Sphero Gets Back to Basics with $80 Mini Robot

Sphero Gets Back to Basics with $80 Mini Robot

Sphero 2.0, is a curious and original gadget that assures you hours of fun. It is Sphero a robot ball that can be controlled through our Smartphone, be it iOS or Android, existing more than 25 applications to play with it. The Sphero 2.0 is resistant to shock and water, so we can take Sphero off the road without worrying about anything.

Thanks to its large number of applications and its resistance, we will ensure time for fun for children and adults. Sphero is compatible with iOS and Android smartphones and works through Bluetooth in a totally wireless way. It also has its accelerometer, gyroscope and digital compass.

You can make it roll on the ground, throw it into a pool and play with all its applications created by both the company and the large community behind this robot that you can consult through this link. The ball can reach a maximum speed of 2.13 meters per second and has several multicolored LEDs that we can use as we wish, for games or to see in the dark. Its weight is only 168 grams, with a diameter of 7.5 centimeters; it seems to lie that something so small can amuse as much, as you will see in this video.

One of the aspects that can be enhanced in Sphero is virtual reality. This ball can be used to play or in more curious areas such as robotics or domotics, getting more professional actions if we join platforms such as IFTTT, a system of rules creation that surely, will soon have available several applications for the robot. The battery is recharged by an induction base for 3 hours and gives us an autonomy of 1 hour.

New Sphero


You control it

– Control spherical with a tilt, touch, or swing of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

What gets wet? No problem

– Sphero is sealed, so you can take him to swim.

You will love your pet

– Sphero is delightful to the touch and has playful moves that pets love.


– Unleash your imagination.

Compatibility with Apps infinity

– You will never get bored with it thanks to the many compatible apps that you can download in iTunes and Google Play. This robot ball is water resistant and solid, so you can use it as a toy for your pet. A new toy coming from the future! Fun for kids and animals, but especially for you!

Create your world with Sphero

– Interact with the 3D Virtual Character Movement in your living room, garden or park.

Make it yours!

– Customize Sphero is very easy, make your designs and add the accessories you want.

– Game Controller

Get 360 degrees of screen control to play on Screen.


– Bluetooth connection (15 meters range)

– Controllable via apps

– Induction charger

– Robust polycarbonate housing

– Waterproof

– Compatible with many apps

– Equipped with multicolored LED lights for your personalization

– 7.5 centimeters in diameter

– Weight: 168 grams


Compatibility: Android 2.2 and above and iOS 4.0 and higher

Charging time: 3 hours

Autonomy: 1 hour

Lithium polymer battery that is charged by induction.

Bluetooth connectivity up to 15m range.

168g in weight and 7.5 cm in diameter.

CONTENTS: A Sphero 2.0 ball, a charging base, two small ramps and a stand, a AC / DC power adapter and a control guide.

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