Best Drone With Camera

Last Updated October 30, 2019Posted in Sports & Outdoors

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Drones are so cool, I am afraid that few people will oppose this view, right?

We can use it to shoot a running lion, use it to shoot a flying eagle, or use it to shoot a rushing river.

Under the lens of the drone, everything is no longer static. Every photo seems to have life, let us sigh the magic of nature.

We have been exposed to a lot of drones. Our favorite is the drones in DJL, but there are many other excellent drones on the market. If you are interested, then read on.

Best Drone With Camera 2019:

NameCamera TypeResolutionMegapixels (MP)
DJI Mavic ProIntegrated with Gimbal4K12
GoPro KarmaCompatible with Black 4,5 and Session 5Camera DependantCamera Dependant
DJI Phantom 4Integrated with Gimbal4K12
DJI Inspire 1Integrated with Gimbal4K12
DJI Phantom 3 ProIntegrated with Gimbal4K12
Yuneec Q500 4KIntegrated with Gimbal4K12.4
3D Robotics SoloSolo Gimbal with Mountable Camera4KCamera Dependant
Parrot AR.Drone 2.0Integrated with Gimbal720P14
Cheerson Hobby CX-20 ProChangeable with GoPro or any otherCamera DependantCamera Dependant
3D Robotics Iris+Compatible with Black 4,5 and Session 5Camera DependantCamera Dependant

1. DJI Mavic Pro – The Best Portable Drone Overall

DJI Mavic Pro

Ranked first in the list is the famous DJI Mavic Pro.

The Mavic Pro is designed to be quite compact, and the size after folding is only a small bottle of water, which is why most people prefer it, you can carry it almost anywhere.

In addition, the Mavic Pro is equipped with a very special OcuSync transmission system, which enables data transmission within 7 km when it is flying at an amazing speed of more than 60 km/h.

It is also equipped with special features including ActiveTrack and TapFly, which ensure perfect video capture, and the perfect 4K camera allows you to get high-definition images without any effort.

There are also some remarkable features that make it easy to avoid obstacles in front of the unidentified camera. Combined with the sensor’s redundancy check, you are given unparalleled flight safety and reliability.

Pros /Cons
  • Affordable
  • OcuSync transmission system
  • 4K video recording
  • Indoor and outdoor easy to control
  • Ultra-portable
  • Battery life is about 25 minutes
  • Unstable under strong winds
  • Must be controlled with a smart phone

2. GoPro Karma – Legendary Drone From GoPro

GoPro Karma

GoPro is a very good company that has accumulated years of experience in sports camera production before producing drones.

Like the Mavic Pro in Dajiang, the GoPro Karma is also very portable, and its wings can be folded inside the fuselage.

Karma is also very easy to control, relying on its intuitive interface, it is very easy to get started with experienced veterans or a complete novice.

This drone comes with a GoPro Passenger app that lets you share your drone’s flight history with your friends and even let your friends control GoPro.

In addition to the built-in camera, GoPro Karma also supports many GoPro camera models, including Hero 4, Hero 5 Black and Hero Session.

This drone also comes with a GoPro Karma handle for the best and smoothest video recording experience.

Pros /Cons
  • Equipped with handheld stabilizer
  • Portable
  • Built-in display on the controller
  • No automatic follow mode
  • Lack of obstacle avoidance
  • Insufficient battery life

3. DJI Phantom 4 – Best Professional Drone

DJI Phantom 4

Compared to Mavic Pro and Karma, Phantom 4’s large and cumbersome design makes it less portable. Aside from this shortcoming, it is undoubtedly the most beautiful and professional drone on the market.

The DJI Phantom 4 has its own take-off and return function because it is equipped with precise intelligent GPS technology.

Its operation is quite simple, you can control it very easily with the matching application, and you can watch all the excellent camera operations in real time.

Because the camera is quite powerful, it can easily shoot 4K/30FPS video, and it can also take photos with a resolution of 12 million pixels.

In addition, the pan/tilt stabilization technology used is sufficient to provide users with powerful hovering capabilities and the ability to capture perfect shots while moving in the air.

Although the Phantom 4 looks beautiful, its color is only white, the battery life is somewhat different from our expectations, and it is quite expensive.

Pros /Cons
  • The most professional drone
  • Automatic follow and return start function
  • Dodge obstacle screen
  • Slow motion video recording
  • Accessories are expensive
  • Huge and bulky design

4. DJI Inspire 1 – Professional But Expensive

DJI Inspire 1

This drone offers two packages: one with two controllers and the other with only one controller, you can choose according to your own situation.

It is equipped with a 4K camera, and the video recording function is quite good. For those who are trying to record and like to record high-definition video with details, color and sharpness, this product is quite suitable for you.

In fact, the T600 Inspire 1 is one of the best drones we have seen for a long time, but it is very expensive. Whether you believe it or not, it can even replace Phantom 4.

The T600 Inspire 1 is equipped with a ready-to-flight system, which means that everything needed to maneuver the drone is included in the box.

In addition, its camera is capable of shooting 4K video, and it can also capture 12-megapixel photos with sharp, sharp and detailed details, making the Inspire 1 one of the most suitable drones for photographers and videographers.

It is disappointing that although the flight experience of the T600 Inspire 1 is very good, the battery life is very bad. It can only fly for 18 minutes when fully charged.

Pros /Cons
  • The production quality is quite good
  • 4K video recording
  • Removable camera
  • Advanced features such as auto follow and smart flight
  • Very expensive
  • Poor battery life
  • Android application is not easy to use

5. DJI Phantom 3 Pro

DJI Phantom 3 Pro

From the appearance, Phantom 3 Pro and Phantom 4 are not much different, but the gold of the key parts makes it more shiny.

Its setup is very easy, and beginners can enjoy the flight experience as a professional. This product’s camera is one of the best 4K cameras we’ve ever seen; it’s capable of capturing crisp, detailed video.

In addition, it is equipped with a visual positioning system, so there is no obstacle to flying indoors. The drone also features Lightbridge digital streaming, which allows users to stream 720P video over the Internet.

Last but not least, the Phantom 3 Pro comes with iOS and Android apps, so you can remotely control your camera from your phone and view any captured content in real time.

Pros /Cons
  • Extremely easy to control and stable in the air
  • 4K video recording
  • Live view
  • Automatic flight mode and return function
  • Very expensive
  • Battery life is not good enough

6. Yuneec Q500 4K

Yuneec Q500 4K

The next product introduced is from Yuneec. The full name of this beautiful drone is Yuneec Q500 4K Typhoon.

This drone is equipped with a styling suitcase and is very large in size. If you don’t like the Dhan Phantom series with a cool white appearance, the black coat of this drone will definitely make you happy.

Yuneec Q500 4K Typhoon can bring you smooth and stable 4K video recording. The recorded videos are high quality, sharp, rich and colorful.

It is equipped with two spare batteries to provide stable battery life. In addition to the built-in remote control, the Yuneec Q500 4K Typhoon can also be controlled by the ultra-compact Wizard remote.

Pros /Cons
  • Easy to control
  • Robust and long-lasting manufacturing quality
  • Charging time is much longer than other drones
  • Huge controller
  • Blurred video edges
  • Does not support waypoint navigation

7. 3D Robotics Solo – Most Cost-Effective Drone

3D Robotics Solo

Like the Yuneec Q500 4K Typhoon, this drone also pays great attention to price/performance, which means that every dollar you spend will get more rewards.

This drone is one of the best designed products we have ever seen, and with full platform support, with the help of GPS navigation system, 3D Robotics Solo has a safe return function, so you are not afraid of your own The man is lost.

Although this drone is equipped with a powerful 1GHz processor remote, you can still control it using iOS or Android apps.

It can be retrofitted with any camera, which is definitely an excellent feature. This drone is very easy to use and can be easily mastered by both veterans and novices.

Pros /Cons
  • Excellent design
  • Support iOS and Android applications
  • Economical
  • Battery life is poor
  • GPS positioning is a bit slow

8. Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 – Outstanding Toy RC Drone

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

This product is very refined and looks a bit like a flying saucer.

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 is not a amphibious helicopter for amateurs, nor is it a professional equipment for high-end cameras, but it is more than just a toy helicopter.

Although there are no high-end cameras, the two built-in cameras still bring a lot of interesting features for you to explore and try.

It’s cool to have all the shots taken by the two built-in cameras stored directly on the phone. In addition, it has many different colors.

The battery life is as expected and is almost the same as the other drones we tested.

Pros /Cons
  • Very easy to manipulate
  • Funny camera features
  • Support smart phone applications
  • Battery life is poor
  • No smartphone will be unavailable

9. Cheerson Hobby CX-20 Pro

Cheerson Hobby CX-20 Pro

The Hobby CX-20 is more amateurs, but offers a stand for installing GoPro cameras.

It comes with many advanced features including a visual positioning system, and unlike the AR.Drone 2.0, it also offers a dedicated remote control so you can easily control the drone.

This drone has many advanced features such as visual positioning systems, pathfinders and automatic return. The camera stand allows the user to add a GoPro camera to capture beautiful 4K lenses and HD still images.

Competitive prices, and the quality of manufacturing is not inferior. The white exterior and the red logo design of the body make it more attractive. Easy to get started, full physical control, very fun.

Pros /Cons
  • Positioning system, pathfinder and return function
  • The installed camera is replaceable. You can also install GoPro
  • Compared to other drones, the price is very low
  • Like other drones, battery life is short
  • It is difficult to find accessories for this drone

10. 3D Robotics Iris+ – Affordable

3D Robotics Iris+

3D Robotics Iris+ is one of the best drones we have ever used. Not only is it affordable, it also has the features of many high-end drones such as the Dhan Phantom 4 or other high-priced drones.

It doesn’t come with a built-in camera, it just provides a stand, so you can choose to install GoPro yourself.

3D Robotics Iris+ has an LED screen installed on each arm to give you a better understanding of the direction. It also includes some other accessories, such as a 4GB memory stick, a replaceable propeller, and a spare battery.

It is very stable during flight. It’s very easy to learn and you can get started quickly.

Due to its large size, it consumes a lot of power and its battery life is very short, which is why it is ranked last.

Pros /Cons
  • Excellent functionality, easy to use
  • Stable positioning
  • Replaceable camera (you can install GoPro)
  • Poor manufacturing quality

Finally, what we want to say is that each drone has its own setup and learning process. Testing all these drones is by no means an easy task.

We make sure to cover every aspect of each drone, do our best to evaluate it, and tell you what are the advantages and what deficiencies. Questions can contact us, Or leave a message below.

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