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The Roomba 890 has an excellent navigation system. It has a number of sensors that allow it to detect and avoid walls, stairs, and various obstacles. It can also determine if there is enough clearance under the furniture for it to fit, so it won't get itself stuck. If you find it necessary, you can prevent it from entering a certain room or area. Just take a device called "virtual wall" that's included in the package and place it in the doorway. It emits an infrared ray (up to 7 ft) that Roomba will not cross. See More
Although the design and performance of this robot are way above average, there are still better options. People who are looking for more powerful robot vacuums with a more sophisticated multiple-room navigation system should definitely check out premium models, such as Roomba 900-series. See More
This robot vacuum packs quite a lot of power when it comes to cleaning for a mid-tier model. It's more efficient than most $200-$500 robots when dealing all kinds of debris, be it dirt, hair, or dust. It can even deal with short-tile carpets, though you shouldn't expect it to clean rugs or long-tile carpets. See More
This is one of the latest Roombas with Wifi support, so you can control it from an app on your smartphone. You can give it orders to start cleaning while you're at work or driving home, for example. You can also control it through Amazon Alexa, with voice commands. See More
Awesome. We tested two others before him and are never-ever want to miss our „The Donald“ (Trump has a very peculiar sounding way to pronounce “China”, which sounds rather like va-gina, i.e. at least for German ears. The bold + bald little robot with that his funny “thing” on top comes from China. And we are very happy to have him with us ;) Go buy! See More
Ariadne Engelbrecht's Experience
The Roborock V2 is awesome! Set it up in 15 minutes, and it's been very successfully cleaning my apartment ever since. The AI is really intelligent and even stubborn - if it can't get into some place to clean it, it will try and try to find a way around to get to that place, and will find it if it's at all possible. So far I'm happy with the cleaning power set to medium, it's plenty enough for wood/tile floors. The magnetic "fence" works with no issues, you just have to make sure it's firmly in place because otherwise the vacuum will move it. The vacuum is about 10 cm/4'' tall, so it fits under most of our couches and bookshelves. The dust collection compartment could be a bit bigger, I need to clean it out once in the middle of the cleaning cycle (but we have a lot of pets, clean about every 4-5 days, and the cleaning zone is ~70 sq.m/750 sq.ft). All in all, a very worthwhile investment, now vacuuming takes 2 minutes of effort from our part. See More
The Robovac 11 offers excellent cleaning for the low price: it easily deals with dust, dirt, crumbs, pet hair, and other debris. It can also clean rugs and carpets. In short, it will keep your home clean no less than some significantly more expensive robots would. See More
You can leave this robot working on its own without worrying that it will get stuck or fall down the stairs. It's equipped with infrared sensors that help it detect and avoid obstacles and sudden drops. It also has a low clearance - 3 inches - that lets it get clean the furniture without getting stuck. See More
There is no way to prevent this robot from entering unwanted areas besides using physical barriers. If you don't put up a baby gate or a large obstacle, it could wander into your kids' room and start overturning all the toys or knock over your pet's food. See More
This robot is one of the best out there cleaning-wise. It's equipped with a very powerful vacuum that easily deals with dirt, hair, and dust on hard floors. It automatically boosts suction power by a factor of 10 once it climbs on a carpet or a rug in order to thoroughly clean it as well. You can be sure that it will clean any surface of nearly any debris. See More
The robot moves intelligently, with the help of a camera and various location sensors. It maps out the environment during cleaning and then remembers it for the next cleaning session. It moves in patterns to better track the areas it has already cleaned, and it can detect spots that need more attention in terms of cleaning. Also, unlike the vast majority of robots, this Roomba can move from one room to another, cleaning without getting lost. If you find it necessary, you can prevent it from entering a certain room or area. Just take a device called "virtual wall" that's included in the package and place it in the doorway. It emits an infrared ray (up to 7 ft) that Roomba will not cross. See More
When connected to the Wi-Fi, the robot can be controlled from anywhere with an internet connection, just by using the application. It's useful when unexpected guests are coming and the house needs to be cleaned remotely. The application includes many additional options, like, have the robot do two cleaning passes, have it clean extra carefully along the edges and walls, change the vacuum’s suction power, and others. See More
When the cleaner detects it is low on battery, it will find its way back to the docking station to recharge. After that, it will finish the initiated cleaning. In a similar fashion, it will return to the station when the dustbin is full and wait for it to be emptied. See More
The Roomba 690 is very good at cleaning all floor surfaces - wood, tile, carpets, and even rugs, and it deals well with all kinds of debris like crumbs, hair, and dirt. Although it doesn't have the suction power of more expensive 800 and 900-series Roombas, it gets the job done and costs 2-3 times less. See More
This is one of the rare budget-friendly robotic vacuums that have Wifi and even Amazon Alexa compatibility. This means you can start your robot remotely from the app and create a cleaning schedule, or simply use voice commands to control it. See More
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