9 Best Robotic Toys

9 Best Robotic Toys

You are never too old to be playing with toys - robotic toys - that is! Get in touch with your inner, geeky child and start exploring the techy side of toys. We have app-controlled robots and even ones that seem more intelligent than yourself. With robots being the wave of the future, there's no better time like the present than to start engaging with your new interactive robot.

Have you ever been too lazy to get off the couch to get yourself another refreshing beverage? Well, we have the robot for you, who will bring you your drink! Have you ever wanted a pet, but didn't want to clean up after it? Look no further! We have found a trainable, robotic puppy that can follow you around the house, and it also knows three languages. Unbelieveable, right? Or are you the biggest Star Wars fan ever and have always wanted your own little interactive R2-D2 robot? You have come to the right place! Take a look at the robotic toys we have looked far and wide to discover. You won't be disappointed!

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9 Best Robotic Toys

  • 9. Sphero Ollie App-Controlled Robot
  • 8. Parrot MiniDrones Jumping Sumo Robot
  • 7. Omnibot Hello! MiP Two-Wheeled Robot
  • 6. Romo App-Controlled Robotic Pet for iOS Devices
  • 5. Build Your Own Jumping Robot
  • 4. Remote Controlled Transforming Robot Car
  • 3. The Voice Activated R2-D2
  • 2. Ozobot Gaming Smart Robot
  • 1. Emotive Robotic Avatar

Sphero Ollie App-Controlled Robot

Sphero Ollie App-Controlled Robot
584 Bought
78 % Editor Score
80 % User Score

Need something fun to do in your spare time? Do you love robots? Well then you must get this Ollie by Sphero App-Controlled Robot! This robot can spin, drift, flip, turn and tumble. It is powered by USB and connects to iOS or Android devices with Bluetooth LE.

It'll make a killer gift for any man this holiday season (even if you don't understand it)!


Parrot MiniDrones Jumping Sumo Robot

Parrot MiniDrones Jumping Sumo Robot
572 Bought
60 % Editor Score
82 % User Score

Just download the FreeFlight3 app and you're good to go. Watch where you're going through the 640 x 480 camera. The jumping sumo robot can just up to 2.5 feet vertically and horizontally. You can make lightning fast turns to create the ultimate stunt. The removable battery gives you 20 minutes of play time. Don't forget to share your videos.


Omnibot Hello! MiP Two-Wheeled Robot

Omnibot Hello! MiP Two-Wheeled Robot
288 Bought
91 % Editor Score
84 % User Score

MiP Two-Wheeled Robot which can carry things for you such as your favorite canned beverage. Just download the App from App Store or Google Play. It can carry about 12.3 oz. Requires 4 AAA batteries.


Romo App-Controlled Robotic Pet for iOS Devices

Romo App-Controlled Robotic Pet for iOS Devices
87 % Editor Score
87 % User Score

Next time you have to go away for business you can dial in to the Romo and control it to say goodnight to the kids in each room. It can travel at 1.1ft/s on hardwood floors. The batteries will last up to 2 hours of constant play on a full charge. You can choose between the iPhone 5 or iPhone 4 versions.


Build Your Own Jumping Robot

Build Your Own Jumping Robot
94 % Editor Score
89 % User Score

The kit comes with 98 pieces and can also form seven motorized masterpieces which includes a carousel and a kicking machine. Show your amazing building skills with this set! Requires three AAA batteries.


Remote Controlled Transforming Robot Car

Remote Controlled Transforming Robot Car
92 % Editor Score
91 % User Score

If you are into the legendary Transformers, then you will love this Remote Controlled Transforming Robot Car. This remote controlled sports car can transform into a robot. It also includes launching cannons so that you can irritate your co-worker!


The Voice Activated R2-D2

The Voice Activated R2-D2
98 % Editor Score
93 % User Score

This R2-D2 interactive astromech droid can also replay sounds and dialog from Star Wars movies, answer yes-or-no questions, and dance while playing cantina music like in the movie. Requires four AA batteries and four D batteries. Minor assembly required. Ages 8 and up.


Ozobot Gaming Smart Robot

Ozobot Gaming Smart Robot
362 Bought
100 % Editor Score
96 % User Score

This toy robot measures just over an inch and is considered to be one of the most intelligent toys on the market.  It comes with 4 free apps for iOS or Android.


Emotive Robotic Avatar

Emotive Robotic Avatar
100 % Editor Score
98 % User Score

Get ready for this amazing robot that is able to share actual emotions via eye expressions, different antenna colors, body language, and a digital voice from its operator. It can express a total of five emotions: happy, confused, angry, sad and embarrassed. This robot is built to order for a hefty price.

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