Drones have certainly caught on in its popularity over the past few years, where the price has also dropped drastically in order to make it a whole lot more accessible for everybody. Yuneec has come up with an all-new portable folding drone that will be able to respond to voice control while boasting of facial detection technology, delivering up to 33 minutes of flight time accompanied by advanced flight modes and a very easy learning curve that beginners will find helpful. The Yuneec Mantis Q is always ready for an adventure, the question is: where would you like to bring it today?
The Mantis Q drone can be controlled using a mobile device or remote, and is small enough to be tucked away into a bag without weighing you down. Since it has foldable arms, this makes it extremely portable and convenient to tote around, and the ability to hit top speeds of 44 miles per hour is certainly amazing despite its size. Ideal for adventurers, families and drone enthusiasts, the Mantis Q can be pre-ordered right now, where it carries a recommended retail price of $499.99.
Thanks to the all new Voice Control feature, users are able to speak to the Mantis Q in order to have it snap a photo or begin recording video. This can be done without having to take ones hands off of the controls, and among the voice commands that it responds to include “Wake up” for powering on, “Take a picture”, “Record a video” and “Take a selfie.” In addition, it will also obey other flight commands such as “Take off” in order to automatically start flying, and “Return home” will see it perform an auto-landing.
Yuneec has also thrown in facial detection and gesture control, enabling it to snap a selfie or photo when you smile at the Mantis Q. This is effective from a range of 13 feet away, and when in Gesture Control mode, the Mantis Q can detect a hand waving and it will take a photo.