Too busy to vacuum? Leave it to the robots! It is now 2019 and technology has never been more advanced than today. Unlike the past generations of Robot Vacuum Cleaner we saw in the past, the newer models of Robot Vacuum Cleaner have come a long way and are now reliable, hardy, and can even go around obstacles or even follow a planned route you have set.
The Suzuka robotic Vacuum Cleaner comes with a mopping feature, great for cleaning up stains. It also comes with remote control for convenience, preset working schedule so that it begins work everyday at a set time. Low working noise of 48DB. Comes with special main brush design that cleans up hairs, and long brush which are effective for cleaning corners. This robot vacuum cleaner also automatically returns back to charging base when battery is low.
For overall performance at affordable price, this is a good buy.
2. 360 S6 Robot Vacuum Cleaner (Approx. SGD449)
Comes with water tank, allowing mopping function. Accurate & smart laser mapping for thorough cleaning.
Control it with your phone app
90- 120 mins to duration per charge
The 360 S6 Robot Vacuum Cleaner has a minimalist and clean design with intelligent features. It accurately draws map paths. And automatically plans routes to clean, even able to work in the dark. Resulting in a more intelligent cleaning, using a M or ‘Zig-Zag’ Path, ensuring it thoroughly cleans each area. With powerful suction and cleaning, it automatically increases suction when it detects it is cleaning carpets.
When it’s battery reaches 20%, the robot vacuum cleaner automatically goes back to it’s charging dock, and when it is fully charged, automatically continues it’s job, picking up where it left off.
Cleaning an elevated platform? The vacuum has 3 anti-drop sensors, so once it reaches the edge of a platform, it will not drop off the edge.
3. XiaoMi RoboRock Robot Vacuum Cleaner (Approx. SGD469)
Improved suction power. Intelligent & uniform water usage during Mopping Function. Accurate intelligent route mapping
MI Home App allows remote access to the robot vacuum, even if you are not at home
120 mins to duration per charge
This is the second of XiaoMi’s robot vacuum cleaners. When the first product was launch, many people were skeptical of its performance. However long story short, it succeeded in exceeding many people’s expectations!
In this review, we will see how the new version has improved.
The second version XiaoMi RoboRock Robot Vacuum Cleaner, has an even more powerful suction, and intelligent laser scanning to map out a cleaning route. It also calculates the most efficient cleaning route, and accurately finds hard to reach corners and moving to multiple rooms without getting lost.
It is also capable of climbing obstacles up to 2cm high. The Phone app, now allows you even more control (and customised instructions) to direct where you want to robot to move to.
the App also allows remote access so you can give it instructions or send it to work, even when you are not at home.
It now also has a large dust capacity, and improve battery life of 2.5hrs. The wet mopping function is also improved, with a uniform distribution of water usage, as compared to some other products whereby some parts might have too much or too little water.
Overall, a great product and many people’s favourite. With great features at a very reasonable price, it is definitely our favourite and recommended Robot Vacuum Cleaner review too.
4. Philips SmartPro Active Robot Vacuum Cleaner (Approx. SGD699)
4 Cleaning modes, and smart detection system adapts to cleaning different types of areas. Automatically detects more dirty areas for a stronger cleaning.
Infrared sensors for navigating around obstacles.
120 mins to duration per charge
Philips has many versions of robot vacuum cleaners, however this version. The Philips SmartPro Active Robot Vacuum Cleaner FC8822, is perhaps the best of all Philips. Based on the price and functionality.
With an improved thorough and advanced cleaning system, it now cleans 2 times faster, due to the combination of 3 cleaning systems going on at the same time.
The ‘TriActive XL Brushless Nozzle, strong suction power with 1800Pa Turbo mode, and 3-Step clean system with dry mopping.
It also has infrared sensors for navigating around obstacles, a powerful 2hours operating time. it is also able to automatically areas with more dirt, and adapt by giving it a deeper clean.
It brush pushes dirt into the suction mouth, and is able to collect even fine dusts.
A great product with powerful functionalities, however with a slightly higher price tag.
5. iRobot Roomba 890 (Approx. SGD1050)
Premium quality materials powerful suction. Can last a decade. Great for dealing with allergens.
Able to clean thick rugs & carpets
75 mins to duration per charge
The most premium robot vacuum cleaner on our list, the iRobot Roomba 960 is developed by one of the leading companies in the industry, iRobot from USA.
This robot vacuum uses a combination of sensors, lasers, and a camera mounted on top to help the robot navigate around effectively. It also has anti-fall sensors, which prevents the robot vacuum from falling off an edge.
It also has acoustic and optical intelligent sensors, which helps it detect areas that have more dirt, and to clean those areas.
Able to connect to your phone app, you are able to schedule its working time, give it orders, and put it to work – all remotely, even when you are not at home. The app also allows you to check the status of the robot’s cleaning, and alerts you when the bin needs to be emptied.
A very effective filter captures 99% of allergens, particles and pollens. And an upgraded motor gives it powerful suction, able to clean even thick rugs and carpets.
Overall, it is a whole deal. A full package with all premium functionalities. The downside? With so many functions going on, the run time is only about 75mins. And the hefty price tag might set you back quite a bit.