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When I say,  that drones have changed the way we view the world, believe me, I am not exaggerating. In this post, I am going to list  Best Drones For Beginners.

 

DJI Mavic Mini

DJI’s Mavic Mini is a serious drone, with really great features, at a price that doesn’t break the bank. It flies nearly as well as its larger siblings, though wind that wouldn’t faze the Mavic 2 Pro will ground the Mini.

There’s also no 4K video, and no front and rear collision avoidance sensors like you’ll find in more expensive drones. Despite those caveats, the Mavic Mini remains my top entry-level drone.

It’s fun to fly, shoots good enough 2.7K video, and packs up smaller than many smartphones.

That last bit is key because the best drones for beginners is the one you actually bring with you. At a mere 249 grams, it’s easy to take the Mavic Mini everywhere you go.

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro+

DJI’s Phantom drones feel like monoliths from another era, and they may well be—the company hasn’t released a significant update to the Phantom line in nearly three years. 

Still, if you’re a video or drone professional, the Phantom 4 Pro+ is the drone to get. It’s like flying a rock, and I mean that in the best way possible. 

The Phantom 4+ is stable and responsive; shoots incredible, cinema-quality footage; and is practically smart enough to fly without you. It may not generate headlines now a days, but Phantom remains an excellent choice even today.

DJI Mavic Air

If you want to step up from the Mavic Mini, but don’t need all the features of the much more expensive Mavic Pro, the Mavic Air  is the drone for you. 

It’s incredibly small, light, and portable, and it has 2-way (front and rear) obstacle avoidance. You also get 4K video and some very handy, intelligent flight modes that you won’t find in the Mavic Mini. 

It won’t stay aloft for quite as long (21 minutes versus 26 in my testing for the Mavic Mini), but everything else is a definite step up.