We get our first glimpse of the new Sony Airpeak drone at CES 2021

Sony Airpeak drone
(Image credit: Sony)

We first reported on Sony's plan to enter the drone market back in November 2020, but at that point all we had was the name – AirPeak – and a teaser video showing little more than a logo.

But the Sony CES 2021 keynote presentation on the first day of the major electronics show revealed pictures of the new drone system and gave a hint of its capabilities.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com