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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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Customer Rating

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3.5

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (12), Yes (4)

      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.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Works great but jumping......not so much

      First I want to say that my teenager loved the Robot. It worked perfectly and is a fantastic and wonderful Robot for my son to pass his time..but that is where the problem...Read complete review

      First I want to say that my teenager loved the Robot. It worked perfectly and is a fantastic and wonderful Robot for my son to pass his time..but that is where the problem comes in. Using the "Jumping" Robot more than 8 to 10 charges, causes the jump mechanism to break. My son used the product indoors and is very careful with his RC/Remote controlled products. He has many planes, cars, drones that he uses without any problems.
      We have gone through three of the Jumping Sumos hopping the next one would be better, but on all of them the jump mechanism broke way to soon... On the plus side, Brookstone was very supportive and replaced the unit w/o any issues. Their customer support was great!!! Unfortunately we had to request a refund on the third return.

      My son loved this product, but the jump mechanism was poorly designed and I am very surprised they released a product with this design flaw. Check other sites, this is a common problem with this product. The jumper breaks way to quickly and should be recalled as this is the main feature advertised on this "Jumping" Robot and it's flawed!!!

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      2.0

      Great Idea! But only jumped a few days!

      By Jumping Sumo

      from Kansas

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Quick to get going! Was a gift for Son and He loved it until on the second day after Christmas it would not Jump! Fun to drive and explore!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Parrot Jumping Sumo

            By 3dmasters

            from stockton ca

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • fun
            • Jumping
            • Range
            • Recording Your Own Moves
            • Remote Inspection Camera
            • The Best Remote Toy Fpv

            Cons

            • Longer battery life
            • Needs Built In Recording

            Best Uses

            • Dogs love it
            • Fpv
            • Playing with the kids

            This these funnest toy robot to come out in years.
            Recording moves for playback. Fpv to drive it remotely. Also the plus is connecting my nvidia shield is an amazing experience with this toy.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            2.0

            Works great but jumping......not so much

            By crimarin

            from Ronkonkoma NY

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Very fun and easy to use

            Cons

            • Poor Jump Design
            • Stops Jumping

            Best Uses

              First I want to say that my teenager loved the Robot. It worked perfectly and is a fantastic and wonderful Robot for my son to pass his time..but that is where the problem comes in. Using the "Jumping" Robot more than 8 to 10 charges, causes the jump mechanism to break. My son used the product indoors and is very careful with his RC/Remote controlled products. He has many planes, cars, drones that he uses without any problems.
              We have gone through three of the Jumping Sumos hopping the next one would be better, but on all of them the jump mechanism broke way to soon... On the plus side, Brookstone was very supportive and replaced the unit w/o any issues. Their customer support was great!!! Unfortunately we had to request a refund on the third return.

              My son loved this product, but the jump mechanism was poorly designed and I am very surprised they released a product with this design flaw. Check other sites, this is a common problem with this product. The jumper breaks way to quickly and should be recalled as this is the main feature advertised on this "Jumping" Robot and it's flawed!!!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              2.0

              Jumping mechanism breaks

              By Mom

              from Washington, DC

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • fun
              • Stem

              Cons

              • Breaks easily

              Best Uses

                My tween daughter loved this Christmas gift until it stopped jumping after one day. She used it around the house with obstacle courses,spying on us, and checking for lost items under the couches. She was never rough with it or used it in a way it wasn't intended. We took it back to Brookstone today and got a replacement. This new one has lasted only 6 hours, and again it stopped jumping. She wants to go back tomorrow and get a replacement, but I'm not so sure--a refund is starting to look better. She loves it but having it break so easily is extremely frustrating.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Gimmicky and fragile

                By Melissa

                from Atlanta, GA

                Pros

                • COOL ANIMATIONS
                • Freaks Out The Dog
                • Video On Iphone

                Cons

                • Can't Jump

                Best Uses

                  I opened this present Christmas morning—couldn't figure out which app to download, ended up having to make an account twice. Kept having errors in the app, finally got it connected. Jumped it twice, then the mechanism jammed. Pressed the picture icon while driving around, heard a shutter sound. Later looked at the gallery and apparently it didn't take any pictures? Indoor use only?

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

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