Vacuuming is a task that many of us don’t really enjoy. Here we’ve created a list of the best robot vacuums that will give you more time to focus on the essential parts of your life—from simple all-rounders to robot vacuums with mopping functionality and smart vacuums.
Samsung PowerBot-E: the all-rounder
The Samsung PowerBot-E is the perfect all-rounder. With a mopping function, remote control and wi-fi connectivity, the PowerBot-E is well worth the price tag (RRP $599). This robot vacuum isn’t the total package, but as a cost-effective option, it’s perfect for nearly every buyer.
Xiaomi Roborok S5 Max: best for performance
The Xiaomi Roborok S5 Max (RRP $999) is outstanding in its performance. It has wi-fi connectivity and users have praised its hassle-free cleaning and mopping abilities. The 0.46-L capacity bin also means fewer interruptions.
My Genie ZX100: our budget-friendly pick
If you’re looking for something more on the simple side and in a lower price range (RRP $199), the My Genie ZX100 is the way to go. This robot vacuum is remote-controlled, which means all you have to do is press a button, and it’ll do the rest. This model also features a larger 0.9-L bin.
iRobot Roomba 600 Series: for every floor type
The iRobot Roomba 600 series is our pick for a home with various flooring types. Unlike other models, the iRobot Roomba 600 glides smoothly over concrete, carpet, vinyl and other surfaces. Users love how quiet this vacuum is, and how easily it avoids obstacles in the home.
Eufy RoboVac 11S: the silent worker
The Eufy RoboVac 11S proves that you don’t need to spend a fortune (RRP $400) to receive a top-notch vacuum. It’s super slim and has four cleaning modes, and even charges itself automatically. This model detects stairs and ledges, making it a safe choice for multi-level homes.
iRobot Roomba i7+: our premium pick
This fancy bot (RRP $1899) has almost every feature you can imagine. The iRobot Roomba i7+ builds a Smart Map of your home, allowing you to divide it into designated cleaning areas. It also has smart-home compatibility and an app for smartphone control. The ability to empty its own bin and remove pet hair and allergens are other standout features.
Neato Botvac D7 Connected: the smarter choice
The Neato Botvac D7 Connected (RRP $1500) has all the deluxe features you’d expect in this price range: wi-fi connectivity, smart home device integration, auto-return charging and fantastic performance on all flooring types. It also allows you to set both physical and virtual boundaries within your home.
Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo 930: best vacuum and mop combo
Whilst some vacuums do have a dual mopping/vacuum capability, few do it as well as the Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo 930 (RRP $1000). This vacuum is quiet and has excellent mapping ability. It’s perfect for someone who wants a dual vacuum without the hassle of extra technological features.
Coredy R580-W: our multi-functional pick
The Coredy R580-W is an affordable and powerful robot vacuum. It’s a multi-functional unit that combines sweeping, vacuuming and mopping at a fair price (RRP $300). This model has wi-fi connectivity as well as other separately sold features such as wet-dry mopping and boundary strips.
Ecovacs Deebot N79T: our pick for voice activation
Although it doesn’t feature the mapping technology of other premium robot vacuums, the Ecovacs Deebot N79T (RRP $279) still takes voice commands through Google Home and Amazon Echo. Featuring durable bumpers, efficient suction and large capacity, this robot cleaner is the ultimate choice for those that don’t need a smart vacuum, but still want some fancy features.
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