Drones are one of the latest gadgets of technology that has really taken off, but before you spend a lot of money purchasing one you may want to start at the beginning.

Drones take time to master and crashing is way too often, so MWOutdoors recommends you start with a less costly beginner Drone and as you step up to a more advanced Drone purchase the crash insurance.

Now let’s take a look at 2020s Top 6 Drones for the Beginner to the Expert Flight Masters.

Have Fun!

#1 Ryze Tello

Mini Drone Quadcopter UAV for Kids Beginners 5MP Camera HD720 Video 13min Flight Time Education Scratch Programming Toy Selfies

Equipped with a high-quality image processor, the Tello Drone shoots incredible photos and videos. Learn how to fly, do tricks, record coordinated short videos with Circle, 360, and Up & Away, and share them on social media from your smartphone.

The Drone has two antennas for video transmission stability. Camera quality is 5MP (2592×1936), Video HD 720P at a maximum flight time of 13 minutes.

Features 4x Propellers (Pair), Propeller Guards (Set), two Tello antennas, Battery, Micro USB Cable, Propeller Removal Tool.

Learning How to Program
Available for Tello is a mobile programming app that supports Scratch. Beginners can command Tello to perform corresponding movements by dragging coding blocks on their smart mobile device. Develop your programming skills by playing games and completing levels.

3.9″ × 3.6″ × 1.6″
13 Minutes
17.9 mph
5MP (2592 x 1936)
HD 720P


720P HD Camera,Voice Control, Wide-Angle Live Video RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor Function

SNAPTAIN S5C drone is user-friendly, with a push of a button you can take off, land, or return to the command center. The Smart voice control, headless mode, and the fascinating 360° Flips & Rolls come handy even for the drone beginners. * The S5C comes with protective propeller guards for safety and four anti-collision barriers.

The SNAPTAIN S5C has a video transmission range of up to 262 ft (80m). Video clips are automatically saved to the Micro SD card and can be edited and uploaded instantly on Social Media (by iPhone or a 720p video transmission signal).

An Altitude Hold Function ensures a steady hover in the air, the Trajectory Flight Function allows you to draw a flight course on your touch screen (smartphone) that the drone will fly accordingly, the YEAH Function takes a picture whenever you make a “YEAH” gesture within a distance of 2-3m (must face camera) and starts to record when you make a “PLAM” gesture and a built-in G-sensor is designed to allow controlling the drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone.

Optional 3D View Mode- Put your phone in the VR glasses (not included), provides an amazing visual fidelity and outstanding 3D experience.

13.4” x 13.4” x 3.1”
16 Minutes

Resolution 720P

11.5 ounces
3 Speed Modes (low – Med- High)

#3 DJI Mavic Mini

Drone FlyCam Quadcopter UAV with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal GPS 30min Flight Time, less than 0.55lbs, Gray

The Mavic Mini camera drone is compact and powerful. Weighing in at only 0.55 lbs this drone supports 12MP aerial photos, 2.7K HD videos, and with its DJI Fly app it makes it easy to create cinematic shots with just a few taps. There is also a Flight Tutorial to help you get started with Mavic Mini quickly and safely.

This Drone with a fully charged battery will give you 30 minutes of incredible flight time. It’s 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability for clear and ultra-smooth footage. Enjoy your flight!

DJI Fly App requires iOS v10.0, Android v6.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, and many others.

5.5” x 3.2” x 2.2” (Folded)
30 Minutes
12MP (1/2.3 CMOS)
Video 2.7k CMOS
8.78 ounces

#4 DJI Mavic Pro Platinum

Extra Battery, Flagship 4K Quadcopter Drone with 30 Mins Flight Time, 7 km Range, Obstacle Avoidance

DJI Flagship Drone is one of the most sophisticated flying cameras ever. It has DJI’s brand new OcuSync transmission technology, with a range of 4.3mi (7km), HD 720p long range and Full HD 1080p short range video streaming. *Capture stunning photos and videos.

For safety of the aircraft (Drone) the Mavic uses Flight Autonomy Technology, sensing ( 5 vision sensors) obstacles up to 49ft. The craft then either brakes to hover or maneuvers around them.

Mavic supports 4K video at 30fps, for stability during high-speed motion, there is an ultra-precise 3-axis gimbal.

The Mavic Pro Platinum DJI flagship Drone has a 30-minute flight time coupled with 60% noise power reduction, and travels up to 40mph. This is best portable drone on the market.

*DJI Mavic Pro Platinum includes one extra battery and a professional case.

3.27” x 3.27” x 7.8” (folded)

30 Minutes

12MP (1/2.3 CMOS)
4k at 30fps
1.64 lbs
40 mph

#5 DJI Mavic 2 Pro

Drone Quadcopter UAV with Hasselblad Camera 3-Axis Gimbal HDR 4K Video Adjustable Aperture 20MP 1″ CMOS Sensor, up to 48mph, Gray

The Mavic 2 was designed to optimize propulsion, lower power consumption, and reduce noise. These improvements along with the Flight-Autonomy system, offer a much smoother and quieter flight. It is also equipped with a Hasselblad L1D-20c camera (20MP 1” CMOS Sensor), capturing incredible aerial shots in stunning color detail.

This aircraft (Drone) has a flight time of 30 minutes, traveling up to 44 mph. It comes with a 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8 GB internal storage, and SD card Support up to 128 GB.

Functions include ActiveTrack 2.0, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, Adjustable Aperture, HDR Photos’, and a Standard remote controller (135 min on full battery, use with the DJI GO 4 App on your smartphone).

*DJI GO 4 App requires iOS 10.0.2, Android 5.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone Samsung Galaxy, and many others.

8.4″ × 3.6″ × 3.3″ (Folded)

30 Minutes

20MP 1″ CMOS
4K, 2.7K, FHD
2 lbs
44 mph (S-mode)

#6 DJI Phantom 4 PRO V2.0 Quadcopter

The Phantom 4 Pro has the latest technology of 6-Axis gyro flying control system (Leftward, rightward, forward, backward 360°flips). It also has a Quadcopter height control Mode and a Flight Autonomy system (dual rear vision sensors and infrared sensing systems for a total of five-directions of obstacle sensing and four-directions of obstacle avoidance). There are several flight modes, which grants pilots the control they need, whether they seek smoothness, simplicity, or speed (45 mph). And don’t forget the Headless mode: headless mode simplifies flying by elimination to the transmitter, no matter where the quadcopter points, It will follow the forward, left, right and back of the transmitter.

The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 camera features a 1” 20MP CMOS sensor and has an optimized f/2.8 wide-angle lens, ensuring consistently detailed photos and videos with crisp, sharp colors. An enhanced video processing system allows videos to be captured in Cinema 4K at 100 Mbps, enabling high-resolution slow-motion shots. Record in D-Log mode and H.265 codec to capture professional footage with high dynamic range. Equipped with 3D FPV real time transmission your video is streamed to an app on your phone and recorded. Record 1080p live-streaming at a distance of up to 4.97 miles (8 km).

The remote controller features several different ports and a five-hour battery life making the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 a comprehensive aerial imaging solution. The ultra-bright 5.5-inch screen provides a clear vivid view even in direct sunlight.

The Phantom 4 PRO package includes; a DJI phantom 4 pro V2. 0 quadcopter, one remote controller transmitter, four quick release propellers, three intelligent high capacity 5870 mash flight batteries, one flight battery charger, one 16 GB micro card, one Micro SD card reader, one 128 GB SD card, and much more.

21.5” x 18” x 9”

30 Minutes

20MP 1″ CMOS

4.3 lbs
45 mph