Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Ruggedized Camera Drones

1. Casematix FPV Drone Quadcopter Travel Case Bag with Customizable Foam Fits Eachine Racer 250 FPV Dro...

User Ratings: 70 13

CASEMATIX ADV17-EACHDRONE First Impressions

"Hovers good."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Really pleased with the CASEMATIX ADV17-EACHDRONE performance. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • Casematix FPV Drone Quadcopter Travel Case Bag with Customizable Foam Fits Eachine Racer 250 FPV Drone with Props on, Batteries, Propellers, Frame Arms, Receivers and More Compact Accessories
  • Rugged protective case for FPV 250 racing drones and accessories such as batteries, extra props , small goggles and accessories
  • Depending on how you store your drone body (props on or brush guards on) determines the amount of space you have left to design compartments for accessories. May not fit remote.
  • Middle Diced Foam layer of this case has an area that is customizable within 14” X 10.75” X 4”. Please measure Your drone and accessories to determine if you can fit everything desired
  • Ideal for Travel With Super Durable Exterior and built in carrying handle. Keep your Mini Racing Drone and Accessories Organized and Secure
  • Additional features include: 4 standard-sized padlock rings, stackable design for multi-case storage, highly durable hinges, MADE in the USA - Includes CASEMATIX warranty and easy-close latches
  • Editor's Impressions Of The CASEMATIX ADV17-EACHDRONE
  • Video Quality
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  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

CASEMATIX ADV17-EACHDRONE Final Thoughts

"Fantastic Ruggedized Camera Drone!"

Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Controls are smooth and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.3


(23 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Ruggedized Camera Drones

2. CASEMATIX Rugged FPV Racing Drone Customizable Case - Protects Emax Nighthawk Pro 280 FPV Racing Qua...

User Ratings: 47

CASEMATIX ADV17-EMAXNDRONE First Impressions

"Other than that."

Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. I was very excited to receive this CASEMATIX ADV17-EMAXNDRONE. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

  • CASEMATIX Rugged FPV Racing Drone Customizable Case - Protects Emax Nighthawk Pro 280 FPV Racing Quadcopter, Batteries, Propellers, Antennae and More Compact Accessories
  • Rugged protective case for FPV 250 racing drones and accessories such as batteries, extra props , small goggles and accessories
  • Depending on how you store your drone body (props on or brush guards on) determines the amount of space you have left to design compartments for accessories. May not fit remote.
  • Middle Diced Foam layer of this case has an area that is customizable within 14” X 10.75” X 4”. Please measure Your drone and accessories to determine if you can fit everything desired
  • Ideal for Travel With Super Durable Exterior and built in carrying handle. Keep your Mini Racing Drone and Accessories Organized and Secure
  • Additional features include: 4 standard-sized padlock rings, stackable design for multi-case storage, highly durable hinges, MADE in the USA - Includes CASEMATIX warranty and easy-close latches
  • Editor's Impressions Of The CASEMATIX ADV17-EMAXNDRONE
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  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
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CASEMATIX ADV17-EMAXNDRONE Final Thoughts

"It was great."

This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. This is our first drone that uses GPS.

Overall Score
4.2


(6 Points)

3. Dromida Vista FPV Ready-to-Fly 251 mm Electric Drone with Tactic DroneView 720p Wi-Fi Mini Camera, R...

Dromida DIDE04GG First Impressions

"Great job!"

Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. The liability insurance is worth it. I was very excited to receive this Dromida DIDE04GG. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up.

  • Dromida Vista FPV Ready-to-Fly 251 mm Electric Drone with Tactic DroneView 720p Wi-Fi Mini Camera, Radio, Micro Memory Card, Batteries and Charger (Green)
  • One cool, complete camera drone!
  • Capture exciting footage and photos with the Tactic DroneView 720p Wi-Fi camera. Take full advantage of the camera’s features by downloading the free DroneView Mobile app online.
  • Easy for anyone to fly, with a rugged, impact-resistant airframe.
  • Designed to remain stable and level in a hover, deliver pro-perfect flips on command and adapt instantly to your flying skills.
  • Includes camera, 2.4GHz radio, 4GB micro memory card, batteries, charger, smartphone holder, a set of extra rotor blades and a screwdriver.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dromida DIDE04GG
  • Video Quality
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  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Dromida DIDE04GG Final Thoughts

"Fantastic Ruggedized Camera Drone!"

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I can press the button again and continue the flight. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

4. WiFi APP Control Drones with HD Camera 720P 120° Angle Foldable FPV Drone Altitude Hold Auto Hover,...

User Ratings: 73

HT HONOR . TRUST First Impressions

"Great part!"

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I like the functionality of the HT HONOR . TRUST . Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. The battery is very easy to replace. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

  • WiFi APP Control Drones with HD Camera 720P 120° Angle Foldable FPV Drone Altitude Hold Auto Hover, Gravity Sensor Compatible with VR Headset
  • allows video recordings up to 300 feet away, with a 720P HD video output.Wifi Hotspot was created by the drone and have a wireless video feed.Photo and video could both saved in App and SD card(not included)
  • altitude hold function enable fly at a fixed height and easy to take photos
  • Easy to Fly for Adults Beginners: the function such as Headless Mode,2.4GHZ,4 channels ,auto fly back ,auto hover,makes it easy for beginners
  • Foldable and Portable:smaller and lighter package,easy to carry, save your space and enjoys flying anywhere anytime.
  • Bonus battery and replacement service :two 3.7V 900mah batteries are included,10-12 minutes for one battery.HT offers one year two batteries replacement service
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HT HONOR . TRUST
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HT HONOR . TRUST Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Highly recommend this drone to you all. It's well designed and self protected. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

Overall Score
4.7


(5 Points)

5. Holy Stone HS110 FPV RC Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopt...

User Ratings: 65 9

Holy Stone First Impressions

"I am blown away!"

It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. The controls have zero noticeable lag. It's well designed and self protected. I have to say, I really like this drone. This is the second Holy Stone Drone I have purchased.

  • Holy Stone HS110 FPV RC Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, One Key Return and Headless Mode Function RTF, Color Green
  • HD FPV CAMERA: First Person View 720P HD REAL TIME Video Camera (2MP, 1280×720 Pixel) Enable You to Take Aerial Videos and Photos With Your iPhone or Android Phone Device.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height. Easy for you to shoot high-quality images or videos.
  • MOBILE CONTROL: Control the drone with a smart phone in the App to activate multiple functions such as Gravity SENSOR Mode which allows the user to control the flight by holding and moving the smart phone accordingly. Operate the camera function and flight on the App interface.
  • HEADLESS MODE AND ONE KEY RETURN HOME FUNCTION: Great functions when the drone is out of sight. The 2 functions depend on the direction of the user when he pairs the model. One Key Return Home Function: just press a key, the drone will fly back to you.
  • 2.4G 4CHANEL 6-AXIS GYRO TECHNOLOGY: 2.4G technology makes it possible for several models o be played at the same time without interference; 6 AXIS GYRO STABILITY: The multi-axis gyro offers extra stability for easy handling and 360°flips.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"So much to do."

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I would give it more stars if I could! This is a great Ruggedized Camera Drone for the price. The camera on this thing is awesome. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.2


(118 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Kit, Ultimate Bundle, with 64GB SD Card, Filter Set (...

User Ratings: 74 6

DJI First Impressions

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI . I have to say, I really like this drone. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I could not have made a better purchase. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Kit, Ultimate Bundle, with 64GB SD Card, Filter Set (CPL ND8 ND16 ND32), Landing Gear, Landing Pad and iPad Holder (Fly More Combo)
  • Latest 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
  • Better Flying Experience: 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 128GB
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Mavic 2 Pro Aircraft, 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries, Shoulder Bag, Charging Hub and Car Charger,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: Polares Filter Set (CPL, ND8, ND16, ND32), 64GB MicroSD card, Landing Gear, Landing Pad, Drone body case, and iPad Holder. Authorized Dealer, Full Manufacturer warranty
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Fast delivery."

This arrived earlier than I expected from DJI. It came with a sleek remote control. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It's well designed and self protected. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
4.3


(25 Points)

7. SNAPTAIN SP600 WiFi FPV Drone with Camera for Adults/Beginners, RC Quadcopter w/ 720P HD Camera, Voi...

User Ratings: 67 12

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"Decent quality."

I could not have made a better purchase. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. I like the functionality of the SNAPTAIN . Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

  • SNAPTAIN SP600 WiFi FPV Drone with Camera for Adults/Beginners, RC Quadcopter w/ 720P HD Camera, Voice Control, Gesture Control, Gravity Control, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, One Key Take Off/Landing
  • Intelligent Voice & Gesture Control: SNAPTAIN drones are the only drones with smart voice control and gesture control. You can speak to control the flying direction, or pose to the camera to trigger photo/video shooting, adding fun to your flight
  • Ultra-Long Flying Time: Capacity of the battery is up to 1600mAh, which provides about 15 minutes ultra-long flight time. Package includes 2 modular batteries, which prolongs the flying time up to 30 minutes and makes it much easier and safer to replace
  • 720P HD WiFi Camera: Integrated with the advanced 120° FOV (Field of view) 720P HD camera, this drone easily captures stunning images and crystal-clear videos. FPV (First-Person View) real time transmission presents you clear and fluent live video feed from up to 200ft away
  • Various Flying Experience: The drone can not only execute voice commands, do 360° flip stunt, but also supports Trajectory Flight and Gravity Control. You can draw customized flying path on your phone or experience video-gaming flying control
  • Easy to Fly: With functions like One Key Take off/Land/Return, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, and 3 Speeds Switch, the drone is super friendly to beginners, teenagers, and even kids. It will auto hover when no command was given. Never out of control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"In no time."

Amazing Ruggedized Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. SNAPTAIN had also impressed me with their customer service. SNAPTAIN had also impressed me with their customer service. Great product if you have multiple batteries. Picture and video quality better than expected.

Overall Score
4.2


(434 Points)

8. elechawk FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter Backpack Carry Case Bag Tool Box RC Plane Fixed Wing Comparable...

User Ratings: 69

elechawk First Impressions

"Great kit!"

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Picture and video quality better than expected. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My elechawk today.

  • elechawk FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter Backpack Carry Case Bag Tool Box RC Plane Fixed Wing Comparable with Betaflight
  • Friendly reminder: The price is for a backpack only. The pictures for demonstration purpose that the quads, tools, and other accessories are not included. *****
  • Useful to carry your drone, transmitter, battery, goggle and other tools to the field
  • Adjustable inside padded dividers to layout all RC gears. Isolated foam to keep your stuff secure.
  • Durable wear resistant and strong enough. Durable zippers to ensure long-lasting zipper life.
  • Large capacity, dedicated room for a laptop
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The elechawk
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elechawk Final Thoughts

"Very solid."

I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

Overall Score
4.3


(12 Points)

9. DJI Fly More 2 Battery Accessory Bundle for Mavic Includes Case, Car Charger, Charger Hub, Power Ban...

DJI First Impressions

"Other than that."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. This is an essential process for proper flight. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

  • DJI Fly More 2 Battery Accessory Bundle for Mavic Includes Case, Car Charger, Charger Hub, Power Bank Adapter and Extra Propellers
  • ✅2 x Intelligent Flight Battery for Mavic Quadcopter
  • ✅2 x 8330 Quick Release Folding Propellers for Mavic Drone
  • ✅Battery Charging Hub for Mavic Pro, Shoulder Bag for Mavic Pro
  • ✅Power Bank Adapter for Mavic Intelligent Flight Battery, Car Charger for Mavic Pro
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"They love it!"

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Besides that though its a great little drone. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. I have some really cool ideas for them. I could not have made a better purchase.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

10. XANAD Case Compatible for DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter

User Ratings: 75 3

XANAD First Impressions

"I don't fly here."

I like the functionality of the XANAD . Everything worked well right out of the box. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. Really the best Ruggedized Camera Drone for the money!

  • XANAD Case Compatible for DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter
  • 100% SAFE:XANAD Case is semi-waterproof, shockproof to protect your DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter
  • MATERIALS and DIMENSIONS:Internal material:GRAY LYCRA; External material:EVA; External Dimensions:9.5*11.5*4.5 inch,Weight:643g
  • PERFECT FIT:XANAD Storage Hard Carrying Organizer Travel Case Bag Tailor made for DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone
  • CONVENIENT DESIGN:Smooth but strong 360 degree zipper for easy opening and closing;Comes with comfortable hand strap to carry easily
  • ON SALE:For sale is case only
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The XANAD
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XANAD Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. The XANAD is a great deal in this price range and quality. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. I was very excited to receive this XANAD .

Overall Score
4.6


(48 Points)

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