Xiaomi introduced its first drone – a quadcopter called the Mi Drone. The new Mi Drone comes with a camera along with detachable shields and is backed by a 5100mAh battery at 17.4V which is claimed to offer 27 minutes of non-stop flying.
The device comprises GPS and Glonass. The Mi Drone equipped with Autopilot option that allows it for automatic take-off and landing, waypoint flight path planning, tap to fly on map, circle an object on the ground. “The drone packs camera attached to a 3-axis gimbal which stabilises up to 2,000 vibrations per second”, Xiaomi said.
The drone has capability to track real-time location for retrieval of the device even post-crash scenario. the Mi Drone is it returns back to the user automatically if disconnected from the remote. Furthermore, there is warning alarm on the phone screen to low battery indication.
The company announced that the Mi Drone (4K version) will be available for testing via an open beta program beginning late July.