Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Unbranded Camera Drones

1. Syma X5C Explorers 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera

User Ratings: 58 8

Unbranded X5C First Impressions

"Thanks, Unbranded!"

The liability insurance is worth it. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. Controls are smooth and easy to use. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have.

  • Syma X5C Explorers 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera
  • Style: Quadcopter
  • Equipped with HD camera and 2GB Micro SD card Perform flips at the press of a button with 360 degree eversion Wind resistant and can be flown indoors or outdoors
  • 6-axis Gyro stabilization system ensures maximum stability during flight 7 Minute flight time and 100 minute charge time.
  • Open box / checked for all parts/ and running condition - only minor scuff marks here and there, Basically they look new and all parts / pieces there as new
  • Item Condition: Used
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 0 months and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Unbranded X5C
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Unbranded X5C Final Thoughts

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

It's also important to take your time with the installation. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. This is our first drone that uses GPS. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack.

Overall Score
4.2


(1479 Points)

2. DJI Phantom 4 RC Camera Drone Part 37 UV Filter(Doesn't Fit Phantom 4 Pro and Adv)

User Ratings: 80

DJI NA First Impressions

"Just my imagination."

The DJI NA is a great deal in this price range and quality. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I like the functionality of the DJI NA. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable!

  • DJI Phantom 4 RC Camera Drone Part 37 UV Filter(Doesn't Fit Phantom 4 Pro and Adv)
  • Spare Part 37 UV Filter for DJI Phantom 4.
  • Geniune DJI Part with Original DJI Package.
  • Protects the Phantom 4 camera lens and reduces the level of ultraviolet light.
  • DJI Phantom 4 - UV Filter.
  • With a Luckybird USB Reader for free.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI NA
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DJI NA Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DJI. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. The DJI NA is a great deal in this price range and quality. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.6


(10 Points)

3. Holy Stone FPV Drone with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Pocket Drones with Optical Flow Posit...

User Ratings: 59 11

Holy Stone First Impressions

"So far so good."

Amazing Unbranded Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Really the best Unbranded Camera Drone for the money! Really pleased with the Holy Stone performance.

  • Holy Stone FPV Drone with Camera for Adults 1080P HD, Foldable Pocket Drones with Optical Flow Positioning, Handheld Camera Mode, Power Bank Function, Flashlight Mode, Modular Battery, 8GB Card, HS161
  • ⭐OPTICAL FLOW POSITIONING: The technology of optical flow positioning makes the drone hover more stable, and achieve better performance in precise location and photograph.
  • ⭐CAPTURE PERFECT MOMENTS: 1080p HD camera with 60°manual adjustable angle and FPV real-time Wi-Fi Transmission let you experience the fast and clear first person view flight and brings the excellent video and picture for you.( 8GB TF card is included)
  • ⭐BEST TRAVEL PARTNER: HS161 can be used as a hand-held camera to take photo/video, shooting wonderful moments quickly and smooth. And the drone has built in flash lights which are bright enough to help in emergency situations.
  • ⭐POWER BANK FUNCTION: It features a creative design which equipped with a USB port, making the drone as a 1000mAh power bank. Quick charge for iphone 6s plus from 0 to 40%.
  • ⭐EXTREME PORTABILITY: Foldable arms design makes the drone compact and portable, convenient to carry out. Just slip it to your bag and take it with you anywhere. Unfolding dimensions: 10.03*8.66*1.25 IN; Folding dimensions: 7.08*1.57*1.25 IN
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"I am happy I did."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Everything worked well right out of the box. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. So no complaints here.

Overall Score
4.1


(179 Points)

4. Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera Live Video Feed 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro Qu...

User Ratings: 57 14

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Battery life."

This is our first drone, never used one before. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. I think the Holy Stone app will take some getting used to.

  • Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera Live Video Feed 2.4GHz 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter for Kids & Beginners - Altitude Hold, One Key Start, Foldable Arms,Bonus Battery
  • FOLDABLE STRUCTURE: Foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable. Also provides a better and safer flight experience
  • Wi-Fi FPV 720P HD CAMERA: Equipped with 720P HD camera to take aerial photos and videos. Images and videos will be stored in both the app and the mobile album system
  • APP CONTROL SYSTEM: Operate your drone through an APP after connecting the Wi-Fi to your phone (iOS or Android), offering you real-time image transmission, easy to shoot and read, fun to share
  • MODULAR and BONUS BATTERY: There are 2 powerful 3.7V 500mAh Modular batteries including 1 bonus, which can support longer flight time for you and your family, this modular design ensures the safety of charge and storage
  • ONE KEY START/ LANDING: Allows players of any level to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance. WI-FI Connection: serach wifi signal (HolyStone FPV-XXXXXXX). Input the WIFI password: 6264657134 and connect it.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

Controls are smooth and easy to use. So no complaints here. The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind.

Overall Score
4.0


(1637 Points)

5. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller with 2 Batteries + SanDisk Extreme 64GB + Lan...

User Ratings: 82

DJI Mavic 2 Pro First Impressions

"It was great."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. This is a great Unbranded Camera Drone for the price. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller with 2 Batteries + SanDisk Extreme 64GB + Landing Pad + Card Reader and 1-Year Warranty
  • Hasselblad 20MP / UHD 4K Gimbal Camera
  • 1" CMOS + f/2.8-f/11 Adjustable Aperture
  • 10-Bit Dlog-M + 10-Bit HDR Video
  • Smart Controller Included
  • Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Mavic 2 Pro
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DJI Mavic 2 Pro Final Thoughts

"Battery life."

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Everything worked well right out of the box. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set.

Overall Score
4.8


(7 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter, with ND, Cpl Lens Filters, Backpack, 64GB SD Card, VR Goggles, wit...

User Ratings: 73 4

DJI MAVIC 2 PRO First Impressions

"Lesson learned."

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. I went directly with the high speed. It's well designed and self protected.

  • DJI Mavic 2 PRO Drone Quadcopter, with ND, Cpl Lens Filters, Backpack, 64GB SD Card, VR Goggles, with Hasselblad Video Camera Gimbal Bundle Kit with Must Have Accessories
  • In stock ships today! Sold by koozam DJI authorized dealer with the DJI mavic 2 Pro see the bigger picture: equipped with a Hasselblad l1d-20c camera with a 20MP 1” CMOS sensor, The Mavic 2 lets you capture gorgeous aerial shots in stunning color detail.
  • In stock ships today! Enjoy live view in real time during flight and record 4K videos at higher bitrates with advanced H. 265 compression.
  • In stock ships today! Functions include active track 2. 0, omnidirectional obstacle sensing, Hyper lapse, low-noise design, adjustable aperture, HDR photos
  • In stock ships today! Sold by koozam DJI authorized dealer! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have accessories to the packages. Please see the Description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI MAVIC 2 PRO
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DJI MAVIC 2 PRO Final Thoughts

"Too bad, So sad."

I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point.

Overall Score
4.5


(51 Points)

7. 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
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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)

8. 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
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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)

9. GPS Drones with Camera for Adults, le-idea IDEA10 WiFi FPV Live Video with 1080P Wide-Angle HD Camer...

User Ratings: 60 15

le-idea First Impressions

"Takes practice."

Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Everything worked well right out of the box. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button.

  • GPS Drones with Camera for Adults, le-idea IDEA10 WiFi FPV Live Video with 1080P Wide-Angle HD Camera and GPS Return Home, Altitude Hold, Easy to Fly for Beginners, Follow Me RC Quadcopter Helicopter
  • ✈【GPS Assisted Flight】: Advanced GPS positioning allows IDEA 10 aircraft to safely hover, and automatically return home, to the same area that it connected to GPS. Low battery? Lost connection? Drone out of sight? No worries, it is programmed to return home! It also features follow me mode and tap fly.
  • ✈【HD FPV Camera 2.4G WiFi】: Drone with 1080P camera live video gives a panoramic view for recording your unforgettable moment. 2.4G WiFi ensures real time image transmission in high quality.
  • ✈【Map Location】: The map location feature can help you find your drone if it gets blown off course by a strong wind. The last location will appear on the map on the app.
  • ✈【Headless Mode and One Key Return Home Function】: Allows players of any level to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance. Just simply press the button to fly the drone back, never worrying about losing the drone.
  • ✈【Foldable and Easy to Carry】: Foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable. Which provides a better and safer flight experience, and you can take it anywhere. ❗❗❗Calibration video of IDEA10 - https://youtu.be/iGiycKkUFfY, If you have any questions, please feel free to contact with our service team - [email protected], we are always here to help you !
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The le-idea
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le-idea Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My le-idea today. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Everything worked well right out of the box. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
4.0


(92 Points)

10. DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter High Speed Flying Gopro Drone for Adults and Hobby...

User Ratings: 77 7

DROCON B3 First Impressions

"Very cool."

I would give it more stars if I could! I love this Unbranded Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! The DROCON B3 is well built, and the controls work well. The battery is very easy to replace. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

  • DROCON Bugs 3 Powerful Brushless Motor Quadcopter High Speed Flying Gopro Drone for Adults and Hobbyilists, Blue
  • Updated Brushless motor: Brushless motor won't overheat and melt like plastic, so you get longer flights (15-20 minutes). They don't fray and spark like brush motors, so they're far safer.
  • Fly up to 15-20 minutes: Blue bugs 3 lasts for 15 minutes at mid-to-high throttle, and up to 20 minutes with conservative use. Bugs 3 flies stable & smooth for beginners and faster for expert.
  • Long distance control remote control alarm: ven when your Blue bugs 3 is a tiny Speck in the distance, you retain 100% control. Fly to 1, 000 feet and beyond in seconds and capture incredible shots of breathtaking vistas. Don't worry, low power alarm and weak signal alarm will keep the drone always under control.
  • Fly against high speed wind: bugs 3 is made of durable nylon fiber material and the weigh T is up to 1. 4 kg. It will be powerful enough to enable you to fly a drone whenever you want it, even against high speed wind.
  • 3D rolls & flip: this drone will amaze you by performing a cool 3D flip at the Press of button. Have fun with your Blue bugs 3, we provide 30 days money back grantee and life time technical support.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DROCON B3
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DROCON B3 Final Thoughts

"She loved it."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. The battery is very easy to replace. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. It's also important to take your time with the installation. But once I put it together it worked like a charm.

Overall Score
4.5


(851 Points)

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