Video: Vacuum Wars – Roomba 980 vs Botvac Connected

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In the world of smart home automation, robotic vacuums may just be the single most convenient thing out there.  Coming home to a house that's already been cleaned for you is an incredible feeling no doubt, but for the price you have to pay to get one of these you know you want to be sure you've got the best product out there.  There's plenty of options to choose from on the market, and it's not just the smaller players either.  Big brands like LG and Samsung have various smart home products, but the most popular robotic vacuums are likely coming from companies like iRobot and Neato Robotics.

The latest products from these two companies include the iRobot Roomba 980 and the Neato Botvac Connected, both of which feature advanced cleaning mechanisms as well as WiFi connectivity and app support.  These apps let you remotely activate the cleaning cycle and much more, giving users tons of options to work with.  Features are great and all, but which one actually provides the needed cleaning prowess that ultimately makes a vacuum valuable?  We put both vacuums through a series of 6 grueling tests to find out, and let you know which vacuum works best for your situation in the end.  Take a look at the video on YouTube below!

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