CATEGORY : Robot Vacuum Cleaners

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85 VS. iRobot Roomba 870

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8.7
Winner:

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

Reasons to buy SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85:

  • button icon Multi-Surface Brushroll
  • button icon XL dust bin.
  • button icon Long-life lithium-ion battery
  • button icon Voice Control with Alexa
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6.8
Runners Up:

iRobot Roomba 870

Reasons to buy iRobot Roomba 870 :

  • button icon Will automatically dock and recharge on low battery
  • button icon Can be scheduled for up to 7 times in a week
  • button icon Detects areas with high debris concentration
  • button icon Powerful suction power of up to 1000 Pa
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

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

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

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

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

Reasons why we like it:

  • DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • SWEEPS AND MOPS
  • REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP
  • WIFI CONNECTED
  • WORKS WITH ALEXA
  • LARGE DEBRIS BIN
  • BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED
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COMPARISON – SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85 VS. iRobot Roomba 870

PERFORMANCE

CLEANS UNDER FURNITURE

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
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

At 9.1 cm tall, this Roomba 870 is able to glide under furniture and other hard to reach areas above its height.

COVERAGE

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Device has an Auto-Sense Navigation which assesses a wide coverage.

Yes

Its 60 minutes runtime makes it suitable for small to medium sized rooms and apartments.

SUCTION POWER

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Device has a powerful suction and multi surface brush roll which makes it ideal for picking up dust and debris from the floors and carpets.

Yes

1000 Pa – this makes it better than most robots are removing dirt from carpets and multiple floors.

IDEAL FOR HOMES WITH PETS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
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 brushes that don’t get tangled with pet hairs making it ideal for homes with cats and dogs.

CLEAN CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

Yes

Built with spinning side brushes that will smoothly clean corners and along walls. Will sweep and effortlessly gather every kind of debris and pet hairs from corners and edges.

BATTERY LIFE

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

This unit's battery life is excellent as it can run for 1 hour.

Yes

1 hour after a full battery charge of 120 minutes

CHARGE TIME

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

It takes three hours to charge the battery.

Yes

120 minutes

MULTI-FLOOR CLEANING

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
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

Makes use of the AeroForce three stage cleaning technology to provide up to 50% thorough cleaning on low and medium pile carpets, ceramic tile, marble tile, hardwood, laminate, vynil and linoleum.

DEEP CLEANS THICK CARPETS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
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

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Its ability to run for 60 minutes without shutting down makes it ideal for large rooms.

No

AUTO DOCKS AND RECHARGE

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

Yes

Will dock on its own and return to the charging station for a full recharge when battery is low.

RESUMES AFTER AUTO RECHARGING

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
No

No

MULTI-ROOM NAVIGATION

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

This device is able to navigate from room to room.

Yes

Features an iAdapt Responsive Navigation system – it randomly moves from room to room especially on a single floor cleaning around obstacles and turning away from cliffs.

AVOIDS STAIRS AND OBJECTS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

This robotic vacuum is able to avoid stairs and objects.

Yes

Through the full suite of sensors

QUIET OPERATION

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

BOOSTS SUCTION POWER

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Device has a normal and max suction where it boosts from normal to max when needed.

Yes

Just like the Roomba 801, this Roomba 970 also features revolutionary Aeroforce cleaning system that is able to provide up to 5 times more air power to vacuum floors and carpets.

HEPA FILTER

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

Yes

Roomba 870 uses an Aeroforce high efficiency filter that is different from a heap filter. However it is still able to trap every fine dirt and dust from the home.

MAPS & PLANS ROUTE

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
No

No

SWEEPS AND MOPS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

No

CONCENTRATED CLEANING

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

Yes

Dirt Detect Series II technology – finds the dirt that could have easily gone unnoticed and then uses the optical and acoustic sensors to focus on such areas with high concentration of debris. Spends more time cleaning to achieve spotless results.

EMPTIES ON ITS OWN

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
No

No

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

USABILITY

HASSLE FREE OPERATION

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

With the help with Radio Frequency technology, you can command the device 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

All you have to do is just press clean and leave the rest to the robot. It will in no time clean your entire daily or using weekly schedules.

REMOTE CONTROL WITH MOBILE APP

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

No

WIFI CONNECTED

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Device is WIFI connected which makes easy for using.

No

CAN BE SCHEDULED

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Device can be scheduled for your own convenience.

Yes

Up to 7 times in a week

WORKS WITH ALEXA

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

You can control the device using voice control on Alexa.

No

ZONE CLEANING

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
No

No

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

DESIGN

LARGE DEBRIS BIN

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

No

LOW PROFILE DESIGN

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Shark Ion Robot’s thin design allows it to easily coast below furniture to provide thorough clean throughout your home.

Yes

This robot has been created to clean under furniture with its low profile design of only 9.1 cm above the ground.

BOUNDARY STRIPS INCLUDED

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

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

No

BATTERY CAPACITY

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

The robot vacuum has a 14.4 V Li-ion 2550 mAh battery with an expected runtime of 60 minutes.

Yes

N/A

DUST BIN CAPACITY

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Dustbin capacity is 0.7 quartz.

Yes

N/A

FULL BIN INDICATOR

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
No

Yes

Features a full bin indicator – it will inform you once the battery is full and requires to be emptied.

VIRTUAL WALL INCLUDED

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Device has virtual walls included.

Yes

Comes with a virtual wall – this will restrict the robot from going to some areas or rooms you wouldn’t want it to vacuum.

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

12.8 x 12.5 x 3.4 inches

Yes

3.58 inches X 13.90 inches

WEIGHT

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

14 pounds

Yes

8.38 lbs

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85

CONCLUSION

PROS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Multi surface Brush roll . Voice Control with Alexa. Dual edge and corner brushes. Large dust bin with more capacity. Auto-Sense Navigation. Designed for Homes with Pets.

Yes

• Will automatically dock and recharge on low battery • Powerful suction power of up to 1000 Pa • Can be scheduled for up to 7 times in a week • Robot won’t go where you don’t want it to go • Suitable for pets and people with allergies • Provides up to 50% more cleaning performance • Navigates using full suite of smart sensors • 3.6 inches low profile design • Long lasting rubber tread brushes • Spinning side brush for corners and edges • Detects areas with high debris concentration

CONS

SHARK ION Robot Vacuum R85
iRobot Roomba 870
Yes

Does not have an auto empty base. Does not do home mapping and room select. Has no full bin indicator.

Yes

• It doesn’t have an LCD display unit • Only vacuums floors and carpets – wont wet mop • Doesn’t include a path finding feature • Wifi and mobile app not supported • Without a carpet boost function

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