Avoids furniture well
The K600 is a no-frills model that provides adequate cleaning, especially in homes without carpet. During testing, we found it works equally well in open-concept spaces or those with lots of furniture. Either way, we found it to be a pretty good automated floor cleaner—for the price.
It works with a remote control. When you press start, the Yeedi will proceed on a seemingly random pattern for about 110 minutes, enough to cover an entire floor of a house. While this model covered most of our testing course, it did miss one or two areas per run. You can also set the Yeedi to an edge-cleaning mode, where it seeks out a wall and clings to it while it makes its rounds.
About the Yeedi K600
• Weighs 6.7 pounds
• Can operate for up to 110 minutes
• Anti-scratch surface
• Up to 1,500 Pa of suction
• Comes with a remote
What we like
Set up and operation are simple
Robot vacuums are often treated more like a laptop than a broom, meaning high-tech features are brought to the forefront instead of actual cleaning power. However, the Yeedi K600 focuses on vacuuming. It has no apps, no integration with Alexa or Google Home, and no virtual barriers.
All the Yeedi K600 comes with is a charging dock and a remote. The whole setup took less than five minutes. While extra features, like barriers, can be useful, some users find them to be cumbersome or complicated.
It has good dirt pickup for the price
We think any robot vacuum picking up 10 grams or more per run is exceptional. So, we were pleased when the Yeedi finished our cleaning tests with an average pickup of 9.2 grams per run.
At this price point, the Yeedi's cleaning performance numbers are pretty good. It did the best on bare floors and short-pile carpet. During testing, it also did a fantastic job of avoiding bumping into furniture.
What we don't like
It has a hard time with high-pile carpets
While the Yeedi K600 did well with hardwood floors and short-pile carpet, it struggled with throw rugs and high-pile carpet surfaces. It was unable to climb atop thick carpet and struggled to deal with thresholds taller than 0.6 inches.
There are no barriers available
As well as the Yeedi did with avoiding bumping into obstacles too hard, there is actually no way to keep it out of certain areas or rooms, save for closing a door. So as well as it did with pet hair, it may actually cause more of a mess if left to bump into pet bowls.
What users are saying
We tested the Yeedi K600 early in its lifecycle, so there are only 18 reviews on Amazon. Users like the low cost of the unit, but one user reported that their Amazon Fire TV Stick remote interfered with the robot vacuum.
Should you buy this robot vacuum?
The Yeedi K600 is a solid choice for someone who wants to know if a robot vacuum is for them. It’s affordable enough that if it doesn’t jibe well with your pets or space, it’s not really a big deal. The performance is solid enough that it can be a longterm investment, just be aware that if you have a lot of thick rugs, the Yeedi K600 might not be for you. If you're still looking for an affordable robot vacuum, check out our favorite, the Eufy Robovac 11S.
Meet the testers
Senior Manager of Lab Operations@Jonfromthelab1
Jonathan Chan currently serves as the Lab Manager at Reviewed. If you clean with it, it's likely that Jon oversees its testing. Since joining the Reviewed in 2012, Jon has helped launch the company's efforts in reviewing laptops, vacuums, and outdoor gear. He thinks he's a pretty big deal. In the pursuit of data, he's plunged his hands into freezing cold water, consented to be literally dragged through the mud, and watched paint dry. Jon demands you have a nice day.
Kyle Hamilton is a product tester at Reviewed, specializing in home appliances and technology.
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