Skydio R1 Drone
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Skydio R1: The self-flying camera has arrived
The following was filmed autonomously in one continuous shot.
Introducing Skydio R1
12 Navigation Cameras
Powerful AI processor
The most advanced tracking and navigation system ever flown
The self-flying camera has arrived.
Skydio R1 drone is an impressively advanced autonomous device, yet it's the easiest and most entertaining camera you'll ever use. Running, biking, playtime in the park—whatever your activity you can trust R1 to capture all the action in dynamic 4K video that you can share directly from your iPhone.
The Skydio Autonomy Engine sees the world through R1’s 13 cameras, giving it the ability to map and understand its environment, autonomously capturing Hollywood-style footage. R1 positions itself for every shot by understanding where people are in the scene and anticipating where they will be, up to four seconds into the future. Powered by NVIDIA Jetson, a powerful AI supercomputer, R1 is able to make intelligent decisions while navigating complex environments.
No pilot or controller required
Launching R1 is as easy as swiping up in the Skydio app, or tapping your Apple Watch. Simply choose a subject to track in the app on your iPhone or Apple Watch and R1 will do the rest, getting amazing shots while flying around any obstacle.
Go hands-free—direct R1 from your Apple Watch
R1’s full autonomy allows you to quickly direct your shots from your iPhone or Apple Watch. Easily choose who to follow or select a different Skill with just a tap to your wrist.
Focus on your activity
R1 uses computer vision to understand who to follow, avoid obstacles, and predict what will happen next, getting the footage you want while letting you focus on your adventure.
Create amazing videos with a single tap. Try out cinematic Skills like Lead, Orbit, Dronie, or Boomerang. Skydio’s library of cinematic Skills is continually growing, opening up new opportunities for spontaneous creation.
Capture in stunning 4K
R1 captures your adventure in beautiful UHD at 4K 30fps. If you want to slow down the action with smooth slow-mo, R1 also captures in 1080p 60fps.
Share on the fly
After you land, create HD video clips of your flight with the Skydio app, perfect for instantly sharing your story. Download the full-res UHD 4K files to your Mac via USB for further editing in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or other apps.
Skydio R1 flies itself to capture amazing footage of your adventures
Direct R1 from your iPhone or Apple Watch
Easily follow subjects, just tap the person or car you want to track
Create amazing videos with one tap with an ever-growing library of cinematic Skills
Capture breathtaking, motion-controlled footage with the Cable Cam cinematic Skill—no need for complex gear
Download beautiful, ready-to-share clips to your iPhone camera roll from the Skydio app
Built from lightweight anodized aluminum and carbon fiber
Designed and manufactured in California, USA
What’s in the Box
Skydio R1 drone with propellers
Skydio R1 battery
Skydio R1 charging set
Quick start guide
Connections: USB, USB-C
Camera Type: HD Video
Power Source: Battery power
Batteries: Rechargeable Lithium Ion
Height: 2 in./5.08 cm
Width: 16 in./40.64 cm
Depth: 13 in./33.02 cm
Weight: 35.2 oz./1 kg
Operating System: iOS 11 or later
Mfr. Part Number: SKY200US
UPC or EAN No.: 866409000450
Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
Warranty: 12 months
Lithium-Based Battery Shipments
Due to standalone lithium-based battery shipping restrictions, this product may only ship via ground and is subject to domestic and international shipping requirements. If the final ship-to address cannot be shipped to via ground, the order may be subject to cancellation.
Answers from the community
Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Use the Skydio app to control your Skydio R1, the world’s first self-flying camera. R1 knows what to film and moves itself with the freedom of flight to get the best shot, making it possible to capture otherwise impossible videos of your adventures.
Launching Skydio R1 is as easy as opening an app. Simply swipe up and R1 is ready to follow you. And since R1 can launch from your hand, you can do it all without finding a flat, empty space for takeoff.
Once in the air, R1 immediately begins documenting your ride like a pro. Instead of following your phone or a beacon, R1 uses computer vision to understand what you’re doing, what obstacles to avoid, and what will happen next, letting you focus on your adventure.
Tap to follow.
Want Skydio R1 to film you or a friend? Just tap the subject you want to follow.
Stunning cinematic capture.
Skydio R1 was engineered to capture amazing footage with an ever-growing library of unique cinematic modes such as follow, lead, side, orbit, and tripod.
Adjust the shot.
Want R1 to get a specific angle? Drag the sliders to adjust zoom & height.
Want to take direct control of R1? Steer while maintaining full obstacle avoidance.
Land and share in seconds.
As soon as R1 lands, you can create a clip of your adventure with synchronized audio recorded from your phone that you can share.
Visit https://www.skydio.com to get your hands on the most advanced autonomous device in the sky. …