Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum (1st gen) has been replaced by Xiaomi Roborock S50 (2nd gen).
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Reduces cleanup time when you have a toddler
I set the vacuum before I go to bed and when I get up of a morning I have clean carpets. So glad i purchased this cleaner as it’s one less job I need to worry about. It can also move under furniture and get to those hard to get to places. I don’t think that my carpets have ever looked so clean. Also great value for money. I did a lot of research before purchasing and you can pay a lot of money but this was both affordable and dies a good job. It can also easily move from floorboards to rugs of different thicknesses with ease.
Purchased in September 2020 at Kogan.com for $380.00.
Fantastic value for money
I've owned the Mi Robot vacuum cleaner for almost a year now and now can't ever imagine not having a robot vacuum cleaner.
My expectations at first were that it might simply keep the house tidy in between a more detailed clean with my corded vacuum. I've found that it does such a good job though that I am only really doing one clean a month with my corded vac and that's only to get into some of the nooks and crannys the robo vac just can't reach so it only takes me 5 mins. I'm amazed at just how much this thing picks up, it's just awesome.
Purchased in July 2020 for $400.00.
Terrible after sell service from Xiaomi Australia
Bought a Xiaomi Mi Automatic Robot Vacuum 2 Robotic Cleaner 2100Pa MOP NEW 2020 ENG Ver. in March 2020 for $589.00. It worked well for 3 months then stopped working completely. Sent it to Xiaomi in QLD for repair. Returned 3 weeks later. It ran well until February 2021 when it stopped sucking in any rubbish including dog hair. The robot could run around and the brush could rotate but nothing was collected in the rubbish container. Contacted Xiaomi, who gave instructions to fix it. Did not work. Before sending the robot to Xiaomi, I let it run o...nce a day for a few days, so as to let the rubbish accumulate, to show Xiaomi the problem. No word from Xiaomi for 4 weeks. I contacted Xiaomi regarding the progress. Xiaomi claimed they were too busy. Ten days later Xiaomi emailed saying the suction motor was burnt and concluded "this is resulted from the lack of cleaning the vacuum." I emailed back telling them that their conclusion of dog hair blocking and causing the motor to burn was non-sensical. If Xiaomi robot cannot suck in light items such as dog hair then what does it suck in. Xiaomi stated because it was my fault, they will not replace the motor for free. I told them that I would write on ProductReview.com.au, on my FB account, and lodge a complaint to the Fair Trading. They then said they would try to find a used motor to replace for free. I also sought Xiaomi to reimburse postage that I paid to send the robot back. They refused. I contacted eBay, where I bought the robot, who informed me that Xiaomi was liable to pay for my postage. I contacted Xiaomi again to inform them that according to eBay they were liable to reimburse me. They still refuse to reimburse. Any advice? Xiaomi is a bully. It after sell service is a disgrace. I will not buy any Chinese-made products from now on
Purchased in March 2020 at eBay for $589.00.
Wasn't sure what I would get for the price. It is great and does a fantastic clean up. Surprised how good it was on carpet. Never gets stuck. I only use it on the press and go option - I didn't want to use wifi. Couldn't think how it could be improved, except it sometimes loses it's recharge station.
Upgrade my opinion to totally awesome. So easy to clean. The replacement brushes are very cheap so make sure you do the little brush every 2 months and the silicone roller every 6 months.
Purchased in January 2021 at eBay for $399.00.
You cannot beat it for value
This Xiaomi Robot vacuum is very advance for the money - it laser scans your entire room and you get a map layout of your entire area on your phone - this feature is very advance and usually only seen on expensive units. It has advance sensors also and it will clean an area accurately via a planned path and not just bounce around like the older units. It is extremely smart and so far any obstacle it is able to get through fine without hassles and also will not fall down the stairs! You can control it remotely and add scheduled tasks for when yo...u are not home! It sometimes has a little difficulty finding the dock if it is too far away but this is a small hiccup. Parts are sold cheaply and readily (extra brushes/filters) from ebay/kogan you can find them cheap and in bulk as xiaomi is a very popular brand in Asia - so this is another plus.
The robot vacuum is amazing, runs perfectly. Very quick and does a really thorough job. This machine replaced another more expensive brand and this one does a much better job.
The best purchase ever!!
Brilliant vacuum that saves us so much time. Cleans effectively and thoroughly. Doesn’t fill up too quickly. Accurate room mapping and sensors. Highly recommend for anyone interested in a robot vacuum.
Its good, but theres a reason its not the most expensive on the market.
I was given it and im so thankful... its such a help, and so much fun to watch. However it does tend to get lost sometimes... and im not sure if you can save the map it creates... which means if u dont turn it on quite right it wipes the map so you cant zone clean unless u get it to remap your whole house again... this can be frustrating... also not sure that it can mop... if there is a way to fix any of this pls lmk!
Purchased in November 2020 for $400.00.
Best investment ever!!
Mi Robot vacuum cleaner is my new favourite home appliance. I use it every single day without fail. Basically set and forget. It does an excellent job on hard floors. Much more thorough than I hoped it could be. Great value for its price, easy to set up and use too.
Very handy can do the job while we are sitting and relaxing
I use this vacuum on timber floor and tiles and but of carpet it works like magic. Cleans very good the plus point is it has a mop too so it clean and then mop as per our request
Purchased in September 2020 for $850.00.
Bought this because I’ve always wanted to try out a robot vacuum and it was SO much cheaper than the competitors. My plan was to upgrade if I liked it- don’t think I’ll need to- I’ve been really impressed! Have used ‘Igor’ (my son set it up in Russian...) daily on a combination of carpet / tiles and rugs and it does a great job. We have 2 cats and 2 dogs and it’s made an amazing difference - floor looks heaps better with no effort.
Purchased in September 2020 for $390.00.
I love it
It does a pretty good job and it can be working whilst I am not. I still need to use the proper vacuum but it is worth getting even if it is just for entertainment value
The Xiaomi Mi is a fantastic vacuum cleaner that does a great job on our tiled floors! We run it every night and the floors look spotless in the morning.
Perfect for in between big vacuum jobs
Excellent for a little touch up clean in between weekly vacuuming. So simple to use. Can use the zones to target cleaning e.g after making dinner in the kitchen.
Life changing product!
Xiaomi Mi Robot Vac
I love this machine, we have a small home with lots of obstacles, with a mix of timber laminate and carpet.
The machine works very well.
The app that controls the unit is number one with a great deal of user friendly info.
I use it daily and it never ceases to impress me.
Questions & Answers
Frequently Asked Questions about Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum (1st gen)
Can I use the Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum without using the smartphone app?
You do not require a smartphone to use the Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum, although you will not have access to scheduling & monitoring features. You can operate the vacuum using the buttons on the vacuum unit to start and stop the vacuum.
Latest Consumer Questions
Does anyone know where I can buy this exact model from?
I purchased mine from Kogan
My Xiaomi robot vacuum doesn't want to work correctly if the region is not "Chinese Mainland", why?
We have just bought a Viomi V3 and we have mapped the house. However it won’t go and clean as per the map it keeps remapping and going where it shouldn’t. Frustrating is an understatement! Also keeps going offline and we cannot get it to reconnect even though nothing wrong with the wifi?? Anyone help please?
Not sure if this the same model as in my review but I dont need to do any ''mapping''' i just click the ''clean'' button and it maps the entire area on its own as it goes along, it never misses a spot. Have you tried upgrading the firmware??
And when you say going where it shouldn't what do you mean by that? My xiaomi does not have an option to restrict its movements this can only be achieved by purchasing a magnetic tape which you can put on the floor to stop it from going to specific areas you don't want it to go (unless yours is different>?)
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