From Popular Mechanics
Growing up, our vision of the future was filled with flying cars and robots that did our work for us. While the airborne vehicles of the Jetsons have yet to materialize, robot vacuums have arrived. No, they don’t look like George’s Rosie. Ranging in cost from a bit under $200 to over $1,000, these wafer-shaped, dirt sucking automatons come with a wide range of features and technology, like bump-n-go navigation and LIDAR floor plan mapping. Some models can mop, too. We called in a range of popular models to see how well they work and which ones do so best. If you’ve ever wondered if a robot vacuum is right for you, read on.
Check out quick info below on the top-performing robot vacuums from our testing, then scroll down for buying advice and in-depth reviews.