The new Roomba 880 ditches the traditional vacuum cleaner brush. Why? iRobot is on a mission to cut down on two customer pain points: maintenance and cleaning frequency.
Inside the Miele Scout RX1 are seven IR sensors, a digital camera, plus a gyroscope to scan rooms and hunt down dirt.
The latest iRobot floor vac skips the big brush for rubber rollers, but does a superb job of hoovering dirt.
We've had several robot vacuums battle it out on our test floor. Here's what you can expect from each of them.
The Roomba 880 is the most well-rounded, capable bot we've encountered so far, but the $449 Neato Robotics XV Signature Pro still wins the pet hair performance test on all flooring surfaces.