CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

Roborock s4 VS. iRobot Roomba 690

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8.9
Winner:

Roborock s4

Reasons to buy Roborock s4:

  • button icon Intelligent home navigation system
  • button icon 2000Pa Strong Suction Power
  • button icon Ideal for Pet Hair
  • button icon Can be controlled via a mobile App
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Runners Up:

iRobot Roomba 690

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 690 :

  • button icon Ideal for homes with Pet Hair
  • button icon Ideal for both medium and large rooms
  • button icon Can be controlled remotely with a smart phone
  • button icon Compatible With Alexa
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Roborock s4

  • RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING
  • BOOSTS SUCTION POWER
  • HEPA FILTER
  • MAPS & PLANS ROUTE
  • SWEEPS AND MOPS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Roborock s4

  • ZONE CLEANING
DESIGN
WINNER :

Roborock s4

  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Roborock s4

Reasons why we like it:

  • RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING
  • BOOSTS SUCTION POWER
  • HEPA FILTER
  • MAPS & PLANS ROUTE
  • SWEEPS AND MOPS
  • ZONE CLEANING
  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
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COMPARISON – Roborock s4 VS. iRobot Roomba 690

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Has a height of 3.78 inches – cleans below furniture above its height and may not clean under furniture below its height

Yes

It 9.3cm raised from the ground - so it can clean under furniture above 9.3cm. But if the furniture is below 9.3cm it won't be able to go under it.

COVERAGE

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Total area of coverage of 2700 square feet – ideal for medium and large sized homes.

Yes

1830 sq.ft - Ideal for both medium and large rooms

SUCTION POWER

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

2000 Pa vacuum power – performs effectively on carpeted and hard floors. Has the ability to lift up AA batteries

Yes

600 pa - power suction power. Though it can be used on hard floors and low pile carpets or rugs.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Powerful suction and hepa filter ideal for homes with allergies. Lifts pet hairs rooted in low pile carpets and hard surfaces.

Yes

Even though the suction power is 600 Pa, it can pick up pet hair from the floor and a low pile carpet. But it might not perform very well on thick carpets.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Side brushes and slim size can reach and clean corners and along the walls.

Yes

With its long side brush, Roomba 690 can reach corners

BATTERY LIFE

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Over 150 minutes of continuous run time provided by powerful battery

Yes

90 minutes of runtime – not the best but still its not too bad. Though when it comes to cleaning a large area the robot will need to automatically dock, recharge and finish the job.

CHARGE TIME

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

240 minutes for full battery charge

Yes

120 minutes - this is the normal charging time for all Roomba Robots.

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Features a barrier cross height of 15 mm that progresses easily from hard floors low pile carpets. Perfect for wood, tiles, linoleum, stone and low pile carpets

Yes

Can move from floor to floor without losing suction power. Floor types include: hardwood, marble tile, vynil, ceramic tile, laminate and linoleum while Carpet types include; low-pile, medium-pile

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
No

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Cleans large rooms within 2700 square feet. Appropriate for large living rooms, bedrooms and offices

Yes

Yes, it has a wide coverage of about 1830 Sq.ft. This can be cleaned in 90 minutes, so if the room is larger than that, the robot will auto dock and recharge the battery for net usage.

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Returns to charging station automatically on low battery or after completing to clean to recharge.

Yes

After the 90 min run time, Roomba 690 will automatically go back to the charging dock to recharge its battery.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Can resume to exactly where it had stopped after automatic dock and recharge

No

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Automatically recognises rooms – can be sent to move from room to room on a single floor. stays away only from restricted rooms.

Yes

After the 90 min run time, Roomba 690 will automatically go back to the charging dock to recharge its battery.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Anti stairs and object detectors – automatically analyzes the environment around it. Cleans only around objects and turns away from stairs after sensing them

Yes

Features a full suite of intelligent sensors to detect objects and cliffs on the floors. It will avoid bumping into furniture but it will around them very well. When it meets cliffs, it changes direction.

QUIET OPERATION

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Approximately 68 db noise level – operates on a whisper quiet noise level. No interrupting loud background noise

Yes

68 db – operates quietly

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Turbo and Max mode – automatically increases suction power to maximum on carpets and stubborn areas.

No

HEPA FILTER

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Washable hepa filter – eliminates more than 99% of all allergens to a tiny size and dust particles. Ideal for people with allergies

No

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Intelligent home navigation system – plans the routes of the entire home so that no path or area is skipped.

No

SWEEPS AND MOPS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Only sweeps

No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Max cleaning mode for concentrated cleaning – automatically increases suction power to 2000 Pa in spots with stains or high piles of debris

Yes

Uses dirt detect sensors to locate areas with high concentration of dirt. Once it gets to such areas, it spins around the area so many times to ensure no dirt is left behind.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
No

No

Roborock s4

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Provides simple control at your fingertips. Just click on any robot settings in the comfort of your palms wherever you are. Hands free cleaning to the end

Yes

Can be operated with a iRobot smart phone app or Amazon Alexa. It also auto docks its self when the battery is low. So you don’t have to be around it all the time.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Features a comprehensive Roborock app control – starts, stops, schedules, adjust cleaning modes, set no go zones etc from anywhere. App can be downloaded onto your Android or iPhone

Yes

Install iRobot mobile app and create cleaning schedules remotely or changing its direction when its performing.

WIFI CONNECTED

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Connects to home WIFI

Yes

Can be synced with your home’s Wifi.

CAN BE SCHEDULED

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Can be set to clean in advance – chose a time, daily or weekly and cleaning mode. Automatically cleans even with no one at home.

Yes

Via your iRobot Smartphone App, you can create cleaning schedules for a week.

WORKS WITH ALEXA

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Speak to Roborock s4 using the Alexa or Google Assistant

Yes

You can easily control it with Voice using Amazon Alexa.

ZONE CLEANING

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Create no go zones using the Roborock App – controls the unit from entering into areas it has been limited from

No

Roborock s4

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Only large debris to the size of crumbs from food or bread

No

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Slim and compact low profile design – smoothly glides beneath furniture and hard to reach areas

Yes

9.3cm above the ground

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
No

No

BATTERY CAPACITY

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

5200mAh LiPo battery capacity

Yes

1800 mAh – Quite good battery but not the best on the market.

DUST BIN CAPACITY

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

640 ml dust bin capacity – contains debris much longer without being emptied.

Yes

600 ml – Not so big, you might need to empty it often if the area to be cleaned is too dirty.

FULL BIN INDICATOR

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
No

No

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

Comes with Virtual walls – sets boundaries beyond which Roborock s4 Will not cross to clean.

Yes

Comes with one virtual wall unit that you can use to prevent the robot from reaching a specific room.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

13.78 inches x 3.78 inches

Yes

13 x 13 x 3.6 inches

WEIGHT

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

13.78 pounds

Yes

7.8 pounds

Roborock s4

CONCLUSION

PROS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

• Automatically boost suction power • Avoids stairs and obstacles • Includes no go zones and virtual walls • Large coverage of 2700 square feet • Up to 150 run time minutes • 4 cleaning modes – turbo, max, balanced and quiet • Works with Alexa, WIFI and Remote control App • HEPA filter

Yes

• Cleans all floor types and low pile carpets • Auto docks and recharges • It is compatible with Amazon Alexa • Can be scheduled • Can be controlled with a Smartphone • Has a virtual wall • Operates quietly • Low profile design

CONS

Roborock s4
iRobot Roomba 690
Yes

• Not ideal for thick carpets

Yes

• Does not map and route • Does not auto resume • Does not have a bin indicator • No Zone Cleaning • Does not deep clean carpets

Overall Winner

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