Update for Nov. 24, 2018: We shared this deal with you last holiday season, and everyone's favorite droid is back on sale!
This holiday season, the Astromech Droid from a galaxy far, far away can be yours for $39.99, which is 60% off the normal listing. You can control the R2-D2 figure, complete with LEDs and sounds, with your smartphone or other smart device. And there's plenty for your droid to do, from driving and waddling to exploring holographic environments like the Millennium Falcon and Obi-Wan's house to reacting to movies from the Star Wars saga.
Here are the tech specifications from Sphero:
- iOS & Android compatible
- LED Lights
- Bluetooth connection (100-foot range)
- USB charging (over 1 hour of play on a full charge)
- Integrated Speaker
- 3D Accelerometer
- Free App: Star Wars Droids App by Sphero through iTunes or Google Play
- Height: 17 cm / Width: 10.8 cm / Weight ~370 g
And if you're looking for more space-y gift ideas, check out our guides here:
- Black Friday 2018: The Best Deals for Space Fans
- Black Friday 2018: The Best Star Wars Deals
- Black Friday 2018: The Best Lego Deals for Space Fans
- Black Friday 2018: Stellar Deals on Celestron Telescopes and Binoculars
Originally published on Live Science.