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We visited the marketplace and picked the best fpv quadcopter of the year. This website provides a bunch of convenient features that make shopping very easy. We used user reviews and detailed product descriptions to choose the best fpv quadcopter on the market.

Want to know how we picked the best fpv quadcopter on the market? It was not easy: we considered such aspects as price, material, selection of colors, and many more characteristics. We tried to cover every important detail, but if you think we missed something — let us know about it!

Our Pick: Best Fpv Quadcopter of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
5.0
REDPAWZ R011 5.8G 40CH Micro FPV Racing Drone 1. REDPAWZ R011 5.8G 40CH Micro FPV Racing Drone
2.4ghz remote control technology ensures precise control.
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4.5
Drone With VR Glasses 2. Drone With VR Glasses
Built-in 5.8ghz 720p camera captures pristine hd aerial footage and photos, records all your wonderful time.
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4.3
Arris Poke Micro Fpv Mini Rc Quadcopter 3. Arris Poke Micro Fpv Mini Rc Quadcopter
With built-in positioning system, the drone can auto locate the remote control, just press the one key return button, the drone will fly back to the remote control’s location.
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4.0
Arris C250 V2 250mm Rc Quadcopter 4. Arris C250 V2 250mm Rc Quadcopter
Arris c250 v2 uses flycolor 4in1 30a tower, which greatly reduced the wiring messing.
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4.0
Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone 5. Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone
It allows the rc quacopter to suspend in mid-air even with your hands off the joystick, for hands-free hovering.
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4.0
Arris X-speed 250b V2 250 Fpv Quadcopter 6. Arris X-speed 250b V2 250 Fpv Quadcopter (Best for the Price)
It comes with raptor 390 tower w/ 30a 4in1 esc + f3 + osd + pdb, greatly reduce the wiring messing.
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3.3
Altair 818 Hornet Beginner Fpv Camera Drone Rc Quadcopter 7. Altair 818 Hornet Beginner Fpv Camera Drone Rc Quadcopter
The altair quadcopter is easily piloted & has headless mode, altitude hold & 1-button takeoff & landing.
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3.3
Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone 8. Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone (Best to Use Right Away)
Equipped with 720p hd camera to take aerial photos and videos.
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3.0
Happymodel Mantis85 85mm Fpv Racing Drone Pure Carbon Quadcopter 9. Happymodel Mantis85 85mm Fpv Racing Drone Pure Carbon Quadcopter (Best Lightweight)
Stm32f405rgt6 mcu+ blheli_s esc make your operating feel more stabile and silky.
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3.0
Tenergy TDR Robin Pro 5.8G FPV Drones 10. Tenergy TDR Robin Pro 5.8G FPV Drones (Easiest to Adjust)
This quadcopter with camera can fly in a steady circular path while recording.
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№ 1. REDPAWZ R011 5.8G 40CH Micro FPV Racing Drone with Vr Goggles 1000tvl Fov 120 Wide-angle Camera
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
5.0
Redpawz 3.3 x 3.3 x 1.7 inches 1.35 pounds
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3 in 1 design,: it consists of mini racing drone, remote controller and compatible 5.8g 40ch fpv goggles. With these, it can bring you first-person perspective, let you experience more thrilling. Beside, it’s very easy to set up with one-button auto search channel function. 2.4ghz 6-axis gyroscope,: 2.4ghz remote control technology ensures precise control. With built-in 6-axis gyroscope, you can perceive the location changes and accurate aerial positioning. Package contents,: 1 x redpawz r011 micro fpv racing(with 3.7v 200mah 35c li-po battery).1 x remote control.1 x vr-d1 goggles.1 x straight pole antenna.1 x sponge pad.1 x nose pad.1 x usb charging cable.1 x usb line.1 x alcohol colth.4 x propellers(2 x cw 2 x ccw).1 x screwdriver.

Functions of racing drone,: headless mode/ one key return/ 360 roll/ 3-speed option/ up / down / left turn / right turn / forward / back / left side fly / right side fly. Suitable for indoor and outdoor crossing.

 

 
The Good
2.4ghz 6-axis gyroscope
Hd customized vr goggles
Package contents
3 in 1 design
The Bad
I have not had any problems.
 

 

 
№ 2. Drone With VR Glasses, Potensic Drone with Camera Rc Quadcopter 720p Hd Live Video 5.8ghz Fpv 5 Inch Screen Monitor Headless Mode and Altitude Hold Function
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Potensic 9.2 x 10.2 x 4.4 inches 2.55 pounds
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Hd camera: built-in 5.8ghz 720p camera captures pristine hd aerial footage and photos, records all your wonderful time. First person view & vr glasses: equipped with vr glasses, provides an amazing visual fidelity and outstanding 3d experience. You can enjoy first person view real time live video directly with it. Headless mode: once activated, the pilot is able to fly the drone to any location without worry about which direction the drone is facing. Altitude hold mode: when you release the throttle stick and the mini drone will be locked at a certain height, which makes controlling the drone much easier and stabilizes the camera for aerial photography and videography. Super suitable for beginners, kids and hobby users.

One key take-off & landing: the quadcopter will take off and hovers at a certain altitude or land gently on the ground automatically by pressing the button, makes the drone easier to fly and control for any level of players.

 

 
The Good
Headless mode
Altitude hold mode
One key take-off & landing
First person view & vr glasses
The Bad
You will have to wash it regularly.
 

What factors did you consider while making the TOP list of the best fpv quadcopter?

During the creation of this buying guide, we had to look through hundreds of fpv quadcopter. Our team compared many products from various brands in order to find the most optimal model with the best price to quality ratio. The goal was to determine fpv quadcopterthat offer the most value for their money, and we think that we have achieved it.

 

 
№ 3. Arris Poke Micro Fpv Mini Rc Quadcopter Drone Micro Video Camera Drone Ufo Rtf W 5.8g 25mw Aio Camera Headless Mode One Key Return
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
ARRIS 3.3 x 2.8 x 3.3 inches 5.6 ounces
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This arris poke micro drone is based on eachine e010, better than other tiny whoop in the market. Rtf version with a battery inside the package. Fpv camera: equipped with 5.8g 25mw hd camera bringing a new perspective to your photos and videos from the air. All you need is the fpv goggle or fpv monitor. This micro video camera drone has upgraded with arris 25c 200mah battery, up to 4min and 50 seconds flying time. One-key return: with built-in positioning system, the drone can auto locate the remote control, just press the one key return button, the drone will fly back to the remote control’s location.

 

 
The Good
One-key return
This micro video camera drone has upgraded
Rtf version
This arris poke micro drone is based on eachine e010
The Bad
Requires delicate care.
 

 

 
№ 4. Arris C250 V2 250mm Rc Quadcopter Fpv Racing Drone Rtf W Flycolor 4-in-1 Tower + Radiolink At9 + 4s Battery + Hd Camera
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
ARRIS 4.55 pounds
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The arris c250 v2 adopts with the latest 5042 propeller, it has bigger windward area, well balance and strengthen root, and the efficiency is 10% higher than normal propeller. Arris c250 v2 uses flycolor 4in1 30a tower, which greatly reduced the wiring messing. With the high performance arris x2205 2300kv brushless motor, the arris c250 has outstanding power. Assembled rtf version, with radiolink at9 radio set and battery. Each drone has been well-calibrated and pre-flied.

 

 
The Good
The camera angle is adjustable
Arris c250 v2 uses flycolor 4in1 30a tower
Assembled rtf version
The arris c250 v2 adopts
The Bad
Lacks many useful features.
 

 

 
№ 5. Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with 720p Hd Camera Live Video 120 Wide-angle Wifi Quadcopter with Altitude Hold Headless Mode 3d Flips Rtf with 4g Tf Card Modular Battery
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Holy Stone 12.6 x 12.6 x 3.5 inches 2.6 pounds
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Altitude hold: it allows the rc quacopter to suspend in mid-air even with your hands off the joystick, for hands-free hovering. Easy, stable flight experience makes this a perfect drone for beginners, kids, starters, newbies, etc. Modular battery and camera: the 3.7v 1000mah high capacity battery can support a longer flying time; the modularized design of battery and camera offers more convenience and safety. Fov 120 720p hd fpv camera: this high-quality camera captures memorable moments. See the world through the eyes of a bird on your phone. Headless mode: orientation of the drone is in relation to the pilot, easier to control and fly back when the drone is out of sight, you ll have total control for a straightforward flying experience.

Mobile control: operate the drone through an app in a smart phone to activate multiple functions. Operate the camera function and flight in the app interface.

 

 
The Good
Altitude hold
Mobile control
Headless mode
Fov 120 720p hd fpv camera
The Bad
Smelled disgusting during the first days of use.
 

 

 
№ 6. Arris X-speed 250b V2 250 Fpv Quadcopter Racing Drone Rtf W Flycolor Raptor 390 Tower 4-in-1 (30a Esc + F3 + Osd + Pdb)
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
ARRIS 4 pounds
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This rc drone is fully assembled, tuned and tested before leaving the factory. Plug the battery, then it can fly. You can enjoy the flying fun with this amazing fpv racing drone. It also comes with radiolink at9 transmitter + 5.8g fpv video tx + 4s lipo battery + camera + antenna. It comes with raptor 390 tower w/ 30a 4in1 esc + f3 + osd + pdb, greatly reduce the wiring messing. Brand new arris 2205 motor and 5042 propeller can work perfectly and offer highest performance.

 

 
The Good
It also comes
It flies very fast
This rc drone is fully assembled
The Bad
Housing material smells disgusting.
Not as durable as its counterparts.
 

 

 
№ 7. Altair 818 Hornet Beginner Fpv Camera Drone Rc Quadcopter W Wide Angle 2mp Camera, Altitude Hold, 15 Min Flight, 3 Skill Lvls, Fpv, for Indoors and Out
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Altair Aerial 2.82 pounds
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Stable flight & durable construction for long lasting fun. The altair also has custom route modes, use your smartphone to draw a custom flight line on your mobile screen and the drone will fly according to your flight line. Great for all ages & skill levels – 3 flight skill levels: 1 (great for kids & beginners).2 mid level.3 advanced, comes with bonus battery for extra flight time. Long range & flight time up to 15 minutes flight time.720p real time fpv (first person view) great drone for beginners. Also includes advanced remote control technology, no smartphone required, out of range alarm, emergency landing function, and low battery alarm will keep the pilot and your altair drone safe.

High quality 720p rubber-damping camera drone with realtime video: the aerial aa818 plus comes with a 120 degree wide-angle 720p hd camera that takes amazing photos ad videos with fpv. Easy to fly – the altair quadcopter is easily piloted & has headless mode, altitude hold & 1-button takeoff & landing. This is a great drone with camera for kids, beginners and pro pilots, easy to fly indoors as well.

 

 
The Good
Stable flight & durable construction
Easy to fly
Long range & flight time up
High quality 720p rubber-damping camera drone
The Bad
Starts to tear apart after a month of use.
Is not affordable for an average person.
 

 

 
№ 8. Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone with 720p Hd Wi-fi Camera Live Video Feed 2.4ghz 6-axis Gyro Quadcopter for Kids and Beginners, Altitude Hold, One Key Start, Foldable Arms, Bonus Battery
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Performance
2/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Holy Stone 2.6 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches 1.13 pounds
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App control 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. Wi-fi fpv 720p hd camera: 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. Foldable structure: foldable & flexible blades make the drone small and portable. Also provides a better and safer flight experience. One key start/ landing: allows players of any level (beginners intermediates experts) to fly the drone easily with perfect control and wonderful performance. Offering release date: 2017/8/12.

Modular and bonus battery: 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.

 

 
The Good
One key start/ landing
Foldable structure
App control system
Wi-fi fpv 720p hd camera
The Bad
Not suitable for frequent use because it is hard to maintain.
 

 

 
№ 9. Happymodel Mantis85 85mm Fpv Racing Drone Pure Carbon Quadcopter Frame Kit Supers_f4 6a Blheli_s 5.8g 25mw 48ch 600tvl Camera + Flysky Receiver
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Performance
2/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
HAPPYMODEL 6.7 ounces
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Built-in osd(using f4 mcu controls osd over spi bus in dma mode). Osd configuration has been include in betaflight gui. Stm32f405rgt6 mcu+ blheli_s esc make your operating feel more stabile and silky. 3k full carbon fiber bottom plate set up with cnc aluminum alloy stiffeners. Extremely light and more powerful. Jaw-dropping flight performance. Acro mode / air mode /angle mode support.

 

 
The Good
Jaw-dropping flight performance
Bleheli_s pass-through ready
3k full carbon fiber bottom plate set up
Built-in osd
The Bad
Requires delicate care.
 

 

 
№ 10. Tenergy TDR Robin Pro 5.8G FPV Drones with Camera Live Video, Auto Return Headless Quadcopter Drone for Beginners, 6-axis Gyro 720p Hd Camera Rc Drone with 8g Microsd and Extra Battery
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
Tenergy 1.81 pounds
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Stabilized drone with auto hovering (pro feature) – the altitude holding will allow the rc quadcopter drone to suspend in mid air even with your hands off the joystick, for hands-free hovering. Easy, stable flight experience makes this a perfect drone for beginners, kids, starters, newbies, etc. Auto return & one key stunt – auto return feature alerts the remote control drone to reverse its previous course to help navigate its way back to the remote, reducing the risk of a lost flying drone. Also comes with easy to use one key 3d 360 degree rolling stunts and tricks to make your flight even more impressive. Fpv real-time transmission – this quadcopter drone is equipped with 2mp hd camera to record aerial videos 720p hd or snap jpeg photos up to 1600×1200 to the 4.3″ lcd fpv display for real time drone footage. Feel as if you were in the drone yourself with your new photo and video footage. Bonus battery doubles flight time – 2 lipo flight batteries are included with this hd camera drone to extend the fun.

Orbit video (pro feature) – this quadcopter with camera can fly in a steady circular path while recording. This will create unique and interesting video footage for you to share with friends.

 

 
The Good
Orbit video
Stabilized drone with auto hovering
Fpv real-time transmission
Auto return & one key stunt
Bonus battery doubles flight time
The Bad
Offers too many unnecessary features.
 

What is the average cost for a good fpv quadcopter?

The price of a fpv quadcopter should never be the determining factor. Even if you are able to afford the most expensive model, you might do not actually need it. fpv quadcopterin the average price range can cover all your needs and save you a few bucks at the same time.

What exactly did you take into consideration while making the list of the best fpv quadcopter?

We compared hundreds of various fpv quadcopter and chose TOP options with the best price/quality ratio. It was not easy, since manufacturers present new modes of fpv quadcopterevery year. We made an unbiased review and used only important factors, such as prices, materials, weights, and many other things.

What should be the warranty period for a good fpv quadcopter?

You should buy fpv quadcopterfrom brands with customer-friendly warranty policy. Trustworthy fpv quadcopter manufacturers offer two-year or even longer warranty period. You would not have any problems in case of any issues — simply take a broken product to the service center to get it replaced or fixed.

What warranty period is considered optimal for fpv quadcopter?

In the most cases, two-year long warranty period is considered as optimal for fpv quadcopter. fpv quadcopterhave a tendency to lose their quality with time. Replacing old fpv quadcopterwith a new model is a much better option than an overpriced lifetime warranty.

What should be my main choice criteria when buying a fpv quadcopter?

As you might have guessed, the weight of a fpv quadcopter is one of the main factor to consider. Another important aspects is its material. If the fpv quadcopter is assembled well, it will serve you for many years.

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