Post Publication Date: 12/19/18 – Lots of consumers have been asking for more useful Alexa integrations, and smart appliance makers have stepped up with a range of Alexa vacuum options.
Vacuums Alexa Can Control
All of the following smart vacuums are Alexa-compatible, which means they can be controlled via voice commands spoken to an Alexa device (e.g., Echo, Show, Spot, Dot, etc.).
By now most consumers are familiar with the Roomba, and even its entry-level model is now Alexa-compatible. This smart vacuum offers Wi-Fi connectivity, edge-sweeping brush, auto-adjust cleaning head, 3-Stage cleaning system and dual Multi-Surface brushes, dirt detect sensors to alert roomba to work harder on concentrated areas of dirt and intelligent sensors to guide the robot under and around furniture. You can clean and schedule from anywhere with the iRobot home app, Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. Runs for up to 90 minutes before automatically docking and recharging. (UK readers click here) (not available in Canada).
A mid-range model to look at is the Neato Botvac. This smart vacuum features a D-Shape design with CornerClever technology to clean against walls and in corners, LaserSmart mapping and navigation with real-time object detection to scan and map the room, and two operation modes: Eco and Turbo. Eco gives a longer, quieter energy-saving clean. Turbo provides a super-powered cleaning with maximum hair pickup. (UK readers click here) (Canadian readers click here)
At the high end, you’ll find the new line of smart vacuums from Samsung. Their POWERbot R7065 has the same basic feature set as other brands, and a more powerful engine for stronger suction, a wider roller brush, room mapping and smart cleaning that avoids going over and over the same path, and the ability to automatically return to its base to recharge and go back out to resume the job as often as is necessary until the floor is clean. (not available in the UK) (Canadian readers click here)
US Readers: Click here to browse the full selection of Alexa-compatible smart vacuums / floor cleaners on Amazon’s US site.
UK Readers: Click here to browse the full selection of Alexa-compatible smart vacuums / floor cleaners on Amazon’s UK site.
Canadian Readers: Click here to browse the full selection of Alexa-compatible smart vacuums / floor cleaners on Amazon’s Canada site.