The affordable Roomba 690 also heeds your calls for Alexa to clean.
Neato's midtier Botvac D5 offers plenty robot vacuum for the price, but you're better off spending extra on the most capable robot vacuum the company offers.
Frugal shoppers looking to score an affordable and app-linked robot vacuum should look into the Neato Botvac D3 Connected, but pet owners won't be happy with its cleaning power.
Black & Decker's Smartech vac packs plenty of tricks into a reasonably priced package.
With lots of battery life and a powerful motor, LG's CordZero Stick Vacuum looks ready to take on Dyson.
The Dyson Cinetic Big Ball turns on a dime as you navigate your house and rights itself if it gets knocked over.
Miele debuts the Blizzard CX1 at the IFA trade show in Berlin, its first bagless vacuum.
The Chinese phone maker has more lines than the London Underground. Its latest product is a robot vacuum.
iRobot adds a new connected robot vacuum to its lineup that's actually kind of affordable.
It's a competent cleaner, but the LG Hom-Bot Square lags far behind less expensive Neato and Roomba models. We recommend sticking with those.
Dyson's new lightweight vacuum is more powerful than its predecessor, while the company's new stand-up vacuum can't be pushed over.
The Deebot D79 from Ecovacs can handle both hard floors and soft carpets, and takes robot vacuuming to another level with the brains to automatically empty its dustbin.
The iRobot Braava Jet 240 covers less floor space than its predecessor, but improves on the design in hope of a more thorough clean.
The Small Ball is a mini version of Dyson's standard upright vacuum, but also promises at least one key update.
AutoSense changes the suction based on floor type for these battery-powered models, and tops the list of their clever new features.
The CordZero from LG, on display at CES 2016, automatically stays at your heels as you move throughout your house.
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 Ergorapido is a nice-looking, easy-to-use vacuum that's in the wrong line of work. It's a vacuum cleaner you'll enjoy taking out of the box, then want to put back into the box once it starts struggling to actually clean your floors.