The iRobot Roomba i3+ is the latest intelligent vacuum packed with advanced technology

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iRobot creators of the Roomba robot vacuums announced they are releasing a brand new model to their ever-expanding lineup.

The new i3 and i3+ Roomba feature a new design with a woven texture to minimises fingerprints and collect less dust. More importantly, the new-look claims to blend into the home better than ever.

Like all modern Roomba's The i3+ logically cleans in neat rows to navigate multiple rooms within the home and it knows where dirt builds up and focuses its efforts on cleaning in those specific areas.

The New i3 and i3+ can be activated while you are out via smartphone

The Roomba i3+ is also equipped with a High-Efficiency Filter that captures 99 per cent of pollen, mould, dust mites, which is great for pet owners or those with allergies.

Utilising a 3-Stage Cleaning System of Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes that work together to effectively clean. The i3 also features a specially designed Edge-Sweeping Brush to get into corners.

Compared to the previous Roomba 600 Series the i3 boasts 10X the Power-Lifting Suction. It claims to works well on both hard floors and carpet and even pet hair should provide no challenge according to iRobot.

The functionality of the Roomba is also enhanced using the iRobot Home App, on iOS and Android devices by giving users more control and customisation.

The app will offer personalised suggestions such as recommended cleaning schedules based on past cleaning jobs and cleaning suggestions during pet-shedding or allergy seasons.

You can even trigger the i3 via iRobot Home App while out and bout and come home to pristine floors and a detailed map of the Roombas coverage.

Using smart home devices like Alexa enabled devices or Google users can activate the i3 with their voice.

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If the Roomba's battery starts running low, the i3+ will automatically make it's way back to its Clean Base to recharge. It'll then resume cleaning until the job is complete.

The new i3+ also shares one of the benefits of flagship models the i7+ and S9+ by including automatic emptying with a Clean Base.

This means that if the vacuum becomes full during a clean it will head back to its dock and unload its bin, then resume its cleaning, meaning you only have to empty the Clean Base when it becomes full.

The 19-inch-tall Clean Base can hold up to 60 days’ worth of dirt and debris and also doubles as the Roomba's charging station.

Costing £699 for the i3+ iRobot are trying to balance between affordability and advanced features.

Keith Hartsfield, executive vice president and chief product officer at iRobot said

“We have a proven track record of delivering products that make consumers’ lives easier. The Roomba i3+ expands our lineup to offer not only exceptional cleaning performance and value, but greater personalisation and control delivered by iRobot Genius. The iRobot Genius platform also allows the Roomba i3+ to evolve and get smarter over time, providing new ways for customers to clean their unique homes.

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The new Roomba i3+ is packed with advanced features allowing you to customise how and when you clean and with the new design and the ability to empty itself it could be the best choice for those looking to try a robot vacuum.

The Roomba i3+ robot vacuum is available immediately for purchase online in the UK for RRP £699 on www.irobot.co.uk. The Roomba i3 robot vacuum can also be purchased without the Clean Base ® starting at the RRP of £449

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