Best 4k Camera Drones

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To create breathtaking aerial photographs and video you need two things. One is the right composition and the other is superb image quality. An otherwise beautiful photo or piece of film can fall flat if the quality is poor. Likewise, excellent quality can’t produce an amazing shot without effective composition. Drones with 4K Ultra HD (UHD) video cameras take care of all your quality issues.

NameRangeFlight TimeRatingPrice
top-pick-drone
TOPPICK

DJI Mavic Pro

7 km27 minutes
4.6


best-value-drone
BESTVALUE

Geniusidea Follow

100 m20 minutes
4.9


budget-drone
BUDGET

Yuneec Breeze

100 m12 minutes
3.8


Table of the 7 Best 4K Drones

The comparison table below lists the best 4K drones that are available. As you can see, DJI dominates the market and makes the top 4K drones that you can buy.

Make and Model of FPV DroneCameraFlight TimePrice Check
Yuneec Breeze Flying Camera4K video, 13 megapixel stills12 minutes
Geniusidea Follow Drone4K video, 13 megapixel stills20 minutes
DJI Phantom 3, 4K (White/Gold)4K video, 12 megapixel stills25 minutes
Autel Robotics X-Star Premium4K video, 12 megapixel stills25 minutes
DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter4K video, 12 megapixel stills30 minutes
DJI Mavic Pro Quad4K video, 12 megapixel stills27 minutes
Yuneec Typhoon H Pro4K video, 12 megapixel stills25 minutes

About this 4K Drone Camera Guide

I’ve carefully been through all the best 4K camera drones available right now. The products on this page vary in design, style, capabilities, and price. In other words, there’s something for everyone. This guide is not simply the result of my own thoughts and opinions. I’ve also considered the opinions of industry experts and real user reviews before deciding on the final list.

I’ve arranged the seven 4K camera drones on this review page starting with the least expensive first. The table below shows the products at a glance in the order they appear on this page.

Yuneec Breeze Flying Camera

Yuneec Breeze Flying Camera

The Pros

  • Lightweight, nice design 4K, 13MP camera drone
  • Excellent value for money
  • +4 more

The Cons

  • Slow flyer compared to other camera quadcopters
  • Flight time (battery life) low side of average

3.8

Geniusidea 4K Follow Me Drone

Geniusidea 4K Follow Me Drone

The Pros

  • User-friendly, decent quality 4K, 13MP camera drone
  • Exceptional value
  • +3 more

The Cons

  • No gimbal stabilization
  • Overly ambitious flight time
  • +1 more

4.9

DJI Phantom 3 4K (White/Gold)

DJI Phantom 3 4K (White/Gold)

The Pros

  • Renowned 4K, 12MP camera drone from DJI
  • Nice camera quad for beginners and experienced enthusiasts
  • +5 more

The Cons

  • Expensive batteries
  • Some reports of spotty WiFi
  • +1 more

4.5

Autel Robotics X-Star Premium

Autel Robotics X-Star Premium

The Pros

  • Quality 4K UHD, 12MP camera
  • 3-axis gimbal stabilization
  • +6 more

The Cons

  • Landing gear needs improving
  • No obstacle avoidance

4.8

DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter

DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter

The Pros

  • Impressive UHD 4K, 12MP camera
  • 3-axis u-frame camera stabilization
  • +6 more

The Cons

  • Outer ranges can see some loss in image quality
  • Expensive batteries
  • +1 more

4.2

DJI Mavic Pro 4K Camera Quad

DJI Mavic Pro 4K Camera Quad

The Pros

  • Quality 4K UHD, 12MP camera
  • Lightweight, foldable design
  • +6 more

The Cons

  • Not so stable in winds
  • Shallow ground clearance

4.6

Yuneec Typhoon H Pro

Yuneec Typhoon H Pro

The Pros

  • Impressive 360° rotating 4K, 12MP camera
  • Failsafe five-rotor flying (in case one rotor fails)
  • +5 more

The Cons

  • Boot up time quite long
  • Long battery charging time
  • +1 more

4.2

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