Based on a report from The Wall Road Journal, the Snap Inc. Pixy (a flying selfie drone) will stop additional improvement. The Pixy is a $230 mini drone that may take selfies and land in your hand. It sends over footage and pictures wirelessly to the Snapchat app in your cellphone to be posted to the app.
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel reportedly advised employees throughout a Q&A session that the corporate was halting additional improvement of the Pixy drone. The choice comes due to the corporate’s efforts to reprioritize firm sources, in response to sources.
The Pixy drone remains to be obtainable from Pixy.com and is listed as obtainable within the US and France “whereas provides final” so it appears extra probably that the Pixy gained’t be restocked as soon as stock runs out.
The Pixy’s $230 entry worth features a bumper, battery, carrying strap, a battery, and USB-C cable. A $250 bundle consists of two extra batteries, and every battery holds 5-8 flights utilizing the default flight modes, in response to the Pixy’s web site.
Snapchat not too long ago introduced its $3.99/month premium tier, although it doesn’t flip advertisements off within the app. Snapchat+ provides “unique, experimental and pre-release options”.