Kingfisher model and actress Poonam Pandey today launched the most awaited augmented reality gaming device Parrot A.R.Drone 2.0 being officially marketed and distributed by FlipperTech.com in India.
Poonam Pandey said: “Everyone knows this very well that I am a big gadget fan and I love gadgets since my childhood days! I am usually surfing the internet or playing some or the other game, so yes I am a gadget freak!”
Speaking about the first look of her debut Bollywood film, Poonam Pandey said: “First look is about to come in just a couple of days! I won’t say much because I really don’t believe in words but in action!”
A.R. Drone 2.0 is a quadracopter gaming device equipped to fly at a height of 162 feet and is fitted with a 720p 30fps HD camera to view and record the flight. A.R.Drone 2.0 can be operated and controlled with any smartphone and tablets including iPhone, iPad, Google and Android devices.
Parrot A.R. Drone 2.0 is the ultimate gadget for gamers. Drone 2.0 comes fitted with a HD Camera and can be flown using any smartphone and tablet device by downloading the Drone applications on their device. The quadracopter has capabilities such as 360 degree rotation during its flight, HD video recording, indoor and outdoor flying option, YouTube ready as well has a Wi-Fi. The video can also be recorded by attaching a USB device in the provided slot on the device. Each and every part can be replaced if damaged with self-tutoring videos available on Parrots Website and its YouTube channel.
On bringing A.R.Drone 2.0 to the Indian market, FlipperTech.com founder Sumit Suneja said “We are extremely proud to introduce the most exciting gaming device A.R.Drone 2.0 in the Indian market. Drone 2.0 is a revolutionary gaming product by Parrot which is now available for gamers as well as non-gamers across India. We expect to sell a minimum on 10,000 Drones in the next six months across Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, and Pune among other metropolitan cities. We are looking a double digit growth in the sales of Drone 2.0 in the coming quarter. I also the market has a huge potential as augmented reality gaming is still catching on in India.”
Drone 2.0 has been priced at Rs. 31,990/- and is available in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Kolkata at leading gadget stores including a few Apple resellers. In Mumbai its available at all ‘Access’ outlets, Sound Out (Herra Panna) , Circuitr City (Bandra), Alfa (Vile Parle), Gadget (Heera Panna), J P Electronic (Khar). In Delhi it’s being sold at all major gadget retail stores including Global Gadgets, Music Land, Shine Star, Imagine, Sight & Sound and Gizmo World. It is also available on Flipkart.com .
Details of retail partners have been listed here.
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