Star Wars BB-8 Droid by Sphero

Dec 4, 2019

Category: Tech

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens set to hit big screen in December, you can expect Disney to sell a whole lot of toys for the holiday season. And while there’s a ton to choose from already, the new BB8-Droid is sure to be among the most coveted.

Developed by the Colorado-based team at Sphero, this droid is packed full of character and plenty of technology as well. The Bluetooth gadget features a 60-minute battery life, and uses inductive charging to refuel. It’s controlled through an app on your mobile device, and boasts an impressive 30 meter range. Using gyroscopic propulsion, the tiny robot can roll and balance all by itself, and does a stellar job mimicking the BB8 droid from the movie trailer. At $150, it’s on the more expensive end for toys, but the video below certainly has us sold. This could be one of the coolest Star Wars toys ever created. [Purchase]

Star Wars BB-8 Droid by Sphero 2

Star Wars BB-8 Droid by Sphero 3

Star Wars BB-8 Droid by Sphero 4

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Upgrade Your WFH Uniform With Faherty's Legend Hoodie & Sweatpants

An ultra-comfortable athleisurewear set made from a Spandex-infused viscose-poly blend.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner

Take On The Cold In Style With Moose Knuckle's Down 'Valleyfield' Jacket

A field coat with a performance-laminated shell and RDS-certified goose down.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Toyota Made a Mini Mirai RC Car That Runs on a Real Hydrogen Fuel Cell

The reveal of the Mini Mirai comes on the heels of Toyota's release of its life-sized counterpart.

Posted By

Oct 22, 2021

Featured Image

Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Run on the Brand’s First In-House Processor

The tech wizard's new smartphone runs on the Google Tensor chip.

Posted By

Oct 20, 2021

Featured Image

DJI Utilized Their Drone Tech in Their Professional-Grade Ronin 4D Camera

The Ronin 4D offers unparalleled innovation in the forms of Automated Manual Focus, a modular build, and a Z-axis for added stability.

Posted By

Oct 20, 2021

Featured Image

Alienware Revamped Their Aurora Desktop to Commemorate 25 Years

The legendary gaming brand's latest is a looker.

Posted By

Oct 20, 2021