Hasbro has finally eliminated the hard and exhausting work of playing with Transformers by introducing a $ 700 Optimus Prime figure that can transform on its own.
At that price point, this toy (sorry, Automatic Conversion Programmable Advanced Robot – Collector’s Edition) seems to be aimed primarily at older fans with money to spend, and those who do will get a pint-sized robot built by Robosen Robotics. in collaboration with Hasbro.
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Designed to stand 19 inches tall when not in truck mode, this Prime model reportedly incorporates more than 5,000 components, including 60 microchips and 27 servo motors that allow it to transform forward and reverse.
Built-in speakers and microphones allow you to reproduce classic sound effects and respond to voice commands, including the classic “Roll out!”
The model can also be paired with an app and controlled remotely via your phone, with an option to record movements and schedule them for later use. Hasbro expects it to go on sale on August 2, and eager fans can pre-order it now through the Hasbro website.