A new portable folding 4K drone has been unveiled by Yuneec this week in the form of the Mantis Q which is equipped with voice control technology, facial detection and a 33 minute flight time. Priced at just $500 the Mantis Q records high resolution photos and 4K Ultra HD videos, still images can be captured at either 4800 x 2700 (16:9) or 4160 x 3120 (4:3) pixel resolutions and are saved on the integrated microSD card in either JPEG or DNG formats.
Images and video are electronically stabilised live and the camera can be tilted upwards by up to 20 degrees or downwards by 90 degrees during flight. For cinematic camera flights, the Mantis Q also comes with automatic flight modes such as Journey, Point of Interest and Orbit Me.
The Mantis Q is priced at $499.99 and the package includes a 4K drone, controller, one battery, spare propellers (one set) three-port charger, power and USB cable. While the Mantis Q (X-Pack) is priced at $649.99 and offers a 4K drone, controller, three batteries, travel shoulder bag, spare propellers (one set), three-port charger, power and USB cable. Both of which will be available sometime later this year before 2019.
“The Mantis Q was developed to offer cutting edge, advanced drone features such as voice control and facial detection in an easy-to-use, ultra portable package,” said Michael Jiang, CEO of Yuneec International. “Consumers will find that the Mantis Q seamlessly integrates into everyday experiences, and they will appreciate the incredible energy efficient package that allows up to 33 minutes of flight time to help capture every moment.”
Features of the new Yuneec Mantis Q drone include :
– Facial Detection and Gesture Control
– Voice control
– 4K Ultra HD video
– Category-leading flight time and ultra-portable design
– Indoor and outdoor flying
– Fast-paced fun while flying
The Mantis Q 4K drone measures just 6.6 x 3.8 x 2.2 inches and weighs just 1lb. As soon as more details are announced regards availability will keep you up to speed as always.
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