Samsung POWERbot VR9000 Review

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Samsung POWERbot VR9000 Review 2016

The Samsung POWERbot VR9000 has a couple of distinguishing features when compared to the competition. One such feature is the size of the dirt bin; much larger than any other models on the market and very easy to empty. The overall build quality of the POWERbot VR9000 robot vacuum is impressive and the suction generated is one of the strongest covered in our robot vacuums reviews.

This robot vacuum also communicates well so that you’ll know when the debris bin needs to be emptied, or when there is an error. You can even tell it to go clean a specific area with the aid of a remote pointer.

CAPABILITIES

The POWERbot VR9000 robot vacuum can be programmed to clean at the same time each day or at different times. The user can choose different cleaning modes based on need, a feature that most other units do not provide. This unit knows when it reaches a heavily soiled area and will spend extra time and extra sweeps going over the area until completely cleaned.

The suction and therefore cleaning ability on the Samsung POWERbot VR9000 are impressive and as that is it’s main function in life, this model has to be a top consideration if you are looking for a solid all-round performer.

DESIGN & NAVIGATION

The PowerBot VR9000 navigation is also very impressive; it uses a camera pointed at the ceiling and ten individual sensors to map out its path, ensuring proper room coverage and accurate obstacle avoidance. The unit also comes with a remote control that features a laser pointer so that you can direct the bot to specific areas for immediate clean-up.

Due to its height and heavy-duty wheels, the PowerBot VR9000 can get over obstacles easily and navigate transitions from carpet to hardwood. It may however, struggle when presented with particularly low sofa clearance. As with most robot vacuums in this category, the Samsung POWERbot VR9000 returns itself back to the charging station when the battery gets low, or when the vacuum job has been completed.

SAMSUNG POWERbot VR9000 – REVIEW SUMMARY

Though this particular robot vacuum is not as intuitive to use as some other models, it is easy once you read through the manual. The cleaning ability of the Samsung PowerBot VR9000 is superb, though it has some challenges with edges. The fact that you can control the PowerBot easily with the laser remote makes it very convenient to use. The warranty for the motor on this unit is 5-years; one of the best on the market. Other components are covered by a 1-year warranty. Customer support is available by phone, email, or live chat. All things considered, we the Samsung POWERbot VR9000 earns the Rewiewist EDITOR’S CHOICE award.

MODEL CODE 
 VR20H9050UW/AA

MODEL COLOR 
 Airborne Copper

TYPE 
 Robot

SUCTION (W) 
 30W

DUST CAPACITY 
 7L

BRUSH TYPE 
 Combo Brush

NAVIGATION 
 Visionary Mapping Plus System Navigation

CONVENIENCE FEATURE 
Point Cleaning

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) 
88″ x 5.31″ x 14.25″

SHIPPING DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) 
70″ x 20.87″ x 7.24″

PRODUCT WEIGHT 
 5 lb.

SHIPPING WEIGHT (LB) 
 2 lb.

WARRANTY 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Year Digital Inverter Motor (Parts Only), 6 Months Battery Warranty