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By Aline Peres Martins

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Right now, you can get 40 percent off the Ecovacs Deboot N79s robotic vacuum, an Alexa-compatible product with thousands of positive customer reviews across online retailers.

Usually, this vacuum costs $300. Today it's on sale for only $180! It's also a favorite of TODAY readers — more than 4,000 readers have purchased one since we wrote about it last summer.

Ecovacs Deboot N79s Robotic Vacuum, $180 (usually $300), Amazon

When compared to other robotic vacuum models like the popular Roomba or the Bobsweep (which I bought for my cat-owning parents last Christmas), the Ecovacs is a steal. Plus, it has a 4-star rating with more than 2,800 reviews on Amazon.

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For parents and pet owners, a robotic vacuum is life-changing. It lets you sweep up dog and cat hair, dust, cereal — when the kids accidentally pour just outside the bowl — and anything else that might get "accidentally" dropped on the floor ... while you lay on the couch watching movies.

While the Ecovacs vacuum includes technology and sensors to help it navigate a home on its own, it also connects to any smartphone with an app and even allows you to control it using Alexa or a Google Home.

If it runs into a corner, stair, wall or furniture, it automatically reroutes. It can even find its charger on its own. But, of course, the vacuum comes with a traditional remote control as well.

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It's best for hardwood or tile floors, though it also works over thin carpets. And, the Ecovacs vacuum also features an air filtration system to clean dust particles it might kick up as it vacuums the floor.

Amazon reviewers are generally enthusiastic about the product, too. One noted, "Creepy cool product, I mean, it's a robot doing your housework!" Another reviewer said it "way exceeded our expectations." And, a few have given their Ecovacs vacuums endearing nicknames: one reviewers calls it "Suckatron" and another named it "Dobby" ... like the house elf from Harry Potter.

More Robotic Vacuum Deals

  • 1. iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum, $299 (usually $375), Amazon

This robotic vacuum allows you to clean and schedule from anywhere with the iRobot home app, which is compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google assistant. It also has a three-stage cleaning system and dual multi-surface brushes to pick up everything from small particles to large debris, according to the manufacturer.

  • 2. Neato Botvac D5 Wi-Fi Connected Navigating Robot Vacuum, $476 (usually $599), Walmart

This vacuum uses LaserSmart technology to navigate your home and cleaning in straight lines. The D-shape design, large core brush and side brush help pickup pet hair and debris in corners and along walls.

Neato Robotics is a sponsor of TODAY.

  • 3. Shark Ion Robot Vacuum R75, $247 (usually $380), Amazon

This one has a self-cleaning Brushroll to capture short and long hair, dust, dander and allergens. It has a smart sensor navigation and dual spinning side brushes pull in debris from corners and edges, according to the manufacturer.

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