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Top 8 Drones For the GoPro Hero camera

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GoPro have a great selection of action cameras, which are becoming extremely popular to use with drones. You are therefore able to capture photos and videos from aerial views.

Here are the top eight drones that we recommend to use with your GoPro to suit all budgets and levels of experience.

DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter with Zenmuse H3-3D 3-Axis Gimbal
#1 DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter with Zenmuse H3-3D 3-Axis Gimbal for GoPro Video Camera

This quadcopter is on the more expensive side compared to others on the market. Despite this, it is easy to use and features incredible safety features designed to prevent crashes. The package comes with a cutting-edge gimbal known as the Zenmuse H3-3D 3-axis, has a flight time of 25 minutes with just one charge and includes its own FPV system.

 

Blade 350 QX3 RTF#2 Blade 350 QX3 RTF

This quadcopter is a cheaper option, but it includes a GoPro mount to attach your camera, a flight time of 15 minutes and a range of 300 metres. With a return home function, the quadcopter can make its own way back to the start point and features flight modes for capturing images and videos.

 

Ionic Stratus Drone Quadcopter#3 Ionic Stratus Drone Quadcopter

This drone is the cheapest on the list, with a much shorter flight time of 10 minutes and range of 150 metres. There is no gimbal included, so it can become unstable when taking shots and is most appropriate for beginners.

 

3DR Solo Quadcopter#4 3DR Solo Quadcopter

The Solo is in tough competition with the DJI Phantom 2 and 3, with a flight time of 20-25 minutes. It has awesome features such as orbit and cable cam and is designed for the use of GoPros. You are able to shoot aerial videos professionally and FPV can be used without buying additional gear.

 

3DR IRIS+ (915) Quadcopter
#5 3DR IRIS+ (915) Quadcopter

This device has a flight time of 16-22 minutes and has a number of fantastic features. ‘Follow Me Mode’ means the drone will follow you whilst keeping in focus and has autopilot which will move automatically on command. It also comes with a camera mount and is ready to fly immediately.

 

Walkera QR X350 Pro RTF FPV DEVO F7 For GoPro#6 Walkera QR X350 Pro RTF FPV DEVO F7 For GoPro

Produced by a manufacturing company known as Guangzhou Walkera Technology, this drone is very impressive indeed. It has a flight time of 23 minutes, and contains its own FPV system, mount and gimbal. It also features a return to home setting.

 

CXHOBBY CX-20 Professional RC Quadcopter

#7 CXHOBBY CX-20 Professional RC Quadcopter

This drone is another budget piece, with a flight time of 15 minutes and a speed of 10 metres per second. It doesn’t contain a camera, but has an included mount compatible with GoPro cameras and impressive safety features.

 

Ghost Drone Aerial 2.0#8 Ghost Drone Aerial 2.0

This quadcopter has been described as the easiest drone to fly! It contains a 4K Sports Camera and has a flight time of 25 minutes. It includes a gimbal and is even resistant to bad weather conditions, with LED lights to keep track of in the dark. To control, the Ghost Drone App is required on your smartphone or tablet.


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