Xiaomi Drone launch event scheduled for May 25

Xiaomi Mi Drone

Xiaomi has scheduled an online UAV launch event on May 25th where it will release it’s first Drone. The drone is expected to have a camera capable of recording videos at 4K resolution at 30 fps. It is not clear if the Drone would have advanced features present in high-end drones from DJI or other makers.

Xiaomi Drone patent

Rumors about the company working on drones surfaced last year when it patented a technology for drones controlled using Mi Band and and gestures. There is also a companion smartphone app that was leaked a few days back. Xiaomi shared a teaser yesterday that showed a Bamboo-copter.

Mi Drone teaser

Even though earlier rumors said that this could be an affordable Drone priced at  999 Yuan (US$ 153 / Rs. 10,280), latest rumors say that it could be a high-end drone costing 3999 yuan (US$ 611 / Rs. 41,220 approx.). The online event starts at 7PM China time (4:30 PM IST) next Wednesday. We should get more details about the drone and more official teasers in a few days.

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