Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum has been sent from the future to pick up crumbs from your floor. It is automatic, but can be controlled by your phone or by Alexa. It is a budget-friendly robot vacuum cleaner built to tackle a variety of messes.

Pros

  • Well priced
  • Long run time
  • Effective cleaning
  • The two side brushes work great at picking up dirt on corners and edges
  • App allows you to schedule and control the robot without having to be at home

Cons

  • Struggles with deep pile carpet or rugs
  • Does not deep clean carpet
  • Random navigation is not efficient

Verdict

4/5

If you are not willing to spend lots of money on a iRobot Roomba or Neato BotVac, the Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum is a great option. It cleans very well for a vacuum of this type in this price range. More importantly this machine keeps soldiering on. It will clean your home every day without breaking down as long as you look after the brushes.

Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum Design and Features

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum is an automatic, budget-friendly robot vacuum built to clean your house while you are out. It comes with which allows you to control it from the comfort of your armchair. The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum is not built for high pile carpets. However, it excels at cleaning hard floor types and low pile carpets.

The Ecovacs Deebot N79 robot vacuum cleaner has a circular design with two bumper walls. The controls on top of the vacuum are very simple, as it only has an “Auto” button for automatic cleaning, and the wifi light indicator. You can control the Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum with the auto button, the remote, or the Ecovacs app.

Inside is a bin and filter, that can be removed by popping a latch. 

It has two pins on the lower part that it uses to connect to its home base for charging (which it does automatically).

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum has a neat and sleek look to it and and comes in a matt grey colour with shiny black sides.

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot vacuum sis 3.1″ tall and weighing 190g. This allows the Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum to drive in low spaces.

However, it is worth noting the robot vacuums of all types often get stuck or wedged underneath furniture. This means it may get some scratches on the surface, but this won’t affect how it operates. But, you may want to keep an eye on the it the first time it runs round your home.

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum is one of the shortest robot vacuums around. This allows it ti fit under furniture.

Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum Cleaning Performance

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum excels when cleaning  hardwood and tiled floors, thanks to the twin brush system. It is strong enough to suck up fine stuff like powder and large crumbs.

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum does a good job of cleaning surface dirt from carpet, but the soft brushes will not allow it to deep clean a carpet. Additionally, if you have deep pile carpet this vacuum may not be the right purchase for you, but it works well with low pile carpet.

Using the Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum

Setting up the Ecovacs Deebot N79s robot vacuum is simple. Once you have removed all the packaging, you just need to clip in two brushes. Then move it to its charging base, and let it run. You don’t need any tools to set it up.

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum is extremely easy to use too. It has a small power switch on the side.  Once it is switched on, you can use the Auto button, the on the remote to put it in to auto cleaning mode.

You can also use the Ecovacs smartphone app. This gives you total control over your Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum. The app lets you schedule when you want it to clean and it lets you find it too.

When it comes to cleaning the Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum does all of the work for you unless you want to drive it yourself. Its circular design allows it to be very manuverable and clean around legs of furniture and other intricate areas. 

However, the circular design does not allow it to fully drive into a corner, but the brushes can reach into corners.

The Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum has an edge cleaning mode. This mode allows it to follow along the edges of your home. It uses the brushes to remove dust and dirt and then sucks it up.

If you are worried about it driving down stairs or off drops, there is no need. This is thanks to its Anti-drop sensors, allowing it to drive up to ledges and stop before driving off of them.

Looking After your Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum

Looking After your Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum is easy, but definitely something you need to do. It is essential to empty it, change the filter and clear hairs etc from the brushes and the brush rolls. Doing this will keep it going and working properly. Ecovacs offers a mini bundle kit that includes three filters, four brushes, and one brush roll.

The rechargeable battery should last 2 to 3 years. However, when it comes to replacing, it is very hard to find a replacement. 

Should you buy an Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum?

If you want your vacuuming to be done automatically and you have low pile, tiled, laminate or wooden floors. This would work well for you. Deep pile carpets are not the Ecovacs Deebot N79s Robot Vacuum friend. So if you have this type of carpet, avoid this vacuum cleaner.
 

The app and remote make it possible to vacuum your house without having to stand up. This would make it great for less mobile people (also it could be good way to get the kids top do some housework?).

It is very good value as it is priced at the lower end of the market, but offers good cleaning performance for the price.

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