Unlike most drones on the market that have been designed to take stunning aerial photographs from miles above, the ONAGOfly microdrone has been designed to take smaller-scale selfies and intimate videos of flora and fauna.
The pint-sized flying robot is controlled by an iPhone or Android device and has been built to follow you around as you stroll about.
The drone was officially launched at CES in January and after a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo where it raised in excess of $3m (£2.3m), which was 1756% of its target, it shipped earlier this year.
ONAGOfly is a quadcopter that fits in the palm of your hand. Because it’s so light (140g to be precise), it can fly effortlessly through the sky, although you may want to practice some caution if it’s particularly windy outside.
Equipped with a 15-megapixel camera that shoots in 1080p HD video at 30fps, it’s about on par with the iPhone 6’s snapper, which in our eyes, is pretty decent for such a tiny drone.
It features GPS navigation to track your location from your connected smartphone and intelligently avoids objects thanks to infrared sensors dotted all over its chassis.
To take to the skies, you simply need to tap one button and up, up, up it’ll go. This easy operation is echoed in the smartphone controller that is straightforward and a piece of cake to use. The app allows you to control the ONAGOfly using auto-follow, where it’ll put that GPS to good use, or control it manually if you’d rather it did its own thing.
Photos and videos are automatically synched to your device, so getting the snaps doesn’t require any effort on your part either. You are also able to live stream video from a remote smartphone if you want to show your mates what you’re up to and it’ll soon be able to recognise faces too.