The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for Pilots: Best Drones of 2019

Welcome to Aerofly Drones’ ultimate buyer’s guide for drone pilots: best drones of 2019. It has been a great year and we have seen a lot of new drones that spurred innovative technology. Ever since the drones was first introduced for consumers, the drones have evolved rapidly into smart, autonomous, and packed with a lot of features. We also witnessed brand new Mavic 2 that introduced new ways for the drone service companies to expand their businesses.

In our Best Drones of 2019 buyer’s guide, you will find all the popular and best-selling drones that were introduced for the year 2019. We also have a buyer’s guide for the best drones of 2019 that you can keep track of releases. Whether you are a beginner or experienced drone pilots, you will find all variety of quadcopters on the list. You might be even surprised to learn that there are amazing drones that you have never heard of.

That being said, we do encourage you to check these best drones of 2019 out. There are several things that you should know about the list first before:

  • Yellow dot () denotes that the drone features foldable motor arms. This design feature improves the drone’s portability for easy to travel and reduces weight.
  • Green dot () denotes dual GPS / GLONASS positioning system, which enhances the drone’s stability, flight controls, responsiveness, and control distance.
  • Blue dot () denotes that the drone only can use action camera such as GoPro HERO 5 / HERO 6 / HERO 7 along with generic brands.

In order to help you get the best experience out of this page you should:

  1. Keep it in your mind that expensive drones usually comes with better specifications and performs better compared to toy-grade drones.
  2. If you own one of the drones that are crafted in 2019 and isn’t in the list, we recommend you to try it out before buying something new.
  3. Leave a comment in the comment section below the list that you are flying a drone made in 2019 and isn’t on the list.

Below, you will find the list of the best drones of 2019. You will be able to see the specifications of each drone individually so that you can choose the best drones for yourself.

Best Drones of 2019

Drone Type Dimension (mm) Weight Flight Time Control Distance Camera Image Quality Bitrate
Altair Aerial Outlaw B2W Quadcopter N/A N/A 17 Minutes 1,000 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
Autel Robotics EVO Quadcopter 338 (Diagonal) 863g 30 Minutes 7,000 Meters Yes 12 MP 100 Mbps
Contixo F20 Quadcopter 350×350×95 397g 20 Minutes 600 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
Contixo F22 Quadcopter 254×193×66 242 15 Minutes 550 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
DJI Mavic 2 Pro Quadcopter 322×242×84 905g 31 Minutes 8,000 Meters Yes 20 MP 100 Mbps
DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Quadcopter 322×242×84 907g 31 Minutes 8,000 Meters Yes 12 MP 100 Mbps
DJI Phantom 4 Pro Quadcopter 350×350×350 1,388g 30 Minutes 7,000 Meters Yes 20 MP 100 Mbps
Force1 Scoot Flying Ball Quadcopter N/A 68g 8 Minutes 50 Meters No N/A N/A
Force1 F200C Specter Quadcopter N/A N/A 15 Minutes 300 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
Hubsan H117S Zino Quadcopter 304.6 ×252.4×90 700g 23 Minutes 2500 Meters Yes 12 MP 100 Mbps
Holy Stone HS150 Bolt Bee Quadcopter 145×108×45 69g 6 Minutes 70 Meters No N/A N/A
Holy Stone HS210 Rogue Quadcopter 80×80×30 54.5g 7 Minutes 50 Meters No N/A N/A
Holy Stone HS110D RC Quadcopter Quadcopter 320×320×120 145g 10 Minutes 60 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Holy Stone HS160 Shadow (Black) Quadcopter 180×180×30 83g 8 Minutes 70 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Holy Stone HS160 Shadow (Red) Quadcopter 180×180×30 83g 8 Minutes 70 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Holy Stone HS220 Southern Cross Quadcopter 195×195×40 81g 8 Minutes 60 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Holy Stone HS700 Ophelia (Black) Quadcopter 220×220×155 608g 20 Minutes 1,000 Meters Optional N/A N/A
Holy Stone HS700 Ophelia (White) Quadcopter 220×220×155 608g 20 Minutes 1,000 Meters Optional N/A N/A
JJRC H68 Bellwether Quadcopter 325×325×110 152g 20 Minutes 100 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
JJRC JJPRO X5 Quadcopter 350×350×95 300g 18 Minutes 600 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
Lefant Zeraxa PRO Quadcopter N/A N/A 8 Minutes 60 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Lefant X-Detector Quadcopter 271×271×69 N/A 15 Minutes 200 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Parrot Anafi Quadcopter 175×239×63.5 320g 25 Minutes 4,000 Meters Yes 21 MP 100 Mbps
Parrot Bebop 2 Quadcopter 381x327x99 500g 25 Minutes 300 Meters Yes 14 MP 30 Mbps
Parrot Mambo Quadcopter 160×60×78 63g 9 Minutes 100 Meters Optional N/A N/A
Potensic D60 Drone Quadcopter 300×270×120 403g 20 Minutes 500 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
Potensic D80 Drone Quadcopter N/A 680g 20 Minutes 800 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
Potensic Mirage Pro D50 Quadcopter N/A 181g 15 Minutes 300 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
Potensic T25 GPS Drone Quadcopter 261x137x414 N/A 10 Minutes 300 Meters Yes 5 MP N/A
ScharkSpark Thunder FQ35 Quadcopter N/A 176g 10 Minutes 80 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
ScharkSpark Guard FQ36 Quadcopter N/A 141g 10 Minutes 80 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
ScharkSpark SS40 Wasp Quadcopter N/A 104g 12 Minutes 80 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
ScharkSpark Warrior II FQ32 Quadcopter 211×211×43 79g 10 Minutes 80 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
SIMREX X300C Quadcopter N/A N/A 10 Minutes 45 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
SIMREX X600 Quadcopter N/A N/A 10 Minutes 100 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Snaptain A15 Quadcopter N/A N/A 8 Minutes 80 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
Snaptain S5C Quadcopter N/A N/A 10 Minutes 80 Meters Yes 2 MP N/A
TechRC TR003F Hornet Quadcopter 160×160×50 N/A 6 Minutes 80 Meters Yes 2 MP 30 Mbps
TechRC TR005 Redback Hexacopter 120×120×71 N/A 6 Minutes 40 Meters Yes 2 MP 30 Mbps
TechRC TR006 Nano Owls Quadcopter 66×66×29 69g 5 Minutes 30 Meters Yes 2 MP 30 Mbps
Xiaomi FIMI A3 Quadcopter 285×229×69 560g 25 Minutes 1,000 Meters Yes N/A N/A
Xiaomi MITU Drone Quadcopter 91×91×38 88g 10 Minutes 100 Meters Yes N/A N/A
Yuncee Mantis Q Quadcopter 168×97×56 454g 33 Minutes 1500 Meters Yes 12 MP 100 Mbps

Note: Some of the popular drones, especially the DJI drones requires smartphones/tablets that are capable of running DJI Go 3 / 4. For more information about the best smartphones and tablets to use that app with the DJI drones, please visit this guide.

Note: If you are planning to fly one of these DJI drones, we highly recommend that you buy a mount holder for your phone and tablet. That mount holder can support any mobile devices up to 10.5 inches and gives you plenty of room to upgrade if you need additional support for tablets.

Drones Flying Tips & Guides

Best Drones of 2018 Flying Tips & Guides

If you are new to drones and have no idea where to start. My advice to you is to try flying an inexpensive drone first. That way you can learn the basics of flight controls and get hold of these features which the drone has to offer for you. As a general rule of thumb, you should start with cheap toy-grade drone first then climb your way up the ladder to expensive drones such as Phantom 4 Pro and Mavic 2.

Below, you will find friendly guides that will help you become a better remote pilot. Whether it is that you need help on how to create beautiful aerial shots, maintaining your drone gears setup and such… Feel free to check them out and drop a comment if you have any questions regarding tips on flying your drones:

We hope you found our guide on the best drones of 2019 helpful and insightful. Again, if you do have any questions regarding these drones or just want to start a drone-related conversation. Comment in the comments section below, we are looking forward to chatting with you. 🙂

Hello, welcome to Aerofly Drones! My name is Keith Ericksen. I am a commercial licensed drone operator. Flying and talking about the drones is my passion. Whether it is toy-grade to professional-grade quadcopters. On my leisure, I enjoy socializing with friends, play video games, hiking, traveling and reading. If you have a project that needs our drone services, please contact us via Hire-A-Pilot page.

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