pixie is small Drone released by Explode, Explode, the company that owns Snapchat, which essentially acts like a flying camera assistant. The mini drone allows you to take photos and videos in an uncomplicated way, and has a cute yellow design.
Unlike standard drones, the Pixy has neither a controller nor an SD card. The drone has a button to turn on the device and a camera dial for selecting flight modes.
There are four preset modes, in which the user is able to make the Pixy float in front of him, spin around, or follow him while walking or running. Simply select the desired mode, press the button, and Pixy will launch from your hand. To stop recording, place your hand under the drone and it will automatically land on your palm.
As for the specifications, Pixy can capture 2.7K video and 12MP photos, but it doesn’t record audio (Snapchat gives you the option to use music licensed by record companies on the platform). The drone weighs only 101g with the rechargeable battery. According to Snap, a single charge can take five to eight flights in 10 to 20 seconds.
Videos and photos are automatically transferred to the user’s cell phone and stored in the user’s memory. snap chat. On the mobile phone, the user can watch, edit, send and share videos on social networks. It is also possible to apply effects such as Hyperspeed, Bounce, Orbit 3D and Jump Cut.
The Snapchat Mini Drone is available as of today in the US and France for $230 (about R$1,135 at current prices) on Pixy.com. Unfortunately, there is no word on whether Snap intends to launch the Pixy in other markets, and the company notes that the drone will only be available while supplies run out.
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