Samsung's new Powerbot VR9000
Samsung claims that the Powerbot VR9000 sweeps up dust "just like a broom"
The Powerbot VR9000's wheels measure 10.5 cm (4.1 in) in diameter and the body has a 1.5 cm (0.59 in) clearance (Photo: Samsung)
At this point, the Powerbot VR9000 is being aimed at European consumers, and there's no word of wider availability (Photo: Samsung)
Those looking for a worthy alternative to the mighty Roomba may be in luck. Samsung has unveiled a new robot vacuum cleaner today at IFA 2014 called the Powerbot VR9000. The company says it can deftly avoid obstacles, and offers up to 60 times better suction than conventional cleaners.
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