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Top 10 Consumer Drone Manufacturers

Today drone craze is in full swing in most countries, so to leverage trends, drone manufacturers are flooding the market with a variety of Quadcopter models.

Want to know market leaders in the drone world? You’re in the right place. Below we’ve compiled a list of top 10 consumer drone manufacturers in the world.

  1. DJI Innovations

Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, DJI Innovations is the most popular drone manufacturers in the world. They are well known for producing phantom series quadcopters with GPS First Person View. Their products are used by both hobbyists and professionals.DJI Phantom 3 and Phantom 2 are the most popular drones of the company, if the former is popular as one of the best video enabled quadcopters on the market and the latter is great when coupled with a GoPro camera. Phantom 4 is the latest of DJI to the drone world.

  1. Parrot

Based in Paris, originally founded in 1994, Parrot is a new player to the drone world, but it has already gained a considerable market share. Parrot mainly develops wireless devices for mobile phones and automobiles, including Bluetooth hands free kits. AR.Drone and its successor the AR.Drone 2.0 are the most popular products of Parrot and the latter is mid- range hobby drone with integrated FPV system, controlled by a smartphone app.Bebop 2 Drone is the latest release of Parrot with advanced features.

  1. 3D Robotics

Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, 3D Robotics is well known for releasing world’s first smart drone. IRIS Plus model is another top-notch drone of 3D Robotics. The company manufactures autonomous drones with GPS way point planning. There are many mobile application development companies and other technology companies using 3D Robotics’ drones in research and product development.

  1. Hubsan

Based out of Dong, China, Hubsan is well known for entry level drones, including HubsanX4H107C and the HubsanH107DFPVX4 Mini RTF Quadcopter. Hubsan’s products are a hot favorite of drone hobbyists.

  1. Blade

Blade produces blade range of quadcopters.Based in Champaign, Illinoisand owned by Horizon Hobby, Blade is especially noted for creating drones with a special feature like SAFE which ensures drone fly safely.Blade offers helicopters and multi-prop dronesand its most famous model is beginner quadcopter Blade Nano QX.

  1. JJRC

JJRC is a Chinese toy manufacturer, who makes robots, toy guns and remote-controlled vehicles of all types.H6C RC Quadcopter with 2.0MP camera and hobby sized drone JJRCH26D3MP HD RC Drone are the two popular drones released by JJRC.

  1. Syma Toys

Based out of Shantou, China, Syma Toys is well known for remote controlled helicopters. Recently the company diverted its focus towards drone market. And its popular drones include X5C  (Upgraded version) X5C-1 Explorer 2015 Version, one of the best-selling drones on Amazon, SymaX11 mini-quadcopter, and SymaX5SW Plus Quadcopter Drone with WiFiFPV Camera.

  1. UDI RC Toys

Based in China, UDI RC Toys’ popular drones include UDI U818A RC Quadcopter and UDI U818AWiFiFPV RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera.

  1. Walkera

Based in China, Walkera’s popular models include QRLadyBirdV2 Mini Quadcopter, WalkeraQRX 350, Walkera Rodeo 150 RTF FPV Quadcopter and the Walkera Furious 320 Racing Drone.

  1. Cheerson Hobby

Based in China, Cheerson Hobby’s popular drones include Cheerson CX-20, CX-10 Mini Quadcopter, Cheerson CX-10WD, CX-33SFPV and Cheerson Jumper CX-91 Brushless HD Racing RC Quadcopter.


Drones are a part of big trends today. If you want to purchase drones, give preference for branded products as they are reliable in stability and performance.

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Written by Hari Krishna

Hi. I am well-versed content writer working in FuGenX Technologies, an emerging mobile application development company India. I likes to write on technology, start-ups and latest technological innovations that people like to know and share with others.

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