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.

At A Glance

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

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.gosphero.com/

The Specs

Requirements
Requirements iPod touch (3rd gen and later), iPhone (3GS and later), iPad (2nd gen and later) running iOS 4.3. Also compatible with most Android devices featuring Bluetooth and a touchscreen, running Android 2.2 or later.
Operating System Compatibility
  • Android
  • iOS