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September 10, 2018
The Top 5 Best Robot Vacuum Cleaner Reviews and Buyer’s Guide 2018
Every year, it seems like there is a new robot vacuum cleaner that hits the market to the joy of those looking for the best vacuum cleaner around. Long gone are the days when the average old vacuum would suffice. Gone, too, are the days when the regular old robot vacuum would work to suck up that pet hair, dust and debris from the floor. Now, because of fantastic technological advancements, such as sensors, Wi-Fi connectivity, remote control, the lithium-ion battery, the self-cleaning brush, and the charging dock, vacuuming has never been easier. There are now some seriously smart robot vacuum cleaners that you can actually control through smart platforms such as Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa. These robotic cleaners offer some incredibly powerful suction and are ideal for carpets and bare floors like tiled or hardwood floors.
However, there are a lot of products on the market, even when we narrow it down to just vacuum cleaners that we can control through smart platforms. We know that you’re looking for the best, most efficient, and easiest to use robot vacuum cleaner. With that being said, we’ve put together the best five robot vacuum cleaners you can buy—with a great 2018 update!
When we speak of the best, we are talking about the LG Hom-Bot Turbo+. When speaking of great robotic vacuum cleaners, we like to look at all categories and find the ones that are quite high-quality in all respects. The Turbo+ is so useful and almost perfect in all the categories it needs to be! Because it is so much more technologically advanced than the average robot vacuum cleaner, you can even control it from your smartphone (wherever you and your smartphone may be).
But, the really cool thing about the Turbo+ is that the vacuum itself can transmit images and videos. We’re not aware of any other robot vacuum cleaner that does this as seamlessly and efficiently as the Turbo+. So, if you want to check on your house while you’re at work, or check on your dogs or cats, you can just use this vacuum cleaner! Not only is this a great vacuum cleaner (it cleans up really well), it also transmits videos!
As for its smart capabilities, the Turbo+ currently does not work with Amazon’s Alexa, though it does work easily with Google Home/Google Assistant. The smartphone app it comes with is also really great, as it shows you where the has vacuum cleaned!
Neato robot vacuums have always been reviewed quite highly, mainly because they clean really efficiently with strong suction power to pick up every pet hair and dirt particle. With its D-shaped design and wider brushes, this vacuum can easily clean and get close to walls without fail. It’s also one of the only robot vacuums that can seamlessly transition from hardwood flooring to carpet to tile and then back again—all without the help of a setting change or direction from you through the app!
Neato was one of the first robotic vacuum cleaner companies to create a cleaner that was capable to connect with smart platforms. With this vacuum, you can control it through their app or through Alexa, Facebook Chatbot, or Google Home.
Love the way you can schedule appointments and set alarms through the sound of your voice with Alexa or Google Home? Want to do this efficiently with your vacuum cleaner? The EcoVacsDeebotOzmo 930—like all vacuum robots on this list—can be controlled through your phone. However, the Ozmo 930 can also be controlled through the sound of your voice because of its seamless smart capabilities.
The Ozmo 930 is a really fantastic robot vacuum cleaner in which to invest. By using the app, you can easily set the vacuum to where you would like it to go and clean while also creating virtual barriers in areas that you don’t want the vacuum to go. You can also make high traffic areas in your home (such as the living room) to be cleaned more often than other rooms, as it might have a higher need to be cleaned more times in a day or in a week. The Ozmo 930 is so easy to control and gets the job done!
Samsung, as you’ve probably guessed, has one of the best apps associated with robot vacuum cleaners and their settings. Because it is also smart enabled, this Samsung vacuum works easily with Alexa and Samsung’s own Smart Things smart platform. Through the app (or your own smart platform), you can schedule when and where the vacuum cleans and set up a schedule that fits your own lifestyle.
This robotic vacuum cleaner is a little different than other robot vacuums that makes it easier to control while also cleaning quite efficiently. For example, this POWERbot comes with a shutter that automatically deploys to help scrape off debris that may have ended up on your walls—now that’s an added bonus!
If you’re looking for a robot vacuum cleaner that can connect through smart platforms at a considerably lower price, the EufyRoboVac 11c is the one for you. Currently on the market for around $299, this RoboVac is much cheaper compared to other vacuum prices (others tend to be closer to $1,000 or more). However, just because the Eufy is inexpensive doesn’t mean that it doesn’t get the job done. It’s Alexa compatible and also has its own smartphone app where you can control the device and its settings.
At the end of the day, the EufyRoboVac is a great deal for an amazing price. It cleans really well; however, it should be noted that this vacuum does take a little bit longer to clean than some of the other robot vacuums on this list. But, at the low price combined with the high-quality end result, the length of time it takes to finish really doesn’t matter.
When searching for the best robot vacuum cleaners, you should always look for the best. And if they are smart platform enabled, it’s even better! These vacuums mentioned in this list are the absolute best and can help improve any type of lifestyle. Whether you need a robot vacuum to just clean every now and then or you need a scheduled routine to help keep your house tidy and clean, these robot vacuums can work to help your specific needs. And, with their smart capabilities and added smartphone apps, you can even control them when you’re at work or away from home!