Best Robot Vacuums

By Staff

Whether you just like the idea of home automation, or you physically can't do the same level of cleaning anymore, a robot vacuum is there to help you pick up. And while the Roomba name is nearly synonymous with robot vacuums, there's a wider variety than you might think, which can make picking the one that's right for you that much harder.

Luckily, we make sure to put every robot vacuum that comes into our labs through their paces in a grueling test of their navigation, ability to clean, and ease of use. When the dust finally settles (in the vacuums, of course) our experts examine the results to determine which are the best of the best.

Best of the best vacuums


The best vacuums for every home and every person

If you want the full scoop on each bot, just click through to read its full review. Otherwise, here's a look at which robot vacuums are the best on the market today.

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Updated September 22, 2017

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iRobot Roomba 980

The iRobot Roomba 980 is the new flagship model from the pioneering home robotics company. It has the battery life and navigation programming to zip from room to room with ease, but it also adds WiFi connectivity and multi-room cleaning. No robot vacuum is perfect—and this one had some trouble with dirt pickup. It's expensive, too. But if you have a whole floor to clean and the money to spend, it's worth a look.

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Miele Complete C3 Kona

Let's get one thing out of the way: The Miele C3 Series starts at $649 and goes all the way up to $1,499 for luxurious appointments like velvet trim and ground-effect lighting. You may not need the upscale extras, but this is still one impressive cleaning machine. Simply put, it gets dust and allergens out of carpets as well as it cleans up debris from wood floors. It's also exceptionally quiet and feels sturdy.

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Where To Buy

$899.00 Houzz Buy

Neato Botvac Connected

The Neato Botvac Connected has both brains and brawn. In addition to a navigation system that lets it find dirt, and powerful brushes that clean it up, the Connected can be controlled remotely via an app for your smartphone. This app can set cleaning schedules and even directly control the unit. All in all, the Neato Botvac Connected presents high-end technology in a relatively affordable package.

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Where To Buy

Click for price Amazon Buy $449.99 Best Buy Buy $699.00 Walmart Buy

iRobot Roomba 770

For the average buyer, the iRobot Roomba 770 has everything needed to keep your home nice and clean. It lacks some of the features of pricier models, but makes up for it by performing well in the main categories that we test, namely, navigation, pickup, and ease of use. We wouldn’t call it cheap, but amongst robot vacuums it’s a good value, making it an attractive buy for just about anyone.

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Eufy RoboVac 11

The Eufy RoboVac 11 combines a luxury aesthetic with an affordable price tag. Over the course of a week, the Eufy can match the performance of a full-sized vacuum. Combine that with a scheduling feature on the remote and you have a winner. However, the RoboVac suffers from a few drawbacks. This robot vacuum comes with no virtual walls to keep it out of unwanted areas, and clean times can last over an hour and a half.

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Where To Buy

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