The most impressive upright, stick, and robot vacuums from the models we've tested so far.
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.
If price-point isn’t a factor and you’re looking for a robot vacuum to help you maintain multiple flooring types in your home, the Roomba 790 is an effective, low-maintenance purchase.
Neato's Botvac 85 offers Roomba-level features and performance.
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This robot vacuum is a whopping $320 less than the iRobot Roomba 880 and performed similarly well. However, its cheap filter makes it hard to use -- if you want a Neato, stick with the $399 XV Signature or the $449 XV Signature Pro.
Check out iRobot's brand new Roomba 880.
Images of the iRobot Roomba 790 robot vacuum
iRobot's flagship robot vacuum is loaded with accessories, charm.
The latest iRobot floor vac skips the big brush for rubber rollers, but does a superb job of hoovering dirt.