Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Parrot Camera Drones

1. Parrot PF727004 Minidrone Swing with Flypad Controller Hobby RC Quadcopter & Multirotor, White

User Ratings: 68 6

Parrot PF727004 First Impressions

"So much to do."

Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. This is the second Parrot Drone I have purchased. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. It's well designed and self protected.

  • Parrot PF727004 Minidrone Swing with Flypad Controller Hobby RC Quadcopter & Multirotor, White
  • Dual Flight mode (Quad/Plane): designed for aerial acrobatics and high-speed racing with friends
  • Achieve speeds of up to 19mph in plane mode
  • Increase piloting range with the included Parrot Flypad (works with or without a smartphone)
  • Unique X shape provides you with a two drones in one experience
  • OS compatibility: iOS 7 and up / Android 4.4 and up
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Parrot PF727004
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Parrot PF727004 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. The liability insurance is worth it. It is super responsive and performs well. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

Overall Score
4.3


(444 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Parrot Camera Drones

2. Parrot - Mechanical Kit for Anafi Drone - Drone Body + 2 Front Arms + 2 Rear Arms + Hinge and Mount ...

User Ratings: 74 5

Parrot PF070763 First Impressions

"He loves it!"

The controls have zero noticeable lag. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. It is really easy to use for me and my kids.

  • Parrot - Mechanical Kit for Anafi Drone - Drone Body + 2 Front Arms + 2 Rear Arms + Hinge and Mount + LED + Coaxial Cable Front and Rear + Screws and Assembly Tool - Anafi Drone Repair Kit
  • Anafi drone repair kit: This replacement kit will allow you to replace the structural parts of your drone. The parts Included in this kit are only compatible with Parrot Anafi drones. Compatibility: Anafi, Anafi extended, Anafi work.
  • Anafi drone replacement parts: the Anafi frame is made of carbon fiber to increase the robustness and lightness of the drone. It has a patented double hinge system allowing it to unfold in 3 seconds. An antenna is present in each foot to optimize the connection with the Sky controller 3.
  • Pack contents: The Kit contains 2 front and 2 rear arms, 4 Wi-Fi antennas + 4 reflectors, the drone body (upper frame, lower frame, GPS cover, light guide), hinge and mount, LED + fan, coaxial cable (Rearx1, Frontx1), screws (x30), assembly tool.
  • Guided repair tutorial: please refer to the video tutorial for all repair, disassembly and reassembly steps.
  • Parrot: the leader in UAV and connected object technology, Parrot is a high-tech company based in Paris, France. Since its creation in 1994, Parrot core business has been based on innovation, the exploration of new Horizons and market creation, to offer new experiences.
  • Compatible with the following drones: Anafi and Anafi work
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Parrot PF070763
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Parrot PF070763 Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

This is the second Parrot Drone I have purchased. I was very excited to receive this Parrot PF070763. This arrived earlier than I expected from Parrot. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth.

Overall Score
4.5


(331 Points)

3. Potensic D58, FPV Drone with 1080P Camera, 5G WiFi HD Live Video, GPS Auto Return, RC Quadcopter for...

User Ratings: 58 11

Potensic First Impressions

"Too bad, So sad."

When powered on the blue lights are stunning. Really pleased with the Potensic performance. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

  • Potensic D58, FPV Drone with 1080P Camera, 5G WiFi HD Live Video, GPS Auto Return, RC Quadcopter for Adult, Portable Case, 2 Battery, Follow Me, Easy Selfie Beginner, Expert, White
  • 【Ideal Travelling Drone with Carrying Case and 2 Batteries】: Come with a customized sliver case for holding your drone and accessories. Double batteries provide up to 36 min flight. Long fun time for outdoor travelling.
  • 【5G WiFi Real-time Transmission, 1080P Camera】: Featured with 5G WiFi camera, this D58 captures 1080P images and smooth live video without delay. 120° Wide angle and 90° lens diversified your shooting styles.
  • 【GPS Assisted Safe and Stable Flight】: GPS Mode and altitude hold function make D58 hovers stably in the air. One-button return, out of range and low battery alarm, and out of control protection, all these help to ensure a safe flying.
  • 【Suit for Both Beginners and Experts】: One-key taking off and landing for kids and beginners, 3 speed mode for pilots of different operational proficiency. Birthday or holiday gift for kids and friends.
  • 【Follow Me & Orbit Mode】: D58 can follow your steps everywhere under the Follow Me mode. Orbit mode helps take a panoramic picture around you at the center. If you have any question, please feel free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. The liability insurance is worth it. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.0


(39 Points)

4. DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter (Alpine White) Elite Bundle with Remote Controller, Portable Charging Sta...

User Ratings: 82 8

DJI First Impressions

"Hovers good."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I could not have made a better purchase. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. The liability insurance is worth it.

  • DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter (Alpine White) Elite Bundle with Remote Controller, Portable Charging Station, 3 Batteries, Charging Station Bag and Must Have Accessories
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Meet Spark, a mini drone that features all of DJI's signature technologies, allowing you to seize the moment whenever you feel inspired. With intelligent flight control options, a mechanical gimbal, and a camera with incredible image quality, Spark empowers you to push your creative boundaries.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Up to 16 minutes flight time (In deal flight condition); Up to 50kM Per Hour flying speed; And a camera stabilized by a 2-axis mechanical gimbal. These are all at your command with just a tap of your finger.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus; Or Android version 4.4.0 or later. Compatible with Samsung S7 edge, Samsung S7, Samsung S6, Samsung S5, Samsung NOTE4, Samsung NOTE3
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have accessories to the pacakges. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Not gonna lie."

There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Really pleased with the DJI performance. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

Overall Score
4.6


(77 Points)

5. Hubsan H501S X4 BRUSHELESS FPV Quadcopter Drone 1080p Camera GPS Automatic Return Altitude Hold Head...

User Ratings: 64 9

HUBSAN H501S b First Impressions

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I plan to research other drone accessories built by HUBSAN. The HUBSAN H501S b is well built, and the controls work well. I've crashed my HUBSAN H501S b hundreds of times. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • Hubsan H501S X4 BRUSHELESS FPV Quadcopter Drone 1080p Camera GPS Automatic Return Altitude Hold Headless Mode(Black)
  • 1080p HD camaera, high-quality video tansmitting and display and pictures taking
  • built-in GPS,find your quad more easily going with automatic return, headlees mode, follow me altitude hold functions
  • 5,8GHz FPV transmitter with 4.3 inch LCD screen, real-time video transmission
  • inteligent one-key take off and auto return, avoid loss of drone
  • 6-axis flight system makes the quad fly more stablelly and smoothly, headless mode resolves the orientation-lost problem
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HUBSAN H501S b
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HUBSAN H501S b Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Highly recommend this drone to you all. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble.

Overall Score
4.2


(383 Points)

6. RunCam Eagle 2 Pro FPV Camera 800TVL 2.1mm FOV 170 DC 5-36V Integrated MIC Global WDR OSD Audio CMOS...

User Ratings: 74

Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Really pleased with the Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro performance.

  • RunCam Eagle 2 Pro FPV Camera 800TVL 2.1mm FOV 170 DC 5-36V Integrated MIC Global WDR OSD Audio CMOS 16:9 4:3 Switchable for Racing Drone Multicopter Orange by Crazepony
  • Function upgrade:COMS 16:9 / 4:3 Switchable on OSD menu,Integrated MIC and OSD
  • Low Latency(Reduced to CCD Level)and Low Illumination matching swift camera
  • Runcam Eagle 2 Pro :Orange,800TVL,Signal System NTSC/PAL Switchable on OSD menu
  • Wide Dynamic Range,High resolution,Horizontal Resolution 800TVL
  • Material:Aluminum alloy shell,make weight lighter than Runcam Eagle 2,only 15g.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro
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Crazepony RunCam Eagle 2 Pro Final Thoughts

"I'm impressed!"

It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. The safety features are second to none. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. This is the second Crazepony Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.6


(43 Points)

7. Foldable Drone with 720P HD Camera for Adults, FPV WiFi RC Quadcopter, 120° Wide-Angle Live Video C...

User Ratings: 86 14

shimu First Impressions

"Hovers good."

Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. The battery is very easy to replace. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. I have to say, I really like this drone.

  • Foldable Drone with 720P HD Camera for Adults, FPV WiFi RC Quadcopter, 120° Wide-Angle Live Video Camera, Altitude Hold, APP Control, One Key Return, Easy to Fly for Beginners, 2 Batteries
  • 720P HD DUAL CAMERAS WITH IMAGE STABILIZATION - The foldable drones with camera for adults have 720P Front Camera with 40°adjustable angle catches incredible clear and broader photos; 480P Bottom Camera enables you to see the word from different angle.
  • EASY TO FLY - One Key Return to Home function will fly the rc drone back to you automatically. Functions, like one key start/stop, altitude hold and headless mode make the drones with camera for kids easy to control for entry level pilots. Get worry free flight and have better shots!
  • FPV REAL TIME TRANSMISSION - 2.4GHz transmission ensures beautiful scenes are sent back from the starter drone to your phone, frequent and clear, letting you share it on social medias by HFun App directly and easily.
  • INTELLIGENT FLIGHT BY TRAJECTORY - Design a flight path on the screen, which help you dedicated yourself on more creative and amazing photography. The blade 720 drones with camera can fly to where you are unable to reach.
  • FLY MORE STABLE AND LONGER - The foldable hd drone for boys or girls is quite wind-resistant for outdoor fights. The 2 intelligent batteries can work for 20 minutes in total. Battery level and drone signal shown on the LED screen; You may take it outdoor for wedding, rafting, fishing, hiking etc. Enjoy Leisure Time!
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The shimu
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shimu Final Thoughts

"Loads of fun!"

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My shimu today. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

Overall Score
4.4


(10 Points)

8. Sky Rider drw388b, Eagle 3 Pro Quadcopter Drone with Wi-Fi Camera - Black

SKYRIDER First Impressions

"Cool case."

The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I would give it more stars if I could! I would give it more stars if I could! Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone.

  • Sky Rider drw388b, Eagle 3 Pro Quadcopter Drone with Wi-Fi Camera - Black
  • Brand New in box. The product ships with all relevant accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SKYRIDER
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SKYRIDER Final Thoughts

"Other than that."

It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. I plan to research other drone accessories built by SKYRIDER. Seems well built and blades are well protected. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Picture and video quality better than expected.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. 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)

10. AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids,...

User Ratings: 67 10

AKASO US-A31 First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Not Only Can You Learn On The AKASO US-A31. Besides that though its a great little drone. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids, Bright LED Light, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode - Easy to Fly Gift Toy for Boys and Girls
  • HD Camera Real-Time FPV (First Person View) Transmission, and Bright LED Light : The AKASO A31 Drone comes equipped with a 1080P HD camera for taking stunning aerial photos and videos. And with built-in WiFi capability, you can see exactly what your drone’s camera sees after installing the accompanying app from the App Store or Google Play. Also included is a colorful LED light attachment for impressive night flying.
  • Simple Take Off Landing Altitude Hold :Simple Take Off / Landing + Altitude Hold – Take off and land with the simple press of a button. Using the altitude hold option, you can accurately lock your drone’s height and location to enable steady pictures and videos from any angle. These features, along with many others, make flying easy for pros and beginners alike.
  • Stunts and Auto-Return : Show off your piloting skills with the A31’s in-air barrel roll feature. Auto-Return helps the drone return automatically to its initial starting position
  • Headless Mode and Trimming :In Headless mode, the drone will move forward, backward, and side to side relative to the original orientation of the drone when the button is pushed, instead of relative to the front of the drone. This makes joystick control of the drone much easier, especially when out of sight. The trimming function allows you to make small adjustments to the tilt of the drone to enable steady hovering even in light wind.
  • Easy to Use: First time flying a drone? Do not Worry, this drone is very easy to handle for beginners.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO US-A31
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AKASO US-A31 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. They made it right by sending a replacement. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.2


(139 Points)

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