Designed to mop hard floor surfaces with high amounts of traffic, the company says Braava jet is “great for the kitchen and bathroom”.
The price of the perfect gift for the slacker of today starts at $199. Braava jet combines a compact design, vibrating cleaning head, precision jet spray and Braava jet cleaning pads to lift dirt and stains, even in hard-to-reach places, like under kitchen cabinets and around toilets.
“iRobot is focused on significant growth opportunities in the consumer robotic technology market,” says Colin Angle, chairman and CEO of iRobot.
“To capitalize, we will continue to diversify our home robot offerings, identifying new product categories ripe for growth and exploring other opportunities within the connected home. We are excited to bring Braava jet to market, a robot that addresses yet another important customer cleaning need.”
Christian Cerda, executive vice president and general manager of iRobot’s home robots business unit, says: “With more than 15 million home robots sold worldwide, we know that customers appreciate the convenience and assistance an automated cleaning helper provides.
“Braava jet complements our successful Roomba robotic vacuum by offering customers a separate option for daily hard floor mopping on particularly dirty and sometimes unsavory surfaces.”
Braava jet works with Braava jet cleaning pads to tackle a range of hard floor cleaning jobs, from wet mopping and damp sweeping to simple dusting.
The wet mopping and damp sweeping pads, which contain a water-activated cleaning agent, leave a fresh, clean scent. Braava jet is also simple to use, says iRobot: just attach the desired Braava jet Cleaning Pad and press the “Clean” button. The robot will automatically determine its cleaning action based on the pad chosen, including:
- Wet mopping pad – triple-pass cleaning for dirt and stains on well-sealed floors
- Damp sweeping pad – double-pass cleaning for everyday dirt and dust on sealed wood floors, tile and stone
- Dry sweeping pad – single-pass cleaning for dirt, dust and pet hair on hard floors
Braava jet comes packaged with a long-lasting Lithium Ion Battery, a battery charger, and two of each type of cleaning pad (wet mopping, damp sweeping and dry sweeping). Reusable, washable cleaning pads are available for purchase separately.