R2-D2 features a rotating dome, emotive waddles and authentic movement in bipod and tripod stances.
Explore the Star Wars galaxy with the Sphero Droids™ app.
DROID TO DROID EXPERIENCE
Watch R2-D2 interact with other Star Wars app-enabled Droids™ by Sphero.
ENHANCED RADIO SYSTEM
R2-D2 will react to your presence when its sensors are triggered.
WATCH WITH ME
View films from the Star Wars saga with R2-D2 by your side.
CHECK OUT THE UNBOXING
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Description & Guides
From a galaxy far, far away . . . This is the droid you’re looking for. R2-D2™ is an astromech droid in the Rebel Alliance from a galaxy far, far away.... The specialized tech in R2-D2 is unlike any other droid, making it as authentic as the trusty Artoo you’ve come to know and love. Control your droid with your smart device or watch it patrol on its own. Artoo’s signature front and rear LED lights are fully functional, and an integrated speaker means the beeps and boops come right from R2-D2 itself.
R2-D2 is a skilled starship mechanic and fighter pilot's assistant with many features to interact with and explore. Explore the Star Wars™ galaxy, roam iconic ship interiors, and more through augmented reality. Watch Artoo interact with other Star Wars App-enabled Droids by Sphero, and view films from the Star Wars saga with R2-D2 reacting by your side. This iconic droid has been brought to life like never before.
Authentic Movement - Drive Artoo, go from bipod to tripod stances, or trigger emotive waddles.
Holographic Simulation - Explore the Star Wars™ galaxy, roam iconic ship interiors, and more.
Droid to Droid Experience - Watch R2-D2 interact with other Star Wars™ App-enabled Droids.
Watch With Me - View films from the Star Wars saga with R2-D2 by your side.
Authentic LEDs - Artoo’s signature front and rear lights are fully functional.
Integrated Speaker - The beeps and boops come right from R2-D2 itself.
What's in the Box:
R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid
USB Charging Cord
iOS & Android compatible
Durable plastic shell
Bluetooth connection (100 foot range)
USB charging (over 1 hour of play on a full charge)
Free App: Star Wars App-Enabled Droids by Sphero app available through iTunes or Google Play
Height: 17 cm / Width: 10.8 cm / Weight ~370 g
This is the droid you’re looking for. Order your Sphero R2-D2™App-Enabled Droid™ from Brookstone today.
Sphero R2-D2™ App-Enabled Droid™
Not eligible for discounts.
This product may be returned within 60 days of purchase with original receipt
(See our Return Policy).
Q: How do I wake R2-D2?
A: To wake R2-D2 from sleep, plug in your Droid using the USB cable. If R2-D2 is not in deep sleep, just launch the app next to your Droid to wake him up.
Q: How do I charge R2-D2?
A: Easy! You can charge Artoo up using the USB cable included in the Droid's packaging.
Q: How does R2-D2 connect?
A: R2-D2 connects to your device via Bluetooth Smart BLE, or Bluetooth 4.0 (check your device compatibility here: http://bit.ly/2wAQZTo).
Q: How do I reset R2-D2?
A: To reset R2-D2, connect your Droid to the app, navigate to the Settings page and tap ‘Sleep’. Once R2-D2 is in deep sleep mode, plug it back into a power source to wake it and complete the reset.
Q: How do I aim R2-D2?
A: Once you've connected to R2-D2 using the app, you will enter into Aim mode. Drag to rotate the 3D model of R2-D2 that you see on the screen -- your physical R2-D2 Droid will rotate while you do this. Rotate Artoo until it faces away from you. Once R2-D2 is completely facing away, stop rotating the on-screen R2-D2 and tap the Drive icon. When you move the joystick, R2-D2 should drive in the direction you want it to go.
Q: How do I put R2-D2 to sleep?
A: To put R2-D2 to sleep, just close and force quit the app. Note: to put R2-D2 into sleep mode, the app needs to be completely closed, and not running in the background.
Also, R2-D2 will also enter sleep mode after remaining idle for 5 minutes.
If you want to put R2-D2 into deep sleep, navigate to the setting page in the application and tap the ‘Sleep’ button. This sleep mode is best for storing your Droid for long periods of time without use.
Q: Is R2-D2 waterproof?
A: No, unfortunately R2-D2 is not waterproof. You probably should you avoid getting your Droid wet. And by probably, we mean definitely.
Q: What devices work with R2-D2?
A: R2-D2 works with most Android and iOS devices, but specifications may vary. Before purchase, see if your device is compatible by visiting http://bit.ly/2wAQZTo
Q: How do I download the app?
A: Simply install the Star Wars App-Enabled Droids by Sphero app on either your Android or iOS device by using the following links:
Android Download link: http://bit.ly/2vLakQd, iOS download link: http://apple.co/2wU0d0F
Q: How do I clean the Droid?
A: Easy peasy! To clean R2-D2, wipe it down with a clean dry cloth. If schmutz is caught in the treads on its feet, roll the treads slowly and remove all visible debris.
Q: What is R2-D2’s battery life?
A: R2-D2's battery lasts for up to 60 minutes of drive time on a full charge. When Artoo’s low on battery, you’ll know because it’ll start flashing red.
Q: What is the range on R2-D2?
A: R2-D2’s Bluetooth range is up to 30 meters for all your long distance droid driving.
Q: What languages is the app available in?
A: The app is available in the following languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese (PRC), and Korean.