Tencent and ZEROTECH announced and demonstrated a commercial drone based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight platform.
YING is an innovative drone that uses the Snapdragon 4K capture to "supersample" the video image, providing a stabilized, corrected video and picture recording at 1080p as well as first person view at 720p that can be directly streamed or uploaded to Tencent's drone social community platforms Wexin and QQ.
Tencent and ZEROTECH have co-designed YING, a small, lightweight drone that can be easily controlled right from your smartphone, leveraging the companies' advanced software, and the computational power of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, making it fun and easy to capture great video that can be streamed directly to your friends using QQ and Wexin.
Snapdragon Flight is a highly optimized 58x40mm board targeted specifically for consumer drones and robotics applications.
Snapdragon Flight is based on the Snapdragon 801 processor, with GPS, 4K video capture, and robust connectivity, along with advanced drone software and development tools, bringing cutting-edge mobile technologies to create a new class of consumer drones.
Coming on to the availability, the YING drone is expected to be available globally by 1Q 2016.