A laser-guided navigation system sits atop the Neato to help it map out your living space.
The top of the Neato, with dust bin removed.
The Neato docks automatically at its charging station after each cleaning run.
Charging the Neato takes between 2 and 3 hours.
The Neato comes with a spiraling black-bristled brush for carpets and a flat-edged white rubber brush for hard surfaces.
Along with the alternate brush, the Neato comes with a spare dust bin filter and a 6-foot black strip you can lay on your floor to create an invisible boundary the vacuum won't cross.
The Neato's underside.
The dust bin lifts out of the machine with ease.
The Neato dominated the competition on carpets, but it's great on hardwood, too.
At 8.6 lbs, the Neato is the heaviest robot vacuum we tested.
After over 40 hours of testing, the Neato outperformed the competition at nearly every turn.