Review: Sphero 2.0 is a brighter, faster, smartphone-controlled ball of fun

At a Glance

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  • Orbotix Sphero 2.0
    4.5/5
    $130.00
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    With more speed and a couple dozen compatible apps, Sphero 2.0 is our favorite smartphone-controlled toy.

At a Glance

With more speed and a couple dozen compatible apps, Sphero 2.0 is our favorite smartphone-controlled toy.

Price when rated: $130
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Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Pros

  • Works in water, survives drops and bumps, rolls down stairs.
  • Brighter LED and faster motor.
  • 25 additional apps add tons of value and replayability.
  • Fun for kids of all ages.

Cons

  • Some of the apps get old quickly or require two Spheros.
  • Occasionally drops the Bluetooth connection, but re-pairing is easy.
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