“Bite in the dust” is one of the rare phrases you can use on your archnemesis and your robot vacuum cleaner. We can not remedy the chaos your enemies have caused, but we can help you find a robotic vacuum cleaner that will reduce the chaos in your home. For Prime Day, some of our favorites are on sale. They not only suck up dust but can also dump it out, chart their path and even wash up.
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Offer on Robovacs with self-emptying containers
Emptying a vacuum cleaner manually can cause new clutter, which in a way destroys the point. Roborock Q5 + empties itself when docked, so you only have to worry about cleaning the trash every now and then – a real game changer. The settings are very customizable, so you can set the emptying rate and customize up to four cards, all while navigating and cleaning your home well.
We’re a little obsessed with how good the Roomba i7 + is, to be honest. It has incredible navigation and a powerful suction, and the trash can has sensors so it is emptied when full. We are most impressed with the Genius feature, which adapts to the maximum by getting to know your schedules and preferences so you do not have to program it manually.
“I believe our kids are the future,” is probably what your parents’ old vacuum cleaner would say to the Samsung Jet Bot AI + if it could. Really, apart from looking like a miniature spaceship, AI + has some of the best navigation we’ve seen. It is also relatively quiet and does its job fairly quickly. If you can get over the size of both the vacuum (5 inch high) and docking bin (21 inch high), this is a great vacuum cleaner at this price. For a slimmer profile, check out the Samsung Jet Bot +, which is also for sale for $ 399 ($ 400 discount).
Do you know when you want to tell your children / partner / roommate to do something in the house? You can channel all that energy into asking Google Assistant or Alexa to turn on your Roomba i4 + vacuum cleaner. This model does not work as well as our other advanced favorites, but it does a pretty good job of navigating, cleaning and emptying its trash.
Budget Robot Vacuum Cleaner Deals
The Yeedi K650 was already a pretty good bang for the buck, but for $ 100 it’s an absolute steal. You get more than 100 minutes of battery while it jumps-navigates around your home. If you’ve never had a robot vacuum cleaner before, this is a great place to start. In addition, you can use the extra money you have saved to invest in compatible emptying station (unfortunately not on sale).
We like the iRobot Roomba 600 series, especially when on offer. Roomba 692 has a self-charging battery that lasts for 90 minutes, it works with Google Assistant and Alexa, and it has an intuitive app that lets you program the actions of the vacuum cleaner. Like most iRobot vacuum cleaners it is powerful.
These vacuum cleaners can even dry
The Deebot X1 Omni is a giant with its thick base and thick vacuum, but it mops surprisingly well. WIRED editor Adrienne So is usually skeptical of robot vacuum cleaners / mop combinations, but this changed the game for her. Not only does it mop well and scrub sticky stains from the floors, but it also dries the mop on the bottom, preventing mold and mildew from building up – a thought-provoking feature that makes this feature even better.
The Roborock S7 is too expensive to buy if it is not on offer, given that it does not have a self-emptying trash can. Luckily for you, it’s on sale, and it also has a mop. The S7 works with the Roborock interface, which we already loved on the Q5 +, so you can take advantage of the customization features and use voice assistants (Alexa, Google, Siri) to control the vacuum cleaner. The coolest part is the carpet recognition, which means that the S7 identifies the type of surface it is on, so it can mop hardwood and vacuum carpets – instead of the other way around – all in one cleaning session.