Snap stops improvement of its Snapchat Pixy selfie drone

Based on 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 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 line with sources.

The Pixy drone continues to be out there from and is listed as out there within the US and France “whereas provides final” so it appears extra doubtless that the Pixy gained’t be restocked as soon as stock runs out.

The Pixy’s $230 entry value 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 line with the Pixy’s web site.

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