Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is getting into the drone business.
The company sent out a teaser image for its upcoming drone last week. Ahead of its big unveil on May 25, Android Central has discovered a 20-second teaser video, which was posted to Youku, China’s version of YouTube.
Based on the short teaser video, we now know Xiaomi’s sleek white drone will have four blades and a ball-shaped camera mounted on the underbelly of the drone that swivels. The drone is rumored to be able to shoot in 4K resolution.
Xiaomi’s drone will likely compete directly against DJI’s drones. Though DJI makes professional drones designed specifically to carry large cameras for filmmakers, the company’s consumer drones, such as the new DJI Phantom 4, have proven to be a huge hit with hobbyists and regular folk. Read more…