The X-shaped drone features a unique design that lets it fly horizontally while being able to take off and land vertically.
The DJI Inspire 1 offers an excellent aerial photo and video solution for professionals or well-heeled enthusiasts looking for a simple, ready-to-fly drone with camera-swapping potential.
It takes photos, records video and folds up to fit in your pocket when you're done.
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.
Looks like a ping-pong ball, rolls like BB-8.
Move over, BB-8: The Air Hogs Ultimate Millennium Falcon is a good fit for anyone -- young or old -- who just wants a cool little quad to fly around the house.
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 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 Lumi flies, dances, follows you and plays games. If you're a maker, you can teach it to do even more.
The Sky Viper Pro V2900 Pro packs in the features you'd expect from a high-end drone, but doesn't need FFA registration and keeps the price under $200.
For aerial photography on the cheap, the Syma X5C is a toy drone quadcopter that's better than its price suggests.
Returning for 2017, these agile X-wing, TIE fighter and speeder bike toys feature loads of detail.
If you've been looking for a discreet, but powerful travel-friendly camera drone, look no further than the DJI Mavic Pro.
For quick stable flights indoors or outside, the Pocket Drone by Odyssey Toys is an excellent option for its features and cool, collapsible design.
The Blade Glimpse FPV is a good way to practice flying by camera alone without the cost or concern of damaging a pricier drone.
The little Yuneec Breeze 4K makes shooting and sharing aerial selfies a snap. But those looking to really pilot a drone should keep looking.
Small, quiet and with a big feature set, the Anafi might just steal away some sales from industry leader DJI.
Besides using it as a fishing tool, the deep-diving drone also lets you explore the underwater world with its 4K camera.