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. Lowepro DroneGuard BP 450 – A Commerical Drone & Quadcopter Backpack For DJI Phantom, 3DR Solo, & ...

User Ratings: 74 4

Lowepro LP36990 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The liability insurance is worth it. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • Lowepro DroneGuard BP 450 – A Commerical Drone & Quadcopter Backpack For DJI Phantom, 3DR Solo, & Similar Drones
  • Fits DJI Phantoms or 3DR Solo, up to 10-inch tablet, props, battery, RC/transmitter, cables, manual, tools, and other essentials (like sunglasses, flashlight, light jacket, keys, smartphone).
  • Customize the pack for a secure gear fit and optimized workflow with our modular Drone Guard interiors.
  • An ActivZone suspension provides breathable and supported comfort with a perforated EVA back panel, contoured shoulder straps, sternum strap and hip belt.
  • Form Shell armored construction provides a structured frame, protecting the gear inside, and a Form Shell molded top pocket offers easy access to sunglasses, headphones and other essentials. Molded and removable battery boxes keep critical gear organized.
  • A built-in All Weather AW Cover may be deployed from a zippered pocket at bottom of pack for extra protection from rain, snow, dust and sand.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lowepro LP36990
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Lowepro LP36990 Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min.

Overall Score
4.4


(63 Points)

3. REMOKING RC Drone with 720P FPV Wi-Fi HD Camera Live Video Racing Quadcopter Headless Mode 360°flip...

User Ratings: 71 7

REMOKING First Impressions

"So much to do."

This is our first drone that uses GPS. I've crashed my REMOKING hundreds of times. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Amazing Unbranded Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall.

  • REMOKING RC Drone with 720P FPV Wi-Fi HD Camera Live Video Racing Quadcopter Headless Mode 360°flip 4 Channels Altitude Hold Indoor and Outdoor Sport Game Gifts for Kids and Adults
  • 720P FPV Wi-Fi HD Camera: 90° Adjustable angle, captures high-quality video and aerial photos. You can enjoy the Real-Time Viewing right from your remote control. Ideal selfie done, catching every moment of your vacation from a birds-eye perspective.
  • Innovative design:Lightweight body,Powerful motivation,Stable flight condition,longer flight time,It is a good choice for you.
  • 6-axis gyro quad-rotorcraft flight:Strong stability,can easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control.
  • One button to take off/land: Press one of the buttons on the remote to achieve automatic take-off and landing, ideal for kids and new players. Suitable for indoor and outdoor.
  • Can be presented as a holiday gift to children or friends:Comes with a detailed manual that provides Accurate Instructions about its Function and Usage.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The REMOKING
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REMOKING Final Thoughts

"Charges well."

There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. This arrived earlier than I expected from REMOKING. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

Overall Score
4.4


(52 Points)

4. KO-ON Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Helicopter Quadcopter with LED Lights, Altitude Hold, Headless...

User Ratings: 67 13

KO-ON First Impressions

"Ten minutes."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. I think the KO-ON app will take some getting used to. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable.

  • KO-ON Drone for Kids and Beginners RC Helicopter Quadcopter with LED Lights, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, 3D Flips, One Key Take Off/Landing and Extra Batteries Toys for Boys and Girls
  • ✈【LONGER FLIGHT TIME】With 2 rechargeable batteries equipped in the drone and 3 batterise for the transmitter, your flight time can be prolonged up to 24 minutes. Enjoy your flight, don't worry about battery life.
  • ✈【ALTITUDE HOLD】Altitude hold mode enables drone to be locked in the air at a certain height. Super suitable for kids and beginners, easier to control.
  • ✈【ONE KEY TAKE OFF/LANDING/RETURN】You can operate these functions by only pressing one button. The drone can emergently stop by long pressing the landing button. It's easier for kids to operate the drone. It will surprise you all!
  • ✈【DAZZLING LED LIGHTS】The drone has 28 lamp beads, which make your drone brighter and more dazzling. And when the drone is at low battery status, the LED indicator would slowly flash.
  • ✈【HEADLESS MODE】You can fly to any location without worrying about what direction the drone is facing. You won’t lose direction any more! More fun to play!
  • Batteries: 3 AAA batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KO-ON
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KO-ON Final Thoughts

"As a first drone."

This is an essential process for proper flight. The liability insurance is worth it. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. The controls have zero noticeable lag.

Overall Score
4.2


(145 Points)

5. Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro 4 Channels Quadcopter Good Cho...

User Ratings: 62 11

Holy Stone HS170-FBA First Impressions

"In no time."

The durability of this Holy Stone HS170-FBA is ridiculous. The battery is very easy to replace. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro 4 Channels Quadcopter Good Choice for Drone Training
  • Headless security system enables players of any level to fly the drone easily
  • 2. 4GHz technology adopted for anti-interference
  • More stable and flexible with 6-axis gyro stabilization system
  • Good PERFORMANCE of wind-resistant control range: About 30-50 meters
  • Flight time: about 6-8 minutes Charging time: about 45-60 minutes (under currents input 0. 5A-1a)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone HS170-FBA
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Holy Stone HS170-FBA Final Thoughts

"Very cool."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Everything worked well right out of the box. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. This is an essential process for proper flight.

Overall Score
4.1


(6420 Points)

6. 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
  • Video Quality
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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)

7. Drone with Camera, Mini RC Quadcopter with with 720P WiFi Live Video Altitude Hold Headless Mode Pot...

User Ratings: 63 7

Potensic First Impressions

"Super cool."

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. Picture and video quality better than expected. It is really easy to use for me and my kids.

  • Drone with Camera, Mini RC Quadcopter with with 720P WiFi Live Video Altitude Hold Headless Mode Potensic U36W Micro Helicopter for Beginners & Kids
  • OPTICAL FLOW POSITIONING TO FLY POTENSIC DRONE: It is easy to start and end your fly no matter you are beginners or .Turn on the power of drone and controller,and then press the key of take-off/landing button.That’s it!
  • CUSTOM FLIGHT ROUTE MODE: You are the pilot of your mini drones.Feel freely to set multiple command of aircraft by operate the drone through an APP of smart phone.
  • HEADLESS MODE: Headless security mode are friendly enables players of any level to fly the drone easily,don’t worried about what direction it is facing.
  • GRAVITY SENSOR MODE: This remote control drone with altitude hold by mobile phone is a gravity defying hover drone perfect for any room, and boys and girls gifts.
  • ENJOY BIRD'S-EYE WORLD ABOVE THE HORIZON: The fantastic rc quadcopter is equipped with a 120° Wide-angle 720P HD Camera,.Wearing the VR glasses(not included) to experience real-time flight video function 3D visualization.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Potensic
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Potensic Final Thoughts

"Totally worth it!"

When powered on the blue lights are stunning. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. But this Potensic was a complete and total win from the get go. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.1


(25 Points)

8. DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Cover Shell with LED

User Ratings: 83

DJI P3-30-BOP First Impressions

"I like that."

Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. Amazing Unbranded Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. I have recommended the DJI P3-30-BOP to my friends.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Cover Shell with LED
  • Phantom 3 Professional and Advance Bottom Shell
  • Comes with 4 LEDs and Center Battery Compartment
  • Use For P3 Pro/Adv - DOESN'T fit P3 Standard
  • OEM DJI Part - Brand New
  • Made by DJI
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI P3-30-BOP
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DJI P3-30-BOP Final Thoughts

"Cool case."

The durability of this DJI P3-30-BOP is ridiculous. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI P3-30-BOP. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

Overall Score
4.8


(14 Points)

9. Holy Stone Foldable Drone with FPV Camera 1080p HD for Kids and Adults - HS160 Pro RC Quadcopter wit...

User Ratings: 63 9

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Had an idea."

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Great product if you have multiple batteries. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. This is an essential process for proper flight.

  • Holy Stone Foldable Drone with FPV Camera 1080p HD for Kids and Adults - HS160 Pro RC Quadcopter with Optical Flow Positioning Altitude Hold App Control Headless Mode, 2 Batteries and Carrying Case
  • Explore More Scenic: HS160 Pro built with 1080p Full HD Camera and 110° Wild Angle Len helps you capture wonderful scenic and directly saved to smartphone; transmits steadier and clear videos in real time.
  • Travel Friendly and Ideal Gifts: HS160 Pro is foldable and portable, fitting in your palm; Come with carry case, you can organize all parts effectively, and take it everywhere.
  • Experiences More:2 modular batteries ensure up to 20 minutes flight time, extends your flight experience; with the functions of headless mode, one key start and landing, emergency stop, speed modes, you can fly like a pro!
  • Easy to Use: Optical flow sensor provides altitude hold and position hold, hovers the drone steadily at a certain height, prevents it drifting and helps to take selfies easily.
  • Fun to Fly: APP Control and Gravity Sensor, allows you control the drone by adjusting the joysticks on screen or the way you swing your smartphone.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer 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

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

When powered on the blue lights are stunning. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I would give it more stars if I could!

Overall Score
4.2


(193 Points)

10. DJI CP.PT.000312.R Phantom 4 Renewed Drone Sports & Action Video Camera, Artic White (Renewed)

User Ratings: 69 17

Amazon Renewed CP.PT.000312.R First Impressions

"Thanks Amazon Renewed."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Highly recommend this drone to you all. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well.

  • DJI CP.PT.000312.R Phantom 4 Renewed Drone Sports & Action Video Camera, Artic White (Renewed)
  • GPS-based navigation system, drawing upon up to 24 satellites to maintain flight stability and provide other features.
  • Shoot sharp, clean video in up to 4K at 30fps and Full HD 1080p at 120fps for slow motion
  • Professional video color profiles are available to help you get the look you want easily
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazon Renewed CP.PT.000312.R
  • Video Quality
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Amazon Renewed CP.PT.000312.R Final Thoughts

"I don't fly here."

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. I can press the button again and continue the flight. This is a great Unbranded Camera Drone for the price. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have.

Overall Score
4.1


(50 Points)

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