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

#2 Holy Stone GPS Drone

1080P HD Camera FPV Live Video for Adults and Kids, Quadcopter HS110G with Carrying Bag, 2 Batteries, Altitude Hold, Follow Me and Auto Return, Easy to Use for Beginner

This Drone is great for young beginners. Equipped with GPS Location the drone can memorize the “HOME” point and return automatically whenever the drone lose signal or lose power or whenever you press down auto return button. Flight control range is up to 984ft.

Features: You may set a Customer Flight Path at your will or instruct the drone to Follow You automatically. It comes with carrying bag, 2 Modular Batteries prolong flight time to 26 Minutes, control Range up to 984ft, 1080P HD FPV Camera (Video & Voice)

26 Minutes

1080P HD FPV (Video & Voice)

6.2 oz

No speed gauge!

#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

#5DJI Mavic Air 2

Drone Quadcopter UAV with 48MP Camera 4K Video 8K Hyperlapse 1/2″ CMOS Sensor 3-Axis Gimbal 34min Flight Time ActiveTrack 3.0 Ocusync 2.0, Gray

The Mavic Air 2 camera drone takes power and portability to the next level. It combines a powerful camera with intelligent shooting modes for stunning results. Push your imagination to its limits because aerial photography has never been this easy.

Capture impressive 48MP photos with a 1/2-inch CMOS sensor while the 3-axis gimbal provides 4K/60fps video. The secret to incredible HDR video is a high-performance Quad Bayer image sensor. OcuSync 2.0 has a video transmission distance of up to 6.2mi / 10 km and can also deliver 1080p FHD resolution livestream directly from the drone’s camera.

An impressive flight time of up to 34 minutes allows you to pull off epic, fast-paced shots. Obstacle sensing in three directions makes it extra convenient for beginners and improves safety for your Mavic Air 2.

Mavic Air 2 features intuitive shooting functions that make aerial photography easier than ever. Spotlight 2.0 keeps the camera locked on a subject while you fly freely. ActiveTrack 3.0 keeps subjects centered. POI 3.0 tracks moving subjects like people and vehicles. Video is 4K HD.

The DJI Fly app requires: iOS v10.0, Android v6.0, or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone (11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6), iPad Pro (9.7’’), iPad Air 2 (9.7’’), iPad mini 4 (8’’), iPad Pro (10.5’’), iPad Pro 2018 11’’, iPad Pro 12.9’’, Samsung Galaxy (S20, S10+, S10, S9+, S9, S8+, S8, S7 edge, S7, S6, Note10+, Note9, Note8), Huawei (P30 Pro, P30, P20, P10, Mate 30 Pro, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 10, nova 5, nova 4, nova 3e, nova 2, Honor 8X, 10, 9, 20 Pro, Magic 2, Mi 8, MIX 2S, MIX 2, Redmi Note 5, Oppo Find X, R15, Vivo NEX, X27, X21, X20A, OnePlus 7, 6T, 5, Pixel 3 XL, 2 XL, 2, LG V20, LG G6, Sony Xpeial 1.

Functions include: Mavic Air 2 Aircraft, Remote Controller, Intelligent Flight Battery, 3x Low-Noise Propellers (Pair), RC Cables (USB Type-C, Lightning, Standard Micro-USB), Control Stick, Gimbal Protector, Battery Charger, Manuals, AC Power Cable, Type-C Cable.

7.4″ x 3.8″ x 3.3″ (Folded)

34 Minutes

1/2″ CMOS, 48MP
4K, 2.7K, FHD
20.1 oz
42.5 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