Save $250 on the robot vacuum that cleans and empties its own dustbin

These days, it‘s starting to seem like robots are the answer to every single one of our problems. Too lazy to mow your lawn? . Your landlord does not allow you to own a pet? Buy a . Looking for someone to brush your teeth for you? Oh yeah, .

However, as a society, we can all pretty much agree that the best kinds of robots are those that do the cleaning for you. That‘s right, we‘re talking about robotic vacuums. Imagine lounging on the couch while someone (actually, something) else does the grunt work for you. Ah, that‘s the dream.

We don‘t always love the hefty pricetag associated with robot vacuums though. That‘s why the exists. It works just like the Roomba but costs half the price.

If you have a few more dollars to spare and want a robot vacuum that is truly smart, pick up the instead. It‘s currently at the Mashable Shop, and seems *really* cool.

It‘s equipped with SMART NAVI technology, making it capable of scanning and mapping its environment to plan the best cleaning path and guarantee maximum coverage. Once done, it automatically empties its dustbin into the docking station. Of course, you‘ll have to empty it from there, but it‘s still pretty cool.

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If it so happens that you need to charge it halfway, it can resume its cleaning path thanks to its built-in memory. Plus, it comes with a detachable handheld vacuum, so you can clean those hard-to-reach spots that the robot can‘t access. Or you can opt to ignore those spots and just use the compatible app to schedule cleanings, designate cleaning areas, and more.

The ECOVACS Deebot Robot Vacuum Cleaner & Canister Vacuum Station normally costs $799, but today, — a savings of 31%. You don‘t have to use a robot to figure out that‘s a good deal.