Updated With New Drone Models for 2021
Drone aerial photography is, wait for it, taking off. Whether you’re using them for recreation, to build an aerial service business, or to integrate UAS into your existing business or organization, the goal of this article is to explore the best RC drones with a camera on the market today. There are a lot of good remote control drones to buy out there, so it’s important to think about what kind of sUAS best fits your intended operation, and then to perform proper research on the best options. This article is an attempt to help you learn the bullet points of each of the most popular camera drones on the market today. From pricing and different camera specs and handling/responsiveness to flight software and battery life, it’s important to do your research and to make sure you’re buying a drone that’s suited to your needs. All of the models in this list are ready-to-fly. After charging your LiPo battery and reading through your user manual a few times, you’re ready to power up, calibrate, configure, and then to start racking up those flight hours. For a quick look at all the models we’ll be discussing in more detail below, here’s the full list: U49WF FPV Camera Drone Holy Stone HS270 2.7k Drone DJI Mavic Air 2 Skydio 2 DJI FPV Drone Autel Evo II Series DJI Mavic 2 Zoom DJI Mavic 2 Pro DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Click here for a much bigger list of drone companies to check out in the industry. Enjoy! Note #1: All specs/features are obtained from the manufacturer or retailer. Note #2: On this list, we’ve included models available for sale on Amazon and DJI — as Amazon and DJI Associate partners, we earn a small commission for qualifying purchases. Please know that we’ve tested many of the models on this list, and we wouldn’t recommend anything we wouldn’t fly ourselves!