Ratings Overview - Drone

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 Autel robotics X-Star Premium
Autel robotics, a somewhat lesser known company than some of the heavy hitters, provides a good entry into the camera drone market with the X-Star Premium. Its video quality rivals that of the lower...  read more >
$900

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Video Quality - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Flight Performance - 6 of 10
6
Video Downlink - 7 of 10
7
Customer Service - 9 of 10
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 Parrot Bebop 2
The Parrot Bebop 2 is a small, lightweight camera drone with no gimbal. While the small size makes it fairly inexpensive and fun to fly, the lack of a gimbal makes the resulting footage very shaky...  read more >
$550

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Video Quality - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 3 of 10
3
Flight Performance - 5 of 10
5
Video Downlink - 4 of 10
4
Customer Service - 8 of 10
8

 GoPro Karma Quadcopter
The GoPro Karma Quadcopter provides more than just a camera drone, it offers a versatile filmmaking toolbox. The gimbal can be removed from the drone to provide stable footage whether filming...  read more >
$1,100

Best Buy Award
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Video Quality - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Flight Performance - 8 of 10
8
Video Downlink - 7 of 10
7
Customer Service - 8 of 10
8

 YUNEEC Breeze 4K
The YUNEEC Breeze 4K offers big resolution in a tiny package. That tiny package also means it can easily be pushed around by its namesake breeze and lacks a proper gimbal. Footage from this drone...  read more >
$500

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Video Quality - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 4 of 10
4
Flight Performance - 5 of 10
5
Video Downlink - 4 of 10
4
Customer Service - 5 of 10
5

 DJI Phantom 4 Pro+
DJI really upped the ante with the release of the Phantom 4 Pro+. With the updated camera, video downlink, and integrated controller screen it is clear that this is a professional level camera drone...  read more >
$1,800

Editors' Choice Award
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Video Quality - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Flight Performance - 9 of 10
9
Video Downlink - 10 of 10
10
Customer Service - 3 of 10
3

 DJI Spark
The DJI Spark is the smallest member of DJI's drone family, and it takes the littlest sibling role to heart. This little firefly buzzes around with enough maneuverability to keep kids and adults...  read more >
$500

Top Pick Award
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Video Quality - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Flight Performance - 7 of 10
7
Video Downlink - 6 of 10
6
Customer Service - 3 of 10
3

 DJI Phantom 4 Pro
The DJI Phantom 4 Pro is the exact same drone as the Phantom 4 Pro+, but the controller lacks the built in screen. Essentially, it is a Phantom 4 Pro+ drone with a Phantom 4 controller. If you want...  read more >
$1,500

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Video Quality - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Flight Performance - 9 of 10
9
Video Downlink - 9 of 10
9
Customer Service - 3 of 10
3

 DJI Mavic Pro
The DJI Mavic Pro almost creates an entire new category of camera drone. It captures good 4K video and provides top notch flight performance, yet folds down into a tiny package about the size of a 1...  read more >
$1,000

Editors' Choice Award
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Video Quality - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Flight Performance - 9 of 10
9
Video Downlink - 9 of 10
9
Customer Service - 3 of 10
3

 DJI Inspire 1 V2.0
The Inspire 1 is at the low end of DJI's professional level line (though we know professionals who use the Phantom 4 for their shoots), and we mostly included it in our review to see how the...  read more >
$3,100

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Video Quality - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Flight Performance - 8 of 10
8
Video Downlink - 9 of 10
9
Customer Service - 3 of 10
3

 DJI Phantom 4
the Phantom 4 was just recently displaced from the Phantom 4 Pro+ | top rung of DJI's Phantom line by the Phantom 4 Pro+. Though it does not share the "Pro" moniker of its successors, in our...  read more >
$1,400

Best Buy Award
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Video Quality - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Flight Performance - 9 of 10
9
Video Downlink - 9 of 10
9
Customer Service - 3 of 10
3
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 DJI Phantom 3 Standard
The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is a great choice for anyone who is itching to add aerial footage into their cinematic endeavors, but can't justify spending four figures on a drone. While the more...  read more >
$500

Best Buy Award
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Video Quality - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Flight Performance - 7 of 10
7
Video Downlink - 7 of 10
7
Customer Service - 3 of 10
3

 DJI Phantom 3 Professional
The DJI Phantom 3 Professional offers an upgraded 4K camera in comparison to the 2.7K rigs on the other Phantom 3 models. Otherwise it performs very similarly to its Phantom 3 brethren. This bump up...  read more >
$1,408

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Video Quality - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
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Flight Performance - 8 of 10
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Video Downlink - 8 of 10
8
Customer Service - 3 of 10
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