Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Protocol Camera Drones

1. 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
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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)

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. DJI Mavic 2 Pro with 20MP Hasselblad Camera, Comes with One Extra Battery, Hard Professional Case, N...

User Ratings: 80 11

DJI First Impressions

"And the DJI."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. I would give it more stars if I could! New drone shows no issues and flies very well.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro with 20MP Hasselblad Camera, Comes with One Extra Battery, Hard Professional Case, ND Filter Set, Extreme SD card and More
  • Luxury Accessories Included: unique designed Hard case for Mavic 2, 64 GB Sandisk Extreme SD card and Adapter, One Set of ND Filters, Landing Gear, Signal Booster and Propellers Bag
  • Mavic 2 Pro, 2 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)
  • Best DJI Flagship Drone Powered by Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, low noise propellers, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, SD card support up to 128G
  • Dronemanhub is top rated DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER since 2014, buy with confidence.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Final Thoughts

"Easy to fly."

I could not have made a better purchase. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

Overall Score
4.5


(43 Points)

4. DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Cover Shell with LED

User Ratings: 83

DJI P3-30-BOP First Impressions

"I like that."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Amazing Protocol Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I have recommended the DJI P3-30-BOP to my friends.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Cover Shell with LED
  • Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Shell
  • Comes with 4 LEDs and Center Battery Compartment
  • Use For P3 Pro/Adv - DOESN'T fit P3 Standard
  • OEM DJI Part - Brand New
  • Made by DJI
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI P3-30-BOP
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI P3-30-BOP Final Thoughts

"Cool case."

The durability of this DJI P3-30-BOP is ridiculous. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI P3-30-BOP. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

Overall Score
4.8


(14 Points)

5. Akamino S6 WiFi FPV Drone, RC Quadcopter with 120° FOV 720P HD Camera for Adult, Portable Aircraft ...

User Ratings: 67 7

Akamino First Impressions

"Great Protocol Camera Drone!"

The liability insurance is worth it. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. The battery is very easy to replace. This arrived earlier than I expected from Akamino. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • Akamino S6 WiFi FPV Drone, RC Quadcopter with 120° FOV 720P HD Camera for Adult, Portable Aircraft Toy for Beginners with Trajectory Flight, Gravity Sensor, 3D Flip, APP Control
  • ✈120°FOV HD WIFT CAMERA✈: The drone is equipped with 720P HD 120°FOV camera and capture video or photos from any angle shooting. Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system capture video within a range of up to 100m and the video clips are automatically saved to smartphone and directly share it on social media.
  • ✈GRAVITITY CONTROL & TRAJECTORY FLIGHT✈: A built-in G-sensor is designed to controlling the quadcopter by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone via download the BJ-UFO App. The newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the drone with camera for kids will fly accordingly and shoot easily.
  • ✈MULTI-FUNCTION✈: One key take off/ land and headless mode make it simple to fly and perfect for beginners. 360°flips & rolls also will give you surprising flight experience. To activate multiple functions like camera function and flight in the APP interface.
  • ✈APP Control✈: Install iOS or Android app on your smartphone via the built-in WiFi module, then connect to the drone via Wi-Fi, activate multiple functions, such as camera function and draw route, on mobile device Watch live video of drone flights and share them with your friends.
  • ✈SAFE FLIGHT✈: High quality ABS material and protecting the propeller guards can eliminate your concerns about sudden shocks or drops. Rest assured to pick this gift for teenagers aged 14+ and adults. Includes 2 strong powerful 3.7V 750 mAh LiPo batteries to extend the fun! To avoid being burnt up the USB Charger, it should be used under currents input 0.5A.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Akamino
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  • Value For Money
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Akamino Final Thoughts

"Comfortable!"

I like the functionality of the Akamino . Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. This is an essential process for proper flight. I was very excited to receive this Akamino . Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

Overall Score
4.3


(79 Points)

6. DeXop SG900 Rc Drone with Camera 720P Live Video Foldable Quadcopter Drone, 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro O...

User Ratings: 67 16

DeXop First Impressions

"I am blown away!"

New drone shows no issues and flies very well. I like the functionality of the DeXop . This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. I have some really cool ideas for them. Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • DeXop SG900 Rc Drone with Camera 720P Live Video Foldable Quadcopter Drone, 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro One-Key Take Off/Landing Function for Beginners/Kids/Adults
  • Optical & image following: put your hands on the bottom of the drone, The camera will use the light stream algorithm to calculate the displacement of the two frames of images, thereby realizing the positioning of the drone. You will lock the height and position more accurately and the hover more stable than ordinary drones. Tap on your mobile device and the sg900 will follow your designated target flight.
  • Dual Camera & gesture photo: equipped with double 2MP HD Wi-Fi cameras, allows you Great view both front and Selfie, either top and bottom camera can take photos. It's also tillable to adjust view angle to help you to find the best point to record the memorable moment. Easy for you to shoot high-quality images or videos. V-sign mode - Optical follow version allow "v" Gesture to take selfie picture.
  • Altitude hold & self power_off protection: you can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover, from any angle shooting are convenient. High/low speed mode and 3D flip function also provide you cool flying experience. Low battery protection combined with the light stream system, allows the drone to land safely without falling from the air.
  • Multifunction: speed control/ Wi-Fi FPV/ Wi-Fi connection/ LED lights/ smartphone control/ altitude hold/ headless mode/ gyroscope/ 360°roll/ one down/ one key taking off/landing/ gesture photo/video/ dual cameras/ image following/ self power off protection/foldable design allow you can bring it anywhere, portable and easy to carry.
  • Long-life rechargeable battery: the drone equipped with 3. 7V 2200mAh rechargeable battery, the playing time is up to 22 minutes, The charging time is about 240 minutes, longer than the ordinary drone. Remote controller is also rechargeable, 40 minutes of charging time, jusing using 4. 2V USB charging cable, you needn't buy extra AA batteries now.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DeXop
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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DeXop Final Thoughts

"Recommended."

Amazing Protocol Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Picture and video quality better than expected.

Overall Score
4.1


(54 Points)

7. DROCON Ninja Drone for Kids & Beginners FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera, Quadcopter Drone wit...

User Ratings: 58 9

DROCON First Impressions

"Well made."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. But u will have an extra one to exchange. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

  • DROCON Ninja Drone for Kids & Beginners FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera, Quadcopter Drone with Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, Foldable Arms, One Key Take Off/Landing, Blue
  • 720P FPV HD WI-FI CAMERA: The sky’s the limit with this 720p/30fps HD camera. Get an awesome perspective from the air and record wonderful moments. The 120-degree wide-angle lens captures the true color and panoramic views that will amaze. Great for travel, parties, sports, and adventures.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD MODE FOR EASY CONTROL: Equipped with an advanced barometer, this drone can perform altitude hold for more stable flight. Beginners can easily get to grips with it and be taking stunning pictures and video from the sky in no time!
  • APP CONTROL: Operate your drone through the app after connecting it with your phone via Wi-Fi, offering you real-time image transmission so that you can easily shoot fun videos and pics to share with your friends and family.
  • FOLDABLE DESIGN: Foldable and flexible blades make this drone small and portable. It is easy to take with you so that you can create your own little air show anywhere you like.
  • NEW TO DRONES? NO PROBLEM: The headless mode function, one-key take-off/landing and altitude hold function truly allow for easier operation, which makes flying this drone a breeze for any level of player.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON
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DROCON Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I plan to research other drone accessories built by DROCON. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

Overall Score
4.2


(828 Points)

8. World Tech Toys Prowler Spy Drone Video Camera & Photo 2.4GHz 4.5CH RC Quadcopter Spy Drone, White, ...

World Tech Toys 34927 First Impressions

"So far so good."

We've started a collection of World Tech Toys drones now. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

  • World Tech Toys Prowler Spy Drone Video Camera & Photo 2.4GHz 4.5CH RC Quadcopter Spy Drone, White, 22.75 x 22.75 x 6.5
  • 720P photo/video camera; easy mode function; three speed modes; flip stunt mode; built-in gyro; 3D flight; 2.4GHz transmitter with LCD display
  • Includes: Prowler RC spy drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; 720P camera; camera stabilizer; 4GB micro SD card; USB SD card reader; 4 Spare rotor blades; 7.4V 1200Mah LiPo rechargeable battery; wall charger
  • Charging time: 100-125 minutes; flight duration: 6-8 minutes
  • Battery requirements: vehicle: 7.4V 1200Mah LiPo rechargeable battery (included); transmitter: 6 AA batteries (not included); charger: wall charger (included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The World Tech Toys 34927
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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World Tech Toys 34927 Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. Besides that though its a great little drone. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. I love this Protocol Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. Goolsky Dongmingtuo X8 Drone 2.4G 720P Camera FPV Wifi Drone Headless Mode Altitude Hold RC Quadcopt...

Goolsky First Impressions

"All good!"

I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I went directly with the high speed. I think Goolsky definitely has a potential winner here. The durability of this Goolsky is ridiculous. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

  • Goolsky Dongmingtuo X8 Drone 2.4G 720P Camera FPV Wifi Drone Headless Mode Altitude Hold RC Quadcopter
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Goolsky
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  • Value For Money
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Goolsky Final Thoughts

"Super fun!"

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. But overall, I am very happy with the product. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

10. DJI Phantom 3 Advanced ADV Drone - New Vision Positioning Module (Part 36) -

User Ratings: 58

DJI First Impressions

"Very satisfied!"

This DJI takes the cake with utility and functionality. It is super responsive and performs well. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI today. The DJI is well built, and the controls work well. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced ADV Drone - New Vision Positioning Module (Part 36) -
  • Phantom 3 Vision Positioning Module. Part 36. Works with Phantom 3 Professional or Phantom 3 Advanced versions. Does NOT work with Phantom 3 Standard or Phantom 2 Series. These parts came from a new disassembled Phantom and may show slight signs of disassembly. No warranty is expressed or implied.
  • Sold by Drone Zone RC. All parts are authentic and guaranteed to arrive in new working condition. This product has been removed from a complete model and re-packaged as described in this listing. There is no warranty on this product from us or the manufacturer.
  • Part number(s) in this product - Part 36
  • We normally ship the same day if you place your order by 1pm ET. Orders arrive in 2-4 business days on average (continental US).
  • We'll take returns within 15 days of receipt - but there is a restocking fee of 20% for all unopened returns. Open items have a 50% restocking fee. You must pay for return shipping. Original S&H charges are nonrefundable.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Good for flight."

I like the functionality of the DJI . I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I love this Protocol Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It's also important to take your time with the installation. The battery is very easy to replace.

Overall Score
4.6


(2 Points)

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