Best Selfie Drones 2017

Selfie Drones are the new cool gadgets making noise in the market. While drones were earlier used to capture functions/events as a whole or the beauty of the scenic outdoor, they are now specifically created to be used to capture the latest craze among the people i.e. selfies. Let’s have a look at some of the top selfie drones of 2017.

ZEROTECH DOBBY Mini Selfie Pocket Drone

If you are looking for a pocket drone for selfies with a high res camera, ZEROTECH DOBBY Mini Selfie Pocket Drone is the one for you. It is rechargeable and comes with double satellite positioning HD camera. Some of the extensive features of this selfie drone include 10s auto-follow short video shooting, target tracking, facial recognition, image-monitoring on phone, on the go sharing, and advanced sync options.

It has a high res 13-million pixel camera with 4K-image acquisition. Moreover, it also boasts 1080P HD video stabilizer.

  • Small and lightweight; hence, easily portable.
  • Suitable to be used for both novice and expert users.
  • Provides complete value for money with its exceptional features.
  • Mobile app to control the drone.
  • No obstacle avoidance system
  • Shaky footage (no mechanical gimbal stabilizer)

DJI Mavic Foldable Drone

DJI Mavic Foldable Drone is small and quite portable yet it has the ability to produce excellent results due to its rich features. The drone boasts of long battery life and autonomous intelligence. It can be flown without a conventional RC transmitter (remote controller) as it can be piloted using smart gadgets i.e. phones and tablets.

Alternatively, one can also fly the Mavic Pro using the optional transmitter which offers an extended control range of up to 7km.

  • Ability to avoid obstacles due to availability of sensors
  • Great picture quality
  • Great exterior design
  • Comparatively high price
  • Low resistance to the wind

AirDog – The Autonomous Action Sports Drone

Last but not the least in the list of the best selfie drones is the Autonomous drone from AirDog. It has multiple flight modes with unique features. With this model, the need for a remote to control the drone is eliminated. It is foldable; hence, can be easily carried everywhere. One of the best features is the Sensor Fusion technology, which allows precision and perfection.

  • Availability in different modes
  • Great quality
  • Limited obstacle avoidance
  • Comparatively overpriced

DJI Spark

Another top choice from DJI is the Spark, this palm-sized drone is more affordable than its bigger brother, the Mavic Pro, but will still set you back about $580. However, with that said it is much more of a drone for the masses.

It has a 12MP camera which lets you capture 1080P video at up to 30FPS (no 4K on this one). To be honest the 1080P is more than enough for most people’s needs. The drone only has two-axis stabilization which is fine for selfies but you may notice some shake if you want dynamic aerial cinematography.

The Spark has gesture control so within 10 feet you can direct the Spark’s movements including take off and landings as well as taking a selfie with hand gestures.

  • Small, compact and lightweight
  • Impressive 16 minutes flight time
  • Compatible with DJI Goggles
  • No 4K recording
  • Only Two-axis stabilization

Buy the best cool gadget among the ones listed above to get the amazing selfie shots from a camera drone.

Jeffrey Ulrich

Jeffrey Ulrich is the founder of -- a website that specializes in wholesale retail of Chinese tech goods and products. As such, he is constantly at the forefront of the latest tech trends coming from China.

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1 Response

  1. Hello Jeffrey.
    Thanks for this article. After reading it I bought myself a DJI Mavic and a happy soul now. Cheers

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