Following the app-enabled BB-8, Sphero R2-D2 app-controlled droid has been released. Ready to control the most iconic droid from the universe of Star Wars? Let’s keep checking.
The app-controlled R2-D2 measures 2 x 4.2 x 6.5 inches and weighs 1 pound. As we can see from the images, the RC R2-D2 replica features accurate appearance design and highly exquisite detailing from its original look in Star Wars, but its compact form factor allows you to deploy the droid anywhere you want like your desk, floor, and even backyard.
The R2-D2 works with iOS and Android devices. Using built-in Bluetooth technology the droid wirelessly communicate with your smartphone or tablet, so you can remotely control the iconic droid with your smart device. Meanwhile, the symbolic front and rear LED lights are fully functional and built-in speaker allows it to deliver R2-D2’s symbolic beeps and boops.
Furthermore, its holographic simulation allows you to explore the Star Wars galaxy, Millennium Falcon’s interior, Obi-Wan’s house and more on your desk. When you watch Star Wars films, the droid beside you will react to the films. Moreover, pre-loaded animations in the app show you R2-D2’s personality, and it can also interact with Sphero’s BB-8 and other Star Wars droid.
Sphero R2-D2 app-enabled droid is priced at $179.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Amazon for its more details.