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. Holy Stone 2pcs Rechargeable Li-po Battery 7.4V 2500mAh and 2 USB Charging Cables for RC Quadcopter ...

User Ratings: 79 3

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Takes practice."

Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

  • Holy Stone 2pcs Rechargeable Li-po Battery 7.4V 2500mAh and 2 USB Charging Cables for RC Quadcopter Drone HS100 and HS100G Black
  • Work for Holy Stone HS100 and HS100G RC Drone Quadcopter
  • Package Includes: 2 * 7.4V 2500mAh Li-po Batteries, 2 * USB Charging Cables
  • Battery Voltage: 7.4V ; Max Charging Time: 3-6 hours; USB Cable Voltage : 5V
  • Charging Status: At the beginning, the rightmost light on the battery blinks in blue and when the battery is fully charged all 4 lights turn solid in blue.
  • Charging Method: Connect the charging cable to PC USB port or a phone adapter (5V, 1-2A)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Hovers good."

It seems to do just about everything. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one.

Overall Score
4.6


(102 Points)

3. Parrot PF727004 Minidrone Swing with Flypad Controller Hobby RC Quadcopter & Multirotor, White (Rene...

Amazon Renewed First Impressions

"Fast delivery."

The safety features are second to none. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

  • Parrot PF727004 Minidrone Swing with Flypad Controller Hobby RC Quadcopter & Multirotor, White (Renewed)
  • Dual Flight mode (Quad/Plane): designed for aerial acrobatics and high-speed racing with friends
  • Achieve speeds of up to 19mph in plane mode
  • Increase piloting range with the included Parrot Flypad (works with or without a smartphone)
  • Unique X shape provides you with a two drones in one experience
  • OS compatibility: iOS 7 and up / Android 4.4 and up
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed
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Amazon Renewed Final Thoughts

"Flawless drone."

I would give it more stars if I could! It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Picture and video quality better than expected. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. This arrived earlier than I expected from Amazon Renewed.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

4. 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)

5. Holy Stone Mini Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Nano Quadcopter Indoor Small Helicopter Plane with A...

User Ratings: 69 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

So no complaints here. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Controls are smooth and easy to use. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

  • Holy Stone Mini Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Nano Quadcopter Indoor Small Helicopter Plane with Auto Hovering, 3D Flip, Headless Mode and 3 Batteries, Great Gift Toy for Boys and Girls, Blue
  • 3 Batteries Extend Flight Time -- Flight time is up to 21 Minutes. Never be disappointed by a died battery or waiting for charging!
  • User-friendly -- The Altitude Hold function enables itself to hover at fixed height stably; under Headless Mode, directions is always relative to where pilots face; offering care-free fly for kids, beginners, newbies, etc.
  • Much Fun -- The drone can perform 3D flips; kids love it! The speed can be changed to fit pilots’ flight proficiency. And the low battery power alarm spare of concerns of any loss or damage due to low power.
  • Mini & Portable -- This buddy brings players great fun everywhere for party, school, fishing, hiking, long journey etc. Definitely a great birthday gift for kids or friends!
  • Full Protection -- Propellers are isolated by the protection guard, which protects kids from spinning propellers and protects drone from damage. No crying toddlers!
  • Batteries: 3 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

"Or have a life."

Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. The durability of this Holy Stone is ridiculous.

Overall Score
4.4


(552 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Care Refresh, Comes with 3 Batteries, PGY ND F...

User Ratings: 84

DJI First Impressions

"Easy to maneuver."

The camera on this thing is awesome. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. It came with a sleek remote control. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Fly More Combo, Care Refresh, Comes with 3 Batteries, PGY ND Filters, Pad Holder, 128GB Extreme Micro SD, Landing Pad, Signal Booster, Extra Waterproof Hard Case
  • Sold BY DJI Authorized Dealer. Sandisk 128GB Micro SD, Smatree Water-Proof Hard Case, 75cm Landing Pad, Signal Booster
  • 3 x DJI Original Mavic 2 Batteries
  • DJI Refresh Card(Warranty) for Mavic 2(Only Registered Within 48 Hours After The Drone Activation)
  • DJI Original Fly More Kit, PGYTECH Authentic Accessories, PGY Filter and Pad Holder
  • Hasselblad L1D-20c 1" CMOS Sensor Offering Stunning 20.0MP Aerial Photos
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Only con."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. It is super responsive and performs well. Everything worked well right out of the box. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. I think DJI definitely has a potential winner here.

Overall Score
4.6


(24 Points)

7. Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with HD Camera 120° Wide-Angle 720P Live Video WiFi Quadcopter with ...

User Ratings: 62 10

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Good fly time."

I have some really cool ideas for them. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

  • Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with HD Camera 120° Wide-Angle 720P Live Video WiFi Quadcopter with Altitude Hold Headless Mode 3D Flips RTF with 4G TF Card, Color Black
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"I am impressed!"

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. The Holy Stone is a great deal in this price range and quality. This Holy Stone takes the cake with utility and functionality. Besides that though its a great little drone. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator.

Overall Score
4.2


(61 Points)

8. Potensic D85 GPS Drone with 2K FPV Camera, 5G WiFi Live Video Brushless Quadcopter with Carrying Cas...

User Ratings: 70 8

Potensic First Impressions

"And was lost!"

This is our first drone, never used one before. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. I could not have made a better purchase.

  • Potensic D85 GPS Drone with 2K FPV Camera, 5G WiFi Live Video Brushless Quadcopter with Carrying Case, 2 Batteries 40 Min, Auto Return Home, Follow Me, Selfie Drone for Adult Beginner Expert
  • 【Brushless Drone with Double Batteries】: Equipped with four high quality brushless motors, the D85 enjoys a 50km/h flight; Double 7.4V 2800mAh high capacity batteries provide up to 40 min flight time after per full charge. The balance charger is safe in charging.
  • 【5G WiFi transmission with 2K HD camera with 130°FOV】: Through this 5G WiFi camera, you can capture 2K super clear and 130°panoramic images, recording the moment that inspires you. And see the smooth live video. Compatible with sports camera.
  • 【Selfie Drone with Carrying Case for Travelling】: Packaged with a carrying case, big enough to hold all your drone and accessories, ideal for flying outdoor. One key unlock / taking off / landing and one key return. Easy to control.
  • 【GPS Drone for Safe and Fun Flight】: Route design, follow me and orbit mode flight adds more fun to your drone. Drone can auto return when it lost signal or in low voltage, won’t lose your quadcopter.
  • 【Potensic Great Service】: If you have any question about the drone and its operation methods or replaceable accessories, please connect our after sell service and we do our best for you.
  • 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

"They work great!"

They made it right by sending a replacement. Amazing Unbranded Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

Overall Score
4.4


(233 Points)

9. Drone with 1080P HD Camera, Potensic T18 GPS FPV RC Quadcopter with Adjustable Wide-Angle WiFi Camer...

User Ratings: 67 8

Potensic First Impressions

"Ease of use."

Could not get the remote camera controls to work. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Highly recommend this drone to you all. I think Potensic definitely has a potential winner here. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Potensic today.

  • Drone with 1080P HD Camera, Potensic T18 GPS FPV RC Quadcopter with Adjustable Wide-Angle WiFi Camera, Auto Return Home, Altitude Hold, Follow Me, 2 Batteries and Aluminum Carrying Case
  • [SMART & SMOOTH AUTONOMOUS FLIGHT] -Follow Me Mode and Fly-by-Trajectory technology that is now proven and matured over the years works beautifully together to enable smooth flight with easy piloting controls. Smart and smooth than ever.
  • [1080P CAMERA & WiFi TRANMMISSION] - Built-in advanced 9-Axis mechanical gimbal and 1080P high-quality camera to captured the smooth, cinematic HD video you've expected. Note: 1080P content requires a 16/32 GB SD card(Card not included).
  • [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 the T18 drone automatically return when battery low/ signal weak/ out of range. No worry about the lost.
  • [APP ONE-KEY SHARE] -With the “Potensic-G” App, it allows you seamlessly connect to your smartphone, share your real-time pictures and videos directly to YouTube or Facebook. Start your trip and spread your joyful moment to your friends.
  • [MORE ENJOYMENT AND BETTER PROTECT] - Come with 2 exchanged batteries& elegant aluminum case to extend playtime&enjoyment and better protect this Potensic T18 drone. PS: Potensic provides 12 months hassle-free warranty to ensure the enjoyment of your purchase.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 13 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"Cool case."

It's also important to take your time with the installation. It's well designed and self protected. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. It's well designed and self protected. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.3


(381 Points)

10. 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 Unbranded 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)

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