Editor's Choice - Our Favorite UPair Camera Drones

1. UPAIR One Plus 2.7K Drone with Camera for Adults, Quadcopter with APP WiFi Transmission, GPS Auto Re...

UPair First Impressions

"OEM product."

The case is really well-made and everything fits perfectly. Picture and video quality better than expected. So no complaints here. This arrived earlier than I expected from UPair. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone.

  • UPAIR One Plus 2.7K Drone with Camera for Adults, Quadcopter with APP WiFi Transmission, GPS Auto Return Home, Headless Mode,Altitude Hold Functions
  • 2.7K HD Camera with 2-axis Gimbal: Capture high definition footage and directly save to the SD card; Integrated into a 2-axis high-precision gimbal for camera and dynamically adjust camera pitch angle to catch clearer images.
  • 5.8G FPV Wi-Fi Transmission: This FPV drone can be connected via WiFi. Works with UPair APP system and takes pictures, video in no time. 5.8G real-time transmission, lets you see what your drone sees!
  • Smarter Return Home: GPS assisted flight, rc drone can perform automatically return home when the drone lost signal, out of range or low power, never have to worry about flying it away.
  • Professional Flight Experience: High-capacity 5400mAh intelligent battery yields up to 19 minutes for each charge. Farther Control Distance (Max3280FT)and Live Video Transmission Range(Max2624FT) than the others ordinary gps drones, you can immerse yourself in a substantial flight.
  • Easy and Fun to Fly: It is easier for newbies or beginners, assisted with functions like Auto Return, Headless Mode, One Key Landing, with simple press, even little boys and girls can take it under well control.
  • Batteries: 1 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 15 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The UPair
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

UPair Final Thoughts

"Loving it so far."

I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. But this UPair was a complete and total win from the get go. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

2. Holy Stone F181W 1080P WiFi FPV Drone with Wide-Angle HD Camera Live Video RC Quadcopter with Altitu...

User Ratings: 66 8

Holy Stone First Impressions

"LOTS OF FUN!"

I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Not Only Can You Learn On The Holy Stone .

  • Holy Stone F181W 1080P WiFi FPV Drone with Wide-Angle HD Camera Live Video RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor Function, RTF and Easy to Fly for Beginner & Kids, 2 Batteries Included
  • 1080P 120° FOV HD Wifi CAMERA: Equipped with the newest adjustable 1080P 120° Wide-angle HD Wifi Camera, which allows you to take high-res pictures & video during flight. You may control the camera by Gestures (Paper--Video & Scissor--Photo).
  • FPV REAL-TIME TRANSMITTION: With the built-in WiFi module, you can see exactly what your camera sees with a live video on your mobile device by installing the APP. You can also use Voice Control and Trajectory Flight when the App is on.
  • AUTOMATIC ALTITUDE HOLD: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos.
  • EASY SAFE AND FUN TO PLAY FOR BEGINNERS: Built-in the latest 6-axis flight control systems offer strong stability, easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance; Headless mode eliminates need to adjust aircraft position before flight & improves learning curve.
  • DOUBLE FLIGHT TIME: Includes 2 strong powerful 3.7V 750 mAh LiPo batteries to extend the fun to 20 Minutes! FAA Registration NOT Required.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Thanks, Holy Stone!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by Holy Stone. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. Really pleased with the Holy Stone performance. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. This is our first drone, never used one before.

Overall Score
4.3


(1947 Points)

3. FOXEER Wildfire 5.8G Goggle Dual Receiver - Black

FOXEER First Impressions

"Charges well."

I plan to research other drone accessories built by FOXEER. I would definitely buy this one again! Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. The FOXEER is a great deal in this price range and quality.

  • FOXEER Wildfire 5.8G Goggle Dual Receiver - Black
  • FOXEER
  • MR1622-Black
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FOXEER
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

FOXEER Final Thoughts

"Takes practice."

But once I put it together it worked like a charm. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. WiFi APP Control Drones with HD Camera 720P 120° Angle Foldable FPV Drone Altitude Hold Auto Hover,...

User Ratings: 73

HT HONOR . TRUST First Impressions

"Great part!"

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I like the functionality of the HT HONOR . TRUST . Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. The battery is very easy to replace. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

  • WiFi APP Control Drones with HD Camera 720P 120° Angle Foldable FPV Drone Altitude Hold Auto Hover, Gravity Sensor Compatible with VR Headset
  • allows video recordings up to 300 feet away, with a 720P HD video output.Wifi Hotspot was created by the drone and have a wireless video feed.Photo and video could both saved in App and SD card(not included)
  • altitude hold function enable fly at a fixed height and easy to take photos
  • Easy to Fly for Adults Beginners: the function such as Headless Mode,2.4GHZ,4 channels ,auto fly back ,auto hover,makes it easy for beginners
  • Foldable and Portable:smaller and lighter package,easy to carry, save your space and enjoys flying anywhere anytime.
  • Bonus battery and replacement service :two 3.7V 900mah batteries are included,10-12 minutes for one battery.HT offers one year two batteries replacement service
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HT HONOR . TRUST
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HT HONOR . TRUST Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Highly recommend this drone to you all. It's well designed and self protected. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

Overall Score
4.7


(5 Points)

5. Autel Robotics EVO Battery Charging Hub

Autel Robotics First Impressions

"Decent quality."

But u will have an extra one to exchange. This is our first drone, never used one before. Amazing UPair Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. It came with a sleek remote control.

  • Autel Robotics EVO Battery Charging Hub
  • Easily charge up to 4 EVO batteries with the EVO Battery Charging Hub.
  • The Battery Charging Hub acquires real-time electric current data and can charge up to 2 batteries simultaneously. All while optimizing the charge and redistributing the load for each battery.
  • The LED-backlit "A" indicates to the user the status of the charger and if any errors have occurred.
  • Powered by the EVO battery charger, efficiently charge and balance 4 batteries with minimal monitoring and spend more time in the air!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Autel Robotics
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Autel Robotics Final Thoughts

"Great range."

But u will have an extra one to exchange. Everything worked well right out of the box. Autel Robotics had also impressed me with their customer service. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

6. TOYLAB X Drone GSHOCK 2.4GHz 4ch Radio Control UFO with gyro & Camera (Big) Black+Red - Camera Drone...

TOYLAB First Impressions

"Flawless drone."

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. The battery is very easy to replace. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. Great product if you have multiple batteries.

  • TOYLAB X Drone GSHOCK 2.4GHz 4ch Radio Control UFO with gyro & Camera (Big) Black+Red - Camera Drone
  • The XDRONE GSHOCK has a 6 axis gyro stabilizer and camera!
  • Colors: Black with Gray accents. Black and Red Propellers. Blue LED light on nose.
  • Throw Launch Capability, Radical Flips and Rolls, Automatic Trim Function
  • LOW/MED/HIGH speed with long range 2.4GHZ control
  • Aerial photography using the camera shutter button on the remote control!
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TOYLAB
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

TOYLAB Final Thoughts

"OEM Stuff here."

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. I think the TOYLAB app will take some getting used to. It's well designed and self protected. I went directly with the high speed. This TOYLAB takes the cake with utility and functionality.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. SYMA X22W Mini Drone with Camera Live Video FPV Pocket Drone for Kids and Beginners, RC Quadcopter w...

User Ratings: 74 7

SYMA Mini Drone with Camera First Impressions

"For example."

Everything you need to fly and fly a lot. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. I would give it more stars if I could! Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights.

  • SYMA X22W Mini Drone with Camera Live Video FPV Pocket Drone for Kids and Beginners, RC Quadcopter with App Control, Altitude Hold, 3D Flips, Headless Mode and Bonus Battery, Red
  • USER-FRIENDLY : SYMA X22W drone is user-friendly. Just press a button and it will take off or land. Headless mode, real-time live video and the fascinating 360° flips & rolls function is convenient for beginners.
  • POWERFUL & SAFE : Protective propeller guards ensure a safe flight. High quality ABS material to free your worries of a sudden shock or drop. Two modular batteries ensure a safer and longer flight.
  • STABLE & TRACEABLE : The altitude hold function ensures a stable hover in the air at a specific altitude. Thanks to this feature, great aerial pictures and videos are possible. The trajectory flight function is the latest technology, and by drawing a flight route on your smartphone, a drone will fly accordingly. Pure pleasure is waiting.
  • GRAVITY SENSOR CONTROL : The built-in G-sensor is designed to control the drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of the smartphone via the SYMA FLY or SYMA GO APP downloadable on iOS and Android phone.
  • IMPRESSIVE GIFT : You can buy it as a gift to your friends, family with the good price and best quality, and SYMA offer 12 months worry-free warranty and 24 hours after-sales service, we will reply soon if you have any question to contact us.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SYMA Mini Drone with Camera
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SYMA Mini Drone with Camera Final Thoughts

"Lesson learned."

The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My SYMA Mini Drone with Camera today. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life.

Overall Score
4.5


(222 Points)

8. Quadcopter Drone with Camera Live Video, EACHINE E58 WiFi FPV Quadcopter with 120° Wide-Angle 720P ...

User Ratings: 57 14

EACHINE First Impressions

"Good for flight."

The durability of this EACHINE is ridiculous. The camera on this thing is awesome. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. Everything you need to fly and fly a lot.

  • Quadcopter Drone with Camera Live Video, EACHINE E58 WiFi FPV Quadcopter with 120° Wide-Angle 720P HD Camera Foldable Drone RTF - Altitude Hold, One Key Take Off/Landing, 3D Flip, APP Control
  • Take HD pictures and videos, enjoy FPV function: The E58 drone is equipped with a 120° Wide-angle 720P HD Camera including adjustable angle, which captures high-quality video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone with the drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, thus enjoy the world above the horizon, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments.
  • Can be carried around & Replaceable Drone arm : The small fuselage contains excellent performance, clever folding design, let you travel light, enjoy the flight fun. The drone arm is replaceable, when the motor or drone arm is broken, you don't need to worry about the drone not performing anymore. Just replace the drone arm and it can fly again.
  • It's easy for everyone to fly the drone: On altitude hold mode, you can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient, even a novice, can play this drone easily. The drone automatically takes off and lands with one click, which is very handy. There is an emergency landing feature to prevent collision with other things.
  • 3D flip & one key return & Headless mode & Trimming: The E58 Drone includes the new 3D rolling special effects and can be quite the surprise! 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.
  • Customer Service: The battery of the drone is placed in the drone. 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 TF 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: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The EACHINE
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

EACHINE Final Thoughts

"Great part!"

Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. They made it right by sending a replacement. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

Overall Score
4.0


(723 Points)

9. Force1 F100GP Drones with Camera for Adults - 1080p HD Camera Compatible GoPro Drone Long Range Brus...

User Ratings: 65 10

Force1 First Impressions

"Grey and black."

The Force1 is a great deal in this price range and quality. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. I did a lot of reading before choosing it. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

  • Force1 F100GP Drones with Camera for Adults - 1080p HD Camera Compatible GoPro Drone Long Range Brushless Quadcopter Flying Toy
  • GO PRO COMPATIBLE DRONES FOR ADULTS: This remote control drone with camera includes a mount that fits GoPro Heroes 3 and 4, as well as the included 1080p drone camera
  • HD CAMERA DRONE: This video drone and photography drone can be set to record from above during its flight; high landing gear protects your camera when landing
  • BRUSHLESS DRONE MOTORS: RC quadcopter drone features powerful brushless motors, manual control, and races in 2 speeds; long range drone has a flight distance of 500 meters
  • SPECS: RC drone is an MJX Bugs 3 model with a 1080p HD camera; includes 2 rechargeable drone batteries (15 min. per), 3 shells (white, blue, and black), 2.4 GHz remote, and drone accessories; kit comes in original F100 Ghost packaging
  • QUALITY ASSURED: Soar high and fly fast with your GoPro-ready drone; We’ll provide a full refund if you’re not completely satisfied with this elite brushless drone
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Force1
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Force1 Final Thoughts

"Great experience."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My Force1 today. Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap.

Overall Score
4.2


(174 Points)

10. Waymine HJ806 RC Boat High Speed 35km/h 200m Control Distance RC Boat Racing (Red)

Waymine First Impressions

"Good sign."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer.

  • Waymine HJ806 RC Boat High Speed 35km/h 200m Control Distance RC Boat Racing (Red)
  • ★ With 540 motor. Strong power. With water cooling equipment when driving
  • ★ There have protection function when boats broken by super electricity
  • ★ Distance indicator. There will have warming when the boat be controlled over distance
  • ★ Automatic flip function can lead the boat runs again when it overturning.
  • ★In 2.4g frequency. Can multiple boats play together
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Waymine
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Durability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Waymine Final Thoughts

"Or have a life."

Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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