Wouldn't it be nice if you could hire someone else to clean your home for you without actually having to invite a stranger into your home? A robot vacuum is basically the perfect solution, at least when it comes to keeping your floors tidy.
And while the best robot vacuum we've ever tested, the iRobot Roomba 980, goes for $900, you don't need to spend nearly that much to get an automated floor cleaning device that does a killer job with practically all the same bells and whistles.
Right now, you can get the Ecovacs Deebot N79S for just $180 on Amazon when you use the coupon code "4ECOVAC" on Amazon. Considering this smart robot vacuum is usually $250, a $70 discount is really quite impressive. It's not just the lowest price this model has ever sold for, but it's also priced better than our favorite affordable robot vacuums, which don't come with high-tech features like WiFi connectivity or Alex compatibility.
The N79S has all the same features as the N79, but it also works with Amazon Alexa, so if you've got an Echo or any Alexa-enabled smart speaker, you can use voice commands to start up a cleaning cycle. With the N79, we found that setup was really simple, and it picked up an above-average amount of dirt in our tests.
It also had virtually no trouble with getting stuck, something most every robot vacuum has trouble with. The N79 did struggle with moving from hardwood floors to high-pile carpet and took longer to clean than other robot vacuums (so maybe schedule it to clean while you're at work).
Prices are accurate at the time of publication. but may change over time.