Watch This Robot Solve Rubik’s Cube in 0.9 Seconds

January 24, 2016 8:12 pm Last Updated: February 9, 2016 9:13 pm

A viral video shows a robot solving a Rubik’s Cube puzzle in barely over one second. 

UPDATE: The duo set a new world record on Feb. 5, solving the cube in 0.900 seconds, which can be seen here:


They wrote: “On February 5th, 2016, Paul and I demonstrated our robot in front of a crowd of around 100 people including an official Guinness judge, who certified our record time at 0.900 seconds.”



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The device is described as the “world’s fastest Rubik’s Cube solving robot.” The robot actually solves the Cube starting at around the 3:20 mark in the video (but there’s a GIF of it below):

Software engineers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose built the device, and they’re currently in the process of applying for the world record. Venture Beat notes the current record for a machine solving a Rubik’s Cube stands at 3.253 seconds.

Specifically, it took about 1.04 seconds for the robot to complete the task.


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The current human world record is held by Lucas Etter at 4.904 seconds, and it can be watched here (which is frankly more impressive):

Here’s a LEGO Robot breaking another Rubik’s Cube record: