Product Comparison: Parrot Bebop vs DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter


General Specifications
Brand
Parrot
DJI
Model
Bebop
Phantom 4
Origin
China
China
About the Product
While other flying-camera makers have gone after enthusiasts, the Parrot Bebop is very approachable to average consumers looking to start shooting aerial video and photos without a big investment.
The DJI Phantom 4 is the smartest flying camera DJI has ever created. Able to fly intelligently with a tap, automatically create seamless tracking shots, fly intelligently over or around obstacles and much more. Flying has never been this easy or as much fun.
Key Specs
Indoor Or Outdoor Use
Outdoor
Outdoor
Integrated Camera
Yes
Yes
Integrated GPS
No
Yes
Maximum Flight Time
22 min.
28 min.
Wireless Range
820 ft.
16404 ft.
App-Controlled
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone - Red
  • GPS integration to pilot the drone using a predefined path.
  • What I like most about this drone is that the range is huge.
  • Through the app, you can customize the drone's vertical speed and horizontal speed.
  • The only down side is the battery only last 10-12 minutes.
  • Seemed like a nice product. Decide to return the item due to the fact it doesnt come with the controller and range is limited without it.
DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter
  • DJI Go App records video to your device that you can edit and share in app. Great stuff. User friendly. Intuitive
  • For what it is worth, I have over 50 flights and 100 miles of flight time on my Phantom 4 now and I am still on the first set of props.
  • Longer flight time: I now get about 20 minutes before I get a low battery warning (30%), as compared to about 14 minutes with the Phantom 3.
  • The only thing I would of have like is for the batteries too last longer in terms of flying time.
  • Battery life is advertised as 28 minutes, yet real world will get 22-23 minutes tops (with gps off etc) With everything else on like you would actually fly it, count on about 20 minutes of real flying before you should land.
Size & Weight
Height
1.4 in.
8.7 in.
Width
15 in.
12.8 in.
Depth
13 in.
12.8 in.
Weight
0.92 lbs.
3 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone - Red
  • Build and construction is more crash resistant including the rotors.
  • Very compact size, barely weighs a pound
  • Amazing drone in a compact design. Approximately 2/3 the size of the AR.Drone.
  • Lightweight but sturdy and easy to use.
DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter
  • Build quality is amazing. The weight is substantial, it is a solid machine.
  • This is a great drone, but the new Mavic Pro does the same and it's a 1/4 of Phantom 4's size... So, although I enjoyed the P4, the Mavic Pro is just unbelievably capable.
  • I'm not one to just make lists, good and bad, this device isn't easy to fly, it isn't simple to setup, it isn't small, or light weight.
  • No description of size, manufacturer or anything supportive at all.
Flight
Autonomous Flight Modes
Hover, Landing, Return to take-off point
P-mode (positioning), S-mode (sport), Return to Home
Maximum Speed
29 mph
45 mph
Number of Rotors
4
4
Directional Controls
Up, Down, Left, Right, Forward, Backward
Up, Down, Left, Right, Forward, Backward, Rotate left, Rotate right
What customers say about "Flight"
Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone - Red
  • Easy to Fly: (Hit the Take off button) Bebop takes off and hovers about 5 feet off the ground.
  • Bebop lands it self. 3 different modes for flying (Normal, Ace, Joypad).
  • Stability: I've flown multiple times in strong winds and it auto corrects itself quite well. Video stability is unbelievable.
  • Faster speed and response of the drone.
  • The speed and control the amazing.
DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter
  • Easy to fly: the stabilization in P mode is amazing. The drone doesn't drift and has rock solid shots when hovering. A new pilot can easily pick it up and learn without the nuances and risk of a RC helicopter.
  • Fun to fly in sport mode - it goes really fast! This is where you may actually crash it as you want to fly low and fast
  • It has registered comming back home speeds up to 86 km / h. Nice camera and a very complete APP which is really easy to use.
  • Intelligent flight modes -point of interest is great as you can control camera and distance while it orbits your shot. Way points are smooth so you can focus on getting the shot after setting your points rather than flying the craft. Active track and follow modes are in the bad section.
  • I pushed the button to take off and it did, but instead of hovering as it should it immediately flew FULL SPEED to one side.
Features
Camera and Memory
Full HD camera, Internal Storage 8 GB
12MP photo, Support memory card
Landing Gear/Legs Included
No
No
Additional Accessories Included
Remote controller, Battery, Charger
Remote controller, Propeller Pairs ×4, Battery, Battery Charger, Power Cable, Gimbal Clamp, USB OTG Cable, Micro USB Cable, 16GB microSD, Carrying Case
Intended Use
Video shooting & Entertainent
Professional video shooting & Entertainment
Recommended Minimum Age
14
18
Extras
Easily updates to meet FAA requirements, 3-axis stabilization, Control your experience with our Free Flight Pro app
Precision hovering, Tap to fly, Visual tracking, Extended flight time, Revolutionary materials and enhanced agility
What customers say about "Features"
Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone - Red
  • Video quality is very good and you don't get that ugly warping you see on some other products.
  • Integrated fish eye camera with higher resolution, image stability and ability to steer the camera digitally.
  • The live video feed quality is great, but as the drone gets farther away, the quality becomes a bit choppy.
  • Probably the worst manual in the world. (Thankfully they've added a better one on their website).
  • No expandable storage: 8gb will fill up after using the two batteries supplied. So you will need to offload it if you get additional batteries.
DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter
  • Smooth Cinematic Shots: I shoot in 1080P60FPS and get smooth shots not only high up, but close to the ground. You aren't limited to a camera slider, or crane, and have all the control in your hands to frame the perfect shot.
  • It has so many smart features. There is a beginner mode that helped me learn very quickly. Highly recommend!
  • This is a ideal drone for the novices or a seasoned drone pilot. so many great features with good DJI support.
  • This drone is awesome and has so many amazing features. Follow me, circling, return to home and so much more. We've paired it with the new VR Racing Goggles and it's now my husbands favorite toy.
  • The forward obstacle avoidance function and smart return to home are also great features.
Power
Battery Type
LiPO battery
LiPo 4S
Charging Interface(s)
USB
USB
Battery Capacity
1200 mAh
5350 mAh
Battery Voltage
15.2 V
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
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