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Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Power Edition Review – Good for Standard Flight Time & HD Camera

Parrot AR DRONE 2.0 Power edition is the 2nd version of Parrot AR DRONE 2.0 Elite Edition. The elite edition was launched in January 2012. The drone not only kick start Parrot’s business but also start the trend of domestic and commercial drone use. But the power version of Parrot drone has increased the drone’s performance by jumping from 12 minutes of flight time to 36 minutes of flight time. Maybe that is why the drone called Power edition.

Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Power Edition

Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Power Edition Review:

In the below section I will reveal an in-depth review analysis of PARROT AR DRONE 2.0 POWER EDITION.

Drone Features:

As you already know, the drone has the ability to fly for 36 minutes. It has inbuilt 720P HD camera. The drone can be controlled by using your iOS or Android device. Its main features are listed below:

  • Android / iOS app Control
  • 36 minutes of flying time
  • 720P HD camera
  • Meets the Federal Aviation Administration’s requirements

Let us take a close look on its main features. The drone can be controlled on your Android or iOS (iPhone) phone. Isn’t cool? On the other hand you can also capture HD video with drone camera as the drone is equipped with a 720P HD camera. The flight time of this drone is also very good. In fact 36 minutes of flying time is pretty good indeed when it comes to the flying time of a drone. One thing I must also mention here, the drone meets the standard laws of Federal Aviation Administration. So you will not face any legal issue on buying this drone in USA.

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Power Battery Life and Flight Time:

The drone is powered by a strong li-po battery which has the ability to fly the drone for 36 minutes. Unlike other drones, you do not have to buy any additional batteries on buying this drone as the drone has the ability to fly for 36 minutes continuously.

Ease of Use and Flying:

As usual the drone is very easy to control and fly if you are a good user of your screen touch smartphone, which I believe you are. During flying the drone you will be able to see the live streaming HD video on your Smart phone’s tab which will give the impression of flying the drone from a first person point of view.

Camera Quality and Video Recording:

The Company has not made any changes on the camera quality from its previous version. Below I have listed the key features of its camera:

  • 720P HD video recording with 30 FPS
  • Live streaming video with low latency
  • Basic Encoding Profile H264
  • Wide angle camera lens

The Good in Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Power

  • Easy to control and fly
  • Very entertaining at first
  • Inbuilt HD camera
  • iOS and Android compatible

The Bad in Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Power

  • Very Expensive
  • The app malfunction time to time

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Power Edition Pricing

The app has inbuilt camera with HD video recording facility; The drone also has the ability to fly for 36 minutes. As an additional feature, it will transmit live streaming video directly on your Smartphone. You can grab the drone for below $300.

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Power Edition Customers’ Reactions:

The drone got overall 68% of positive, 21 % of negative and 11% of neutral review. As a resultant, the drone managed to get an overall 3.5-star review at Amazon. Read all the reviews here or you can also read below an in depth customer’s reaction. A loyal customer of this drone has contributed a very significant comment as he said flying this drone is really fun but please be careful while flying this or unless you will spending more time fixing the the drone rather than flying this. Did he point on the vulnerability of the drone?

Review Conclusion:

The drone is slightly expensive than its previous version. However it offers 3 times higher flight time over the elite version, overall I think it is a good drone to buy for if you do not want to carry an additional battery while flying. So this is all about the Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Power Edition review. Hope you enjoyed reading the article and it will help you to make a perfect purchase decision. For any other related quarries abort this drone, feel free to use the comment box bellow.

Abir Das is a content marketer of Drones, UAVs and Quadcopters. A writer by profession, an aerial flyer by passion.

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