Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Skating Camera Drones

1. Potensic D80 Drone with Camera for Adults, GPS Drone 2K FHD Camera, Brushless Motor Quadcopter, Auto...

User Ratings: 72 9

Potensic US-D80 First Impressions

"Super fun!"

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. I would definitely buy this one again! The battery is very easy to replace.

  • Potensic D80 Drone with Camera for Adults, GPS Drone 2K FHD Camera, Brushless Motor Quadcopter, Auto Return Home, Follow Me, 20Min Flight Time, 25mph High Speed, Includes Aluminum Carrying Case-Sliver
  • [POWERFUL BRUSHLESS MOTORS] - Compare to other drones, this D80 GPS drone adopts the advanced 4 brushless motors to ensure stable flight at high speed and long-distance with low consumption. It may not suitable for kids under 14 but ideal drones for adults.
  • [5G WiFi 2K FPV CAMERA] - Upgraded 2K with 5G WIFI design to captured more smooth, cinematic HD video you've expected with fast transmission. Note: 2K content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • [FAST SPEED & WIDE RANGE] -Thanks to highly efficient brushless motors, this Potensic D80 camera drone enable you flight high speed at 40km/h with wide RC range at 800m(Up to 1000m when no signal interfere), perfect drone to catch your surfing, skating, parkour and other high-speed sport moment.
  • [DUAL GPS NEVER LOST] - Integrates the latest technology with dual GPS to keep accurate positioning detail of your drone. The Return-to-Home function enables this camera drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range. No worry about the lost.
  • [MORE ENJOYMENT AND BETTER PROTECT] - Come with 1800mAh batteries& elegant aluminum Case to extend your playtime up to 20 minutes and better protect this Potensic D80 drone. PS: Potensic provides 12 months hassle-free warranty to ensure the enjoyment of your purchase.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 11 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic US-D80
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Potensic US-D80 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. I love this Skating Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. This is a great Skating Camera Drone for the price.

Overall Score
4.4


(384 Points)

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2. Potensic D80 RC Drone with Camera for Adults , 2k Live Video Drone with GPS, Strong Brushless Motors...

User Ratings: 69 10

Potensic B07JK4BNLQ First Impressions

"Cool drone."

Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Not Only Can You Learn On The Potensic B07JK4BNLQ. It is super responsive and performs well. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up.

  • Potensic D80 RC Drone with Camera for Adults , 2k Live Video Drone with GPS, Strong Brushless Motors, GPS Auto Return Home,Follow Me, 25 mph High Speed 5.0GHz Wi-Fi Gyro Quadcopter White
  • [Powerful Brushless Motors]-Compared with normal motors,this drone install the Brushless Motors . Which is more powerful , durable and with low consumption.
  • [5G WiFi 2K HD FPV Camera]-The D80 Drone supports 5.0GHz Wi-Fi for smooth, zero-latency transmissions, with a real time FPV full 2K transmission distance of up to 500m (SD card required and please make sure your cellphone support 5G wifi transmission).
  • [Dual GPS Pinpoint Positioning ]-Dual GPS and GLONASS positioning give you pinpoint accuracy of your drone’s location.And the Return-to-Home function enables this camera drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range.
  • [Faster & Wider Range]-this Potensic D80 camera drone enable you flight high speed at 40km/h with wide RC range at 800m(Up to 1000m without signal interfere), perfect drone to catch your surfing, skating, parkour and other high-speed sport moment.
  • [Long Last Battery]-1800mAh Lithium battery enable the drone keep flying 16-20 minutes. Longer than most GPS drones.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic B07JK4BNLQ
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Potensic B07JK4BNLQ Final Thoughts

"And the Potensic."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. The camera on this thing is awesome. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

Overall Score
4.3


(305 Points)

3. Potensic D80 GPS Drone with Camera for Adults, 2K FHD Camera, 2Battery 40Min Quadcopter with Brushle...

Potensic First Impressions

"Almost forgot."

I would definitely buy this one again! I love this Skating Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It seems to do just about everything. Picture and video quality better than expected. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

  • Potensic D80 GPS Drone with Camera for Adults, 2K FHD Camera, 2Battery 40Min Quadcopter with Brushless Motor, Auto Return Home, Follow Me, Long Control Range, Includes Aluminum Carrying Case-Sliver
  • [5G WiFi 2K FPV CAMERA] - Upgraded 2K with 5G WIFI design to captured more smooth, cinematic HD video you've expected with fast transmission. Note: 2K content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • [2BATTERY FOR 40MIN] - Come with 2pcs 1800mAh batteries& elegant aluminum Case to extend your playtime up to 40 minutes and better protect this Potensic D80 drone.
  • [MULTIFUNCTION AND MUCH FUN] -Equipped with functions like Auto Return, FPV, One Key Take Off/Landing, Altitude Hold, Follow Me and Tap Fly, perfect drone to catch your surfing, skating, parkour and other exciting moment.
  • [POWERFUL BRUSHLESS MOTORS] - Compare to other drones, this D80 GPS drone adopts the advanced 4 brushless motors to ensure stable flight at high speed(40km/h at most) and long-distance(up to 500-1000m) with low consumption. It may not suitable for kids under 14 but ideal drones for adults.
  • [DUAL GPS NEVER LOST] - Integrates the latest technology with dual GPS to keep accurate positioning detail of your drone. The Return-to-Home function enables this camera drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range. No worry about the lost.
  • 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

"Loving it so far."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. I think Potensic definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
5.0


(5 Points)

4. 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)

5. SYMA X22W Mini Drone with Camera Live Video FPV Pocket Drone for Kids and Beginners, RC Quadcopter w...

User Ratings: 74 7

SYMA Mini Drone with Camera First Impressions

"For example."

Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. I would give it more stars if I could! Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

  • SYMA X22W Mini Drone with Camera Live Video FPV Pocket Drone for Kids and Beginners, RC Quadcopter with App Control, Altitude Hold, 3D Flips, Headless Mode and Bonus Battery, Red
  • USER-FRIENDLY : SYMA X22W drone is user-friendly. Just press a button and it will take off or land. Headless mode, real-time live video and the fascinating 360° flips & rolls function is convenient for beginners.
  • POWERFUL & SAFE : Protective propeller guards ensure a safe flight. High quality ABS material to free your worries of a sudden shock or drop. Two modular batteries ensure a safer and longer flight.
  • STABLE & TRACEABLE : The altitude hold function ensures a stable hover in the air at a specific altitude. Thanks to this feature, great aerial pictures and videos are possible. The trajectory flight function is the latest technology, and by drawing a flight route on your smartphone, a drone will fly accordingly. Pure pleasure is waiting.
  • GRAVITY SENSOR CONTROL : The built-in G-sensor is designed to control the drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of the smartphone via the SYMA FLY or SYMA GO APP downloadable on iOS and Android phone.
  • IMPRESSIVE GIFT : You can buy it as a gift to your friends, family with the good price and best quality, and SYMA offer 12 months worry-free warranty and 24 hours after-sales service, we will reply soon if you have any question to contact us.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA Mini Drone with Camera
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SYMA Mini Drone with Camera Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My SYMA Mini Drone with Camera today. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
4.5


(222 Points)

6. DJI Mavic Mini Part 19 Charging Base (CP.MA.00000141.01)

User Ratings: 75

DJI CP.MA.00000141.01 First Impressions

"Fast shipment!"

I could not have made a better purchase. They made it right by sending a replacement. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. So no complaints here.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Part 19 Charging Base (CP.MA.00000141.01)
  • For DJI Mavic Mini
  • Includes a Translucent Bell Jar
  • Display Your Drone While Charging
  • Requires a USB Power Adapter
  • Max Focal Length: 3200
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000141.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000141.01 Final Thoughts

"Good quality!"

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. I would definitely buy this one again! Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Controls are smooth and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.7


(28 Points)

7. Potensic T35 GPS Drone, RC Quadcopter with 1080P Camera FPV Live Video, Dual GPS Return Home, Follow...

User Ratings: 71 11

Potensic First Impressions

"Grey and black."

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. But u will have an extra one to exchange. This is our first drone, never used one before. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

  • Potensic T35 GPS Drone, RC Quadcopter with 1080P Camera FPV Live Video, Dual GPS Return Home, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, 2500mAh Battery Long Control Range, 2 Batteries
  • Selife Drone with 1080P WiFi Camera: Seize the happy moment with HD 1080P and 90° adjustable lens. Real-time transmission ensures a smooth live video. Also enjoying the 3D VR FPV experience with VR glasses(Not Included).
  • Dual GPS for Stable and Safe Flight: With dual GPS, T35 can hover stably and return home automatically and accurately when battery power is insufficient or signal is lost. One button emergency stop in case of dangerous situation.
  • Full Functions: One key taking off / landing, altitude hold and headless mode for easy controlling. App one-key sharing your pictures with your friends. Orbit mode helps shoot pictures or videos surrounded by 360 degrees.
  • Double Batteries for Long Time Flying: Double detachable 2500mAh high quality batteries provide totally about 30 min fun time. Besides, the control range is up to 985ft. Just feast on the exciting flight.
  • Follow Me and Draw the Dots: Intelligent following mode, T35 camera will target on your phone location and captures your every step wherever you go; Draw a line on the Map, It will fly the route you design.
  • 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

"And was lost!"

Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. So no complaints here. This is our first drone, never used one before. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone.

Overall Score
4.3


(114 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. DJI Mavic Mini Portable Drone Quadcopter Starters Bundle - CP.MA.00000120.01

User Ratings: 77 13

DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 First Impressions

"Great Skating Camera Drone!"

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Portable Drone Quadcopter Starters Bundle - CP.MA.00000120.01
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Up to 30 Minutes of Flight Time
  • Stream HD Video From up to 2.5 Miles
  • Includes Controller & Flight Battery
  • 12MP/2.7K Quad HD 3-Axis Gimbal Camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000120.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000120.01 Final Thoughts

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

The controls have zero noticeable lag. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. But u will have an extra one to exchange. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

Overall Score
4.3


(98 Points)

10. Rage RC RGR3000 Century Wi-Fi FPV Drone Toy with HD Camera

User Ratings: 72

Rage RC RGR3000 First Impressions

"Great range."

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. I went directly with the high speed.

  • Rage RC RGR3000 Century Wi-Fi FPV Drone Toy with HD Camera
  • High definition video and still photos
  • live video streaming via Wi-Fi to your smartphone or tablet
  • Control your drone right from the app using your smartphone or tablet
  • One-button take off and landing with multiple flight modes for pilots of all skill levels
  • Everything you need is in the box-no; additional purchase necessary
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 16 - 16 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Rage RC RGR3000
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Rage RC RGR3000 Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. The battery is very easy to replace. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.7


(2 Points)

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