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
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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. DJI ND Filter Kit for Phantom 4 Pro and Pro+ Quadcopter - Conssits of DJI ND16 Filter, DJI ND8 Filte...

User Ratings: 76

DJI ND16 Filter First Impressions

"Nice Skating Camera Drone!"

Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! It's well designed and self protected. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

  • DJI ND Filter Kit for Phantom 4 Pro and Pro+ Quadcopter - Conssits of DJI ND16 Filter, DJI ND8 Filter, DJI ND4 Filter
  • Compatibility: Phantom 4 Pro and Pro+ Quadcopter
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI ND16 Filter
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DJI ND16 Filter Final Thoughts

"Decent quality."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. The camera on this thing is awesome. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Seems well built and blades are well protected. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

Overall Score
4.8


(4 Points)

5. HOBBYTIGER H301S Ranger Drone with Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home 720P HD Wide-Angle WiFi Cam...

User Ratings: 83 8

HOBBYTIGER First Impressions

"Loads of fun!"

My eyes are not as good as they used to be. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. I like the functionality of the HOBBYTIGER . I did a lot of reading before choosing it. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly.

  • HOBBYTIGER H301S Ranger Drone with Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home 720P HD Wide-Angle WiFi Camera for Kids, Beginners and Adults - Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Long Control Range
  • 【GPS Assisted Flight, Automatic Return Home】Provides you with accurate positioning details of your drones. Built in Return-to-Home (RTH) function 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.
  • 【Optimized Adjustable 120°FOV FPV 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera】Captures high-quality live video and aerial photos. You can enjoy the Real-Time Viewing right from your iPhone or Android phone devices. 4GB Micro SD card and reader let the camera capture and store RC drone images.
  • 【Headless Mode & One Key Take-off/ Landing / Emergence Stop】Great functions when the drone is out of sight, follow to the GPS in your smart phone. Completely solving pilot loss-of-orientation problems. For easier operation, you will not have to worry about orientation and with the simple press of a button your drone will rise to a height or land, perfect for beginners.
  • 【Follow Me Mode】The mini drone will automatically follows and captures you wherever you move. Keeping you in the frame at all times, catching every moment of your vacation from a birds-eye perspective. Easier to get complex shots, provides hands-free flying.
  • 【Altitude Hold and Longer Control Distance】Hover in a certain height once you release the throttle stick. Whether you are a novice or expert flyer, helps you to control the drone like a veteran. High performance and modularized 1000mAh Li-Po battery and reaching up to 180m control distance (wild place) giving you a more extensive flight experience. Best Gifts for adults and kids.
  • Recommended Age: 13 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HOBBYTIGER
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HOBBYTIGER Final Thoughts

"Nice product!"

It seems to do just about everything. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Controls are smooth and easy to use. This is our first drone, never used one before.

Overall Score
4.6


(141 Points)

6. Drone with 4K Camera Live Video,EACHINE E020 WiFi FPV RC Drone for Adults and Beginners with 4K HD W...

EACHINE First Impressions

"Camera is great!"

Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

  • Drone with 4K Camera Live Video,EACHINE E020 WiFi FPV RC Drone for Adults and Beginners with 4K HD Wide Angle Camera 7.4V 1100Mah Long Flight time Large Selfie Photography Drone Quadcopter
  • 4K 120°FOV HD Camera & FPV function: Possessing 4K 120° FOV HD Camera for adults, allows you to capture high-quality video and aerial photos. High- speed picture transmission without delay, provides video transmission within a range of up to 80m, each picture is 3840*2160pix,120 degree wide-angle extended viewing angle,record your every wonderful moment,delivers a superior experience.
  • Powerful batter & steady flight: Enjoy a maximum of 12-min flight time at a time. Enjoy more fun at once and the powerful battery is more durable. The altitude-hold function ensures a steady hover in the air at a certain altitude. Great aerial pictures and videos are feasible thanks to this function.
  • One key return & Headless mode & Trimming: One-key return function allows the drone to return automatically without losing the drone. The Headless mode option can make the drone's front side the same as the remote control, making it easier to fly to your destination. With the Trimming function, you can adjust according to the tilt direction thus, making the drone stabilize during flight.
  • Trajectory Flight & 3D VR mode & G-sensor: Plan flight routes with the built-in map on the APP. The drone will fly as the trajectory you set. Besides, you can enjoy the first-person views the real-time live video directly with it, feels like that you are the pilot in the drone and you are flying in the sky, enjoying the firmament above the horizon. What's more, horizontal sensor technology support navigating the drone by flipping forward/backward/left/right from a horizontal position.
  • Customer Service: Maybe this is your first drone of aerial. So whether you have questions about our features like how to take a photo, take-off, landing, how to set-up SD card 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: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The EACHINE
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EACHINE Final Thoughts

"Fast service."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Amazing Skating Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. The camera on this thing is awesome. But u will have an extra one to exchange.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

7. SYMA X5UW WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera Quadcopter Drone with Flight Plan Route App Control and Altitude H...

User Ratings: 68 9

SYMA B01LWOGGG2 First Impressions

"In no time."

Great product if you have multiple batteries. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. I could not have made a better purchase. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • SYMA X5UW WiFi FPV 720P HD Camera Quadcopter Drone with Flight Plan Route App Control and Altitude Hold Red
  • ✔ app control: your mobile phone could be used as a remote control to control your drone without transmitter. Install “SYMA go” app in your mobile phone and enjoy the special functions that SYMA brings you, such as one-key takeoff/landing, one-key Star/ stop, track flight and so on.
  • ✔ Wi-Fi FPV with 720P HD camera: 720P HD camera real-time transmits the live image to your phone. Clear and stable. It makes you control the aircraft enjoy taking pictures/video of the pleasure flights.
  • ✔ One key start/ landing: allows players of any level (beginners intermediates experts) to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance.
  • ✔ flight plan: open the "SYMA go" App: Use flight plan at your fingertips. Just draw a route on the screen. The copter will auto pilot as per the given path
  • ✔ automatic altitude hold: powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hover at it's current height. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos. It can be swapped or charged in place Easily via USB
  • Skill Level: beginner
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 12 - 12 years
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA B01LWOGGG2
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SYMA B01LWOGGG2 Final Thoughts

"5 stars overall."

I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. I plan to research other drone accessories built by SYMA. I like the functionality of the SYMA B01LWOGGG2. They made it right by sending a replacement.

Overall Score
4.3


(626 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Hasselblad Camera, 3 Batteries, PGY ND Filters...

User Ratings: 91 4

DJI First Impressions

"I was right."

Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. I can press the button again and continue the flight. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. So no complaints here. The camera on this thing is awesome.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Hasselblad Camera, 3 Batteries, PGY ND Filters & Pad Holder, 128GB Extreme Micro SD, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Waterproof Hard Carrying Case
  • Sold By DJI Authorized Dealer. Comes Free SanDisk 128GB Micro SD, Smatree Water Waterproof Hard Carrying Case, 75cm(30-inch) Landing Pad, Signal Booster, USB 3.0 Card Reader
  • 3 x DJI Mavic Pro 2 Batteries in Total, DJI Mavic 2 Pro Fly More Kit, PGYTECH ND Filter and Pad Holder
  • Mavic Pro 2 Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time, 44 mph Max Speed, 2 lbs Takeoff Weight, 3-Axis Gimbal for Steady Shots, 8GB Internal Storage, SD card Support Up to 128GB
  • Mavic Pro 2 Functions Include ActiveTrack 2.0, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, Adjustable Aperture, HDR Photos
  • Enjoy Live View in Real Time During Flight and Record 4K Videos at Higher Bitrates with Advanced H.265 Compression. Operating Temperature Range: -10°C to 40°C. Input - 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 1.8A
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.8


(122 Points)

9. FOXEER Wildfire 5.8G Goggle Dual Receiver - Red

FOXEER First Impressions

"Cool drone."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. I think the FOXEER app will take some getting used to. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. It came with a sleek remote control.

  • FOXEER Wildfire 5.8G Goggle Dual Receiver - Red
  • FOXEER
  • MR1622-Red
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FOXEER
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FOXEER Final Thoughts

"All good!"

It's well designed and self protected. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. This is the second FOXEER Drone I have purchased. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. DJI 2019 Mavic 2 Pro 2 Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera 1” CMOS Sensor Premium Essentials T...

User Ratings: 90 10

DJI First Impressions

"Fantastic Skating Camera Drone!"

Everything worked well right out of the box. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. So no complaints here. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone.

  • DJI 2019 Mavic 2 Pro 2 Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera 1” CMOS Sensor Premium Essentials Travel Kit
  • Hasselblad 20MP / UHD 4K Gimbal Camera; 1" CMOS + f/2.8-f/11 Adjustable Aperture
  • 10-Bit Dlog-M + 10-Bit HDR Video; OcuSync 2.0 Transmission Technology
  • Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time; Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing
  • Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Mode; Top Speed of 44.7 mph
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. This is the second DJI Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.6


(16 Points)

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