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Parrot Bebop Drone

alaTest has collected and analyzed 573 reviews of Parrot Bebop Drone. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and durability. The price and size are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the finish. Views about the color and battery are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Parrot Bebop Drone is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Parrot Bebop Drone

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Parrot Bebop Drone from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. The finish and durability get less positive views.

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75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Parrot PF070085 Bebop Drone CameraParrot PF070085 Bebop Drone Camera

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Luke Edwards (pocket-lint.com)

Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price

 

The Parrot Bebop, which follows-up the company's AR Drone 2.0, is an affordable high-flier with built-in 1080p camera and app-based controls via tablet or smartphone. At £430 it couldn't exactly be called cheap, but in the world of drones it's an...

Affordable, easy to use, robust, two batteries included

Limited range, limited battery life, Skycontroller version expensive

The Parrot Bebop drone is a lot of fun. It's easy to fly using the smartphone app and captures clear, smooth footage to its on-board storage with each flight.

Apr, 2015

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Parrot Bebop review

 

Is Parrot's Bebop just the drone to sweep you into the world of high-altitude movie making?

Great fun once you’ve got used to the controls ; Attention-grabbing flips and rolls ; Capable of capturing some really fun footage

GPS isn’t as accurate as it should be ; Struggles a bit in windy weather ; Camera is only smartphone-quality ; Small storage and short battery life

A user-friendly RC toy that reveals hidden depths the more you fly and film with it

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

Parrot Bebop Drone review: A strong, little quadcopter in need of better performance

 

The Bebop has some appealing qualities including a compact, durable body and easy operation. Its overall value -- especially bundled with its extra wireless controller -- make it difficult to recommend.

The Parrot Bebop Drone is small and lightweight for its capabilities. It's relatively tough, but also user repairable if it breaks. It can be piloted with a smartphone or tablet as well as the optional Skycontroller.

The large Skycontroller adds $400 if purchased with the Bebop or runs $500 when purchased separately. While its size and weight make it nice to travel with, it doesn't handle wind well, and its small batteries tap out in less than 11 minutes.

The Parrot Bebop Drone gets points for being a compact, durable, easy-to-use quadcopter for capturing good video and photos. Battery life, performance and overall value make it tough to flat-out recommend, though.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

Parrot Bebop drone lands in December for $499

 

The company's new smartphone-controlled quadcopter, first announced in May, is finally flying into stores.

Expert review by : Lance Ulanoff (mashable.com)

The Parrot Bebop is a drone enthusiast's dream

 

If you want pro-level drone flying but do not want to spend thousands of dollars, the Parrot Bebop Drone and Skycontroller is for you.

Smart ; Powerful ; Fast and responsive ; Great camera ; Addictive

There's a learning curve ; Battery issues ; Limited fly time

If you want pro-level drone flying but do not want to spend thousands of dollars, Bebop and the Skycontroller is the drone package you’ve been looking for.

Apr, 2015

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Expert review by : Drew Prindle (digitaltrends.com)

Parrot Bebop review

 

Highly portable ; Durable design ; Simple controls ; Excellent autonomous features ; Affordable price

Imprecise tablet controls ; Limited battery life ; Limited range

We had our doubts about the Bebop at first, but after flying it around for a couple weeks, we’ve learned not to judge a book by its cover. Don’t let the Styrofoam hull and Velcro-strapped battery pack fool you — this drone can fly with the best of ‘em.

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Parrot Bebop Drone 2 review: Better than the original, but still shy of greatness

 

There are several good reasons to pick the Bebop 2, but value and image quality are further down on the list then they should be.

The Parrot Bebop Drone 2 is small enough to stick in your average backpack, but sturdier than the original with about twice the battery life. Its propellers stop the instant they're obstructed, easy barrel rolls and flips and new banked turns...

It's pricey when bundled with the massive Skycontroller remote control, and its video quality hasn't improved much from the first-gen Bebop. In-app purchases are required for features other drone makers include. Its control range is dependent on your...

The Parrot Bebop 2 definitely improves on the original and remains a good choice for its portability and safer design, but stiffer competition and merely good image quality limit its overall appeal.

May, 2016

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Parrot Bebop Drone review: A strong, little quadcopter in need of better performance

 

The Bebop has some appealing qualities including a compact, durable body and easy operation. Its overall value -- especially bundled with its extra wireless controller -- make it difficult to recommend.

The Parrot Bebop Drone is small and lightweight for its capabilities. It's relatively tough, but also user repairable if it breaks. It can be piloted with a smartphone or tablet as well as the optional Skycontroller.

The large Skycontroller adds $400 if purchased with the Bebop or runs $500 when purchased separately. While its size and weight make it nice to travel with, it doesn't handle wind well, and its small batteries tap out in less than 11 minutes.

The Parrot Bebop Drone gets points for being a compact, durable, easy-to-use quadcopter for capturing good video and photos. Battery life, performance and overall value make it tough to flat-out recommend, though.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Rick Broida (wired.com)

Review: Parrot Bebop

 

The Parrot Bebop has looks and fun accessories, but it's too easily outdone by the competition.

WIRED: Gorgeous race car design. Nose-cam captures high-def footage. Feels very sturdy compared with previous Parrots. Control app provides an abundance of flight-tweak options. Blade guards clip on and off with ease. Comes with two batteries

Requires a smartphone or tablet. Nose-cam footage has white-balance issues. Flight controls imprecise unless you add pricey joystick controller—and it’s not sold separately. Short flight times. No follow-me or flight-plan options

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Ben Popper (theverge.com)

Parrot Bebop drone review: ambitious, unique, but dangerously inconsistent

 

In an ideal world your smartphone becomes a Swiss Army knife, handling dozens of different tasks that used to require specialized hardware. It can be your camcorder, your heart rate monitor, and in...

Cheap ; Compact ; Durable ; Easy to learn

Limited battery life ; Suspect build quality ; Unreliable connectivity

Jun, 2015