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This is the Droid You’ve Been Looking For: Unboxing Dyson’s 360 Eye

Aeryn Lynne

In my last post, there are maybe a hundred comments from Geek with Style’s awesome community of peeps wanting droids to help cook and clean their homes. You guys… you might not realize just how close we are to that very thing!

Brandon F says, “I would love to have a droid like c3po to be my butler and do all my chores”

Ginette4 thinks, “Wouldn’t [it] be great if they made a droid that would clean the house..do laundry and cook meals 🙂”

And Shirley S totally agrees, “I would love to have a droid that could cook and clean.”

Well guys, meet my new little buddy “DE-360”, or better known as, the Dyson 360 eye robot vacuum. #DysonRobot

Repeat after me, “Robot. Vacuum.”

DE-360, the droid you’ve totally been looking for!

unboxing dyson 360 eye review

EEK! Isn’t he cute?!

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Out of the box, this little guy is supposed to be able to clean my floors with an uncanny intuition.

With his literal 360 eye, he knows where he is, what he’s doing (CLEANING MY FLOORS SO I DON’T HAVE TO), and when he needs a battery-charging break.

He does it all on his own.

I don’t need to check his battery, because he’s on top of that.

I might have to mod him up so that he randomly responds with Beeps and Boops throughout the day.

If you ever wanted to know what R2D2’s great-grandfather looked like, here he is! Can you see the family resemblance??

unboxing dyson 360 eye out of box

This little buddy is staring right at you…. You’re totally expecting him to speak right now, aren’t you?  Beep beep boop trill.

I don’t know for sure, as I’ve never had a tour of the Dyson plant, but I would bet a taco supreme that Dyson’s R&D team is filled with Star Wars geeks.

From the same company that built red and blue lightsabers for cordless stick vacuums, is it any wonder that Dyson recently upgraded to actual AI-based Droids?

I’m in love.

Have to tell ya. It was a super quick unboxing. Very little refuse which I’m so grateful for. I hate unnecessary bits that make our landfills taller.

All that is missing from this photo is the black padding, and foam wrapping that held the vacuum in place in the middle of this box.

unboxing dyson 360 eye very little packaging

What you’ll find inside: The Dyson 360 Eye box comes with the vacuum, a charging stand, charge cord, and instructions.

unboxing dyson 360 eye

You’re gonna need these instructions, so don’t be quick to throw them away!

Unboxing: A Closer Look to Dyson’s 360 Eye

Here are some of my immediate impressions, from the moment I brought Dyson’s 360 eye out of its box.

unboxing dyson 360 eye under the hood carbon fibre bristles

This vacuum drone is ready for war! From the carbon fibre bristles to capture the tiniest of dust with its full-sized brush bar, to the patented cyclonic suction action you’ve come to expect from Dyson, this robot is sure to be a mighty warrior against dirt!

Of course droids first started with tank tracks for optimal movement. Duh. We need to start somewhere before adopting BB-8’s rolling ball methods, right?

Absolutely love that these durable tracks will get my buddy moving and cleaning over uneven surfaces, like that tiny toe-tripping transition strip of a hill between our tiled kitchen and wood-finished dining room.

I might fly over that transition bit more often than I care to admit, but I’m eager to see Dyson’s 360 Eye go over it seamlessly.

unboxing dyson 360 eye tank tracks

It can charge its battery just fine, but diapers are another thing. Yes, droids have diapers, didn’t you know?  Droids prefer to call them filters , and luckily this filter is super easy to get to for a quick change when needed.

unboxing dyson 360 eye easy filter

My Dyson 360 Eye vacuum droid with a smart AI is shiny.

unboxing dyson 360 eye shiny droid that you're looking for

So, what do you think of this awesomely smart little vacuum so far??

Stay tuned, as in a couple weeks I’ll show you how well the 360 Eye cleaned up my home!

 

Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by Dyson in a partnership with Geek with Style to provide you the most up to date facts, helping you make better-informed decisions. All opinions in this article are my own.

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Aeryn Lynne

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Living in Superman's Metropolis (aka Toronto, Canada), Aeryn Lynne found a way to entirely over-share everything she loves, and make a career out of it! Ultimately a geek, she waxes poetically over technology, fights for fashion-equality, squees over comic art, and literally sparkles, thanks to her makeup addiction.
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11 Comments on “This is the Droid You’ve Been Looking For: Unboxing Dyson’s 360 Eye

Mommy Outside
September 13, 2017 at 12:49 pm

I’m trying to balance my desire to have this with the sanity of my cats. They already hate the regular vacuum – maybe they would grow to love this guy? What’s the noise level like?

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Aeryn Lynne
September 13, 2017 at 12:57 pm

I will totally let you know when I give my buddy a test run! 🙂 That article is coming out two weeks from now (testing is this week, once I’ve read the manual!)

I’m curious if this would scare my mom’s dog, like her current vacuum does, but I’m also afraid of never seeing my buddy again once my mom finds out about it….

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Mommy Outside
September 13, 2017 at 1:31 pm

I’ll be sure to check back!

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paula schuck
September 13, 2017 at 1:33 pm

DYING. SO MUCH COOL ABOUT THIS. Dyson is an innovator and I love them for that. This proves they will continue to be on cutting edge of home cleaning and integration unpeoples daily lives for the future too. LOVE that. Geeking out here too.

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gingermommy
September 13, 2017 at 4:42 pm

My life would be so much easier with this! Plus it looks super cool and futuristic

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Heather Lynne
September 13, 2017 at 7:04 pm

This. Is. Awesome. Love your post Aeryn! 🙂

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Kerrie Mendoza
September 14, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Very cool! I have a robot vacuum but it doesn’t look as high tech as this. And I totally agree that it looks like R2-D2’s relative 🙂

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Maya Fitzpatrick
September 14, 2017 at 9:13 pm

omg – stop it! I think I’m in love. We just renovated a new house and I’m obsessed with keeping it clean and tidy, which is a little hard with 3 boys ages 7 and under. I feel like this would be a life safer

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Kyla
September 15, 2017 at 3:36 pm

Wait? That’s a vaccume? Ok. I’m hooked I need to see it work!

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Deb
September 15, 2017 at 4:07 pm

And now, I know what I want for my birthday! THIS. IS. BRIL. LIANT.

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Deborah Coombs
September 22, 2017 at 2:46 pm

I think I’m in love. I have difficult height differences at both entrances to my kitchen. Those tracks would make it easy for this little guy!

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