//SwitchBot’s new robot vacuum mop is the closest thing yet to a sci-fi cleaning robot

SwitchBot’s new robot vacuum mop is the closest thing yet to a sci-fi cleaning robot

The SwitchBot S10, the company’s first robot vacuum for the US market, brings with it some unique features. | Image: SwitchBot

Smart home robotics company SwitchBot — of robot finger fame — has come up with another ingenious solution for automating boring chores in your home. This one is a sizable leap toward a Rosie the Robot vision of a fully autonomous robot house cleaner, though without the personality. The SwitchBot S10 is a new robot vacuum and mop that autonomously drains and refills its dirty and clean water tanks using a battery-powered water station that hooks directly into your plumbing.

Combined with an auto-empty charging dock that dries the mop, the S10 is the most fully automated floor cleaner I’ve seen. You won’t need to refill its mopping tank, deal with emptying dirty water post-clean, or mess with its mops. The only dirty work you need to do…

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