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Samsung VR7000 Star Wars limited edition Powerbots use the CycloneForce, Luke

Samsung VR7000 Star Wars limited edition Powerbots use the CycloneForce, Luke

In the wake of the new trailer for the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", Samsung seeks to get in on the action by releasing its limited edition Star Wars-themed vacuum cleaners.

Aside from the Star Wars features, the POWERbot VR7000 robots are more than just branded gimmicks, and still come packing Samsung's CycloneForce tech and Visionary Mapping to allow for the robots to go about their cleaning duties autonomously; this means the cleaning force should be strong with these robots.

Some fans believe that the characters are positioned in a way that forms Darth Vader's iconic headpiece, with the robed Luke Skywalker at the top forming the crown of Vader's helmet, while Rey and Kylo Ren are positioned where the Sith Lord's eyes would be.

There are two models to choose from, one that looks like Darth Vader's mask and another that resembles a Stormtrooper.

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Samsung introduced a new Star Wars limited edition of the POWERbot robot vacuum cleaner, the VR7000. Both versions produce sounds associated with their respective character. The Darth Vader unit comes equipped with Wi-Fi and a remote control, hence the higher price.

The vacuum can be controlled remotely using a smartphone app but it's also compatible with Amazon Alexa so you can use voice commands too.

The Darth Vader model will apparently state "you are powerful" when it goes into turbo mode and play the Imperial March when it's returning to its charging station. They are available for pre-order from Samsung's website today and will be released on November 5th.


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