Black Friday 2022 is still a week away, but you’d be forgiven for thinking it started already. There are so many Black Friday deals popping up from retailers like Best Buy and Walmart that it feels like the official date of the sale is just a recommendation. These retailers are locking in their Black Friday prices, so you know that the price you pay today is the same one you’d pay on November 25. Black Friday robot vacuum deals are an annual highlight, and this year the iRobot Roomba deals so far are some of the lowest prices we’ve seen. So, if you’ve been waiting to wade into the turbulent waters of Black Friday deals, sales, specials, and bargains to score a Roomba, c’mon in, the water is just fine. Here are some of the best buys for new Roombas available today.
Best Black Friday Roomba deals under $500
iRobot Roomba 694 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum — $180, was $275
Live Black Friday deals for the iRobot Roomba 694 can help you buy a Roomba at a price that will make you wonder why you waited. Digital Trends highlighted the Roomba 694‘s advanced features for an entry-level when it launched in 2021 as the new iRobot entry-level model. The Roomba 694 has iRobot’s three-stage cleaning system with two multisurface brushes for carpets and hard floors and an edge brush for corners and close to the walls in your home. The 694’s navigation system remembers the way to clean your home floors efficiently, adjusting automatically when it switches from one floor type to another. You’ll get up to 90 minutes of uninterrupted cleaning per battery charge before the 694 returns on its own to recharge in its docking station. You can pay more for a Roomba, but for basic floor-cleaning tasks, why would you? Like the other models, you can control the Roomba 694 with the Roomba app or with voice commands via an Amazon Alexa or compatible device
Best Black Friday Roomba deals above $500
iRobot Roomba j7+ (7150) Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum — $580, was $800
The Roomba j7 and j7+ introduced dust bin self-emptying to residential robot vacuums. Filed under what you need to know about Roomba models, the j7+ is the one that comes with the dirt disposal tower. Now you only have to empty the Roomba once a week instead of every day. The Roomba j7+ avoids power cords and dog messes on the floor automatically and independently builds a cleaning schedule for your home. If you rather appreciate the results of the j7+’s cleaning, you can configure this model to vacuum your floors only when you are not home.
Robot Roomba i7+ (7550) Wi-Fi Connected Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum — $500, was $900
This year’s Best Buy Black Friday sale includes the Roomba j7+, the model that broke new ground when it introduced a closed loop system to empty the robot vacuum’s onboard dust and debris reservoir into a larger holding space on the charging docking station without human help. If you use Alexa or Google Assistant with a Roomba j7+, you can give the vacuum voice commands to clean specific parts of a room or even a piece of furniture. The robot’s advanced mapping and navigation software gives the user the ability to hook up or place call to control the car if doesn’t go outside a defined area. If you have pets, the Roomba j7+ comes with dual multisurface brushes the resist tangling pet hair. A built-in filter in the j7+ can trap up to 97% of allergens in your home’s AC.
iRobot Roomba i3+ (3550) Robot Vacuum and Braava Jet m6 (6113) Robot Mop bundle — $650, was $900
Several iRobot floor-cleaning bundles include a Roomba robot vacuum and a Braava Jet robot wet mop. The entry-level combo bundle includes the well-reviewed Roomba i3+ that is noted for its cleaning abilities and the ability to avoid areas where you don’t want the machine to vacuum. The Roomba i3+ is often included in best robot vacuums lists. The Braava Jet m6 stakes its own claim among the best robot mops, and when bundled with the Roomba i3+, it’s a formidable combination. These two products bundled together, especially during sales, often offer the greatest savings in the iRobot lineup.