When it comes to shopping for a robot vacuum, most people think of Roomba. While Roomba’s paved the way for other robot vacuums to become common, most people don’t need to shell out a small fortune to buy one. Robotic vacuum technology has come a long way in the past few years, which means that they aren’t just a luxury item for the upper class. It’s time you stopped slaving every weekend to clean your floors. Buy a robot that can vacuum, sweep, and mop for you whenever you need it to! So if you are looking for the best robot vacuums under $200 — or even under $100 — you’ll be amazed at what these new robots can do.
Here are the best robot vacuums under $200 for 2018
ECOVACS DEEBOT N79 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner with Strong Suction
If you’re looking for something a little more futuristic, this robotic vacuum will do the trick. The ECOVACS Deebot N79 makes use of smartphone technology, and allows users to track cleaning sessions, check battery life, and receive error alerts straight to their phones! The battery is one of a kind, too, lasting up to 100 minutes. The vacuum also features a unique 3-tier cleaning system which includes: a direct suction vacuum, helix brush-roll, and dual side brushes. The vacuum also has anti-collision and drop sensor protection, making it one of the safest robotic vacuums on the market — you won’t have to worry about it bumping into your feet when you walk around. It’s no wonder why we crowned it as the best of the best robot vacuums under $200. Buy: $199.99
Deik Robot Vacuum Cleaner
Most robotic vacuums just suck up the dust on your floor but the Deik robotic vacuum cleaner takes it to the next level. This robotic vacuum has a built in water tank because on top of sweeping and vacuuming your floor, it also has the ability to mop for you. There are five different cleaning modes, including one that uses a gyro sensor to more efficiently clean your home. Additionally, this vacuum isn’t going to bump into anything in your home and won’t fall down the stairs. Best of all, it will return to its docking station when it’s running low on battery. Buy: $186.99
PureClean Robot Vacuum Cleaner PUCRC99
One of the most requested features in any robotic vacuum is the ability to program when the robot will clean. There’s nothing more annoying than a little robot bumping into your feet while you walk around the apartment, which is why this PureClean robotic vacuum cleaner can be scheduled to clean during certain times of the day. Additionally, this robot seeks its charging dock when on low battery, or after it finishes cleaning your floor. With more attachments than we can keep track of, this programmable robot is perfect for someone who wants to come home to clean floors every single day. Buy: $169.99
PureClean Robot Vacuum Cleaner PUCRC95
Like most PureClean robotic vacuums, this particular model can be programmed to clean during certain hours of the day, and will return to its docking station when it needs to recharge. However, this vacuum is low enough that it can comfortably fit under most couches and beds, making it the best option to clean otherwise unreachable areas. This vacuum is equipped with dual rotating brushes to catch all the dirt on your floor, guaranteed. There isn’t a spot on your floor that this vacuum can’t keep clean. Unless, of course, it’s tiled. This robot works best on hardwood and carpet floors. Buy: $155.99
ILIFE A4s Robot Vacuum Cleaner
Though it’s one of the more expensive vacuums on our list, you get your money’s worth with the ILIFE A4s. The cleaning times are completely programmable, the robot uses sensors to avoid falling off stairs or bumping into objects as it cleans, and the battery life is one of the best we’ve seen at a length 140 minutes of cleaning time. Even if the battery is running low, the robot will return to its docking station to charge. The robot uses a 3-step cleaning system to provide thorough and concentrated cleaning. And, if you’re still not sold, the vacuum is so quiet you won’t even be able to hear it when it’s cleaning! Buy: $199.99
PureClean Upgraded Automatic Robot Vacuum Cleaner
When this vacuum was first released, PureClean wasn’t satisfied with the robot’s ability to navigate its surroundings and climb over objects. The company released a new version of the robot in October 2017 and it is a massive improvement over the original versions. It fits under your furniture, comfortably navigates your home, and can suck up as much pet hair as you need it without jamming. It’s the most inexpensive robotic vacuum on the list, and if you’re just looking to test the waters a bit you should start with this model. Buy: $99.99
ECOVACS Deebot N78 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
All of the features found in this vacuum are pretty standard for the price point. Self charging battery, sensors to avoid stairs and furniture, and a great suction system that picks up hair and dirt without a problem. One of the best selling points of the ECOVACS Deebot N78 is how dedicated the company is to fixing any problems you may have. The vacuum has a one year warranty, but you can call their customer service and they’ll happily troubleshoot any problems you’re having with your new device. Buy: $179.99
Housmile Robotic Vacuum Cleaner
Just because it’s inexpensive doesn’t mean it sucks, and this particular robotic vacuum proves that. The Housmile robotic vacuum cleaner does nearly everything that the more expensive models do. It has a great sensor system to prevent it from bumping into obstacles and falling down stairs. The vacuum’s two brushes remove dust and debris from your floor, and its battery lasts over 90 minutes. The only major difference is that this vacuum struggles to pick up pet hair. Also, it doesn’t automatically return to the docking station when it needs to charge. Buy: $99.99
ILIFE V5s Pro Robot Vacuum Mop Cleaner with Water Tank
The ILIFE V5s Pro is known for being one of the best robot vacuums on the market right now. This slim designed vacuum can clean anywhere in your home with its built-in vacuum, sweeping, and mopping tools. What makes this vacuum stand out, is that it rolls over uneven flooring with ease — and that includes tiles. A lot of robot vacuums can’t clean tiled floors, but the ILIFE V5s Pro does it without any issues! This is by far one of the best vacuums on our list, but it’s also the most expensive.
PureClean Robot Vacuum Cleaner with Smart Home Navigation Gyroscope Sensor
What makes this robotic vacuum cleaner different than most others is its gyroscope sensor. This feature allows the robot to essentially learn the layout of your home so it works efficiently on a single charge. Additionally, this vacuum remembers the location of its recharge dock and charges itself whenever it needs to. The vacuum is pet friendly and manages to suck up all hair without clogging or jamming. This is the vacuum every dog owner needs. You won’t be collecting balls of hair ever again! Buy: $174.99
That concludes our list of the best robot vacuums under $200. Did we miss anything? Let us know!