It’s rare when a new drone comes along that really captures our attention, especially considering DJI dominates most markets.
But the all new Micro Drone 4.0 from Extreme Fliers is worth looking at for a lot of reasons.
Micro Drone 4.0 – Affordably Priced Under $200
Extreme Fliers has today announced the launch of Micro Drone 4.0 the next-generation palm-sized drone that is packed with completely new technology and has a whole new look. But don’t let appearances fool you, under the hood, there’s plenty to offer.
The Micro Drone 4.0 bridges the gap between entry-level and professional drones by being the first palm-sized drone to offer stable HD video and advanced camera settings without breaking the bank. It offers features such as the ability to intelligently hover on the spot, has hot-swappable 1200 mAh batteries, and foldable propellers for easy, quick storage whether out on a walk with family or taking a look at your property from the sky.
Featuring a Sony sensor, Micro Drone 4.0’s camera takes in more light and can record full 1080p HD video. The camera also offers a combination of gimbal stabilized footage with 110 degrees of view along with electronic image stabilization to capture smooth images and videos, all of which can be shared with friends and family in an instant right from the Micro Drone App. A handheld booster controller will also be available which extends the range from 100m to 200m.
In terms of size, the Micro Drone 4.0 is just 4.7” wide and 1.5” tall which is microscopic compared to other drones on the market with similar features.
“We’re so excited to finally unveil the Micro Drone 4.0 and show the world the capabilities of this tiny device,” said Vernon Kerswell, CEO of Extreme Fliers. “We’re now able to bridge the gap between the budget toy and premium photography drone market with a drone that comes in at less than $200!”
The Micro Drone 4.0 is available at an Early Bird price of $125 ($199 RRP).
|Folded Dimension||120mm x 120mm x 40mm|
|Max Hovering Time||13 minutes|
|Suggested Control Distance||100m (App) 200m (Controller)|
|Battery Type||7.4V 1200mAh Li-Po|
|Camera||Sony Sensor 1080p Full HD|
|WiFi Strength||Dual Antenna|
|Autonomy||IMU (Gyro/Accelerometer)Barometric Air Pressure SensorDownward facing Optical FlowCamera with AI (powered by Neurala)|
We’ve already ordered the Micro Drone 4.0 to put it through the paces. It’s small size makes it really attractive to people who what to capture some quick aerials, without laying out hundreds (or thousands) for the experience.
And given the tightening rules regarding drone registration and licensing, the Micro Drone 4.0 could be your go-to drone for those times when you want a quick capture without other challenges.