San Diego, CA – November 15, 2016 – snakebyte®, leading innovators of gaming hardware, announced today that the shipping of an all-new range of drones engineered in Germany to be fast, agile and tough. Flying into stores in time for Holiday 2016, the new range of drones is being released under the Company’s Zoopa™ brand of unmanned aerial vehicles and RC products.
A true global success, the popularity of recreational drones continues to grow year-on-year and is expected to be amongst the most popular gifts over the holiday season. The new range includes something for every budget and skill-set and includes four key products:
- Q55 Zepto Drone – SRP: $49.99
Redefining expectations from an entry level drone, the Q55 features two individual flying modes tailored for speed and agility and making it the ideal product for beginners and experts alike! Color LED’s aid with flight orientation, and starting to fly with the Q55 is simplicity itself. Before long, users will be performing loops and stunts with ease! With its integrated LED lighting and 360° flip, the Q55 is compact in design and extremely manoeuvrable.
- Q165 Riot Drone – SRP: $69.99
A quadcopter so easy to manoeuvre that it’s safe for living room use, the Q165 features four powerful blades, each protected by the chassis to avoid damage to the drone and environment should a collision occur. Lightweight design and compact dimensions allow for agile flight characteristics and front and rear lights provide easy orientation when in flight. The integrated six-axis gyro 2.0 technology provides extremely stable flight no matter what the skill level and the in-built automatic 360° looping function will drop jaws everywhere it flies!
- Q420 Cruiser Drone – SRP: $99.99
Capture breath-taking skyward footage in stunning HD video with the super-light Q420 cruiser. Equipped with the FlyCamOne Nano HD camera and a 4GB MicroSD card, photographs and video are triggered via the remote control, effortlessly captured on SD card at the touch of a button. The integrated six-axis gyro 2.0 technology guarantees a silky-smooth flight at any skill level, and with four selectable flight modes, all skill-sets are accounted for. The powerful engines and high-precision components help to stabilise flight and to make complex manoeuvers look easy! The color coded rotors ensure easy orientation when airborne and for night-time flying, the integrated LED lights powerfully illuminate the flight path for a visually stunning display.
- Prime Q250 Raider FPV Racing Drone – SRP: $149.99
The ultimate in fast-paced racing excitement, the Prime Q250 Raider provides the best view in the house! The classic console style controller will feel familiar to gamers and features a smartphone mount so you can keep on top of the action with ease. Download the free app to your iOS™ or Android™ device and the integrated Wi-Fi technology transmits a live high-quality FPV (First Person View) video feed of the drones’ vision right to your device! Use the screen to expertly navigate your drone into the trickiest of manoeuvres and even save the stream to enjoy later or share with your friends on social media! The Prime Q250 also featuring integrated LED lighting and 360° flip functionality.
Nick Repenning, CEO for snakebyte USA commented, “At snakebyte we have been working diligently to grow our core gaming business while expanding our portfolio of products into adjacent categories. We believe that our new range of Zoopa drones will prove successful in growing our retail presence and are proud to be partnering with Staples® as a key retail destination for this exciting range during the holiday season.”
The new range of Zoopa drones begin shipping globally from November 2016.