DJI Mavic Air
An amazing amount of tech in a pocketable drone, the DJI Mavic Air is the best travel drone you’re going to find right now.
The DJI Spark delivers all of the camera drone features most people will ever need in an impossibly small package.
DJI Mavic Pro
If you’ve been looking for a discreet, but powerful travel-friendly camera drone, look no further than the DJI Mavic Pro.
DJI Phantom 3 Standard
For its $499 sale price, the DJI Phantom 3 Standard is the best beginner quadcopter you’re going to find for the money. If and when the price jumps back to its original $799, the Standard will be a much tougher sell against DJI’s other excellent models as well as the mounting competition.
Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider
If you can live with its short flight times, the affordable, smartphone-controlled Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider is a great quadcopter for beginners and hobbyists.
Just toss this compact quadcopter into the air and it takes flight, keeping its camera on you and whatever you do.
Onagofly Nano Drone
The 5×5-inch quadcopter can track your movements via GPS, avoid obstacles and record you in full HD.
Xiaomi Mi Drone
The Chinese electronics brand has made good on its plans to launch an affordable quadcopter that will start at about $380 in China.
With its modular design, a mini supercomputer for a brain, a 4K video camera and a top speed of 70 mph, this quad is going after the whole drone market.
With a compact, collapsible body, modular camera system and up to 30 minutes of flight, Byrd shows a lot of promise.
An auto-follow quadcopter for action sports enthusiasts, Staaker promises to be your personal camera operator in the sky.
The company known for high-performance, low-cost cameras is taking to the sky with a carbon-fiber drone that can fly for up to 40 minutes.
GDU Byrd Premium 2.0 Drone
The new GDU Byrd Premium 2.0 has a modular design letting you attach a variety of gimbals and cameras to the long-range quadcopter.
UTO Drone U960 Hexacopter
The UTO X960 Drone is a good hexacopter that’s also an inexpensive way to test out first-person-view flying. Treat the FPV like a bonus, though, and not the main reason to buy.
The Hobbico C-Me is a foldable drone that can follow you around like your a celebrity.
The UVify Draco is a modular racing drone that can fly at lightning-fast speeds.
The tiny 8-megapixel Selfly is ready to fly in seconds and cleverly folds to fit in a phone case.
Blade Chroma 4K
The easy-to-use, smooth-flying Blade Chroma 4K camera drone has a good deal to offer new and experienced flyers, but those looking for autonomous flight options beyond follow me will want to keep looking.