Snap stops improvement of its Snapchat Pixy selfie drone


In accordance with a report from The Wall Avenue 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 images wirelessly to the Snapchat app in your cellphone to be posted to the app.

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel reportedly informed workers 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 accordance with sources.

Snap stops development of its Snapchat Pixy selfie drone

The Pixy drone remains to be out there from Pixy.com and is listed as out there within the US and France “whereas provides final” so it appears extra probably that the Pixy received’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 contains two further batteries, and every battery holds 5-8 flights utilizing the default flight modes, in accordance with the Pixy’s web site.

Snapchat just lately introduced its $3.99/month premium tier, although it doesn’t flip adverts off within the app. Snapchat+ gives “unique, experimental and pre-release options”.