Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Ruko Camera Drones

1. Ruko F11 Pro Drone 4K Quadcopter UHD Live Video GPS Drones, FPV Drone with Camera for Adults Beginne...

User Ratings: 80 5

Ruko First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Highly recommend this drone to you all. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

  • Ruko F11 Pro Drone 4K Quadcopter UHD Live Video GPS Drones, FPV Drone with Camera for Adults Beginner 30 Mins Flight Time Long 2500mAh Battery Brushless Motor-Black(1 Extra Battery + Carrying Case).
  • 【 】Experience breathtaking 4K Ultra HD picture quality and 2.9k video for stunning clarity, deep contrast and vivid colors. Feeling the unbelievable beauty in ultra-high definition. The camera with a 120°FOV lens gives a broad view of the memorable moment.
  • 【 】 Equipped with upgraded 2500mAh intelligent battery provides up to 30 minutes flight time, The package comes with 1 extra battery, extends your flight time to 60 mins. (30+30 mins)
  • 【 & 】The drone can reach live video transmission of 300-500 meters. Up to 500 meters (Max1614FT) image transmission distance. With Stronger GPS positioning, F11 PRO can hover stably to catch clearer images and return to home precisely.
  • 【 】It is easier for newbies or beginners, equipped with functions like Auto Return, FPV, Tap Fly, Headless Mode, One Key Take Off/Landing, With simple press, even little boys and girls can take it under well control.
  • 【 】Ruko promises 30 days of return or exchange and 90 days free waranty. If you have any questions about our products, such as the operation of the drone, please contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ruko
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Ruko Final Thoughts

"Great part!"

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost.

Overall Score
4.6


(861 Points)

2. Holy Stone HS100G Drone with 1080p FHD Camera 5G FPV Live Video and GPS Return Home Function RC Quad...

User Ratings: 72 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! It seems to do just about everything. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost.

  • Holy Stone HS100G Drone with 1080p FHD Camera 5G FPV Live Video and GPS Return Home Function RC Quadcopter for Beginners Kids Adults with Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Intelligent Battery
  • Upgraded 1080P FHD Camera: 1080p FHD lenses with 120° FOV and 90° adjustable angle that help you capture every aerial moment
  • 5G FPV Wi-Fi Transmission: Lets you see what your drone see, provides you with clear and fluent live video feed from up to 1600ft away, offers a thrilling flight experience
  • GPS Auto Return Home: GPS positioning prevents drone loss; the drone will automatically return to home when its battery is low or loss signal, helps you fly safely
  • Easy and Fun to Fly: Assisted with Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and One Key Takeoff/Landing functions and up to 15 min flying time, perfect drone for kids or beginners
  • Follow Me Mode: The drone will automatically follow and capture your every move; you can take photos or videos the way you like, ideal selfie drone
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Great range."

This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. I was very excited to receive this Holy Stone . The safety features are second to none. Controls are smooth and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.4


(376 Points)

3. Altair Aerial AA300 GPS Beginner Drone with Camera | Free Priority Shipping | 1080p FPV Video & Phot...

User Ratings: 66 9

Altair Aerial First Impressions

"Other than that."

I've crashed my Altair Aerial hundreds of times. Really pleased with the Altair Aerial performance. The Altair Aerial is a great deal in this price range and quality. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. But u will have an extra one to exchange.

  • Altair Aerial AA300 GPS Beginner Drone with Camera | Free Priority Shipping | 1080p FPV Video & Photography Remote Control Camera Drone w/ Auto Return Home, RC Drone for Kids & Adults (Lincoln, NE)
  • GPS FLIGHT MODE: The AA300 Quadcopter has Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) connectivity allows for an easier flight and great stability for aerial photographers
  • VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY: 1080P High Definition: Live action video in first person view and high resolution photos with barometer altitude hold. SD Card Not Included! We recommend a Class 10 SD Card, Max Size 32 GB.
  • TONS OF FEATURES: Altitude Hold and One-Touch Take-Off and Landing. You'll be able to grow with your drone as you become more experienced
  • 3 RETURN-TO-HOME FUNCTIONS: Has Point of Interest and Follow-Me Mode in the App and streams live footage up to 100 meters away
  • Altair Customer Warranty Promise: At Altair we believe in taking care of our customers with high quality support, including instructional videos and fast response to your questions, If there is a problem we will take care of you.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer 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

"Hovers good."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Altair Aerial today. I love this Ruko Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! They made it right by sending a replacement. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I think Altair Aerial definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
4.2


(39 Points)

4. 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)

5. Syma X5UW WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera RC Drones Quadcopter with Flight Plan Route App Control 1-Key Cont...

SYMA First Impressions

"Work's perfectly."

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Amazing Ruko Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I can press the button again and continue the flight.

  • Syma X5UW WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera RC Drones Quadcopter with Flight Plan Route App Control 1-Key Control Headless 360 Flips and Altitude Hold Function Two Battery Included (Red)
  • 【APP CONTROL 】Unique remote control function of app, control the drone with the smart phone, enables the users to experience the new fun of flying. To fly your FPV RC drone even without the transmitter.
  • 【HD Wifi Real-Time Transmission Aerial】Quadcopter equipped with 720P HD cameras, lets you control the aircraft enjoy taking pictures/video of the pleasure lights.
  • 【FLIGHT PLAN】Open the "SYMA GO"app: Use flight plan at your fingertips. draw a route on the flight-track interface with your fingertips on the screen, the drone will fly in accordance with per given route.
  • 【One Key Take-off and Landing】One key take-off/landing, Video/Photograph/Raise & Down/Forwards & Backwards/Left & Right Turning/Left & Right Flying/Hovering/360 Degree 3D Rotating, Colorful LED light for flying in the dark at night, continuous rolling,Flight Plan, App/Transmitter Control.
  • 【Headless Mode】In headless state, no need to adjust the position of aircraft before flying, the operator just needs to control the aircraft in accordance with the direction of remote control's operating rod. It helps the beginner to get the hang of directional control within several minutes.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SYMA Final Thoughts

"For example."

The liability insurance is worth it. It seems to do just about everything. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! The durability of this SYMA is ridiculous.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. DJI Phantom 4 RC Camera Drone Part 37 UV Filter(Doesn't Fit Phantom 4 Pro and Adv)

User Ratings: 80

DJI NA First Impressions

"Just my imagination."

The DJI NA is a great deal in this price range and quality. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I like the functionality of the DJI NA. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable!

  • DJI Phantom 4 RC Camera Drone Part 37 UV Filter(Doesn't Fit Phantom 4 Pro and Adv)
  • Spare Part 37 UV Filter for DJI Phantom 4.
  • Geniune DJI Part with Original DJI Package.
  • Protects the Phantom 4 camera lens and reduces the level of ultraviolet light.
  • DJI Phantom 4 - UV Filter.
  • With a Luckybird USB Reader for free.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI NA
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI NA Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. The DJI NA is a great deal in this price range and quality. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.6


(10 Points)

7. DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera, Bundle with Case, ARC White ...

DJI Mavic Mini First Impressions

"As a first drone."

Controls are smooth and easy to use. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. I think the DJI app will take some getting used to. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera, Bundle with Case, ARC White Strobe, 128GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: DJI Mavic Mini Drone | Gimbal Protector | 3x Battery | Remote Controller | 3x Pair of Spare Propellers | 2x Micro USB Cable | 360 Degree Propeller Guard | Two-Way Charging Hub | 3x RC Cable (Micro USB, USB-C and Lightning Connector) | DJI 18W USB Charger | 2x Pair of Spare Control Sticks | Screwdriver | 18x Spare Screw | Carrying Bag | Camera Case | Firehouse ARC White Strobe | 128GB SD Card | Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • KEY FEATURES: 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilized 2.7K HD Camera | 12MP Aerial Photos | Ultralight Drone Weighs Only 249g (8.78oz) | FAA Compliant for Use without Certification | 2.78 Mile (4km) HD Video Transmission and Range | 30-Minute Max Flight Time | Vision Sensor + GPS Precise Hover | Simplified Recording & Editing | Easy and Intuitive User Experience | Quickshot Modes, Which Include Dronie, Circle, Helix, and Rocket | CineSmooth Mode | Service Ceiling 9842 Feet (3000m)
  • Propel your creativity with the new Mavic Mini from DJI. This compact, 250-gram drone allows users to capture footage in areas where larger drones are legally prohibited or need a drone license. The Mavic Mini can support 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K Quad HD videos and has a motorized 3-axis gimbal for superior camera stability, ensuring professional-quality images and footage.
  • This mini drone can sustain continuous flight for up to 30 minutes with a full charge and enables an HD video feed with minimal latency. It is convenient to fly using the DJI Fly app, while the included controller is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones. The app also has SkyPixel, a social media platform that allows you to browse and share about your latest drone shots and ideal photography spots around your area.
  • WARRANTY: DJI Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited DJI 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Mavic Mini
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Mavic Mini Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI Mavic Mini today. Really pleased with the DJI Mavic Mini performance. Controls are smooth and easy to use. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

8. KO-ON Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Helicopter Quadcopter with LED Lights, Altitude Hold, Headless...

User Ratings: 67 13

KO-ON First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I think the KO-ON app will take some getting used to. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

  • KO-ON Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Helicopter Quadcopter with LED Lights, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, 3D Flips, One Key Take Off/Landing and Extra Batteries Toys for Boys and Girls
  • ✈【LONGER FLIGHT TIME】With 2 rechargeable batteries equipped in the drone and 3 batterise for the transmitter, your flight time can be prolonged up to 24 minutes. Enjoy your flight, don't worry about battery life.
  • ✈【ALTITUDE HOLD】Altitude hold mode enables drone to be locked in the air at a certain height. Super suitable for kids and beginners, easier to control.
  • ✈【ONE KEY TAKE OFF/LANDING/RETURN】You can operate these functions by only pressing one button. The drone can emergently stop by long pressing the landing button. It's easier for kids to operate the drone. It will surprise you all!
  • ✈【DAZZLING LED LIGHTS】The drone has 28 lamp beads, which make your drone brighter and more dazzling. And when the drone is at low battery status, the LED indicator would slowly flash.
  • ✈【HEADLESS MODE】You can fly to any location without worrying about what direction the drone is facing. You won’t lose direction any more! More fun to play!
  • Batteries: 3 AAA batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KO-ON
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KO-ON Final Thoughts

"As a first drone."

This is an essential process for proper flight. The liability insurance is worth it. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. The controls have zero noticeable lag.

Overall Score
4.2


(145 Points)

9. Syma X5C-1 Explorers 2.4Ghz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter Drone with Camera

User Ratings: 58 7

Cheerwing X5C-1 First Impressions

"Or have a life."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. I love this Ruko Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! They made it right by sending a replacement. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together.

  • Syma X5C-1 Explorers 2.4Ghz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter Drone with Camera
  • It is a upgraded version of X5C equipped with HD Camera.Please know that the "X" of X5C on the plane is red.
  • Build-in 6 axis gyroscope for precise hovering in the sky.
  • Various control options for those piloting the X5C. Up, Down, Left, Right, Forward, Backward, Leftward flight, Rightward flight.
  • Using spread spectrum technology for further remote distance, best anti-interference ability, least power consumption. you could fly more helicopters at the same time, its reaction speed is 100 times faster than other radio control.
  • A key 360° roll, continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cheerwing X5C-1
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Cheerwing X5C-1 Final Thoughts

"Good fly time."

Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I like the functionality of the Cheerwing X5C-1. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

Overall Score
4.2


(242 Points)

10. ScharkSpark Drone with 720 HD Adjustable Camera Detachable WiFi FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter with Al...

User Ratings: 66 7

ScharkSpark First Impressions

"Works fantastic."

The ScharkSpark is well built, and the controls work well. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. I plan to research other drone accessories built by ScharkSpark. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

  • ScharkSpark Drone with 720 HD Adjustable Camera Detachable WiFi FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, One Key Take Off/Landing, Headless Mode, Gravity Sensor
  • ✈ WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Adjustable Camera:The camera drone is equipped with an adjustable 720P HD camera, which captures high definition video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect your phone with the drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments.
  • ✈ Detachable & DIY Drone: Detachable drone with all parts like fuselage, motors ,blades, protection cover, landing gear and camera. While learning the structure of the quadcopter, you can also enjoy connecting the pieces and the success of completing the work!
  • ✈ Easy to Carry & Replaceable Arm : The small fuselage containing carrying bag and detachable design, let you travel light, enjoy the flight fun. The drone arm is replaceable, when the motor or drone arm is broken, you don't need to worry about the drone not performing anymore. Just replace the drone arm and it can fly again.
  • ✈ Altitude Hold: High-precision orientation sensors steadily help the drone with camera for a steadier flight. You can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient. More clear photos and videos could be easily obtained.
  • ✈ Customer Service: ScharkSpark drone comes with an assurance of 3-year extended warranty. Maybe this is your first drone of aerial. So whether you have questions about our features or general maintenance and repairs. Feel free to contact us and we are always at your side. Our dedicated customer service representatives will solve your flying problem in time.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ScharkSpark
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

ScharkSpark Final Thoughts

"Recommended."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. I have some really cool ideas for them. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The durability of this ScharkSpark is ridiculous. The controls are easy to master and intuitive.

Overall Score
4.2


(23 Points)

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