Updated November 14, 2018 by Lydia Chipman

The 10 Best Pocket Drones

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This wiki has been updated 11 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Don't let their diminutive form factor fool you: these pocket quadcopters pack plenty of high-flying capabilities into those tiny airframes — racing across the sky, performing stunt maneuvers and aerial acrobatics, and streaming spectacular views from above to your smartphone. Just be sure to comply with laws governing drones and the airspace they fly in to avoid running afoul of the authorities. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best pocket drone on Amazon.

10. UDI U34W Dragonfly

9. Kolibri Torpedo

8. Eachine E10C

7. JJRC H47 Elfie

6. DJI Spark

5. Holy Stone HS190

4. Drocon Ninja

3. Syma X22W

2. Holy Stone HS220

1. DJI Mavic Air

Editor's Notes

November 12, 2018:

Offered a wide range of mini-, micro- and nano-sized drones, from affordable and user-friendly beginner models to higher-end options with satellite navigation and advanced image capturing technology. Noted the importance of awareness and compliance with applicable laws.

Lydia Chipman
Last updated on November 14, 2018 by Lydia Chipman

An itinerant wordsmith with a broad constellation of interests, Lydia Chipman has turned iconoclasm into a livelihood of sorts. Bearing the scars and stripes of an uncommon diversity of experience -- with the notable exceptions of joining a religious order or becoming an artist -- she still can’t resist the temptation to learn something new. Lydia holds a master of arts in English from Georgia Southern University, and a bachelor of arts cum laude in integrative studies from Clayton College. Her expertise is in the areas of robotics, electronics, toys, and outdoors and computer equipment.

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