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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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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. elechawk FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter Backpack Carry Case Bag Tool Box RC Plane Fixed Wing Comparable...

User Ratings: 69

elechawk First Impressions

"Great kit!"

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. I can press the button again and continue the flight. Picture and video quality better than expected. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My elechawk today.

  • elechawk FPV Racing Drone Quadcopter Backpack Carry Case Bag Tool Box RC Plane Fixed Wing Comparable with Betaflight
  • Friendly reminder: The price is for a backpack only. The pictures for demonstration purpose that the quads, tools, and other accessories are not included. *****
  • Useful to carry your drone, transmitter, battery, goggle and other tools to the field
  • Adjustable inside padded dividers to layout all RC gears. Isolated foam to keep your stuff secure.
  • Durable wear resistant and strong enough. Durable zippers to ensure long-lasting zipper life.
  • Large capacity, dedicated room for a laptop
  • Recommended Age: 12 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The elechawk
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elechawk Final Thoughts

"Very solid."

I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

Overall Score
4.3


(12 Points)

3. Brushless Drone with 2K FHD Camera Live Video,JJRC X5 40mins(20+20) Long Flight Time Quadcopter,5G W...

User Ratings: 60 13

JJRC First Impressions

"I was right."

They made it right by sending a replacement. I have recommended the JJRC to my friends. The safety features are second to none. This is an essential process for proper flight. I travel a lot and can take all I need in a backpack.

  • Brushless Drone with 2K FHD Camera Live Video,JJRC X5 40mins(20+20) Long Flight Time Quadcopter,5G WiFi FPV Drone for Adults,GPS Return Home,Follow Me,Long Control Range(Black)
  • ✈BRUSHLESS MOTORS: Upgraded 2204 1500KV brushless motors for more quieter powerful flight and better stability,which makes your flight more enjoyable. What’s more,it enables you to fly the drone in cold winter.The max speed of the drone is up to 45 km/h.
  • ✈ADVANCED 5G Wifi 2K CAMERA: With 90° Adjustable angle 2K HD camera ,which can be adjusted by remote controller. And 5G 980FT wifi transmission ensures high-quality real time video and high-speed picture transmission without delay. Ideal selfie drone, catching every wonderful moment from a birds-eye perspective.
  • ✈40mins Flight Time:Enjoy a maximum of 20-mins flight time with a 7.6V 2420mAh powerful modular battery. The package comes with 2pcs batteries,extends your flight time to 40mins.More flying experiences will be gained.Modular battery is easy to install and more safe.
  • ✈GPS Mode: GPS positioning provides you with accurate positioning details of your drone. It is able to provide with automatic return, low power return and no signal return.No longer worry about the drone will lose.
  • ✈FOLLOW ME&POINT OF INTEREST: The drone allows pilots to create points of interest,then it automatically circle around that point, improving the flight experience.Follow me mode under GPS positioning make the drone always follow your steps and point the camera to you to catch your every move and take aerial photos.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JJRC
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JJRC Final Thoughts

"Fast shipment!"

But overall, I am very happy with the product. I was very excited to receive this JJRC . It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. But u will have an extra one to exchange. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
4.0


(151 Points)

4. Quadcopter Kit,Dartphew 1Pcs [ 1/10 RC Car Accessory Aluminum Front Rear Axle Housing ] Compatible w...

Dartphew Quadcopter Kit First Impressions

"GREAT EXPERIENCE!"

Seems well built and blades are well protected. It is super responsive and performs well. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

  • Quadcopter Kit,Dartphew 1Pcs [ 1/10 RC Car Accessory Aluminum Front Rear Axle Housing ] Compatible with TRX-4 Crawler- Perfect parts for your favor RC car(Orange,Length: 7.48 inch)
  • 【SAFE MATERIAL】 - Made of High Quanlity Aluminum alloy ,very durable and good quality!
  • 【PRODUCT FEATURES】 - Beautiful shape and colors, perfect for your toy car. Made your car more attractive and cooler.
  • 【SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR】 - Lightweight upgrade instantly enhances overall performance in handling and durability.
  • 【PACKAGE INCLUED】 - 2 x RC car axle housing (front + rear) Compatible with TRX-4 Crawler
  • 【 QUALITY GUARANTEE 】 - 12 Month Warranty and Caring Customer Service. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with the product, we will offer you a full refund, no questions asked.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dartphew Quadcopter Kit
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Dartphew Quadcopter Kit Final Thoughts

"Takes practice."

It is well built, tough and ready to fly out of the box. Dartphew Quadcopter Kit had also impressed me with their customer service. The Dartphew Quadcopter Kit is well built, and the controls work well. But this Dartphew Quadcopter Kit was a complete and total win from the get go. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

5. Blomiky MJX Bugs3 Mini Brushless Racing RC Quadcopter Drone with C5810 FPV 5.8G Camera 2.4GHz Commnu...

User Ratings: 74

Blomiky First Impressions

"Quality built."

I've crashed my Blomiky hundreds of times. I was very excited to receive this Blomiky . Seems well built and blades are well protected. Picture and video quality better than expected. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone.

  • Blomiky MJX Bugs3 Mini Brushless Racing RC Quadcopter Drone with C5810 FPV 5.8G Camera 2.4GHz Commnuication Acro and Angel Mode B3 Mini
  • 1306 2750KV brushless motor; 7.4V 850mAh 45C battery,stuck and high temperature protection 4-in-1 ESC , Good RC Drone for beginning player training.
  • Include C5810 Camera,No micro sd card slot, can't record video,need use D43 5.8G display together(D43 not include),Two-direction 2.4GHz technology,weak signal and low voltage remote controller alarm
  • Stable flying test youtube video link:https://youtu.be/wVE3ZqTQsCk ,flying very stable even no headless model,No Altitude Hold mode,
  • Made of anti-collision high quality material.4 Bright LED lights provide wonderful night flying experience.
  • Easy to switch between manual mode and self-stabilizing mode control.There are also alternative speeds for both beginners and experts.
  • 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

"Very satisfied!"

Really pleased with the Blomiky performance. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though.

Overall Score
4.6


(16 Points)

6. DJI Mavic Mini Combo - Drone FlyCam Quadcopter UAV with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS 30min Flight T...

User Ratings: 85 4

DJI CP.MA.00000123.01 First Impressions

"Great kit!"

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Not Only Can You Learn On The DJI CP.MA.00000123.01.

  • DJI Mavic Mini Combo - Drone FlyCam Quadcopter UAV with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS 30min Flight Time, less than 0.55lbs, Gray
  • Weighing less than 0 55lbs / 250 grams Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone In the United States and Canada you can fly this camera drone without the need to register your drone with the government
  • The compact yet powerful Mavic Mini camera drone is the perfect creative companion capturing your moments in a way that effortlessly elevates the ordinary
  • Mavic Mini’s weight allows it to stay in the air longer than similar consumer FlyCams on the market Enjoy up to 30 minutes of flight time with a fully-charged battery
  • Mavic Mini supports 12MP aerial photos and 2 7K HD videos A 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability and ensures clear Ultra-smooth footage
  • What you get DJI Mavic Mini Remote Controller 3x Intelligent Flight Battery 3x Pairs of Spare Propellers 2x Micro USB Cable Gimbal Protector RC Cable (Micro USB connector) RC Cable (USB-C connector) RC Cable (Lightning connector) Pair of Spare Control Sticks 18x Spare Screw Screwdriver 360° Propeller Guard Two-Way Charging Hub DJI 18W USB Charger Carrying Bag
  • DJI Fly App requires iOS v10 0 Android v6 0 or above Compatible devices include iPhone 11 Pro Max 11 Pro 11 XS Max XS XR X 8 Plus 8 7 Plus 7 6s Plus 6s 6 Plus 6 Samsung Galaxy S10+ S10 S9+ S9 S8+ S8 S7 edge S7 S6 Note9 Note8 Huawei P30 Pro P30 P20 P10 Mate 20 Pro Mate 10 nova 5 nova 4 nova 3e nova 2 Honor 8X 10 9 20 Pro Magic 2 Mi 8 MIX 2S MIX 2 Redmi Note 5 Oppo Find X R15 Vivo NEX X27 X21 X20A OnePlus 7 6T 5 Pixel 3 XL 2 XL 2 LG V20 LG G6
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000123.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000123.01 Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. I would give it more stars if I could! It seems to do just about everything. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together.

Overall Score
4.7


(494 Points)

7. FOXEER Wildfire 5.8G Goggle Dual Receiver - Red

FOXEER First Impressions

"Cool drone."

You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors. I think the FOXEER app will take some getting used to. There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. It came with a sleek remote control.

  • FOXEER Wildfire 5.8G Goggle Dual Receiver - Red
  • FOXEER
  • MR1622-Red
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FOXEER
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FOXEER Final Thoughts

"All good!"

It's well designed and self protected. Then I can select to the VR mode and wear my own VR head set. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. This is the second FOXEER Drone I have purchased. My eyes are not as good as they used to be.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Part 3 - Battery Charger 60W(with OEM DJI AC Cable) for Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom - OEM

DJI CP.MA.00000039.01 First Impressions

"Well made."

The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. But overall, I am very happy with the product. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Part 3 - Battery Charger 60W(with OEM DJI AC Cable) for Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom - OEM
  • Charge batteries and remote controller simultaneously
  • Multiple output interface and modes
  • 60 W output power with original DJI AC Cable
  • Brand New In Original Box
  • Made by DJI
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.MA.00000039.01
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DJI CP.MA.00000039.01 Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. I have to say, I really like this drone. The safety features are second to none. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

Overall Score
5.0


(5 Points)

9. DJI Mavic Air, Flame Red Portable Quadcopter Drone

User Ratings: 77 8

DJI DJI4847 First Impressions

"Super cool."

A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI DJI4847 today. It's well designed and self protected. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. We've started a collection of DJI drones now.

  • DJI Mavic Air, Flame Red Portable Quadcopter Drone
  • 32 MP Sphere Panoramas, Foldable & Portable
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • 21-Minute Flight Time
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJI4847
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DJI DJI4847 Final Thoughts

"That's for sure!"

This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Amazing Viewfinder Camera Drone and pretty decent bundle overall. This is the second DJI Drone I have purchased.

Overall Score
4.5


(27 Points)

10. SSE Lightweight Aluminum Water Resistant Travel Carry Case for DJI Mavic Air

SSE First Impressions

"Charges well."

This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. But u will have an extra one to exchange. Adds some professionalism look to a spectator. The SSE is well built, and the controls work well. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • SSE Lightweight Aluminum Water Resistant Travel Carry Case for DJI Mavic Air
  • DESIGNED FOR DJI MAVIC AIR: Hard shell case created specifically for the DJI Mavic Air drone and its accessories.
  • WATER RESISTANT: Thick, fitted rubber sealing ring ensures airtight protection for your drone against water, dirt, dust and other invasive particles.
  • STORAGE SPACE: Features custom cut compartments for assembled drone body, remote, charger, 4 batteries, props, prop guards and more.
  • HEAVY DUTY: Outer shell made of high-quality aluminum for an easy lightweight carry.
  • EASY CARRY HANDLE: Transport your drone confidently and comfortably with a built-in handle.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SSE
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SSE Final Thoughts

"Very well built."

It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Make sure to get extra batteries to keep the fun going. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. We've started a collection of SSE drones now.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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