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Summer is finally here, so you could be just days away from your long-awaited vacation. It’s a good time to pack your getaway essentials, and if you’re planning on visiting some breathtaking locations, consider adding a camera to that list. The one on your smartphone should suffice for most shots, especially if you bought a flagship model in the last few years. However, your phone can’t capture every possible angle, especially if you plan to travel alone.

Bringing a camera drone on your trip is almost like hiring a personal photographer to follow you around. But if weight is an issue, then big, bulky quadcopters are out of the question. You should minimize the number of items you pack and SmarterTravel suggests that “good electronics can saves you weight and space.” AirSelfie’s Air NEO can do both, and it’s on sale for $130 during our Deal Days event, which ends on July 14.

The Air NEO is specially designed for taking selfies, so you won’t have to beg a clueless passerby every time you want to snap a photo. AirSelfie states that the Air NEO is smaller than an iPhone and weighs as much as a golf ball, so you can barely notice it when you’re carrying it around in your bag. But it packs some impressive specs for its size: a 12-megapixel camera shooting 30 FPS at 1080p.

To get started, download the AirSelfie app, select an Auto-Fly mode, and launch the drone into the air. The Air NEO will navigate according to the selected range. Using Wide pulls the camera five feet away from you to automatically take wide-angle shots, perfect for capturing the whole family or stunning landscape backgrounds. Alternatively, Zoom pulls the Air NEO in half for close-ups. Finally, you can even command Air NEO to shoot 15 seconds of video while spinning.

Need a little more control? You can fly the Air NEO manually via the app or select two additional Auto-Fly modes. Orbit allows the quadcopter to record HD footage while spinning a full revolution around you, while 360 ​​lifts it up nearly eight feet for full panoramic viewing.

The Air NEO camera drone allows for true hands-free selfies. With this Deal Days discount, you can buy this lightweight and portable quadcopter for $130 — no coupon required.

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