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.
If you can live with its short flight times, the affordable, smartphone-controlled Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider is a great quadcopter for beginners and hobbyists.
While the VR headset and phone controls might feel gimmicky, the Ghostdrone 2.0 VR hits the entry-level drone market with aplomb.
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.
PowerVision's kinder, gentler camera drone aims to appeal to more than hobbyists with its unique design and controllers.
This palm-sized drone brings the joy of flight for would-be pilots on a budget.
With a new add-on camera, FPV headset and controller, this bundle lets you learn to race at your own speed.
The easy-to-use, smooth-flying Blade Chroma 4K camera drone has a good deal to offer new and experienced flyers, but those looking for autonomous flight options beyond follow me will want to keep looking.
The X-shaped drone features a unique design that lets it fly horizontally while being able to take off and land vertically.
This superintelligent flying camera uses advanced artificial intelligence and computer vision to pilot itself as it captures you in 4K resolution.
The flying camera manufacturer made a couple of tweaks to its flagship consumer and pro models.
Yep, it's not cheap, but DJI has made one of the smartest drones available with the Phantom 4.
Thanks to some useful accessories and a solid feature set, the smooth-flying, easy-to-use Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K quadcopter is a compelling package for video and photos in the sky or on the ground.
With its simple operation and great image quality, the DJI Phantom 3 Professional is one of the best ways to get into aerial videography.
The wing-shaped drone is as easy to fly as -- if not easier than -- the company's quadcopters, so people without experience can explore their surroundings from the sky.
Version 2.0 of the iOS/Android-controlled Sphero rolls twice as fast, glows more brightly -- and now comes with ramps for your jumping pleasure.
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.