What devices is BB-8 compatible with?

Updated 2 years ago by mike moran

BB-8 is Platform Agnostic and works with many BLE iOS and Android devices.  Specific operating systems and device requirements are as follows:


Device ModelOS Version
iPad 3+iOS 10+
iPhone 4S+iOS 10+
iPod Touch 5th Generation +iOS 10+


Android devices, while having OS 4.4.2 or higher, must have all of the following hardware in order to operate with BB-8:
  • Bluetooth LE (4.0)
  • Front and rear-facing cameras
  • Microphone
  • Distinct multi-touch landscape touchscreen
  • Hardware sensors including gyroscope and accelerometer
  • WiFi capabilities

Chrome Only available through Sphero Edu app: Requires Chrome 50+, but robots will only connect on Chrome OS. 

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