San Diego, CA – January 4, 2017 – snakebyte® group, leading innovators of consumer electronics hardware, announced today a new range of unmanned aerial vehicles and RC products engineered in Germany to be fast, agile and tough. Expected to race into stores beginning Spring 2017, the new products will be demonstrated at CES 2017 and released under the Company’s Zoopa brand.

Whether racing through water or navigating the friendly skies, the new range of RC vehicles are designed to thrill and entertain enthusiasts of all ages and skill-sets. New products include.

  • Q60 Lightning Mini Racer Drone – SRP: $29.99

An ideal entry into the world of racing drones, the Q60 is micro sized yet big on features! Available in a single or double pack for racing against friends, the Q60 features beginner and advanced modes for effortless flying and includes an air-race track with 10 gates to practise like the pros!

  • Q170 Bullet Air Racer Done – SRP: $69.99

An ultra-agile quadcopter. The Q170 is fast, yet easy to manoeuvre. Channel hopping wireless technology provides a rock solid wireless signal, ideal for when multiple drones are in use. Includes 10 air-race style inflatable pylons for outdoor use, providing limitless opportunities to set your own challenges via a custom racing track.

  • Q160 Bolt FPV Racer Drone – SRP: $79.99

With a top speed of up to 20 mph / 35 kmh, the Q160 proves an ideal step-up in the world of racing drones. The Q160 puts you in the heart of the action via an integrated FPV (First Person view) camera which transmits images right to your smartphone while the 2.4GHz controller includes integrated smartphone mount.

  • Prima 250 Raider Racer Drone – SRP: $129.99

Light, sturdy and suitable for indoor and outdoor use, the Prima 250 Raider is capable of impressive speeds of up to 35 mph / 55 kmh, and sports an integrated FPV Wi-Fi enabled camera, allowing you to navigate the toughest of hazards with ease.

  • Q660 HD Manta 2 Racer Drone – SRP: $149.99

Designed for the serious drone racer, the Q660 combines elegant flight and powerful recording capabilities. Featuring three flight modes, the Manta 2 can navigate the toughest of environments, while the integrated Hi-Def 1080p camera captures the action on the 8GB SD card provided. Capable of flight over a 500ft range.

  • Q750 Tic-Toc 3D Racer Drone – SRP: $299.99 (with LCD Screen) $499.99 (with FPV Goggles)

With a top speed of an incredible 62 mph / 100 km/h, the Tic-Toc 3D provides limitless entertainment for the serious enthusiast.  On-board 5.8GHz HD camera captures the action and transmits to the controller where the integrated screen displays all the action. Upgrade your experience with the FPV goggles for a jaw-dropping VR experience like no other!

  • Q450 HD Cruiser 2 Camera Drone – SRP: $99.99

Perfect for aerial photography, the Q450 features a 300ft flight range and an integrated 1080p camera for pin-sharp visuals. Save footage to the 8GB SD card provided and make your footage all the more dramatic thanks to four independent flight modes and 360° flip functionality!

  • Thunder 01 RC Boat – SRP: $69.99

Experience the thrill of RC boat racing with the Thunder 01! Serious power for serious fun, the Thunder 01 features a high-strength motor with on board water cooling for reliable, fast-paced action at up to 15 mph / 25 km/h! Long lasting 360mAh NiMH battery keeps your boat powered for up to 15 minutes and with a range of 500ft, the Thunder 01 can navigate the largest of environments.

  • Thunder 400 RC Boat – SRP: $119.99

Take your racing to the next level with the Thunder 400! With an incredibly powerful 900mAh NiMH battery, users can race at speeds of up to 25 mph / 40 km/h! Water cooled engine powers the action and the 2.4 GHz connection provides stable at all times for interference free racing.

  • Thunder 800 RC Boat – SRP: $349.99

The last word in water based racing, the Thunder 800 features a twin-battery 5000mAh Lithium Ion battery system for exceptionally long lasting racing! With a blisteringly fast top speed of 55 mph / 90 km/h and sophisticated water cooling technology, the Thunder 800 will keep up with the most demanding of racing challenges.

“Our new range of RC products have been designed to offer unique features and a combination of quality and innovation which we believe will prove enticing to enthusiasts everywhere. Our scalable range in both boats and drones means that there is a product for every wallet and level of ambition,” said Nick Repenning, CEO for snakebyte USA. “Following our successful launch of the Zoopa brand across the United States late last year, we feel the brand has achieved significant momentum and we’re excited to develop the range further as we expand our global footprint through 2017.”

The new range of Zoopa RC products will be demonstrated at the Pepcom® Digital Experience, taking place Jan 4, 2017 at The Mirage Hotel, CES, Las Vegas. The range will also be available to view via appointment only at the snakebyte booth, South Hall 1, 21666.

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