Parrot Drone Review : The Parrot Drones to look out for

Parrot drone is a famous brand in the world of quadcopters and it makes quadcopters, also known as quadrotors which are meant for beginners as well as professionals. We will review the most sought Parrot drone after quad copters for 2015 from the house of Parrot and these are Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition, Parrot Bebop Drone and the Parrot Minidrone Rolling Spider.

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Attributes Spec.
Price USD $299.99 (Amazon.com)
Battery type 1000 mAh (included)
Flight Time 11 minutes
Camera Yes
Definition 720p
Communication Distance 195 meters
Diameter (Dimensions) 23*5*23 inches
Weight (in pounds) 1

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Quadcopter - Snow

$187.94 249.99

Remote control quadricopter controlled using an iOS or Android smartphone or tablet 720p high-definition live video streaming

Made by: Parrot, Available: In stock

The Parrot AR. 2.0 Elite Edition Drone is a compact and robust quadrotor and has the capacity to fly up to an altitude of 195 meters from the ground. This Parrot drone is one of the best and cheapest drones that a beginner should consider buying.

The AR. FreeFlight is the primary application that you need to install on your phone or iPad to fly the Parrot AR. 2.0. You can pilot with or without the accelerometer and switch from the frontal camera to the vertical camera, this app is very much user friendly and makes the task of flying and handling the drone very easy.

The HD 720p camera lets you record some stunning videos and JPEG images which will leave you spellbound. As the quadrotor flies, the HD video is recorded and sent directly to your device. The Director mode of this device lets you program automatic movements so that you can shoot great videos just like one of those hefty movie directors! You can fine tune the camera to adjust sharpness, brightness and also adjust as per the movements of people. You can also select key sequences and the videos can be shared on YouTube.

The product has been made with materials which are going to last. The total weight of the drone is 380 Gms with outdoor hull and 420 Gms with indoor hulls; the body is made up of highly charged carbon fibers. You get liquid repellant Nano-coating on the ultrasound sensors.

The controls of the AR.2.0 Drone will give you precision based controls and maneuvers as it uses 1GHz 32 bit ARM Cortex A8 processor with 800MHz, Linux 2.6.32, 1 GB DDR2 Ram and many other quality hardware parts.

It can fly at around 15 miles per hour and perform acrobatic movements like the flip!

PROS:

  • Lightweight.
  • Speed
  • Altitude

CONS:

  • A bit pricey for what it offers.
  • Camera is of average quality.
  • Structure is weak when compared to others

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Special Parrot Drone : Parrot Minidrones Rolling Spider

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Attributes Spec.
Price USD $108.97 (Amazon.com)
Communication Distance 20 meters
Flight Time 8 minutes

Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider - Red

$47.95

Parrot Rolling Spider - Bluetooth 4.0 Controlled Robotic Toy - Fly

Made by: Parrot, Available: In stock

If you want a simple drone for your kids which can roll as well as fly then you should go for the Parrot Minidrones Rolling Spider. It looks very stylish and is very easy to use and operate.

The Rolling Spider has got all it takes to amaze you with its flying as well as rolling and acrobatic abilities. Use the Bluetooth smart Technology and connect it with your tab or smartphone and see the machine rolling and flying. Take your kids to the playground and have some incredible family time!

Just click once and the Rolling Spider will flip 360 degrees and with a swipe of your finger you can turn it 90° and 180°. Just attach the detachable wheels to the Rolling Spider and it will get ready to roll up on a wall or also the ceiling! This is the first quadcopter which can fly off and roll on the ceiling. It flies up to a speed of 18 km/hr and the piloting is very easy with the FreeFlight 3 app.

There is a gyroscope and accelerometer inside Rolling Spider which measures and analyzes all its movements and there is the automatic pilot mode which corrects quadrotor’s angle and positions. It is available in 3 colors – white, blue and red.

PROS:

  • Lightweight
  • Cheap
  • Easy to operate

CONS:

  • Camera is poor
  • Structure is very weak
  • The programming is still not up to the mark

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Best Parrot Drone : Parrot Bebop Drone

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Attributes Spec.
Price USD $499.00
Battery type 1200 mAh (2 included)
Flight Time 22 minutes
HD Video Recording Yes 14 MP sensor
Still frame definition 1080
Communication Distance 250 meters

The Bebop Drone has an exclusive 3-axis image stabilization system which maintains a fixed angle of the view regardless of the inclination of the quadcopter and its movements caused by wind disturbances. All you need to do is connect and sync your device over the Wifi with FreeFlight 3 app or use Skycontroller as a standalone remote control and you are ready to roar!

There are many ways to control your quadrotor, viz, from a long Wifi range, by using the Skycontroller with your tab or mobile phone, by using FPV glasses and others.

It has got state of the art GPS control functions, range extension by using Skycontroller, return home option, 180 degree vision controlled by the pilot, and a lot many more features.

The biggest advantage that you get with this device is its camera which can capture rich and immersive images and record some amazing HD quality videos.

Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone - Red

$279.00

Parrot Bebop Drone is a lightweight yet robust quadricopter with 14 megapixel Full HD 1080p "fisheye" Camera and 3-axes image stabilization.For any further queries please contact Parrot's Technical ...

Made by: Parrot, Available: In stock

PROS:

  • Lightweight
  • An excellent camera
  • Easy to operate

CONS:

  • Price is high.
  • Structure is a bit weak.

 

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