Drone maker Parrot today settled the rates for its forthcoming Bebop drone, verifying a $$ 499 price tag for the common package deal and $$ 899 for the a lot more expensive SkyController version with an extensive array wireless controller.


The Bebop drone is Parrot’s third-generation quadricopter and also the follower to the well-liked AR Drone. The Bebop offers obvious renovations in electronic camera recording, consisting of a 14-megapixel cam with 1080P full-HD video support as well as the capability to stream a caught feed to an appropriate smartphone or tablet device.

Various other noteworthy functions consist of an f/2.2 fish-eye lens with an 180-degree angle of view and also three-axis graphic stablizing. The stabilization permits users to electronically pan as well as focus a semi-circle without the need for a large gimbal underneath the physical body of the drone. The Drone likewise hooks up to an iPhone by means of the upgraded FreeFLight 3.0 software program, which enables the customer to control the drone, view flight details, as well as execute complicated maneuvers using on-screen touch commands.

For those seeking improved piloting controls, Parrot has additionally developed a brand-new SkyController that extends the array of the drone from 200 meters to 2 kilometers. It likewise connects to first-person view glasses like the Oculus Break, supplying aviators with an immersive air travel experience.

The Parrot Bebop drone will go on sale in December as well as will be readily available in both Ideal Buy and Apple retail as well as online stores. Pricing begins at $$ 499 for the standard version and also climbs up to $$ 899 for the SkyController version. Parrot’s affordable pricing diminishes its closest rival, the DJI Phantom 2, which retails for $$ 679.

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