Sphero’s gone small! The newest device in the Sphero family is the recently released Mini. At just $50 this toy is great for kids big and small, and it’s a great gift for any birthday or holiday.
Packed inside this tiny little ball of fun is a little gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights. The Sphere Mini only needs an hour of charge time to tackle 45 minutes of play time with any app-enabled device. It has a 10M range via bluetooth connection. It charges via USB with the included micro USB.
While each mini comes in a fun color, the shells are interchangeable, allowing you to switch the color anytime you feel like it. The Mini also includes 3 mini traffic cones and 6 mini bowling pins, with other accessories available for purchase. Charging cable and instructions are also included, the app just needs to be downloaded.
After downloading and updating the device you should be off and rolling, with a little practice. Even if you don’t get it exactly right the first time, it looks like you will have lots of fun trying. The device can also be used as a joystick for certain games. In addition to steering in app, the app can be used to change colors on the device.