9 Very Cool Smart Phone Controlled Toys
There are some really cool smartphone controlled toys including race cars, tanks, drones robots and objects. It's not just teenage boys who will love these, I can guarantee there will be adults wanting to try them out too. These will be toys they wish they grew up with. Check out 9 favorite smart phone controlled toys below.
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Lego App Controlled Off Road Technic Buggy
This is a great option for a teen who loves both lego and RC cars.
The 374 piece kit is a challenge and offers a great building experience follows by hours of fun controlling it.
Connect the buggy to the bluetooth hub and download the free Control + app and start controlling the buggy with your smart phone. There are lots of fun challenges to complete in the app.
Sphero BOLT: App Enabled Robotic Ball
An educational and fun ball.
Power Up 4 - Create a Smart Phone Controlled Paper Plane
Power Up 4 is a neat little device with two motors, two sensors and a flight computer.
All you need to do is to make a paper plane, attach it to the power up 4 and download the app.
Then you can control your plane to do tricks such as loops, barrell rolls and hammerheads.
The Power UP 4 automatically calibrates your paper airplane for imperfect weather with a built in launch assist and wind stabilizer.
The Power Up 4 works with all kinds of paper planes. It is designed to withstand bumps, bangs and even an unexpected crash. If your plane flies out of range, the onboard computer with safely land itself.
The drone featured is controlled with a R/C rather than a phone. However the drone has a 1080p camera and teens can use their smartphone to see the footage the drone is taking in real time via the app.
The drone is easy to control for beginners.
It has one button for take off and landing. There is a 2 speed switch, the low speed is great for beginners and the high speed is ideal once you gain more confidence.
It also has an auto hover feature, so the drone can stay at one height when it is taking videos and photos
Additionally there is also an emergency return key so the drone can come back if it goes out of sight.
Robot Car Starter Kit for Arduino
The kit has everything you need to build the car. Then after it's complete start controlling it with your phone or R/C
There is also a cable so you can connect it to a PC or robot and program the car to do lots of things.
Program the car to do some cool stuff including self navigation (it can avoid obstacles put in its way).
It's a great educational kit for learning arduino programming while having fun.
LEGO Technic App-Controlled Cat D11 Bulldozer
This set is designed for adults and is really only an opiton for teens who are super serious about legos.
It isn't cheap but it is amazing!
It's a 3, 854 piece model. Once built, download the Control + app to control it with a smart phone.
Use the app to drive and steer. The app delivers realistic movement to raise, lower and tilt the blade and raise and lower the ripper and ladder. .
Smart Phone Controlled Train Set
Snap Circuits Code Journey (Bluetooth Controlled)
The Elenco Snap circuits code journey allows teens to build, code and drive their rover.
Build your circuit with the included instructions. Code commands with your smart phone and then drive it.
You can control the rover with your smart phone by going into driving mode in the app.
You'll need to download the snap circuits coding app.
Snap Circuits Explore Coding
Another great snap circuits kit for teen boys is the explore coding one featured.
Download the snap circuits coding app on your phone and then control the snap circuits projects using your smart phone or tablet.
There's an easy to follow project manual and 30 projects to complete.
Teens can also learn basic electricity when building circuits with the snap circuit snap together parts. .