Drones really are the kinds of things that remind us that we do actually live in the future. Smartphones, tablets, electric cars and, of course, drones are prime examples of what makes living in the 21st century brilliant, but none of this technology comes cheap.

When it comes to drones, those offered by DJI are generally accepted to be the best in the business, at least at their price point. But what if we told you there was a drone that can potentially compete with DJI and costs a fraction of the price?

Enter the Foldable Pocket Selfie Drone. Costing around a fifth of the price of DJI’s similarly sized Spark and significantly less than Mavic Air, this drone fits in your pocket and can be controlled from any iPhone or Android device to boot. The built-in camera can be used to record 720p video, the main place where it is clear that savings are being made when compared to the aforementioned DJI’s super crispy 1080p or 4K visuals.

To look at this thing though, it would be very easy to mistake it for its more illustrious competition, and that is no mean feat at all. Don’t believe us? Check it out in the video here:

Specifications:

  • Camera: 2MP for stills, 720p video
  • Size: 6.5×14.5x3cm (folded), 15.5x15x3cm (unfolded)
  • Color: Ruby Red, Aqua Green
  • Battery Life: 5-8 mins (depending on flying conditions)
  • Charging Time: 60-70 mins
  • Wireless Frequency: 2.4GHz
  • Control Distance: 60-80 meters

Features not listed there also include one-tap takeoff and landing as well as a return-to-home feature that is itself just a button press away.

If all this sounds good to you, and really, it should, then you can pick this little box of tricks up for an additional 10% off at just $79 from here down from its usual price of $129 by using the coupon code DRN-RPI-TEN when checking out.

There’s a variant of it which comes with optional RC remote control+smartphone clip (pictured above) although that will set you back $99 from here down from $150 when using the same discount code as mentioned above.

Buy: Foldable Pocket Selfie Drone For iPhone & Android: $79.95 using coupon code | Original price: $129.95

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