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If an early Black Friday deal that helps you prepare for the holidays sounds right up your alley, you might want to check out the iRobot Roomba j7+. The latest model from the robot vacuum brand came onto the market in September, and it is currently available at a significant discount.
The Roomba j7+ was initially priced at about $850, but at present, it is available for $699 — which is nearly 20% off.
Even if you already own a Roomba or another robot vac, the j7+ is worth exploring. Nicknamed the “Most Thoughtful Robot Vacuum” by its manufacturer, the Roomba j7+ can identify obstacles and avoid hazards, such as charging cords and those little accidents pets leave around the house now and then.
Roomba even provides a Pet Owner Official Promise (aka P.O.O.P.). The promise states that if the Roomba j7+ does not show “doo diligence” to avoid solid cat or dog waste during the first year you own it, the company will replace the vacuum with a new one at no charge.
Other features of the Roomba j7+ include:
- Clean while I’m away: You can use your phone’s location services to trigger the robot to vacuum when you leave and stop when you return.
- Smart map coaching and room name suggestions: During setup, the robot helps you personalize the Smart Map of your floor plan to optimize efficient cleaning.
- Cleaning time estimates.: You can see an estimate of how long it will take the robot to clean a room for those moments when you are pressed for time.
- Quiet drive: You can turn this feature on when you want noise at a minimum and the robot will turn off vacuuming components when it’s not in active cleaning mode.
- Clean base automatic dirt disposal: Empties on its own for up to 60 days.
- Works with Google Home and Alexa-enabled devices. Voice control allows you to command the Roomba to spot-clean messes anytime.
There are currently several retailers offering the Roomba j7+ for $699, including the following:
Would you buy this early Black Friday deal for yourself or give it as a gift?