Editor's Choice - Our Favorite High Definition Video Cameras

1. Ruko High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 80 5

Ruko First Impressions

"Comfortable!"

There's a single button auto take-off/landing feature. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Highly recommend this drone to you all. We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

  • Ruko F11 Pro Drone 4K Quadcopter UHD Live Video GPS Drones, FPV Drone with Camera for Adults Beginner 30 Mins Flight Time Long 2500mAh Battery Brushless Motor-Black(1 Extra Battery + Carrying Case).
  • 【 】Experience breathtaking 4K Ultra HD picture quality and 2.9k video for stunning clarity, deep contrast and vivid colors. Feeling the unbelievable beauty in ultra-high definition. The camera with a 120°FOV lens gives a broad view of the memorable moment.
  • 【 】 Equipped with upgraded 2500mAh intelligent battery provides up to 30 minutes flight time, The package comes with 1 extra battery, extends your flight time to 60 mins. (30+30 mins)
  • 【 & 】The drone can reach live video transmission of 300-500 meters. Up to 500 meters (Max1614FT) image transmission distance. With Stronger GPS positioning, F11 PRO can hover stably to catch clearer images and return to home precisely.
  • 【 】It is easier for newbies or beginners, equipped with functions like Auto Return, FPV, Tap Fly, Headless Mode, One Key Take Off/Landing, With simple press, even little boys and girls can take it under well control.
  • 【 】Ruko promises 30 days of return or exchange and 90 days free waranty. If you have any questions about our products, such as the operation of the drone, please contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ruko
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Ruko Final Thoughts

"Great part!"

Seems well built and blades are well protected. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost.

Overall Score
4.6


(861 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated High Definition Video Cameras

2. DBPOWER DP818A WIFI High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 70 4

DBPOWER DP818A WIFI First Impressions

"Super durable!"

The camera on this thing is awesome. It is super responsive and performs well. Really the best High Definition Video Camera for the money! Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. I love this High Definition Video Camera, it is a beast in a small package!

  • Drones with Camera-DBPOWER U818A Discovery FPV 720P HD WiFi Camera Drone,RC Quadcopters UAV for Beginners & Kids/Adults with 2 Batteries,Altitude Hold,Headless Mode,3D Flips,One Key Take Off/Landing
  • HIGH DEFINITION 720P WI-FI CAMERA: Equipped with a 720p HD camera, you’ll get to capture stunning aerial photos and video footage from a birds-eye perspective. You can enjoy a real-time viewing of your flight directly from your own mobile device
  • BONUS BATTERY TO DOUBLE YOUR FLYING TIME: There are two large capacity batteries which can each last up to 6~9 minutes on a full charge. [CHARGING TIPS: Please charge the battery directly via a computer USB port or with a 5V/0. 5A adapter]
  • REAL-TIME, FIRST-PERSON VIEW OF YOUR FLIGHT: Let this drone be your eyes as you see exactly what your drone camera sees straight to your phone or tablet using the iOS and Android app 'FLYINGSEE'. Go on a virtual flight and see your surroundings from a different perspective
  • HEADLESS MODE/ALTITUDE HOLD: Thanks to headless mode, you’ll never get confused about which direction the drone is facing as the forward direction is always the direction the user is facing. Whilst the altitude hold function keeps your drone stable at the same height so you can capture breathtaking shake-free video both in the air and on the ground
  • TWO-SPEED MODES: Whether you’re a beginner or a skilled pilot, there is a speed that will suit you. Plus, automatic one-button takeoff and landing means that with the simple press of a button your drone will rise to a height or land, thus helping first-time pilots to fly with confidence
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DBPOWER DP818A WIFI
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DBPOWER DP818A WIFI Final Thoughts

"Well packaged."

I plan to research other drone accessories built by DBPOWER. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. It is super responsive and performs well. I've crashed my DBPOWER DP818A WIFI hundreds of times.

Overall Score
4.5


(783 Points)

3. Holy Stone High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 72 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Charges well."

Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well. Even the gravity control works well enough to fly it. Highly recommend this drone to you all. I went directly with the high speed. Also a great feature is the One Key Return to Home button.

  • Holy Stone HS120D GPS Drone with Camera for Adults 1080p HD FPV, Quadcotper with Auto Return Home, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, Tap Fly Functions, Includes 2 Batteries and Carrying Backpack
  • Built for Adventure: The specially designed backpack can carry everything for HS120D, allows you to take this drone anywhere, incredibly convenient for travel and outdoor
  • 1080p HD 120° FOV Adjustable FPV Camera: Capture high definition footage and directly save to the SD card or smartphone; Gesture Control: pose to the camera, you can take automatically generated photos and videos, share it instantly with friends on social media.
  • Smarter Return Home: GPS assisted flight, it can perform automatically return home when the drone lost signal, out of range or low power, never have to worry about flying it away
  • Follow Me, Object Trace, Custom Path: The drone can trace and automatically follow you, let you focus on the moment, take a good selfie. Besides, it will fly as you want once you set a unique path
  • Better Flight Experience: 2 batteries give you up to 36 minutes immersive flying experience, 250g lightweight yet powerful, save you from FAA registry. Headless Mode, Altitude Mode and One Key to Take-off / Land functions make it so easy to operate
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Recommended."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. It's also important to take your time with the installation. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly.

Overall Score
4.5


(767 Points)

4. DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 66 8

DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 First Impressions

"This is great."

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. This High Definition Video Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

  • DBPOWER EX5000 Action Camera , 14MP 1080P HD WiFi Waterproof Sports Cam 2 Inch LCD Screen , 170 Degree Wide Angle Lens , 98ft Underwater DV Camcorder With 16 Accessories Kits (A-Action camera)
  • REAL 1080P 30 FPS FULL-HD SPORTS CAMERA: Capture it all with this pocket-sized portable action camera that offers real 1080P HD 30 fps recording and 14-megapixel photos for awesome image quality. It can also record 720p 30 fps or WVGA or VGA. This camera guarantees you lifelike videos with high detail. Get creative and capture and share your world in high definition anywhere.
  • 2-INCH HD LCD DISPLAY & 170° ULTRA WIDE-ANGLE LENS: The 2" HD LCD screen allows you to playback your captured video, as well as offering a convenient and easy way to both frame and shoot your videos. The 170° ultra wide-angle lens will capture everything you could desire and more.
  • BUILT-IN WI-FI, APP & LONG OPERATING TIME: Sharing & editing videos and images taken on an action camera has never been easier with the free app (FinalCam). Download it to your smartphone or tablet then connect with this camera’s Wi-Fi. You can take full control of the camera through the app for ultimate versatility. 2 rechargeable 900mAh batteries, double recording time and double enjoyment. A fully charged battery can record for about 90 mins. (Actual recording time depends on selected functions)
  • WATERPROOF TO DEPTHS OF 30 METERS: The included durable waterproof case can endure depths of up to 30 meters. Place your DBPOWER action camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it. Then you can capture all your water sports action such as diving, swimming, rafting, surfing and snorkeling, etc.
  • MULTIPLE MOUNTS AND ACCESSORIES: Comes with a multitude of fascinating mounts and accessories, making the camera available to shoot many kinds of sports, such as cycling, motorcycling, driving, running, climbing, diving, skiing and snorkeling etc.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1
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DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

The value of all the parts is incredible. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. I think at this price range, this is a very good High Definition Video Camera to have. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam!

Overall Score
4.3


(607 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling High Definition Video Cameras

5. Holy Stone High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 72 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"As a first drone."

This is a good Selfie or Video drone. I like the functionality of the Holy Stone . I was very excited to receive this Holy Stone . This arrived earlier than I expected from Holy Stone. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk.

  • Holy Stone HS200D FPV RC Drone with 720P Camera 120°FOV Live Video WiFi Quadcopter for Beginners and Kids RTF RC Helicopter with Altitude Hold 3D Flips Color Black
  • 120° WIDE-ANGLE 720P HD CAMERA: This advanced camera can be taken down easily and neatly. The high definition feature helps to capture memorable moments with your iPhone or Android phone devices. You may control the camera by Gestures (Paper and Scissor).
  • APP VIEW & CONTROL: the drone can perform the FPV streaming live video very well and offer you a new perspective of amazing world from the air. You can control with App and use SMART control function, Voice Control, Trajectory Flight and Gravity Sensor Control.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: Hover in a certain height once you release the throttle stick. Help players at any level especially beginners to control the drone perfectly. Images can be steadily snapped.
  • HEADLESS MODE: Great functions when the drone is out of sight. The function depends on the direction of the user when he pairs the model.
  • EASY FOR BEGINNERS: Modular design of battery and camera; Far Control Range: about 100 meters; Long Playing Time: 10 mins; Powerful and Modularized Li-Po Battery: 1000mAh; Quadcopter System: 2.4GHz 4 Channel 6 Axis Gyro Tech; Advanced ABS plastic and Charming Colors.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Nice High Definition Video Camera!"

I have to say, I really like this drone. There is a Quick-Start guide printed inside the top flap. I’ve not confirmed the same behavior with Bluetooth. Not a crack in the fuselage or even a broken prop. But overall, I am very happy with the product.

Overall Score
4.5


(406 Points)

6. JEEMAK M3 High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 63 5

JEEMAK M3 First Impressions

"Great High Definition Video Camera."

Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I especially like it simplified design. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. It was quick and I had no issues.

  • Jeemak 4K WiFi Action Camera 16MP Waterproof Camcorder with Remote Control Accessories Kit Suitable for GoPro
  • 【4K Ultra HD Video Resolution & Sony sensor】JEEMAK 4K Action Camera Take Videos with 4K/30FPS, 2K/30fps, 1080P/30FPS video and 16MP photo resolution, capture high quality pictures and videos.
  • 【Touchscreen HD LCD Display & 170°Ultra Wide Angel Lens】 Built-in 2.0 inch High Definition LCD touchscreen for easy preview and shooting. Combined with a 170° wide-angle lens bringing you more details.
  • 【Wrist Remote Control & Build in WiFi】Features remote control, easy to control the waterproof camera when hiking,cycling or self recording. allow you preview photo/video in real-time, playback, download and share it to facebook, youtube, instagram through phone App.
  • 【2 Rechargeable Batteries & Mounting Accessories Kit】With 2 rechargeable batteries, double recording time and double fun.Come with tons of accessories for you to attach the camera to helmets, bike, surfboards and other base mount easily.The hard waterproof case waterproof up to 30 meters, ideal for outdoor activities like swimming, water skiing, surfing,diving, etc.
  • 【Reliable After Sale Guarantee】Purchase JEEMAK action camera,we provide professional and reliable after-sale service.No reasons money back within 45 days,12-months warranty and professional after-sale service within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JEEMAK M3
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JEEMAK M3 Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

It can attach to his bike and scooter. It was quick and I had no issues. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. The JEEMAK M3 is very easy to use. Amazing video quality and from something so small.

Overall Score
4.3


(369 Points)

7. ScharkSpark High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 60 13

ScharkSpark First Impressions

"Flew perfectly."

This is a great High Definition Video Camera for the price. Great product if you have multiple batteries. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. This is a great High Definition Video Camera for the price. And it looks like a UFO if flown at dusk.

  • ScharkSpark Drone Guard for Beginners, Drone with 1080P FPV HD Camera/Video, Portable RC Quadcopter, 2.4G 6-Axis Headless Mode Altitude One Key Return 3D Flips and Rolls Toys
  • ✈ Remote control and mobile control: Transmitter control and smart phone control bring you different experiences and fun. You can operate this camera drone through the APP in a smart phone to activate camera function and any other multiple functions, enjoying more excitement.
  • ✈ 1080P HD FPV Camera & Live Video: The video drone is equipped with a 1080P HD camera, which captures high definition video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone with the FPV drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments.
  • ✈ Perfect Beginner Drone: The remote control drone has a good performance of wind-resistant and the auto-hovering function enables the drone to hover at current height. Justpress a button and it will take off or land automatically. All the remote operations make it beginner-friendly.
  • ✈ Assurance of high-quality product: Maybe this is your first drone of aerial, but please restassured as the drone comes with 3-years extend the warranty. We are always at your sideand our dedicated customer service representatives will solve your flying problem in time.
  • ✈ Larger battery and further flight distance: 3.7V 650mAh Li-Po battery supports 10-12 minutes of flight time and 262 feet flight range, guarantee a full pleasure of flying. (To buy more batteries, search ASIN: B07F5RHWZ3 on the amazon.com)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ScharkSpark
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ScharkSpark Final Thoughts

"I was right."

I went directly with the high speed. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. ScharkSpark had also impressed me with their customer service.

Overall Score
4.0


(340 Points)

8. ATTOP High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 71 2

ATTOP First Impressions

"Easy to fly."

It came with a sleek remote control. ATTOP had also impressed me with their customer service. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. This new compass requires no compass calibration on start up. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction.

  • Drone with Camera - RC Drones for Beginners, WiFi FPV Drone w/ 720P HD Camera/Voice & APP Control/Trajectory Flight/Altitude Hold/Gravity Sensor, VR Game, Drone with Camera for Adults & Kids
  • ✈USER-FRIENDLY & DESIGNED FOR BEGINNER✈ ATTOP drone with camera is easy to control. Simply press one button to take off and land and return. One button takes off, smart voice control, altitude hold mode, the fascinating 360° flips & rolls, make sure you can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting. No worries about drone newbies.
  • ✈FOLDABLE DRONE with 120° WIDE-ANGLE 720P HD CAMERA✈ The drone with camera for adults is equipped with a 120° wide-angle 720P HD camera, which captures high definition video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone further than 164 feet with the camera drone. You can enjoy the view directly on your phone with your drone with camera for extraordinary moments.
  • ✈GRAVITY CONTROL & TRAJECTORY FLIGHT✈A built-in G-sensor is designed to allow controlling the beginner drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone via the XT GO App which is available in iOS and Android App market. Trajectory Flight function is the newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the drone with camera for kids will fly accordingly and shoot easily.
  • ✈AR GAME MODE & GET MORE FUN✈Our design team has incorporated the very popular AR game into APP, get into AR game page, controlled directly by your mobile, fly and shoot your fictitious enemy. You can control your camera drone with the remote or APP control or simple voice commands like “take off", "landing", "forward", "backward", "left side", "right side", enjoy more fun with the beginner drone.
  • ✈HEADLESS MODE & SAFE FLIGHT✈ The Headless mode option can make the front side of the camera drone for beginners the same as the remote control, making it easier to fly to your destination. And with headless mode for easy direction control, you can focus on camera control and more complex shots. High-quality ABS material to free your worries of a sudden shock or drop, making the drones with camera for beginner safer to fly.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ATTOP
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ATTOP Final Thoughts

"All good!"

It came with a sleek remote control. This is our first drone, never used one before. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. The camera on this thing is awesome. Can't wait for my other parts so I can put it all together.

Overall Score
4.6


(256 Points)

9. RunCam RUNCAM2-OR High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 66 10

RunCam RUNCAM2-OR First Impressions

"Small, stylish and refined."

Must be turned on and off manually. This is an amazing camera, it really is. Using it for filming kids sports. I love it and definitely recommend to others. It's the small things that count.

  • Runcam Camera FPV Drone And Remote Control Camcorder, Orange
  • High Definition [email protected] [email protected]
  • Low Latency 60ms under 1080p 40ms under 720p
  • Built-in Wi-Fi iOS App Android App
  • USB Power Port 5-17V 2-4S batteries
  • FPV Camera Removable lens hood Multifunctional bracket RF shielding
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam RUNCAM2-OR
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RunCam RUNCAM2-OR Final Thoughts

"I like the RunCam RUNCAM2-OR."

Formatting the SD card was easy. It has a microphone so the sound is better. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Much better then other same style High Definition Video Camera. Recording effect is very good!

Overall Score
4.2


(255 Points)

10. ATTOP High Definition Video Camera

User Ratings: 65 7

ATTOP First Impressions

"Not gonna lie."

Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. They made it right by sending a replacement. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag. I was very excited to receive this ATTOP .

  • Drones with Camera for Adults – 120° Wide-Angle 720P HD CAM, APP Control w/AR Game Altitude Hold Optical Flow Positioning Ensure Steady Shot, Easy to Use & Beginner Friendly, One Key Take Off/Landing
  • 【OPTICAL FLOW POSITIONING】 High-precision orientation sensors steadily help the drone with camera for a steadier flight. You can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient. More clear photos and videos could be easily obtained.
  • 【WiFi FPV DRONE with 120° WIDE-ANGLE 720P HD CAMERA】The drones with camera for adults is equipped with a 120° wide-angle 720P HD camera, which captures high definition video and clear aerial photos. The Wi-Fi real-time transmission FPV system can connect to your phone with the FPV drone and the view will be shown directly on your phone, accurately capture photos and record videos for extraordinary moments.
  • 【GRAVITY CONTROL & TRAJECTORY FLIGHT】A built-in G-sensor is designed to allow controlling the RC drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone via the XT GO App. Trajectory Flight function is the newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the camera drone will fly along the path you set and shoot easily.
  • 【HEADLESS MODE & 3D VIEW MODE】The Headless mode option can make the VR drone's front side the same as the remote control, making it easier to fly to your destination. And with headless mode for easy direction control, you can focus on camera control and more complex shots. Put your phone in the VR glasses(Not Included), you can enjoy the first person view real-time live video directly with it.
  • 【Quality Assurance】 - If there are any product issue happens, you could contact with us in any time. We are willing provide you a 100% satisfied support and help you solve the problem. Our customer service would try our best to make your shopping experience better
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 168 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ATTOP
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ATTOP Final Thoughts

"Cool drone."

Seems well built and blades are well protected. But overall, I am very happy with the product. But once I put it together it worked like a charm. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

Overall Score
4.4


(219 Points)

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