This little drone takes filming to new heights!
With the rise of drones we have seen an entirely new industry/niche spring up for pilots whom use drones to film and take pictures for others, but what if you are not the biggest hotshot pilot nor have the funds to have a personal photographer follow you around 24/7? What if all you want is to take your selfie game to completely new heights? Well, then I believe I might just have the answer for you here today! Let me present to you the Lily Camera!
This little fella will not judge you when you just want to please your inner narcissist, and to be honest do we not all want to do so just once in a while?
The Lily Camera takes your selfie game to a whole new level. It allows you to shoot 12 megapixel photos and film video in 1080p with 60 FPS. The best part is probably the accessibility, not everyone has the time and dedication to invest in expensive equipment and learn to fly properly which is where the Lily Cameras auto pilot function comes into play. You are equipped with a small wristband control unit that functions as a tracker, which the Lily Camera will follow. The controller allows you to change flying modes as well as use the photo and video functions. The biggest hurdle for this little drone in order to fit the niche that it seems intended for would be its price, it will set you back roughly £330/$519 (shipping included) if you pre-order it before the 15th of June(it is currently slated for release/shipping in February 2016). It is a slightly high price tag, but we will let you be the judge in regards to whether or not it is worth it.
The Lily Camera is 10.29 inches (26.1 cm) wide, 10.29 inches (funnily enough once again also 26.1 cm) long, 3.22 inches (8.18 cm) tall and weighs in at 2.8 lbs. (1.3 kg). It features a lithium-ion battery that offers 20 minutes of flight time with a 2-hour recharge time. The max speed is 25 mph (40 km/h) so you are not very likely to outrun it and in the event that you should somehow drop it in a river or get caught out by rain then worry not: its waterproof (the controller also comes with a wrist case for waterproofing). Finally yet importantly, it features several flight modes that will change how it follows you, but instead of trying to describe them all we will instead leave you with this short video that showcases all of them.