Parrot Stories June 8

Last Wednesday, French drone maker Parrot, introduced their latest drone the Anafi. It is a very lightweight, portable, foldable drone that shoots 4K HDR videos and 21MP photos with its Sony CMOS sensor. It is also priced very aggressively at $699.99, competing head-on with the likes of the Mavic Air and Mavic Pro from Chinese drone manufacturer, DJI. So how do these drones compare? We’ve put the most important specifications next to each other to provide you with an overview.

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Parrot Stories June 7

Yesterday, during the launch event of the new Parrot Anafi, we had the chance to talk with the Global Marketing Manager, Vincent Vantilcke about the company’s latest product. We asked him about some of the benefits the Anafi offers and who the company is targetting with their latest drone.

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Parrot Stories June 6

Today the French drone maker Parrot launched the all-new Anafi drone in New York. Parrot took inspiration from insects such as wasps and beetles to design this light-weight, foldable drone. The drone is very light-weight (320 grams) and folds up to a very small package, however, this does not mean it doesn’t pack a punch. The Anafi features a 21MP Sony sensor, shoots 4K video, HDR photos and a host of intelligent flight features. The drone is also very quiet, making it much less obtrusive to bystanders than most of the drones consumers are used to.

The new Parrot drone can be pre-ordered today for $699.99 and will be available at retailers as of July 1st. Shipping will start as of July 2nd.

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Parrot Stories June 5

Back in April, we first reported on the French drone maker. Parrot being up to something. Well, tomorrow will be the day of the official announcement. In a tweet earlier today, Parrot is talking about ‘It’s coming’ and your life taking ‘a new flight’. They also refer to tomorrow’s event as ‘the big announcement.’ DroneDJ will be reporting live from the event that is scheduled to take place in New York at 10 am EST.

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Parrot Stories May 23

Control Parrot’s Mambo Quadcopter w/ your iPhone or Swift Playgrounds: $45 (Reg. $100)

Today only, Electronics.Woot offers the Parrot Mambo Fly Mini Quadcopter for $44.99 with free shipping for Prime members. Otherwise, delivery will add on an additional $5 fee. Normally selling for up to $100 at retailers like Best Buy, that’s good for a $55 discount. For comparison, the next best offer is $87 at Amazon. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

Parrot Stories May 21

Take flight w/o breaking the bank by using Parrot’s Swing drone: $17 (Refurb, Orig. $140)

TechRabbit via NeweggFlash offers the Parrot Swing Quadcopter Camera Drone with Plane Mode in refurbished condition for $16.99 shipped. Originally $140, this drone runs around $60 at Amazonthese days and this beats our last mention by $1. Great for learning to fly drones, you don’t have to worry about crashing this budget-friendly plane. Rated 4.4/5 stars at Amazon. Though no warranty is specified on the product page, TechRabbit does offer a 30-day return period should anything go wrong.

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