An amazing amount of tech in a pocketable drone, the DJI Mavic Air is the best travel drone you're going to find right now.
The DJI Spark delivers all of the camera drone features most people will ever need in an impossibly small package.
If you've been looking for a discreet, but powerful travel-friendly camera drone, look no further than the DJI Mavic Pro.
The price puts it just outside of "entry level," but the Phantom 4 Pro is a no-brainer if you're serious about drone photography.
The Parrot Bebop 2 definitely improves on the original and remains a good choice for its portability and safer design, but stiffer competition and merely good image quality limit its overall appeal.
The little Yuneec Breeze 4K makes shooting and sharing aerial selfies a snap. But those looking to really pilot a drone should keep looking.
For aerial photography on the cheap, the Syma X5C is a toy drone quadcopter that's better than its price suggests.
Just toss this compact quadcopter into the air and it takes flight, keeping its camera on you and whatever you do.
If you're looking for a palm-size quad that's a bit different than the rest, Odyssey Toys' X-7 Microlite drone is a bright spot to add to your collection.
The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced might still be pricy, but the combination of excellent camera and flight performance and a well-designed app and controller make this simple-to-fly drone an easy recommendation.
The new GDU Byrd Premium 2.0 has a modular design letting you attach a variety of gimbals and cameras to the long-range quadcopter.
The Parrot Bebop Drone gets points for being a compact, durable, easy-to-use quadcopter for capturing good video and photos. Battery life, performance and overall value make it tough to flat-out recommend, though.
With its modular design, a mini supercomputer for a brain, a 4K video camera and a top speed of 70 mph, this quad is going after the whole drone market.
You get the quality of true first-person-view racing gear, but in a package tailor-made for new pilots.
The Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo gives you a ground-level look at your environment as it spins and jumps at your command.
Robotic ball toy Sphero and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" astromech droid BB-8 are a match made in the Netherworld of the Force.
The UTO X960 Drone is a good hexacopter that's also an inexpensive way to test out first-person-view flying. Treat the FPV like a bonus, though, and not the main reason to buy.
The Hobbico C-Me is a foldable drone that can follow you around like your a celebrity.