Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Tello Camera Drones

1. Ryze Tech Tello - Mini Drone Quadcopter UAV for Kids Beginners 5MP Camera HD720 Video 13min Flight T...

User Ratings: 66 11

Tello CP.PT.00000252.01 First Impressions

"As Expected!"

Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I plan to research other drone accessories built by Tello. This arrived earlier than I expected from Tello. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone.

  • Ryze Tech Tello - Mini Drone Quadcopter UAV for Kids Beginners 5MP Camera HD720 Video 13min Flight Time Education Scratch Programming Toy Selfies, powered by DJI, White
  • Equipped with a high-quality image processor, the Tello drone shoots incredible photos and videos. Even if you don’t know how to fly, you can record pro-level videos with EZ Shots and share them on social media from your smartphone.
  • Camera features 5MP (2592x1936) photos and HD720 videos at a maximum flight time of 13 minutes.
  • Tello has two antennas that make video transmission extra stable and a high-capacity battery that offers impressively long flight times.
  • Thanks to all the tech that Tello’s packing, like a flight controller powered by DJI, you can perform awesome tricks with this mini drone. Flying has never been so fun and easy!
  • What you get: RyzeTech Tello powered by DJI, 4x Propellers (Pair), Propeller Guards (Set), Battery, Micro USB Cable, Propeller Removal Tool
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Tello CP.PT.00000252.01
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Tello CP.PT.00000252.01 Final Thoughts

"Nice product!"

I have some really cool ideas for them. I plan to research other drone accessories built by Tello. It is super responsive and performs well. This is our first drone, never used one before. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots.

Overall Score
4.2


(694 Points)

2. 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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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)

3. UKSAT WiFi FPV Drone,E68 Drone Hd Wide Angle Equipped with a 720P/1080P/4K HD Camera Gesture Control...

UKSAT First Impressions

"Very satisfied!"

The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

  • UKSAT WiFi FPV Drone,E68 Drone Hd Wide Angle Equipped with a 720P/1080P/4K HD Camera Gesture Control RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold,Gravity Sensor,RTF One Key Take Off/Landing
  • Easy Control:Anti-interference uses 2.4GHz technology. headless mode,no need to adjust the aircraft position before flight.Six-axis gyroscope for more stable flight and easy control. With a one-button return function, you can easily find your way home.
  • With wifi Function:you can connect to APP, APK system to take photos,video,and transfer images in real time through mobile phone camera.Has a high hold mode function to provide stable flight, features gestures to take photos. music editing
  • Wide Angle Camear Photo/Video:Equipped with a 720P/1080P/4K wide-angle camera for a wide range of high-definition pictures and videos.
  • Foldable Arm:With a foldable arm,it is small and easy to carry,USB Charging, easy to operate.
  • Equipped with a 720P/1080P/4K wide-angle camera for a wide range of high-definition pictures and videos.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The UKSAT
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UKSAT Final Thoughts

"Or have a life."

The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. iFlight DC5 HD 5 Inch 230mm FPV Freestyle Frame Kit Carbon Fiber FPV Frame for DJI FPV Air Unit

User Ratings: 67

iFlight First Impressions

"He loves it!"

Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. This arrived earlier than I expected from iFlight. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. The durability of this iFlight is ridiculous. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

  • iFlight DC5 HD 5 Inch 230mm FPV Freestyle Frame Kit Carbon Fiber FPV Frame for DJI FPV Air Unit
  • The iFlight DC5 was designed for the DJI Digital FPV System
  • HD FPV frame is also suited for a 5-inch propeller power system and flight controllers, ensured a super great flying experience
  • Popular deadcat style configuration, No prop in View
  • 5 inch fpv frame compatible with 20*20,30.5*30.5 mounting holes for all flight controllers
  • Soft TPU material helps to protect the camera and antenna in the event of a crash
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The iFlight
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iFlight Final Thoughts

"Great job!"

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My iFlight today. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. This is our first drone that uses GPS.

Overall Score
4.6


(15 Points)

5. Contixo F18 Plus 2K FPV RC Drone with camera for adults - 40 Mins Longer Flight Time Quadcopter with...

User Ratings: 68 22

Contixo First Impressions

"As Expected!"

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I could not have made a better purchase. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. We've started a collection of Contixo drones now.

  • Contixo F18 Plus 2K FPV RC Drone with camera for adults - 40 Mins Longer Flight Time Quadcopter with Brushless Motor - beginners drone for kids - 5G WiFi - Follow Me - 2 Module Batteries with Backpack
  • ⭐2K UHD Camera and 5G FPV Transimission - 2K Ultra HD camera (2048*1152P) catches much more details for after-treatment than a 1080P Camera; 120° FOV angle broadens your view; 5G a less-interrupted frequency ensuring more clear and faster image without delay for up to 1500ft away giving you a superior photography experience.
  • ⭐40-Min Flying Time - Enjoy up to 40-minutes of flight time (20+20) from a single charge (two batteries included). With the modular design, it is easy to exchange and safe to charge. It also has basic functions like altitude hold, headless mode, and Tap Fly Function.
  • ⭐Long-life Brushless Motor - The advantages of it over brushed motors are high power to weight ratio, high speed and electronic control. No burn-out due to internal friction and no maintenance required. Besides, it is quite powerful providing a stable flight. The quick-release propellers run smoothly and powerfully with high efficiency.
  • ⭐Safer Flight with GPS - Assisted with GPS location system, locate the position of the F18 drone precisely at any time. If the drone loses signal, in low power or whenever you press the one key return, it will automatically fly back. Indulge yourself in enjoyment without the fear of losing your F18 Drone!
  • ⭐Smart and Powerful Performance - The newly upgraded F18 GPS Drone now has the following GPS features by App Control: Follow Me and Orbit modes. Free your hands to take ideal selfies while drone automatically follows or is orbiting. It can fly in a directed way you draw on the Contixo Drone app while the Waypoint mode is activated.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contixo
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Contixo Final Thoughts

"She enjoys it!"

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I think the Contixo app will take some getting used to. Not Only Can You Learn On The Contixo . You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

Overall Score
4.0


(15 Points)

6. 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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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)

7. Potensic T25 GPS Drone, FPV RC Drone with Camera 1080P HD WiFi Live Video, Auto Return Home, Altitud...

User Ratings: 63 6

Potensic First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! The camera on this thing is awesome. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop.

  • Potensic T25 GPS Drone, FPV RC Drone with Camera 1080P HD WiFi Live Video, Auto Return Home, Altitude Hold, Follow Me, 2 Batteries and Carrying Case
  • Seller ds-i is the authorized one! ! ! convenient and easy: with a aluminum silver carry case, you could bring it outdoor conveniently. Headless mode, altitude mode and one key to take-off/ land function make easier access to kids or beginners.
  • Wider vision & fluent transmission: 1080P HD camera with 120° FOV and 75° adjustable wide angle helps to capture clearly photos and more stable videos. Wi-Fi camera provide you faster but clearer image transmission.
  • Safer & more stable flight: equipped with dual gps+9-axis gyro space, drone will stand still in the wind and automatic return home when it is with low power or weak signal or lost.
  • Smart & fun: follow Me mode & dual GPS free your hands, while Potensic drone automatically follow you, simultaneously capturing all the videos & photos. Beside, T25 drone will fly as you want once customize flight path function activated.
  • Farther & broader: modular battery 1000 mAh and up to 300M control range enable you to go father and see broader.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"Works fantastic."

This is an essential process for proper flight. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. I went directly with the high speed. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk.

Overall Score
4.3


(958 Points)

8. 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)

9. SNAPTAIN SP650 1080P Drone with Camera for Adults 1080P HD Live Video Camera Drone for Beginners w/V...

User Ratings: 72 6

SNAPTAIN SP650-BK First Impressions

"Great Tello Camera Drone!"

It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. But u will have an extra one to exchange. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots.

  • SNAPTAIN SP650 1080P Drone with Camera for Adults 1080P HD Live Video Camera Drone for Beginners w/Voice Control, Gesture Control, Circle Fly, High-Speed Rotation, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode
  • Camera Drone with Better Views: 1080P FHD camera captures crystal clear aerial photos and 1920 X 1080 @ 25fps videos. With 120° FOV and 90° adjustable design, you can catch every moment of your adventure from a bird-eye perspective
  • Intelligent Voice & Gesture Control: SNAPTAIN drones are the only drones with smart voice control and gesture control. You can speak to control the flying direction, or pose to the camera to trigger photo/video shooting, adding fun to your flight
  • Multiple Flight Modes: SP650 is a versatile drone. It can perform stunts like 360° flip, circle fly, and high-speed rotation. Combined with trajectory flight which allows you to draw flying course on your phone, SP650 drone brings you spectacular flying experiences
  • Easy to Learn: Upon just one tap, the drone will Take off/Land or Return back automatically. It also equipped with Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, and 3 Speeds Switch functions, super friendly to beginners, newbies, and even kids
  • More Considerate Designs: To ensure safety and numerous fun, SP650 drone is designed with Out-of-Control Protection Technology and Lower Battery Alarm. Each battery providing 12 mins of flying time, you can get up to 24 mins with TWO batteries supplied
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN SP650-BK
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SNAPTAIN SP650-BK Final Thoughts

"Takes practice."

Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. This SNAPTAIN SP650-BK takes the cake with utility and functionality. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button.

Overall Score
4.5


(941 Points)

10. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera, comes 2 Batteries, 64GB Extreme Micro SD, P...

User Ratings: 91 3

DJI First Impressions

"Loving it so far."

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. It seems to do just about everything. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera, comes 2 Batteries, 64GB Extreme Micro SD, PGY ND Filter, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Water Resistant Carrying Case, 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Sold BY DJI Authorized Dealer. Sandisk 64GB Extreme Micro SD, PGYTECH ND Lens Filter, Water Resistant Carrying Case, 30-inch Landing Pad, Signal Booster
  • 2 x DJI Original Mavic 2 Battery in Total
  • DJI Mavic Pro 2 Adjustable Aperture from F2.8 to F11, Up to ISO 12800 for shooting in dark
  • Comes Hasselblad L1D-20c 1" CMOS Sensor Offering Stunning 20.0MP Aerial Photos
  • Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time, 44mph Max Speed, Low Noise Propellers, 3-axis Ggimbal for Steady Shots, 8GB Internal Storage
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Fit perfectly."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. This is a good Selfie or Video drone. This is our first drone that uses GPS. But overall, I am very happy with the product. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature.

Overall Score
4.8


(32 Points)

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