Sphero Stories September 10

This morning, Sphero introduced its latest smartphone-powered robot dubbed the BOLT. Laden with various sensors and LEDs, this model arrives with a familiar spherical design as seen on the previously released Mini. Sphero drops the colored casing for a clear look inside at all of the BOLT’s tech. More below.

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Sphero Stories August 30

expiredSphero’s iPhone-controlled Ollie robot travels up to 14 mph, down to $57.50 (Reg. $100)

Amazon offers the Sphero Ollie App-Controlled Robot for $57.50 shipped. That’s down from its usual $100 going rate, beats the last price drop we’ve seen by a little over $2 and is a new Amazon all-time low. This iPhone-controlled robot has two all-terrain tires and can travel at up to 14 mph. Rated 4.1/5 stars from over 300 customers. 

Sphero Stories August 29

expiredSphero’s iPhone-controlled R2-D2 returns to $40 Prime shipped (Refurb, Orig. $100)

Update 8/29 @ 2:57 PM: Amazon offers the Sphero Orbotix Ollie App-Controlled Robot (1B01RW1) for $57.50 shipped (Reg. $100). Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Today only, Woot is offering the Sphero iPhone-controlled R2-D2 in certified refurbished condition for $39.99 with free shipping for Prime members. Otherwise, a $5 flat rate fee will be added on to your order. That’s 33% under what you’d spend on a new condition version at Amazon, with today’s offer matching our previous mention for the all-time low. It originally sold for $100, for comparison. This adorable droid can be controlled from your smartphone, features authentic sounds from the films and works with Swift Playgrounds. Rated 4.4/5 stars from over 200 customers. A one-year warranty from Sphero is also included.

Sphero Stories August 27

expiredSphero’s Mini iPhone-controlled Robotic Ball returns to Amazon low at $36 (Reg. $50)

Amazon offers the Sphero Mini App-controlled Robotic Ball in white for $36 shipped. Typically selling for $50 at Best Buy and direct from Sphero, that’s good for a $14 discount and returns the price to its Amazon all-time low. It carries a 4.4/5 star rating from over 100 customers and you can learn more in our launch coverage.

Sphero Stories July 30

expiredBring home this iPhone-controlled Sphero R2-D2 for $40 Prime shipped (Refurb, Orig. $100)

Today only, Woot is offering the Sphero iPhone-enabled R2-D2 in certified refurbished condition for $39.99. Prime members will lock in free shipping, otherwise a $5 flat rate charge will be tacked on to your order. A new condition model currently fetches $90 at Amazon, with today’s price drop matching the lowest we’ve seen it go for in the past. Rated 4.4/5 stars from just under 200 shoppers. Includes a one-year warranty directly from Sphero.

Sphero Stories July 25

expiredBest Buy’s Star Wars sale has Sphero smartphone-controlled toys from $40, more

Today only, as a part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is discounting a large selection of Star Wars toys. One standout is the Sphero BB-9E App-Enabled Droid for $39.99 shipped. Originally $150, today’s deal is $17 less than our previous mention in June and a match for the best we’ve seen. You can also pick up the larger R2-Q5 for $49.99, which is down from its usual $70 price tag. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Sphero Stories July 16

expiredBest Prime Day Toys Deals: Spero R2-D2 $40, Pixel Pals $10, more

Best Buy’s official eBay store is offering the Sphero R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid for $39.99 shipped. Also available directly from Best Buy. That’s $60+ off the going rate found at other retailers like Bed, Bath & Beyond or Kohl’s, beats Amazon’s current price by $40+ and is the lowest price we have tracked. This droid features a built-in speaker that lets him ‘boop’ and ‘beep’ in his own special language. Rated 4.7/5 stars. 

Sphero Stories June 29

expiredBring home the Sphero BB-9E iPhone-enabled Droid for $57 shipped (Reg. $95)

Shop Disney offers the Sphero BB-9E iPhone-enabled Droid for $57.24 shipped when code EXTRA40 is applied at checkout. Normally selling for $95 at Amazon and Best Buy, today’s offer saves you $38 and comes within $2 of our previous mention. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Sphero Stories June 27

expiredSphero’s battle-worn BB-8 + Force Band down to $60 at Amazon (Reg. $90)

Amazon offers the Sphero Star Wars Special Edition Battle-Worn BB-8 with Force Band for $59.95 shipped. Originally $200, today’s deal is down $30 from the regular going rate and $4 less than our previous mention. This is a new Amazon all-time low as well. The Force Band brings additional gesture control features along with added sounded effects. Rated 4.3/5 stars at Amazon where it’s a #1 best-seller.

Sphero Stories June 26

expiredBring home your own friendly neighborhood Sphero Spider-Man for $35 (Reg. $65)

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers the Sphero Interactive Spider-Man for $34.99 shipped. Having originally retailed for $150, you’ll find that it currently sells for around $65 at retailers like Walmart. That’s good for a $30 discount and returns the price to match our previous mention for the all-time low. Rated 4.2/5 stars

Sphero Stories June 17

expiredControl the adorable Sphero R2-D2 with your iPhone from $64 shipped (Reg. $100)

Amazon offers the Sphero iPhone-enabled R2-D2 Droid for $66.50 shipped. Normally selling in the ballpark of $100 directly from Sphero, that’s good for an over $33 discount and is the lowest we’ve seen it go for at Amazon. It’s also available from shopDisney for $80, but applying code SHIPMAGIC at checkout drops the total to $63.99 shipped. Rated 4.4/5 stars from nearly 190 customers.

Sphero Stories June 12

expiredBring home the iPhone-controlled Sphero Lighting McQueen for $100 (50% off)

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers the Sphero iPhone-enabled Ultimate Lightning McQueen for $99.99 shipped. Normally selling for $200, like it does directly from Sphero, that’s good for a 50% price cut. For comparison, today’s offer beats our previous mention by $23 and is the best we’ve tracked all-time. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Sphero Stories June 8

expiredSphero’s iPhone-enabled Spider-Man returns to $35 shipped (Reg. up to $100)

Best Buy’s official eBay storefront currently offers the Sphero iPhone-controlled Spider-Man for $34.99 shipped. Also available direct. Originally retailing for $150, it has more recently been selling in the ballpark of $100. Today’s offer returns to match our previous mention and is one of the lowest prices we’ve seen it go for. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Sphero Stories May 26

expiredSphero’s App-Controller Interactive Spider-Man drops to $35 shipped (Reg. $125+)

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers Sphero’s App-Controller Spider-Man Action Figure for $34.99 shipped. Originally $150, Amazon sells this Sphero figure for closer to $125. This is a match for our last mention and the best available. This is a great toy for the Spider-Man fan in your life and is fully interactive. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Sphero Stories May 25

expiredControl this iPhone-enabled Sphero R2-Q5 Droid at a new low of $50 (Reg. up to $200)

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers the Sphero smartphone-controlled R2-Q5 Droid for $49.99 shipped. Originally selling for $200, it has been more recently selling in the ballpark of $100. That’s good for a 50% discount, beats our previous mention by $25 and is the lowest we’ve tracked all-time. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Sphero Stories May 23

expiredGet a free Force Band controller w/ Sphero’s R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid for $100

Sphero is now offering R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid with a free Star Wars Force Band controller for $99.99 shipped. The Droid itself was originally $180 and the Band released at $80. R2-D2 regularly sells for $97 and Force Band is between $15 and $27 these days. Today’s offer is the best price we can find on either option. The combine for a 4+ star rating from thousands.

Sphero Stories May 14

expiredSphero’s Mini App-Controlled Robot Ball hits Amazon all-time low at $36

Amazon offers the Sphero Mini App-Controlled Robot Ball in various colors for $36 shipped. Also at Walmart. For comparison, it typically sells for $50 at retailers like Best Buy and has never been offered for less at Amazon. This nifty little robot from Sphero sports smartphone-control, interchangeable shells and coding via its Edu app. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Sphero Stories May 3

expiredBring home an evil Sphero Star Wars Droid from $76, today only: R2-Q5 or BB-9E

Today only, as a part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is discounting a pair of Sphero smartphone-controlled Star Wars droids. You can grab the R2-Q5 model for $75.99, which is down from its regular price of $100 and $4 less than our previous mention. The BB-9E unit is also on sale for $79.99, which is a $15 savings from Amazon and a match of the all-time low. Rated 4.6+ stars.

Sphero Stories April 27

expiredSphero’s adorable R2-D2 iPhone-controlled droid now $70 (Cert. Refurb, Orig. $180)

Today only, as a part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Woot via Amazon offers the certified refurbished Sphero R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid for $69.99 shipped. For comparison, it has a list price of $180 but usually sells for around $100 in new condition these days. I love playing with this iPhone-compatible recreation of R2-D2. Check out the video below to see it in action. A one-year warranty is included with purchase. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

Sphero Stories April 25

expiredSphero’s evil iPhone-controlled Star Wars R2-Q5 Droid $80 (Reg. $100+)

Best Buy offers the Sphero R2-Q5 Smartphone-controlled Droid for $79.99 shipped. For comparison, it has a list price of $200 but we’ve seen it more recently for around $100. Today’s deal is a match of our previous mention. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Sphero Stories April 23

expiredSphero Mini iOS/Android-Controlled Robot Ball from $40 shipped at Amazon

Amazon is now offering the Sphero Mini: The App-Controlled Robot Ball at $40.34 for the pink model or $42.50 for blue. Regularly $50, this is within $1.50 of the Amazon all-time low on the blue model and within cents for the pink. Both of which are the best price we can find. Rated 4+ stars from over 120 Amazon customers.

Sphero Stories April 13

expiredSphero’s BB-9E App-Enabled Droid drops to $80 shipped at Amazon (Reg. $100)

Amazon offers the Sphero BB-9E App-Enabled Droid with Trainer for $79.99 shipped. Normally $100, this is a match of its all-time low and the best available. If you’ve been wanting to let your inner-kid out, this is a great toy to get. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

Sphero Stories April 11

expiredSphero’s battle-worn BB-8 includes the Force Band for $69 shipped (Orig. $200)

Update: now available via Meh.com for $69 shipped, today only.

TheCloseoutGuys (Top-Rated Plus Seller, 99.1% positive feedback) via eBay offers the Sphero Special Edition Battle-worn BB-8 with Force Band for $78.99 shipped. Originally $200, today’s deal is $1 less than the Amazon all-time low and the best that we’ve tracked. The Force Band brings additional gesture control features along with added sounded effects. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Sphero Stories April 7

expiredSphero’s evil R2-Q5 Star Wars droid is yours for $80 shipped via Best Buy

Today only, as a part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers the Sphero R2-Q5 Smartphone-controlled Droidfor $79.99 shipped. Originally $200 but more recently selling for around $150, today’s deal is $20 less than our previous mention. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Sphero Stories March 16

expiredControl Sphero’s SPRK+ STEAM Robot from your iPhone for $96.50 (Reg. $130)

Amazon offers the Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot for $96.52 shipped. Also matched at Walmart. Normally selling for $130 directly from Sphero, that’s good for a 25% discount and a new all-time low. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

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