Top consumer drone companies in the market 2022

Top consumer drone companies in the market 2022

Consumer drone companies are expanding rapidly in the past 2 years. There are currently more than 100 noticeable drone manufacturers. Yet only a few drone brands dominate the market. Some brands are known for their reliable and cheap drones. Some are best known for making drones that can provide excellent stability, handling and longer flight times. These high-end drones are perfect for travel, cinematic videography. We are going to focus on some top drone companies that are loved by people.

1. DJI

DJI (Dà-Jiāng Innovations) is a Chinese drone company. The headquarter is located in Shenzhen, Guangdong (Silicon Valley in China). The company was founded in 2006. Today, their offices can be found all over the world. Being a privately held company, DJI focuses on its own vision and supports creative, commercial and non-profit uses of its technology.

Today, DJI products dominate the industry. They have made beautiful and powerful drones like DJI MAVIC 2 PRO & ZOOM, MAVIC PRO, MAVIC AIR, PHANTOM series.

Professionals from all types of fields, such as filmmaking, agriculture, search and rescue, conservation, use DJI drones. These drones have great camera, sensor, obstacle avoidance capability, high speed up to 40-60km/h.

The best thing about DJI drones is, from beginners to professionals, everyone can operate drones with ease. They have special tracking functions, sports mode, etc. DJI is constantly adding value to its products through new accessories and software features.


This is a popular French drone company. Parrot is expanding its market in the drone category. Parrot’s headquarters are in Paris. This company currently employs more than 800 people worldwide and realizes the majority of its turnover abroad.

ANAFI, BEBOP series, Mambo are popular drones made by Parrot. Parrot’s acquisition of companies such as senseFly, AIRINOV, MicaSense and PIX4D has helped to make it one of the leading players in the drone hardware, software and services market.

Parrot is best known for its cylindrical BEBOP drone. They are now on their way to the next Bebop and adding value to it through software offerings and additional accessories.


Yuneec is an old drone manufacturing company founded in 1999. The company headquarters is located in China. With additional offices in North America, Asia and Europe.

This is truly a Unique drone company. In 2014, Yuneec introduced the world’s first ready-to-fly (RTF) out-of-the-box drone, the Typhoon Q500 quadcopter. In 2015, they added a 4K camera to the Typhoon series. New Yuneec Breeze is also popular among travelers.

4. 3DR (3D Robotics)

Founded in 2009, 3D Robotics is an American company headquartered in California. In 2015, 3DR launched Solo. Solo has the largest sensor on a drone under 5 pounds. Civil engineers use Site Scan drones that create accurate maps and data for surveying and construction.

The 3DR company offers drone technology products such as solo, site scans, consumer drones and ready-to-fly quadcopters. Several industries including construction, mining, utilities, telecom and surveying use 3DR drones. The drones are mainly used for applications such as data analysis, mapping and 3D modelling.


Power Vision is going to dominate the maritime drone world in the future. Yes! They make both air and sea drones. The marine drones are powerful enough to go 5 m/s in a high speed mode in underwater!!

Power Dolphin, Power Ray, Power Seeker are marine drones. Power Dolphin has a 215° dual-joint rotation camera that captures 4K footage above and below the water. Air drone including Power Egg and Power Eye.


Walkera was founded in 1994. The factory is located in China. They make AR Drones, Racing Drones.

AiBao, Furious 215, Rodeo, Runner, Voyager, Vitus Starlight are popular drones from Walkera.

Their best drone, the Voyager, is used by the police for surveillance and more. The high-quality 4K camera with a monster zoom lens casts an eye into the sky like only a full-size helicopter could before.


SYMA Toys is located in China. This company is known for its remote controlled helicopters. Recently, however, they have entered the drone market with the popular X5C (upgraded version) X5C-1 Explorer 2015 version. It is one of Amazon’s best-selling products.

The drones are for basic level people/beginners who want to learn to fly a quadcopter.


Hubsan’s headquarters are in China. The company is known for drones for professionals and beginners. X4 Air, X4 JET, X4 STORM, X4 Desire-Pro are popular Hubsan drones.

Lower power fail-safe, accurate GPS positioning, HD video recording, features like ‘Follow Me’ make these drones fun gadgets for beginners and professionals alike.


UDI RC makes affordable and fun products for consumers. UDI RC founded in 2010. It entered the radio control market by providing RC helicopters and vehicles, toys. As their business grew, they noticed the increasing demand for greater creativity and sustainability in R/C Flight. Now the company focuses on drones and other remote-controlled products.


With ‘Inspire Creativity’ as its main mission, AUTEL Robotics is becoming popular among drone companies. They create easy-to-use aerial drones that are beneficial to filmmakers and professionals.
They strive to provide people with guaranteed quality, innovative and cost-effective products.
X-Star premium, Evo, Kestrel are famous drones made by Autel Robotics.

There are many more drone manufacturers on the market. All companies improve their products every day to dominate the market.

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