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TL;DR: As of May 17, you can get a compact drone on sale for $199.95 with the SHIFT RED: HI-LITE Package.
It seemed to have happened overnight: drones took over the world. No, seriously. Besides delivery, videography, and mapping, they’re also being used to help enforce social distancing. Then there’s the guy who walked his dog with a drone and the guy who had a totally-not-creepy drone date. We live in weirder times than any of us even realized. But that’s beside the point.
If you want to get in on the craze and enjoy the freedom of flight, we’ve found a deal on a great starter drone: the SHIFT RED. While others may require a steep learning curve, the SHIFT RED is intuitive enough for you to fly solo pretty quickly. Its one-hand control system, enabled by the Near-Field Micro-Sensing technology, makes flying as easy as moving your thumb around on a joystick. And there are even eight different auto-pilot modes that let you cruise around and take breathtaking shots with a tap of your finger.
With video recording quality at FHD 1080p and streaming quality at HD 720p, you can capture some truly incredible footage. Plus, thanks to virtual gimbal software, there won’t be any shakiness or blurriness. You can fly for a maximum of one hour before you’ll need to recharge, so keep your eye on the time.
Typically retailing for $299, you can save over 30% and get the SHIFT RED: Drone Package — which includes the drone itself, the controller, a battery, a quick guide, a shift control ring, and a charging cable, all wrapped neatly in a gift box — for just $199.95.