‘WeChat drone’ ready for takeoff

'WeChat drone' ready for takeoff

It comes in black or white. Photo credit: Tencent.

The maker of WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app with over 800 million active users, is set to launch a drone that live streams video directly to your WeChat buddies.

The Ying drone, first unveiled at the start of the year at CES, is now open for pre-orders in China on its own mini-site with a US$299 price tag. Sales begin October 30.

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