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Parrot Jumping Sumo App-Controlled MiniDrone

Jump and Roll Anywhere!


Meet the app-controlled drone that jumps over obstacles at your command.
  • Rolls at 4.5mph and turns 90° and 180° in the blink of an eye
  • Jumps up to 2.5' and always lands back on its wheels
  • Adjustable wheels for speed or stability
  • Wide-angle video camera to capture, stream and save photos and videos (Requires micro USB key. Not included)
  • Super-intuitive driving control via Wi-Fi® and FreeFlight 3 App through your smartphone or tablet
  • Connect to Parrot’s Pilot Academy to share your stats with other pilots

Perfect Jumps
Jumping Sumo is a responsive bot with a strong personality. It rolls, rushes, zig-zags, circles, takes turns at 90°, and in a flash, it leaps up to 2.5' high, clearing obstacles that stop other rolling drones in their tracks. And, thanks to its embedded camera, it plunges you into the heart of the action. Jumping Sumo has 3 control modes:
  1. Jumper: Jumps up to 2.5' in height and length, and always lands on its wheels.
  2. Kicker: Its spring enables it to push objects in its path.
  3. Auto-Balance: 2-wheel self balancing, like a "Segway".
Drive with Your Fingertips
Sophisticated technology enables more precise turns than any radio-controlled car. Jumping Sumo performs half- and u-turns in less than a second with its inertial unit. Depending on your driving, the MiniDrone expresses its mood with customizable sounds.

Faultless Directional Stability
Jumping Sumo features adjustable wheels for 2 distinct driving experiences. Whichever you choose, embedded smart technology ensures perfectly straight paths and extreme turns.
  1. Extend the wheels outward for greater stability at high-speed.
  2. Retract the wheels in "compact" mode to enhance agility and drive through narrow areas.
See What Your Drone Sees
Jumping Sumo is equipped with a wide-angle camera that streams live immersive views to your tablet or smartphone, letting you see the world from a drone's-eye view. Explore and navigate terrain inaccessible to other rolling drones—all without leaving your sofa. The FreeFlight3 app puts you in the driver's seat and connects to your drone through its own WiFi connection, giving you a wireless control range of up to 50 meters.

Specs App: Free piloting app compatible with smartphones and tablets running on iOS, Android, and from September 2014 under Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1.
Connectivity: Generates its WiFi (AC) 2.4 or 5GHz network
Range: Up to 50 meters in free-field conditions
Directional Stability: Inertial unit with a gyroscope and an accelerometer
Camera: Wide-angle streaming video is transmitted to the smartphone or tablet screen
Resolution: 640 x 480 px, 15 frames per second
Battery: Removable Lithium-Polymer. Lasts up to 20 minutes. Full recharge in 1 hour.
Speed: Rolls up to 4.5mph
OS: Operates under Linux. Free SDK for coders.
Dimensions: With large wheels - 7.28" x 5.90" x 4.33". With tightened wheels - 5.63" x 5.90" x 4.33"
Weight: 180 grams
Package Contents: 1 Jumping Sumo, 1 micro-USB cradle, 3 stickers, 2 rubber pads, 1 battery, 1 quick start guide
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone
Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone

Parrot Jumping Sumo App-Controlled MiniDrone

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4.0

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fun (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Fun for all ages

    I've had my Jumping Sumo for about 2 weeks now and it's been a lot of fun. I was up and running in minutes on my iPhone 5s running IOS 8.02. I've sent it...Read complete review

    I've had my Jumping Sumo for about 2 weeks now and it's been a lot of fun. I was up and running in minutes on my iPhone 5s running IOS 8.02. I've sent it out on "missions" to see what the dog is barking at, is my son still playing Xbox late at night and just to harass the rest of my family. The controls are pretty straight forward and with the adjustments in the app it will allow you to fine tune it to your liking. The average battery life for me has been about 15 – 20 minutes. I felt the amount of time you got on each charge was acceptable and once the new chargers come out you can always purchase another battery to get twice the time. I run mine on a combination of wood floors and low carpet. I did notice it doesn't move to well on thick carpet. The biggest issue I have been having is with disconnects. Although it's frustrating I am sure it will be something easily fixed with an update to either the app or firmware to the Sumo. I am able to get it to reconnect after a hard reset but that can get annoying.
    In general I think the Sumo is a lot of fun and I am sure the connectivity issue will be fixed pretty quickly. Once the SDK is released I am looking forward to see what other developers do with it.

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    I do not recommend this product

    I had been interested in the jumping sumo since I first heard about the product coming out. This was something the kids and I could play with in the house on rainy days or...Read complete review

    I had been interested in the jumping sumo since I first heard about the product coming out. This was something the kids and I could play with in the house on rainy days or during the winter time for some fun. The only good thing I can say about the product is the set up easy., that's the only good thing about it. After having this product one day and using it to just jump and jump over the kids toys, the jumping mechanism started sticking, this product never was exposed to moisture or any sort of wet conditions this product was only used inside the house. And on the second day we recharged the unit and on the first jump the jumping mechanism finally locked completely up. This unit was never dropped or missed used in anyway, I am very disappointed with the durabilityof the product. I returned it for a full refund. Will never purchase again.

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    5.0

    Great toy for a child!

    By D

    from Chicago, IL

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy to maneuver
    • Entertaining
    • fun
    • Fun toy for all ages
    • Great battery life
    • Replaceable Parts

    Cons

    • No Video

    Best Uses

    • Entertaining child
    • Fun
    • Gift

    I bought this Parrot Jumping Sumo App Controlled MiniDrone for my son's birthday. He just turned 6 and absolutely loves it! He and my 4 year old daughter stay busy for hours at a time playing with this Parrot Jumping Sump MiniDrone. Could not be more happy with the item!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    4.0

    Fun for all ages

    By Pig007

    from Clayton, NJ

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • enjoyable for all ages
    • Hours of fun

    Cons

    • Some Disconnects

    Best Uses

    • Chasing Pets And Family

    I've had my Jumping Sumo for about 2 weeks now and it's been a lot of fun. I was up and running in minutes on my iPhone 5s running IOS 8.02. I've sent it out on "missions" to see what the dog is barking at, is my son still playing Xbox late at night and just to harass the rest of my family. The controls are pretty straight forward and with the adjustments in the app it will allow you to fine tune it to your liking. The average battery life for me has been about 15 – 20 minutes. I felt the amount of time you got on each charge was acceptable and once the new chargers come out you can always purchase another battery to get twice the time. I run mine on a combination of wood floors and low carpet. I did notice it doesn't move to well on thick carpet. The biggest issue I have been having is with disconnects. Although it's frustrating I am sure it will be something easily fixed with an update to either the app or firmware to the Sumo. I am able to get it to reconnect after a hard reset but that can get annoying.
    In general I think the Sumo is a lot of fun and I am sure the connectivity issue will be fixed pretty quickly. Once the SDK is released I am looking forward to see what other developers do with it.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Fun Toy

    By SAD

    from Cleveland, OH

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Ability To Replace Batter
    • Fun Toy For Every Age
    • Pretty good battery life
    • Replaceable Parts
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • Jumping Best On Hardfloor

    Best Uses

    • Fun

    Bought this for 6 year old. For last 6 weeks that's his best toy.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    I love this thing!

    By Tim in NB

    from New Maryland, NB

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • fun
    • Precise
    • Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family fun

      We knew we were going to have fun with this but it's far better than we thought. My kids and I have been at it for about a week now and are still having a blast. We have set up an obstacle course in the basement and have time trials to see who finishes in the best time.
      Our favourite thing about it is the way it leaps over an obstacle and lands perfectly on the other side.
      Great product.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      FUN, FUN, FUN

      By Hugo Pineda Airborne

      from Miami, FL

      Pros

      • fun
      • Take it with you
      • USB Charge
      • Use it anywhere

      Cons

      • No Sd For Videos

      Best Uses

      • Fun
      • Gift

      I have had so much fun with this toy over the last few days. I use it when I´m stressed to reléase tensión. I also use it to entertain my two year old daughter when we´re alone.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      1.0

      I do not recommend this product

      By Joe the worker

      from Paris, Kentucky

      Pros

      • Set Is Easy

      Cons

      • Jumping Mechanism Sticks

      Best Uses

      • None

      I had been interested in the jumping sumo since I first heard about the product coming out. This was something the kids and I could play with in the house on rainy days or during the winter time for some fun. The only good thing I can say about the product is the set up easy., that's the only good thing about it. After having this product one day and using it to just jump and jump over the kids toys, the jumping mechanism started sticking, this product never was exposed to moisture or any sort of wet conditions this product was only used inside the house. And on the second day we recharged the unit and on the first jump the jumping mechanism finally locked completely up. This unit was never dropped or missed used in anyway, I am very disappointed with the durabilityof the product. I returned it for a full refund. Will never purchase again.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Something wrong with this software?!?

      By Jay Newcomer

      from The Back Country

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Something wrong with this software?!? This thing don't work!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            More Fun than you can imagine!

            By goldenchild

            from NJ

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Child friendly
            • Jumping And More Jumping
            • Super Easy To Control
            • Takes great video
            • The Best Fun On 2 Wheels

            Cons

            • Slow Battery Recharge

            Best Uses

            • First Person View
            • Fun Outdoors On Pavement
            • Fun Undoors
            • Jumping
            • Stair climbing

            Took me a few minutes to get the hang of controlling it as you don't steer it left and right in a traditional way.
            Very easy to set up on android phone and my iPad.
            First person view is great - enabled me to jump it up two flights of stairs, then go in to another room and jump it on to the bed!
            Hours, and hours of fun to be had.
            USB be battery charging? Hope someone brings out a spare charger, as it lasts well but you just want more and more time with it.
            HIghly, highly recommended.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            ENDLESS HOURS OF FUN!

            By Luke M.

            from Boca Raton, FL

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Ease of Use
            • Easy Controls
            • fun
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Battery life
            • Wifi Signal Can Be Weak

            Best Uses

              This is a great toy for people of all ages. It is very easy to pickup and play with, and the app that Parrot designed for the controls is awesome. The only negative I have about the product is the battery life, but other than that this is a fantastic product.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              A New twist

              By TechGuy

              from Atlanta, GA

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • New Exciting Fun

              Cons

              • Short Battery Skill Req

              Best Uses

              • Scarring The Dog

              Really enjoy the unit - new concept, fun twist on the remote controlled vehicle. Great video feed; takes some practice to learn and master the controls. Unit is responsive to the controls (sometimes too sensitive). The jump feature will startle you at first - and anyone around it when it jumps.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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