Drone Comparison | Parrot Bebop vs DJI Phantom 2

Great head-to-head comparison of two popular drones, the Parrot Bebop and the DJI Phantom 2 with GoPro Hero 4 Black.  If you are considering purchasing a drone, the above review video by MW Technology of these two nice quadcopters should be helpful in making a decision on which is best based on your individual requirements and expectations.

Parrot Bebop Drone

Parrot Bebop Specs:

One of the interesting specs for the Bebop is 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.

Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi antennas: MIMO dual-band with 2 double-sets of dipole antennas for 2.4 and 5 GHz
Signal range: Up to 250 meters

Camera
CMOS 14Mpx, 1/2.3″
“Camera with “”Fisheye”” lens 180° 1/2,2″”: 6 optical elements and 14 Mega pixels sensor
Video stabilization: Digital on 3-axes
Video definition: 1920x1080p (30fps)
Photo definition: 4096×3072 px
Internal memory: Flash 8 GB

Battery
Lithium Polymer 1200 mAh
Flight time: 22 minutes with 2 batteries included

Sensors
3-axes magnetometer
3-axes gyroscope
3-axes accelerometer
Optical-flow sensor: Vertical stabilization camera (Every 16 milliseconds, an image of the ground is taken and compared to the previous one to determine the speed of the Bebop Drone)
Ultrasound sensor (Analyzes the flight altitude up to 8 meters)

BeBop Kit contents:
1 Parrot BeBop Drone
2 Batteries
1 Charger with US/ JP / UK / EU / ANZ plugs
1 Micro USB Cable
2 Indoor hull
4 Additional propellers
1 Propellers mounting tool
1 Quick start guide

More information on the Parrot Bebop can be found on the Parrot website:
Bebop product launch video that includes actual footage captured by a Bebop drone

DJI Phantom 2

DJI Phantom 2 Features:

Ready to Fly, Multifunctional Quad-rotor System
Customized H3-2D and H3-3D Gimbal Support
Precision Flight and Stable Hovering
25min Flight Time & Smart Battery
Auto Return-to-Home & Landing
Advanced Power Management
Intelligent Orientation Control (IOC)
Easy Battery Replacement
Self-tightening Propeller
Video Downlink Support
CAN-Bus Expansion Module
2.4GHz Remote Control : Communication Distance (Open Area) 1000m

More information on the DJI Phantom 2 can be found on the DJI website:

More from MW Technology can be found on their YouTube channel

Another review you might be interested in: DJI Phantom 3 vs 3DR Solo

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