Best Robotic Pool Cleaner 2019.
Robotic pool cleaner ratings:
#1.) Dolphin Robotic Pool Cleaner
#2.) Zodiac Baracuda Pool Cleaner MX8
#3.) Dolphin Above Ground Pool Cleaner
#4.) Dolphin Triton PS Robotic Cleaner
#5.) Polaris 9550 Sport Review
#6.) Hayward Robotic Pool Cleaner Review
#7.) Zodiac Robotic Pool Cleaner G3
#8.) Zodiac MX6 Robot Pool Cleaner
#9.) Hayward Poolvergnuegen Review
#10.) Dolphin Sigma Robotic Pool Cleaner
** FYI: links go to Amazon (had lowest prices)
✅ Top #1 Pick: Dolphin Robotic Pool Cleaner
Maytonics Dolphin Nautilus is a high-performance inground pool cleaner.
Instead of cable, it the Nautilus robot uses a rotating brush that’s 8X more effective than traditional pool cleaners/vacuums.
It’s also very quick. In only 2.5 hours, it cleans all areas of your pool: walls, floors and cove
Dolphin Robotic Pool Cleaners remove 99% of dirt, debris, and other particles.
Buyers love the single-button push start and easy controls.
It’s an expensive model, but lots of positive reviews.
Zodiac Baracuda MX8 comes w/ traction tires + built-in navigation system.
It weighs only 18 pounds and includes special X-Trax tires which allow it to quickly climb pool walls.
For cleaning, the Baracuda has a cyclonic vacuum — using debris sensors MX8 pool cleaner is able to detect particles and increase suction when needed.
The cleaner is connected through a 36 ft. hose — ideal for medium size pools.
Overall, the Baracuda MX8 is a very affordable pool cleaner w/ lots of positive reviews.
The Dolphin E10, S10 and Escape are above-ground robotic pool cleaner.
Includes the newest features:
– Smart Navigation 2.0
– HyperBrush dual scrubbing
– HyperGrip wheels
Dolphin HyperBrush spins 2x as fast as mostly any other robotic pool cleaner — excellent option if you haven’t cleaned your pool recently (or have deep grime).
Using HyperGrip tracks, the Dolphin pool cleaner glides over obstacles (i.e. drains) and easily climbs walls.
Buyers say it’s great at cleaning the smallest crevices of their pool.
Above ground models: Dolphin E10 • Dolphin S50 • Dolphin Triton PS
Downside is the price — the Dolphin above ground robotic pool cleaner is very expensive.
The Dolphin Triton is designed for pools up to 50 ft.
It comes equipped w/ 60 ft. cable and high-suction vacuum to scrub pool floors and walls.
Also installed with swivel technology which keeps the cable tangle-free.
Dolphin Triton uses navigation sensors — It determines the shape and length of your pool and efficiently cleans within 3-hours.
Buyers say it’s the best robotic pool cleaner for leaves.
Downside is the price – it’s very expensive.
The Polaris 9550 uses 4 wheel drive and remote control.
Comes with a 70 ft. cable — probably the best robotic pool cleaner for large inground pools.
Aqua-Trax tires help keep it attached to the pool (and increases cleaning speed).
Using rear-water propulsion, the Polaris 9550 Sport quickly cleans under stairs and tight corners.
You can even program schedules (i.e. weekly cleaning) or use the remote control.
The Polaris robotic pool cleaner comes in 4 sizes — each is expensive, but the 9550 is the most popular.
- Polaris 9650IQ – includes mobile app
- Polaris 9550 – with remote control
- Polaris 9450 Sport – no remote
- Polaris 9350 Sport – shorter, 60 ft. hose
Each comes with vortex vacuum technology (for long-lasting suction) + motion sensors for navigating layouts and detecting debris.
Buyers love the remote control + efficient speed.
The Hayward AquaNaut robotic pool cleaner is a high-suction pool vacuum.
Offered in 2 models: PHS21CST and PHS41CST
Hose length from 33 ~ 40 ft. and weight range of 16 ~ 19 pounds.
It has a unique design 2 wheel design — each wheel has rubber gripping for traction.
It’s faster than most robotic pool cleaners and includes variable speeds (depending on level of debris).
Buyers say it’s extremely good at cleaning the deep ends of pool.
Hayward Aquanaut is the best robotic pool cleaner for cleaning medium size pools.
The Zodiac Baracuda G3 a top rated inground pool cleaner that’s affordable.
Unlike others, it uses a fin disc (instead of wheels) for pool-floor suction.
Buyers say it’s great at cleaning difficult areas — small crevices in older pools, on floor/wall edges, and underneath pool stairs.
Also includes wheel deflector allowing it to get out of tight areas — you don’t have to worry the Baracuda G3 getting stuck under pool stairs.
Baracuda G3 is a bit smaller, but affordable price for medium size pools.
Zodiac Baracuda Robotic Pool Cleaner MX6 includes 4 wheels for traction.
It’s able to navigate your pool effortlessly and comes w/ a turbine blade for cleaning the pool floor + scale walls.
For suction it includes cyclonic power which increased 3-4x in difficult or high-particle areas.
pool corners, deep ends (10-14 ft.), or under stairs
Lots of positive buyers reviews — Many say the Baracuda MX6 is the best robotic pool cleaner picking up leaves in the pool.
The Hayward Poolvergnuegen was a best selling inground robotic pool cleaner last year.
It includes 2 wheel drive and treaded tires — perfect for medium size inground pools (16 ft. x 32 ft.)
** Avail in 4 wheel drive (20 ft. x 40 ft.)
Nothing too fancy, but it’s a durable robot pool cleaner that does all the basics well.
Many buyers purchased the Poolvergnuegen in 2014 and 2015 — they say it still gets the job done in 2019.
This Hayward pool cleaner is perfect for homes that use it occasionally.
It has an affordable price, but not as high-tech as others on my list.
The Dolphin Sigma is a newer model that’s quickly becoming a top rated inground pool cleaner.
Similar to the Dolphin Nautilus, but designed w/ better suction + mobile app functionality.
Hyper suction is able to suck up ultra-fine dirt and leaves.
Dual filtration makes sure the Dolphin pool cleaner never clogs.
Buyers really love the app function the most — activate at anytime and receive realtime status updates.
Downside is price — very expensive pool cleaning robot.