Ecovacs Deebot N79 Review

As the technology powering robotic vacuums has become cheaper and more affordable, the number of brands and models of robotic vacuums has exploded; as has their popularity. One of the most effective and most affordable robotic vacuums on the market is the Deebot N79. In this EcoVacs Deebot N79 review, you’ll learn about this vacuum and how it weighs in compared to two other similar models.

What Is the EcoVacs Deebot N79?

The EcoVacs Deebot N79 is a robotic vacuum made by the company EcoVacs. Robotic vacuums are small, robust household robots designed to take away one of life’s many burdens: vacuuming the floors and carpets of your home. Robotic vacuums can be a godsend for people who don’t want to have to vacuum regularly or who might find it difficult or impossible to do. For example, a robotic vacuum can be a good household gadget for someone who needs to use a wheelchair or has other mobility issues, and would therefore find it difficult to use a conventional vacuum cleaner.

The Specs

Regarding its technical specs, the N79 is solid overall. To start off, the Deebot is both sturdy and reliable, thanks to its smart motion navigation and anti-collision technology paired with powerful sensors and durable protective bumpers guarantee that the Deebot accomplishes its task. The vacuum is a direct suction vacuum and has two side brushes for cleaning.

Finally, the Deebot has a plethora of controls and features, many of which can you can access from a handy smartphone app: You will be able to access scheduling, accessory status, battery life and other information with a just the press of a button.

The Pricing

While writing this EcoVacs Deebot N79 review, we found that the EcoVacs Deebot N79 is relatively inexpensive for a robotic vacuum. This is especially true when comparing it to other competing brands such as iLife’s A4s or even the classic Roomba. You can find the Deebot N79 both online and at many brick and mortar retail outlets for around $100-$120.

EcoVacs Deebot N79 Review: How It Compares

While we were reviewing the Deebot and the other two vacuums on the list below, we noted several factors regarding their specs, features, price and overall pros and cons.

  • EcoVacs Deebot N79
  • EcoVacs Deebot N79S
  • iLife A4s Robot Vacuum Cleaner

EcoVacs Deebot N79

Ease of Use: 5 Stars

Thanks to several accessible features, the Deebot N79 is one of the most accessible and interactive robotic vacuums on the market today. Thanks to its accompanying smartphone app, a plethora of controls and scheduling options, and its WiFi connectivity, you’ll have no issues with using this vacuum.

Navigation and Power: 4 Stars

The Deebot N79 uses Smart Motion Navigation to help navigate around obstacles such as walls, corners and furniture with ease. A lithium ion battery gives the N79 a decent battery life of about 1-2 hours before needing to recharge at its station.

Design Quality: 5 Stars

We found that the Deebot N79 is a sturdy, well designed gadget-slash-vacuum. A sleek black exterior houses a powerful vacuum that’s more than capable of handling whatever it’s thrown at.

Warranty: 5 Stars

The EcoVacs Deebot N79 carries a 1-year warranty for both the vacuum and accessories.

Pros

  • Sleek and sturdy design
  • Dual sweeping brushes
  • A plethora of features
  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • There’s a newer model available

EcoVacs Deebot N79S

The new and improved version of EcoVacs’s Deebot N79, the N79S is an improvement over its predecessor in a lot of small ways. To start out with, the Deebot N79S features voice controls and out of the box compatibility with both Alexa and Google Assistant. The N79S features a max power mode, for particularly stubborn or hard to clean messes. Finally, the N79S features a larger and more powerful lithium ion battery than its predecessor, giving it a greater range and longer run time over the N79.

Ease of Use: 5 Stars

The Deebot N79S has both an accompanying smartphone app to let you both control and check the status of the vacuum. In addition, you can control the vacuum via voice commands through either Google Assistant or Alexa.

Navigation and Power: 4 Stars

The Deebot N79S features both better navigation and control, and a bigger and beefier battery than its predecessor.

Design Quality: 4 Stars

Overall, the N79S is just as well designed and put together as its predecessor.

Warranty: 4 Stars

The EcoVacs Deebot N79S carries a 1-year warranty for both the vacuum and accessories.

Pros

  • Google Assistant and Alexa supported
  • Sleek and sturdy design
  • Dual sweeping brushes
  • A plethora of features
  • Powerful battery

Cons

  • Pricer than its predecessor

iLife A4s Robot Vacuum Cleaner

The A4s from iLife is an impressive piece of engineering. Smaller and more compact than many other comparable robot vacuum cleaners, it’s still is every bit as powerful and effective as its counterparts. The A4s has a variety of features unique to it and it alone: the Gen 3 CylconePower cleaning system ensures that it’s as every bit as powerful as other brands while being smaller and more compact. The vacuum has a total run time of 140 minutes, making it superior to just about every other robot vacuum out there. A great value for your dollar.

Ease of Use: 4 Stars

Overall, the iLife A4s is fairly easy to use. You can operate the vacuum from its docking station easily.

Navigation and Power: 4 Stars

The A4s features a good suite of sensors to help it navigate rooms and obstacles with ease.

Design Quality: 4 Stars

Overall, the A4s is a small and compact robot vacuum that both looks good and performs well.

Warranty: 4 Stars

The iLife A4s vacuum carries a 1-year warranty for both the vacuum and accessories.

Pros

  • Multiple cleaning modes
  • Clean and sleek design
  • Long battery life

Cons

  • Vacuum occasionally becomes lost

Conclusion

To close out this Ecovacs Deebot n79 review, we’ve found that the Deebot N79 is one of the better budget robot vacuums on the market as of today. It’s sleek, stylish, and more than powerful enough to clean up tough spills and messes. After reviewing the N79 and several of its competitors, we’re confident when we say that the N79 can give you the best bang for your buck. We give it a solid rating of 5 Stars.