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Milagrow AguaBot 5.0: Sweep and swab away

This cleaning robot does a fine job, as long as it doesn't encounter wires

Abhik Sen 

The last time I had a robot vacuum cleaner in for review, my household help felt threatened. But when my wife gave her a demonstration of what it could do, she felt at ease. "You still need someone for pocha (swabbing)," she said triumphantly.

Well, when I started reviewing Milagrow's AguaBot 5.0 (Rs 31,990), I could offer her no such solace. This vacuum cleaner, as the gentleman who came to demonstrate the product said, could do both jhadoo and pocha (sweeping and swabbing) of floors. The AguaBot, with its metallic colour, looked classy and sedate - definitely better than the ...

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First Published: Sat, September 03 2016. 00:22 IST