American toy maker Hasbro has announced the Optimus Prime toy that automatically transforms from a vehicle into a robot shape.
This product was jointly developed with Chinese robotic company Robosen Robotics and consists of more than 5,000 parts. Inside, it has 60 microchips and 27 servo motors, and it automatically transforms into a robot in a truck state. When transforming, there is also a unique mechanical sound from the transformer.
Various actions can be executed not only by voice, but also by apps. For example, in addition to automatically transforming when you speak (convert), it also advances or attacks with voice commands. It is also equipped with programming functions to customize the behavior to your liking.
The sound effects are 80 patterns, and you can also hear the voice of Peter Karen, actor who is the voice of Optimus Prime. It is priced at $699 and is expected to ship on October 1, 2021. Related information can be found here.