While the VR headset and phone controls might feel gimmicky, the Ghostdrone 2.0 VR hits the entry-level drone market with aplomb.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.
An amazing amount of tech in a pocketable drone, the DJI Mavic Air is the best travel drone you are 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 have been looking for a discreet, but powerful travel-friendly camera drone, look no further than the DJI Mavic Pro.
For aerial photography on the cheap, the Syma X5C is a toy drone quadcopter that is better than its price suggests.The price puts it just outside of "entry level," but the Phantom 4 Pro is a no-brainer if you are serious about drone photography.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.
If you are looking for a palm-size quad that is 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.