Amazon is offering the Sphero Mini: The App-Controlled Robot Ball in several colors for $34.99 shipped. That’s $15 off the typical rate and a match for the lowest price we have tracked. Using the Sphero Play app, users can drive this ball around with on-screen controls like a joystick, slingshot, and more. Thanks to integration with the Sphero Edu app, Sphero Mini can be programmed to do what the user likes using JavaScript. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Grab a Sphero Mini Case for $10 to keep this gadget protected from the elements. This option has a hard outer shell and a mesh pocket for storing accessories so they’re always within reach and ready-to-go.

Sphero Mini: The App-Controlled Robot Ball features:

  • Drive – Drive Mini several ways with the Sphero Play app – Joystick, Tilt, Slingshot, or Face Drive.;Top speed 1m/s
  • Gaming – Sphero Mini can be used with the app as a video game controller. Play 3 games with more updates on the way.
  • Coding – Download the Sphero Edu app and program your Sphero Mini bot using JavaScript.
  • Interchangeable Shells – Colorful, interchangeable shells allow you to switch one out to suit your mood.


Subscribe to the 9to5Toys YouTube Channel for all of the latest videos, reviews and more!

About the Author