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Neato's new Botvac D3 cleans on a budget

As the lowest priced robot vacuum in Neato's lineup, the Botvac D3 Connected is very affordable yet links to Wi-Fi and Neato's mobile app for greater control.

Brian Bennett
Brian Bennett is a former senior writer for the home and outdoor section at CNET.
Brian Bennett
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Meet the new Neato Botvac D3 Connected, which is designed to clean your floors automatically at a price you can live with.

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Like other Neato machines, the Botvac D3 uses a laser navigation system to map out and detect multiple rooms as well as clean entire floors.

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Notice the "D" shape design of this robot vacuum. Neato says it helps its vacuums squeeze into corners and tight spots better than if it was round.

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This Neato Botvac only has one physical button.

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Here's a close up look at the Botvac D3's laser navigation system which is hidden under this disc.

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The cradle doubles as a charging station between cleaning runs.

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