r/drones – Weekly /r/drones recommendation and discussion thread

Welcome to the weekly “what drone should I buy?” recommendation and discussion thread!

Some of the most commonly recommended drones on this sub (approximate retail prices in USD):


  • Ryse Tello

  • SJRC F11S 4K PRO


  • DJI Mavic Mini/SE

  • Holy Stone HS720E


  • DJI Mini 2


  • DJI Mavic Air 2, 2S

  • Autel EVO 2

$2,000+ (not really entry level at this price range, but why not?):

Beginner FPV drones:

¯_(ツ)_/¯ refer to our sister sub r/Multicopter

If you are new to the hobby, please make sure you are familiar with your local drone regulations:

United States


European Union

United Kingdom


You can see previous weekly threads using this link.