To do aerial photography or aerial video filming, it is not at all necessary to rise into the air yourself. The modern market is literally overflowing with civilian drones, which are also called quadcopters. Depending on the price, manufacturer and class of the device, they are equipped with the simplest light-sensitive sensor or full-fledged professional photo and video equipment. We have prepared a review of the best camera drone this year.
WL Toys Q282J
Ultra-budget six-rotor drone with a 2 megapixel camera (video recording in HD resolution). Differs in good stability and controllability in flight, modest dimensions. The main disadvantage is the fragile case made of low-quality plastic.
Price – 3,200 rubles.
Drone dimensions are 137x130x50 mm
Visuo Siluroid XS809HW
The novelty from Visuo has a folding design, a stylish, though not the most reliable case. When folded, the gadget fits easily into a pocket. It is equipped with a 2 megapixel camera, can broadcast video over WiFi, which allows you to control the flight from a smartphone or tablet in real time.
Price – 4,700 rubles.
The drone, as seen at first glance, is a replica of the popular DJI Mavic Pro drone
Hubsan H107C Plus X4
The developers focused on the durability of the quadcopter. It is made of durable lightweight plastic and has two adaptive diodes on the front mounts of the electric motors, so it is well suited for novice pilots. The remote control is complemented by a convenient monochrome display. The camera module remains the same – 2 megapixels and average picture quality.
Price – 5,000 rubles
The H107C + is almost twice as expensive as other quadcopters with similar dimensions and performance.
Mid-size drone, stylish, durable, equipped with crash bars and LED lighting. It carries a 2-megapixel camera on board, capable of broadcasting video over WiFi networks. The remote is equipped with a smartphone holder, which is convenient when using the FPV control function.
Price – 7 200 rubles
There are almost no security sensors on this model, and there is no GPS system either.
JXD Pioneer Knight 507W
One of the largest amateur models. It is interesting for the presence of landing struts and a separate camera module, fixed under the fuselage. This allows you to widen the angle of view of the lens and allow the camera to quickly rotate in any direction. The performance characteristics remained at the level of the cheaper models.
Price – 8,000 rubles.
Has an auto return function that allows you to quickly return the drone to the takeoff point without any extra effort
MJX BUGS 8
High speed quadcopter with HD camera. But the most interesting thing is the set of delivery – the new product is offered with a four-inch display and augmented reality helmet with FPV support.
Price – 14,000 rubles.
Receiving and transmitting antennas are located on opposite sides of the fuselage
JJRC JJPRO X3
The sleek, reliable, autonomous drone from JJRC has entered the niche between budget toys and professional drones. It is equipped with four brushless motors, a capacious battery that lasts for 18 minutes of active operation, which is 2-3 times higher than the indicators of previous review models. The camera can write FullHD video and broadcast it over wireless networks.
Price – 17,500 rubles.
The drone is able to fly both indoors and outdoors, the built-in barometer and altitude hold function are responsible for the safety of domestic flights
Hover Camera Zero Robotics
The most unusual drone in today's roundup. Its screws are located inside the case, which makes the gadget compact and durable. The quadcopter is equipped with a 13-megapixel camera, which allows you to take high-quality photos and record videos in 4K. For control via smartphones Android and iOS, the FPV protocol is provided.
Price – 22,000 rubles.
When folded, the dimensions of the drone are 17.8 x 12.7 x 2.54 cm
DJI Spark Fly More Combo
A small and very fast drone with an aircraft alloy frame and four powerful brushless motors. Supports gesture control, intelligent take-off and landing, movement according to the points set on the display with sequential photo and video shooting of objects. A professional camera with a 12-megapixel 1 / 2.3-inch matrix is responsible for creating multimedia material.
Price – 40,000 rubles.
A number of software and hardware innovations and improvements that have been endowed by the developers of DJI-Innovations, without exaggeration, made the quadcopter technologically advanced.
PowerVision PowerEgg EU
This model is the future of amateur drones. Fully robotic functions, adaptive sensors, multiple control systems, navigation via GPS and BeiDou. You can only set a route or mark a point on the map, PowerEgg will do the rest itself. By the way, its name is due to the elliptical shape of the folded gadget. For flight, the ellipse sectors with brushless motors are raised up, and the screws are extended from them. The copter develops a speed of up to 50 km / h and can operate autonomously for 23 minutes. The newest 14-megapixel matrix is responsible for photo and video shooting.
Price – 100,000 rubles.
The PowerEgg drone can be controlled by both standard control equipment and the 'Maestro' remote control, thanks to which the drone can be controlled with one hand gestures
A quadcopter is not a toy, but a full-fledged computerized gadget capable of performing a number of important functions. It is used by the military and researchers, photographers and videographers. And in some countries, drones are already being used by postal services to deliver parcels. We hope your drone will help you touch the future and, at the same time, have a good time.