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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 ten of the best RC drones with a camera on the market today.
The Best Professional Camera Drones for Sale
There are a lot of good remote control drones to buy out there, so its 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:
- DJI Mavic
- DJI Spark
- DJI Inspire 1
- DJI Phantom 4
- DJI Inspire 2
- DJI Phantom 3 Pro
- Yuneec Typhoon H
- Yuneec Q500 4K
- Yuneec Breeze
- Parrot AR Drone 2.0
- UDI 818A (under $200 – great gift!)
Yes, a top-10 list of the best camera drones is quite arbitrary. There are many, many companies and models that are not being represented in this article. We know that. But we also have a good feel for the big prosumer / commercial drone manufacturers, we’ve flown most of these models ourselves, and we’re doing our best to curate and to highlight the most popular models in this list. Click here for a much bigger list of drone companies to check out in the industry.