Best robot vacuums 2023

iRobot Roomba
iRobot Roomba (Image credit: iRobot)

Robot vacuums have become beloved appliances; some folks even give their robovacs affectionate pet names! When shopping for the best robot vacuum, you'll find there are many on the market with all sorts of unique features. All of the options below can be controlled via an app on your iPhone. We are here to help you choose the best overall robot vacuum for your needs.

Keep your house neat and tidy with the best robot vacuum

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So how do you choose the best robot vacuum? We've covered some of the best Eufy robovac vacuum cleaners, the best Evovacs robotic vacuums, and the best Roomba vacuums. All of these vacuums are great options for delegating the time-consuming chore of vacuuming your home, ranging from barebones but budget-friendly to truly expensive and robust. Be sure to choose the robot vacuum that best suits your home and your particular needs. Are you dealing with a lot of pet hair? Do you frequently have messy spills (hello, parents of toddlers!) that require a wet/dry mopping feature? Do you have a large home that requires long battery life?

For our money, we'd go with the Roborock S5 Max Vacuum and Mop. It's a reliable workhorse of a vacuum and mopping system, and is easy to set up and efficient. This powerhouse robot maps your entire home, so you can decide exactly which rooms get vacuumed and which get mopped.

If you're looking to spend a bit less money, though, then the ECOVACS DEEBOT OZMO 601 is worth taking a peek at. This vac is pet-friendly with its ability to pick up pet hair and is low volume. Use it on hard floors or carpets. Choose Max Mode to double the suction power when needed. It's a reliable cleaning tool that'll keep your floors spic-and-span.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. She's also a contributor at CNET. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, AppAdvice, WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to spend time with her family, travel the world, and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.