Good news — drones with built-in cameras that can take good quality photos and videos are no longer expensive. Countless drone brands now compete against each other to make cheap drones that live up to the high quality and reliability standards of the more expensive higher end brands of model drones that are available on the market today.
Fortunately for us consumers, as technology progresses year by year, so does the manufacturing standards and the quality control process. Cheaper drones are now just as good as competitor high-end drones that can cost double, triple or even quadruple more!
Below, we have the Top 10 best budget drones with cameras available in 2018.
10) TOZO Drone
- You can release the throttle stick and the drone will keep the current height.
- Headless Security Mode. When eyes can’t identify the orientation of the drone, the Headless Mode can help to control easier and prevent from losing the direction.
- Equipped with the latest 6-axis Gyro flight control systems.
- Flight Time: About 8-10 Minutes. Charging Time: About 60 Minutes. Range: About 30-45 Meters.
9) Holy Stone Predator Drone
- Headless Security System Enables players of any level to fly the drone easily
- 2.4GHz Technology Adopted for Anti-Interference
- More Stable and Flexible with 6-Axis Gyro Stabilization System
- Good Performance of Wind-Resistant Control Range: About 30-50 Meters
- Flight Time: About 6-8 minutes Charging Time: About 45-60 minutes.
8) HASAKEE Drone
- 2.4GHz Technology and 6 axis stabilization system for smooth flight.
- Capture live video feed of your flight from your iPhone or android smart mobile device with all new FPV WIFI feature.
- The Drone is Built-in with an Air Pressure Sensor for accurate altitude settings.
- One-Button 360° Flip and One-Button Take off/Landing.
- One-Button Speeds Switch(High/Medium/low)：Low speed for beginner, high for skilled aviator.
7) DROCON Drone
- The one-key return feature of this drone ensures you never have to worry about losing this drone.
- Take things to new highs and enjoy a live video feed in high-definition straight to your mobile device.
- Unique streamlined-shaped body structure improves aerodynamics, thus reducing air resistance and makes landing operation more stable.
- Thanks to the headless mode, control of this drone is easy and you do not need to worry about the direction of the drone when flying it.
6) Holy Stone U818A Drone
- Capture pristine HD aerial footage and photos – 720p HD / 30 fps.
- Headless mode easier flight and better control, no need to worry about drone’s direction when flying.
- The multi-axis gyro offers extra stability for easy handling and 360° flips.
- Low voltage alarm and 360° flips function ensur safe and fun flight, no worry about the quad copter fly away.
- Bonus Battery : 2PCS LiPo batteries to double your flying time.
5) GordVE RC Drone
- Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height.
- Download the app and design your flight path directly on the screen and fly the drone in all directions according to your desired air route.
- Headless mode and one key automatic return makes flying more simple.
- Dozens of modes: track flight/360-degree rolling over/headless mode/led lights/one key automatic return/altitude hold/fpv/vr/mode/gravity sensing mode/speed mode/a key to take off and land.
4) Holy Stone HS200 Drone
- First Person View 720P HD Video Camera enable you to take aerial videos and photos with your iPhone or Android phone device.
- Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allow you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hover at it’s current height.
- Control the drone with a smart phone App to activate multiple functions such as Gravity Sensor mode which allows the user to control the flight by holding and moving the smart phone accordingly.
- Orientation of the drone in relation to the pilot. Great function when the drone is out of sight.
3) SereneLife Foldable Drone
- Experience outstanding views at a high altitude up to 650+ ft and take amazing shots and videos in 720p High Definition .
- Great performance that goes beyond expectations when it comes to actual flight, maneuverability, power and speed. It is equipped with a solid drone remote control one-button operation.
- Integrated headless mode which allows you to worry less about the drones orientation and direction, this means the direction will be the same as your transmitter.
- 6 axis gyroscopic controller system for aerodynamic and agile ability to perform 360° flips. Can also be folded for easy storage and portability
2) Holy Stone HS160 Shadow
- Foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable. Also provides a better and safer flight experience
- Equipped with 720P HD camera to take aerial photos and videos. Images and videos will be stored in both the app and the mobile album system
- Operate your drone through an APP after connecting the Wi-Fi to your phone (iOS or Android), offering you real-time image transmission, easy to shoot and read, fun to share
- There are 2 powerful 3.7V 500mAh Modular batteries including 1 bonus, which can support longer flight time for you and your family, this modular design ensures the safety of charge and storage
1) ScharkSpark Drone
- Equipped with all basic functions to help you control it better. *One key take-off* and landing, *One key return*, *Headless mode*, *Altitude hold mode*, *Emergency landing*, *Gravity sensor mode*, *Track control* and *6-minute flying time*.
- Upgrade your drone controlling experience with *Three-speed mode*, *3D mode*, *Photo/Video taking*, *Live time video* and *360 degree flip*.
- Take things to new highs and enjoy a live video feed in high-definition straight to your mobile device with the all new FPV Wi-Fi feature.
- This egg-shaped drone comes with a separate transmitter which provides you a much easier and much more convenient controlling experience.
- This drone must be one of the most eye-catching drones. The egg shape is cute, meanwhile, the color and led lights are cool. The size is portable, but the drone itself is really functional.