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iRobot Roomba 980 Robot Vacuum

The Roomba 980 is iRobot's smartest and most efficient robot vacuum to date, and it's a little less expensive than the Dyson 360 Eye. The 980 is the first Roomba to combine adaptive navigation with visual localization, which allows the robot vacuum to map your floors and clean them on its own.

Using iAdapt 2.0 software and two new sensors, the Roomba 980 robot vacuum memorizes the floor plan of your home, including where your furniture is. There’s a small camera on the top of the Roomba 980, and this allows it to map and navigate your home. Previous Roombas relied on physical bumpers, infrared, and acoustic sensors to get around.

The Roomba 980 also is iRobot’s first cloud-connected consumer robot, allowing users to connect, manage, and monitor it through iRobot’s new HOME App on Android and iOS devices. The Cleaning Preferences option lets you choose if you want the Roomba to pass over your home more than once.

Price: $899.99
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