Sony adds new features to Airpeak S1 drone with software update
Sony has released new software v1.2.0 for its flagship Airpeak S1 drone and remote controller, as well as a new Airpeak Flight app v1.4.0. In addition to improving the shooting prowess of the drone, the update adds a new compatible zoom lens model and main gimbal control mode.
The $8,999 Airpeak S1 is the world’s smallest drone that can be equipped with a full-size mirrorless interchangeable-lens Sony Alpha camera. Able to resist strong wind speeds of up to 20m/s, the drone’s flying capabilities include a maximum speed of 55mph (90km/h), a maximum angular velocity of 180°/s, and a maximum tilt angle of 55 degrees.
With the new software update, Sony has improved Airpeak S1’s advanced mission flight features to offer support for a wide variety of use cases such as shooting for mapping or modeling. Drone operators also get a new pre-flight check screen display, shutter sound notifications, and zoom lens control. Here’s everything you need to know about the…