The latest release from Ecovacs, the Deebot X1 Plus, is a top-of-the-line cleaning system that brings even more features to the super-handy cleaning space, and does it in style.

One area that has always had room for improvement is the mopping functionality of robo vacs. The Deebot X1 Plus has taken this challenge on board, with Ecovacs claiming that it “takes the overall mopping experience to the next level”. The OZMO Pro 3.0 oscillating mopping system is at the heart of this, which operates at 600 vibrations/min for high cleaning efficiency, aiming to remove even the most stubborn stains.

This doesn’t mean that classic dust attack is overlooked, as the Deebot X1 Plus is equipped with dual side brushes, a floating main brush and a huge 5000Pa of suction power for a deep and efficent cleaning run every time, combining integrated sweep, suction and mop.

Meanwhile, everything is hands-free when it comes to emptying the Deebot X1 Plus, thanks to the fully-automated auto-cleaning station, which uses a large, fully-sealed 3.2L disposable bag that keeps dust and allergens contained. With its own strong suction power of up to 21 kPa, Ecovacs claim that it only takes ten seconds to automatically empty the dustbin.

Ecovacs Deebot X1 Plus

As well as being a powerful cleaning tool, the Deebot X1 Plus is also a smart one. At the heart of its navigation abilities is what Ecovacs claim to be “the industry’s most advanced technologies on obstacle avoidance and mapping”, the AIVI 3D system, combined with upgraded TrueMapping technology for precision in both navigation and mapping. This utilises AI computing power and an astrophotography-grade RGB camera that features autopilot technology, delivering enhanced obstacle avoidance even in the dark. It can also detect humans or pets and not run into them. The TrueMapping 2.0 tech scans your home environment with more precision and coverage, quickly generating a map of your home and planning out the most efficient paths to a thorough clean.

While able to be integrated with existing voice assistants such as Google and Alexa, the Deebot X1 Plus also introduces us to its very own in YIKO. This is a first for Ecovacs, a dedicated X1 Plus voice assistant – all you need is an “OK, YIKO” to activate your smart robot, with commands such as “OK YIKO, clean the area under the sofa” getting things done.

You can also control and monitor your Deebot X1 Plus via the upgraded Ecovacs Home app, which features a brand-new advanced 3D map that allows personalisisation to add a little more fun to the cleaning experience.

Ecovacs Deebot X1 Plus

The Deebot X1 Plus doesn’t just deliver a top-notch clean, it also has the ability to freshen your home’s air while it works, with a selection of three different fragrance pods that can infuse your home with a pleasant, just cleaned smell – and eradicate smelly odours as it goes.

Finally, Ecovacs have brought a little style to the robo vac space, with the Deebot X1 Plus boasting designer credentials. World-renowned Danish industrial designer Jacob Jensen has given the device an injection of style, aiming to deliver “timeless beauty and seamless functionality.”

The Ecovacs Deebot X1 Plus is available now.

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