Editor's Choice - Our Favorite SSE Camera Drones

1. Starter Power Accessory Kit for DJI Mavic PRO Quadcopter

User Ratings: 75 6

SSE First Impressions

"All good!"

But u will have an extra one to exchange. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. They made it right by sending a replacement. This is a great SSE Camera Drone for the price. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

  • Starter Power Accessory Kit for DJI Mavic PRO Quadcopter
  • Works with Mavic Pro Only (Not for Mavic 2)
  • Overcharge and Low-Voltage Protections
  • Low-Temperature Protection
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SSE
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SSE Final Thoughts

"Fit perfectly."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Besides that though its a great little drone. But u will have an extra one to exchange. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

Overall Score
4.5


(42 Points)

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2. Ultimate Accessory Bundle Mavic Pro Platinum

User Ratings: 60 7

SSE First Impressions

"So far so good."

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Controls are smooth and easy to use. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Picture and video quality better than expected. This is our first drone that uses GPS.

  • Ultimate Accessory Bundle Mavic Pro Platinum
  • Hardshell carrying case, fits the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, remote controller, charger, batteries, cables, propellers and other accessories.(Case Only, drone and accessories are not included.)
  • Gimbal cover protects the camera from dust, scratches and collisions during flight and during transportation.
  • Tablet stand holder can be foldable to iPhone size, convenience to carry outside with other Mavic accessories together.
  • Protects gimbal and camera from waggling, collision, dust and water during transportation and storage; needs to be removed before flight.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SSE
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SSE Final Thoughts

"All good!"

The SSE is well built, and the controls work well. I have recommended the SSE to my friends. I would give it more stars if I could! Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. New drone shows no issues and flies very well.

Overall Score
4.1


(37 Points)

3. SSE Lightweight Aluminum Water Resistant Travel Carry Case for DJI Mavic Air

SSE First Impressions

"Charges well."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. But u will have an extra one to exchange. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. The SSE is well built, and the controls work well. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • SSE Lightweight Aluminum Water Resistant Travel Carry Case for DJI Mavic Air
  • DESIGNED FOR DJI MAVIC AIR: Hard shell case created specifically for the DJI Mavic Air drone and its accessories.
  • WATER RESISTANT: Thick, fitted rubber sealing ring ensures airtight protection for your drone against water, dirt, dust and other invasive particles.
  • STORAGE SPACE: Features custom cut compartments for assembled drone body, remote, charger, 4 batteries, props, prop guards and more.
  • HEAVY DUTY: Outer shell made of high-quality aluminum for an easy lightweight carry.
  • EASY CARRY HANDLE: Transport your drone confidently and comfortably with a built-in handle.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SSE
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  • Value For Money
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SSE Final Thoughts

"Very well built."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. We've started a collection of SSE drones now.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

4. DJI Mavic Mini Combo - Drone FlyCam Quadcopter UAV with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS 30min Flight T...

User Ratings: 85 4

DJI CP.MA.00000123.01 First Impressions

"Great kit!"

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI CP.MA.00000123.01.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Combo - Drone FlyCam Quadcopter UAV with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS 30min Flight Time, less than 0.55lbs, Gray
  • Weighing less than 0 55lbs / 250 grams Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone In the United States and Canada you can fly this camera drone without the need to register your drone with the government
  • The compact yet powerful Mavic Mini camera drone is the perfect creative companion capturing your moments in a way that effortlessly elevates the ordinary
  • Mavic Mini’s weight allows it to stay in the air longer than similar consumer FlyCams on the market Enjoy up to 30 minutes of flight time with a fully-charged battery
  • Mavic Mini supports 12MP aerial photos and 2 7K HD videos A 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability and ensures clear Ultra-smooth footage
  • What you get DJI Mavic Mini Remote Controller 3x Intelligent Flight Battery 3x Pairs of Spare Propellers 2x Micro USB Cable Gimbal Protector RC Cable (Micro USB connector) RC Cable (USB-C connector) RC Cable (Lightning connector) Pair of Spare Control Sticks 18x Spare Screw Screwdriver 360° Propeller Guard Two-Way Charging Hub DJI 18W USB Charger Carrying Bag
  • DJI Fly App requires iOS v10 0 Android v6 0 or above Compatible devices include iPhone 11 Pro Max 11 Pro 11 XS Max XS XR X 8 Plus 8 7 Plus 7 6s Plus 6s 6 Plus 6 Samsung Galaxy S10+ S10 S9+ S9 S8+ S8 S7 edge S7 S6 Note9 Note8 Huawei P30 Pro P30 P20 P10 Mate 20 Pro Mate 10 nova 5 nova 4 nova 3e nova 2 Honor 8X 10 9 20 Pro Magic 2 Mi 8 MIX 2S MIX 2 Redmi Note 5 Oppo Find X R15 Vivo NEX X27 X21 X20A OnePlus 7 6T 5 Pixel 3 XL 2 XL 2 LG V20 LG G6
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000123.01
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  • Value For Money
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DJI CP.MA.00000123.01 Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. I would give it more stars if I could! It seems to do just about everything. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together.

Overall Score
4.7


(494 Points)

5. fosa FPV Monitor 5.8GHz 40Channels 7Inch LCD Monitor/Display Screen Receiver Monitor for FPV Drone Q...

User Ratings: 70

fosa First Impressions

"So much to do."

Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. This is our first drone that uses GPS. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. It is super responsive and performs well.

  • fosa FPV Monitor 5.8GHz 40Channels 7Inch LCD Monitor/Display Screen Receiver Monitor for FPV Drone Quadcopter with Wireless Receiver 140/120 Degree
  • Built-in dual receiver automatically for best reception automatic antenna switching
  • Can receive 2 different channels at the same time.5 bands and total 40 Channels.Built-in battery, easy to carry for outdoor use
  • With stable performance and clear image quality. A key to automatic signal search, simple and easy to operate. Small size and lightweight, a simple and effective accessory for FPV drone.
  • Note:Please rest assured to buy without worrying about the plug adaption. We will provide an adapter for you according to different country standard and ensure its normal use.
  • Note:If the device is not used for a long time, please charged once every four months in order to protect the battery. we offer 1 year warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The fosa
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fosa Final Thoughts

"Well made."

The fosa is a great deal in this price range and quality. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

Overall Score
4.6


(18 Points)

6. DJI Smart Controller

User Ratings: 75 4

DJI CP.MA.00000080.01 First Impressions

"Cool case."

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The controls have zero noticeable lag. I could not have made a better purchase. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • DJI Smart Controller
  • Ultra-bright display: 5.5" 1080P display/ screen brightness of 1000 cd/M²
  • Transmission technology: OcuSync 2.0 video transmission technology
  • Operating temperature: -20°C to 40°c
  • System: customized Android system
  • Authorized DJI Dealer
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000080.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000080.01 Final Thoughts

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

They made it right by sending a replacement. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. I have recommended the DJI CP.MA.00000080.01 to my friends. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

Overall Score
4.5


(42 Points)

7. Mini Drone Headless RC Quadcopter 2.4GHz 4CH 6 Axis Remote Control Helicopter Indoor/Outdoor Flying ...

User Ratings: 40

LUXON First Impressions

"She enjoys it!"

I've crashed my LUXON hundreds of times. I plan to research other drone accessories built by LUXON. The controls have zero noticeable lag. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. This is a good Selfie or Video drone.

  • Mini Drone Headless RC Quadcopter 2.4GHz 4CH 6 Axis Remote Control Helicopter Indoor/Outdoor Flying Small Airplane with One Key Return for Beginner (Yellow)
  • 【MULTI-FUNCTION】- ☑ One-key return: with built-in positioning system, the drone can auto locate the remote control, just press the one key return button, the toys drone will fly back to the remote control's location. ☑360° or 3d flips: this drone can perform the 360 degree flips roll with one key, and it is very easy to use even for the beginner. The new 3d rolling special effects surprise all the people.It's funny drone for beginner.
  • 【HEADLESS MODE】- ✪ The mini toys drone has a headless mode which can help control easier for beginner by making the forward/backward/leftward/rightward commands. The drone will change its flight direction with the change of the direction of remote control, enable any level of players to fly the drones easily.
  • 【6-AXIS FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM】- ✪ Based on 2. 4 ghz remote control technology,so it can be controlled more precisely, its remote control distance is further, and the response is more sensitive. Note: best to start indoors as this is so light avoid affected by even a light wind.
  • 【STEPS TO MATCH CODE】- 1. Turn on the quadcopter drone then turn on the controller; 2. Push the throttle(left lever) to the top , and then pull it down; 3. When you hear a "beep", which means the connection was set up successfully, and then you can start to fly your mini rc drone.
  • 【IMPORTANT NOTE】- ☑ Take a 10-minute break to cool down between 2 flights; ☑ use the stop button immediately when the quadcopter is entangled by hair or other filament, or tends to clash, or out of your control. Flight time: 5~ 6 mins, charging time: 30 ~ 50 mins, effective operating range: about 100 ft(30m). ❤❤ Should you have any problem or suggestion for product, please feel free to contact us, we'll provide 100% Warranty Guarantee. ❤❤
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The LUXON
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LUXON Final Thoughts

"Loving it so far."

Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I like the functionality of the LUXON . Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable!

Overall Score
4.0


(15 Points)

8. Autel Robotics EVO Drone (Orange)

User Ratings: 40

Autel Robotics First Impressions

"Arrived next day."

The controls have zero noticeable lag. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. This is our first drone that uses GPS. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

  • Autel Robotics EVO Drone (Orange)
  • Capture 4K Video and 12MP Photos
  • 3-Axis Motorized Gimbal Stabilization
  • Transmitter Range up to 4.4 Miles
  • microSD Card Memory up to 128GB
  • Forward/Downward/Backward Sensors
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Autel Robotics
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Autel Robotics Final Thoughts

"As Expected!"

I was very excited to receive this Autel Robotics . I was very excited to receive this Autel Robotics . Controls are smooth and easy to use. This is a great SSE Camera Drone for the price. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

9. 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)

10. Holy Stone HS200D FPV RC Drone with 720P Camera 120°FOV Live Video WiFi Quadcopter for Beginners an...

User Ratings: 72 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"As a first drone."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. I like the functionality of the Holy Stone . I was very excited to receive this Holy Stone . This arrived earlier than I expected from Holy Stone. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk.

  • Holy Stone HS200D FPV RC Drone with 720P Camera 120°FOV Live Video WiFi Quadcopter for Beginners and Kids RTF RC Helicopter with Altitude Hold 3D Flips Color Black
  • 120° WIDE-ANGLE 720P HD CAMERA: This advanced camera can be taken down easily and neatly. The high definition feature helps to capture memorable moments with your iPhone or Android phone devices. You may control the camera by Gestures (Paper and Scissor).
  • APP VIEW & CONTROL: the drone can perform the FPV streaming live video very well and offer you a new perspective of amazing world from the air. You can control with App and use SMART control function, Voice Control, Trajectory Flight and Gravity Sensor Control.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: Hover in a certain height once you release the throttle stick. Help players at any level especially beginners to control the drone perfectly. Images can be steadily snapped.
  • HEADLESS MODE: Great functions when the drone is out of sight. The function depends on the direction of the user when he pairs the model.
  • EASY FOR BEGINNERS: Modular design of battery and camera; Far Control Range: about 100 meters; Long Playing Time: 10 mins; Powerful and Modularized Li-Po Battery: 1000mAh; Quadcopter System: 2.4GHz 4 Channel 6 Axis Gyro Tech; Advanced ABS plastic and Charming Colors.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Nice SSE Camera Drone!"

I have to say, I really like this drone. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

Overall Score
4.5


(406 Points)

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