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2 times faster. 3 times brighter. Over 25 free apps.
  • New improved engine—travels up to 6 ft. per second
  • 3 times brighter–change colors for night or team play
  • 50 ft. plus wireless range for use indoors or out
  • Control with a tilt or swing of your mobile device
  • More than 25 free apps, including multiplayer games
  • Pairs via Bluetooth® technology with iOs or Android™ devices
  • Opaque high-impact polycarbonate shell
  • Brookstone Sphero 2.0 Pack includes an off-road cover (for better traction in water and on uneven surfaces) two glow-in-the-dark ramps, and travel pouch
  • Also includes Li-Po battery and charging stand
Sphero’s new engine lets you drive circles around your friends—indoors or out.
Turn the world into a video game with Sphero 2.0 and your choice of more than 25 free apps! Like the original Sphero, this amazing robotic ball connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® technology and carries out orders more than 50 ft. away from your iPhone®, iPad® , iPod touch® or Android™ device. Built for speed indoors or out, Sphero 2.0 goes twice as fast with the same precise control. And it shines three times as bright for amazing effects in low-light conditions, with multi-colored LEDs you can change at the touch of a button.

Works with both iOS and Android devices.
Sphero requires iOS 4.0 or greater: iPod touch (3rd and 4th generation); iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS; iPad Air, iPad (4th & 3rd generations) and iPad 2. Android devices with operating system 2.2, 2.3.3+ and 3.0+.

It's the ball...evolved! Order Sphero 2.0 from Brookstone today.

Warning: Sphero 2.0 is not intended for children under the age of 8. Do not change or modify Sphero 2.0 except with approved accessories. Never abuse, kick, throw, hit, chew, crush, bounce, violently shake or excessively drop Sphero 2.0. Do not disassemble Sphero 2.0 or expose to extreme environmental conditions.

Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
Sphero  2 0 App Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball

Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball

856573p

Customer Rating

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Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball
 
3.9

(based on 43 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (28)
  • Durable (27)
  • Easy to assemble (16)
  • Fun (6)

Cons

  • Slow (3)

Best Uses

  • Gifts (20)
  • Living room (14)
  • Outdoors (14)
  • Bedroom (12)
  • Kitchen (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (22), High-end shopper (10), Budget shopper (8)
    • I Am A:
    • Single male (13), Family older kids (10), Family young kids (9), Couple no kids (4), Single female (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wonderful little robot!

The Sphero 2.0 is FANTASTIC! It is fast and fun to control! It is 100% waterproof so you can drive it in a pool or through puddles with no problem!

My...Read complete review

The Sphero 2.0 is FANTASTIC! It is fast and fun to control! It is 100% waterproof so you can drive it in a pool or through puddles with no problem!

My kids love Sphero!
My cats love Sphero!
I love Sphero :)

It is really enjoyable to drive this clever little robot. I definitely recommend this.

It does take a bit to get used to the controls, but if you are struggling, just bring down the speed until you get used to it! You will be going on walks and hitting ramps in no time.

DO buy this version with the white nubby cover and cary bag. The cover protects Sphero and make him a better swimmer! The cover is great and looks cool too!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Some What Disappointed

I bought this thinking it was better than sliced bread. But when I started using it, I noticed it was not very fast as claimed, also controling it is a challange in itself...Read complete review

I bought this thinking it was better than sliced bread. But when I started using it, I noticed it was not very fast as claimed, also controling it is a challange in itself (you have to constantly be reseting the steering). Apps are not reliable at all; many do not connect with ball.

First time users will be very amused, but after a short while it will be an expensive paper weight.

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5.0

Awesome fun

By momof3

from wisconsin

About Me Midrange Shopper

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

    My children learned about sphero in school and were so excited I bought one for Christmas. They are 10, 8 and 5 and each has fun making it spin, change color and even dance. Just download a free app and its hours of fun.

    • I Am A:
    • Family Young Kids
     
    1.0

    Over rated... no fault with brookstone

    By john doe

    from anytown usa

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Pros

    • none

    Cons

    • Needs To Be Reinvented
    • Not worth the money
    • Some Apps Dont Work
    • Unresponsive Most Of Time

    Best Uses

      Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

      Dont waste your money ...purchase a ozobot insted u get two for the price of one sphereo again not brookstones fault they didnt make them

      • I Am A:
      • Family Young Kids
       
      5.0

      This Is Awesome

      By Brian

      from Colorado Springs, CO

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Assemble
      • Lots of uses
      • Works great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom
        • Living Room

        Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

        This is the best iPhone accessory I have ever seen. It connects fine to my iPhone 5, and is easy to get used to and works great. I generally drive it around in the living room, but there are so many other ways to. It entertains toddlers and cats really well, is waterproof, and is good outside (not in grass or steep places).

        But be cautious, because it is not as durable as you might think. If it falls too far down (ex: a flight of staris) it will slowly stop working on the inside. Brookstone is really good with warranty though, and I have gotten it replaced for such accidents by giving them a call.

         
        4.0

        Good Toy

        By techhy

        from Florida

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Completely Waterproof
        • Creative Controls
        • Dog And Cat Compatible
        • Durable
        • Easy To Assemble
        • fun
        • Functions well
        • Good Charge Time
        • Good Run Time

        Cons

        • Is A Pain To Pair

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom
        • For Dogs Or Cats
        • For fun
        • Gifts
        • Living Room
        • Outdoors

        Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

        I am a gadget lover, and think this is an imaginative, fun, durable toy for people (and animals) of all ages. It can't really offroad. No grass, no mud, no sticky surfaces, but the sand or the beach is a cool place (as long as it isn't in the sticky sand) to "play" with Sphero 2.0. It does get a little boring after awhile though. It runs for an hour, then charges for 3 hours. I find that quite appealing in an RC toy. I would recommend it to kids and adults, but it does take some getting used to. It has tons of apps and games that give it a twist. They include :Sphero; Sphero Drive; Sphero Pet, and many more.

         
        5.0

        awesome

        By emmy

        from san jose, CA

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Assemble

        Cons

        • Hard to control

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom
        • Living Room
        • Outdoors

        Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

        I love this awesome robot Spero! I named it bubby because of its nubby lol. But i love this thing its so much fun me and my neighbor spend all day playing with it!

        • I Am A:
        • Family Older Kids
         
        5.0

        Not just for kids

        By apw

        from Big Canoe, GA

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Spontaneous Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anywhere

          Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

          The Sphero 2.0 is an awesome RC toy that you can use anywhere.
          Our skittish cat loves it; chasing after it, running from it, and seeking it out to jump over it.
          The 'driver learning curve' is simple and the iPhone / iPad remote control is convenient and easy to master.. The more you use the Sphero, the better you become with it and the more tricks you 'earn'.
          The battery life is very good and the charge time is very reasonable.
          The Nubby Cover is great for using the Sphero outside.
          I'm retired and the Sphero unleashes the child trapped inside. Try it, you'll like it. It is "a ball of fun" !!!

          • I Am A:
          • Family Older Kids
           
          4.0

          Fun, but requires newer Android

          By TomHammond

          from Akron OH

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Assemble
          • Good Support
          • Simple

          Cons

          • Not Compatible

          Best Uses

          • Kids
          • Pets

          Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

          The product is solid and well designed. It's a lot of fun, especially when using for pets, youngsters, and showing to co-workers. However, it does not work well with Android 2.x devices, even though the website states that it is compatible. You need a fairly modern Android device for this to work, otherwise the control software may crash a lot.

          • I Am A:
          • Single Male

          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          not worth the price

          By NOOP

          from Earth

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

          Slow, awkward, and hard to use. A plastic novelty at best.

           
          5.0

          now thy this is cool.

          By Vlaryn

          from Maryland

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Assemble

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bathroom
            • Bedroom
            • Gifts
            • Kitchen
            • Living Room
            • Outdoors

            Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

            Super fun you for dad's and kids. Lol.

            • I Am A:
            • Family Young Kids

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Needs more polishing

            By Just Bob

            from Dallas, TX

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

            • Awkward Controls
            • Not Very Engaging

            Best Uses

              Comments about Sphero® 2.0 App-Controlled Wireless Robotic Ball:

              Somewhat difficult to control. Was not as engaging as it could be. Did manage to scare my niece.

              • I Am A:
              • Single Male

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              Our innovative products will provide you and your family with years of enjoyment. And with the Brookstone Protection Plus service and replacement plans, you'll have the added peace of mind knowing that if the unexpected does happen, we will simply repair or replace your covered product. Our enhanced coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty, saving you time and money.

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