Best Robot Vacuums iMore 2019

There are many robovacs on the market that claim to pack in all sorts of unique features. However, when you get right down to it, many of them are the same. These are some of the best, truly unique, genuinely feature-packed robot vacuums we've come across in 2019.

Best for Most: iRobot Roomba 690

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Control the Roomba 690 from its companion smartphone app. It also works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant, meaning you can issue voice commands.

$325 at Amazon

Reliable: iRobot Roomba 980

The Roomba 980 docks and recharges itself, uses Smart Mapping technology to map out your house, and delivers 10 times the power of other robovacs.

$905 at Amazon


The DEEBOT N79S runs for about 1.7 hours on a charge and includes a three-stage cleaning system: brush rollers, an edge brush, and vacuum suction.

$230 at Amazon

Self-adjusting: eufy RoboVac 15c

The eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 15c uses BoostIQ Technology to automatically adjust suction power when extra vacuuming strength is needed to get the best clean.

$250 at Amazon

Versitile: neato Robotics D7

The neato D7's D-shaped design lets it get into corners better. It uses laser-guided mapping and can be customized to pay extra attention to certain areas.

$590 at Amazon

Automatic Charge: DEEBOT OZMO 601

The smart ECOVACS DEEBOT OZMO 601 has 120 minutes of run time and will automatically return to its charger when it runs low on battery.

$257 at Amazon

Keep your house neat and tidy with help from a robot maid

All of these vacuums are great options for delegating the time-consuming chore of vacuuming your home, ranging from barebones but budget-friendly to the truly expensive and robust. For our money, we'd go with the iRobot Roomba 690. It's a reliable workhorse of a vacuum. While it might not have all of the bells and whistles of its more expensive counterparts, it's a great choice for most homes.

If you're looking to save a bit more money, though, then the ECOVACS DEEBOT N79S is worth taking a peek at. You get 1.7 hours of battery life and a reliable cleaning tool that'll keep your floors spic-and-span.

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