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#257142 17-Sep-2019 14:55
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Hi guys, 




I am looking to get one, budget upto 800. online reviews seem to be too much like report from a lab, want to get feedback from actual user.


I know i cant replace the robot with my vaccum cleaner, but have been wanting one for a while.




any thought?







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  #2319251 17-Sep-2019 15:29
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Many (including me) rate the Xiaomi cleaners - there's a 39-page thread already on GZ, so you may want to check that out:


There are now a number of different Xiaomi models, some of which are branded Roborock. The original Xiaomi model is pretty affordable; then there's the Roborock S50 that is a couple of hundred more (or was?) that added mopping (I've never tried it on mine), a slight increase in power (I think), and higher ground clearance for rugs etc; and now there's a new model that both PB Tech and the Xiaomi store sells, which is closer to $1k so getting fairly pricy.


But, yeah, I'd totally recommend one; you mention wooden floors: TBH, I think ours often deals better with the wooden floors in the kitchen than our (now hardly ever used) Dyson V6, and that's with only a single pass-over.


Just be prepared to empty it regularly - I do so after every vacuum (it does our whole house three times a week while we're at work/school), and also knock out dust from the filter. May be OTT, but I think it's worth it to ensure decent performance.


There's also a bit of discussion on some of the other brands/models around in that same thread, or also search to find other threads.


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Ultimate Geek


  #2319553 18-Sep-2019 06:50
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thanks for the reply Jonathan, it is really helpful.


seems xiaomi one is pretty decent for its price. XD

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