Best FPV Drones for Kids

Drones are getting so much hype by enthusiasts and beginners alike, and it’s well-deserved too. Drones are fun and they offer an array of features that make them enjoyable for people of all ages, including kids too. You can even find some events in your city that are made for drone racing. Yes, that’s right, drone racing is a thing now, and it’s actually considered a sport. There are also drone racing events that target the little kids.

 

 

Best FPV Drones for Kids

An FPV drone is a compact size drone that’s equipped with a camera that provides the pilot with a first-person view during flight time. They are specially designed to compete in drone racing events.

There are a few things to look for when you consider buying an FPV drone for your child. Safety should always be your number one priority. After safety, you should look for performance and the features list. One important factor in FPV drones is the quality of the camera. A high-quality camera should provide an adequate view when flying the drone.

Drone for Kids, Spacekey FPV Wi-Fi Drone with Camera 720P HD, Real-time Video Feed, Great Drone for Beginners, Quadcopter Drone with Altitude Hold, One-Key Take-Off, Landing Foldable Arms (Red)

One of the advantages of Spacekey’s drone is that it’s foldable, making it easy to store and carry around in bags without damaging the propellers. It’s equipped with a 720/30fps HD camera with a 120-degree wide angle lens. Not only that, but it’s also got all the features you would expect from a mini drop like altitude hold and one-key take off and landing. Flight time is around 7 minutes and it takes about 60 minutes to recharge the battery. The propellers are guarded but not particularly isolated.

You can operate the drone through an app which is available on both iOS and Android, allowing you to view real-time images.

The package includes:

  • 1x DC-014 drone
  • 1x 7.4V 450mAh Li-Po battery
  • 1x USB charging cable
  • 4x Extra Propellers (Check the letter on the propellers when you install spare propellers)
  • 4x Extra propeller guards
  • 1x Screwdriver for motors and blades
  • 1x user manual

Pros

  • HD Camera
  • Portable
  • Made of durable materials
  • Modular design

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Propellers are not fully caged

 

DROCON Ninja Foldable Drone for Kids and Beginners with 720P FPV HD Wi-Fi 90° Rotating Camera with Wide-Angle Lens, Real-time Live Video, Altitude Hold, One-Key Take-Off/Landing, Gravity Sensor, Blue

Another foldable drone is the Drocon Ninja drone. The camera is what all this drone is about. It’s equipped with a 720P FPV HD 90-degree rotating camera which gives you a better look at the world from your drone. Not to mention that it has a wide-angle lens too. You also get essential features like altitude hold mode and headless mode which are always nice to have. One-Key take-off/landing is here too. It’s a gravity sensor which lets you control the drone’s direction by moving your phone. It can also do some cool 3D flips. Unfortunately, flight time is only 5-7 minutes which is quite poor. It takes an hour to fully recharge the battery. It’s a little more expensive than the competition in this segment.

The package includes:

  • 1x Drone
  • 1x Remote
  • 8x Rotor Blades and Guards
  • 1x USB Charger
  • 1x User Manual

Pros

  • Rotating 720P camera with wide-angle lens
  • Altitude and headless modes
  • Foldable design
  • Gravity sensor
  • One key take-off/landing
  • Can do stunts

Cons

  • Poor flight time
  • No spare screws
  • A little on the expensive side

 

 

SYMA X22W Mini Drone with Camera Live Video FPV Pocket Drone for Kids and Beginners, RC Quadcopter with App Control, Altitude Hold, 3D Flips, Headless Mode and Bonus Battery, Red

The Syma X22W comes with many cool features that you will surely like. The track-controlled mode lets draw the flight track on your phone using the app, and the drone will follow it. It’s got altitude hold and headless modes which are essential features for racing drones. Another good feature is the gravity sensor that lets you control the drone by moving your phone. There’s also a low-battery alarm. Flight time is around 8 minutes and it comes with 2 batteries, making up a total of 16 minutes of flight time. There’s a charge box for charging the batteries and charging time per battery is 60 minutes. Price is reasonable but it’s not the cheapest option around.

The package includes:

  • 1x Drone (2 Batteries)
  • 1x Transmitter
  • 4x Extra Propellers
  • 1x USB Charging Cable
  • 1x Charge box
  • 1x Mobile Phone Retaining Clip
  • 1x Screwdriver
  • 1x Instruction Manual

Pros

  • HD camera
  • Charge box and 2 batteries
  • Gravity sensor
  • Flight altitude and headless modes
  • Track-controlled mode

Cons

  • A little expensive
  • Flight time on a single charge could be longer

Potensic A30W FPV Drone, Mini RC Nano Quadcopter with Camera, Auto Hovering, Route Setting, Gravity Induction Mode, and 500mAh Detachable Battery, Easy To Fly – Blue

One notable feature of this drone is the custom flight route mode which lets you draw a path for the drone on the smartphone’s screen using an app. Another cool feature is the gravity induction mode which lets you control the drone by justing moving your phone. You also get headless mode which is quite important for an FPV drone; flight attitude mode is present too. There are 3 speed modes for different situations and skill levels: low, medium, and high. One press on a button is all you need to start/land this drone.  Flight time is around 6-8 minutes and it takes about an hour to fully charge the battery. There’s a low-battery alarm which is a welcome addition.

The package includes:

  • 1x Drone
  • 1x Transmitter
  • 1x Drone Battery
  • 1x USB Charging Cable
  • 8x Propellers
  • 1x Manual

Pros

  • Route setting
  • Gravity induction mode
  • HD camera
  • Flight altitude and headless modes
  • 3 speed modes
  • App control
  • Guarded propellers

Cons

  • Mediocre flight time

AKASO A21 Mini Quadcopter Drone Camera Live Video with 720P HD FPV WiFi RC Drone for Kids Beginners Adults – with One Key Take-Off/Landing, Optical Altitude Hold, Black

This drone from Akaso has everything you need in an FPV drone. The flight route setting lets you draw a path for the drone to follow on the smartphone’s screen using an app. The gravity sensor allows you to control the drone’s direction by moving your phone. You also get headless mode, 3 speed modes, 360-degree stunts, and flight altitude hold mode. One notable feature is the choreographic flight mode which allows you to select a flight routing line for the drone. Flight time is 9-10 mins which is pretty good for a mini-drone and charging time is 60-90 minutes. The price is reasonable too.

The package includes:

  • 1x drone
  • 1x Transmitter
  • 1x 3.7V/550 mAh Drone Battery
  • 2x propeller A
  • 2x propeller B
  • 1x USB Charging Cable
  • 1x Propeller Screwdriver
  • 1x user manual

Pros

  • 720P HD camera
  • Flight route setting
  • Altitude hold and headless modes
  • Good flight time
  • 3 speed modes
  • 360-degree stunts
  • Gravity sensor
  • Choreographic flight mode

Cons

  • None

Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone with 720P HD Camera Live Video 120° Wide-Angle WiFi Quadcopter with Altitude Hold Headless Mode 3D Flips RTF with Modular Battery, Color Black

Another good product on our list is the Holy Stone HS110D drone. It’s equipped with a 720P 120-degree HD camera with a wide-angle lens. The camera and the battery are modularized for convenience and safety. Altitude mode and headless mode are present too. The drone can do some cool 3D flips. Flight time is about 10 minutes which is pretty decent. However, due to the large capacity of the battery, it takes 2 hours to fully charge it.

The package includes:

  • 1x HS110D Drone
  • 1x Transmitter (AA batteries are not included)
  • 1x 3.7V 1000mAh Li-Po Modular Battery
  • 4x Extra Motor Gears / 2 x Propeller Guards / 4 x Extra Propeller Blades / 2 x Extra Light Covers /2 x Extra Landing Feet / 18 x Screws
  • 1x Phone Holder
  • 1x USB Charging Cable
  • 1x Screwdriver
  • 1x Quick Start guide
  • 1x Manual

Pros

  • Wide angle lens
  • Headless and flight altitude hold modes
  • 3D flips
  • Good flight time
  • Modularized camera and battery

Cons

  • The battery takes too long to recharge
  • Quite expensive

Wrap Up

There are many amazing products on our list, and it was very hard for us to pick a winner. However, since we have to pick a winner, our favorite drone on the list is the Akaso A21 mini quadcopter. We believe it gives you the “full package”, and without exceeding your budget too. It’s got everything an FPV drone should have. It features a 720P HD camera, flight altitude hold mode, a gravity sensor, long flight time, route setting mode, 360-degree flips, and choreographic flight mode. We really like the design of the drone and the remote too. It would have been better to have an extra battery in the box but you can grab one easily.