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The best robot vacuums for your money in July 2022

There is a certain convenience in owning a robot vacuum cleaner which will do the cleaning for you, while you do something else. Here are some of the best models available.

We searched the Internet for the most fully-featured and best-value models to clean up pet hair, hardwood floors and more.

Roomba s9+ Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum

The most-recognized robot vacuum brand, the top-of-the-line Roomba s9+ is fully connected to and remotely-operable from your iPhone via the app.

The app allows the robot vacuum to quickly spot-clean messes as they happen with just a single tap. The PerfectEdge technology, with a special Corner Brush and 30% wider rubber brushes ensure proper cleaning around the tightest corners.

Roomba S9 Plus Robot Vacuum

Featuring 40 times the suction power compared to the Roomba 600 series models, the Clean Base automatically disposal system empties the Roomba for up to 60 days.

The Roomba s9+ system sells for $999.00 on Amazon. At press time, Best Buy is offering a free $100 gift card with purchase.

Roborock S7+ Robot Vacuum

Combining a 2500Pa suction motor with an auto-charging feature, the Roborock S7+ is one of the most complete robot vacuums available, and is one of the highest-end models available from the company.

Roborock S7+ Robot Vacuum with iPhone

The Sonic Vibration feature, one of the distinguishing features of this model, moves the bristles up to 3000 times a minute. This enables the S7+ to provide deeper cleaning than most robots, as well as more effectively remove dried-up stains and dirt. The multi-layer air filtration technology captures 99.9% of dirt inside the dirtbag for better cleaning.

Advanced LIDAR course-charting and carpet treatment options allow the user to properly customize the cleaning routine to their home layout. The vacuum can run for up to three hours on a single charge, the longest runtime in our list.

Roborock offers its S7+ for $949.98 through its direct store and on Amazon.

You can also purchase the top-of-the-line MaxV Ultra at Roborock for $1,399.99. Check out our in-depth Roborock MaxV Ultra review to see how it performed in our hands-on tests.

Shark AI VACMOP Robot Vacuum & Mop

A notable budget robot vacuum maker, in inherits the best features of the highest-end robot vacuums at a more affordable price.

Shark AI VACMOP Robot Vacuum and Mop combo

The vacuum's Sonic Mopping feature scrubs the toughest messes into easily absorbable residue for the vacuum to hoover up. The UltraClean technology targets designated rooms and areas for better coverage.

LIDAR and laser sensors precisely maps out the room for fuller cleaning and enables collision avoidance to ensure the vacuum would not damage or break items. Finally, its powerful vacuum performs far better than Shark's lower models thanks to its higher-power motor. The user can power all these features, all hands-free, from the SharkClean app.

Shark sells its AI VACMOP robot vacuum for $399.99 on Amazon and at Best Buy.

Samsung Jet Bot AI+ Robot Vacuum with Object Recognition

Samsung's flagship robot vacuum leverages artificial intelligence to detect objects for tailored cleaning.

Samsung Jet Bot AI Vacuum Robot in white

A five-layer filtration system ensures hygienic cleaning, while its suction system dynamically adjusts its power for the best performance while being gentle on a variety of different materials. High-efficiency brushes and the Jet Cyclone internal suction system ensures a clog-free cleaning process.

The high-capacity dustbin is fully washable, and easily emptied.

The SmartThings App allows any compatible iPhone or Android device to set cleaning routines, set no-cleaning zones, track the progress of a clean, and monitor battery levels.

Available in both black and white, it's available from Samsung directly for $1,299.99, as well as on Amazon.

Miele Scout RX2 Home Vision

Like with the Shark model, the Scout RX2 Home Vision utilizes home mapping and vision sensors alongside granular cleaning controls at a far better price.

Miele Scout RX2 Home Vision Robotic Vacuum System

The side brushes, powerful suction system, and AirClean dust filtration systems are all powered by the camera-based room tracking system that uses dual cameras to differentiate between objects in 3D. Like with the pricier models, it can also refrain from cleaning specific areas.

The four suction motors work with four different cleaning programs, with the same automatic, spot-clean, and adaptive modes of the higher-priced models.It's gentle on the furniture, and has clearance for carpets up to 3/4 inch thick. With the app, users can see through the vacuum's camera as well as powering it off when it needs to be recharged.

Miele offers its Scout RX2 Home Vision for $599.00 on Amazon.