You're ready to launch your first drone complete with camera. Of the hundreds of options out there, which drone would be best for you? After researching, we’ve come up with ten reviews to help you find the best beginner drone with camera. Plenty of high tech, easy to fly drones are available, as you’ll see from our camera drone buying guide. Before we get started, you’ll want to check these specs when shopping for the best starter drone with camera.
WiFi: Many drones are available that allow your camera and smartphone to communicate. With WiFi, you can watch a live stream of video your drone takes while it’s still in the air. We’ll let you know which drones support this option.
Headless Mode: A drone in headless mode is directed relative to your position rather than its own. For example, when you push forward, it will go straight before you regardless of the direction it faces. This is especially helpful on beginner drones.
Size: You’ll want to know how large a drone is before you consider purchasing it. After all, this will affect how you’re able to use the product. You will also find that fun, cheap mini-drones make great drones for beginners.
Flying Time: The length of time a drone can stay in the air varies, especially for drones with camera and GPS, as the slight extra weight must be considered. For maximum enjoyment, you’ll need to know what to expect from each machine.
Charging Time: This spec gives you an idea of how long you’ll have to wait for a battery charge between flights. Not in the mood to wait? For longer running time, you may wish to purchase extra batteries and swap them out.
Range: How far can you let a drone fly without losing control? You don’t want to chance losing your new toy. We’ll let you know how many hundreds or thousands of feet you can let it zoom while maintaining complete control.
Now to choose from among the 10 best drones for beginners and begin the adventure. If you’re in a hurry to get started, take a look at our top pick and budget pick. These cover our all-around favorite drone with camera for sale and the best affordable drone with camera. If these don’t offer exactly what you’re looking for, we have reviewed eight other really good drones with camera in this list. This should be easy. Ready, set, let’s fly.
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Jennifer Trimbee, a lead researcher and writer at GeekWrapped, is an expert writer with many years of experience. Jennifer writes about technology, sports, outdoor, and gear products.
Article last updated on:
September 30, 2019