carbon fiber Quadcopter Frame, high strength and light weight, Unibody design is tough enough to resist shock and impact for durability
  • 3. Reasonable layout allows for simple and convenient installation
  • 4. Combo Contains 130 Frame kit, 4 PCS HOBBYMATE 1306 Motors CW CCW, 4 PCS HOBBYMATE BLHeli_S 20A Speed controller, 8 CW CCW 3030 Tri Props, XT60 Plug Cable, Battery Strap
  • 5. High quality, stable performance
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HOBBYMATE HB130COP
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HOBBYMATE HB130COP Final Thoughts

"Very satisfied!"

So no complaints here. Controls are smooth and easy to use. It came with a sleek remote control. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. I have some really cool ideas for them.

Overall Score
4.3


(15 Points)

9. Contixo F20 GPS RC Quadcopter Photography Drone with Camera for Adults - 5GHz WiFi 1080P FHD Gimbal ...

User Ratings: 77 8

Contixo First Impressions

"Very durable."

This is our first drone that uses GPS. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I think the Contixo app will take some getting used to. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • Contixo F20 GPS RC Quadcopter Photography Drone with Camera for Adults - 5GHz WiFi 1080P FHD Gimbal Camera - 20 Minutes Flight Time - 4 Brushless Motors with 90° Adjustable Camera for Advanced Selfie
  • ✅ ADVANCED FEATURES FOR ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE - Includes Follow Me, Automatic Hovering (Auto Hover) / Altitude Hold, First Person View (FPV), 1-Key Takeoff & Landing / Auto Return, TapFly (Fly by Tapping via Smartphone & App), Point of Interest (360° Following Rotation, Auto Hover in Circular Rotation), Fail-Safe Return To Home, & More!
  • ✅ BUILT-IN INTEGRATED 1080P HD WiFi CAMERA - Allows you to both take photos or record live video. Use your smartphone and the free downloadable app to fly and operate your Contixo F20 RC Remote & App Controlled drone, live stream video during flight for First Person View (FPV), Bird's Eye View, etc. Comes with adjustable 5.8 GHz 1080P 30fps Wi-Fi HD camera (300m, approx 1000 ft FPV distance).
  • ✅ PRE-ASSEMBLED & COMPACT DESIGN - No need to assemble or put together the drone. It is ready to fly right out of the box. The small, compact, and extremely portable design makes it fun to take it anywhere and everywhere you go.
  • ✅ INCLUDES CUSTOM STORAGE CARRYING CASE - Made for the Contixo F20 RC quadcopter drone, this exclusive carrying case allows you to safely store and transport your new hobby toy. Never worry about removing and/or uninstalling the propellers or disassembling the drone again. This carrying case makes it safe and very convenient to carry your flying RC vehicle around.
  • ✅ US-BASED CUSTOMER SERVICE & TECHNICAL SUPPORT - Should you ever run into any problems or need assistance, we are here to help! We offer 24/7 e-mail support and are available for phone calls Monday-Friday between the hours of 9 am - 5 pm PST. Providing outstanding customer service is our number one priority. Includes 1-Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty against defects.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contixo
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Contixo Final Thoughts

"Cool case."

The safety features are second to none. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. The Contixo is well built, and the controls work well. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. This is the second Contixo Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.4


(210 Points)

10. 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)

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