Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Viewfinder Camera Drones

1. Holy Stone F181G Drone with Camera 5.8G FPV Live Video for Kids Beginners Adults Quadcopter with HD ...

User Ratings: 58 13

Holy Stone First Impressions

"LOTS OF FUN!"

It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. The safety features are second to none. This is our first drone, never used one before. We've started a collection of Holy Stone drones now.

  • Holy Stone F181G Drone with Camera 5.8G FPV Live Video for Kids Beginners Adults Quadcopter with HD LCD Transmitter, RC Helicopter Airplane with Altitude Hold 3D Flip Headless Mode, Modular Battery
  • Clear and Fluent Video: 5.8G high frequency transmission allows you to see FPV (first-person viewing) live video on Equipped LCD Screen, capturing every Wonderful moment. Compatible with VR headsets which can provide a more exhilarating experience and a taste of drone racing during flight. No smartphone required.
  • Optimized 720p FPV Camera: The 120° FOV (field of view) lens captures high-quality video and photos - ideals for selfie. A 120° viewfinder gives a panoramic view for recording unforgettable moments. The very best camera drone!
  • Longer Flight Time: A High-capacity modular battery yields flight time of up to 10 minutes - and it is easily charged and replaced. The drone even has low-power alert.
  • Safe and Stable: An Altitude Hold function allows the drone to automatically and stably Hover at the desired altitude. Headless Mode makes it easy to control the direction of the drone. The easy remote control makes flying Fun for Kids, Beginners & Adults. BTW, doing recalibration before flights ensures no drift.
  • A Great Gift: Your family and friends will love it! Features such as One Key Start/Landing, Emergency Stop, 3D Flips, High-middle-low speed Switch and Luminous LED Lighting assure maximum excitement and flying fun. WARRANTY AVAILABLE. We are here to help you.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Well done!"

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I would definitely buy this one again! Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

Overall Score
4.1


(201 Points)

2. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Foldable Quadcopter with DJI Smart Controller Starter Bundle

User Ratings: 60 11

DJI First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

I can press the button again and continue the flight. Fast quick delivery of this hard to find drone. It is really easy to use for me and my kids. I have to say, I really like this drone. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Foldable Quadcopter with DJI Smart Controller Starter Bundle
  • Hasselblad 20MP / UHD 4K Gimbal Camera; 1" CMOS + f/2.8-f/11 Adjustable Aperture
  • Smart Controller Included; 10-Bit Dlog-M + 10-Bit HDR Video
  • OcuSync 2.0 Transmission Technology; Up to 31 Minutes Flight Time
  • Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing; Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Mode
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
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DJI Final Thoughts

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. It seems to do just about everything. I have to say, I really like this drone. Best part is it is fully charged in 30 min. I think the DJI app will take some getting used to.

Overall Score
4.3


(11 Points)

3. Autel Robotics EVO Drone (Orange)

User Ratings: 40

Autel Robotics First Impressions

"Arrived next day."

The controls have zero noticeable lag. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. This is our first drone that uses GPS. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

  • Autel Robotics EVO Drone (Orange)
  • Capture 4K Video and 12MP Photos
  • 3-Axis Motorized Gimbal Stabilization
  • Transmitter Range up to 4.4 Miles
  • microSD Card Memory up to 128GB
  • Forward/Downward/Backward Sensors
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Autel Robotics Final Thoughts

"As Expected!"

I was very excited to receive this Autel Robotics . I was very excited to receive this Autel Robotics . Controls are smooth and easy to use. This is a great Viewfinder Camera Drone for the price. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

4. 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)

5. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, Must Have Bundle, Extra Battery, 128GB SD Ca...

User Ratings: 79

DJI First Impressions

"Quality build."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. I love this Viewfinder Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! Controls are smooth and easy to use. Great product if you have multiple batteries. New drone shows no issues and flies very well.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, Must Have Bundle, Extra Battery, 128GB SD Card, filter set (CPL, ND8, ND16, ND32), Landing Gear and More
  • Latest Flagship Drone: Powered by Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Better Flying Experience: Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, low noise propellers, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, SD card support up to 128GB
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Live Streaming: Enjoy live view in real time during flight and record 4K videos at higher vibrates with advanced H.265 compression
  • The DJI Smart Controller is designed to maximize your outdoor flying experience with the Mavic 2 or other aircraft equipped with OcuSync 2.0. 1 A 5.5-inch built-in screen displays clear, bright images, even under challenging conditions. Intuitive controls and pre-installed features like SkyTalk and the DJI GO 4 app get you up in the air quicker, clearer, and more conveniently than ever before.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Great job!"

Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards.

Overall Score
4.8


(7 Points)

6. ROWEQPP SG907 GPS Drone with 4K 1080P HD Dual Camera 5G WiFi RC Quadcopter Optical Flow Positioning ...

ROWEQPP First Impressions

"Battery life."

Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. New drone shows no issues and flies very well.

  • ROWEQPP SG907 GPS Drone with 4K 1080P HD Dual Camera 5G WiFi RC Quadcopter Optical Flow Positioning Foldable Mini Drone VS E520S E58 Storage Bag 4K Two-Battery
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ROWEQPP Final Thoughts

"Camera is great!"

Not Only Can You Learn On The ROWEQPP . It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. New drone shows no issues and flies very well. This arrived earlier than I expected from ROWEQPP. It's pretty quick and sounds like a really loud mosquito.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. REMOKING RC Drone Racing Quadcopter Headless Mode 2.4GHz 360°flip 4 Channels Altitude Hold Indoor a...

User Ratings: 53 7

REMOKING First Impressions

"Had an idea."

Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. I could not have made a better purchase. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver.

  • REMOKING RC Drone Racing Quadcopter Headless Mode 2.4GHz 360°flip 4 Channels Altitude Hold Indoor and Outdoor Sport Game Good for Children and Adult as Gifts 12mins Long Flight Time - Black
  • ✔️INNOVATIVE DESIGN: Lightweight body, Powerful motivation, Stable flight condition, Up to 12 minutes 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
  • ✔️FLEXIBLE CONTROL MOVEMENT: R820 Racing Drone 4 channel design, ranging from Forward, backward, left/right fly, left/right turn. This amazing feature gives you more fun
  • ✔️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
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
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REMOKING Final Thoughts

"AND ITS AMAZING!"

I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. I could not have made a better purchase. Besides that though its a great little drone. The controls have zero noticeable lag. It seems to do just about everything.

Overall Score
4.0


(38 Points)

8. 4K Foldable RC Drone, SX20 2.4GHz Remote/Phone/Tablet Controlled RTF Quadcopter with 120° Wide-Angl...

TuKIIE First Impressions

"Great skin!"

This is the second TuKIIE Drone I have purchased. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. I think TuKIIE definitely has a potential winner here.

  • 4K Foldable RC Drone, SX20 2.4GHz Remote/Phone/Tablet Controlled RTF Quadcopter with 120° Wide-Angle Full HD Camera Video Headless RTH 360° Flip
  • ✈Easy and fun to play: It is easier for newbies or beginners, equipped with functions like Auto Return, FPV, Tap Fly, Headless Mode, One Key Take Off/Landing, With simple press, even little boys and girls can take it under well control.
  • ✈Headless Mode and One-Key Return: This useful feature means that the front of the drone is always the direction that the user is facing, so there is no need to judge which side of the drone is the front. One-key return function allows the drone to return automatically without losing the drone.
  • ✈Foldable Arms& Portable: Foldable and flexible blades make this drone small and portable. It is easy to take with you so that you can create your own little air show anywhere you like.
  • ✈Perfect Gift for Kids- Mini Quadcopter Drone with cool and beautiful appearance, give you a better experience in flight. The joy of flying with friends and family deepen the relationship between you and your family, friends.It will be a great gift idea for your kids, friends, family.
  • ✈HD Camera FPV Real-time Transmission: The super mini drone equipped with 4K front camera and bottom camera can take aerial photos and videos, 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.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
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TuKIIE Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

We've started a collection of TuKIIE drones now. This is our first drone that uses GPS. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

9. AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids,...

User Ratings: 67 10

AKASO US-A31 First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Not Only Can You Learn On The AKASO US-A31. Besides that though its a great little drone. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • AKASO A31 Drone with Camera WiFi 1080P FPV Live Video RC Quadcopter Drone for Beginners Adults Kids, Bright LED Light, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode - Easy to Fly Gift Toy for Boys and Girls
  • HD Camera Real-Time FPV (First Person View) Transmission, and Bright LED Light : The AKASO A31 Drone comes equipped with a 1080P HD camera for taking stunning aerial photos and videos. And with built-in WiFi capability, you can see exactly what your drone’s camera sees after installing the accompanying app from the App Store or Google Play. Also included is a colorful LED light attachment for impressive night flying.
  • Simple Take Off Landing Altitude Hold :Simple Take Off / Landing + Altitude Hold – Take off and land with the simple press of a button. Using the altitude hold option, you can accurately lock your drone’s height and location to enable steady pictures and videos from any angle. These features, along with many others, make flying easy for pros and beginners alike.
  • Stunts and Auto-Return : Show off your piloting skills with the A31’s in-air barrel roll feature. Auto-Return helps the drone return automatically to its initial starting position
  • Headless Mode and Trimming :In Headless mode, the drone will move forward, backward, and side to side relative to the original orientation of the drone when the button is pushed, instead of relative to the front of the drone. This makes joystick control of the drone much easier, especially when out of sight. The trimming function allows you to make small adjustments to the tilt of the drone to enable steady hovering even in light wind.
  • Easy to Use: First time flying a drone? Do not Worry, this drone is very easy to handle for beginners.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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AKASO US-A31 Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

You have to make sure it’s facing the same way as your glove. They made it right by sending a replacement. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector.

Overall Score
4.2


(139 Points)

10. DJI Drone Zenmuse Z30 ZENMUSE Z30 10mm-1200mm CMOS Retail

DJI CP.ZM.000506 First Impressions

"Fast shipment!"

I have some really cool ideas for them. It's well designed and self protected. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. This DJI CP.ZM.000506 takes the cake with utility and functionality.

  • DJI Drone Zenmuse Z30 ZENMUSE Z30 10mm-1200mm CMOS Retail
  • 30X Optical Zoom
  • 6X Digital Zoom
  • Total magnification of 180X
  • Inspect cell towers, wind turbines, and more
  • Works with Matrice platform
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DJI CP.ZM.000506 Final Thoughts

"All good!"

But u will have an extra one to exchange. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. Could not get the remote camera controls to work.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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