Drones with cameras and Camera Drones are easily the most popular type of drone. Most people purchase a copter with the intention of capturing amazing aerial imagery.
Aerial flying cameras have come along way and now have some very advanced features. More importantly they are fitted with high quality stabilized cameras capable of acquiring 4K videos and high resolution images.
There are a few configurations when looking for a camera drone. One is to buy a platform with a camera stabilizer known as a gimbal. Then attaching a 3rd party camera of your choice such as a DSLR or Mirrorless. These systems are usually intended for commercial use but with drones becoming more affordable a consumer can now easily get their hands on a pro system.
The other is a drone with an integrated camera attached. These are the most popular choice as the system comes turn key with everything ready to go. With camera technology becoming increasingly smaller yet still very capable, drones with cameras are hard to beat.
Like all segments there are many choices that come at various price points. Our camera drone guide will break down all the best systems available today. Also see our small portable mini drones with camera guide.