As the world witnesses a rapid growth of the drone industry, more and better drones are constantly being released in the market. Companies seek to have a strong presence in the market by the time the great commercial drone boom happens. To do this, they compete in both technology and price, aiming to incorporate fresh and useful features together with powerful hardware. At DronesWorld, it is our goal to inform and guide you through this new industry, bringing to your knowledge the best and most affordable drones in the market. With so many products entering the market it may be hard to choose which one is the best bang for your buck. Therefore, DronesWorld has researched and compared drones a wide variety of drones, and considering both quality and price we have compiled a Top 10 rated drones in 2016 list of the best drones currently in the market. So follow us, as we analyse these amazing unmanned aerial vehicles! And hopefully by the end of this article, you have all the needed information to choose yours. This is our Top and Best Rated Drones In 2016. Let’s go for a flight!

Top Best Rated Drones In 2017 table of top 10

NameFlight timeControl rangePrice
Hubsan X4 H502S13 Minutes0.3km Check On Amazon
Holy Stone HS30010 Minutes0.15km Check On Amazon
Parrot Bebop 223 Minutes2.5km Check On Amazon
UPair One22 Minutes1km Check On Amazon
Yuneec Q500+23 Minutes0.8km Check On Amazon
GoPro Karma20 Minutes4,5 Check On Amazon
DJI Inspire 118 Minutes2.5 km Check On Amazon
DJI Phantom 3 Professional & Advanced23 Minutes5km Check On Amazon
DJI Mavic Pro27 Minutes7km Check On Amazon
DJI Phantom 428 Minutes 5km Check On Amazon


17- JJRC H26D



There would be no Top Rated Drones In 2016 list without a JJRC product. This company has been very active in the market recently, releasing great products such as the X6 and the H11 series. In the last quarter of 2015 they announced their newest great product the JJRC H26D, a drone which will surely be one of the most sold toy graded quadcopters in 2016. Why you ask? Well, H26D comes with amazing features, a very good quality camera, and on top of all that an outstanding affordable price. A top quality low budget quadcopter at a below average price cost!

Let us start by stating what makes H26D one of the most viable choices among the low budget quadcopters: the camera. Contrary to other same price drones which always come with the standard 1 or 2MP 720p resolution camera, JJRC moved up a level. Introducing a drone with 3MP with an actual glass wide lens (you will be surprised with the amount of drone cameras which do not use a glass lens). Allowing video and photographs above average image quality! On top of that, it comes with its own 2 Axis Gimbal! This Gimbal stabilizes the camera enhancing video quality and allowing the pilot to tilt the camera in different angles (up and down, left and right) through the transmitter.

It features Headless Mode (example of this feature: when you turn your drone 90 degrees to the left, it will still go forward when you push the rudder forward (without headless mode, it would turn left). Also has One-Key Return feature, the name is very self-explanatory by itself, the drone comes back to where previously began flight. Amazing control range of 300 meters!


Headless ModeCamera Quality: 3MP
One-Key ReturnRemote Frequency: 2.4Ghz
LED LightsControl Distance: 300 meters
360º EversionFlight Time: 6 to 7 minutes
Charging Time: 60 minutes
Battery: 7.4V 1200mAh
Drone Size: 45 x 45 x 18 cm

16- Pioneer JXD 509G


Pioneer JXD 509G

If you haven’t heard about JXD 509 series of drones, you are about to be amazed. Pioneer has exceled in developing an amazing product at a great price. Today we are reviewing the 509G, the FPV version of the series. This drone represents a huge step forward in the features a low budget drone must possess. Packed with great useful functions, 509G is ready to serve any enthusiast, especially if you are a beginner looking for an affordable FPV flight experience. As you can probably tell by the image its design resembles a lot the higher budget quadcopter Yuneec Typhoon Q500 (also on this list).
JXD 509G is rich in features, including Headless Mode (for easier orientation), One-Key Home Return, Automatic Landing (a rare feature among drones within this price range) and Altitude Holder! Yes you read it well, JXD 509G has Altitude Holder, one of the first low budget quadcopters to introduce this feature. With Altitude Holder (also known as Altitude Positioning) the drone hovers steadily fixed in air by itself, allowing pilot to focus on recording video and taking photographs.

509G provides its own 2 megapixels camera with a 720p resolution. Camera can be tilted 20º degrees for different recording angles. FPV transmission is done directly to the FPV monitor built-in on your transmitter. Expect decent quality video with almost no ‘jello’ effect.


Headless ModeFPV Camera Quality: 2MP
One-Key Home ReturnRemote Frequency: 2.4 Ghz
Automatic LandingFPV Frequency: 5.8 GHz
Altitude HolderControl Distance: 150 meters
LED LightsFlight Time: 9 to 10 minutes
360º EversionCharging Time: 90 minutes
Battery: 3.7V 600mAh Li-Po
Drone Size: 30 x 30 x 9.6 cm

15- Cheerson CX-20 Auto-Pathfinder


Cheerson CX-20

Yes, the good old CX-20. You may already be aware of the existence of this product, you have probably seen already at the park or the beach. Perhaps one of your acquaintances owns one. It is not by random luck that Cheerson CX-20 is one of the most sold drones in the market and Cheerson’s big success. Although Cheerson has already released the CX-22, considering both price and quality it does not come anywhere near this affordable powerful drone. CX-20 is one of the top choices for videography and photography fans on a short budget. With enough lifting power to carry the famous GoPro (includes a Mount which perfectly fits this camera and others), Cheerson CX-20 also has great specifications such as 300 meters control distance, 15 minutes flight time and GPS hold system.

CX-20 has features such as Altitude Holder (thanks to the GPS hold system), drone hovers steadily while pilot can focus on the video. Return to Home function, drone returns to where it first began flight, don’t be afraid to lose it! Also, if battery is running low CX-20 will automatically land itself to avoid crashes.


Support Mount for Go ProRemote Frequency: 2.4Ghz
GPSControl Distance: 300 meters
Return to Home FunctionFlight Time: 15 minutes
Low Battery Automatic LandingBattery: 2700mah 20C 3c
LED LightsCharging Time: 120 minutes
Drone Size: 30 x 30 x 20 cm

14- BLADE 350 QX3



Horizon Hobby produces high quality products. You can’t go wrong with a Blade 350 QX3. This aerial machine, has an amazing lifting power, being capable of easily carrying a GoPro and other cameras. However, if you wish, Blade also provides a version of this quadcopter with its own 3-Axis Stabilized 16MP camera (without the GoPro mount). Today, we are just reviewing the non-camera version, which includes a fixed GoPro compatible camera mount.

350 QX3 is controlled by a DX4 radio controller (working in 2.4 Ghz frequency) that uses Spektrum technology, a very powerful transmitter which powers an amazing range of 2500 meters vertically and 1000 meters horizontally! This drone is equipped with SAFE Technology which have two flight modes: Smart Mode and Aerial Photography Mode. Both use GPS and altitude sensors to precisely hold position while hovering. In Smart Mode the drone will fly in whatever direction the control stick is pushed (stick relativity), it’s like headless mode but more accurate. Smart Mode also has a security measure called SAFE Circle, pilot sets flight boundaries and the drone won’t fly past it. The other mode is Aerial Photography and has the name suggests is meant to assist you on videos and photos. SAFE Technology also allows the drone to hover steadily in air without pilot input.

Blade 350 QX3 features its own PC software, a user-friendly program with options to monitor systems, adjust settings and calibrate sensors. There is also an application available for Android and iOS that lets pilot control the camera.


Note: if you wish to purchase camera version the package called Blade 350 QX3 AP Combo.

Support Mount for Go ProRemote Frequency: 2.4Ghz
Smart ModeControl Distance: 2.5 kilometres
AP (Aerial Photography) ModFlight Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Return to HomeBattery: E-flite 3000mAh 11.1V Li-Po Flight
Adjustable Flight BoundariesCharging Time: 120 minutes
Intuitive Programming InterfaceDrone Size: 46.5 x 46.5 x 19 cm

13- Xiro Xplorer 2


Xiro Xplorer 2

Welcome to 2016! The year of fantastic drones. And Xiro Xplorer 2 promises to be one of the top higher budget drones of this year. Packed with awesome and important features. First of all, it includes a brand new XIRO 4K gimbal camera (4K at 30 frames per second / 1080p at 120 frames per second) and photos of 12MB. It is able to rotate acquiring new view angles and the stabilized gimbal allows for a stable flight while eliminating all the vibrations which would interfere with the recording. A great drone for videography and photography! XIRO’s unique intelligent anti-collision system combines XIRO flight control and radar scanning technology, which allows 360° omnidirectional scanning at 50 times per second. No need to worry about hitting objects!

Attach your Android or iOS device to the transmitter and you will be able to perform FPV flights. Live video transmission distance of up to 1km. Maximum control distance of the quadcopter is also 1km. The app provides five different flight modes among which we can find: Follow Me mode (drone will target something and “stalk” it while recording), auto-pilot flight (through waypoints pilot can program flights), surround POI (target an object and fly 360º around it). Check table for more awesome features!


3-axis Stabilized GimbalQuality Camera: 4K
Remote Frequency: 2.4Ghz
Intelligent Anti-collision SystemControl Distance: 1000 meters
GPS/GLONASS dual-satellite positioningFlight Time: 25 minutes
Indoor Visual PositioningBattery: 5300mAh Lipo 4S
One-key take-off and landingCharging Time: 1.5 hours
Lost control protectionDrone Size: 50 X 50 X 19 cm
Low Battery Protection
One-key Return Home
Follow Me Mode
Orientation Lock
Surround POI

12- 3DR Iris+

3dr-iris plus

3DR Iris+

This advanced quadcopter manufactured by 3D Robotics. Iris+ is a very well built drone. The arms and legs are made of zytel nylon, therefore strong and robust. Pilot has two options to control Iris+, via Android or iOS device (either smartphone or tablet) through an app or a nine-channel radio transmitter with on-screen telemetry for instant accurate flight data. App provides some useful features such as automatic take-off and landing and Mission Planner (pre-programmed flights).

Iris+ has some great hardware! A high-performance 32-bit Pixhawk autopilot system built on ARM Cortex-M4 Processor that runs on NuttX operating system and uses ST Microelectronics sensors. Also an integrated motor-control board that increases quadcopter payload, allowing Iris+ to lift heavier objects. Iris+ range is 1000 meters vertically and horizontally while flying at up to 80km/h (50 miles/h)!


GoPro MountRemote Frequency: WiFi
32-bit Pixhawk with Cortex-M4 processorControl Distance: 1000 meters
400g (.8 pounds) PayloadFlight Time: 16 to 22 minutes
Mission PlannerBattery: 5100 Mah 3S
Automatic Taking-off and LandingCharging Time: 60 minutes
Follow Me ModeDrone Size: 63.5 x 33.2 x 12.7 cm
uBlox GPS
80km/h Speed

11- Yuneec Typhoon Q500


Yuneec Typhoon Q500

A high-end feature-rich quadcopter. Q500 has three flight modes: Smart Mode, Angle Mode, and Home Mode. All three modes use GPS (turnoff GPS for indoor flights). Smart Mode is much like headless mode and suitable for beginners. Smart Mode also allows Follow Me Mode, in this mode the drone will follow the target which has an antenna (provided together with the drone). Angle Mode is used by more experienced pilots; standard GPS mode. Home Mode, as the name says, the drone returns to where it previously began flight and lands. There is also a Watch Me feature, Q500 stays camera pointed at the pilot independently of the flight direction.

Typhoon Q500 includes its own Full HD 12MP camera with option to record 4K video, also enables FPV (real time video) transmission directly to the 4.5” LCD touch screen. Plus, flight data (GPS status, number of satellites, GPS coordinates, battery voltage, altitude, ground speed, home distance, system settings and flight settings). All the data is displayed on a ST10 Personal Ground Station running on Android. Besides camera it also comes with a 3-Axis CGO2-GB Gimbal that stabilizes the quadcopter yaw movements allowing for a smooth footage. Gimbal can be tilted 90º degrees up or down.

Yuneec Typhoon Q500 features Geo Fence protection. No Fly Zones, Q500 will not fly near commercial airports, number two it also prevents flight above the allowed 400 feet (121 meters) vertically (in USA). Smart Circle protection, establishing a 26 foot (8 meter) diameter around the pilot, so the drone does not hit the pilot. At last, there is also a safety option that prevents Q500 from flying further than 300 feet (91 meters) from the pilot. All this features can be disabled by the pilot.


ST10 Ground Station 10-channel 2.4GHz with 5.8GHz video downlink 4.5” LCD touch Screen Android OSCamera Quality: FPV Full HD 12MP, 130º View
Remote Frequency: 2.4 Ghz
3-axis stabilized GGO2-GBControl Distance: 800 meters
Three Flight ModesFlight Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Geo Fence ProtectionBattery: 3S 5400mAH Lipo
Automatic Taking-off and LandingCharging Time: 60 minutes
Follow Me ModeDrone Size: 56.5 x 42 x 24 cm

Note: This Top 10 List has been updated regarding the new drone market in 2017.

10- Hubsan X4 H502S


Hubsan X4 H502S

Hubsan H502S is our Top 10 Drone on this list and one of the world’s cheapest drones integrating GPS, Follow Me and a FPV camera. Hubsan H502S has a maximum control range up to 300 meters and a surprisingly great flight time of 13 minutes. X4 H502S is, as previously mentioned, a FPV (real time video transmission) quadcopter, with all you need to fly FPV right out of the box. The complete FPV package includes a 2.4 Ghz controller with a built-in 5.8G wireless video transmission FPV screen, therefore you can watch in real time the live video being recorded from the drone’s 2MP 720p built-in camera. This built-in FPV screen also displays telemetry information. Hubsan X4 H502S has a very interesting and complete set of features including Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, Follow Me, and Return to Landing; Hubsan H502S  will automatically fly back and land upon clicking on the Return to Home button, or it will automatically return if the drone loses signal from the remote controller such as from flying out of range or from any electrical issues.


Built-in 2MP 720p HD FPV CameraRemote: 2.4 Ghz controller
Return Home FunctionControl Distance: 300 meters
Altitude Hold
Follow Me
Flight Time: up to 13 minutes
Return to Landing (safety)Charging Time: 120 minutes
Drone size: 16.5 x 16.5 x 6 cm

9- Holy Stone HS300


The drone in the 9th place is manufactured by Holy Stone, the HS300. This well-designed toy drone comes with a 5MP 120º wide-angle camera capable of recording 1080p video at 30FPS. A good quality camera considering that Holy Stone HS300 is a very affordable drone. Besides the surprisingly 5MP camera, HS300 has a maximum range of 150 meters and a decent flight time of 8 to 10 minutes. Holy Stone HS300 also has a nice set of features such as: Headless Mode, Altitude Hold, One Key Return, One Key Landing, Emergency Stop and Low voltage protection. HS300 comes in a very complete and affordable package that include a lot of prop and landing gear extras, a 4GB Memory card (white brand) and two batteries (therefore extended flights) 2 USB cables, among other goodies. In case anything brakes HS300 package always contains an extra to replace the broken or damaged piece.


5MP 120º Wide Angle CameraRemote Frequency: 2.4Ghz
6 Axis GyroControl Distance: 150 meters
360º StuntFlight Time: 8 to 10 minutes
Headless Mode
Altitude Holder
Automatic Landing
One-Key Return
Emergency Stop
Low Voltage Protection
LED Lights
Charging Time: 200 minutes

8- Parrot Bebop 2


Parrot Bebop 2

Parrot’s newest product, the upgraded version of the Bebop 1, the powerful and affordable Bebop 2! This drone has a built-in excellent camera of 14MP and records at 3072p resolution 30 frames per second. You will notice video quality is one of its strongest factors, as well as the fisheye lens, with its 170-degree view! Bebop 2 has a neat design, strongly resistant to crashes and hits, its parts can also be easily replaced. Most of its weight is due to the 2,700-mAh Li-ion polymer battery able to power up to 23 minutes of flight time (while still using the camera)!

Pilot has two methods to choose from to control Bebop 2. One is through an Android or iOS device (FreeFlight 3 app). Other is by using the new Skycontroller Black, a transmitter which enhances Bebop 2 capabilities by increasing its range and manoeuvrability ease. Through the application you get access to all Bebop 2 features, including the FlightPlan which enables autonomous flying (however it is a paid app which costs 19.99$). It also is a fast drone able to fly 18m/s horizontally and 6m/s vertically. If you are looking for a simple easy to fly drone with great quality camera ready-to-fly out of the box, than, Parrot Bebop 2 is the one!


14MP Camera with 170º FOVRemote Controller: WiFi via Phone or Tablet
Flight Planning (paid app extra)Control Distance: 300 meters
Auto-PilotFlight Time: 25 minutes
Altitude Hold
Position Hold
Follow Me

7- UPair One


UPair One

If your dream is to own a high-budget drone as DJI Phantom 3 and 4 but you do not have the money to invest, I’m very happy to tell you that there is a very viable, powerful and affordable alternative: the UPair One! This amazing drone has a 1km control distance and a long-lasting flight time up to 22 minutes! To ensure you get high-quality footage UPair One comes with a 12MP and 4K 24FPS SONY Camera! UPair One is also able of transmitting real time video (FPV) directly to a 7” Live Video screen (also included in the package) on the 2.4Ghz remote controller. But wait, it gets even better! UPair One has a wide set of useful and fun features such as: GPS with dual compass, Failsafe Return to Home on loss of signal or low battery, GPS Position Hold, Altitude Hold, IOC (Headless Mode), and Return to Home. Amazing specifications, astonishing features that were only seen in high-budget drones and of course a SONY Camera! UPair One is the best alternative for anyone looking for a top budget drone at a lower price.


12MP 4K SONY CameraRemote Frequency: 2.4Ghz
GPS Dual Compass
Control Distance: 1000 meters
Flight Time: 22 minutes
6 Axis GyroCharging Time: 120 minutes
Headless Mode
Return to Home
Altitude Hold
LED Lights
Drone Size: 47 x 23.1 x 34 cm

6- Yuneec Q500+


Yuneec Q500+

Previously on our Top Drones list we had Yuneec Q500, with this update we introduce you the upgraded version Q500+. Yuneec Q500+ is designed to record video and take photographs. Q500+ has an important set of features to enhance image capturing. It comes with a Full HD 1080p 16MP 60FPS camera with a 130º Field of View and a 3-Axis stabilized gimbal. It also displays live video directly to the 5.5 LCD Touch-Screen FPV monitor built into the 2.4 Ghz remote controller. Yuneec Q500+ has three flight modes powered by a GPS, these modes are: Smart Mode, Angle Mode and Home Mode, all great for recording video. Besides these flight modes aimed at camera usage, Q500+ also features others such as: Geofence Protection, Altitude Hold, Position Hold, Flight Planning, Follow Me, Automatic Landing and Return to Home. Yuneec Q500+ has a control range of 800 meters and a flight time of 20 to 25 minutes. Yet again another great product by Yuneec.


Full HD 1080p 16MP 60FPS camera with 130º FOV, includes 3-Axis Stabilized Gimbal2.4 Ghz Controller
GPS800 meters (2 624ft) Range
Smart Mode20 to 25 Minutes Flight Time
Angle Mode
Home Mode
Follow Me Mode
Flight Planning Mode
Geofence Protection

5- GoPro Karma


GoPro Karma

The Top Drone on our 5th place is manufactured by the renowned GoPro company; manufacturers of the widely known GoPro camera! GoPro Karma is a drone aimed at: camera quality, durability, ease of use and outdoor sports and activities. Let’s discuss the specifications and features of this camera quadcopter. First, it can be folded, fitting a backpack (also included in the package). By being amazingly easy to transport and very lightweight it is ideal for outdoors adventures. The camera is placed on a 3-axis gimbal (detachable), which is placed on the front of the drone allowing for steady 4K video and photos. GoPro Karma can fly as a maximum altitude of 4500 meters, a range of 1Km and a flight time up to 20 minutes. Regarding the flight speed Karma can fly 16 meters per second (35 miles per hour). Karma does lack Smart Features, but includes common functions such as: Altitude Hold, Position Hold, Automatic Landing and Return to Home. GoPro Karma is controlled via a specific controller produced by GoPro too, the remote controller has a 5” Touch display screen for FPV (real time video transmission) and it’s incredibly simple to use.


Note: GoPro Karma is compatible with GoPro Hero 4 and 5 series. Not compatible with previous versions (Hero 1, 2 and 3).

Compatible with GoPro Hero 4 and 5. Comes with 3-axis gimbal and GoPro Hero 52.4 Ghz Controller
Karma Remote Controller with Gaming Design and 5” FPV Touch screen16m/s (35mph) max speed
Foldable Design1000 meters (3 280ft) Range
Altitude Hold4500 meters (14 763ft) Altitude
Position Hold20 minutes Flight Time
Automatic Landing
Return to Home

4- DJI Inspire 1


DJI Inspire 1

DJI has been one of the companies with the strongest presence in the market, manufacturing great high-quality products at competitive prices. Currently, they stand as the number 1 drone manufacturer in the market. Inspire 1 is one of those products which truly take DJI to the next level. A high-end quadcopter with brilliant specifications, features and design. First of all, this drone is great for aerial filmmaking, due to its aerodynamic transforming design (carbon fibre arms give you the strength to manoeuvre in the air and they transform

Camera is 12MP 1080p (24 to 60 fps), and able to record 4K (24 to 30 fps) video. Thanks to its Gimbal, Inspire 1 camera can rotate a full 360⁰, unobstructed view great for videos and photos. This can all be controlled through an app available for both Android and iOS, providing you full control of the aircraft. Inspire 1 also has FPV (first person view) flights either directly transmitted to the LCD monitor or your smartphone or tablet. Live video is 720p HD.

Inspire 1 features include Return to Home, Automatic take-off and landing, live map and radar, dynamic home point and flight telemetry.


3-axis stabilized GimbalCamera Quality: FPV 12MP 4K
Remote Frequency: 2.4 Ghz
Auto-pilot (through waypoints)Control Distance: 2.5 kilometers
Intelligent Flight Modes Flight Time: 18 minutes
Follow Me ModeBattery: 22.8V 6S 5700 mAh LiPo
Automatic Taking-off and LandingCharging Time: 60 minutes
Transforming DesignDrone Size: 43.8 x 45.1 x 30.1 cm

3- DJI Phantom 3 Professional & Advanced


DJI Phantom 3 Professional & Advanced

The number 1 drone in the market. The king of the sky! DJI’s newest product, the upgraded version of the DJI Phantom 2, the amazing Phantom 3! An incredible powerful machine great even for beginners thanks to a unique Beginner mode which allows new pilots to learn how to fly within a limited area. As all the other features of the drones on this list: Auto Take-off, Auto Landing, Auto Return to Home, Failsafe (if battery is running low, drone returns to take-off point), vision positioning for indoor flights. An Android and iOS application allows pilot to keep track of Phantom 3’s position on a live map. Also features different Flight modes such as point of interest (phantom will fly around object recording it), Follow Me mode (drone ‘stalks’ target), Mission Planner (autopilot through waypoints). All of this together with DJI’s new camera (aimed to rival and compete with GoPro), able to record 4K video (only Advanced version) or 2.7K video (only Professional version) and capture 12 megapixels photos. An integrated 3-Axis Stabilization Gimbal allows camera to acquire new view angles. Phantom 3 also has FPV, streaming live 720p HD video directly to your smartphone or tablet in a maximum range of 2 kilometers! An outstanding aerial machine, with great top quality features. With an impressive control distance of 5 kilometers! A quadcopter perfect even for beginners (app has a flight simulator mode for beginners to practice). There is no going wrong with a Phantom 3!


3-axis stabilized GimbalCamera Quality: FPV 12MP 4K / 2.7K
Remote Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Mission Planner (auto-pilot through waypoints)Control Distance: 5 kilometres
Intelligent Flight Modes Flight Time: 23 minutes
GPS Assisted HoverBattery: 4S 15.2V 4480 mAh Lipo
Automatic Taking-off and LandingCharging Time: 90 minutes
Return to HomeDrone Size: 43.8 x 45.1 x 30.1 cm

2- DJI Mavic Pro


DJI Mavic Pro

DJI consistently releases amazing products in the market. Every drone of theirs is a success. DJI Mavic Pro is not exception, it is their latest product, a powerful combination of mobility and camera quality. If you are looking for an easy to transport drone with astonishing 4K quality, and extremely easy to control, it doesn’t get better than DJI Mavic Pro. A small and ultra-portable quadcopter. Its arms and propellers can be folded in, and the drone acquires the perfect size to fit a small backpack. Mavic Pro is a powerful drone, ready to fly right out of the box, with all you need to watch the high-quality live video directly on the remote controller’s monitor. What do we mean by powerful? DJI Mavic Pro has 24 high-performance computing cores, an all-new transmission system with an astonishing 7km range, 4 vision sensors and of course a 4K camera stabilized by a 3-axis mechanical gimbal. DJI Mavic Pro also excels in ease of use, you don’t have to be an expert pilot to fly it, featuring useful smart-flight functions. It is important to mention the hovering power of this quadcopter, most drones use a GPS system to hover efficiently, Mavic Pro hovers perfectly without the need of a GPS, even indoors. DJI Mavic Pro features include: FlightAutonomy, Automatic Landing, ActiveTrack Trace, Profile, Spotlight, Gesture Mode, Altitude Hold, Tap and Fly, GPS, Auto-Pilot, Return to Home. On top of all this, Mavic Pro is also compatible with VR (Virtual reality) glasses and can be controlled via smartphone (available for Android and iOS). DJI Mavic Pro is one of the newest drones packing the most up-to-date hardware and software, an astonishing piece of aerial machinery.


4K Camera2.4 Ghz Controller
Obstacle Avoidance40mph (64kmh) max speed
Auto-Pilot7000 meters (22 965ft) Range
GPS27 Minutes Flight Time
Active Track
Automatic Landing
Return to Home
Altitude Hold
Tap and Fly
Gesture Mode

1- DJI Phantom 4


DJI Phantom 4

Now the number one drone on our Top Drones article! The best drone produced by DJI so far, the full autonomous, beautifully designed, features rich, king of all quadcopters: DJI Phantom 4! A brilliant piece of hardware combined with a user-friendly software. This is one of the most sought drones in the market, the drone that amazed the industry in 2016. DJI Phantom 4 is the ultimate smart drone, both features and specifications. Extremely lightweight and crash resistant, the body of the quadcopter is made of magnesium, one of the strongest and most light types of material, the motors are carbon fiber. Phantom 4 has a maximum range of 5kms and an amazing flight time up to 28 minutes! Top-notch specifications. As previously mentioned Phantom 4 was built with great technology, allowing it to own an amazing set of powerful features such as: GPS, Auto-Pilot, Point of Interest, Follow Me, Home Lock, Vision Position System, Flight Live Data, Real Time Video Transmission, Swipe and Fly and Auto Safe Home Return. There is nothing this powerful drone doesn’t have, without a doubt a well-designed and crafted drone. If you have the money, I guarantee you, DJI Phantom 4 is the best commercial drone you can currently find in the market. A great value for your money. Everybody can fly it, very simple to control and packs smart-flight functions, and if anything goes wrong it has many safety features such as Obstacle Avoidance, Auto Safe Home Return, Home Lock and Swipe and Fly (aka Tap and Fly).


3-axis stabilized GimbalCamera Quality: FPV 12MP 4K / 2.7K
Remote Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Mission Planner (auto-pilot through waypoints)Control Distance: 5 kilometres
Intelligent Flight Modes Flight Time: 23 minutes
GPS Assisted HoverBattery: 4S 15.2V 4480 mAh Lipo
Automatic Taking-off and LandingCharging Time: 90 minutes
Return to HomeDrone Size: 43.8 x 45.1 x 30.1 cm

Now you know the best Top Rated Drones In 2016 currently (and upcoming) in the market! Their features and specifications. Which one fits you best? Choose wisely and if you have any questions leave a comment below, we at DronesWorld are always ready to guide you through your drone choices. Enjoy your flight!