Parrot Bebop Drone Goes On Sale For $499

Posted: Nov 19 2014, 4:24am CST | by , in News | Technology News

Parrot Bebop Drone goes on Sale for $499

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The new flagship drone from French gadget maker Parrot is finally on sale. The Bebop drone is 8x more powerful than the popular Parrot AR. Drone 2.0.

The Parrot Bebop Drone is on sale for $499.95 on the Apple Store and at Best Buy. Apple features the new Bebop Drone in the just released Apple Holiday Gift Guide 2014.

The Parrot Bebop Drone gives you superior flight performance with easy control from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Thanks to is feather-weight ABS reinforced structure, Parrot Bebop Drone is robust and safe. It even offers an emergency function that automatically stops the propellers and lands the drone in case of emergency. Thanks to a GPS system, a Return Home function brings the Bebop drone easily back to its take-off point.

For safer indoor flights, Bebop Drone comes with EPP hulls. And to ensure optimal stability without compromising maneuverability, the Bebop Drone automatically analyzes data from numerous 3-axis sensors, including an accelerometer, gyroscope, and magnetometer. It also takes advantage of an ultrasound sensor with a 26.25-foot reach, one pressure sensor, and one vertical camera to measure speed.

The Bebop drone is 8x more powerful than the popular Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 in terms of computing power. The Bebop Drone navigation computer features a Parrot P7 dual-core CPU, quad-core GPU and 8 GB of Flash Memory.

Parrot Bebop Drone embarks 2 dual-band Wi-Fi antennas that allows it to handle both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz MIMO frequencies. It generates its own Wi-Fi 802.11 network

To ensure an optimal stability without compromising the maneuverability, the Bebop Drone analyzes data from numerous sensors automatically: 3-axes accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, one ultrasound sensor with an 8 meters reach, one pressure sensor and a vertical camera to track the speed.

Equipped with a 14 megapixel fisheye camera, the Parrot Bebop Drone records videos and pictures in a 180° field with remarkable image quality. A full-digital image stabilization technology allows the Bebop Drone to take remarkably stable and clear aerial footage regardless of the drone movements. Splash and dust proof lens. Action cameras often show horizontal lines distortion.

Watch the Parrot Bebop Drone product video below. If you are serious about a camera drone, the Bebop Drone should fit your bill.

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