CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

Roborock S5 MAX VS. iRobot Roomba 890

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9.5
Winner:

Roborock S5 MAX

Reasons to buy Roborock S5 MAX:

  • button icon Alexa voice control.
  • button icon Ledge avoidance.
  • button icon App control.
  • button icon Ideal for pets.
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7.6
Runners Up:

iRobot Roomba 890

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 890 :

  • button icon Can be controlled with Voice using Amazon Alexa
  • button icon Cleans hard floors and low pile carpets
  • button icon High Efficiency Filtration System captures 99% allergens
  • button icon Cleans under furniture and avoids obstacles
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Roborock S5 MAX

  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING
  • MAPS & PLANS ROUTE
  • SWEEPS AND MOPS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Roborock S5 MAX

  • ZONE CLEANING
DESIGN
WINNER :

Roborock S5 MAX

  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Roborock S5 MAX

Reasons why we like it:

  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING
  • MAPS & PLANS ROUTE
  • SWEEPS AND MOPS
  • ZONE CLEANING
  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED
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COMPARISON – Roborock S5 MAX VS. iRobot Roomba 890

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

With only 3.5 inches tall, this unit is able to get under and clean under sofas, tables, beds and any other furniture in the house.

Yes

With a height of 9.14 cm - this robot can clean under furniture which is above 9.14 cm off the ground.

COVERAGE

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

This device uses 150 minutes of nonstop cleaning making it ideal for large rooms hence ensuring a wide coverage.

Yes

969 Sq.ft – Ideal for medium rooms

SUCTION POWER

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Strong 2000Pa suction and with automatic carpet boost. Ideal for all floor types.

Yes

1000 Pa – Not as powerful as I expected.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
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

Features a High-Efficiency Filter that captures 99% of allergens, dust and pet hair - making your room cleaner.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

Yes

Perfectly cleans corners and wall edges. The tangle free brushes will sweep out dust and pet hair that hides inn wall edges and corners of your room.

BATTERY LIFE

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

Yes

60 minutes – does not keep power for long. It will always go back to the charging dock when vacuuming a large room.

CHARGE TIME

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

It takes 6 hours to charge completely when the battery is drained.

Yes

120 Minutes – So far the best charging time.

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
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

Able to clean all floor types such as; tiles, hardwood, laminate, linoleum and low pile carpets.

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
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

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Its ability to run for 150 minutes without shutting down makes it ideal for large rooms.

No

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it automatically goes back to the charging station for recharging so that it is ready for next usage.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

No

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

This device is able to navigate from room to room.

Yes

It does not have a mapping system but it can clean from room to room.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

This robotic vacuum is able to avoid stairs and objects.

Yes

Its strong sensors will detect objects on the floor and stairs thus preventing Roomba 890 from falling off stairs & cliffs.

QUIET OPERATION

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

Yes

68 db - makes some little noise

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Strong 2000Pa suction and with automatic carpet boost. Ideal for all floor types.

Yes

With the Power-Lifting Suction Mode - the Robot will deliver 5x more suction power

HEPA FILTER

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

Yes

The High Efficiency Filter captures and removes 99% of allergens, pollens, pet dander and small particles of about 10 microns. The filter does this when the robot is cleaning your room.

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

No

SWEEPS AND MOPS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

Yes

With the Dirt Detect Sensors, the robot will be alerted when it gets to areas with a high concentration of dirt. It will around the area until its 100% dust free.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
No

No

Roborock S5 MAX

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

With the help with Radio Frequency technology, you can command Roborock S5 MAX from any room in your house. You can initiate a cleaning session; pre-program the sessions with voice command. It comes with a WIRELESS COMMAND CENTER.

Yes

You can control it with a mobile App or Amazon Alexa.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Device comes with a remote control that lets you schedule cleaning and control it for your own convenience.

Yes

Install the iRobot mobile app and be in position to create cleaning schedules and also monitor cleaned areas.

WIFI CONNECTED

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Device is WIFI connected which makes it more convenient to use.

Yes

Syncs with your home Wifi – making it easier to operate remotely.

CAN BE SCHEDULED

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Schedule cleaning for one specific room, with different suction levels and water flows.

Yes

You can create cleaning schedule for a full week.

WORKS WITH ALEXA

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

You can control the device using voice control on Alexa.

Yes

Through your home WIFI, synch Amazon Alexa with Roomba 890.

ZONE CLEANING

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Virtual no-go and virtual no-mop zones, ideal for carpets or rugs.

No

Roborock S5 MAX

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

No

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

Yes

9.4 cm – not too low as compared to other robots.

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

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

No

BATTERY CAPACITY

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

5200mAh

Yes

N/A

DUST BIN CAPACITY

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

460ml

Yes

300 ml – Very small as compared to the other robotic vacuums

FULL BIN INDICATOR

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
No

Yes

Once the bin is full, the robot stops functioning. So it is better you operate it while you’re at home, the bin is small so it requires emptying during the cleaning cycle.

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Device has virtual walls included.

Yes

Comes with dual mode virtual wall barrier which keeps the robot in one room and stops it from going to other rooms.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

19.4 x 16 x 6.1 inches

Yes

13 x 13 x 3.6 in

WEIGHT

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

12.9 pounds

Yes

8.4 lbs

Roborock S5 MAX

CONCLUSION

PROS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Smart top up. Strong suction. Easy maintenance. Alexa voice control. Ideal for pets. App control. Ledge avoidance.

Yes

• It Cleans Effectively • It Cleans Under Furniture • It Is Very Easy To Use • Hassle Free Operation • Works with Amazon Alexa • HEPA Filter

CONS

Roborock S5 MAX
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

The high suction force may also pick up objects like small toys. Can still get caught on very thick carpet. Higher end cost.

Yes

• Small Debris Bin • Short Run Time • Does not wet mop • Does not map the floor • No ZONED cleaning

Overall Winner

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