Editor's Choice - Our Favorite XANAD Camera Drones

1. XANAD Case Compatible for DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter

User Ratings: 75 3

XANAD First Impressions

"I don't fly here."

I like the functionality of the XANAD . Everything worked well right out of the box. Could not get the remote camera controls to work. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. Really the best XANAD Camera Drone for the money!

  • XANAD Case Compatible for DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter
  • 100% SAFE:XANAD Case is semi-waterproof, shockproof to protect your DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter
  • MATERIALS and DIMENSIONS:Internal material:GRAY LYCRA; External material:EVA; External Dimensions:9.5*11.5*4.5 inch,Weight:643g
  • PERFECT FIT:XANAD Storage Hard Carrying Organizer Travel Case Bag Tailor made for DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone
  • CONVENIENT DESIGN:Smooth but strong 360 degree zipper for easy opening and closing;Comes with comfortable hand strap to carry easily
  • ON SALE:For sale is case only
  • Recommended Age: 8 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The XANAD
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XANAD Final Thoughts

"And was lost!"

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. The XANAD is a great deal in this price range and quality. Excellent Price for a Drone like this one. I was very excited to receive this XANAD .

Overall Score
4.6


(48 Points)

2. 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)

3. Dynamite Du-Bro Tru Spin Precision Prop/Wheel Balancer

Dynamite DUB499 First Impressions

"Battery life."

Even my high end drone buddies were impressed. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Overall, a decent purchase at this price point. Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. This is our first drone that uses GPS.

  • Dynamite Du-Bro Tru Spin Precision Prop/Wheel Balancer
  • Application: Quickly and easily balance both small and larger propellers for all your airplanes
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dynamite DUB499
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Dynamite DUB499 Final Thoughts

"Loads of fun!"

The Dynamite DUB499 is a great deal in this price range and quality. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. It works perfectly with no problems, indoors, outdoors.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. 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
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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)

5. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, Must Have Bundle, 128GB SD Card, Polares 4 f...

User Ratings: 88 12

DJI First Impressions

"An easy 5 stars."

I could not have made a better purchase. So no complaints here. Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. DJI had also impressed me with their customer service. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Smart Controller, Must Have Bundle, 128GB SD Card, Polares 4 filter set (CPL, ND8, ND16, ND32), 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: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Totally worth it!"

So no complaints here. I love this XANAD Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! I went directly with the high speed. I went directly with the high speed. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost.

Overall Score
4.5


(11 Points)

6. Amazingbuy- FPV RC Quadcopter Foldable WiFi RC Drone Dual 2.0MP HD Camera 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Altitude H...

Amazingbuy First Impressions

"Hovers good."

It is really easy to use for me and my kids. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. But this Amazingbuy was a complete and total win from the get go. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

  • Amazingbuy- FPV RC Quadcopter Foldable WiFi RC Drone Dual 2.0MP HD Camera 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Altitude Hold Auto Home RC Helicopter,Optical Flow,V-Sign,Double Camera Switch (1 Battery)
  • ✈Built-In WiFi Camera and Electronic Compass, WIFI real time transmission for videos and photos between built-in camera and mobile attached to the remote controller.
  • ✈Both of Android mobile phone and Apple IOS mobile phone are applicable for this FPV drone (programme is available for downloading and installation).
  • ✈6-Axis gyro quad-rotor craft flight, strong stability, can easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control.
  • ✈The quadcopter can fly both indoor and outdoor, Gesture Photographing Optical Flow Positioning Follows HD Dual Camera Switching
  • ✈Function: up/down,left/right sideward fight,forward/backward,turn left/right,with gyro/flash lights,A 360-degree 3D and special functions(continuous rolling), real time transmission of video and photos,Optical flow, Headless mode, Remote control,Auto home,Speed Control,Altitude Hold
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Amazingbuy
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Amazingbuy Final Thoughts

"Flew perfectly."

Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Besides that though its a great little drone. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with.

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
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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. DJI Phantom 3 Advanced ADV Drone - New Vision Positioning Module (Part 36) -

User Ratings: 58

DJI First Impressions

"Very satisfied!"

This DJI takes the cake with utility and functionality. It is super responsive and performs well. A friend has a DJI Phantom drone, and flew My DJI today. The DJI is well built, and the controls work well. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced ADV Drone - New Vision Positioning Module (Part 36) -
  • Phantom 3 Vision Positioning Module. Part 36. Works with Phantom 3 Professional or Phantom 3 Advanced versions. Does NOT work with Phantom 3 Standard or Phantom 2 Series. These parts came from a new disassembled Phantom and may show slight signs of disassembly. No warranty is expressed or implied.
  • Sold by Drone Zone RC. All parts are authentic and guaranteed to arrive in new working condition. This product has been removed from a complete model and re-packaged as described in this listing. There is no warranty on this product from us or the manufacturer.
  • Part number(s) in this product - Part 36
  • We normally ship the same day if you place your order by 1pm ET. Orders arrive in 2-4 business days on average (continental US).
  • We'll take returns within 15 days of receipt - but there is a restocking fee of 20% for all unopened returns. Open items have a 50% restocking fee. You must pay for return shipping. Original S&H charges are nonrefundable.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Good for flight."

I like the functionality of the DJI . I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. I love this XANAD Camera Drone, it is a beast in a small package! It's also important to take your time with the installation. The battery is very easy to replace.

Overall Score
4.6


(2 Points)

9. Cheerwing U29Plus Foldable WiFi FPV Drone for Kids and Adults with 120° Wide-Angle 720P HD Camera R...

User Ratings: 37

Cheerwing First Impressions

"Arrived next day."

Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. The liability insurance is worth it. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Picture and video quality better than expected. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries.

  • Cheerwing U29Plus Foldable WiFi FPV Drone for Kids and Adults with 120° Wide-Angle 720P HD Camera RC Quadcopter for Beginners
  • 720P HD Camera and FPV: Equipped 120° Wide-angle 720P HD Camera, 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, provides you with clear and fluent live video feed.
  • Stable with Altitude Hold Function: The Altitude-Hold function ensures the drone will hover at a certain height when you release the throttle stick, more stable for taking pictures and videos.
  • More Fun to Fly: One Key Take-off / Landing, Headles Mode functions make easier access to kids or beginners. With the built-in Gravity Sensor, you can control the height of the drone simply by moving the phone up or down.
  • Trajectory Flight Mode: Draw your flight plan on the screen and the drone will pilot as the given route. More fun for kids! A Great Gift Toy to play with your kids or friends
  • With Low Battery Power and Out of Range Alarm, would remind you to fly back the drone when in low battery power or trend to fly out of control range.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cheerwing
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Cheerwing Final Thoughts

"What can I say?"

It came with a sleek remote control. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! When powered on the blue lights are stunning. The controls have zero noticeable lag. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control.

Overall Score
4.0


(5 Points)

10. SNAPTAIN SP300 Mini Drone, Hand Operated RC Quadcopter w/Throw’N Go, Multiple Remote Controls, G-S...

User Ratings: 73 7

SNAPTAIN First Impressions

"Super durable!"

Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. The durability of this SNAPTAIN is ridiculous. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Really the best XANAD Camera Drone for the money!

  • SNAPTAIN SP300 Mini Drone, Hand Operated RC Quadcopter w/Throw’N Go, Multiple Remote Controls, G-Sensor Mode, 3D Flips, Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, Speed Adjustment, One Key Return
  • THREE REMOTES, TRIPLE HAPPINESS - Meet SNAPTAIN SP300, a mini drone comes with three control remotes - standard mini remote, G-sensor watch remote and water-drop-shaped remote, three remotes bring you triple happiness.
  • STUNNING LIGHT SHOW - Lighting the night up with SNAPTAIN SP300 RC drone as loading with bright LED strips, which add luster to high-speed rotation, circle fly and any other functions. Two detachable batteries fulfill a longer journey up to 16 minutes.
  • HAND OPERATED DRONE - Infrared motion sensors to detect obstacles and the SP300 hand operated drone will fly in the opposite direction. Just put down the remotes and try a new way to control the mini drone in the palm of your hands.
  • EVEN MORE COOL - A gentle toss to get started the SP300 with self-flying and keep self-rotation. G-sensor watch remote - a new control way make SP300 a more cool hand operated RC drone. Just wear the watch and the drone will flying as your wish.
  • SMALL BODY WITH ROBUST FUNCTIONS - Headless mode and three speed levels fulfill more flight possibilities. One key operation - one key take off / landing and one key return functions make it more easier to all flyers, no matter kids, beginners or skilled users.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN
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SNAPTAIN Final Thoughts

"They love it!"

Turn on the drone and go to wifi setting in your phone. The controls are easy to master and intuitive. It's well designed and self protected. Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. I would definitely buy this one again!

Overall Score
4.5


(214 Points)

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