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What Drone to offer as a Christmas present?

Drones have become the latest High tech gadget people want to get their hands on. Some may think these are relatively expensive, however  whatever your budget is, you will be able to find one.

Before we start looking at which ones best for who, let us look at the definition of this and where they originated from.

Drones are known to be flying robots AKA unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) which are remote controlled. They were firstly well known to be used by the military but also as an alternative for surveillance, rescuing, weather monitoring and many more.  To outperform any other competitors, Amazon has also joined the bandwagon and proposed a Drone delivery option in the near future for their products ordered online and delivered straight to your garden.

The type of drone we will be looking at today are “Personal drones” which have become increasingly popular from manufacturers such as DJI, Parrot and many others.

Let’s take a look at a few personal drones available on the market today and which ones could be a great potential present for Christmas.

There are 2 types of usage for drones for 2 types of people.

  • Stunts use
  • Professional use
  • Adolescents
  • Adults

Find below a recap of the types of Drones that can be considered in your Christmas list:

Drone comparison

Let’s take a look at 3 drones which are highly popular today:

Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Elite Edition

Parrot AR Drone 20 Elite edition

This drone is priced between 100€ – 319€ but its actual price practiced by the Manufacturer and known Retailers are:

Parrot – 269€
Amazon – 273.80€
Darty – 299€
Pixmania – 281.93€

Destined for: Any young adults

Usage: Likes to fly it around and perform stunts to increase their skills in handling a more expensive Drone.

Specs: 1Mp camera with 720p video recording


Parrot Bebop

Parrot Bebop drone

This drone is priced between 300€ – 900€ but its actual price practiced by the Manufacturer and known Retailers are:

Parrot – 449€
Amazon – 423.89€
Darty – 499€
Pixmania – 499€

Destined for: Any young adults

Usage: Likes to take incredible shots through Photos or Videos

Specs: 14Mp camera with 1080p video recording


DJI Phantom 3 Pro

DJI Phantom 3 Pro

This drone is priced at 900€ + but its actual price practiced by the Manufacturer and known Retailers are:

DJI – 1399€
Amazon – 1259.10€
Cdiscount – 1259.10€
Pixmania – 1399€

Destined for: Any young adults + professionals

Usage: Likes to take incredible shots through Photos and stunning Videos with high resolution

Specs: 12Mp camera with 4K video recording

There’s a wide variety of other affordable Drones in which you can look into as all of them weren’t stated above. However this little analysis will give you more info on the product that corresponds more to your Christmas budget and needs.

Last but not least, please find 3 guided videos published by Parrot & DJI showcasing the functionalities of each products:

Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Elite Edition

Parrot Bebop

DJI Phantom 3 Pro


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