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Who would have thought that a gadget purchased by the military would someday become a bestselling holiday gift? OK, so the toy drones you can buy at your local department or electronics stores are slightly different than the ones wielded by the U.S. government, but the capabilities of some toy drones would still probably blow your mind.
With many modern models boasting advanced features suited for activities like aerial photography and stunts, it’s no wonder the Consumer Technology Association gave toy drones a spot on its list of the Top 10 Tech Gifts of 2017.
So how do you sort through all the rad drone options out there to find the one that deserves the top spot on your holiday wish list? Look no further than the Micro Drone 2.0+, the only micro HD camera drone in the world that can fly upside down.
Weighing in at just over one ounce, this teeny drone puts the fun in functionality: Not only is it capable of capturing HD photos and videos from high above, but it can perform 360-degree flips and rolls thanks to a built-in, self-righting algorithm and sensors. Chuck it into the air at any angle, and the Micro Drone will stabilize itself in no time so you can zip, zoom, and explore a range of up to 400 feet for nearly eight minutes on a single charge.
Ready for takeoff? The Micro Drone 2.0+ would normally cost you $175, but for a limited time, Mashable readers can purchase one of their own for only $89.99 — a savings of nearly $115. Save an extra 15% off this drone by entering code GIFTSHOP15 at checkout.