Neato Botvac D7 Connected Review

Neato Botvac D7 Connected is the most powerful robot vacuum and top line in Neato family. It not only contains all the feature that Neato Botvac Connected have but also provides incredibly powerful suction, ultra-performance filter, and best connectivity than before versions.

Neato Botvac D7 Connected Review

Neato Botvac D7 Connected is the most powerful robot vacuum and top line in Neato family. It not only contains all the feature that Neato Botvac Connected have but also provides incredibly powerful suction, ultra-performance filter, and best connectivity than before versions. Especial Neato’s exclusive laser technology lets the Botvac D7 Connected map and navigates multiple rooms with more precision. It means that D7 Connected will bring 4X faster-cleaning ability and greater care for furniture even in darkness connected to your Wifi network. Quick compare as below:

Botvac D7 Connected Botvac Connected
FloorPlanner™ with virtual 'No Go' Lines No
Cleaning summary with Coverage Map 6 No
Enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity : 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Wi-Fi connectivity: 2.4 GHz
Pick up Pick up

When you’re away from home, You can control the Botvac D7 Connected remotely via your smartphone using voice commands with Amazon Alexa, IFTTT or Google Home when you are away from home.

Key Features & Technologies

The Neato Botvac D7 Connected brought professional care to home. And design to clean an entire level of your home, recharging and resuming until the job is done. It has good performance on carpets and rugs by new technologies.

LaserSmart Navigation Technology

LaserSmart Navigation technology helps the robot to finish the clean job in a short time.Breakthrough laser floor plan mapping and course navigation mean a deep, thorough, methodical cleaning in less time.

LaserSmart Mapping Technology

LaserSmart Mapping technology helps Neato Botvac Connected to scan and map the room with high performance and provide the most efficient course to finish cleaning job in a short time.

FloorPlanner™ with virtual ‘No Go’ Lines

Users will then be able to set virtual “No-Go” Lines to avoid specific areas they do not want cleaned. This ensures the robot always knows where to clean and where not to clean.

 Positioning System Technology

With the Room Position System, Neato Botvac Connected can scan the room while cleaning and monitor any changes in room.

D Shape with CornerClever Tech

D sharp allows for a front-brush design with a 50% bigger brush than the competitions. It gets much closer to the walls and into corners. At the same time, Roomba 980 still have dirt bin and small size, it has good performance on cleaning corner too.

Automatically  to switch models to vacuum all floor types

Neato Botvac D7 Connected has various settings which allow you to customize how to clean your home and keeps carpets and hard floors clean. Carpet, pet hair, hard surfaces, dust, suction dirt, and even some large debris from your floors but it not suitable for clothing, toys, and other big objects. And home have many carpets, Roomba 980 has better performance.

Enhanced App to customize how to clean

Download the App and connect to your home WIFI, You can use a smartphone or tablet to have the best possible experience with it. Such as start, pause, reserve or cancel the cleaning job. Monitor the clean status and Set up time window for a clean job. Lets you connect to clean from anywhere, make presets to clean on a schedule, view maps of where your robot cleaned, view cleaning history for the last 21 cleanings and more.

Schedule Cleaning

You can schedule up to one cleaning for every day of the week.

Voice control capability & Facebook Messenger Chatbot control capability

Ask your Amazon Alexa device to start, stop, or dock your robot. Such As “Tell Neato to start cleaning”. Social media lovers can tell your Neato Botvac D7 Connected by FaceBook Messenger no matter where you are.

Turbo/Eco Mode

Neato Botvac D7 Connected provides two modes to clean your home. In Eco-mode, it will take more time to clean floor but much quieter. In Turbo-Mode the machine will use more power to finish cleaning job in a shorter time but will be noisier than ECO mode. The default cleaning mode is Turbo.

Automatically recharges and resumes

Runs for up to 120 minutes in Eco-mode and 90 minutes in Turbo-Mode, then automatically returns to its Home Base to recharge and resume cleaning as needed. Need to place the Home Base in An Open area and flat against a wall can help to clean more efficiently. Always keep the Home Base Plugged in and always connect wifi coverage.

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Neato Botvac D7 Connected Design

The Neato Botvac D7 Connected use a “D” shape to get into corners better and size and appearance design are very similar with “D” series, Compare Neato “D” series, it has a great improvement on WIFI  and capability.It’s at the top of the fuselage there is an LCD panel, four buttons, a large Home Button and a Sport Clean button.

Design on appearance

Among the largest is the clean button, next to two smaller, respectively is the Home button and key Spot patterns.When pressing the clean button, the Roomba will be awakened, and prompt after pressing it will begin to clean again. Click the Home button, after the Neato Botvac will return charging base;  The Spot mode button allows the Roomba clean again and again in a fixed position.

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Botvac Connected vs Botvac D5 vs Botvac D3 vs Botvac D80

The Neato Botvac Connected use a “D” shape to get into corners better and size and appearance design are very similar with “D” series, Compare Neato  “D” series, it has a great improvement on WIFI  and capability. We compare them with construction and performance to find the suitable one.

Botvac D7 Neato Botvac Connected Botvac D5 Botvac D3 Botvac D80
Neato Product
Robot Shape D-Shape D-Shape D-Shape D-Shape D-Shape
WiFi-Conneted 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz N
Entire Level Cleaning
Map Base Navigation
Scheduling
Spot Clean
Auto-Charge and Resume
Control Panel
Y Y Y Y Y
Brush Types Spiral Combo Brush Blade / Combo / Side Combo / Side Combo / Side Blade / Combo / Side
Filter Type Ultra Performance Ultra Performance Ultra Performance Standard High Performance
Control Panel Screen & Button Screen & Button Screen & Button Screen & Button Screen & Button
Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
Alexa Compatible Y Y N N N
Battery Type High Capacity 
Lithium-ion High Capacity 
Lithium-ion High Capacity 
Lithium-ion Lithium-Ion Ni-MH
Vacuuming Technology SpinFlow / Turbo /Eco SpinFlow / Turbo /Eco SpinFlow SpinFlow SpinFlow
Find Me 6 Y Y Y N N
FloorPlanner™ with virtual 'No Go' Lines Y N N N N
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How does Neato Botvac D7 Connected work?

Neato Botvac D7 Connected is designed to intelligently navigate and clean an entire level of your home but needs to remove excess clutter from floors before cleaning, After each use, empty the bin and clean the filter. Here’s a look at how it does its job:


  • At the start of a cleaning cycle, Neato Botvac D7 Connected uses LaserSmart Navigation and Mapping technology to scan and map the room with high performance and provide the most efficient course to finish cleaning job in a short time. Using this map, Roomba tracks where it has and has not been to ensure complete coverage.
  • Neato Botvac D7 Connected continues this process until it has cleaned an entire level of your home. Once Neato finishes its cleaning cycle, Neato returns to the Base to recharge.
  • If the cleaning cycle hasn’t finished and the battery is low, Neato Botvac D7 Connected will recharge itself by the return to the Base. After its battery has been recharged, Neato automatically resumes, completes the cleaning cycle, and returns to the Base.
Pros
  • Neato’s most intelligent robot vacuum
  • Neato’s most powerful model to date
  • Neato’s most smartest model to date
  • Can clean up to 5000 square feet per cycle
  • Provide Cleaning summary with Coverage Map 6
  • Smaller and Will not scratch any furniture
  • Gentle touch comes at the expense of superior cleaning.
  • 120-minute runtime
  • Can Operate in the Dark
  • Close to edges and around furniture
Cons
  • Neato’s most expensive model to date
  • Haven’t sold on market
  • No “Carpet Boost” Mode
  • slightly larger noise
  • side brush will sweep some big solid fly
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User Guidance & Neato Regular Care

The Neato Botvac D7 Connected is very easy to use. Just press the [WAKE UP] button to wake up it and start a cleaning cycle. It will clean an entire level of your home during one cleaning cycle. When the battery gets low before finishing the job, Neato Botvac D7 Connected will return to BASE to recharge and automatically return to where it left off and continue to work until it finishes. To keep Neato Botvac  D7 Connected running at good performance, we need to regular to care the product. Such as empty the bin, clean the filter and clean the extractors when you found Neato picking up less debris.

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Packages and Accessories

The Neato Botvac D7 Connected Robot Vacuum, Charging Station, Spiral Combo Brush, Side Brush, Combo Brush,1 Blade Brush, Ultra Performance Filter, Brush and Filter Cleaning Tooland User Manual in the box.

Choose Neato Genuine products from Authorized Resellers is the only way to protect your warranty.  And unauthorized parts such as batteries, filter, and brushes may have a negative impact on product performance even damage your robot.

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Warm Prompt

The Neato Botvac Connected is an electronic product and brings great help to home. In order to reduce the risk of injury and keep the Neato Botvac Connected running good, we need to keep following tips in mind.

  • Product may not be used with any type of power converter. Use of other power converters will immediately void the warranty.
  • Use only accessories and replacement parts are Neato Genuine parts. used  3rd parties may have a negative impact on product performance and can cause damage to your robot and also void your robot’s warranty.
  • Don’t sit or stand on this device.
  • Don’t pick up any burning or smoking objects
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Conclusion

The Neato Botvac D7 Connected is the most expensive Neato to date and more than $100 than the previous generation product but it has more power on suction and WIFI connected function. Only Botva D7 have feature With the help of wi-fi and application control, It can be considered to be one of the great robots among Neato vacuum cleaner. You can plan to make it start working from a centralized anywhere at any time, so you always see a clean ground in the home. But the Neato Botvac D7 Connected is not perfect because of the high price you can choose the other generations with lower price but similar function.

Now Neato Botvac D7 haven’t sold on the market. If you what most rich feature you can choose Neato Botvac Connect. If you want choose neato with price competition you can choose D80 or D3.


9.8 Total Score
Neato Botvac D7 Connected Review

Neato Botvac D7 Connected is the most powerful robot vacuum and top line in Neato family. It not only contains all the feature that Neato Botvac Connected have but also provides incredibly powerful suction, ultra-performance filter, and best connectivity than before versions.

PROS
  • Neato’s most intelligent robot vacuum
  • Neato’s most powerful model to date
  • Neato’s most smartest model to date
  • Can clean up to 5000 square feet per cycle
  • Provide Cleaning summary with Coverage Map 6
  • Smaller and Will not scratch any furniture
  • Gentle touch comes at the expense of superior cleaning.
  • 120-minute runtime
  • Can Operate in the Dark
  • Close to edges and around furniture
CONS
  • Neato’s most expensive model to date
  • Haven’t sold on market
  • No “Carpet Boost” Mode
  • slightly larger noise
  • side brush will sweep some big solid fly
User Rating: 3.13 (47 votes)

1 Comment
  1. Reply
    Linda December 11, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    Any word on when this will be available to purchase in the US?

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