Full frame photo of the EVWE1000 Elanview Cicada hovering in the middle of a living room.

Cicada Overview

The Cicada is the only camera drone that offers you so much flexibility in such a compact affordable package. Just look at what you can do! View the video on YouTube.com!

  • Fly it with your smartphone or tablet - no transmitter needed.
  • Fly it indoors with ease—or outdoors with GPS guidance.
  • Shoots full HD videos or 16 MP photos.
  • Take off or cut off with an onscreen slide button.
  • Land or return to takeoff point by pressing a button onscreen.
  • Control it with virtual sticks, a virtual keypad or with a gravity sensor.
  • Choose from slow, medium or fast flying speeds.
  • Store images onboard or use Wi-Fi to stream them directly to a smart device.
  • Everything you need is in the box.

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  • Diagonal Measurement: 170 mm (6.69 in)
  • Weight (with battery): 235 g (8.25 oz)
  • Control Range: 100 m (328 ft)
  • Maximum Altitude: 100 m (328 ft)
  • Image Sensor: Sony 1/2.3 SLR
  • Image Latency: 0.2 seconds
  • Video Resolution: 1080p @30fps
  • Video Format: H.264 (MPEG-4 ABC)
  • Photo Resolution: 16 MP (single shot)
  • Photo Format: jpeg
  • Requires: Elanview app, micro memory card & mobile device for Android or Apple

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Stock #: EVWE1000

View of the Cicada matte black and brushed chrome trim scheme

Elegant Design

The Cicada has an elegant matte black and brushed chrome ABS body. Its strong, light body provides damage protection for onboard electronics and sleek looks for the eye. Built-in GPS and barometer functions for precise control and monitoring of position and altitude.

close-up view of the EVWE1000 Elanview Cicada camera lens

Capture Sharp Images & Videos

The camera comes with a 169° fisheye lens with a fixed F2.8 aperture. Camera angle can be adjusted from 0-15° manually or by adjusting flight attitude. The advanced EIS (Electronic Image Stabilizing) system, cushioned camera mount and vibration-dampening rubber grommets keep image quality high and details sharp. Videos are stored in high-definition 1080p, while photos are stored as 16 MP images.

Simple Operating System

With the Cicada, simple onscreen controls put basic flying tasks at your fingertips. A slide button lets you turn power on and off, while others let you take off, land and return home with push-button ease! There are three flight control options:

  1. Key Mode — Four direction virtual keys
  2. Joystick Mode — Traditional joystick
  3. Gravity Mode — Control your drone by your gestures
Everything included with the EVWE1000 Elanview Cicada

What's Included

The Cicada arrives fully assembled and completely equipped. It includes:

  • The fully assembled airframe
  • Tough, light ABS shell
  • Full HD digital video/still camera with cushioned mount, fisheye lens and EIS system
  • (2) 7.4V 1000mAh rechargeable LiPo batteries
  • LiPo charger and base
  • (4) spare propellers
  • Accepts memory cards of up to 32GB capacity.*
  • Screwdriver, instructions and warranty card

*Memory card not included