Samsung Powerbot - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

Samsung Powerbot

Samsung Powerbot
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Review by Review Finder 0 0
Pros
  • good navigation and coverage
  • good all around cleaning
  • Brush is easy to clean
  • Remote and networked control
Cons
  • Small dust bin
  • Taller and wider
  • Setting up can be hard
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Review by Linda 0 0
Pros
  • Great on carpet and tile floors.
Cons
  • Poor customer service. Item was returned to us without indication of what repairs were made, if any at all. Service center was slow to return our item. Customer service has a language barrier. Will ne...
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General Info
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Description
The Samsung Powerbot vacuum features a mapping system and a digital camera, which allow the robotic vacuum to determine its cleaning path around your house. The CycloneForce system separates debris and dirt and prevents filters from clogging. This model features large wheels that allow the Powerbot to avoid obstacles and easily transition from hard floors to carpets.
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85 / 100
Brand
Samsung
Controls
Wifi / App Controlled Some robotic vacuums can be controlled by your smartphone through a mobile app, which is essentially a more advanced remote control. You are typically able to start/stop the vacuum’s cleaning, control ... Show more
Yes
Remote Control Remote controls typically enable you to start and stop the cleaning process and/or direct the vacuum’s movements to specific areas in the home. A remote control is an added convenience for those who w ... Show more
Yes
Auto Scheduling Feature Auto scheduling allows you to program the vacuum to a cleaning schedule (daily, every other day, weekly, etc.), where it turns on and cleans automatically at a set time. Otherwise, you have to manuall ... Show more
Yes
Battery
Battery Life Battery life indicates the maximum amount of time a vacuum can run on one charge. On average, robot vacuum batteries last around 1.5 hours, with higher end options getting up to two hours on a full ch ... Show more
1 hour 40 minutes
Charging Time How long does it take the battery to charge completely?
2 hours 40 minutes
Continues Cleaning Once Recharged When a vacuum’s battery dies, one of two things can happen: 1) the vacuum starts over cleaning without any memory of what it cleaned before the battery died, or 2) the vacuum will resume cleaning from ... Show more
Yes
Cleaning
Bin Capacity Regardless of the price of your vacuum, the dustbin still needs to be emptied manually. The more your vacuum is used, the more often you will need to change your dustbin. If you have a large home, the ... Show more
0.7 mL
Floor Type Different robot vacuums are made for different floor types based on the cleaning mechanism within the device, which can include a brush, a mop, or both. Robot vacuums with large brushes are best for c ... Show more
  • Hardwood
  • Thin carpet
  • Thick carpet
Cleaning Modes Most robotic vacuums come with an auto-clean mode (meant for maintenance cleaning over a large area) but some more sophisticated models will come with different cleaning modes, such as spot mode or sc ... Show more
  • Room
  • Carpet
  • Corner
Brush Type Most vacuums use brushes to pick up debris, since suction alone isn’t usually enough to effectively clean (especially on rough surfaces like carpet). These brush rolls can have different brush types, ... Show more
Combo brush
HEPA Filter HEPA filters help limit the allergens that get into the air when you vacuum. If you suffer from allergies, choosing a vacuum with a HEPA filter is a must. Note that HEPA filters do wear down over time ... Show more
Yes
Suitable for Pets The ability to pick up pet hair is a feature that will be explicitly noted in the vacuum’s specifications. If you have pets, it’s imperative that you choose a vacuum that’s equipped for picking up pet ... Show more
Yes
Physical Features
Dimensions When it comes to size for robot vacuums, pay particular attention to the height measurement. If the device is too tall, it won’t fit under beds, dressers, couches, and other furniture to clean in the ... Show more
1.2 ft x 1.2 ft x 5.3 inches
Weight

9.9 lbs
 
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Black
Noise Because they run continuously, a common complaint with robot vacuums is how much noise they make. Measured in decibels, or dB, the larger the number, the louder the vacuum. There are several reasons w ... Show more
71 db
Premium Features e.g. Disinfection, odor control, phone notifications
10 X more suction power Visionary Mapping Plus Full View Sensor
Details
  • 10X more suction power* - Powerful suction delivers optimal cleaning results
  • Visionary Mapping Plus and FullView Sensor - Creates optimal cleaning path and avoids obstacles
  • CycloneForce Technology - More consistent power with less clogging*
  • Easy Pass Wheels - Large wheels move smoothly over obstacles
  • Combo Brush - Specially designed brush to pick up hair with less tangles
  • Kindly refer user manual
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Release Date
5 Jan 2017
Warranty
1 Year Warranty

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Key features
  • 10X more suction power
  • Visionary Mapping Plus
  • FullView Sensor
  • CycloneForce
  • Easy Pass Wheels
  • Combo Brush
  • 9.9 lbs

Samsung Powerbot is a very popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling robotic vacuums and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Neato Botvac D5 or iRobot Roomba 880 .

Samsung Powerbot was released last year in January. There are a lot of newer robotic vacuums on the market. Show newer Robotic Vacuums

Samsung Powerbot is $349.29 more expensive than an average robotic vacuum ($237.99).

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Questions about Samsung Powerbot

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Powerboat only runs about 40 to 45 minutes
Related: Samsung Powerbot, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 6 days ago

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We have large area rugs in 3 rooms on top of laminate floors and have problems with the black in our rugs, The roomba will not work on the black in our home. The black causes errors to occur. Will this happen with the powerbot?
Related: Samsung Powerbot, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 9 days ago

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Does it get caught u on wires or other stufff
Related: Samsung Powerbot, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 15 days ago
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The Samsung Powerbot is designed to handle the issues wires may cause. It has really large wheels that help it a great deal when handling wires, excellent navigation, and coverage. That being said, it’s not a perfect thing, and every now, and again it may still get caught in a wire. It's good to make sure and remove any wire that may have a sharp end to it to avoid dragging an object on flooring, such as hardwood.

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my bot has a hard time on a gray and black area rug. it seems it's sensitivity to contrasting colors is amped up too high. is there any way to get it to trick it out so it would vac the rug?
Related: Samsung Powerbot, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by Vincent 25 days ago

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will wires on floor cause a problem with samsung
Related: iRobot Roomba 980, Samsung Powerbot, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by Ken 26 days ago
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The Samsung Powerbot is designed to avoid getting tangled up in wires, but it always depends on the degree of wires as well. Are the wires very thick? This could potentially pose a problem because it may drag the wires, but for the most part it should navigate quite solidly. This vacuum has large wheels, which helps it maneuver over wires a bit better than the average vacuum robot.

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I got the bobi pet silver and the deebot for Christmas...which one do I keep? Wood floors and carpeted bedrooms.
Related: Ecovacs Deebot M88, bObsweep Bobi Pet, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 7 days ago

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Will it clean shag .
Related: ILife V3s, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 10 days ago
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Overall, a robotic vacuum is not the best choice for shag carpeting. Most will struggle on shag, or even high pile carpets. An iRobot Roomba 980 would work better on thick carpeting than an ILife V3s (although it'll likely still get stuck sometimes). The Neato Botvac D80 would be a great choice if you were strictly talking about medium to high pile carpet, but true shag carpet would get tangled in vacuum robots brushes, much like it would on a regular vacuum that uses spinning brushes. 

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I am looking at buying a robotic mop. Does the ilife V5S allow you to select only vacuum or does it vacuum and mop each time? How well do any of the iRobot's mop?
Related: iRobot Braava jet 240, ILife V5s, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by Melanie 15 days ago

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Which robot mop is best for cleaning urine spots on vinyl?
Related: iRobot Braava jet 240, bObsweep PetHair, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 16 days ago
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I would probably choose between the iRobot Braava jet 240, or the iRobot Braava 380t. Depending on your needs the bObsweep PetHair may have more of an overall usefulness to it (the irobot braava 240 and 380t are not meant for carpet floors), so it really depends. 


As far as purely mopping, then the iRobot Braava jet 240 is worth trying out. It has a large bin, and works great on tile, hardwood, and linoleum. It features 3 cleaning modes: dry sweeping, damp sweeping,and wet mopping. It has a very straight forward design that makes it very simple to use, just press the only button it has and it starts up. Its navigation is not sensor based, but rather bumper based, so you won’t need to set up any sensors to get it going. Both the damp, and wet modes employ the jet's water nozzle to spray the area in front of it. You'll fill the reservoir with water before each run, which will activate the cleaning agent in those specific pads once they get wet. 


The iRobot Braava 380t is similar to the 240, with a few exceptions. Unlike the 240, the 380t has a HEPA filter, and the 380t is also a bit heavier. Aside from those two things, and the fact they look different in design, they both work virtually the same.

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Should I buy the Ecovacs N79
Related: Ecovacs Deebot N79, Robotic Vacuums | Submitted by anonymous 18 days ago
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The Ecovacs Deebot N79 is definitely worth trying out. It’s an affordable model that cleans effectively. It has a fantastic suction power of 1000 pa, a 3 in 1 brush that cleans allergens, it cleans well around edges, and a great battery life of 4 hours. It features 4 cleaning modes: Auto, Spot,Edge, and Single room cleaning mode. It's an ideal choice for pet owners, and even has a hepa filter. A downside to this device is you’ll have to come in and rescue it every now and then because it may get stuck. It also has a rather lengthy charge time.

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