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Best Roomba deals: Robot vacuums on sale as low as $180

Roomba is responsible for some of the best robot vacuums around so it makes sense to focus on them when it comes to sweet robot vacuum deals. Buy one and your household chore time will plummet, with a cute robot vacuum doing all the hard work for you. Below, we’ve picked out some of the best Roomba deals around. They’re all likely to be popular so don’t count on them being around forever. Here’s a quick look at why each is worth your time.

iRobot Roomba 694 — $180, was $275

An iRobot Roomba 694 next to a wall, vacuuming pet hair.
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Designed to be good for pet hair and thicker carpets, the iRobot Roomba 694 has all the essentials you would expect. Instead of using a single bristle brush, it has its dual multi-surface brush system that can flex to adjust to different floor types. It also adapts to different surfaces like hard wood or carpet. A patented dirt detect system helps it track down the dirtier areas of your home while you’ll appreciate its cleaning suggestions to save you time.

iRobot Roomba i4 EVO — $210, was $400

The iRobot Roomba i4 EVO behind a phone with the iRobot app open.
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The iRobot Roomba i4 EVO provides a thorough clean that targets dirty areas and works around your schedule. When it finds a frequently dirty area, such as near your youngest child’s dinner seat, it’ll prioritize that area more than others. It also “knows” when peak pollen production is and when your pets are about to start shedding, once again ramping up its efforts to keep your home clean at those times. And if you aren’t satisfied with what its learnt (or just happen to have made a mess) you can command it to clean via voice. Just talk to it via Google Assistant or an Amazon Echo product and it’ll get started cleaning whenever and wherever you like.

iRobot Roomba i1+ — $288, was $469

iRobot Roomba i1+ on a white background.

The iRobot Roomba i1+ allows you to completely forget about vacuuming and floor litter for a month or more at a time. This robot vacuum does its own thing, working around your schedule, and unloads in its docking/charging station. Depending on your home’s dirt and dust output, it could take between 30 and 60 days for the output to fill up the dock. And, when it does, all you need to do is dump it and everything is back to normal, ready to be filled again.

iRobot Roomba i7+ (Refurbished) — $380, was $850

The iRobot Roomba i7 Plus with smartphone app.

The iRobot Roomba i7+ is a powerful beast ready to tackle the messes of your cuddly beasts. How so? It features pet-hair resistant rubber brushes and a filter that keeps 99% of the allergy-causing cat and dog dander particles where they belong, inside the vacuum. Plus, it has ten times the suction power of the 600 series Roombas, giving it the power to get everything off the floor. The refurbishing job for this deal is manufacturer certified.

iRobot Roomba i3+ EVO — $400, was $550

iRobot Roomba i3 Plus cleaning a wooden floor.

The iRobot Roomba i3+ EVO doesn’t just suck up dirt all around you, it looks after itself. With self-cleaning properties, you rarely need to empty its bin. It heads back to its dock, empties the content there and in the future, you can empty it en masse. It’s capable of handling stubborn dirt and mess, cleaning intelligently in straight lines back and forth. Learning your cleaning habits, it’ll make suggestions right down to suggesting extra clean sessions during peak pollen or shedding season. It’s great for keeping your home clean in a mostly hands-off kind of way.

iRobot Roomba j6+ — $500, was $800

iRobot Roomba J6+ and a smartphone on a white background.

While the iRobot Roomba j6+ isn’t quite what we’d call pet tech, it is a cleaning device that pet lovers should know about. Why? In addition to the mapping and dirt detection that we already love from Roombas, the j6+ detects pet waste and goes around it. While, at first glance, avoiding cleaning isn’t something we want our Roomba to do, it is in this case. Running over pet waste can get the Roomba far dirtier than we want it to be and will spread the mess around. And when there is a specific spot you want it to clean up, you just have to tell it. It’ll do a spot clean “near the oven” or “by the refrigerator” at your voice command.

iRobot Roomba j7 — $549, was $599

Family in great room with iRobot Roomba j7 (7150) Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum.

Sometimes a beetle or turtle will get flipped on its back, its legs wiggling in the air. It becomes unable to move. The iRobot Roomba j7 has technology that keeps it from becoming like a stuck beetle or turtle. Not only does this model avoid pet messes (which prevents it from dragging them around the house) but it also avoids cords and other objects that it could get hung up on. What’s even neater is that it’ll send you a photo of the object in question and ask for your guidance about what to do in the future. It’s all about assisting you get the clean you want and sparing you big trouble.

iRobot Roomba s9+ — $600, was $1,000

The iRobot Braava Jet m6 Robot Mop being used on a hard floor.
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Offering 40 times the power-lifting suction compared to other Roombas, the iRobot Roomba s9+ will provide the ultimate clean. Its 3-stage cleaning system loosens and lifts up dirt debris including pesky pet hair. It has PerfectEdge technology with advanced sensors and a specially designed corner brush for optimizing cleaning deep into corners ands along edges. It’s going to do a better job than you ever managed to. It’s efficient too, learning the best route around your home before heading back to base to empty itself, saving you from the need for 60 days. It’s truly going to revolutionize how good your carpets and floors look.

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