Review DeeBot Slim 2 from EcoVacs
Deebot Slim 2
My mom has a really bad case of
So I have tried to do everything tech wise to make her life easier. I got her an Alexa, a google home (Free gift from Verizon when she got FiOS) Philips hue lights, and now a Deebot Slim 2.
I still, however, wanted to get her some kind of cleaning bot, and just as luck would have it Target.com had a competing Amazon Prime Day Sale and I snagged an EcoVacs DeeBot Slim 2 from Target. By the way, I love the name Deebot, sounds hip!
My mom was excited when the Deebot arrived, although she insisted it wouldn’t be able to clean up as good as she could sweep. She soon changed her mind.
The DeeBot Slim 2 has a really powerful vacuum and unlike her Roomba did, it didn’t leave a trail of stuff it couldn’t pick up as it passed. (Deebot does have a dusting cloth on its tail end which the Roomba did not)
It picked up so much dust and debris I was actually impressed my self.
I set up a schedule and let it work on its own. My mom would call me to let me know it was working and she was really happy with it. Said her friends wanted me to help them get one as well.
But sadly after about 2 weeks, the Deebot stopped working correctly. Apparently one of the wheels stopped spinning causing it to just do a 360 and then error out. Contacted their support and was asked to leave a voicemail. Never got a callback, but their email support was super responsive. So if you are having issues with your Deebot, don’t call EMAIL!
They asked for a video of what the Deebot was doing, which I sent their way and you can watch below.
They then apologized for the issue I was having, and are sending us a new one. But not just any new one, they upgraded my mom to the N79 version, which has support for Alexa. So I am assuming my mom will be happy with that since she loves to talk with Alexa.
Overall, and honestly, this is a hard one. Even though the bot died on us, maybe I was just unlucky. I think it did great and from all the reviews I have read out there from owners I think I did just get a bad bot. So I think it’s a must buy! I will definitely review the N79 when it comes in for sure!
Video below is of the odd behavior from the DeeBot slim 2 when it went bad.