Update for Dec. 13: The price for this item has increased to $129 since Cyber Monday, but it's still 28% off the list price of $180.
This holiday season, the Astromech Droid from a galaxy far, far away can be yours for $110.49, which is 39% off the normal listing and Amazon's best offer on this toy. 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
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Originally published on Live Science.