Best Mini Drone With Camera 2020

Buying a Drone with Camera is not a big deal but buying a good drone is still difficult. Whenever you will search on Google for a Drone, you will be shown hundreds of result in seconds. “More choices more confusion.” This situation will make it difficult to decide what to choose.

First of all, you must know your budget and then select what item will fall in the budget. This is the general rule of shopping. Next decide either you need a Big or Mini Drone, with Camera or without Camera.

Keeping in mind such questions, I decided to do research and write something which will be helpful for my readers because the readers are the real asset for me.

Usually, when you visit any online shopping website, you will not get the full specification of a product. So I have shortlisted 5 Best Mini Drones with Camera and write the full specification for you.

So without wasting the time, I am starting with a small comparison and then I have written my brief review of each drone.


5 Best Mini Drone with Camera of 2020


Buying a Drone online is much better than to buy from a physical shop. The main reason is that a shop has limited items as compared to online shopping channels who have unlimited items available.

Same way, when I was researching on Best Mini Drone with Camera, there are many options but I shortlisted the below mentioned 5 Models.

So let’s start one by one.


1. S9M Mini Drone

S9M is the best mini drone with a camera for a gift to kids and teenagers. It is designed for indoor and outdoor entertainment.

With its Foldable Design, it is easy to carry anywhere. One key take-off and land, return, altitude hold, headless mode, and many easier to use features make it a user-friendly drone.

It is the best option for beginners and kids and could be equally enjoyable for adults.

1.1 Prominent Features:



1. Size:

It is a mini drone with a size of 7.1 x 6.7 x 2.2 inches which is equal to the palm-size of a normal man which make it easy to carry.

2. RC Type:

It has 2.4G technology anti-interference remote control. Even if someone is flying the same model of Drone near you, it will not interfere with you due to 2.4G frequency.



3. RC Range:

S9M provides you a good control range 50 meters so you will be able to control your drone from a distance or height of 50 meters.

4. Camera:

S9M is equipped with a 720P HD Camera that will give the best quality photos and videos.



5. WiFi FPV:

WiFi FPV feature enables you to watch the real-time view and you can take photos and record videos.

6. Battery:

You will be getting 2 batteries of 220 mAh with your order to power up your drone flights and other amazing features.



7. Flight Time:

Flight time is one of the important factors when buying a drone. S9M battery will be giving you 7-8 minutes of flight time. And because you will be getting a pair of batteries with the order which means that your flight time will be double.

8. Charge Time:

Less will be the charge time, more will be the flights. S9M adopter will quickly charge the battery of your will be recharged in 40 minutes only.




9. One Key Return:

One Key Return a function which is very helpful for beginners. You will be seeing this feature on the RC of your drone. Now your drone is a button press away from you. Just press the return button and your drone will be returning to the same place from where it flies.

10. One Key Take Off and Land:

This is another user-friendly feature of S9M. Your drone will be taking off or landing by pressing the one key.




11. Altitude Hold:

Again, this is another user-friendly feature of S9M. This will enable the drone to auto-hover and it will stay at the current height if you RC will not be in used.

12. Headless Mode:

Headless mode is one of the best user-friendly features for beginners. This mode will be making your carefree about the flight direction of this drone. You just need to without caring about the face and it will give you a perfect flight.




13. 3D Stunts:

3D or 360 Flip is the most loving stunt by the pilots. Now it becomes easier because you will be doing this by pressing a key only.

14. Speed mode:

Here is another userfriendly feature of S9M. It has different speed modes and you can adjust the speed according to your expertise level from slower to faster.



15. Mobile App:

Now you can connect your drone with the mobile application and can enjoy more features. The mobile application is compatible with IOS and Android operating systems.

16. Voice Control:

This is one of the prominent features that you might not see in many other Mini Drones with Camera. You will be now capable of giving commands to your drone by speaking. For example, you can say take off, land, right or left, etc.



17. Trajectory Flight:

This is an amazing feature that was one of the key element of my shortlisted Mini Drone with Camera. By using the mobile application, you can draw a route and your drone will be following your route.

18. Gravity Sensor:

This is also one of the best userfriendly features. Gravity Sensor enables your drone to follow the movements of your smartphone.  



1.2 Inside Box:

You will be getting the following items is the packaging of your order of S9M Mini Drone.

  • 1 x Quadcopter
  • 1 x remote controller
  • 2 x Batteries
  • 1 x Charging adopter with USB Cable
  • 4 x 4 Extra Blades
  • 2 x Protection Rings
  • 1 x Screwdriver
  • 1 x User Manual
S9M Mini Drone

2. Syma X22W

Syma X22W is a very good mini drone with a camera. It is also one of the best mini drones with camera.

It is user-friendly and easy to fly mini drone having easy to use features like one key takeoff, land, and return. Headless mode, adjustable speed, and protected propeller guard are the other amazing user-friendly features.  

It is equally suitable for Kids and Adults, Beginners and professional and a good option for gifts.



2.1 Prominent Features:

1. Size:

Syma X22W is a mini drone with a size of 5.6×5.6×1.2 and due to its small size, it easy to carry anywhere.

2. RC Type:

It has 2.4G technology anti-interference remote control. Even if someone is flying the same model of Drone near you, it will not interfere with you due to 2.4G frequency.

3. RC Range:

It will be providing you a control range of 25 meters distance or height.


4. Camera:

Syma X22W is equipped with a 720P HD Camera that will give the best quality photos and videos.

5. WiFi FPV:

WiFi FPV feature enables you to watch the real-time view and you can take photos and record videos.


6. Battery:

You will be getting 2 batteries of 400 mAh with your order to power up your drone flights and other amazing features.

7. Flight Time:

Syma X22W single battery will be giving you about 7 minutes of flight time. And because you will be getting a pair of batteries with the order which means that your flight time will be double.

8. Charge Time:

You can recharge the battery in 60 minutes for the next flight.

9. One Key Return:

One Key Return a function which is very helpful for beginners. You will be seeing this feature on the RC of your drone. Now your drone is a button press away from you. Just press the return button and your drone will be returning to the same place from where it flies.

10. One Key Take Off and Land:

This is another user-friendly feature of Syma X22W. Your drone will be taking off or landing by pressing the one key.

11. Altitude Hold:

Again, this is another user-friendly feature of Syma X22W. This will enable the drone to auto-hover and it will stay at the current height if you RC will not be in used.

12. Headless Mode:

Headless mode is one of the best user-friendly features for beginners. This mode will be making your carefree about the flight direction of this drone. You just need to without caring about the face and it will give you a perfect flight.

13. 3D Stunts:

3D or 360 Flip is the most loving stunt by the pilots. Now it becomes easier because you will be doing this by pressing a key only.

14. Speed mode:

Here is another userfriendly feature of Syma X22W. It has different speed modes and you can adjust the speed according to your expertise level from slower to faster.

15. Mobile App:

Now you can connect your Syma X22W drone with the mobile applications Syma Fly or Syma Go and can enjoy more features. The mobile application is compatible with IOS and Android operating systems.

16. Trajectory Flight:

This is an amazing feature that was one of the key element of my shortlisted Mini Drone with Camera. By using the mobile application, you can draw a route and your drone will be following your route.

17. Gravity Sensor:

This is also one of the best userfriendly features. Gravity Sensor enables your drone to follow the movements of your smartphone.  

2.2 Inside Box:

You will be getting the following items is the packaging of your order of Syma X22W.

  • 1 x Drone
  • 1 x Transmitter
  • 4 x Extra Propellers
  • 1 x USB Charging Cable
  • 1 x Charge box
  • 2 x Batteries
  • 1 x Mobile Phone Retaining Clip
  • 1 x Screwdriver
  • Instruction Manual
Syma X22W

3. Holy Stone HS160

My next choice is Holy Stone HS160 Mini Drone with Camera. It is a portable and foldable mini drone and can be taken anywhere in your pocket.

It is also an amazing user-friendly drone with all one key takeoff, landing, return, headless mode, altitude hold, and many more.

Suitable for indoor and outdoor flight. Easy and user-friendly features make suitable for kids and adults.

3.1 Prominent Features:

1. Size:

Holy Stone HS160 is a mini drone with a size of  2.6 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches and it can be taken to anywhere in your pocket like a smartphone.

2. RC Type:

It has 2.4G technology anti-interference remote control. Even if someone is flying the same model of Drone near you, it will not interfere with you due to 2.4G frequency.

3. RC Range:

You can control HS160 from a distance of 70 meters distance or height.

4. Camera:

Holy Stone HS160 is equipped with a 720P HD Camera that will give the best quality photos and videos.

5. WiFi FPV:

WiFi FPV feature enables you to watch the real-time view and you can take photos and record videos.

6. Battery:

You will be getting 2 batteries of 500 mAh with your order to power up your drone flights and other amazing features.

7. Flight Time:

Holy Stone HS160 single battery will be giving you about 8 minutes of flight time. And because you will be getting a pair of batteries with the order which means that your flight time will be double.

8. Charge Time:

You can recharge the battery in 60 minutes for the next flight.

9. One Key Return:

One Key Return a function which is very helpful for beginners. You will be seeing this feature on the RC of your drone. Now your drone is a button press away from you. Just press the return button and your drone will be returning to the same place from where it flies.

10. One Key Take Off and Land:

This is another user-friendly feature of Holy Stone HS160. Your drone will be taking off or landing by pressing the one key.

11. Altitude Hold:

Again, this is another user-friendly feature of Holy Stone HS160. This will enable the drone to auto-hover and it will stay at the current height if you RC will not be in used.

12. Headless Mode:

The headless mode of Holy Stone HS160 is one of the best user-friendly features for beginners. This mode will be making your carefree about the flight direction of this drone. You just need to without caring about the face and it will give you a perfect flight.

13. 3D Stunts:

3D or 360 Flip is the most loving stunt by the pilots. Now it becomes easier because you will be doing this by pressing a key only.

14. Speed mode:

Here is another userfriendly feature of Holy Stone HS160. It has four different speed modes and you can adjust the speed according to your expertise level from slower to faster.

15. Mobile App:

Now you can connect your Holy Stone HS160 drone with the mobile applications. The mobile application is compatible with IOS and Android operating systems.

16. Gravity Sensor:

This is also one of the best userfriendly features. Gravity Sensor enables your drone to follow the movements of your smartphone. 

17. VR Compatibility:

By using Mobile App you can use many amazing features. You can enable 3D VR mode and 720P camera will show you amazing Real-time unforgettable flight. 

3.2 Inside Box:

  • 1 x HS160 Quadcopter (with 1 Dustproof Bag)
  • 1 x Transmitter (AA batteries not included)
  • 2 x 3.7V 500mAh Batteries
  • 4 x Spare Propellers/Protection Guards/Landing Pads/Drone Screws
  • 2 x Spare Controller Sticks
  • 1 x Screwdriver & Phone Holder
  • 2 x USB Charger
  • 1 x User Manual
Holy Stone HS160

4. DROCON Navigator U31W

DROCON Navigator U31W is also the best mini drone with a camera.

One of the features that makes it prominent to the other competitors is its 120° wide-angle lens which enables its 720P HD camera to capture more clear and wide-angle views.

Other prominent features include safety alarm for low battery and out of range. It is also user-friendly and could be used for indoor and outdoor flight.

4.1 Prominent Features:

1. Size:

DROCON U31W is a mini drone with a size of 7.2×7.8×1.7 inches and it can be taken to anywhere in your pocket like a smartphone.

2. RC Type:

It has 2.4G technology anti-interference remote control. Even if someone is flying the same model of Drone near you, it will not interfere with you due to 2.4G frequency.

3. RC Range:

You can control DROCON U31W from a distance of 80 meters distance or height.

4. Camera:

DROCON U31W is equipped with a 720P HD Camera with 120° wide-angle lens for best photos and videos. The best option for selfie lovers.

5. WiFi FPV:

WiFi FPV feature enables you to watch the real-time view and you can take photos and record videos.

6. Battery:

You will be getting a battery of 350 mAh with your order to power up your drone flights and other amazing features.

7. Flight Time:

DROCON U31W battery will be giving you about 7 minutes of flight time.

8. Charge Time:

You can recharge the battery in 70 minutes for the next flight.

9. One Key Return:

One Key Return a function which is very helpful for beginners. You will be seeing this feature on the RC of your drone. Now your drone is a button press away from you. Just press the return button and your drone will be returning to the same place from where it flies.

10. One Key Take Off and Land:

This is another user-friendly feature of DROCON U31W. Your drone will be taking off or landing by pressing the one key.

11. Altitude Hold:

Again, this is another user-friendly feature of DROCON U31W. This will enable the drone to auto-hover and it will stay at the current height if you RC will not be in used.

12. Headless Mode:

The headless mode of DROCON U31W is one of the best user-friendly features for beginners. This mode will be making your carefree about the flight direction of this drone. You just need to without caring about the face and it will give you a perfect flight.

13. 3D Stunts:

3D or 360 Flip is the most loving stunt by the pilots. Now it becomes easier because you will be doing this by pressing a key only.

14. Speed mode:

DROCON U31W has different speed modes and you can adjust the speed according to your expertise level from slower to faster.

15. Mobile App:

DROCON U31W drone can be operated with the mobile application. The mobile application is compatible with IOS and Android operating systems.

16. VR Compatibility:

VR Compatibility is also available in DROCON U31W. Now you can use Mobile Application to enable 3D VR mode and 720P camera will show you amazing Real-time unforgettable flight. 

17. Emergency Stop:

DROCON U31W has one key emergency stop that will save your drone from damage and it will be landed safely on the ground.

18. Safety Alarm:

Usually, people complain that they have lost the drone because it went out of the range. Don’t worry now because Drocon Navigator U31W has built n feature of alarm to notify you about the low battery or before going out of range.

4.2 Inside Box

  • 1×Navigator Quadcopter.
  • 1×Controller.
  • 1×7.4V Drone Battery.
  • 1×USB Charger.
  • 1×Spare Blades (4pcs/1 set). – 1×Screw Driver.
  • 1×User Manual.
DROCON U31W

5. AIRJUGAR AJ1001 MINI DRONE

AIRJUGAR AJ1001 MINI DRONE is the last model of this article. It has many features that make it prominent among the other mini drones with camera.

First of all, it has 120° FOV H170° wide-angle HD camera to give you quality images and videos.

Secondly, it comes with mini VR goggles to give you awesome 3D real-time visualization. Other Safety and operating features that make it user-friendly are described below.

5.1 Prominent Features:

1. Size:

AIRJUGAR is a mini drone with a size of  3.3×3.3×1.2 inches and it can be taken to anywhere in your pocket like a smartphone.

2. RC Type:

It has 2.4G technology anti-interference remote control. Even if someone is flying the same model of Drone near you, it will not interfere with you due to 2.4G frequency.

3. RC Range:

You can control AIRJUGAR from a distance of 60 meters distance or height.

4. Camera:

AIRJUGAR is equipped with a 720P HD Camera 120° FOV H170° wide-angle for best photos and videos. The best option for selfie lovers.

5. WiFi FPV:

WiFi FPV feature enables you to watch the real-time view and you can take photos and record videos.

6. Battery:

You will be getting 3 batteries of 220 mAh with your order to power up your drone flights and other amazing features.

7. Flight Time:

AIRJUGAR battery will be giving you about 7 minutes of flight time.

8. Charge Time:

You can recharge the battery in 40 minutes for the next flight.

9. One Key Return:

One Key Return a function which is very helpful for beginners. You will be seeing this feature on the RC of your drone. Now your drone is a button press away from you. Just press the return button and your drone will be returning to the same place from where it flies.

10. One Key Take Off and Land:

This is another user-friendly feature of AIRJUGAR. Your drone will be taking off or landing by pressing the one key.

11. Altitude Hold:

Again, this is another user-friendly feature of AIRJUGAR. This will enable the drone to auto-hover and it will stay at the current height if you RC will not be in used.

12. Headless Mode:

The headless mode of AIRJUGAR is one of the best user-friendly features for beginners. This mode will be making your carefree about the flight direction of this drone. You just need to without caring about the face and it will give you a perfect flight.

13. 3D Stunts:

3D or 360 Flip is the most loving stunt by the pilots. Now it becomes easier because you will be doing this by pressing a key only.

14. Speed mode:

AIRJUGAR has 3 different speed modes and you can adjust the speed according to your expertise level from slower to faster.

15. Mobile App:

AIRJUGAR drone can be operated with the mobile application. The mobile application is compatible with IOS and Android operating systems.

16. VR Compatibility and Goggles:

VR Compatibility is also available in AIRJUGAR. And now you will be getting a VR goggle with AIRJUGAR can use Mobile Application to enable 3D VR mode and 720P camera will show you amazing Real-time unforgettable flight. 

17. Emergency Stop:

AIRJUGAR has one key emergency stop that will save your drone from damage and it will be landed safely on the ground.

18. Safety Alarm:

Usually, people complain that they have lost the drone because it went out of the range. Don’t worry now because AIRJUGAR has built n feature of alarm to notify you about the low battery or before going out of range.

5.2 Inside Box:

  • 1 x Quadcopter
  • 1 x Transmitter
  • 4 x Propeller
  • 1 x Goggles
  • 1x Drone Frame
  • 1 x Screwdriver
  • 3 x 220mah battery
  • 1 x Propeller disassembly tool
  • 1 x Drone shell
  • 2 x USB charging cable
  • 1 x Instruction Manual.
AIRJUGAR AJ1001



Conclusion:

Although, I have shortlisted the above-mentioned 5 models from a big range of other available models. I have tried to shortlist the models which are good for both, Kids, Teenagers and Adults with low prices. Among the above 5 models, I will go to AIRJUGAR AJ1001 due to its amazing features, VR goggles and long flight due to 3 batteries in the pack. The second option could be Holy Stone HS160. Now it’s up to you to decide which best suits you.


Buyer’s Guide – For Best Mini Drone with Camera


1. Purpose of this Guide

The purpose of this guide is to help the readers in buying good quality and advance featured Mini Drone with Camera, This guide will help readers in selecting the best product at a low price.

So if you are looking for an advanced featured mini drone with camera, read this guideline till the end. I have tried my best to make it shorter for readers convenience.

2. Definition of Drone

It is a flying machine which is named as Quadcopter, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), and most popular or common name Drone. Every Drone is different from the other in Size, Features, Range, Flight Time and etc.

3. Types of Drones

As said before that all drones are different from the others. There are many types of Drones are available in the market and more will be coming. I will share a few types here.

i. Indoor Drones:

These are usually small or mini drones which are designed for indoor activities. Indoor Drones are better for kids and beginners and are cheap in price.

ii. Outdoor Drones:

These are the most famous and most demanded drones nowadays. A vast range of drones available in this Type. A Mini Drone to a Big Drone, Drone with Camera or Without Camera, Beginners Drones to Professional Drones all are available in Outdoor Drones.

iii. Toy Drones:

These Drones are specially designed for kids. These could be Indoor or Outdoor.

iv. Professional Drones:

Professional Drones are usually used by Professional Photographer, Media Channel, etc. These Drones are the most expensive among all the types of Drones.

v. Racing Drones:

Use of Drones is not limited today. It is now used for racing and many Racing Drones models are available in the markets. These are usually mid-range drones.

vi. Camera Drones:

Usage of Drones is expanding day by day. Today mostly drones are coming with Camera. Which could capture and record up to 4k photos and videos? Price range different based on the camera quality.

vii: Rescue Drones:

Drones are not only the source of entertainment and photography. Scope and Usage of Drones are increasing day by day. Today, Drones are being used in rescue operations in different countries. Drones are also used in fire fighting which is also an amazing thing.

4. Important Points to be Taken Care (Pre-Buying Checklist)

i. Drone Flying Law

With the growing usage of the Drones, authorities feel the necessity to make rule and regulation for the fair use of the Drones. Today, every country has the Law for drone flying.

You can check your local Drone Flying Law Here.

ii. Drone Price

Drone Price is an important factor. You must decide your budget before going to shop a drone because it is not going to work and you will not decide what you want.

Now you are looking to purchase online. That is the reason you are here. So once you decided the budget, apply a price range filter according to your budget. Then compare the available models in that Rank and select the Best Drone.

Online Buying Tip: Once you decided the model of Best Mini Drone with Camera, do one more thing. Copy the Model name and paste in the search bar. You will find many sellers at different prices. Never choose the cheapest if the seller rating is bad.

iii. Warranty

Make sure the seller is providing a warranty for the product. If you shortlisted 2 or 3 models within your price budget, go for the one with a good warranty. This will help you in after-sales services and claims in the future.

iv. Spare Parts Availability

Once you selected your desired model, make sure that the main components or parts or accessories are easily available. If not, leave this and select the other because later if any part broken and spare parts will no be available, your drone will be of no use.

v. Camera Quality

Every day new products are being launched in the market. Each model is better than the previous. Same way every new model has a better camera than the previous. So be very careful so you can select a Mini Drone with Best Camera. Check the following specification when checking the camera;

  • Your camera must be at least 720P
  • Check the Resolution of Camera
  • Quality of image and video

vi. Flight Time

Check the Flight Time of your shortlisted drones because it is one of the main factors at the time of purchasing a drone. If you selected a Mini Drone with a 4K camera and later you came to know that it has only 4-5 minutes of flight time then you will not be happy.

vii. Remote Range

Remote Range of a drone is also one of the important factors. If you have a very limited budget them get a drone with at least 50-meter range. If you don’t have budgeting issue then remember that more money will add more features.

viii. FPV

FPV stands for First Person View. This amazing feature enables you to see the realtime transmission of your drone. It’s mean you will not be waiting for the drone to come and then you will check the SD card. You will see on your screen, what our drone as recording same time.

ix: Headless Mode

Headless mode means that you are not required to take where is the head of the drone. A drone with Headless Mode can fly in every direction. It will go forward and backward. it will also go right and left. It will also fly up and down. And all these scenarios you will not need to set it or place it in some fixed direction.

As of today, I have not seen even a single drone without headless mode. But please ensure your satisfaction.

x. One Key Functions

I see various One key functions in different drones. Most famous are One Key take-off and landing. Secondly One Key Return. This will send a signal to your drone to come back. You need not control from remote to bring t back. One Key 3D flip or 360 Rotation.

Mostly new Drones are equipped with these features. Just ensure your satisfaction.

5. Safety Precautions

Safety First Term is also applicable to Drone Flying. Ignoring them can lead to some serious or legal problem for yours. See following for your implementation

  • Read user manual carefully.
  • Never Fly-in “No Drone Zones”
  • Never Fly-in near Airports
  • Fly within the allowed range otherwise, you can lose your drone0
  • Respect the privacy of others

Closing Remarks:

Thank for reading the article and please don’t forget to share this on your social media accounts. This will motivate me to bring more amazing products with advanced features at less price.

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