Drones will be flying off the shelves on Black Friday, and there’s quite a bit of buzz around these little flying robots that seemingly are on everyone’s holiday gift wish list. But drones can be expensive, so we’ve put together this list of Black Friday drone deals to put some wind beneath the wings of your holiday budget.
Best Black Friday Drone Deals
There are legions of different drones on the market this year, and their capabilities vary greatly. Be sure to do a little online research or else carefully read the packaging before buying a drone to ensure you’re getting what you expect. Some drones come with pre-installed cameras, others need a camera to be added separately, and a few drones can be controlled by your smartphone. But whatever your budget, these drone deals are a done deal as your best Black Friday drone shopping options (a mail-in rebate is required for the full discount in some cases):
- DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter drone for $599.99 (regularly $799.99) at Best Buy
- Parrot Bebop HD video drone for $394.99 (regularly $499.99) at Target
- Quadrone Vision drone with 2-megapixel HD camera for $199.99 (regularly $399.99) at Cabela’s
- Parrot AR drone for $249.99 (regularly $299.99) at Verizon
- Drone with camera for $49.99 after $50 mail-in rebate (regularly $150) at JCPenney
- US Army drone for $39.99 at Burkes Outlet ($129 at other stores)
- Bass Pro Shops remote-controlled spy drone for $39.97 (regularly $79.99) at Bass Pro Shops
- Radio-control drone for $24 (regularly $40) at Big Lots
- AeroDrone X6 drone for $29.99 with CVS card (regularly $39.99 ) at CVS
- Syma Sky Thunder D44 Dragonfly drone for $19.99 (regularly $39.99) at Meijer
Some of these drone deals are on Black Friday only, while others are valid both Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday and still others will last throughout the holiday shopping weekend. Check the links above for store details on each Black Friday sale’s duration and consult our 2015 Black Friday Store Hours List for the opening and closing times of each store.
Image via Best Buy.