Editor's Choice - Our Favorite shimu Camera Drones

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

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)

2. Blomiky B5W 4K Ultra HD GPS RC Quadcopter Drone with 2160P FPV WiFi Camera RTH Extra 2 Battery B5W 4...

User Ratings: 70

Blomiky First Impressions

"An easy 5 stars."

I've crashed my Blomiky hundreds of times. The controls have zero noticeable lag. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. The liability insurance is worth it. Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • Blomiky B5W 4K Ultra HD GPS RC Quadcopter Drone with 2160P FPV WiFi Camera RTH Extra 2 Battery B5W 4K
  • Drone battery model:SF733485SH15-HV-2S1P 7.6V 2420mAH 18.39Wh. Tutorial youtube video link: https://youtu.be/u7AATVIi0ds .How to set headless and 4K 2160P.Bonus extra 2 Battery, Total include 3 battery, 2160P 4K Ultra HD 5G Wifi camera,2160P(4K) or 1440P(2.5K) record in Micro SD Card, need select 4K in phone APP, default 2.5K,Support Max 720P on phone APP.
  • 4K footage Youtbe video link:https://youtu.be/fe9mB8LA0NE .Waypoint of interest Choose a point on the APP interface, then the Drone orbit follow model will surround this point.
  • 4K GPS RC drone 5GHz FPV WIFI max range 400 meters, Drone control range max 400-500 meters.Flight time 15-17 minutes, and GPS function, can hovering 1 point,not fly away,GPS System: Built-in GPS positioning system for safer fly, the drone will automatically return to home precisely when its battery is low or the signal is weak when flying out of range, never worrying about losing the drone. Spec is same as F20 RC Quadcopter Drone.
  • APP name:M RC Pro. Follow me functioni,the drone will fly follow you or point you choose without operation.
  • MJX B5W upgrade 4K Version GPS RC Quadcopter with HD WIFI 5GHz FPV camera. One key return for safe recall flight Just press one key, your drone will return the takeoff position without complex operation and you won't worry to lose it. The flight becomes safer and easier, especially for new players.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blomiky
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Blomiky Final Thoughts

"Not gonna lie."

I think Blomiky definitely has a potential winner here. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. Controls are smooth and easy to use. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.7


(4 Points)

3. DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery Replacement for Mavic 2 Zoom, Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter 38...

User Ratings: 86 5

DJI CP.MA.00000038.01 First Impressions

"Good for flight."

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I would definitely buy this one again! Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery Replacement for Mavic 2 Zoom, Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter 3850mAh Accessory
  • Compatible with Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom drones.
  • The Mavic 2's Intelligent Flight Battery has a capacity of up to 3850mAh, and provides a maximum flight time of 31 minutes.
  • With a built-in DJI Intelligent Battery Management System, battery status is monitored and reported in real-time, allowing you to focus less on your power levels and more on having an epic flight.
  • What you get: DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery
  • Charge Temperature- (-10) -60℃. Discharge Temperature- 5-40℃
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000038.01
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI CP.MA.00000038.01 Final Thoughts

"So much to do."

Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. It seems to do just about everything. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service.

Overall Score
4.7


(666 Points)

4. 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
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  • 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)

5. PolarPro Compact Case for DJI Crystalsky 5.5 inch

User Ratings: 44

PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Highly recommend this drone to you all.

  • PolarPro Compact Case for DJI Crystalsky 5.5 inch
  • Custom molded EVA case protects your 5.5-inch CrystalSky
  • Foam padding on top and bottom provides extreme protection for your toughest adventures
  • Fits with the battery installed on the CrystalSky
  • Compact size fits in any backpack and most camera cases
  • Lifetime warranty with US-based customer support
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

PolarPro CYSKY-5.5-SFT Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. The safety features are second to none. I went directly with the high speed. I have to say, I really like this drone.

Overall Score
4.0


(12 Points)

6. Lowepro DroneGuard BP 450 – A Commerical Drone & Quadcopter Backpack For DJI Phantom, 3DR Solo, & ...

User Ratings: 74 4

Lowepro LP36990 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The liability insurance is worth it. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • Lowepro DroneGuard BP 450 – A Commerical Drone & Quadcopter Backpack For DJI Phantom, 3DR Solo, & Similar Drones
  • Fits DJI Phantoms or 3DR Solo, up to 10-inch tablet, props, battery, RC/transmitter, cables, manual, tools, and other essentials (like sunglasses, flashlight, light jacket, keys, smartphone).
  • Customize the pack for a secure gear fit and optimized workflow with our modular Drone Guard interiors.
  • An ActivZone suspension provides breathable and supported comfort with a perforated EVA back panel, contoured shoulder straps, sternum strap and hip belt.
  • Form Shell armored construction provides a structured frame, protecting the gear inside, and a Form Shell molded top pocket offers easy access to sunglasses, headphones and other essentials. Molded and removable battery boxes keep critical gear organized.
  • A built-in All Weather AW Cover may be deployed from a zippered pocket at bottom of pack for extra protection from rain, snow, dust and sand.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lowepro LP36990
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Lowepro LP36990 Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.4


(63 Points)

7. JJR/C H47 RC Drone with 720 HD Camera Elfie Foldable Selfie Helicopter Gravity Sensor Mode One Hand ...

User Ratings: 86

JJRC First Impressions

"So far so good."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. The camera on this thing is awesome. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. But this JJRC was a complete and total win from the get go.

  • JJR/C H47 RC Drone with 720 HD Camera Elfie Foldable Selfie Helicopter Gravity Sensor Mode One Hand Remote Control Mini Quadcopter (Blue)
  • Batteries: 1 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JJRC
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
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JJRC Final Thoughts

"Excellent frame."

The JJRC is well built, and the controls work well. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. The JJRC is well built, and the controls work well. Highly recommend this drone to you all. It's well designed and self protected.

Overall Score
4.9


(5 Points)

8. World Tech Toys Angry Birds Licensed Squak Copter BOMB Camera Drone 2.4GHz 4.5 Channel Picture/Video...

World Tech Toys 33794 First Impressions

"He had a blast."

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

  • World Tech Toys Angry Birds Licensed Squak Copter BOMB Camera Drone 2.4GHz 4.5 Channel Picture/Video Camera RC Quadcopter, Black, 22 x 4 x 14.5
  • Picture and video camera drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; removable rotor guards
  • 4.5 channel built-in gyro; multi-dimensional flight capability; durable light weight body
  • Speed control; flip stunt modes; 4 main rotors; ready to fly
  • Includes: Angry birds licensed bomb squeak-copter 4.5Ch 2.4GHz RC camera drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; rotor guards; USB memory card adapter; 2 GB memory card; USB charging cable; 4 Spare rotor blades
  • Battery requirements: transmitter: 4 AA batteries (not included); camera: requires micro SD card to record (included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 - 15 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The World Tech Toys 33794
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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World Tech Toys 33794 Final Thoughts

"I am happy I did."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. This is our first drone that uses GPS. The World Tech Toys 33794 is well built, and the controls work well. It is super responsive and performs well. I plan to research other drone accessories built by World Tech Toys.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

9. Holy Stone HS165 GPS FPV Drones with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Drone for Beginners with A...

User Ratings: 90 4

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Fast service."

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I can press the button again and continue the flight. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

  • Holy Stone HS165 GPS FPV Drones with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Drone for Beginners with Auto Return Home, Follow Me, Circle Fly, Tap Fly, Includes 2 Batteries and Carrying Case
  • GPS RETURN HOME: Do not worry about losing the drone with gps positioning, it can return to home precisely whenever it runs out of power or loses connection in the GPS mode or you press one key return.
  • INTELLIGENT FLIGHT:The drone will follow you automatically with the “Follow Me” feature.You can make it circle around an object and fly along with the path you set. It is more easier to get professional images and suitable for selfie.
  • 1080P HD FPV CAMERA: Ensures a excellent view for recording your unforgettable moment from different angle.
  • DOUBLE FLIGHT TIME: Comes with 2 modular batteries can support 30 mins flight time for you and your family, which makes your flight more exciting and interesting.
  • TRAVEL FRIENDLY: Foldable design with a carrying case allow you to organize your drone and accessories neatly. You can take the drone to anywhere.
  • Batteries: 2 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

"Cool drone."

The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. The safety features are second to none. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

Overall Score
4.8


(38 Points)

10. DJI Mavic Pro 4K Quadcopter with Remote Controller, 2 Batteries, with 1-Year Warranty - Gray

User Ratings: 73 11

DJI Mavic Pro First Impressions

"And the DJI."

I would give it more stars if I could! It's well designed and self protected. I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. Besides that though its a great little drone.

  • DJI Mavic Pro 4K Quadcopter with Remote Controller, 2 Batteries, with 1-Year Warranty - Gray
  • Mavic Pro + 1 Extra New Battery
  • Offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range - Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes - True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage - Fly by Phone over Wi-Fi for even easier flight
  • Gimbal-Stabilized 12MP / 4K Camera
  • OcuSync Transmission Technology
  • See description below for a list of included accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Mavic Pro
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

DJI Mavic Pro Final Thoughts

"Ease of use."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Controls are smooth and easy to use. I can press the button again and continue the flight. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. But this DJI Mavic Pro was a complete and total win from the get go.

Overall Score
4.3


(122 Points)

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