A quick search here at Mobile Mag and you’ll turn up probably more than a dozen articles talking about the Parrot AR Drone, both the older variant and the somewhat newer 2.0 version. Why? Because were are a big fan of this epic smartphone-controlled quadcopter, despite the fact it’s quite expensive.
Luckily, Amazon understands just how cool this bad boy is, and so they are now offering it at a 20% discount, saving you $68 and coming in at just $271.99. The only catch is the deal is only good for today (JULY 26th), as it is part of the Amazon Gold Box discounts program.
If you don’t know what the Parrot AR Drone is, well, check out this video – or this one. Don’t feel like reading up or watching some vids? No worries, we’ll give you a brief recap on what this drone is capable of and will even include a video right in this article for you.
The device not only can be controlled through Android and iOS devices, it also can record 720p video, works with Wi-Fi at up to 300 feet and even now works with the Nvidia Shield’s built-in controller.
Basically its an RC Drone. While it might not serve a huge practical need, it is certainly a fun looking gizmo and if you have close to $300 to burn – it could certainly be the gizmo you’ve always dreamed of owning.