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12 of the Best Robot Vacuums, According to Amazon Reviews

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If you’re looking to cross vacuuming off your weekly to-do list, it's time to call on the robots for some help. The current robot vacuums you see in stores now aren't the same clunky machines from years back that bumped into every piece of furniture in the house and constantly got stuck in corners; many of the models today have sensors to avoid obstacles and can be programmed with an app or through Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can control the whole process without having to even leave the couch (or be in the house at all).

But there are a lot of choices in the robot vacuum market at the moment, so we've put together this list of some top-rated models on Amazon with at least 1000 user reviews.

1. eufy BoostIQ Slim RoboVac 11S (4.4 stars); $160

This model automatically returns to the charging station when its battery is low.
This model automatically returns to the charging station when its battery is low. / eufy/Amazon

The eufy 11S model is the company's original slim option. Able to automatically increase its suction power in under two seconds, you won’t need to worry about particularly tough spots on hardwood floors or carpets. And with its ability to run quietly and find its own charging station, you just might forget you own one—except for the fact that your floors will be spotless.

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2. iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum (4.4 Stars); $179

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The iRobot Roomba 694 is equipped with a three-stage cleaning process that gives it an edge over some comparable models on the market. Built with powerful bristle and rubber brush, this robot vac first tackles carpets, suctioning away dirt, dust, and other debris that may be clinging to fibers. In the second stage, it’s designed to run smoothly over hardwood floors, while an edge-sweeping brush targets corners and edges. As the Roomba 694 is app-compatible and works with voice assistants like Alexa, you can even schedule cleanings in advance and guide this bot’s navigation patterns around your home.

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3. iRobot Roomba j7+ (7550) Robot Vacuum (4.5 Stars); $599

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If you’re looking for a robot vacuum that can empty itself out and comfortably maneuver around furniture and other obstacles, the iRobot Roomba j7+ (7550) is the gold standard right now. Compatible with iRobot’s Genius app and voice assistants like Alexa, this device delivers near-total floor coverage and allows you to schedule cleanings in advance. Additionally, you can customize which rooms this bot avoids and get personalized cleaning suggestions from the app based on what it picks up during a given cleaning session. Another perk of the j7+ is that it’s great for pet owners; the smart sensors within this gadget can be programmed to avoid pet wastes (even other smart robot vacuums can struggle with this). Under iRobot’s “P.O.O.P” (Pet Owner Official Promise), the brand will even replace any j7+ model that doesn’t, although some terms and conditions do apply.

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4. Roborock E35 Robot Vacuum and Mop (4.3 stars); $239

This model won't only vacuum the floor, it'll mop it too.
This model won't only vacuum the floor, it'll mop it too. / roborock/Amazon

This model will take care of the mopping and the vacuuming, and it's ideal for homes that have dogs and cats running around. Like some other vacuums, you can schedule cleanings and monitor its progress through Roborock’s Mi Home app, and the large battery means it can clean for up to two and a half hours without needing a charge.

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5. OKP Life K2 Robot Vacuum Cleaner (4.3 Stars); $110

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Schedule the OKP Life K2 to clean your house every day by using the brand's proprietary app, which allows you to choose between the device's four cleaning modes: auto clean, spot clean, wall follow, and manual clean. (You can switch between them at any time, too.) The vacuum is also compatible with Alexa and Google Home, allowing you to integrate it into your smart home routine seamlessly. According to the company, it has around 100 minutes of battery life before it will need to self-dock and charge back up.

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6. iRobot Braava 380t Wet Mop and Dry Sweeping Robot Vacuum (4 Stars); $400

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Think of the iRobot 380t as your next-level robot vacuum. The brand’s 694 model is a solid entry point (especially if you’ve never used one before) while the j7+, with its self-emptying functionality and passel of smart features, is the Cadillac version. The 380t situates itself somewhere in between, but offers some nice extras, as this unit primarily works as a mop. Designed to work over hardwood, tile, and stone flooring, it’s compatible with reusable microfiber cloths or basic Swiffer pads, and can leave floors with a nice sheen. You can also set this bot to sweep mode, so it’ll get rid of light messes from dirt and dust before it starts mopping.

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7. ILIFE V3s PRo Robot Vacuum Cleaner (4.3 stars); $129

This model keeps debris from getting tangled in the roller.
This model keeps debris from getting tangled in the roller. / ILIFE/Amazon

This particular model has three built-in sensors that prevent it from falling or bumping into furniture, and its tangle-free suction means you won’t be fishing any debris out of the roller. The remote allows you to swap between its three cleaning modes—auto mode, edge mode, and space mode—and at only 3 inches tall, it can clean under most furniture.

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8. eufy RoboVac G30 Robot Vacuum (4.5 Stars); $229

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The eufy 11S is the brand’s flagship robot vacuum, in large part because of its slim build and barely-there 2.85-inch height. The G30 is like a souped-up version of that, however, as this model is also 2.85 inches in height yet boasts 2000 Pa suction power, which is significantly greater than the 11S’s 1300 Pa suction power. Like many other models featured in this list, the G30 offers a variety of smart features, including anti-collision sensors to keep it from smashing into the corners of couches, chairs, and other furniture. It also operates at 55 decibels, a low volume that could make it ideal for those who hate a lot of noise, especially from bots as they clean.

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9. ECOVACS DEEBOT Robotic Vacuum Cleaner (4.2 stars); $259

This one is so quiet you can barely hear it.
This one is so quiet you can barely hear it. / ECOVACS/Amazon

Compatible with the major smart hubs from Amazon and Google, you'll no longer have to get out of bed to get vacuuming done. And one of the best parts? The battery life is a hefty 110 minutes, so the DEEBOT can stay on the job for nearly two hours before needing a charge.

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10. Shark IQ Robot Vacuum (4.4 stars); $440

You can schedule cleanings from anywhere with its app.
You can schedule cleanings from anywhere with its app. / Shark/Amazon

Along with working on hardwood floors and carpets, the Shark IQ has a self-cleaning brush roll, so you won't need to waste time cleaning out dirt or pet hair. This smart vacuum also has angled side brushes for those hard-to-reach corners, while the powerful suction picks up any stray debris.

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11. Coredy R750 Mop and Robot Vacuum (4.3 Stars); $209.99>

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As brands go, Coredy doesn’t have the name recognition that iRobot or eufy do in the robot vacuum business. What Coredy lacks in that regard, the R750 makes up for in might. This smart bot works with Alexa and Google Assistant, and is app-compatible, so you control the direction this device cleans in and find it in your home with the push of a button. The R750 offers 2200 Pascal pressure units (Pa) of suction power, so it can pull hair, fur, and more from carpets and other types of flooring. Thanks to its built-in sensors, you can also create virtual boundaries, keeping this unit out of certain rooms. But perhaps best of all, the R750 is like the Braava 380t—it has mop cleaning functionality—so you can take a two-pronged approach to cleaning and maintaining your floors.

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12. Lefant M210 Robot Vacuum (4.3 Stars); $94

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A robot vacuum that’s top-rated and less than $100? It might sound too good to be true, but the M210 model from Lefant is a budget-friendly pick that delivers some of the great features of more popular robot vacuums at a fraction of the price. With this unit, you can take advantage of smart features like scheduling cleans in advance and also program it to avoid certain rooms. The M210 provides 1800 Pa suction power, and is compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant voice control. While a robot vacuum from industry leaders like iRobot or eufy might be the better investment in terms of long-term usage, if you’re looking for a quick and easy value, this Lefant bot is worth checking out.

Buy it: Amazon

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A version of this story ran in 2020; it has been updated for 2022.

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