5 Best Drones 2022

  • iReviews
  • April 30,2017
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From the novice pilot to the advanced operator, drone technology has advanced exponentially over the past few years. With max speeds hitting upwards of 50 mph and 4K video resolution now the standard, drone manufacturers are equipping their quadcopters with state-of-the-art cameras backed by batteries capable of 30 minute flight times. Armed with GPS & GLONASS navigation, drones come with a full arsenal of flight modes designed specifically for capturing aerial footage 2+ miles away. With most cameras mounted on a 3-axis gimbal system, video streaming comes out crystal clear without any shaky transmission. Taking into consideration the disruptive technology, iReviews has assembled the top 5 best drones of 2022.

Comparison Review – Best Drones 2022

Here is a list of iReviews’ 2022 Best Drones

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DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter
Price$915
  • Created For High-level aerial photography and cinematography
  • Flight Time 28 minutes
  • Max Flight Speed 45 mph
  • Control Range 2.17 miles
  • Gimbal 3-axis
  • Video Resolution 4K/30 fps
  • Camera Resolution 12 MP

  • Dimensions 12.8 x 8.66 x 14.96 in
  • Weight 8.82 lbs
  • Thermal Camera Yes
  • Flight Modes ActiveTrack, Gesture, Tripod, TapFly
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Parrot Disco FPV

Price$1,299.99
  • Created For Immersive drone flying

  • Flight Time 45 minutes
  • Max Flight Speed 50 mph
  • Control Range 1.24 miles
  • Gimbal 3-axis
  • Video Resolution 360p / 720p
  • Camera Resolution 1080p Full HD camera
  • Dimensions 1150 x 580 x 120 mm
  • Weight 26 oz
  • Thermal Camera No
  • Flight Modes FreeFlight Pro App

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DJI Mavic Pro

Price$999
  • Created For High-level aerial photography and cinematography
  • Flight Time 27 minutes
  • Max Flight Speed 40 mph
  • Control Range 4.3 miles
  • Gimbal 3-axis
  • Video Resolution 4K/30 fps
  • Camera Resolution 12 MP

  • Dimensions 198 x 83 x 83 mm (folded)
  • Weight 1.62 lbs
  • Thermal Camera Yes
  • Flight Modes ActiveTrack, Gesture, Tripod, TapFly
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Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Quadcopter
Price$1,299
  • Created For Beginner drone pilots

  • Flight Time 25 minutes
  • Max Flight Speed 17.89 mph
  • Control Range .5 miles
  • Gimbal 3-axis
  • Video Resolution 4K/30 fps
  • Camera Resolution 12 MP

  • Dimensions 16.5 x 16.5 x 8.3 in

  • Weight 3.75 lbs
  • Thermal Camera Yes
  • Flight Modes Smart, Follow Me, Watch Me, Home

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GoPro Karma

Price$1,099
  • Created For Aerial footage and beginner drone pilots
  • Flight Time Up to 20 minutes
  • Max Flight Speed 35 mph
  • Control Range 1.8 miles
  • Gimbal 3-axis
  • Video Resolution 4K/30 fps
  • Camera Resolution 12 MP

  • Dimensions 14.4 x 8.8 x 3.5 in (folded)
  • Weight 35.5 oz
  • Thermal Camera Yes (not included)
  • Flight Modes Orbit, Dronie, Reveal, Cable Cam