CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner VS. iRobot Roomba 960

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7.6
Winner:

iRobot Roomba 960

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 960:

  • button icon Works with Amazon Alexa - can be controlled with voice
  • button icon Hassle free management - create cleaning schedules with your Smartphone
  • button icon Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes
  • button icon High-Efficiency Filter captures 99% of allergens and dust as small as 10 microns
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7.4
Runners Up:

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner

Reasons to buy Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner :

  • button icon Anti collision and anti-fall.
  • button icon Zig zag cleaning.
  • button icon Always ready to clean.
  • button icon Boundary magnetic strip.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner

  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • SWEEPS AND MOPS
USABILITY
WINNER :

iRobot Roomba 960

  • HASSLE FREE OPERATION
  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
  • WIFI CONNECTED
  • WORKS WITH ALEXA
DESIGN
WINNER :

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner

  • BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
iRobot Roomba 960

Reasons why we like it:

  • COVERAGE
  • HASSLE FREE OPERATION
  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
  • WIFI CONNECTED
  • WORKS WITH ALEXA
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COMPARISON – Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner VS. iRobot Roomba 960

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This unit is able to get under and clean under sofas, tables, beds and any other furniture in the house.

Yes

8.9 cm - Very low profile design. It can easily clean under furniture

COVERAGE

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

Yes

1615 Sq Ft - Can be used in both large and medium sized rooms

SUCTION POWER

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Strong Suction for Large Particles and with automatic carpet boost. Ideal for all floor types.

Yes

900 Pa - Lower suction power compared to other Series 900

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

A multi surface brush roll combines with the good suction and a high-efficiency filter to give you an amazing solution for homes with pets.

Yes

With its high efficiency filter that captures 99% of pet hair, allergens and dust - Roomba 960 can be used in homes with Pets.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This device has double spinning side brushes which pull in debris from corners and edges.

Yes

The Multi-Surface Tangle Free Rubber brushes will sweep and remove dust that is found in corners and on wall edges.

BATTERY LIFE

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This unit's battery life is excellent as it can run for 120 to 150 minutes.

Yes

75 minutes – not too good but moderate.

CHARGE TIME

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device has a charge time of 4 hours until fully charged.

Yes

1 hour and 30 minutes – takes longer to charge and battery does not last for long

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

A spinning, multi-surface brush roll takes on carpets while powerful suction and dual spinning side brushes pick up debris from hard floors, edges, and corners.

Yes

Types of carpets it can vacuum include: low-pile, medium-pile While the Type of floors it can clean include; hardwood, vinyl, marble tile, ceramic tile, laminate, linoleum

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device has a spinning, multi-surface brush roll which does a tremendous job of taking on debris deep in carpets.

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Its ability to run for 110 minutes without shutting down makes it ideal for large rooms.

No

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device is able to auto dock and recharge when it runs out of battery.

Yes

Since its battery life is 75 minutes, it might not be in position to vacuum a large area without Auto docking and recharging the battery. It will always detect a drop in battery charge and take its self to the charging station.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This device features the auto dock and resume cleaning after charging which saves up time.

Yes

True, after recharging, the robot will resume with its cleaning task starting from where it ended. It follows a cleaning map and always saves it when its heading for auto recharging.

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This device is able to navigate from room to room.

Yes

Uses the iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with vSLAM technology to map its environment making it easier to clean from room to room.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This robotic vacuum is able to avoid stairs and objects.

Yes

With its Smart Navigation Sensors, Roomba 960 will easily detect cliffs and objects thus avoid them in advance - saving it from accidents that could result into serious damages.

QUIET OPERATION

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This device is quiet enough making it possible to work or do something else while it’s cleaning.

Yes

65 db - makes some little noise but it is not that irritating.

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

No

HEPA FILTER

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This device has a high efficiency hepa filter that is ideal for picking up dust and other airborne particles.

Yes

Features a High-Efficiency Filter which captures 99% of allergens, pollen, and dust as small as 10 microns

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Precision laser navigation. Z-shape cleaning path. Selective room cleaning. Faster and better.

Yes

Uses the iAdapt 2.0 Navigation System to map and plan its routes on the entire floor. You can easily see this map on your smartphone using iRobot App.

SWEEPS AND MOPS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device has two brushes that sweep dirt into the vacuum however it may not be able mop as required.

No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Has a max mode for concentrated cleaning which increases the suction power to deal with messes.

Yes

With the help of the Spot Cleaning Function, you will be in position to command the robot to concentrate on areas with lots of dirt. The robot will spin over that area to ensure that its 99% clean.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

No

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

Yes

It auto docks, recharges and resumes with its cleaning tusk without need for help. Once it gets full, the full bin indicator alerts you to empty the bin.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

Yes

You can control it with iRobot Mobile App. Create cleaning schedules while on the Go. Check out its mapped route – know which areas have been cleaned.

WIFI CONNECTED

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

Yes

It is Wifi Enabled – This makes it easier to control the device using Amazon Alexa Voice Control Device.

CAN BE SCHEDULED

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

No

WORKS WITH ALEXA

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

Yes

Supports Amazon Alexa Voice Control Device

ZONE CLEANING

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

No

iRobot Roomba 960

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device has a large bin with a holding capacity of over 30 days cleaning sessions.

Yes

600 ml – quite large compared to other models. But remove very large debris from the floor to avoid quick fill-up.

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

This device’s thin design allows it to easily coast below furniture to provide thorough clean throughout your home

Yes

This model is designed to clean under furniture that is 3.6 inches tall. It can clean under the table, sofas, toe kicks, and other hard-to-clean areas.

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device has an 8' BotBoundary strip to enable it to avoid obstacles and ledges.

No

BATTERY CAPACITY

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

2200mAH Lithium battery

Yes

2600 mAh - Not too powerful and not too weak. This robot might not do well on very thick carpets that require maximum suction power.

DUST BIN CAPACITY

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

0.23L

Yes

600 ml - bigger than most robots. You might not need to empty the bin often.

FULL BIN INDICATOR

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
No

No

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device has virtual walls included.

Yes

Comes with 1 Dual Mode Virtual Wall which you can use to prevent the robot from reaching certain areas.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

10.9 x 10.9 x 2.8 inches

Yes

13.8 x 13.8 x 3.6 inches

WEIGHT

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

4 pounds

Yes

8.6 pounds

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner

CONCLUSION

PROS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Super slim. Long cleaning time and auto recharge. Anti collision and anti-fall. Boundary magnetic strip. Always ready to clean. Non-stop cleaning. Endurance cleaning. Wet mopping.

Yes

• It seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your apartment • Can be scheduled with iRobot HOME App • Compatible with Alexa • Has a bigger dust bin of 600 ml • HEPE Filtration system captures and eliminates 99% of dust mites and allergens • Ideal for homes with Pets • Comes with a Virtual Wall which prevents it from accessing specific areas.

CONS

Grand-Pro A1 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
iRobot Roomba 960
Yes

Device is noisy on hard floors.

Yes

• Poor battery running time • Charges for longer hours • Low suction power

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