Lego Boost

Engadget just unveiled a new LEGO sub brand called Boost. Boost is a cousin of the well known LEGO Mindstorms, but is aimed for a more younger audience, children 7 to 12.

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The first product in this brand is called creative toolbox. This toolbox will come the core unit called Move Hub and around 840 parts to start creating.

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The Move Hub contains six-axis tilt sensor, 2 input and output ports, a power button and a light that changes color. This is the base and, of course, all the LEGO parts fit this module.

With this starter kit there are also the instructions to create 5 different Boost Models:

  • Vernie the Robot
  • Frankie the Cat
  • The Guitar 4000
  • The Multi-Tool Rover 4, a vehicle
  • Autobuilder, a creation that builds small LEGO creations

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This all works with 6 AAA batteries and an App essential for programming the Move Hub.

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You can find more information about this new awesome LEGO product in its official page: https://www.lego.com/en-us/boost/

The price of the set will be $160 and will be available August 2017.

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