Neato Botvac D4 Connected review

Botvac D4 Connected ... technology miracle?

Neato presents the Botvac D4 , D6 and D7 Connected at the IFA 2018 in Berlin. He looks well … we need to get used to but what is in it is unique for a vacuum robot. What he can do and how he completes our test can be found in the following test report

Test results: Botvac D4 Connected

Botvac D4

EUR 412,06


cleanliness 92%
domestic equipments 93%
handling 89%

Technical specifications:

  • Run Time: 75 min
  • Charging Time 100 min
  • Dimensions : 13.3 x 13.0 x 3.9 in
  • Weight: 7.2 lbs
  • Dust Bin Capacity: 0.7 l
  • Noise Level 65 dB

Botvac D4 Connected report

It’s been two years since Neato presented the last vacuum robot Botvac D3. Now comes with the D4 Connected a new generation of devices. How good he is and what is new can be found in us in the following report.

Suitable for...

Not suitable for...

Can he really vacuum in dark rooms?

Most, or better, actually all vacuum robots have problems in dark rooms or black flooring. Then the sensors can not recognize anything. The problem has now solved Neato. With a rotating laser, the Botvac D4, D6 and D7 Connected maps the rooms. This is awesome and unique on the market right now. Navigation is at the highest level with this device. You can tell immediately that he has a plan. Even if the battery is empty and he has to recharge his energy, then he starts where he left off. Only the best robot vacuums can do that

Why is that robot so ugly?

If you compare this robot with others like the iLife A8, you notice that the shape is extraordinary. But that also has a big advantage. The Botvac D4 Connected can clean with this form in the corners and he does. The round devices can not come in there.

What is a no-go line please

That’s a great feature. On the phone you get a map of the apartment shown. Then you can draw a line. This tells the Neato D4 Connected not to cross them. So if you have a room, such as a nursery, where Lego bricks are lying on the floor and you do not want to suck them in, you just make a line on the phone. This is similar to the virtual wall of iRobot.

Neato Botvac D4 Connected ... and there's more

What we find absolutely brilliant is the charging function. Assuming the Botvac has 10m2 to clean, but notes the battery is no longer enough. Then he drives back independently and loads up. Many other vacuum robots can do that too, but it only charges until it has enough energy for the rest of the apartment. Just awesome.

How good is the suction power ...

This robot has on the bottom combi brushes that are a lot bigger than other vacuum robots. As a result, the dirt is dissolved and vacuumed. The system works on all floor coverings and is equivalent to other vacuum cleaners.

Conclusion to the Botvac D4 Connected

The robot is just awesome. Many new features that we were able to test at the show and they all work very well. The no-go line as well as the special recharge are simply good renewals. In addition, the navigation is top! The price is around 500 dollars in the higher range, but that’s what it’s worth. If you want a top device you have to pay more. A tip from us. Also look at Ebay and compare the price. They also have new devices and you can save a lot of money.

You do not quite trust the Neato brand and would rather have an iRobot … then take a look at the Roomba 676.

or you are looking for a cheaper vacuum robot …. Then look at the vacuum robots under 300 pounds.

Eufy Robovac 11s Robotvacuum Review
Robotvacuum Expert

Eufy Robovac 11s robot vacuum review

Eufy’s new masterpiece Since the introduction of the original Robovac 11, Eufy has been making reliable and affordable robotic vacuum cleaners. We now expect decent but gradual improvements. The Eufy Robovac 11s defies this trend. He is slimmer (that’s what

read more
Ecovacs Deebot M80 Pro Saugroboter Test
Robotvacuum Expert

Deebot M81Pro robot vaccum review

Vacuum cleaner and wiper in one You know that feeling of anxiety when it’s time to vacuum? The Ecovacs Deebot M81 Pro vacuum cleaner offers comfort and entertainment value for this formerboring task. This device sweeps and lifts dirt from

read more
iLife A40 Saugroboter Test
Best Deal
Robotvacuum Expert

iLife A40 robot vacuum review

iLife A40 | Carpet miracle? The new vacuum robot iLife A40 is here. Their vacuum robots are known to do their job well without much extras. Especially in the price / performance category the robots from iLife very good. Let’s

read more
IROBOT-Staubsaugroboter-Roomba 606 Test
Best Deal
Robotvacuum Expert

IRobot Roomba 606 robot vacuum review

A new little helper … The Roomba 606 and the Roomba 605 are the same device. They only differ in color. Technically, the devices are the same Today, let’s take a look at IRobot’s smallest vacuum robot, the Roomba 606.

read more
Test du robot sous vide Ecovacs Deebot 600/601
Robotvacuum Expert

Ecovas Deebot 600/661 review

The new DEEBOT 600/661 is here In September 2018, the new Ecovacs Deebot 661 will be presented at IFA in Berlin. The robot vacuum comes in a smart white or black design. What is new and how well it performs

read more
iLife V5s pro Robot Vacuum Review
Best Deal
Robotvacuum Expert

ZACO V5S Pro robot vacuum review

The iLife V5S pro robot vacuum is here with wiping function Can convince the new device from iLife again. It is meanwhile the 9 vacuum robot you bring since 2015 on the market. The iLife V5S Pro is smaller than the A4

read more

Botvac D4








Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *