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
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  • Durability
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  • 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
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  • Value For Money
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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
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  • Value For Money
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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. BETAFPV Beta65S Frsky Whoop Drone 1S Brushed FPV Quadcopter with F4 FC SPI Frsky Receiver Z02 Camera...

User Ratings: 67 10

BETAFPV . First Impressions

"Quality build."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. It came with a sleek remote control. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Everything worked well right out of the box.

  • BETAFPV Beta65S Frsky Whoop Drone 1S Brushed FPV Quadcopter with F4 FC SPI Frsky Receiver Z02 Camera OSD Smart Audio M01 VTX 25mW 19000KV 7X16 Motor for Tiny Whoop FPV Racing
  • Upgrade with F4 FC brushed SPI Frsky receiver and M01 AIO FPV camera. The default configuration from factory is Frsky D16 mode (FRSKY_X). Built in Frsky receiver is compatible with Taranis, Taranis Plus, X9E, Horus X12S, XJT Modules. In Betaflight Configuration, it should be set as FRSKY_D receiver (aka Frsky D8 mode) or FRSKY_X receiver (aka Frsky D16 mode) in SPI RX mode.
  • This is a SPI Frsky receiver. Binding easier than before, no need to click the bind button when power on. Manual: https://betafpv.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/27000021366-how-to-bind-your-radio-transmitter-brushed-fc-board
  • F411 Processor can reach to 100MHz, much faster than the F3 Flight Controller with 72Mhz. Integrated with Frsky receiver.
  • More punch on throttle with faster 19000KV 7x16mm motors and 3-blade propellers.
  • Some basic guidance and typical FAQ, please check it here : https://betafpv.freshdesk.com/support/solutions
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BETAFPV .
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BETAFPV . Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. I've crashed my BETAFPV . hundreds of times.

Overall Score
4.2


(78 Points)

5. DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit with Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: 3X Protective Battery Bag + Lan...

User Ratings: 71 10

DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB First Impressions

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Highly recommend this drone to you all. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. So no complaints here.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit with Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: 3X Protective Battery Bag + Landing Gear Extensions/Stabilizers + Lens Hood + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • For Mavic 2 Pro & Mavic 2 Zoom
  • Turn Batteries into 2x USB Type-A Banks
  • Charge Batteries While Driving or Multiple Batteries in Sequence
  • Low-Noise Design Propellers (2-Pairs)
  • Travel Bag for the Mavic 2 & Accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB
  • Video Quality
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DJI CP.MA.00000037.01SAB Final Thoughts

"Just my imagination."

It came with a sleek remote control. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

Overall Score
4.3


(16 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Fly Farther Travel Bundle – 3 Batteries, Professional Carrying Case and All-U-Need...

DJI First Impressions

"Or have a life."

Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Really pleased with the DJI performance. The controls have zero noticeable lag.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Fly Farther Travel Bundle – 3 Batteries, Professional Carrying Case and All-U-Need Accessories
  • Extra Luxury Accessories Included: one unique designed Hard case for Mavic 2, Sandisk Extreme SD card and read, Landing Gear, Signal Booster and Propellers Bag
  • Mavic 2 Pro, 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries, Gimbal Protector, Remote Controller, 3x Propellers (Pair), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C), USB Adapter, Spare Control Sticks (Pair), RC Cable (Lightning connector), RC Cable (Standard Micro USB connector), RC Cable (USB Type-C connector)
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Mavic 2 Pro, 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries, Gimbal Protector, Remote Controller, 3x Propellers (Pair), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C), USB Adapter, Spare Control Sticks (Pair), RC Cable (Lightning connector), RC Cable (Standard Micro USB connector), RC Cable (USB Type-C connector)
  • Extra Dealer's Choice Accessories: Unique Designed Mavic 2 Professional Travel Case, One Set of ND Filter (ND 16, 32 and CPL), 64gb Extreme microSDXC SD card , Mavic 2 Controller and TFSTOYS Propeller Bags
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"OEM Stuff here."

Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. The liability insurance is worth it. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. This is our first drone, never used one before. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

7. DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with 24-48mm Optical Zoom Camera 3-Battery 64GB Ultimate Bundle

User Ratings: 70 8

DJI First Impressions

"So far so good."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. I went directly with the high speed. Picture and video quality better than expected. Amazing Outside Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter with 24-48mm Optical Zoom Camera 3-Battery 64GB Ultimate Bundle
  • 12MP 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor; 2x 24-48mm Optical Zoom + Dolly Zoom
  • 48MP Super Resolution Photos; OcuSync 2.0 Transmission Technology
  • Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time; Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing; Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Mode
  • Top Speed of 44.7 mph; Enhanced HDR Photos with 13 EV; Remote Controller Included
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Just my imagination."

I have some really cool ideas for them. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. It seems to do just about everything. I love this Outside Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! I like the functionality of the DJI .

Overall Score
4.3


(50 Points)

8. Attop Foldable RC Drone, X-Pack 5 Portable Quadcopter for Beginners and Kids, 720P FPV WiFi Camera v...

User Ratings: 71 15

ATTOP First Impressions

"I was right."

Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. But this ATTOP was a complete and total win from the get go. The battery is very easy to replace. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

  • Attop Foldable RC Drone, X-Pack 5 Portable Quadcopter for Beginners and Kids, 720P FPV WiFi Camera via App, with Headless Mode, Altitude Hold, 3D Flips, One Key Take-Off/Landing and 1 Extra Battery
  • [Ultra-mini, Foldable & Portable] This mini drone is designed to be compact and portable. The quadcopter can be easily folded into the controller and easy to carry, it is a perfect drone for kids and beginners to easily operate.
  • [FPV Real Time Transmission] First Person View 720P HD Real Time Video Camera (1280x720 Pixel) enables you to take aerial videos and photos with your IOS or Android devices. Connect your phone with the drone via the app and the view will be shown directly on your device.
  • [Ideal for Drone Training] Equipped with 6-Axis Gyro, Altitude Hold Mode, Headless Mode, Emergency Stop, 3 Speed Modes, One-key take-off/Landing and LED search light, this mini drone allows players of any level (Beginners/Intermediates/Experts) to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance. It helps you to practice the flying skills step by step to grow from a beginner to an expert.
  • [Headless Mode/Compass Mode] You can orient the quadcopter's flight in relation to the player’s operations on the controller (instead of always on the drone's ‘head’). In other words, the drone will change the flight direction following the change of the same operation on the remote control. You won’t be confused about which direction the drone is facing when it flies far away.
  • [Altitude-Hold & 3D Flips] 1) Altitude Hold Mode enables the drone to be locked at a certain height. This makes drone controlling much easier. Super suitable for beginners, kids and hobby users. 2) 3D Flips makes 360° stunt rolling easy with one touch of a button. It brings more fun to your drone experience. 3) If you have any questions or problems, please feel free to contact us first.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ATTOP
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
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ATTOP Final Thoughts

"Takes practice."

I would definitely buy this one again! Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. This is a great Outside Camera Drone for the price. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. The ATTOP is a great deal in this price range and quality.

Overall Score
4.3


(11 Points)

9. DJI Spark Drone MM1A Alpine White with Shoulder Bag, Charging Hub & 2 Batteries (Renewed)

User Ratings: 90

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"Well made."

The camera on this thing is awesome. I plan to research other drone accessories built by Amazon Renewed. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. Picture and video quality better than expected. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • DJI Spark Drone MM1A Alpine White with Shoulder Bag, Charging Hub & 2 Batteries (Renewed)
  • This Certified Refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic box. Only select sellers who maintain a high performance bar may offer Certified Refurbished products on Amazon.com
  • Intelligent Flight ModesSmart, reliable, and incredibly intuitiveQuickShotVideos with a Tap
  • High-Performance CameraAmazing images and stabilized videoMechanical Gimbal StabilizationShake-Free Shots
  • Flight PerformanceAwesome potential, immersive experiencesPowerful Propulsion Speed and Precision Control
  • Flight SafetyWorry-free flight in the palm of your hand ; Propeller guards are recommended when using these functions.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
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Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"Thanks Amazon Renewed."

I think Amazon Renewed definitely has a potential winner here. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

Overall Score
4.9


(7 Points)

10. 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)

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