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Drones are far more advanced and featured pack now than few years back. If you are trying to find the best drones for beginners in 2020, you have landed on the right post. 

If you are asking what are the best  drones for a beginner? Congratulations, you have hit the bulls eye!!

You have come to this post, probably because you are about to start your UAV journey and not sure which DRONE(s) to buy.

Below are my top picks for beginners, which will be super helpful for you to make a informed decision.

Best Drone for Beginners 2020

Altair Aerial AA108

The Altair Quadcopter is easily piloted & has Headless Mode, Altitude Hold & 1-button takeoff & landing. This is a Great drone with a camera for kids, beginners, and pro pilots, easy to fly indoors as well. It boasts excellent features, a built-in camera, and strong design. Overall, it’s great value for the money. What makes it so simple to fly is its headless hold mode and its ability to hold altitude. It offers a flight time of about 10 minutes, a 100-meter range, and three different flight modes. In short, it offers virtually everything that a beginner could need.

Best Drone for Beginners 2020


Spark is a mini drone that features all of DJI's signature technologies, allowing you to seize the moment whenever you feel inspired. If you don’t really have much of a budget and don’t care much to learn how to fly a drone, consider getting the DJI Spark. This drone comes with a built-in camera and boasts a flight time of 15 minutes and a range of 2,000 meters. Some of its other features include impressive obstacle avoidance and an advanced gesture mode. Thanks to the automated flight modes, there’s not really a lot you have to worry about other than taking awesome pictures or videos.

DJI Mavic Pro

DJI-Mavic Pro

This model is the latest flagship consumer drone from DJI. It boasts countless features and settings. Though what makes it so great is that it has a sleek design that beginners will really like. Compared to other top-end drones, it is packed with many features. it does offer a flight time of 31 minutes and an 8-km range. It features DJI low-noise flight technology and omnidirectional obstacle sensing-Obstacle sensors on ALL sides of the aircraft.

Holy Stone HS270

Holy Stone HS270

This is a very nice and compact drone. Plus for the price you probably can't beat this. It has all the features you could possibly want and a long flight time of 20+ minutes. I charged right out of the box for about 4 hours and got over 20 minutes of flight (about 24-26 minutes). In the box, there are extra propellers. It folds to a pretty compact and easy to transport size. I only tested the camera without recording but the image quality is really amazing. It is very versatile and easy to fly.

Parrot ANAFI

This is one of the more top-end drones aimed at beginners. The ANAFI Parrot Drone captures every moment in high resolution thanks to a 180° vertical tilt camera ideal for your dive shots..What makes it so great is that it offers the complete package, yet it’s still really simple to fly. Some of its best features are its excellent HDR, impressive 25-minute flight time, and 4,000-meter range. Be sure to use its easy-to-understand app to edit your pictures and videos. Though just like with everything else in life, the Anafi is not perfect. One drawback is that its obstacle avoidance features aren’t that great compared to the DJI.

Altair AA818 Hornet

This drone is a specialized version of the AA108. It boasts great battery life (although it comes with only one battery, unfortunately) and a range of 150 feet. All things considered, anyone will enjoy flying this drone. It’s easy to fly, comes with a built-in camera, and boasts a stable design. On top of that, it offers additional features like automatic altitude hold and different flight modes to suit your skill level.

UDI 818A HD+​

UDI 818A HD+

If you’re a beginner who’s looking for a fun flying experience , look no further than the UDI 818A HD+, you can perform fun 360-degree flips with this daring drone. Thanks to its robust design and elastic-plastic blade guards, a crash won’t be the end of the world or of your drone. What makes the UDI 818A so great is that it comes with a forward-facing camera that lets you take pictures and videos with sound. Considering its price, the quality is really good. Plus, it comes with an easy-to-use remote control that means it’s really oh-so-easy to fly.


Holy Stone F181 RC

This drone with a built-in camera is made from elastic-plastic, and comes with blade guards, which means it’s ideal for beginners as the durable material offers protection against those inevitable crashes. Although it doesn’t boast a long flight time, an extra battery is included. But let it first cool down for a couple of minutes before you pop in the extra battery to make sure the motors last longer.


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