Eufy Robovac G30 Robot Vacuum Review

When you’re looking for a robot vacuum that can fix in tight spaces, they don’t get much more compact than Eufy RoboVac G30 robot. Overall, at just 2.85 inches tall, it can clean where a lot of other robot vacuums are not fit, like under couches.

In fact, its battery life is average, but it allows smarter navigation than its precursor and a huge power for its size.

Moreover, it also contains app and voice control, scheduling, and Eufy’s BoostIQ feature that automatically adjusts suction power as required. It’s a strong competitor against the iRobot iRoomba 675, and you must like better it if you have a small home with low furniture.

However, we chose for its superior obstacle avoidance, longer battery life, and lower price.

Specifications

  • Vacuum Type: Robotic vacuums
  • Dimensions: 12.8 x 12.8 x 2.85 inches
  • Weight: 5.29 pounds
  • Max Run Time: Up to 110 min
  • Dust Collector Capacity: 0.6L
  • Bagless & Cordless: Yes 
  • Navigation Technology: Smart Dynamic Navigation 2.0
  • Map Features: Cleaning History (Area Cleaned, Cleaning Time)
  • Auto Recharge & Resume: Yes
  • Voice Control: Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant
  • Suitable for: Hard Floors to Medium-Pile Carpets

Design and Features

It’s notable that Eufy also makes a version of the G30 called the RoboVac G30 Edge. Overall, the main difference between the two models is that the Eufy RoboVac G30 robot is compatible with physical boundary strips.

You can place it on your floor to prevent the robot from cleaning particular areas, like under your desk where it can get elaborated in cords.

The Eufy RoboVac G30 robot is one of the smallest robot we’ve tested ever, measuring 12.8 inches in diameter and 2.85 inches tall. Overall, it has an excellent black and blue design with three physical buttons.

They are a Recharge button in the middle, flanked by an Auto Cleaning start/pause button above, and a Spot Cleaning button below. Additionally, a Wi-Fi status light is attached at the top.

Additionally, there’s a main power switch on the right side. You can keep the robot ‘on’ most of the time. However, Eufy recommends turning it off if you know you won’t use it for a long period.

Besides, on the bottom, it has a main rolling brush, a side brush, drop sensors, and a path-tracking sensor. Moreover, it also has a 600ml dustbin with an E11 high-performance filter inside.

In fact, in Auto Mode, the robot makes straight lines like you do when cutting grass. On the contrary, in Spot mode, it cleans a specific area in a spiral pattern for two minutes.

Generally, the RoboVac G30 has four suction options to choose from. They are Standard, Turbo, Max, and BoostIQ. By default, it’s set to BoostIQ, which automatically adjusts the suction power depends on your floors and the level of debris detected.

When BoostIQ becomes enabled, it will increase the suction when it moves over carpets and heavily-soiled areas.

Setup and Maintenance

When you want to set it up, just simply remove the protective foam blocks, install the side brush, and turn on the main power switch. In that case, the robot makes a sound, and the Wi-Fi status light begins slowly blinking.

Then you place the charging base against the wall and plug it in. Eufy recommends placing the base on a hard, level surface three feet away from objects on either side and six feet across from anything.

Now, just press the Recharge button attached to the top of the robot, and it goes right to its base. When it becomes fully charged, it will say Standby next to the battery icon in the app.

The Eufy RoboVac G30 robot doesn’t provide a remote, but you can control it via the EufyHome app. It is simple for Setting it up to work with the app. Simple like just download the app and create an account if you don’t already have one.

Then press the plus icon to add the robot to your account, next follow the instructions on the screen to set it up on your Wi-Fi network. 

While the robot’s charging, you can take a moment to ready your home. Eufy suggests removing power cords and small objects from the floor that may trip up the robot. With the box, the manufacturer includes a small pack of cable ties you can use to clean up cords on your floor.

Actually, if you have area rugs, you can fold any tasseled edges underneath to stop them from getting tangled.

In this same way, the robot’s anti-drop sensors will protect it from falling down stairs. The sensors are less successful if dirty or used on carpeted or very dark floors, so you’ll want to wipe them clean frequently and use physical obstacles to block off areas where the robot might fall.

Lastly, be sure to keep the robot away from wet areas. You need to use physical obstacles around fireplaces and other possibly dangerous spaces.

Actually, the Eufy RoboVac G30 robot works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, letting you control it with your voice. Setting it up with either voice assistant is easy, particularly if you’re familiar with the process. If once you get it connected, you can control the robot with commands.

EufyHome App

The EufyHome app is intuitive and easy to use. Moreover, in the app, you can start and pause cleaning jobs. you can also select the cleaning mode and suction level, set a cleaning schedule.

If you open the app while the robot’s working, it shows the measurement of the robot has covered and the duration of that cleaning session. You can also see the battery life. 

With cleaning, the robot creates a basic map of your home in the app. Actually, on the map, there’s an icon showing where the charging base is located. Moreover, you can also see where the robot is located, which can be useful when it gets stuck and you can’t find it. The iRoomba 675 doesn’t offer any mapping features.

Performanc of Eufy RoboVac G30

Overall, the Eufy RoboVac G30 robot’s cleaning and navigation abilities pleasantly surprising. It systemeticaly zips around your home and is able to move from one type of flooring to another easily. It had no problem, for example, moving from solid floors to low-pile area rugs and carpet.

On the contrary, its small size support it to tackle tight spaces, like between the legs of a chair, more easily.

It’s the only robot vacuum that’s short enough to clean under couch without getting stuck. Even it  pushes several half-eaten dog bones and toys out from under it. It is funny and helpful.

In Auto mode, which you perhaps use most frequently, it’s not too loud. On the contrary, the Eufy RoboVac G30 robot does not bother you, even with BoostIQ enabled, which Eufy warns can increase the noise level.

After all, the Eufy says the RoboVac G30 can run for up to 100 minutes on once charge, however BoostIQ decreases battery life.

Pros and Cons of Robovac G30

Pros

  • It’s a compact and low-profile design
  • It has a strong suction power for its size
  • With well-designed app
  • Simple set up and easy use
  • It works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice commands
  • It features smart navigation for systematic cleaning

Cons

Actually it doesn’t support strips or virtual boundaries


FAQ’s

How can you activate the RoboVac?

First of all, make sure the main power switch is in the ON position. Then make sure the battery is fully charged. If you still have trouble, turn off the main power switch and then turn it back on.

What can I do if the RoboVac stops working suddenly?

Firstly, check if RoboVac is trapped or stuck on barriers. Next, check if the battery level is too low. Overall, if you still have trouble, turn off the main power switch, wait for 2 seconds, and then turn it back on.

How can you schedule cleanings?

At first, make sure the main power switch is turned on. On the other hand, make sure the scheduled time has been set correctly or check if RoboVac’s power is too low to start cleaning.

After all, cleaning schedules are erased when RoboVac is powered off or when reset to factory default settings. Honestly, if the Eufy RoboVac G30 robot is powered on without Internet access, cleaning schedules will not synchronize and must be reset via the app.

Where do I purchase replacement filters?

You will get the replacement filters on Amazon. Click here to know detail about replacement filters for G30 series and order.

Eufy Robovac G30 Robot: Verdict

According to features and price, the Eufy RoboVac G30 robot is similar to the Roomba 675, iRobot’s least expensive robot vacuum with Wi-Fi connectivity. They are both support app control, scheduling, and voice commands.

The Eufy RoboVac G30 robot comes with stronger suction power, a more compact design, offers basic home mapping, and is quieter.

The Roomba 675 has better battery life, and supports virtual wall obstacles. Overall, both are solid options depending on your needs.

However, If you’re looking for a compact and powerful robot vacuum that can navigate tight spaces and clean under low furniture, go for the Eufy RoboVac G30 robot.

Justin M. Neal
Justin M. Neal

Justin is a freelance writer specializing in Home Improvement and Technology. He is an avid animal lover since he was a little boy. He lives with his wife Malina, son Oliver, and their purrfect angel cat, Fifi.

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