Action Drones. Take to the Sky.

Compact drones are light and can fold up and fit almost anywhere. Take one along on your next adventure and get a sweet shot from the air. Which 'action' drone does it best?


Top Action Drones

How They Stack Up...
Air 2s
Mini 3 Pro
Evo Nano
Holy Stone
Holy Stone
Release Date
April 2021 May 2022 September 2021
What Makes it Special?
Significanly improved version of the Mavic Air 2 features a 1-inch camera sensor. DJI's new "mini" is the most powerful one yet. It has some great features like vertical video with specs that come close to the bigger drones. Autel's Nano offers a sub 250g drone built by the makers of the highly acclaimed EVO series. Holy Stone offer a more affordable drone with only 2-axis stabilization.
Field of View
84° Horizontal 106°, Vertical 90° 84° 130°
Maximum Video Resolution
5.4K, 30 FPS 4K, 60fps 4K, 30 FPS 4K, 30 FPS
3-axis 3-axis 3-axis 2-axis
Remote Controller
OcuSync 1080p/30fps 1080p/30fps 2.7K 1080p
Maximum Distance
12 km 8km 10 km 1 km
Extra Shooting Modes
8K Hyperlapse, QuickShots QuickShots Auto, Manual, Shutter priority
Camera Sensor
1'' CMOS 1/1.3 inch CMOS 1/2'' CMOS (Nano+ 1/1.28 '')
Obstical Avoidance
Forward, Backward, Downward, Upward Forward, Backward, Downward Forward, Backward, Downward Downward
Maximum Flight Time
31 minutes 34 mins (47 mins with Plus battery) 28 minutes 23 minutes
Maximum Speed
19 m/s 16 m/s 15 m/s
Drone Weight
574 g 249 g 249 g 495 g
Drone Dimensions (Folded)
180x97x84 mm 145×90×62 mm 140 x 90 x 50 mm 177 x 104 x 58 mm
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Dan Pets
I used a larger and heavier drone originally. Difficult to take it anywhere! A small foldable drone can make a great action camera. You can fold it up safely in its case, then throw it into your bag or even your pocket!

Dan Pets of
What is an Action Drone?

How it Works

Fly Anywhere

Small action drones can fly in almost any conditions.

Easy Controls

Drone controllers are designed like video game consoles.

Custom Apps

Download the app, attach your phone, and you're ready to go.


Built-in Gimbal

Get smooth, stabilized shots thanks to a gimbal on the camera.

High Quality Video

Take up to 8K or video and reframe the parts that you like.

Compact Size

The arms fold up so they can fit into your backpack.