The Neato Botvac Connected is better at cleaning floors than any other robot vacuum on the market, and it costs less than its app-enabled rival, the iRobot Roomba 980. If you're willing to live without remote controls, you can save some money by sticking with the previous generation of Neatos -- but we think this one's worth the splurge.
The $700 PowerBot Essential features a few upgrades and begs a few questions.
Neato's Botvac D85 is a solid robot vacuum, but I'd stick with the original Botvac series for superior overall performance.
With a Wi-Fi radio built right in, you'll be able to start, schedule and steer the Neato Botvac Connected right from your phone.
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With built-in Wi-Fi, the Neato Botvac Connected is the brand's first app-enabled cleaner.
The $499 Neato Botvac D85 can hold its own against the competition, but not against the brand's own original Botvac series
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