CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

Roborock S5 VS. iRobot Roomba 890

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8.7
Winner:

Roborock S5

Reasons to buy Roborock S5:

  • button icon It sweeps and mops
  • button icon Multiple cleaning modes
  • button icon Great suction power - ideal for home with pets & carpets
  • button icon Long lasting 5,200 mAh battery provides you with 2.5 hours of cleaning time
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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

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

iRobot Roomba 890

  • FULL BIN INDICATOR
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Roborock S5

Reasons why we like it:

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

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Height is 9.6 cm. With this low profile design, it can clean under furniture, bed and sofas.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

2691 ft2 - ideal for big house and multi-room

Yes

969 Sq.ft – Ideal for medium rooms

SUCTION POWER

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

2000Pa Cyclone 3D Cleaning System delivers strong suction power combined with a multi-mode system. You can choose from the following cleaning modes: Carpet mode, Quiet, Mopping mode, Balanced, Turbo Mode and Max Mode. These modes will provide you with custom results.

Yes

1000 Pa – Not as powerful as I expected.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Features tangle free brushes which are very effective at capturing and removing pet hair without clogging the motor. It also comes with a beak-like cleaning tool accessory which helps in removing more pet hair from carpets and floors.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Features Self-adjustable Side Brushes that spin at 330 Rounds Per Minute when cleaning along wall edges and corners.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

150 minutes. More than what Roomba can provide.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

240 minutes

Yes

120 Minutes – So far the best charging time.

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

With its advanced climbing ability - Roborock S5 can move from one level to another, climb over objects with a maximum height of 2 cm and also clean from hard floor to carpets

Yes

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

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Uses a Carpet Pressurization function to increase suction power when it meets a carpet. This will ensure your carpet is thoroughly cleaned from dust and pet hair. When it leaves the carpet and goes to a hard floor, the Carpet Pressurization mode will go off and the robot will go back to its normal suction power.

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Due to its coverage of 2691 ft2 – Robotock C5 can be used in both large and medium sized rooms.

No

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

It will go back to the charging dock when the battery gets low.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

After recharging, Roborock C5 will auto resume with its cleaning tusk - making sure no place is left with dirt.

No

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Can clean all rooms on a single floor. Use LDS Smart Navigation system to scan the room at 360 degrees, gather information for each room on a single floor, generate a cleaning map and start cleaning according to the map.

Yes

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

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

The Anti-Collision sensors will always emit infrared-rays to detect obstacles and cliffs.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

60 db - Operates quietly.

Yes

68 db - makes some little noise

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

The Carpet Pressurization mode automatically identifies carpets, so it witches to maximum suction to thoroughly vacuum your carpet.

Yes

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

HEPA FILTER

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Features 2 Washable E11 High Efficiency filters that capture 99.2% of allergens, dust, pet dander, pollen, mold spores and small 0.3 microns. You can wash it once in a week to maintain good performance and this reduces on replacement frequency.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Uses its high-precision LDS laser range sensors to scan 5x360 degrees for distance information. After that It creates a layout the apartment, run routes and save maps for further usage.

No

SWEEPS AND MOPS

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Can sweep and mop hard floors

No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

You can set it to vacuum and mop a specific area with high concentration of dirt.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
No

No

Roborock S5

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

It is very easy to control using Alexa and the Smartphone Application. The water tank can be easily plugged-in saving you from overturning the robot but at the same time avoid water leakages.

Yes

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

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

You can control it with a Smartphone application. Via you phone you will be able to view the cleaning map and set custom cleaning modes for each room on a single floor.

Yes

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

WIFI CONNECTED

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

It is WifI Enables – that is how it communicates with Alexa

Yes

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

CAN BE SCHEDULED

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
No

Yes

You can create cleaning schedule for a full week.

WORKS WITH ALEXA

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Command the vacuum with voice. ASK Alexa to turn on Roborock S5

Yes

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

ZONE CLEANING

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

Use the Zone Cleaning Function to command the robot to clean specific rooms. All you have to do is to drag and drop the cleaning frame on the map and the robot will clean rooms of your choice.

No

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
No

No

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

9.6 cm – can easily clean under low profile furniture

Yes

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

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
No

No

BATTERY CAPACITY

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

5,200mAh Ultra-high battery capacity - This will provide you with 150 minutes. More than what Roomba can provide.

Yes

N/A

DUST BIN CAPACITY

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

500 ml

Yes

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

FULL BIN INDICATOR

Roborock S5
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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

It has a Virtual Wall but this is bought separately.

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

13.8 x 13.7 x 3.8 inches

Yes

13 x 13 x 3.6 in

WEIGHT

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

7 pounds

Yes

8.4 lbs

iRobot Roomba 890

CONCLUSION

PROS

Roborock S5
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

• Affordable and very effective • Auto docks and resumes • Customizable performance using various cleaning modes • Great suction power • Good battery life of 150 minutes • Sweeps and mops • Boosts suction power when it meets a carpet

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
iRobot Roomba 890
Yes

• Does not have a full bin indicator • Small Dust Bin • Does not come with boundary strips

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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