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The best Black Friday deals on robot vacuums: Roomba, Shark, Samsung and more


Thanksgiving is over, and after all that cooking and gathering, it's likely that the task of cleaning is on the brain. A robot vacuum, or robot vacuum with a mopping feature, can be a game changer for your chores list, especially around the holidays. Luckily, Black Friday is here, and there are plenty of deals on household gadgets to take advantage of. So whether you're treating yourself or looking for a great gift for someone else, It's time to get shopping. 

Sure, a robot vacuum might not be the sexiest gift -- at least, not compared with watches, Black Friday deals on Apple AirPods, Samsung earbuds, gaming headphones and more and flatscreen TVs -- but the household essential definitely sits at the top of plenty of wish lists. After all, the small-but-mighty appliance make vacuuming and (even mopping) a whole lot easier, completing the job in a fraction of the time with almost zero labor, compared with a traditional vacuum. 

Right now you can find deals on robotic vacuums at multiple retailers, including Samsung, Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon. But instead of sifting through all of those websites, CBS Essentials rounded up all of the best deals on a variety of highly rated brands and models.

Jetbot Mop with dual spinning technology: $198 at Samsung

Jetbot Mop with dual spinning technology

Save $101 right now on the Samsung Jetbot Mop, equipped with dual spinning technology that allows it to move, turn and clean simultaneously. The Jetbot Mop makes mopping a near-effortless task.

Jetbot Mop with dual spinning technology, $198 (regularly $299)

Shark EZ bagless self-empty robot vacuum: $299 at Walmart

Shark EZ bagless self-empty robot vacuum
Shark via Walmart

We've seen a number of good deals on robot vacuums for Black Friday, but this Shark vacuum is the lowest-priced self-emptying robot vacuum we've found this season. It can be controlled via an app or voice control to clean carpets and hard floors. After each cleaning session, the device automatically empties itself into its bagless self-empty base, so you won't have to empty it time and time again.

Shark EZ bagless self-empty robot vacuum, $299 (regularly $499)

Samsung Jet Bot Robot Vacuum: $449 at Samsung


The most affordable Samsung Jet Bot, this Wifi-enabled cleaning tool, controllable via your smartphone, uses sensors to map cleaning zones. It also automatically distinguishes hard floors from carpets in order to use the proper suction, up to five watts. Get it for 25% off through Black Friday. 

Samsung Jet Bot Robot Vacuum with Intelligent Power Control, $449 (reduced from $599)

Samsung Jet Bot AI+ Robot Vacuum with Object Recognition: $999 at Samsung

Samsung Jet Bot AI+ Robot Vacuum with Object Recognition

Yes, it's more than double the price of the entry level model, big the Samsung Jet Bot AI+ is one of the smartest and most powerful models on the market. Compared with the five watts of suction power of the other two Samsung models, it boasts a whopping 30. The addition of Home View streaming video allows the user to monitor cleaning via the Samsung app. Get it for 23% off through Black Friday. 

Samsung Jet Bot AI+ Robot Vacuum with Object Recognition, $999 (reduced from $1299)

Shark AI Self-Empty XL Robot: $450 at Amazon


The most advanced robot vacuum from Shark, the AI Self Empty XL features a bagless base that holds up to 60 days' worth of dirt and debris. Save $200 through Black Friday on Amazon, where Shark store items will be slashed up to 43%.

Shark AI Self-Empty XL Robot, $450 (reduced from $650)

 Shark AI Robot Vacuum: $300 at Shark


A more affordable alternative, the Shark AI Robot Vacuum gets the job done but without the self-cleaning ability. Save $100 through Black Friday with the code: BFDEAL100. 

Shark AI Robot Vacuum, $300 (reduced from $400)

Shark Ion Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum: $160 at Best Buy

Shark/Best Buy

Voice-activated and Alexa- and Google Assistant-enabled, the Shark Ion features side and channel brushes, in addition to a multi-surface brush roll. 

Shark Ion Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum, $160 (reduced from $260)

Eufy by Anchor BoostIQ RoboVac: $138 at Amazon


With more than 36,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, the BoostIQ RoboVac serves as "the little engine that could" of robotic vacuums. Controllable via an accompanying remote, the quiet but powerful cleaning tool is 40% off for Black Friday. 

Eufy by Anchor BoostIQ RoboVac, $138 (reduced from $230)

iRobot Roomba i4+: $399 at Amazon


This amped-up version of the OG robot vacuum empties itself into its base after every cleaning. Just dump out the dirt every 60 days, or as needed. 

iRobot Roomba i+, $399 (reduced from $649)

Bissell SpinWave Plus 2-in-1 mop and vacuum: $249 at Amazon


This robotic multitasker from Bissell switches between two tanks to clean every type of surface in your home. It even pairs up with the Bissell app to start and schedule cleanings when on the go. 

Bissell SpinWave Plus 2-in-1 Robotic Mop and Vac, $249 (reduced from $399)

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