Best Camera Drones in 2019: Capture the Beauty from the Sky

Capture nature's beauty through bird's-eye using some of these best camera drones of 2019. Starting with beginners to expert, we have something for everyone. Have a look at it yourself.

I assume you have read our earlier post of best drones, which covered drones mostly for the beginners. After having tried your hands on the cost-effective beginners’ drone, it is now time to move a step further. Let’s try video and photography from the sky using some of the best drones with a camera.

This list also has something for everyone. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or an expert drone flyer, you’ll find your perfect companion on this list. Let’s start the show.

Best Drone Camera of 2019

#1. DJI Mavic Starters Bundle

DJI Mavic Air Drone with Camera

The DJI Mavic drone is undoubtedly for professional photo and videographers who are expert drone flyers. This one will cost you almost $800, and it comes with a bundle of necessary accessories, including a VR headset. The camera can shoot stunning 4K videos and mesmerizing 12MP photos from the sky.

To Talk about the flying capabilities, it can fly at a speed of up to 43 miles in sports mode. The flying time is also decent enough of a little more than 20 minutes. All in all, it is a great drone if you are a professional photographer covering events with a large venue.

Who should buy it?

  • Professional photographers
  • Expert drone flyers

Pros

Pros
  • 4K video capturing abilities
  • VR headset included

Cons

Cons
  • 20-minutes of flying time

#2. Global Drone GW168

Global Drone GW168 GPS Drone with Camera

The gadget from Global Drone is rich with features that are hard to resist. I’ll place this one the list of drones for intermediates. That’s mainly because of its price, and not because of the features. It has some useful flying modes like follow me, and return to home.

When it comes to pictures and videos, the built-in camera supports 1080p FHD resolution. On top of that, you can adjust the camera with the controller to get the perfect shot, without needing to turn the direction of the drone. Last but not least, it also comes with a solid carrying case to take your gadget wherever you like.

Who should buy it?

  • Mostly for Intermediates
  • People willing to learn drone photography
  • For people having a limited budget for a drone

Pros

Pros
  • Durable quality
  • FHD 1080p built-in camera
  • Adjust the camera angle using a controller

Cons

Cons
  • 15-minutes of battery backup

#3. DBPOWER

DBPOWER Discovery WiFi FPV Camera Drone

If you have newly experienced drone flying and have intermediate expertise, this one from DBPower may be a perfect choice. It has a 720P HD camera to capture an aerial view of your surroundings. Since it has a battery life of only 9 minutes, this drone isn’t really for professional photographers.

The drone has a headless design, auto takeoff and landing, and altitude hold features; these are ideal for beginners and intermediates. Besides that, there are also two-speed modes to suit your experience level. Lastly, it is also wallet-friendly from the price point.

Who should buy it?

  • Photography beginners
  • For kids to have fun with friends and family

Pros

Pros
  • Auto takeoff and landing features
  • Return to Home feature
  • Two speed modes

Cons

Cons
  • Big in size making it uncomfortable to carry in a backpack

#4. Holy Stone HS120D

Holy Stone HS120D FPV Drone with Camera

Holy Stone is one of the well-known brands in the drone industry. They have many different models up for sale, but we selected HS120D. The reason is its feature, price, and build quality. The HS120D has full HD camera with 120-degree Field of View. You can also adjust the camera up to 75-degrees.

On top of that, the product comes with an additional SD card that will store all your beautifully captured pictures and videos. The most impressive part is the flying time. With such a competitive price, the drone offers almost 15-minutes of flying time. Lastly, it has nearly all features like the return to home, auto takeoff, and land, and follow me mode.

Who should buy it?

  • For casual photography, while traveling
  • Intermediate drone flyers to get their hands on aerial photography

Pros

Pros
  • Durable and strong build quality
  • 1080p Full HD built-in camera
  • SD card support

Cons

Cons
  • None

#5. DEERC HS110D

DEERC HS110D Drone with Camera

This drone from DEERC is primarily for the beginners. It has a basic 720p camera to capture pictures and videos from bird’s-eye view. In addition to that, it is Wifi enabled, allowing you to see what the camera sees, right on your mobile screen. Even though it is for beginners, the camera offers 120-degree Field of View to capture stunning images.

It has a 1000mAh battery that delivers a decent flying time. Apart from that, the drone is capable of performing stunts like 360-degrees flips. Also, there’s one-key takeoff and landing function to help newcomers get started.

Who should buy it?

  • Mainly for kids to play with it
  • For the younger audience to learn photography

Pros

Pros
  • 120-degrees Field of View
  • 1000mAh battery for decent flying time
  • 360-degree flip abilities

Cons

Cons
  • May break easily if collided with obstacles
  • Build quality is not durable

#6. Wenjuan

Wenjuan Drone Camera

If you are ready to compromise a little on camera for much more flying time, then this drone from Wenjuan is worth giving a try. The drone boasts more than 20 minutes of flying time. Apart from that, it has a 720p HD camera with 120-degrees Field of View. You can also view live-feed from your drone camera, right on your mobile screen.

Besides the camera and other features, the drone has headless design along with altitude hold feature. Lastly, this one also has features similar to all others, like auto takeoff and landing, and one key return to home function.

Who should buy it?

  • Intermediate drone flyers
  • Limited budget for a drone with a camera

Pros

Pros
  • Durable and strong build
  • Elegant design
  • 22-minutes of flying time

Cons

Cons
  • Basic 720p camera

#7. Wenjuan

Wenjuan GPS FPV RC Drone with Camera

One more from Wenjuan secures its place on the list. Unlike the one above, you won’t need to compromise with the camera quality; though, this too doesn’t have 4K. The significant difference between the two is of the camera and flying time. This model has a full HD 1080p camera that captures stunning photos and videos.

On the other hand, the flying time has reduced to 14 minutes, compared to the one above that has a little more than 20 minutes. Rest of the features are almost identical. Lastly, the design of this model is much more appealing than the one above.

Who should buy it?

  • Contractors that want to have an aerial view of the site
  • Intermediate experience in photography and drone flying

Pros

Pros
  • Durable and solid build structure
  • Full HD 1080p camera

Cons

Cons
  • Slightly overpriced compared to the features it offers

#8. HUBSAN H501S X4

HUBSAN H501S X4 Drone Camera

Husban H501S X4 is a sort of combination of both the Wenjuan models. You get a full HD 1080p camera along with 20 minutes of flying time. Another notable upgrade is the LCD screen built right inside the controller. Given this facility, you don’t need a smartphone to operate this drone.

With all these features, the drone may look like an expensive gadget to have. Surprisingly, the price is quite wallet-friendly. Last but not least, the drone is packed with all features that most of the other drones in the market offer.

Who should buy it?

  • A user that doesn’t wish to operate drone using the smartphone
  • If a sturdy design is your priority

Pros

Pros
  • A little funky design
  • Controller with built-in LCD screen
  • Wallet-friendly price

Cons

Cons
  • Flight radius of 300 meters

#9. Teeggi

Teeggi FPV RC Drone with Camera

The design of this drone is elegant and simple, yet impactful enough to seek attention. Besides the fashionable design, the battery with 900mAH capacity delivers a decent flying time along with other features like altitude hold, one-key takeoff and landing, and 3D flips.

Talking about the camera, it has an HD 2MP camera that can deliver 720p resolution quality. Lastly, there are also two-speed modes to select, depending on your experience of flying a drone.

Who should buy it?

  • Preferably for kids and first-time drone flyers
  • If you are searching for a simple and classy designed drone

Pros

Pros
  • Ability to perform 3D flips
  • Packed with all beginner’s feature to start flying drone easily

Cons

Cons
  • Hard to fly in little windy situations
  • Battery capacity is too less

#10. DJI Spark Portable Mini Drone

DJI Spark Camera Drone

This drone from DJI is mostly for intermediate and expert drone flyers and photographers. Unlike the other model from DJI that we listed above, this one doesn’t boast 4K capabilities. Instead, it has a full HD 1080p camera to record videos. Impressive feature about this drone is that it can detect obstacles. This helps when you are flying the drone on low altitude, and there are trees or other obstacles.

Apart from that, this little beast can achieve a top speed of up to 31 mph and can fly for almost 16 minutes. It has a range of 1.2 miles, giving you the opportunity to fly far and capture stunning photos and videos. Lastly, it comes with a bundle of accessories that are useful for professionals.

Who should buy it?

  • Event photographers
  • Expert drone flyers
  • Surveillance agencies

Pros

Pros
  • 31 mph top flying speed
  • Vast connectivity range of 1.2 miles

Cons

Cons
  • The camera doesn’t have 4K capabilities
  • Battery time is just of 16 minutes

That’s all, folks!

Taking off…

That’s all folks. These are some of the best drones with the camera for you to try. I am pretty sure it has something for everyone. But yet, if you think something is missing on the list, remember that we are just a comment away.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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